Tuesday, July 23, 2019

JPAM Closer Look Author Interview: Christian Gregory and Travis Smith on Salience, Food Security, and SNAP Receipt

Household food insecurity status in the United States is ascertained by a battery of closed-ended questions. The authors, Christian A. Gregory and Travis A. Smith, posit that the monthly nature of benefit receipt from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) creates experiences of food hardship, which become salient in the context of SNAP receipt, and, in turn, exert influence on the response to food security questions.

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APPAM Members Receive Free Registration to Middle East Dialogue 2014

February 19, 2014 09:32 AM

The Policy Studies Organization is inviting all APPAM members to attend the annual Middle East Dialogue 2014, held in Washington, DC on February 27. This year's conference focuses on Strategies for Change in the Middle East. The registration fee will be waived for active APPAM members and their guests, and includes breakfast, lunch, and refreshments.

The conference serves to produce interdisciplinary and generative conversation and provide networking opportunities among policy makers, scholars, and leaders. It is an opportunity for attendees to discuss current issues and topics including education initiatives, social, economic, and political reforms, nuclear proliferation, interfaith dialogue, women's gains and challenges, peace initiatives, and potential areas of conflict. PSO welcomes a wide spectrum of political and religious persuasions to discuss issues in the spirit of tolerance and free discourse.

The Forum is co-chaired by Prof. Mohammed M. Aman of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Editor-in-Chief of Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES), and Prof. Paul Rich, President of the Policy Studies Organization. It is sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization, American Public University System, DOMES, the Next Century Foundation, and the Capital Communications Group. Other sponsors are invited and will be added. For questions please contact PSO Executive Director Daniel Gutierrez at dgutierrezs@ipsonet.org, or call 202-483-9282.

APPAM members should register here.

The conference takes place Thursday, February 27 at the Historic Whittemore House in Dupont Circle, 1526 New Hampshire Ave NW. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and the conference ends at 5 p.m.

View the preliminary program and list of speakers.

 

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