Fall 2001 Grant Recipients - (G-L)

Student Name


Faculty Mentor(s)

Project Title

John Gaines

Classics/ Linguistics

Professor Mary Kean

Linguistic Analysis of Agrammatism

Arlene Galvan

Criminology, Law & Society

Professor David Meyer

Chicano/Latino Social Movement Action in California

Oracio Gonzalez

Political Science

Professor Caesar Sereseres

A Comparative Analysis of Bordertowns in Texas, New Mexico and California

Matilde Gonzalez

Biological Sciences

Professor Sunny Jiang

Concentration of Viruses from Aquatic Environments Using CentraMate Tangential Flow Filtration System

Andrew Good

Civil Engineering

Professors John LaRue, James Earthman and Richard Nelson

Fluid Flow Testbed

Qyana Kelly Griffith

Biological Sciences

Professor James McGaugh

Effects of Nucleus Accumbens Lesions on Systemic and Hippocampal Glucocorticoid Influences on Memory

Mary Grinstead

International Studies

Professor Patrick Morgan

The Shifting British Role in European Defense

Nathaniel Hamlin

Mathematics/ Physics

Professor Gary Chanan

Interpretation and 3D Modeling in Adaptive Optics Systems

Mary Hargett

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Mark Suh

Effects of Exercise on People's Judgement of Subjective Well-Being

Misato Hayashida


Professor Steven Barwick

Study of the Optimal Configuration of the Early Ice Cube Construction

Lindsay Hendrickson


Professor Keith Fowler

Ritual and Musical Theater

Jiri Herrmann

Civil Engineering

Professor Amelia Regan

Dynamic and Stochastic Routing and Scheduling: Algorithm Development and Simulation Based Analysis

Jarrett Hoffman

Criminology, Law & Society

Professor Henry Pontell


Rachel Holland

Criminology, Law & Society

Professor Joseph DiMento

Blood Sucking Lawyers, Pious Professionals, and the Modern Attorney: The Juris Doctor's View of Ethical Standards in Law

Hoa Huynh

Political Science

Professor Caesar Sereseres

The Political Function of the Ethnic Media

Wen-Li Jen

Social Science

Professor Michael Scavio

How is the Portrayal of Women Different in Men and Women Leisure Magazines?

Ivan Jimenez


Professor Caesar Sereseres


Peter Joe

Applied Ecology

Professor Sunny Jiang

Determine the Diversity of Natural Viruses in an Alkaline Hypersaline Lake - Mono Lake, California

Ben Johns

Chemistry/ Dance/ Music

Professor Joseph Huszti

The Neurobiological Basis for the Effect of Movement on the Voice

Megan Julienne

Social Science

Professor Michael Scavio

A Look at College Student's Stresses Inside and Outside the Classroom

Sherry Jung

Biological Sciences

Professor Jerry McCullough

Novel Compounds for Skin Penetration Enhancement

Jenna Kantor

Dance/ Drama

Professor Myrona DeLaney

Demo CD

Ritika Khandpur

Biological Sciences

Professor Kenneth Linden

Anatomic Location of Malignant Melanoma

Cindy Khuu

Biological Sciences

Professor Linda Nelson

The Progression of Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome

Immanuel Kim

English/ History

Professor J. Hillis Miller

Orientalism and the Idea of the "Other"

Lisa Kleinsasser

Psychology & Social Behavior

Professor Chuansheng Chen

Dopamine Receptor D4 (DRD4) Gene and Creativity

Kristine Kolkman

Biological Sciences

Professor Thomas Carew

Identification of Serotonergic Neurons Mediating Sensitization in Aplysia

Esther Komanapalli

Biological Sciences/ Studio Art

Professor Keith Fowler and Dr. Joan Bissell

Studio Art in Elementary Schools and Plasticity of Learning Centers of the Brain

Tanya Kossler

Biological Sciences

Professor Arthur Weis

Who's the Daddy?: Developing a Method to test for Assortative Mating in Plants

Catherine Kravitz


Professor Wang Feng

Disparity in Widowhood Dating Experiences Depending on Age

Alicia Laumann


Professor Nancy Ruyter

In Search of the Flamenco: My Travels Through Spain

John Lauridsen


Professor Michael Dennin

Experimental Study of Foams Under Shear with Bubble Model

Jennifer Lavorin

Biological Sciences

Professor Ulrike Luderer

The Regulation of Ovarian Follicle Glutathione (GSH) Synthesis by Gonadotropin Hormone

Wang Ho Lee

Electrical Engineering

Professor Richard Nelson

Development of a Microinductor

Shanesha Legardy


Professor Ralph Purdy

Effects of Simulated Microgravity on Vascular Contractility: Alterations in Intracellular Calcium Levels

Linda Lin

Comparative Literature

Professor Alexander Gelley

Bridge to Tradition: Literary Topocosm in Romantic and Modern Writers

Sarah Lopez

Biological Sciences

Professor Ulrike Luderer

Effects of Cyclophosphamide on Glutathione Synthesis in Rat Ovaries

Ambrocia Lopez

Social Science

Dr. Jeanett Castellanos

Psychosocial Factors Influencing White and Latino College Student Retention in Higher Education

Mabel Lung


Professor Charles Wheeler

Vietnam Veteran's Response to September 11th