Political Science Capstone Presentations

Friday, Dec. 10, 2021

9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

DeWitt Wallace Library Harmon Room

Political Science seniors will be presenting their capstones over the next two weeks in the Harmon Room (located on the first floor of the library). The presenter schedule is included below: 

Friday, December 3

Lane Centrella (she/her), Coming Full Circle: A Theoretical and Practical Exploration of The Role of Sentencing Circles in America’s Criminal Justice System

Ayana Smith-Kooiman (she/her), Youth Electoral Cynicism: Deconstructing White Supremacy in United States Elections

Aberdeen Morrow (she/her), Art as Rest, Rest as Resistance: Expanding the Definition of Protest Art in the 21st Century

Paul Brinson (he/him), How Political Technology Wins the Modern American Election

Monday, December 6

Osamede Egharevba (they/she), How Does Unity Affect Diversity in Social Movements?: Analyzing the Impacts of Demographic Changes Within the Black Lives Matter Movement

Jongwon (Hans) Han (he/him), Natural Endowments, Institutions, or Duration? Explaining Differences in Democracy Scores among South Korea, Malaysia, and Cambodia

Hannah Goldfarb (she/hers), Backpedaling: the Political Legitimation and Corporatization of Cycling in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Janica Kozina (she/her), Political Ontology of an Individual in Post-war Reconciliation: Framework for Interventions in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Wednesday, December 8

Trang (Kaylee) Do (she/her), A Cross-cities Comparative Study: Governments, the Private Sector and the Community in Public Transit Decisions

Emma Curchin (she/her), Reckoning with Racism in U.S. Schools: Teachers’ Unions Response to Calls for Change 

Jarita Chen (she/her), “Land is Life”: Settler Colonial Governance of National Parks and Hunting in Taiwan

Brody Fuller (he/him), Rising Tides: Climate Change Displacement in Bangladesh

Friday, December 10

Lev Serxner (he/him), The Three Gorges Dam: A Demonstration of Failed Accountability Policies

Alex Jacobson (he/him), Organizing the Organizers: Unionization and Union Busting at Progressive Nonprofits 

William Hawley (he/him), The Hammer and the Nail: Militarization and its Effects on Police Encounters

Contact: dosh@macalester.edu

This event is for: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families, Staff, Students

Sponsored by: Political Science

Listed under: Campus Events, Front Page Events

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