List of Presentations

2020 SRCA Virtual Showcase Presentations

Student: David Adams
Faculty Sponsor: Keith Brunstad (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)
Geologic Reconnaissance Survey of Shawangunk Ridge: New Paltz, NY

Students: Olivia Allrich, Mary Tigue, Jonathan Solorzano, Tyler Brazinski
Faculty Sponsors: Jess Downin (Athletics), Lawrence Guzy (Psychology, emeritus faculty)
Motion Sickness Susceptibility in a Varsity Women's Athletic Team: An Exploratory Study

Student: Christopher Andrade
Faculty Sponsor: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
Snow Monitoring of SUNY Oneonta Wetland

Student: Christopher Andrade
Faculty Sponsor: Donna Vogler (Biology)
Deer Density Monitoring

Student: Abby Antalek
Faculty Sponsor: Raymond Siegrist (Secondary Education & Educational Technology)
Spaced Practice and a Long-lasting Education

Student: Tayler Baldwin
Faculty Sponsor: Emily Riddle (Human Ecology)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Methods Used to Teach the Translation of Research into Evidenced-based Practice in Undergraduate Dietetics Students

Student: Jessica Baron
Faculty Sponsor: Jody Aultman (Human Ecology)
Surface Design

Students: Manolo Benitez, Hannah Harby, Jared Stauss, Katherine Mertus
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Bastiaans (Biology)
Impact of Snow Removal on Red-Backed Salamander Abundance and Recapture Probability

Student: Lillian Berrios
Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Lau (Psychology)
The Dark Triad and Socially Desirable Responding

Student: Kelsey Bogdan
Faculty Sponsor: Kristen Roosa (Biology)
The Effect of Benzophenone-1 on Ovarian Follicle Formation

Student: Anna Braun
Faculty Sponsor: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
Spirituality and Conservation in Mexico: The Case of Panthera onca

Students: Anna Braun, Alexandra Gomez, Marissa Laterra, Caroline Powell, Leah Stern, Lyndsey Whittemore
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Office of Sustainability)
Campus Food Waste: Field Observations of Dining Halls

Student: Alyx Braunius
Faculty Sponsor: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
The Relationship Between Yoga and Environmentally Sustainable Living

Students: Kira Bruno, Kelsey Green, Kali Ticehurst, Lauren Whittemore
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Office of Sustainability)
Campus Food Waste: Analysis of a Student Survey

Students: Edward Budai, Cameron Ahlers, Erick Fragoso, Megan Schofield
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Office of Sustainability)
Analysis of Campus Food Waste: Interviews with Campus Food Staff

Students: Joshua Busold, Jessica Abt, Dan Coelho, Skyler Daniello, Andre Espinoza, Brandon Laventure, Samantha Paduani
Faculty Sponsor: Fred Zalatan (Biology)
Yeast Host Factors Involved in Replication of a Jumping Gene

Student: Sarah Callan
Faculty Sponsor: Erik Stengler (Cooperstown Graduate Program)
Visitor Expectations and Perceptions of Controversial Science Topics at Botanic Gardens

Student: Alyssa Carbone
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Small (Foreign Languages & Literatures)
Fighting for Freedom: What We Can Learn from Immigration Law and Cuban-American Immigrants in the US

Student: Cassandra Carl
Faculty Sponsor: Sarah Rhodes (Milne Library)
Crisis Literature as an Emerging Subgenre of Young Adult Literature

Students: Stephanie Carpenter, Hadley Chan
Faculty Sponsors: Paul French, Jane Simpson (Physics & Astronomy)
What Makes a Trumpet Sound Like a Trumpet?

Students: Christina Chumpitazi, Kristen Duscher
Faculty Sponsor: Junryo Watanabe (Biology)
Immune-Mediated Repair and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Students: Mitchell Collins, Nicholas Kilmer
Faculty Sponsor: Hugh Gallagher, Jr. (Physics & Astronomy)
Building a Solar Energy System

Student: Alexandria Collum
Faculty Sponsors: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability), Elizabeth Bastiaans (Biology)
Is Climate Change effecting the Spotted Salamander’s (Ambystoma maculatum) Migratory Breeding Patterns?

Student: Theresa Considine
Faculty Sponsor: Charlene Christie (Psychology)
The Impact of Group Stereotype on Collective Self-Esteem and Performance

Students: Christopher Corsello, Kelly Carey, Shakuntala Persaud
Faculty Sponsor: Junryo Watanabe (Biology)
The Effect of Artificial Sweeteners on Blood Glucose Levels

Students: James Creaser, Daniel Callahan
Faculty Sponsor: Chien-Wei [Wilson] Lin (Management, Marketing & Information Systems)
Make Your Money Upset and You Will Have Nothing to Invest: How Humanizing Money and Facial Emotion Affect Financial Risk Taking

Students: Isaiah Crosbourne, Julia Huntley
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)
Nematode Parasites of Otsego Lake Fishes

Student: Claire Curtin
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)
Resolving the True Identity of Octospinifer macilentus

