Matthew Hall

    Email Address: mshall@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Sociology
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 4176B BSB Phone: 312-966-4647
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Immigrant residential and economic incorporation/assimilation, particularly in "new" destination areas (non-traditional gateways, rural communities, suburbs); Effects of legal status for immigrants; Immigration and the labor market; Residential segregation, diversity, and racial change; Urban homelessness;

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Taken at least one course in statistics and have in interest in scientifically-minded social research. Students from Sociology will be given preference, but those from related other social science departments will be considered.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Expectations would be decided upon individually, but generally speaking, I would anticipate student RAs to help prepare materials for presentation and publication (e.g., the creation of tables, graphs, powerpoints), to help with the assembly of secondary data sets, and to engage with and summarize recent work related to research projects.

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