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Archive of Past Undergraduate Researchers

Click on any student to learn more about his or her undergraduate research experience.

Garrett Fair
Business Honors Program & Mathematics

Garrett’s undergraduate research topic was The Gatekeepers: A Study of Credit Rating Agency Analysts and Their Role in the Financial Crisis.

“Even if you’re not interested in graduate school or a Ph.D., you can still build a very valuable skill set from working in research that can be useful in future jobs.”

Muna Rehman
Arabic & Government

Muna’s undergraduate research topic was Assessing the Outcomes of Political Assassinations

“[Undergraduate research] has really helped me evolve from just a regular student to an informed individual.”

Charlie Saginaw
History

Charlie’s undergraduate research topic was The Discovery of Hunger in America: The Politics of Race, Hunger, and Malnutrition, 1965-1975.

“Learning how to conduct primary source research challenged me to think more deeply, problem solve, and ask thought-provoking questions.”

Kevin Martin
Humanities, Government & History

Kevin’s undergraduate research topic was Genocide and the Escalation of Ethnic Violence.

“Past the obvious benefits gained from research such as discipline, refinement of researching and writing skills, and a general increase in knowledge over broad and specific topics, research has indelibly changed who I am as a person.”