Doctoral learners will undergo a shift in mindset from their past learning and professional experiences as they become independent researchers who can discuss and defend their research topics consistent with the academic peer review process. In this assignment, you will begin to express your identity as a doctoral learner and researcher by developing a professional biography that will be modified as needed in the future for use in a variety of situations including but not limited to posting as your introductory biography in the online classroom.
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Write a concise professional biography (250-500 words) that expresses your identity as a doctoral learner and researcher. Include the following in your biography:
- A statement of your past professional accomplishments. What degrees have you earned? What is your current or most recent professional position (state the title and industry)? What, if any, significant achievements, awards, or acknowledgements have you earned?
- A summary of your doctoral and research identity. What degree program and emphasis are you taking? What is your intended topic or broad field of research? Do intend to explore the topic through quantitative or qualitative research?