Student Research Day Abstracts and Posters

 

A selection of posters and abstracts presented at Chapman University's Student Research Day each fall and spring.


Full Abstract Volumes:
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014 | Orange County Register article

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Submissions from 2016

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Theatre and Leadership, The Perfect Marriage, Samantha Schlernitzauer and Jocelyn Buckner

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Sea Surface Temperature Rises Shift Migration Patterns Due to Ecosystem Changes, Alexia Skrbic and Hesham el-Askary

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An Open Call for the Close-Minded: Remedying the Impossible Body Image Standard for Women in the Entertainment Industry with an Emphasis on Weightism, Ellen Beizer

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Theatre in Prison: How It Is Making a Difference, Mackenzee Donham

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The Authentic Workplace: Theatrical Practices in the Corporate World, Katherine Dumas

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American Voter Attitudes Towards Divided Government, Tyler Ferrari

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Images of Sexually Deviant Women in French Film, Lara Fox

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“A flower which blossoms and fades”: Depictions of Tuberculosis in 19th-century Opera, Daniel Goldberg

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The Business of Theatre: How Creativity, Collaboration, and Communication Infiltrate 'The Real World', Caroline Hale

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Contributing Factors to Perspectives on Gun Regulations, Syd Kotar

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Occupying the Third Space: Vietnamese American Hybridity and the Struggle for Identity, Julie Linh Nguyen

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Just Another After-School Program? A Cross-Sectional Look at Whether Access to Educational Resources and Mentorship via Casa de Amistad Improves Students' Academic Outcomes in the San Dieguito School District, Katie Page

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Linear Feedback Stabilization for a Continuously Monitored Qubit, Taylor Lee Patti, A. Chantasri, Justin Dressel, and A. N. Jordan

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African American Culture in Historical Art Museums: Remembering a Buried Tragic Past, Lana Sarkisian

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Nazi Looted Art: View of a Dutch Square Through Time, Rosita Saul and Bryleigh Sue Blaise

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In Contradiction with Culture: A Study of French Vegetarians, Robert Schumaker

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Beyond the Stage: The Influence of Theatre in Walt Disney Imagineering, Cassaundra Soumas

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Has the American Electorate Changed its Concept of an Ideal President? Candidate Traits and Their Impact on Voter Favorability, Bennett Tuleja

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Maurice's Love, Peggy Wood

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Partial Amino Acid Sequence of Lipid Transfer Protein from Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) Seeds, Hasan Al-Shiyab and Caroline Aziz

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French Women in Art: Reclaiming the Body through Creation/Les Femmes Artistes Françaises : La Réclamation du corps à travers la création, Liatris Hethcoat

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Gluten-free and Casein-free Dietary Intervention for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Avalon Derlacki

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Political Psychology: The Effect of Presidential Candidate Traits on Voters’ Opinions, Claire Gatzke

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Connecting the Physiological and Behavioral Response to Heat Stress on a Warming Planet, Anastasia Kalyta

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Comparison of Combustion Efficiency to In-Situ Atmospheric Ammonia Measurements from a Miniature Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometer in the LA Basin, Taylor Krause, Barry L. Lefer, Timothy H. Betram, and Steven R. Schill

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Lost In Adaptation, Caitlin S. Manocchio

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A Pilot Study Analyzing Solvents in Electronic Cigarette “E-liquid” Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Austin Matranga, Olivia Sellers, and Matthew Gartner

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Effect of Low Dose Gamma Irradiation on Tristimulus Color and Carotenoid Stability of Seedless Kishu Mandarins (Citrus kinokuni mukakukishu) During Postharvest Storage, Maria Belen Meza, J. Ornelas-Paz, and Anuradha Prakash

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Maternal, Environmental, and Social Context Predicts Diarrheal Infection Incidence in Young Children in Sundarbans, India, Sohini Mukherjee and Laura M. Glynn

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Ocean Acidification and Predator-Prey Relations: Correlating Disruption of Predator Avoidance with Chemosensory Deficits, Alexandra FW Sidun

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Chapman University 2016 Environmental Audit: Residence Life Dining Services Equipment, Alexandra FW Sidun and Devon T. Bloss

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The Oval Office is Ready for Madame President: Predictors and Support, Brittney E. Souza

