Policy Analysis

A researcher conducts a critical analysis of a policy document.

This study does not require IRB approval.

Faculty who could oversee this kind of project: 
Laura Kelly, Zac Casey

Research example:
The researcher analyzed documents that would expand bilingual education to understand states’ motivation for increasing access to bilingual ed.

Kelly, L. B. (2018). Interest convergence and hegemony in dual language: Bilingual education, but for whom and why? Language Policy, 17(1), 1–21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10993-016-9415-1