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REU Sites: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences

APPLICATIONS: Students must contact the individual sites for application information and materials. NSF does not have application materials and does not select student participants.

ELIGIBILITY: Individual sites may have specific eligibility requirements (e.g., number of undergraduate years completed) for applicants in addition to those described here. Undergraduate student participants supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. High school graduates who have not yet enrolled and students who have already received their bachelor's degrees generally are not eligible.

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REU Sites
Site Information Site Location Contact Information Additional Information
Flagstaff, Arizona
Primary: Christopher Chad Woodruff
(928) 523-4678
Research Topics/Keywords: Hojooba' bee la' hooniil, Social Psychophysiology of Compassion, Psychological Research
Northern Arizona UniversityAbstract of Award
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: Karen Schollmeyer
(520) 882-6946
Research Topics/Keywords: Archaeology, Preservation, Anthropology
Comments: The primary contact's phone# is (520)882-6946 x28
Archaeology SouthwestAbstract of Award
New Haven, Connecticut
Primary: Laurie Santos
Research Topics/Keywords: developmental and comparative psychology research, social cognition, research design, subject recruitment, stimulus generation, data collection, data entry, coding, statistical analysis
Yale UniversityAbstract of Award
Hamden, Connecticut
Primary: Julia Giblin
Research Topics/Keywords: Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Spatial Analysis, Geographic Information Science, Geophysics, Chemistry
Quinnipiac UniversityAbstract of Award
Smithsonian Institution
REU Site: Natural History Research Experiences
National Museum of Natural History(NMNH)
Washington, DC, District Of Columbia
Primary: Virginia Power
(202) 633-1055
Research Topics/Keywords: geoscience, planets, asteroids, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, paleobiology, oceanography, environmental, evolution,biodiversity, taxonomy,genomics,anthropology,archaeology,ethnology,linguistics
Smithsonian InstitutionAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Orlando, Florida
Primary: Dr. Timothy Hawthorne
Research Topics/Keywords: Geographic Information Systems, GIS, Citizen Science, geospatial technologies, geography, geosciences, sociology, education, community development, public health, land use planning
University of Central FloridaAbstract of Award
Primary: Jennifer Collins
(570) 594-1932
Research Topics/Keywords: Weather,Climate,Society,Interdisciplinary,REU
University of South FloridaAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Athens, Georgia
Primary: Laurie Reitsema
(706) 542-5939
Research Topics/Keywords: Bioarchaeology, Greek Colonization, Anthropology
University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc.Abstract of Award
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
NSF REU Site: Exploring Evidence of the Anthropocene
Edwardsville, Illinois
Primary: Carol Colaninno
Research Topics/Keywords: Archaeology, Ecology, Interdisciplinary Research, Anthropocene
Southern Illinois University at EdwardsvilleAbstract of Award
Notre Dame, Indiana
Primary: Paul Brenner
Research Topics/Keywords: Cloud Computing, Science Gateways, Computational Frameworks, Geospatial Analysis, Visualization
University of Notre DameAbstract of Award
Bloomington, Indiana
Primary: Laura Hurley
Secondary: CISAB
(812) 855-9663
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, animal behavior, psychology, anthropology, genetics, neuroscience
Comments: Point of contact: CISAB (812) 855-9663
Indiana UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, Ethics and Values Studies
Notre Dame, Indiana
Primary: Prof. Umesh Garg
(574) 631-7352
Research Topics/Keywords: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biophysics, Cosmology, Condensed Matter Physics, High-Energy Physics, Network Science, Nuclear Physics and Physics education.
Comments: Ethics Component and large RET component.
University of Notre DameAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
Sioux Center, Iowa
Primary: Nathan Tintle
Research Topics/Keywords: Interdisciplinary Research,Statistics/Biostatistics/Public Health, Psychology/Psychiatry, Ukranian culture/politics/history
Dordt CollegeAbstract of Award
Reno, Nevada
Primary: Michael Collopy
Research Topics/Keywords: climate change, water resources, water quality, socioeconomic research, environmental research, watersheds
University of Nevada, RenoAbstract of Award
New York, New York
Primary: Daniele Artistico
(646) 312-3837
Secondary: Mindy Engle-Friedman
Research Topics/Keywords: psychology, psychological research, Social Psychology, Environmental Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Measurement, Clinical/Sleep Psychology, Developmental Psychology
Baruch CollegeAbstract of Award
Rochester, New York
Primary: Brian Tomaszewski
Secondary: David Schwartz
Research Topics/Keywords: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), disaster resilience, spatial thinking, disaster management, Information Technology (IT), game development, social science
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)Abstract of Award
Greenvale, New York
Primary: IsabelleBarriere
Research Topics/Keywords: Linguistics, Language, Culture, Research Ethics, Speech-Language-Communication-Hearing Sciences
Long Island UniversityAbstract of Award
Syracuse, New York
Primary: Brooks Grump
Research Topics/Keywords: trauma research, veterans
Syracuse UniversityAbstract of Award
Charlotte, North Carolina
Primary: Michael Turner
Research Topics/Keywords: analytics,innovative research,interdisciplinary research, data-mining,quantitative modeling, machine learning, crime mapping,quantitative modeling,data visualization
University of North Carolina at CharlotteAbstract of Award
Athens, Ohio
Primary: Frances Wymbs
Research Topics/Keywords: psychology, social work, biology, pre-med, hypothesis formulation, integration and analysis of scientific literature, research design, data collection, data analysis
Ohio UniversityAbstract of Award
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Primary: K. David Harrison
Research Topics/Keywords: language documentation, linguistics, linguists, indigenous languages, endangered languages
Swarthmore CollegeAbstract of Award
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Primary: DenYelle Kenyon
Research Topics/Keywords: American Indian communities, quantitative and qualitative methods research, Risk Models, Circle of Courage Model
Sanford Research/USDAbstract of Award
Lubbock, Texas
Primary: Dr. Patricia DeLucia
Research Topics/Keywords: Translational Psychology Research, Applied Experimental Psychology, Human Factors/Ergonomics, Perception, Cognitive/Health/Social Psychology, Neuroscience
Texas Tech UniversityAbstract of Award
Austin, Texas
Primary: John Kappelman
Research Topics/Keywords: archaeology, paleontology, geochronology, geochemistry, geology
University of Texas at AustinAbstract of Award
Bellingham, Washington
Primary: Seth Feinberg
Research Topics/Keywords: international research, qualitative and qualitative social science methodologies, reproductive health research
Western Washington UniversityAbstract of Award
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Primary: Nels Paulson
Research Topics/Keywords: Water, Phosphorus, Sustainability, Sociology, Economics, Microbiology, Geology, Anthropology, Mathematics, Communications
University of Wisconsin-StoutAbstract of Award
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Primary: David Ferguson
Research Topics/Keywords: Phosphorous Pollution, Phosphorous Remediation Strategies, Sedimentology, Environmental Sustainability, Economic Impacts, Quantitative System Modeling
University of Wisconsin-StoutAbstract of Award
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