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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.

Student application deadline EXTENDED to Tuesday, March 21 at midnight!

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2016-2017 Partnership Projects

The CWW takes pleasure in sponsoring such innovative projects within an array of disciplines. The 2016-2017 partnership projects include:

  • Adoption and Foster Care: Experiences and Attitudes
    • Doreen Arcus, Associate Professor of Psychology
    • Maria Borrero, Psychology
  • Sentiment Analysis, Party Politics, and Presidential Primaries
    • John Cluverius, Assistant Professor of Political Science
    • John Nyarko, Political Science and Economics
  • Through Their Eyes: Understanding the Transition to College
    • Judith Davidson, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
    • Patrice Faith Olivar, Psychology
  • The Contradictions of Place: Lowell, Massachusetts as Consumer of Slave-produced Cotton and as a Leading City in the Struggle to End Slavery
    • Robert Forrant, Professor of History
    • Emily Yunes, History
  • The Musical Playground
    • Elissa Johnson-Green, Assistant Professor of Music
    • Tyler McMillan, Music Studies
  • The Realities of LGBT Asylum: From Institutional Approaches to Individual Experiences
    • Cheryl Llewelyn, Assistant Professor of Sociology
    • David Rodriguez, Sociology and Psychology
  • Examining the Nature of Learning Difficulties in Children through Eye-Tracking Technology
    • Richard Serna, Associate Professor of Psychology
    • Lauren Keisling, Exercise Physiology (Psychology minor)
  • Shooting for Inclusion: Photovoice Project
    • Jana Sladkova, Associate Professor of Psychology
    • Pisey Hok, Psychology
  • How Can Cognitive Psychologists Use Scientific Outreach to Help Teachers and Students?
    • Yana Weinstein, Assistant Professor of Psychology
    • Syeda Nizami, English and Psychology

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 Vice Provost for Research and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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