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Spring 2013 Capstone Presentations

Library 767

Monday, May 6  

1:00   Miriam Lee
How have stereotypes of the Muslim Diaspora evolved post 9/11?
B.A. INDS: Criminal Justice and Counter-Terrorism
Devin Hagerty, Political Science
Nicole Cousin-Gossett, Sociology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:15   Dylan Cook
Examining the Relationship between State-Based Health Insurance Exchanges and Health Care Non-Profits
B.S. INDS: Social Perspectives on Health Care
Mary Stuart, Health Administration and Policy Program
Michael Nolin, Hilltop Institute
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:30   Asif Majid
Othering at Play: The Magic of Empathy
B.A. INDS: Global Peace Building and Conflict Management
Brigid Starkey, Political Science
Joby Taylor, Shriver Center
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:00   Danielle Yoncha
Taking an Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Science Education
B.A. INDS: Environmental Science Education
David Lansing, Geography and Environmental Systems
Vickie Williams, Education
Steven Caruso, Biological Sciences
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:15   Sandra Currie
Conventional Medicine vs. Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Type II Diabetes
B.S. INDS: Integrative Health
Stephen Miller, Biology
Robin Majeski, Erickson School
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:30    Jamie Fowler
The connection between the Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan and the 9/11 attacks: What did the U.S. miss along the way?
B.A. INDS: National Security Studies
Devin Hagerty, Political Science
Meredith Oyen, History
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuesday, May 7  

1:00   Chris-Anne Correa
Are higher levels of fitness (measured using VO2max) associated with better performance on tests of cognitive function in older adults?
B.S. INDS: Statistical Neuropsychology
Shari Waldstein, Psychology
Sarah Leupen, Biological Sciences
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:15   Bernardine Frazer
Aging In State Prisons
B.S. INDS: Global and Sociocultural Issues in Health Care
Steven Caruso, Biological Sciences
Michael Nolin, Hilltop Institute
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:30   Miriam Noelle Meiser
Framing the Brain: The Neuroscience of Spiritual Experience
B.A. INDS: Missionary Medicine and Perspectives on Healing
Robert Rubenstein, Sociology and Anthropology
Richard Wilson, Philosophy
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:00   Jason Allinder
Biopsychosocial Aspects of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears in Baseball Players
BA INDS: Biopsychological Aspects of Sports Injuries Steven Caruso, Biological Sciences
Karen Freiberg, Psychology
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:15   Phillip Ko
Analysis of the Occupy Movement
B.A. INDS: Social Change: Photography and Journalism
Christopher Corbett, English
Steven H. Silberg, Visual Arts
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

Wednesday May 8th (in ITE 456)

1:00   Eliana NessAiver
R2*-relaxation based phenotypes for assessment of cerebral inflammation in patients with schizophrenia
B.S. INDS: Medical Imaging
Lynn Sparling, Physics
Dr. Peter Kochunov, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:15   Nicole Pitkanen
Rehabilitation for a Total Knee Replacement
B.A. INDS: Approaches in Therapeutic Physical Functioning
Robin Majeski, The Erickson School of Aging Studies
Colleen Hosler, Sociology
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

1:30   Adam Gerber
The Integration of the Biological and Psychological Manifestations of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
B.S. INDS: Neuropsychology
Rachel Brewster, Biological Sciences
Zoe Warwick, Psychology
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:00   Eunhyuk Joseph Kim
What effects and impacts do various methods of social entrepreneurship have on reducing human trafficking in India?
B.A. INDS: Social Entrepreneurship
Jeffrey David, Political Science
David Hoffman, Office of Student Life
Steven McAlpine, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:15   Nicole Kazi
Accountability of NGOs in Haiti
B.A. INDS: Political and Cultural Aspects of International Development
Anne Brodsky, Psychology
Stanley McCray, Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies

2:30   Donna Huynh

Communication of Autism Diagnosis to Families

B.A. INDS: Pediatric Health

Adia Garrett, Psychology

Colleen Hosler, Sociology

Carrie Sauter, Interdisciplinary Studies