Journal of interest: Strategic Behavior and the Environment

SBE Journal pictureThe increased level of policy debate regarding environmental and natural resources is well reflected in a rising trend of published analytical work that addresses the interaction between needed policies to better manage environmental and natural resources and the strategic behavior of those who are involved in its design and implementation, and those affected by them.

Environmental policy and strategic behavior has become a field that interests researchers from several disciplines in the social sciences, employing different methodologies while addressing similar research questions. Simultaneously, policy makers seek more help from researchers in the process of developing and implementing environmental policies.

Nominations welcome!

nominations-wanted-576x250Dear Colleagues,

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

Guidelines:

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:

https://edit.ugent.be/en/work/vacancies/professorial-staff/20151212waterenmilieue.htm/

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 (isa@isanet.org). 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

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