2 Result(s)

Mobile Youth and Poverty Study

In this research opportunity, students will work with the Data Archivist for the Mobile Youth and Poverty Study and/or other identified faculty, based on the students' interests to create research publications, both manuscripts and conference proposals that explore risk and protective factors for primarily adolescents who grow up in impoverished communities. This opportunity lends itself more toward quantitative methods, but qualitative opportunities may be explored. In this research opportunity, students will work with secondary data sources. Typical work may include conducting literature reviews, data analysis, and manuscript and/or conference proposal preparation. Students' research interests will be taken into consideration, and there m...

Required Availability
Fall 2016 | Spring 2017 | Summer 2017
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No

“Sense of Purpose” in Volunteers and Public Employees

The project would involve analyzing qualitative data collected from volunteers and paid professionals who helped people sign up for health care on HealthCare.gov. The student would code data and work with me to assess and contrast the “sense of purpose” and sources of motivation among members of the two groups. ...

Required Availability
Fall 2017 | Spring 2018
Course Credit?
No
Paid Position?
No