2015-2016

Karla BarronKarlaB

Major:

Sociology and Latin American Studies

Department:

Sociology

Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Jody Agius Vallejo

Research Gateway Project:

From College to Career: The Transitional Experience for First Generation Latina College Students at USC

 

Calvin Boyd IICalvinB

Major:

B.S. Architectural Studies, Psychology Minor

Department:

School of Architecture

Faculty Mentor:

Lauren Matchison

Research Gateway Project:

Architectural Practice vs. Pedagogy: How Research Will Bridge the Gap

 

Denisse Carrasco DenisseC

Major:

Psychology

Department:

Psychology

Faculty Mentor:

Frank Manis

Research Gateway Project:

California’s Education Disconnect with ELL Students

Genesis CascoCascoG

Major:

Department:

Faculty Mentor:

Research Gateway Project:

Chris Cervantes

Major:

Gender Studies and Sociology

Department:ChrisC

Gender Studies

Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Michael Messner

Research Gateway Project:

Transformative Justice: Alternatives to Responding to Sexual Violence

Sabrina EnriquezSabrinaE

Major & Minor:

Mathematics (Major) & Human Rights (Minor)

Department:

Mathematics

Faculty Mentor:

Professor Francis Bonahon

Research Gateway Project:

Investigating the lengths of simple closed curves on the once-punctured torus 

Michael Flores MichaelF

Major:

Political Science

Department:

Political Science

Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Jefferey Fields

Research Gateway Project:

Response of the U.S. government to the challenges posed by ISIS’ use of Twitter to recruit American sympathizers

Adam GonzalesAdamG

Major:

Psychology, B.A.

Department:

Psychology

Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Darby Saxbe

Research Gateways Project: 

Prenatal Anxiety and Relationship Satisfaction of First Time Parents

 

Michael GrantMichaelG

Major:

English Literature

Department:

Price School of Public Policy

Faculty Mentor:

Dr. LaVonna Lewis

Research Gateway Project:

Personal Health Record experiences and barriers to access within larger patient populations. Examining how barriers affect larger well-resourced practices and medical groups

 

Jamie HuangJamieH

Major:

Biological Sciences

Department:

Dornsife: Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor:

James Boedicker, PhD., Department of Physics and Astronomy and Biological Sciences

Research Gateway Project:

Bacterial Interactions in a Multi-Species Community

Mona Karim

Major:

Biological Sciences

Department:

Biological Sciences

Faculty Mentor:

Brad Foley

Research Gateway Project:

Reverse Learning in Drosophila Melanogaster

Juan MartinezDSCN0563

 Major:

Civil Engineering

Department:

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Mentor:

Kelly Sanders

Research Gateway Project:

Metro Gold Line Accessibility and the Influence of the Built Environment.

Eilen MenaEilenM

Major & Minor:

Fine Arts (Major) & Urban Planning (Minor)

Faculty Mentor & Department:

Dr. Lavonna Lewis (Sol Price School of Public Policy)

Faculty Mentor & Department:

Dr. Francille Wilson (Dornsife College of Arts & Letters)

Research Gateway Project:

My research will focus on the ways in which immigrant populations, specifically in the African diaspora affect the food systems of historically predominantly African American communities in Los Angeles and New York.

Natalie SolisNatalieS

Major:

Religion

Department:

Sociology

Faculty Mentor:

Joseph Palacios

Research Gateway Project:

Creating Sacred Space: The Influence of our Lady of Guadalupe in Boyle Heights

Anthony Zelaya-UmanzorDSCN0559

Major:

Psychology

Department:

Psychology

Faculty Mentor:

Dr. Stanley Huey

Research Gateway Project:

Encouraging Classroom Attendance and Engagement in College Students: the effect of Cognitive dissonance intervention.