Call for Nominations: Graduate Student Representative on the Board of Directors

Publishing Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015

ASEEES invites graduate students or their advisors to submit nominations for the position of Graduate Student Representative on the ASEEES Board of Directors. The Graduate Student Representative is a voting member of the Board, elected to serve a two-year term from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2017. The Graduate Student Representative will be expected to attend the annual Board meeting held during the ASEEES Convention and take part in all Board discussions.

Students can self-nominate or be nominated by a faculty member who is a member of ASEEES. The Nominating Committee will then review all nominations and select two to serve candidates. The two candidates' names will be placed on the ASEEES Board election ballot to be voted on by all ASEEES members.

All nominees for the position of Graduate Student Representative should be doctoral students post comprehensive examinations and in good academic standing. They may be in any academic discipline associated with Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies. Nominees also should be current ASEEES members and have a record of active contributions to the field outside of their department that demonstrate their initiative and engagement.

Please submit:

  • a short statement that includes a brief academic biography, a list of relevant activities and contributions, and reasons why she or he is interested in serving on the Board
  • current curriculum vitae
  • a letter of reference from the nominee's advisor or department chair.

All materials should be sent by e-mail to All materials must be submitted to ASEEES by April 27, 2015 (deadline extended).