Department of Sociology

Spring 2012 Sociology Honors Colloquium

Tue, May 8, 2012 | BUR 214

9:00 AM

Spring 2012 Sociology Honors Colloquium

Featuring the presentations of our Spring 2012 Sociology Honors students

Tuesday, May 8, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Burdine 214

All are welcome to attend. We will provide breakfast and lunch for all attendees.
9:15    Hannah Rose Bainter
Supervisor: Dr. Sheldon Ekland-Olson
Second Reader: Dr. Mark Warr
"The Innocence Movement and the Death Penalty: The Evolution and Social Context of the Movement Throughout United States’ History"
9:45     Jason Thomas
Supervisor: Dr. Bill Kelly
Second Reader: Dr. Mary Rose
Title TBA
10:45   Faeeza Faruq
Supervisor: Dr. Shannon Cavanagh
Second Reader: Dr. Jennifer Glass
"Fertility Decline in Bangladesh as a Function of Women’s Status"
11:15  Erica Banks         
Supervisor: Dr. Keith Robinson
Second Reader: Dr. Kevin Cokley, Educational Psychology and African and African Diaspora Studies
"The Role of Race and African American Studies"                    
11:45 – 1:00            Lunch & Sociological Insight launch

1:00   Maggie Houchen
Supervisor: Dr. Shannon Cavanagh
Second reader: Dr. Jennifer Miller, Geography and the Environment
"Race and Public Elementary Schools: The Dynamics of Demographic Change in Travis County, Texas"
1:30  Andrew Johnson
Supervisor: Dr. Ronald Angel
Second Reader: Dr. Matthew Flynn, LBJ School of Public Affairs
"Prescriptions for Change: Student Organizations and Efforts to Alleviate Global Health Disparities"
2:30   Mario Guerra
Supervisor: Dr. Robert Crosnoe
Second Reader: Dr. Arthur Sakamoto
"Parental Involvement Among Latinos: How Aspirations and Parental Involvement Affect Achievement in Early Education"

3:00   Christopher Robertson
Supervisor: Dr. Javier Auyero
Second Reader: Dr. Christine Williams
"Becoming A Tea Party Activist: Symbolic Shocks and the Durability of Cold War Culture"

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