Our Work

"The primary work of Diverse Student Scholars

 is centered on the first facet of our mission,

which is engaging 

students in the


pipeline process

of scholarly


From in-class projects and poster presentations to out-of-class funded grant projects, we have explored a number of topics related to:


marketing • strategic communication • persuasion and influence • workforce diversity

teaching and transformative learning • campaigns • social media • undergraduate research.

Topics are selected by Dr. Sims and student scholars based on personal interests.

Each project begins with the same conceptual process of ideation and concludes with a submission for either conference presentation or journal publication.