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    Student Publications, Presentations & Awards: 1997-2001

awards

Carla Corbett, CSUS Senior Achievement Award, 1997. This award is given to CSUS Outstanding Seniors.

Phil Haxel, received the University's Outstanding Graduating Senior award, May 1998.

Carla Corbett, best graduate paper presented at the California State University Social Science Research Instructional Council Paper Competition, 1999.

Terceira Berdahl, best overall paper presented at the California State University Social Science Research Instructional Council Paper Competition, 1999.

Toni Forni, received the Department's Outstanding Graduating Senior Award, May 1999.

graduate school awards

The following eight students were accepted for graduate work in sociology in fall of 1999 at the universities listed. Each of them received thousands of dollars in stipends and assistantships.

Brent Teasdale, Pennsylvania State University

Joseph Rumbo, University of Notre Dame

Gail Wallace, Iowa State University

Terceira Berdahl, University of Nebraska

Melanie Heath, University of Southern California

Geoff Wood, State University of New York at Albany

Marcy Gabriel-Sowa, University of California, Davis

Shannon Pfieffer, Temple University

presentations

Marcy Gabriel-Sowa, "Vigilance, Vigilantism and Movement Ideology," paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, San Diego, 1997.

Debra Cummings, "Case Processing and the Court Probation Officer: Autonomous, Irrelevant, or Both, " paper presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, 1997.

Carla Corbett and Sandy Navarro, "When No News is Good News," paper presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, 1997.

Gail Wallace, "Changing Consciousness and the Conditions of Twelve American Born African-American Women," paper presented at the California Sociological Association, Sacramento, 1997.

Karyn Andrade, "Sound Off: Homophobia, Sexism and De-Selection of Women Soldiers from the U.S. Military," paper given at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, San Diego, 1997. (Instructionally Related Student Travel Award)

John Lopez, "Adult Sexual Assault: The Role of Racial/Ethnic Composition in Case Processing and Sentencing," paper given at the Pacific Sociological Association Meeting, San Diego, 1997. (Instructionally Related Student Travel Award)

Carla Corbett and Sandy Navarro, "Proving the Null Hypothesis and Impressions of the "Real World" of Applied Research," paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, San Francisco, 1998.

Eden Dahlstrom, "From Childless to Childfree," paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, San Francisco, 1998.

Marcy Gabriel-Sowa (and Robert Kloss), "White Aryan Resistance: A Career of Hate, Text, and Context," paper presented at the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, 1998.

Terceira Berdahl, "One Step Further: A Multivariate Analysis of Factors Affecting Prison Sentence Length in Murder Cases from Large Urban Settings," paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, Portland, 1999 (Instructionally Related Student Travel Award)

Melanie Heath, "Promise Keepers in the Promised Land: Feminism, Foucault and Power," paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, Portland, 1999. (Instructionally Related Student Travel Award)

Karyn Andrade, "Investigations and Discharges of Lesbian Soldiers: A Comparative Analysis" paper presented at the Pacific Sociological Association meeting, Portland, 1999.

Melanie Heath, "Moral Unity in the Promise Keepers Movement: Ritual and the Legitimation of Hierarchy", paper presented at the American Sociological Association meeting, Chicago, 1999.

Mechelle Hutchens, The Sixth Sense: "Gay-dar and the Queer Aesthetic," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Dana Maher, "Poetry Unplugged: A Sacramento Case Study," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Tenisha Tevis, "Why Does Education Continue to Be Presented as the Means to Social Mobility?," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Ole-Jan Hatstad, "The Effects of Residence on Social Distance: A Cross-National Study," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Kenneth C. Locke, Jr. "The Correlates of Intolerance: The Relationship among Supporters of Gay Rights, Overall Political Tolerance, and Measures of Religiosity," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Tenish Tevis, "Political Socialization: What Is the Impact of Higher Education,” presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Sulinsa Lee, "Comparing Life Satisfaction between the U.S. and China," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Shirley Duma, "Does Workforce Participation Contribute to Political Interest and Political Participation?," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Mary Jo Ortiz, "Gender Bias in Prosecutorial Decision Making in Domestic Violence Court Cases," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Steph Merten, "Advertisement in Sacramento’s Public Space," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Mechelle Hutchens, "A Portrayal of Domestic Violence in the Media: A Content Analysis," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Dana Maher, "The Sacramento Poetry Scene: A Socio-Spacial Analysis," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Sumiah Al-Harasis, "Predicators of Occupational Inequality," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

Katrina Pace, "The Parenthood Choice of Educated Women," presented at the California Sociological Association meeting, Sacramento, CA, 2001.

 

 

 

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