2008 Graduate Research Conference

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Panel A: Protecting Our Health (I)

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Panel Discussant:   Lecturer Andrea Stone, Ph.D

 

Jefferson Ketchel
Information Asymmetry as a Market Failure: Household Chemical Labeling and Children’s Health
Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor Nives Dolšak

 Jennifer Gray
The Jurisdictional Maze: The Impact of PL 280 on Crimes Committed in Indian Country
Faculty Advisor: Professor Dan Jacoby

Courtney Bell
Truth or Consequences: Assessing the Impact of Sex Education  Curricula among Washington State Public School Youth
Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Kari Lerum

Teresa Tam
An Evaluation of Audit Tools Measuring Walkability
Faculty Advisor: Professor Carolyn Watts

 

Panel B: Property, Boundaries, and the Natural Environment

4:45 PM – 6:15 PM  
Panel Discussant: TBA

 

Angela Borus
The Proliferation of Internet Technologies in Residential Real Estate Brokerage and Consumer Choice
Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor Suzanne Withers

Hannah Baweja
The UW Bothell Carbon Footprint: Strategies for a Sustainable Campus
Faculty Advisor:  Associate Professor Martha Groom

Danielle Burhop
Property Rights, Regulatory Takings: Framing the Debate Across the West Coast
Faculty Advisor:  Bruce Kochis

Linda Ishii
Land Use Policy - Enforcement and Education
Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor Nives Dolšak

 

Panel C: Protecting Our Health (II)

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Panel Discussant: Bruce Kochis

 

Harpa Magnusdottir
Contributing Factors to Fast Food Density Surrounding High Schools in a Two Mile Radius
Faculty Advisor: Associate Professor Nives Dolšak

Arijana Wall
Inconsistencies for Resource Tracking for the AIDS Pandemic
Faculty Advisor: Senior Lecturer Bruce Kochis

Mary Nguyen
Policy Analysis of Washington State’s trafficking legislation: Examining whether it is an Adequate Tool to Combat Human Trafficking
Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Kari Lerum

Manik Ahuja
Program Evaluation of the Washington State Newborn Screening Program
Faculty Advisor: Senior Lecturer Bruce Kochis

 

Friday, May 16, 2008

Panel D: Where We Educate and How

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  
Panel Discussant:  Professor Thomas Bellamy

 

Joyce Carroll
Implementation of Running Start Policies: Qualitative insights from field interviews with program coordinators
Faculty Advisor: Professor Dan Jacoby

Jacob Galfano
Program and Funding Decisions at a Cultural and Performing Arts Center: A Case Study
Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Elizabeth Thomas

Anne Harrison
Are Education Reforms Improving Academic Achievements for Students: A Comparative Analysis of National and State Data
Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Cinnamon Hillyard

 

Panel E: Globalization of Labor and Aid

4:45 PM – 6:15 PM  
Panel Discussant: Associate Professor Colin Danby

 

Jennifer Clarke
Monitoring Labor Standards: An Exploratory Analysis of the Fair Labor Association Monitoring Program
Faculty Advisor: Professor Dan Jacoby

Calaera Powroznik
Immigration and Food Costs
Faculty Advisor: Assistant Professor Cinnamon Hillyard

Robert Baur
Predicting Compromise in Seattle’s Economic Development
Faculty Advisor: Senior Lecturer Bruce Kochis