Solene Delecourt

Open (1) The Effect of Author Gender on Research Perceptions

Open. Apprentices needed for the fall semester. Enter your application on the web beginning August 18th. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 30th at 9 AM.

This project examines the effect of author gender on impressions of gender research. Using a variety of methods, including experimental studies and focus groups, this project seeks to understand whether the gender of the author influences perceptions of the research quality, importance, relevance, etc.



Research apprentices will be asked to help with stimuli creation, data collection, data coding, data analysis, manuscript preparation, literature reviews, and team meetings.


Day-to-day supervisor for this project: Charlotte Townsend, Graduate Student

Qualifications: Applicants majoring in psychology, economics or other relevant fields with an intention of pursuing graduate studies (doctoral) will be given priority. Highly conscientious individuals with strong attention to detail, strong quantitative and communication skills are sought. Reasonable availability on a weekly basis is also needed for coordination purposes. Experience with SPSS/R or programming (Python) and experimental methods coursework is preferred but not required.

Weekly Hours: 6-8 hrs

Off-Campus Research Site: Remote

Open (2) Gender and sexual harassment for female business owners

Open. Apprentices needed for the fall semester. Enter your application on the web beginning August 18th. The deadline to apply is Monday, August 30th at 9 AM.

Women business owners earn less than men business owners. I am collecting novel data from Kenya to understand how sexual harassment relates to business performance for business owners.

Your role will be to help clean and analyze the data (ideally using Stata) and produce beautiful tables and graphs. If you have a keen eye for data visualization, and a taste for clean/reproducible code, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Day-to-day supervisor for this project: Anya Marchenko, Staff Researcher

Qualifications: Experience with data cleaning and analysis. Background in Economics preferred.

Weekly Hours: 6-8 hrs