Message from the ESS Chair Fariborz Zelli

ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with  the Winner of the Graduate Student award Saskia van Wees, from University of Florida
ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with the Winner of the Graduate Student award 2018 (for her paper presented in 2017) – Saskia van Wees, from University of Florida

Dear colleagues,

Before the San Francisco ISA Conference disappears from memory, please nominate papers written and presented by graduate students for the ESS Graduate Student Paper Award.

Here are the details:

Submission/Nomination

  • Currently, nominations are being requested for papers that were presented at the 2018 ISA annual convention in San Francisco. Panel chairs and discussant and paper presenters please make nominations!
  • Graduate students may nominate their own papers as well.

The Distinguished Scholar Award 2018

ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Jennifer Clapp
ESS leader Fariborz Zelli with the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Jennifer Clapp

The Distinguished Scholar Award of the Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association recognizes outstanding scholars whose long history of excellent research and teaching has had substantial impact on fields associated with international relations and environmental issues.

The Environmental Studies Section is proud to announce Professor Jennifer Clapp as its Distinguished Scholar 2018.

She holds the Canada Research Chair in Global Food Security and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and was a Trudeau Fellow in 2013 and 2016.

Nominate to the ESS Graduate Student Paper Award

  •  ess_Graduate_student_awardCurrently, nominations are being requested for papers that were presented at the 2017 ISA annual convention in Baltimore. Panel chairs and discussant and paper presenters please make nominations!
  • Graduate students may nominate their own papers as well.
  • Graduate student papers that have been co‐authored with professors are not eligible for nomination for the best graduate student paper.
  • Eligible papers must have been presented at the ISA conference in Baltimore, but not necessarily in a panel sponsored by the ESS.
  • Authors do not have to be ESS members – while, of course, we encourage authors to join our section.

Reminder – Graduate Student Paper Award

Winner 2016: Jessica Neafie with "The Politcs of Potable Water Access: Is foreign direct investment a help or hindrance to countries trying to provide water access to their populations?"
Winner 2016: Jessica Neafie with “The Politcs of Potable Water Access: Is foreign direct investment a help or hindrance to countries trying to provide water access to their populations?”

This is a reminder for those of you who attended the annual International Studies Association annual conference in Atlanta, please nominate papers written and presented by graduate students for the Environmental Studies Section Graduate Student Paper Award.

If you are not a member, do consider becoming one: we have a vibrant community of over 400 scholars doing interdisciplinary work on environmental politics and can be found here: http://www.isanet.org/ISA/Sections/ESS