Sociology student, Stacia Sydoriak, successfully defends Master’s thesisImage of

Sociology student, Stacia Sydoriak, successfully defends Master’s thesis

Stacia

The CSU Sociology Department is pleased to announce that PhD student Stacia Sydoriak successfully defended her Master’s thesis, entitled: “Relative Deprivation, Globalization, and Reflexivity:  A Cross-Community Comparative Analysis of Tourists as a Salient Reference Group in the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula” on Friday, Oct. 25.  In her thesis, Stacia explores the influence of global tourism on perceptions of relative deprivation.  Professor Lynn Hempel served as Stacia’s committee chair, and Laura Raynolds, Pete Taylor, and Marcela Velasco served as her additional committee members.  Please join us in congratulating Stacia on her wonderful achievement!