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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.


2020

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Julia Marie BaroneMidcentury Suspension (fall 2019) / The Public Health of Modernism (spring 2020)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Claire Seiler
Benjamin Jacob DoernHollywood and the American Comic Book Industry
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Gregory Steirer
Jacquelin Toni GregerHome, Work, and Privacy in "Vibration Cooking"
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Siobhan Phillips

2019

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Maia BakerThe Spatialization of Identity in Their Eyes Were Watching God
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Jeremy Thomas Barnes"Angry Birds: Mobile Gaming." Co-authored with Jeremy Barnes (Dickinson College alumnus). In How to Play Video Games, edited by Matthew Thomas Payne (University of Notre Dame) and Nina B. Huntemann (University of Massachusetts, Amherst). New York University Press, 2019.
Gregory Steirer
Alaina Jordan EinsigLetters and Poems of Michael Field
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Kersh
Rafaela Silvia MarinelloInterest in the Long Eighteenth Century
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Jacob Sider Jost
Kayleigh Elizabeth Rhatigan".. .like the sky, constantly changing": Queer Futures and the Fluid Alien Body in Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Audrey Devon SchlimmHeavenly Perspective: Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Visual Culture
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Ann Johnston
Nadia Gabrielle TivvisReturn to Neveryork: Queer Time, Afrofuturism, and Radical Queer Politics In Delany's Cyclical Cities
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Noah Robert FuscoMidcentury Suspension
Number of Weeks: 13
Claire Seiler
Janel PinedaResistance and Resilience in Salvadoran Storytelling
Conference: Spring 2018 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Studies and Engagement (CGSE)
Sarah Kersh,Carolina Castellanos
Alexi Leah StruzenskiDigital Streaming Bibliography
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Steven Malcic

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Noah Robert FuscoEighteenth-Century Poets Connect
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jacob Sider Jost
Shannon Adele NolanPoetry of Michael Field and the Victorian Queer Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Kersh
Samuel James PortelanceThe Comic Book Industry and Hollywood
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26 weeks
Gregory Steirer

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Maximilian Lothar BurrowsAmazing By The Numbers
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Georgia Hoard ChristmanVisualizing the Poetry of Michael Field
Conference: Bucknell University Digital Humanitites Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah Kersh
Edgar EstradaThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Patrick Belk
Kathleen Margaret JarmanVisualizing the Poetry of Michael Field
Conference: Bucknell University's Digital Scholarship Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sarah Kersh
Katherine A LasswellMapping Shakespeare
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Patrick Belk
Katherine A LasswellThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Patrick Belk
Anna Louise MorrisonThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 4
Patrick Belk
Dejvi NdrecaAmazing By The Numbers
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Patrick Belk
Shannon Adele NolanPoetry of Michael Field and Victorian Queer Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13 weeks
Sarah Kersh
Leigh Katherine TraceyMapping Shakespeare
Conference: Dickinson Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Patrick Belk

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Georgia Hoard ChristmanAnnotated digital edition of the collection Sight and Song (Michael Field, 1892)
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Sarah Kersh
Victoria Leigh DeLaneyThe Pulp Magazines Project
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Patrick Belk
Laura A HartThe "Object"ification of People and the "Person"ification of Objects: Restoring Humanity to Soldiers Objectified by the Great War in Peter Weir's Gallipoli (1981) and Bertrand Tavernier's La Vie et Rien d'Autre (1989)
Conference: Central Pennsylvania Consortium Conference: Legacies of the Great War: Remembering World War I after 100 Years
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium, English Department
Wendy Moffat
Kathleen Margaret JarmanAnnotated digital edition of the collection Sight and Song (Michael Field, 1892)
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Number of Weeks: 8
Sarah Kersh
Kathleen Margaret JarmanGathering information on new John Milton volumes acquired by the archives
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Carol Ann Johnston
Sean Joseph JarmanThe battlefront letters of Dr. Thomas Salmon
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Wendy Moffat
Mary Katherine NaydanEpistemology of the Great War: Narratology and Female Authority in Rebecca West's The Return of the Soldier
Conference: Central PA Colleges Conference: Legacies of the Great War: Remembering World War I after 100 Years
Supported by: Central Pennsylvania Consortium
Wendy Moffat
Harris RisellThe Comic Book Industry and Hollywood
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Digital Humanities Grant Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Gregory Steirer
Genevieve Elise VeresBioware and the Politics of Video Game Authorship
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Gregory Steirer

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Leah Judith ShaferBaldwin's Epistolary Designs
Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) Spring Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Siobhan Phillips
Melissa Lin SturgesRewriting Hyboria: Robert E. Howard's Conan as Intellectual Property.
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Gregory Steirer

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lisa Maria BorsellinoMid-century Suspension
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Claire Seiler
Mary Katherine NaydanPatronage, Magazines, and the Economics of Eighteenth-Century Poetry
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jacob Sider Jost
Emma Jeanne RodwinMid-Century Suspension
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Claire Seiler
Leah Judith ShaferCorrespondence among African-American Poets, 1960-1980
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
Siobhan Phillips

