Presentations

PANEL PRESENTATIONS

Session I: 9:30am – 10:30am

Health and Science

Studying the underlying mechanisms of health and disease, this panel will explore issues ranging from smoking to the hepatitis delta virus.
Moderator: Dr. Anne Rosenwald, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Co-Director of the Biology of Global Health Major
Presenters: Leighton Daigh (‘13), Petar Georgiev (‘13), & Sarah Justvig (‘13)
Room: ICC 101

History: Encountering the Other

Discussing the impacts of intercultural interactions, this panel will feature presentations exploring the presence of Nixon in China and history of Native Alaskans.
Moderator: Dr. Tommaso Astarita, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History
Presenters: Peter Stanton (‘13) & Yongle Xue (‘14)
Room: ICC 102

Security Studies and Conflict Resolution

Illustrating the world’s latest security challenges, this panel will explore US and Russian military reform, guerrilla movements, and conflict severity.
Moderator: Dr. George Shambaugh, Associate Professor of International Affairs and Government, Chairman, Department of Government
Presenters: Samuel Dulik (‘13), Andrew Klemperer (‘13), James Marshall (‘13), & Amelia Whitehead (‘14)
Room: ICC 103

Health and Society

Exploring the intersection between health and society, this panel will feature presentations illustrating the social issues of health care and impact of sex education for adolescents.
Moderator: Dr. Heidi Elmendorf, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Co-Director of the Biology of Global Health Major
Presenters: Elizabeth McMillen (’13) & Colleen Tapen (‘13)
Room: ICC 104

Women and Sexual Minorities

Highlighting the intersection of religion and personal freedom, this panel will explore homosexuality and feminism within Christianity and Islam.
Moderator: Dr. Yvonne Haddad, Professor of the History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslin-Christian Understanding
Presenters: Caitlin Attal (‘13), Ariana Marnicio (‘13), & Joseph Allen Pearson (‘14)
Room: ICC 105

Vaccinations and Health

Describing the patterns of disease transmission rate and treatment, this panel will feature presentations regarding the influenza vaccine and its seasonal models.
Moderator: Dr. Bernhard Liese, Chair, Department of International Health
Presenters: Sarah Kramer (‘14) & Eric Mooring (‘13)
Room: ICC 106

Immigration and Religion

Studying the intricacies of immigration, this panel will feature research into the religious and ethnic aspects of diasporas and refugee communities.
Moderator: Dr. Elzbieta Godziak, Director of Research, Institute for the Study of International Migration
Presenters: Joanna Foote (‘13), Masha Goncharova (‘14), & Shea Houlihan (‘13)
Room: ICC 116

Session II: 10:45am – 11:45am

International Politics

Examining issues of modern international politics, this panel will feature presentations on Turkish political parties, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and Israeli public diplomacy.
Moderator: Dr. Yvonne Haddad, Professor of the History of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Center for Muslin-Christian Understanding
Presenters: Saakshi Dulani (‘13), Sharan Grewal (‘13), & Joshua E. Schoen (‘14)
Room: ICC 101

Cultural Studies

Exploring the cultural phenomena of dance and music, this panel explores the struggle for authenticity among electronic dance music DJs and Georgetown’s Greek dance community.
Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Fink, Associate Professor, Department of English
Presenters: Melinda Reyes (‘13) & Katarina Starcevic (’15)
Room: ICC 102

The  Political Economy of Foreign Aid

Examining the distribution of foreign aid, this panel will feature presentations exploring the political and economic motivations underpinning Canadian and Korean foreign aid patterns.
Moderator: Dr. James Vreeland, Associate Professor of International Relations, Walsh School of Foreign Service
Presenters: Shom Mazumder (‘15) & Josephine Suh (‘14)
Room: ICC 103

Economics

Highlighting the wide variety of research in economics, this panel will feature presentations on China’s currency manipulation and Chicago’s restaurant industry.
Moderator: Dr. Shareen Joshi, Visiting Assistant Professor, Walsh School of Foreign Service
Presenters: Carolyn Carson (‘13) & Nathaniel Cunningham (‘13)
Room: ICC 104

Psychology and Cognition

Discussing the latest advancements in psychology, this panel will feature presentations looking into child psychology and the science of empathy.
Moderator: Dr. Rebecca Ryan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Presenters: Jenna Finch (’13) & Marisa Morin (‘13)
Room: ICC 105

Urban Studies

Illustrating the challenges facing the modern city, this panel will explore issues of gentrification and education.
Moderator: Dr. Brian McCabe, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Presenters: Reid Kelley (‘13) & Hanna Perry (‘13)
Room: ICC 106

Political Economy and the Environment

Exploring the intersection between politics, economics, and the environment, this panel features presentations on the environments of China and the Black Sea region.
Moderator: Dr. George Shambaugh, Associate Professor of International Affairs and Government, Chairman, Department of Government
Presenters: Julie Gantz (‘13) & Colleen Wood (‘14)
Room: ICC 116

Applications of Chemistry

Illuminating cutting-edge applications of chemistry, this panel features presentations on molecular cavitands and estrogen in the hippocampus.
Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Swift, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Presenters: Tim Dougherty (’13) & Ariel Tabachnik (‘14)
Room: ICC 117

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

1:30pm-2:30pm, ICC Galleria

Elaine Colligan (‘15)                    Brandon Da Silva (‘15)          Allison Doughty (‘13)
Tyler Eldridge (‘13)                     Hannah Fixel (‘13)                 Sarah Fox (‘13)
Brian Goggin (‘14)                       Laura Golojuch (‘13)             Schuyler Hodge (‘13)
Matthew Hoffmann (‘14)            Madeline Howe (‘13)            Asjed Hussain (’13)
Charlotte Japp (‘13)                     Samuel Kane (‘14)                 Julia Kieserman (‘16)
Vail Kohnert-Yount (’13)            Minjung Koo (‘14)                 Alex Luta (‘16) 
Jose Madrid (‘14)                         Alice Maglio (‘13)                  Claire Magliola (‘13)
Calanthia Mei (‘14)                      Tola Otetemi (‘16)                 Gregory Ouellette (‘13)
Emily Perkins (‘14)                      Emma Phillips (‘16)              Erica Pincus (‘13)
Peter Prindiville (‘14)                  Chris Rom (‘16)                     Elizabeth Schiavoni (‘14)
Jessica Schwab (‘13)                    Collin Segura (‘15)                Yuko Shimada (‘13)
Kelly Smith (‘14)                           Amelia Whitehead (‘14)      Gary Xia (‘16)
Fanny Yeung (‘13)                        Marina Young (‘13)

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