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 2019

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Reasons for Public Opinion on Foreign Policy, Maria Kachulis-Moriarty

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Rediscovering Brazil: The Marajoara Style in Modernist Art and Design, Alyson Brandes

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Religion and Politics: The Influence of Religious Affiliation and Beliefs on Political Participation, Samuel Gonzalez

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Religious Entrepreneurship: Do Churches Need Entrepreneurship and Business Management?, Issac Hwang

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Reporting Charcoal Rot in Chia and Developing a Susceptibility Assay, Reis M. Misaka, Hagop S. Atamian Dr., and Julien Besnard Dr.

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Romantic Resilience: Fractal Conflict Dynamics and Dating Satisfaction, Melanie Reilly and David Pincus

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Sensor Emulation with Physiolocal Data in Immersive Virtual Reality Driving Simulator, Jungsu Pak, Oliver Mathias, Ariane Guirguis, and Uri Maoz

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Shamanism & Its Basic Spiritual Function To Heal, Carla Frias

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Social Media’s Effect on Self-Image and Body-Image, Sierra E. Oberacker, Emilee Mast-Monnig, Jessie Stauber, and Samory Bailey

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Spring 2019 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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The Conclusion in Which Nothingness is Concluded, Marissa Rimes

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The Effect of Team-Building Interventions on Group Cohesion and Academic Performance, Olivia Boyd, Erica Green, Andie Burns, Carly Nasch, Hannah Pickerell, and Benjamin D. Rosenberg

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The Effect of White Supremacist Groups in a Dominant Media Age, Kylie Sabin

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The Effects of Gibberellic Acid and Auxin Hormones on Heliotropism in Sunflowers, Brandon Bernardo and Hagop S. Atamian

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The Effects of the Source of Celebrity Information on Parasocial Relationships, Noelle Roys, Monique Newman, and Mark Spooner-LeDuff

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The End of the World: Fear of the Apocalypse, Hannah Richardson

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The Formation of Queer Consciousness in Gay, Latin, Men: How Experiences Affect the Lives of Queer Latinos, Daniel Leon-Barranco

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The Healing Power of the Arts - Drama Therapy and the Use of Theatre in the Treatment of Trauma, Brooklyn Snyder

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The Rise of Social Media and the Fall of Internal Peace: How does Media Influence People’s Fear of Mass Shootings?, Christian Grevin

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The Trolley Problem in Virtual Reality, Jungsu Pak, Ariane Guirguis, Nicholas Mirchandani, Scott Cummings, and Uri Maoz

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Tiger Moms, Dragon Dads, and Baby Pandas: Cultural Expectations of Success Among Asian-American College Students, Corinne Tam

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Violence in Interpersonal Relationships, Skylar Terrana, Asaf Cohen, Zachary Kaiser, and Anastasia Gougas

Submissions from 2018

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2018 Chapman Environmental Audit: Sustainable Purchasing Policy, KC Hoppel

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África Comienza en Los Pirineos: An Argument for Spanish as a Standardized Musical Language, Danny Kawadri

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Analyzing Gun Control: Nature or Nurture?, Josie Chan

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Calmodulin’s Interaction with α- Synuclein, a Protein Implicated in Parkinson’s Disease, Joeli Reim, Jerry LaRue, Cedric P. Owens, and Zeynep A. Ataman

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Color and Credibility, Dylan Wen, Kayla Slack, and Lisa Matsui

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Differences within Eudaimonic Media: Exploring how Meaningful and Inspirational Content Elicit Emotions, Ashley Ima

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Diving into Note-Taking, Antonina Pavlenko, Vishnu Gettu, and Sabina Friden

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Emotion Regulation and Positive Affect in the Context of Salivary Alpha-Amylase Response to Pain in Children with Cancer: Physiology, Self-Report, and Behavior, Natasha H. Hikita, Christina Korth, Paige Greif, Brooke N. Jenkins, Douglas A. Granger, and Michelle Fortier

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Faces of Time: Developing Protocol for the Crowdsourced Annotation of Time Magazine Images, Aisha Cornejo

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Fall 2018 Student Scholar Symposium Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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Fringe Groups and Their Beliefs in Conspiracies, Gianluca Allesina

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GRAIL Based Sensory Perturbations - A New Tool to Assess Sensory Organization and Fall Risk During Walking in the Elderly, Harbir Bhatti

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Images, Art, and Paraphernalia: Analyzing Tactics of the United Farm Workers and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, Felicia Viano

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Instagram Content Analysis, Jaryn Fatardo, Benita Izu-Alcobia, and Lauren Paul

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Light Eaters: A Study on the Affect of Light Depicted Through Different Art Mediums, Samuel Dyck

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Loki: God of Mischief, Tori Blas

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Moving Beyond Numbers: Examining Language in Mathematics Classrooms, Ansley Wong and Cathery Yeh

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Murmurs of Revolution: Mythical Subversion in Dostoevsky, Connor Guetersloh

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Procurement of Residence Hall Furniture, Hailley Coleman

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Racial Ties to Party Identification and Ideology, Syd Kotar

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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Alexandra Galvin

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Self-Concept and Dating App Dependence, Sara Gorman, Santiago Bollag, and Emilie Allen

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Sources of Fear in Climate Change, Ryan Shiri

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Spring 2018 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Center for Undergraduate Excellence

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TCP Server and Client: Bookstore Enquiry, Fawaz Bukhowa

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The Detrimental Decline of Creative Dramatists at the Elementary Level, Natalie Teichman

