Research on Congress, Public Policy, and Political Parties

Faculty Name:
James Curry

Department:
Political Science

Faculty College:
Social and Behavioral Science

Email:
james.curry@poli-sci.utah.edu


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.