Request to Use Lab

PSL welcomes all Political Science faculty members and graduate students to use the lab for surveys, experiments, physiology experiments, and computer-based tasks.
Faculty Request: Please e-mail the Lab Manager, Chelsea Coe (, with requests to use the lab.
Graduate Student Request: Please complete the following checklist before you submit a request to use the lab. Once you have submitted your request to use the lab, the Lab Manager will respond within three school days. If you have any further questions, please e-mail the Lab Manager, Chelsea Coe, at
  1. Did you complete CITI training?
  • CITI training includes a "Social/Behavior Research Course".
  • CITI certification must be renewed every three years.
2. Did you get IRB approval?
  • Instructions are listed on the website.
  • Please keep in mind that it takes time to receive IRB approval.
  • You must have PI approval to get IRB approval.
3. Do you have a SONA researcher account?

Contact Political Science

Political Science Chair
Nathan W. Monroe, Associate Professor
Tony Coelho Chair of Public Policy
Political Science (General)
Political Science (Graduate)
Political Science Mailing Address
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
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University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
T: (209) 228-4400
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