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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 Zoltan Hajnal, University of California, San Diego's MPSA 2016 Empire Lecture Series Session "Dangerously Divided: How Race and Class Influence Who Wins and Loses in American Politics" (Watch Now)

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.
MPSA will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day
MPSA will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day

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Call for Proposals: Add Questions to 2018 GSS - The General Social Survey plans to include some items or short topical modules designed by users in its 2018 survey, and invites users to submit proposals recommending such items or modules.  Proposals submitted in response to this call will be included based on assessments of their scientific merit; they need not be accompanied by funding to cover costs of data collection and data processing. The proposals are due by June 30, 2016. Full details (.pdf)

Call for MIT CFP Dissertation Award Nominees - The Center for Finance and Policy (CFP) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites nominations for its inaugural dissertation award competition. To be eligible for the competition, candidates must have completed a doctoral dissertation in finance, economics, public policy, accounting, management, engineering, political science, or in a related or interdisciplinary field between May 1, 2015, and August 31, 2016. The application deadline is July 1, 2016. For more information, please see the complete award competition announcement.  

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 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.