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Emerging Scholars

2016 - 2017 Emerging Scholars Students
2016-2017 Emerging Scholars students

Thank you for your interest in the Emerging Scholars Program! This program provides students with a unique year-long opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge gained from courses at UMass Lowell to a faculty member's on-going research. Students who participate gain valuable research experience and build on their classroom learning.

The student application deadline has been EXTENDED to Tuesday, March 21 at midnight!

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2017-2018 Partnership Projects

The CWW takes pleasure in sponsoring such innovative projects within an array of disciplines. The 2017-2018 partnership projects include:

  • School Discipline Decisions among Educators, Administrators, and School Resource Officers by Region: Implications for understanding the school-to-prison pipeline
    Doreen Arcus, Associate Professor of Psychology
    Samantha Roy, Psychology
  • The Musical Playground
    Elissa Johnson-Green, Assistant Professor of Music
    Emily Gaskins, Music Education
  • Refugees, Media, and Public Opinion
    Cheryl Llewelyn, Assistant Professor of Sociology
    Zanya Basma, Political Science
  • Underrepresented Populations and Perinatal Care
    Joseph Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Psychology
    Melanie Bingham, Psychology
  • Bio-Markers and Counter-Messages: An Exploratory study of extremist propaganda, aggression and Effective Counter Messaging
    Neil Shortland, Lecturer, School of Criminology and Justice Studies
    Kyrielle Ross, Psychology and Criminal Justice
  • Experimental Games in Entrepreneurial Finance
    Michael Ciuchta, Assistant Professor of Management
    David Kingsley, Assistant Professor of Economics
    Kevin Strathdee, Economics
  • The Fabled Fourth Estate: Challenging Assumptions about Media Freedom and Human Rights
    Jenifer Whitten-Woodring, Associate Professor Political Science
    Nicole Anderson, Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Ethics and Diversity in Chronic Pain and Opioid Policy
    Nicholas Evans, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
    Hannah Daly, Political Science
  • The Inclusion of Students with Emotional Disturbance in K-12 Schools: Effective Practices, Teacher Challenges, and Essential Considerations
    John McKenna, Assistant Professor of Moderate Disabilities
    Emily Bergman, English and Psychology

Full 2017-2018 Project Descriptions

Past Emerging Scholars Projects

To learn more about what the students have done, view their mid-year presentations.

These articles document past Emerging Scholar Projects in action!

The Emerging Scholars Program is administered by the Center for Women & Work, and funded by the Office of the Financial Aid and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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