Laurie Schaffner

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Sociology
    Secondary Department: Gender and Women's Studies
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: BSB 4146B MC 312 Phone: 996-3005
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    youth culture and the law; gender, sexuality, and the state; youth, law, and globalization; youth who trade sex

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior standing; Bilingual Spanish/English preferred; Able to commit to and complete weekly hours; Outstanding comprehension and writing skills; Able to work independently; Good attention to detail; Have completed one social science methodology course and one social problems theory course; Reliable, responsible, productive, interested in social justice engaged scholarship.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    I am currently researching youth in the sex economy (traditionally termed Commercially Sexually Exploited Children). I need research assistance with data entry from interviews, literature reviews, online and library research, handling a bibliography, and other research-related tasks.

    I will carefully train you and mentor you so you can learn about the tasks that research requires.

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