Lindsey Schirn

Lindsey Schirn is a rising senior at Rice University, where she is a proactive student of history and sociology with highly developed Russian language skills and a strong capacity for research. Her multidisciplinary studies have shaped her into a humanist thinker and integrative problem-solver. Her research areas of interest include the social production of inequalities and environmental hazards, the linkages between criminality and climate change, and the overlap between racial and religious discrimination in workplaces. As a participant in the American Sociological Association Honors Program, she is writing a senior honors thesis on responses to antisemitism in the Houston Jewish community. Post-graduation, she hopes to advocate for vulnerable populations in the wake of climate change and plans to receive her MSc in Criminology before attending law school.