Please complete a research application and choose one of the research positions listed below. Please return your completed applications to the contact person listed for the project via email.
Below are the research projects that are available for students to work on for SOCIOL 4998 credit Autumn Semester 2019. SOCIOL 4998 is one of the options that students can use to fulfill the Integrated Elective requirement - PLEASE NOTE, you may only count 3 hours total of internship or research credit towards the major. Also, remember that research experience is especially important if you are planning on applying to graduate school!
Please read the requirements for each project carefully, as some require either specific coursework or specific GPA.
Police Violence: A Shift toward Impacts on Black Women
(email Laura Frizzell, email@example.com, and Sadé Lindsay firstname.lastname@example.org)
The goal of this research project is to understand the impact of police violence on Black women. We are particularly interested in how the media saturation of images/videos portraying violence against Black bodies impacts Black women, as well as Black women’s direct and indirect experiences with police violence. The researchers will collect approximately 120 interviews of Black women, and we need undergraduate assistants to help with transcription and analysis of these interviews.
GPA of 3.0 or higher and completion of a research methods course are preferred, but we will consider all applications. We highly encourage those students to apply who are interested in race, gender, police violence, and/or qualitative methods. Non-majors are welcome, and students can sign up for 1 to 3 credit hours as they choose.