On May 19th UW Undergraduate Reseach Symposium Features Sociology Researchers

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Sociology research presented at the UW Undergraduate Symposium

Sociology Posters/Presentations at the Mary Gates Undergraduate Research Symposium

1)  Inspiration Porn and Down Syndrome – Promoting Inclusion or Reinforcing Stereotypes?

Presenter

  • Lauren Marie (Lauren) Halle, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program

Mentor

  • Heather D. Evans, Disability Studies, Sociology

Session

 2) The Impact of Destination on Access to Healthcare for Immigrants in the United States

Presenter

  • Amy Elizabeth (Amy) Christison, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program

Mentors

  • Katherine Stovel, Sociology
  • Hedwig Lee, Sociology

Session

 

 3) Evaluating Risks and Rewards of Prospects in Major League Baseball

Presenter

  • Johnathan M. Hsu, Senior, Sociology

Mentor

  • Emilio Zagheni, Sociology

Session

 4) Impact of Video Exposure to Fatal Police Violence on Black Males

Presenter

  • Havana Jane (Havana) Mc Elvaine, Senior, Sociology Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program

Mentors

  • Hedwig Lee, Sociology
  • Ralina Joseph, Communication
  • Brian Sargent, Sociology

Session

 5) The Push and Pull of Capitol Hill: An Examination of Gentrification, Acceptance, and Other Social Factors Shape Movement of LGBTQ+ People Out of Seattle’s Historic Gayborhood

Presenter

  • Adel Clifton, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program

Mentors

  • Sarah Quinn, Sociology
  • Michael Brown, Geography

Session

 6) Meet Your Neighbors: Experiences of Homelessness in a Gentrifying Neighborhood

Presenter

  • Justin Matthew (Justin) Traughber, Senior, Sociology UW Honors Program

Mentors

  • Katherine Beckett, Sociology
  • Hedwig Lee, Sociology

Session

 7)  Disadvantage and Crime in United States Neighborhoods: The Impact of Neighborhood Clustering

Presenter

  • Kathryn (Katie) Reynolds, Junior, Sociology UW Honors Program

Mentors

  • Kyle Crowder, Sociology
  • Robert Crutchfield, Sociology
  • Hedy Lee, Sociology

Session

 8) Immigration as a Benefit to Mental Health: Understanding the Mechanisms Behind the Epidemiological Paradox

Presenter

  • Rachel Marion Sanders, Senior, Sociology, Biology (General) UW Honors Program

Mentor

  • René Flores, Sociology

Session

 McNair Scholar Guests who are from other Department of Sociology programs

 9) On Our Way to Ending Sexualized Violence: Engaging Bystanders and Building Awareness

Presenter

  • Yamilex Bencosme, Junior, Sociology, Women's Studies, Univ New Hampshire McNair Scholar

Mentor

  • Vicki Banyard, Psychology, Univ New Hampshire

Session

 10) The 50 Year Commemoration of the Stokes Brothers: The Advent of Black Political Power in America

Presenter

  • Ma'Taya Hammond, Junior, Sociology, Cleveland State University McNair Scholar

Mentors

  • Ronnie Dunn, Urban Studies, Cleveland State University
  • Melanie Gagich, English, Cleveland State University

Session