The NCSA Graduate Student Caucus supports the scholarly and professional development of graduate students and early career academics by organizing sessions and social events at the annual conference. In addition to panel discussions, past Graduate Student Caucus events include round tables on the Academic Job Market, Editing & Publishing, and Digital Humanities. 

Throughout the year, the NCSA website offers opportunities for graduate students to post blogs, book and conference reviews, and other material. 

The Graduate Student Caucus welcomes new members, as well as ideas for future events and website content.

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Arnold Schmidt serves as the Graduate Student Caucus Advisor. He can be reached at

Caucus Members
Pallas Catenella Riedler, University of Rochester
Erin Francisco, University of Rochester
Umut Incesu, University of Western Ontario
Kedra Kearis, Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Joey Kingsley, University of Rochester
Bronwen McVeigh, University of Rochester

The Graduate Student Caucus can be reached at