University College

University College

2008 Summer Research Interns and Mentors

M. Stephanie Cook

Bringing Information Theory to Bear on Justified True Belief
Dr. Charles Nussbaum (Philosophy)

Anastasia Hayes-Stoker

Literature as a Vehicle of Memory: The Nazi Past in East German Literature
Dr. Thomas Adam (History)

Brenda J Jackson

The Cultural Significance of the US/Mexican Border as Portrayed in Film

Dr. Georgia Seminet (Modern Languages)

Rhonessia Johnson

"Students in the News" A Study of the Black Sheep Effect
Dr. Jared Kenworthy (Psychology)

Antonio Lopez

Solitons and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations

Dr. Tuncay Aktosun (Mathematics)

Sonya Lopez

The Evolution of Sex Determination in the Nematode Pristionchus pacificus

Dr. Andre Pires da Silva (Biology)

Tara McKelvy

Using Conspecifics to Establish Stimulus Control of Responding in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Dr. James Kopp (Psychology)

Tasia Milton

Mammy Dearest: An Examination of Motherhood in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, Sula, and Beloved

Dr. Laurin Porter  (English)

Bryan Motwani

Predictors of Cognitive Therapy Dropout in a Community Setting

Monica R. Basco (Psychology)

Ranita Norwood

After Twelve Years: The impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 on the quality of life for women and children in poverty

Dr. Doreen Elliot (School of Social Work)

Mayra Rodriguez

An Examination of Nursing Staff's Participation in Study Recruitment on a Spinal Cord Unit

Dr. Lisa Ottomanelli and Dr. Jennifer Sippel (VA Hospital)

Arlene Tracy Steadman

A Historical Review of the Buffalo Soldiers

Dr. Earl Andresen (Communication)

Diana Sudduth

Colombian Immigrants in the United States-Who Are They Really?

Dr. Peggy Kulesz (English)

Gerrell Williams

Larry McMurtry's Lonesome Dove: Adapting the Myths of Western Fiction

Dr. Ellen Pritham (Biology)

Omid Zaré-Mehrjerdi

Biodegradable Nanoparticle Delivery Systems in Neurodegenerative Disease

Dr. Young-Tae Kim (Bioengineering)