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Current Openings: Undergraduate Research Positions

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Professor Ahmed

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Fall 2018

Research assistants will compile data and conduct analysis on roll call voting in the French National Assembly between 1871 and 1918. The goal of the project is to understand patterns of inter-...Read more

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Shih-chan Dai

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Fall 2018

I am currently working on a project which discusses the underlying dimensions of negative messages against politicians in Taiwan. I am seeking an assistant who will work with me to develop a...Read more

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Professor Young

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Fall 2018

I seek two or more undergraduate research assistants to help in projects related to the study of contemporary elites. The research assistant(s) will examine documents related to professional...Read more

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Professor Rice

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Fall 2018

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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Professor Hamlin

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Fall 2018

Student will assist Prof. Hamlin on her book project. Specific tasks will be mostly related to collecting information on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), especially...Read more

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Professor Hamlin and Professor Rowan

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Fall 2018

Student will assist Prof. Hamlin and Prof. Rowen on their joint project investigating the ways in which various countries implement a policy of "No Safe Haven" for suspected war criminals and...Read more

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Zachary Albert

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Fall 2018

Research assistants will aid in a project assessing the influence of interest groups and think tanks in policy debates. Research assistants will work on at least one of two tasks. First,...Read more

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Professor Bushouse

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Fall 2018

Students will work on a dataset to inform understanding of the social mobilization for policy change on behalf of children in the United States from the 20th century to current day. The research...Read more

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Professor Haas

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Fall 2018

I am looking for students to compile summaries of international regimes which govern specific global issues, such as public health, environment, migration, trade, etc. This will involve writing...Read more

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Professor Collins

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Fall 2018

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, including questions related to...Read more

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