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Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium 2013

May 1 - May 3, Colby College, Waterville, Maine

Students from the following departments/programs have already submitted titles for papers and posters:

Sponsoring Dept/Prgrm  Lead Author  Title  Date Time  Project Type  Mentor 
Advanced and Applied Ecology Presentations / ES352    What Effect Does Charisma Have on How Much Money a Species' Conservation Efforts Receive?  May 1
 
Presentation  Russell Cole 
American Studies  Elizabeth Malone ('13)  A Cultural Reading of L.L.Bean  May 2
10:40 am  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  Jemarley McFarlane ('13)  Black Masculinity Varied Through The Wire  May 2
11:40 am  
Presentation   
American Studies  Emily Karr ('13)  Black Masculinity in Television's Friday Night Lights  May 2
11:20 am  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  Patrick Harper ('13)  Civic Improvement: South Union Station’s Economic and Societal Impact  May 2
11:00 am  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  Evangeline Condakes ('13)  Gender, Racial and Socioeconomic Politics in the Contemporary American Nail Salon  May 2
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  Miles de Klerk ('13)  Local Gaming Stores: Alternative Culture, Masculinity and Magic  May 2
10:20 am  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  James Kim ('14)  Sa-Rang Community Church: Fostering Ethnic Solidarity and Forging a Hybrid American Identity  May 2
1:40 pm  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  Benjamin Brauer ('13)  Seaverns Field at Harold Alfond Stadium: The Liberal Arts Experience through a Universal Space  May 2
10:00 am  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  David Bendit ('13)  The House Always Wins: How Casinos Legally Stack the Deck  May 2
9:40 am  
Presentation  Benjamin D. Lisle 
American Studies  Brittany Thomas ('13)  True Blood and the Vampire in Contempary American Culture  May 2
2:20 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Anthropology  Rachel Haines ('13)  The Farnham Writers' Center as a Cultural Space  May 3
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Livia K. Stone 
Anthropology  Rachel Rosenbaum ('13)  Finite to Fail, Infinite to Venture: Interactivism and Relational Ethics  May 3
2:20 pm  
Presentation  Mary Elizabeth Mills 
Anthropology  Ellicott Dandy ('13)  Remapping Nature: Motherhood, Autonomy, and Anti-mining Activism in Íntag, Ecuador  May 3
1:40 pm  
Presentation  Chandra D. Bhimull 
Anthropology  Jessica Pires ('13)  Uphams Corner and 'Other' Spaces: Explorations of Youth Identities in Boston's Cape Verdean Community  May 3
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Britt E. Halvorson 
Biology  Laura Crowley ('13)  Allelic Diversity In Appendage-Patterning Genes Among Phenotypically Divergent Populations of The Soapberry Bug Jadera haematoloma  May 1  Poster  David R. Angelini 
Biology  Kevin Bennett ('13)  Analysis of Bird Migration Arrival Dates to Determine Effects of Global Warming  May 2
2:40 pm  
Presentation  W. Herbert, Wilson 
Biology  Sarah Nalven ('13)  Characterizing the Epibiotic Community of Green Frogs and Their Role in Host Immunity  May 3
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Catherine R. Bevier 
Biology  Cassie Huang ('13)  Effects of Nicotine and Indole-3-carbinol Exposure in a Drosophila Model of Parkinson's Disease  May 3  Poster  Syed Tariq Ahmad 
Biology  Laura Crowley ('13)  Exploring Novel Delivery Methods for Systemic Gene Knockdown By RNA Interference In The Milkweed Bug, Oncopeltus fasciatus  May 1  Poster  David R. Angelini 
Biology  Kelly Bourgon ('14)  Expression of the Circadian Rhythm Protein CRYPTOCHROME in Eyestalks of Uca pugilator  May 2  Poster  Andrea R. Tilden 
Biology  Jie Liu ('14)  Genome-wide Translational Profiling of Central and Peripheral Clock Cells in Drosophila melanogaster  May 3  Poster   
Biology  Christine Wamsley ('15)  Identifying the Regulatory Site of the Lycopene Elongase Enzyme in the Extremophilic Microbe Halobacterium salinarum  May 3  Poster  Ronald F. Peck 
Biology  Conor Richardson ('13)  Investigation of the Role of ADAMTS-5 and Cdh3 Effector Genes in TGF-β-induced Mammary Epithelial Cell Invasion.  May 3  Poster  Ethan Alfred Kohn 
Biology  Molly Susla ('13)  Maine's Rockweed Harvest and the Future of the Seaweed at Stake  May 2  Poster  W. Herbert, Wilson 
Biology  Chelsea Nickerson ('13)  Prenatal Choline Supplementation and MK-801 Toxicity: Protecting Memory and Preventing Neurodegeneration  May 3
1:20 pm  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Biology  Adam Spierer ('13)  Relationship of Cross-Linking Potential to Mechanism of Cell Death  May 3  Poster  Julie T. Millard 
Biology  Kaitlin Curran ('14)  Responses of Zebrafish Phagocytic Cells to Opsonized Bacteria  May 3  Poster  Lynn Hannum 
Biology  Louisa Walker ('13)  The Conjugal Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance Plasmids in Lactic Acid Bacteria During the Ripening of Cheese  May 2  Poster  Frank A. Fekete 
Biology  Caitlin Curcuruto ('13)  The Effects of Modern Agricultural Methods on Colony Collapse Disorder  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Biology  Tyler Parrott ('13)  The Functions Of Appendage-Patterning Genes During Development Of The Soapberry Bug, Jadera haematoloma  May 3  Poster  David R. Angelini 
Biology  Paul Macklis ('15)  The Impact of Acute Ethanol Exposure on the Innate Immune System of Zebrafish  May 1  Poster  Lynn Hannum 
Biology  Katerina Faust ('14)  The Influence of Pathogenic Fungal Infection on Antipredator Behavior of Tadpoles  May 2  Poster  Catherine R. Bevier 
Biology  Sarah Lane-Reticker ('16)  The Quest for an Enzyme-Regulating Motif in Extremophilic Microbe Bacterioopsins  May 2  Poster  Ronald F. Peck 
Biology  Victoria Abel ('14)  The Role of Epibiotic Bacteria in Modulating Skin Secretion Production in the Spring Peeper, Pseudacris crucifer, and Woodfrog, Lithobates sylvaticus  May 2  Poster  Catherine R. Bevier 
Biology  Josie Bazemore ('13)  fMLP Mediates in vitro Neutrophil Chemotaxis from Harvested Zebrafish Kidneys  May 2  Poster  Lynn Hannum 
Biology  Adam Spierer ('13)  Relationship of Cross-Linking Potential to Mechanism of Cell Death  May 3
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Julie T. Millard 
Biology  Elise Begin ('13)  The Effects of Island Size and Geographic Distance on the Genetic Diversity of Blue Flag Irises (Iris versicolor in the Bay of Fundy  May 3
1:40 pm  
Presentation  Judy L. Stone 
