2011 Graduate Research Conference

Friday, May 6, 2011

 

Welcome, coffee & pastries

9:30 – 10:00 am

UW1-061 (break room)
 

 

Panel 1: Quantitative Policy Analysis Methods

10:00 – 11:30 am

UW1-010

Discussant and Panel Chair: Cinnamon Hillyard

Anne Cameron
Professional Growth Plans for Clock Hours: Effects of State Policy On Student Outcomes
Capstone Advisor: Keith Nitta
Second Reader: Andrea Stone

Ericka Wiggins
The Fourth Time's the Charm: Charter School Legislation in Washington State
Capstone Advisor: Keith Nitta
Second Reader: Shauna Carlisle

Michael Brockman
Factors Impacting Farmers’ Business Decisions in Western Washington
Capstone Advisor: Nives Dolšak
Second Reader: Shauna Carlisle

Stephen Barbouletos
The Impact and Implications Caused by the Difference between Job Descriptions and Role Expectations
Capstone Advisor: Pete Nye
Second Reader: Ben Galvin

 

Panel 2: Political Feasibility Analysis

11:45 am – 1:15 pm
UW1-010

Discussant and Panel Chair: Nives Dolšak

Susan Funk
The Role of Government Support for Volunteerism
Capstone Advisor: Dan Jacoby
Second Reader: Elizabeth Thomas

Joshua Thompson
Waste Reduction through Policy Reform: A Political and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Mandatory 3-sort Recycling in Edmonds
Capstone Advisor: Nives Dolšak
Second Reader: Sego Jackson

Natasha Hundley
Troubled Youth and the US Mental Health Care Crisis
Capstone Advisor: Andrea Stone
Second Reader: Bruce Kochis

 

Lunch on your own

1:15 – 2:15 pm

 

Panel 3: Case Study and Comparative Case Study

2:15 – 3:45 pm
UW1-010

Discussant and Panel Chair: Keith Nitta

Brittany Allyn
Discretionary Gaps in Fair-trade Apparel Manufacturing Practices
Capstone Advisor: Bruce Kochis
Second Reader: Keith Nitta

Grover Nogawa
An Alternative Approach to Emergency Preparedness: A Descriptive Case Study Evaluation
Capstone Advisor: Elizabeth Thomas
Second Reader: Julie Shayne

Scott Ferguson
Factors in Thorium Fuel Adoption
Capstone Advisor: Steve Collins
Second Reader: Nives Dolšak

Jared Bigelow
Defining Terrorism: A Step Toward More Effective Policy
Capstone Advisor: Bruce Kochis
Second Reader: Stuart Streichler

 

Panel 4: Cost-Benefit Analysis

4:00 – 5:30 pm
UW1-010

Discussant and Panel Chair: Dan Jacoby

Kristen Maines
Implementing Cap-and-Trade in Washington to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Regional Regulation of a Global Problem and the Risk of Carbon Leakage
Capstone Advisor: Dan Jacoby
Second Reader: Nives Dolšak

Aimee Munzi
Computers: Turn Them Off or Leave Them On?
Capstone Advisor: Cinnamon Hillyard
Second Reader: Mark Kochanski

Kaylene Strock
Water Reclamation in Washington State: An Analytical Review of WAC 173-219
Capstone Advisor: Dan Jacoby
Second Reader: Rob Turner

Maia Anderson
Evaluation of Washington C.A.S.H.'s Individual Development Account (IDA) Program
Capstone Advisor: Bruce Kochis
Second Reader: Keith Nitta

 

Reception

5:30 – 6:15 pm

UW1 Third Floor Vista
  

Disability Support Services
The University of Washington is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, please contact Disability Support Services at least ten days prior to the event at 425.352.5307, TDD 425.352.5303, FAX 425.352.5455, or email dss@uwb.edu.

Abstracts

Download research abstracts here. (.pdf)