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3D Printing Plastic Scintillators

Madison Durrance, Georgia College and State University
Nicolas Merino, Georgia College and State University
Emily Vanderwolf, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ralph France, Dr. Sharon Careccia

A Chemistry in Art Project: Synthesis, Characterization and Printmaking Applications of Various Azo Dyes

Alexandra R. Hanna
Emily Jovert

Major: Chemistry- Alex Hanna, Print- Emily Jovert

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Peter Rosado-Flores Professor Matthew Forrest

A Nation within a Nation: Tolerance within the Dutch Identity

Madlyn Kaufman

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Elissa Auerbach Department of Art 303 Ennis Hall, Georgia College Milledgeville, Georgia 31061 Phone: 478-445-0808 elissa.auerbach@gcsu.edu

A Review of Different Diets on Respiration and Cardiac Output

Danielle Cahill, Georgia College and State University
Hunter Lane, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kelly Massey

Abnormalities in White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Mandibles

Patrick M. Powers

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alfred Mead

Abstinence Education: When You Are Late In A Different Way

Lillian Echols, Georgia College and State University
Aanjae Patterson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Monica Ketchie

Algal Composition Of Georgia Ponds Used For Drinking By Domestic Cattle

Jude R. Thornton, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kalina Manoylov

Analyzing the Kinetics of a Bromophenol Blue Fading Reaction in Basic Conditions for an Undergraduate Lab

Zeljka Popovic, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ronald Fiektau

Animal Portrayal in the Media

Michael Campagna, Georgia College and State University
Mary Kate Conner, Georgia College and State University
Olivia Murrah, Georgia College and State University
Sarah Swinwood, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Mary Jean Land maryjean.land@gcsu.edu

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture with Lateral Meniscal Tear and Posterolateral Corner Injury

Kathryn R. Boylan, Georgia College and State University

Major: Athletic Training

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Amanda Jarriel

Application of New Low Cost Technology for 2d-Flow Bound Resonance Method for Measurement of Fluid Flow

Aidan Burleson, Georgia College and State University
Abigail Savage, Georgia College and State University
Joshua Moore, Georgia College and State University
Cain Gantt, Georgia College and State University
Kyle Cooley, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ken McGill

Assesment of the Impact of Fecal Pollution on Streams of Puerto Rico

Zamara R. Garcia Truitt
Brennan Poonkwong

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dave Bachoon

ASSESSING WATER TREATMENT RESIDUALS ABILITY TO FILTER PATHOGENS AT PH LEVELS AND IONIC STRENGTHS COMMONLY FOUND IN GEORGIA SOILS USING RHODAMINE-COATED MICROPARTICLES**

Callum Lever

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Allison VandeVoort Dr. Samuel Mutiti

Assessment Of Water Quality On Oconee River And Fishing Creek Using Microalgae And Chemical Pollutants

George B. Gavrielides, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kalina Manoylov

Asteroid Observation and Lightcurve Plotting

Austin Belcher, Georgia College and State University
Chris Oglesby Evans, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Donovan Domingue

Aviation Database Research

Joshua A. Colley, Student

Major: Management

Faculty Mentor: William Miller

Bare Life, Sovereignty, and the Marquis de Sade: Justine, ou les malheurs de la vertu (1791)

David Arnold, Georgia College and State University

Major: French

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Hedwig Fraunhofer (hedwig.fraunhofer@gcsu.edu)

Benefits of Having a Pet at College: Perception of Today’s College Students

Morgan Jenkins, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Carol Sapp

Best Practice for Neonatal Pain Management

Mackinsey C. McAdams, Georgia College and State University
Celie R. Davis, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Monica Ketchie

Best Practice versus Present Practice in Preventing Pediatric Medication Errors

Emily K. Hand, Georgia College and State University
Bethany Flournoy, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Monica Ketchie

