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February 23, 2015 Edition

I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

II. Upcoming Events

a. POLS Grad Student Town Hall -3/4/15

III. Job/Internship Opportunities

a. Room to Read job openings

IV. Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

a. Martin Dubin Memorial Scholarship - 3/2/15

b. Research Fellows at Harvard University - 3/13/15

c. Postdoc Fellowship in SE Asian Studies - 2/25/15

d. Dr. Russell Smith Memorial Scholarship - 4/1/15

V. Lectures and Speakers

a. RCR Forum Series: Data Management - 3/4/15

VI. Faculty & Graduate Student Publications

a. Eileen Setti, Graduate Student

b. Michael Pomante, Graduate Student

c. Benjamin Bingle, Graduate Student

d. Iqra Anugrah, Graduate Student

e. Maureen Lowry-Fritz, Graduate Student

f. Nicole Loring, Graduate Student

g. Anthony Cooling, Graduate Student

h. Thomas Rhoden, Graduate Student

i. Iqra Anugrah, Graduate Student

VII. General Political Science Announcements

a. Graduate Student Travel Grants

VIII. Conferences/Call for Papers

IX. Other Opportunities

a. ISV Leadership volunteer project - Summer 2015

b. NCUSAR DC Summer Internship Program


 


I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

If you are graduating, please be aware of deadlines for submitting thesis/dissertation paperwork. This table is posted on the Graduate School website at all times and lists future gradaution terms too.  

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II. Upcoming Events

a. POLS Graduate Student Town Hall - 3/4/15

The annual Town Hall meeting with Dr. Streb and Dr. Schraufnagel will be held on March 4, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. View details.

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III. Jobs/Internship Opportunities

a. Room to Read job openings

Room to Read is hiring an Asia Regional Director and a Country Operations Manager for Southeast Asia.  See full details for each position here.

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IV. Scholarships/Fellowships/Awards

a. Martin Dubin Memorial Scholarship - 3/2/15


Applications are being accepted for the 2015 Martin Dubin Memorial Scholarship. This award is open to PhD students who have had their dissertation proposal accepted. Application materials must be submitted by Monday, March 2, 2015.  See details.

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b. Research Fellows at Harvard University - 3/13/15

The Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Indonesia Program invites Indonesian researchers, academics and practitioners to apply for Research Fellowships. Appointments run 8/1/15 to 5/31/16. Applications must be submitted by March 13, 2015.  See details.

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c. Postdoc Fellowship in SE Asian Studies - 2/25/15

The Weatherhead East Asian Institue is inviting applications for its 2015-16 Dorothy Borg Postdoctoral Fellowship in Southeast Asian Studies.  Applicants must have completed degree requirements by July, 2015.  Application deadline is 2/25/15.  See details.

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d. Dr. Russell Smith Memorial Scholarship - 4/1/15

Applications are being accepted for the Dr. Russell Smith Memorial Scholarship.  The purpose of this scholarship is to pay for a PhD student to travel to Southeast Asia to complete field work.  See details here.  Deadline to apply is April 1, 2015.

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V. Upcoming Lectures and Speakers

a. RCR Forum Series: Data Management - 3/4/15

The next RCR Forum will cover the topic of Data Management. This event will be held on March 4th in the Heritage Room at the Holmes Student Center. See details.

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VI. Faculty and Graduate Student Publications

a. Eileen Setti, Graduate Student

Eileen Setti has written a cover article, "The Future is Now, Creating the Sustainable Nonprofit" for the September issue of Peoria Magazine.

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b. Michael Pomante, Graduate Student

Michael J. Pomante II and Scot Schraufnagel have written a book entitled, Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration, 2014 Roman Littlefield.

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c. Benjamin Bingle, Graduate Student

Benjamin Bingle, Scot Schraufnagel, Micki Chulick and C. Kenneth Meter. 2013. "Unwelcome News: Nonprofit Scandal." In C. C. Kenneth Meter, Lance J. Noe, Garry Frank and Jeffrey A. Geerts, eds., Nonprofit Management and Leadership Case Studies. Des Moines: Millennium HRM Press.

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d. Iqra Anugrah, Graduate Student

Iqra Anugrah has a newly-published book chapeter in an edited volume on Asian Social Landscapes. The chapter is entitled "Ethno-religious Sentiments and Representations in the Dynamics of Jakarta's Urban Landscape". Edited by A. Mani and published by Swarnadvipa Publishing, Singapore.

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e. Maureen Lowry-Fritz, Graduate Student

Maureen Lowry Fritz, Dr. Scot Schraufnagel and Dr. Michael Buehler have written an article "Voter Turnout in Democratizing Southeast Asia: A Comparative Analysis of Electoral Participation in Five Countries."  Taiwan Journal of Democracy. July, 2014. 

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f. Nicole Loring, Graduate Student

Nicole Loring has a new publication in the Indio-Pacific Review entitled "Political Twist: A Combined Electoral System in Myanmar", December 2014.  

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g. Anthony Cooling, Graduate Student

Anthony Cooling and Dr. Alicia Shatteman have an encyclopedia entry accepted (forthcoming 2015).  "Jane Isabel Jacobs" Encylopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy, 3rd edition.  Melvin Dubnick and Domonic Bearfield, Editors.  CRC Press.

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h. Thomas Rhoden, Graduate Student

Thomas Rhoden has published an artickle in Asia Sentinel entitled "Myanmar's Military Still Hold the Purse Strings", January, 2015.

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i. Iqra Anugrah, Graduate Student

Iqra Anugrah had a review essay on "Social Movements in Southeast Asia and Latin America" published in the Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs.  

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VII. General Political Science Announcements

a. Graduate Student Travel Grants

Graduate students who will be traveling to professional meetings and conferences are encouraged to submit proposals to the Graduate School for travel funds assistance.  See proposal eligibility and application deadlines here.   

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VIII. Conferences/Call for Papers

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IX. Other Opportunities

a.  ISV Leadership volunteer project - Summer 2015

Travel oversees for free during summer 2015 and co-lead a group of students on an ISV Volunteer project. ISV is looking for graduate students to serve as University Leaders for a minimum of two weeks.  See details.

b. NCUSAR DC Summer Internship Program

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations is taking applications for their Washington DC Summer Internship Programs.  All application materials must be post-marked by February 27, 2015.  See application details.

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Last updated 2:45 p.m. 2.23.15