Political Science

Name of the Faculty Mentor: Dr. Michael W. Sances

Faculty Mentor's Department: Political Science

Email Address:  msances@memphis.edu

Project Description: Dr. Sances is conducting a research project on the links between city election results and national election results. This project requires the collection and digitization of precinct-level city election records. The primary task is entering the raw election data into a spreadsheet. However, there may be opportunities for data collection as well.

Requirements for Student Applicants: Political science, economics, or sociology preferred. Should be comfortable with spreadsheet software such as Excel. Attention to detail is essential. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Application or Interview Process: Submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and future career goals, as well as a resume and unofficial transcripts.

Hours per week the student will work: 10 hours per week

Starting Date: As soon as possible.

Method of Compensation: Volunteer