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Current URCA Associate Projects



2014 - 2015 URCA Associates

URCA

2014-2015 Cohort

Nasir

 Nasir Almasri

Major: Political Science

nalmasr@siue.edu

Shifting Polarity in the Global System
and the United States'
Future Position


Mentor: Dr. Denise DeGarmo

Jeffrey Borwey

Jeffrey Borwey

Major: Computer Science

jborwey@siue.edu

Applications of Vertex Attack Tolerance to Real
World Datasets

Mentor: Dr. Gunes Ercal

Mollee

Mollee Pezold

Major: SECD

mpezold@siue.edu

Difference in Launguage Use During Shared Reading 
of Traditional Books vs. Ebooks by Preschoolers
with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Their Mothers

Mentor: Dr. Kathryn Brady

Jennifer

Jennifer Roberts

Major: English

jenrobe@siue.edu

Exploring Nationality in the Illustrations of 19th
Century Transatlantic Landscapes as a Part of
The Wide, Wide World Digital Edition


Mentor: Dr. Jessica DeSpain

Savanna

Savanna Stabenow

Major: Biological Sciences

sstaben@siue.edu

Quantifying the Abundance and Distribution of 
Woody Vines (Lianas) in Oak-Hickory Forest 

Mentors: Drs. Peter Minchin & Elizabeth Esselman

Alexandra

Alexandra Taitt

Major: Anthropology & Computer Science

ataitt@siue.edu

Anishinaabe Language and Art Revitalization
Through New Technologies

Mentor: Dr. Cory Willmott

Joshua

Joshua Tonnies

Major: Mechanical Engineering

jtonnie@siue.edu

Design of a Dynamometer System for Two-Cycle
Engine Performance Measurement

Mentor: Dr. Terry Yan





For more information on the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program,
contact Dr. Laura Pawlow at (618) 650-2608 or lpawlow@siue.edu.

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