The following are papers (in PDF format) that I have written for class or for organizations that I have chosen to highlight here. If you use any material in the papers here, please cite them as a source.
Exploring Gay Identity Development and Support on a College Campus – A research paper focusing on the evolution of gay identity development theories and focusing one in particular with multiple components, using outside research to further support and explore it.
First Generation College Students – Working the Hardest, Achieving the Least – A research paper using the film “First Generation” as a main source, along with journal articles, to explore the difficulties that first generation students face when applying for and coming to college.
Educational Philosophy – My personal educational philosophy written during my last semester of undergrad at Indiana State University.
Black Lives Matter – From Mantra to Movement – An activist analyst paper of the Black Lives Matter movement written in the Fall 2015 semester for a Gender Studies class on student activism.
Sex and Human Trafficking: A Research Paper for CODA – A research project done for the Council on Domestic Abuse (CODA) as a final for a Gender Studies class at Indiana State University in the Fall 2015 semester.
History in the Making: Barack Obama’s 2008 Convention Acceptance Speech – An analysis of President Obama’s nomination acceptance speech, paragraph by paragraph, for a political communication course at Indiana State University in the Fall 2015 semester.
From Academic to Activist: Reviewing the Life of Bill Zimmerman – A book review of the autobiography “Troublemaker” by Bill Zimmerman, written for a 1960s/counterculture class at Indiana State University in the Fall 2015 semester.
Open Letter – Sexual Assault – An open letter written to the Indiana State University campus on sexual assault, written for a project in a 1960s/counterculture class at ISU in the Fall 2015 semester.
Murder They Wrote: How the Royal Family Killed Princess Diana – A brief paper exploring the coincidences and evidence supporting the idea that Diana’s death was not entirely accidental, written for a literature class at Indiana State University in the Fall 2015 semester.
Taylor Swift: A Biography – A detailed biography of Taylor Swift and rise to fame, highlighting the turning points in her life and career thus far. This was written for a literature course at Indiana State University in the Fall 2015 semester.
Dapper Dudes Organization Start-Up Proposal – A public relations proposal to start an organization called Dapper Dudes, an after-school program for young boys (elementary school aged) to provide them with professional clothing.