Announcing Dr. William Perez as the Keynote Speaker.


Dr. Perez will present: Towards a Transnational Perspective on Emerging Adulthood: Insights from the Binational Experiences of Undocumented, Deported, and Indigenous Mexican American Immigrants

Submissions (opens 1/15/2019)

See the Call for Proposals for presentation guidelines.

Timeline

Submissions Open: 1.15.19

Submissions Deadline: 3.1.19

Expedited Review Notifications: 3.15.19

Notification of Decisions: 4.15.19

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Awards

The recipients of these awards will be honored at the President’s Address during the 9CEA. Awardees will be presented with an award certificate and a 2-year SSEA membership. The awards committee is comprised of members of the 9CEA conference committee, governing council and executive council. Selection will be based on the clarity of conceptualization and interpretation of the study, methodological rigor of the study, importance of the topic to the study of Emerging Adulthood, as well as specific criteria outlined for each award below. Nomination for the awards are open to all current SSEA members. Nominations must be submitted by August 15th, 2019 for consideration. Nominations (including self-nominations) must include a cover letter outlining the qualifications of the candidate for this specific award. SSEA members are eligible to apply to one of the following award categories.

**Outstanding Research Awards**

Student Poster Award
Two awards will be given in this category. Eligible posters are those by a first-author graduate or undergraduate student who present an accepted poster presentation at the conference. Final posters must be submitted by the deadline in ppt, pdf or pptx form. Posters will be evaluated on the following criteria:
• Clarity of Conceptualization and Interpretation
• Methodological Rigor
• Innovation and Importance of Topic
• Overall Aesthetic of Poster

Innovative Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted paper at the 9CEA. Paper presentations employing innovative methodologies and/or tackling understudied topics and/or populations can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

International Research in Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted paper at the 9CEA. Paper presentations of research that has increased the insight into the global dimensions of emerging adulthood can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

Remarkable Applied Contributions on Emerging Adulthood Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted paper at the 9CEA. Paper presentations that integrate the results of research on emerging adulthood into applied policies and programs, hence increasing the impact of research in society, can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

Social Justice Award
One award will be given to an author or group of authors who have an accepted paper at the 9CEA. Paper presentations that attend to an issue of social justice with regards to emerging adults can compete for this award. Please submit a 500-word or less nomination letter outlining the research presentation by the deadline.

**Outstanding Accomplishments in the Field Awards**

Distinguished Dissertation in Emerging Adulthood Award
One Distinguished Dissertation Award will be presented at the 9ECA. This award recognizes outstanding scholastic promise in research on emerging adults. Dissertations must have been completed in the last three years (2015-2018). Faculty and self-nominations are equally encouraged. Nomination requirements:
• Nominee’s name, address, email, and phone number
• Advisor’s name, address, email address, and phone number
• 2-3 page abstract of the dissertation
• a link to the full dissertation
Please submit a nomination letter outlining the merits of the dissertation by the deadline.

Committee

Meet the people that have been instrumental in putting the 2019 SSEA Conference together.

Dalal Katsiaficas
2019 Conference Committee Chair

 

Maria Wängqvist
2019 Conference Committee Co-Chair

Abby Goldstein
2019 Conference Committee Member

 

Mona Abo-Zena
2019 Conference Committee Member

 

Goda Kaniušonytė
2019 Conference Committee Member

 

Vanessa Volpe
2019 Conference Committee Member

 

Byron G. Adams
2019 Conference Committee Member