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CWFR Graduate Research Assistantships

Each year the Center provides funding for four graduate students to focus on research in the area of work and family. Nominations are sought each spring for the following academic year. The Advisory Board of the Center evaluates the nominees, looking for students whose interests fit the goals of the center and who are at a stage in their careers at which they can benefit from having a year devoted to research. The Center strives to attract a strong and interdisciplinary pool of applicants that cuts across departments and colleges. The CWFR graduate assistants share a comfortable computer lab in the Center and enjoy getting to know each other. In addition to spending time on their own research and writing, the graduate assistants help with hospitality and arrangements for speakers and guests of the Center, and they organize monthly meetings for graduate students across the university to meet and discuss research in progress. Please contact Barbara King for information about the next round of deadlines for CWFR graduate research assistantship nominations.

CWFR Graduate Research Assistants

Fall 2004 - Spring 2005

Martha BleekerHuman Development and Family Studies

Aryn Dotterer - Human Development and Family Studies

Michelle Harrison -
Industrial/Organization Psychology

Naomie Nyanungo - Learning and Performance Systems, Adult Education program

Jason Smith - Sociology

Fall 2003 - Spring 2004

Paola Tami Aritomi - Human Development and Family Studies and Demography

Jodi Buffington - Psychology

Gillian Hampden-Thompson - Education Theory and Policy

Mindy Scott - Sociology

Tim Slack - Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

Fall 2002 - Spring 2003

Bryanne Cordeiro - Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Daniel Hawkins - Sociology

Tim Slack - Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology

Shawn Whiteman - Human Development and Family Students

Spring 2002

Bryanne Cordeiro - Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Amy Varner - Labor Studies

CWFR Director, Dr. Nan Crouter, pictured with 04/05 CWFR Research Assistants (L-R) Michelle Harrison, Naomie Nyanungo, Jason Smith, Aryn Dotterer and Martha Bleeker.


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