Opportunity: Winter Experimental Social Sciences Institute (WESSI) Workshop

QDSnCYAdThe Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University and the Social Science Experimental Laboratory (SSEL) at New York University Abu Dhabi are pleased to invite you to submit a paper/research design to the Winter Experimental Social Sciences Institute (WESSI) Workshop at New York University Florence Italy, to be held on September 16-17, 2016. This workshop is organized by Rebecca Morton (NYU NYC and AD) and Amaney Jamal (Princeton University).



The WESSI Workshop aims to give 6-7 social science PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior Assistant Professors in experimental social science the opportunity to present their research designs or work in progress and receive personal feedback from noted scholars in the field.  Each mentor will present their own research and each student will receive feedback from two mentors.  Junior scholars who are planning or in the process of doing research in the Middle East region, broadly defined, or who were participants at previous WESSI workshops are especially encouraged to apply.

The following senior mentors have confirmed their participation in the workshop:

Michal Bauer, Charles University Prague and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic;

Alexander Cappelen, Norwegian School of Economics;

Fotini Christia, MIT;

Catherine C. Eckel,Texas A&M University;

Amaney Jamal, Princeton University;

Rebecca Morton, NYU NYC and AD; and

Bertil Tungodden, Norwegian School of Economics.


The travel (economy class) and accommodation expenses of junior scholars whose proposals are accepted will be covered.  Applications are open until June 1, 2016. Interested applicants should submit a detailed write-up of their planned presentation (either a fully thought out and developed experimental research design or an extensive report of research in progress for which they would like to receive feedback) at https://nyu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6eYjUqfBhUihJPf.  Applicants will be selected and notified by June 15, 2016.

For questions or more information, please email ssel@nyu.edu.

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