Presenters • Oral Sessions

ACCOUNTING

3 Room 801 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Nhi Hue Lang
Zaur Rzakhanov (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Accounting and Finance, UMass Boston
Opportunistic Financial Reporting: An Analysis of Meeting-or-Beating Earning Firms versus Consistent Earning Increases Firms

AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES

4 Room 162 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Nicholas Alexander Ozorowski
Gretchen Gerzina (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Not Your Protest Writer: James Baldwin and the 20th Century Black Radical Challenge

ANIMAL SCIENCES

8 Hadley Room 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Stephanie Julia Crowley
Jesse Mager (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Veterinary Science, UMass Amherst
Analysis of Differential Gene Expression during Gastrulation

9 Hadley Room 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Rosemary Joan Huggins
D. Joseph Jerry (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, UMass Amherst
Genetic Modifiers of Mammary Tumor Susceptibility in BALB/c and C57BL/6 Mice

10 Hadley Room 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Natalia Trikoz
Karen A. Dunphy (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, UMass Amherst
The Effect of Activin and TGFβ on Breast Cancer in vitro and in vivo – Assessing Epithelial Differentiation and Tumorigenesis

ANTHROPOLOGY

11 Room 163 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Abigail Hupfer Anson
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Reforming Mass Incarceration: The Benefits of a Ten-Year Maximum Sentence for All Crimes

12 Room 163 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Benjamin Worthington Colman
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
The World’s Largest Correctional Officer: America’s Desperate Need to End the War on Drugs in Lieu of Substance Abuse Treatment

13 Room 163 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Jeffrey Martelli
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Prisoners of War: The Mass Incarceration of African-Americans and Latinos at the Hands of the War on Drugs

14 Room 163 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Eliza Morog
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Mass Incarceration of the Marginalized: The Disparate, Negative Effects

16 Room 163 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Nathaniel Fair
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
The Canal Chronicles: A Case Study in American Greatness

17 Room 163 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Sara Hickey
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Mandatory Vaccinations: A Look at the Acceptance in Public Schools

18 Room 163 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Carly Brooke Messitte
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
The Beauty Community versus the Beauty Industry: The Globalization of Makeup and the Effects Cosmetics Have Had on Social Norms and Women’s Health in the US

21 Room 163 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kayara Burnett
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Innocent until Proven Poor: The Relationship between Race, Poverty, and Crime in the United States

22 Room 163 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Joshua Edward Freund
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Fully Loaded: Police Militarization and Social Movements

24 Room 903 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Sarah Jean Welch
Krista Harper (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Anthropology, UMass Amherst
Journeys through the Library: Applied Design Ethnography in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library

25 Room 917 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Erica Lee Wolencheck
Sonya Atalay (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Anthropology, UMass Amherst
A Reworking of UNESCO World Heritage Criteria for an Inclusive Heritage Model

ARCHITECTURE

27 Room 911 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Devin Dekang Liang
Stephen Schreiber (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Architecture, UMass Amherst
The Research of Chinese Traditional Garden and the Usage in Modern Architecture Design

28 Room 165 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Corey Louis Coleman
David Keith Chenot (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Industrial Technology, Fitchburg State University
Using Urban Design to Reshape Refugee Infrastructure

ART

33 Room 174 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Aimee Chang
Catherine Wilcox-Titus (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Worcester State University
Dear Mama

34 Room 903 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Lissette Marie Fuentes
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Art Influence

35 Room 903 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Caroline Whelan
Martha Taunton (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Art, UMass Amherst
Human Perception and Art

40 Room 801 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kezia Miller
Md. Imranul Islam (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Fashion Design and Retailing, Framingham State University
How Non-traditional Applications Can Better the Textile Industry and Society

48 Room 904 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Brittany Florence Cormier
Stephanie Grey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Art and Music, Framingham State University
Who Are We? Engaging Communities through Design for Social Change

49 Room 911 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Deborah Karen Uller
Vanessa Martinez (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors Program, Holyoke Community College
The Body as Representation in Feminist Art of the Late 1960's-1970's and Its Influence on a Contemporary Feminist Artist

ART HISTORY

50 Room 903 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Victoria Fletcher Fiske
Nancy Noble (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Art History, UMass Amherst
Mabel Dwight: A Focus on the Body and the Gaze

51 Room 803 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Mariah Tarentino
Pamela Karimi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Art History, UMass Dartmouth
Artistic Responses to the 2016 Presidential Election

52 Room 911 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Lucia Ocejo
Damian LaVoice (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Library, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Earth Mother and Holy Mother, The Virgin de Guadalupe

ASTRONOMY

56 Room 165 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Daniel Thomas Borden
Stephan Martin (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Astronomy, Bristol Community College
Analysis of TRAPPIST-1 Planets Located in the Habitable Zone

BIOCHEMISTRY

73 Room 174 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Johanna P. L'Heureux
Dong Wang (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biochemistry, UMass Amherst
Characterizing Novel Genes Crucial to Nitrogen Fixing Symbiosis

74 Room 174 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Milo Ray
Dong Wang (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biochemistry, UMass Amherst
Characterizing Nitrogen Sensing and Signaling in Medicago truncatula Nitrogen Fixation

75 Room 917 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Rachel Maria Levantovsky
David A. Sela (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, UMass Amherst
Prolongevity and Healthspan of Caenorhabditis elegans is Promoted by Bifidobacterium spp.

79 Room 905 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Sachita Ganesa
Scott C. Garman (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UMass Amherst
The Pharmacological Chaperoning of CG85 on a Chimeric Alpha-Galactosidase Dimer

80 Room 905 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Natalie G. McArthur
Lila M. Gierasch (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UMass Amherst
Allosteric Relationships between Human Hsp70 and its Mutants

83 Room 805 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Benjamin Ari Sadok
Yeonhwa Park (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Food Science, UMass Amherst
Effect of Insecticides on Fatty Liver

BIOLOGY

127 Hadley Room 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Jonathan Adam DiRusso
Michele Markstein (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biology, UMass Amherst
Novel Characterization of the Response of Stem Cells to a Ubiquitous Irritant: Methylmercury

128 Hadley Room 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Kit Kolbert
Michele Markstein (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biology, UMass Amherst
Characterizing the Role of an ABC Transporter in Stem-Cell Drug Resistance

140 Room 162 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Anna Yeaton
Michele Markstein (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biology, UMass Amherst
Investigating Possible Drug Targets to Optimize Response to Chemotherapy

