Emerson Summer Research Grants Awarded to 22 Students

Students spend part of the summer working on research with a faculty member.
Students spend part of the summer working on research with a faculty member.

Twenty-two students have been awarded 2011 Emerson Summer Research grants. The students receive a stipend and spend the summer working collaboratively with a Hamilton faculty member, researching an area of interest.  The Emerson recipients and their projects will be featured in stories on the Hamilton website in the coming weeks.  This year's recipients and their projects are:


Kadahj Bennett '12 and Professor Mark Cryer
Reflections in the Dark: An Exploration of the Male Black Identity


Catherine Boyd '12 and Professor Naomi Guttman
More Than Paper Pushing: The Handmade Book in the Information Age


Martin Cain '13 and Professor Jane Springer
Stan Brakhage: Poetic Cinema


Catherine Crone '13 and Professor Lydia Hamessley
A Study of Banjo Instruction Manuals from the Nineteenth Century


Mao Ding '14 and Professor Erol Balkan
An Examination of China's Real Estate Market after Global Financial Crisis


Woodger Faugas '12 and Professor Nigel Westmaas
The Concept of 'Development' and Its Use in Colonial Discourses: A Cross-Cultural Study of British and French Colonies in Africa


Denise Ghartey '12 and Professor Todd Franklin
Black Youth and the Perils of Stereotype Threat: A Critical Analysis of Experiences of and Responses to Low Academic Self-Esteem Among Black Youth


Joe Harmon '12 and Professor Scott MacDonald
Filmic Interpretations of Boxing


Alex Host '13 and Professor Martin Shuster
Salomon Maimon, Kant's Revolution in Philosophy, and the Possibility of Knowledge


Stephanie Hudon '13 and Professor Richard Werner
Philosophical Underpinnings of David Foster Wallace's Writing


Anne Hudson '12 and Professor Peggy Piesche
German Counter Cultures and Identities: Islam and Post-Feminism


Ryan Karerat '12 and Professor Alan Cafruny
Reacting to a Revolution: Tunisia, Egypt, and the New Middle East


Daniel Knishkowy '13 and Professor Katheryn Doran
World Hunger: The Debate about Causes and the Scope of Our Ethical Responsibilities


Mariela Meza '13 and Professor Erich Fox Tree
Using Art to Regain Rights for the Silent Indigenous


Caroline Morgan '13 and Professor John McEnroe
Excavating Minoan Crete: Uncovering Gournia's Architectural Past


Danielle Mortorano '12 and Professor Stephenson Humphries-Brooks
The Female Sex Object: The Relationship between Voyeurism and Male Dominance in Mainstream Films


Rebecca Ross '14 and Professor Erich Fox Tree
Documenting the Denial of Linguistic and Human Rights in Guatemala


Marcus Sesin '13 and Professor George Hobor
The Effect of Tenure on Classroom Instruction


Meghan Woolley '13 and Professor Katherine Terrell
Creating Camelot: Royal Appropriations of the Arthurian Myth in Medieval England


Maximilien Yelbi '12 and Professors Doran Larson and Mark Cryer
Writing a Feature Film Screenplay Based on a True Story


Linda Yu '12 and Professor Hong Gang Jin
Attention to What? An Investigation on the Linkage Between Attention and Input


Claire Zurlo '14 and Professor Timothy Elgren
BPA Analysis in Beer

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