Who We Are

The Teaching, Research, and International Policy (TRIP) Project is based at the College of William & Mary's Global Research Institute. The Project's research team consists of three principal investigators, two project managers, and 5-15 research assistants any given semester or summer. TRIP faculty, staff, and students are listed below.

Principal Investigators

Susan Peterson

Office: Tyler 345, College of William and Mary
Phone: (757) 221-3036
Email: smpete@wm.edu

Ryan Powers

Office: Candler 310, University of Georgia
Phone: (706) 542-2798
Email: ryan.powers@uga.edu

Michael Tierney

Office: 427 Scotland Street, College of William and Mary
Phone: (757) 221-3039
Email: mjtier@wm.edu


Eric Parajon

Junior Project Manager
Office: 424 Scotland Street
Phone: (757) 221-1466
Email: ejparajon@wm.edu

Emily Jackson

Junior Project Manager
Office: 424 Scotland Street
Phone: (757) 221-1466
Email: ejackson01@wm.edu

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Fall 2018 RAs and PMs from left to right: Ola Pozor, Marc Dion, Eric Parajon, Henry Crossman, Moira Johnson, Conor Scanlon, Kyra Solomon, Emily Jackson.

TRIP is currently hiring for the Spring 2019 semester. We are seeking applicants for two positions:

Research Assistant - RAs will take part in research on bridging the gap between academia, policymakers, the media and the public. In addition to gaining research experience, RAs will participate in original data collection, survey design, and gain experience with database management and data analysis.

Communications Assistant - The TRIP Project is seeking an individual experienced in communications to expand its social media strategy and assist with event planning and other projects over the Spring 2019 semester.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to irsurvey@wm.edu.