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Undergraduate Research Pairings

Research pairings are determined by a committee of faculty members after both students and faculty members apply for grants.

2014-15 | Summer 2014 | 2013-14 | Summer 2013 | 2012-13 | 2011-2012

2014-2015 Grant Recipients And Research Topics

Professor: Angela Northrup
Discipline or College: Nursing
Student: Colleen Spang
School, College & Major: Nursing
Topic: Evaluating the Effect of a Poverty Simulation Experience in Nursing Students

Professor: Jean F. Coppola
Discipline or College: Information Technology
Student: Robert Keith Wright Jr.
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Topic: Usability Study of Technology Based Music Therapy Intervention on Dementia Patients and Caregivers

Professor: Christine D. Clayton
Discipline or College: Education
Student: Dante Plush
School, College & Major: School of Ed: Adolescent Education in History
Topic: Civic Engagement and Advocacy: Exploring the Power of Comedy in Education

Professor: June Chisholm
Discipline or College: Psychology
Student: Benjamin Mushlin
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: Adult Female Adoptees’ Experiences with Pregnancy and Motherhood

Professor: Nancy Krucher
Discipline or College: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Maria Lane
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Growing breast cancer cells in three-dimensional tumor models-studies of the biochemical mechanisms of cell death

Professor: Cho Chan
Discipline or College: Chemical and Physical Sciences
Student: Dustin Lee
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Thioflavin S and Congo Red inhibits adhesion of Cryptosporidium parvum to HCT-8 cells resulting in a decrease endoplasmic stress response

Professor: Rita K. Upmacis
Discipline or College: Chemistry and Physical Science
Student: Ivelisse Dyson
School, College & Major: Dyson: Forensic Science
Topic: An Alternative Method of Fingerprint Analysis Based on Mass Spectrometry

Professor: Marisa Isaacson
Discipline or College: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Shirlina Chiu
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Examination of TORC 1 phosphorylation mutants and their effect on HTLV gene expression

Professor: Marisa Isaacson
Discipline or College: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Francis Bodd
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Examining the function of the TORC 3 protein in HTLV gene expression

Professor: Joseph Tse-Hei Lee
Discipline or College: History
Student: Jacqueline Kelleher
School, College & Major: Lubin: International Management
Topic: The Dichotomy of Identity: The Pursuit of Democracy in Hong Kong

Professor: Baptiste Barbot
Discipline or College: Psychology
Student: Alana Miller
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: Creative potential, Self-Esteem, and Self-Concept Clarity: a Multi-domain, Multivariate approach

Professor: Anna Shostya
Discipline or College: Economics
Student: Tadhg Looram
School, College & Major: Dyson: Economics
Topic: In search of Adam Smith: Socio-economic factors influencing Chinese students’ decision to study abroads

Professor: James Lawler
Discipline or College: Information Technology
Student: Ashley Spencer
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communications
Topic: Evaluating Digital Art and Sculpture for Facilitating Multimedia Storytelling by Individuals with Disabilities

Professor: Meghana V. Nayak
Discipline or College: Political Science
Student: Marianelli "Nelli" Agbulos
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science & Women’s Gender Studies
Topic: The working title for this project is, "Examining the Role of Female Perpetrators in the Field of Human Trafficking"

Professor: Joan Walker
Discipline or College: Education
Student: Ashley Miranda
School, College & Major: School of Ed: Childhood Education
Topic: Testing an Innovative Approach to Developing Teachers’ Home-School Communication Skills: Multimedia, Online Case Studies

Professor: Marcy Kelly
Discipline or College: Biology & Health Sciences
Student: Raheem Lawrence
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Identifying and Characterizing Novel Genes Involved in Glutathione Sensitivity

Professor: Jack Horne
Discipline or College: Biology
Student: Nicholas Mulvihill
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology and Psychology
Topic: What aspects of olfactory system development are controlled by the genes, Netrin and DCC?

Professor: Gregory Colman
Discipline or College: Economics
Student: Jordan Jhamb
School, College & Major: Dyson: Economics
Topic: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Utilization of Health Care Services Among Young Adults

Professor: Claudia G. Green
Discipline or College: Management - Hospitality & Tourism
Student: Alexandra Osten
School, College & Major: Lubin: Global Marketing/Arts & Entertainment Mgt
Topic: Sustainable Rio 2016 Olympics: a Reality or a Dream?

