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Research Month 2018 Queens and Staten Island Campus Winners:

Queens:

At Research Month Poster Presentations Students and Faculty Share Ideas

GRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

FIRST PLACE
James Akpan
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Bible Comes to Nigeria: Colonialism and the Politics of Translation
Mentor: Dr. Jean-Pierre Ruiz, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

SECOND PLACE
Joyce'Alyn Payne
College of Professional Studies
Making a Splash: Examining the Media Portrayal of Male Synchronized Swimmers
Mentor: Dr. Alanna Harman, College of Professional Studies

UNDERGRADUATE ORAL PRESENTATIONS

FIRST PLACE
Haley Chang
College of Professional Studies
Eh Das Funny! Racialized Humor in Hawaii
Ozanam Scholars Program
Mentor: Dr. Barrett Brenton, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

SECOND PLACE
Jada Bradberry
College of Professional Studies
Building Social Media Literacy
Ozanam Scholars Program
Mentor: Dr. Basilio Monteiro, College of Professional Studies

 

GRADUATE SCIENCE POSTERS

FIRST PLACE – POSTER #75
Trudi Denoon
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Assessment of the Energy Metabolism of the Renal Cell Line LLC PK1
Mentor: Dr. Sue Ford, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

SECOND PLACE – POSTER #4
Zhifei Wang
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Molecular Mechanism of the Function and Regulation of TRPP2/PKD1 Complex
Mentor: Dr. Yong Yu, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

THIRD PLACE – POSTER # 74
Naila Habeeb
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
BMP Chemotropic and Inductive Signaling in Response to Acute Ethanol Exposure
Mentor: Dr. Jeanette Perron, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

GRADUATE HUMANITIES POSTERS

FIRST PLACE – POSTER # 134
Julia Theilen, Dr. Minna Horowitz
College of Professional Studies
"Ranking Digital Rights" as Media Reform: Strategies and Tactics
Mentor: Dr. Minna Horowitz, College of Professional Studies

SECOND PLACE – POSTER #113
Abbey Santoro
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
American Populism and the Constitution
Mentor: Dr. William Byrne, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

THIRD PLACE – POSTER #123
Zachary Basso
School of Education
Athletics’ Place in Academic Curriculum
Mentor: Dr. Liz Chase, School of Education

UNDERGRADUATE SCIENCE POSTERS

FIRST PLACE – POSTER # 22
Juhayer Uddin, Arkadiusz Baginski, Dr. Gen Long, Acher Suissa, David Matatov, Alisha Memon 
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Hydrothermal Synthesis of Mn-doped VO2  Nanowires
Mentor: Dr. Gen Long, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

SECOND PLACE – POSTER # 24
Raheeb Alsaidi, Blawal Chaudhry, Juhayer Uddin, Andrew Nunez, Dr. Mostafa Sadoqi
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Fluorescence Studies of Fe3O4-Au Hybrid Nanoparticles
Mentor: Dr. Gen Long, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

THIRD PLACE – POSTER # 51
Hao Tan, Cerris Chung, Dr. Regina Ginzburg
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Producing Non-biased Educational Videos on Novel Diabetes Medications for Healthcare Practitioners
Mentor: Dr. Regina Ginzburg, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

UNDERGRADUATE HUMANITIES POSTERS

FIRST PLACE – POSTER # 132
Neelesh Rastogi, Dr. Katia Passerini, Dr. Cesar Bandera
College of Professional Studies
Startups and Knowledge Creation: Insights from the Kauffman Firm Survey
Mentor: Dr. Katia Passerini, College of Professional Studies

SECOND PLACE – POSTER # 194
Seraiah Romero, Carline Bennett 
College of Professional Studies
The Quality of Education in Rural Secondary Schools of Trinidad and Tobago
Ozanam Scholars Program
Mentor: Dr. Basilio Monteiro, College of Professional Studies

THIRD PLACE – POSTER #172
Erin McGarry
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Reclaiming Cultural Literacy: An Analysis of the Role of Education
McNair Scholars Program
Mentor: Dr. Barrett Brenton, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

     

    Staten Island:

    ORAL PRESENTATION AWARDS
    1st Place
    Student: Victoria Maniscalco
    College: School of Education
    Title: “ESL Instruction in the Arts Fieldwork Program”
    Mentor: Dr. Robert Fanuzzi, Associate Professor / Associate Provost Office of the Vice Provost, Staten Island

    Honorable Mention
    Students: Vincent J. Amoia, Nicole Avdalas, Alexis Cucurullo, Anthony Figliozzi, Michaela Gaylord, Jacqueline Gonzales, Vincent Palmisano, Robert Sperrazza, Nicolas Tritto
    College: Peter J. Tobin College of Business
    Title: “Monetary vs. Fiscal Policy: How to Stabilize the Business Cycle”
    Mentor: Dr. Ralph Terregrossa, Associate Professor Economics and Finance

    SOCIAL JUSTICE PRESENTATION AWARDS
    1st Place
    Student: Lara Thompson
    College: St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Title: “Sexual Development within Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities”
    Mentor: Dr. Marilyn Dono-Koulouris, Associate Professor Discover New York

    Honorable Mention
    Students: John Hobbs
    College: College of Professional Studies
    Title: “Providing Resources for Homeless Youth”
    Mentor: Dr. Ellen Boegel, Professor Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security

    SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
    1st Place
    Student: Bianca Licitra
    College: St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Title: "College Students’ Attitudes Towards Individuals with Developmental Disabilities"
    Mentor: Dr. Carolyn Vigorito, Associate Dean St. John’s College, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

    Honorable Mention
    Students: Nicholas Damiano, George Eskandar,  Justin Vitello
    College: Peter J. Tobin College of Business
    Title: “How Economists Think”
    Mentor: Dr. Ralph Terregrossa, Associate Professor Economics and Finance

    Honorable Mention
    Students: Ashley D’Agosto
    College: St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    Title: “Perceptions of Men and Women Who Use Vocal Fry: A Replication”
    Mentor: Dr. Miguel Roig, Professor St. John's College