Characterization of Cadmium Stannate as a Transparent Conducting Oxide

Nowsherwan Sultan, Georgia College and State University
Stephen Hood, Georgia College and State University
Tristan Cabrera, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr Hasitha Mahabaduge

Chicago Building Code Violations Database Case Study

David A. Smith
Kayla Smith, Georgia College and State University
Andrew Bartolomei, Georgia College and State University
Aaron Allison, Georgia College and State University
Mckenna Carlile, Georgia College and State University
Chadwick Oneal, Georgia College and State University

Major: Marketing

Faculty Mentor: Dr. William Miller

Co-evolution of Sensory Systems in Divergent Insects: Smoky Winged Beetle Bandit and Emerald Ash Borer

Stephanie H. Forsman, Georgia College
Caroline E. Fowler, Georgia College and State University
Dorianna C. Dobson, Georgia College and State University
Payton E. Burriss, Georgia College and State University
Nicholas T. Buchanan, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Nathan P Lord

Comparing the spatial distributions of HMXBs and star-forming regions in the Small Magellanic Cloud

Ryan Agnew, Georgia College and State University
Sean Antosiak, Georgia College and State University
Arash Bodaghee, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Arash Bodaghee

Comparison of Low and High Glycemic Index Effects on Athletic Performance

Dillon B. Tanner
Lucas Johnson

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Kelly Massey

CosGlamElle: Advertising in Three Women's Magazines Tweets

Zaria M. Gholston, Georgia College and State University
Catherine C. Laseter, Georgia College and State University
Robert H. Woosley, Georgia College and State University
Meredith M. Lawrence, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communications

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary Jean Land

Cranial Variation in a Sample of Gray Squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) from Putnam County, Georgia

Courtney F. Moon, Georgia College and State University
Sarah E. Farmer, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Alfred Mead

Detection of Elevated Levels of Escherichia coli in the Oconee River Greenway

Shayna Markel
Sanjay Patel

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dave Bachoon

Detection of Elevated Levels of Escherichia coli in the Oconee River Greenway

Shayna Markel
Sanjay Patel

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Dave Bachoon

Determination of the Binding Site of Adenovirus E4 11K on the Cellular Protein DDX6

Clint E. Edmunds, Georgia College and State University
Courtney F. Moon, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kasey Karen

Determination of the Binding Site of Adenovirus E4 ORF3 and Ddx6

Molly Lawson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kasey Karen - kasey.karen@gcsu.edu

Determination of the Binding Site of Adenovirus E4ORF3 and Ddx6

Kathryn E. McGraw, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kasey Karen

Development of an Organic Laboratory Experiment: An Old School Characterization of Ketones and Aldehydes

Joseph A. Cleland

Major: Chemistry and Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kimberly Cossey Dr. Ronald Fietkau

Do Changes in Police Presence Affect Violent Crime Rates?

Cole Mark Kemper, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Arias

Do Farm Subsidies Affect Crop Diversification?

Chadwick O'Neal

Major: Business Management

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Arias

Do Violent Penalties in the NHL Affect Win Percentage?

Dale Ernest, Georgia College and State University

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Arias

Do Voter Demographics Affect the Passage of County-City Government Consolidation?

Taylor B. Edwards, Georgia College and State University

Major: Political Science, Economics, and Public Administration

Faculty Mentor: Brooke Conaway, JJ Arias, Chris Clark

Does an adoptee’s race affect the probability of an interracial adoption?

Timothy C. Yates, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: J.J. Arias (jj.arias@gcsu.edu)

Does Construction Type Affect Level of LEED Certification?

Emma Brodzik, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Justin Roush

Does Increased Spending on Public Education Affect School Performance?

Hannah Serdinia, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. JJ Arias

Does Race Impact Judicial Outcomes?

Kameron L. Griffin, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: J.J. Arias

Does the Age You Get Married Affect Your Probability of Divorce?

Natalia Martinez

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Brent Evans

Does the effect of driving distance on PGA/LPGA tour earnings differ across genders?