Professor: Nigel Yarlett
Discipline or College: Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Student: Juan Pablo Castiblanco Bustos
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry & Psychology
Topic: Changes in host cell proteins upon infection with Cryptosporidium parvum

Professor: Matthew Marcello
Discipline or College: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Katherine A. Rivera Gomez
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: D1081.8 is necessary for proper reproduction in Caenorhabitis elegans

Professor: Elmer-Rico E. Mojica
Discipline or College: Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Student: Maximillian Baria
School, College & Major: Dyson: Chemistry
Topic: Vibrational spectroscopic analysis of antibiotics

Professor: Elmer-Rico E. Mojica
Discipline or College: Chemistry and Physical Sciences
Student: Eric Nguyen
School, College & Major: Dyson: Chemistry
Topic: Toxicity studies of nanomaterials with proteins and enzymes

Professor: Leora Trub
Discipline or College: Psychology
Student: Jonathan O'Hadi
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: Mindful Messaging project

Professor: Katherine Huang
Discipline or College: Political Science
Student: Stephanie Zhang
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: Grooming a Judge-How to Achieve the Greatest Level of Diversity

Professor: Joseph C. Morreale
Discipline or College: Economics
Student: Lauren Price
School, College & Major: Dyson: Economics (Public Policy)
Topic: The Rise of Global Cities and Their Potential Impact on the World Political Economy

Professor: Christelle Scharff
Discipline or College: Computer Science
Student: Briana Vecchione
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Topic: Mobile Learning and Numeracy: Developing Mobile Applications in Local Languages to Improve Numeracy in Senegal

 

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Summer 2014 Grant Recipients And Research Topics

Professor: Andrea Voyer
Discipline or College: Dyson: Sociology / Anthropology
Student: Jennifer DeJesus
School, College & Major: Dyson: Sociology / Anthropology
Topic: The Role of Race in Hooking Up and Dating Among Americans

Professor: Angela Northrup
Discipline or College: Leinhard School of Nursing
Student: Colleen Spang
School, College & Major: Leinhard School of Nursing
Topic: Evaluation of the effect on student attitudes and empathy for those living in poverty

Professor: Christopher Godfrey
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Rebecca Conkling
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology and Human relations
Topic: Crossing the Digital Divide – Chronic Illness, the Internet, and Social Support

Professor: Christine D. Clayton
Discipline or College: Education
Student: Ashley Jimenez-Murphy
School, College & Major: Adolescent Education
Topic: Understanding the edTPA as a high-stakes assessment in New York State: Policy meets practice in the student teaching experience

Professor: Hasan T. Arslan
Discipline or College: Dyson: Criminal Justice
Student: Christopher McClain
School, College & Major: Dyson: Criminal Justice
Preliminary Findings on Police Shootings in Northeast and Western Regions of the United States

Professor: Denise Belen Santiago
Discipline or College: Dyson: Anthropology
Student: Katherine Gonzalez
School, College & Major: Leinhard School of Nursing
Topic: Contributing Antecedents to the Current Health Crisis Among Puerto Ricans Residing in the South Bronx, New York

Professor: Cho Chan
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry and Physical Science
Student: Dustin Lee
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: The effects of amyloid-perturbing dyes on adhesion of Cryptosporidium parvum to the intestinal adenocarcinoma HCT-8 cell line

Professor: Elliot Hearst
Discipline or College: Dyson: English
Student: Sidorela Lleshi
School, College & Major: Lubin: Public Accounting
Topic: A Patchwork and a Safety Net: The Use and Abuse of Technology in Frankenstein and Today

Professor: Marisa Isaacson
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Francis Bodd
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Generation of a human T cell leukemia virus reporter cell lines

Professor: Joseph Tse-Hei Lee
Discipline or College: Dyson: History
Student: Jacqueline Kelleher
School, College & Major: Lubin: International Management
Topic: The Dichotomy of Identity: The Pursuit of Democracy in Hong Kong

Professor: Dianne Zager
Discipline or College: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Student: Jessica Shevchenko
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Topic: Role of Expressive Language in Facilitating Development of Self-Determination Competence

