Student Works is a growing list of scholarship by Hamilton students that will include course projects, public presentations, grant-supported research, and senior theses.

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Submissions from 2019

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The Treatment of People with Mental Illness in the Criminal Justice System: The Example of Oneida County, New York, Alexander Black '19, Kylie Davis '18, Kenneth Gray '20, Connor O'Shea '18, Alexander Scheuer '18, Samantha Walther '18, Nico Yardas '18, Frank M. Anechiarico, Ralph Eannace, and Jennifer Ambrose

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Representing Childbirth: Making and Unmaking Language to Communicate Experiences of the Body, Sabrina Boutselis '19

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The Endless Scroll: Understanding Social Media Consumption Habits Among College Students, Tatiana Bradley

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Film Paper Shelter Food, Emily Buff

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“Waking up White”: How White People Develop Positive Racial Attitudes in an Era of Color-Blind Racism, Jenna Columbia

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Growing Pains- A Thesis about Stoicism A Screenplay about Growth A Story about Both, Delgado Corcoran

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In Defense of Narrativity, Andrea Dickmeyer

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Cloaking Desire: Stasis and Sexuality in Nikolai Gogol's Short Stories, Katie Dolan '19

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Christine de Pizan as Architect of Women’s Spaces in The Book of the City of Ladies, Allison Donlan '19

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Living Music: A study of the effects of ‘musicking’ on small group life at Hamilton College, Gregory Evans

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On the Illegitimacy of Restrictive Immigration Policies: A Reply to Christopher H. Wellman, Pelumi Fasola

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Psychopaths and the Insanity Defense, Grace Friedel

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Strong Men, Fragile Masculinity: An Exploration of Masculinity on Hamilton’s Campus, Sawyer Frisbie

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Identity Work Among the Homeless in Utica, Mikayla Greeley

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Social Support and Mental Health: Where Do We Stand?, Alanna Gushue

A&Q Presents: May 1, 2019, Kyandreia Jones '19

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A&Q Presents: February 20, 2019, Calyn Clare Liss '22 and Madeline Justiniano '21

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Intentional Inheritance: William Faulkner and Gabriel García Márquez in Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Virgin Suicides, Elizabeth Maier '19

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An Esoteric Approach to the Expected Utility of Voting, Bradford Marston

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Nietzsche and the Eternal Recurrence: On Overcoming Our Nihilism, Clayton R. McCollum

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Hamilton’s Helpers: Understanding the Social Motivations behind Student Volunteering, Nora McEntee

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Contemporary Nativism Motivated by Mathematics, Annaliese Mugele

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School on the Brain: A Study of Academic Achievement and Collegiate Success, Gabrielle O'Brien

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The Revolution Will Not Come with Flowers: What Motivates Some Greeks to Join the High-Risk, High-Cost Anarchist Movement, Christina Plakas

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Passing: The Performance and Visibility of Identity, Kendall Nichelle Rallins '19

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“Cut Out of Someone’s Head” Intersections of Humor, Manipulation, and Artistic Creation in Vladimir Nabokov’s Laughter in the Dark and Nikolai Gogol’s “The Portrait”, “The Nose”, and “The Overcoat”, Julia Rosenbaum '19

Physician-Assisted Suicide? A Critique of Kant's Moral Philosophy, Wilhelgyne Rose

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24/7 in a Box: Inmates’ Written Expression in Solitary Confinement versus Lower Security, Rachel Schooler

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When Home Videos Leave the Home: Personal Video Practices of College Students, Geoffrey Schweller

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Man Up! A Study on How Fourth Grade Boys Perform Masculinity, Victoria Stapleton

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Smoke and Mirrors: A Study of Social Learning and Identity Exploration Among Young Adult Recreational Vapers, Emily Steates

A&Q Presents: May 4, 2019, Helen Stutsman '19, TJ Berley '21, Emily Brewer '21, and Julia Dupuis '21

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Contemporary Art and Modern Politics: Reactions to activist art and why audiences interpret artworks as political, Xara Sunne

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Waving in the Ferns: Nature, Imagination, and Storytelling in Anne of Green Gables and Emily of New Moon, Haley Tietz '19

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On the Paradox of Emotional Response to Fiction, Michael Valeri

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The Consequences of Contemporary AI for Mind-Body Dualism, John Wellers

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“Best Friends: How Close Friendships are Formed”, Faith J. White

A&Q presents: April 24, 2019, Heidi Wong '20 and Katie Gisondi '20

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Split Between Two Identities: How Second-Generation Immigrants Use Food to Project Their Ethnic Identity, Zhi Yang

Hamiltonians Abroad: An analysis of individual transformation among Hamilton students who go abroad, Justin Zhu

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"A Divided Duty:" Liminal Space and Coming-of-Age in Shakespeare's Father/Daughter Relationships, Alexa Zildjian '19

Submissions from 2018

A&Q presents: September 26, 2018, Emily Aviles '19 and Julia Rosenbaum '19

A&Q Presents: February 21, 2018, Emily Aviles '19, Paula Weiman '18, Nora Boyle '18, Amy Zhang '18, Mackenzie Doherty '18, Ruben Martinez '20, and Albert Ian Lunn '18

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Autotelia: Composing the Self Through Personal Critical Theory, Annie H. Berman '18

