Become an RA for the Romantic Relationships Research Lab

Applications for Spring 2017 due November 11th 2016- Down load an application and submit it to Dr. Feiring (; All applicants must be interviewed by Dr. Feiring once the application has been submitted

RRRLab Info Video

Download and Application Here


  • PSY 121
  • Permission from the instructor required
  • PSY 299 preferred

Research assistant duties include:

  • Training to conduct structured interviews about relationships qualities
  • Training to transcribe interviews
  • Training in narrative coding and analyses
  • Conducting interviews (data collection)
  • Developing reliable and valid narrative coding systems
  • Transcribing and Coding interviews
  • Helping to plan new research protocols
  • Training to manage an ongoing research project
  • Learning/conducting data analyses
  • Learning to communicate research through written and oral presentations.
  • Conducting library research on various topics, such narrative analysis, dating aggression, power, anger and rejections sensitivity in adolescent romantic relationships


Skills Developed

  • Conducting semi-structured interviews about relationships
  • Transcribing of interviews
  • Coding and analyses