Sociology Honors Colloquium
Mon, May 6, 2013 • 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM • CLA 1.302B
9:30: Opening Remarks
9:35-10:00: Keali Pratz: "'Dirty Sixth Street' and the Prevalence of
(Supervisor: Bill Kelly, Sociology; Second Reader: Doug Coulson, Rhetoric
10:00-10:25: Emma Poorman: "Criminalization, Public Health, and
the Effectiveness of Mental Health Jail Diversion Programs"
(Supervisor: Bill Kelly, Sociology; Second Reader, Mary Rose, Sociology)
10:25-10:50: Travis Singley: "Examining the Relationship Between
Substance Abuse and
Treatment Readiness in Inmate Populations"
(Supervisor: Mark Warr, Sociology; Second Reader: Jemel Aguilar,
Institute of Urban Policy Research and Analysis)
11:00-11:25: Ian Bratcher: "NORMAL and the American Marijuana Movement"
(Supervisor: Michael Young, Sociology; Second Reader: Javier Auyero,
11:25-11:50: Saif Kazim: "Advocacy After Catastrophe: Law and Social
Movements in the
(Supervisor: Michael Young, Sociology; Second Reader: Penny Green,
11:50-12:15: Philip Bartholomew: "The Effect of Cash Out Refinancing on
(Supervisor: Keith Robinson, Sociology; Second Reader: David Kirk,
12:15-12:45: Lunch Break
12:45-1:10: Rachel Donnelly: "Are Health Returns to Education Changing?
An Examination of
Education and Self-Rated Health in 1972 and 2011"
(Supervisor: Bob Hummer, Sociology; Second Reader: Mark Hayward,
1:10-1:35: Audria Choudhury: "Comparing State Formal and NGO Non-Formal
Education in Bangladesh: A Case Study of BRAC"
(Supervisor: Ron Angel, Sociology; Second Reader: Alice Batt, Rhetoric
1:35-2:00: Alisha Patel: "The Search for a Socially Just Health Care
Comparative Analysis of Health Care Policy Among Six Democratic Nations"
(Supervisor, Ron Angel, Sociology; Second Reader, Sheldon Ekland-Olson,
2:10-2:35: Xuanren (Sharron) Wang: "Who Has Been Hurt More by the Great
Recession? A Comparison of Trends in Unemployment Among Immigrants and
(Supervisor: Nestor Rodriguez, Sociology; Second Reader, John Butler,
2:35-3:00: Maribel Falcon: "An Investigation of Xicana Identity through
(Supervisor: Nestor Rodriguez, Sociology; Simone Browne, Sociology)
3:00-3:25: Crystal Guevara: "The Acculturation of Immigrant Youth in the
(Supervisor: Nestor Rodriguez, Sociology; Second Reader: Emilio Zamora,
3:25: Closing Remarks