Research Studies in Progress

Below are listings of studies that are currently being conducted through the HDCI Research Lab. Several team members contribute at the different stages of implementation and analysis. The studies are listed in alphabetical order.

Afro Latina/o Identity In Miami: Emerging Adults' Experiences

TBA.

Black Women & Global Health: Barriers and Challenges from Western Women's Perspectives

TBA.

Emerging Adults' Perceptions of Mental Illness

TBA.

Fútbol con Corazón: Parental views of Sports' influnce on Child Development

TBA.

Global SHEEK: Sexual Health Education, Empowerment & Knowledge

Emerging adults across three continents are being asked to share their perceptions of their own sexual literacy and identify the ways in which it shapes their sexual health decision making. Data collection is expected to be completed by Fall of 2022.

Hot Spots & Sex Trafficking

Focusing on the intersections of space, race, and positionality, this study examines perceptions of sex trafficking across high risk, urban centers in the United States. Data collection is expected to be completed by Summer 2022.

InDIAN ngos working with comMERICAL sEX tRAFFICKING vICTICMS

This qualitatiive study gathered data from advocates working to provide support and service to victims of sex trafficking. Their perceptions of the culture and those involved were examined. Data collection ended in the Summer of 2022.

LatinE Gender Diverse Individuals' MEANINGS of Health

TBA. Data collection will be completed by Fall 2021.

Latino Masculinity & Mental Health across the Diaspora

TBA. Data collection will begin in Spring 2022.

Mi Familia: Families negotiating mental illness ACROSS THE Latin American Diaspora

TBA. Data collection will begin Summer of 2022.

Mentoring Physics UREM Undergrads: Evaluation of a DOE Funded Training Program

TBA. Data collection will end in Summer of 2023.

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TBA. Data collection is expected to end in Fall 2023.

Rickshaw DriverS' NegotiationS of SEX TRafficking SPACES

This qualitatiive study gathered data from Indian rickshaw drivers who are helping women in spaces where sex trafficking may be occuring. Their perceptions of the culture and those involved were examined. Data collection ended in the Summer of 2022.

Safe Spaces For Colombian Youth: Examining Adults ROle their Creation

This mixed methods study focuses o identifying spaces adolescents in Colombia define as "safe". The role of adult leaders in these spaces is also being examined. Data collection will begin in the Summer of 2022.