Student Scholar Symposium Abstracts and Posters

 

A selection of posters and abstracts presented at Chapman University's Student Scholar Symposium (formerly Student Research Day) each fall and spring.

Full Abstract Volumes:
Fall 2021 | Spring 2022
Fall 2020 | Spring 2021
Fall 2019 | Spring 2020
Fall 2018 | Spring 2019
Fall 2017 | Spring 2018
Fall 2016 | Spring 2017
Fall 2015 | Spring 2016
Fall 2014 | Spring 2015
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Submissions from 2022

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A Free Relationship to Technology, Haley Lilla

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Changes in Western U.S. Streamflow Extremes Under Climate Change, Rama Bedri

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Comparing qPCR and CFU to Verify Rhizobia Genotype Proportions, Yoobeen Lee, Kenjiro Quides, and Hagop Atamian

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Computational Design of β-Fluorinated Morphine Derivatives for pH-specific Binding, Nayiri Alexander, Makena Augenstein, and Matthew Gartner

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conscious shockness, Caleb Lachelt

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Designing & Building a Microwave Plasma Reactor for Graphene Synthesis, Aviv Zohman and Jerry LaRue

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Down the Rabbit Hole: Understanding the Instigators of the Qanon Conspiracy, Trevor McNally

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Ending the False Perception Decoding the Characteristics of Americans who Fear Immigrants’ Impact on the Economy by Kate Riccardelli, Kate Riccardelli

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Engagement in Consensual Non-monogamy and Multi-partner Sex During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights From a National Sample of Single Americans, Kaylie Posen, Manya Dhupar, Amy Moors, and Amanda Gesselman

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Exploring the Ecological Dynamics of Simple Rhizobial Artificial Populations Using qPCR, Teresa Hur, Kenjiro Quides, and Hagop Atamian

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How Conservative Media Influences Views on Illegal Immigration, Juhi Doshi

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Identifying the neural correlates of postural control: a novel fMRI paradigm, Korinne Henslee, Jo Armour Smith, and Laura M. Glynn

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Intervention to Modify Perceptions of Homelessness, Sophie Srivastava, Vincent Berardi, and David Frederick

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Leaf Chemical Profiling of Two Fabiana Species and Their F1 Hybrids, Kylie Deer, Hagop Atamian, Joseph Cahill, and Amancio De Souza

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Mama, Hannah Scott

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Neo's Cleaning Service, Yuka Saito and McFloyd Nguyen

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Online Dating During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is it the New Norm?, Sara Henry, Emily Foster, Alexandra Kraft, Amanda N. Gesselman, and Amy Moors

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Spring 2022 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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The Half-Life of Los Angeles, Morgan Grimes

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The One Who Won, Jeanna Polisini

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The Optimal Concentration of Exogenous Carbon Monoxide Tolerated by Alfalfa, Kevin Nguyen, Cedric P. Owens, and Hagop Atamian

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Understanding the Transition from General to Organic Chemistry, Hannah Chan

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Visual Demonstration of Substituent Effects for Chromium(VI) Alcohol Oxidation, Biyu (Chelsea) Zhao

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What Are You Scared Of? How Social Media News Consumption Impacts Voter Fear, Emilie Haskell

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Why do Americans Report a Greater Fear of Government Restrictions on Firearms than in Years Prior?, Ethan Oppenheim

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Will Genius Fail? The Effect of Age, Education Level, and Race on Fear of Financial Collapse, Peter Mayne Cline

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Xenophobia, Majority Insecurity, and Prejudice: Exploring the Motivations Behind Anti-Immigration Sentiments, Serena Park

Submissions from 2021

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America's Declining Trust In Government, Megane Bos

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Analysis of the Levels of Embodiment and its Relationship with Depression and Anxiety, Erin Kelly and David Pincus

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Analyzing Speech Recognition for Individuals with Down Syndrome, Yingying 'Yuki' Chen, Franceli L. Cibrian, Deanna Hughes, and Vivian Genaro Motti

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Behind the Belief: Predictors of Why People Believe in Conspiracy Theories, Erisa Castillo

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Beliefs and their Byproducts: The Impact of Religiosity and Political Ideology on Attitudes Toward COVID-19, Vaccines, and Climate Change, Philip Goodrich

