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Undergraduate Researchers

Click on a researcher to learn more about his or her undergraduate research experience. View the researcher archive for profiles from previous years. Visit the student success page for stories from all Undergraduate Studies programs.

Kristin Cummins
Government

Kristin’s undergraduate research topic is Tipping Points in Public Policy

“This program has prepared me for law school, but it also opened my eyes to various other fields that I am now interested in.”

Natasha Sharma
International Relations and Social Work

Natasha’s undergraduate research topic is A Multiethnic Intergroup Forum to Address the Impact of the Media’s Stereotypes of Racial Minorities on Youth

“It has been interesting to see first-hand how intergroup dialogue can go a long way in fostering an understanding of diversity.”

George Kimson III
Arabic Language and Literature; International Relations and Global Studies

George’s undergraduate research topic is Ideologies of the Arabic Language.

“Getting involved in research teaches you to be a self-motivated learner/worker, which is something that I am sure will benefit me in the future.”

Eva Valilis
Public Health (Honors)

Eva’s undergraduate research topic is Best Practices of Flu Vaccine Delivery.

“I did not expect so much freedom, and I am grateful that I am able to explore methods of epidemiological research using my own strategies.”

Raul Sergio Lozano III
Orchestral Instrument Performance

Sergio’s undergraduate research topic is Re-branding Classical Music

“I’ve learned from my mistakes and I’m glad I made those mistakes in school and not while working for a job that could really make or break it for me.”

Stefany Quirico
Economics and International Relations and Global Studies

Stefany’s undergraduate research topic is Conditional Cash Transfers and Women’s Empowerment.

“Learning to tackle large-scale projects individually is a valuable skill that I’m thankful to take with me as I graduate from UT.”

Robyn Croft
Undeclared

Robyn’s undergraduate research topic is The Academic and Professional After-effects for Students Who Have Gone Through the Judicial Process at the University of Texas.

“Getting involved in a smaller, diverse community within UT has given me a lot of intellectual stimulation outside of the classroom, and this is something that I have come to enjoy and look forward to.”