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  • Department of Political Science | Vanderbilt University
    been accepted at Political Behavior Brooke Ackerly s The Hardest Cases of Global Injustice The Responsibility to Inquire has been published in Justice Sustainability and Security Global Ethics for the 21st Century ed Eric Heinze Palgrave Macmillan Josh Clinton s Where Measures Meet History Party Polarization During the New Deal and Fair Deal coauthored with John Lapinski and Ira Katzenelson will be published in Governing in a Polarized Age Elections Parties and Representation in America Cambridge University Press Oxford University Press has published Mass Politics in Tough Times Opinions Votes and Protest in the Great Recession coedited by Larry Bartels and Nancy Bermeo of Oxford Brooke Ackerly s Methods and Methodologies coauthored with Jacqui True will be published in Gender and Politics Oxford University Press The next issue of the Journal of Politics will contain Mitch Seligson s Determinants of Perceived Skin Color Discrimination in Latin America coauthored with Damary Canache Matthew Hayed and Jeffery J Mondak The paper is based entirely on LAPOP data Mitch Seligson and Arturo Maldonado s chapter Trust in elections in the Americas 2004 2012 will be published in Advancing Electoral Integrity eds Norris Frank and Martinez Oxford University Press John J Hudak s book Presidential Pork White House Influence over the Distribution of Federal Grants has been published by Brookings Press Honors Grants and Awards Elizabeth Zechmeister professor of political science was honored with the Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching by The College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt Carrie Russell senior lecturer in political science received the Harriet S Gilliam Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Senior Lecturer or Lecturer The award was given by Vanderbilt Arts and Science students and faculty peers Congratulations to Eelco van der Maat On July 14 Eelco successfully defended his dissertation Consolidatory Genocide Final Solutions to Elite Rivalry chaired by Prof Giacomo Chiozza After receiving his doctorate in August Eelco will begin a one year position as Assistant Professor of International Studies at Leiden University in his home country of the Netherlands Way to go Eelco Adjunct Professor Roy Neel elected to the Vanderbilt Student Media Hall of Fame Congratulations Roy Congratulations to James Booth who has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Berry Professor at Large Ethics Prize awarded by Vanderbilt University s Philosophy Department In announcing the award Prof Julian Wuerth writes that the award is given each year to a faculty or community member outside of the Philosophy Department who has made a significant contribution in ethics either through service or scholarly publications Professor Booth was chosen for his philosophically reflective ministry work with prisoners in the Nashville community Congratulations to David E Lewis for winning the 2015 Midwest Public Administration Caucus s MPAC Herbert Simon Award Cecilia H Mo was awarded 1m grant from the U S Department of Labor Saul Jackman and his co authors have been awarded the William H Riker Book Award for the best book in political economy published during the past three calendar years

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/political-science/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Psychological Sciences | Vanderbilt University
    Recent News Congratulations Geoff Woodman January 27 2016 Geoff Woodman has won the 2016 Troland Award given annually by the National Academy of Sciences http www nasonline org programs awards 2016 nas awards html This is the most prestigious award a young experimental psychologist can receive in our field and when you scan the list of previous winners of the Troland award you ll appreciate what an honor this represents Geoff s name adds further luster to this roster of stars Congratulations Geoff on receiving this well deserved recognition for your outstanding research accomplishments Congratulations Wenxi Xiao January 13 2016 Please join the Department of Psychology in congratulating Wenxi Xiao as one of the Undergraduate Research Fair winners this year She will receive a 50 check for her presentation Wenxi Xiao 16 Psychology Honors Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Improves Visual Hyperacuity in Humans Advisor Geoffrey Woodman Psychology Association for Psychological Science 2015 Rising Stars Vandy Psychology Scores Big January 4 2016 Psychological Sciences at Vanderbilt has three current faculty members Joe Franklin Sonya Sterba and Jennifer Trueblood and one former graduate student Josh Bucholtz honored as Rising Stars by the Association for Psychological Science The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions 2015 winners were announced this week Congratulations Doug December 10 2015 Doug Godwin won this year s Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award given annually by the College of Arts and Science for for exceptionally effective classroom and or laboratory instruction as determined by students he has worked with and a panel of seniors in Phi Beta Kappa Only one other Psychology graduate student has received this honor in the history of the award the other being Bjorn Rump in 2004 Congratulations Doug Congratulations Rob Reinhart November 23 2015 Rob has been selected to receive an American Psychological Foundation 2015 COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship As a recipient of this scholarship he will receive 1 000 The Foundation will also publish notification of his award in the APA Monitor on Psychology and in its newsletter Psychology Giving The Foundation provides financial support for innovative research and programs that enhance the power of psychology to elevate the human condition and advance human potential both now and in generations to come Congratulations Sun Joo November 4 2015 Sun Joo Cho will be receiving the 2016 Bradley Hanson Award for Contributions to Educational Measurement from the National Council on Measurement in Education Below is some information about the award What a wonderful honor to be recognized in this way Congratulations Sun Joo The Bradley Hanson Award has been established to honor Bradley Hanson s contributions to the field of educational measurement and to further advance the goals embodied in his work Applicants must describe a recently completed research project or propose a new research project that promises to make a substantive contribution to the field of educational measurement

