Lucy Partman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art & Archeology and a University Administrative Fellow in the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.
"I am a Ph.D. candidate specializing in American art and visual culture, with a particular focus on art, science, and pedagogy. I am also a McGraw Graduate Teaching Fellow. I had the great fortune to be part of two GradFUTURES Learning Cohorts, “American Higher Education” and "Tell Me More." The rich and expansive conversations among graduate students, faculty, and administrators about the history and current state of higher education as well as the different ways scholars can communicate were invaluable. These experiences pushed and challenged my thinking and greatly impacted my work for the better.
As a University Administrative Fellow, I had the extraordinary opportunity to learn about the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School's crucial work on graduate student professional development. I collaborated on a regular basis with other UAFs and my mentor to develop a new graduate learning cohort focused on exploring leadership and career diversity in the arts and public humanities. Through this work, I connected with and learned from people all across campus, in the Princeton community, and outside of the university.
Through my involvement in GradFUTURES programs, I have grown both academically and professionally. I have developed connections and enhanced skills that will benefit me in graduate school and beyond."