Teresa Dillinger passionate about helping graduate students and postdoctoral scholars achieve success both at UC Davis and in their chosen career paths. She is the director of GradPathways Institute for Professional Development, co-director of the Professors for the Future program, and serves on the management team for the Leaders for the Future program. Dr. Dillinger is also the nationwide project lead for ImaginePhD, an online career exploration and planning platform for humanities and social sciences PhDs. Teresa has over 18 years of experience in career and professional development programming and advising. She completed both her master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Geography at UC Davis before embarking upon a career in academic administration.