Profiles of Undergraduate Research Projects

Below is a listing of undergraduate research projects, organized alphabetically by students' majors.  To learn more about any one of these research projects, click on the research project title!

If you are a GW undergraduate student and would like to post your undergraduate research project, please contact us at research@gwu.edu.

Department/Major: American Studies

Jacqueline Drayer
Student Name: Jacqueline Drayer
Department/Major:
American Studies
Mentor(s):
Suleiman Osman, Associate Professor of American Studies

Department/Major: Anthropology & German Language and Literature

Josh Rivers and Dr. Margaret Gonglewski
Student Name: Joshua Rivers
Department/Major:
Anthropology & German Language and Literature
Mentor(s):
Dr. Margaret Gonglewski, Associate Professor of German

Department/Major: Biological Anthropology

Alexandra Kralick tracking mountain gorillas in Rwanda
Student Name: Alexandra Kralick
Department/Major:
Biological Anthropology
Mentor(s):
Dr. Shannon McFarlin, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Kristen Ramirez with Dr. Jack W.K. Harris
Student Name: Kristen Ramirez
Department/Major:
Biological Anthropology
Mentor(s):
Brian Richmond, Assoc Prof and Chair, Dept of Anthropology

Department/Major: Business and Honors Program

Colleen Tan Business Honors Student
Student Name: Colleen Tan
Department/Major:
Business and Honors Program
Mentor(s):
Dr. Marilyn Liebrenz-Himes, Professor of Global Marketing

Department/Major: Chemistry

Adeel Khan with his research team members.
Student Name: Adeel Khan
Department/Major:
Chemistry
Mentor(s):
Dr. Michael Wagner, Associate Professor of Chemistry; and Nathan Banek, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Poster Presentation
Student Name: Sydney Morris
Department/Major:
Chemistry
Mentor(s):
Dr. Peter Nemes, Rosemary M. Onjiko

Department/Major: Dance & Political Science

Kristi Headshot
Student Name: Kristi Cole
Department/Major:
Dance & Political Science
Mentor(s):
Maida Withers, Professor of Dance

Department/Major: Economics

Matthew Zahn
Student Name: Matthew Zahn
Department/Major:
Economics
Mentor(s):
Professor Tara Sinclair, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Department/Major: Economics and Chinese

Caitlin Keliher in China
Student Name: Caitlin Keliher
Department/Major:
Economics and Chinese
Mentor(s):
Professor Tara Sinclair and Professor Bruce Dickson

Department/Major: English

Jessica Chace
Student Name: Jessica Chace
Department/Major:
English
Mentor(s):
Kim Moreland, Professor of English

Department/Major: Geography

Michelle Stuhlmacher and team building transects in the Costa Rican rainforest
Student Name: Michelle Stuhlmacher
Department/Major:
Geography
Mentor(s):
Achim Haeger

Department/Major: Geography and International Affairs

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Student Name: Aurora Echavarria
Department/Major:
Geography and International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Lisa Benton-Short, Associate Professor of Geography

Department/Major: History

From Public Enemy to History Teacher: Sitting Bull in American Popular Culture, 1876-1976
Student Name: Michael Salgarolo
Department/Major:
History
Mentor(s):
David J. Silverman, Prof of History
Taylor Soja at GW Research Day
Student Name: Taylor Soja
Department/Major:
History
Mentor(s):
Professor Jennifer Green-Lewis, Department of English and Professor Dane Kennedy, Department of History