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The Effects of Chronic Sleep Deprivation on Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha and Bone Strength in Menopausal Rats, Noah Barrett, Cameron James, Joshua Tam, Nicole Ellsworth, Dwight Curry, and Frank Frisch

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The Effects of Health-Promoting Signs Encouraging Stair Use in Parking Structures, Fiona T. Tang, Vincent Berardi, and Benjamin D. Rosenberg

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The Effects of Meditation on College Students' Mental Health, Sarah O'Connor, Erika Fernandes, and Samuel Kigyos

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The Effects of School-Based Mindfulness on Emotional Regulation, Grecia Grace Gutierrez

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The Emergence of Democrats Voting Republican, Fears about Race, and a Breaking Point for the Working Class: A Look at the 2016 Presidential Election and Donald Trump’s Historic Win, Madison Demaris

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The Influence of Visuospatial Intervention on Mathematical Ability, Tiffany Bui, Matthew Eclevia, Cody Shishido, and Jessica Walker

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The Lack of Female Directors and Artistic Leaders: Discrepancy in the Number of Women from Theatre Education to Career, Madeline Lang-Ree

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The Power of Amun-Ra, Yusuf Baqai

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The Relationship Between Childhood Obesity and Depression, Anna White

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The Wailing Spirits: How Banshees Reflect an Ever-Changing View of Women in Society, Brianna Leonard

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“They’re Bringing Crime:” White Fear and Closing Borders, Hanna Rosenheimer

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Thoughts and Prayers, Chloe Kardasopoulos

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TwitFace, Gabriela Ghermezi and Paul Vasquez

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Vampires: Breathing Life into the Undead “Monsters” of Mythology, Lauren Sieberg

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Yellow Fever: Asian Representation in Western Pornography, Chye Shoong Chin

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Zombie Culture in Past and Modern Mythologies, Lehua Johnson

Submissions from 2017

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Abortion in the Court: The Impact of Abortion Views on Public Opinion of the Supreme Court, Robert Heins

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An Ecological Application of Kleinian Theory to Political and Social Discourses as a Means to Extend Ecological Modernization Discourse, Gage Peterson

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An Ethnographic Exploration of Pokémon GO, Ketzia Abramson

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AroundME!, Shayne Zamora

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A Shot in the Dark: Public Opinion on Gun Control in the United States, Mollie Cameron

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Breeding Stage and Parentage Affect Tameness in Common Loons, Mina Ibrahim

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Comparison of Environmental Perspectives between France and the United States, Hannah Ritter

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Democracy at Stake: Which Media Outlets are harming Voter Turnout?, Ryan Shiri

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Do You Know What Your Phone is Doing to You? - Analysis on Usage Data Over an Entire Semester, Jawa El-Shanti

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Effect of Female Superhero Body Types on Parasocial Relationships, Perceived Homophily and Self-Esteem of College Women, Ashe C. Cleveland, Michael John Farzinpour, and Alyssa Aroz Vega

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Effects of Restrained Eating on Episodic Memory and Implications for Homeostatic Appetite Regulation, Morgan Kindel

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Efficacy of Electromyography and the Dead Bug Exercise, Taylor M. Scavo, Rachel C. Cooklin, Erika N. Faria, Madeline L. Johnson, and Eric Sternlicht

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Environmental Health, Tessa Oliaro

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eSports: A New Take on Entertainment in Immersive Theatre, Kayla Pajarito

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Fall 2017 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

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Freed from Fascism: Berlin's Gallery Culture in the Aftermath of World War II, Brooke Fessler

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Gilmore Girls and Instagram: A Statistical Look at the Popularity of the Television Show Through the Lens of an Instagram Page, Brittany Simmons

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How is Your Productivity Affected Based on Your App Usage?, Colette Noghreian

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Man v Nature: American Fears of the Environment, Hannah Brower

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Partisanship and Fear of Terrorism, Jake Bishop

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Patient Activation Among Diverse Populations: A Systematic Review, Megan Kenney

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Piracy, Policy, and Pandora: Outdated Copyright in a Digital World, Stephanie Caress

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Postharvest Quality and Physiology of ‘Fuji’ Apples Subjected to Phytosanitary Irradiation, Nasim Kheshti, Alan Baquero, Anderson Melo, and Anuradha Prakash

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School Librarians: Their Role as Global Educators in the 21st Century, Darliene Zepeda-Field

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Social Link, Samy Achour, Christina Berardi, Paul Harnack, and Dylan Davis

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Spring 2017 Student Research Day Abstract Volume, Chapman University Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

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Structure Activity Relationship Studies of Novel Diarylpentanoid Analogs Targeting The Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer Cells, Haili Coffin and Marco Bisoffi

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Student Perspectives on Writing Assignments, Stephen Gallas and Bryan Wisch

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Sustainability Curriculum in the Science and Business Schools, Lauren Sato

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Temple Artworks at the Bagan Archaeological Site, Lauren Ogie

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The Activist’s Perspective; Intergroup Conflict in Homeless Advocacy, Atty McLellan

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The Artistic and Anthropological Influence of Lighting Design on Guests at the Disneyland Resort, Jennifer Pershon

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The Effects of System Justification and Social Dominance Orientation on the Temporal Discounting of Climate Change, Gage Peterson

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The Impact of Celebrity Endorsement of a Conspiracy Theory on the Media Consumers, Lindsay Stern, Kendal Munyon, and Hunter Davis

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The Man Behind the Curtain: Who is Really Pulling the Strings?, Josie Chan

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The Role of Exosomes in Prostate Field Cancerization, Julie Nguyen