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Staff Spotlight: Paul Mihas

April 29, 2021

As Odum’s assistant director for education and qualitative methods, Paul Mihas wears many hats. His various roles include qualitative and mixed methods researcher, instructor, and consultant, which give him the opportunity to work across many disciplines and levels of research, … Continued

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

April 5, 2021

This week gives Carolina & the Odum Institute the opportunity to honor and acknowledge the tremendous contributions of all graduate and professional students who play critical roles across the University and here at Odum. As the University of North Carolina … Continued

Grad Student Job Openings: Audio Transcriptionists Needed

March 11, 2021

Position description: ***This position is open only to current UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students*** The Odum Institute is seeking one to two new transcriptionist to join our research data transcription service. The new transcriptionist(s) will work with our lead transcriptionist to … Continued

Staff Spotlight: Jill Stevens

March 3, 2021

Today, Jill Stevens supports the Odum Institute staff as an Educational Coordinator, but she has been a Tar Heel since studying at UNC-CH as an undergraduate. Before transitioning into university administration, she worked in the hospitality industry as a manager … Continued

Staff Spotlight: Leah Massey

January 28, 2021

Prior to joining the Odum team in 2019, Leah Massey honed her administrative skills for 10 years working in nonprofit and healthcare organizations. She was first drawn to the profession because, while she enjoys working “in the background,” she often … Continued

Staff Spotlight: Cheryl Thompson

October 5, 2020

Today, Cheryl Thompson supports the Data Archive team as a Research Data Archivist, but it isn’t her first time working for the Odum Institute. As an undergraduate student, she worked on the Southern Focus Poll as a telephone interviewer, and … Continued

Staff Spotlight: Matthew Dunlap

July 10, 2020

Matthew Dunlap joined the Odum Institute staff in November of 2019 as a Systems Programmer/Analyst. Born and raised just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, Dunlap received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Christopher Newport University, and later his Master’s in … Continued

Part-time Job Opening: Statistical Consultant (Fall 2020)

July 8, 2020

The Odum Institute has an opening for a part-time statistical consultant this fall. The consultant will be part of a team of advanced graduate students who staff the Odum Institute statistical consulting “desk,” now a virtual service. The students are … Continued

A Statement, In Solidarity

June 4, 2020

A Statement, In Solidarity Along with the rest of the world, we have been outraged and deeply affected by the recent events taking place in our country. The tragic and senseless murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and now George … Continued