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CSUSM University Library Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity

In recognition of scholarship and creative activity in CSUSM undergraduate student research

Previous Award Winners

The winning submissions from prior years and related materials can be found in CSUSM's Institutional Repository, ScholarWorks.

Empirical Research

Rasmus Clausen, Kinesiology 
"Comparison of Affective Response to Physical Activity Through Reductive Exertion High Intensity Training Among Active and Inactive"
Faculty Advisor: Todd A. Astorino

Kevin Dunn, Sociology
"Builders of Your American Dream"
Faculty Advisor: Mary Roberts
 

Interpretive Analysis

Lynda Verina, History
"Race, Riot, and Recovery: Identifying Motive and Methods of Response to the Violence of 1863 New York City Draft Riots"
Faculty Advisor: Ann Elwood

Empirical Research

Petrona Gregorio, Rosa Hunt, and Elizabeth Cruz, Psychology
"The role of risks information, social norms information, and implementation intentions on decreasing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption intentions and behavior."
Faculty Advisor: Heike Mahler

Sebastian Ring, Kinesiology
"Acute response to the 7 minute workout"
Faculty Advisor: Todd Astorino
 

Interpretive Analysis

Sara Freitag, Communication
"Gucci: Flattering women through patriarchal heteronormativity"
Faculty Advisors: Antonio De La Garza

Chase Spear, History
"Oriental Masquerade: The Cultural Impact of Japanese Kimonos in America"
Faculty Advisor: Zhiwei Xiao

Creative Works

Tiersa Cosaert, Visual & Performing Arts
"Curios of the Future" [sculpture]
Faculty Advisor: Judit Hersko
 

Empirical Research

Ivan A. Hernandez, Charlene Andreason, Alondra Calva, Caitline Castillo, Psychology
"Perceptions of Socioeconomic Mobility and Risk-Taking Behavior"
Faculty Advisors: Wesley Schultz, Anna Woodcock

Josefa Gregorio, Lorena Aguirre, Jesus Perez, Alejandra Zafra, Physics
"Synthesis and Characterization of the Doped Othoferrite HoFe0.5V0.5 O3"
Faculty Advisor: Stephen Tsui
 

Interpretive Analysis

Elizabeth Jaffari, Literature & Writing
"Monstrous Ambiguity and Desire in Otsuichi's Goth"
Faculty Advisor: Rebecca Lush

Creative Works

Wesley Howlett, [major]
"So long: A reflection on the reality and illusion of change"
Faculty Advisor: [xyz]
 

Empirical Research

Jacob S Thum, [major]
"Greater enjoyment in two modes of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) compared to continuous exercise training (CEX) in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI)"
Faculty Advisors: [xyz]

Petrona Gregorio-Pascual, Redd Driver, Carlos E. Rosas, Stephanie L. Price, Alyssa C. Martinez; Cristal Lopez, [major]
"The Effects of Social Norms and Self-Affirmation on Changes in Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption"
Faculty Advisor: [xyz]
 

Interpretive Analysis

 

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