The Office of Student Research (OSR) is pleased to announce selected participants in the 2019 Colleigate Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Opportunities (CURIO) program. OSR received 16 applications.  

CURIO supports Goal 1 of Longwood University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), “to improve student learning by promoting their discovery of new knowledge through research” by making available a faculty-guided summer undergraduate research program in all disciplines (Action 1.2).

 

2019 CURIO Participants

Travis Bresnahan, Data Remanence in RAM

Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Robert Marmorstein

 

Mya Chambers, The Communication of Literal and Abstract Ideas through Electro Acoustic Composition

Music

Faculty Mentor: Mr. Roland Karnatz

 

Kaitlyn Crow

English and Modern Languages

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Mary Carroll-Hackett

 

Savannah Dyer, Women Police Officers’ Rhetorical Strategies to Establish Authority in Law Enforcement

English and Modern Languages

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elif Guler

 

Adam Gyori, Thermal Safety of Children’s Outdoor Play Equipment

Biological and Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Christopher Labosier

 

Ibrahim Kante, The Development of Monarchy and Kingship in Precolonial Africa

History, Political Science and Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Phillip Cantrell

 

William Kish, The Diversity and Distribution of Spiders (Arachnida: Aranae) Along an Urban Gradient

Biological and Environmental Sciences

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Sujan Henkanaththegedara

 

Kaitlyn McCleese, Sleep Paralysis

Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Debra Durham

 

Dallas Phelps

Special Education

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Karen Feathers

 

Rachael Poole, The Rhetorical Anatomy of Women’s Movements in the Contemporary American Public Sphere

English and Modern Languages

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elif Guler

 

Sarah Saunders, The Philosophical Argument of Physician-Assisted Suicide

History, Political Science and Philosophy

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Adam Blincoe

 

Nicole Taylor, Laser Engraving

Theatre, Art and Graphic Design

Faculty Mentor: Ms. Kelly Nelson

 

Samuel Taylor, Artistic Expression Through Aural and Visual Domains

Music

Faculty Mentor: Mr. Roland Karnatz

 

Madison Trebour, Physiological Demands of Hard Shoe and Soft Shoe Irish Dancing

Health, Athletic Training, Recreation and Kinesiology

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Jo Morrison