SQuARED Justice Conference

This april, justice is getting squared!

The Student Quantitative Action Research for Equity, Diversity, and Justice (SQuARED) Justice Conference is an online conference that provides the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate student researchers to present their work to members of the QSIDE, activist, and business communities. The inaugural SQuARED Justice Poster Session will take place Saturday, April 16, 2022, 1:00 p.m. EDT – 3:00 p.m. EDT, 10:00 a.m. PDT – 12:00 p.m. PDT.

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What is the SQuARED Justice Conference?

The SQuARED Justice Conference is a virtual poster session to provide emerging scientists the opportunity to share their completed or works-in-process research with a national audience. All are welcome to submit a presentation abstract; registration for the event is open to the public.

2022 Presentations

Below are the presentations which have been accepted for the 2022 SQuARED Justice Conference; full abstracts for each talk are now online.

  • Minjae Yun, Claremont Graduate University
    Title: Criminal Decarceration Policies and the Effect on Community Safety
  • Vanessa Maybruck, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
    Title: Discovering Context and Evolution of the R-Word in Twitter Posts over Time
  • Rainita Narender, Claremont Graduate University
    Title: Estimating the Effect of Race Mention on Police Arrests and Use of Force
  • Atticus Wolfe, University of South Carolina
    Title: Interrogating Minority Labels: Queering Categories
  • Manasvi Khanna, Wellesley College
    Title: A Spatial Analysis of the Indian Farmers’ Protest
  • Alissa Whiteley, Clarkson University
    Title: Crime and the Community
  • Erin Franke, Macalester College
    Title: An Analysis of Police Stoppage Data and Redlining in Saint Paul, MN
  • Britt Davis, North Carolina State University
    Title: A Disproportionate Burden: Coal ash
  • Grace Lofstrom, St. Olaf College
    Title: Disrupting the Status Quo to Expand Music Performance Curriculum
  • Jaclyn Frishcoy, Alice Krupczak, Tyus Walker, Carlie Couzens, Michigan State University
    Title: JUSTFAIR Michigan: The Quest for Data
  • Muskan Walia, Mick Wagner, Teric Abunuwara, Harrison Webb, Shaylie Platten, University of Utah
    Title: Night Life: Connections between Lights, Median Income, Zip Codes, and Car Crashes

Who should attend?

Anyone who is interested in seeing the research work of emerging scientists in the social justice space will find the SQuARED Justice Conference valuable.


Registration is now open and free for all! If you have any problems registering, or questions about the event, please feel free to email our Senior Development Fellow, Tyrone Bass, at tyrone.bass@qsideinstitute.org.