Iowa Sociological Society Annual Meeting

On Friday, April 26, the Luther College Sociology program hosted the Iowa Sociological Association's Annual Meeting. Nearly 100 people attended the undergraduate conference from across the state. Paper and poster presentations were held and several awards were given.  Arlen Bonson-Anderson '19, won the Stephen Wieting award for best paper that integrates theory with research. His paper is titled, "Racial Attitudes at Luther College: 'Radical Inclusivity' and the Seeds of Antiracist Praxis."  Cassie Kiener '19, earned honorable mention for her paper, "An Analysis of the Correlation Between Parental Relationships on Stress Levels and Perceptions of Intimate Relationships" in the Kuhn award for best junior/senior paper.  Emily Linder '19, tied for best poster award for her poster titled, "The Tipping Point: Perceptions of Stress in Undergraduate Students." Also presenting were  Marta Williams '19Cora Egherman '19Lauren Leonard '20Hannah Nelson '20, and  Jess Myers '20.   Several others submitted photo essays, including  Devante Martin '19Emily Marlow '19, and  Marta Williams '19.