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From French Literature to the Tech Industry: A Conversation with Maria Bezaitis, PhD’94

Friday, October 11, 2019
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Maria Bezaitis, Ph.D.Dr. Maria Bezaitis received her Ph.D. in Romance Languages at Duke, launching a career that has traversed ethnography and design planning for product development, global research experience, and now the tech industry. She is currently Senior Principal Engineer at Intel, leading the Market Pathfinding team on the Next Generation Standards Group, and President of the Ethnographic Practice in Industry Conference.  During her visit to campus to be inducted into the Few-Glasson Alumni Society, Dr. Bezaitis will join students for an informal conversation about her career path over lunch. Enrollment is limited to facilitate conversation.

This event is co-sponsored by Versatile Humanists at Duke and The Graduate School. Questions? Contact Dr. Maria Wisdom, Director of Graduate Student Advising and Engagement for the Humanities, at

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Conference room 102, The Graduate School (2127 Campus Drive)
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Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Professional Adaptability