Research on Congress, Public Policy, and Political Parties

Mentor Name:
James Curry

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Political Science

Social and Behavioral Science


Project Description:

I am interested in working with students on research regarding the U.S. Congress, American policymaking, American political parties, leadership in American politics, and American legislative elections.

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Earn independent study credit; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis

Student Role:

Assistance with data collection and analysis, library research, research of government documents, and literature reviews. Collaborations are possible.

Student Benefits:

I am open to collaborative research projects.

Project Duration:

Varies by project.

Minimum Requirements:

Students should have strong research skills with some experience. The student should also have an interest in politics and an understanding of American policymaking processes.