Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Student Political Science Conference, NY

The State University of New York College at Oneonta will be holding its first annual Political Science Conference on March 20th and 21st, 2009. The general website and call for papers can be found at Students are urged to attend and participate.

The Keynote Speaker for the Spring, 2009 Undergraduate Political Science Conference at the Oneonta State College will be Professor Alan Chartock. Dr. Chartock is Professor Emeritus, at the University at Albany and winner of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is also well known for his service to national public radio. Awards

Professor Alan Chartock has won numerous awards at the State University of New York (SUNY), Albany, including the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SUNY Council of University Affairs and Development Award for Educational achievement. He was one of the first recipients of the SUNY Award for Excellence.

Alan Chartock is the author of Me and Mario Cuomo: Conversations in Candor, published by Barricade Books. He is host of The Capitol Connection[1], a weekly program of interviews with New York State politicians. He appears each week on The Media Project[2], a show in which he and other local journalism professionals discuss topical media issues. He regularly hosts the call-in talk show Vox Pop[3] (especially on "Medical Mondays"). He holds the title of Political Observer at WAMC. In this capacity, Chartock can be heard on news programs including The Legislative Gazette[4], Midday Magazine[5], and Northeast Report[6]. He hosts the "Congressional Corner," a daily interview segment of The RoundTable[7].

NOTE to Political Science, Social Science and Philosophy professors: Please inform and encourage your students who are now working on promising research papers and those who have already completed excellent papers to apply for the conference. It will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience for those who attend! We request that Chairs and faculty announce and perhaps reproduce our call for student papers with information about the March conference. Thank you in advance for your assistance!

Dr. Paul Conway Thor Kasenko
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