Middletown Native, Quinnipiac University Student Showcases Work

MIDDLETOWN, NJ — A Middletown native and Quinnipiac University student recently was a recent presenter at the annual Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society’s virtual conference, the school announce this week.

Megan Haddad, who is studying international business at Quinnipiac, made the presentation, “An Effective Criminal Justice System: The Roles of National Culture, Gender Inequality, and Access to Information and Communication,” at the conference, which was held earlier this month. Haddad’s work explored the potential impacts of national cultural value dimensions, gender inequality, and access to information and communication on the level of an effective criminal justice system, the school announced.

“These undergraduate students have demonstrated an excellent level of research ability together with the hard work and persistence necessary to have their research accepted for presentation at a well-known international scientific conference,” Robert Engle, professor of international business said of the presentation. “The School of Business is proud of their accomplishments.”

Sigma Xi, which is based in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition.

Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members.

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