UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH WEEK



Undergraduate Research Week Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Undergraduate Research Week awards!

2017 Dean's Prize Awards - Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

  • Catherine Achy, Geography/Environmental Studies (Mentor: Nick Burkhart)
  • Kassandra Alvarenga, Art History and Gender Studies (Mentor: Charlene Villaseñor-Black)
  • Francesco Arreaga, Political Science and Chinese (Mentor: Deborah Larson)
  • Kevin Brown, African American Studies (Mentor: Marcus Anthony Hunter)
  • Vanessa Castro, Psychology (Mentor: Carolyn Parkinson)
  • Ipsita Dey, Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics (Mentor: C. Jason Throop)
  • Melody Hakimian, Psychology (Mentor: Jenessa Shapiro)
  • Elena Hernandez, Geography/Environmental Studies (Mentor: Alice Ho)
  • Kassandra Hernandez, Philosophy (Mentor: Alice Ho)
  • Monica Hurtado, Sociology, Chicana/o Studies (Mentor: Kimberly Gomez)
  • Eduardo Lara, Psychology and International Development Studies (Mentor: Tiffany Brannon)
  • Vanessa Lopez, Sociology (Mentor: Alice Ho)
  • Julio Reyes Cabezas, Psychology (Mentor: Carola Suarez-Orozco)
  • Neyda Sanchez, Psychology and Sociology (Mentor: Connie Kasari)
  • Natalie Saragosa-Harris, Cognitive Science (Mentor: Adriana Galvan)
  • 2017 Outstanding Oral Presentation Awards

    • Shelley Agostini, Psychology (Mentor: Elizabeth Ligon Bjork) 
    • Cory Buckband, Anthropology (Mentor: Aomar Boum)
    • Nathan Cheung, Communication Studies (Mentor: Steven Peterson)
    • Zeynep Gungor, Psychology (Mentor: Elizabeth Ligon Bjork) 
    • Zach Martinucci, Anthropology (Mentor: Jessica Cattelino)
    • Stefany Mena, Psychology (Mentor: Elizabeth Ligon Bjork) 
    • Kaylin Wesley, Psychology (Mentor: Bruce Chorpita)