From solving global vaccine inequities to investigating why people may not socially distance, some seniors managed to connect their thesis papers to the COVID-19 pandemic and delved into what can be learned from the past year.
Anna Darwish (Computer Science/Statistics): Social Distancing Adherence in North Carolina
Anna Darwish, Trinity ‘21, explored the relationships between a North Carolinian’s age, ethnicity and political affiliation and the likelihood that they follow proper social distancing regulations.
This inquiry began as a smaller class project, but Darwish and her advisor felt that the topic could be investigated at a higher level and expanded into a final thesis.
“My reason for writing this [paper] was to better understand why a given person may not be socially distancing, once I had a general idea for who was social…