Dr. Emily Wornell
<b>Department: </b>Center for Local and State Policy<br><b>Research Area: </b>My research examines how low-income households make ends meet (livelihood strategies), and the impact of community-level attributes to facilitate or inhibit those strategies. <br>
Department: Center for Local and State Policy
Research Focus: My research examines how low-income households make ends meet (livelihood strategies), and the impact of community-level attributes to facilitate or inhibit those strategies.
Potential Student Project(s):
- Transcription of audio-recorded interviews with community members and key informants
- Assistance with survey development, management, and analysis
- Literature reviews
Attributes/skills/background sought in undergraduate:
- Attention to detail
- Organizational skills
- Excellence English-language proficiency
- Excellence word processing skills
Mentoring Plan: The PI and student will meet at least once weekly to discuss the research process, answer questions the student might have, go over work that's been completed, and review upcoming work projects. The PI will also be available for additional meetings and/or questions outside of this regularly scheduled check in. At the end of the semester, the PI will provide the student will a review of their work, including their strengths and challenges, and (if appropriate) provide a reference letter for their use in the future.
Contact: 765-285-1613, 149 WB