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Research Assistant

Seeking undergraduate students to work in a team during the Spring 2018 semester for a project regarding Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, college athletics, and policy opinion.  The work will consist of online research to collect contact information for college athletics stakeholders.  Work will also consist of managing a database using Microsoft Excel and occasional meetings with the research team. 

Students will receive research practicum credit for their work (POLISCI/LEGAL 398R), with the number of credits determined in consultation with Professor Sharrow, and commensurate with the number of hours worked per week by the student.  Opportunity to carry work over into paid summer employment as well, pending successful completion of semesterly work.


Professor Sharrow

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Research Position Title: 

Research Assistant


Experience with Microsoft Excel (beginner level)


Spring 2018

Application instructions: 

Applicants should email Professor Sharrow ( 1) your resume, 2) an unofficial copy of your transcript, 3) a brief letter of application describing your interest in the project, and the name of one professor willing to act as a reference for you.