Name * Your responses will be treated anonymously and your information will not be shared, we only ask for your real name and email to reduce the chance of spam. Email * Are you a current graduate student? * Yes No Where are you currently enrolled? * Which degree are you pursuing? * PhD MA / MPhil Other--Please specify Type of Degree * Year of Study * When did you graduate? * Please provide the semester and year of your graduation. From which institution(s) did you receive your degree(s)? * What is your current institutional affiliation, if any? Area of Study * Ancient Near East East Asia Inner Asia Islamic Near East South and Southeast Asia Subfield (select any that apply) Art Archaeology History Language and Linguistics Literature Philosphy Religion Law Economics Politics Sociology Psychology Other--please specify Other subfield(s) * Are you currently a member of AOS? * Yes No If you are not a member, why not? * Please be honest! We are interested in making AOS a more supportive, productive, and accessible community for students. If for some reason you are not or no longer a member of the organization, we would like to know why and what may make the organization more attractive or worthwhile to you! For how many years have you been a member? * Have you attended the Annual Meeting? * Yes, and I plan to attend again Yes, but I do not plan to attend again No No, but I plan to No, and I do not plan to Please elaborate on your answer Have you attended any of the Regional Meetings? * Yes No If yes, please briefly describe your experience Please include the locations and years of the meetings you have attended. Feel free to comment on any aspect of the meeting including possible improvements, why you will or will not attend a Regional Meeting again, what you particularly enjoyed or found worthwhile, etc. Have you ever attended the Graduate Student/Recent Alumni Breakfast during the Annual Meeting? * Yes, and I found it useful or interesting Yes, but I found it disappointing or irrelevant Yes, but only for the free food No, I was not interested in the discussion No, and I did not realize there was a presentation invovled I did not know there was a Breakfast Other--Please Specify Other reason(s) * What topics would you like to see addressed during the Breakfast? * This breakfast is meant to provide students and recent alumni not only free food but also a discussion or presentation concerning a specific topic that is relevant to our demographic. Previous topics have included job market strategies and alternative employment options within higher education. We are attempting to revamp and revitalize this program, and we are interested in what you see as the most relevant topics for discussion (job market advice, publishing, teaching, etc.) or if you are interested in particular presentations and the like (for example, if there are any specific people or types of professionals you would like to hear from and ask questions of). Any and all suggestions are welcome--the Breakfast is the only true graduate and recent alumni space in the AOS Annual Meeting so it is fully under our control to decide what we would like to see! Have you ever attended the Business Meeting during the Annual Meeting? * Yes No I do not know what that is What do you think AOS does well? Please tell us what you like about the way the organization and/or the meetings are currently run. What do you think AOS could do better? We want to hear your voice! 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