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:
Spring 2018
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014 | Orange County Register article

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Submissions from 2015

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Spring 2015 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

Submissions from 2014

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Absentee Voting & Expanding Electoral Participation, Alyse Marie Frederick

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Increasing Response Time and Response Evaluation Time Compensates for Information Processing Difficulties in Persons at Risk for Alcoholism, Yasmin Akbari

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American Identity and Party Affiliation, Erika Aranda

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Staging Style: The Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Theatrical Style, Peyton Ashby

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The Relationship between the American Government and Society: Congressman John O’Connor and New York’s 16th District during the Great Depression, Kristine Avena

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Birth By Sleep: An Immersive Adventure through Wonderland, Edd Bass

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How the Presence of Plastic in the North Pacific Gyre Affects the Growth of Thalassiosira through Remote Sensing and Laboratory Replication, Jordynn Brennan and Hesham el-Askary

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Iran’s Attempt to Reverse Declining Population, Ashley Broderick

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Bobby Sands and Public Perception, Reed Burke

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Iranian Nuclear Proliferation and Sanctions, Bailey Nicole Burlingame

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The Marriage Market: The Mail-Order Bride Industry in the United States!, Penelope Burner

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Mirroring Reality: Music in Video Games, Allison Burr

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Mass Distribution and Surface Area Trends of Size Fractionated Arsenic-Bearing Mine Tailings, Kory Cablay and Christopher S. Kim

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Post Obama: Discrimination toward African Americans Remains a Major Problem in America, Mackenzie Carl

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Accommodating Hyperaroused Information Processing in Persons at Risk for Alcoholism, Kellianne Clark and Jaclyn Cutler

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Understanding Theatre and Its Social Implications in a Modern Context, Sara Curtis

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Theatre for Development: “The Wanna Be”, Joshua Dominguez

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Lighting Design Proposal for Tom Stoppard's "Rosencratz and Guildenstern are Dead", Nikolai Eiteneer

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Who Do You Trust?: An Analysis of Public Perception Towards Government, Pilar Fabregas

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What Influences Opposition to Gay Marriage?, Nick Fernandes

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Aerosols, Hurricanes, and their Interactions : A Case Study of Hurricane Sandy, Andrew Fontenot, Hesham el-Askary, and W. Lau

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Walking in a Burnt Hole, Sophia Friedman

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Molecular Insights into Prostate Field 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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Comparison of Tetrad and Degree of Difference Sensory Testing Methods in Evaluating the Quality of Flour Tortillas, Kristine Futalan, Criselda Toto, and Heather McDonald

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K-12 Teachers and Parents: How Do Length and Frequency of Serial Arguments Affect Perceived Resolvability in the Parent-Teacher Relationship?, Jimena Galvan, Selena Pang, Paula Pearl, Justin Villasenor, and Miranda Wall

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“Can You Hear Me? Do You Care?”: The Police as Agents of Social Control against Black Women in the U.S., Desiree Greenhouse

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Let Them Make Art: Why Unified Arts Festivals are Beneficial for Independent Artists, Anton Gress

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The Non-Lethal Effects of Climate Change on the Territoriality of Lottia gigantea, Tracey Gunanto, Christina Chavez, Jessica Martinez, and William G. Wright

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Assessment of the Effects of Caffeine, Gallic Acid, and Epigallocatechin-3-gallate on Cell Inhibition, PIM-3 and E. cadherin Protein Levels in Two Lines of Pancreatic Cancer Cells, Lena Haddad and Melissa Rowland-Goldsmith

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The Psychology of Performance: A Growing Art, Shaina Hammer

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Toxicity and Cosmesis Outcomes for Single Fraction Intra-Operative Electron Radiotherapy (IOERT) for Breast Cancer, Monica Hanna, Robert Ash, Wesley Babaran, Michele M. Carpenter, Afshin Forouzannia, Jay K. Harness, Brian Kaltenecker, Snehith Maddula, Venita Williams, and Lawrence Wagman

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Exploring Unusual Post-Graduate Careers in the Arts, Caroline Hawkins

Wonder Woman's Lasso: Understanding Gender and Sexuality Through Comic Books, Justin Huft

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Challenging Conventional Campaign Wisdom, Bradley Joyner

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A Preliminary Study of Distracted Driving, Sarina Karwande, Ashley Nieto, and Lauren Rhodes

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The Effect of Arsenic Exposure on Feeding Habits of Hermit Crabs, Natalie Kobayashi and Christopher S. Kim

