Giselle Bookal

Geography

Faculty Advisor: Jamie Winders

Thesis Title:

HBCuse: Space-Making and Identity Performance on SU Campus

 

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Aaron Kassman

History

Faculty Advisor: Junko Takeda

Thesis Title:

Malta at the Crossroads of Europe: An Islands Agency in the Age of An Empire

 

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Liam Owens

Biology

Faculty Advisor: James Hewett

Thesis Title:

The Transient Effect of Exercise on the Seizure Threshold

 

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Taylor Sorice

Biology, Neuroscience

Faculty Advisor: Kate Lewis

Thesis Title:

The role of Hmx2/3a in Danio rerio dI2 spinal cord interneuron specification

 

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Sarina Wallace

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Catherine Cornwell

Thesis Title:

Repetitive Behavior in Maternally Separated CD-1 Mice

 

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Heather Sosnoski

Biochemistry, Neuroscience

Faculty Advisor: Sandra Hewett

Thesis Title:

Sexually Dimorphic and Brain Area Specific Cysteine Transporter Compensation in System xc- Null Mice

 

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Taylor McKinney

History and Anthropology

Faculty Advisor: Junko Takeda

Thesis Title:

PHILIPPE PINEL AND THE SYRACUSE STATE SCHOOL: PSYCHIATRY AND THE MORAL TREATMENT IN FRANCE AND THE UNITED STATES, 1750-1850

 

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Myles Morgan

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Sandra Hewett
Myles Morgan

Thesis Title:

Characterization of Seizure Threshold in System xc- Astrocyte-Conditional Null Mice

 

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Christos Costeas

Biochemistry

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Olga Makhlynets

Thesis Title:

NMR guided approach to evolution of myoglobin protein into a catalyst
& AzulenylAlanine as a probe for mechanistic studies of antimicrobial peptides

 

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Emily Acone

Philosophy

Faculty Advisor: Ben Bradley

Thesis Title:

A Bioconservative Response to "Ethical Issues in Human Enhancement"

 

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Bethany Marsfelder

English and Textual Studies

Faculty Advisor: Will Scheibel

Thesis Title:

"Darlin', Sometimes I Remember Who I Am": Fragmentation, Juxtaposition, Dissociation, and Dissention in Miami Vice

 

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Abbigail Henry

English and Textual Studies

Faculty Advisor: Susan Edmunds
Abbigail Henry

Thesis Title:

Reversing the marginalization of black bodies in literature in the 1920s through Langston Hughes' collection The Ways of White Folks

 

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Charlene Fowajuh

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Joshua Felver

Thesis Title:

Brief Effective Strategies for Stress-Test: Examining Changes to Test Anxiety

 

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Paige Bernecker

Citizenship & Civic Engagement

Faculty Advisor: Anne Mosher

Thesis Title:

Establishing The Nightline: Anonymous, Confidential Peer Support for Syracuse University Students

 

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Brianna Ward

History

Faculty Advisor: Junko Takeda

Thesis Title:

Algeria: A Case Study of Decolonization and Its Implications

 

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Amanda Luke

Biotechnology

Faculty Advisor: Melissa Pepling
Amanda Luke

Thesis Title:

PI3K Signaling Promotes the Establishment of the Ovarian Reserve and Growth of Oocytes

 

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Lauren Crimmins

Public Relations

Faculty Advisor: Michael Meath

Thesis Title:

MIRROR ME

 

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Margaret Fitzgerald

Political Science

Faculty Advisor: Sarah Pralle

Thesis Title:

Framing Opposition to Renewable Energy in U.S. States

 

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Morgan Temple

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Paul Gold

Thesis Title:

Effects of Memory Testing in Rats on GSK-3B Expression in Hippocampus and Striatum

 

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Amanda Jacobs

Geography

Faculty Advisor: Jacob Bendix

Thesis Title:

Early Elementary Science Partnership Grade 2 Model Unit: Water and Land

 

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Diane Jodi Portugal

Physics

Faculty Advisor: Joseph Godlewski
Tunnel

Thesis Title:

Form Follows Science: An Approach for Reversing the Anthropocene

 

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Matthew Ambalavanar

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Donna Korol
Matthew Ambalavanar

Thesis Title:

TrkB as a Mediator of Striatal Learning and Memory

 

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Kyle Rosenblum

Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Zach Huitink

Thesis Title:

Amnesty for Help Seeking Behaviors: A Preliminary Review of Implementation History and Administrative Burden

 

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Rebekah Schwartz

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Donna Korol

Thesis Title:

Effects of Estradiol Deprivation on Striatal-Dependent Learning and Memory in Rat Models of Menopause

 

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Kaleigh Young

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Thomas Fondy

Thesis Title:

The Effect of Sequential Low-Frequency Ultrasonic Treatments on the Lytic and Non-Lytic Damage In Vitro of U937 Human Myelogenous Leukemia

 

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Caroline Weidner

Earth Sciences

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Christa Kelleher
Caroline Weidener

Thesis Title:

How Does Headwater Stream Behavior in the Northeastern U.S. Vary Throughout Time and Space?

 

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Caryn Corliss

English and Textual Studies

Faculty Advisor: Patricia Roylance

Thesis Title:

A (Haunted) House is Not a Home: Antebellum Architecture, Entrapment and the Making of American Ghosts in "The Fall of the House of Usher" and the Whitney Plantation

 

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Tanushri Majumdar

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Dimitar Gueorguiev

Thesis Title:

Intellectual Property and Innovation in the Developing World: India and China

 

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Jillian Tobin

History

Faculty Advisor: Albrecht Diem

Thesis Title:

Shifting Social Standards: Women's Roles in Post-Plague Medieval Europe

 

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Anna Poe

Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Faculty Advisor: Anne Mosher

Thesis Title:

Implementation of Sustainable Holistic Planning Systems: Complete Streets

 

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Garrett Bellows

Political Science

Faculty Advisor: Simon Weschle

Thesis Title:

Is Sunlight Really the Best Disinfectant? The effect of Media Pressure on Voluntary Political Contribution Disclosure.

 

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Sally Rubin

Television, Radio, & Film

Faculty Advisor: Ben Frahm

Thesis Title:

Childish: An Original Screenplay

 

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Johanna Arnott

Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Bryce Hruska

Thesis Title:

Mental Health Policy in Vermont Middle Schools

 

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Nicole Hall

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Heidi Hehnly

Thesis Title:

Techniques to Visualize Ciliated Tissue Morphogenesis: An Introduction to Light-Sheet Microscopy

 

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Alyssa Viggiano

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Natalie Russo

Thesis Title:

The Relationship Between Autism, ADHD Traits, and Sensory Features: How do Girls Differ?

 

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Hanna Nichols

Citizenship & Civic Engagement

Faculty Advisor: Anne E. Mosher
Hanna Nichols

Thesis Title:

A Case Study of the Effectiveness of Audiovisuals for English Language Learners in STEM Courses: Enhancing the Girls Who Code Curriculum at the North Side Learning Center

 

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Sophia Brittain

History

Faculty Advisor: Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn

Thesis Title:

Queer Representation in Superhero Comics, 1980-1994

 

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Abigail Metzler

English

Faculty Advisor: Patricia Moody

Thesis Title:

Carrying the Mantle Green: Storytelling Authority in the Ballad of "Tam Lin"

 

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Catherine Porter

Citizenship & Civic Engagement, Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Purser
Syracuse Tenants' Union Handbook

Thesis Title:

Exploring and Supporting Tenant Activism in Upstate New York

 

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Whitney Wertheimer

Information Management and Technology (minor)

Faculty Advisor: Steve Sawyer

Thesis Title:

Government Bulk Surveillance from 1978-2020: An Ongoing Violation of Citizens' Rights

 

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Elizabeth Gostev

Geography

Faculty Advisor: Matthew Huber

Thesis Title:

The Emergence and Perpetuation of Alienation in Capitalist Contexts

 

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Cara Chester

Biochemistry

Faculty Advisor: Olga Makhlynets

Thesis Title:

