Apply to Present at the GWG!

The Political Science Graduate Working Group (GWG) is issuing a call for paper submissions for the Spring 2018 semester. We welcome projects from all four political science sub-fields (International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Government, and Political Theory) that could benefit from peer feedback. Projects that cross sub-fields are also welcome.

If interested, please email the following information to Rabea Kirmani ( and Andy Marshall ( by Friday, January 19th, 2018:

  1. Paper/Talk Title
  2. Name(s) of Author(s)
  3. 200-word abstract
  4. Paper purpose and status (e.g., conference presentation)
  5. Preferred discussant (if known; we are happy to select a discussant for you if desired)
  6. Preferred week of presentation – GWG will most likely take place on Thursday afternoons (12:30 to 2:00 p.m.) during the spring semester, though we are still finalizing the schedule.
  7. Format: traditional paper presentation or part of a multi-project brainstorming session
  8. Do you want your session to be open to faculty participation?

If you have any further questions, please feel free to email either Andy or Rabea (or both). We want to stress that GWG is truly open to all PhD students, regardless of sub-field or year in the program, and we hope to see broad participation!

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