COLA Grant Recipients

College of Liberal Arts (COLA)

2013 Undergraduate Research Award (URA)

Laura Castracane, Neuroscience

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Drugan, Psychology

Topic: Do Ultrasonic Vocalizations during Intermittent Swim Stress Predict Resilience in Subsequent Spatial Learning and Memory Tests?

Gregory DiSanto, Geography

Faculty Mentors: Prof. Joel Hartter, Geography; Mary Stampone, Geography

Topic: Precipitation Trends in Western Uganda

Gregory DiSanto, Geography

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Anne Lightbody, Earth Sciences

Topic: Quantifying Interactions between Stream Flow and Woody Seedlings in a Sand-bed River

Audrey Hickey, Psychology & Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Catherine Moran, Sociology

Topic: The Portrayal of Female Sexual Desires in Fifteen Current Films

Victoria Santospago, Music Education

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jenni Cook, Music

Topic: Moving Freely: A Flutist’s Exploration of Body Mapping

Kevin Vansylyvong, History & Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Eliga Gould, History

Topic: The Influence of Christ’s Church on the Liberal John Locke’s Conservatism

Madeline Whitcomb, Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Victoria Banyard, Psychology

Topic: Reflections on Bystander Intervention

 

2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Abroad 

Daniel Zotos, Political Science / IA

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeffrey Bolster, History

Research Site: Barcelona, Spain

Topic: The Practices and Policies Associated with the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Fishery in Spain: Perpetuating a Majestic Species amongst the Political Quandary of Fisheries Management Policy

 

2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) USA 

Samantha Arsenault, Neuroscience & Behavior

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Brett Gibson, Psychology

Topic: Investigating Above and Underground Spatial Representations in Rodents

Annie Crossman, Psychology & Women’s Studies

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Katie Edwards, Psychology

Topic: Supporting LGBT Survivors: How Community and Environmental Factors Relate to Recovery among LGBT Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Kimberlee Meserve, Fine Arts

Faculty Mentor:  Prof. Grant Drumheller, Art & Art History

Topic: Simple Sights of Beauty

Andrew Minigan, Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. David Pillemer, Psychology

Topic: The Reminiscence Bump in Priests’ Oral Life Histories

Tegan O’Neill, Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Stacy VanDeveer, Political Science

Topic: Risky Business in the Granite State: A Study of Local Natural Disaster Preparedness Policies in Rockingham and Strafford Counties

Emma Pankey, Anthropology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Meghan Howey, Anthropology

Topic: Fire Regimes and Forest Burning: A Paleoecological Reconstruction of Past Human Land-Use in the Upper Great Lakes Region

Arianna Schaaff, Psychology & Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Katie Edwards, Psychology

Topic: Identity, Social Support and Resiliency: How Social Support Moderates Effects of Stress among LGB Individuals across Stages of Outness

 

2013 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

Jennifer Lindsay, Studio Art / International Affairs   

Research Site: Beijing, China

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Lawrence Reardon, Political Science

Foreign Faculty Mentor: Mr. David Moser, Capital Normal University  

Topic: Contemporary Art with Chinese Characteristics: Relations Between Beijing Artists and the Chinese Government Post-1989

Cory McKenzie, History/Philosophy

Research Site: Kobe, Japan

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Gregory McMahon, History

Foreign Faculty: Prof. Michiko Mori, Otemae University

Topic: Yuriwaka Daijin: The Debate over Japan’s Odysseus

Austin Perea, Political Science / Economics  

Research Site: Cairo, Egypt

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeannie Sowers, Political Science 

Foreign Faculty: Prof. Monal Abel-Baki, American University Cairo 

Topic: Islamic Banking and Microfinance in Post-Mubarak Egypt

 

2013 Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP) 

Hannah Drake, Undeclared

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Leah Williams, English

Topic: Your Forehead Should Touch Your Toes (and Other Yoga Adventures)

Joseph Juknievich, History

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Lucy Salyer, History

Topic: Explorations in Archival Research: The History of Immigrants and the Law

Jamie Ritzo, Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Nick Smith, Philosophy

Topic: Interviews with the Philosophy Department Faculty

 

2013 Research Presentation Grant

Audrey Hickey, Psychology & Sociology

Project Title: What Impact do University of New Hampshire Students Have on Quality of Life in Durham, NH?

