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MPSA Creates Two Status Committees - At its April 4, 2019 meeting the MPSA Council created two status committees to provide a formal mechanism to receive input from underrepresented groups. The two committees are the Committee on the Status of Gender and Sexual Minorities in Political Science and the Committee on the Status of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in Political Science. Learn more about the committees.
MPSA Announces Next AJPS Editorial Team - MPSA is pleased to announce that Kathleen Dolan of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and Jennifer L. Lawless of the University of Virginia have been appointed to serve as the next co-Editors of its flagship journal, the American Journal of Political Science (AJPS). The new editorial team, led by Dolan and Lawless, will serve a four-year team beginning in June 2019. Read the full announcement.
Russell Sage Foundation Programs and Initiatives Currently Accepting Letters of Inquiry - Behavioral Economics; Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; Social, Political and Economic Inequality; Decision Making and Human Behavior in Context; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the ACA Grants are available for research assistance, data acquisition, data analysis, and investigator time for conducting research and writing up results. A detailed letter of inquiry must precede a full proposal application. Letters of inquiry are due May 23, 2019. See http://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply. Questions should be sent to email@example.com.
Call for Proposals: Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology - October 17-19, 2019. Portland, Oregon. Open to all sociologists, social and behavioral scientists, and professionals who use social and behavioral science in business and industry, government, and academia. Application deadline is June 1, 2019. Read the full call for proposals, including student paper competition, and Social Design Award.
Social Scientists Encouraged to Explore NSF’s Ten Big Ideas Solicitations (COSSA) - Arthur Lupia, Assistant Director for the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate (SBE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF), is calling on social and behavioral scientists to learn more about, and consider applying for, the funding opportunities associated with the NSF Ten Big Ideas for Future Investment. Learn more about the project.
Call for Proposals: Polity Editorship - The Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA) invites applications from individuals or teams for the editorship of Polity. The initial period of the editorship will be between 1st July 2020 and 30th July 2025, with the option of renewal for a further period, subject to mutual consent. Letters of intent due June 3, 2019. Learn more about the application process.
Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholars Fellowship for Academic Year 2020-2021- The Visiting Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic, political and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the foundation in New York City. See http://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/visiting-scholars-program. Application deadline is June 27, 2019. Questions should be directed to James Wilson, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share your Research Accomplishments - OBSSR is developing a list of impactful public health and healthcare accomplishments that were made possible, in full or in part, as a result of behavioral and/or social sciences research. Submit a public health or healthcare accomplishment and comment and vote on existing submissions (does not have to be limited to only NIH-funded research). Comment and vote by July 31, 2019. Learn more about the initiative.