Department of Politics news - 11/8/2022

1) Ford Foundation Fellowship Program, info session TODAY
2) Title IX Organizing Meeting, Nov. 11
The Humboldt Chapter of the California Faculty Association invites faculty, staff, and students to an organizing meeting about Title IX and Title IX-related issues on our campus. The first half of the meeting will focus on hearing from Eileen Barrett, Prof. of English, Cal State East Bay, who met recently with Cozen O’Connor, the law firm investigating the CSU Systemwide Handling of Title IX Cases. Eileen has been working on issues of sexual, racial, and other forms of harassment for 30 years. She co-wrote with Luz Calvo CSU East Bay’s "Ten Point Plan: Creating a Campus Free from Harassment" and drafted the resolution 21-22 BEC 8: Resolution Calling for Legislative Investigation into CSU Systemwide Handling of Title IX Cases that was passed by the Senate. Register in advance for this meeting hereAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
3) Conversations on Altruism, Nov. 15

Are you interested in pursuing a master's degree in Environmental Policy & Management (EPM), but not sure where to start? Join UC Davis program staff for one of our informational admissions webinars. In the webinars, we will cover the following topics:

  • General graduate school information
  • EPM program overview
  • Admissions process and requirements
  • UC Davis funding opportunities
  • Q + A

Tuesday, November 15 from 5-6PM (PT)| Register here
Thursday, December 1, 2022 5-6PM (PT)| Register here
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 from 9-10AM (PT)| Register here

*All of the webinars will have the same content, so you only need to attend one!

See the attached flyer for more information about the program.
5) Decolonizing Sustainability Speaker Series, Nov. 16
See attached for full schedule. There are lectures Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 30.
6) Pre-doctoral Research Fellowships
  • Do you love research?
  • Are you interested in economic policy and in learning cutting-edge research methods?
  • Will you earn a bachelor's degree by July 2023?
If so, a Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship may be right for you! The goal of our program is to help foster the growth of the next generation of researchers in economics and public policy, and we are committed to creating inclusive research spaces for all.
SIEPR Pre-doctoral Research Fellows (Pre-docs) receive a living stipend, medical insurance, and tuition for one three-unit class per quarter during the academic year. These positions are one-to-two-year, full-time appointments. SIEPR Pre-docs work with a faculty mentor and are part of a dynamic cohort! 
Check out the exciting pre-doc projects that are currently available! Positions will remain open until they are filled, however, the priority deadline is November 16, 2022. APPLY NOW!
7) Jobs with Student PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups)
Students have the power to shape the future we will inherit. We work with professional staff at colleges and universities to make sure our peers have the skills, opportunities and training they need to create a better, more sustainable future for all of us. Our chapters and clubs on nearly 100 campuses in 25 states provide the training, professional support and resources students need to tackle climate change, protect public health, revitalize our democracy, feed the hungry and more. Students have been at the forefront of social change throughout history, from civil rights, to voting rights to protecting the environment. For nearly 50 years we’ve helped students to get organized, mobilized and energized so they can continue to be on the cutting edge of positive change. See here for more info about paid campus organizer positions with Student PIRGs
Projects of the Student PIRGs:
  • 100% Renewable Campuses
  • Open Textbooks Alliance
  • Student Government Resource Center
  • Students Against Hunger
  • Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

8) Global Connections Club
GCC provides a welcoming environment for both domestic and International students to hang out, make friends, share their culture, and expand their knowledge to other cultures. Meetings for this Fall 2022 semester are Thursdays from 5-6 p.m. at the Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion Center (Balabanis House). Our activities in the meetings could be language exchanges, movie nights, and playing cards using languages. Potential events planned for next semester are fashion shows, music nights and so on! 
GCC email address: