Other Conference Presentations

2012 Southwestern Social Sciences Annual Meeting

Two sociology seniors traveled with Dr. Leitz and presented their thesis research at a session on "Gender" for Undergraduate Researchers at this meeting in Las Vegas, NV:

  • "Female Body Hair Removal: The Negative Effects of a Normative Behavior," Alison Selking
  • "Body Image, Media, and Attraction: A Gendered Look at the Effects on College Students." Sarah Spencer

2011 Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces & Society

 

Three students traveled with Dr. Leitz and presented their summer research at the meeting in Chicago, IL in a session on "Veterans: Their Status and Challenges":

  • "Assessing the Needs of Arkansas Military Veterans: Barriers to Benefit Access" Lisa Leitz, Benjamin Thomas, Alison Pope and Alison Selking, Hendrix College

2011 Southwestern Social Sciences Annual Meeting

Two Anthropology seniors and one Sociology senior presented their thesis research at sessions at this conference in San Diego, CA:

  • ¬†Session on Environmental Sociology: "Differential Framing: Rural Perceptions of the Impact of Natural Gas Production on Rural Arkansan Communities," Maya Lemon
  • Session on Social Movements: "Media Portrayals of Women in the U.S. Peace Movement," Maya Lemon and Lisa Leitz
  • Session on Rethinking Globalization: "Landscape, Place, and Identity Construction in Santa Fe, New Mexico," Kyriane Johnson, and "Globalization, Poverty, and Contemporary Folk Medicine in Arkansas," Nicole Morgan