Chemistry  Stephen Nodder ('13)  A One Pot Synthesis of Acetylene-Substituted Oxacalix[4]arenes  May 1  Poster  Jeffrey L. Katz 
Chemistry  Rachel Guerra ('13)  A Selection Strategy for the Design of Small Proteins that Can Recognize DNA Repair Intermediates  May 2  Poster  Kevin P. Rice 
Chemistry  Edward Chuang ('14)  Amplification of human DNA for probing DEB-induced damage via a quantitative polymerase chain reaction  May 1  Poster  Julie T. Millard 
Chemistry  Ai_Phuong Tong ('15)  Development of a Mass Spectrometry Assay to Measure Ribonucleotide Reductase Activity in Human Cancer Cells  May 3  Poster  Kevin P. Rice 
Chemistry  Beatrice Nakiryowa ('13)  Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis Routes to [4]Helicenes  May 1  Poster  Dasan M. Thamattoor 
Chemistry  Katarina Sirka ('13)  Structural Characterization of the Major DNA-DNA Cross-Link Formed by Epichlorohydrin  May 2  Poster  Julie T. Millard 
Computer Science  Zachary Simon ('13)  Algo-Trader  May 2
5:00 pm  
Presentation  Dale J. Skrien 
Computer Science  Joseph Harwood ('14)  Elemental Tower Defense  May 2
6:00 pm  
Presentation  Bruce A. Maxwell 
Computer Science  Zachary Cecere ('13)  Locking In: How Coupled Oscillators Modulate Input Signals to Improve Synchrony  May 2
9:00 am  
Presentation  Stephanie R. Taylor 
Computer Science  David Cain ('13)  Mapping Circadian Features to Velocity Response  May 2  Poster  Stephanie R. Taylor 
Computer Science  Nicholas Balsbaugh ('13)  Objektvizr: GTD for the Gaming Generation  May 2
5:30 pm  
Presentation  Dale J. Skrien 
Computer Science  Zhanar Seitmagzimova ('13)  Predicting Stock Market Movement Based on Textual Analysis Of News Articles  May 2
10:00 am  
Presentation  Bruce A. Maxwell 
Computer Science  Mary Fletcher ('13)  Using Eye-Tracking To Inform Automated Object Recognition  May 2
10:20 am  
Presentation  Bruce A. Maxwell 
Computer Science  Mary Fletcher ('13)  The Importance of Activator-Repressor Balance in Various Models of Repression in Circadian Clocks  May 2
9:30 am  
Presentation  Stephanie R. Taylor 
East-Asian Studies  Eliza Laamoon ('13)  Active and Peer Aging in Urban Parks of China  May 1
11:40 am  
Presentation  Hong Zhang 
East-Asian Studies  Jennifer Tsang ('13)  Aging and Eldercare in Elder Homes in China  May 1
11:20 am  
Presentation  Hong Zhang 
East-Asian Studies  Petya Andreeva ('13)  Community-Based Services for the Elderly in Urban China  May 1
11:00 am  
Presentation  Hong Zhang 
Economics  Maid Strasevic ('13)    May 1
1:15 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Justine Seraganian ('13)  First Year Collegiate Academic Achievement: Do Athletes Perform at the Same Level as Their Peers?  May 3
2:00 pm  
Presentation  David W. Findlay 
Economics  Theresa Petesch ('13)  An examination of the pollution haven hypothesis: How does environmental regulatory stringency effect foreign direct investment into the mining industry?  May 1
2:45 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Kai Chen ('13)  Analysis on U.S. Oil and Gas Lease Auction (1954-1979)  May 2
4:45 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Mariel Lambrukos ('13)  Business Climate and Country-Level Effects of Pharmaceutical FDI Growth in Emerging Economies  May 1
3:15 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Thomas Abe ('13)  Can The Stock Market Predict FDA Approvals for New Drug Applications?  May 3
3:15 pm  
Presentation  Randy A. Nelson 
Economics  Charles Davis ('13)  Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment Location Choice: An Analysis of the Private Equity Industry  May 1
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Paul Spada ('13)  Discriminatory vs. Uniform Pricing in Multi-Unit Online Auctions  May 2
7:15 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Siyang Xu ('13)  Does Exchange Market React to Central Bank Governor Replacements: Evidence from a New Dataset using Narrative Approach  May 3
3:45 pm  
Presentation  Guillermo J. Vuletin 
Economics  Zachary Simon ('13)  Dutch Auction IPO's  May 2
7:00 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Michael Linskey ('13)  Evaluating the Buyer's Option: Testing the Effect of the Buyer's Option on Seller's Revenue in Wine Auctions  May 2
6:15 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Allison Mond ('13)  FDI and EU Membership: Analysis of Former Soviet Bloc Countries  May 1
12:30 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Tendai M'ndange-Pfupfu ('13)  FDI and Violent Conflict  May 1
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Kimberly Cunningham ('13)  Foreign Direct Investment Case Study: Nestlé  May 1
2:30 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics / Global Studies  Shany Tropper ('13)  Foreign Direct Investment and Health  May 1
12:45 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Peter Jones ('13)  Gender Effects in First Price Sealed Bid Auctions: Experimental Evidence  May 2
5:45 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Meagan Hennessey ('14)  Maine's Rockweed Harvest: Tomorrow's Promise or a Crisis in the Making?  May 1  Poster  Sahan Tharanga Dissanayake 
Economics  Matthew Mantikas ('13)  Modern Automotive Manufacturing and the Effect of FDI on an Increasingly Globalized Industry  May 1
1:45 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  David Cain ('13)  Reputation Effects in the Online Marketplace: Contrasting bidder behavior in 'Buy it Now' and standard ascending auctions  May 2
4:30 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Benjamin Browne ('13)  Secondary Ticket Resale Market  May 2
4:15 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Peter Jones ('13)  Senior Honors Thesis: Classroom Peer Effects in Higher Education: Evidence for Colby College  May 3
2:30 pm  
Presentation  Daniel R. LaFave, Debra A. Barbezat 
Economics  My Le ('13)  TBA  May 1
2:15 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Weiming Huang ('13)  The Effect of Economics Scale on OCS Auction  May 2
5:30 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Aaron Halpine ('14)  The Effect of Market Structure on New England Energy Auctions  May 2
5:00 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Freddy Cabrera ('13)  The Effects of Complexity of Communication & Skill labor Endowment on FDI  May 1
3:45 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Daniel Garin ('13)  The Effects of Political Signals on the Federal Reserve  May 3
2:15 pm  
Presentation  David W. Findlay 
Economics  Richard Wiederhold ('13)  The FCC Spectrum Auctions: An Examination of Collusion  May 2
7:30 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Qi Sun ('13)  The Influence of Central Bank Independence on Inflation: Evidence Based on A Narrative Approach  May 3