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/psychological_sciences/ (2016-02-16)
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  • National Center on School Choice
    management organizations parent choice parent involvement peer effects politics and governance public opinion social capital student achievement student composition supplemental educational services teacher labor markets and attrition teacher qualifications and development teacher qualifications and professional Mark Berends Marisa Cannata and Ellen B Goldring Eds Type charter schools Intra district and Inter district Choice magnet schools No Child Left Behind private schools school choice general vouchers Matters of Choice Charter Schools and Innovation September 13 2011 Are charter schools innovative A new research brief School Innovation in District Context Comparing Traditional Public and Charter Schools examines whether the levels and types of innovation differ between charter and traditional public schools Learn More About School Choice Charter Schools Magnet Schools Voucher Programs Choice under NCLB Private Schools Intra district Inter district Choice Follow us on Facebook Our Mission The National Center on School Choice conducts research on how school choice affects individuals communities and systems Our work takes place across multiple disciplines and methodologies and our aim is simple to provide national intellectual leadership on the study of school choice in all its forms Learn More The NCSC is funded by a 5 year 13 3 million grant from the U S

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/schoolchoice/ (2016-02-16)
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  • - The Curb Center
    disciplinary training Build Creative Capacity Through our Curb Scholars program academic innovations and campus wide programs we foster the capacity of faculty staff and students to invent and imagine co create across disciplines compellingly express their ideas and stories and implement novel solutions and innovations Develop a Community of Creative Scholars The Curb Scholars Program is the first Scholarship in the country focused on creative practice and innovation We develop students who can ask provocative questions manage ambiguity take risks experiment and lead innovation for the public good Foster Academic Innovation We foster curricular innovations that can augment any major on campus integrating media design creative problem solving and creative expression with rigorous disciplinary training and liberal arts education more Inspire Curiosity Our campus wide programs and pilots provoke unexpected conversations collaborations and campus experiences Support Artistic Enterprise Our research illuminates how artists develop and sustain creative identities and form community in an enterprise economy Policy in Dialogue with Research Art enterprise and public engagement forums encourage conversation between public policy and academic scholarship Access to Creativity We partner with campus and community organizations to foster access to our creative city for everyone Current Exhibit Edgehill Muses curated by Rachel

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/curbcenter/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency (VECTOR) | Vanderbilt University
    and is committed to continued excellence in all three of its mission components research education and outreach Recognizing the complexity of transportation issues in the private sector and at every level of government VECTOR emphasizes the integration of transportation engineering planning and management Other distinguishing characteristics of VECTOR s work include ground breaking applications of information technology and risk management systems thinking and adherence to our statement of shared values Current research is focused on these topics Policy management and operations Advanced information systems Intermodal freight Safety security and risk management Incident management and emergency operations VECTOR represents Vanderbilt as one of the member institutions of the Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education CFIRE the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute and the Southeastern Transportation Center STC VECTOR also has ongoing partnerships and working arrangements with other research institutions professional organizations and transportation industry leaders VECTOR draws on resources from the Vanderbilt University School of Engineering and other schools and departments of Vanderbilt University MISSION The mission of VECTOR is to improve the quality of life in our community region and nation through leadership and excellence in transportation research education and outreach using all of the resources of the university and strong partnerships with government and industry VALUES In all our work we emphasize Objectivity Interdisciplinary approaches Innovation Timely delivery of cost effective results Quality Responsiveness to our stakeholders We seek transportation solutions that are both effective and efficient use state of the art technology and information systems enhance safety and security incorporate environmental protection and improvement Recent News Hiba Baroud presented a poster at the Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 1 4 16 Craig E Philip has been appointed by the Transportation Research Board to its new Section on Transportation Systems Resilience 1 4 16 Craig E Philip

