Call for Research Participants

Kimya N. Dennis, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Studies at Salem College, is conducting research on the experiences of childfree Black women.

The following are minimum requirements for participation:

1. Twenty-three years of age or older.

2. Identifies as a woman who is Black, African-American, or of the more immediate African diaspora.

3. Has made the decision not to have biological, adopted, or foster children.

4. Considers this to be a permanent decision.

Please contact Kimya N. Dennis for additional information.

5 Responses to Call for Research Participants

  1. wynheaux1 August 12, 2013 at 2:50 pm #

    it’s a pity this is only for Americans as I am from and living in the UK. I am curious as to see what the end game will be.

    • Kimya N. Dennis August 13, 2013 at 6:50 am #

      Wynheaux1, this is not only for Americans. This study is for any woman around the world who is Black, African American, or of the African diaspora. Please contact me for additional information. I look forward to hearing from you.

      • wynheaux1 August 13, 2013 at 8:01 am #

        Brilliant! I would be very happy to assist you in any way. I am also quite humbled by the prospect. Let me know what you need me to do next.


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