Sociology & Anthropology

Congratulations to Ms. Shyan Edwards,
1st Place Podium Presentation at the 2nd Annual Graduate Research Conference on March 6, 2015 at Western Illinois University.

Shyan Edwards

Three students represented Sociology and Anthropology at the Graduate Research Conference:

  • Ms. Vicki Darwin.  “The Impact of United States v. Windsor (2013) on the Legal Landscape of Same-Sex Unions. Faculty Mentor: Davison Bideshi, Ph.D.
  • Ms. Shyan R. Edwards.  “How Has Jamaican Dancehall Music Contributed to Hostility Towards Members of the LGBT Community?” Faculty Mentor: Davison Bideshi, Ph.D.
  • Mr. Azat Jumayev.  “Challenge of Islam with Democracy in the Modern World” Faculty Mentor: Oswald S. Warner, Ph.D.

Congratulations to all three of our graduate student presenters.


Dr. John Wozniak, Department Chair, requested this song to be placed on the SOC/ANTH website.