Susana Barron

“It’s all about following the clues. In addition to feeling like a real researcher, I also felt like a detective. It was thrilling.”

—Susana Barron

Barron examines how the marketing of chlorine-bleach-containing products misrepresents the negative health effects these products can cause. Using search engines, library subject guides and databases, and with support from her Cinema and Digital Media professor and the librarians at Shields, Barron identified 40 diverse sources, from articles in academic journals to advertisements to government data.

In Her Own Words

Read Susana’s reflective essay from her Lang Prize application.