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September 26, 2014 Edition

I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

II. Upcoming Events

III. Job/Internship Opportunities

a. Valparaiso University Job Opening

IV. Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

a. SSRC Pre-dissertation Fellowship - 10/15/14

V. Lectures and Speakers

a. Dr. Thomas Carsey - Grad Colloquium Speaker - 10/2/14

VI. Faculty & Graduate Student Publications

a. Eileen Setti, Graduate Student

b. Thomas Rhoden, Graduate Student

c. Michael Pomante, Graduate Student

d. Benjamin Bingle, Graduate Student

e. Iqra Anugrah, Graduate Student

f. Virak Thun, Graduate Student

g. Maureen Lowry-Fritz, 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


 


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

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III. Jobs/Internship Opportunities

a. Valparaiso University Job Opening

Valparaiso University has posted openings for a tenure-track American Public Law position and a visiting Comparative/East Asia position. Click to view tenure track professor posting and application deadline.  

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IV. Scholarships/Fellowships/Awards

a. SSRS Pre-dissertation Fellowship - 10/15/14

Social Science Research Council (SSRS) is offering a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program.  This is for pre-ABD doctoral students.  Fellows must attend spring and fall workshops and can apply for $5,000 to cover summer research costs.  See website for more details and application.  Applications are due by October 15, 2014.

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V. Upcoming Lectures and Speakers

a. Dr. Thomas Carsey - Grad Colloquium Speaker - 10/2/14

Please join us for our Grad Colloquium speaker event featuring a presentation by Dr. Thomas Carsey, Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center Skyroom.  Dr. Carsey's presentation is entitled, "Red, Blue, Black and White: The Color of State Politics".  

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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. Thomas Rhoden, Graduate Student

Thomas Rhoden has published an article in Democratization entitled "The Liberal in Liberal Democracy". View article.

Thomas also has two recent publications with academic online reviews.  "Atheism in Myanmar: The Case of Census Question #7" in The Indo-Pacific Review and  "Thailand's Oligarchs Are Fighting" in New Mandala.  

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c. 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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d. 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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e. 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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f. Virak Thun, Graduate Student

Virak Thun has published a book review for "Beyond Democracy in Cambodia: Political Reconstruction in a Post-Conflict Society". 

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g. 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. Forthcoming July. 

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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 2015V

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.

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Last updated 9:20 a.m. 9.26.14