Recording of 2021-22 Pozen Human Rights Lab BA Thesis Fellowship Symposium Now Available!

By Beth Awano


Watch a recording of the 2021-22 Pozen Human Rights Lab BA Thesis Fellowship Symposium where fellows presented their thesis research findings and analyses. 

Featuring presentations by:

Adetokunbo "Dayo" Adeoye, AB'22, Law, Letters, and Society / Religious Studies
"When We Try To Transform Society: Is The PIC Abolition Movement A New Religious Movement?"

Eleanor Citron, AB'22, History
"In the ‘Social Laboratory’: Coerced Sterilization and the Waning of Jim Crow in North Carolina, 1954-1964"

Sara Graziano, AB'22, Law, Letters, and Society
"The Need for a Broad Perspective: Discrimination and Criminal Disenfranchisement Law"

Cheryl Hao, AB'22
"The Effect of Incarceration on Identity-Making: How Nine Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Came to an Activist Identity"

Allegra Hatem, AB'22, Sociology
Sociology, Thesis Excellence Award
"Defunding the (Alternatives to) Police: A Chicago Violence Prevention Program's Barriers to State Funding"

Christina Higashi Howard, AB'22, Sociology and Public Policy
Human Rights BA Thesis Prize and Sociology, Honorable Mention
"Care Under Carcerality: Strategies of Women With Incarcerated Loved Ones"

Jacqueline Ivey Lewittes, AB'22, Law, Letters, and Society
"Prosecuting Immunity: Reconstruction Congress, Modern Courts, and a Purpose-Based Approach to Prosecutorial Liability Under Section 1983"

Chase Leito, AB'22, Sociology
"Using the Master's Tools to Dismantle the Master's House: The Relationship between Lawyers, Organizers, and Social Movements Challenging the Carceral System"

Micah Clark Moody, AM'22, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (BA), Sociology (MA)
"Decarceral Reform: Predicting The Impact Of Bail Abolition in Cook County"

William Moran Trlak, AB'22, Comparative Literature
"Mejor soñar que lo hacemos": Queer Humility and Futurity in Loco afán and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Lily Zheng, AB'22, Public Policy
Charles M. Payne BA Thesis Prize
"The Reparations Won Curriculum: Examining Dignity Restoration Through Education"