The Rockefeller College Graduate Association of Political Science (GAPS) and The Students of Educational Administration for Change (SEAChange) invite proposals for individual papers or panels for the 2014 Institutions and Societies: Graduate Conference. The conference provides an excellent venue for graduate students to discuss issues and share their works under the broad umbrella of Institutions & Societies. We welcome proposals from (but not limited to) area/regional studies, criminal justice, economics, education, environmental studies, gender studies, history, informatics, law, nano-economics, philosophy, political science, psychology, public administration & policy, organizational studies, sociology, social welfare, and urban planning as well as interdisciplinary proposals.
We ask you not to submit multiple proposals. Only one proposal submission per person will be accepted; however, you may propose to present a group of papers as a single panel. When submitting an individual paper proposal, please submit an abstract of no more than 200 words. If you are proposing a panel, please keep in mind that there must be a minimum of three and a maximum of four papers to form a panel. Proposal submission deadline: Friday ,13 December 2013.
Please upload your proposal by clicking here: Submission Form
If you have any questions, please address them to the Rockefeller College GAPS Executive Board
Just confirmed! Ben Wildavsky has confirmed his participation as keynote speaker for the 2014 I&S
About Ben Wildavsky
Ben Wildavsky is Director of Higher Education studies at the State University of New York's Rockefeller Institute of Government, and Policy Professor at the University at Albany. A former senior scholar at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, he is the author of the award-winning book, The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (2010). He is also the co-editor of Reinventing Higher Education: The Promise of Innovation (2011). His articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, New Republic, The Atlantic, and many other international publications. As an editorial and strategic consultant, he has provided advice to education leaders and written influential policy reports. Wildavsky also held several positions at U.S. News & World Report, including education editor, from 1998 to 2006. Wildavsky graduated from Yale University (Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude).