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Research Assistant Opportunity

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Modern Art Worldwide [Research Assistantship]

Be a research assistant to Prof. Bibiana Obler and work on her Modern Art Worldwide project.

Research Assistantship: Byzantium in Paris

Department Art History Professor Elizabeth Dospel Williams Project Description In 1931, the Musée des arts décoratifs in Paris coordinated one of the first international loan exhibitions on Byzantine art and culture. This exhibition featured over 750 objects borrowed from collections from North America and Europe. Over the course of its six-week run, thousands of people […]

The Boston University Twin Project [Research Assistantship]

Be a research assistant to Professor Jody Ganiban working on the Boston University Twin Project

Knot Theory: Editing and Programming [Research Assistantship]

Be a research assistant to Prof. Jozef Przytycki and work on Knot Theory: Editing and Programming.

The Rise of Unskilled Poor Mega-Cities in Developing Countries [Research Assistantship]

Department: Economics and International Affairs (ESIA) Professor Remi Jedwab The Project: I’m a specialist of urban issues in developing countries. In various papers, I have studied the causes and consequences of fast urbanization in Africa, focusing on demographic and economic factors. You can find my research here: http://home.gwu.edu/~jedwab/ I would like to keep working on this topic, and […]

American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics [Research Assistantship]

Department: Religion Professor Irene Oh Koukios The Project: The project involves both research on the topic of American Muslims, and translating that research into a multi-media online format. The research is an extension of a Summer Institute sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities that centers around two important questions: What impact has American culture had […]

Gender, War, and History: Women Fighters and Victims in World War II and the Holocaust [Research Assistantship]

Department of Sociology Professor Daina Eglitis The Project: “Gender, War, and History” is a historical and sociological project that focuses on women volunteers in the Red Army in World War II and women victims of Nazi Germany in the Holocaust. The project highlights the idea that women’s particular motivations and experiences have been obscured by larger, male-centered […]

Gun Control, The Empirical Controversy [Research Assistantship]

Department: Sociology Professor Robert J. Cottrol The Project:  For this I would want an undergraduate familiar with basic social science research techniques including the ability to do basic literature reviews. The student should also have a knowledge of elementary statistics such as might be gained from the undergraduate statistics course in sociology, political science or other social […]

Regulatory Policy: Understanding the White House’s Office for Regulatory Oversight [Research Assistantship]

Department: Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration Professor Chris Carrigan   The Project: This research project is aimed at understanding the impact of the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) on the regulatory review process. We are analyzing both how OIRA’s preferences shape regulatory outcomes and when the agency is most influential […]

Is Executive Function Associated with Academic Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder? [Research Assistantship]

Department: Speech and Hearing Sciences; Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Professors Greg Wallace, PhD; Lauren Kenworthy, PhD   The Project: Executive function (EF) is an omnibus term describing supramodal, higher-order cognitive abilities including working memory, planning, flexibility, and organization, all in the service of problem-solving and behavioral regulation. It is now well-established that EF skills are […]