The Other Side of Campus

Episode 24: Checking In and Acting Out: The Graduate Student Perspective with Kaitlyn Farrell Rodriguez

December 3rd, 2021

Dixie and Stephanie get a chance to talk with PhD candidate and graduate student mentor Kaitlyn Farrell Rodriguez about her current work in student mentorship and wellness and the ways in which she uses her previous experience as a dramaturg in her classroom and research. Thanks for joining us on The Other Side of Campus!


Kaitlyn Farrell Rodriguez is a PhD candidate at the University of Texas at Austin. She studies the intersection of feminism, modern drama, and performance studies. She is currently the Graduate Teaching Consultant at the Faculty Innovation Center, and she has worked as a writing consultant at the University Writing Center (UWC) at the University of Texas at Austin. She has experience working with a range of documents and consults on teaching and DEI statements, technical writing, job application materials, STEM and business documents, thesis and dissertation drafts, and creative writing. She has worked professionally as a dramaturg on theatrical productions, and she draws from her own experiences as a teacher to support peers through the writing and revising process.

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded on July 13th, 2021 via Zoom.

Assistant Producers/Hosts: Dixie Stanforth and Stephanie Seidel Holmsten
(Intro theme features the following faculty in order: Jen Moon, Daron Shaw, Rich Reddick, Diane McDaniel Rhodes, Siobhan McCusker, Moriba Jah, and Stephanie Seidel Holmsten)
Music by Charlie Harper (
Additional Background music by Charlie Harper, Scott Holmes, and Blue Dot Sessions
Produced and Edited by Michelle S. Daniel
Creator & Executive Producer: Mary C. Neuburger

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