2021 Social Action Student Symposium Lightning Talks!

In conjunction with Social Justice Week, the School of Social Sciences Student Research Group (SSSRG) is proud to present the 2021 Social Action Student Symposium (SASSy) showcasing current undergraduate and graduate research on social justice themes. Please join us for two opportunities to see this exciting work:

LIVE!!! Friday, April 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lightning Talks

Student researchers will present (live) 5-minute lightning talks on their work followed by a faculty-moderated discussion. Please join us: https://SonomaState.zoom.us/j/88962748851


Dr. Cynthia Boaz, Political Science and Dr. Zeke Baker, Sociology


Lisa Shaw, Human Development and Psychology“Dissolving the Boundaries of Medicine: A Study on Lyme Disease from an Integrative Perspective”

Loren Smith, Women’s & Gender Studies“Equilibrium in Black Activism: Why are Cisgender, Straight, Black Men Resistant to Intersectional Activism?”

Lizbeth Cortez Ibanez, Psychology“Racial Microaggressions Experienced by DACA/Undocumented Students”

Mariana Guerrero, Psychology“Comadre Relationship (A Deep Emotional and Instrumental Sister-Like Bond): An Alternative Peer Support Mechanism that Improves Retention and Graduation within Predominantly White Institutions

Olivia Neely, Sociology“Homelessness in Napa: A Policy Proposal”

Peri Cherashore and Cameron Gavuzzi, Criminology & Criminal Justice Studies“Sexual Harassment and Assault Attention Video”

Samantha Steindel-Cymer, Cultural Resources Management“Oh, Humbug! Resistance, Conformity, Identity and Migration in North Bloomfield from 1850-1930”


All student projects from this year's symposium will be available for viewing online from Friday, April 9 through June 1, 2021, on the Social Action Student Symposium (SASSy) website.  


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