LGBT Caucus Announces Best Undergraduate Paper on LGBT Politics Award - The LGBT Caucus of the MPSA will present an award for the best undergraduate paper on LGBT politics at the MPSA 2014 conference. To be considered for the award, papers should be nominated by the political faculty member who supervised the project, whether as classwork or as an independent study or honors project and presented as a paper at a poster session at the 2014 MPSA. The nominated papers should be submitted as WORD files no later than Friday, January 10th to the members of the award committee: Kenneth Sherrill, Hunter College, CUNY, chair email@example.com, Natasha Bingham, Loyola University New Orleans firstname.lastname@example.org, and Jacob R. Longaker, University of Kansas email@example.com
MPSA Members Now Receive 50% Off JPASS Access - As part of your MPSA membership, we are now able to offer the 1-year JPASS access plan for $99—a 50% discount on the listed rate. JPASS includes unlimited reading and 120 article downloads—not only to the American Journal of Political Science, but to more than 1,500 humanities, social science, and science journals in the JSTOR archival collections. Read more about MPSA's newest membership benefit.
Please Add MPSA to Your Holiday Gift List As you plan for your holiday shopping, please remember to include at donation to MPSA. Tax-deductible donations support the many paper and poster awards provided each year at the annual conference as well as the Conference Registration Fee Waiver, Harrell Rodgers Graduate Student Travel and MPSA Childcare Scholarships. Learn more.
In Memoriam: Craig Leonard Brians, associate professor of political science at Virginia Tech, passed away Sunday, November 10. Brians was a member of MPSA and was serving as the Undergraduate Poster Chair for the MPSA 2014 annual conference. More information is available at Virginia Tech’s website.
NSF to Hold Regular and Dissertation Competitions This Spring - The Political Science Program at NSF will be holding its regular and dissertation competitions this spring. As usual, the deadline for both competitions is January 15th with results being announced between the middle of May and early June. Learn more.
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