Past Summer Scholars

2008 Summer Scholars Recipients

Christina Bankert "Abundance Patterns of Two Invasive Species in Southwestern Virginia and Implications for Conservation," with Dr. Rachel Collins, Biology

Julie Bass "Fathers as Primary Caregivers: A Study on the Benefits, Challenges, and Resources," with Dr. Kristi Hoffman, Sociology

Anne Michael Brown "Identification and Characterization of Promoters for Genes Involved with Purine Biosynthesis in Archaea Species," with Dr. Catherine Sarisky, Chemistry

Jesse Dice "Social Value Orientations and their Connections/Applications to the Tragedy of the Commons Social Dilemma," with Dr. Curt Camac, Psychology

Megan Kathleen Drohan "The Evolving Format of Manuscript Versus Printed Kingly Lineages (1470-1554)," with Dr. David Scaer, Foreign Language.

Virginia Anne Hagood "The Effects of Cellulose Deficiency on the Expression of Genes Involved in Lignin Synthesis," with Dr. Leonard Pysh, Biology

Kimberly K. Hughes "Views on Homosexuality in the Congregation: An Analysis of Social Solidarity," with Dr. Gil Dunn, Sociology

Sara Lloyd "The Woman Question: Madness in 19th Century Literature," with Dr. Wendy Larson-Harris, English.

Mark C. Lucas "The Evolution of Swarm Intelligence," with Dr. Jeffrey Spielman, Math, Computer Science, and Physics

Jonathan Todd Murrill "Uncovering the Quality of Inner Light in Cezanne's Paintings of Mount Sainte-Victoire," with Professor Katherine Shortridge, Fine Arts.

Steven Nunnally "Evaluating Input Devices for Virtual Environment," with Dr. Stephen Hughes, Math, Computer Science, and Physics

Timothy Price-O'Brien "Non-Tax Revenue Sources: Searching for Effective Sources that the Public Will Support," with Dr. Heath Brown, Public Affairs

Joseph Shea "Topology of Sustainability: A Dynamic Approach to Agricultural Systems," with Dr. Brent Adkins, Religion and Philosophy, and Dr. Jon Cawley, Biology