Meet Nathan Roberts - Winner of 2013 Undergraduate Research Award
This year's winner researched and wrote a paper examining how a predefined culture created by a hegemonic power in the world system has affected development of consumer culture in China for Professor Greg Knehans’s Politics of Globalization course in the Fall 2012. Learn more about this topic, the research involved and background on our winner in this podcast, as Kimberly Lutz interviews Nathan Roberts, the 2013 Winner of University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award for PSC 344 paper "Chinese Consumers: World Systems and World Cultural Analysis of Culture Hybridity."
Photo by J. Stephen Catlett
The University Libraries Undergraduate Research Award is given in recognition of an outstanding undergraduate research project by an individual or a group that best demonstrates the ability to locate, select, and synthesize information form library resources and uses those resources in the creation of an original research project in any media. The winning entry wins a cash prize of $500 funded by the university libraries. This year it was awarded on April 7th 2013 at the undergraduate honors convocation.