141 Room 165 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Helen Chow
Paula Stamps (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
No More Neglect: An Analysis of Marburg and Ugandan Society

142 Room 165 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Daphne Nakawesi
Mark Beaumont (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors Program, Bunker Hill Community College
Heart Disease in Uganda

143 Room 174 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Marcello Orlando
Jason Roush (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors College, UMass Boston
A FRET-based Approach to Understanding the Physiological Role of Aggregation of the Prion-related Protein TIA-1

144 Room 168 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Benjamin Robert Estabrooks
Randi Darling (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biology, Westfield State University
Male versus Male Territorial Interaction in Red-jointed Fiddler Crabs

145 Room 174 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Anastasia V. Chobany
Geng-Lin Li (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biology, UMass Amherst
Phase-locking Precision is Maintained in Auditory Hair Cells following FALI Mediated Ribbon Destruction Despite Disruption of Post-Synaptic Response Density

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

159 Room 163 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Ashley Louise Kaiser
Christos Dimitrakopoulos (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Chemical Engineering, UMass Amherst
Low-Temperature Graphene Growth by Plasma-enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition

160 Room 163 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Davis J. Miller
Caitlyn Butler (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Civil Engineering, UMass Amherst
Pel Exopolysaccharide Quantification for Studying Effects of Biofilm Structure on Nanoparticle-Biofilm Interactions

161 Room 163 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Andreas James Mueller
Edward Bryan Coughlin (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, UMass Amherst
The Effectiveness of N-Methylpyrrolidine (MP5) and N-Methylpiperidine (MP6) as Quaternization Agents for the Fabrication of Polyisoprene-ran-Poly(vinylbenzylchloride) (PI-ran-PVBCl) Based Anion Exchange Membranes

162 Room 163 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Sydney E. Foster
Wei Fan (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Chemical Engineering, UMass Amherst
Inexpensive Synthesis of Chabazite, SSZ-13

163 Room 163 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Adam Daniel Murphy
Sarah L. Perry (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Chemical Engineering, UMass Amherst
Improving the Tumor Microenvironment In Vitro

CIVIL ENGINEERING

188 Room 162 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Michael J. Hanley
Yi-Chen Ethan Yang (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Civil Engineering, UMass Amherst
Evaluating Effects of Flood Mitigation Measures with Agent-based Modeling

189 Room 911 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Brendan Thomas Knickle
Simos Gerasimidis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Civil Engineering, UMass Amherst
Stiffness-based Optimized Design of Steel Diagonal Members of a Diagrid-Structural System for High-Rise Buildings

COMMUNICATION

197 Room 801 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Vanessa O'Donnell
Emanuel Nneji (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Worcester State University
Fashion Magazines Reflection of the Changing Attitudes and Opinions of Women in America

200 Room 162 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Jacquelyn Diane Collins
Leda Cooks (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, UMass Amherst
A Case Study of the Springfield Thunderbirds: How Sports Teams Can Effectively Use Social Media to Promote Their Brand

201 Room 168 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kacie Helen Quinn
Lynn M. Phillips (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, UMass Amherst
Effects of the Media on Youth

202 Room 801 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Stephanie Saba
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Culture of Fast Fashion

203 Room 903 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Melanie Elizabeth de Souza
Donald J. Tarallo (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communications Media, Fitchburg State University
Transience: The Illusion of Stability

204 Room 903 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Emily Zollo
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
My Lens, Her Mirror

205 Room 904 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Anne N. Dooley
Erica Scharrer (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, UMass Amherst
Letting Women Press Start: Researching and Creating a Feminist Video Game

206 Room 904 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Isaiah Jeremie Fanfan
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Marriage in the Millennial Generation

207 Room 905 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kaitlyn Amuso
Shirley Acquah (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Westfield State University
Intercultural Communication in Higher Education: A Case Study of Faculty and Staff Interactions at Westfield State University

209 Room 168 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Zachary Britten
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Communication in Podcasts

210 Room 168 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
James Taylor Lalli
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Has There Ever Been a Truth?: Click-Bait and the Lies We Tell Ourselves

217 Room 168 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Dominic Boisvert
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Film of Tomorrow (or: There's an Elephant in the Screening Room) (or: The Old Dogs and New Tricks of Cinema)

218 Room 917 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Charles David Barbera
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Dragon Egg: A Study in Character Archetypes

219 Room 803 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Emma Martin
Leda Cooks (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, UMass Amherst
Food Waste in American Households

220 Room 803 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Ruijia (Rose) Wang
Leda Cooks (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, UMass Amherst
Reducing UMass Dining Hall Food Waste and Combating Hunger Using Food Trucks

221 Room 805 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Christine Elena Coutts
Robert Harris (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communications Media, Fitchburg State University
I'm Not Racist, But . . . A Documentary

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

231 Room 805 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Zoe Arnold
George W. Layng (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Limited Development of Minority Owned Businesses in Boston Despite Diverse Population Demographics

232 Room 917 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Corey John Pooler
Katheryn L. Bradford (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Education, Westfield State University
Service Learning in Nicaragua

COMPUTER SCIENCE

239 Room 917 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Hilton N. Carboo
Muhammad Sohaib Muneeb
Hao Loi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Quinsigamond Community College
Implementing a Template-Driven Programming Palette Tool

240 Room 917 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Kyle N. LaPointe
Hao Loi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Quinsigamond Community College
Polygon Filling Using Triangulation versus Quadtree

241 Room 917 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
John Adam Roman
Bradley Pudsey
Hao Loi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Quinsigamond Community College
Creating a Multi-Platform Controller in Java to Improve Ease of Use for NAO Robots

246 Room 168 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Abdillahi Shakur Hussein
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Humans and Machines Negativity

247 Room 917 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Charles John Harwood
Hao Loi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Quinsigamond Community College
Using Raspberry Pi to Track Wi-Fi Devices

248 Room 917 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Anthony Ramos
Hao Loi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Quinsigamond Community College
Immersing into a Robot’s Perspective in Virtual Reality Using the Oculus Rift

249 Room 917 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Brendan Lee Russell
Hao Loi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Quinsigamond Community College
Autonomous Room Mapping Robot

250 Room 165 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Michael Anthony Ascenzi
Komalpreet Kaur (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Salem State University
Controlled Learning for Autonomous Flight

251 Room 165 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Shane Colton Murphy
Komalpreet Kaur (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Computer Science, Salem State University
XLA Calculator

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

254 Room 163 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Elyce Celine Hall
Jennifer Hartsfield (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Criminal Justice, Bridgewater State University
Rehabilitation or Social Isolation? The States' Struggles with Juvenile Sex Offender Laws

ECONOMICS

264 Room 165 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Zachary James Andersen
Leonce Ndikumana (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
Capital Flight from Africa in the Development Financing Discourse

265 Room 165 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Marvin Balan
Diane Flaherty (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
Global Currency: Future of Trade?

266 Room 165 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Daniel Gould
Michael J. Harrison (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Business, Framingham State University
The Economic Impact of the Olympics on Host Cities

268 Room 801 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Kevin O'Rourke
Katherine Jewell (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, Fitchburg State University
Economic Culture

275 Room 165 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Shailja Agarwal
Diane Flaherty (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
A Comparative Analysis of the Impacts of Globalization on Poverty across Developing and Developed Countries

276 Room 165 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Jiayi Dong
Diane Flaherty (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
The Relationship between the Volatility of Exchange Rate and Foreign Direct Investment Inflows in Developing Countries

277 Room 177 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Elsa Pikulik
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
An Analysis of Incentives and Sectoral Repercussions of British Exit from the European Union

278 Room 801 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Jon Anton Johannesson
Christa Michelle Marr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, Fitchburg State University
Interest Rates and Demographics

279 Room 903 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Olivia Erin Love
Robert Paul Musgrave (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Massachusetts Community Shared Solar

280 Room 165 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Alianza Jade Hagenburg
Diane Flaherty (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
The Effects of Globalization on Economic and Political Risk in Saudi Arabia and China

281 Room 801 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Jonel Christine Thebeau
Christa Michelle Marr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, Fitchburg State University
Determinants of Political Polarization

EDUCATION

282 Room 165 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Carlos Armando Vizcardo Benites
Katherine Nunez
Aileen Ortiz
Ester Shapiro (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, UMass Boston
Understanding Pathways for Latino Student Success at an Urban Public Institution: Organizational and Student-Centered Perspectives

284 Room 905 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
David Michael Youngerman
Paige Marie Hermansen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
University Academic Centers to Help Students Succeed

ENGLISH

299 Room 165 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Catherine A. Bulikowski
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
Non-Native English Writers in College Communities

300 Room 162 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
James Flynn
Jason Roush (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors College, UMass Boston
Racial Roots of Romanticism

301 Room 801 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Jessen Nicole Foster
Joselyn Almeida-Beveridge (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, UMass Amherst
"Woman on the Field of Battle": Retaining Agency and Femininity in a British Romantic Warzone

305 Room 177 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kelley Elizabeth Barrett
Kathryn Evans (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Bridgewater State University
"How Do You Squash a Cricket?": A Collection of Essays

306 Room 904 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Ruben Manuel Circelli
Sarah Hamblin (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, UMass Boston
Sexual Violence, Gender, and Sexuality in HBO's Game of Thrones

310 Room 174 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Amanda J. Harfst
George W. Layng (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Confessions of Lowly Home Health Aide: Instructions Not Included

311 Room 903 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Erin Elizabeth O'Brien
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Public versus Private School

314 Room 163 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Tori McCandless
Holly Jackson (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, UMass Boston
A Queer Sense of Place: Elizabeth Bishop's Poetic Cartography and the Resignification of Environments

315 Room 903 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Hadley Anna Cook
Kelly Matthews (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Framingham State University
Contemporary Irish Poetry: "Elegies for Northern Ireland" by Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, and Frank Ormsby

316 Room 903 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Brianna Leigh Hynes
Ellen Scheible (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Bridgewater State University
The Celtic Tiger and Ireland's Cultural Identity

317 Room 801 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Nicolas Blaisdell
Joselyn Almeida-Beveridge (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, UMass Amherst
A Continuum of Free and Unfree Labor: The Condition of Laborers across the Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century

318 Room 805 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Morgan Alyse Stabile
Shirley Lau Wong (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Coming Out of the Cannabis Closet: Stopping the White Washing of Weed Culture

319 Room 911 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Nicholas A. Trieber
Malcolm Sen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, UMass Amherst
Social Justice and Hip Hop

ENGLISH LITERATURE

321 Room 162 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Sarah Dianne Fender
Matt Bell (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Bridgewater State University
Race Impulses and Their Degenerative Effect on Trina in McTeague

323 Room 177 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Quinn Elizabeth Staley
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Feminist Literature: From the 19th Century to the 21st

325 Room 162 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Daniel Law Bazarian
Todd Tietchen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, UMass Lowell
The Corrosion of the Individual in a Postmodern Culture: David Foster Wallace’s "Infinite Jest"

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

340 Room 168 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Virginia Sowers
Allison H. Roy (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Conservation, UMass Amherst
The Effect of Calcium Supplementation on the Growth and Survival of a Freshwater Mussel

352 Room 803 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Stephanie Persilla Gill
Derek R. Lovley (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Microbiology, UMass Amherst
The Effect of Geobacter sulfurreducens on Juvenile Lampsilis radiata Growth and Survival

353 Room 803 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Czarina Alexandra Shartle
Jennifer Rivers Cole (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Liberal Arts, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Dine, Design, and Disposal

358 Room 168 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Kyle D. Grasso
Adrian Jordaan (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Conservation, UMass Amherst
Testing for Differences in Juvenile Growth Rates between Anadromous Alewife and Blueback Herring

359 Room 168 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Ana V. Maroldi
Rafael Fissore (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Animal Sciences, UMass Amherst
Large Mammal Distribution and Density in Yaeda Valley, Tanzania

360 Room 903 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Dominik N. Raczka
Francisco Vivoni (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Sociology, Worcester State University
How Anarchism and Syndicalism Can Save the Environment

361 Room 168 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Anthony Dangora
Forrest Joseph Bowlick (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Geosciences, UMass Amherst
Exploring Environmental Conservation Research through Interactive Mapping

362 Room 168 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Andrew Martin Grant
Allison H. Roy (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Conservation, UMass Amherst
Investigating the Effects of Interannual Differences in Streamflow and Temperature on Macroinvertebrate Assemblages

363 Room 168 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Tara M. McElhinney
Rick W. Harper (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Conservation, UMass Amherst
The American Elm in Massachusetts: Restoring the Official Tree of the Commonwealth

