September 2012 Archives

September 27, 2012 Volume 42, Number 38

9/27 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
9/28 - PhD Defense - Minzee Kim
10/1 - Community Fund Drive begins
10/1 - MPC Seminar
10/5 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
10/8 - Faculty Meeting
10/9 - Sociology Workshop
10/9 - CHGS & Sociology Workshop
10/16 - Mondale Law Lecture - Prof. Barry Feld

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Sociology graduate student Anne Kaduk presents "The Social Context of Schedule Control: Flexibility Access and Use in an Information Technology Workforce," (with Erin Kelly and Phyllis Moen), TODAY Thurs. Sept. 27, 12:00-1:00 pm, MPC, 29 Willey Hall.

Dissertation Defense - Minzee Kim

Minzee Kim will defend her dissertation, "The Quality of Women's Employment Around the Globe,". Fri. Sept. 28, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be from 1:00-1:30 pm. Minzee's advisor is Elizabeth Boyle. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration at 3:00 pm, in 915 Soc Sci Bldg. Snacks and beverages will be provided and all current department members are welcome to attend.

MPC Seminar

Prof. Albert Esteve (Center of Demographic Studies, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain) presents "The Latin American Cohabitation Boom and Its Follow-up Stories, 1970-2010," Mon. Oct. 1, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

1. Laurie Knies (Sociology graduate student)
"The Impact of Family Socioeconomic Resources on Childhood Health: Evidence from Late 19th Century America" (with Rob Warren, Seven Haas, and Elaine Hernandez)
2. Julia Drew (Research Associate, MPC)
"Making Full Use of the Longitudinal Design of the Current Population Survey: Methods for Linking Records across 16 Months" (with Sarah Flood and Rob Warren)
Fri. Oct. 5, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Oct. 8, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Holocaust, Genocide & Mass Violence Workshop

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (CHGS), the Sociology Department, and the Human Rights Program announce a new interdisciplinary Research Workshop for graduate students and faculty. The first meeting will be held on Tues. Oct. 9, 12:00 pm, 710 Soc Sci Bldg. If unable to attend the first meeting and for further information, contact: Prof. Alejandro Baer, Director, CHGS; and Shannon Golden, Sociology graduate student.

Sociology Workshop

Profs. Ann Meier and Kelly Musick (Human Ecology, Cornell) present "Family Dinners and Child Well-Being: Is the Evidence Overcooked?" Tues. Oct. 9, 4;00 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Mondale Law School - Prof. Barry Feld

The Centennial Professorship in Law Lecture, Mondale Law School, presents Sociology affiliate faculty, Prof. Barry Feld, "Real Interrogation: What Actually Happens When Cops Question Kids?" Tues. Oct. 16, 4:00 pm, Room 25 Mondle Hall (Lockart Room). RSVP: (612) 625-4544. Reception follows in Lindquist and Vennum Room.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Andrew Ashworth (Oxford University) presents, "Offences of Failure to Report: A Reprise of Misprision?," TODAY Thurs. Sept. 27, 12:15-1:15 pm, 385 Mondale Hall (Lindquist and Vennum Room). Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073

Community Fund Drive 2012

The annual fundraising effort of UMN faculty and staff generates more than $1 million annually for more than 400 organizations in Minnesota and the Twin Cities area. Those who pledge are entered into weekly and grand prize drawings. The drive is held Oct. 1-31.
Pledge online.

Mondale Law School - Fall Symposium

The Mondale Law School presents the Fall Symposium, "'Children are Different"': Culpability and the Mandatory Sentencing of Juveniles under Miller v. Alabama & Jackson v. Hobbs," Oct. 4, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Mondale Hall, Lockhart Hall (Room 25). Free and No Registration Required for UMN Students, Faculty, and Staff

Roy Wilkins Center - World Conference

Annual "World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality," Oct. 11-13, Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Registration is free, but required. Keynote speaker: Benjamin T. Jealous, President/CEO, NAACP.

Women of Color - Fall Welcome Breakfast

UWOC Welcome Breakfast, "In A Different Voice: Women of Color Breaking Out of Our Silos," Thurs. Oct. 18, 9:00-11:00 am, Coffmann Memorial Union, Mississippi Room. Keynote Speaker: Lissa Jones (Host, "Urban Agenda," KMOJ Radio ). The 2012 winner of the Tapestry Award will be announced. RSVP.
RSVP Deadline: Fri. Oct. 12


MIRC Colloquium

The Minnesota International Relations Colloquium presents Prof. Scott Gates (Director, Center for the Study of Civil War, Peace Research Institute, Oslo, Norway), "Why Waves? Global Patterns of Democratization, 1820-2008," Mon. Oct. 1, 3:30-5:00 pm, Lippincott Room, 1314 Social Sciences Tower. Coffee, drinks and refreshments served. All are welcome!

