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January 23, 2015 Edition

I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

b. Dissertation Completion Award - 2/7/15

II. Upcoming Events

a. Responsible Conduct of Research - Jan. 28th

III. Job/Internship Opportunities

IV. Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

a. Variety of Democracies Post-Doc and Research Fellowships

b. 2015 Sumitro Fellows Program - 1/31/15

c. Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship - 2/11/15

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

V. Lectures and Speakers

a. RCR Forum Series - 1/28/15

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

a. CFP: Radical Democracy Conference, New York

b. CFP: Western Law's Interdisciplinary Conference, Ontario Canada

c. Cornell University - What's Hot in Southeast Asia"

d. National University of Singapore - 2/13/15

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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b. Dissertation Completion Award - 2/7/15

Completed applications for the Graduate School's Dissertation Completion Award are to be turned in to Angie Dybas by February 7th.

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II. Upcoming Events

a. Responsible Conduct of Research - Human Subjects

The Responsible Conduct of Research, (RCR) Forum Series will host a talk on Human Subjects Research in the Heritage Room at the Holmes Student Center on January 28th.  See details.

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III. Jobs/Internship Opportunities

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IV. Scholarships/Fellowships/Awards

a. Varieties of Democracies Post-doc and Research Fellowships

The V-Dem Institute has announced 4-6 openings for Post-doc/Research Fellowships in Political Science. Deadline for applications is January 23, 2015.  See website for details.

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b. 2015 Sumitro Fellow Program - 1/31/15

USINDO is accepting applications for the 2015 Sumitro Fellow Program which offers a $10,000 travel/study grant to engage in field research.  See eligibility requirements here.

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c. Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship - 2/11/15

The Brookings Institute is offering a Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Foreign Policy for the 2015/16 academic year. Applications must be submitted by February 11, 2015.  A student must be nominated by their graduate department, so you can contact Dr. Schraufnagel for assistance with this.  See website for futher details.

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d. 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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V. Upcoming Lectures and Speakers

a. RCR Forum Series - 1/28/15

The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Forum will be hosting a number of speaking events to promote graduate student professional development. The first event will be a talk on January 28th regarding Human Subjects Research. All events will meet in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center at noon. 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

a. CFP: Radical Democracy Conference, New York

The New School for Social Research in New York is accepting papers for their Fifth Annual Radical Democracy Conference. Deadline for paper and panel abstracts is January 25, 2015. See details.

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b. CFP: Western Law's Interdisciplinary Conference, Ontario Canada

Western Law University in Ontario, Canada is inviting students to submit papers for their spring conference in May. The theme is "Law: Helping Hand or Iron Fist?"  View submission details here.  Deadline for submission is January 15, 2015.

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c. Cornell University - "What's Hot in Southeast Asia"

Cornell University's Southeast Asia Program is accepting abstract submissions for their 17th Annual Graduate Conference next spring. The abstract submission deadline is Decmeber 15th and full papers are due February 15th. See details

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d. National University of Singapore - 2/13/15

The 10th Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asia Studies is calling for papers to be submitted for their conference in June 2015. Abstracts must be submitted by 2/13/15. View details.

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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 3:45 p.m. 1.23.15