Professor: Constance Knapp
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: IT
Student: John Capalbo; Nick Terrasi
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: IT
Topic: Development of a prototype of mobile application for basketball scouting and team and players statistics

Professor: Matthew Reidenbach
Discipline or College: Lubin: Accounting
Student: Jiaying (Katrina) Wu
School, College & Major: Lubin: Accounting
Topic: Audit Firm Industry Leader Location and Its Effect on Audit Fees and Quality

Professor: Brandon Adams
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Kelsey Ryan
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: The Effect of Diagnostic Cues Education on Detection of Deceptions

Professor: Joan Walker
Discipline or College: Education
Student: Ornella Salza
School, College & Major: Childhood Education
Topic: Testing an Innovative Approach to Developing Teachers’ Home-School Communication Skills: Multimedia, Online Case Studies

Professor: Marcy Kelly
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology & Health Sciences
Student: Raheem Lawrence
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Identifying and Characterizing Novel Genes Involved in Glutathione Sensitivity

Professor: Richard Shadick
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Jennifer Melissa Trujillo-Armijo
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: Prescription drug abuse by college students: Demographics and correlates

Professor: Shamira Malekar
Discipline or College: Lubin: Management
Student: Frederique Zadi
School, College & Major: Lubin: Management
Topic: Employee Satisfaction: A Study

Professor: Zafir Buraei
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology & Health Sciences
Student: Sukhjinder (Suki) Kaur
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: A molecular mechanism for Alzheimer's disease: the effects or WT and mutant Presenilin1 on Trp channel function

Professor: Nigel Yarlett
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Student: Juan Pablo Castiblanco Bustos
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry & Psychology
Topic: Changes in host cell proteins upon infection with Cryptosporidium parvum

Professor: Andriy Danylenko
Discipline or College: Dyson: Modern Languages
Student: Anastasiya Zlenko
School, College & Major: Lubin: International Mng. Arts & Entertainmnet Mng
Topic: Two Brothers? Cultural Stereotypes and Labeling of Ukrainians vs. Russians

Professor: Elmer-Rico E. Mojica
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Student: Samantha J. Pace
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Screening of flavonoids as therapeutic agents for diabetes

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2013-2014 Grant Recipients and Topics

Professor: David Benjamin
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Student: Michael Cornell
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Topic: Dynamic Augmented Reality

Professor: David Caputo
Discipline or College: Dyson: Political Science
Student: Enxhi Brahja
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: Student Learning Outcome Assessment and the MOOC Experience – Lessons Learned and Their Implications

Professor: Jane Collins
Discipline or College: Dyson: English
Student: Daniel Rubado
School, College & Major: Dyson: English
Topic: Gaming as Literature: Assessing the Literary Value of Modern Digital Storytelling

Professor: Jean Coppola
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: IT
Student: Taylor Longenberger
School, College & Major: Dyson: ECM
Topic: Discovering Innovative Tablet Technologies: The New Assistive Technologies for Adults with Disabilities

Professor: Erika Crispo
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Keith Thomas
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: ICG
Topic: Using Next-Generation Sequencing to Identify Variation in Immune Response Genes in Longnose Dace Fish Populations from Polluted and Non-Polluted Environments

Professor: John Cronin
Discipline or College: Dyson: Environmental Science
Student: Conor Strong
School, College & Major: Dyson: Environmental Studies
Topic: Riverman: Portrait of an American Icon

Professor: Zhaohua Dai
Discipline or College: Dyson: Forensic Science
Student: David Mendoza
School, College & Major: Dyson: Chemistry
Topic: Enantiospecific Hydroxylation of Alkanes Catalyzed by Transitional Metal Complexes of Chiral Tripodal Ligands Based on Tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine

Professor: Andriy Danylenko
Discipline or College: Dyson: RUS
Student: Yekaterina Tsvetkova
School, College & Major: Lubin: International Management
Topic: Film Adaptations of Russian Classics: The American Perspective

Professor: Lesley Emtage
Discipline or College: Dyson: Enviromental Studies
Student: Chakkapong Burudpakdee
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Small heat shock proteins are required for the formation of polyQ-Huntingtin inclusion bodies. Alternatively: Aging alters the dynamics of turnover in Huntingtin polyglutamine repeat aggregates.