Student: Sabrina De La Rosa
Faculty Sponsors: Maria Chaves Daza (Africana & Latino Studies), Laura Felschow (Communications & Media)
Josefina: La Afro Latina
Link to Screenplay

Student: Stephen DeForest
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)
Species Distribution Modeling of Calopteryx maculate

Student: Nicholas Dillmann
Faculty Sponsors: Dona Siregar, Kai Chen (Economics, Finance & Accounting)
Market Volatility and the US-China Trade War

Student: Andrew Ditzel
Faculty Sponsor: Laura Munteanu (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)
From Calculus to Differential Geometry

Students: Taylor Dolan, Allison Hannigan, Jason Cadwalader, Jaynelle Baird
Faculty Sponsor: Melissa Godek (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)
The Utility of Thickness and Weather Type as a Rain – Snow Divide: A 30-year Case Study at Albany, NY

Student: Kathryn Dragan
Faculty Sponsor: Erik Stengler (Cooperstown Graduate Program)
Modern Cabinet of Curiosities: The Display of Human Remains and Audience Response

Student: Christian Dunphy
Faculty Sponsors: Michael McAvoy, Kpoti Kitissou (Economics, Finance & Accounting)
NBA Win Percentage Affected by Game Scheduling

Students: Austen Eighmey, Will Augstell, Teresa Hoffmeister, David Madden, Amanda Romo, Leslie Tallmadge
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Office of Sustainability)
Campus Food Waste Analysis: Field Observations of Coffee/Tea Spots

Students: Paige Gannon, Rebecca Macdonald
Faculty Sponsor: Andrea Fallon-Korb (Sport & Exercise Sciences)
Influencing Factors of Mental Toughness: Perceptions of Athletes and Coaches

Student: Francesca Giannetta
Faculty Sponsor: Christine Storrie (Economics, Finance & Accounting)
The Effects of Daylight Savings Time on Work Productivity: Are We Really Saving?

Students: Sierra Gold, Emma Allis, Jacob Azukas, Carsen Debrock, Angelo Passafiume
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Office of Sustainability)
Analysis of Campus Food Waste: A Garbology Analysis

Student: Franchesca Gonzalez
Faculty Sponsor: Brian Lowe (Sociology)
Purposeful Simulations: Educating the Public on Autism Spectrum Disorder

Student: Alex Gross
Faculty Sponsors: Elizabeth Bastiaans (Biology), Jessica Burkhart (University of Minnesota)
Effects of Oxytocin on Social Behavior in African Carnivores

Student: Hannah Harby
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Bastiaans (Biology), Alexandra Vlk (Randolph Macon College)
The Next Generation: Headstarting Two Populations of Wood Turtle Hatchlings from Oneonta, NY

Student: Arene Holston
Faculty Sponsor: Betty Wambui (Africana & Latinx Studies)
The Systems We Face

Student: Haleigh Jaquint
Faculty Sponsor: Jody Aultman (Human Ecology)
A Study in Garment Design and Construction

Students: Alexandra Keen, Kevin Reyna, Christen Patalano, Allison Chapman
Faculty Sponsor: Yoko Takagi (Psychology)
Cultural Research on Parental Beliefs about Children’s Developmental Goals

Students: Aiden King, Connor Manion, Frederick Pachonka, Brendan Sweeney
Faculty Sponsor: Antoine Blanc, Trudy Thomas-Smith (Chemistry & Biochemistry)
Exploring Diastereoselective Epoxidation to Provide Hexahydropyrroloindoline-Containing Peptide

Students: Jennifer Le, Laci Nellis
Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Lau (Psychology)
Social Anxiety, Avoidant Personality Disorder, and Emotion Socialization

Students: Kristin Lee, Lucas Foster, Andrew Hodgens
Faculty Sponsors: Sunil Labroo (Physics & Astronomy), James Mills (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
A Comparative Analysis of the Delhi Ghazipur Landfill and Pennsylvania Keystone Landfill

Student: Madison Levine
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)
A New Species of Tapeworm from the Long-tail Stingray from Ecuador

Students: Alexandra Lewis, Ryan Minges, Christopher Robertson
Faculty Sponsor: Michael Aryee (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)
Coding with Application

Student: Gregory Makarius, Melissa Amigon
Faculty Sponsor: Paul Bischoff (Secondary Education & Educational Technology)
Examining Road Salts as a Model for Sea Spray and Their Impact on Bridge Infrastructure

Students: Kaitlin Martins, Christopher Deragon, Alina Amin
Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Lau (Psychology)
The Dark Triad and Cognitive, Behavioral, and Emotional Regulation

Student: Gabrielle Mastrantuono
Faculty Sponsor: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
Demographic and Cultural Changes in a Post-Katrina New Orleans Neighborhood

Students: Gabrielle Mastrantuono, Eric Dammeyer, Casey McCurty
Faculty Sponsors: James Mills (Geography & Environmental Sustainability), Sunil Labroo (Physics & Astronomy)
Sustainable Transportation Development: Case Study of New Delhi, India