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Beyond the Politics of Climate Change: How Education and Income Level Affect Environmental Values, Joanna Falla

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By Any Other Name: A Rhetoric of Violence and Reclamation in the Philippine Drug War, Bernadine Cortina

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Catalytic Activity of Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)germanium (Cp*2Ge), Haley Robertson and Allegra Liberman-Martin

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Checkerboard of Interests: Native American Tribes and the Politics of Land Tenure Reform, Anika Manuel

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Comparing qPCR and CFU to Verify Rhizobia Genotype Proportions, Yoobeen Lee, Hagop Atamian, and Kenjiro Quides

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Compounded Gabapentin for Felines: Associated Metabolic Processes and Analysis of Potency, Johnny Altwal

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Computational Design of β-Fluorinated Morphine Derivatives for pH-specific Binding, Nayiri Alexander, Makena Augenstein, Angelina Sorensen, and Matthew Gartner

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Computational Design of β-Fluorinated Morphine Derivatives for pH-specific Binding, Makena Augenstein, Nayiri Alexander, and Matthew Gartner

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Covid 19 & Qanon: Enter the World of Conspiracies, Gianluca Allesina

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COVID-19 Safety Guideline Compliance by Gender Identity, Emma Rothleutner

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Cultural Influences on Exercise Type and Body Confidence in Women, Skye Sakashita and Desiree Crevecoeur-MacPhail

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Curing Mental Health Disorders One Microbial at a Time, Karyss Thompson

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Development of Comprehensive Theoretical Morphospaces for Canine Cranial Morphology, Alexa Ortega, Nicholas Hebdon, and Lindsay Waldrop

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Does Fear of Government Corruption Affect Voter Turnout?, Ryan Nahmias

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Evaluation of the TruNarc Handheld Narcotics Analyzer as a Pre-Analysis Screening Device for the Orange County Crime Lab, Sarah Yang, D. Bauer, C. Woltz, S. Soto, and Michael Ibba

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Eva Peron, the Radio, and her Strategic Influence on Peronism, or Eva Perón, la radio y su influencia estratégica en el peronismo, Natalya Bachoura

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Exploring the Ecological Dynamics of Simple Rhizobial Artificial Populations Using qPCR, Teresa Hur, Hagop Atamian, and Kenjiro Quides

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Fabricating Nanophotonic Devices using Nanofabrication Techniques, Scott Cummings

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Fall 2021 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Fear and Skepticism: A Changing Climate During the Trump Era, Devin Lopez

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Flamenco Dance and Film in Francisco Franco's Spain (Baile flamenco y cine en la España de Francisco Franco), Gia Roberts

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Framing the Axis of Evil: American Fear of an Iranian Nuclear Attack, Sabrina Ghashehbaba

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Friend or Foe: Explaining the Antagonism Towards Immigrants in the United States, Skyelar Andrews

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Fundamental Causes of Racial and Ethnic COVID-19-Related Health Disparities, Hana Neutz

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Gender Gap in Computer Science: An Invitational Rhetoric Study, Cindy Ramirez

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How COVID19 has Impacted Students Nutrition and Eating Habits with the Abrupt Closure of Restaurants and Campuses, Chloe Sermet

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How Does Aging Influence the Fear of Gun Control in America?, Alyssa Castanon

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How Self-Evaluation of Demographics Modulates the Effects of Attractive Celebrity Images on Self-Image, Leyla Rakshani

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How to Navigate Womanhood Within the Patriarchy, Hannah Scott

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Hydroboration of Isocyanates Using a Carbodiphosphorane Catalyst, Ben Janda and Allegra Liberman-Martin

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Impact of Appearance-Related Language on Dancers’ Body Image, Madeline Bertoy

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Investigating Arginine Methylation of PGC-1alpha, a Master Metabolic Regulator, Tiffany Lubrino, Sidney Briski, and Cecilia Lopez

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Ketone Hydroboration with a New Carbodiphosphorane Catalyst, Cara Fleener and Allegra Liberman-Martin

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La teoría del “generolecto” observada en La llamada de Lauren de Paloma Pedrero y Entre Villa y una mujer desnuda de Sabina Berman, Thomas Tsai

