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Current Openings: Undergraduate Research Positions

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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 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

Supervisor: 

Professor Collins

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Fall 2018

I seek one or more undergraduate research assistants to assist in a study that investigates presidential speeches regarding U.S. Supreme Court decisions. The research assistant(s) may compile...Read more