Professor: Christopher Godfrey
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Mario Hamblin
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: 1) Project Title: Factors influencing non-technology professionals use of computer-mediated and video-mediated communications. 2) Project Title: Alternate Others-the Other Within. 3) Greenmarkets, Health Choices?

Professor: Katherine Huang
Discipline or College: Dyson: Political Science
Student: Nicole Esposito
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: How can civic participation be increased in communities? Does repeated personal contact work or does introduction of new information and material work better?

Professor: Sethu Karthikeyan
Discipline or College: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Student: Sofia Kharkover
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Topic: Acoustics of Empathy

Professor: Marcy Kelly
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology
Student: Kristen Gulino
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: The role of VASP in mycobacterial survival in the macrophage.

Professor: Soonhyang Kim
Discipline or College: Education
Student: Stefani Kraker
School, College & Major: Dyson: CSD
Topic: Avoid cultural misunderstanding: Silent but Active Participation of Culturally, Linguistically Diverse Students in the U.S. Classrooms

Professor: Erica Kipp
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology
Student: Gabrielle Suppa
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: The Effects of Heat Stress on Microgametophyte Viability in Arabidopsis thaliana

Professor: Constance Knapp
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Student: Hannah Cherian
School, College & Major: BU: IS
Topic: How Do They Know What I Want To Buy?: Customer Analytics and Data Mining

Professor: Nancy Krucher
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology
Student: Jacklynn Egger
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Interaction between a tumor suppressor and a pro-apoptosis protein in breast cancer. What is the significance?

Professor: Theresa Lant
Discipline or College: Lubin: Management
Student: Addison O'Donnell
School, College & Major: Lubin: Management
Topic: Connecting Community Arts and Sustainable Practices: Emulating New York City's "Materials for the Arts"

Professor: James Lawler
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Student: Daniel Leinweber
School, College & Major: Computer Science
Topic: Evaluating Disability Film Media to Increase Knowledge of Disability Issues in Society

Professor: Joseph Lee
Discipline or College: Dyson: History
Student: Sarah Batchelor
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communication Studies
Topic: Tibetan Arts, Identity, and Political Activism in New York City

Professor: Eddis Miller
Discipline or College: Dyson: PHI
Student: Caitlin Boley
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: "Hobbes’s Offensive Hermeneutics: Scriptural Interpretation and the English Civil Wars"

Professor: Elmer-Rico Mojica
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry
Student: Robert Marvin
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Immobilization of biological materials using the sol-gel process.

Professor: Joseph Morreale
Discipline or College: ECO
Student: Ann Marie Pavia
School, College & Major: Dyson: Economics
Topic: The Effectiveness of the No Child Left Behind Act on Low Income Minority Students

Professor: Meghana Nayak
Discipline or College: Dyson: Political Science
Student: Jessie Meredith
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: "The Incarceration of the Persecuted and Undocumented"

Professor: Gregory Colman
Discipline or College: Dyson: Mathematics
Student: Kevin Hankins
School, College & Major: Dyson: Mathematics & Economics
Topic: Effectiveness of math teachers with a mathmatics degree as opposed to a general education degree

Professor: Anna Shostya
Discipline or College: Dyson: Economics
Student: Robert Mcloughlin
School, College & Major: Lubin: Finance
Topic: The Effect of Video Games and other Media Usage on Students’ Studying Habits and Performance: A Case of Two Countries

Professor: Angelo Spillo
Discipline or College: Dyson: Environmental Science
Student: Laura Sorrentino
School, College & Major: Dyson: Environmental Science
Topic: Rising Waters: Implications and Actions

Professor: Rita Upmacis
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry
Student: Steven Miller
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Calcium and magnesium levels in atherosclerotic tissue samples: Influence of gender and diabetes.

