The 2013 Annual Meeting will feature a chairs workshop and luncheon and a theme panel on topics specifically oriented toward departmental officers. Additionally, there will be a job market and placement panel oriented to doctoral students, graduate directors, and faculty interested in both academic and nonacademic employment. All events are sponsored by the APSA Departmental Services Committee. More information is below.
Chairs Workshop and Luncheon: Department Leadership in a Changing Higher Education Environment - Friday, August 30, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
This workshop and luncheon is open to department heads only, and is scheduled for Friday, August 30, 12:00pm-2:00pm. Please RSVP for this event. A new feature this year is networking time before and after the workshop. Please join us from 11:30am-12:00pm, and 2:00pm-2:30pm to meet other department heads and talk shop.
DSP Roundtable: Diversity Issues in Departments
Saturday, August 31, 10:15am - 12:00pm
This roundtable is open to all, and will provide a venue for a thoughtful and productive discussion about diversity issues in political science departments.
DSP Roundtable: Thinking Outside the Box: Employment in Political Science
Friday, August 30, 4:15pm - 6:30 pm
The DSP will sponsor a roundtable on employment in political science, with an emphasis on non-academic jobs for political scientists. This event will be open to all and will be followed by a small job fair and a networking happy hour.