CCJ Students Garner Awards at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference

The Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference is an annual event at The University of Alabama that provides undergraduates an opportunity to highlight their research or creative activity. In addition to bringing attention to the excellent work of University students, the Conference allows students to gain experience presenting, compete for cash prizes and form relationships with their faculty mentors and fellow Conference presenters.

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is pleased to announce that this year’s top prize in the oral presentation category went to sociology student Michelle Weyhaupt for her presentation titled “Stigma, Silence, and Self-Reliance: The Role of American Culture in Antiretroviral Non-adherence Among People Living With HIV.” Michelle’s faculty mentor is Dr. Bronwen Lichtenstein.


Our hearty congratulations also go out to Quincy Bloem, Alyssa Roach, and Darius Antalan for their honorable mention for a poster project titled “Body image and self-esteem amongst pageant participants and non-participants at The University of Alabama.” Their faculty mentor is CCJ faculty member Dr. Ariane Prohaska.

A complete list of winners is available here: