Events from 2020

“Am I Latinx Enough?” Latinx Ethnic Identity, Belonging, and Expression of Latinidad at Oberlin College, Eder Aguilar

The Story of Mongolian Cheesemakers and Globalization, Pearse Anderson

A Framework for Growth and Sustainability in Fish Farming, Zach Arfa

Smoothness As A Characterization of Price Of Anarchy in Auctions, Kate Bowers and Paul Lawrence

Epistemological and Environmental Justice in the American South, Nathan Carpenter

4 in 1: Uncovering Hidden Species within Tiquilia palmeri, Gabriela Castillo, Jill Sarazen, and Michael J. Moore

Imagining Apocalypse: Prospection Increases Systems Thinking, James Cato

Investigating the Activity of Infectious Disease-Associated Rhomboid Proteases, Alyssa Chow and William Parsons

How Lowering Thermostat Set Points Influences Student Comfort and Behavior, Karly Coleman, James Cato, and Maya Russell

The "Witches" in Argentina's Secret Jails: The Pregnant Political Prisoner in the Cultural Imaginary of State Terrorism, Brianne Cotter

Spatial and Temporal Impact of Land Use on Erosion and Creek Development in Plum Creek, Oberlin OH, Monica Dix, Lea Milando, Sam Mader, Amelia Lewis, Marcus Hill, Sophia Maffie, Franklin Sussman, and Amanda Schmidt

Selective Hole Filling for 3D Plant Images, Mahlon Dizzy Farbanish

Phylogeography of Petalonyx crenatus (Loasaceae): Genetic Structure Across a Gypsum Archipelago, Renée Geyer

Small Molecule Interactions with Synthetic Melanin: Novel Modulators and Dye Capture, Maryam Ghazala

Nationalism, Monotheism and Gender in Second-Isaiah, Noa Gordon-Guterman

Petrology of an Exotic blueschist from Santa Catalina Island, Sarah Hampton, F. Zeb Page, and Jade Star Lackey

Asking Questions is Easy, Asking Great Questions is Hard: Constructing Effective Stack Overflow Questions, Jane Hsieh

Tools for Reading the Environment: Literary Field Guides & Poetic Inventories as Place-Making Literature, Lily Jones

Examining the Effects of Small Molecules on the Self-Polymerization of Dopamine, Sean Kerns, Amanda Stavis, Maura Gibbs, and Andrew Sugarman

Determinants of Alumni Giving to a Private U.S. College: Evidence from Oberlin College, Kenneth Kitahata

Mapping out the Evolution of Sexual Systems in Hawaiian Plants using Big Data, Michelle Liu, Gabriela Castillo, Renée Geyer, Luisa McGarvey, Emily Humphreys, Angela McDonnell, Norman Wickett, Ann Sakai, Stephen Weller, Warren Wagner, Kenneth Wood, and Michael J. Moore

Agency, Resilience and Self-Sufficiency for Refugee Women via Social and Environmental One-Off Solutions, Iliana Lukasik

Exploring Species Boundaries of Thelesperma (Astaraceae) on Gypsum Using Phylogenetic and Morphometric Analysis, Luisa McGarvey, Lynn Jiao, Norm Douglas, Hilda Flores, and Michael J. Moore

On Objects and Voices: The Intersection of Oral History and Archaeology in the Case of Shule Ya Kujitambua, Ella Murray

Soupbone: Toward Public and Collective Humanities, Phoebe Pan

Counter-Maps; Resisting Extractism Through Collective Process, Charlotte Price

Effect of Comorbid Major Depressive Disorder on Severity of Alcohol Use Disorder & Treatment Seeking Behavior, Catherine Russell

Genomic In Silico Models: Simulating Tumor Genomes with BAMSurgeon, Neil Ruthen

Transforming Hollywood: The Deconstruction of Race and Gender Hierarchies in the U.S. Film Industry through Social Movements, Brian Smith

The Devil is in the Details: The Sculpture of Francesco Bertos, Lucy Soth

Live Electronic Music: Developments in Performance Practice, Zachary Steuer

A Neuroprotective Interaction Between Alpha-Synuclein Mediated Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Acute Exposure to Endosulfan, Emily Strand

The Role of beta-Hydroxybutyrate in Glucagon Receptor Stimulated Food Intake Suppression in Obese Mice, Evan Suppa, Shelly R. Nason, Jessica Antipenko, Teayoun Kim, and Kirk M. Habegger

Community-Based Mosaic Art Project & Dialogue, Elia Tzoukermann

An Independent Woman in Putin's Russia: Elvira Nabiullina in Political Context, Meredith Della Walker

Negative Emotional Action Termination: An Empirical Validation, Jinhan Wu, M. McLean Sammon, Max A. Kramer, Jinhan Wu, Christina Wu, and Kenneth J.D. Allen

Events from 2019

The Birth of a Colonial Clinic: Medical Colonization in Dakar, Maite Abadia-Manthei

The Brothers Size​: Directing in the Africana Aesthetic, Ti Ames and Caroline Jackson Smith

Tourism and the Selling of Settler Colonialism in New Mexico, RubyJane Anderson

Carpooling on Campus, Ilana Ascher and Skyler (Yuxuan) Yin

Cold Turkey: How the Political Climate Affects Family Interactions, Joshua Ashkinaze

Peklo the Dance Film, Sophia Attebery

Death was Creeping Through the Air: Post-War American Politics and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic, Emma Baker

The Recording Studio as an Instrument, Maddy Baltor

General Game Playing as a Bandit-Arms Problem: A Multiagent Monte-Carlo Solution Exploiting Nash Equilibria, Matt Banda

