Front: (left to right) Akum Sidhu, Prof. Eline de Rooij Back: (left to right) Laura Thomson, Natasa Arezina, Julie Astley, Carl Dick, Michael Lenko, Christopher Burritt, Calder Newson, Lyle Whitfield

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2022 honours presentations are up

April 22, 2022
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The Department of Political Science congratulates its honours students, who presented their thesis presentations on April 13th, 2022. The student presenters and their topics were as follows:

1. Michael Lenko: "Talking Heads: Forecasting Russian Aggression in 'Frozen' Separatist Conflicts"

2. Christopher Burritt: "Against Reality: Dissecting Claims that Vaccine Mandates Violate Charter Rights"

3. Calder Newson: "Legitimizing Hate? Political Hate Speech and Support for Radical Right Parties"

4. Julie Astley: "The First Line of Defence: How the Surrey School District Supports Youth Using Illicit Substances"

5. Laura Thomson: "Online Searching and COVID-19: Beliefs, Attitudes, and Behaviours"

6. Carl Dick: "Democratic Backsliding, Populism, and the Working Class"

7. Natasa Arezina: "Roma in Serbia: 2017 Onwards"

8. Akum Sidhu: "Acculturation, Gender Role Attitudes, and Attitudes towards Violence Against Women"

9. Lyle Whitfield: "Conflict in the DR Congo: Lessons from the M23 Rebellion"

Check out the video of the presentations below.