Between April 3 - April 5, 9 graduate students and one undergraduate student attended the Southern Sociological Society meetings in Charlotte, North Carolina. Each of the students did a great job presenting their research.
The students and their presentation titles are listed below.
Live Like a King, Yâall: The Importance of Context among Drag Kings and the Potential for Change
But, Heâs Better at It: The Effects of Gender and Race on Interest and Perceived Confidence in Science Among Middle School Students in the Deep South
The Social Construction of Human Trafficking as a Social Problem
Explaining Deviant Behavior among Truckers
Is Religion Good Medicine?: An Examination of the Relationship between Religion on Self-Rated Health (SRH) among Older Adults
Regional Contexts of the Emerging Non-Metropolitan Mortality Penalty Amidst Urban Sprawl
Law Enforcement Agencies: Realigning the Blue Line Theory
Hepatitis Policies and Practices in United States Prisons
The Politics of Marriage Equality: A Content Analysis of Sermon Rhetoric
Identity Management in the Context of Drunk Driving Scenarios
An Analysis of the Level of Death Penalty Support among College Students at a Historically Black University
Dr. David May and Dr. Lindsey Peterson also participated in the conference as well. Dr. May was a coauthor on three of the student papers while Dr. Peterson presented a paper entitled "The World Polity and Declines in Human Rights Violations, 1975-2000."