University of Wyoming Project Seeks to Map Racial Prejudice in the United States

university_of_wyomingA group of graduate students in psychology at the University of Wyoming is seeking to raise money online to fund a research project on prejudice directed at African Americans. The group contends that people with similar attitudes and prejudices tend to cluster in particular geographic areas. They hope to construct a map which shows where prejudice is most prevalent. They believe the mapping project may be able to predict criminal justice practices and social policy endorsement within particular communities.

For more information on the project, click here.

A video explaining the research can be viewed below.

ProjectRaceGIS from Elizabeth Ferguson on Vimeo.

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