NUS - Open Rank

The Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore, Singapore, invites applications for an Open Rank position.
Deadline: Nov. 30

Southern Maine - Assistant

The Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, Lewiston-Auburn College, University of Southern Maine, Lewiston, invites applications for an Assistant Professor.
Deadline: Oct. 19

Norwich University - Assistant

Human Resources, Norwich University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice, Law and Society. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8689.

RJS - Deadline Extended

The Rutgers Journal of Sociology issues a call for Review Articles on Inequalities Reinterpreted. Email papers. Paper and Abstract
Extended Deadline: Oct. 31
http://sociology.rutgers.edu/DOCUMENTS/CFP%20Volume%203%20RJS.pdf

September 20, 2012 Volume 42, Number 37

9/21 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
9/24 - MPC Seminar
9/26 - Sociology Workshop NOTE: Day, Time, Location
9/27 - Work, Family & Time Workshop
9/28 - PhD Defense - Minzee Kim
10/8 - next Faculty Meeting

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Alum Dr. Elaine Hernandez (PhD 2011; Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Research Center, Texas-Austin) presents "The Unintended Consequences of Medical Advances: Educational Gradients in Prenatal Behaviors during First Pregnancy," Fri. Sept. 21, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Dept of Sociology.

MPC Seminar - Prof. Liebler

Prof. Carolyn Liebler presents "Intergenerational Transmission of Race: Permeable Boundaries between 1970 and 2010," Mon. Sept. 24, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Sociology Workshop

Alum Prof. Sylvia Tamale (PhD 1997; LLM, Harvard: School of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda), presents "Reconciling Sexual Rights with Cultural Specificities: The Case of the Ugandan Anti- Homosexuality Bill." NOTE day, time, and location change: Wed. Sept. 26, 3:30 pm, 1210 Heller Hall.

Work, Family & Time Workshop

Graduate student Anne Kaduk presents "The Social Context of Schedule Control: Flexibility Access and Use in an Information Technology Workforce," Thurs. Sept. 27, 12:00-1:00 pm, MPC, 29 Willey Hall. For information, contact: Dr. Sarah Flood

Dissertation Defense - Minzee Kim

Minzee Kim will defend her dissertation, "The Quality of Women's Employment Around the Globe,". Fri. Sept. 28, 915 Soc Sci Bldg. The public portion of the defense will be from 1:00-1:30 pm. Her advisor is Prof. Elizabeth Boyle. In anticipation of a successful defense, the graduate program is planning a small celebration at 3:00 pm, in 915 Soc Sci Bldg. Snacks and beverages will be provided and all current department members are welcome to attend.

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. William McGeveran (UMN Law School) presents, "The Law of Friction," TODAY Thurs. Sept. 20, 12:15-1:15 pm, Lindquist and Vennum Conference Room, 385 Mondale Hall. Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073

Human Rights Program

Prof Julietta Hua (Women and Gender Studies, San Francisco State), "The Visual Economies of Sex Trafficking: Public Images and National Identity," Fri. Sept. 21, 1:00-2:15 pm, 140 Nolte Hall.

Georgraphy Dept - Coffee Hour

The Environment and Society Coffee Hour Series, Department of Geography, presents Dr. Arthur Rolnick (Senior Fellow & Co-Director, Human Capital Research Collaborative, Humphrey School of Public Affairs; former Senior VP, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis), "The Economic Case for Public Investment in Early Childhood Education," Fri. Sept. 21, 3:30 pm, 445 Blegen Hall. Complimentary refreshments and coffee will be served at 3:15 pm.

MIRC Colloquium

The MN International Relations Colloquium presents UMN alum, Prof. Roxanne Lynn-Doty (Government, Politics & Global Studies, Arizona State), "Private Detention and the Immigration Industrial Complex," Mon. Sept. 24, 11:30 am-1:00 pm, Lippincott Room, 1314 Soc Sci Bldg.

Anthropology Dept - Berdahl Lecture

The Daphne Berdahl Memorial Lecture, Department of Anthropology, "Evil Conspiracies and Common Enemies: Mussolini, the Vatican, and the Origins of the Italian Racial Laws," will be presented by Prof. David Kertzer (former Dupee Chair in Social Science and Provost, Brown University), Mon. Sept. 24, 4:00 pm, Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Reception follows. Humphrey Atrium.

