Thinking Together: Differences and Partnerships in Scholarly Collaborations - Colleen Kraft

Colleen Kraft, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Collaborations can be successful and productive among scholars at different points in their career trajectories. At the same time, we know that such collaborations can have challenges and grey areas, given differences in authority and power. How do rank, gender, and other forms of difference affect the dynamics among collaborators, especially in the sciences? What are the best approaches to collaborating with students? Speakers will focus on best practices and common challenges in such partnerships. How do issues of authority and responsibility work best among multiple PI’s and co-investigators? What is “managing up?” What are the main considerations in authorship when collaborative research is published?