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Guillermo J. Vuletin 
Economics  Rebecca Newman ('13)  The Legalization of Marijuana and Violent Crime Rates in the United States  May 2  Poster  Daniel R. LaFave 
Economics  Marcus Josefsson ('13)  The Macroeconomic Effect of Currency Union Dissolution Evidence from the Narrative  May 3
2:45 pm  
Presentation  Guillermo J. Vuletin 
Economics  Philip Amato ('13)  The OLI Paradigm: It's Application Through a Case Study of IMAX Corporation  May 1
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Andreas Waldkirch 
Economics  Rebecca Newman ('13)  The Post-Crisis Relevance of Inflation Targeting  May 3
3:00 pm  
Presentation  Guillermo J. Vuletin 
Economics  Charlotte Peck ('13)  Thoroughbred Racehorse Auctions  May 2
6:30 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Kareem Kalil ('13)  Unrestricted vs Restricted: Analyzing Variation in NBA Free Agency Bidding  May 2
6:00 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Economics  Makayla Brown ('13)  Wine Auctions  May 2
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Timothy P. Hubbard 
Education and Human Development  Cordelia Roberts ('13)  An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the CCAK Mentor-Mentee Relationship  May 3
1:45 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Marguerite Paterson ('13)  Searching for Key Elements for Learning in 21st Century Higher Education: Colby College as a Case Study  May 3
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Abigail Fontaine ('15)  Technology and Special Education: How iPads Continue to Change the World  May 3
3:15 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Lucy Gerrity ('13)  The Affect of Mentoring on Mentors, Past and Present  May 3
1:30 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Molly Nash ('15)  The Belonging Project: A Colby Campus Climate Assessment  May 3
2:15 pm  
Presentation  Marilyn J. Preston 
Education and Human Development  Daria Jones ('13)  The Disconnected and Dissatisfied Generation: Solving the Mysteries of Loneliness, Human Connection and Identity within the Lives of Colby’s Class of 2013  May 3
3:00 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Madeleine Cohen ('13)  The Effects of CCAK on the Greater Waterville Community  May 3
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Priscilla McCelvey ('13)  The Impact of CCAK on Current Mentees  May 3
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Anna Caron ('13)  The Long Term Effects of the CCAK Program: A Narrative Evaluation  May 3
1:15 pm  
Presentation  Mark B. Tappan 
Education and Human Development  Jasmine Phillips ('14)  Peer Mentoring Program: The Transition from High School to College  May 3
2:30 pm  
Presentation  Joseph E. Atkins 
English  Claire Cannon ('13)  'Violent Delights' in Cinematic Shakespeare: Adapting Shakespearean Violence for the Contemporary Audience  May 2
4:25 pm  
Presentation  Laurie E. Osborne 
English  Chelsea Tyler ('13)  Cinematic Psychology in Modern American Poetry  May 1
4:30 pm  
Presentation  Sarah K. Keller, Steven James Wurtzler 
English  Camilla Ostrow ('13)  From the Slums of Shaolin to the Bard of Avon: The Homosocial Bond in Shakespeare and Hip-Hop Music  May 2
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Laurie E. Osborne 
English  Mary Rogers ('13)  Gender, Nature, and the Fairytale Structure in the Works of Robin McKinley  May 1
11:15 am  
Presentation  Anthony J. Adams 
English  Luke Bowe ('13)  Not Safe: The Horrors of Domesticity through Sight and Sound  May 1
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Steven James Wurtzler 
English  Daniel Kissinger ('14)  On the Road to Nowhere: David Lynch and the Failure of Desire  May 1
6:00 pm  
Presentation  Sarah K. Keller 
English  Kayla Gross ('13)  On with the story: Readings from EN478  May 2
1:24 pm  
Presentation  Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Jennifer Finney Boylan 
English  Julia de Guzman ('13)  The Tessa Trevesani Project  May 1
11:30 am  
Presentation  Jennifer Finney Boylan 
English  Eliza Larson ('13)  The Value of Truth: The Elijah Parish Lovejoy Story and an Examination of the Idea of 'Truth' in Journalism  May 1
11:00 am  
Presentation  Cedric Gael Bryant 
English  Jacob Marx ('13)  Why the Boondock Saints is a Western, and Why it Matters  May 1
5:00 pm  
Presentation  Steven James Wurtzler 
Environmental Studies  Natalie Thompson ('15)  'Food Safety': The Dangers of Meat Processing  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Eli Dupree ('13)  Altas of Maine: Population Density and Flood Zones in Oxford and Kennebec Counties  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Catherine Powell ('15)  Analysis of Potential Correlation Between POP and PBT Emissions From U.S.-Mexican Border Maquila Factories and Negative Human Health Effects  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Brittany Colford ('13)  Are Offshore or Terrestrial Wind Turbines Safer for Wildlife?  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Monica Davis ('13)  Atlas of Maine: Wildlife Management Districts and Conservation Areas  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Eliza Phillips ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Ambulance Headquarters  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Kathleen Hamre ('13)  Atlas of Maine: Animal Shelters and Humane Societies  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Savannah Judge ('15)  Atlas of Maine: Cellular Towers and Population  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Caleb Harris ('15)  Atlas of Maine: County Annual Crime Rate per 1000 Residents and Correctional Facilities  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Victoria Abel ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Deer Wintering Areas and Forest Fragmentation  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Lucy O'Keeffe ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Distribution of Food Deserts in Maine  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Andrew Mealor ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Forest Stand Age  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Ethan Farina-Henry ('13)  Atlas of Maine: Glacial Moraines and Eskers in Maine  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Elizabeth Schell ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Inland Waterfowl and Wader Habitat  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Virginia Keesler ('13)  Atlas of Maine: Median Year Structure Built Across Census Tracts  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Ryan Newell ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Population and Population Change from 1950 to 2010  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Sarah Madronal ('14)  Atlas of Maine: Surface Water Features  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Peter Willauer ('15)  Atlas of Maine; Atlantic Salmon Habitat And Conserved Land  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Rose Solomon ('13)  Climate Change and Forest Pathogens: What Will Be the Future of Maine's Forest?  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Virginia Keesler ('13)  Conservation Easement Policies Across New England  May 1