FINANCE

364 Room 803 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Justin Lordito Marcelino
Raminder Luther (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, Salem State University
Academic Performance of Student Athletes

365 Room 911 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Kexin Yu
Zaur Rzakhanov (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Accounting and Finance, UMass Boston
Ownership Structure and Fund Performance – Evidence from China

367 Room 163 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Rachael Lynne Dooley
Catherine Gardner (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors Program, UMass Dartmouth
The Importance of Professional Equality

368 Room 801 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Zachary Steven Golub
Zaur Rzakhanov (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Accounting and Finance, UMass Boston
California Dreamin'

369 Room 801 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Wenyan Yang
Zaur Rzakhanov (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Accounting and Finance, UMass Boston
Does Waste Management Affect Firms’ Financial Performance

370 Room 177 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Brendan Francis Hastings
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
Government Debt and Agency Costs

371 Room 801 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Kimberly Liu
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
The Impact of Brain Drain on Countries Recovering from Economic Crises

372 Room 165 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Hanyu Xiao
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
Financial Liberalization and Transparency as Determinants of Economic Growth in South East Asia

373 Room 177 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Odin Enzmann
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
The Evolution of Credit Default Swaps

374 Room 177 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Soumya Karra
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
Financial Literacy, Optimism Bias, and Student Over-Indebtedness

GEOGRAPHY

375 Room 905 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Daniel Riecker
Timothy Lang (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
France's Vulnerability to Terrorism

GEOLOGY

376 Room 162 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Stephen Clark Lukas
John Gartner (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Geosciences, UMass Amherst
Flooding, Channelization and Restoration: Predicting Geomorphic Responses and Channel Stability at the Chickley River, MA

382 Room 911 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Kayla Cox
David Boutt (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Geosciences, UMass Amherst
Using Heat as a Groundwater Tracer to Constrain Evapotranspiration in the Salar de Atacama, Chile

383 Room 911 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Megan Elizabeth Thompson-Munson
Isla S. Castaneda (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Geosciences, UMass Amherst
Understanding the Environments in which Early Humans Lived: Insights from Organic Geochemical Analyses of East African Rift Valley Paleolakes

HISTORY

385 Room 803 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Jessica Campaniello
Tona Hangen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History and Political Science, Worcester State University
The Life of Children at Manzanar: Education and Recreation

386 Room 803 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Graham Steele-Perkins
Kevin A. Young (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, UMass Amherst
The Phoenix Program: Tracing the Origins

393 Room 801 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Ashley Ann Fongeallaz
Sarah Wiggins (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, Bridgewater State University
Accessorizing Agency: Nineteenth-Century Women's Fashion Adornments

394 Room 803 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Morgan Lin McDonough
Emily Redman (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, UMass Amherst
An Imperfect System: Policy, Pensions, PTSD, and the US Civil War

395 Room 803 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kieran Gianni Shakeshaft
Maria Alessandra Bollettino (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, Framingham State University
The Ill-Fated City on a Hill: Civilian Identity and the Siege of Boston

397 Room 163 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Brooke C. Parziale
Timothy Lang (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Transnational Desires: Globalization and the Evolution of Sex Work in Modern Korea

398 Room 905 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Christina Mary Price
Annette Renee Chapman-Adisho (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, Salem State University
And All That Jazz

403 Room 905 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Justin Patrick McKinney
Brian Williams (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, UMass Dartmouth
Tarek Mehanna and the Evolution of Cyber-Jihad

404 Room 804 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Hallie Helm Dunlap
Jennifer Fronc (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, UMass Amherst
The Evolving Carceral State: The New Faces of Mass Incarceration

405 Room 905 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Miles Cipriano
Mara L. Dodge (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Humanities, Westfield State University
Khomeini's Establishment and Consolidation of Power in Post-Revolutionary Iran, 1979-1989

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES/BDIC

407 Room 177 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Stephanie Marie Teixeira Collins
Amy Beaudry (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Quinsigamond Community College
The Domestication and Devaluation of Women Captured in Dystopian Literature

411 Room 905 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Emilia Dora Beuger
Audrey L. Altstadt (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History, UMass Amherst
Counter-Terrorism in the East and West

412 Room 917 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Jacob C. Cohen
Yehudit Heller (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors College, UMass Amherst
The Downfall and Redemption of Anakin Skywalker: Star Wars Episodes I-VI Understood as Tragedy

414 Room 174 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Nicholas M. Blauch
Michael Tarr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, UMass Amherst
On the Modularity of Mind and Brain: Insight from Simulations of Deep, Convolutional Neural Networks

415 Room 805 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
James Nepenthe Frank
Nicholas C. McBride (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Journalism, UMass Amherst
Engaging Whiteness through Critical Contemplative Action

INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

416 Room 803 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Shea Elizabeth Kelly
Timothy Lang (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Russian Intervention in Ukraine

417 Room 911 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Stavros Atlamazoglou
Michael Dubson (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors Program, Bunker Hill Community College
China into Angola: A Quest for Oil and Legitimacy

418 Room 905 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Julia Marie McLaughlin
Timothy Lang (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
An Investigation into the Psychology of Terrorism

JAPANESE

419 Room 903 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Anna Kadinoff
Doris Gertrud Bargen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Japanese, UMass Amherst
Honorific Deviance: Lady Ichi and the Female Samurai Code

420 Room 903 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Robert J. McCabe
Doris Gertrud Bargen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Japanese, UMass Amherst
Performance and Ritual Violence in Tokugawa, Japan

421 Room 903 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Neven Santos Recchia
Doris Gertrud Bargen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Japanese, UMass Amherst
Kenka Ryōseibai: A Double-sided Punishment for the Samurai

422 Room 917 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Patrick T. Spellman
Amanda Seaman (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Japanese, UMass Amherst
The Past, Present, and Future of Doujinshi

KINESIOLOGY

425 Room 804 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Melody Chalvin
Sarah Witkowski (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Kinesiology, UMass Amherst
The Effects of Physical Activity and Menopause on Quality of Life in Women

426 Room 804 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Christopher Carter Moore
Catrine Tudor-Locke (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Kinesiology, UMass Amherst
Sex Differences in the Cadence (Steps/Min) and Intensity Relationship in 21 to 40-Year-Old Adults

427 Room 804 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Annalisa Webb-Gordon
Patty Freedson (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Kinesiology, UMass Amherst
Validation of the StepWatch Step Count in Free-Living Environments

428 Room 904 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Lauren Nicole Richardson
Sarah Witkowski (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Kinesiology, UMass Amherst
Blood Flow Shear Stress Patterns in Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women

430 Room 804 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Tyler Kelleher
Steven P. Dion (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Salem State University
The Functional Movement Screen and Prediction of Injury Risk in CrossFit Athletes

431 Room 804 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
David P. Manning
Jason Gillis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Exercise Science, Salem State University
The Influence of Menthol Dose on Non-shivering Thermogenesis and Energy Expenditure in Humans

432 Room 804 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Shannon Christine Weisse
Kayla Marie Morgan-Pitman
Jason Gillis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Exercise Science, Salem State University
The Influence of Menthol on Recovery from Exercise Induced Muscle Damage

434 Room 804 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Colleen Suzanne Good
Heather Heim
Melissa Molloy
Anthony D'Amico (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Exercise and Sports Science, Salem State University
The Influence of Foam Rolling on Recovery from Exercise Induced Muscle Damage

435 Room 804 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Greg J. Petrucci Jr.
John Ronald Sirard (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Kinesiology, UMass Amherst
A Consumer Activity Tracker is Sensitive to Changes in Steps during Simulated Free-living

436 Room 804 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Kavita V. Shah
Nency Sangani
John Ronald Sirard (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Kinesiology, UMass Amherst
Analyzing Intra- and Inter-rater Reliability through Direct Observation

LEGAL STUDIES

463 Room 911 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kimberly Beaudreau
Rebecca Hamlin (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Legal Studies, UMass Amherst
Mexico's Programa Frontera Sur: Border Externalization and Decentralization as Deterrence along the Mexico-Guatemala Border

464 Room 911 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Cheyevna Beckedorff Duarte
Michael Dubson (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors Program, Bunker Hill Community College
Legalization of Driver's Licenses for Illegal Immigrants in MA

465 Room 904 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Hui Chen
Shoshanna Ehrlich (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, UMass Boston
Amicus Facts: A Friend or Foe of the Court?

468 Room 803 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Arianna Monet Lewis
Jim Ben-Aaron (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Run(t) of the Mill

469 Room 803 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Amanda Pinto
Jim Ben-Aaron (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Legal Decision Making in the United States: Judge versus Jury

LINGUISTICS

470 Room 165 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
John M. Duff
Lyn Frazier (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Linguistics, UMass Amherst
That Punk!: An Experiment on Epithets and Perspective Dependence

471 Room 165 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Emma Jane Merritt
Lyn Frazier (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Linguistics, UMass Amherst
How Does the Presence of Shape-based Classifiers in Mandarin Chinese Influence Speakers’ Object Categorization Compared to Speakers of English?

472 Room 911 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Kerin Regina Towne
Sandra M. Lygren (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Deaf Studies, Bristol Community College
Bridging the Gap: The Case for Increasing Support to Families of Bilingual Deaf Children in Massachusetts

474 Room 163 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Vishal Sunil Arvindam
Lyn Frazier (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Linguistics, UMass Amherst
Processing Singular They with Discrete Referents: A Study Contrasting Gender-nonconforming with Gender-conforming Individuals

LITERATURE

477 Room 805 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Merrie Margaret Gardner
Elizabeth Osborne (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of World Languages and Cultures, Worcester State University
Los dos lados: Nosotros y ellos en “A Roosevelt” y “Coney Island” / Two Sides: Us and Them in "A Roosevelt" and "Coney Island"

478 Room 805 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Erica D. Remillard
Elizabeth Osborne (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of World Languages and Cultures, Worcester State University
El papel activo del lector en los obras de Jorge Luis Borges y Julio Cortázar

479 Room 805 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Crissostomos Constantino Villarreal
Elizabeth Osborne (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of World Languages and Cultures, Worcester State University
Challenging Stereotypes in a Patriarchal World: Clorinda Matto de Turner and Rosario Castellanos / Desafiar Barreras en un Mundo Patriarcal: Clorinda Matto de Turner y Rosario Castellanos

484 Room 903 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Daniel Rattelle
Shirley Lau Wong (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
"McNicholl's Pigeons": Seamus Heaney, the Cosmos, and County Derry

MANAGEMENT

486 Room 904 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Christine M. Newcomb
Zaur Rzakhanov (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Accounting and Finance, UMass Boston
Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Why Some Female CEO's Fail

487 Room 803 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Andrew Snow
Audrey Pereira (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Business, Fitchburg State University
Competitive Market Analysis of Niko's Pizza

488 Room 803 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Paul Kenneth Zarrilli
Jennifer Merton (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Management, UMass Amherst
Arbitration in America: Dispute Resolution Vehicle of the Future or a Relic of the Past?

MARKETING

492 Room 162 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Zackery Mitchell
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Marketing eSports to all Generations

493 Room 801 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Kevin Joseph Tomasetti
Renee Scapparone (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Business, Fitchburg State University
Vertical Marketing Strategy of ACT

MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

502 Room 805 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Muhamad Haziq Bin Mustapha
Ileana Vasu (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Holyoke Community College
Exploring Intriguing Mathematical Properties by Using Calculus

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

508 Room 805 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Ganzhong Ma
Yahya Modarres-Sadeghi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMass Amherst
Influence of Variable Stiffness on the High Accelerations of Fast Starting Fish

509 Room 805 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Nicholas Robinson
Yahya Modarres-Sadeghi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMass Amherst
Biomimetic Ultrasonic Whistle to Be Used for Bat Deterrence at Wind Farms

510 Room 805 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Alexander Francis Smith
Rune Alexander Percy
Juan M. Jiménez (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMass Amherst
Measuring Potassium Using DNA-based Sensors to Improve Dialysis Treatment

512 Room 805 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Victor Kenneth Champagne III
Alejandro Briseno (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, UMass Amherst
Cicada-inspired Antibacterial Organic Nanopillars Grown on Pencil-drawn Graphene

513 Room 805 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Duy Nguyen
Juan M. Jiménez (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMass Amherst
Stent Strut Geometry and Hemodynamics Affect Endothelial Cell Migration

MICROBIOLOGY

532 Room 917 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Jonah Eric Einson
David A. Sela (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Nutrition and Food Science, UMass Amherst
The In-house Microbiomes of an Industrial Food Production Facility

