Sarah E. Ullman

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Criminology, Law, and Justice
    Secondary Department: Psychology
    Title: Professor
    Office: 4050B BSB M/C 141 Phone: 3129966679
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Survey and interview research studies on sexual assault and abuse with opportunities to work on both quantitative and qualitative projects.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 9 preferred

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Social Sciences majors who are juniors or seniors only, preferably in Psychology, with a strong academic record (GPA 3.5) and experience in undergraduate research methods and statistics classes and preferably who intend to apply to graduate school in the social sciences. Experience or interest in sexual assault research, recruitment activities, library work, date entry/coding, office tasks related to ongoing survey of survivors; experience or interest in learning about coding of data and data analysis (quantitative and/or qualitative).

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students are expected to assist the professor and a team of graduate students with various research tasks including recruitment activities for a longitudinal study of sexual assault, coping, and drinking. Other tasks include library work such as database searches for relevant journal articles and creating summaries of those articles, general office tasks, data coding, data entry and/or data analysis. Opportunities for participation in publication for students with strong writing skills and experience in data analysis.
    Students will receive 1 credit hour for every 3 hours of work per week or 3 credit hours for 9 hours of work per week in either the Psychology or Criminology department.

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