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Amber Paulk, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Sociology and Family Studies

EDUCATION
Ph.D.     2008 Human Development and Family Studies     Auburn University
M.S.      2006  Human Development and Family Studies    Auburn University
B.A.      2003  Psychology                                               Auburn University

PRIMARY METHODOLOGY
Dr. Paulk has conducted both qualitative (e.g., focus groups and interviews) and quantitative (e.g., survey) research. The last few years she has spent most of her time using quantitative methods to conduct descriptive, correlational, and experimental research.

RESEARCH PROJECTS
Project Title: Student Campus Climate Survey
Collaborators: Dr. Yaschica Williams and Dr. Andrea Hunt
Project Description: The purpose of the survey is to provide UNA with critical information regarding our campus climate, campus resources, and experiences of our students. The responses from this survey will aid in the development of effective programs to prevent sexual assault and interpersonal violence in our community, as well as enhance our support services when sexual assault and interpersonal violence occur.
Seeking Research Assistants: No
Seeking Participants: Yes

  • All UNA students are eligible to participate in the study. However, in accordance with Alabama state law, students who are under 19 years of age must receive consent from a parent or legal guardian to participate.

Project Title: Community Needs Assessment
Collaborators: N/A
Project Description: The purpose of the survey is to assess the needs of our local community. The findings will be compiled into a report which will be distributed to local service organizations to assist them in offering programs that better serve individuals and families in our area.
Seeking Research Assistants: No
Seeking Participants: Yes

  • We are seeking individuals who live within Northwest Alabama to complete the survey. Participants must be 19 years or older to participate.
  • Individuals can learn more about the study and participate if they choose by going to the following link: http://unair.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3f6QmM3Cj7FfrAp