Conner R. Albright, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Chris Clark

Does the Southwest Effect Still Exist?

Jacqueline A. Nowak, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Chris Clark

Does Three Point Shooting Percentage Affect Winning Percentage in the NBA?

Jordan Miner Smith, Georgia College and State University

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. JJ Arias

Does Where You Grow Up Affect Your Chances of Being Drafted into the NFL?

Walker Head, WalkerHead

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: JJ Arias

Drought Conditions and the Effects on Soil Biodiversity at Babe + Sage Farm

Callum Lever
Mary Plauche

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Allison VandeVoort

Effects of College Employment and Financial Coping Strategies

Kenneth Sinclair
Jeremiah Vrudny, Georgia College and State University
Stephen Carroll, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology, Rhetoric

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Chiang

Effects of Enrichment and Alcohol on Aggression of Betta splendens

Mattie L. Barrett, Georgia College and State University
Madison R. Lord, Georgia College and State University
Boston C. Chandler, Georgia College and State University
Hannah B. Pollock, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Kristina Dandy

Effects of Interval Training on Memory Function, in College Students

Matthew Young, Georgia College
Jennifer Spencer, Georgia College
Lisa Schick, Georgia College

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Doctor Emily Simonavice

Effects of Organic Fertilizer and Spatial Analysis of Phosphate at Babe + Sage Farm Soils

Zachary Stephen Bond, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Allison VandeVoort

Effects of Yoga on Perceived Stress Level and Cognitive Ability in College-Aged Females

Faith Flanders, GCSU
Rachel V. Taylor, GCSU
Lauren Willams, GCSU
Delaney Lister, GCSU
Allison Esposito, GCSU

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Emily Simonavice, Ph. D Derek Monroe, Ph. D

Evaluation of Wetlands Algal Communities Located North and South of the Georgia Fall Line

Sofia Sifnaios

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Kalina Manoylov

Feasibility Study of Solar Panels on the Herty Hall Roof

Robin S. Beauchamp, Georgia College and State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ken McGill Mr. Cason Kelley

Fermi-LAT daily monitoring observations of the microquasar Cygnus X-1

Austin P. Waldron, Georgia College and State University
Stephen R. Hood, Georgia College and State University
Arash Bodaghee, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Arash Bodaghee

Gender in Olympic Coverage

Steven V. Walters, Georgia College and State University
Hallie Swift, Georgia College and State University
Sierra Wirt, Georgia College and State University
Avery Mixon, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary Jean Land

Genetic Analysis of Novel Mycobacteriophages: SheaKeira and Adonis

Keira N. Stacks, Georgia College and State University
Shea Morris, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Indiren Pillay

Germination in Milkweeds (Asclepias, Apocynaceae): Response To Cold Stratification And Moisture Pretreatment

Zachary W. Izen, Georgia College and State University
Andrew Wright, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. G. Ionta

God, Nature, and Man in Justine

Kayley R. Roberson

Major: Art History

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Hedwig Fraunhofer

Has Affirmative Action Affected Female or Minority Leadership of Manufacturing Firms?

Justin B. Suda

Major: Economics

Faculty Mentor: Christopher Clark

Identification of Hawaiian Tilapia Using Mitochondrial DNA Sequences

Summer D. Duffy, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Weese

Identification of Novel Interactors of SEC6 via Genetic Suppressor Screen Using a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genomic DNA Library

Y. Ellen France PhD, Georgia college and state university
Emily Parrish, Georgia College and State University
Raira Ank
Tristan Peterman
Sarah Mork
Billie Mills
Lindsey Duke
Jyoti Lama

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Y. Ellen France

Identification of Tilapia Species Through Microsatellite Genetic Analysis

Nicholas Fuerstenau, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. David Weese

Illustris-Simulated Major Merger Galaxy Pairs at z=0

Alice Jacques, Georgia College and State University
Spencer Shortt, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Donovan Domingue

Impact of Cations on the Sorption Capabilities of Kaolin Towards Biofilm-forming Bacteria

Rachel E. Brineman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Andrei Barkovskii

Impact of pH on Sorption Capacities of Kaolinite Products Towards Biofilm Forming Bacteria

Terrell S. Johnson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrei L. Barkovskii

Impact of the Removal of Pueraria montana on Soil Characteristics in Central Georgia

Sara M. Carey, Georgia Southern University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Christine Mutiti, Gretchen Ionta, Allison VandeVoort

Implementing a Home-Based Blood Pressure Monitoring Program to Improve Hypertension Management

Nicole S. Bello, Georgia College and State University

Major: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sheryl Winn Dr. Leslie Moore Dr. Susan Steele

Influences on 21st Century Federal Elections

Laura A. Ahrens

Major: Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Min Kim

Isolation and Characterization of Waits, an A15 Subcluster Actinobacteriophage

Audrey Waits, Georgia College and State University
Indiren Pillay, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Indiren Pillay

Key Encryption Through Quantum Optics

Madison Durrance, Georgia College and State University
Zach Galberd, Georgia College and State University
Abbey Savage, Georgia College and State University
Tristan Cabrera, Georgia College and State University
Josh Hoffman, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Haake Busch

Kinetics of Crystal Violet Color Fading via a Small Footprint Diode Array Spectrometer

Paige Lott, Georgia College & State University

Major: Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ronald Fietkau

Literature Review of Coral Bleaching from an Ecological Perspective

Amanda N. Brewer, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Allison VandeVoort

Looking Beyond GDP: Alternative Measures of Wellbeing

Andrii Melnyk, Georgia College and State University

Major: Finance

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Brooke Conway, Assistant Professor of Economics Department of Economics & Finance

Mapping community space and place in Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania through surveys and GIS

Jessica Craigg, Georgia College and State University

Major: Geography/Environmental Science dual degree

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Amy Sumpter

Mental Health in Prison: A problem that must be addressed.

Alecia D. Carlisle

Major: Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Carrie Cook

Method Development for the GC In-Vessel Composting System Using Post-Consumer Food Waste from The MAX

Evan T. Hearn

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Allison VandeVoort Kristen Hitchcock Mutande Tembo

Minus Five: An Examination Writing Proficiency at the Undergraduate Level

Sophia R. DiCarlo, Georgia College and State University

Major: English Literature

Faculty Mentor: John Sirmans

Modeling Grade Distribution

Jasmine N. Gray, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Jebessa Mijena

Mystics, Eunuchs, and Contraband: The Pardoner’s Role in Chaucer’s Criticism of the Catholic Church

Matthew Cornelison, Georgia College and State University

Major: English Literature

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Craig Callender

Narrowing Down the Binding Site of Adenovirus E4 11k on the Cellular Protein Ddx6

Michael D. Hammond, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kasey Karen

Nematodes as Indicators of Soil Health Impacted by Soil Texture on Salamander Springs Farm

Julia K. Steele, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Allison VandeVoort

Out of the Kitchen and into the Factory: Advertising to Women in World War II

Emily R. Britton, Georgia College and State University

Major: History

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aran MacKinnon

Parental Attribution Trends and Child Social Competence

Adria Freshley, Georgia College and State University
Rebecca Groeneveld, Georgia College and State University
Megan Druhot, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu Ming Chiang, Ph.D.

Plasma Characterization Using Optical Emission Spectroscopy

Spencer D. Lovelady, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Hasitha Mahabaduge

Pleistocene Rodents from Coastal Georgia

Christina Barrows Ms.

