The Sociology Honors Colloquium

When Apr 26, 2012
from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
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The Sociology Honors Colloquium Features:

  • Kylee DiGregorio (College of the Liberal Arts Student Marshall): “Oil Extraction, Human Security, and Sustainable Development:  The Case of the Niger Delta,” supervised by Clemente Abrokwaa (African and African American Studies) and Kevin Thomas.
  • Kristin Kerns (SOC Student Marshall): “Careful Words:  Do Differing Levels of Cultural Sensitivity/Political Correctness in Language Influence Attitudes Toward Outgroups, Minorities, and the Stigmatized?” supervised by Eric Silver
  • Steven Koller (SOC Distinguished Graduating Senior):  “An Analysis of Student Attitudes and Behaviors Regarding Hook-up Culture at Penn State,” supervised by Paul Amato
  • Joshua Korn:  “The Routinization of Charismatic Authority:  Martin Luther’s Case,” supervised by Samar Farage, Ronnie Hsia (History), and Catherine Wanner (Religious Studies)
  • Carrie Wakeley:  “Together, Again:  Why Couples Reunite Post-Breakup,” supervised by Paul Amato
  • Megan Penza:  “College Students’ Perceptions of Homelessness:  Does Contact Matter?” supervised by Barry Lee
  • Sarah Montminy:  “The Interactive Effects of Parental Education and Friends’ College Plans on College Enrollment,” supervised by Michelle Frisco
  • Samantha Wilson:   “Images of God and Confidence on Social Institutions,” supervised by Roger Finke