Vol. 1 2009

Research Activities and Awards 2009


Interview
Stephen Gracia and Robert Cherry

Message From the Dean 2009
Donna Wilson, Dean of Undergraduate Studies

"A Little Dissension": Pluralism, Power and Protest in a 1960s Reform Jewish Congregation
Nicole Lebenson, History
Faculty Advisor:  Philip Napoli
Abstract

ACT UP – The AIDS Revolution
Sameen Farooq, Political Science
Faculty Advisor: Jeanne Theoharis
Abstract

Ajudication: Apocalypticism and Pope Gregory I’s Policy on the Jews
Roy Ben-Moshe, Judaic Studies
Faculty Advisor: Professor Sara Reguer
Abstract

An Overview of Rabbi Ben-Zion Meir Hai Uziel’s Adaptive Approach to Modernity
Salomon Harari, Judaic Studies
Faculty Advisor: Sara Reguer
Abstract

The Debasement of Females in South Park
Vera Khodasevich, Television and Radio
Faculty Advisor: Brian Dunphy
Abstract

Destination: Onstage Reflections on Designing Jesus Hopped the A Train
Kaitlyn Mulligan and Kathryn Squitieri, Theater
Faculty Advisor: Laura Tesman
Abstract 

Genome-wide Modeling and Analysis of the BAR Domains in Arabidopsis Thaliana
Deoranie Nikita Brasse and Ramy Abdel-Naby, Biology
Faculty Advisor: Shaneen M. Singh
Abstract

Gossip Girls and The Clique
Guiliana Reitzfeld, Children’s Studies
Faculty Advisor: Gertrud Lenzer
Abstract

Graphic Apocalypse: An Analysis of the Evolving Doomsday Narrative
Jesse Astwood, English
Faculty Advisor: Lee Quinby
Abstract

Individual Variation and Sampling Effects in Early Language Development: A Single Case Study
Alexandra Petraru, Speech
Faculty Advisor: Isabelle Barriere
Abstract

Internet Social Network Communities: Risk Taking, Trust, and Privacy Concerns
Elham Nehmad, Business
Faculty Advisor: Joshua Fogel
Abstract

Multiple Contexts:  The Comic Art of Chitra Ganesh
Jessica Shaffer, Art
Faculty Advisor:  Mona Hadler
Abstract

Nearly Human: Dickens’s Estella and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Creature in the Uncanny Valley
Jhonelle Johnson, English
Faculty Advisor: Rachel Brownstein
Abstract 

On the Validity of Compulsory Education Laws as Instruments for Educational Attainment:  Evidence from 1920-1969
Miguel Almanzar, Economics
Faculty Advisors: Robert Cherry and Marc Fox
Abstract

Pierre Bayle: Enlightened through Reason and Faith
Naomi Dobrowolski, History
Faculty Advisor: David Troyansky
Abstract

Pizmonim
Britt Srour, Judaic Studies
Faculty Advisor: Sara Reguer
Abstract

The Politics of Getting By: Understanding Political Stability in Tanzania
Tara Mulqueen, Political Science
Faculty Advisor: Caroline Arnold
Abstract

Power, Right, Truth: Michel Foucault’s Conservative Discourse
Aaron Gavin, Political Science
Faculty Advisor: Cory Robins
Abstract

Rare Authority: the Secondary Narratives of Hildegard of Bingen
Nora Friedman, Music
Faculty Advisor: Tina Fruehauf
Abstract

Reclaiming the Streets: How Street Art Creates a New Democratic Public Sphere
Dan Wever, Art
Faculty Advisor: Mona Hadler
Abstract

The Relationship of Schizotypal Symptoms to Cognitive Functioning, Differentiated by Sex Among Young Adults
Sonia Afroz, Psychology
Faculty Advisor: Deborah Walder
Abstract

School Choice: The Influence of Parental Research Methods, Impressions, and Social Class
Michael Eng, Sociology
Faculty Advisor: Sharon Zukin
Abstract

Stereotypic Threat
Adele Greenberg, Psychology
Faculty Advisor: Rick Cheung
Abstract

Sugar-Conditioned Flavor Preferences in Normal and "Sweet-Tasteless" Mice
Kevin Lemaire, Psychology
Faculty Advisor: Anthony Sclafani
Abstract

Workplace Bullying: When Exceeding Expectations Is Just Not Enough
Judy M. Cummins, Business
Faculty Advisor: Professor Hershey Friedman
Abstract

The World Is Round
Esther Hwang, English
Faculty Advisor: Roni Natov
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