9th Annual Senior Symposium – 27 April 2011
Presentations of Senior Thesis Projects

Matt Amalfitano, “For Better or For Worse: Coverage of Sexual Assault on a college campus and reporting of sexual assault”
     (Advisor, Susan Sorenson)

Yelena Baras, “Modeling How Parents Make Decisions About Childhood Vaccination"
          (Advisor, Adriana Petryna)

Andrea Frantz, “Understanding Oral Health from A Caregiver's Perspective”
        (Advisor, Fran Barg)

Melissa Gradilla, “Comparing Childbirth Practices: Connections, variations, and conflicts in traditional and biomedical obstetric care in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala"
        (Advisor, Claudia Valeggia)

Pavithra Jaisankar,  “Anandibai Joshee at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania: Negotiating Representations of Birth”
        (Advisor, David Barnes)

Masha Jones, “The Community Navigator Experience: A Case Study of the Community-Based Navigator Program for Cancer Control”
        (Advisor, Fran Barg)

Alexandra Lipschultz, “Euthanasia in Disguise?: An Interview Study of Hospice Families’ Experiences with Pallative Sedation” (Advisor, Autumn Fiester)

Emer Lucey, “Autism in the News, 1943-1983”  (Advisor, Michael Yudell)

Brian Mertens, “The Crusade for Pure Milk Has Begun: Science, Politics, and Municipal Milk Regulation in Philadelphia, 1889-1914”  (Advisor, David Barnes)

Allison Mishkin,  “The Social Shopping Network: Leveraging Peer Networks in ecommerce Environments”
     (Advisor, Nathan Ensmenger)