Document Type

Contest Entry

Publication Date

Spring 2024


This is Heather Ulwick's submission for the 2024 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize, which won second place. It contains their essay on using library resources, their bibliography, and a summary of their research project on how authenticity has simultaneously fought and imposed the commercialization of rap music.

Heather is a fourth-year student at Chapman University, majoring in Music. Their faculty mentor is Dr. Jessica Sternfeld.