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Arts for Instigating Social Change: Truth Behind the Sinking of the MV Sewol, Ivy Kwon

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Devising: Improving a Perceived Glistening Community!, Katie Laner

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Why Youth Voters Have Lower Participation, Christine Lathrop and Shaia Araghi

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HAIR: A Discussion of Performative American Masculinities, Adam Lee

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Maximizing Sharability and Persuasiveness on Web 2.0, Yuhua (Jake) Liang, Christina Lopez, Tim Seavey, and Shelby Stanton

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Technology and Political Participation, Chris Molina

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“I Can Take an Empty Space and Call it a Bare Stage”: Searching for a Through-Line in the Diverse Roles of the Theatre Director, Bettina Mueller-Tuescher

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The Highly Political Supreme Court, Riley Lane Munks

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Kinetic Sculpture in Theatre and Live Entertainment, Francesca Muscolo

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Theater Education Through the Common Core, Brandon Nease

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Factors that Shape U.S. Public Opinion on Foreign Policy, Julianne O'Connor

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Faith, Works, and Praxis: Emergent Post-Colonialism and the Catholic Church in North America, Alexander Odicino

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The Effects of Social Media and the Internet on Political Participation, Leslie Orozco

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Inside the Boudoir: Designing the World of Lynn Nottage’sIntimate Apparel, Megan Parish

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Dreams of a Motley Graduation Cap: A Proposal for Stand-Up Comedy in Higher Education, David Patterson

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Engineered PLGA Nanoparticles for Delivery of siRNA in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells, Sydney Pong, Samit Shah, and Vivek Gupta

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A Trend Analysis of Aerosol Related Parameters and their Relation to Precipitation Variability in Arizona, Krista Rasmussen and Hesham el-Askary

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The British Conceptualization of Belgium, 1914, Maci Reed

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The Effect of Chronic Sleep Deprivation on Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Bone Health in Peri-Menopausal Rats, Megan Robertson, Derek Booth, Erin Wainwright, Cody Arbuckle, and Frank Frisch

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Gender, War, and Politics, Madeline Robinson

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Long Term Ground Based Precipitation Data Analysis: Spatial and Temporal Variability, Luciano Rodriguez, Cyril S. Rakovski, Hesham el-Askary, and Mohamed Allali

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The Dream of the Theatre is Alive in Portland: The Potential of a New Company to Succeed, Amaya Santamaria

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China-Based Industrial Espionage, Joel Savary

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Sensuality, Camels, and Islam: Disney Music and American Perception of the Middle Eastern Experience, Laura Schildbach

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Prostate Field Cancerization -- Thinking Outside the Tumor, Dor Shoshan and Marco Bisoffi

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Adjusting Learning Parameters to Increase Cognitive Resource Allocation in Persons with Alcoholism Risk, Brooke Snelgrove, Taylor Stephens, Yasmin Akbari, Reyn Yoshiura, and Lilian Andrade

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Stage Management Jobs and Qualifications, Sarah Stavich

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Deconstructing Chaos: The Role of Pitch Hierarchy in Music Perception, Gabrielle Stetz

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Dancing Through Life: Allosteric Transitions and Structural Analysis of Hsp70 and Hsp110 Chaperone Proteins, Gabrielle Stetz and Gennady M. Verkhivker

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Cognitive Neurosciene and Its Applications to Contemporary Acting Theory, Ryan Stiffelman

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Duverger’s Law and Strategic Voting in Large Scale Elections, Caleb Sturges

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The Rape of Blanche: An Examination of Critical Analysis & Sexist Overtones, Audrey Thayer

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Mind+Body: An Ethnodrama About Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, Jake Russell Thompson

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Effects of Exposure Time on Cu(II) Adsorption and Retention to Iron Oxyhydroxide Nanoparticles, Anthony Torossian, Jack Jacobs, and Christopher S. Kim

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Obama 2008: An Origin for Post-Racial America?, Calah Vargas

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Perceptions of Identity in Post-Famine Irish Return Migrants, Brittany Walsh

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What’s Cookin’ Good Lookin’: The Rise and Phenomena of the Female Foodie Performer Through Social Media, Alison Weiss

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K-Pop Or K-Death? The Mirrored Oppression From Hollywood In The 1930s, Molly Welsh

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Arsenic Bioaccessibility as a Function of Rainfall Exposure and Time in Mining-Impacted Sediments, Katherine Whiteman and Christopher S. Kim

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“The Modern Performance Art vs. Traditional Theatre: The Division Between the Contemporary and the Conventional”, Sally Woo

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Fall 2014 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity