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March 5, 2015 Edition

I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

II. Upcoming Events

a. Brown Bag - 3/18/15

b. Grad Student Breakfast - 3/25/15

III. Job/Internship Opportunities

a. Room to Read job openings

IV. Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

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

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

V. Lectures and Speakers

a. Grad Colloquium Speaker - 3/24/15

b. RCR Forum Series: Authorship & Publication - 3/25/15

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. SEAREG Chicago - 3/25/15 registration

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

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

a. Brown Bag - 3/18/15

The next Brown Bag event will be held on March 18th in a new location. We will have a presentation from Nicole Loring and Dr. April Clark and Amber Laxton. Lunch will be provided by PSGSA. See flier for details.

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b. Graduate Student Breakfast - 3/25/15

Graduate students are invited to a breakfast on 3/25/15 with Dr. Jim and John Perry at 9:00 a.m. in Zulauf 1015.

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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. 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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b. 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. Grad Colloquium Speaker - 3/24/15

The PSGSA Grad Colloquium event will feature Dr. Jim Perry and Dr. John Perry who will present a lecture on "Theory in Practice: Public Administration Scholarship in Public Management" on 3/24/15.  See flier for details.

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b. RCR Forum Series: Authorship & Publication - 3/25/15

The next RCR Forum will cover the topic of Authorship and Publication. This event will be held on March 25th at noon 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

a. SEAREG Annual Meeting

Registration is under way for the third annual SEAREG meeting being held in Chicago April 24-25, 2015. See schedule of events here. Deadline for registration is 3/25/15.

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b. 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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Last updated 11:55 a.m. 3.6.15