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2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

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

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

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

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

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

2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

Student: Zac Stavros
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Research: “Empirical Research on Presidential and Congressional Elections”
Semester: Spring 2016

Student: Nechama Ross
Iraida Lopez (Faculty)
Research: Against Dichotomies: Selected Writings of Lourdes Casal
Semester: Spring 2016

Student: Dana Molinari
Hassan Nejad (Faculty)
Research: International Criminal Court
Semester: Spring 2016

Student: Jennifer Zgola
Cathy Moran Hajo (Faculty)
Research: Mahwah Women’s History Exhibit
Semester: Spring 2016

Student: David Cifelli & Molly Bond
Paul Elovitz (Faculty)
Research: Presidential Candidates and the 2016 Election
Semester: Fall 2015 & Spring 2016

Student: Bikash Gupta
Susan Hangen (Faculty)
Research: Representations of the Madhesi Movement in the Nepali Media
Semester: Fall 2015 & Spring 2016

Student: Misha Choudhry
Monika Giacoppe (Faculty)
Research: Annotated Bibliography of Print Culture in Early 19th Century
Semester: Fall 2015

Student: Sean Dabney
Lisa Cassidy (Faculty)
Research: Nietzsche’s View of Shame
Semester: Fall 2015

Colloquium Events

Student: Ann Lay
Presentation: “Perception and Reception in ‘The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket’ and ‘A Pair of Tickets.’”
Semester: Spring 2016

Student: Christopher Self
Presentation: “Post-9/11 Transformation of al-Qaeda.”
Semester: Spring 2016

Student: Kurtis Tuohy
Presentation: “Alias Grace and Dissociative Personality Disorder.”
Semester: Spring 2016

Conference Presentations

Sara Catherine Lichon
Susan Hangen (History)
“Identity Crisis: The Cold War and Ukraine Crisis”
N.E. Regional Honors Council Conference, Cambridge, MA March 2016

Francesca Simone
John Gronbeck-Tedesco (Faculty)
“The American Indian Movement (as Portrayed by the Media)”
EASA Annual Conference Lancaster, PA, April 2016

Angelica Barile
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“Roundtable: Medieval Literature and “Finding Home.”
Sigma Tau Delta Conference Minneapolis, MN, March 2016

Misha Choudhry
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“#BlackLivesMatter: A Collaborative Text.”
Sigma Tau Delta Conference Minneapolis, MN, March 2016

Bryan Potts
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“Insites into ABQ”
Sigma Tau Delta Conference Minneapolis, MN, March 2016

Hayley Bruning
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“Thoughts from the Eighth Floor.”
Sigma Tau Delta Conference Minneapolis, MN, March 2016

Corbin Hirschhorn
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
“The Big Man Downstairs”
Sigma Tau Delta Conference Minneapolis, MN, March 2016

Sara Barsky
Tae Kwak (Faculty)
Pushing for Peace: The United Nations during the Congo Crisis, 1960-1961″
Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention Orlando, FL, January 2016

Karlito Almeda
Tae Kwak (Faculty)
“A Closer Look into Policies and Relationships: A Brief Analysis of Two Administrators’ Liability in the September 11th Terrorist Attacks”
Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention Orlando, FL, January 2016

Samantha Sproviero
Tae Kwak (Faculty)
“Bletchley Park Intelligence and the Battle of the Atlantic”
Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention Orlando, FL, January 2016

Misha Choudhry
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
“#BlackLivesMatter: A Collaborative Text”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Mahwah, NJ, October 2015

Thomas Harden
Lisa Cassidy (Faculty)
“The Immorality of Wrongful Life Litigation”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Mahwah, NJ, October 2015

Jennifer Zgola
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
“Lesbian Liberation: An Extension of Womens Liberation”
COPLAC Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activity Conference, Mahwah, NJ, October 2015

Scholar’s Day

Karlito Almeda
Tae Kwak (Faculty)
Tiles and Suits: An Inquiry into American Interventionism in Laos in the Wake of the Second Indochina War, 1954-1962

Cassandra Fenton
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Do Your Neighbors Like You? The Home-County Advantage of New Jersey Governors (1925-2013)

Rebecca Galarza
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
Pregame Rituals in Men’s professional Soccer as a Performance of Everyday Life

Alexandra Grinkevich
Lisa Cassidy (Faculty)
Buddhism and Happiness

Kevin Hurtado
Susan Hangen (Faculty)
Constructing Chicano Identity: Political Empowerment and the Chicano Youth Movement in the 1960s

Rosa Javier
Giuseppe Sorrentino (Instructor)
Italian Expatriate Poetry in Latin America

