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Research Assistant

Research Assistant

The research assistant will aid in a project that analyzes media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court across the New York Times and other prominent papers. This is part of a broader project on the political salience (or importance) of U.S. Supreme Court cases as reflected by media attention, and the relation of political salience to strategic judicial behavior and institutional relations. 1-3 credits.


Professor Rice

Research Position Title: 

Research Assistant


Students should have a familiarity with and interest in studying the U.S. Supreme Court.


Spring 2018

Application instructions: 

Applicants should email their resume and a cover letter describing their interest in and fit with the position to