Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Conference

Welcome to the official website for the 2016 Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference!  With presenters from as far as University of North Dakota, approximately a hundred undergraduates, faculty, staff, family and friends came out on a sunny early spring day to hear emerging research in public health, criminal justice, social movements and economics.  It was a fabulous day and we are pleased to announce the award winners: 

Engaged Scholarship & Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference Prize Winners

 For Undergraduate Research

1st Place ($1000): Rachel Black, Brown University, Title of Paper: Protecting vs. Policing: Tensions in the Implementation of Court Debt Collection Practices for Indigent Defendants in Rhode Island – An Honors Thesis in Public Policy

 2nd place ($500):  Hanna Amanuel, Harvard College, Title of Paper: Female Genital Cutting and Women’s Rights Agendas In Eritrea

 3rd place ($250): Leah Singer, Harvard College,Title of Paper: Valuing a Life: Injury Law and the Calculation of Future Lost Income Capacity

For Poster Presentations:

 1st place $(250): Simone Wien, Dartmouth College, Title of Paper:  for Desegregation, Schooling, and Property Values in New Rochelle, NY

 2nd place ($150): Melinda Runxi Song, Harvard College, Title of Paper:  “Start with the Youth”: Evaluation of a Community-Based HIV Prevention Pilot Program for Boston Youth

 3rd place ($50) (we have a tie): Mekarem Eljamal, University of Michigan-Ann Harbor Title of Paper:  Coptic Participation in the Egyptian Revolution and Prospects for Decreased Marginalization

 3rd place ($50) Sara Beth Harrell, Tulane University, Title of Paper: Evaluating the Effectiveness of New Orleans’ Community Organizers in Addressing the Needs of Low-­Income, Food Insecure Neighborhoods Post Katrina

We look forward to seeing you all next April, 2017 at the next Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference!  Come back to this website for updates!