2002

Jennifer Ambrose ’04: First-Wave Indian American Immigrants in California: Oral Narratives;Lavina Shankar, English, advisor; Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant.

Edwin Amonoo ’04: Monetary Integration in West Africa: The European Union as a Template; Michael Oliver, economics, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Stella Aniagyei ’03: Carboxymethyl Cyclodextrins as Chiral NMR Shift Reagents; Thomas Wenzel, chemistry, advisor; NSF Faculty Grant.

Naira Arellano ’05: Health Care Access for Latino Children in the Boston Area; Cheryl McCormick, psychology, advisor; Bates Student Research Fund, Crafts Award.

Abdulgafoor Bachani ’03: Characterization of Inhibitory Glutamate Receptors in a Neural Network Controlling Feeding Behavior in the Pond Snail, Helisoma trivolvis; Nancy Kleckner, biology, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Smadar Bakovic ’03: Cultural Confrontations with Israeli-Arabs: The Other Side through¬† a Camera’s Lens; Mishael Caspi, religion, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Daniel Barksy ’03: Downtown Revitalization: What Works/What Doesn’t; James Hughes, Economics, and Linda Hertell, Richardson Hollow Associates, advisors; CAPHE Community Research Fellowship.

Daniel Barsky ’03: Economic Status of China’s Ethnic Minorities; James Hughes, economics, advisor; Freeman Foundation Grant for Asian Studies.

Eric Batscha ’05: Buddhist Relics on the Silk Road; Trian Nguyen, art, advisor; Phillips Supplemental Grant.

Emma Beaudry ’03: Final Phase of Geological Mapping: Presidential Range, New Hampshire; J. Dykstra Eusden, geology, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant, USGS Faculty Grant.

Brigid Beech ’05: Munich Summer Fellows Program, Munich, Germany; Craig Decker, German, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Diana Birney ’03: Dilemmas Facing Protestant Women in the U.S. Church Today; Robert Allison and Marcus Bruce, religion, advisors; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Swita Charanasomboon ’04: The Differences between the Conceptualization and Treatment of Psychological Disorders in Children in Vietnam and the United States; Kathryn Graff Low, psychology, and Le Minh Ha, Hanoi Ministry of Education and Training, advisors; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Elizabeth Cohen ’03: The Affect of Local Environmental Conditions on Coastal Processes;Michael Retelle, geology, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Caitlin Cook ’03: Legacies of Inhumanity: Oral Histories of Jewish Refugees in Mexico City;Steve Hochstadt, history, advisor; Phillips Student Fellowship.

Lisa D’Alessio ’03: The Burning Man Festival: Radical Self-Expression and Self-Reliance in the Creation of Temporary Community; Charles V. Carnegie, anthropology, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Amanda Devine ’03: Recolonization of Disturbed Areas in a New England Salt Marsh; Curtis Bohlen, environmental studies, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Ngan Dinh ’02: Regional Labor Market Segmentation in China; Margaret Maurer-Fazio, economics, advisor; Freeman Foundation Grant for Asian Studies.

Hilary Domush ’03: Investigating a New Method of Forming Bonds to Carbohydrates Found in Antibiotics; Jennifer Koviach, chemistry, advisor; Pfizer Fellowship.

Britt Eilhardt ’05: The Letters of Catherine Dickens; Lillian Nayder, English advisor; Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant.

Stephen Feiss ’03: A Math Tutoring Program at Edward Little High School, Auburn; Tina Vanasse, Edward Little High School, advisor; Hughes Science Education Fellowship.

Sarita Fellows ’03: The Traditional Clothing¬† of Nigeria; Ellen Seeling, theater, advisor; Phillips Student Fellowship.

Daniel Frost ’05: Paleoclimate Reconstruction in the Canadian Arctic; Michael Retelle, geology, advisor; NSF Faculty Grant.

Hannah Gaines ’03: Global Climate Change: Past and Future; Camille Parrish, environmental studies, Julian Sachs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, advisors; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Hannah Gaines ’03: Patch Retention as a Tool for Maintaining Biodiveristy in a Northeastern Industrial Forest; Curtis Bohlen, environmental studies, and John Hagan and Andrew Whitman, Manomet Center for Conservation Services, advisors; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Julia Getzel ’02: Retrospective Exhibition,William Pope.L: eRacism; William Pope.L, theater, advisor; Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant.