Stephanie Manzanares
Iraida Lopez (Faculty)
Santeria and Catholicism: A Critical Comparison

Keri Race
Natalia Samtamaria-Laorden (Faculty)
The Role of Language in Health Care in the United States: The Defense of Bilingualism

Brian Rocha
Hugh Sheehy (Faculty)
Peril: Stories

Brandon Rodriguez
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
The Obsolete Man

Francesca Simone
Carter Jones Meyer (Faculty)
The American Indian Movement (as Portrayed by the Media)

Samantha Sproviero
Sam Mustafa (Faculty)
The Personification of a Nation: Marianne

Zachary Stavros
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Trading Obama: 2008 Democratic Primary Delegates and Election Markets

2014-2015 ACADEMIC YEAR

Student/Faculty Research

Students: David Ermann, Erick Topp, & Vidhi Vakharia
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Research: Congressional Candidate Biography
Semester: Fall 2014

Student: Marina Bisha
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
Research: Completing a draft of manuscript, Counterinsurgent Shakespeare: Performing Character and Nation During Wartime.
Semester: Fall 2014

Students: Mary DiPasquale
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Research: Forthcoming book entitled Kitchen Table Politics: Conservative Women and Family Values in the Seventies
Semester: Fall 2014

Student: Francesca Simone
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Research: Forthcoming book entitled Kitchen Table Politics: Conservative Women and Family Values in the Seventies
Semester: Spring 2015

Student: David Cifelli
Paul Elovitz (Faculty)
Research: Forthcoming book entitled Pioneers of Insight: The Makers and Making of the Psychological Paradigm
Semester: Spring 2015

Student: Bryan Potts
Yvette Kisor (Faculty)
Research: Annotated Bibliography on Tolkien and Alterity for book project
Semester: Spring 2015

Student: Dana Molinari
Hassan Nejad (Faculty)
Research: Study of “Political Violence”
Semester: Spring 2015

Scholar’s Day

Student: Misha Choudhry
Todd Barnes (Faculty)
# Black Lives Matter: A Collaborated Text

Student: Julia Clinton
Pinar Kayaalp (Faculty)
Ethnic Neighborhoods in Queens N.Y.C.

Student: Heather De Bel
Lisa Williams (Faculty)
Portrayal of the Mind: Modern & Gothic in Djuna Barnes

Student: Brianna De John
Rebecca Root (Faculty)
The European Crisis of Identity: Muslim Migration….

Student: Mary DiPasquale
Pinar Kayaalp (Faculty)
Italia e La Guerra Totale: The Italian home front of W.W. I

Student: David Erhmann
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Demonstrating Your Right to Vote

Student: David Erhmann
Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Why Faculty Are Sued

Student: Gregory Mulroy
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Reason’s For the Failure of Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty

Student: Blanca Perdono
Iraida Lopez (Faculty)
All Dressed in White: Innocence Lost

Student: Bryan Potts
Ed Shannon (Faculty)
The Gothic, The Mad, and Psychology

Student: Benjamin Reinhardt
Hugh Sheehy (Faculty)
Fiction Novella

Student: Francesca Simone
Guiseppe Sorrentino (Instructor)
Understanding Italy Through Cinema

Student: Dominick Daddetto
Guiseppe Sorrentino (Instructor)
Understanding Italy Through Cinema

Colloquium Events

Student: David Ermann
Presentation “Demonstrating Your Right to Vote: Do Civil Rights Demonstrations Move Counties Toward a Greater Democratic Vote Share in Presidential Elections?”
Semester: Spring 2015

Student:Lauren Fabrizio
Presentation:“Recipes for Life: Exploring the Domestic Ideology of America’s Postwar Era through Cookbooks”
Semester: Spring 2015

Student:Brett Polak
Presentation: “Primogeniture, John Dashwood, and Familial Bonds in Sense and Sensibility”
Semester: Spring 2015

COPLAC Conference

Student: Heather Debel
Hugh Sheehy (Faculty)
Project Title: Harley

Student: Mary Dipasquale
Stacie Taranto (Faculty)
Project Title: She Reminds Me of My Ex-Wife! – Sexism and Hillary Rodham Clinton’s
2008 Bid for the Presidency

Student: Jonathan Mangel
Michael Unger & Jeremy Teigen (Faculty)
Project Title: Putting the Problem in the Crosshairs: Partisan Perspectives on the Causes of
Gun Violence

Student: Kenny Moncayo
Val Flenga (Faculty)
Project Title: A Body on the Catafalque: Deconstruction of Race in Jean Genet’s The Blacks: A Clown Show