Dates & Deadlines

FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Notifications of Acceptance
JUNE 5, 2016
Doctoral Workshop
JUNE 5-7, 2016
SMS Special Confernece Rome

Doctoral Workshop

The SMS is pleased to announce that a Doctoral Workshop will be held on June 5, 2016, preceding the SMS Special Conference in Rome. All doctoral students are encouraged to participate.

The main objectives of the Doctoral Workshop are to foster interaction among leading faculty scholars and doctoral students on various aspects of research and on preparing for a professional career in academia. The doctoral student participants will broaden their academic network with senior faculty from around the world, meet with journal editors, learn about the publication process, and develop a better understanding of the particularities of the academic career.

The format of the workshop will be a combination of presentations and interactive discussions among senior faculty members from major universities from Europe, the United States, and around the world.

Submission Guidelines:
All current doctoral students interested in participating in the workshop are invited to submit one file in the below Application Box that includes their Curriculum Vitae and a description of their dissertation research (3 pages, single spaced). The dissertation research document should include the following:

(a) research question(s) and importance
(b) intended contributions to theory and practice
(c) theory or theories to draw from and core constructs of interest (include a conceptual model if possible)
(d) the empirical context and methods, and
(e) results (actual or expected).  

Due to the delay in opening the online submission system, the deadline to apply for this workshop has been extended to January 22, 2016. To apply, please submit one file in the Application area below. Applicants accepted to the Doctoral Workshop will be notified by February 12 due to the extension of the application deadline. Thank you for your patience. 

Workshop Chair

picture of Devi Gnyawali
Devi Gnyawali
Virginia Tech

Call for Applications