The Fund intends to encourage graduate students preparing for careers in the improvement of conditions of life experienced by people burdened by a disadvantage, such as low income or a condition that is stereotyped negatively.
The Peter Clarke and Susan Evans Graduate Research Fund lays the foundation for continued funding of such research opportunities, creating a new tool that will attract top graduate students.
The dialogue is intended to give all stakeholders both the opportunity to talk about what is working in their individual fields and to listen to other stakeholders about their successes and concerns in cases involving medical error.
The goals are to create a shift in thinking about the collaborative law process and to begin to create community among the various stakeholders necessary to this process.
Clarke was dean of the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California and Evans was Director of Academic Development from 1981-1992. He left the UW for the University of Michigan, becoming chair of the Department of Journalism and, later, chair of the Department of Communication. studies in Communication at Michigan, she worked in marketing and public opinion research for international and national clients.
They continue at USC as Professor and Research Scientist, respectively. He founded businesses in industrial photography and in advertising, and then closed these to complete his undergraduate studies in journalism at the University of Washington. Subsequently, he moved to the University of Southern California in 1981. While completing doctoral studies, she also conducted surveys and other research at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research.Susan’s team also collaborates with investment teams in evaluating the management, processes, and market position of prospective investments.Prior to TCV, Susan held a VP Operations / Chief of Staff position at Vista Equity Partners. A from Oakland University, where she earned Beta Gamma Signa honors.DISSERTATION TITLE: The subject of my dissertation is the use of collaborative law in medical error/mistake situations.Collaborative law is a non-litigation process which seeks to bring compassion, admission of error, when appropriate, conversations, and forgiveness to situations in which medical error or an adverse event has taken place.Background Susan joined TCV in 2019 as a General Partner, Portfolio Operations, to stand up the advisory and operating organization to drive value across the portfolio.She works with investment teams, CEOs, and senior portfolio leadership on business value creation initiatives and to develop and implement ongoing strategic and operating plans.I think it is wonderful that we have such an opportunity within the department to help graduate students fund (or kick start) their major projects.I would not have had the same success in my research without it.” -Fahed Al Sumait Peter Clarke and Susan Evans pursue issues in social change and in equality of opportunity.His continued support of graduate student research enables students to complete innovative and complex research projects that would not be feasible under other circumstances.” -Meara Faw “I was extremely grateful to receive assistance from the Peter Clarke fund for my dissertation investigating contested discourses about Arab democratization.The funds helped cover several expenses related to my overseas’ fieldwork that would have otherwise been unaffordable or taken considerably more time to achieve through other means.