CSWEP: Calls and Announcements

CSWEP Call for Liaisons

CSWEP needs you!  Help us collect data for the CSWEP Survey and share news of CSWEP opportunities with your professional networks.  To serve as a liaison for your department, group or agency, email us today.  Click here to view the list of distinguished economists serving in the CSWEP Liaison Network.

CSWEP Call for Nominations –
2015 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award

Deadline: September 28, 2015.
The Carolyn Shaw Bell Award is given annually to an individual (male or female) who has furthered the status of women in the economics profession, through example, achievements, increasing our understanding of how women can advance in the economics profession and mentoring others. Nominations should include a nomination letter, updated CV and three or more supporting letters, with preferably at least two from mentees. As this award celebrates mentoring, nomination letters should be geared toward that activity, rather than toward academic achievements. The Award Committee automatically retains and considers applications for a period of three years. For more information on the Bell Award, click here.

CSWEP Call for Complete Paper Sessions and Career Development Panels –
CSWEP Sessions @ Midwest Economics Association Meeting
April 1—3, 2016
Hilton Orrington, Evanston, IL

Deadline: October 23, 2015.
CSWEP will sponsor up two panel sessions on topics related to career development at the 2016 Midwest Economics Association meeting. 

Note: CSWEP/MEA no longer accepts individual paper submissions; if you would like to present an individual paper at the MEA meetings, you need to submit your paper directly to the MEA (information is available at http://web.grinnell.edu/mea/).

If you have specific suggestions regarding the topic to be covered, potential panelists or other aspects, please submit your ideas by e-mail to:

Dr. Anne E. Winkler, CSWEP Midwest Representative
Professor of Economics and Public Policy Administration
University of Missouri-St. Louis
Email: awinkler@umsl.edu

CSWEP Call for Complete Sessions and Individual Papers –
CSWEP Sessions @ Eastern Economic Association Meeting

February 25 – February 28, 2016
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC

Deadline Extended: October 19, 2015
CSWEP will sponsor a number of sessions at the annual meeting of the Eastern Economic Association.

Sessions are available for persons submitting an entire session (3 or 4 papers) or a complete panel on a specific topic in any area in economics. The organizer should prepare a proposal for a panel (including chair and participants) or session (including chair, abstracts and discussants) and submit by e-mail.

One or two additional sessions will be organized by the CSWEP Eastern Representative. Abstracts for papers in the topic areas of gender, health economics, labor economics and innovation are particularly solicited, but abstracts in other areas will also be accepted by e-mail. Abstracts should be approximately one page in length and include paper title, names of authors, affiliation and rank, and e-mail contact information as well as mailing address.

All application information should be e-mailed to:

Dr. Amalia R. Miller, CSWEP Eastern Representative
Associate Professor
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400182
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182
Email: armiller@virgina.edu
Phone: (434) 924-6750

University of Waterloo, Call for Papers –
Missing & Marginalized Conference

Deadline: 12:00PM, EST, December 1, 2015

The University of Waterloo in partnership with The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) presents Missing and Marginalized: On Ending the Erasure of Women’s Lives and Experiences. In collaboration with the ACU, this international, interdisciplinary conference focuses on the role that the Post Secondary Education (PSE) sector can play in ending the erasure of women’s lives and experiences. The conference brings together scholars from all disciplines and Commonwealth nations, as well as administrators, industry leaders, and policy-makers.  The conference is organized around three pillars: Global and Aboriginal justice issues; leadership; and industry and the STEM disciplines.  Submissions are invited for 25 minute talks, 40 minute workshops, 40 minute panels, and poster presentations on the topic of missing and marginalized, broadly construed. Submissions that focus on one or more of our three pillars are especially encouraged. Please upload a 500 word abstract of your proposed presentation in .doc, .docx, .rtf, or .pdf format by no later than 12 p.m. (EST) on December 1, 2015. Please prepare your submission for anonymous review by removing any identifying information both from the content of the document from the document meta-properties.  The organizers are eager to assemble a conference that benefits from a demographically diverse program. If you are a woman or a member of an underrepresented group and wish to identify yourself as such, please note this information on your submission.  Authors can expect to receive a decision by March 30, 2016.  Please visit the conference website for additional details on the conference, the bursary program, and the program committee: https://www.acu.ac.uk/events/canada-2016/.

CSWEP/CSMGEP Call for Applications –
2016 Summer Economics Fellows Program

Deadline: February 15, 2016.
Fellowships, sponsored by the American Economic Association and the National Science Foundation, are open to senior graduate students at the dissertation stage, post-docs and junior faculty. All economists are welcome to apply without regard to gender or minority status, although the intention of the program – advancing the careers of women and underrepresented minorities – will drive the selection process. Fellows are selected by the program with the agreement of the sponsoring institution in line with the program’s intention, the fit of the candidate with the activities of the sponsoring institution’s research group, and the value of the proposed research to advancing the sponsoring institution’s own goals. For more information, including a link to the online application form, click here.

CSWEP Call for Applications –
Joan Haworth Mentoring Fund

Deadline: Ongoing
CSWEP welcomes applications to the Joan Haworth Mentoring Fund, which was established to encourage senior mentoring women and institutions to incorporate mentoring of junior professionals into their programs. The fund provides small grants (typically less than $1K) to permit mentors to either extend a visit to an institution for the purpose of mentoring or to visit an institution for that purpose alone. Applications for funds may be submitted by the institution, junior women or the mentor herself. The application must include cost-sharing with the home institution and the mentoring must benefit more than an individual faculty member. Mentoring does not need to be field specific and can also include professional development advice. Successful applicants will be asked to write a summary of what they have gained from the mentoring effort. For full details on application criteria and to access the application document, click here.

CSWEP Call for Applications –
Co-Sponsorship of Mentoring Events and Experiences

Deadline: Ongoing
As part of an experimental outreach program, CSWEP has minor funding (most successful applications are less than $1K) available for co-sponsoring one-off mentoring events and experiences that are consistent with CSWEP’s mission. For example, in 2013 CSWEP provided supplemental funds to defray the travel expenses of multiple mentors to a pre-conference junior mentoring workshop at the 2013 Meeting of the Midwest Econometrics Group as well as contributed to a Speed Mentoring event organized by DC-Women in the Economics Profession. For full details on application criteria and to access the application document, click here.

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