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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 will award the second annual Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award in 2014. This award is given in memory of Dr. Harkness, internationally recognized for her contributions to cross-cultural survey methodology, who passed away earlier this year.  The award is open both to current students (graduate or undergraduate) and to those who graduate during calendar year 2013.  The award is the first ever joint WAPOR/AAPOR award, and the 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:
WAPOR
c/o UNL Gallup Research Center
201 North 13th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
USA

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

3) Via credit card:
Visit the WAPOR website at: http://wapor.org/janet-a-harkness-student-paper-award/

The Call for Papers can be found here.

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

Allan McCutcheon, Chair (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Ashley Bowers (Indiana University)
Timothy Johnson (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Kristen Olson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
Beth-Ellen Pennell (University of Michigan)
Evi Scholz (GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften)

 

 

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