You will choose a topic related the issues covered in this course (such as counterterrorism, the international response to genocide, the experience of refugees, or the victims of climate change), and write a research question based on how structural racism impacts this topic. You will complete a multi-part essay assignment culminating in a 2,500 word essay answering your research question, using at least five scholarly sources (peer-reviewed journal articles and/or chapters from edited books published by academic presses).
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The information on the following tabs of this guide will help you identify keywords for your topic, find and evaluate different types of sources, and cite your sources.
If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.
For writing help, contact the Writing Center in the Cartwright Learning Resources Center (CLRC). The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring and a variety of helpful support materials.