SSSP 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Session 080: New Directions in Theory and Research among Advanced Undergraduates
Room: Lexington Suite

Sponsor: Program Committee

Organizer, Facilitator &

Discussant: Chris Wellin, Illinois State University

Description:  This session reflects the SSSP's commitment to recruit and integrate early career people--including advanced undergraduates--to the annual meetings. These members bring new, current ideas and controversies to bear, and have found presenting at the meetings to be a welcoming and valuable part of their intellectual and professional development.


“An Investigation of the Relationship between Personal Appearance, Exercise Practices, and Exposure to Social Media among College Students,” Chastity Blankenship and Jaimee Rudick, Florida Southern College

“Assess This: The Impact of Sociology Capstone Courses on the Lifelong Learner,” Kelsea MacIlroy, Colorado State University

“How Calvin Klein Models Affect the Average Joe: An Examination of Masculine Media Representations,” Kate Freeman, Miami University