Conference: National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Margaret Lubanko, English

Project Title: Collaboration Within and Across Communities: A District-Wide Case Study of Professional Learning Communities

Conference: NE Educational Research Organization Conference

Model United Nations, Political Science

Anu Rayamajhi, Communication

Project Title: UNH Model UN Delegation

Conference: National Model Unite Nations

 

2013 Honors Thesis Grant

Monica Stewart, Anthropology & International Affairs 

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Joe Lugalla, Anthropology

Thesis: The Doctor and the Patient: An Exploration into the Roles Assigned

Connor Strobel, Philosophy & Political Science 

Faculty Mentor: Prof. R. Val Dusek, Philosophy

Thesis: Explore the Concept of Violence as it Developed within Marxist Tradition

 

2012 Undergraduate Research Award (URA)

Nicholas Dowhaniuk, Geography

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Joel Hartter, Geography

Topic: Monitoring Forest Loss and Population Growth in a Biodiversity Hotspot of Africa

 

Alexa Price, History

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Nicoletta Gulacce, History

Topic: The Spirit of His Men: The Development of the Lord Nelson Legend in British Culture, 1805-1905

 

Alexa Price, History

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Eliga Gould, History

Topic: Loyalist Identities in Revolutionary New Hampshire

 

Eric Pugliano, History and Geography

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Cathy Frierson, History

Topic: Mapping of the Journeys of the Children of the Gulag

 

Katherine Wooten, Neuroscience & Behavior

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Drugan, Psychology

Topic: Are Female Rats Prone to the Same Stress-Induced Memory Deficits as Male Rats in a Visible Platform Task in the Morris Water Maze?

 

Olivia McGlone, Psychology

Elizabeth Wanjiru, Neuroscience & Behavior

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Drugan, Psychology

Topic: Ultrasonic Vocalizations as a Predictor of Performance on the Morris Water Maze

 

2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Abroad 

Kaitlyn Cameron, Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Rebecca Warner, Psychology

Research Site: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Topic: Creative Career Self-Actualization in the Netherlands

 

Merhawi Wells-Bogue, Journalism

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Lisa Miller, English

Research Site: Mekelle, Ethiopia

Topic: The Role of Governmental and Non-governmental Organizations in Addressing the Needs of Street Children: The Case in Mekelle City, Ethiopia

 

2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) USA

Joseph Annicchiarico, Music: Performance

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Andrew Boysen, Music

Topic: Orchestrating Copland: A Study in Orchestration for Wind Ensemble

 

Allison Caplin, Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Barbara White, Occupational Therapy

Topic: What are the Relations Among Stress Perception, Health Perception, and Activity Participation in School-Aged Children

 

Hillary Christopher, Anthropology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Meghan Howey, Anthropology

Topic: Origins and Methods of Cheese Production in Neolithic Europe: An Archaeological Experiment

 

 

Molly Driscoll, European Cultural Studies / French

Faculty Mentor:  Prof. Barbara Cooper, French

Topic: The Representation of Anne Boleyn in French Drama, Art, and Literature of the Nineteenth Century: A Historical and Literary Analysis

 

Elizabeth Hebert, Neuroscience & Behavior

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Mair, Psychology

Topic: Influences of Subiculum on Memory-Coding Properties of Prefrontal Cortical Neurons in the Rat

 

Audrey Hickey, Psychology, Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Benjamin Brown, Sociology

Topic: What Impact do University of New Hampshire Students Have on Quality of Life in Durham, NH?

 

Jennifer Lamontagne, Studio Art

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Suzanne Schireson, Art & Art History

Topic: Revival, Renewing Contemporary Religious Art through the Figure

 

Molly McCahan, Music Theory & EcoGastronomy

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Burt Feintuch, Center for the Humanities

Topic: Permaculture: Principles, Beliefs, and Values

 

Cory McKenzie, History, Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jessica Lepler, History

Topic:  The Politics of Court-Clearing in Nineteenth-Century New Hampshire

 

Courtney Mills, Anthropology, History

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Meghan Howey, Anthropology

Topic: Reconstructing Gulf of Maine Cod Populations from the Archaic (ca. 8000 BC to 1000 BC) to the Contact Period (ca. AD 1500)

 

Jillian Price, Anthropology, History

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Meghan Howey, Anthropology

Topic: Archaeology of Preparedness: UNH Army Training Camp in World War I, 1918-1919

 

Mark Scimone, Neuroscience & Behavior

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Andrew Leber, Psychology

Topic: An Exploration of the Neural Correlates of Musical Rhythms Using Electrocorticography

 

Brianna Smith, Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Brett Gibson, Psychology

Topic: Development of Planning Abilities in School-aged Children

 

Kevin Vansylyvong, History, Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Prof. David Hiley, Philosophy