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Al Mead

Portrayal of Women and Feminism in the Media

Makayla Hays, Georgia College and State University
Saskia Lindsay, Georgia College and State University
Rachael Alesia, Georgia College and State University
Marlee Thomas, Georgia College and State University
Katherine Knosher, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary Jean Land

Presentation and Privacy: the Hôtel de Soubise as a Case Study of Problems in Eighteenth-Century French Domestic Architecture

Elyse N. Hoganson, Georgia College and State University

Major: Art concentration Art History and History concentration Public History

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elissa Auerbach

Prevalence of Childbirth Fear in Georgia College and State University Undergraduate Students

Madison K. Stansell, Georgia College and State University
Lindsay Jones, Georgia College and State University

Major: Nursing

Faculty Mentor: Monica Ketchie

Protestantism and Biblical Foundations for Ecological Care

Peyton A. Sanders

Major: Philosophy/Liberal Studies Double Major

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Juli Gittinger Dr. Mark Causey

Quantum Computing With Bose-Einstein Condensates: A Literature Survey

Jacob Kekoa Handley, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Hasitha Mahabaduge, PhD

Radical Colleagues: A Case Study of Art and Social Justice Using a Participatory Approach

Sarah Herring, Georgia College & State University
Katlyn Bark, Georgia College & State University

Major: Psychology, Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Sandra Godwin & Valerie Aranda

Reduction of Gordonia terrae Biofilms by Host-Specific Bacteriophage

Audrey Waits, Georgia College and State University
Indiren Pillay, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Indiren Pillay

Refinement of Production Grade Bio-diesel

Campbell Axt, GCSU
Jamichael Williams, Georgia College and State University
Zachary Huffman, GCSU
Sydney Ninneman, GCSU
Robert Hughley, GCSU
Annie Jackson, GCSU
Chris Barrett, GCSU
Tyler Wilhoit, GCSU
Steven Slack, GCSU
Scottie Beauchamp, GCSU
Liddy Cronan, GCSU

Major: Physics and Chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ken McGill

Relationship Between Capillary Rise and Nitrification Potential at Babe + Sage Farm

David T. Capati, Georgia College and State University
Taylor Fitzgerald, Georgia College and State University
Patrick Powers, Georgia College and State University

Major: Environmental Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Allison VandeVoort

Relationships Between Ambiguity Tolerance and Well-Structured vs. Ill-Structured Problems

Nichole J. Gilbert, Georgia College and State University
Chanse Denmon, Georgia College and State University
Lauren T. Hovey, Georgia College and State University
Katy B. Tinsley, Georgia College and State University
Saadiyqa Livingstone, Georgia College and State University
Jonathan Kaplan, Georgia College and State University
Diana L. Young, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Diana Young

Religious Beliefs and Practices Among College Students

Daniel R. Baez, Georgia College and State University
Nadjuma Jean-Simon

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dana Wood Ashley Taylor

Role of Minerals: Enhancing Exercise and Performance

Hannah Onians, Student
Lauren Duffy, Student

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Kelly Massey

Sex Differences and Preference Assessment in Betta splendens

Nichole J. Gilbert, Georgia College and State University
Shelby Munyan, Georgia College and State University
Hannah T. Rose

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Kristina L. Dandy & Walter L. Isaac

Silver and Gold: The Markers of Goodness, Greed and Vanity in Chaucer's Travelers

Samantha G. Strickland, Georgia College and State University

Major: English Literature

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Craig Callender

Testing the Feasibility of a Bladeless Wind Turbine Design

Chukwuemeka C. Ibebuike, GCSU
Hauke Busch, GCSU

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Hauke Busch

The Beetle Bandit: The Utilization of Biosurveillance to Monitor the Spread of the Emerald Ash Borer

Dorianna C. Dobson, Georgia College and State University
Payton E. Burriss, Georgia College and State University
Caroline E. Fowler, Georgia College and State University
Stephanie H. Forsman, Georgia College and State University
Nicholas T. Buchanan, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology/Pre- med

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Nathan Lord

The Development of a Retina Controlled Prosthetic Device for Human Augmentation

Brian D. Skoglind Jr, Georgia College

Major: Physics

Faculty Mentor: Hauke Busch

The Effects of Eating Disorders on Athletic Performance

Lydia M. Clement, Georgia College and State University
Drew Phillips, Georgia College and State University

