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NSF-funded summer research opportunity for undergraduates in Cultural anthropology

Primary Institution: University of North Texas
Affiliation: NSF
City: Denton
State: TX
Job Duration: June 4, 2007 - August 10, 2007
Class Requirement: Participants must have earned between 60-90 scholastic credit hours
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Anthropology
Description: We have been funded by the National Science Foundation to provide a 10 week intensive program teaching Sociocultural anthropological scientific research methods to students who are members of groups typically underrepresented on college campuses, including ethnic minorites and first-generation college students (for whom neither parent graduated from college).  Our goal is twofold: to help promote the development of underrepresented, and first -generation students as future social scientists; and to develop a collaborative articulation with the University's McNair Program or other research mentoring programs to prepare first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students for graduate education in anthropology or other social sciences.
Stipend: approximately $400 per week
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Application Deadline: 04/23/2007
Job Website: http://www.unt.edu/anthropology/nsf.htm

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Doug Henry Ph.D.
Department of Anthropology, Summer Research Methods Project
P.O. Box 310409, University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203-0409
Email: dhenry@pacs.unt.edu
Phone: 940-565-3836
Fax: 940-369-7833
Secondary Contact: Tyson Gibbs Ph.D., Chair, Anthropology Department
Department of Anthropology, Summer Research Methods Project
P.O. Box 310409, University of North Texas
Denton, TX 76203-0409
Email: TGibbs@pacs.unt.edu
Phone: 940-565-4940
Fax: 940-369-7833
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