Junior Faculty Forum

The Junior Faculty Forums are held monthly specifically for junior faculty to focus on the critical areas important to their teaching, research, writing, scholarship, and promotion and tenure goals. Faculty members are encouraged to suggest topics for future Junior Faculty Forums by contacting Ms. Jacqueline Young, Program Manager, at jyoung1@howard.edu. 


2022-2023 FORUM TOPICS

March Topic

“Lessons Learned by the Reviewers in the APT Review Process”

Thursday, February 16, 2023

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Expiration date: 2023-05-23, 11:59 PM  

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Faculty Success Announcement

This session on Faculty Success provides an overview on an online platform provided by Faculty Success (formerly Watermark) that allows the University to collect and process information related to faculty activities and performance.   This session addresses why we use this platform, how it helps faculty,  and what faculty can do on a regular basis to get ready for an annual evaluation, reappointment, or promotion/tenure decision.  Dr. Jones, the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, will also Identify some of the key FAQs or issues that faculty raise using Faculty Success.   

Announcement Faculty Forum

So, What Are You Working On? Junior Faculty Share their Works in Progress or Completed Works,” Thursday, October 27, 2022, 4:00 p.m. on Zoom. Junior faculty share their unique and cutting-edge research projects in an empowering and informative forum.


  • Steven Cummings, Ph.D., Chemistry
  • Marina del Sol, Ph.D., English
  • Nicole Jenkins, Ph.D., Sociology and Criminology
  • Kendall Moody, Ph.D., Social Work

 Use the link below to register for the October 27 Junior Faculty Forum:


 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Forum Announcement

A panel of four experienced Howard faculty from different Schools and Colleges discussed the factors, experiences, and opportunities that contributed to their successful careers in the academy. They also identified the potential obstacles that can impair success and offered advice and strategies on how to avoid them. The panel engaged with the junior faculty in a lively, informal session on Zoom.


  • Jacoby Carter,  Ph.D., Dept. of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Amol Kulkarni, Ph.D., Dept. of Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy
  • Denise Streeter, Ph.D., Dept. of Accounting, School of Business
  • Professor Ingrid Sturgis, Dept. of Media, Journalism and Film, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

Recording of the September 15, 2022 forum. Expiration date: October 16, 2022 11:59 PM