2010-11 Freedman Prize Winners

Freedman Prizes were administered in 2010-11 by three sponsoring groups: Cognitive Science, Natural and Physical Science, and Theatre Arts. Each group established its own criteria relevant to the discipline to select the Freedman Prize winners.

Cognitive Science

  • Jordan Liz '12: Double relation of ideas & impressions: A case for Rational Emotions. Faculty mentor: Associate Professor of Philosophy Stefanie Rocknak
  • Erin Mc Sherry '11: The two dark horses of self-regulation: Anxiety, depression and their differential effects on the self-regulation of pessimists. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Psychology Justin Wellman
  • Kimberly Post '11: Semantic Networks of Celebrities and their Endorsements. Faculty mentor: Professor of Psychology Lisa Onorato
  • Megan Shipman '11: The effects of a high saturated fat and high polyunsaturated fat meal on cognitive performance. Faculty mentor: Associate Professor of Psychology KinHo Chan

Natural and Physical Science

  • Julie Kessler '12: Identifying chemotaxis protein-protein interactions in the symbiotic aquatic bacterium Epulopiscium Sp.B. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Andrew Piefer
  • Jaclyn Patterson '13: Analysis of Galaxy Group WBL368: Determination of H1 deficiencies, Star formation Rates, and Dynamical Mass. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Physics Parker Troischt
  • Nathan Nichols '14: Analysis of Galaxy Group WBL368: Determination of H1 deficiencies, Star formation Rates, and Dynamical Mass. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Physics Parker Troischt
  • Nalisha Bascom '12: Seasonal Cell Proliferation in Chemosensory Epithelium and Brain of the Eastern (Red Spotted) Newt, (Notophthalmus viridescens). Faculty mentor: Professor of Biology Stanley Sessions

Theatre Arts

  • Blair Coppola '11: Stage Management for Two Rooms. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Malissa Kano-White
  • Kelly Fayton '13: Slide research and design for Two Rooms. Faculty mentor: Instructor in Technical Theatre Gary Burlew
  • Cassandra Howe '14: Stage Management for Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Marc Shaw
  • Jessica Schwartz '12 and Ryan Townsend '13: Art display and dramaturgy for bobrauschenbergamerica. Faculty mentors: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Marc Shaw and Assistant Professor of Art History Douglas Zullo
  • Ian Olsen '11: Viewpoints/composition in direction of bobrauschenbergamerica. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Marc Shaw
  • Gilbert Pearto '11: Direction of Wait Until Dark. Faculty mentors: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Malissa Kano-White and Instructor in Technical Theatre Gary Burlew
  • Diana Acker '12: Computer programming animation in Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom. Faculty mentors: Professor of Computer and Information Sciences and Physics Robert Gann, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Marc Shaw, and Professor of Theatre Arts Kenneth Golden.
  • Mark DeRoziere '12: Performance retelling Wiley and the Hairy Man. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Malissa Kano-White
  • Steven Diehl '14: Research connections between Francis Bacon and Harold Pinter. Faculty mentor: Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Marc Shaw
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