Third Doctoral Student Research Conference
Friday, January 26, 2018
Student Center at the Post Office

If you have received notification of acceptance for the conference, please upload your presentation here by Jan. 19. You can also submit a paper for consideration in the Best Paper Awards. 

Papers and presentations upload

This conference will provide a great opportunity to hone your presentation skills and get feedback from faculty and from other students on a manuscript that you are preparing to submit for publication or to present at a larger conference. It will also give you an opportunity to interact with the other disciplines represented in our college.  

Additional benefits for student participants include:

  • An opportunity to submit abstracts to undergo the peer-review process
  • Build your curriculum vitae with a conference presentation
  • Network and hear about other Ph.D. students' research to create future interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Meet faculty outside of your school for possible collaborations
  • Receive useful feedback in an informal and supportive environment
  • Stimulate new ideas and find ways to implement feedback to strengthen research ideas for future work
  • Show support for colleagues in your school and throughout the college
  • Walk away with $500 if your paper receives the Best Paper Award

Requirements for submission

  • Abstracts should not exceed 350 words and should include a title, the main questions or goals of the study, the conceptual framework, the methodology, main findings and, if pertinent, implications for policy, theory, further research or practice.
  • References are not required, and if included count towards the 350-word limit.
  • Please provide your name, school, contact information and a short personal profile (up to 50 words).
  • Co-authored submissions are welcome. However, students must be the primary authors and do the presentation. Joint student/faculty authored papers will not be considered for the best paper award.
  • Accepted students will be required to submit the latest drafts of their presentation (e.g. powerpoint) by January 19, 2018, to familiarize discussants with the content.
  • To be considered for the best paper award, students must submit a 3,500-4,000 word paper by January 12, 2018.
  • Papers submitted to this conference should not be previously published or accepted for publication.

If you have any questions please feel to contact your doctoral program director or your student representative on the conference committee.

PUBSRV Doctoral Student Conference 2018 Committee Members:

Lana Olsen, Doctoral Student Representative, School of Community Resources and Development
Gyan Nyaupane Doctoral Program Director, School of Community Resources and Development
Jessie Huff, Doctoral Student Representative, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Michael White, Doctoral Program Director, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Jake Nelson, Doctoral Student Representative, School of Public Affairs
Mary Feeney, Doctoral Program Director, School of Public Affairs
Renee Garbe, Doctoral Student Representative, School of Social Work
David Hodge, Doctoral Program Director, School of Social Work

Daniel Schugurensky, Committee Chair