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2011 Paper Winners

Student Paper Competition Winners

Alpha Kappa Delta is proud to announce the 2011 Undergraduate and Graduate paper competition winners.

Undergraduate Student Winners

First Place: Emily Christie, Macalester College
""Declaraciones de Deseo y Declaraciones de Realidad":
State-Indigenous Relations and Intercultural-Bilingual Education in Peru and Guatemala

Second Place: Evelyn Daugherty, Macalester College
"Language in the Name of National Security:
The Transformation of Arabic Language Instruction in U.S. Institutions of Higher Education

Third Place: Toni Nietfeld, Southwestern University
"Welcome to Hell: The Role of Framing and Recruitment in Saving Souls"

Graduate Student Winners

First Place: Yok-Fong Paat,
University of Oklahoma
"Family and Community Determinants of Mexican Children’s Scholastic Performance"

Second Place: Elaina Behounek, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
""No Help for the Weary”: An ethnographic examination of factors
impacting burnout in domestic violence and sexual assault advocates

Third Place: Morgan Roddy, Ball State University
"Alternative Food Sources and Community Health:
Farmers’ Markets, Community Supported Agriculture,
Community Gardens and Community Food Security

Left to right: Raquel Bergen, Toni Nietfeld,
Evelyn Daugherty, Yok-Fong Paat, Pat Hoffman, Jo Healey
Las Vegas, NV AKD Award Ceremony and Distinguished Lecture

Thank you to all of those who submitted papers to this year's competition. We had a total of 33 undergraduate and 14 graduate papers submitted this year.

A special thanks goes out to our undergraduate and graduate paper competition committees!