15 Apr 2014

SDA Undergraduate Paper Award

Each year, SDA awards a certificate and a cash prize to the best paper presented at the annual meeting by an undergraduate student.

To submit a paper for consideration:

The maximum page length is 20 pages, double spaced, including all figures, graphs, and tables, but not including the title page, abstract, or bibliography. The paper need not be sole-authored, but all authors must be undergraduate students. All papers submitted must be on the SDA program and must be presented at the SDA meeting by the author.

Winners of this award include:

2012: Joshua Wassink, Grinnell College
Uninsured Migrants: Identifying the Health Insurance Gap between Returned Mexicans and the Rest of the Country

2011: Olivia Healy, Cornell University
The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Maternal Stress

2010: Mateo Clarke, University of Texas at Austin
The Unique Case of Brazilian Immigration to the United States: Comparisons between Brazilians and other Latin American Migrants

2009: Evangeleen Pattison, City University of New York (CUNY)
Impact of Parental Education on Degree Conferment among US Adults

2008: Mazen Elfakhani, University of Texas at Austin
Explaining the Rise of Religious Nonaffiliation in American Society, GSS 1972-2006

2007: Collin Payne, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Effects of Religious Switching at Marriage on Marital Stability and Happiness

2006: Tara Buentello, University of Texas at Austin
Homeownership and Housing Quality Among Mexican Immigrants in Austin, Texas

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