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2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

Students: Danielle Deangelis & Katherine Gavin
Steve Rice (Faculty)
Research: AHTP
Semester: Fall 2019

Students: Gennaro Giordano & Katherine Mc Nellis
Cathy Hajo (Staff)
Research: Jane Addams Papers Project
Semester: Fall 2019 & Spring 2020

2018-2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

Students: Danielle Deangelis & Katherine Gavin
Steve Rice (Faculty)
Research: AHTP
Semester: Spring 2019

Student: Rachel Huddy
Patricia Ard (Faculty)
Research: “Biography of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge”
Semester: Spring 2019

Student: Iliana Rodriguez
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Research: “Suffrage at 100: Women and American Politics Since 1920”
Semester: Fall 2018

Students: Evan Ferris & Kevin Wrobel
Amanda Roberti (Faculty)
Research: “Women Deserve Better”
Semester: Fall 2018

Student: Miah Gomez, Elizabeth Johnsen, & Gabriel Romano
Iraida Lopez (Faculty)
Research: Interview Transcripts
Semester: Fall 2018

Students: Francesca Evans, Stephanie Koflin, Leah Lindstrom, & Sabrina Santamaria
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Research: 2018 Congressional Candidates’ Biographies
Semester: Fall 2018

Conference Presentations 

Guadalupe Juarez
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
“Cruzando Nuestras Fronteras//Crossing Our Borders”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, SUNY Genesco
New York, October 2018

Alexandra Davies
James Hoch (Faculty)
Poems “After the Funeral; I Antiquity; Light from the Plains”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, SUNY Genesco
New York, October 2018

Emma Lucier-Keller
John Gronbeck-Tedesco (Faculty)
“Visual Production of Chinese Masculinity in Political Cartoons, Photography and Landry”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, SUNY Genesco
New York, October 2018

Madeline Martinez
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
“!Miercoles! A Collection of Moments and Events”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, SUNY Genesco
New York, October 2018

Scholars’ Day

Gunnar Hopson
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“Uncomfortable Ambiguity: The Existential Dread of The Great Gatsby”

Angely Montilla
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
“De Eso No Se Habla: The Quiet Oppression of Domestic Workers in the Dominican Republic”

Jeremy Rocker
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying”: Interpreting Jewel as Christ-Substitute”

Gabriela Romano
Iraida Lopéz (Faculty)
“Dominican Holistic Medicine and Conventional Health Systems in the U.S. Northeast”

Biplab Thapa Magar
Todd L. Barnes (Faculty)
“The Functioning of Ideology, Discourses, and Binary Oppositions in 12 Angry Men”

Krystina Jeron
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
“Gender-Based Violence, Genocide, and Women in Guatemala Post “La Violencia”

Julia Connelly, Katherine Kisor, Jared Berberabe, & Brandon Calvert
Patricia Ard (Faculty)
“Frankenstein: Postmodern Presence”

Caleb Herbst
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
“School’s Out: The New Jersey Funding Formula and Its Educational Outcomes”

Jessica Ryan
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“The Collective Unconscious Reflected in Literature”

Charlie Leppert
Rosetta D’Angelo (Faculty)
“‘Divided — With You’: Queer Displacement and Community in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Poetry and Contemporary Italy”

Gina Gerbasio
Edward Shannon (Faculty)
“Acknowledging the Mental Health of Children as Expressed through Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn”

Alyssa Rosa
Lisa Cassidy (Faculty)
“A Parent’s Responsibility to Vaccinate: A Closer Look into the Role of Parents as Caretakers”

Alexa Zavlek
Todd L. Barnes (Faculty)
Reconceptualizing the Male Body Outside of Gendered Terms in Were the World Mine

Emma Lucier Keller
Roark Atkinson (Faculty)
Citizenship Re-imagined Through the Narrative of “Privileged Immigrants”

2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

Students: Bahaj Kautoor, Asma Abeer, & Kaurin Cuello
Pinar Kayaalp (Faculty)
Research: “Learning Islamic Fashion in the Age of Social Media”
Semester: Spring 2018

Student: Jilian Topolski
Paula Straile-Costa (Faculty)
Research: “Invasion of the Body Snatchers: Invasive Labor and Fears of Globalization in Latin American Cyberpunk,”
Semester: Spring 2018

Student: Rosalexa Liriano
Val Flenga (Faculty)
Research: “An Analysis of Structures, Spaces, and Identities in Tahar Ben Jellouns’s The Sand Child.”
Semester: Spring 2018

Student: Jonathan Cedeno
Lisa Cassidy (Faculty)
Research: “Ethics Credential Programs”
Semester: Spring 2018

Student: Angely Montilla
Rebecca Root (Faculty)
Research: “Human Rights in Latin America”
Semester: Spring 2018

Student: Miah Gomez
Iraida Lopez (Faculty)
Research: “Beyond Dichotomy: The Writings of Lourdes Casal”
Semester: Fall 2017

Students: Alex Cordaro, Kamilia Marek, Zac Stavros, & Antonio La Rosa
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Research: “Book Manuscript Preparation”
Semester: Fall 2017