Professor: Emily Welty
Discipline or College: Dyson: PJS
Student: Elena Marmo
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: Voluntourism or Poverty Voyeurism? an examination of short-term volunteering

Professor: Dianne Zager
Discipline or College: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Student: Jason Gonzalez
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: An Examination of Medical Students' Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes toward Persons with Disabilities

Professor: Louis Quintas; Edgar G. Ducasse
Discipline or College: Dyson: Mathematics
Student: Joshua Shor
School, College & Major: Dyson: Mathematics
Topic: Graphs with Applications

 

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Summer 2013 Grant Recipients and Research Topics

Professor: Sharon Stahl Wexler
Discipline or College: College of Health Prof.
Student: Chava Pollak
School, College & Major: College of Health Professions
Topic: The Impact of an Aging Sensitivity Experience on Nursing Students

Professor: Hasan Arslan
Discipline or College: Dyson: Criminal Justice
Student: Gary Stewart
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: CIT
Topic: Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures of Anti- Abortion Terrorist Groups

Professor: Marcy Kelly
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Josie Blair
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: The Paradox of Glutathione: Mycobacterial Growth Inhibitor or Stimulator?

Professor: Paul Fraynt
Discipline or College: Lubin: Finance
Student: Dinglin He
School, College & Major: Lubin: Finance
Topic: CNBC Fast Money - fast track to wealth or financial peril

Professor: Kathy Huang
Discipline or College: Dyson: Political Science
Student: Nicole Esposito
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: Measuring the Strength of Civic Engagement as it pertains to Voting Behavior

Professor: Sethu Karthikeyan
Discipline or College: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Student: Catherine Mastricovo
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Topic: Articulatory clarity, vocal pitch, and dominance ratings of male speech samples

Professor: Elmer-Rico E. Mojica
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry and Physical Science
Student: Nadina A. Horril
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Potential Use of Bee Propolis as an Environmentally Friendly Antimicborial Agent

Professor: Rostyslaw Robak
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Andrew Cheever
School, College & Major: Dyson: History
Topic: The Role of Money in Satisfaction with Life

Professor: Richard Shadick
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Amber Addessi
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: Risk Factors Correlated with Suicidal Behavior in Diverse College Students

Professor: Michael Ulinski
Discipline or College: Lubin: Accounting
Student: Anthony L. Fanelli
School, College & Major: Lubin: Public Accounting
Topic: "The Affect of FASB #xxx , Illegal Corporate Activity Disclosures, on Independent Audit Quality and How Forensic Accountants Can Help"

Professor: Rita Upmacis
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry and Physical Science
Student: Steven J. Miller
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Antioxidant Mechanisms of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA)

Professor: D. Paul Benjamin
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: CS
Student: Michael Cornell
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: CS
Topic: Dynamic Augmented Reality

Professor: Angelo Spillo
Discipline or College: Dyson: Enviromental Studies
Student: Laura Sorrentino
School, College & Major: Dyson: Environmental Studies
Topic: Rising Waters: Local Implications and Actions

Professor: Jean Coppola
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: Information Technology
Student: Marc Kowtko
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: Information Technology
Topic: User-friendliness of Biometric Technology for Populations with Special Needs

Professor: Erica Kipp
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Gabrielle Suppa
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: The Effects of Heat Stress on Microgametophyte Viability in Arabidopsis thaliana

Professor: Theresa Lant
Discipline or College: Lubin: Management
Student: Addison O'Donnell
School, College & Major: Lubin: Arts and Entertainment Management
Topic: Community Arts Organizations and Sustainable Practices: A Collaborative Model

Professor: Emily Welty
Discipline or College: Dyson: Political Science/Peace and Justice Studies
Student: Elena Marmo
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science
Topic: Voluntourism: Benefits, Drawbacks and Best Practices

Professor: Nancy Krucher
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sci
Student: Kira Quadros
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: Interaction between a Tumor Suppressor and a Pro-apoptosis Protein in Breast Cancer: What is the Significance?

Professor: Soonhyang Kim
Discipline or College: Education
Student: Stefani Kraker
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communication Sciences and Disorders: Teaching and Bilingual
Topic: Track: Avoid cultural misunderstanding: Silent but Active Participation of Culturally, Linguistically Diverse Students in the U.S. Classrooms

 

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2012-13 Grant Recipients and Research Topics

Professor: Jaime Lee Rizzo (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology
Student: Sophia Miotto (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Synthesis of Novel Therapeutic Drugs to Combat Neuromuscular Disorders

Professor: Marcy Kelly (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology
Student: Josie Blair (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology/Chemistry
Topic: Understanding the Impact of Glutathione on Persistent Mycobacterial Gene Expression

