The Capstone research project represents one of the most significant portions of the Policy Studies curriculum. The annual Graduate Research Conference is an opportunity for graduating students to present their work.
Friday, May 15, 2015
9:00 am - 4:45 pm
University of Washington Bothell
Discovery Hall Room 162
Free and open to the public
Coffee, Tech Loading, and Welcome
Panel 1: Environmental & Health Policy
Melissa K. Watkinson
Tribal Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation: Identifying the Impact of Fractionated Land for a Coastal Community
Environmental Advocacy within Non-Governmental Organizations
Factors Affecting Genetic Engineering Policy Outcomes
Why can’t I have an Orange? Public-Private Sector Policy and Fresh Produce Production in Nigeria
Panel 2: Human Rights & Foreign Policy
(Moderator: Bruce Kochis)
What are the Critical Indicators of Effectiveness of a VGAL? An Evaluation of the Snohomish County Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem Program
The International Symbol of Access: The Perception of Disability
Agazit N Ocbazgi
Opinion Survey of the Eritrean Diaspora in the United States: Perceptions of the United States and Eritrean Relationship
Democracy, Strategic Interests and U.S. – Arab Foreign Policy: A Multiple Case Study of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan & Saudi Arabia
Catered lunch to be served.
Panel 3: Social, Legal, & Tech Policy
(Moderator: Camille Walsh)
Perceptions of Crime and Policing: A Case Study of Ethiopian and Eritrean Immigrants in Seattle
Reframing "Pedophile" to Combat Child Sexual Abuse: A Content Analysis of Public Response to Luke Malone's "Help Wanted"
Alabama Judicial Override: Is One Greater than Twelve?
Megan M. Hammond
An Exploration of the Relationship between Perceived Social Support and Academic Success in Former Washington State Prisoners
Open Government Data: An Analysis of the Potential Impacts of an Open Data Law for Washington State
Panel 4: Education and Labor Policy
(Moderator: Dan Jacoby)
Public School Choice and Supplemental Education Services: Exploring K-12 Education Reforms in Washington State
Beyond Access and Thinking about Success: Assessing Institutional Barriers for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM and High Demand Majors
Union Solidarity verses Union Democracy: Why Private Sector Unions are Struggling to Survive in the United States
Mojan S. Ahmadi
Best Practices between Career Centers and Employers
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