Summer 2013 Undergraduate Research Assistants


Student Faculty Sponsor Project

Andrew Ahn
Class: 2015
Major(s):

Dr. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale
Basu

Devika Basu
Class: 2014
Major(s): Psychology

Dr. Edith Chen
  • Family Asthma Study

Rodrigo da Costa Barros Braga
Class: 2014
Major(s):

Dr. Kirabo Jackson
Ahearn

Emily Anne Burklow
Class: 2014
Major(s):

Dr. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale
  • CareerAdvance® Tulsa study
Miller

Ryan Chambers Miller
Class: 2015
Major(s): Social Policy

Dr. James Spillane
  • Leadership networks in schools
  • The role of prinicipals as teacher educators
Eck

Chase Eck
Class: 2014
Major(s): Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, Economics, and Mathematics

Dr. Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
  • Health effects of welfare programs
  • Educational outcomes of early childhood education

Jimmy Feterman
Class: 2015
Major(s):

Dr. Daniel Diermeier
Fredenhall

Alexandria Fredenhall
Class: 2015
Major(s): Political Science/Math

Dr. Jamie Druckman
  • Political campaigns on the Internet

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Alexandra Glancy
Class: 2014
Major(s): Anthropology and Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences

Dr. James Rosenbaum
  • Analyzing educational and labor market outcomes in the National Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97)
Haeck

Carolyn Haeck
Class: 2014
Major(s): Psychology

Dr. Emma Adam
  • Positive psychology and body image
  • Clinical psychology, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder
 

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Diego Henriquez-Garcia
Class: 2016
Major(s): Political Science and International Relations

Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes
  • "Health, Hardship, and Renewal" (HHR) study, focusing on the economic strategies of women with HIV/AIDS.

Huang

Yuiang Huang
Class: 2015
Major(s):

Dr. Wesley Skogan
  • Social policy and legal studies
Johnson

Grant Johnson
Class: 2013
Major(s): Economics

Dr. Burton Weisbrod
Kahsay

Mahalia Kahsay
Class:
Major(s):

Dr. Emma Adam
Karpinski

Emily Anne Karpinski
Class: 2015
Major(s):

Dr. Joan Chiao
Keller

Pam Keller
Class: 2016
Major(s):

Dr. Leslie McCall
  • Media study of income levels and how to clarify income level descriptions

Kim
John Kim
Class: 2013
Major(s):

Dr. Daniel Diermeier
  • How people make decisions
Kirshon

Layne Kirshon
Class:
Major(s): Economics/Math

Dr. Burton Weisbrod
  • Incentive effects of rewarding outcomes for hospitals, education, police, charities, and general non-profit and government sectors
Lin

Hanqiao Lin
Class: 2015
Major(s): Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, History

Dr. Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
  • Collecting and analyzing data from school funding litigations
  • The effectiveness of Pre-K and Kindergarten education

Camille Liu
Class: 2016
Major(s):

Dr. Quincy Thomas Stewart

Kevin Malis
Class: 2015
Major(s): Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences, History

Dr. Kirabo Jackson
  • Effect of the separation of boys and girls on grades and which schools children attended in Trinidad and Tobago
Powers

Jessica Powers
Class: 2015
Major(s): Psychology

Dr. Joan Chiao
  • Observing empathy to displays of positive emotion with regard to race

Marlee Rich
Class: 2014
Major(s):

Dr. Emma Adam
Riehle

Kit Riehle
Class: 2014
Major(s):

Dr. Christine Percheski
  • Mathematical modeling, data analysis, and data visualization

Rosenberg

Danielle Rosenberg
Class: 2015
Major(s): Psychology

Dr. Emma Adam
  • Associations between stressors, physical and mental health, and academic achievement for a diverse cohort of Chicago Public School students
Scovic

Katherine Scovic
Class: 2015
Major(s): Political Science

Dr. Laurel Harbridge
  • Partisan conflict in Congress and its consequences
  • Congressional bipartisanship and its relation to public opinion
Star

Noah Star
Class: 2016
Major(s): Journalism

Dr. Rachel Davis Mersey
  • American politics and U.S. foreign policy
  • The history of American media
Wang

Jasmine Stephens
Class: 2015
Major(s): Psychology

Dr. Jennifer Richeson
  • Majority/minority interactions and their subsequent performance effects
Wang

David Wang
Class: 2015
Major(s): Sociology

Dr. Monica Prasad
  • Progressive taxation and the U.S. welfare state

Wang

Tova Yampolski
Class: 2015
Major(s): Journalism

Dr. Jack Doppelt
  • Women in government and politics
  • Criminal justice and penal systems in the United States

Alex Yu
Class: 2014
Major(s):

Dr. Lori Beaman
Zhu

Houren Zhu
Class: 2015
Major(s):

Dr. Bernard Black
  • Impact of state laws on the reporting of hospital-acquired infection (HAI) rates

Yuki Zou
Class: 2016
Major(s):

Dr. Monica Prasad