Alumni-Where They Are Now
Science Students Tell ‘What Grad School’s Really Like’
By Lango Deen
Mar 3, 2012, 19:05
This article first appeared in March 2005. Over the next few weeks USBE Online will catch up with everyone featured and bring you an update on their careers.
Big Odds In Academia
Kimberly Fowler is a Ph.D. candidate in cell biology at Yale University and a Tennessee State University MARC fellow. Her goal is to teach. But Fowler says her concern is “the decreasing backup of the pipeline to academic careers, especially for women.” Fowler sees a huge discrepancy between the number of Ph.D. graduates and the number of faculty jobs available.
Dr. Kimberly Fowler is an active member of the Washington, DC chapter of the Tennessee State National Alumni Association