Research Proposal Summary

My research proposal is exploring the dynamics of power in lesbian relationships, specifically if financial power translates into sexual power. Lesbians have been shown to be egalitarian in nature, which has been seen in how housework is divided and childcare is more shared than heterosexual partners. All people are socialized by society in how to perform their … 

Reflections on IRB

The CITI training is closely connected to the IRB. Many IRBs require researchers complete CITI training, which is divided into modules like ethics and the history of the IRB. This can be helpful for researchers to understand the importance of the IRB and the potential harm the committee is trying to avoid. Throughout the course, … 

Reflections on IRB

The CITI training is closely connected to the IRB. Many IRBs require researchers complete CITI training, which is divided into modules like ethics and the history of the IRB. This can be helpful for researchers to understand the importance of the IRB and the potential harm the committee is trying to avoid. Throughout the course, … 

Evaluation and Policy Research

As sociologist, we are constantly prescribing new social programs to help a variety of populations in need. For example, an organization in San Fransisco is trying to navigate how to help young adults who grew up in foster care, transition into adulthood. This organization created an intervention to help provide these teens the skills to … 

Me

This is Helen Mays. I am starting out on my second semester of this lovely program. Before entering this program I attended VCU as an undergrad and finished with degrees in psychology and sociology. When I am not doing anything school related I coach at the fencing club in Scott’s Addition. I have been fencing … 

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