Ongoing Studies

The Sexual Health Research Lab is committed to engaging in cutting edge research. If you are interested in reading more about some of the work we are doing or participating in one of our studies, check below to see if you are eligible and, if so, click the link to proceed.

Opinions about Access to Abortion:

This study aims to better understand people's attitudes toward access to legal abortion. In order to be eligible to participate in this survey, you must be at least 18 years old and a United States resident. We are currently in the data analysis phase of this study.

Opinions about Access to Abortion

Attitudes toward Reproductive Health and Medical Marijuana:

This study aims to better understand people's attitudes toward reproductive health issues, such as sexual health education and abortion, and medical marijuana. In order to be eligible to participate in this survey, you must be at least 18 years or older and a current college student. We are currently in the data analysis phase of this study.

Attitudes toward reproductive health and medical marijuana

Consent and Relationship Status:

This study aims to better understand how people communicate sexual consent. This study represents a continuation of the Sexual Health Research Lab's ongoing commitment to better understanding college students' consent communication. We are currently in the data collection phase of this study and have partnered with two other institutions in the United States.

Consent at First Sex:

This study aims to better understand sexual consent during individuals' first experience of vaginal-penile intercourse. Again, this study represents' the Sexual Health Research Lab's ongoing commitment to sexual consent research and how consent may look different during the first vaginal-penile sexual intercourse encounter. We are currently in the data collection phase of this study and have partnered with two other institutions in and out of the United States.

Attitudes and Beliefs about Sexual Violence:

This study aims to better understand people's attitudes toward sexual violence including sexual assault and rape. In order to be eligible to participate in this survey, you must be at least 18 years old. We are currently in the data collection phase of this study. If you are interested in participating and eligible, please click on the link below to proceed:

Attitudes and beliefs about sexual violence