Students in Spanish class

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.

Students can get a list of their projects by going to CLIQ in the Gateway.  Under the CLIQ menu, go to Profiles and then My ePortfolio.    If you are an alum and would like a copy of your projects, please submit a research project request form.

*“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
Giuseppe Charles ColliaSpanish for the Health Professions, Fall 2019
Conference: Dickinson Virtual Symposium
Supported by: Center for Civic Learning & Action, Science Executive Committee
Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich
Erlyn Guadalupe GarciaRepresentation of Mexican Female Drug Traffickers
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Carolina Castellanos
Ryan Patrick MurphySpanish for the Health Professions, Fall 2019
Conference: Dickinson Virtual Symposium
Supported by: Center for Civic Learning & Action, Science Executive Committee
Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich
Kara Knackstedt SmithWomen of the Parsley Massacre: Restructuring Haitian Women's Identities through Literature
Conference: Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Award
Mariana Past
Justina Anna WarnickSpanish for the Health Professions, Fall 2019
Conference: Dickinson Virtual Symposium
Supported by: Center for Civic Learning & Action, Science Executive Committee
Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich

2019

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Gabriella Maria CorcoranPageant Politics: Miss Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution
Conference: Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (ROWGS) Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Erlyn Guadalupe GarciaRepresentation of Mexican Female Drug Traffickers
Number of Weeks: 8
Carolina Castellanos
Kara Knackstedt SmithHow Empire Came to the Americas
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Elise Bartosik-Velez
Renato Santos de MedeirosMultilingual Writing Center and its Holistic Tutoring
Conference: V Brazilian Fulbright FLTAs Conference
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Noreen Lape

2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Audrey LingEl problema de los Huarpes con el agua http://blogs.dickinson.edu/huarpes-y-agua/
Conference: Spring 2018 International Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Studies and Engagement (CGSE)

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Audrey LingEl problema de los Huarpes con el agua. http://blogs.dickinson.edu/huarpes-y-agua/
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagment Student International Research Fund (SIRF)
Number of Weeks: 6
Mariana Romariz LeivasThe 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 RomoLatin American Soccer Fiction Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Shawn Stein
Monica Ann ThapaLatin American Soccer Fiction Archive
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Shawn Stein

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Amanda Maria FrancattoUm 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 HarperAddicted 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 HillaryImpact 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 BrokusEnglish 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 PaganoAntonio 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 CeballosMasculinidades 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 ChavezLa mujer en el narcotráfico
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Danielle Elizabeth EricksonA Positive Image of Asperger Syndrome
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Gilmer W GrattanEl asentamiento de la identidad argentina mediante la literatura y el arte
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Samantha HoldenAndanzas 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 HughesRacism and Xenophobia: Representations of the Asian Community in the Spanish Press
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Mary Katherine NaydanWarrior 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 CogginsLatin American Identity and the "Boom"
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Amanda Jo E WildeyDaring to Propose: José María Arguedas and Anthropological Idigenism
Conference: Spanish Majors Research Colloquium
Supported by: Spanish & Portuguese Department
Sarah Kendrick YoungBetween 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 EricksonProcessing Instruction: Explicit Information and Structured Input
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Erin Diaz
Brian Alan ReigerSemana Poética
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Steven RodriguezProcessing 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 CheathamSemana Poética 10
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Angela DeLutis-Eichenberger
Ursala NeuwirthChristopher 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 SteblayMalaga, (Spanish, economics)
Conference: 2010 International Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement

2010

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

2009

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

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alice Anne Drozdiak EarleyCode-Switching in College Discourse
Conference: 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Mark Overstreet
Thomas Bradley ElrodTextual 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 WarrenSemana Poética VII
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Jorge Sagastume

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah Elizabeth AckleyEnhancing 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 AranzetaFrom Hippocrates to Adams County: Tracing Humoral Medicine in Literature and Practice
Conference: 2007 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Thomas Bradley ElrodMedieval 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 AckleyProcessing Lexical and Grammatical Aspect During L2 Reading in Spanish
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Mark Overstreet
Sarah Elizabeth AckleyThree Projects Analysis
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 8
Mark Overstreet
Timothy James LeonardSecond 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 SheafferMedieval Spanish Manuscript Project (MSMs)
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Abraham Quintanar

2003

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Sarah E PennimanJarvis, 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 ReevesPortuguese Immigrant Letters
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 2
Marcelo Borges