Graduate Research Symposium


The 2011 Brandeis University Graduate Research Symposium


At the Frontiers of Research: Imagination and Innovation in Graduate Student Research at Brandeis

In coordination with the events celebrating the inauguration of Frederick Lawrence as Brandeis’s next President, the Graduate Student Poster Symposium will complement a series of academic symposia by Brandeis faculty.

Date/Venue: March 28-29, 2011, Art Gallery, Shapiro Campus Center

Congratulations to this year's winners:

  • Provost's PhD Award: Yue Pan
  • Provost's Masters Award: Sara Carrigan Wooten
  • GSA PhD Award: Xiaolan Li
  • GSA Masters Award: Kristen Sutherland

And thank you to all of the participants:

Monica Curca
M.A./M.A., Sustainable International Development and Conflict and Coexistence
The Multi-Simplicity of One
Jonathan DeCoster
Ph.D., American History
Intimate Enemies: Mapping Native Politics in the Early Colonial Southeast
Alexandra Fanjoy
M.A./M.A., Hornstein/NEJS
Mapping a Blindspot: Perpetrators, Shoah and Collective Memory
Xiaolin Li
Ph.D., Cognitive Neuroscience
Errors are not always bad: probing the effect of catch trials on Motor adaptation
Yue Pan
Ph.D., Chemistry
Synthesis and application of porphyrin decorated hollow iron oxide nanoparticles for multifunctional anticancer therapy
Celeste Radosevich
M.A., Cultural Production
Latin American Dance in a Small Midwestern Town
Seth Rogers
M.A., Psychology
Aging and Cardiovascular Response to Effortful Listening
Emily Schipper
M.A., Anthropology and Women's & Gender Studies
Like a Love Affair: The Struggle for the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in New York
Julianne Smith
M.A., Women's & Gender Studies and Sociology
Women Film Directors in Canada, Iran and the U.S.
Allison Stagg and
Jodi Benenson
Ph.D., Social Policy at The Heller School
Poverty and Civic Engagement
Kristen Marie Sutherland
M.A., Anthropology and Women's & Gender Studies
The Medicalization of Obesity: A Capitalist's Dream
Karen Tran
M.S., Neuroscience
USP12 and USP46 regulates synaptic protein abundance in rodent hippocampal neurons
Sara Carrigan Wooten
M.A., Sociology and Women's & Gender Studies
Invisible Trauma: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer student experiences of sexual violence in Boston-area Colleges and Universities