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Current Openings: Undergraduate Research Positions

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Doug Rice

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Fall 2017

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...Read more

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Peter Haas

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Fall 2017

Professor Haas is looking for students to compile summaries of international regimes to govern various global issues, such as public health, environment, migration, trade, etc. This will involve...Read more

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Justin Gross

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Fall 2017

Research Assistant

U.S. Ideologies Content Analysis Students on my research team will learn to identify the presence of key ideological claims from a provided list, classifying...Read more

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Professor Collins

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Fall 2017

 UREP Fellow #2

I seek one or more undergraduate research assistants to assist in a series of studies that investigate what happens at U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings,...Read more

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Professor Collins

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Fall 2017

UREP Fellow #1

I seek one or more undergraduate research assistants to assist in a study that investigates presidential speeches regarding U.S. Supreme Court...Read more

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Professor Spector

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Fall 2017

Undergraduate Research Assistantship for credit in POLITICAL SCIENCE, 2017-18

Part of a 6-student interdisciplinary undergraduate research team for the...Read more

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Professor Xenos

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Fall 2017

Student will assist Professor Xenos in researching a book on the intellectual origins of the concept of a Universal Basic Income (UBI).  The work will primarily involve library research so...Read more

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Professor Nteta and Kaylee Johnson

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Fall 2017

The research assistant will aid in a project that analyzes televised campaign advertisements. More specifically, the research assistant will collect information concerning the people...Read more

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Professor Rolfe

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Fall 2017
Conduct background research and aid with the preparation of a new course on Experiments in Political Science. In this course, students will participate regularly in a replication of a...Read more

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Professor Ahmed

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Fall 2017

Research assistants will compile data and conduct analysis on roll call voting in the German Imperial Reichstag between 1871 and 1918. The goal of the project is to understand patterns of...Read more

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