Interested in taking courses on using Social Psychology and Behavioral Science to Design Good Public Policy?
Follow this link to learn more about Prof. Jurcevic's PubPol 499 course for Fall 2018 - open to all UW students 

 

Interested in getting hands on experience conducting research at the intersection of social psychology and public policy?  

In the Social Policy and Identity (SPIR) Lab we examine how the social world and people's identities and ideologies influences their attitudes, behaviors and thoughts.

 

JOIN THE LAB TO GAIN: 

  • Experience turning questions about the world into testable hypothesis and experiments
  • Participating in all aspects of research: study design, stimuli development, literature searches, data collection, data coding and data analysis
  • Professional Development 
  • Learning about graduate school and internship opportunities

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Hard-working, curious, responsible and reliable research assistants
  • No previous research experience necessary to apply
  • Accepting both volunteers and UW Undergraduate Research Program applicants

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Approximately 6-8 hours per week (may vary slightly from week to week)
  • Attend mandatory weekly lab meeting (included in 6-8 hour requirement)
  • Must be able to commit to 2 quarters (not including summer) 
 

INTERESTED IN JOINING SPIR LAB?
If you are interested in being considered for a Research Assistant position, please complete the online application form below. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis throughout the year. 

LINK TO APPLICATION FORM

Once you have filled out the application, please email Professor Jurcevic to let her know you have done so.

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Jurcevic: jurcevic@uw.edu

 Regan, Nathan, CJ and Balqisa with our official new lab shirts!

Regan, Nathan, CJ and Balqisa with our official new lab shirts!

 

How to find the lab:

203 Parrington Hall
Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 

 

Lab Photos

 Fall 2017: Wrapping up our first quarter as a lab with cookies, professional development, and some Seattle sunshine

Fall 2017: Wrapping up our first quarter as a lab with cookies, professional development, and some Seattle sunshine

 
 Angie, CJ, Danny and Angie | Winter 2018 

Angie, CJ, Danny and Angie | Winter 2018 

 
 Winter 2018 End of Quarter Ice Cream 

Winter 2018 End of Quarter Ice Cream 

 
 Spring 2018 / End of Year Get together! Left to Right: Prof. Jurcevic, CJ, Regan, Ruyue, and Angie

Spring 2018 / End of Year Get together! Left to Right: Prof. Jurcevic, CJ, Regan, Ruyue, and Angie