Research Showcase

The University of Denver's Research & Scholarship showcase welcomes DU community members to join us in admiration of the exemplary scholarship of our graduate and undergraduate students.



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    Welcome with Provost Clark


  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

    Chloe Allison



    "And The War Goes On..." American Women Battling Sexism in the Vietnam War Era

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    Anne Berset



    Formal and Informal Support: Moderating Adverse Childhood Experiences and Mental Health


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    Hannah Branit




    Minority Mental Health: Differences in Use of Mental Health Resources 


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    Rosie Contino



    What's Out There? Mapping Sexuality Education for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities


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    Anna Daley Laursen



    An Intersectional Feminist Analysis of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


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    Elena Engel



    The Influences of Maternal Behaviors on Infant Vocal Reactivity and Soothability: Maternal Positive Affect, Sensitivity, and Stimulation as Predictive Elements


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    Dylan Fox


    Trouble in Tokyo: The West's Fight for the Mind of Cold War Japan


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    Mathew Greenlee



    Using the Past to Find a Future: German Intellectual Engagement with the Holocaust and the Construction of a New National Identity


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    Madison Hakey






    Disclosure and Perceived Social Support for Sexual Assault Survivors


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    Bailey Harris



    Elation and Devastation: Relationships Between Media Consumption, Political Affiliation, and Emotional Responses to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election


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    Ilana Hayutin



    How often and how well do people reappraise?: An investigation of selection and implementation of reappraisal tactics


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    Monica Kleyman





    Forced Zionism? The Role Of The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) And The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) In Soviet Jewish Emigration


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    Oscar Lama




    Media Coverage Matters: Examining News Stories About Juvenile Crime During Two Eras


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    Mackenzie Langley




    Academic and Student Perspectives on Diversity at an “Inclusive Excellence” University


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    Kate Maegley




    Becoming Active Consumers: The Connection Between Reflection, Media, and Gender


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    Mackenzie Maher





    Evaluating Anger Bias in Facial Perception Within the Context of a Crowd Setting


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    Wesley Mysinger



    Social Categorization in Spatial Context


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    Haley Paez



    The Sustainability Initiative at the Denver Rescue Mission

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    Naitra Ramchander



    Maternal Anxiety and ERP Responses to Happy, Angry, and Fearful Faces in 7-Month- Olds


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    Laurel Schlegel


    A Voice for the Voiceless: How American Religious Activists Spoke Out Against the U.S. Government's Role in Cold War Central America


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    Richie Snook




    Facing the Consequences: The Rhetoric of Denial During the #MeToo Movement


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    Avery Stackle





    Analysis of Forensic Interview Techniques


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    Marissa Sulmeisters




    Recidivism: A Case Study Of Reentry Resources And Their Impact On Successful Reentry Post-Incarceration


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    Zane Taylor



    Journey to the White Continent: Research as an Artist


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    Tabitha Wilbur



    Effect of Maternal Sensitivity on Infant Attentional Biases towards Emotional Stimuli


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  • Josef Korbel School of International Studies

    Kathryn Constantinides



    Queering Human Capital: a post-structuralist discourse analysis of the World Bank's Human Capital Project


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    Cate Daniels



    Creating a Sustainability Ethic in Artisanal Fisheries


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    Walid Hedidar







    The Laïcisation of the Religious Radical in French Public Schools: Does Educational Secularization Drive Youth Away From Violent Extremism  (corrected)

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    Marianne Hughes



    How Power Dresses: The Gendered Aesthetics of Uniform A Comparative Case Study of Contemporary Female Heads of State and/or Government in Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines


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    Annee Lorentzen



    The Role of Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Conservation


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    Andres Pulido


    Advancing A Community Solution Towards Homelessness View Prezi

    Melissa Shambach



    Entrepreneurship and Youth Unemployment in Jordan


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    Grace Reckmeyer


    Women’s Community Conservation: The Effects of Mangrove Restoration Project in Gazi Bay, Kwale County, Kenya


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  • College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

    Madeline Almen



    Effects of Microsite Characteristics on Tree Recruitment in the Rocky Mountains


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    Angela Baybayon-Grangeorge



    Therapeutic Effects of Betacyanin-enriched Extract from Red-Fleshed Dragon Fruit in the G93A Mutant hSOD1 Mouse Model of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


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    Sophia Bloss



    Analyzing Auditory Characteristics Of A Novel Mating Signal In Teleogryllus oceanicus



    Hannah Burbach



    A Phylogenetic Study On The Activation Mechanism of MC5R By The Pituitary Hormone ACTH


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    June Churchill



    Star Go Boom: Observations and Modeling of SN2012au


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    Nana Danso



    Role of Microbiome-Derived Polyamines in Parkinson’s Diseases


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    Mawusi Danso



    Self-Care or Caring for?: Community Trauma, Social Justice Work, and the Positioning of Self-Care.


