Elizabethtown College Student Honored for Undergraduate Research Paper on Sex Education
Recently, Elizabethtown College student, Emalie Rell, was honored by the ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) for an essay she wrote in the organization’s 2019 Undergraduate Research Paper competition.
Rell, a Sociology and Anthropology major with a minor in Psychology, won second place for her paper, “Mother Doesn’t Always Know Best: The Effects of Sex and Support for Sex Education on Views of Teen Access to Birth Control without Parental Consent.”
The ICPSR Research Paper Competition accepts entries of papers for analyses on any topic using data from ICPSR. The purpose of the competitions is to highlight exemplary research papers based on quantitative analysis that uses ICPSR data.
Established in 1962, ICPSR advances and expands social and behavioral research, acting as a global leader in data stewardship and providing rich data resources and responsive educational opportunities for present and future generations. It is an international consortium of more than 750 academic institutions and research organizations.