Senior Projects 2016

 12th Annual Senior Project Oral and Poster Presentations

 May 19, 2016


POSTER PRESENTATIONS                                 12:00PM - 1:00PM                                       SPIRO HALLWAY

PSYCHOLOGY………………………………………………...........................................…….….….KENDRA BEST
“The Relationship Among Authoritative, Authoritarian, Permissive, and Helicopter Parenting”
Advisor: Dr. Steve Jenkins

ART, ART HISTORY & FILM……................YARAN ALTINOK, DARIA KUSHCHEV, MEGAN IRVING,  SAMANTHA SURRIAN & PAUL SCHLOEDER
“Baggage” by Yaran Altinok, “Butterfly Utopia” by Daria Kushchev, “The Odds” by Megan Irving, “Virus” by Samantha Surrian & "Night Call” by Paul Schloeder
Advisor: Prof. Sarah Friedland

ECONOMICS………………………………..……………………………………................…….………ASHLEY KRAUS
“Life Expectancy in New York City: Where You Live Matters”
Advisor: Dr. Utteeyo Dasgupta

ECONOMICS……………..…………………………………………………….…...........………….......…MARK FABIAN
“IMF Allocative Policy: A Proposed Solution To End The Detrimental Post-Loan Effects On Lesser Developed Countries”
Advisor: Dr. Utteeyo Dasgupta

NURSING…...................COURTNEE RAPOSA, CRYSTAL RIVERA, KUNCHOK PALMO & SAMANTHA PECKHAM
“Underage Drinking in Adolescents on Staten Island”
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Cherofsky

NURSING…………………....CATHERINE FITZGERALD, ALEXA TEDESCHI, BRIELLE RIZZUTI & JESSICA CONDE
"Respiratory Effects of 9/11 Survivors"
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Cherofsky

SOCIOLOGY…..……………………………………………………………………………..……………KATELYN LEYVA
“Race, Veterans, Alcohol and Substance Abuse”
Advisor: Dr. Bernadette Ludwig

HISTORY…..…………………………………………………….…………………………………JESSICA CATANZARO
“When Are the Americans Coming? President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Jewish Refugee Crisis”
Advisors: Drs. Lori Weintrob & Rita Reynolds

HISTORY…..………………………………………………………………………………………...…....AISHA RAHEEL
“The Raj at War: India’s World War II Experience”
Advisors: Drs. Ousame Traore & Lori Weintrob

ANTHROPOLOGY………………………………………………………………….…..…..………….NATALIE BRIERRE
“Museums and Music: An Educational Intervention”
Advisor: Dr. Alexa Dietrich


ORAL PRESENTATIONS                                           1:00PM - 2:30PM                                              SPIRO 1

SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Alison Arant

ENGLISH……….………………………………………………………………......…..……..…JACQUIE CADORETTE
“Her Elegant Blackness: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Class in Toni Morrison’s Novels Tar Baby
and God Help the Child”
Advisors: Drs. Alison Grant & Steven Thomas

EDUCATION.……………….……………………………………………….……………...........…STEFANIE ANGELI
“Single Sex Compared to Coeducational Schooling: The Relationship Between Peer Gender Composition,
Academic Achievement and Social Well-Being”
Advisors: Drs. Amy Eshleman & Rhoda Frumkin

BUSINESS……………………………………………………………………......……..….......KADIJAH SINGLETON
“Reaping the Benefits of Racial and Ethnic Diversity: The Competitive Advantage for Top Level Management”
Advisor: Dr. Shani D. Carter

PSYCHOLOGY……………………………………………………………………..…….......…MADELINE MCKNIGHT
“Domestic Violence within the Criminal Justice System: When and When Not to Seek Prosecution”
Advisor: Dr. Steve Jenkins

BIOPSYCHOLOGY……………………………………………….……………………..…..…..…..KELSEY HOPLAND
“Racial Preference and Self-Identification in Latino Children: A Pilot Study”
Advisor: Dr. Amy Eshleman

NURSING*…………........ALEXANDRA AYOUB, MARISSA CAPOGNA, ASHLEY CUOCO & HILARY PALMASON
“Prioritize Pain Perfectly”
Advisors: Dr. Annemarie Dowling-Castronovo & Prof. Tina Petrizzo-Hughes

*Please note the nursing students will not be present for the oral presentation as they are participating in their pinning ceremony.


 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS                                              1:00PM - 2:30PM                                         SPIRO 3

SESSION CHAIR: Prof. Sarah Friedland

MUSIC ………………………………………………………………..……………………................WILLIAM PEGG
“The Harvest Moon and My Creative Process”
Advisor: Dr. David Schulenberg

ART, ART HISTORY, & FILM...................................................................................SAMANTHA SURIAN
“Virus: An Exploration of the Millennial Generation’s Hookup Culture Through Apocalyptic Metaphor”
Advisor: Prof. Sarah Friedland

HISTORY…………………………………………………………………………….………...........SARAH CAPIELLO
"Clans, Compositions, and Culloden: The Influence of Highland Culture in the Jacobite Rising of 1745”
Advisors: Drs. Allison Smith & Lori Weintrob

PHILOSOPHY ……………………………………………………………..………….………....ALYSSA THOMPSON
“St. Thomas and the Individuality of the Human Soul”
Advisor: Dr. John Danisi

THEATER………………………………………………………….…........….....JOSH SOTTILE & VICTORIA PUZA
“There Once Was a Man” (Adler/Ross)
Advisor: Prof. Michele Pawk

……….…………………………………………………………….........…..TAYLOR BASKIN & MACKENZIE SHAY
“Secondary Characters” (Jeff Bowen)
Advisor: Prof. Michele Pawk

………..…….…………………………………………………….…....…..…...JEANINE BRUEN & MEGAN LIONE
“Perfect Strangers” (Rupert Holmes)
Advisor: Prof. Michele Pawk

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS ………………………………….….……………….….…....….....CAROLINE SILVA
“Foreign Investment and Multinational Corporations: Closing the Gap between Rich and Poor Nations””
Advisor: Dr. Abe Unger


ORAL PRESENTATIONS                                          1:00PM - 2:30PM                                         SPIRO 5

SESSION CHAIR: Dr. Utteeyo Dasgupta

ECONOMICS………………………..………………………………………………...…..JAMES SCOTT BODEKER
"Minimum Starting Salaries: Examining College Seniors and Salary Expectations”
Advisor: Dr. Utteeyo Dasgupta

SOCIOLOGY…………………………………………………………………………….........…......MATT BARNETT
“Does Social Media Aid in Apprehending Fugitives?”
Advisor: Dr. Bernadette Ludwig

ANTHROPOLOGY…………………………………………...........….…....DANIELA GUTIERREZ-DE LA GARZA
“Understanding the Impact of Government-Indigenous Community Relation in Durango, Mexico”
Advisor: Dr. Alexa Dietrich

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES..…………………………...…………………………………………...…EMILY MICHELE BOVASSO
“A Digital Histological Atlas of the Horizontal Sections of an Adult Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Cerebellum"
Advisor: Dr. Zoltan Fulop

CHEMISTRY..…………………………...……………………………………………...……..JOSEPH PERSICHETTI
“Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Proteins Found in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Advisor: Dr. Arun Sharma

MICROBIOLOGY………………………………………....…………………………..……..…...KARINA ROINESTAD
"Skin Flora Variation in Bombina orientalis and Agalychnis lemur: Implications for Chytridomycosis Resistance.”
Advisor: Dr. Chris Corbo