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Nominate outstanding research from the 2016 MPSA confrence at www.MPSAnet.org/Awards. Deadline for nominations is July 1!

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MPSA 2016 Empire Lecture Series - VIDEO
MPSA 2016 Empire Lecture Series - VIDEO

VIDEO: Watch the  MPSA 2016 Empire Lecture Series Session "ICYMI: Political Science, Academia, and the Challenge of Relevance in a Changing America" presented by Gary M. Segura, Stanford University. (Watch now)

MPSA Blog: The Company You Keep
MPSA Blog: The Company You Keep

The post by James Adams, UC Davis, Lawrence Ezrow, University of Essex, and Christopher Wlezien, University of Texas at Austin is the first in a series of blog posts highlighting outstanding research from MPSA conferences. Their research “The Company You Keep: How Voters Infer Party Positions on European Integration from Governing Coalition Arrangements” was awarded the Pi Sigma Alpha Award at the 2016 MPSA Conference.

Dynamic Policymaking with Decay
Dynamic Policymaking with Decay

"We show how a changing world drives the dynamic path of legislation, undermining the conventional wisdom of legislative gridlock." Read the AUTHOR SUMMARY of the forthcoming AJPS article "Dynamic Policymaking with Decay" by Steven Callander and Gregory J. Martin on the AJPS blog.


Call for Award Nominations
Call for Award Nominations
Last Call for Nominations - Nominations recognizing outstanding research presented at the 2016 MPSA conference are due by July 1, 2016. For more information and to nominate outstanding research from the 2016 conference, visit www.MPSAnet.org/Awards.

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Call for Interdisciplinary Award Nominees - The American Psychological Association has established a new Prize for Interdisciplinary Team Research. The prize recognizes an interdisciplinary research team that includes at least one psychological scientist in a major role and has produced significant scientific work. The team selected for the prize will also receive $5000 to help support its continued research. See the Prize announcement for additional information. The application deadline is July 11, 2016.

Call for Nominations: 2016 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science - Now in its fifth year, the prize recognizes the work of an individual anywhere in the world who promotes sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so. The closing date for nominations is August 1, 2016. Winners will be announced at a reception in London, as well as in Nature, and will receive £2,000. Read more. 

Call for Nominations: 2017 Vannevar Bush Award - The National Science Board’s Vannevar Bush Award honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the Nation through public service activities in science, technology, and public policy. The submission deadline is October 3, 2016. Read more. 

Call for Proposals: Illinois Political Science Association Annual Conference - The Illinois Political Science Association (IPSA) invites faculty and students in Political Science, History, and Sociology to its Annual Meeting at North Park University Chicago. The conference will be held November 12, 2016. Proposal deadline: October 7. See the full details on the IPSA conference website

Election 2016: Guest Speakers Available  - The Organization of American Historians (OAH) invites MPSA members to put the presidency and the 2016 election into historical perspective by hosting guest speakers from the OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program. Learn more about OAH speakers.

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    Prepare Your Questions for Symposia Participants - Please take this opportunity to review the symposia recordings and formulate questions and feedback to ensure a more purposeful discussion. Faculty presenters will briefly share their research before the floor is opened to the discussant and attendees for comments and questions. With time to prepare better questions, you can generate better conversation and provide better feedback. Learn more about the session format and review the uploaded symposia presentations.

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    Prepare Your Questions for Symposia Participants - Please take this opportunity to review the symposia recordings and formulate questions and feedback to ensure a more purposeful discussion. Faculty presenters will briefly share their research before the floor is opened to the discussant and attendees for comments and questions. With time to prepare better questions, you can generate better conversation and provide better feedback. Learn more about the session format and review the uploaded symposia presentations.