A Discussion of White Hegemony within Black Cultural Curriculum at a Predominantly White Institution and a Proposal for an Application of Goal Attainment Scaling to Measure Black Student Success, Jazmen Bell

Skilled Narration, Beautiful Language, and Sympathy for the Villain: How Texts Dehumanize the Lolitas and Ledas of Literature, Julia Berrebi

A Translation of Ideas: An Analysis of Sight-based Metaphor Between Saint Augustine, Plato and the Neo-Platonists, Justin Lorenzo Biggi

Crafting Pedagogical Intimacies: The Potential of Feminist Zines in Sex Education, Lotte Brewer

Examining the Current Realities of Indie Music Distribution in Cape Town, South Africa, Lauren Brown


Community Genomic Drivers of Moss Microbiome Assembly and Function in Rapidly Changing Alaskan Ecosystems, Julia Butler

Historical Influences on Implicit Racism: White Immigrant Identity in New York City Council Campaigns, Becca Chant

Antirealism: A History, Ben Diener

The Sound & the Surplus: Speculation as a Radical Mode of Resistance, Emma B.B. Doyle

Power of Programming: The History and Theory of Film Curation, Emma Dreyfuss

Ash Loss in an Era of Climate Change: Examining the Growth and Distribution of Understory Trees in High-ash Mortality Areas, Sophie Everbach

Oberlin's Experimental Hazelnut Orchard: Exploring Woody Agriculture’s Potential for Climate Mitigation & Food System Resilience, Naomi Fireman

How Do Black Americans Talk about Personal Responsibility?, Jaques Forbes

The Multi-Track to the Mind: An Analysis of Studio Production Techniques, Isabel Forden


Identifying the Effects of T cell Deficient Mice in Alzheimer’s Disease Model, Lauren Fries

The Sounds of Objects In Spaces: Sound Sculpture as a Compositional Medium, Dante Giramma

Progression of State & Federal Education Policy, Funding, and Legislation in Public Schools Since 1983, Daniel Gonzales

Indigenous Superheroism in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Juliette Greene

The Elements in Historical Propaganda Recurring in Criminal Procedurals: A Study of NCIS and its Portrayal of the War on Terror, Yonce Hitt


Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Approaching Music Education with a Cultural Lens, Daniel Huerta

A Libertarian Idea: Redistributive Taxation as a Violation of Property Rights, Shizhe Hu

Catastrophe Cypher: Hip Hop as Resistance after Hurricane Maria, Mobey Irizarry-Lambright

Project Hózhó : Youth, Arts and Environment in the Navajo Nation, Brian James, Kieran Minor, and Rashad Saleh


Intellectual Insurgency and the Subversive Academy: Palestinian Women, Violent Resistance, and the Erasure of Political Subjectivity, Nicholas Kattoura

Birds of a Feather: The Connection Between Moral Codes and Friendship, Kennedy Kline

The Life of John Laurens, Alex Kohn

Legal Weapons: The Supreme Court and the Decline of Tribal Sovereignty, Lior Krancer

Incorporating Movement into High School Choral Classrooms: A Practical Approach, Peri Leavitt

Memories of Silence: Music and Privilege in Communist Czechoslovakia, Catherine Lytle

A Theory of Christian Appeals, Andrew MacPhail


Written in the Margins, Katherine Maleckar

General Music Classrooms: Where Neurodiversity Meets Neurotypicality, Ryn McWhirter

Phylogeny of Gypsum Endemic Gaillardia Species: How Location Influences Gene Flow Across the Chihuahuan Desert, Cameron Moss

Recordando y reconstruyendo una memoria: una crónica del Comité 68 y el Movimiento de 1968 en México, Emmanuel Navarro

Rhyme Scheme in Musical Theater and its Relation to Phrase Structure, Alex Ngo

The Origin of Cellularity and Organismal Individuality in Digital Life Simulations, Diep Nguyen


Different Paths to the Same Failure: American and French Military Involvement in Vietnam from 1945-1973, Samuel Paul


Close-Knit: A Brief History of Knitting, Family, and Activism in African-American Communities, Nina Pulley

Love & Relationships in The Digital Era, Alexandra Roman

Destierro and Desengaño: The Disabled Body in Golden Age Spanish Portraiture, Colin Sanborn

Harrowing the Church: Gregory VII, Hugh of Die, and Religious Transformation of France in the 1070s, John Schechtman-Marko

Debt: What Do We Owe Each Other?, Gabriel Shestack

Deconstructing the Politics, Erotics, and Poetics of Contemporary Feminist Text in the Post Me Too Era, Gabi Shiner

Developing a Novel Measure of College Student’s Attitudes towards Sexual Misconduct, Eli Silverman-Lloyd

The Enigmatic Abundance of Rare Earth Elements: The Political Economy of Green Technology, Rex Simmons


Drum Playing Modulates the Post Auricular Muscle Response: Intention or Attention?, Zoe Swann


Cadmium Induced Neurotoxicity in Huntington's Disease, Morgan Thomas

Sensing the Visual: A Critical Disability Studies Approach to the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Hannah Tishkoff


From the Castle to the Margins: The Decline and Fall of the Central European Left, Nick Vachon

Interactive and Immersive Sound Design in Video Games: 8-bit to Adaptive Virtual Reality, Felipe Velay Ferreira

Call it Nature, Call it Instinct, Call it Education; A Curriculum for Urban Eco-Poetics, Otto Vock

Towards More Complicated Human Security: Solving the Measurement Paradox, Sage Vousé

The Effect of Systems Thinking on Pro-Environmental Behavior, Emery Webster


Japanese Buddhist Temples and their Adaptions to Contemporary Society, Julia Weldon

It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know: Networking and Getting into Law School and Beyond, Jakheem Wheatley