1993-1994 Graduate Assistantships Flier

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1993-1994 Graduate Assistantships Flier
Series Title:
Women in Agricultural Development (WIAD) papers
Women and Agricultural Development Program
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
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Spring, Anita ( lcsh )
Women's studies ( fast )
Women in Agricultural Development Project in Malawi ( fast )
document (computer) ( marcgt )
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United States-- Florida-- Gainesville


This 1-page document includes the requirements for the Women in Agricultural Development program assistantship.
Dr. Anita Spring has devoted her life to research in topics such as international agricultural development; food security; entrepreneurship and African business; women/gender in international development; environment and resource management since the 1970s. She has conducted research and produced many publications at several prestigious universities including Cornell University, San Francisco State University, and recently the University of Florida. She is currently a professor emeritus in the Department of Anthropology, and director of the Sub-Saharan Africa Business Environment Report (SABER) Project at the University of Florida.

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Wome inAgricultural Development

1993-94 Graduate Assistantships

Two graduate assistantships are offered by the Women in Agricultural Development program at the
Unierstyof Florida for the 1993-94 academic year. The assistantships are half-time and are available to Master's and Doctoral students interested in the role of gender in agricultural development. Applicants can be from any relevant discipline. International experience in developing countries is preferred. Female and male students, international and U.S. students are eligible.

Duties of the WLAD graduate assistants include organizing and publicizing WLAD's bi-weekly seminar series, assisting with visiting speakers and guests, producing the WIAkD newsletter, handling all WIAD correspondence, distributing minutes of meetings, maintaining the WIAD bibliography and library, conducting research on gender issues in agriculture, and assisting WIAD faculty members as directed.

To apply for a WIAD assistantship, applicants must submit the following:

*Three letters of recommendation on official Graduate School forms
*Completed Application for Graduate Fellowship and Assistantship forms
*Copy of GRE scores
*Copy of TOEFL scores (if applicable)
+Transcripts of all. college level academic work
+ One page statement of purpose, including:
-areas of interest in WILAD
-previous research/fieldwork experience
-relation of WIAD issues to student's research interests
-other strengths in applicant's background

Application materials are available in 2126 McCarty. Completed applications should be submitted by May 19, 1993 to:

Dr. Peter Hildebrand
2126 McCarty Hall, Box 110240 University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

For more information, please call 392-3972 or 392-5830.

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