Interpersonal Relationships and Applied Methods (IRAM) Research Group

Robert Wickham, Ph.D.



Interest Areas:

Dr. Robert Wickham’s research addresses several lines of inquiry, including person perception, close relationships, and psychological well-being. Much of his work is focused on the development, evaluation, and application of quantitative analysis in the social sciences.

IRAM Overview:

IRAM is a collaborative and project-focused lab. Our hope is that students contribute to the field by developing, publishing, and presenting research. Students are encouraged to meaningfully embed novel methodology/advanced statistical approaches into their own work. They are supported by Dr. Wickham and other lab members to develop these skills.
The lab maintains many active collaborative relationships with faculty and students from PAU and other institutions, across substantive research areas. Notably, Dr. Wickham has several grants with the LifeMoves Shelter Network, whereby students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge though program evaluation.
Please explore our lab website for more information!
To Apply:
Openings: 3
Procedure: Interested first-year students are welcome to attend a lab meeting during Winter quarter. Please submit the following items to Dr. Wickham (via email) by 5pm on the PAU-sanctioned application date.
  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter describing your research skills/experiences as well as a summary of how you believe IRAM fits your research interests and career goals
  3. Your research proposal written in PAU’s Research Methods course

Offers will be made via email on the PAU-sanctioned lab match date/time each year.

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