Justin Gorham ’03: The Photocatalytic Properties of Novel Silver and Gold-doped Zeolites in Decomposing Pesticides and Models of Chemical Warfare Agents; Rachel Austin, chemistry, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Cynthia Gorman ’03: Women and Asylum Law; Mark Kessler, political science, advisor; Stangle Grant for Research in Economics and Law.

Marceline Grossman ’03: Assimilation of Somali Refugees to America; Elizabeth Eames, anthropology, advisor; Johnson Summer Research Grant.

Rafael Guthartz ’03: First-Wave Indian American Emmigrants in California: Oral Narratives;Lavina Shankar, English, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Amelia Haas ’03: Paleoclimate Reconstruction in the Canadian Arctic; Michael Retelle, geology, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant, NSF Faculty Grant.

M. Mashfiqil Haque ’05: Higher Education Opportunities in Maine: Where Are the Gaps?James Reese, Associate Dean of Students, and Rebecca Conrad, LA Excels, advisors; CAPHE Community Research Fellowship.

Geoffrey Hart ’02: Analysis of mRNA Expression Induced by Oral Infection in Two Strains of Mice, One Susceptible to Periodontal Bone Loss, and One Resistant to It; Pamela Baker, biology, advisor; NIH Faculty Grant.

Kristelle Hicks ’04: Derivatized Carbohydrates as Chiral NMR Shift Reagents; Thomas Wenzel, chemistry, advisor; NSF Faculty Grant

Adam Hume ’03: Effects of Dioxin on Cardiac Adrenergic Signaling; Rebecca Sommer, biology, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Elizabeth Jackson ’04: The History of Media in South India; Steven Kemper, anthropology, and Stephen Hughes, University of London, advisors; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Collin Keyser ’05: Buddhist Relics on the Silk Road; Trian Nguyen, art, advisor; Phillips Supplemental Grant.

Peter Kozak ’03: Modeling of Credit Risk: A Structural Approach; Rudiger Kiesel, London School of Economics, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship, Rawlings Fund for Research in Mathematics.

Takai Kubota ’03: Self-Evaluation and Social Perception of Biracial Youth in Japan; Georgia Nigro, psychology, advisor; Phillips Student Fellowship.

Rebecca Larkin ’03: Final Phase of Geological Mapping: Presidential Range, New Hampshire; J. Dykstra Eusden, geology, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant, USGS Faculty Grant.

Janice Lewis ’03: Investigating Ecological Change in the Nearshore Kotzebue Sound Ecosystem;William Ambrose, biology; Hughes Summer Fellowship, NSF Faculty Grant.

Elizabeth Lewis ’04: Understanding the Function of Rapid 3C Protease Degradation EMC Virus-infected Cells; T. Glen Lawson, chemistry, advisor; Dreyfus Award.

Sorubh Mahadoo ’03: Implementation of a Combined Coding / Cryptographic Technique in Internet Browsers for Secure and Reliable Communications over Intranet Platforms; Hong Lin, Physics, and K.M.S. Soyaudah, University of Mauritius, advisors; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Joanna Mak ’04: Study of Chinese Labor Markets; Margaret Maurer-Fazio, economics, advsior; Hoffman Research Support Grant, Freeman Foundation Grant for Asian Studies.

Mei Yee Mak ’04: Study of Chinese Labor Markets; Margaret Maurer-Fazio, economics, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant, Freeman Grant for Asian Studies.

Brent Mann ’04: Investigating a New Method of Forming Bonds to Carbohydrates Found in Antibiotics; Jennifer Koviach, chemistry, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellwoship.

Martins Masulis ’03: International Assistance to Russian Campaigns against Domestic Violence and Illegal Trafficking of Women; James Richter, political science, advisor; Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant.

Julia McQuade ’04: The Relationship between Source Monitoring and Suggestibility in Children’s Memory; Georgia Nigro, psychology, advisor; Whitehouse Professorship Fund.

Kate Meltzer ’02: Investigating Ecological Change in the Nearshore Kotzebue Sound Ecosystem;William Ambrose, biology; NSF Faculty Grant.

Saul Miller ’04: Prenatal Endocrine Disruptors and the Development of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Function in Rats; Cheryl McCormick, psychology, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Richard Morrill ’03: Local “Knowledgescapes” in the Northwest Territories; Otis Fellowship.

