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Database Modeling using Political Science Data




17: Political Sciences

Faculty Supervisor:

In Song Kim

Faculty email:


Apply by:

Feb 13, 2020


Rémi Cura , remi.cura@gmail.com

Project Description

This project applies data modeling and data science methods to build/improve the award-winning LobbyView database of money-in-politics data in the US (https://lobbyview.org/). This position offers a unique learning opportunity, as the UROP student will be closely working with the faculty and our db expert team member. The student will improve his/her understandings of practical and theoretical skills and become familiar with the PostgreSQL relational databases that are used in various industries and academic projects.


The student should be comfortable with Python programming language. An ideal candidate will be familiar with relational data modeling, SQL, and PostgreSQL.