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Call for Participants: Mentoring Conference for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology

Posted by Emma O'Dwyer •

Mentoring Conference for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology

The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH, October 9-12, 2014

This small mentoring conference will create a sociable and supportive environment within which assistant- and associate-level scholars who study gender and political psychology will receive intentional mentoring surrounding research, teaching, professional development, and work-life balance.

Conference participants will:

  • Receive in-depth feedback on a research paper in a collaborative workshop setting,
  • Discuss teaching in a conference roundtable and in focused mentoring sessions,
  • Develop close relationships with other scholars in a mentoring group,
  • Attend roundtable sessions specific to issues faced by assistant-level professors (e.g., Creating a Successful Tenure File) and associate-level professors (e.g., Achieving Promotion with Service Demands)
  • Address questions of work-life balance in the academy, and
  • Attend a related art exhibit, SPACESHIFTING: Contemporary Masculinities.

Distinguished senior scholar mentors include:


  • Rebecca Bigler - Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Heather Bullock - Professor of Psychology and Department Chair at University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Amanda Diekman - Professor of Psychology at Miami University

Political Scientists:

  • Rosalyn Cooperman - Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Mary Washington
  • Kathleen Dolan - Professor of Political Science at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Leonie Huddy - Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University
  • Zoe Oxley - Professor of Political Science at Union College
  • Kira Sanbonmatsu - Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University
  • Virginia Sapiro - Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Boston

Further information about the conference can be found in the attached call for participants and at the below website


Download the attachment Gender_in_Political_Psychology.pdf

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