College of Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Research Week - Oral Presentation Symposium #1

Wed, Apr 11, 2012

Wednesday, April 18

Psychology, 10 – 10:45 a.m.

Courtney Lewis: Love/Hate

Keela Thomson: The Effects of Decision-Making Strategies on Financial Choices


Economics, 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Shuoyu Li: How Important Exchange Rate is in International Bonds Investing

Hamid Poorsafar: Transit Economics: A Caspian Approach


English, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Chris Graves“For a Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing”: A Comparative Reading of Karl Marx’s and Paul K. Feyerabend’s Methodology

Zachary Garber: History and Nation-Building in the Novels of Sir Walter Scott

Laurel Richards: Dysfunctional Families and Reconstructive Dynamics in Diana Wynne Jones’ Chrestomanci Novels

Travis Alexander: Politics, Literary Ambitions, and Counterculture Critiques of H.S. Thompson

Christopher Barton: Expanding Original Practices


Government, 1 – 3 p.m.

Andres Eaton: The Cost of Apathy: Obama and the Black Vote

Joshua Tang: Mexican American Clemency from 1923-1972

Ainee Athar: The Politics of Dream Activism

Julieta Cuellar: In the Wake of the "October Revolution": Otpor! Post-October 5, 2000

Joshua Fjelstul: Accession Conditionality in the European Union


American Studies, 3 – 4p.m.

Natalie San Luis: Represent the Realness: Black Authenticity and Contemporary Rap

Lauren White: Don't Blame the Grease, Blame the TV: Soul Food and the Media

Jillian Owens: A Wide Net of Hope: Understanding the Success of Lakewood Church


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