pm  
Presentation  Philip Nyhus, Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Sarah Madronal ('14)  Current Status of Panama Reefs  May 3  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Olivia Avidan ('15)  Do Phytoestrogens, a Substance Found in Soy Products, Cause Negative Effects to the Endocrine System?  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Jeremy Torrisi ('13)  Does BPA Cause Neurotoxicity? An Examination into BPA's Effect on the Developing Brain  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Virginia Keesler ('13)  Ecological and Social Implications of Conservation Easement Location Across New England  May 3  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Julia de Guzman ('13)  Effects of Global Climate Change on the Distribution of Incidence of Vector-Borne DIseases in Africa  May 1  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Ryan Newell ('14)  Emissions Estimate for College Related Travel  May 3  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Emma Klein ('13)  Endocrine Disrupting Effects of Phthalates on Female Health  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Elizabeth Hughes ('13)  Environmental Obesogens: How they Alter Cellular Adipogenesis Mechanisms and May Contribute to the Obesity Epidemic  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Larissa Lee ('13)  Factors Influencing National Park Establishment: Case Studies to Inform the Maine Woods  May 1
1:50 pm  
Presentation  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Conor Richardson ('13)  Fat Chance: The Link between Prescription Antidepressants and Obesity  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Monique Kelly ('14)  Frack Attack: How Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas Threatens Human Health  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies / Science, Technology, and Society  Matthew LaPine ('13)  Golden on Great Pond: Changing the Way We Monitor Lakes  May 1
3:55 pm  
Presentation  Denise A. Bruesewitz 
Environmental Studies  Peter Willauer ('15)  Gulf Stream Sea Surface Temperature Shifts  May 3  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Andrew Mealor ('14)  Hemlock Wooly Adelgid Range Expansion  May 3  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Ethan Farina-Henry ('13)  Households Located Within Flood Zones in the Willamette Valley  May 2  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Jillian Blouin ('13)  How Do We Find the Next BPA? - An Overview of Emerging Science and the Developing Policy  May 1
2:40 pm  
Presentation  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Cody Eaton ('14)  How Might Dioxin and Furan-Producing Waste Incineration Alter Cancer Rates?  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Kaitlin Zdechlik ('13)  How Might Food Quality Affect the Incidence of Mycotoxicoses?  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Elizabeth Schell ('14)  How Smart is Lake Smart?: An Analysis  May 3  Poster  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Lydia Ball ('13)  Insect Abundance and Richness in Ethiopian Church Forests  May 3  Poster  Travis W. Reynolds 
Environmental Studies  Sarah Holmes ('13)  Managing the Global Marine Aquarium Trade  May 1
2:15 pm  
Presentation  Loren E. McClenachan 
Environmental Studies  Kaitlyn Bernard ('13)  Metallic Mineral Mining in Maine  May 1
3:05 pm  
Presentation  Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Theresa Petzoldt ('14)  Nutrient Limitation in the Inflow and Outflow Streams of Great Pond  May 3  Poster  Denise A. Bruesewitz 
Environmental Studies  Caleb Harris ('15)  Occupancy Status, Depreciation and Housing Condition in Waterville’s South End  May 3  Poster  Manuel Gimond, Philip Nyhus 
Environmental Studies  Lucy O'Keeffe ('14)  Potential Impact of the Portland-Montreal Pipeline on Water and Land Resources in Maine  May 3  Poster   
Environmental Studies  Monica Davis ('13)  Prediction of Milfoil Distribution in the Belgrade Lakes  May 3  Poster   
Environmental Studies  Laurel Edington ('15)  Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution and Neurological Disorders  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Mackenzie Nichols ('14)  Questioning Allocation of Funding in the Endangered Species Act  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Meagan Hennessey ('14)  Shipbuilding and Health: What's the Connection?  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Lisa Hoopes ('13)  Sustainability Report: LEAP Organics  May 1
1:00 pm  
Presentation  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Laramie Maxwell ('13)  The Effects of Aspartame on Human Health  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Stefanie Lai ('15)  The Effects of Chlorinated Pools on Respiratory Health  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Anna Rabasco ('15)  The Effects of PCB on Incidence of ADHD in Children  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Rumbidzai Gondo ('14)  The Impact of Global Climate Change on the Transportation, Assimilation, and Accumulation of Mercury.  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Monica Davis ('13)  The Impact of Neonatal Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Exposure on Neurocognitive Development  May 2  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Amanda Rosa Di Sant ('14)  The Impact of Pesticide Exposure on Parkinson’s Disease Onset  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Sarah Holmes ('13)  The Role of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Forest Preservation in the South Gondar Region of Ethiopia  May 3  Poster  Travis W. Reynolds 
