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 2022 | Spring 2023
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 2023

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A Brief Analysis of Contemporary Confucianism's Research on Feminine Topics, Jingzhi Pan

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Analysis of Speech-to-Text Algorithms in Recognizing Down Syndrome Conversations, Kayla Anderson, Cecilia Marie Abrahamsson, Yingying 'Yuki' Chen, and Franceli L. Cibrian

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Analyzing Conformational Changes in the Binding of HIV-1 Matrix Protein, N and C Terminals, to Calmodulin, Nousha Karimi, Fabian Valdez, Davis Mau, and K. Sakamaki

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Central Modulation of Postural Control in Response to Task Demands and Fatigue in Individuals with and without a History of Low Back Pain, Jolene Kay Soliman and Jo Armour Smith

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Change of Perception and Positive Attitudes toward Therapy: A Comparative Analysis Conducted on Veterans of the United States of America, Hailey Buitrago and Desiree Crevecoeur-MacPhail

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Climate Change Skepticism: Who and Why?, Mia Huyen Truong

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Conspiracy Beliefs: A Threat to Political Stability, Robert Arellano

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Exploring the Relationship Between Participation in Hookup Culture and Attachment Style, Tanshi Mohan

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Formula 101 Using 2022 Formula One Season Data to Understand the Race Results, Christopher Garcia and Oliver Lopez

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How Demographics Influence Self-Image, Leyla Rakshani, Melissa Brillhart, Stephanie Yu, and Aaron Schurger

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How Does the Presence of Divorce Affect Children’s Anxiety Surrounding Romantic Relationships?, Hannah Fereday

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Moving or Tossing? Can VR Tell the Difference?, Joseph Ellis and Dylan McIntosh

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Opportunities, Johannah Choi

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Reconnecting with Exes and Having Sex with Platonic Roommates During the First Five Months of the COVID - 19 Pandemic, Valentyna Simon, Alex Kraft, Amy Moors, Amanda Gesselman, and Justin Garcia

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Spring 2023 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Studying Competing Reaction Pathways in Methanol Decomposition on Platinum Catalysts Under Ultra-High Vacuum (UHV) Conditions Using TPD and SFG Spectroscopy, Quy Loi, Kevin Alvorado Jimenez, Sarah Lelea, Lauren Villegas, and Jerry LaRue

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Tap Musicians: Exploring the Use of Tap Dance as an Instrument Through the Lens of Notation, Kurt Horney and Kaia Goddard

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The Effects of Trauma on Holocaust Survivors After the War, Natalie Braker

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Triangulating Neural Correlates of Consciousness, Sarah Quach

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Uncanny Evolution, Will Baca

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Why Education Matters: Understanding Islamophobia in the United States, Cintya Felix

Submissions from 2022

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A Free Relationship to Technology, Haley Lilla

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A History of the Changing Terrain of Post-Secondary Education in Prisons and How It Can Inform Programs Serving Formerly Incarcerated Individuals, Sam Shlafstein

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American Voter Turnout: The Influence of Education Levels on Voter Participation, Jack Thomas Bunzel-Hardie

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Analyzing Interactions of Calmodulin with HIV-1 Matrix Protein, Andrea Sandoval, D. Mau, N. Karimi, K. Sakamaki, C. Owens, and Jerry LaRue

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A Novel Approach to Understanding Functional Gait and Variable Walking Strategies in an Asymptomatic Low Back Pain Population, Rachel Berns and Thomas Fountain

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Avoiding Shame: Filipino-American’s Motivations for Higher Education, Myra Dayrit

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Biopolitics and Belief: The Impacts of Religious Attitudes on Reproductive Rights in the U.S., Katlyn Barbaccia

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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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Designing Haptic Interfaces to Uncover Gestural Patterns in Children, Yuki Chen, Kayla Anderson, and Audrey Bichelmeir

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

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Dress Coding Latinidad? Color-Blind Sexism in School Dress Code Policies, Marisa Quezada

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El vínculo entre la literatura y la buena publicidad en varios anuncios del mundo hispanohablante (2017 - 2022), Carter Kane

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

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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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Identifying Voice-based Digital Biomarkers of Parkinson's Disease, Rachelle Beshay, Madison Gill, Michael Shiraishi, and Rahul Soangra

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

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Ketone Hydrosilylation Studies Using a Carbodiphosphorane Catalyst, Liam Sullivan and Allegra Liberman-Martin

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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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Media, Distrust of Government, and Fear of Terrorism in the United States, Lauren Rowe

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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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Political Participation: Beyond the Vote, Miriam Elfahdi

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Propósito de un plan universal de servicios bilingües en medicina, Andrea Sandoval and Laura R. Loustau

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Public Opinion on Illegal Immigration in the United States: Understanding the Xenophobic Sentiments towards Illegal Immigrants, Alexandra Martinez

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QAnon Deconstructed: Faith and Lies, Sam Andrus

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Reliability of Accelerometer-Based Reaction Time Tests, Jacob Hepp, Warner Rhodes, Jordan Walton, Rahul Soangra, and Brent Harper

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Social Media Effects on People's Fear of Terrorism, Cameron Pastore

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Sociocultural Pressures Among Parents of Queer Children in Films With Non-Western Environments, Samay Bhasin

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

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The Dream Machine: The Convergence of Hallucination and Content Creation, COM 304-03, Creative & Cultural Industries in Practice

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The Half-Life of Los Angeles, Morgan Grimes

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The Human Consequences of the US-Mexico Border: Testimonial Literature of Gloria Anzaldúa and Valeria Luiselli, Grace Hodgetts

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The Influence of Religion on Immigration Public Opinion, Olga Alvertos

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The Levels and Discrepancies of America’s Fear of Terrorism, Kate Lindfors

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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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The Subjective Variation Among Mexican American Identity: A Comparative Analisis Between the Autobiographical Works of Richard Rodriguez and Reyna Grande, Victor Leon

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ThinkMED: Inspiring The Future Of STEM, One Project At A Time, Steven Trinh and Lauren Dudley

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Under New Direction: Using Theatre to Combat the Climate Crisis, Brian Kirsch

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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease Through Gait Initiation and Center of Pressure, Mira Ananthanarayanan, Kiara Salceda, Michael Shiraishi, and Rahul Soangra

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Understanding the Transition from General to Organic Chemistry, Hannah Chan

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Utilizing Teslasuit to Analyze Changes in Joint Angles and Galvanic Skin Responses During Slips (A Stress-Inducing Task), Olivia Johnson, Caitlin Ha, and Audrey Arenal

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Victimization: Examining the Fear of Mass Shootings, Isa Alarcon

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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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"Why This Post Now?" : Dramaturging Politics and Social Media, Kennedy Kemmerer

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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