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Jepson Research Symposium

Friday, April 17, 2020
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The Jepson School of Leadership Studies hosts a symposium each spring to give students an opportunity to showcase their research projects and to recognize students who will earn honors. The event is held in Jepson Hall and includes student exhibits, remarks by faculty who are advising honors students, and a lunch reception.

Seniors who are attempting to earn honors or pursuing a concentration or who have conducted summer research or research through an independent study present their work to faculty and students of the Jepson School and invited guests.

2019 List of Exhibits

Claudia Ajluni, "The Impact of Media on American Democracy"
     Research advisor: Dr. Kristin Bezio

Jennifer Crowell, "CTE in Athletes: How Status Quo Bias Is Holding the Conversation Back"
     Research advisor: Dr. Jessica Flanigan

Jieyi Ding, "Leadership and Intergroup Relations"
     Honors thesis advisor: Dr. George Goethals

Lydia DuBois, "Superheroes and the 'American Way': Popular Culture, Identity, and American Notions of Heroism and Leadership"
      Honors thesis advisor: Dr. Kristin Bezio

Sabrina Escobar Miranda, "Colonization and the Formation of Indigenous and Mestizo Identities in America"
     Research advisor: Dr. Christopher von Rueden

Ashley Gross, "Gender and Sport: The Disparity between Opportunities Provided to Men and Women in Sports"
     Honors thesis advisor: Dr. Crystal Hoyt

Michael Johnson, "Re-imagining Student Achievement: The Egalitarian Failure of Extrinsic Incentives within K-12 Public Education"
     Honors thesis advisor: Dr. Jessica Flanigan

Jamie Katz, "Draw Some Awesome"
      Honors thesis advisor: Dr. Crystal Hoyt

Jacob Roberson, "Promoting Positive Interracial Interactions: An Experimental Intervention"
     Research advisor: Dr. Crystal Hoyt

Benedict Roemer, "Self-Interest Versus Social-Interest Policy Framing: The Case of Inter-District School Choice"
Honors thesis advisor: Dr. Allison Archer

Carolina Rosas, "Patrons and Pigeons: The History of Royal Charities in the UK"
Research advisor: Dr. Kristin Bezio

Lexi Russell, "Wealth Inequality: Predistribution Influence"
     Research advisor: Dr. Crystal Hoyt

Schedule of Events

10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Remarks by Faculty Advisors
11:30 a.m.–Noon

Lunch Reception
Noon–1 p.m.

Contact Us

Crystal Hoyt, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Stephanie Trent, Assistant to the Dean
Michele Bedsaul, Administrative Coordinator

2017 Jepson Research Symposium