ESP Biography

ROCIO MEZA, Columbia University junior studying Sociology

Major: Sociology

College/Employer: Columbia University

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Past Classes

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Y390: Prisons in Nazi Germany & the Soviet Gulag in Splash Fall 2016 (Nov. 05, 2016)
Many students have heard about the Holocaust, but not everyone is familiar with the prison camps set up in the Soviet Union. While the Soviets helped the Allies defeat Adolf Hitler & rescued millions from their death, Stalin had his own concentration camps. This class will give you a side by side comparison of the daily life of prisoner in both Nazi Germany and the Gulag. We will cover everything from daily calories, prevalence of diseases, medical care, and labor.

H308: Sociology: Schooling and Society in Splash Splash Fall 2015 (Nov. 14, 2015)
We will discuss the many aspects of current education system in America, from affirmative action to policing in schools. How does your family background shape your success in school? Do you know what the school to prison pipeline is? What are your thoughts on affirmative action in college admissions? This class will present the many viewpoints on topics relating to education.