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Burch Field Research Seminars

Burch Field Research Seminars combine faculty scholarship and undergraduate teaching to produce unique hands-on learning experiences in changing locations stateside and around the globe.

All Burch Field Research Seminars are open to UNC undergraduates (with sophomore status or greater) and a 3.0 GPA.

Summer 2014

Burch Science Seminar in London, UK
The History of Infectious Diseases in Science and Literature

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Application Deadline

February 13, 2014

Faculty Director

Professor Ann Matthysse, Department of Biology

Courses

  • Discoveries in Prevention and Cure of Infectious Disease in London (3 credits)
  • London in Literature: Disease and Science (3 credits)

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Spring 2015

Burch Seminar in Washington, DC:
Domestic and International Affairs Internship Program

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Application Deadline

September 18, 2014

Faculty Director

Professor Dan Gitterman, Department of Public Policy

Courses

  • Seminar on Domestic and International Affairs (6 credits)
  • Internship (6 credits)

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Summer 2015

Burch Seminar in Vienna, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo

The Role of International Organizations in Conflict Resolution and Democracy Building in the Balkans

Application Deadline

mid February 2015

Faculty Director

Professor Bob Jenkins, Department of Political Science

Courses

  • Conflict and Intervention in the Former Yugoslavia (3 credits)
  • Research in European and International Security (3 credits)

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Burch Seminar in Rwanda and The Hague

Human Rights and International Law

Application Deadline

mid February 2015

Faculty Director

Professor Tom Kelley, School of Law

Courses

  • Genocide, Human Rights, and International Criminal Law (3 credits)
  • Law and Society in Rwanda (3 credits)

Burch Seminar in London and Berlin

Comparative Approaches to Scientific Controversies*

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Application Deadline

mid February 2015

Faculty Director

Professor Trude Bennett, Department of Maternal and Child Health

Courses

  • Science as Social Enterprise: Case Studies in Genetically Modified Agriculture and Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening
  • Configuration and Representation of Scientific Endeavor in Multiple Discipline
* Pending Administrative Boards Approval