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Meet Meg

Meg Swaney (she/her/hers) is a Presidential Management Fellow in the PHutures office at Johns Hopkins University, where she works collaboratively with colleagues at PHutures and Hopkins Connect to enhance the experience of doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in the JHU community by developing a mentoring program designed to support their diverse needs. She is dedicated to connecting JHU doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows with mentors best suited to their unique identities and to guiding their particular academic and career aspirations as they navigate this exciting and challenging time in their professional journeys.

In her previous roles as a university instructor and museum professional, Meg has served as a mentor and advocate for undergraduate students from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds and facilitated professional connections to support their academic and career goals.

Meg holds a PhD in Egyptian Art and Archaeology from Johns Hopkins University, where her work focused on the power of images to create meaning as well as the colonial history of Egyptology and its legacies in the present. She also holds a MA in Museum Studies from New York University and a BA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago.