2013 Homeland Security Summer Scholars Academy
University of Texas at El Paso
The Homeland Security Summer Scholars Academy offers undergraduate students from various disciplines an intensive, hands-on, ten-week summer research experience in a realistic and meaningful environment.
Students chosen for the program will be awarded a $4,000 stipend. Students who do not live within commuting distance (100 miles) of the University of Texas at El Paso will also receive paid on-campus housing and a meal allowance.
Research areas of focus for the 2013 Academy include:
• Aging & the U.S. Naturalization Exam: Finding Optimal Conditions of Practice for Boosting Older Adult Learning and Recall
• Behavioral Game Theory Analysis of Patrolling Games
• Game Theory for Border Security
• Humans for Sale: Modern-Day Slave Trade Routes
• Importance of Photographic, Target, and Perceiver Factors in the Perceptual Identification of Own- and Other- Race/Ethnicity
• Understanding Hispanic Children’s Respiratory Health on the U.S.-Mexico border
• Engage with professors to research topics in homeland security and present research findings.
• Experience one of the most dynamic border regions while learning about potential careers within various Department of Homeland Security agencies.
• Network with students from across the United States interested in the field of homeland security.
• Visit homeland security agencies and learn from experts in the field.
2013 Program dates are June 3 to August 9. Application deadline is March 25. Opportunities are limited.
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