The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship/L&S program (SURF/L&S) allows UC Berkeley undergraduates in the College of Letters and Science to spend the summer doing concentrated research in preparation for a senior thesis. About forty fellows will be funded in 2014, receiving $4250. Please fill out the eligibility screen here so we can guide you.
The SURF conference will take place on August 25-26, 2014, in Valley Life Science Building.
Additional benefits of both programs
In addition to receiving funding, each summer fellow will be assigned to a research cluster, which will meet weekly throughout the summer. In the cluster you will find a community of undergraduate researchers with... more
Since 1967, when Israeli Occupational Forces took control of all legal authority over the occupied Palestinian Territories, more than 800,000 Palestinians have been arrested and detained in the "interests of security and public order." Israeli military authorities have issued over 3,000 military orders since that time, creating a complex military regime dedicated to preventing resistance and criminalizing civic activity. My research question asks: Does the Israeli administered military court system in the West Bank, in its arrest, detainment, and prosecution of Palestinians, extend beyond the limits of international humanitarian law, both in policy and in practice? Methodologically, I will conduct archival research on case studies, as well as participant observation in court... Read More