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Undergraduate Research in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies

The Russian and Post-Soviet Studies program encourage all students to gain some experience in independent research. You will learn research basics in many of your courses. Independent research lets you take those skills and apply them to a research topic or question of your own.

Talk to an RPSS professor who is teaching or doing research on a topic similar to the one you want to explore. Ask them how best to get started with that, and if they would serve as your research project advisor. Independent Study projects, Honors projects, and internships all need to have a faculty member supervising your work.

The RPSS program also has several venues where you can show your work: