JPE 600 and 610

Additional sessions will be added throughout the year. Scroll down or click on a course/session title for details.

JPE 600 Course

JPE 600 introduces students to the foundations of ethical reflection in which they will engage throughout the course of their graduate careers. Working within an interdisciplinary context, after participation in this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe and give examples of ethical reasoning in daily life;
  • Differentiate ethical issues from issues of law, regulation, or policy;
  • Identify, assess, and address ethical issues as they arise in the context of research, scholarship, and teaching;
  • Locate resources (local, institutional, regional, and national) for enhancing and preserving scholarly integrity through research, scholarship, and teaching.

JPE 610: Educational Sessions, Fall 2017

Events are added to the table below as information becomes available. Check back often for updates and new opportunities.






Sept 7 / 2-3:30pm Oxford Road Building - Presentation Room Conducting Global Work This workshop will provide students with an overview of the administrative and legal considerations associated with performing international work. The workshop will also include guidance on the resources available at Emory for related assistance, as well as tools to help students plan and manage global projects.
Sept 27 / 2-3:30pm Jones Room (Woodruff Library) Sharing Your Research Data to Support Responsible Research Jennifer Doty This workshop will cover best practices to responsibly share and cite research data. It will provide an overview of current trends from publishers and funders of research in the U.S., and offer guidance on how to share your data via established data repositories.
Sept 28 / 4-5:30pm Oxford Road Building - Auditorium Becoming American: Scholarship on Race and Immigration The panel will survey recent scholarship examining U.S. immigration demographics and the current political rhetoric around immigration -- how it is shaping public opinion, and activating and mobilizing Latino/a, Asian American, and Black immigrant identities in the United States. Click here to RSVP.
Sept 29 / 10-12pm  Rita Anne Rollins Bldg - Room 252 Preparing for a Career as a Public Intellectual: Bridging the Gap between Graduate Training and Social Engagement Panel discussion moderated by Danny LaChance featuring: 
  • Paul Kaplan
    Brett Story
  • Keramet Reiter
Oct 2 / 3-5pm GA Tech Student Success Center (Clary Theater) Health Impacts of Mass Incarceration Sponsored by the Working Group on Race and Racism in Contemporary Biomedicine, with the support of GT-FIRE. More information at the Race + Racism in Biomedine Working Group.
Oct 3 / 11-12:30pm 206 Administration Bldg How to Translate "Academia" into an Accessible, Memorable story Janece Shaffer Knowing your narrative is key to being impactful, memorable and landing your next opportunity.  This 90-minute session will include an introduction on how to tell a great story, how our brains are wired for stories, how truth is essential in storytelling, as well as series of questions to help you to identify your unifying themes, defining moments and unforgettable details that can be used in interview settings, in developing cover letters and in networking.
Oct 17 / 12-1:30m Oxford Road Bldg Auditorium Understanding what constitutes research misconduct and best practices in using source material to avoid it This will provide students who are new to the U.S. educational system with valuable information regarding research misconduct and the use of source materials in academia. Participants will learn about Emory’s compliance policies related to fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism. Open to all graduate students, this workshop will also provide student writers with practical strategies, tools, and resources to ensure proper acknowledgement, paraphrasing, and citation of other authors.
Oct 19 / 
Jones Room,
Woodruff Library
Engaging in Civil Discourse at Emory This panel will create a public forum in the spirit of civil discourse, where participants can publicly disagree with others in a manner that builds and nurtures community.  Panelists will frame their discussion around two key questions: How do we train ourselves to be open to listening to the other other side?  How do we find common ground with people with whom we completely disagree?