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Rural Research

The Rural Communication Institute (#ThinkRuralComm) is excited about current and future rural research endeavors. We are also looking forward to expanding our partnerships with the greater rural community and for new research topics/suggestions:

 

Current Research

Modernizing Healthcare Access
Researcher: Dr. Jennifer T. Edwards

 

Advancing Educational Opportunities with Internet Access and Partnerships
Researchers: Tarleton State University - Communication Studies Graduate Students

 

Improving Transportation Options
Researchers: Tarleton State University - Communication Studies Graduate Students

 

Community Resiliency Planning
Researchers: Tarleton State University - Communication Studies Graduate Students

 

Emergency Situations and Reducing Risk
Researchers: Tarleton State University - Communication Studies Graduate Students

 

Preparing for Catastrophic Disasters
Researchers: Tarleton State University - Communication Studies Graduate Students

 

Census: Reaching Hard-to-Reach Populations (Focused on: Residency in rural or geographically isolated areas)
Researchers: Tarleton State University - Communication Studies Graduate Students

 

Census: Reaching Hard-to-Reach Populations (Focused on: Residency in places difficult for enumerators to access, such as buildings with strict doormen, gated communities, and basement apartments)
Researcher: Dr. Jennifer T. Edwards

 

We are also actively writing grants to help rural populations! Please continue to contact us about grant opportunities.