Member Profiles: Overview

Blocks and Fields

A profile consists of several component "blocks."  Each block contains several fields. The blocks are:

  • Identity
  • About me
  • Education
  • Institutions
  • Activities
  • Publications
  • Reference

Sample Overview

The top portion of a sample Member Profile shows the Identity block in the left sidebar, an About block in the main content area (middle), and in the right sidebar, a row of share buttons, a general search field, and a list of publications.  Each block contains fields related to that block. If a given field is empty, it will not be displayed.

Below: A sample Member Profile, top portion

Sample Profile

About Block

The About block includes the following fields:

  • Professional title;
  • About notes;
  • TFTTF offices held;
  • TFTTF service notes;
  • Colyer Categories;
  • Periods studied.

Identity Block

Below: The Identity block of a Profile page:


Education Block

The Education block contains the following fields:

  • Education notes;
  • Teachers and Mentors;
  • Educational Institutions;
  • Doctoral advisor and committee;
  • Dissertation link.

Below: The Education block of a Profile page:


Institutions Block

The Institutions area contains the following fields:

  • Institution notes;
  • Dissertation link;
  • Institutional affiliations - Professional;
  • Students;
  • Colleagues and Collaborators.

Below: The Institutions block of a Profile page:


Below: A Students section within the Institutions block of a Profile page:


Special thanks to James Chaousis for researching the students of JBT and TFT.

Activities Block

The Activities block contains the following fields:

  • Activities notes;
  • Academic Societies;
  • Events and Conferences;
  • Awards and Honors.

Below: The Activities block of a Profile page:


Reference Block

The Reference block at the bottom contains notes and sources for the information in the Profile.