Ohamadike and Harper win Best Presentation Awards

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Chiagoziem "Zizi" Ohamadike and Emma Harper won Best Presentation Awards at the Fall 2022 School of History and Sociology Undergraduate Research Symposium. They were chosen by ratings from their professors and classmates.  Ohamadike won for her research on “Humanizing the Girlz in the Hood: Portrayals of Black Women from ‘Boyz in the Hood’ to the 1992 LA Riots,” which she conducted in HTS 4001 Seminar in US History: Representations of Black Women with Associate Professor Sherie Randolph. Harper was selected for her research on “Racialized Medicine and Direct-to-Consumer Advertising,” conducted in HTS 4086 Seminar in Health, Medicine, and Society with Associate Professor Jennifer Singh. Other presentations included:
  • Ross Steelman — “Life Threatening Allergies and Their Relevance in Public Education”
  • Madison Jubin — “Psychosurgery: A Critique of Neuroethics”
  • Emma Warbington — “Gender Minority Health”
  • Veronica Ventura — “Bioethics as a Form of Biopower”
  • Carson Pate — “Burn Pits: Our Military’s Invisible Issue”
  • Micah Veillon — "Suicide"
  • Kristen Farmer — "Intersex"
  • Jodi Camino — “Florence Price: Black Musical Traditions in the Western Classical Canon”
  • Jacob Young —” ‘Ambitious’ and ‘Vicious’: New York Times and Fox News Coverage of Kamala Harris in 2020”
  • Hillary Dong — “Alliance Building Through Representations of Assata Shakur”
  • Kondalia Montgomery — “The Iconography of Rosa Parks: Facts vs. Fiction”
  • Ross Steelman — “Housing Redevelopments Impact on a Community”
  • Gavin Lambert — “Name, Image, Likeness, and College Athletic Recruiting”
Congratulations to our presenters and award winners!  The School of History and Sociology aims to “Explore the Past, Engage the Present, Define the Future.” Connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Instagram to keep up with our students, school news, and upcoming events.


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  • Created By: dminardi3
  • Created: 12/19/2022
  • Modified By: dminardi3
  • Modified: 01/03/2023


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