Current research projects

Enroll in a Research Study

Faculty members in the Department of African American Studies are involved in several ongoing research studies as Principal Investigator (PI), collaborator or consultant. Please check here to learn more about these studies and how you may participate for course credit or financial compensation.

Electronic Cigarette Users Needed

The Department of African American Studies and VCU’s Center for the Study of Tobacco Products seek participants for a study on electronic cigarette use. If you are 18 years or older and have used an electronic cigarette in the past month, then please call (804)-828-4141 or email vcuecigstudy@gmail.com to determine your eligibility for study participation. Participants will be compensated for their time.

Black & Mild Cigar Smokers Needed

The Department of African American Studies and the Clinical Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory (Department of Psychology) seeks participants for a study on the long term use of Black & Mild cigars and cigarillos. If you are at least 18 years of age and regularly use Black & Mild cigars or cigarillos, then please contact Ms. Barbara Kilgalen at (804)-827-3562 to determine your eligibility for this study. Participants will be compensated for their time.