Prem Neupane ’05: An Empirical Study of U.S. Foreign Aid Allocation during and after;the Cold War; Amyaz Moledina, economics, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Benjamin Newcomer ’03: Community Trails Organizations: What Are the Best Models? Camille Parrish, environmental studies, and Michael Lecompte, LA Trails, advisors; CAPHE Community Research Fellowship.

Dominick Pangallo ’03: Electioneering versus Governing: The Impact of Campaign Techniques on Governance; John Baughman, political science, advisor; Ruggles Scholars Program.

Katherine Percarpio ’03: Characterization of Inhibitory Glutamate Receptors in a Neural Network Controlling Feeding Behavior in the Pond Snail,Helisoma trivolvis; Nancy Kleckner, biology, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Lydia Petell ’03: Tree Hopper Behavior in Monteverde, Costa Rica; Sharon Kinsman, biology, and K. Greg Murray, Hope College, advisors; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Julia Plumb ’05: Study of the Bombarde and Breton Folk Culture in Brittany, France; Adam Leff, French, advisor; Phillips Student Fellowship.

Andrew Rahedi ’03: Electro-optic and Thermo-optic Effects in Liquid Crystals; Hong Lin, physics, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Regina Readling ’04: Chiral Calix[4]resorcarenes as Chiral NMR Shift Reagents; Thomas Wenzel, chemistry, advisor; NSF Faculty Grant.

Ericka Ricaldez ’03: Elucidating Ubiquitin-conjugating Pathways That Destroy the Hepatitis A Virus 3D RNA Polymerase; T. Glen Lawson, chemistry, advisor; NSF Faculty Grant.

Matthew Rosler ’05: Sacred Architecture: Looking at Temples with Power Point; Lisa Maurizio, classics and classical and medieval studies, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

Rajarshi Saha ’03: Modeling Accretion Disc Dynamics from Observed X-Ray and Gamma Ray Emission from Black Hole-Binary Star Systems; Victoria Kaspi and Maxim Lyntikov, McGill University, advisors; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Ayana Sawai ’04: Biomedical Research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Hoffman Research Support Grant, Scher Fellowship.

Katharine Shaw ’03: Exceptions to Solidarity: Non-striking Miners in 1926; Elizabeth Tobin, history, advisor; Ruggles Scholars Program.

Prerana Shrestha ’03: Characterization of 90KDa Ribosomal SG Protein Kinase 1 Activation;John Blenis, Harvard Medical School, advisor; Hughes Summer Fellowship.

Rachel Starr ’05: Archival Research Project: British Economic History, 1960-Present; Michael Oliver, economics, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

K-Fai Steele ’04: Hell’s Fire: The History and Practice of an Idea; Denis Sweet, German, advisor; Summer Research Apprenticeship Grant, Bates Student Research Fund.

Kathryn Stevens ’04: The Relationship between Source Monitoring and Suggestibility in Children’s Memory; Georgia Nigro, psychology, advisor; Whitehouse Professorship Fund.

Daniel Taylor ’03: Voices of the Displaced; Margaret Maurer-Fazio, economics, advisor; Johnson Summer Research Grant.

Noah Tuthill ’03: Cod Fishing in the Grand Bank and a Sense of Place; Michael Retelle, geology, advisor; Otis Fellowship.

Valerie Wicks ’04: Archaeology in Pre-Incan Civilization; Steven Kemper, anthropology, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant.

James Wilcox ’03: Separation of Optical Isomers Using Calixarenes and Calixresorcarene Lanthanide Compounds; Thomas Wenzel, chemistry, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant, NSF Faculty Grant.

Elizabeth Wilson ’03: Seneca’sHercules Furens: A Grammatical Guide with Vocabulary¬† and Commentary; Lisa Maurizio, classics and classical and medieval studies, advisor; Hoffman Research Fellowship.

David Worhunsky ’03: rpoS mRNA Interactions: Effects of Environment Stress and Temperature on rpoS Expression; Paula Schlax, chemistry, advisor; Hoffman Research Support Grant, Cotrell Faculty Research Grant.

Irene Yartey ’05: The Genetics of Susceptibility to Periodontal Bone Loss in a Mouse Model;Pamela Baker, biology, advisor; NIH Faculty Grant.