Mentor: Maurice Levesque
Project title: The Effects of Body Image on Social Interactions with Peers: A Diary Study of College Men and Women
• Completed analysis of collected data in SPSS and HLM systems.
• Completed Thesis Manuscript, defended Thesis Manuscript, passed Thesis Defense, and submitted Thesis Manuscript to the Elon Library for publication.
• Completed Love Your Body Month, handing out thousands of “love your body” pins, implementing an “Operation Beautiful” campaign on campus, holding a cultural event at which Ophira Edut spoke, and having hundreds of students write what they love about their bodies on mirrors around campus.
• Presented at SURF, NCUR and the Eastern Psychological Association Conferences.
• Used research in an interview with Fox 8 on “drunkorexia,” the phenomenon where people restrict calories before drinking.
• Began pairing down thesis for publication in the Body Image Journal.
Dr. Ann J. Cahill
Professor of Philosophy
Spence Pavilion 111
2340 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
Phone: (336) 278-5703
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