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