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March 30, 2015 Edition

I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

II. Upcoming Events

a. Brown Bag Event - 4/15/15

III. Job/Internship Opportunities

a. Room to Read job openings

b. Oxford Univ. Internship Programme-Teach in Burma

IV. Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

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

V. Lectures and Speakers

a. RCR Forum Series: Research Misconduct - 4/8/15

b. Dr. Andrew Whitford - 4/15/15

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. Univ. of Toledo Global Studies Conference CFP - 5/10/15

IX. Other Opportunities

a. ISV Leadership volunteer project - Summer 2015

b. ICPSR Summer 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. Brown Bag Event - 4/8/15

Our last Brown Bag event of the year will be held on April 8th at 12:30 p.m. in Watson Hall, Room 110. Lunch will be provided by CQ Press.

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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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b. Oxford Univ. Internship Programme - Teach in Burma

St. Hugh's College is looking for an experienced teacher this summer to lead 12 Oxford student teachers at Yangon University in Burma. Application deadline is Sunday, April 5th.  See details here and visit their website for further information.

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IV. Scholarships/Fellowships/Awards

a. 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: Research Misconduct - 4/8/15

The last event in the Graduate School's RCR Forum series will be held at noon on April 8th in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center. The presentation is entitled Research Misconduct.  See details.

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b.  Dr. Andrew Whitford - 4/15/15

Dr. Andrew Whitford will be coming to campus to give a talk for Public Administration. The event will be held on April 15th from 10 a.m. to noon in the IASBO building, Executive Board Room. Contact Dr. Gregory Porumbescu in Public Administration for 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. Univ. of Toledo Global Studies Conference CFP - 5/10/15

The Global Studies 14th Annual Conference at University of Toledo will be held on June 12-14, 2015. Abstract or panel ideas must be submitted by 5/10/15. See details for submission. 

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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.

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b. ICPSR Summer Program

Announcing training opportunites with ICPSR for researchers in Political Science.  There are a number of 3 to 5 day courses and four week courses being offered over the summer in cities across the US and Canada.  View website for more information. 

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Last updated 2:15 p.m. 3.30.15