Student Opportunities

PhD Working Group

PhD students at Chicago Harris are integral to research design, data analysis, and dissemination of the results of the BIP Lab’s work. The BIP Lab PhD Working Group meets to discuss ongoing work and receive critical feedback from professors and co-directors Kalil and Mayer. Please email Keri Lintz, Associate Director of the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy at to express interest in joining the PhD Working Group.

Research Assistant Team

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in working with the BIP Lab can assist in a variety of ways, from supporting fellows and staff members on-site at Head Start preschools around Chicago to auditing data received from parents participating in the Lab’s studies. This role provides students with a valuable opportunity to gain experience in field research and data collection. To learn about any opportunities that may be available and to express interest in assisting with the BIP Lab's projects, please email Sophie Milam, Research Project Manager of the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab at