Nominations welcome!

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Happy new year, and we hope this finds you all well. The Nominations Committee of the ISA Environmental Studies Section invites nominations for a number of Section Offices. There are a number of vacancies, and opportunities to be involved in the ESS:

  • Executive Committee (6 members, rolling 2-year terms): 3 vacancies
  • Nominations Committee (4 members, rolling 2-year terms): 2 vacancies
  • Sprout Committee Members (5 members, rolling 2-year terms):  2 vacancies


Self-nominations are welcome. If you choose to nominate a colleague, please ensure that the person you are nominating is willing to stand for election.

New ranking for environemental science programs – College Affordability Guide

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This group fronts a new site that helps students research affordable, not-for-profit environmental science programs with a track record of student success.

The team (based in Washington, DC) just finished analyzing over 10 million data points related to the 5,000+ colleges and universities in the US, to find the ones that offer both financial accessibility (the lowest costs for low and middle income students, as well as flexibility in learning & credit), and positive outcomes.

Assistant Professor position (tenure track): “Water and environment in the context of Global Change”

The faculty of Sciences of Ghent University, Belgium, has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor position (tenure track) in the field of “water and environment in the context of Global Change”, starting on 1 October 2016.

Duties include academic teaching, academic research and carrying out academic services within the Department of Geology and Soil Science.

For more information:

CEEISA-ISA submission deadline is fast approaching






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The CEEISA-ISA submission deadline is fast approaching!

We are delighted by the overwhelming interest in the Ljubljana conference and the breadth of proposals submitted thus far. Due to the recent holiday, we want to make sure that everyone has equal access to the submission system, so we’ll continue to accept submissions through Thursday, December 10th. If you haven’t already, please be sure to submit your paper, panel or roundtable proposals by midnight, December 10th (EST).

If you encounter any problems, we’re here to help ( We look forward to seeing you in Slovenia!

Pre-conference – ICOMM (International Communication Section) at ISA

The International Communication Section (ICOMM) of ISA is holding a pre-conference the day before this year’s ISA conference and we would like to extend an invitation to your section’s members in case they are in ATL early and would like to attend.  Can you please forward the following announcement to your members.

Conference Title: Communication, Peace and Security in the 21st Century
Date: March 15th (full day conference)
Location: Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position available – Virginia Tech

Assistant Professor – Modern/Contemporary Political Theory

ASPECT and the Department of Political Science

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Virginia Tech

The interdisciplinary doctoral program ASPECT (Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought) and the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Modern/Contemporary Political Theory, with strengths in at least one of the following areas: Environmental Political Theory; Security and Political Theory; Political Theory and Governance. Candidates should demonstrate strong analytical and research skills with the potential to achieve a national research profile along with excellence in teaching and service. The standard teaching load is four courses per academic year, including at least one course to be offered for the ASPECT PhD program and typically a large Introduction to Political Theory lower-division course. This position will begin August 10, 2016.

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