Thursday3May 2018

Department of Sociology: Senior Research Symposium

AF 209A & 209C

Thursday, May 3, 2018 11:30am - 3:00pm
2018-05-03 11:30 2018-05-03 15:00 America/Los_Angeles Department of Sociology: Senior Research Symposium AF 209A Schoolsfirst Federal Credit Union Conference Suite - Argyros Forum 209A Sociology Department

Free to attend

AF 209A

Schoolsfirst Federal Credit Union Conference Suite - Argyros Forum 209A

Staff, Faculty, and Students

are invited to attend.



11:30am – 3:00pm, Argyros Forum 209A & 209C






11:30am – 11:40am

Opening Remarks (AF 209C)

Dr. Ed Day

Panel 1: Race, Ethnicity, & Inequality

AF 209A

11:45am – 1:15pm

The Homeless Population in Tangerine County: A Framing Analysis of  Changemakers’  Perspectives and Attitudes

Kelley Kozlowski

Undressing the Urban Palimpsest: A Narrative Analysis of Collegiate Diversity

Lauryn Payne

Mini Proletarians: Micromanagement of Children in Creative Spaces

Carol Sun

Can We Go Thrift Shoppin’?: An Analysis of the Destigmatization of Thrift Shops

Lindsay Rawls

Navigating ‘Service Learning’ in the Classroom, Fieldsite, and Thirdspace: A Student Perspective

Kyler Asato

Panel 2: Culture, Symbols, and Meanings AF 209C

11:45am – 1:15pm

Keeping up with Tehrangeles: A Look at Marriage and Religion in the Persian Jewish Community

Shana Kheradyar

Presentation of Self Through Ethical Food Consumption: A Typology of Trader Joe’s Shoppers

Caitlyn Brown

Losing (or Finding) My Religion: College Student Explorations of Spirituality

Cesar Delgado

Charismatic Christianity: An Ethnographic Study of Religious Expression

Vicki Cole

Do You Believe in Magic?


Abbie Carrington

1:15pm – 1:30pm



Panel 3: Gender and Sexualities

AF 209A

1:30pm – 3:00pm

Gender Roles in Dance: Patriarchy and Male Dancers


Shannon McCarthy

Women in Law Enforcement: Communicating Their Way to Success


Paloma Young

Coming Out: Pathways to Emotional and Social Authenticity


Vanessa Martinez

From Runway to Real World: The Modeling Industry’s Effect on Its Own Models and Women Everywhere

Kristin Nystie

Panel 4: Constructing Social Spaces

AF 209C

1:30pm – 3:00pm

The Dark Side of the Internet: Cyberbullies and Their Victims


Ruby Holve-Hensill

Wayfinding, Signage, and Language in a Hospital Waiting Room


Mia Garcia

The Construction of ‘Family Friendly Environments’: An Ethnographic Study of a Farmers Market

Nicole Renga

The Social Organization of Parks


Chloe Wang

The Land of Dreams


Brianne Pattee


You can contact the event organizer, Sociology Department at or (714) 997-6621.

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