Research Opportunities in 2020-2021

Faculty members listed below are looking for students interested in pursuing undergraduate research in 2020-2021. If you wish to be included on this page, then please email Meredith Allison. If you are a student and would like help with writing an email to a faculty member, then please contact the Undergraduate Research Student Association (click here for email address).



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Faculty Member Research & Creative Interests Research Category Faculty Information
Aaron Piepmeier cognitive performance, mobile health, mindful exercise Multidisciplinary
Aaron Trocki mathematics education Multidisciplinary
Alexis Franzese sociology, social psychology, identity Social Sciences
Alfred Simkin computer science, viruses, genomics Math & Sciences
Amanda Chunco conservation, climate change Math & Sciences
Amy Allocco religion, gender, India/South Asia Arts & Humanities
Amy Overman neuroscience, memory, aging Social Sciences, Math & Sciences
Anthony Crider astronomy, virtual reality, role-playing games Multidisciplinary
Baris Kesgin foreign policy, political leaders Social Sciences
Brian K. Pennington religion, India, culture Multidisciplinary
Caroline Ketcham neurodiversity, movement, sensory, concussions, mental health Multidisciplinary
Casey Avaunt dance history, dance theory, dance choreography Arts & Humanities
Catherine Chiang forensic accounting, earnings management, analytics School of Business
Chad Awtrey mathematics, data science, programming Math & Sciences
Charles Irons history, race, religion Social Sciences
Chris Richardson active galactic nuclei, black holes, starburst galaxies Math & Sciences
Danielle Lake design thinking, wicked problems, feminist pragmatism Multidisciplinary
David Vandermast ecology, forests, outside Math & Sciences
Duke Hutchings computer science Math & Sciences
Elena Kennedy social entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial community School of Business
Eric Bauer toxicology, behavior, e-cigarette Math & Sciences
Eric Hall exercise, mental health, concussions Multidisciplinary
Erin Pearson American literature and culture Arts & Humanities
Federico Pous social movements, Latin America, social justice Arts & Humanities
Geoff Claussen Jewish Studies, ethics, religion Arts & Humanities
Honglin Xiao GIS and remote sensing, global environmental changes, natural disasters Multidisciplinary
Hwayeon Ryu mathematical modeling, immune response, COVID-19 Math & Sciences
Janet Myers literature, WGSS Arts & Humanities
Jeff Carpenter social media, professional development, online communities School of Education & Wellness
Jeff Clark groups, term rewriting Math & Sciences
Jen Dabrowski chemistry, sustainability, antibiotics Math & Sciences
Jen Hamel animal behavior, ecology, evolution Math & Sciences
Jennifer Eidum education, writing, teaching English Arts & Humanities
Jenny Jiang digital media analytics School of Communications
Jessica Merricks biology education, public understanding of science, mixed methods research Multidisciplinary
Jessie Moore writing, engaged learning, publishing Multidisciplinary
Jonathan Su engineering, drug delivery, biomedical Math & Sciences
Julia Bleakney writing and rhetoric, mentoring, writing center studies Multidisciplinary
Justin Clar environmental chemistry, environmental nanotechnology Math & Sciences
Karen Yokley mathematical biology and modeling Math & Sciences
Kevin Bourque LGBTQ studies, lesbian and gay literature, and queer theory Arts & Humanities
Kristin Lange German/Germany, languages, social media Multidisciplinary
Lauren Kearns choreography, dance science Arts & Humanities
Lauren Walker sport psychology and health Math & Sciences
Lawrence Garber marketing, consumer behavior School of Business
Leyla Savloff sex work, activism, queer studies, Latin America Social Sciences
Lisa Buchanan K-12 education, equity in education, research on children's literature School of Education & Wellness
Mark Enfield science education, multimedia authoring (using technology as a tool in school) School of Education & Wellness
Mark Kurt labor economics School of Business
Mathew Gendle psychology, neuroscience, consciousness Multidisciplinary
Matthew Wittstein virtual reality, human movement behavior, neuromotor control Math & Sciences
Megan Isaac Shakespeare, young adult literature, surveillance Arts & Humanities
Milla Titova happiness; well-being; positive psychology Social Sciences
Nina Namaste gender/race/class identity, food studies, interdisciplinarity Arts & Humanities
Pablo Celis-Castillo Spanish, culture, Latin America Arts & Humanities
Paula Rosinski multimedia writing, online communications Arts & Humanities
Prachi Gala marketing, psychology, and consumer behavior School of Business
Pratheep Kumar Paranthaman games user research, virtual reality/augmented reality/ mixed reality, brain-computer interface Math & Sciences
Qian Xu social media, analytics, online persuasion School of Communications
Raj Ghoshal race, public opinion, quantitative Social Sciences
Robert Vick biology, physiology, heart rate variability Math & Sciences
Sabrina Thurman infant motor development Social Sciences
Samuele Pardini American studies, literary history, cinema Arts & Humanities
Scott Windham German studies, languages Multidisciplinary
Shefali M. Christopher running, athletes School of Health Sciences
Srikant Vallabhajosula biomechanics, health, injury and performance School of Health Sciences
Stephanie Baker racism, health inequities, community-engagement Social Sciences
Stephen Byrd special education, compassion fatigue, international education School of Education & Wellness
Svetlana Nepocatych nutrition and exercise science Math & Sciences
Todd Lee mathematics, gerrymandering, analytics Math & Sciences
Vanessa Drew-Branch social justice, grief Social Sciences
Wen Guo Arts administration and policy, visual culture, Chinese cultural policy Arts & Humanities
Yanica F. Faustin racism, maternal and child health, health inequities Social Sciences