Call for Contributions

A Call for Contributions: Frederic S. Lee Heterodox Economics Scholarship Fund

June 10, 2014

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Heterodox Economists,

Fred Lee has been a driving force of heterodox economics movements over the past 30 years. He played a major role in establishing the Association for Heterodox Economics, founded and edited the Heterodox Economics Newsletter, edited the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, has been actively involved in heterodox associations such as AFEE, AFIT, AHE, ASE, EAEPE, HES, ICAPE, URPE, and so on. His activities and contributions are truly community-oriented and self-sacrificing. Above all, Fred has always been concerned about students since they will be the future of heterodox economics.

As some of you already know, Fred will soon retire due to an unexpected illness. In the face of uncertain life conditions, Fred and his wife, Ruth, have recently established the Heterodox Economics Scholarship Fund, which is designed to financially support doctoral heterodox economics students. The Scholarship is open to all doctoral students studying in a heterodox economics program, although currently preference is given to UMKC doctoral students due to the limited amount of funds.

We are sending out this call for contributions with the hope that you share Fred’s “good-will” and make a contribution to this Fund so that more heterodox economics students can complete their studies successfully. Moreover, if you believe you are indebted to Fred for his many contributions, contribute to the Frederic S. Lee Heterodox Economics Scholarship Fund and support students.

To learn more about the Fund, visit here: http://www.gkccf.org/scholarships/frederic-s-lee-heterodox-economics-scholarship-fund

To make a contribution, visit here: https://gkccfonlinedonations.org/give/leeh00.asp

Should you have any questions, please contact us.

Sincerely yours,

John F. Henry
University of Missouri-Kansas City
henryjf@umkc.edu

Tae-Hee Jo
SUNY Buffalo State
taeheejo@gmail.com