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Homelessness, Shelter, and Human Rights in California and New York, Rebecca Wilson

Submissions from 2015

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Voter Trust and the Power of Direct Democracy: An Exploration into the Importance of Legitimate Forms of Governing in a Democracy, Emma Brent

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Field Experiments Demonstrate that Heat Spells Can Reduce Territory Defense in the Owl Limpet, Lottia gigantea, Nelson Gould, Tracey Gunanto, Christina Chavez, Jessica Martinez, and William Wright

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Living Between the Lines: Intersectionality and Self-Actualization in Shakespeare's Plays, Morgan L. Green

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Documenting the Process of Making a Sustainable Future Feel Like Home, Kristina Lamb and Kyle Decker

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The Voice of The Motherland: Exploring the Development of Russian Music Before Mikhail Glinka, Alvin Ly

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Attitudes Towards Immigration in the United States, Tianna M. Martinez

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Gun Control and Public Opinion, Jessica J. Nicholas

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Muslim Stereotypes and Nuclear Iran, David S. Norick

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Prodigies on YouTube: Finding the Genuine Artist in Youth, Priscilla Peraza

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Diva Diversity: National Vocal Schools and Qualities, Emma Plotnik

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From a Chat in the Parlor to Viral Music Videos: An Analysis of Music as a Social Occasion, Emma Plotnik

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A Sustainability Analysis of Team Orange County’s Home Life Events During the U.S. Department of Energy: 2015 Solar Decathlon, Lauren Sato and Alexandra FW Sidun

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Campaign Finance Makes America Go ‘Round: Individual Campaign Contributions and the Effects of Citizens United on the American Election System, Geneva Sherman

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Opinions on the Affordable Care Act: The Role of Self-Interest, Bradley J. West

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The Effectiveness of Warning Labels and Subvertising on Reducing the Harmful Effects of Media Exposure, Yasmin Akbari, Gaganjyot Sandhu, Terri Scott, and David Frederick

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Characterizing Psychological Management Practices of College and University Athletic Trainers in Orange, California, Hannah L. Alexander, Paulina Tselikis, Michelle A. Cleary, Sara L. Nottingham, and Jason Bennett

Structural Basis of Drug Discovery Targeting SK Channels for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Tia Alexander

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The Angry Electorate - Affect and Voting Decision Making, Negeen Amirieh

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College Students' Communication about Nonmedical Use of Prescription Stimulants: Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior, Ana Andreoli, Darren Breese, Kylie Deschenes, and Lindsey Sarver

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Why Doesn't Negative Behave? Inferences from Emotional Language, Adriana Ariza, Connie Shears, Maisy Lam, Amy Cohen, Melissa Bond, Mackenzie Smith, Erika Sam, and Jay Kim

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R Project in the Clinic, Matthew Asmus, Brianna Roberts, Brittney Tanaka, Marybeth Grant-Beuttler, and Richard Beuttler

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Removal of Pb and H2S from ACS Test Procedure For Meta-Phosphoric Acid, Christopher Atlas and Ron Lacock

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Economic Voting: Election Outcomes at the Toss of a Coin?, Damaris Bangean

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Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Bone Integrity, Jennifer Becker

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Political Participation of Millennials in the United States and Western Europe, Jenny Bhatia

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American Perceptions of Iran, Avery Bissett

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Muslim-Americans and Party Identification, Brianna Blaschke

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Media Representation of Service Animals, Arthur Blaser, Beth Haller, Chelsea Jones, and Sarai Urzua

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Efficacy of the Picture Exchange Communication Systemin Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Reagan Blason

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Terrorism Through American Eyes, Jacob Blaznek

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Lithium-ion Battery Recycling: Analyzing Methods of Cobalt and Lithium Resource Reclamation, Devon Bloss

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Saharan Dust Storms and Hurricane Katrina's Cyclogenesis: Examining Correlative Patterns by using Remote Sensing Imagery, Devon Bloss

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Come Closer: Cognitive Dissonance Between Strangers, Melissa Bond and Connie Shears

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Fitspiration or Death, Natalie Bowles, Mary Ellet, Nicole Jourdain, Christine Liu Liu, and Arianna Tortomasi

