Honors Class Participates in the Mary Gates Research Symposium

honors students

All 11 of this year's undergraduate honors cohort prepared posters and participated in the annual Mary Gates Research Symposium in May.  It was a great representation of social science research for the symposium.  Below is a list of the participants, their poster title, and the faculty/graduate student mentors who helped with their research.


Zoë Bill: Yes All Women: The Leadership Structure of an Online Social Movement 

Mentors: Emma Spiro and Emilio Zagheni

Olivia Godsil: Exploring the Association between Obesity and the Built Environment

Mentor: Sara Curran

Ferdose Idris: Red States vs. Blue States: Who Does Better for Our Kids?

Mentors: Stew Tolnay, Hedy Lee, and Alexes Harris

Farida Matta: Men’s Losses Come to Be Women’s Gains: An Overview of Female Predominance in Higher Education

Mentor: Julie Brines

Andrew McMartin: Paternal Incarceration and Adolescent Delinquency: Assessing the Moderating Role of Neighborhood Social Capital

Mentor: Kyle Crowder

Mark Noel: Gender and Generation: A Comparative Analysis of Farmers in Washington State

Mentor: Kate Stovel

Katherine Raffa: Social Construction of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Mentors: Hedy Lee and Jerry Herting

James Michael Sharma: Social Characteristics of Populist Radical Right Voters in Greece

Mentor: Steve Pfaff

Regina Shaw: Immigrant Generation and Feeling “In Control”

Mentor: Charles Hirschman

Shannon Wong: The Increasing Effect of Incarceration on Poverty Rates in the U.S.

Mentor: Jake Rosenfeld

Maggie Yuse: The Role of Mental Illness in Police Stops and Arrests

Mentors: Jerry Herting and Tim Thomas