Virtual Research Symposium

Virtual HSS Student Research Symposium

Virtual HSS Student Research Symposium
Thursday, April 8th from 2-5pm


The 6th annual HSS symposium is virtual. This year the Virtual HSS Student Research Symposium was held on Thursday, April 8th from 2-5pm via Zoom webinars. This program featured HSS research and creative projects via 10-minute presentations and poster presentations. Stop by for a few webinars or stay the whole time, either way we hope you enjoy this year’s symposium that focuses on the values of HSS. 

For any questions or concerns, please contact Assistant Dean Connie Moreno Yamashiro .

 

Conference Videos

 
10-Minute Presentations: Session A Early Videos

 

Timeframe

Presenter/s

Major

Class Standing

Title of Presentation

1:30 min

Shanice Watson

Political Science

Graduate

The outlet of the Black community

11:30 min

Varvara Gulina

Psychology

Undergraduate

Does he think I'm attractive? Women's tolerance of belittling behavior in male-female interactions.

23:00 min

Sergio Torres

Liberal Studies

Undergraduate

Santa Ana Mural Project

38:00 min

Vaidehi (Tonya) Somesh

Liberal Studies
Minor: Sociology

Undergraduate

Better Education; Better Life

 

Poster Sessions Videos

 

Timeframe

Presenter/s

Major

Class Standing

Title of Presentation

0:00 min

Aspen Dyer

Sociology

Graduate

Women's Healthcare in the U.S. Military: The Realities of Historical Gender Discrimination

10:15 min

Lacy Guzman

Women and Gender Studies

Undergraduate

Invisible Mom: Navigating Motherhood in Higher Education

19:00 min

Soren Nguyen

Psychology
Minor: Cell and Molecular Biology

Undergraduate

How Attitudes about Casual Sex Influence Judgments of Rape Victims and Perpetrators: An Experimental Test of the Reproductive Morality Model

30:00 min

Traci Nguyen

Psychology

Undergraduate

You shall not pass (or will you): A look into student-instructor rapport and its effects on face-to-face vs online classrooms

42:30 min

Zahra Tahmasebi

Psychology

Graduate

Perceived Wrongness of Unintended Harm Caused by Distracted Driving

 

 
10-Minute Presentations: Session A Later Videos

 

 

Timeframe 

Presenter/s

Major

Class Standing

Title of Presentation

00:00 min

Jozef Robles

Sociology

Graduate

"It's Not La Cuatro Anymore, It's Downtown Santa Ana": Explorations of Latinx Placemaking in Revitalized Social Spaces

17:30 min

Varvara Gulina

Psychology

Undergraduate

Abuse and sexual exploitation of Russia’s unrecognized victims: Analysis of women’s appraisal of victimization using frameworks of Cognitive Dissonance and Sexual Scripts.

27:00 min

Gabi Cuna

Psychology

Undergraduate

Building a Home away from Home, while at Home: Using virtual platforms to build queer community.

 

10-Minute Presentations: Session B Early Videos

 

Timeframe

Presenter/s

Major

Class Standing

Title of Presentation

canceled

Andrew Estaras

History
Minor: Queer Studies

Undergraduate

The Importance of Different Perspectives on Opposing Racism

1:00 min

Michelle Okawa

American Studies

Graduate

Resistance to Representation: The Cultural Work of Asian Female Robots in Science Fiction Films

18:45 min

Mario Murillo

American Studies

Graduate

Contemporary Classic: The Rise and Resurgence of the American Pinup

34:00 min

Sarah Epp

English

Graduate

Infatuation Prompted by Mediums: Disturbed and Desperate Minds to Be Read Charitably in Bioy-Casares and Murakami’s Fiction

 

10-Minute Presentations: Session B Later Videos

 

Timeframe

Presenter/s

Major

Class Standing

Title of Presentation

00:45 min

Ayza Martinez

American Studies

Undergraduate

White Supremacy's Influence on the Relationship between the Black and Non-Black Latinx Community in Los Angeles

13:30 min

Krista Balster-Gee

Linguistics
Minor: TESOL

Graduate

Loanwords and Language Vitality:? Word Borrowing in Athabaskan Languages

29:30 min

Bailee Blankemeir

Sociology

Graduate

Eating Experiences: Creating Global Awareness Through Eating Practices

43:45 min

Natalia Diaz

Psychology

Undergraduate

Death Penalty