Student: Casey McCurty
Faculty Sponsor: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
Honey Bee Population Decline and Beekeeping

Students: Montanna Miller, Riley Becker, Grace Fade, Mona Ishibashi, Paige Reilly, Melissa Szala
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Environmental Sustainability)
Campus Food Waste: Analysis of a Faculty Survey

Student: Daniel Murphy
Faculty Sponsors: Keith Brunstad, Leslie Hasbargen (Earth & Atmospheric Sciences)
Sustainable Analysis and Sedimentation in the Lower Reservoir Oneonta, NY: A Drained Perspective

Student: Heather Murphy
Faculty Sponsor: Willard Harman (Biology)
Addressing the Impact of Current and Future Development on the Characterization of a Meso-oligotrophic Lake

Students: Laci Nellis, Jennifer Le
Faculty Sponsor: Katherine Lau (Psychology)
The Moderating Effects of Self-esteem on Helicopter Parenting, Autonomy Support, and Well-being

Student: Adrianna Newell
Faculty Sponsor: Wesley Bernard (Art)
Lost Sisters

Student: Allison Nolan
Faculty Sponsor: Barbara Durkin (Management, Marketing & Information Systems)
Technology in the Workplace - Can Workers Expect Privacy?

Student: Ichika Odani
Faculty Sponsor: Bharath Ramkumar (Human Ecology)
Exploring Indigenous Garments and Textiles of Latin America and Africa

Students: Oluwafunto Okelola, Amaya Hodges, McKayla Cates, James Moorhead
Faculty Sponsor: Elizabeth Bastiaans (Biology)
The Effect of Novel vs. Familiar Mates on Female Life History and Male Mating Behavior in Bean Beetles

Students: Sean O'Rourke, Nicole Devine
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)
Trematodes of Suckers Throughout North America

Student: James Pasquino
Faculty Sponsors: Kelly Gallagher, Heike Geisler (Chemistry & Biochemistry)
Synthesis of Gold/Palladium Nanocomposites for Fabrication of Sandwich-type
Immunosensor

Student: Irene Pazos
Faculty Sponsor: Maria Chaves Daza (Africana & Latinx Studies)
The Globalization of Hip Hop

Student: Nicole Pedisich
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)
Using 3rd Generation DNA Sequencing to Evaluate Population Structure of Pteronarcys biloba, (Newman), in New York

Student: Jeremy Pember
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)
Exploring the Poorly Known Thorny-Headed Worm Neoechinorhynchus carpiodi

Students: Abigail Petrassi, Nicole Young
Faculty Sponsor: Paul Bischoff (Secondary Education & Educational Technology)
Conventional vs. Organic Cotton: The Consumer’s Best Option

Student: Stephanie Reyes
Faculty Sponsor: Summer Cunningham (Communications & Media)
Inequality in Women in Sports

Students: Bailey Riekkinen, Taylor Paglino, Suzanne Dehmer, John Clancy
Faculty Sponsors: Sunil Labroo (Physics & Astronomy), James Mills (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
Study of the Air Quality Impact on Public Health in New Delhi, India

Students: Chase Robinson, Grace Daly
Faculty Sponsors: Emily Riddle (Human Ecology), Jonathan Brown (Mathematics, Computer Science & Statistics)
How To Get the Most Nutrition For Your Dollar

Student: Leah Saxton
Faculty Sponsor: Sarah Portway (Human Ecology)
Measuring Social Media

Student: Amanda Setteducate
Faculty Sponsor: Jeffrey Heilveil (Biology)
Tossing out the Alleles with the Flood Waters: Lasting Impacts of Hurricane Irene (2011) on Aquatic Insects in Unadilla, NY

Students: Amy Shultis, Adrian Ago, Suzanne Dehmer, Spencer Diaz, Lucas Foster, David Purgason
Faculty Sponsors: Gregory Fulkerson (Sociology), Rachel Kornhauser (Office of Sustainability)
Campus Food Waste: A Recycling Garbology Analysis

Student: Marianne Swan
Faculty Sponsor: Wendy Lascell (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
Katrina Lessons

Student: Marianne Swan
Faculty Sponsor: Tyra Olstad (Geography & Environmental Sustainability)
CAFOs: The Hidden Horrors of American Agriculture

Students: Danielle Swierczyna, Zachary Peterson
Faculty Sponsor: Allan Green (Chemistry & Biochemistry)
Regulation of Lipolysis by AMP-Activated Protein Kinase in Adipocytes

Student: Chloe Tarlen
Faculty Sponsor: Florian Reyda (Biology)
Water Supply Parasites

Student: Karlo Vlahek
Faculty Sponsor: Kpoti Kitissou (Economics, Finance & Accounting)
The Effects of the Slave Trades on Literacy in Modern Day Africa

Student: Torre Weinstein
Faculty Sponsor: Karen Stewart (Communication and Media)
Background Artwork for a Visual Novel Video Game

Student: Jayda Woodall
Faculty Sponsor: Maria Chaves Daza (Africana and Latino Studies)
The Experience

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