This U.S. public policy research program supports student research projects focused on contemporary issues in U.S. economic or social policy, including but not limited to regulation, inequality, community and regional development, and/or processes and powers of American Government. Sentinels Fellows are awarded research funding based primarily upon their written project proposal.
- 2018 Application Information
- 2017 Sentinels Fellows (Abstracts)
- 2016 Sentinels Fellows (Abstracts)
- 2015 Sentinels Fellows (Abstracts)
- Examples of Past Sentinels Proposals (PDF)
Examples of Past Sentinels Reports (PDF)
- The Administration of Refugee Resettlement in the United States: An Analysis of the Wilson-Fish Alternative Program (Austin Anderson '19)
- Evaluating the Arts in Berkshire County: A Sentinels Report (Anna DeLoi '18)
- Improving Transportation Access Among Seniors in Berkshire County: Problems and Potential Solutions (Robert Dulin '19)
- Reproductive Rights and Access: Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont (Madeleine Elyze '18)
- Structural Factors for Success in Berkshire County’s Public-Private Juvenile Alternative Sentencing Programs (Nicholas Goldrosen '20)
- Using Storytelling in the Public School Classroom: The StoryBridge Model -- A New Approach for Bridging Academics and Social and Emotional Learning (Louisa Kania '19)
- Assessing State and Federal Policies in the US: CAFOs, Transparency, and Bottlenecks in Livestock and Dairy Production (Jessica Muñoz '19)
- Examples of Past Sentinels Reports (PDF)
For more information, contact Paula Consolini ([email protected]), Director of the Center for Learning in Action or other Sentinels Selection Committee members: Professor Cathy Johnson, Professor Nicole Mellow and Professor Stephen Sheppard.