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Current Openings: Undergraduate Research Positions

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Professor Blinder

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Spring 2017

The student will be supporting research on the gender gap in US politics, and, especially, why these gaps are smaller or non-existent among African Americans and Latinos. Tasks will include...Read more

Supervisor: 

Professor Blinder

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Spring 2017

The research assistant(s) will write summaries of research articles about how the media covers immigration, with a particular focus on countries outside the United States. The job will involve...Read more

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Professor Gross

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Spring 2017

The student(s) will being carrying out content analysis of text by American political writers/speakers. This will involve learning to classify communications according to the political...Read more

Supervisor: 

Mia Costa

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Spring 2017

I am looking to hire one or two students during the Spring semester to code emails from politicians and interest group websites. The goal of the project is two-fold: to understand (1) how...Read more

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Professor Ahmed

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Spring 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