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/vector/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Global Support Services | Vanderbilt University
    like more information on Global Support Services or have global challenges that we may be able to help address please contact us Immigration H 1B and H 4 Dependents TN 1 Free Trade Canada Mexico and TD Dependents Business Visitors See all immigration International Tax International Tax Topics International Tax Forms Export Compliance Overview and FAQs Export Control Review for Employment Visa VDEQ LISTVUE The Export Compliance Assistant International Travel

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/gss/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Internships | Center for Student Professional Development | Vanderbilt University
    internships that Vanderbilt students have held in the past These opportunities were reported primarily through the Summer Experience Survey sent to returning students in the fall semester Keep in mind that just because an employer is listed in this database does not necessarily mean they will hire future Vanderbilt interns However knowing they have had interns in the past may give you a starting point as you build a relationship with that employer Once you ve determined some companies of interest you can use VUconnect or LinkedIn to search for alumni you can contact for information about the company To access the database login to your DoreWays account Hover over the Resources tab in the top navigation and click on Document Library On the Document Library page scroll down to select the Internship Database file Within the Excel file please review the worksheet tabs at the bottom for detailed instructions for searching and using the database Please note Windows users must click Enable Editing for the database to be formatted properly UCAN The University Career Action Network UCAN is a consortium of 20 national colleges and universities which includes Vanderbilt University The UCAN Internship Exchange is a shared database listing thousands of domestic and international internships making it one of the most comprehensive internship resources on the Internet UCAN internship postings can also be accessed through DoreWays After logging in to your DoreWays account simply click on the UCAN logo located on the lower right side of the screen Job Boards Opportunities are also posted on company websites aggregator sites such as Indeed and Simply Hired industry specific sites e g engineering healthcare nonprofit college specific sites like College Grad and niche websites that have a specific mission INROADS Because a majority of opportunities are never posted we encourage you to dedicate a significant portion of your search time to networking and informational interviewing activities A standard guideline is to spend 80 percent of your time networking and 20 percent of your time online Vanderbilt Internship Programs There are many other opportunities to intern through Vanderbilt departments including Vanderbilt Internship Experience In Washington VIEW Vanderbilt Summer Undergraduate Research Program Vanderbilt Undergraduate Clinical Research Program The career coach in your cluster of interest can help you identify additional resources on and off the Vanderbilt campus Interested in hearing Vanderbilt students share their internship experiences Watch this Academic Credit for Internships Many unpaid internship programs require you to apply for and receive academic credit in a one credit course To begin the process of applying and receiving academic credit contact the Associate Dean of your college school Summer Internship Subsidy Vanderbilt provides a subsidy to waive the cost associated with the academic credit Here are the highlights of the subsidy program Open to any VU undergraduate who is required by an employer or by immigration regulations to earn academic credit Designed to cover waive the majority of tuition and fees for the academic component of a one credit summer internship Registration may

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/career/internships.php (2016-02-16)
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  • Student Handbook 2015/2016 | Vanderbilt University
    stifles the spirit of scholarship and threatens a safe environment we expect ourselves to be truthful in academic endeavors in relationships with others and in pursuit of personal development CIVILITY is the genuine respect for the rights of others We value constructive disagreement and are mindful of the potential impact of our words and actions ACCOUNTABILITY is taking responsibility for our actions and their consequences We accept the duty to actively participate in the decisions that affect our academic and personal lives and we honor our commitments to ourselves and to others CARING is the concern for the well being and dignity of others We are dedicated to supporting one another within our community We make a lifelong commitment to channeling service knowledge and experience toward the betterment of humanity DISCOVERY is the exploration of the wonders of self in relation to a larger world We embrace the opportunity to take risks challenge assumptions and understand disparate experiences at Vanderbilt and beyond CELEBRATION is the active appreciation of Vanderbilt University s tradition of excellence We support the endeavors and recognize the achievements of our community members In celebrating the expressions of our differences we delight in the spirit that unites

    Original URL path: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/student_handbook/ (2016-02-16)
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