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: History and Classical Studies

Robin
Student Name: Robin Pokorski
Department/Major:
History and Classical Studies
Mentor(s):
Suzanne Miller, Assistant Professor of History

Department/Major: Integrated Information, Science, and Technology in Biotechnology

April A Brisky GWU Commencement May 2014
Student Name: April Brisky
Department/Major:
Integrated Information, Science, and Technology in Biotechnology
Mentor(s):
Dr. Sara Hooshangi

Department/Major: International Affairs

Jordan Capizola
Student Name: Jordan Capizola
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Dr. Azim Khan, Academic Director of SIT: India Health and Human Rights
Asthaa Chaturvedi
Student Name: Asthaa Chaturvedi
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Barbara Miller, Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs
Rachel Landau
Student Name: Rachel Landau
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Professor Xiaofei Kang, Department of Religion
Sarah Sawyer
Student Name: Sarah Grace Sawyer
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Dr. Amira Roess, Assistant Professor of Global Health
Picture of Michelle Shevin-Coetzee
Student Name: Michelle Shevin-Coetzee
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Dr. Stephen Biddle, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Erik Svedberg in Nepal
Student Name: Erik Svedberg
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Nagendra Thakali
Erik Svedberg in Uganda
Student Name: Erik Svedberg
Department/Major:
International Affairs
Mentor(s):
Dr. Paul Omach, Makerere University

Department/Major: International Affairs, Concentration: Asia

Keila Franks and faculty advisor Christina Fink
Student Name: Keila Franks
Department/Major:
International Affairs, Concentration: Asia
Mentor(s):
Christina Fink, Professor of Practice of International Affairs; Julia Collins, Graduate Student Mentor

Department/Major: International Affairs, Environmental Studies Concentration

Visiting the UNHCR Field Office in Mafraq
Student Name: Jesse Schaffer
Department/Major:
International Affairs, Environmental Studies Concentration
Mentor(s):
Lisa Benton-Short, Associate Professor of Geography; Joe Martin

Department/Major: Organizational Sciences Major/Business Minor

Agra, India
Student Name: Sonja Manning
Department/Major:
Organizational Sciences Major/Business Minor
Mentor(s):
David Costanza, Associate Professor of Psychology and Organizational Science; Victoria Grady, Visiting Assistant Professor in Organizational Sciences

Department/Major: Pharmacology and Physiology

Michael Velez with GW President Knapp
Student Name: Michael Velez
Department/Major:
Pharmacology and Physiology
Mentor(s):
Dr. Narine Sarvazyan, Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology

Department/Major: Physics/Computer Science

Brandon Minor's hot bod
Student Name: Brandon Minor
Department/Major:
Physics/Computer Science
Mentor(s):
Prof. Gabe Sibley and Prof. Gabe Parmer, GWU
Brandon at Dancing with GW, 2012
Student Name: Brandon Minor
Department/Major:
Physics/Computer Science
Mentor(s):
Prof. Dave Nagel and Prof. Gerald Feldman, GWU | Prof. Scott Mathews, CUA