Consumer Racial Profiling Focus Groups
The Center for Survey Research is working with Dr. Shaun Gabbidon, Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Penn State Harrisburg on a research project to conduct two focus groups. These groups will discuss African-American's experiences with consumer racial profiling (i.e. discrimination in a retail setting). The focus groups will be held in Middletown, PA on the Penn State Harrisburg campus. See below for additional information and eligiblity requirements.
What is a focus group?
A focus group is a discussion with 6 to 12 people who have similar experiences. The discussion is led by an experienced moderator who will pose questions to the group. The focus group usually lasts 1 to 2 hours.
Where are the focus groups being held?
Two focus group sessions will be held on the Penn State Harrisburg campus in Middletown, PA as part of this research project:
Who is eligible to participate in the focus group?
In order to be considered for the focus groups, you must meet the following eligiblity requirements.
Why is the focus group being recorded?
We will be video recording the session to document the conversation and to get a good idea of what was said during the discussion. Only members of the research team will have access to the recording.
Will I receive anything for participating in the focus group?
Registered participants will receive $75 and refreshments as a token of our appreciation.
How do I indiciate my interest in participating?
If you meet the above requirements, please contact the Penn State Center for Survey Research focus group team by using our toll free voicemail number 1-888-988-2572 or email us at email@example.com. Please give us the following information when you contact us. You must provide ALL of the information listed below in order to be considered for participation.
The research team will review and select eligible individuals to participate in the focus groups to ensure we have a good mix of participants for each discussion. Individuals selected to participate will receive a confirmation with additional information including the exact location of the focus group discussion on campus. Space is limited to 12 people in each focus group, so contact us soon!
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