Department of Political Science

University of Mississippi

Current Projects and Examples of Previous Studies

Current and Recent Projects:

Economic Impact of the University of Mississippi

Sponsor: University of Mississippi

Economic Impact of the University of Mississippi Medical Center

Sponsor: University of Mississippi Medical Center

Cost of Business/Living Analysis for the City of Holly Springs, MS

Sponsor: Mayor’s Office, City of Holly Springs

Economic Impact of Jackson, MS Area Health-Care Providers

Sponsor: Global Strategies Inc.

Past Projects:

Mississippi Alliance for Prevention (Evaluation Component)

Funding originated from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, grant administrator is the MS Department of Mental Health.

Survey of Public Attitudes toward Mississippi Judiciary

Funded by Mississippi Judicial Advisory Study Committee, Administrative Office of Courts

National Validation of Team Nutrition Database

Funding originated from U.S. Department of Agriculture but is administered by the National Food Service Management Institute.

STUDIES ON PUBLIC ATTITUDES AND PUBLIC POLICY: 

Gender Fairness in Mississippi Courts

Sponsor: Administrative Office of the Courts

Survey of Small Business Entrepreneurs in Mississippi

Sponsor: Mississippi Small Business Development Center

Evaluation of the Mississippi Tobacco Pilot Program (Media and Advertising Component)

Sponsor: Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi (through subcontract with SSRL)

Attitudes Toward the Mississippi State Judicial System

Sponsor: Administrative Office of the Courts, Mississippi Supreme Court

STUDIES ON AGING AND RETIREMENT:
Assessment of Elderly Needs for Crime Prevention

Sponsor: Mississippi Leadership Council on Aging

Mississippi Retirement Communities Survey

Sponsor: Aberdeen/Monroe County Chamber of Commerce

Older Adults Needs Assessment

Sponsors: Mississippi Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging and Adult Services and Mississippi Association of Planning and Development Districts

STUDIES ON ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT AND INSTITUTIONS:
Minority Graduate Education in Mississippi

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Survey of Research Environment at Mississippi Universities

Sponsor: Mississippi Research Consortium

Coahoma Community College Needs Assessment

Sponsor: Coahoma Community College, Clarksdale, Mississippi

University of Mississippi Branch Campus Needs Assessment

Sponsor: The Ramey Agency, Inc; Jackson, Mississippi

National Election Study