Twelve History (and Biology, English, Psychology, and Women's Studies) majors presented their research on a wide variety of topics.
8:35-9:35 AM Panel: "Culture and Society in the Ancient World"
- Lauren Couture (English), “Ancient Greek Music”
- Cody Fuelling (History/Secondary Education), “The Odyssey to Mediterranean Empire: The Roman Republic’s Movement into Naval Dominance at Carthage’s Expense during the Third Century BCE”
- Melissa Norton (History/WOST), “Hidden Away: The Origins and Persecution of Roman Mystery Cults”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Suzanne LaVere (History)
9:45-10:45 AM Panel: "Cold War Politics"
- Rachel Habegger (History/Biology), “Lysenkoism: A Triumph of Soviet Science”
- Shawn Burns (History), “Khrushchev’s Yugoslavia Gambit and the Forces Compelling His Decision”
- Andrew Hakes (History),“The Deterioration of US-Cuban Relations: Eisenhower, Batista, Castro, and JFK”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Christine Erickson (History)
10:55-11:55 AM Panel: "France and United States as Works in Progress"
- Brittney Fullmer (History), “Was the Reign of Terror Necessary?”
- Carmen Hamilton (History/Psychology), “Writing Out Hate: How a Team of Writers and Investigators Weakened a KKK Resurgence”
- Aaron Ostermeyer (History), “The Politics Over Medicare”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. Deborah Bauer (History)
12:00-12:40 PM Panel: "The Meaning of American Citizenship"
- Megan Stoffer (History), "Four Conditional Freedoms”
- Brandon Perry (Secondary Education), “Interpreting American Citizenship in the Mid-Twentieth Century”
- Chair/Moderator: Dr. David Schuster (History)