Students: Francesca Evans, Sabrina Santamaria & Angely Montilla
Amanda Roberti (Faculty)
Research: “Pro-Life and Pro-Woman: Issue Framing of Abortion in the Media”
Semester: Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

Student: Caitlin Biebrich
Raechel Lutz (Instructor)
Research: “Crude Conservation: Nature, Pollution, and Science at Standard Oil’s New Jersey Refineries, 1870-1980s.”
Semester: Fall 2017

Conference Presentations 

Paul Brennan
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
“Technology, Family, and Semiotics in Videodrome
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Mansfield University
Pennsylvania, October 2017

Jimmy Grissman
Rebecca Root (Faculty)
“The Politics of Sister Wives: Is Polygyny Misogynistic”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Mansfield University
Pennsylvania, October 2017

Sara Catherine Lichon
Tae Kwak (Faculty)
“Identity Crisis: How the Outcome of the Cold War Affects Our Understanding of the Crisis in the Ukraine”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Mansfield University
Pennsylvania, October 2017

Scholars’ Day

James Grissman
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
From Twitter with Love: An Assessment of the Islamic State on Social Media

Rebecca McNeil
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Secret Weapons: The Discrete Roles of Political Women in the Revolutionary War

Zachary Henderson
Carter Jones-Meyer (Faculty)
Chasing Shadows: An Analysis of the Historical Significance of Shadow Catcher, Edward S. Curtis

Nicky Vasquez
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
The Holocaust Instilled this Psychological Imprint on Survivors Which has Transcended Through to Their Offspring

Rose Hussain & Emily Shovlin
Patricia Ard (Faculty)
200 Years of Jane Austen

Leah Lindstrom
Tae Yang Kwak (Faculty)
The Debated Holocaust Japanese Military Atrocities During World War II

Anastasia Caulfield
Erick Castellanos (Faculty)
Flowers Bloom

Alisha Grant
Karl Johnson (Faculty)
Where we have gone from there: an examination of the Black community in Newark NJ post rebellion – My Newark Story

Jennifer Wankmuller
Iraida Lopez (Faculty)
Gabriela Mistral – The Icon of a Dictatorship

2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

Student: Michaella Bermudez
Natalia Santamaria-Laorden (Faculty)
Research: Book Project “Visiones Transatlánticas Regeneracionistas: Posibilidades y (des) encuentros discursivos en la España Finisecular en torno a  lengua, agencia e imperio”
Semester: Spring 2017

Student: Erick Abdallah
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
Research: LITR 224 American Drama Course Revision Project 
Semester: Spring 2017

Student: Brenda Arthur
Peter Scheckner (Faculty)
Research: Book Project “The End Is in Sight: How Dystopian Cinema Since 2011 Portrays Global Capitalism in Crisis.”
Semester: Spring 2017

Student: David Cifelli
Paul Elovitz (Faculty)
Research: History of Psychohistory Book Project
Semester: Fall 2016

Student: Samantha Sproviero
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Research: Bibliography for Kitchen-Table Politics: Conservative Women and Family Values in New York
Semester: Fall 2016

Student: Zac Stavros
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Research: Military Veteran’s in Foreign Elections
Semester: Fall 2016

Student: Keri Race
Iradia Lopez (Faculty)
Research: “Against Dichotomies: The Selected Writings of Lourdes Casal”
Semester: Fall 2016

Conference Presentations

Samantha Sproviero
Sam Mustafa (Faculty)
“The Personification of a Nation: Marianne”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, October 2016

Taylor Sullivan
Val Flenga (Faculty)
“Taboo as a Means of Accessing the Law in Kafka’s Works”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, October 2016

Heidi Pilla
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“The Importance of Symbolism and Parralelism in The Great Gatsby”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, October 2016

Scholar’s Day

Alexander Cordaro
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Secular Party Realignment: The Move of Segregationists and White Working Voters from the New Deal Coalition to the Embrace of Conservatism

Robert Piper
Susan Hangen (Faculty)
Exploring the Influential Power of Global Organizations over Governments through the Case Study of BRT in Dakar, Senegal

Angela Cedeno
Susan Hangen (Faculty)
Ecuador’s Indigenous Movement

Sean Dabney
Lisa Cassidy (Faculty)
Tolstoy’s Philosophy of Free Will

Julianne M. De Lisi
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
For Better, For Worse: Navigating Marriage and Queer Relationships in East Asia and the United States

Thomas Perez
Iradia Lopez (Faculty)
That Unique Career without Enough Men: The Social Issues Facing Males in Nursing

Alisha Grant
Karl Johnson (Faculty)
Changing Patterns of Lynching from Reconstruction to Present Day

Karlito Almeda
Dean Chen (Faculty)
Bridging the Gap: A History, Evaluation, and Forecast of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Cassandra Kronfeld
Rosetta D’Angelo (Faculty)
Artemisia Gentileschi

Emylee L. Salkind-Garcia
Rosetta D’Angelo (Faculty)
Music is a Mirror

Heidi Pilla
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
Motherhood Compared in “To the Lighthouse” and “Beloved”

Anna Milovich
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
Ideals of Feminine Beauty as Tools of Oppression in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye