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November 2001

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THE SOCIETY FOR PERSONALITY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY invites eligible graduate students to apply for travel awards to attend the third annual SPSP conference in Savannah, Georgia, from January 31 through February 2, 2002. Travel awards will cover all conference-related expenses up to a maximum of $1,000. Applicants must be enrolled in a psychology graduate program and must belong to an underrepresented group in personality-social psychology (i.e., ethnic or racial minorities, first-generation college students, individuals with a physical disability). Applications must be received by November 15, 2001. The application form and more information are available on the SPSP Web site www.spsp.org/divtrav.htm.

ADVANCED TRAINING INSTITUTES in Social Psychology: The National Science Foundation has approved funding for 3 Advanced Training Institutes (ATI) in Social Psychology: Using the Internet to Conduct Experiments. The ATIs will be held during three successive years at California State University, Fullerton, in So. Calif. The purpose is to provide advanced training for Social Psychologists in the new methods of conducting research via the WWW. The first will be held January 17-20, 2002. Review of Applications will begin November 25, 2001, and continue until all 15 funded openings have been filled. Further information and application procedure can be found at http://psych.fullerton.edu/mbirnbaum/www.

THE FAMILY RESEARCH CONSORTIUM III, supported by the National Institute of Mental Health, will sponsor a 2002 Summer Institute for family researchers. The Institute will provide a forum for dissemination, evaluation and discussion of important new developments in theory and research design, methods and analysis in the field of family research. The Institute accepts a limited number of both junior and senior researchers as participants. Minority family researchers are particularly encouraged to participate. The Institute will be held at the Ballantyne Resort in Charlotte, North Carolina, from June 20 - 23, 2002. The Co-Chairs of the 2002 Institute are Xiaojia Ge, University of California, Davis; Robin Jarrett, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and M. Belinda Tucker, University of California, Los Angeles. Deadline for applying is Friday, March 1, 2002. For applications and/or more information contact: Dee Frisque, Center for Human Development and Family Research in Diverse Contexts, The Pennsylvania State University, 106 Henderson Building, University Park, PA 16802-6504, (814) 863-7108, Fax: (814) 863-7109 dmr10@psu.edu. Visit the Web site at www.hhdev.psu.edu/chdfrdc.

JAMES MCKEEN CATTELL FUND FELLOWSHIPS for psychologists provide funds to supplement the regular sabbatical allowance provided by the recipients' home institutions. The maximum award is limited to the lesser of (1) half the recipient's salary for the academic year, (2) an amount less than half salary that will bring the total of the university allowance plus the award up to the individual's normal academic-year salary, or (3) a ceiling of $30,000. James McKeen Cattell Fund awards are available to psychologists who are faculty members at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and are eligible, according to the regulations of their own institutions, for a sabbatical leave or its equivalent. Eligible candidates must be either tenured faculty members or nontenured associate professors in a tenure-track position. Ordinarily, awards are made to persons who have been continuously employed in an academic teaching or administrative position for the previous five years. The Fund has a strong preference for supporting applicants who have not had a leave with outside support during that period. Prior recipients of a Cattell Fund Award are not eligible. Recipients are requested to submit to the Secretary/Treasurer a brief report of their activities as soon as possible after the end of their sabbaticals. Candidates for Cattell awards submit their applications to the Secretary/Treasurer of the Fund. The deadline for submission is December 1, 2001. Applicants receive a notification of the Trustees' decisions by about March 1, 2002. See Web site: www.cattell.duke.edu for all information about how to apply.

INTERNATIONAL COALITION AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT (ICASH) invites workshops, papers, panels, and symposia on all aspects of sexual harassment for its 10th conference, "Interconnecting Research, Theory, and Practice in a Global Community," in Chicago, IL on August 17-18, 2002, For more information, visit the ICASH web site, http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~pms/icash.html, or contact Professor James Gruber (jegruber@umich.edu or 313-593-5611).


REGISTRATION AND SUBMISSION DEADLINES EXTENDED FOR THE JANUARY 2002 NITOP CONFERENCE, cosponsored by APS. Registration is still open for the 24th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, January 3-6, 2002, at the TradeWinds Island Grant Hotel in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. The deadline for conference registration, proposals for posters and participant idea exchanges has been extended to November 15. A new session has also been added to the program: "Post-Disaster Teaching: Responding to Our Students in the Wake of Terrorism and Tragedy." The full program, registration information, details about travel, The TradeWinds Island Grand, and poster/PIE submission procedures are available at the NITOP Web site: www.nitop.org. For additional information, contact Joanne Fetzner at 217-398-6969 or jfetzner@uiuc.edu.


Society for Research in Child Development 2002-2003 Policy Fellowships Interested in spending a year in Washington, DC using your intellect and experience with child development-related research to influence public policy? Apply for an SRCD Policy Fellowship for the 2002-2003 year! Opportunities exist for both Congressional and Executive Branch Fellowships. Applicants must have a doctoral-level degree, be a member of SRCD, and demonstrate exceptional competence in an area of child development research. Applicants should submit: a current CV, a statement of interest (1,000-word limit), and 3 letters of reference. Applications are due DECEMBER 15, 2001. See www.srcd.org/policyfellowships.html, or contact SRCD@apa.org for complete details.

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