Call for Nominations: SRS Board Members and Graduate Student Representatives

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The Society for Romanian Studies is an international interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to promoting the professional study, criticism, and research of all aspects of Romanian culture and civilization, particularly concerning the countries of Romania and Moldova. The Society seeks nominations for four regular members of the Executive Board and two graduate students to serve on the Board, elected by the SRS membership. 

The Nominating Committee strives to promote balanced representation in regard to age, gender, professional background, locations of residence, and geographical and disciplinary areas of specialization, but is not bound by any particular formula. Qualifications include being a member in good standing of the Society and being actively engaged in the field of Romanian Studies. 

The open positions and a brief description of duties are as follows:
·       Executive Board Members: Board members are responsible for the administration of SRS affairs. Duties include active participation in Board discussions via email;advising officers on diverse matters involving the Society; serving on committees; and promoting the Society among their academic networks. Whenever possible Board members should attend national and international conferences so as to engage in face-to-face meetings with the officers, other Board members, and SRS members at large. Term: January 2022 – December 2025
·       Graduate Students on the SRS Board are responsible for the administration of SRS affairs (together with other Board members). Their duties include active participation in Board discussions via email, advising officers on diverse matters involving the Society, especially as these affect junior scholars; serving on sub-committees; and promoting the Society and its activities among M.A. and Ph.D. candidates.  Term: January 2022 – December 2023  

Please send nominations or self-nominations to the chair of the Nominating Committee by January 10, 2022: Mihaela Serban (  

SELECTION PROCESSSRS selects Board members through an electronic ballot of all members in good standing. Open balloting will take place from January 15 – 25, 2022 and the results will be announced no later than January 30, 2022.