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    Anna Dischler



    The Effect of TRPML1 Mutations on Zinc and Calcium Permeability in MLIV


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    Haley Hammond


    Designing Protein Puzzles for Education in Foldit Standalone


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    Dylan Henkel



    Establishing a Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Circuit in a Parkinson’s Disease Rat Model


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    Brianna Herner



    Chronicling Enriched Uranium Atmospheric Deposition in Pond Sediments in Piketon, OH


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    Carrie Hicks



    A transcriptomic characterization of immortalized hippocampal Ts16 cell lines to further  elucidate the hippocampal dysfunction in Down Syndrome


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    Toni Hinskton



    Catalan Graph


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    Veronica Huizar Cabral



    The Role of RNA in Protein Folding and Aggregation


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    Leah Huzjak



    Vortex Formation In Light Due To A Blockage


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    Aly Jeng



    Human Mutations In VPS41 And Their Effects On Insulin Secretion


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    Michelle Kyster



    Photoassisted [4+2] Cycloaddition Followed by Modification


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    Kate LeJeune



    Optimization of a Genetically Encoded Optical Zinc Probe


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    Rebecca McCubbin



    Photoluminescence and Photocurrent in Perovskite Solar Cells


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    Marin Miner


    Analyzing the pharmacological properties of Neopterygian Melanocortin-2 Receptor and Melanocortin-5 Receptor: A study on bowfin (Amia calva)

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    Will Moody



    Role Of FXS-Causing Point Mutations In FMRP's KH RNA Binding Domains In The Regulation Of Its Function In Vivo


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    Ngoc Nguyen



    Accessing Heavy Metal And Nutrient Pollution In Sediments And Surface Water In To Lich River, Hanoi, Vietnam


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    Kate Pletcher



    Controlling And Correcting Optical Vortex Tilt


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    Samir Rezgui



    Synthesis of Fluorescent Compounds to Detect Ethylene Gas


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    Madison Russell



    Preventative Therapeutic Effects of ImmunocalⓇ in a Mouse Model of Repetitive Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (corrected)


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    Lincoln Schafer



    Quantitative Research Into Light Pollution


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    Sam Scherer



    High Throughput Drug Screening of FDA Approved Drugs for Glioblastoma Multiforme


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    Irene Schimmel



    The Unseen Impacts Of Light Pollution On Human Health


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    Aziz Syammach



    Wing Morphometric Analysis of a Novel Sexual Signal in Pacific Field Crickets


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    Nic Tarasewicz



    Neighborhood-level Impacts of Street Trees on Air Pollution Mitigation and Urban Health in Washington Park and Park Hill, Denver, CO


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    Anit Tyagi



    Understanding Why The Anti-Cancer Drug, Pembrolizumab, Fails In Certain Patients



    Tadeusz (Teddy) Wroblewski




    Inhibition of PDGFR May Be a Viable Treatment Option for Meningiomas


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  • Daniels College of Business

    Ericka Bremer



    How to Increase Student Engagement at the University of Denver: A Study of How & Why Undergraduates Spend Their Time


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    Christina Herrera



    Revenue Management and Restaurants


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  • Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science

    Maxwell Gordon



    A Centralized Approach for Directing Autonomous Vehicles Through an Intersection

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    Emma Young


    Creating a Statistical Shape Model of the Patella

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    Sameer Chopra




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    Andriy Novykov



    Design of a Tetro-Drive for closed-loop Deep Brain Stimulation systems

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    Kaitlin Smith




    Improved Approach for Multiple Signal Alignment with Dynamic Time Warping for Application to Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease 

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    Lesley Figueroa





    Use Of Computer Vision System To Determine The Severity Of Movement Disorder In Parkinson’s Disease 

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  • College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

    Kiki Kline


    Eating Disorders and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Adolescents


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    Lucien Darjeun Meadows




    Elohlogies of Environmental Trauma, Reclamation, and Survivance

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  • Graduate School of Social Work

    Jennifer Stanga



    TF-CBT With CBITS For Students That Experience Trauma


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    In young Park 



    A phenomenological study of Korean American parents of 1.5-generation immigrant child


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    Kaitlyn Elting



    The One Health Impacts of Trap-Neuter-Return


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  • Sturm College of Law

    Shani Vargo



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  • Graduate School of Professional Psychology

    Ethan Rosen


    Pensamiento Saludable: Adaptation Phase of the Thinking Healthy Program


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  • Josef Korbel School of International Studies

    Sarina Phu



    Resistance Isn’t Futile: A Case Study of the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Protests


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    Aaron Lathrop-Melting




    Will Climate Change Affect Cocaine Production? Employing Indirect Agricultural Impact Modeling Techniques to Assess Climate's Role in Illicit Coca Yields in Colombia, with Implications for Adaptation and Policy


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  • Morgridge College of Education

    Amy Vo



    Culturally Responsive Practices to Effectively Teach Students Whom Are Refugees


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    Joi Lin


    Educational Experiences of Gifted Graduate Students Studying Gifted Education


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    Paige Alfonzo



    Measuring the Connective Action of Black Lives Matter Activists: A Psychometric Investigation into Twitter Data


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    Grant Goble



    The Impact of a High School Theatre Arts Program on Student Academic and Non-Academic Outcomes: A Case Study


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    Laurier Cress



    The High John Experiment: An Analysis of Library Outreach in A Historically Marginalized Community



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