Professor: Judith Pajo (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Anthropology / Environmental Studies
Student: Jessica Lagoutte (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Anthropology / Environmental Studies
Topic: Creative Destruction: Collecting Bottles and Cans in the Informal Recycling Economy in New York City

Professor: Margaret Brewer-LaPorta and Philip LaPorta (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Student: Alex Lengers (PLV)
School, College & Major: SOE & Dyson: Adol Ed/Earth Science
Topic: A Survey of Pleistocene Megafauna Discoveries, Archaeological Context and Paleoenvironmental Implications in the Wallkill River Valley

Professor: Erica Kipp (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology
Student: Abbi Freeman (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology/Forensic Science
Topic: The Effects of Heat Stress on Stigmatic Receptivity in Arabidopsis Thaliana

Professor: Linda Anstendig (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: English
Student: Jemma York (PLV)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communications / Political Science
Topic: Capturing Student Learning with ePortfolios

Professor: Jack Horne (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Ruchi Sheth (PLV)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: The role of Rac1 in development of the zebrafish olfactory system.

Professor: Rita Upmacis (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry & Physical Sciences
Student: Kelsey Jordan (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology
Topic: The Role of Reactive Nitrogen and Oxygen Species in Parasite Survival and Death

Professor: Zhaohua Dai (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry/Forensic Science
Student: Lyanne Valdez (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry
Topic: Recognition and Amplification of Molecular Chirality in Controlled Substances

Professor: Emilie Zaslow (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Communications
Student: Brian Rentas (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communications
Topic: Analyzing online communities for parents with LGBTQ children

Professor: June Chisholm (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: English
Student: Kerry McBroome (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology/Film Studies
Topic: The Psychology of a Female Revolutionary

Professor: Rick Kline (NYC)
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: Computer Science
Student: Keith McPherson (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: CS/Math minor
Topic: Development and applications of autonomous quadrotor UAVs

Professor: Dorothee von Huene Greenberg (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: English and Modern Language Studies
Student: Shawna Wright (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Liberal Studies
Topic: Esther Carpenter Pierce: Daughter, Wife and Confidante of Freedom’s Friends

Professor: Ron Filante (PLV)
Discipline or College: Lubin: Finance
Student: Adam Bednarz (PLV)
School, College & Major: Lubin: Finance/Economics
Topic: How Can Finance Students Outperform Professional Money Managers?

Professor: Hsui-lin Winkler (PLV)
Discipline or College: Seidenberg: IT
Student: Ariana Abramson (PLV)
School, College & Major: Seidenberg: CS
Topic: Analysis of Solar Energy Generation, Demand and Consumption – A College Solar Classroom Study

Professor: Jessica Scheuer (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Communication Sciences & Disorders
Student: Rosetta Fairley (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Communication
Topic: Sciences and Disorders Performance Monitoring in Children with Specific Language Impairment

Professor: Daniel Molina (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Dahlia Mayerson (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: The Importance of Identifying the Self in “Aspy”(Autism) Culture

Professor: Tara Tamny-Young (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Darrelle George (PLV)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biology/Psychology
Topic: Immediate Effects of Video Gaming on Impulsive Behavior and Attention in College Students

Professor: Sharon Stahl-Wexler (PLV and NYC)
Discipline or College: College of Health Professions: Nursing
Student: Chava Pollak (PLV)
School, College & Major: College of Health Professions: Nursing
Topic: The Impact of an Aging Sensitivity Experience on Nursing Students

Professor: Nigel Yarlett (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Chemistry
Student: Emmanuel Bujans (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biochemistry/Latin Amer Studies
Topic: Characterization of Spermidine: spermine N1-acetyltransferase from the intestinal parasite Cryptosporidium parvum

Professor: Nancy Krucher (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Biology and Health Sciences
Student: Justina Edwards (PLV)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Biological Psychology
Topic: Activation of the Rb tumor suppressor gene in 3D breast cancer tumors

Professor: Dr. Brandon Adams (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Psychology
Student: Henry Li (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Psychology
Topic: Neuropsychology of Obesity

Professor: Dr. Hillary Knepper & Chris Godfrey (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Public Administration (Hillary) and Psychology (Chris)
Student: Alexander Quinonez (NYC)
School, College & Major: Lubin: International Mgt
Topic: Web 2.0 Interdisciplinary Informatics Institute (WebIII) – Are You Connected?

