ACIS Logo 2021 Executive Elections

Elections for executive board positions will be held in March 2021. Nominations are currently being accepted for the positions below. Upon receipt of nominations, potential nominees will be contacted by the Election Committee for confirmation of nomination and a biographical statement. To nominate a colleague or yourself, please complete the form at the bottom of this page. Nominations are due February 1, 2021.

2021 Election Committee: Kelly Matthews (Chair), Mary Trotter, Rachael Lynch, and Joseph Lennon

Positions open for nominations, including self-nominations:

Vice President
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair ACIS Book Prizes Committee
  • Chair ACIS Election Committee
  • Serve as Executive Committee liaison between ACIS and national conference planners
  • Recruit proposals for national conference sites
  • Accede to President role after two years as Vice President

History Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair Murphy Prize for Distinguished First Book
  • Organize and Chair ACIS panel at AHA Convention
  • Represent the interests of members specializing in Irish history

Literature Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature
  • Represent the interests of members specializing in literary studies
  • Chair ACIS panel at the MLA Convention (create proposal, select participants, submit proposal, chair panel)

Arts Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture
  • Represent the interests of members involved in study of the arts

Social Science Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair Donnelly, Sr. Prize for Books on History or Social Science
  • Represent the interests of members involved in the Social Sciences

Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair Ann Owens Weekes Prize for an ACIS conference paper in Women’s Studies
  • Represent the interests of members involved in Women’s, Gender, and Sexualities Studies

Irish Language Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Chair Duais Leabhar Taighde na Bliana / Award for Books in the Irish Language
  • Represent the interests of members involved in the study of the Irish Language

Graduate Student Representative
Responsibilities include:

  • Represent and advocate for the interests of graduate student members