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May 18, 2015 Edition

I. Deadlines

a. Thesis/Dissertation/Graduation Deadlines

II. Upcoming Events

III. Job/Internship Opportunities

a. Room to Read job openings

IV. Fellowships/Scholarships/Awards

V. Lectures and Speakers

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. Stockholm University CFP

IX. Other Opportunities

a. ISV Leadership volunteer project - Summer 2015

b. ICPSR Summer Program

c. NIU Summer Dissertation Boot Camp


 


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. 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

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V. Upcoming Lectures and Speakers

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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. Stockholm University CFP

Stockholm University is now accepting papers for their conference on "Political Participation in Asia: Defining and Deploying Political Space". Abstracts are due June 1, 2015. See details here.

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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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c. NIU Summer Dissertation Boot Camp

This summer beginning on June 17th, every Wednesday afternoon from 1-4:30 the NIU Writing Center is once again offering a dissertation boot camp. There is no charge but registration is required now until June 1st.  See website for details.  

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Last updated 2:40 a.m. 5.18.15