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Graduate Research

Research is a key part of your master's or doctoral course of study. Graduate students play an integral role in the A&S research enterprise, bringing valuable insight and technical expertise to their respective lab or office. Typically each department has various research specializations. To find your best fit, read the profiles of the faculty in your department of interest. Then, reach out to the faculty member whose area of expertise aligns with your own. Below are additional resources for you, and examples of what current graduates students are involved in.

Julia Zeh on a boat

Prestigious Grant Supports Ph.D. Student’s Whale Research

Julia Zeh's research involves developing methodologies to better estimate the number of whales in an area based on whale sound analysis.

Sara Swenson

Forging Communities of ‘People with Heart’

Sara Swenson, a Ph.D. candidate in religion, received the Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship to analyze contemporary Buddhist charities in Southeast Asia.

Courtney Carr

AAS Lauds Student Research

Courtney Carr, a master’s student in Pan African studies, was awarded the Carol Mills Young Study Abroad Scholarship to study in Tanzania.

Ariel Chu

Creative Writing Student Wins Soros Fellowship

Ariel Chu, a student in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing, received the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans to complete work on a novel about intergenerational family trauma.