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Graduate Student Researcher

Professor Russell Robinson is seeking a work-study student for the position of Research Assistant. The student must have a strong background in public health. Professor Robinson is in the Law School and working on projects related to race, gender, and sexual orientation from an interdisciplinary perspective. His current project focuses on health disparities between LGBT people and heterosexuals. The Research Assistant will research, among other things, the extent to which LGBT populations are more likely than heterosexuals to smoke and use alcohol and drugs. Professor Robinson will incorporate this research into an article that questions the centrality of the gay bar in LGBT identity formation and same-sex relationships as well as the government’s role in addressing these health disparities.
This is a great opportunity to join Professor Robinson’s team and do meaningful work in the process.

Research in public health, social science and psychological databases; word processing, data entry, complete special projects and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Public-health oriented major preferred. Detail-oriented, conscientious and reliable, skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel, Macintosh proficient, tech savvy with Internet and tech tools a plus; strong word processing and data entry skills; friendly and tactful. Must be efficient and a fast learner; able to take initiative and work independently.

Please contact Jake Feltham, jfeltham@law.berkeley.edu for further information or to apply.

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