22 Sociology Undergraduate Students Will Present at UNT Scholars Day in April!

The Sociology Department will have a resounding presence this year at he UNT Scholars Day where 22 undergraduate students will present at the research competition.

The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED), and the Honors College will host the 10th Annual University Scholars Day on April 17, 2014. The purpose of Scholars Day is to celebrate the work of undergraduate researchers at UNT. The undergraduate students with the best papers and posters will be presented with travel funding to encourage the students to attend prestigious regional and national professional meetings.

The following Sociology undergraduates have been selected to participate in the event. They were led by the mentorship of Sociology faculty member, Dr. Michael Thompson and doctoral student, Michael Nino

Non-traditional Family Structures and Sexual Offending: Evidence from the New Family Structures Study
Katie Beach
Madison Jackson

Educated but not Insured? Assessing Government Programs for College Health
Amanda Conner
Precious Femi-Ogunyemi
Zachery Olen

Everyday Low Prices
Jonathan Miles
Derek Bell
Charles Neagle

Love or Separation at First Sight? The Effects of Location on Happiness within
Relationship Quality

Maria Nguyen

Limitations of Assessment-Driven Learning: Instructor Agency and Constraints
Dylan Oliver
Jonathan Machina

Do You Really Believe in That? The Effect Religion has on Personal Sexual Behaviors
Shelby Beasley
Briana Crowe

A Dying Crisis: Examining the Relationship Between STDs, Sexual Abuse, and Suicide.
Nohemi Ponce

Parenting Styles vs. Mass Media: What Has a Bigger Impact on a Childs Behavior?
Taylor Hayes
Shelby Davis
Alyssa Palmer

The Aftermath of Coming Out: Coping with a Homosexual Identity
Desiree Forsythe
Jessica Johnson

How Divorce Correlates to Students’ Decision Making
Jackie Miller
Brandon Johnson
Isabel Mendoza