Topic: Michel Foucault and the Nature of Historical Evidence

 

2012 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

Christopher Foss, Music Performance

Research Site: Sarnico, Italy

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Janet Polk, Music

Foreign Faculty Mentor: Prof. Giorgio Versiglia, Academia I Musici di Parma

Topic: The Italian Influence

 

Hannah Lawrence, Political Science & Justice Studies

Research Site: Cairo, Egypt

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeannie Sowers, Political Science

Foreign Faculty Mentor: Dr. Barbara Ibrahim, American University in Cairo

Topic: Women’s Rights in a Post-Mubarak Reality

 

Michael Pope, Political Science, International Affairs  

Research Site: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Benjamin Cole, Dartmouth College

Foreign Faculty Mentor: Dr. Cathy Gormley-Heenan, University of Ulster

Topic: What Makes an Irish Dissenter? Modeling Former IRA Members

 

2012 Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP)

Bryan Merrill, Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Dante Scala, Political Science

Topic: Collection, Organization and Analysis of Electoral and Demographic Data Related to Super PAC's, Congressional Campaign Expenditures, and the Presidential Primary Vote

 

Research Presentation Grant

 

Christopher Bruneau, Philosophy

Project Title: Moderate Foundationalism and the Unification of Theoretical and Practical Reason in Robert Audis “The Architecture of Reason”

Conference: Philosophy Conference on Social Responsibility

 

Jacqueline Cordell, English Literature / Linguistics

Project Title: Presentation, Perception, and Power: The Authority of Foreign Terminology in the Reeve’s Tale and the Miller’s Tale

Conference: Sewanee Medieval Colloquium

 

2012 Honors Thesis Grant

Saige Jutras, Psychology/Justice Studies

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Katie Edwards, Psychology

Thesis: Individual Differences and Correlates of Stalking Disclosure Type among College Women

 

2012 Study Abroad Research Grant

Molly Driscoll, European Cultural Studies / French

Research Site: Paris & Dijon, France

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Barbara Cooper, French

Topic: The Representation of the Tudors in French Drama

 

2011 Undergraduate Research Award (URA)

Kevin Anderson, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Ellen Cohn, Psychology
Topic: Depression as Moderator of the Integrated Model of Legal and Moral Reasoning

Carly Champagne, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Benjamin Harris, Psychology
Topic: Marjorie Van de Water: A Career in Psychology and Journalism

Laura Jarvis, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Ellen Cohn, Psychology
Topic: Family Matters: Parenting Factors as Mediators of the Link between Family Structure and Adolescent Rule-Violating Behavior

Christa Jeck, Linguistics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Leah Williams, English
Topic: Ghost Train: The Isolation of the American Passenger

Michael Pope, Spanish/International Affairs
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Benjamin Cole, Center for International Education
Topic: Elections and Party Dominance

Sarah Ransom, Psychology/Justice Studies
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Ellen Cohn, Psychology and Justice Studies
Topic: Effects of Victim and Perpetrator Reputation on Attitudes towards Relational Aggression: Who Is the Bully?

Karilyn Sheldon, Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Meghan Howey, 
Anthropology
Topic: Lithic Analysis, Living Sites, and Social Interactions during Late Prehistory in Northern Michigan

2011 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) USA

Katherine Blanchette, Fine Arts
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Scott Schnepf, Art
Topic: I, Printmaker: An Exploration of Artistic Processes

Christopher Bruneau, Philosophy
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Paul McNamara, Philosophy
Topic: Evaluations of Robert Audi’s The Architecture of Reason

Kevin Cannon, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Edward Lemay, Psychology
Topic: Communal Strength and Commitment and the Implications for the Excessive Reassurance Seeking-Rejection Relationship

Stacy A. Clark, Philosophy
Faculty Mentor:  Prof. Meredith Hall, English
Topic: “Encouraging America to Find Her Voice” The Evolution of Voice: An Explorative Memoir

Jacqueline Cordell, English Literature/ Linguistics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Cord Whitaker, English
Topic: The Individual Voice: The Expression of Authority through Idiolects in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

Michael D’Angelo, Classics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Susan Curry, Classics
Topic: Vegetarians Ancient and Modern

Christopher Foss, Music Performance
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Janet Polk, Music
Topic: The Effects of Gouge Variations on the Physical Forces in the Bassoon Reed

Kendra Hanlon, Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. William Ross,
Milne Special Collections
Topic: Mardi Gras Indians and the Rebuilding of African American Community in a Post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans

Jolene Harju, Music Performance
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Peggy Vagts, Music
The Balanced Flutist: A Study of the Benefits of Body Mapping on Flute Performance

Jillian Price, History/Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Marion Girard-Dorsey, History
Topic: The Experience of Musical Propaganda in World War I America

2011 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

George Adams, Music/Liberal Studies
Research Site: Southampton, England
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Haskins, Music
Foreign Faculty Mentor:  Prof. David Nicholls, University of Southampton
Topic:Rhythmic and Harmonic Structure in Steve Reich: From Sketch to Score

Brett Gallo, Music Theory
Research Site: Accra, Ghana 
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Burt Feintuch, Humanities
Foreign Faculty Mentor: Prof. John Collins, University of Ghana
Topic: Rhythmic Perception in West African Music

Chelsea Moyer, Political Science/International Affairs
Research Site: Ifrane, Morocco 
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeannie Sowers, Political Science
Foreign Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeanine Pfahlert, University of Ifrane  
Topic: Morocco: A Case Study of Women’s Rights Movements in the Middle East

2011 Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP)

John DeGennaro, Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Eleanor Harrison-Buck, Anthropology
Topic: Documenting British Colonialism and African Slave History in the Belize Valley: Archaeology and Ethnohistory

Cory McKenzie, History
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Cathy Frierson, History
Topic: A Query into the Survival of the Russian Orthodox Church under Soviet Repression, with Iconography as a Chief Theme

Tegan O’Neill, Political Science
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Dante Scala, Political Science
Topic: Multi-Year Study of National Congressional Campaign Expenditures and a Multi-Election Study of the National Primary Vote

2011 Research Presentation Grant

George Adams, Music/Liberal Studies
Project Title: Beat-Class Modulation in Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians
Conference: National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Kevin Anderson, Psychology
Project Title: A Personality Legal Socialization Model: Attitudes, Self-Control, and Belief in a Just World as Predictors of Rule-Violating Behavior
Conference: Association for Psychological Sciences

Jeff Heim, Music Theory
Project Title: Frank McCuff: Police Force Vigilante (2010)
Conference: Big Apple Film Festival

Sasa Tang, Political Science/International Affairs
Project Title: Tanzanian Government and Non-Governmental Organizations
Conference: Council on Undergraduate Research “Posters on the Hill”

Sarah Tower-Richardi, Psychology
Project Title: Binding of Location and Colr in Retinotopic, not Spatiotopic, Coordinates
Conference: Vision Sciences Society

2011 Honors Thesis Grant

Jennifer Bakan, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Susan Parson, Tufts University
Thesis: The Impact of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) on the Family

Sara Douglas, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Vanessa Druskat, Management
Thesis: The Antecedents and Consequences of Interpersonal Understanding in the Work Place

2010 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

(SURF) USA

George Adams, Music
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Haskins, Music
Project: Beat-Class Modulation in the Music of Steve Reich

Kevin Anderson, Psychology
Research Site: Stanford University
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jill McGaughy, Psychology
Onsite Faculty Mentor: Dr. Paul Hamilton, Stanford University
Project: Probabilistic Reward Learning in Depression: Investigating the Neural Basis of Reward and Anhedonia

Jennifer Bakan, Psychology
Research Site: Tufts Medical Center
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Mair, Psychology
Onsite Faculty Mentor: Dr. Susan Parsons, Tufts Medical Center
Project: The Impact of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) on Family Functioning

Elyssa Barrick, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Mair, Psychology
Project: Event-Related Microstimulaton of MPFC in the Rat

Annie Grace Couvillion, Studio Art
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Julee Holcombe, Art & Art History
Project: Out of Focus: Images of the Underside of New Hampshire Life

Thibaut Delloue, History
Faculty Mentor: Prof. J. William Harris, History
Project: Abraham Lincoln in New Hampshire

Sara Dennison, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Mair, Psychology
Project: Event-Related Microstimulation of Mammillary Bodies in Rats

Matthew Libman, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Drugan, Psychology
Project: Are There Sex Differences in Intermittent Swim Stress-Induced Deficits in Spatial Learning in Rats?

