Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)  Abroad 

Sarah Wiggins, Business Administration: Management

Faculty Mentor: Prof. Nelson Barber, Hospitality Management

Research Site: Talca, Chile

Topic: Can Agritourism Change Lives for the Better? A Case Study in Chile

2014 Research Presentation Grant

Samantha-Jo Virga, Economics

Project Title: EconJourney.com: A New Way of Learning Economics

Conference: The 2014 National Conference on Teaching & Research on Economic Education

2014 Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP) 

Aaron Scheinman, Economics

Faculty Mentor: Prof. John Orcutt, UNH School of Law

Topic: Access to Capital Project

2013 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

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

2011 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

Kathryn Early, Hospitality Management
Research Site: Hopkins Village, Belize 
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Udo Schlentrich, Hospitality Management
Foreign Faculty Mentor: Ms. Dana Krausopf, Hamanasi Resort
Topic: Eco-Tourism Resorts: A Case Study of Best Practices at the Hamanasi Resort in Belize

Benjamin Frehner, Business Administration/International Affairs
Research Site: Berlin, Germany
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Craig Wood, Decision Sciences
Foreign Faculty Mentor: Prof. Wilfried Böhler, University of Paderborn  
Topic: A Study of German Corporations Employee Benefits Packages and the Resulting Effect on Net Income

2010 Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP)

Chris Celi, Business Administration/ Economics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Bruce Elmslie, Economics
Project: Explore and Evaluate the History of the Federal Reserve and Determine How Its Role Has Changed over the Past Two Years

2010 Study Abroad Research Grant

Siddharthj Prabhakar, Economics
Research Site: Accra, Ghana
Faculty Mentor: Prof. William Maddocks, Carsey Institute
Topic: Sustainable Microenterprise Development

Benjamin Woodhouse, Economics
Research Site: Accra, Ghana
Faculty Mentor: Prof. William Maddocks, Carsey Institute
Topic: Sustainable Microenterprise Development

2009 Undergraduate Research Award

Lori Ann Taylor, Business Administration
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Carl Lindblade, Hospitality Management
Project: An Analysis of Current Economic Impacts on the Lodging Industry

Christine Whittaker, Hospitality Management
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Carl Lindblade, Hospitality Management
Project: An Analysis of Current Economic Impacts on the Lodging Industry

2009 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) USA

Corey Johnson, Business Administration
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Cameron Wake, Complex Systems Research Center
Project: Helping New Hampshire Communities Track Their Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Thomas Kennedy, Business Administration: Finance
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Goksel Yalcinkaya, Marketing
Project: Successful Brand Management in the Professional Sport Industry: An In-depth Look at the Boston Red Sox Brand

Laura LaPlante, Economics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. David Hiley, Philosophy
Project: A Human Rights Reading of New Hampshire’s Public School Funding Policies

2008 International Research Opportunities Program (IROP)

Elizabeth Lapan, Business Admin. / Art History
Research Site: London, England
Faculty Mentor: Vicki Wright, Art Gallery Director
Foreign Faculty Mentor: Prof. Mary Beard, Professor of Classics, University of Cambridge
Topic: The Legacy: The Elgin Marbles and the Question of Repatriation

2005-2006 Undergraduate Research Award

Ryan Mills, Economics
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Michael Goldberg, Economics
Topic: Stock Price Valuation in Changing Markets

2005-2006 Undergraduate Research Conference

Matthew Reno, Business Administration
Faculty Mentor: Prof. Lawrence Reardon, Political Science
Topic: Regional Stagnation: The Under Modernization of Southern Spain