Environmental Studies  Kevin Bennett ('13)  The Spread of Dengue Fever and Climate Change  May 1  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Carol Walker ('15)  The Toxic Effects of Bisphenol-S  May 3  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Meagan Hennessey ('14)  What Characteristics Lead to a Successful Corridor Project?  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Kellie Walsh ('15)  What's Fish Got To Do with It? How Methylmercury effects Children Neurological Development  May 1  Poster  Gail Carlson 
Environmental Studies  Tierney Dodge ('14)  Which Coral Reef Destinations Have the Most Effective and Sustainable Ecotourism Programs?  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Marianne Ferguson ('14)  Why Are Invasive Species Successful in Tropical Marine Ecosystems?  May 3  Poster  F. Russell Cole 
Environmental Studies  Michael Stephens ('13)  Climate Change and Epizootic Shell Disease in American Lobsters: Is Maine's Most Valuable Fishery Doomed?  May 1
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Loren E. McClenachan 
French and Italian  Deborah Amato ('13)  Forgotten Fairy Tales: Vision of a More Equal World  May 2
11:00 am  
Presentation  Arthur D. Greenspan 
French and Italian  Brita Midness ('13)  Montaigne and the Other: Toward a Tolerant Vision of our Perceptions  May 2
11:30 am  
Presentation  Valerie M. Dionne 
French/Italian  Pamela Alakai ('14)  A comparative study of Oral literature in francophone North America and West Africa  May 3
4:20 pm  
Presentation  Benedicte Mauguiere 
French/Italian  Madeleine Bruce ('14)  Emily Carr and the construction of the Indian Imaginary?  May 3
4:50 pm  
Presentation  Benedicte Mauguiere 
French/Italian  Sarah Fensore ('13)  First Contact: A Study of the First Encounters Between Jacques Cartier and the Native Americans  May 3
4:35 pm  
Presentation  Benedicte Mauguiere 
French/Italian  Sarah Braselton ('13)  Paul Gauguin: Colonial Discourse in Late 19th-Century French Primitive Art  May 3
3:10 pm  
Presentation  Adrianna M. Paliyenko 
French/Italian  Madison Louis ('13)  The 'Hottentot Venus,' Then and Now  May 3
2:50 pm  
Presentation  Adrianna M. Paliyenko 
French/Italian  Emma Levin ('13)  The Abolitions of French Slavery: Discourses of Emancipation  May 3
2:30 pm  
Presentation  Adrianna M. Paliyenko 
French/Italian  Mary Rogers ('13)  A French Woman's Encounter with Africans (1892-1893)  May 3
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Adrianna M. Paliyenko 
French/Italian  Brita Midness ('13)  Modern Slavery: The Restaveks in Haiti  May 3
3:50 pm  
Presentation  Adrianna M. Paliyenko 
French/Italian  Pamela Alakai ('14)  Francophone Europe in 2013: A Pictorial and Critical Exploration of What Made the News on the Other Side of the Ocean  May 2
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Aurore P. Mroz 
French/Italian  Colin McLaughlin ('14)  Francophone Europe in 2013: a pictorial and critical exploration of what made the news on the other side of the ocean  May 2
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Adrianna M. Paliyenko 
Geology  Sara George ('15)  From the Depths of Great Pond (Maine): Anthropogenic and Natural Influences on Bottom Sediments and their Impact on Local Sustainability  May 3  Poster  Bruce F. Rueger 
Geology / Computer Science  Justin Sperry ('14)  Investigation of Constriction In Shear Zones with Complex Boundary Conditions Using Numerical Modeling  May 2
3:10 pm  
Presentation  Walter A. Sullivan 
Geology  Omari Matthew ('14)  Learning Curve: Analyzing Changes in Predatory Techniques of the Stone Crab Menippe mercenaria on whelks  May 1  Poster  Mary Kosloski 
Geology  Dhokela Yzeiraj ('13)  Not the Most Glamorous of Topics: Waste Management at Colby  May 1  Poster  Mary Kosloski 
Geology / Physics and Astronomy  Arran Dindorf ('13)  Spatial Variability in the Wasatch Range  May 2  Poster  Bruce F. Rueger, Yoshihiro Sato 
Geology  Kody Spencer ('14)  Variation in Snowpack Instabilities at Different Aspects on Burnt Mountain  May 2
2:55 pm  
Presentation  Robert E. Nelson 
German/Russian  Katarina Sirka ('13)  Comparison of Larissa Fyodorovna and Antonina Alexandrovna's Characters in Boris Pasternak's Novel 'Doctor Zhivago'  May 3
2:20 pm  
Presentation  Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell 
German/Russian    Ethnic Assimilation and Separation in Chukotka.  May 3
3:40 pm  
Presentation  Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell 
German/Russian  Jayeon Kim ('13)  Gendered images in Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago  May 3
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell 
German/Russian  Katherine MacNamee ('14)  Hidden Truths and Questioning Authority: An investigation into the use of comedy as a social critique in Heinrich von Kleist's 'Der Zerbrochne Krug'  May 1
3:05 pm  
Presentation  Arne Koch 
German/Russian  Christine Wamsley ('15)  Lessing's Conservative Ideas about Public Freedom during the Enlightenment in Minna von Barnhelm  May 1
2:43 pm  
Presentation  Arne Koch 
German/Russian  Emma Brown ('16)  Material Immateriality: Dust and Disorder in W.G. Sebald  May 1
2:21 pm  
Presentation  Cyrus Shahan 
German/Russian  Alina Nakos ('13)  The Evolution of Yuri Zhivago in Pasternak's Novel, 'Doctor Zhivago'  May 3
2:40 pm  
Presentation  Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell 
German/Russian  Tendai M'ndange-Pfupfu ('13)  The Role and Imagery of Nature in Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago.  May 3
3:00 pm  
Presentation  Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell 
German/Russian  Quinn Ziegler ('14)  The Role of Art and the Artist in Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago  May 3
3:20 pm  
Presentation  Elena I. Monastireva-Ansdell 
German/Russian  Carter Stevens ('13)  War: The Dehumanization of the Human Race  May 1
1:37 pm  
Presentation  Cyrus Shahan 
German/Russian  Thomas Chippendale ('13)  The Frankfurter School and the Theory of Alienation: Finding Karl Marx in the Works of Theodor Adorno and Alexander Kluge  May 1
1:15 pm  
Presentation  Cyrus Shahan 
German/Russian  Benjamin Hill ('13)  The Subject under Fire: 20th Century Responses to the Enlightenment and the Establishment of a New Ontology  May 1
1:59 pm  
Presentation  Cyrus Shahan 
Global Studies  Georgina Hurst ('13)  A Trojan Horse in Senegal: Exploring the Economic Implications of Chinese Merchants in Dakar, Senegal  May 2  Poster  James L.A., Webb, Patrice M. Franko 
Global Studies  Claire Dunn ('13)  Aiding or Abetting?: An Analysis of Medical Humanitarian Aid in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies  May 1
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Matthew E. Archibald 
Global Studies  Grace Schlesinger ('13)  Overcrowding the Education System? The Argentine Example of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program  May 1