Evan Monty, History
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeffrey Bolster, History
Project: New Hampshire and the Great Depression: Federal Legislation and Its Impact on the Granite State during the 1930's

Kevin O’Leary, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Edward Lemay, Psychology
Project: Self-Esteem and Reactions to Feedback

Caitlin Rivers, Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Curt Grimm, Carsey Institute
Project: Exploring Childhood Obesity in Rural New Hampshire

Bethany Schmidt, Sociology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Karen VanGundy, Sociology
Project: Impressions of the Prison Rape Elimination Act: Wardens' Attitudes toward and Implementation of the PREA

Ryan Sheehan, Music
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jenni Cook, Music
Project: Developing the Countertenor Voice

Benjamin Tibbetts, Music
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Christopher Kies, Music
Project: A Study of the Oratorio: Setting Khalil Gibran's The Prophet for Choir and Piano

Sarah Tower-Richardi, Psychology
Research Site: MIT, McGovern Center
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Andrew Leber, Psychology
Onsite Faculty Mentor: Dr. Julie Golomb, MIT
Project: Remembering Faces and Object Location after Eye Movements


2010 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Abroad

Jacob Goodwin, History
Research Site: Pēst County, Hungary
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeffry Diefendorf, History
Foreign Mentor: Prof. Laszo Varadi, University of Corvinus
Project: Faded Memories: Confronting the Hungarian Holocaust and Collective Awareness through Cemetery Restoration

2010 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

Sasa Tang, Political Science/International Affairs
Research Site: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Lawrence Reardon, Political Science
Foreign Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bernadeta Killian, University of Dar es Salaam
Project: Non-Governmental Organizations and the Tanzanian Government

2010 Undergraduate Research Award (URA)

Kevin Anderson, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jill McGaughy, Psychology
Project: Impulse Control and Noradrenergic Lesions of the Lateral Orbitofrontal Cortex

Tiffany Black, Anthropology/Women’s Studies
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Teresa Raczek, Anthropology
Project: “’Cause It’s a Girl’s Night”: Working-Class Women and Their Understanding of Gender and Class Identities

Andrew Bobolas, Geography
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Mary Stampone, Geography
Project: Evaluation of WAVEWATCH III Wave Height Forecasts for the Gulf of Maine

Karin A. Hakala, Sociology/Spanish
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Sharyn Potter, Sociology
Project: The Implications of Learning    English on Family Dynamics among Hispanic Immigrants

Alexander Joy, English/Philosophy
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Marco Dorfsman, Languages, Literature and Culture
Project: American Existentialism: A Comparative Study of Lovecraft and Camus

Justin Linxweiler, Anthropology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Meghan Howey, Anthropology
Project: Diet and Health Analysis of Late Woodland American Indians on Burt and Douglas Inland Lakes, Northern Michigan

Thomas Parisi, Political Science/Cinema Studies
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Delia Konzett, English
Project: Persuading and Entertaining the Public: American Propaganda Films of World War II

Bethany Wakeman, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Ellen Cohn, Psychology
Project: Attitudes toward Perpetrators and Victims of Relational Aggression: The Effect of Privacy and Internet Use

Megan Yee, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Drugan, Psychology
Project: Do Ultrasonic Vocalizations during Swim Stress Predict Resistance to Behavioral Depression in Rats?

Matthew Libman, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Drugan, Psychology
Project: Are There Sex Differences in Intermittent Swim Stress-Induced Deficits in Spatial Learning in Rats?

2010 Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP)

Michael D’Angelo, Classics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Scott Smith, Classics
Project: A Bibliographic Survey for an Atlas of Ancient Rome

Molly Driscoll, European Cultural Studies & International Affairs
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Jeffry Diefendorf, History
Project: Urban Change and Urban Identity: Cologne, Basel, and Boston in the Middle Third of the Twentieth Century and the Construction of Civic Identity

Christopher Foss, Music
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Janet Polk, Music
Project: Bassoon Reedmaking: An Investigation of the Forming Process

Ella Nilsen, Political Science
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Cathy Frierson, History
Project: Being Jewish in Russia and the United States in the Twentieth Century: The Jewish Question in Russia and the First Wave of Russian Jewish Immigration to the United States

Rachel Sluder, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Robert Mair, Psychology
Project: Effects of Ventral Midline Thalamic Stimulation on Spatial Working Memory in the Rat

2010 Research Presentation Grant

Jennifer Cook, International Development
Project Title: Transient Migrant Workers in the CT River Valley
Conference: Society for Applied Anthropology, Merida Mexico

2010 Honors Thesis Grant

Brendan Everett, Psychology
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Andrew Leber, Psychology
Thesis: Assessment of Training with vOICe Vision Technology over Time

Kimberly Rogers, Communication
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Danielle Pillet-Shore, Communication
Thesis: First Impressions in Business Interactions

2010 Study Abroad Research Grant

Benjamin Phinney, French
Research Site: Lausanne, Switzerland
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Barbara Cooper, French
Project: Jean DuBuffet Thesis Research