Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Project Info

  • Name: Measuring food insecurity
  • Faculty Advisor: Brian Flaherty
  • Department(s): Psychology
  • Area(s): Quantitative Psychology

Contact Info

  • Contact Person: Brian Flaherty
  • Email: bxf4@uw.edu


Help examine associations among items and measures related to food insecurity in a large national data set.
Find and review scientific literature on measurement of food insecurity.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge of or willing to learn:
- R markdown
- getting the data into R
- data checking and recoding
- running descriptive statistics and other analyses with guidance
- work independently, but also knows when to pause and ask for assistance