REU’s for Social Science Majors

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Texas A & M

Research Institute in Sociology and Social Inequality

In this REU students will work with TAMU faculty who are investigating patterns, nature, causes, and consequences of social disparities through hands-on participation in research projects supervised by leading faculty researchers examining issues such as

criminology and race
urban ethnography
Stratification
food security and food justice
immigration

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, & Non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2020
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Yale’s Canine Cognition Center works with volunteer dogs in the New Haven area,

Yale

Comparative and Developmental Origins of Social Cognition

“The REU program has both scientific and societal benefits integrating research and education. The broad goal of the Comparative and Developmental Origins of Social Cognition REU Site is to provide students from under-represented backgrounds with joint training in developmental and comparative psychology research. Students will gain experience investigating the origins of human social cognition from two different but related perspectives: developmental studies testing human children’s social understanding and comparative studies examining social cognition in domesticated dogs.”

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, & Non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply:March 1, 2020
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Rice University

Translational Research in Psychological Sciences- Human Factors is an 8-week paid research traineeship at Rice University in Houston that brings together students majoring in psychological and social sciences, neuroscience, behavioral health science, engineering, computer science, math, kinesiology, or biomechanics to work with faculty on on topics in behavioral research that have clear applications to real-world problems.

Levels: Juniors, & Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: 3.3
Deadline to Apply: January 6, 2020
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University of Indiana Bloomington

The Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior at the University of Indiana Bloomington brings together undergraduates to work with faculty on research projects in animal behavior focusing on neuroscience, cognitive science, fieldwork and behavioral analysis.

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, & Non-Graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: No minimum GPA
Deadline to Apply: February 15, 2020
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Dordt University & The Ukraine

In this REU students will spend two weeks in the Ukrain and the remaining eight weeks at Dordt University in Sioux City, Iowa. The goal of this REU is to explore current mental health in a developing country focusing on topics such as:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Ukraine
Risk Factors for Distress
Correlates of Subjective Health in Ukraine
Co-morbidity of Smoking and Alcohol

Levels: Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, & Non-graduating Seniors
Citizenship Requirements: US Citizens & Permanent Residents
Minimum GPA: Not Specified
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2020
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