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Lifespan Urbanicity and Perceived Neighborhood Disorder on Cardiovascular Health, Jackie Pak and Jennifer N. Robinette

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Maintaining Physical Activity During COVID-19: The Influence of Psychosocial Variables in Individuals with Back Pain, Heidi Stabbert

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Media Frames and Their Impact on Support for Immigrants and Immigrant Policies, Lisbeth Rosales

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Media Influences on Fear of Immigrants, Mira Eissa

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Patterns of Fear of Being Murdered and Homicide Victimization: A Comparison of Perceived and Realistic Risk, Madilyn Rosenson

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Perceptions of Homelessness and Mental Illness, Sophie Srivastava and Vincent Berardi

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Personality Differences Between College Students With and Without Siblings, Lindsay Hammerle

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Personality Rigidity and Psychopathology Pre and Post COVID19 Pandemic, Kiyono McDaniel and David Pincus

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Personality Traits Influencing the Psychological Impact of Autoimmune Diseases in College Students and Older Adults, Natasha Lindert

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Political Parties on Campus: College Republicans and College Democrats’ Conceptions of Partisanship, Philip Goodrich

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Probing for Intention: Latent Awareness or Metacognitive Reflection, Kate Harder, Jake Gavenas, Aaron Schurger, and Uri Maoz

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“Professor Eric Can’t Hear”: Developing and Piloting a Teaching Case Study for an Upper Division Neurophysiology Course, Lexi Lee and Caroline Wilson

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Protein Protection: Characterizing how CowN Protects Nitrogenase, Emily Wong, Terrence Lee, and Cedric P. Owens

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QAnon: The Effects of Radical Ideology on Conspiracy Belief, Sam Andrus

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Race, Ethnicity, and Insurance: The Association with Opioid Use in a Pediatric Hospital Setting, Vivian Luong

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Racial/Ethnic Differences in the Benefit of Social Networks on Anxiety Symptoms, Melissa Vargas Calderon and Jennifer Robinette

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Sex as a Moderator in the Relationship between Post-operative Pain and Analgesics Administered in Children Undergoing Elective Surgery, Amber M. Osorno, Michelle A. Fortier, Zeev N. Kain, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power: An Intersectional Analysis of a Modern Reboot, Laine Marshall

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Sovereignty, Statehood, and Subjugation: Native Hawaiian and Japanese American Discourse over Hawaiian Statehood, Nicole Saito

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Spring 2021 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Surrealist Expressions of Psychological Struggles in Select Paintings by Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí, Regina Juarez

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Surviving Through the Lessons of Sports, Ryan Fabre

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Terrorism and Deceptive Media, Roxanne Aguilera

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The Benefits of Yoga: Reducing Anxiety Among Chapman University Students, Olivia Lujan, Jessica Bebawi, Jake Caan, Khiry Carter, Jordan Eisleben, and Tony Varga

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The Coronavirus Pandemic: Associations of College Students' Financial Situations and Optimism with Mental & Physical Health, Harshitha V. Venkatesh, Julia K. Boehm, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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The Distrust of Experts, Noah Smith

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The Effect of Stay-at-Home and Mask Mandate Policies on COVID-19 Hospitalization Rates in New York City Among Minority Populations, Jeremy Tang

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The Effects of Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status on Anxiety Prevalence and Treatment, Brianna Liberman

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The Effects of MIndfulenss on Stress, with Implications for Alzheimer's Disease, Rabia Asif, Amanda Hamilton, Jenna McKee, and Manjari Murali

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The Impacts of Race Implicit Association Test Training on Undergraduate Students, Rachel Norum

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The Impacts of Social Support and Loneliness on the Physical Health and Coping Styles of College Students during COVID-19, Hee Youn Lee, Harshitha V. Venkatesh, Julia K. Boehm, and Brooke N. Jenkins

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The Implications of COVID-19 on Fear of Financial Collapse, Alexis Reekie

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The Partisan Effects of COVID-19: News Sources and Mask Wearing, Lily Martin

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The Relationship Between Norepinephrine Neuromodulation and Stability of Global Brain States Studied Using Electroencephalography and Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation, Emma Krivoshein, Aaron Schurger, and Jake Gavenas