This is a collaborative project that examines how 13 populations on the Baja California Peninsula changed over time from 1700-1900AD. Research includes 1) data input on Birth, Death, and Marriage using historical records; 2) opportunities for data analysis, write up, and presentations; and 3) the possibility of travel to Baja California Sur, Mexico (for students will Upper-Level Spanish language abilities).
Social & Behavioral Science
Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit
1) data input on Birth, Death, and Marriage using historical records; and 2) opportunities for data analysis, write up, and presentations
Learn research methods, data analysis, and preparation of materials for conference presentation. Possibility for co-authorship on scientific publications.
Project Duration: 1-2 semesters. Work Hours: Hours per week are variable (but might range from 2 - 8 hours/week)
None (useful characteristics include some familiarity with Spanish Language and Microsoft Excel)