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Sociology

Quinn Cowley

Class of 2011
Major/Minor
Major: Sociology

Q & A

Hometown? Clarksville, MD

Favorite Sociology Course? Victimology - it offers a unique and important view on crime

Why I Majored in Sociology? I came to school planning on majoring in business, figuring it was practical. But the sociology courses seemed most interesting to me. I decided to concentrate on what I enjoyed, but didn’t give up on Business- just made it my minor.

Sociology Thesis

Step-Family Dynamics

My senior capstone delves into the complexities of step-family relationships and roles. With a focus on the children involved in remarriages, I’m looking at the factors leading to the most positive remarriage outcome. My interest in this topic was sparked by my own experiences in a blended family.