Research Projects & Presentations

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Ávila, Shawna L. (2012). “Transnationalism, Assimilation and Discrimination: The Experience of Colombian Immigrants in South Florida.” Graduate research project, Florida International University.

Stigge, Shawna L. (2006). “Age and Cultural Differences in Beliefs and Attitudes About Love and Sexuality Between Non-Hispanic Whites and Hispanics.” Undergraduate research project, Southern Adventist University.

Stigge, Shawna L., Bodden, Dell, Toweh, Onasheho, and Sherrell Watts (2006). “Cell Phone Use and Impression Formation at Southern Adventist University.” Undergraduate group research project, Southern Adventist University.

PRESENTATIONS

Conference Presentations

Does Unauthorized Status Matter? The Labor Market Integration of Mexican Immigrants. Roundtable, American Sociological Association General Meeting, New York City, August 11 2013.

Transnationalism, Assimilation and Discrimination: The Experience of Colombian Immigrants in South Florida. Panel, Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, Georgia, April 25 2013.

Shadows of the Shadows: Mixed Immigration Status Marriages in Miami. 10th Annual South Florida Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Student Conference, Miami, Florida, April 19 2012.

Shadows of the Shadows: Mixed Immigration Status Marriages in Miami. 2012 Scholarly Forum, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, February 28 2012.

Defining Perceptions of Immigrants and Immigration in the Southeast: Personal Values, Contact, and Demographics. Workshop, Strangers in New Homelands Conference, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada, November 12 2010.

Defining Perceptions of Immigrants and Immigration in the Southeast: Personal Values, Contact, and Demographics. Panel Session, Conference on Immigration in the Southeast: Defining Problems, Finding Solutions, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, October 30 2010.

Defining Perceptions of Immigrants and Immigration: Personal Values, Contact, and Demographics. Roundtable, American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 15 2010.

Defining Perceptions of Immigrants and Immigration: Personal Values, Contact, and Demographics. Campus-wide Research Day, Southern Adventist University, April 2010.

Age and Cultural Differences in Beliefs and Attitudes about Love and Sexuality Between Non-Hispanic Whites and Hispanics. Poster Presentation, Undergraduate Poster Session, Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 23 2007.

Public Presentations
Congressional Briefing

Real Stories About the Impact of Immigration Laws on U.S. Citizen Families & the Need for Reform, Panel, Congressional briefing on HR 3431, Cannon 334, U.S. House of Representatives, February 27, 2014.