The following students are receiving honors in the major for writing a senior thesis.  They presented their research and research posters at our annual Senior Symposium on April 18th.

In Science, Technology and Society:
Kelly Bridges,
“Climate Change, Scheduled Casters And Scheduled Tribes: Analyzing Socioeconomic And Climate Change Vulnerabilities Amongst Female Farmers In Rural Madhya Pradesh”

In Health and Societies:

Joia Brosco,
“A Tale Of Two Theories: How The Methods Of Scientific Evaluation Are Still Not Helping Our Children, As We Turn Theories Of Child Uplift Into Practice”

Lucia Calthorpe,
“Implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010: A Case Study of Philadelphia and Two Neighboring Suburban Districts”

Emma Chessen,
“Following Doctors’ Orders: The Medical Community’s Shift and Influence on U.S. Abortion Policy, 1955-1973”

Imran Cronk,
“From a Land Down Under: Improving U.S. Diabetes Care Through Cross-National Learning”

Chloe Getrajdman,
“Triage: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Perspectives in Global Health”

Perry Goffner,
“Medical Power: W.W. Keen (1837-1932) and the Defense of Vivisection”

Kurt Koehler,
“Stress, Agency and Hypertension: Perspective Among Hypertensive African Americans in Philadelphia”

Jenny Markell,
“The Long Road to the Establishment of the Maternal and Child Health and Mental Retardation Planning Amendments of 1963”

Ruchita Pendse,
“The Experience of Medical Debt Among the Under-Insured”

Eileen Wang,
“Choice, Control and Childbirth: Cesarean Deliveries on Maternal Request in Shanghai, China”