Letter From The Section President

John Gerring
2008 Qualitative & Multi-Method Research  
First off, I want to thank Craig Thomas and Hillel Soifer for putting together an exciting set of panels, roundtables, and poster presentations for this year's APSA meetings, to be held in Boston (see pages 39-43 for the listings). The section received a record number of submissions. Even with our large panel allocation, the division chairs were faced with some very difficult choices. Although they were able to field a substantial proportion of these proposals, there were of course some that
more » ... course some that the section was not able to include. The long-term solution is to secure a larger number of panels. Let me, therefore, take this opportunity to remind everyone that the section's panel allocation at APSA 2009 depends not only on our submission rate but also, more importantly, on our attendance rate (which is carefully monitored by APSA). So, Methodologists Unite!–preferably at our panels. I also hope that you'll come to the section's annual business meeting (6:15pm–7:15pm) and re-ception (7:30pm–9:00pm) on Thursday, August 28.
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