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Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award

Announcement for the Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award

Janet A. Harkness

WAPOR  and AAPOR request submissions for the Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award to be considered for the award as part of the program for the joint annual conference in 2016. This award is given in memory of Dr. Janet Harkness, internationally recognized for her contributions to cross-cultural survey methodology, who passed away in 2012.  The award is open both to current students (graduate or undergraduate) and to those who graduated during calendar year 2015.  Details for the award are available on both the WAPOR  and AAPOR websites.

We encourage you or your organization to make a contribution to the Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Fund.  Your entire contribution will be dedicated to the award fund and to recognizing emerging young scholars in the study of multi-national/multi-cultural/multi-lingual survey research (aka 3M survey research) through support of the winner’s participation in the WAPOR Conference and a cash prize.  WAPOR will provide the support associated with administering the award.

We hope that you will consider contributing to the Janet A. Harkness Award Fund, and to the future of 3M survey research.  Please see below for three easy ways to contribute.

1) Check:
Please send your contributions payable to the Janet A. Harkness Fund.
They can be mailed to:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
931 Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588-0367

2) Wire transfer:
For details please contact Ms. Renae Reis at renae@wapor.org

3) Via credit card:
See the top of this page for a link to contribute.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Ms. Renae Reis at the WAPOR Secretariat (renae@wapor.org).

With best wishes,

Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award Committee

Brad Edwards, Chair (Westat, USA)*
Patricia Goerman (U.S. Census Bureau, USA)**
Femke de Keulenaer (Ipsos, Belgium)**
Daniel Oberski (Tilburg University, Netherlands)***
Kristen Olson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)*
Michael Braun (GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Germany)***

*through 2016
**through 2017
***through 2018



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