MMIGG

All interested faculty and students are invited to participate in the Mixed Methods Interdisciplinary Graduate Group, which is an interdisciplinary group dedicated to exploring the integration of qualitative and quantitative methods. Free pizza! MMIIG will hold an informational meeting on Wed. Sept.26, 3:30-5:00 pm, 6-108 Weaver-Densford Hall. RSVP to Prof. Joe Gaugler (School of Nursing, UMN); 6-2485. Fall 2012 meeting schedule is forthcoming.

Biostats - Open House

The Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, will hold an Open House, Fri. Oct. 5, 10:00 am-2:30 pm, McNamara Alumni Center, Gateway Room. RSVP to: Sally Olander.
RSVP Deadline: Tues. Oct. 2

Penn State - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Crime, Law and Justice, in Criminology/Delinquency. Visit ASA Job Bank.Job ID: 8625

Northern Illinois - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, Northern Illinois University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Criminal Justice; Penology/Corrections. Visit the ASA Job Bank.
Job ID: 8631

UC-San Diego - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of California-San Diego, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Urban Sociology. Visit the ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8642

UW-Whitewater - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Family; Medical Sociology. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8623

SUNY-Old Westbury - Assistant

The Sociology Department, SUNY-College at Old Westbury, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Statistics; Qualitative Methodology. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8650

INSNA Conference - Call for Papers

The International Network for Social Network Analysis Conference will be held on July 12-15, 2013, Xi'an, China, organized by the Institute for Empirical Social Science Research, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), and the Chinese Association for Social Network Analysis. Local organizer and contact: Prof.Yanjie Bian.
Deadline for Sessions: Dec. 31

Sept 13, 2012 Volume 42, Number 36

9/14 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
9/17 - MPC Seminar
9/17 - Faculty Meeting - Dean Parente visit
9/26 - Sociology Workshop NOTE: Day, Time, Location

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Prof. Pinar Karaca Mandic (Health Policy and Management UMN) presents "Family Out-of-Pocket Health Care burden and Children's Access to Health Care," Fri. Sept. 14, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by Life Course Center.

MPC Seminar

Prof. C. Hoyt Bleakley (Booth School of Business, University of Chicago) presents "Shocking Behavior: Land Lotteries in 1832 Georgia and 1901 Oklahoma and Later Life Outcomes," Mon. Sept. 17, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall.

Faculty Meeting - Dean Jim Parente

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Sept. 17, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg, 2:30-4:00 pm. CLA Dean Jim Parente will attend the meeting.

Sociology Workshop

Alum Prof. Sylvia Tamale (PhD 1997; LLM, Harvard; School of Law, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda), presents "Reconciling Sexual Rights with Cultural Specificities: The Case of the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill." NOTE day, time, and location change: Wed. Sept. 26, 3:30 pm, 1210 Heller Hall.

Faculty Sabbaticals and Leaves

Applications for 2013-14 Faculty Sabbatical and Faculty Single Semester Leaves must be completed and submitted to Prof. Liz Boyle, Chair.
Department Sabb/Leave Deadline: Fri. Sept. 28
Grand-in-Aid Deadline: Mon. Sept. 17

Mondale Law School - Faculty Works in Progress

Prof. Alexandra Klass (UMN Law School) presents, "Takings and Transmission," TODAY Thurs. Sept. 13, 12:15-1:15 pm, Lindquist and Vennum Conference Room, 385 Mondale Hall. Open to the public. RSVP to: Stephanie McCauley, (612)625-9073

HCRC - Brown Bag Faculty Research Seminars

The Human Capital Research Collaborative presents Yoon Hur (Applied Economics) and Prof. Aaron Sojourner (Carlson School of Management), "How Do Increases in State Pre-K Spending Affect the Childcare Workforce?" Tues. Sept. 18, 12:00-1:00 pm, Humphrey School, Commons (Room 205)

MPLS Theory Workshop

The Moral, Political, Legal, and Social Theory Workshop presents Zach Hoskins (Research Fellow, Robina Institute of Criminal Law, Mondale Law School), "Are Ex-Offender Restrictions Morally Justified?" Thurs. Sept. 20, 10:00-11:30 am, Lindquist and Vennum Conference Room, 3rd floor, Dean's Office.

Statistics - Support

The Statistical Consulting Service, UMN School of Statistics, is available to provide advice and guidance to the faculty and researchers on the statistical aspects of their research, including study design, analysis, interpretation, and writing. Faculty, students, and staff are eligible at no cost to CLA researchers.