MUSIC

547 Room 905 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Lydia Barrett
Erinn Knyt (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Music, UMass Amherst
Globalism and "Othello in the Seraglio"

548 Room 905 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Christine Mann
Erinn Knyt (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Music, UMass Amherst
An Overview of 21st Century Cello Pedagogy and Repertoire

NUTRITION

585 Room 917 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Stephen Paul Kheboian
Jerusha Nelson-Peterman (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Food and Nutrition, Framingham State University
The Paleolithic Diet: A Systematic Review of Its Applications and Most Suitable Implementations

NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCE

590 Room 917 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Sydney Garrabrant
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
The Lost Ideals for Food and Health

PHILOSOPHY

594 Room 903 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Elizabeth Lea Bridleman
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
Precisionism: A Brief History and Comparative Application of Kant’s and Collingwood’s Aesthetic Philosophies

595 Room 174 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Karen Huu
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
A Business Man's Promises: Donald J. Trump

596 Room 803 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Madeline Weinreb
Maureen Eckert (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, UMass Dartmouth
The Second Amendment: A Tracing of Its Origin, Influence, and Purpose

597 Room 162 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Sean Christopher MacLean
Heike Schotten (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Boston
The Will to Power

598 Room 168 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Ryan Porter Lindsay
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
Inhibition of Nuance in a ‘Fast-food Facts’ World

599 Room 917 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
David Monteserin Narayana
Shaman Hatley (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Asian Studies, UMass Boston
Metaphorology of Consciousness in Indian Thought

601 Room 804 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Elijah Grant
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
Exploring and Defining Black Identity in America Today

PHYSICS

603 Room 801 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Kai Kharpertian
Monica Poole (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History and Social Sciences, Bunker Hill Community College
The Resiliency Venn Diagram: Science, Economics, and Policy

612 Room 163 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Liam Christopher O'Brien
Narayanan Menon (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Physics, UMass Amherst
How Do Rigid Plates Attach to a Fluid-Fluid Interface?

PLANT, SOIL, AND INSECT SCIENCES

613 Room 174 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Nicole Theresa Foley
Paul R. O'Connor
Daniel R. Cooley (Faculty Sponsor)
Stockbridge School of Agriculture, UMass Amherst
Precision Plant Disease Management: Image Analysis Software Facilitates Tracking the Maturation of Apple Scab Inoculum

POLITICAL ECONOMY

617 Room 165 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Elizabeth Eve Sullivan-Hasson
Kevin L. Young (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
The Effects of IMF Programs on Economic, Social, and Political Indicators within Developing Countries

618 Room 165 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Maham Ahmed
Jamie Rowen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Legal Studies, UMass Amherst
The Politicization of Economic Resources in Transitional States: A Study of Post Arab Spring Tunisia and Egypt

POLITICAL SCIENCE

621 Room 801 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Kaitlin M. Wright
Samantha Pettey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Too Little, Too Late: Is Political Representation Suffering Because of Suffrage Laws?

622 Room 911 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Philip McLaughlin
Paul Kowert (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Boston
Exploring the Legal Claims of China and Japan to the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

626 Room 163 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Elizabeth Sing Nicole Woods
Kathleen A. Brown-Perez (Faculty Sponsor)
Commonwealth Honors College, UMass Amherst
Welfare Reform in the United States: A Mechanism for Government Control of Marginalized Groups

627 Room 168 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Aaron Edward Beaulieu
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Effects of Social Media News

628 Room 174 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Katie Marie Commerford
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
Is the Electoral College Ethical?

629 Room 174 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Alexandria Rita Murphy
Tona Hangen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of History and Political Science, Worcester State University
The Era of the Political Woman: The Overdue Demand of an Equitably Represented Government

630 Room 803 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Amanda Mae Mark
Daniel Mulcare (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, Salem State University
Donald J. Trump: A Voter Case Study

631 Room 903 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
George Chay Atupem
Melinda Rae Tarsi (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, Bridgewater State University
Applying John Kingdon’s Three Stream Theory to the Policy Idea of Universal Preschool

633 Hadley Room 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Elizabeth Rose Wallace
Elizabeth Sharrow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
The Impact of Title IX on Women in the Workforce

634 Room 162 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Angelika Katsinis
Paul Kowert (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Boston
The Massachusetts Opioid Epidemic

635 Room 904 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Abigail Sophie Alfaro
Alexandrina Deschamps (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst
Empathy in Social Movements: Psychological and Theoretical Perspectives

642 Room 903 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Brian Joseph Bushard
Robert Paul Musgrave (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
When Oil Runs Out: A Counterfactual Analysis of Economic Diversification in 1986 and Today

643 Room 903 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Laura Margaret Handly
Robert Paul Musgrave (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Ownership Structure and Development in Resource-rich States

644 Room 903 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Elizabeth Rose McDermott
Robert Paul Musgrave (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Female Employment and Oil Revenue: A Study of Women's Education and Career Prospects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

645 Room 917 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Matthew Davis O'Keefe
Jamie Rowen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Legal Studies, UMass Amherst
The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: A Case Study on the Future of International Law

PSYCHOLOGY

678 Room 168 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Megan Georgia MacCorkle
Matthew S. Murphy (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, UMass Lowell
Transitive Inference in the Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris)

679 Room 803 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
David Ignatius Colarossi
Jane E. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Salem State University
A Shooter's Touch: An Examination Involving Pre-shot Routines and Basketball Free-Throw Shooting

711 Hadley Room 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Grace Elizabeth Smith
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
The Impact of Exercise on Patients with Anixety and Depression

712 Room 905 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Victoria Anne Sobotka
Anne Noonan (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Salem State University
Future Educators' Preparation and Well-being

737 Hadley Room 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Amber Lynn Figueiredo
Mitchell Anthony Estaphan (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Bristol Community College
Human Perspective of Immortality

738 Room 162 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Matthew James Luz
Timothy Jay (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Freudian Censorship: Taboo, Totem, and the Psyche

739 Room 174 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Michelle Katherine Raffi
Ben Miller (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Salem State University
The Effects of Stereotype Threat on Elders’ Memory Performance

740 Room 911 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Gabrielle Mae St Pierre
Alexandra Jesse (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
How Listeners Adjust to an Unfamiliar Speaker: Does it Matter Where We Look on the Face?