5:30 pm  
Presentation  Jennifer A. Yoder 
Global Studies  Hillary Sapanski ('13)  Through the Eyes of Urban Students: Educational Inequality and Socioeconomic Disparities in Santiago, Chile  May 1
5:00 pm  
Presentation  Patrice M. Franko 
Government  Carter Stevens ('13)  'A Shrimp Behind the Stone:' Understanding Political Violence in Indonesia  May 3
2:15 pm  
Presentation  Guilain P. Denoeux, Joseph R. Reisert 
Government  Lindsay Peterson ('13)  A Fight to the Death for the Homeland: The Tamil Tigers Political Violence in Sri Lanka  May 1  Poster  Joseph R. Reisert 
Government  Andrew Pepper-Anderson ('13)  An Analysis of Super PAC Behavior in the 2012 Election  May 3
3:45 pm  
Presentation  Anthony J., Corrado 
Government  Patrick Martin ('13)  Filling the Gap of Governance: Communal Violence in India and the Naxalite Insurgency  May 1  Poster  Guilain P. Denoeux 
Government  Lauren Fisher ('13)  Oy Gavult! Jewish Violent Extremism in the West Bank  May 1  Poster  Guilain P. Denoeux 
History  Jasmine Phillips ('14)  Reconnecting the Past with the Present: The Search for (My) Black Ancestors  May 2
10:00 am  
Presentation  Elizabeth D. Leonard 
History  Clea Harrelson ('16)  Native Americans in the Revolutionary War: Massachusetts Patriots  May 3  Poster  Daniel J. Tortora 
History  Lindsay Peterson ('13)  “Kill the Indian, Save the Man” Americanization through Education: Richard Henry Pratt’s Legacy  May 2
4:05 pm  
Presentation  Elizabeth D. Leonard 
History  Thomas Chippendale ('13)  The American Media and Misconceptions About the Nazi Economic Miracle  May 2
9:30 am  
Presentation  Raffael M. Scheck 
History  Alexandre Caillot ('13)  The Rifled Musket: Tactical Revolution or Technological Redundancy?  May 2
3:35 pm  
Presentation  Elizabeth D. Leonard 
History  Carter Stevens ('13)  When the Confederates Terrorized Maine: The Battle of Portland Harbor  May 3
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Daniel J. Tortora, Elizabeth D. Leonard 
History  Charlotte Wiesenberg ('13)  The New Promised Land: Maine's Summer Camps for Jewish Youth in the Mid-Twentieth Century  May 3
4:30 pm  
Presentation  John P. Turner, Robert S. Weisbrot 
Independent Studies / Women, Gender, Sexuality  Shireen Smalley ('13)  Gendered Geographies and Coded Spaces in Tehran  May 3
3:15 pm  
Presentation  John P. Turner 
Independent Studies  Michael Perreault ('13)  Affect and Authorship: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the [Sign]  May 1
5:30 pm  
Presentation  Steven James Wurtzler 
Latin American Studies  Marguerite Paterson ('13)  Teacher Hiring Practices in Schools in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Chile: Survey and Recommendations  May 2
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Luis Millones 
Latin American Studies  Abbott Matthews ('13)  When the Walls Talk: Political Graffiti at la Universidad Nacional in Bogotá, Colombia  May 2
3:30 pm  
Presentation  Jennifer A. Yoder 
Mathematics  Chiran Bhandari ('13)  Mathematical Modelling of Disorientation due to Head-Movements during Rotation in a Centrifuge  May 1  Poster  Jan E. Holly 
Mathematics  Chiran Bhandari ('13)  New Techniques for Animating Experimental and Theoretical Motion Perception  May 1  Poster  Jan E. Holly 
Mathematics  Caroline Wade ('13)  The Ability of a Smartphone to Detect Changes in Balance Performance  May 1  Poster  James Carl Scott 
Mathematics  Rose Solomon ('13)  Estimating the Prevalence and Incidence of Suspected Concussions Among the Colby College Football and Rugby Players  May 3
11:00 am  
Presentation  James Carl Scott 
Mathematics and Statistics  Alexander Rasmussen ('13)  Studying Unknotting Number for Connected Sums of Knots Using Sutured Manifold Theory  May 3  Poster  Scott A. Taylor 
Mathematics and Statistics  Gareth Cleveland ('13)  A Monte Carlo Simulation Study of the Performance of Hypothesis Tests Under Assumption Violations  May 3
11:30 am  
Presentation  Liam O'Brien 
Music  Noah Teachey ('13)  Beethoven's Anthropocentrism  May 1
4:15 pm  
Presentation  Steven E. Saunders 
Music  Patrick Blinkhorn ('13)  Mixing Things up with the DJ: The Ontology of DJing  May 1
4:40 pm  
Presentation  Steven E. Saunders 
Philosophy  Sara LoTemplio ('16)  From Scumbag Steve to LL Bean Boyfriend: Memes, Humor, and the Internet.  May 1
3:40 pm  
Presentation  Lydia Moland 
Physics and Astronomy  Ethan Crockett ('13)  Studies of Ultra-cold Neutral Plasmas  May 2
3:25 pm  
Presentation  Duncan A. Tate 
Psychology  Anne Epstein ('15)  Are You Judging Me? The Effects of Moral Credentials on Prejudice toward Asian Americans  May 1  Poster  Martha Arterberry 
Psychology  Katherine MacNamee ('14)  Are You Talkin' to Me?  May 2
10:24 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Mariah Smith ('13)  Brain Porn: How It Affects Our Scientific Literacy  May 2
10:36 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Miia-Liisa Termonen ('14)  Deriving 'Dog' from Wolf and Fox, or Leash and Bark? False Memory in Categorical and Associative Word Lists.  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Katherine MacNamee ('14)  Does 'Call' Prime 'Maybe'?  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Czarina Evangelista ('14)  Does Adolescent Choline Supplementation Affect the Rewarding Properties of Morphine?  May 1  Poster  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Lori Ayanian ('14)  Exploring the Interaction Between Emotional Priming and Framing on Political Decision Making  May 1  Poster  Erin S. Sheets 
Psychology  Adam Thompson ('13)  Exploring the Neuroprotective Potential of Dietary Choline in a Rat Model of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder  May 3
1:25 pm  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Czarina Evangelista ('14)  From Club Drug to Antidepressant? The Possible Therapeutic Utility of LSD  May 2
10:12 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Eileen McGuire ('13)  Got Stress? The Pros and Cons of Stress on the Teenage Brain  May 2
11:36 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  George Humphrey ('15)  How Conceptual and Perceptual Cues Affect Metamemory and Memory  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Rebecca Levenson ('13)  How Many Times Would You Press The Space Bar? The Influence of Emotion on Predictions in a Future Moral Dilemma  May 1  Poster  Thane S. Pittman 
Psychology  Courtney Klein ('15)  How Public Commitment Influences Blame and The Ripple Effect in Memory  May 1  Poster  Joseph P. Hayes 
Psychology  Kayleigh Monahan ('13)  Hunts, Heinz, and Fries Priming “Ketchup:” The Effects of Lexicality On Brand Name Memory and Product Associations  May 3
