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Angelica Robison posted on October 09, 2013 11:56
The Women's Caucus for International Studies (WCIS) invites nominations for the Deborah "Misty" Gerner Grant for Professional Development, sponsored by Lynne Rienner Publishers.  Deborah Gerner (1956-2006) was a much-loved and inspirational scholar who worked extensively on contributing to conflict resolution and peace in the Middle East. She was also a great advocate for women scholars in the international relations discipline. Funds from this grant may be used to support any legitimate professional development identified by the candidate. Some examples of possible uses include the following: (a) Travel to a professional meeting, (b) travel to conduct interviews, work with a colleague on a collaborative project, or field research, (c) purchase of databases, software, books, or other materials needed for research, or (d) participation in an appropriate pedagogy workshop or institute. Please note that these are just examples, and other documented professional development needs will be considered. The deadline for applications has been EXTENDED to October 25, 2013. Please submit the following in PDF format by email to the committee chair Jennifer Lander: complete Curriculum Vitae; a brief narrative describing proposed project/activity (one-page); and a budget (one-page). Please see the award website for more information.
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