De Novo Proteins Adopt Catalytic Function

 

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Briyana Henry

Social Work

Faculty Advisor: Ryan Heath

Thesis Title:

Impact of a Community Afterschool Program in Brooklyn Targeting the Urban Adolescent Population

 

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Gwendolyn Burke

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Francine D'Amico

Thesis Title:

Funding Sustainability: SDG Donation Effectiveness on Poverty Reduction in ASEAN

 

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Junjie Ren

Religion

Faculty Advisor: William Robert

Thesis Title:

Counterculture Dystopia:
A Comparative Study of the Rajneesh-Osho Movement and the Counterculture

 

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Tajanae Harris

Anthropology

Faculty Advisor: Kevin Crowston

Thesis Title:

Artists & Their Tools: A Structuralist Approach to Algorithms

 

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Julia Stone

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Natalie Russo

Thesis Title:

Do Autistic Traits in Typically Developing Individuals Correlate with Enhanced Visual Processing?

 

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Bethanie Viele

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Heather Coleman
Bethany Viele

Thesis Title:

Effects of Glutamate Oxoglutarate Aminotransferase (GOGAT) Overexpression on Nitrogen Metabolism and Biomass Accumulation in Poplar

 

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Blair Wilder

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Faculty Advisor: Victoria Tumanova

Thesis Title:

Emotional Regulation in Preschool-Age Children who Stutter: Evidence from Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

 

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Nicki Zelenak

Television, Radio, & Film

Faculty Advisor: Ben Frahm
Flaw List: by Nicki Zelenak

Thesis Title:

Flaw List: A Feature-Length Screenplay

 

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Kate Alexis Abogado

Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Austin Zwick
Kate Alexis Abogado

Thesis Title:

How to Survive the Robot Apocalypse: A Beginner's Guide to AI

 

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Madeleine Davison

Sociology, Newspaper & Online Journalism

Faculty Advisor: Jodi Upton

Thesis Title:

Intersectionality and Inequality Regimes in Women's Division I Basketball Coaching

 

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Magdelynn Mege

Biochemistry

Faculty Advisor: Olga Makhlynets

Thesis Title:

Inhibition and Dispersion of Biofilm Formation in Streptococcus Variants

 

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Nathan Rowell

Biochemistry

Faculty Advisor: Rachel Steinhardt

Thesis Title:

The Optimization of NSs Expression and its Affinity for TBK1

 

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Gabrielle Samulewicz

Neuroscience

Faculty Advisor: Sandra Hewett

Thesis Title:

Sexually Dimorphic Alterations in Brain Morphology of Astrocyte Conditional System xc- Knockout Mice

 

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Kayleigh Sattler

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Ramesh Raina

Thesis Title:

Epigenetic Regulation of Transgenerational Pathogen Stress Memory in Arabidopsis thaliana

 

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Shoshana Stahl

Broadcast and Digital Journalism

Faculty Advisor: Keith Kobland

Thesis Title:

The Gender Pay Gap: Newsroom Edition

 

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Colleen Ferguson

Newspaper and Online Journalism

Faculty Advisor: Harriet Brown

Thesis Title:

The stigma within: For Latinx college students, deep-rooted cultural barriers complicate mental health treatment

 

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Julia Riley

Biochemistry and Neuroscience

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Carlos Castañeda

Thesis Title:

Elucidating Cellular Stress Responses of ALS-Linked Biomolecular Condensates

 

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Lara Hicks

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Lamis Abdelaaty
Laura Hicks

Thesis Title:

Return or Remain: Analyzing UNHCR Behavior in the Afghan and Rohingya Refugee Crises

 

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Gabrielle Caracciolo

Broadcast and Digital Journalism; Political Science

Faculty Advisor: Les Rose
Gabrielle Caracciolo

Thesis Title:

Poverty, People & Politics: A Multimedia Project on Poverty in the City of Syracuse

 

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Taylor Krzéminski

Citizenship & Civic Engagement

Faculty Advisor: Margaret Thompson
Taylor Krzeminski

Thesis Title:

