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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.


2019

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mychal Ruth Herber Exit Poll 2018 - PA Voters' Perceptions of Women in Politics
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Niebler
Mychal Ruth Herber Campaign Contributions following Mass Shootings: What Impact do NRA Scores Have?
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Niebler
Emma Dietrich Spector Interest Groups and Social Media Project
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Kathleen Marchetti
Emma Dietrich Spector Deliberative Democracy in the #Me Too Era: A Chance to Reconcile?
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Emma Dietrich Spector The Pink Collars Project: Do Women Lobbyists Represent the Interests of Women-dominated Industry Sectors?
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Kathleen Marchetti

2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Benjamin Samuel Fleming Instagram and the United States Congress (tentative)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
David O'Connell
Benjamin Samuel Fleming Instagram and the United States Congress
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13 weeks
David O'Connell
Ilana Jessica Gruber Citizenship Rights and Democracy in Latin America
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Santiago Anria
Thomas William Kozdron Gender and Coattails
Conference: 2017 American Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kathleen Marchetti,Sarah Niebler
Olga H Krauze Women representing the three branches of power at the federal level in the American politics
Conference: Spring 2018 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Studies and Engagement
Baylie E Rubin Interest Groups and Social Media
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Kathleen Marchetti
Baylie E Rubin Gender and Lobbying, Gender and Coattail Effects
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Kathleen Marchetti

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Rehoboth Ketema Gesese An Anarchist's Critique of Liberalism
Conference: Pennsylvania Political Science Association
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Jason Reiner
Thomas William Kozdron Gubernatorial Elections and Coattail Effects of Female Candidates
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Kathleen Marchetti,Sarah Niebler
Molly Elizabeth LaBelle Instagram and the United States Congress
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13 weeks
David O'Connell

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Thomas William Kozdron "Intersecting Interests: Diversity in Organizational Advocacy and Representation"
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Kathleen Marchetti
Ryan Robert Protter Housebroken: Political Polarization in the House of Representatives
Conference: Pennsylvania Political Science Association
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah Niebler
Mark Robert Shaffer Shadow Parties: Outside Groups and Policy Demanders post-Citizens Unite
Conference: Pennsylvania Political Science Association
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah Niebler
Shayna Elise Solomon Shifting Discourse of Tolerance: The Framing of Muslim Minorities in the U.S., U.K., and Israel Before and After National Traumas
Conference: Pennsylvania Political Science Association
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Edward Webb

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Margaret D Wiggins Resiliency and Special Operations and Intelligence Officers
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Kimberly Dozier

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Edwin Jordan Padilla Historical Simulations for Research and Critical Thought in the Humanities
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Edward Webb
Patrick David Schlee Historical Simulations for Research and Critical Thought in the Humanities
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Edward Webb
Shayna Elise Solomon Historical Simulations for Research and Critical Thought in the Humanities
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Edward Webb

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lingwei Cheng The Chinese Community in Genoa, Italy
Conference: Student International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lingwei Cheng Chinese Veterans Protests in the Reform Period (2000-2012)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Neil Diamant

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katelyn Anne Musgrave Digital literacies in the Dickinson College Class of 2014: a qualitative assessment
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Edward Webb

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jillian Louise Laux Identity Formation and the Foreign Exchange Experience
Conference: Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Kristine Mitchell

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jillian Louise Laux Investigation of the socialization effect of the European Union's ERASMUS university exchange program
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Kristine Mitchell
Michael Joseph O'Brien Seizing Domestic Tranquility: Federal Military Intervention between the World Wars (1919-1940)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Daniel Kenney

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Layne Alison Feldman Research on the Congressional Women's Caucus
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Vanessa Tyson
Caitlin Steirman Goss "Like Donkeys Killed After Grinding the Wheat: Veterans, Military Families and the Politics of Martial Citizenship and Patriotism in China"
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Neil Diamant
Juliana Nicole Horwath Bolivian Political Parties Database Project
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Miguel Centellas

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Carolyn Elizabeth Roush Great Writ, Great Power; Habeas Corpus and Prerogative in the Lincoln and Bush II Presidencies
Conference: 2007 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs

2006

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah M Frankel Media Coverage of Genocide: A Comparison of the Rwandan and Sudanese Cases
Conference: Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Stephanie Larson,Russell Bova
Ruth Mary Oldham Transgenic Maize in Mexico: Developing an Efficient and Equitable Regulatory Framework
Conference: Sigma XI Eastern Colleges Science Conference and 17th Annual Student Research Symposium
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Douglas Edlin

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John Clayton Butler Dropping the Ball: European Identity and EU Sports Policy
Conference: European Union Studies Association (EUSA
Stephanie Anderson
Aimee Boisvert Eremita Anderson, Stephanie and Eremita, Aimee '03. On the Frontlines: NGO's and the Formation of an EU Immigration policy.
Conference: The Future of Immigration: Issues for the EU and the US
Supported by: Clarke Center
Stephanie Anderson
Aimee Boisvert Eremita On the Frontlines: NGO's and the Formation of an EU immigration policy
Conference: American Political Science Association (APSA)
Stephanie Anderson
Amie Elizabeth Knauer Television News Coverage of Speaker of the House, 1969-2001
Conference: 83rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Assocation
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Stephanie Larson

2002

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amie Elizabeth Knauer Television News Coverage of Speaker of the House, 1969-2001
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Stephanie Larson

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Audrey Rose Eisenberg Rudalevige, A.; Rose, A. '02; Sidore, T. '02. Wrote chapter for No Child Left Behind? The Politics and Practice of School Accountability, Paul E. Peterson and Martin R. West, editors, 2003.
Andrew Rudalevige
Timothy P Sidore Rudalevige, A.; Rose, A. '02; Sidore, T. '02. Wrote chapter for No Child Left Behind? The Politics and Practice of School Accountability, Paul E. Peterson and Martin R. West, editors, 2003.
Andrew Rudalevige

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sidney Jayne Bashago Finding the "where" and "how": Geography and Implementation in Pennsylvania Welfare Reform
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
James Sloat

1999

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Gerald Patrick Neugebauer Voluntary Terminal Dehydration (VTD) Handbook
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
James Hoefler
Rebecca O'Brien Smith Vanishing Caseloads: Exploring the Effects of Welfare Reform
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
James Sloat

1994

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lawrence J Olson Challenging the Elite Perspective of American Government
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Stephanie Larson

1993

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Daniel William DeArment Preparation and Editing of Constitutional Law Texts
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Harold Pohlman
Brian Edward Kamoie When Death Comes Knocking: Deathright
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
James Hoefler

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Daniel William DeArment Curriculum Revision and Textbook Development for Constitutional Law Courses
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Harold Pohlman
Pamela Fukuda When Death Comes Knocking: The Right to Die on the Edge of Eternity
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
James Hoefler
Peter John Moore Political Cultures and the Collection of Official Statistics
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Stephen Erfle

1991

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Brian Edward Kamoie The Right to Die: A Comparative Analysis
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
James Hoefler