UMN Healthy Foods Symposium

The UMN Healthy Lives Symposium and Food Summit, "Minnesota Leaders in Food and Health," will be held on Mon.-Tues., Oct. 1-2, sponsored by UMN Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute; and Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Visit website for locations. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director, USDA National Institute on Food and Agriculture. To receive reduced University rates you must indicate that you are a "MEMBER" during the registration process. If you'd prefer to pay via UMN purchase order or EFS account string, call (952)443-1422.


CSU-Fresno - Assistant

The College of Social Sciences, California State University, Fresno, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Criminology. PhD required. Vacancy number 11812. Apply online. Submit Cover Letter, CV, Transcripts, and three letters of reference. For information, contact: Prof. Harald Otto Schwiezer, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminology, CSU-Fresno, 2576 E. San Ramon Ave., M/S ST104, Fresno, CA 93740-8039; (559)278-2305.

Temple - Assistant

The Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University,invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, to begin Fall 2013. PhD required, but ABD considered. To apply, email research statement, proof of teaching experience, CV, two writing samples, and three letters of recommendation, to: Ms.LaSaundra Scott.
Deadline: Immediate. Position open until filled.

Purdue - Assistant(s)

The Department of Sociology, Purdue University, invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, in 1) law, crime, and deviance; and 2) health and inequality. Begin Fall 2013. PhD required. To apply, email cover letter; CV; teaching evaluations; and writing samples, in order, as one PDF document. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately. Email to: Sociology Faculty Search Committee, Department of Sociology, Purdue University, 700 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2059.
Deadline: October 5. Position open until filled.

Rhode Island - Assistant(s)

The Program in Gerontology, University of Rhode Island, announces a Cluster Hire Initiative for three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Aging and Health, to start Spring or Fall 2013. Foci:
1. Economic aspects of health care, health promotion, or health behavior issues as they relate to aging
2. Health care policy, especially as it is affected by age-related demographic shifts
3. Health disparities related to inequalities (e.g., race, ethnicity, income, gender, and sexual orientation) and their intersection with age.
Each position will have a joint appointment in appropriate academic departments. Apply online. Job posting number 6000895. Contact: Prof. Phillip G. Clark, Director, Program in Gerontology, University of Rhode Island; (401) 874-2689.
Deadline: Oct. 15. Position open until filled.

Arizona State - Assistant

The School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Innovative Methodology. To apply, visit: ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8584

RW Johnson Foundation - Postdoc Fellowships

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships. Preference is given to applicants who have not previously worked in health-related research and come from diverse backgrounds in economics, political science, and sociology.
Deadline: 3:00 pm EDT, Oct. 16

INSNA - Call for Papers

The International Network for Social Network Analysis Conference will be held on July 12-15, 2013, Xi'an, China, organized by the Institute for Empirical Social Science Research, Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), and the Chinese Association for Social Network Analysis.
Deadline for Sessions: Dec. 31

ASA Social Psych - Graduate Student Paper Award

The Social Psychology Section, American Sociological Association, invites proposals for the Graduate Student Paper Award. Email proposal to Prof. Alicia Cast, Selection Committee Chair.
Deadline: March 1, 2013

Sept 7, 2012 Volume 42, Number 35

9/10 - MPC Seminar
9/11 - Sociology Workshop
9/14 - Inequality & Methods Workshop
9/17 - Faculty Meeting
9/20 - Humphrey School - Douglas Massey

Faculty Meeting

The next Faculty Meeting will be held on Mon. Sept. 17, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Successful Defense - Laura Fischer

Laura Fischer successfully defended her dissertation, "Turning Points in the Transition to Adulthood," on Aug. 31. Her advisor is Prof.Jeylan Mortimer. Congratulations, Dr. Fischer!

MPC Seminar

Prof. Robert Mare (Sociology, UCLA) presents "Social Mobility in Multiple Generations," Mon. Sept. 10, 12:15 pm, MPC Seminar Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by the Life Course Center, Department of Sociology.

Sociology Workshop

Prof. Jennifer Pierce (American Studies, UMN), Affiliated Faculty, Department of Sociology, presents "Racing for Innocence: Whiteness, Gender, and the Backlash Against Affirmative Action: Reflections on Interdisciplinary Research," Tues. Sept. 11, 4:00-5:15 pm, 1114 Soc Sci Bldg.

Inequality & Methods Workshop

Prof. Pinar Karaca Mandic (Health Policy and Management UMN) presents "Family Out-of-Pocket Health Care burden and Children's Access to Health Care," Fri. Sept. 14, 12:15-1:30 pm, MPC Conference Room, 50 Willey Hall. Co-sponsored by Life Course Center.

