LAS Students Awarded Summer Research Stipends to Work with Faculty

Nine LAS students were selected to receive funding from the College of LAS this summer for their work on research projects directed by LAS faculty members. Students, faculty mentors, and project names are listed below.


Arin Broomfield, mentored by Sonja Tanner of Philosophy, “Laughter and Language in Plato and Wittgenstein”

Annaliese Calzadilla, mentored by Amy Klocko of Biology, “The Better Side of Herbicide: Developing a Rapid Method to Identify Transformed Wisconsin Fast Plants”

Lani Harris, mentored by Fred Coolidge of Psychology, “The Psychometric Development of a Self-Report Inventory for the Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder”

Josh Shulkin, mentored by Anthony Tan of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA), “Composition assistant for Dr. Anthony Tan’s new work for guitar and live electronics”


Julia Hilliard, mentored by Meghan Lybecker of Biology, “Characterizing Key Protein Regulators in the Lyme Disease Bacterium: Manuscript for Publication”

Vanessa Obetz, mentored by Leilani Feliciano of Psychology, “Non-pharmacological interventions for aggression in dementia: A Meta-analysis of single case research”

Renju Peroor, mentored by Dmytro Bozhko of Physics & Energy Science, “Design of microwave elements for magnetic waves excitation”

Lisa Stone, mentored by Dan Segal of Psychology, “Personality Functioning in Later Life”

Michael Zowada, mentored by Sarbarish Chakravarty of Mathematics, “Analysis of KP Lump Solitons”

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