Natasha B. Barnes

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: English
    Secondary Department: African American Studies
    Title: Associate Prof & Director of Undergraduate Studies in English
    Office: UH 1933
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Literary and cultural studies in the black Atlantic world. Deeply committed to using social media for educational and pedagogical purposes. I believe a public university should be accessible to the Chicago community. Taught an undergraduate course at Stateville Prison in 2014.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Student must have good standing in their department and be committed to the research in liberal arts. I would prefer a Junior or Senior but enthusiastic sophomores will be accepted

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Student should be eager for independent work and willing to work in a team. Make sure you have arranged your schedule so that you can optimize your research experience

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