First annual PANJAAPOR Student Paper Competition, plenary speaker, and reception, March 25

February 10, 2014

panjaapor8The PA/NJ chapter of AAPOR (American Association for Public Opinion Research) is holding its first annual student paper competition followed by a cocktail reception and plenary speaker on Tuesday, March 25 from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania at 3620 Walnut Street in Philadelphia. The Annenberg School is easily accessible from Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station.

The first annual Student Paper Competition is intended to recognize excellence in scholarly research and to encourage active student participation in the chapter.  Three winners will be announced, who will receive cash prizes and honorary one-year membership to PANJAAPOR.  Papers related to survey, public opinion, or market research are welcomed.  Visit for submission guidelines. Please indicate intention to submit by Feb. 19th to and include a working title along with your name.

Professor Martin Gilens of Princeton University’s Department of Politics will be the plenary speaker, discussing his latest book, “Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Economic Power in America,” which has substantial and important public opinion connections. More details about Professor Gilens’ book can be found at

There will be no charge for this event. To RSVP please email or visit the website


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