Mentor: Dr. Eric Schwitzgebel
Majors: Political Science and Philosophy
Project: My project aims to explore the relationship between care providers and patients with classified disabilities through the lens of dehumanization, convenience theory, and sadism.
Mentor: Dr. Paul D’Anieri
Majors: History and Ethnic Studies
Project: My research seeks to analyze how a president’s personality, and career background, affects their understanding of the CIA, as well as the actions the agency can legally undertake, by scrutinizing the Carter, Reagan and H.W. Bush administrations.
Mentor: Dr. Aleca Le Blanc
Majors: Art History
Project: Using foundations, museums, and digital archives within LA and Riverside county as case studies, my project critically examines Art Historical curation and pedagogy in a post-COVID Digital Humanities landscape through the lens of accessibility, multimodality, distributed knowledge production, and performative access.
Mentor: Dr. andré carrington
Majors: English and Sustainability Studies
Project:My project seeks to understand how queerness and race, in conjunction with each other, are explored through contemporary children’s cartoons.
Mentor: Dr. Nawa Sugiyama
Project: My project aims to identify reasons for iconographic shifts of Dionysian imagery on pottery from the Archaic and Classical periods of Greek history across the deity’s cult centers in order to understand a broader pattern of how culture change interacts with expressions of art and worship.
Jessica Guadalupe Ruiz Vega
Mentors: Victoria Reyes
Project: My project aims to focus on how the political attitudes of young immigrants from 2016-2021 were shaped by immigration reform for both those who have DACA and those who do not through a sociological lens.