The Western Political Science Association would not be successful without the generous assistance of a number of private individuals and outside groups.
We would like to thank Portland State University for the financial support it provided for our annual meeting held in Portland, Oregon, March 22-24, 2012. We would especially like to thank Ron Tammen, Director of the Mark Hatfield School of Government; Melody Rose, Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Instruction; Kim Williams, Executive Director of the Center for Women, Politics & Policy; Jilma Meneses, Chief Diversity Office; and the Office of Global Diversity & Inclusion.
We would like to thank the Wall Street Journal [http://online.wsj.com/home-page] for its continued support, including its donation of wine for the WPSA Reception. We would particularly like to thank Peter Eliason. In addition, we thank the White Rose Winery [http://www.whiterosewines.com] for its generous donation of wine to the Minority Scholars Reception. Special thanks go to Joll Gavin, the winery’s manager, and Jesus Guillen, the winemaker. Thank you also goes to Hip Chicks Do Wine [http://www.hipchicksdowine.com/] for providing wine at a reduced price for the Women and Politics Reception.
We would also like to thank the following exhibitors and advertisers:
The contributions made by these individuals and groups are very much
appreciated. Again, thank you.