Two CHSS participants place in top three of the 2022 3-Minute Thesis competition

On Friday, April 8, the final round of Mason’s 2022 3-Minute Thesis competition took place as part of the university’s Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce that two participants from among our disciplines took second and third place.  

Aisha I. Yusuf, Department of Economics, was recognized with a second-place finish for the presentation Ethnic Identity and the Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation.   

Adebanke Loveth Adebayo, Department of Communication,received third-place recognition for the project The sociocultural perception of climate change and its effects on maternal and prenatal health outcomes among Nigerian women, West Africa. 

CHSS associate dean of graduate academic affairs, Marguerite Rippy, remarked, “It was a pleasure to see our CHSS students so well represented at both the interdisciplinary conference and in the 3MT competition. The ability to generate and share original research lies at the heart of the CHSS graduate mission, and we salute all the students who took the time to refine their ideas and take on the challenge of this compressed format. Congratulations to all our student presenters, and to Aisha and Adebanke on their outstanding work.”