Humphrey School - Prof. Douglas Massey

The Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, presents Prof. Douglas Massey (Sociology, Princeton), "Making Sense of Immigration," Thurs. Sept. 20, 12:00-1:15 pm, Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

In the News - Prof. Anderson

Prof. Emeritus Ronald Anderson received the William F. Ogburn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Communication and Information Technology Section, American Sociological Association annual meeting, where he also presented a published paper, "Caring Capital Websites," At the International Sociology Association Forum in Argentina, he organized a Session, "World Suffering," and presented other papers. He is President of the UMN Retirees Association.

In the News - Prof. Logan

Prof. Enid Logan was quoted in an article, "'Crack Babies' Comparison To Neonatal Drug Withdrawal Ignores Racist Rhetoric Of 1980s, Experts Argue," Huffington Post, Sept. 4, discussing race, medicine, science, and the state. The article focused on the contrasting societal responses to maternal use of prescription drugs and crack- cocaine during pregnancy.

UMN Safety Day - First Aid Workshop

All University faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend Safety Day: First Aid in the Workplace, Fri. Sept. 14, 10:30 am-12:00 pm, Room 1-115 3M Auditorium, Carlson School of Management. There will be drawings for prizes - must be present to win.
Contact: Deb Savage; 624-3842.

Life Course Winter School 2013

The LIVES Life Course Winter School is a one-week intensive program on life course research. Workshops will be led by three experts, with groups of 6-8 students, March 23-30, 2013, Hôtel les Sources, les Diablerets, Switzerland.
Deadline: Sept. 30

McGill U - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, McGill University, Canada, invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Population Dynamics. Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8535

Columbia U - Associate Demographic Research Scientist

The National Center for Children in Poverty, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist in Demography and Public Policy.
Visit ASA Job Bank. Job ID: 8532

Search Institute - Research Scientist

The Search Institute, Minneapolis, invites applications for a part-time, temporary (20 hours/week for 3-year project) Research Scientist. MA preferred in social or behavioral sciences; statistical and methodological training; two years minimum SPSS and SAS; and interest in child, youth, family, or community development. To apply, email resume and cover letter.
Deadline: Sept 7

MN House of Representatives - Research Assistants

The House Research Department, MN House of Representatives, invites applications for two students for part-time research assistant positions for the current school year, for graduate or senior undergraduate students. 10-15 hours/wwe. Beging October. To apply, email (Subject Line: Research Assistant) current school transcript, resume, and cover letter to: House Research Department, Attn: Research Assistant Applications, 600 State Office Building, St. Paul MN 55155
Deadline: Sept. 14


U of Virginia - Assistant

The Department of Sociology, University of Virginia-Charlottesville, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in social stratification, to begin Aug. 2013. PhD required. Apply online. Posting number 0610682. Contact: Brenda Tekin.
Deadline: Oct. 1

UC Berkeley - Open Rank

The Department of Sociology, University of California-Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured appointment to begin Fall 2013, in all research areas. PhD required. To supply, submit cover letter, CV, publications, and three letters of reference.
Deadline: Oct. 5

UW-Green Bay - Assistant

The Department of Human Development, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Begin Fall 2013.
Deadline: Oct. 15

IAS - Faculty Fellows Program

The UMN Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for the Faculty Fellows Program, 2013-14. Submit application online.
Deadline: Oct. 19

MZES - Two Postdocs

The Center for European Social Research, University of Mannheim, invites applications for two postdoctoral fellowships (two years):
1. European Societies and their Integration
2. European Political systems and their Integration
Apply online. Email letters of recommendation to: Philipp Heldmann
Deadline: Oct. 6

ISSR - Advanced Fellowships in Social Science

The Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland, Australia invites inquiries, pending release of funding, from social scientists for four-year research fellowships in empirical social science. PhD between 1997-2007. For initial inquiry, submit cover letter with research interests and CV to: Prof. Mark Western, Director, Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia.


SOM - Student Paper Competition

The Student Paper Competition of the Sociologists of Minnesota deadline has been extended. The Annual Conference, "Democracy: Understanding Electoral and Social Movement Challenges," will be held Oct. 11-12, University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Email papers to Prof. Vicky Brockman (UMN alum), Southwest Minnesota State University. Registration required.
Extended Deadline: Sept. 15

CPI - New Scholars Grant Competition

The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, invites proposals from New Scholars Grant Competition (PhD Dec 2012-no earlier than Jan. 2005) to work with CPI's Research Groups. Contact: Alice Chou, Administrative Associate; (650)724-6912.
Deadline: 5:00 pm PST, Oct. 25