Student Research Series: Liana McNallan (Psychology)

Remember the post about Mimi Kavalerchik’s research with Dr. Heath Hoffmann?  Well, Liana McNallan is also being mentored from the assistant professor of sociology and department chair whose research interests include crime and deviance.  Liana’s...

Student Research Series: Miriam Kavalerchik (Political Science)

Although Miriam Kavalerchik is a political science major, she is working with Dr. Heath Hoffmann in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology to get a better understanding on the politics of incarceration in the United States.  This independent study layers the...

Student Research Series: Brittany Counts (Psychology)

SURF Title: Standing Straight in a Crooked Room: Black Female Desire in Popular Media Mentor: Dr. Conseula Francis, Department of English Abstract: The central questions this study addressed are: what stories do popular texts tell us about black female desire,...

Student Research Series: Evan Reinhold (Psychology)

SURF Title: How Does Discrepancy between People’s Actual and Ideal Selves Influence Their Attitudes about Moral Exemplars and Deviants? Mentor: Dr. Jen Wright, Department of Psychology Abstract:  People’s evaluations of others are influenced by a variety of factors,...

Student Research Series: Seth Clare (History)

Did you know that there is a rich history of Jews in the South, specifically the Lowcountry?  If not, neither did Seth Clare, a senior majoring in history.  After a course he took that explored southern Jewish plantation owners, Seth decided to explore the topic...
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