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A Study of Community College Impact on Refugee Students’ Acculturation, Alexandra Brantl '18

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Role Conflict Among Black Law Enforcement in Light of the Black Lives Matter Movement, Lily Capstick '18

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DTR on SNS: How college students use social networking sites to define and maintain their intimate relationships, Julia Carpenter '18

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The Ontology and Epistemology of Social Entities, Joseph Caruso

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“Calm and rational” or one night of “utter chaos” and “wild fun”? Student orientations toward drinking on campus, Jessica Castellanos '18

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Discoursing with an Octopus: Illness as a Theme in Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time and its Relation to Conceptions of Art and Transcendence, Tara Cicic '18

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Managing the Self in an Online World: The Divided Self, Jackie Cuddy '18

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“Hey Guys, Welcome Back”: YouTube as a Cultural Phenomenon Amongst Young Women, Natasha Espinosa '18

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Meaningful Work on the College Campus, Jessica Halladay '18

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Shamanism in an Inflexible Society: Slaughterhouse-Five and Briefing for a Descent Into Hell, Dana Holloway '18

A&Q presents: October 24, 2018, Kyandreia Jones '19 and Ali Zildjian '19

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On the Quantization of Plane Gravitational Waves in Loop Quantum Gravity, Elise LePage '18

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Challenging Whiteness: The Experiences of White Students in a Diversity Class, Sindy Liu '18

A&Q presents: August 29, 2018, Jerad McMickle '19 and Sara Aldrich '19

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Valmont and the Allure of Virtue in Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Sarah Morrill '18

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Ski Bum vs workaholic: Why Some Young Adults Participate in Traditional Markers of Adulthood while others Engage in Emerging Adulthood, Antonia Ng '18

A&Q Presents: February 28, 2018, Claire Nicholson '20 and Mackenzie Doherty '18

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Traversing a Foreign Culture: Understanding Students Of Color’ Experiences at a Predominantly White Institution, Kureem Nugent '18

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You Are What You Eat: Uncovering the Influences of College Eating Habits, Maggie Revera '18

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Listening to Reggaetón: The Construction of Panethnicity and Gendered Latinidad in Miami, FL, María Karla Saenz

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Finding Work: Analysis on How Liberal Arts Graduates Obtain Employment in a Tight Labor Market, Vincent Tran '18

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Conflict and Codependence: An Analysis of Town-Gown Relations in Clinton, New York, Jacob Wallace '18

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Feminine Heroism in Scandinavian Variants of Aarne-Thompson Uther Tale Type 425A, Paula Weiman '18

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“Political Polarization at Hamilton College: Analyzing Student Opinions of Hamilton’s Political Climate”, Erich Wohl '18

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Approaching Traditions: the Ideological Ambivalence of Modern Intellectuals in 20th-century Ireland and China, Hou "Chloe" Xiaohan '18

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From the “Missing Narrative” to Becoming “Part of the Vernacular:” Representation, Language, and Identity Formation in “Korean American” Literature, Alan Yeh '18

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“Coddled Millennials”: Exploring Anxiety in College Students at an Elite Institution, Charlotte Zee '18

Images from 2017

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U.S. Geography for Children, Matt Albino '19 and Jared Mandelbaum '18

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Jump Off, Anonymous

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A Different Perspective, Cameron Baker '20

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How Publishing Detrimentally Determines Dickinson's Poetry, Mali Barker '17

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Imogene's Antlers, Daniel Berrick '18, Stephen Clement '19, and Fiona Griffin '18

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Oceanography, Zach Blumenkehl '18, Alexa Rosella '18, and Emily Liu '19

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Narrowing the Literacy Gap: Examining Difference in Early Childhood Education, Sabrina Boutselis '19

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Living off a Prayer: Explanations of Spiritual and Religious Transformation at Hamilton College, Madeline Carlman

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Wyoming, Luke Carstens '21

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Blue, Shelby Amour Castillo '19

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People, Shelby Amour Castillo '19

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Dark Prince, Shelby Amour Castillo '19 and David Dacres '18

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Crow Boy, Julia Dupuis '21

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Escape, Parker Esty '21

A&Q Presents: February 1, 2017, Luke Gernert '17 and Kyle Burnham

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Civilization Before Greece and Rome, Jess Halladay '18, Tripp Miller '18, and Nicole Lyons '18

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America Taught Me, Kyandreia Jones '19

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An Aside, Kyandreia Jones '19

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Humorous Poetry, Kyandreia Jones '19

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The Devil Finds Work, Kyandreia Jones '19

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Squids Will Be Squids, Meg Josephson '18, Anna Rich '18, and Natalie Burkardt '18

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Making a Monster, Amanda Kim '21

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Eating at Commons, Sabrina Kleckner '19, Jessie Dromsky-Reed '19, and Cassie Howard '18

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The History of Western Civilization, Nate Kremer '18 and Andrew Groll '19

A&Q Presents: October 25, 2017, Ashna Lawani '19, Molly Retik '21, Kyandreia Jones '19, and Paula Weiman '18

A&Q Presents: February 22, 2017, Jacob Leebron '18

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You Don't Need It. You Just Want It!, Madeleine Lepesant '19 and Michelle Guaman '18

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A Sociological Almanac for the United States, Claire Lincoln '20 and Alex Straus '18

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Slam, Emma Lynam '21