Anthropology and Sociology

All Majors & Minors

Examples of Research

2018:

  • “Where Trying to Conceive becomes a Community Effort: An Analysis of Online Infertility Forums”

2017:

  • “A Defense of a Change in the Legal Standard of Rape from Consent to Coercion”

  • “Gay and Straight, Face-to-Face: At the Intersection of Masculinity and Sexuality”

2015:

  • “The Way I Wear My Hair: Meanings of Black Women’s Hair Style Choices.”         

2014: 

  • “Collective or Divisive: Perspectives & Experiences of the Occupy Wall Street Movement.”
  • “Pebble Mine: Framing of Salmon Denies Alaska Natives Justice.”                    

 2013:

  • “A Cross-Cultural Comparison of the Creation and Perpetuation of  Ghettoes in the US and France.” 
  • “Farm Sanctuaries: Farm Animals, Categorical Liminality, and Future Possibilities.”
  • “Identity Construction in Humanistic Jewish Communities.”  
  • “Mental Illness Stigma:  Attitudes Toward the Mentally Ill.”
  • “The Relationship Between African Immigrants and African Americans.”
  • “The Struggle to Emigrate from Bolivia to the United States.”

  2012:

  • “Between Two Tongues: Language Use of Native Spanish-Speakers in the U.S.”
  • “Educational Technologies: 21st Century Problem or Solution?”    
  • “The Curse of Child Trafficking in America.”     
  • “The Identity of African Immigrants in America.”           

  2011:

  • “Healing Through Energy, Magic, Touch, and Ritual: A Cultural Account of Pagan Healing Practices.” 
  • “Obstacles, Opportunities, and Surprises: Theories of Agro-Industrial Development and the Case of In Vitro Meat.”
  • “Stigma and Identity: The Social Effects of Incarceration.”