Endowed by the late Rev. James B. Simpson, author of Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations the Simpson Fellows will conduct projects related to the collection, archiving, and publication of notable quotations as specified in the fund, The recipients are required to entitle any published research: Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations: Notable Quotes Since 1950. The fellows report directly to and work under the guidance of the Director of the Political Communication MA program.
-Admission (or application) to the full-time MA in Political Communication program at SOC
-An understanding of the importance of quotations in contemporary communication
-Vision for a quotations project both in print and on the Web
-Working knowledge of the importance of interactivity and building community on the Web
-Editing, writing, new media, and HTML experience preferred
-Ability to manage and update the site
This award may be renewed for a second year at a different rate of compensation. Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student in the corresponding master's program.