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Fear and Media: The Relationship Between Crime Related Television Consumption and the Fear of Crime Among Americans, Timothy Breitfeller, Tatiana Broukhim, Angelina Riccio, and Leah Whitenack

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Gender Gap in the Environmental Movement, NIcholas Burghard

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Evaluation of Temperature Anomalies and Ocean Productivity during the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman Earthquake, Cora Byers and Brenna McNabb

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Characterizing a Novel Immune-Deficient Transgenic Alzheimer’s Model, Lauren Camargo, Samuel Marsh, Joy Davis, Jason Weinger, Tom Lane, and Matthew Blurton-Jones

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Perceptions of Immigration in America, Manuel Cardoza

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Biological Degredation of Acetaldehyde in Southern California Wetlands, Anthony Castagnola, Brandon Lamb, Mary Senstad, and Sovandara Hok

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News Media Consumption as a Generational Phenomenon and the Relationship to Perceptions of Civic Duty in the American Electorate, Kelsey Cena

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Predictors of Support for a Woman President, Frances Chang

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Yo Soy Latino: Does My Vote Matter?, Jonathan Charres

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Negative Campaigns and Their Influence on Voter Attitudes, Estefan Colindres

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The Process of “Managing” Volunteers: The Ironic Importance of Helping Your Helpers, Samantha Cressey

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Effects of Ecologically Realistic Heating Profiles on Feeding in the Intertidal Hermit Crab, Pagurus sameulis, Paige Davis

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Institutionalized Racism and the Death Penalty, Ashleigh Ellis

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Campaign Donations and Political Efficacy, Lauren Ewashko

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Judicial Activism’s Effect on Judicial Elections, Nick Fernandes

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The Effects of a Caloric Restrictive Diet on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Strength in Male and Female Rats, Haley Folta

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Humanitarian and Military Interventions: Understanding Where Isolationists and Internationalists Diverge, Rachel Fox

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Molecular Insights into Prostate Cancerization: Telomere Length, EGR-1 Expression, and Regulation of MIC‐1, PDGF-A, and FAS, Emily Frisch, Kristin Gabriel, and Marco Bisoffi

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Exploring EGR-1 as a Master Regulator of Prostate Field Cancerization, Kristin Gabriel and Marco Bisoffi

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Voting Preference, Religion and Ethnicity’sImpact on Party Identification, Benjamin Gourley

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Physics of Golf, Jake Gross

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Analyzation of Metabolic Reprogramming in Drug-Resistant MCF-7 Cells, Derick Han, Ho Leung, and Andrew Vo

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Effects of Degree of Roast and Application Form of Incorporated Coffee on Inhibition of Oxidation in Raw Refrigerated Minced Pork and Sensory Analysis of Cooked Pork Patties with Added Coffee, Tiffany Hashimoto, Lilian Were, Criselda S. Toto, and Fred Caporaso

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The Effect of Voter Identification Laws on Voter Turnout, Robert Heins

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What Constitutes Sexual Consent and Assault? The Effects of Verbal, Physical, and Linguistic Cues, Megi Herring, Crystle-Joie Agbayani, and David Frederick

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Re-Examining the Gender Gap: What Are "Women's Issues"?, Katerina Ioannides

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Effect of Phytosanitary Irradiation on the Quality of Chandler Pummelo (Citrus maxima (Burm.) Merr.), Akanksha Jain, J.J. Ornelas-Paz, Karina Rodriguez, and Anuradha Prakash

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Examing the Effect of Counterstereotypical Examples of African American Women in the Media on People’s perspective of the African American Woman, Jasmine Johnson

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How Much of Our Pollution is OUR Pollution?: The Transport of Anthropogenic Aerosols Across the Pacific Ocean from China to the United States, Ariane Jong

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Effects of Varying Roast Degree and Application Form of Coffee on Oxidation in Frozen Raw Minced Pork Meat Stored Under Modified Atmosphere Packaging, Katrina Jully, Criselda Toto, and Lilian Were

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Personality Types and Attachment Styles Underlying Body Dissatisfaction, Milad Khosravi and David Frederick

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A Comparative Analysis of Diversity Initiatives: Administrative Policies & Academic Curriculum, K.B. Jenny Kim

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Young Voter Turnout, Conner Larkin