Drew Jacoby-Senghor, Professor

Closed (1) Unconscious Bias within Social Networks

Closed. This professor is continuing with Spring 2021 apprentices on this project; no new apprentices needed for Fall 2021.

How do unconscious biases shape our friendship and professional networks, affect professional and educational performance, and influence judgments?

Students will act as research assistants, which include tasks such as running experiments, data management, stimuli creation, and other tasks involved in the production and publication of experimental social science research. Students will meet directly with Professor Jacoby-Senghor and attend weekly lab meetings, which will be held in conjunction with PhD students and other research assistants.

Qualifications: Looking especially for students interested in graduate school in Social Psychology, Management, and Organizational Behavior or a career in behavioral research. Experience with SPSS/R or coding is preferred but not required.

Weekly Hours: 9-11 hrs

Related website: http://www.drewjacobysenghor.com/lab

Closed (2) Moral Decisions-Making

Closed. This professor is continuing with Spring 2021 apprentices on this project; no new apprentices needed for Fall 2021.

For this lab study, we are examining moral decision-making within group contexts. Specifically, we are exploring how moral decisions are discussed and made across dyadic interactions.

Students will act as research assistants, which includes tasks such as building surveys (Qualtrics), running online experiments, and data management.

Weekly Hours: 9-11 hrs

Related website: http://www.drewjacobysenghor.com/lab

Closed (3) Diversity and Gender in Hiring

Applications for fall 2021 are now closed for this project.

Some topics under investigation:
- Do perceptions of hiring criterion vary based on preference to maintain the status quo?
- Exploring the pitfalls of the hiring process and attempts to increase diversity

Students will act as research assistants, which include tasks such as running experiments, data management, stimuli creation, and other tasks involved in the production and publication of experimental social science research.

May be assisting in conducting a large-scale field experiment.

Qualifications: Looking especially for students interested in graduate school in Social Psychology, Management, and Organizational Behavior or a career in behavioral research. Experience with SPSS/R or coding is preferred but not required. Experience with python web scraping desired but not essential (please elaborate on experience in app).

Weekly Hours: 9-11 hrs

Related website: http://www.drewjacobysenghor.com/lab