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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
Austen Ellsworth Dowell Analyzing Trends in the Teaching of Kyrgyz History and Culture after the Fall of the Soviet Union
Conference: Center for Global Study and Engagement 2016 International Research Symposium
Austen Ellsworth Dowell Discussing Identity and the Meaning of Russia with Central Asian, Ethnically Russian Emigrees in Russia
Conference: Center for Global Study and Engagement 2016 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Austen Ellsworth Dowell Trends in Cultural Education in Kyrgyzstan
Conference: European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Alyssa DeBlasio
Austen Ellsworth Dowell Examining Historical Narratives of Chekhov's Travels and His Legacy in Sakhalin
Conference: Center for Global Study and Engagement 2016 International Research SymposiumCenter for Global Study and Engagement 2016 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement
Anastasiia Viktorovna Khlopina V.A. Petrushevsky: A Digital Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Alyssa DeBlasio
Allison E Stroyan Digital Domostroi: Keywords on the Russian Middle Class
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26 weeks
Alyssa DeBlasio

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alexandra Jenny Shapiro "No One Can Shake My Political Convictions": Snezhnevsky, Sluggish Schizophrenia and Soviet Political Abuse of Psychiatry
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Cassio de Oliveira
Alexandra Jenny Shapiro "No One Can Shake My Political Convictions": Snezhnevsky, Sluggish Schizophrenia and Soviet Political Abuse of Psychiatry
Conference: NESEEES Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Cassio de Oliveira

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Austen Ellsworth Dowell The intersection of Chekhov and Shakespearean themes, as found in the pieces Swan Song and King Lear
Supported by: Leffman/Geldrich GrantStudent International Research Fund (SIRF)

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Paul Rene Bouvet The European Central Bank
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Elena Duzs
Kevin Patrick Doyle Christianity and Marxism: Reconciling the Irreconcilable?
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Elena Duzs,Dominic Rubin
Chase MacKenzie Philpot Islam Karimov, Wahhabism, and Muhammad-Sodiq Muhammad Yusuf Islamic Transition in Post-Soviet Uzbekestan
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Elena Duzs,Dominic Rubin
Abigail May Preston Orthodox, Soviet, or Anti-Western? Examining the Roots of Russia's Anti-Gay Legislation
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Dominic Rubin,Elena Duzs
Victoria Alberta Reid Islam in Chechnya: Political or Religious?
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Dominic Rubin,Elena Duzs
Barrett William Ziegler Platonov and his Communist Critiques: Not invited to the Party
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Elena Duzs

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kirsten Leigh Brents Russian Philosophy Journals: 1988-1999
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Alyssa DeBlasio
Simon Gaetano Ciccarillo The End of Russian Philosophy
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Alyssa DeBlasio
Mackenzie Skye King The Journey of the Epic Hero in "War and Peace"
Conference: Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Elena Duzs
Barrett William Ziegler The End of Russian Philosophy
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Alyssa DeBlasio

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Nina Ioannidou Russian versus American Think Tanks: Their Unique History and Role
Conference: 2011 Russian and East European Undergraduate Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Alyssa DeBlasio

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Margaret Ann Browndorf Editorial Assistant for Sirena: Poetry, Art, Criticism
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Christopher Lemelin

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Cara Elizabeth Roney Dostoevsky and Sexual psychology, Gender Relations, and the Role of Literary Convention
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Eugenia Amditis