Past Summer Scholars

2003 Student Summer Scholar Projects

Pam Armata (Computer Science, Dr. Anil Shende)
Spatial Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma

Marcus Cleveland (Mathematics, Dr. Roland Minton)
From Mandelbrot to Julia: Properties of the Complex Function f[z]=z squared + c

Brandy Collier (Sociology, Dr. Laura O'Toole)
A Comparative Analysis of Community Characteristics in Traditional Ghanaian Villages and "Intentional Communities" in the United States

Patrick Fitzgibbon (Music, Dr. Gordon Marsh)
Computer-assisted Composition: MIDI Sequencing as a Creative Vehicle

Carolyn González (Spanish, Dr. Charlene Kalinoski)
El Legado de la Malinche y la Virgen de Guadalupe: Neuvas Interpretaciones, Viejas Controversias

Megan Hemp (Psychology, Dr. Jan Lynch)
Physical and Relational Aggression: Social Information Processing Deficits or Psychopathology?

Adria Mannon (Chemistry, Dr. Benjamin Huddle)
Detecting the Presence of Capsaicin: a Field Test, Collection Method, and Lab Technique

Daniel Milz (Environmental Science, Dr. Jon Cawley)
Tree Ring Analysis of Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga Canadensis) for Climate Reconstruction at Mountain Lake, Virginia

Robert Morris (Dr. Keith Cartwright)
Colonialism, Ghanaian National Identity, and the Early Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah

Toshia Najar
Explicit and Implicit Memory: Two Different Systems?

Marina Salama (Biology, Dr. J. Brooks Crozier)
Viability and Transport of Escherichia Coli in a River Environment

Eric Seelbach
The Arkansaw Bear: Conceptualizing, Designing, and realizing a Summer Theatre Production

Megan Via (Chemistry, Dr. Benjamin Huddle)
Field Test Development for Identifying O-chlorobenzalmalononitrile (CS Tear Gas), Omega-chloracetophenone (CN Tear Gas), and Mace Brand Defense Spray

Heidi Weddle
Feminist Responses to Patriarchy and Authoritarianism Presented in Latin American Literature

James Willis, III (Theology, Dr. Paul Hinlicky)
Dietrich Bonhoeffer: German Pastor, Theologian, and Martyr

Michael Wolter (Chemistry, Dr. Gary Hollis, Jr.)
The Synthesis, Purification, and Characterization of Several Highly-fluorinated 1,1'-Bis (Tetrafluoropyridyl) Ferrocene Derivatives

Jessica Worsham
Equilibrium Constant of an Indicator

Jenna Zamesnik (History, Dr. John Selby)
Tutti Abbiamo il Diritto: Detroit's Italians and the Public School Amendments of 1920 and 1924