Major: Exercise Science

Faculty Mentor: Kelley Massey

The Effects of Humor to Reduce Anxiety in College Students

Leigh-Ann Devine, Georgia College and State University
Matthew C. Gehr, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Heppner

The Effects of Repeated versus Traditional Commercial Breaks on Attitudes toward the TV Show and Commercials: An Eye-tracking Investigation

Kevin C. Tormeno, Georgia College and State University
Joshua Parrish, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communication

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Green

The Eighteenth-Century Origins of Sally Mann’s “New Child”

Victoria L. Pitts

Major: Art History

Faculty Mentor: Elissa Auerbach

The Flaws of Deterrence Theory

Hunter Oneal Cooley

Major: Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Ji Seun Sohn

The Formation of Robust Biofilms and Kaolin’s Sorption of Them

Sarah A. Head, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Andrei L. Barkovskii

The Impact of a Mentoring Program on Adolescent Girls’ Self-Esteem

Natalie C. Flanders, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Ming Chiang

The Influence of Parental Disciplinary Strategies on Social Competence in Children

Emily Hegstetter, Georgia College and State University
Alexa Perez, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Tsu-Ming Chiang: tmchiang@gcsu.edu

The Jam Derivative

Stephen K. Castleberry, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics and Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ralph France III, Dr. Hong Yue

The Portrayal of Controversial Topics in Satirical Media

Maranda Blum, Georgia College and State University
Samantha Deptula, Georgia College and State University
Erin Dickman, Georgia College and State University
Mariah Fuller, Georgia College and State University
Kathryn Swendsen, Georgia College and State University

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary J. Land

The Social Construction of Generations: On the dubious value of the generational model in marketing and public discourse

Anika J. Patel, Georgia College and State University

Major: Sociology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Bradley Koch; Dr. Stephanie McClure

The Transformation of Teen Vogue

Erica Misener
Hayley Bair
Chandler Durden
Bethany Straus

Faculty Mentor: Mary Land

The Uneven Scales Of Lady Justice

Jessica H. Shepard, Georgia College and State University

Major: Mass Communications/Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Ji Seun Sohn, Ph.D.

Third Party Interventions Into Internal Conflicts

Sarah Jessica McCann, Georgia College and State University

Major: Political Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Min S. Kim

Tri-Malleolar Fracture and Dislocation with Deltoid Rupture and Fibular Fracture

Kayla Bennett

Major: Athletic Training

Faculty Mentor: Mandy Jarriel

Undergraduate Attitudes towards Required Foreign Language Courses

Leah V. Cash, Georgia College and State University

Major: Sociology & Spanish

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Aurora Castillo-Scott aurora.castillo-scott@gcsu.edu

Understanding the Relationship between Self-Reported Drug Use and Treatment Efficacy

Paige Mandas, Georgia College and State University
Kayla Argo, Georgia College and State University
Jesse Chapman, Georgia College and State University
Sean Groark, Georgia College and State University
Mary Mason Beale, Georgia College and State University

Major: Psychology

Faculty Mentor: Lee Gillis (lee.gillis@gcsu.edu) Keith Russell (keith.russell@wwu.edu)

Using an Atomic Molecular Optics Laboratory for Undergraduate Research and Mentoring of Physics Students in Georgia

Matthew P. Dallas, Georgia College and State University

Major: Physics and Mathematics

Faculty Mentor: Hauke Busch

UV - Visible Spectra of Various Colored Inks

Rachel C. Pendley Ms., Georgia College and State University

Major: chemistry

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ronald Fietkau

Variations Of Epipelic Diatom Community During The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project In Port Wentworth, GA

Alyssa H. Thomson
Kalina Manoylov, Georgia College and State University

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kalina Manoylov

Vertical diatom motility in relation to tide shifts on St. Simons Island, GA

Merry Zohn, Georgia College and State University
Madeline McCloskey, Georgia College and State University

Major: Biology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kalina Manoylov