Women of UCI – Speaker Series

This seminar series focuses on the challenges and triumphs faced by some of UCI’s most successful women.


May 24, 2018 | Featuring Julia Lupton, Ph.D.

Julia Lupton, Ph.D.
Professor of English and Associate Dean for Research, School of Humanities
Faculty Director, Humanities Commons
Faculty Director, Illuminations
Co-Director, UCI Shakespeare Center

A UCI faculty member since 1989, Professor Julia R. Lupton will discuss her work and research in Humanities, including the importance of bringing arts across campus. She is the founder of many initiatives, such as the UCI Shakespeare Center and Illuminations: The Chancellor’s Arts and Culture Initiative. Julia and her twin sister are also authors of Design Your Life and D.I.Y. Kids.

Thursday, April 24, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Lunch provided at 11:30 AM | Networking from 1:00 – 1:30 PM
Paul Merage School of Business, Executive Commons MPAA 100 (attached to Social Sciences Parking Structure)
Registration $10 (lunch included)
>>Click here to RSVP by May 17<<
Please bring cash or check payable to “Academic & Professional Women of UCI”


Past Speakers/Events 2017 – 2018

Let Go, Define, Become: Your Exciting Career Pathway
With Roadtrip Nation and Special Guest Camille Funk, Director of Instructional Design and Learning Innovation
UCI Division of Continuing Education

Catherine Fisk
Chancellor’s Professor of Law
Co-Director of UCI Center in Law, Society & Culture

Past Speakers 2016 – 2017

Roxane Cohen Silver, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior
Department of Medicine
Program in Public Health
Associate Director of the ADVANCE Program for Faculty and Graduate Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Past Speakers 2015 -2016

Diane Fields Geocaris
Chief Campus Counsel and Associate General Counsel

Past Speakers 2014 – 2015

Jeanne Manese, Ph.D.
Director of the UCI Counseling Center

Andrea Tenner, Ph.D.
Director of UCI Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND)

Past Speakers 2013 – 2014

Deborah Lowe Vandell
Founding Dean, UCI School of Education

Brenda Drake
Wife of Chancellor Michael V. Drake

Sharon V. Salinger, Ph.D.
Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education

Ramona Agrela
Associate Chancellor & Chief of Staff

Ria Marie Carlson
Associate Vice Chancellor, Strategic Communications & Marketing