Chelsea Gardner (C’20) is a recent graduate of Penn's Sociology Department. In her senior year, she wrote her thesis on the role of skin tone among Black, low-income college students. Her research was advised by Dr. Roth and Dr. Flippen. Chelsea’s paper was co-awarded Best Thesis in the Sociology Department this year. Additionally, Chelsea’s paper has recently been accepted by the Inquiries Journal to be published in the coming weeks.