He is an M-PI with Dr. Kristen Jozkowski on the Developing and Assessing Measures for Social Surveys Project (DAMSS). The DAMSS project is led by Drs. Jozkowski and Crawford at Indiana University focused on developing new measures in both English and Spanish to assess abortion attitudes in the United States. In addition to the team at Indiana University, Drs. Crawford and Jozkowski also oversee subprojects housed in Michigan, Arkansas, and Illinois. For more information about the DAMSS project, check out this link.
Dr. Crawford has a BA in Sociology from McMurry University (2007), an MA in Sociology from the University of Arkansas (2012), and a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma (2017). Before joining the School of Public Health at Indiana University, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas (2017-2019).
As a researcher, Dr. Crawford strives to be an interdisciplinary social scientist that uses quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches to increase positive health outcomes across the life-course by improving our ability to assess and measure behaviors and attitudes related to health accurately.
A Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding the Disconnection between Perceptions of Abortion Acceptability and Support for Roe v. Wade Among US Adults.
Beyza E. Buyuker, K. Laroche, Xiana Bueno, K. Jozkowski, Brandon L. Crawford, R. Turner, Wen-Juo Lo
Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law, 2023
An Exploratory Examination of Attitudes Toward Illegal Abortion In the U.S. Through Endorsement of Various Punishments.
Brandon L. Crawford, K. Jozkowski, Lucrecia Mena-Meléndez, R. Turner
Examining differences in attitudes toward legal abortion in cases of endangered mental health for pregnant women: Insights from a U.S. national survey
J. Hadfield, K. Laroche, Wen-Juo Lo, R. Turner, Brandon L. Crawford, K. Jozkowski
The Social science journal (Fort Collins), 2023
Examining abortion attitudes in the context of gestational age
Brandon L. Crawford, K. LaRoche, K. Jozkowski
Social Science Quarterly, 2022
Assessing rigid modes of thinking in self-declared abortion ideology: natural language processing insights from an online pilot qualitative study on abortion attitudes
Danny Valdez, K. Jozkowski, Katherine R. Haus, Marijn ten Thij, Brandon L. Crawford, María S. Montenegro, Wen-Juo Lo, R. Turner, J. Bollen
Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2022