12:25 pm  
Presentation  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Frances Onyilagha ('14)  Just Because I’m Beautiful: The Effects of Attractiveness and Cognitive Load on Judgments of Guilt  May 1  Poster  Thane S. Pittman 
Psychology  Astrid Moore ('15)  Memory and Anxiety in Adult Rats as a Function of Early Life Choline Levels and Exploratory Behavior  May 1  Poster  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Meghan Tedoldi ('13)  Mood and Memory as a Function of Reproductive Status  May 3
2:40 pm  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Julia Mitchell ('15)  Neuroprotection by Postnatal Choline Supplementation in a Rat Model of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome  May 1  Poster  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Shamika Murray ('14)  Oh How Cute: How the Perception of Cuteness Changes the Nucleus Accubens  May 2
10:00 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Samantha Slotnick ('14)  Playing It Cool While Watching Worm Eating: Influence of Expression Strength and Congruency on Emotion Elicitation in a Pair Setting  May 1  Poster   
Psychology  Adam LaViolet ('13)  Political Priming: The Effect of External Factors on Word Recognition and Recall  May 3
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Adam LaViolet ('13)  Political priming: The Effect of External Factors on Word Recognition and Recall  May 3
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Katherine Kimball ('15)  Self-Affirmation as a Buffer against Threats to External Control  May 1  Poster  Joseph P. Hayes, Martha Arterberry 
Psychology  Julie Levine ('13)  Smart Food  May 2
11:12 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Alexis Jackson ('16)  Stranded in the Grasslands: Survival Processing and Categorization of Animals  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Ariel Batallan Burrowes ('15)  The Affect of Conflicting Color Information on the Picture Superiority Effect  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Kelsey Park ('14)  The Effect of Randomness Threat on Attribution to Internal, External, or Mixed Sources of Control  May 1  Poster  Joseph P. Hayes 
Psychology  Erin Caputo ('15)  The Effect of Relationship Stage and Knowledge of Monetary Value on Receiver�s Appreciation of Gifts  May 1  Poster  Martha Arterberry 
Psychology  Monica Li ('15)  The Effect of Self Awareness on Moral Credentials  May 1  Poster  Joseph P. Hayes 
Psychology  Katherine Bell ('15)  The Effect of type of Crime and Context on Blame Attribution and Memory  May 1  Poster  Martha Arterberry 
Psychology  Jillian Riendeau ('15)  The Effects of Viewing Nature Pictures and Music on Short and Long Term Memory  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Sean Padungtin ('13)  The Hippocampus & Stress: A Possible Functional Divergence  May 3
2:20 pm  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Hillary Keach ('13)  The Sunk-Time Effect and Personal Responsibility in Romantic Relationships and Education  May 3
12:00 pm  
Presentation  Erin S. Sheets 
Psychology  Arvia Sutandi ('13)  Tracing the Fingerprints of Bipolar Disorder  May 2
11:00 am  
Presentation  Melissa J. Glenn 
Psychology  Anna Caron ('13)  Utilizing Physical and Mental Activity to Decrease the Rate of Cognitive Decline  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Cassie Clemmer ('15)  Weight, Don't Judge Me! -- The Effect of Weight-Coded Words and Social Behavior on Judgment  May 1  Poster  Jennifer Coane 
Psychology  Abigail Fontaine ('15)  Why Did Frank Cross the Road?: Exploring the Effect of Emotional Context on Recall  May 1  Poster  Martha Arterberry 
Psychology  Ethan Meigs ('13)  “You’re fine. Wait, no you’re not!” Source thoughtfulness and the persuasiveness of contradictory messages.  May 1  Poster  Thane S. Pittman 
Psychology  Constance Jangro ('13)  The Effect of the Learning Styles Hypothesis on Students' Academic Performance  May 3
12:50 pm  
Presentation  Martha Arterberry 
Religious Studies  Emma Mayville ('13)  Sectarian Violence through the Lens of the Coptic Question in Egypt  May 3
1:35 pm  
Presentation  John P. Turner 
Religious Studies  Israelle Kidson ('13)  The Historical Role of Women in Tantric Yoga and Sexual Ritual  May 3
1:20 pm  
Presentation  Nikky-Guninder K. Singh 
Religious Studies  John Holman ('13)  The Wanderer's Journey  May 3
1:50 pm  
Presentation  Nikky-Guninder K. Singh 
Religious Studies  Brian Russo ('13)  Scripture and Fiction: An Aesthetic Approach to the Little Pilgrim  May 3
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Nikky-Guninder K. Singh 
Science, Technology, and Society  Charles Spatz ('13)  Building with Waste: Fly Ash in the 20th and 21st Centuries  May 2  Poster   
Science, Technology, and Society  Benjamin Hannon ('13)  Development of a Standard and Functional Tactical Emergency Medical Support Training Program  May 2  Poster  James R. Fleming 
Science, Technology, and Society  Eoin McCarron ('13)  Electromagnetic Pulses from Natural and Nuclear Sources: History and Public Policy  May 1  Poster  James R. Fleming 
Science, Technology, and Society  Nickolas Kondiles ('13)  License and Regulation, Please: New Standards for the Practice of In Vitro Fertilization  May 2  Poster  James R. Fleming 
Sociology  Kaitlyn Bernard ('13)  'Whole Healthy Kids' A Grant to Support Health Education at YMCA Camp of Maine  May 2  Poster  Thomas J. Morrione 
Sociology  Iris Kim ('14)  A Sociology for Asian Americans? Reading Du Bois with Universal Purposes  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Luke Henneberger ('14)  Black on the Silver Screen: The Image of African Americans in Contemporary Cinema  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Sloan Cargill ('15)  Blacks, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Religion That Enslaved and Freed  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Oliver Ponce ('15)  Crime as a Social Phenomenon: Criminal Activity Through a Du Boisian Lense  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Berol Dewdney ('13)  Du Bois on Education  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Angela Sepulveda ('14)  Du Bois's Artistic Side  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Brian Levinson ('15)  Du Bois's Effects on Economics  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Deborah Amato ('13)  Du Bois's Reflections on Education  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Olisadumbi Okoh ('13)  Du Bois, Hip-Hop, and Poetic Justice  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Molly Colman ('13)  Emergency Dental Clinic  May 2  Poster  Thomas J. Morrione 
