Faculty member and student discuss a project.

 

The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mariana Romariz Leivas The Use of Music in a Portuguese as a Foreigh Language Classroom
Conference: Workshop of Brazilian Fulbright Foreign Langauge Teaching Assistants
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Carolina Castellanos
Domenica Estefania Romo Latin American Soccer Fiction Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Shawn Stein
Monica Ann Thapa Latin American Soccer Fiction Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Shawn Stein

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amanda Maria Francatto Um olhar intercultural sobre o ensino de PLE: um sincretismo que favorece a complementaçao das diferenças
Conference: Il Brazilian FLTA Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Shawn Stein,Carolina Castellanos
Jonathan Brett Harper Addicted to the Game: An Inside Look at the Intricacies of Drug Lords' Negative Impact on Colombian Society and the Soccer World
Conference: Central Pennsylvania Consortium Critical Perspectives on Soccer and Social Justice Symposium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Shawn Stein
Julia Leann Hillary Impact of Corruption on Local Federations in Latin America and FIFA
Conference: Central Pennsylvania Consortium Critical Perspectives on Soccer and Social Justice Symposium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Shawn Stein

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Christopher Joseph Brokus English translation of Michel Rolph Trouillot's "Ti dife boule sou istoua Ayiti"
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Mariana Past
Ashton Elizabeth Fiucci "Creer o no creer: la fiabilidad de los testimonios de víctimas latinoamericanas en Tejas verdes y Me llamo Rigoberta Menchu y así me nació la conciencia"
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Wendy Lorena Gomez "La 're-presentacion' de la voz femenina en los textos testimoniales de la Guerra Civil Salvadorena"
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Margaret Frohlich
Giulia Isabel Pagano Antonio Soler y la Espana Contemporánea: Un proyecto didáctico multimedia
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Mark Aldrich
Caryn Marie Sennett "La interrelación entre el fracaso de la justicia procedimental, la persecución de la justicia retributiva, y la violación de los derechos humanos de migrantes: El caso de México y La Fila India por Antonio Ortuno."
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Conor Dixon White "Los grupos marginales en la obra de Antonio Soler"
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jessica Abigail Ceballos Masculinidades en las mafias: lo que define ser hombre en Fiesta en la madriguera y Angosta
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Alejandra Chavez La mujer en el narcotráfico
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Danielle Elizabeth Erickson A Positive Image of Asperger Syndrome
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Gilmer W Grattan El asentamiento de la identidad argentina mediante la literatura y el arte
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Samantha Holden Andanzas de un mensajero fiero y pendenciero, por Rafael Pérez Estrada
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Mark Aldrich
Kathryn Lee Hughes Racism and Xenophobia: Representations of the Asian Community in the Spanish Press
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Mary Katherine Naydan Warrior Women. Female Masculinities in Latin American Literature.
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Carolina Castellanos

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Julia Louise Coggins Latin American Identity and the "Boom"
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Amanda Jo E Wildey Daring to Propose: José María Arguedas and Anthropological Idigenism
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Sarah Kendrick Young Between the Carnation and the Sword, a Patriot Without a Homeland
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Danielle Elizabeth Erickson Processing Instruction: Explicit Information and Structured Input
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Erin Diaz
Danielle Elizabeth Erickson Processing Instruction: Explicit Information and Structured Input
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Erin Diaz
Brian Alan Reiger Semana Poética
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Brian Alan Reiger Semana Poética
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Steven Rodriguez Processing Instruction: Explicit Information and Structured Input
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Erin Diaz
Steven Rodriguez Processing Instruction: Explicit Information and Structured Input
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Erin Diaz

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Morgan Michelle Cheatham Semana Poética 10
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Ursala Neuwirth Christopher Columbus in the Americas: New Nations and a Translatlantic Discourse of Empire
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Elise Bartosik-Velez
Ursala Neuwirth Christopher Columbus in the Americas: New Nations and a Translatlantic Discourse of Empire
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Elise Bartosik-Velez
Brynn Lauren Steblay Malaga, (Spanish, economics)
Conference: 2010 International Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Leslie Mendoza Spanish Society and Culture
Number of Weeks: 13
Marcelo Borges
Eric John Seymour Semana Poética 9
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jorge Sagastume
Eric John Seymour Semana Poética 9
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jorge Sagastume

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kristin Fentress Beach Christopher Columbus in the Americas
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Elise Bartosik-Velez
Kristin Fentress Beach Christopher Columbus in the Americas
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Elise Bartosik-Velez
Aidan Brown O'Shea Spanish Society and Culture Malaga
Number of Weeks: 13
Marcelo Borges
Brynn Lauren Steblay Spanish Society and Culture
Number of Weeks: 13

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alice Anne Drozdiak Earley Code-Switching in College Discourse
Conference: 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Mark Overstreet
Thomas Bradley Elrod Textual Ambiguity in Digital Text Editions: The Problem of 'Dethe' in John Lygate's 'The Dance of Death'
Conference: International Congress on Medieval Studies
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Abraham Quintanar
Rachel Anne Warren Semana Poética VII
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jorge Sagastume
Rachel Anne Warren Semana Poética VII
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jorge Sagastume

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah Elizabeth Ackley Enhancing the Learners' Attention: An Online Study of Textual Enhancement
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Mark Overstreet
Sarah Elizabeth Ackley Enhancing the Learners' Attention: An Online Study of Textual Enhancement
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Mark Overstreet
Alexandria Elizabeth De Aranzeta From Hippocrates to Adams County: Tracing Humoral Medicine in Literature and Practice
Conference: 2007 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Thomas Bradley Elrod Medieval Spanish Manuscript Project (MSMs)
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Abraham Quintanar

2006

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah Elizabeth Ackley Three Projects Analysis
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Mark Overstreet
Sarah Elizabeth Ackley Processing Lexical and Grammatical Aspect During L2 Reading in Spanish
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Mark Overstreet
Sarah Elizabeth Ackley Processing Lexical and Grammatical Aspect During L2 Reading in Spanish
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Mark Overstreet
Sarah Elizabeth Ackley Three Projects Analysis
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Mark Overstreet
Timothy James Leonard Second language acquisition in the study abroad environment: Three case studies on preparedness
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Mark Overstreet
Timothy James Leonard Second language acquisition in the study abroad environment: Three case studies on preparedness
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Mark Overstreet

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Melissa Ann Sheaffer Medieval Spanish Manuscript Project (MSMs)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Abraham Quintanar
Melissa Ann Sheaffer Medieval Spanish Manuscript Project (MSMs)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Abraham Quintanar

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah E Penniman Jarvis, Grace, editor of a book which is a bilingual collection (Spanish/English) of poetry and a short story "Cultura y Colaboración" 2003. (Translations by Sarah Eshelman '03, Alberto Lopez and Grace Jarvis).
Grace Jarvis
Sarah E Penniman Jarvis, Grace, editor of a book which is a bilingual collection (Spanish/English) of poetry and a short story "Cultura y Colaboración" 2003. (Translations by Sarah Eshelman '03, Alberto Lopez and Grace Jarvis).
Grace Jarvis

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Robert Kuschke Reeves Portuguese Immigrant Letters
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 2
Marcelo Borges
Robert Kuschke Reeves Portuguese Immigrant Letters
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 2
Marcelo Borges