748 Room 162 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Sara Malicka
Anna S. Flanagan (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Framingham State University
Perceived Effects of Sex of Deceased and Type of Death on Stigma

749 Room 174 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Daniel Z. Nussbaum
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
Protecting Public Mental Health during an Economic Crisis

750 Room 904 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Mao Mogami
Ronnie Janoff-Bulman (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
Perceptiveness and Justice Sensitivity

751 Room 911 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Fitaw Beyene
Eric Bressler (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Westfield State University
Religious Relations in Poland

752 Room 911 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Kennedy M. Damoah
Henry C. Theriault (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, Worcester State University
Phenomenologies of Religious Beliefs

757 Room 174 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Elsa Rose Mastico
Sharon Claffey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
The Neuroscience of Love

758 Room 905 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Samia Habib
Bernhard Leidner (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
Biases in Media Portrayals of Muslim Americans

759 Room 917 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Sarina Ponte
Veronica Everett (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Sociology, UMass Amherst
The Relationship between the Peer-Support Model and Eating Disorder Recovery

792 Room 174 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Katherine Davis
Michael J. Constantino (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
The Indirect Effect of Alliance Convergence on Posttreatment Outcome through Homework Compliance in Two Treatments for Generalized Anxiety

793 Room 174 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Lauren Harnedy
Katherine L. Dixon-Gordon (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
The Role of Emotion Regulation Difficulties in Self-damaging Behaviors among a College-Student Sample

794 Room 174 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Robert Kurtz Sommer
Michael J. Constantino (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
Examining Existential Isolation as a Risk Factor for Clinical Distress and Negative Beliefs about Psychotherapy

795 Room 801 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Sameera Chippada
Maureen Perry-Jenkins (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychology, UMass Amherst
Paternal Mental Health and Child Development: The Case of Working-Class Families

796 Room 905 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Andy Long Bui
Bernhard Leidner (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, UMass Amherst
Physiological Responses to Intergroup Violence

PUBLIC HEALTH

799 Room 162 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Anastasia Ivanova
Chul Park (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Civil Engineering, UMass Amherst
Presence of Cyanotoxins in Waters Treated by the Oxygenic Photogranule Process

800 Room 168 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Alexandra Fallon Clancy
Megan Harvey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Effects on Children Born to Opioid Addicted Mothers

801 Room 168 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Meghan Brittany McInnis
Robert Anthony Rigo
Penelope Pekow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts

802 Room 168 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Annie Margaret Miller
Catherine Bridget Callanan
Elizabeth Paige Whitcher
Megan Harvey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Opioid Use: An Epidemic in Massachusetts

803 Room 904 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Raymond Lamothe
Aleksandra Miljanic
Elizabeth Donohoe Cook (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Defunding Planned Parenthood: A Serious Public Health Problem

804 Room 904 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Rebecca Fowler
Samantha Blake Berman
Megan Harvey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Impacts of Inadequate Access to Reproductive Health Care in Rural Areas

805 Room 904 8:30-9:15 Panel 1
Savannah Joy Stuitje
Elizabeth Donohoe Cook (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
The Effects of Accessibility and Affordability of Contraceptives on Women in the United States

806 Hadley Room 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Meghan E. Berry
Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Health Perceptions versus Health Realities among Adolescents Living in Mamelodi, South Africa

807 Hadley Room 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Brittany Pine
Krystal J. Pollitt (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UMass Amherst
Evaluation of the Role of Trace Metal Exposure on Male and Female Fertility Outcomes

808 Hadley Room 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Nathan Christopher Whitcomb
Andrew Lover (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Factors and Intervention Methods to Increase Vaccination Rates of Children in the Pacific Northwest

809 Room 168 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Danielle Snider
Paula Stamps (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Clostridium difficile: A Threat to Public Health and National Security

810 Room 803 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Jacob James Mullins
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Concussions in Football

811 Room 904 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Sevan Mahdasian Dulgarian
Melody J. Slashinski (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Guarded Voices: The Adverse Effects of the HPV Gardasil Vaccine as Told by Testimonies of Young Women

812 Room 904 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Jessica Amanda Rambharose
Nicole Elisabeth Waterman
Megan Harvey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Increasing HPV Vaccinations through Health Education

813 Room 905 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Alyssa Benalfew
Mickaella L. Perina (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Philosophy, UMass Boston
Healthcare as a Human Right: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

815 Hadley Room 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Michael Benjamin Lichtenstein
Penelope Pekow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Suicide Prevention of College Students

816 Hadley Room 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Miranda Anne McIntosh
Adelise Jamilah Roberts
Penelope Pekow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
How Health Disparities Contribute to Cervical Cancer and What We Can Do to Lower the Risk

817 Room 805 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Kevin Michael Feltz
Penelope Pekow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Childhood Obesity Epidemic within Urban Environments

818 Room 805 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Brianna Zani
Nina Keery (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Massachusetts Bay Community College
Investigating the True Roots of the Obesity Epidemic and the Most Suitable Solutions

823 Room 174 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Tyler James Fernandes
Elizabeth Donohoe Cook (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Assessment of United States Geriatric Care to Determine Improvements in Employee and Patient Satisfaction

824 Room 805 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Robert Connor Brogan
Andrew Lover (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Accessing Interventions for Childhood Obesity through Beverage Choice in Public Schools

825 Room 805 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Audrey Foster
Elizabeth Donohoe Cook (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Implications of Socioeconomic Status on Childhood Obesity in Massachusetts

826 Room 805 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Derek Patrick Vozzella
Charlotte Olivia Bruce
Emily Nicole Coderre
Breanne Hickey
Megan Harvey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Familial Background, Food Security, Physical Activity, and Subsequent Childhood Risk of Obesity: A Review

827 Room 917 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Olivia Charles
Andrew Lover (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Assessing Interventions for Suicide Prevention in Young Alaskan Native Men: A Review of the Literature and Proposed Interventions

830 Room 165 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Jackson Ronald Porter
Penelope Pekow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease

831 Room 174 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Angela Kou
Oladipo O. Olaogun
Ashley M. Truman
Penelope Pekow (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMass Amherst
The Problem of Mental Health in Incarcerated Females in the US

832 Room 804 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Hadiya Nekaybaw Nzinga Williams
Dean E. Robinson (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst
Black Health Inequalities in the United States: Genetics, Health Care, or Structural Violence?

