Student Summer Research
For many years, the SSRC has been sponsoring student centered summer research projects. Students are paid and work under the supervision of a faculty member.
Student research projects funded by the SSRC since 2003
2013: Amanda Kellner (Environmental Studies)
Women in Vermont Agriculture. Faculty Sponsor: Professor DeCarlo
2012: Kaitlyn Newdorf (Economics and French)
An Economic Enigma: The Discrepancy in French and American Healthcare Expenditures. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Walsh
2012: Mary Brazell (Psychology)
Stimulant use among college students as cognitive enhancement: Implications for attributions of personal control for the self and others. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Miller
2011: Daved Mooney (Media Studies and Digital Arts with a focus on Journalism)
Localvores: Analysis and Evaluation of the Local Food Movement in Vermont. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Hyde
2011: Jason DeCoteau (Economics and Mathematics)
Do High Poverty Areas Receive Higher Per Capita Medicare Expenditures? Faculty Sponsor: Professor Walsh
2010: Josh Hoxie (Economics and Political Science)
Cracks in Coverage: The Precarious Position of the Uninsured and Underinsured in Vermont. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Grover
2009: Lila Lumbra (Economics)
Free Trade, NAFTA and Vermont. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Ramazani
2009: Jenny Pietroski (Psychology)
The Effects of Acute Psychological Stress on Neuroendocrine Response and Cardiovascular Reactivity in a Sample of Tobacco Chippers. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Vanderkaay.
2008: Dimtri Ripnikov (Economics)
Trade Balances, Exchange Rates and the Transition of former Soviet Block Countries to Market Based Economies. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Ramazani.
2007: Matthew Scanlin, (Psychology and Biology)
The Effects of Acute Psychological Stress on Cardiovascular Reactivity and Renal Excretion in a sample of nonsmokers. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Vanderkaay.
2006: Nicole Vendituoli, (History and Education)
The Vermont Eugenics Survey and the Western Abenaki Indians: How the Sterilization Movement Impacted the Tribe and their Fight for Recognition. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Ouellette.
2006: Jake Dubuque, (Economics and Mathematics)
Measuring the Relationship between Freedom and Prosperity. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Ramazani.
2005: Mary Lake (Journalism and Sociology)
Decriminalization: a Movement for the Rights of Sex Workers in Montreal. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Sultze
2005: Robynne Locke (Sociology)
Success in Integrating Refugees into Vermont Society. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Kusserow.
2004: Howard D’Angelo, (Political Science)
Do Congressional Caucuses Accomplish Their Goals? Faculty Sponsor: Professor Grover.
2003: Jessica L. Bassett (Political Science)
Meeting the Needs of AIDS Orphans in East Africa. Faculty Sponsor: Professor Siplon.