Community Engagement for Redefining Health: Eradicating Fatphobia as a Preventive Measure for Eating Disorders and Body Dissatisfaction

 

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Sarah Crawford

Writing & Rhetoric

Faculty Advisor: Patrick Berry
Lessons from better people cover

Thesis Title:

Lessons from Better People

 

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Rebecca Brown

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Faculty Advisor: Beth Prieve

Thesis Title:

Receptive and Expressive Language in Preterm Infants

 

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Christina Deschene

Chemistry & Forensic Science

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Mathew Maye

Thesis Title:

In-Situ Monitoring of Cation and Anion Exchange in Perovskite Nanoparticles for Applications in Catalysis, Sensing, and Batteries

 

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Caroline Maguire

Television, Radio, and Film

Faculty Advisor: Tula Goenka
Caroline Maguire

Thesis Title:

The Cusp: Web Series Production

 

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Grace Mehr

Mathematics

Faculty Advisor: Thomas John
Grace Mehr

Thesis Title:

My Experiential Internship in Insurance Underwriting

 

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Emma Fountain

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Gladys McCormick
Emma Fountain

Thesis Title:

Collecting Consciences: The Catholic Church and Populist Leadership in Juan Perón's Argentina and Salvador Allende's Chile

 

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Natalia Rice

Sociology

Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Purser

Thesis Title:

POC in a PWI: Examining the Experiences & Social Navigation Patterns of Students of Color at a Predominantly White Institution

 

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Jessica Claar

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Tanya Eckert

Thesis Title:

The Use of Feedback in Self-Regulated Strategy Development: A Systematic Review

 

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Emma Maurer

English and Textual Studies

Faculty Advisor: Coran Klaver
Emma Maurer

Thesis Title:

Empty Cages: An Anti-colonialist Approach to Human-Nonhuman Relationships in Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves and Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony

 

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Victoria Patti

Television, Radio & Film

Faculty Advisor: Michael Schoonmaker
Victoria Patti

Thesis Title:

The Lot: Stories from the Modern American High School

 

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Austin Church

Economics

Faculty Advisor: Perry Singleton
Austin Church

Thesis Title:

Risk Tolerance and its Effect on Majoring in Art

 

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Stephen John Skelton

History

Faculty Advisor: Osamah Khalil
Stephen Jay Skelton

Thesis Title:

Building Bridges: A U.S. Perspective on the Creation of the U.S. - U.S.S.R. Cultural, Technological, and Educational Exchange Agreement

 

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Lila Nazarian

Political Science, Citizenship & Civic Engagement

Faculty Advisor: Anne E Mosher
Lila Nazarian

Thesis Title:

Implementing CPTED Crime Prevention Design Principles on a Community Project-Based Scale: Syracuse, New York A Process Manual for Identification, Planning, and Implementation

 

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Emerson Womble

Economics

Faculty Advisor: Perry Singleton
Emerson Womble

Thesis Title:

The Impact of Justice Department Consent Decrees from the 1970s and 1980s on Minority and Female Representation in Police and Fire Departments

 

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Kara Foley

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Francine D'Amico
Kara Foley

Thesis Title:

Voluntourism in Guatemala: Harmful or Helpful?

 

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Allie Moore

Finance and Management

Faculty Advisor: Fatma Sonmez-Leopold
Allie Moore

Thesis Title:

Does it matter how you save your money?

 

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Deborah Orieta

Geography and Food Studies

Faculty Advisor: Thomas A Perreault
Deborah Orieta

Thesis Title:

Cultivando Nación: Alternative Agri-culture in Post-María Puerto Rico

 

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Liam Owens

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Faculty Advisor: Patricia Burak

Thesis Title:

Living with Death: The Humanity in Leo Tolstoy's Prose

 

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Steven Carlson

Biology

Faculty Advisor: Doug Frank

Thesis Title:

Native Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Interactions
with Native and Invasive Woody Plant Species

 

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Ciera Moore

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Seth Jolly
Ciera Moore

Thesis Title:

Political Responses of Germany and Poland during the 2015-2019 Syrian Refugee Crisis

 

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