June 2017 Issue 12
2017 AAEA Annual Meeting:
The AAEA Annual Meeting app is live! Be sure to download this years’ #AAEAChicago17 Annual Meeting app before arriving in Chicago. The app will help you manage your networking, schedules, social media and much more in the palm of your hand.
Download it for FREE to your iPhone, iPad, or Android. Once installed, you’ll have instant access to all of the awesome features. Logging in to the app and adding yourself to the “Attendee” list will help you get the most out of the app features. Ready to get started? If you use Apple or Android, you can search for “AAEA” in your app store. Just look for the AAEA logo!
*AAEA created an app in 2016 which we will continue to use in 2017 and future meetings.
2017 AAEA Annual Meeting:
Ayse Somersan, who had an exemplary career with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) Extension and UW-Madison as a teacher, applied researcher, extension educator and university administrator, passed away on April 17, 2017, at the age of 75.
Call for Proposals:
UCLA Law School Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program
Thanks to generous funding from Mr. Bob Barker, UCLA Law School is pleased to offer the Animal Law and Policy Small Grants Program (“UCLA ALP Program”). http://law.ucla.edu/centers/social-policy/animal-law-grants-program The UCLA ALP Program exists to encourage new academic empirical research, with the goal of developing better empirical bases from which to understand, evaluate, and pursue animal law reform. Applicants from a variety of academic disciplinary backgrounds, including economics, sociology, demography, social psychology, moral psychology, medicine, plant-based nutritional science, cognitive science, law, public health, and public policy are encouraged to apply.
Journal of Food Products Marketing:
Special Issue on Food Waste
The Journal of Food Products Marketing will launch a new series of special issues exploring Contemporary Topics in Food Marketing. The first special issue will be guest edited by Dr. Brian Roe and Danyi Qi of the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University on Food Waste: Marketing Strategies.
Agricultural Finance Review Special Issue
Agricultural Finance Review journal (www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/afr.htm) has just published a special issue commemorating 100 years of farm credit. Sponsored by the NC-1177 (Agricultural and Rural Finance Markets in Transition) the papers in this issue represent a broad swath of agricultural finance research in the USA. The special issue is guest edited by Calum G. Turvey, Ashok K. Mishra and Charles B. Moss.
Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
The 2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open. Opportunities are found in the newly redesigned Catalog of Awards. There are many awards in Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Chemistry, including:
- Mauritius: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development
- Australia: Fulbright Senior Scholar in Resources and Energy (Curtin University)
- Canada: Research Chairs in Environment
- United Arab Emirates: All Disciplines (Teaching or Teaching/Research)
- India: Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Awards (All Disciplines)
- Georgia: Science, Technology and Engineering
- Colombia: Fulbright-Universidad Nacional de Colombia Distinguished Chair in Biodiversity and Sustainable Development
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