Project Title: Crime in the News

Faculty Sponsor: Kenneth Litwin

Department: Sociology/Criminal Justice/Anthropology

Telephone: 810.762.5977


Project Description: A detailed content analysis of newspaper articles depicting crime will be conducted. Data will be collected and coded.

Student Tasks & Responsibilities: The student research assistant (RA) will read through newpaper articles for information about crime and thoroughly record it.  S/he will also work with me on coding the data for analysis.

Minimum Student Qualifications: The student RA must be PEERS certified. S/he should be familiar with SPSS and basic social science research methods.