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Holly Madine BowersBibliographic and Archival Research for Book Project "Impossible Year"
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Wendy Moffat
Merit Elisabeth O'HareEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Colin Myles TrippFalse Starts: The Rhetoric of Failure and the Making of American Modernism
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
David Ball

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Emily Elizabeth ArndtA Romantic Natural History (hypertext resource)
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
B Ashton Nichols
Megan Natoli Liberty"But to Return to the Pictures": The Forgotten Photographs of Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
Conference: 2011 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Eliza Rose ParkEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

2009

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amanda Ruth Lagji"Willing Liberates": Nietzschean Heroism in Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions.
Conference: 2009 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Sharon Stockton,Thomas Nadelhoffer
Meredith Leigh MilnesFalse Starts: The Rhetoric of Failure and the Making of American Modernism
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
David Ball
Eliza Rose ParkFalse Starts: The Rhetoric of Failure and the Making of American Modernism, 1850-Present
Supported by: R&D Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
David Ball

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Thomas Bradley Elrod"Heavenly Perspective": Thomas Traherne and Seventeenth-Century Visual Tradition
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Carol Ann Johnston
Caroline Anne PeriThe Power of White Consumer Ideology over the Black Female Body - Hagar's Path to Identity in Toni Morrison's 'Song of Solomon'
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
George Whitfield FittingBibliographic Entry for Forster Biography
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Wendy Moffat
Katlin Elizabeth Burwell HarkerForever Cursed: The Portrayal of Females in Mongo Beti's 'The Poor Christ of Bomba' and Ferdinand Oyono's 'Houseboy' in Relation to Eve
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Christine Marie HuronBridging the Gulf: Feminist Consciousness on War and Gendered Space
Conference: 2007 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Elizabeth A MountenayUnstated Indignities Burned Deeply into the Son's Mind: Masculine Anxiety and Feminine Space in World War II Novels, 1945-51
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Brandy Jo SpielmanA New Chicana Story: Rape as a Metaphor of Power in the Poetry of Carmen Tafolla
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
David Edward EmerickWriting about Rape: The Economics of Fantasy
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 4
Sharon Stockton
David Edward EmerickA Study of Contemporary Scottish Fiction
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Leslie Winston
Sara Nichole HooverBloomsbury in Pennsylvania: A Multimedia Presentation
Conference: Bloomsbury-A Centennial Celebration
Wendy Moffat

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine Kelly GinnPsychology, Literature, and the Evolution of Rape in the Twentieth Century
Conference: Society for Literature and Science
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Sharon Stockton
Sara Nichole HooverHimself 'That Way': Transmitting Gay Cultural History in Merchant/Ivory's Adaptation of E. M. Forster's Maurice.
Conference: Literature/Film Association Conference
Supported by: Dickinson College
Wendy Moffat

2002

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine Kelly GinnWriting about Rape: The Economics of Fantasy
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Sharon Stockton
Sophia Nicole HarrisRebelling Against "The Man'': The Transgressive Feminine Body in Cindy Sherman's "Untitled Film Stills" and Susanna Kaysen's "Girl Interrupted"
Conference: The 9th Annual Research on Women by Students Symposium (ROWS)
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Sharon Stockton
Sara Nichole HooverForster in America
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Wendy Moffat
Abigail Jane Watson-PopescuSeventeenth-century English poetry
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Ann Johnston

2001

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amanda Elizabeth EvelerLost in Love: Subjectivity, Control and Transcendence Through Passion in Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body
Conference: Annual CPC Women's Studies Conference
Supported by: R&D Student Initiative Fund (SIF)
Sharon Stockton
MaryJane Louise MillingtonEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

2000

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Matthew James DurandEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Amanda Elizabeth Evelern/a
Supported by: Dana Research Internship (Pre-R&D)
Number of Weeks: 26
Wendy Moffat

1998

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Maryann Frances PetersonEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1997

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jennifer Lindbeck RoseRomantic Natural History 1750-1850
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
B Ashton Nichols

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jonathan Joshua KupetzEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Jason Paul MurrayThe Modernist Reader: E.M. Forster's Implied Reader in Cultural context
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Wendy Moffat
Jason Paul MurrayThe Modernist Reader: Forster's Implied Reader in Cultural Context
Supported by: PDF-Presidential Discretionary Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Wendy Moffat

1995

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John Dickson HarperEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1994

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Ashley Warlick FriisEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1993

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Emily Ann WylieAn Introduction to the Short Fiction of American Writer Eudora Welty
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Carol Ann Johnston

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Bronwyn Jones BosseSilencing other Selves, The Wordsworthian Autobiographer
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
B Ashton Nichols

1991

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
John Edward CostangoStudent Co-direction of the Writing Component of the FOCUS program
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Judy Gill

1990

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Lisa Marie TravagliniEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize

1989

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Christie WardEmil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize
Conference: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize Performances
Supported by: Emil R. and Tamar Weiss Prize