The Department of Sociology would like to extend our congratulations to the following graduate students and faculty for being selected as recipients of the 2015 BSOS Dean's Research Initiative. The DRI is a competitive program that provides internal support for promising proposals that will stimulate research at the faculty, graduate, and undergraduate levels.
Congratulations to the following students and faculty!
Luoman Bao, Ph.D. Candidate, "Intergenerational Support and Well-Being of Older Adults in Changing Family Contexts"
Anya Galli, Ph.D Candidate, "Powerful Polluters: The Politics of Disproportionate Emissions in the Coal-Fired Power Industry"
Crosby Hipes, Ph.D. Candidate, "The Roles of Stereotypes and Power in the Stigmatization of Mental Illness"
Jenelle Clark, Ph.D. Candidate, "The Experience of a Multiracial Identity: An Examination of Status, Legitimacy, and Stereotype Threat"
Kristin Kerns, Ph.D. Candidate, "How Threat Affects Prosociality in Groups, and Relevance to Differences Between Eastern and Western Societies"
Nicole Bedera, Ph.D student, "Masculinity and Enthusiastic Consent: An Experimental Test of Masculine Performance on Treatment of Sexual Consent"
Kris Marsh, Associate Professor of Sociology, "Cross-National Comparative Perspective of the Black Middle Class in United States and South Africa"
Rashawn Ray, Assistant Professor of Sociology, "Black Woman Narrative Interrupted: Debunking Mainstream Narratives about Physical Activity and Weight"