Studies – Looking for Participants

FW: Please participate in SORS (Sex Offense Registry Study)!

If you are in contact with other registrants, please send them this email and encourage them to participate. The link may be shared widely on listservs, websites, newsletters, social media, etc. Your participation will help to advance knowledge about this topic. Thank you!

We are looking for research participants who can help us learn about important issues related to sex offense registries. We are collecting anonymous information from people required to register.

WHO? You are eligible to participate in this study If you are 18 or older, and are required to register on a sex offender registry in the United States.

Please complete the survey using this link:

HOW? The survey is conducted online and will take 20-30 minutes to complete. Survey information is completely anonymous and confidential. You will never be asked to provide your name or contact information, and there is no way of connecting your personal information to your responses.

Please complete the survey using this link:

ABOUT: The goals of this study are to (a) describe demographics including racial and ethnic groups, gender, socioeconomic status, and the experiences of LGBTQ+ people on registries, (b) describe the pathways leading people to registration and issues involving the criminal justice system, and (c) describe the consequences of registration to the health and well-being of people required to register. We aim to inform policymakers about pathways leading to registration, and the impact of registries on the people required to register.

For more information about SORS: