2021 John C. Young Symposium

Seven scholars presented the results of their research on April 24, 2021

 The Symposium occurred over Zoom this year and was recorded in two blocks (morning and afternoon). You may watch the blocks in their entirety or each session individually by clicking on the links.

Morning Session

Welcome and Introduction, Amy Frederick and Azita Osanloo

Kate Himick, The American History of the House Sparrow: A Case Study for the Presence of Social Bias in Modern Invasion Biology 
(Advisor, Dr. Sara Egge)

Paula Armitage, Drawing the Mind: Scientific Illustration and the Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal 
(Advisor, Dr. Amy Frederick)

Roop Patel, American Political Beliefs at Cross-Cultural Cleavages: Perspectives from the Indian-American Electorate 
(Advisor, Dr. Chris Paskewich)

Melody Roth, Chronicles of Suburbia: A Creative Exploration of Adolescent Isolation 
(Advisor, Dr. Azita Osanloo)

Afternoon Session

Princess Allotey, Four School Terms Traversing Three Continents: A Comparative Study of the Educational Landscape in Ghana, Singapore, and the United States 
(Advisor, Dr. Sarah Murray)

Anna Bushong, Climate Change and Local Impacts: Evaluating the Interaction between Water Temperature and Nitrate Toxicity in Freshwater Snails 
(Advisor, Dr. Mark Galatowitsch)

River Fuchs, GUN SHOW THIS WEEKEND! An Ethnography of Gun Shows in the Bluegrass 
(Advisor, Dr. Jeffrey Shenton)

Group Discussion/Announcement of 2021-2022 JCY Scholars, Amy Frederick and Azita Osanloo