Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Development Studies Senior Capstone Presentations

Thursday, May 2, 2013

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

Location: Joukowsky Forum

9:30-9:45
COFFEE AND PASTRIES

9:45-10:00
WELCOME — Mark Blyth, Jennifer Costanza, Sukriti Issar

10:00-11:00
HEALTH AND EDUCATION IN DEVELOPMENT

Hannah Cockrell
Community-Based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness: Reducing under-five morbidity and mortality in Rwanda
Elizabeth Karin
Easing the Burden of Trauma: An In-Depth Look at Informal Community-Based Pre-Hospital Care Systems
Linh Dao
Space for Creativity: A Cultural Critique on Conditions of Creativity within Vietnamese Schools

11:00-12:00
GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT

Jocelyn Bell
Midriffs, Beedis, and Cussing: Bollywood's Portrayal of Traditional Hinduism and the Prostitution Stigma
Rachael Pack
Media Representation of Women in Sport: Faster, Stronger, Sexier? The Covert Discrimination of Female Athletes by American Media
Brooke Carmada
Media Framing of Homosexuality in South Africa and Uganda

12:00-1:00
LUNCH

1:00-2:00
POPULATIONS IN MOVEMENT

Robert Schlagel
Farmhand and Farmer: Exploring the Legal Environment that Conditions this Precarious Relationship (Thesis); This is not a Unique Story (Video Documentary)
Katherine Jacobson Burundian
Resettled Refugees in Providence, RI
Michael Johnson
Democracy & Displacement: Contesting Land Acquisition in India's National Capital Region

2:00-3:00
DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE

Olivia Petrocco
Sharing, Stealing and Secrecy: Understanding the Changing Definition of Property and Global Governance through the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
Josephine Korijn
Embracing Uncertainty in the Social Finance Field Hayley Crown Examining Women's Empowerment in the Context of International Aid
Kathryn Cohen
Transformation from the Hollows: The Resource-Intervention Chain and its Implications for Collective Action and Social Transformation