846 Room 162 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Charlotte D. LaPlante
Laura N. Vandenberg (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UMass Amherst
Xenoestrogens and Their Influence on the Protective Effects of Pregnancy in the Mouse Mammary Gland

847 Room 162 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Mary C. Morcos
Laura N. Vandenberg (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UMass Amherst
The Effects of Gleevec on Pregnant Mice

848 Room 162 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Aastha Pokharel
Laura N. Vandenberg (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UMass Amherst
Evaluating Left-Right Asymmetry in the Developing Mouse Mammary Gland

849 Room 803 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Gabriella Danielle Bauer
Megan Harvey (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
The Association between the Consumption of Antibiotic-raised Meat and Antibiotic-Resistance in Humans

850 Room 904 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Viola Bame
Maria Alice Ribeiro Manetas
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Food for Thought: Tackling Food Insecurity in Massachusetts

851 Room 904 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Emma O'Malley Forget
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Health Care in the United States with Focus on the Affordable Care Act

852 Room 904 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Chiamaka Ogechi Nwanekezi
Molly Aron McCabe
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Cervical Cancer Mortality and Morbidity Disparities

853 Room 904 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Zachary P. Rice
Gabrielle Bailey
Katherine Cairns Goldberg
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Assessing Quality of Care in Nursing Homes in the US

854 Room 917 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Katherine C. Leddy
Aline Gubrium (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
"What's Eating Katie?" The Musical: Utilizing Theater as a Means of Eating Disorder Education

892 Room 162 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Durga Kolla
Laura N. Vandenberg (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UMass Amherst
Developmental Exposure to Xenoestrogens and Their Effects on the Female Mouse Mammary Gland

893 Room 162 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Brian D. Martin
Laura N. Vandenberg (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, UMass Amherst
The Effects of Gleevec on Lactating Female Mice

894 Room 801 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Joseph Ursus Dailey
Ina Ganguli (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
The Hidden Dangers of Charity and Volunteerism

895 Room 904 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Haley Ann Root
Breanna Heroux
Gabrielle Rainville
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Improving Access to Women's Reproductive Health Care

896 Room 904 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Tiana R. Tower
Audrey Donohue
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
The Impact of Palm Oil on Environmental Health

897 Room 904 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Alyssa Lynn Wiseman
Angelo Cruz
Althea Rose Garivaltis
Gloria DiFulvio (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
Opioid Epidemic: Affecting Massachusetts

898 Room 911 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Diana Rose Lemczak-Loomis
Andrew Lover (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Public Health, UMass Amherst
A Systematic Review of the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti

RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM

900 Room 803 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Emily B. Raymond
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
Saturday Night Live in the Donald Trump Era

902 Room 911 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Sara Virginia Prygocki
Mary Baker (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communications Media, Fitchburg State University
"Living": A Student Thesis Film

SOCIAL THOUGHT AND POLITICAL ECONOMY

904 Room 905 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Arno Paul Noack II
Graciela Monteagudo (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Social Thought and Political Economy, UMass Amherst
Framing the Subject: The Politics of Representation and Categorization of Refugees in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings and Syrian Revolution

SOCIAL WORK

906 Room 911 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Jillian Carmel
Sandra M. Lygren (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Deaf Studies, Bristol Community College
Domestic Violence within the Deaf Community: Overcoming Access Barriers

SOCIOLOGY

929 Room 165 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Cynthia Elizabeth LaPan
Francisco Vivoni (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Sociology, Worcester State University
(Luxury) Neighborhood Welfare: Gentrification in the Heart of the Commonwealth

936 Room 911 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Angelica E. Merino Monge
Raúl D. Gutiérrez (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of World Languages and Cultures, Holyoke Community College
Voices Unheard, Without a Place to Call Home: The Outsider Experiences of Undocumented Women

938 Room 168 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Mattie Virginia Woodside
Robert Carr (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Communication, Fitchburg State University
The Secret Life of Ballet

939 Room 804 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Maija A. Hall
Moon-Kie Jung (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Sociology, UMass Amherst
Walking the Tightrope: Black Women and Gender in the Black Panther Party

940 Room 177 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Nathaniel K. Green Jr.
Nikolaos Artavanis (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Finance, UMass Amherst
Xenophobia: Stimuli & Ramifications

941 Room 804 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Evan Masashi Saito
Vanessa Martinez (Faculty Sponsor)
Honors Program, Holyoke Community College
Compstat Policy: Police Policy in Modern America

942 Room 804 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Scott C. Smyth
Randall Grometstein (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Criminal Justice, Fitchburg State University
War on Drugs in America

943 Room 805 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Dana Rose Siskind
Jonathan Wynn (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Sociology, UMass Amherst
Nature’s Accessibility: An Examination of Race in College Outdoors Clubs

SPORT MANAGEMENT

944 Room 162 11:45-12:30 Panel 3
Shawn Matthew Bergeron
Diane Flaherty (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Economics, UMass Amherst
Do Discrepancies in How Teams are Able to Acquire International Players Damage Competitive Balance in Major League Baseball?

THEATER

961 Room 174 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Kim Collazo
Catherine Wilcox-Titus (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Worcester State University
"Los Hijos de Borinquén" Play

962 Room 174 10:45-11:30 Panel 2
Nathen Wheeler
Catherine Wilcox-Titus (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Worcester State University
Almost Love; Almost, Maine

964 Room 163 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
William Edward Luce Jr.
Harley Erdman (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Theater, UMass Amherst
"All Shall Know the Wonder...": The Direction of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik's Spring Awakening

966 Hadley Room 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Andre Ismael Ruiz
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Fight for Equity

967 Room 168 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Alison Marie Kerr
Gina Kaufmann (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Theater, UMass Amherst
Creating an Original Piece of Physical/Dance Theatre through a Devising Process

WOMEN'S STUDIES

974 Room 904 1:30-2:15 Panel 4
Destina Agar
Theresa Ann Kelleher-Palmarin
Shoshanna Ehrlich (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, UMass Boston
“Pro-life Feminists”: Contemporary Misinterpretations of Early Feminist Views on Abortion

975 Hadley Room 2:30-3:15 Panel 5
Stephen Salvador
Jessica Thelen (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of English, Westfield State University
Equal Pay

976 Room 903 3:30-4:15 Panel 6
Alexandra Jane Conrad
Banu Subramaniam (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst
UMass Undergraduate Climate on Climate Change and Population Growth

977 Room 805 4:30-5:15 Panel 7
Aviva Richardson
Kirsten Leng (Faculty Sponsor)
Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst
Teaching Normality: Sex Education and the Reproduction of Whiteness