Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), the International Sociology and Anthropology Honors Society, invites you to attend the Symposium on Social Issues discussing healthcare accessibility in the United States. This event takes place Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. in the Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Rooms.
10:15 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. | Presentation of Student Papers
10 A.M. | Event Introduction
- Tara Goering (Undergrad Psych & Sociology) – Gender Differences in STEM
- Kerrie Devries (PhD Psych) – Academic Integration, Social Integration, Intentions to Persist
- Zac Christo (Grad sociology) – Factors of Student Attrition at an Urban University
Noon - 1 P.M. | Keynote Speaker: Dr. Dejun Su
“Inconvenient Truths of Health Disparities in the United States: A Public Health Perspective”.
Dr. Dejun Su is the Director of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities and an Associate Professor with the UNMC College of Public Health.
1:15 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. | Presentation of Student Papers
- Mia (Grad sociology) – Weberian Rationalization as Practiced in Disability Studies
- Kerrin Packard (Grad Soc) – Marx and Minimum Wage
- Rachael Rief (Grad CJ)- Utilizing Perceptions of Fit to Examine Women’s Experiences in Policing
- Laura Brooks (PhD Psych)– Diversity Training Outcomes
2:45 P.M. - 4 P.M. | Panel Discussion
"Should Healthcare Be Provided?" moderated by Dr. Olu Oyinlade, Department of Sociology and Anthropology. This panel will discuss the controversial topic of single payer and private healthcare.
We welcome our panelists:
- Dr. Henry D'Souza, UNO Grace Abbott School of Social Work
- Echohawk Lefthand, UNMC College of Public Health
- Dr. Fernando Wilson, UNMC College of Public Health
- Dr. Kelly MacArthur, UNO Sociology and Anthropology Department