Education, Schooling, and Society Leadership Board Members
ESS Class of 2024
Some 2023 Senior Thesis Topics
Effortful Control in the Puzzle Box Task In Maltreated and Non-Maltreated Youth - working with Drs. Valentio and Pentimonti
Executive Functioning and Cognitive Mechanisms Involved in Mature Number Sense - working with Dr. Nicole McNeil
Bianca Contreras Lopez
Covid 19's Impact on Low Income Latino/Hospanic Students' Literacy Performance - working with Dr. Jodene Morrell
From Houston, TX, MyKayla is an International Economics major and an Accounting minor. She is especially curious about forms of teaching that occur outside the classroom and "disparities in education in communities of color."
Emily Kane is a senior from New Jersey majoring in Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, as well as clarinet performance with honors. She conducts research with the LAMBS lab at ND on how to more effectively teach statistics. ESS has shaped how she views the world, giving her a fuller understanding of how the American education system came to be as well as how it can be changed for the better.
The Connection Between Political Sorting and Politicized Civic Education in the United States - working with Dr. David Campbell of Political Science and Dr. Collier from ESS.
Ethics of Care in High-Poverty Classrooms -working with Dr. Maria McKenna
James Joyce's use of Dantean Sensory Impairment in Dubliners - working with Dr. J. Rosenberg
Sofia is a Psychology and Economics major with a minor in Education, Schooling, and Society from Naples, Florida. She is interested in how to best improve instruction for all students and hopes to pursue a career in teaching in the future.
Evaluating Critical Literacy within IB English Classrooms Across the U.S. - working with Dr. Maria McKenna and Dr. Ernest Morrell
Parental Attitudes On Vocational Education for girls in Northern Uganda - working with Dr. T.J. D'Agostino
The Impact of Teacher Tropes in Film and Television on Perceptions of the U.S. Education System - working with Drs. Ruiz and J. Morrell
Impacts of Parent and Community Voice on Educational Landscape and Policy - working with Dr. Maria McKenna
The Variances in Social Studies Textbooks and their Usages in American High School Classrooms,” - working with Dr. Brian Collier & Professor Mark Johnson (2nd reader)
ESS Senior Class of 2023