Sociology  Samantha Eddy ('13)  EqualityMaine and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage  May 1  Poster  Teresa J. Arendell 
Sociology  Randall Person ('15)  Following the Trend: W. E. B. Du bois and His Ethnographic Studies  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Cara Saunders ('13)  Learning by Giving: The Maine Children's Home for Little Wanderers  May 2  Poster  Thomas J. Morrione 
Sociology  Stefan Merriam ('13)  New Deal Programs and W. E. B. Du Bois  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Lauren Lacy ('14)  Re-imagining Du Bois: Gender and Sexuality in African Critical Studies  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Wayne Kim ('14)  SPACE: Supplying a Place for Action, Caring, and Education -- a Grant to Support the South End Neighborhood Association and South End Teen Center of Waterville  May 2  Poster  Thomas J. Morrione 
Sociology  Louw Scheepers ('15)  The American Political System Through the Eyes of Du Bois  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Andrew Dagres ('14)  The Niagara Movement  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Isadora Alteon ('14)  The Sociology of W.E.B. Du Bois and Black Feminist/Womanist Thought  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Cameron Poole ('14)  W. E. B. Du Bois and the Liberal Arts College  May 2
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Presentation   
Sociology  Sean Hatton ('14)  W. E. B. Du Bois and the Liberal Arts Education  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Sean Ripoll ('13)  W.E.B. Du Bois's Perceptions of the Harlem Renaissance  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Kayla Turner ('15)  W.E.B. Du Bois: Examining Class, Race, and Education, Past and Present  May 2
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Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes 
Sociology  Jayeon Kim ('13)  We came! We stripped! We conquered? Sextremist feminists of FEMEN  May 2
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Cheryl Townsend Gilkes, Paul R. Josephson 
Spanish  Alexander Morris ('14)  'Desvistiendo la censura:' an analysis of the use of clothing to subvert censorship in Spanish cinema  May 3
11:40 am  
Presentation  Bobby Dean Allbritton 
Spanish  Riley Wagner ('13)  El trasvestismo, la fluidez del género y el amor homosexual en obras de María de Zayas y Ana Caro  May 3
11:20 am  
Presentation  Betty G. Sasaki 
Spanish  Melissa Anderson ('14)  La Comedia: una Herramienta para Subvertir la Censura  May 3
11:00 am  
Presentation  Bobby Dean Allbritton 
Theater and Dance  Emily Post ('15)  A Lighting Design of Bertolt Brecht's Galileo  May 2  Poster  James C. Thurston 
Theater and Dance  Mimi Smith ('13)  Texture and Illusion in Scenic Art: A Practical Exploration of Scene Painting Techniques  May 1  Poster  John D. Ervin 
Theater and Dance  Delaney McDonough ('13)  The Aesthetic of Failure: Authenticity, Effort, and Imperfection in American Contemporary Dance  May 3
2:40 pm  
Presentation  Ann Marie Kloppenberg 
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies  Berol Dewdney ('13)  Breaking the Silence: Body Image and Disordered Eating at Colby  May 2
2:40 pm  
Presentation  Arellano, Lisa 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Thomas Letourneau ('13)  'Stop Calling': Gender, Violence, and the Validity of Pop Music  May 1
1:30 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Laura Duff ('13)  A Curriculum to Promote the Health and Success of Our Female High School Athletes  May 1
1:00 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Emily Berner ('15)  Common Understandings of Race and Gender at Colby  May 2  Poster  Sonja M. Thomas 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Shireen Smalley ('13)  Conforming to (Western) Desire: Homonationalism and Refugee Law in Iranian Gay and Lesbian Asylum Cases  May 1
4:30 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Emily Doyle ('16)  Exploring Details Behind Gender Judgements  May 3  Poster  Sonja M. Thomas 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Ismael Perez ('13)  From Disco to Beyoncé: Gay Male Consumption of African American Divas  May 1
4:15 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Claudia Camerino ('13)  Gendered Politics: Woman of Hamas in the Gaza Strip  May 1
3:15 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Cassie Clemmer ('15)  Reporting Identity-Based Violence at Colby College  May 1
4:05 pm  
Presentation  Sonja M. Thomas 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Kathryn Laxson ('13)  Revealing the Complexities of Postfeminist Chick-Lit Television Through a Reparative Reading of Girls  May 1
4:00 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano, Margaret T. McFadden 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Camilla Ostrow ('13)  Rihanna and Chris Brown: Rethinking the Way We Look at Domestic Violence  May 1
1:15 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Rosalie Wennberg ('13)  Sexual Education Re-Imagined: Using Foucault's The History of Sexuality to Inform the Future  May 1
2:15 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Courtney Laird ('13)  Some Think That We Can’t Flow: The Intersections of Black Womanhood, Feminism and Hip-Hop as seen through Beyoncé and Queen Latifah  May 1
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Olivia Crowley Gottlieb ('13)  The Erotic Potential Of The Queer Disabled Body Through The Photographic Work Of Ashley Savage  May 1
3:45 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Kara Constine ('13)  The Growth and Development of Misogyny and Homophobia in the Hip Hop Community  May 1
3:30 pm  
Presentation   
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Jayde Bennett ('13)  Where Do We Stand: A 21st Century Examination of Family Policy in the U.S. and it's Affect On LGBT Families  May 1
2:30 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Kimberly Bourne ('16)  Who is Allowed to Compete: Gender, Intersexed Individuals, and College Sports  May 3  Poster  Sonja M. Thomas 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Jessica Villella ('13)  Women Who Kill: Female Violence and The State  May 1
3:00 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Lindsay Roberts ('13)  “There’s no money in virginity”: Body Politics and Feminism in AMC’s Mad Men  May 1
1:45 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano 
Women, Gender, Sexuality  Laura Duff ('13)  The Embodiment of Endurance Running: Female Athletes and Disordered Eating  May 2
2:00 pm  
Presentation  Lisa Arellano