SSU McNair Scholars Research Journal, Volume 8: 2016-17

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“Effect of Vibration Intervention and Bone Density on Vertical Jump Height and EMG Output”
Thomas Alva, Kinesiology
Research Mentor: Wanda Boda, Ph.D.

“Breaking the Silence: Sexual Assault Awareness on a College Campus”
Madison Anderson, Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies
Research Mentor: Don Romesburg, Ph.D.

“Physiological Analysis on the Diving Capacity of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea”
Gabriela Arango, Biology
Research Mentor: Daniel E. Crocker, Ph.D.

“Latinx First-Generation College Students in a Predominantly White Institution”
Patricia Ayala Macías, Chicano and Latino Studies
Research Mentor: Patricia Kim-Rajal, Ph.D.

“How Does CASA Retain Their Volunteers?”
Sarah Cobb, Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies
Research Mentor: Patrick Jackson, Ph.D.

“Relationship Between Communication Patterns and Immigration Status Among Undocumented Students in Post-Secondary Institutions”
Monica Cornejo, Psychology
Research Mentor: Richard J. Senghas, Ph.D.

“Optimal Foraging Behavior in Northern Elephant Seals”
German Dionne, Biology
Research Mentor: Daniel E. Crocker, Ph.D.

“Mariachi in Music Education”
Sara Flores, Music Education
Research Mentor: Brian Wilson, Ph.D.

“Undocumented Students: Impact of Status Disclosure”
Jessica Mena Flores, Sociology
Research Mentor: Nicole Wolfe, Ph.D.

“The Glass Escalator in the Contemporary Library: Gender, Race, and Class at Work”
Melanie Nernberg, Sociology
Research Mentor: Cindy A. Stearns, Ph.D.

“A Comparative Study in RF Wave Attenuation in Soil and Sand”
Abraham Palmerin, Electrical Engineering
Research Mentor: Farid Farahmand, Ph.D.

“Latinos in the Child Parent Institute of Sonoma County”
Aimee Ramos, Early Childhood Studies
Research Mentor: Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp, Ph.D.

“Triangulation: A Complex System of Radio Frequency ID Beacons”
Juan Soto, Electrical Engineering and Mathematics
Research Mentor: Donald Estreich, Ph.D.

“The Influence of the Spanish Language in Forming a Cultural/Ethnic Identity Among Latino Males"
Evelin Sustaita-Serecero, Chicano and Latino Studies
Research Mentor: Mariana G. Martinez, Ph.D.

“Adolescent Bullying”
Shelby Swan, Psychology
Research Mentor: Heather Flynn, Ph.D.

“The Relationship Between Adversity and Resilience in College Students: An Exploratory Study”
Sydney Swan, Psychology
Research Mentor: Meri Storino, Ph.D.

“Leucine Enkaphalin NMR Studies”
Elizabeth Valverde, Biochemistry
Research Mentor: Jennifer Whiles, Ph.D.

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