Michael Murakami

    Email Address: murakamm@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Political Science
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: BSB 1122B Phone: 6-5156
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    American Politics, Political Psychology, Campaigns and Elections, Public Opinion, Parties, Race & Ethnic Politics, and Congress.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    A qualified student should have a GPA of 3.0 or above. Coursework in American politics or an interest in/knowledge of American public opinion, elections, and/or Congress is also required.

    A major (or prospective major) in sociology, psychology, political science, statistics, or related/similar fields is preferred, but not required.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Assist the Professor in conducting research on a variety of projects concerning American Politics. This includes conducting secondary research, gathering data, and conducting analysis, and writing up & editing results/findings.

    The tasks assigned to research assistants will be commensurate with their abilities and comfort levels.

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