Professor: Marie Bratt (PLV)
Discipline or College: Dyson: History
Student: Antonia Bueti (PLV)
School, College & Major: SOE & Dyson: Adolescent Ed and History
Topic: Parallel Teaching Design

Professor: Jose Guevara-Escudero (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: History
Student: Michelle Gallo (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Political Science Major; Peace & Justice Studies and Spanish Minors
Topic: The Socioeconomic History of Modern Honduras, 20th and 21st Centuries

Professor: Marley Bauce (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Environmental Studies
Student: Alireza Vaziri (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Arts Entertainment Management and Film Studies Majors; Music Minor
Topic: Campus-Wide Environmentalism: Understanding Pace's Sustainability Initiatives Through its Dining Halls

Professor: Joseph Morreale (NYC)
Discipline or College: Dyson: Economics and Public Administration
Student: Yihui (Julie) Chen (NYC)
School, College & Major: Dyson: Economics Major; Management Minor
Topic: China's Transition to a More Consumer-Driven Economy: What Lessons can be Learned from the U.S. Experience?

 

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2011-12 Grant Recipients and Research Topics

Professor: David Caputo NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (Political Science)
Student: Daniella Eras
School, College & Major: Dyson (Political Science)
Topic: Presidential Signing Statements

Professor: Jean Coppola PLV
Discipline or College: Seidenberg
Student: Mark Kowtko
School, College & Major: Seidenberg (IT with minors in CRJ and Pre-Law)
Topic: Interdisciplinary Green-technology Research

Professor: ZhaoHua Dai NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (Chemistry)
Student: Wenyao Zhang
School, College & Major: Dyson (Chemistry)
Topic: Mercury Contamination

Professor: Sr. St. John Delany PLV
Discipline or College: School of Education
Student: Andrew Newmark
School, College & Major: School of Education (Elementary Education)
Topic: Literacy and the Gender Gap

Professor: Claudia Green NYC
Discipline or College: Lubin (Management)
Student: Gabriella Ferrara
School, College & Major: Lubin (Intl. Marketing)
Topic: Sustainable Travels

Professor: Paul Griffin PLV
Discipline or College: Dyson (Psychology)
Student: Boyan Robak
School, College & Major: Dyson (Communications and Psychology)
Topic: Sex Differences and Romantic Rejection

Professor: Charlene Hoegler PLV
Discipline or College: Dyson (Biology)
Student: Cherelle Palmer
School, College & Major: Dyson (Biology)
Topic: Cardiovascular Study: Esterases and Heart Failure

Professor: Marcy Kelly NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (Biology)
Student: Neil Patel
School, College & Major: Dyson (Biochemistry)
Topic: TB, mycobacteria and vaccination development

Professor: Jillian McDonald NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (Fine Arts)
Student: Julie Gill
School, College & Major: Seidenberg(CS)
Topic: Horror Stories: Web-based Artwork

Professor: Joseph Morreale NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (Economics and Public Administration)
Student: Julia Yeung
School, College & Major: Lubin (Business Economics)
Topic: Impact of the Great Recession on Middle Class America

Professor: Anna Morlan NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (English)
Student: Madelyn Farris
School, College & Major: Dyson (Theater)
Topic: Postcolonial Issues in Tom Stoppard's Plays

Professor: Nancy Reagin NYC
Discipline or College: Dyson (History and Women's and Gender Studies)
Student: Brent McDonald
School, College & Major: Seidenberg (CS)
Topic: Star Trek and History

Professor: Christelle Scharff NYC
Discipline or College: Seidenberg (CSIS)
Student: Meghan Kenny
School, College & Major: Dyson (Psychology)
Topic: Mobile Technology for Greener Cities

Professor: Angelo Spillo
Discipline or College: PLV Dyson (Environmental Studies)
Student: Michelle Rodriguez
School, College & Major: Dyson (Political Science)
Topic: Impressions and Perceptions of Sustainability

Professor: Nigel Yarlett
Discipline or College: NYC Dyson (Biochemistry)
Student: Alison Quirch
School, College & Major: Dyson (Biology and Anthropology / Sociology)
Topic: Characterization of Enzyme Associated with Parasitic Infection of HIV Patients

 

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