Admitted students experienced Birmingham-Southern at the Select 'Southern event held on March 1-2, 2015.
Admitted students experienced Birmingham-Southern at the Select 'Southern event held on March 1-2, 2015.
Projects produced by the most recent graduating year are listed here. To see an archive of previous projects, click here.
Caron Cecilia Byrd, “The Musical History and Significance of the Song We Shall Overcome,” Dr. Mark Schantz, Faculty Sponsor.
Karley Danyel Chamblee, “Let Nature be Your Teacher:Â A Look into Wordsworth’s Poetry and Nature’s Role in Cultivating Creativity,” Professor Joseph Stitt, Faculty Sponsor.
Lauren Elizabeth Chisholm, “Manipulating and ‘Destroying’ Film,” Professor Pamela Venz, Faculty Sponsor.
Monica Elizabeth Cook, “Photographic Storybook: Storytelling through Still Photography,” Professor Pamela Venz, Faculty Sponsor.
Julia Ann Creager, “Drawing Comparisons: Popular Culture References in American Political Cartoons,” Dr. Vince Gawronski, Faculty Sponsor.
McKenzie Nora Davies, “Making What’s Old New Again: Adapting Jane Austen for Transmedia,” Dr. Susan K. Hagen, Faculty Sponsor.
Howard Russell Day, “Malthusian Belts, Futurama, and Epcot: How Eugenics in Brave New World Enters the Tomorrow Worlds of the 1939 New York World’s Fair and Disney,” Dr. William Hustwit, Faculty Sponsor.
Bhakti Kiran Desai, “Dancing with Jane Austen: Translating Text to Film,” Dr. John Tatter, Faculty Sponsor.
Jeanna Gabrielle Gover, “The Battles of Reading Music: Transcribing Experimental Math Rock in Non-Standard Notation,” Professor Benjamin Posey, Faculty Sponsor.
Dunya Habash, “Documentary Storytelling: The Power of Narrative in Visual Media,” Dr. David Resha, Faculty Sponsor.
Amy Elizabeth Heldt, “A Story in Stitches, or Whether a White Woman can Create an African-American Story Quilt,” Professor Steven Cole, Faculty Sponsor.
Sean Johnston McCarthy, “The Cocktail Effect: Qualifying the Interactions Between KP1019 and 5-Fluorouracil,” Dr. Pamela Hanson, Faculty Sponsor.
Hailey Lynn Morris, “Taglit-Birthright: Exploring the New and Old of an Ancient People,” Dr. Louanne Jacobs, Faculty Sponsor.
Jacob Matthew O’Leary, “The Sound Underground: Exploring Music in the New York City Subway,” Dr. Katy Leonard and Dr. David Resha, Faculty Sponsors.
Maria Antoin Philip, “Content Analysis of Male Characters and Sexism on Friends,” Dr. Mary Kate Lizotte, Faculty Sponsor.
Braxton Scott Pitts, “Cultural Nationalism on Canvas: Albert Bierstadt and the Hudson River School,” Dr. Kathleen Spies, Faculty Sponsor.
Kyle Joseph Royalty, “Faith, Community, and Disaster: A Case Study of How a School Community in Freetown, Sierra Leone has Responded to the Ebola Epidemic,” Dr. Vince Gawronski, Faculty Sponsor.
Margaret Ann Ward, “Operatic Genius or Trick of the Light?: The Psychological Effect of Lighting Design in Riders to the Sea and The Mother,” Professor Matthew Mielke and Dr. Richard Rector, Faculty Sponsors.
Audrey Rachel Williamson, “Books are the Mirror of the Soul (as Evidenced by the Works of Virginia Woolf),” Dr. Jane Archer, Faculty Sponsor.
James Nathan Boldt, "The Evolution of Machismo," Dr. Jane Archer, Dr. Clare Emily Clifford, and Dr. Vincent Gawronski, Faculty Sponsors.
Madeline Ann Broming, "The MTV Crazeâ€‹: A Study of Popular Music in Film and its Role in Marketing," Dr. David Resha, Faculty Sponsor.
Rachel Buchan, "Music as the Language of the Soul: How Music Evokes Emotion within Listeners," Dr. Jeff Kensmoe, Faculty Sponsor.
Laura Itzzel Carbajal, "What Makes a Cake a Cake?Â Tasting Celebrations through Different Cultures," Dr. Michael McInturff, Faculty Sponsor.
Margaret Elizabeth Gerker, "Mist: The Use of Photography as a Poetic Compliment," Professor Pamela Venz, Faculty Sponsor.
Kate Whitney Glasscock, "Re-Imagining the Deck: Creating a New Tarot for the Deep South," Professor Kevin Shook, Faculty Sponsor.
Mary Kathleen Hiller, "An Examination of Vaccines in the Light of the Anti-Vaccine Movement," Dr. Mark Lester and Dr. Wayne Shew, Faculty Sponsors.
Hallie Ray Jordan, "If Running Hurts, Why Run?: An Exploration of Humans as Natural Runners and the Current Debate Regarding Injury, Shoes, and Barefoot Running," Dr. Jason Heaton, Faculty Sponsor.
Philip Rhys Kelly, "Paws on the Mind: How Animal Assisted Therapy Affects Developing Children," Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright, Faculty Sponsor.
William Thomas King, "Trading in Feta Cheese for Fried Chicken: The Culinary Cultural Revolution that Accompanied Greek Immigration to Birmingham, Alabama," Professor Pamela Venz, Faculty Sponsor.
Smriti Bharadwaj Krishnan, "Comparing Dances of Power: A Brief Glimpse into Bharatanatyam and Ballet through the Kaleidoscope of Indian and Soviet Politics, 1920-1930," Dr. Mark McClish, Faculty Sponsor.
Andrew Garrison Linn, "Clay and Creation: An Examination of the Role of Clay in Creation Narratives, and Why Clay Fulfills this Role so Often," Dr. Michael McInturff, Faculty Sponsor.
Anna Catherine Malles, "Deafness in America: Disability or Cultural Phenomenon?," Dr. Richard Rector, Faculty Sponsor.
Ava Louise May, "Transformation of a Temari Sphere: The Application of Topology to a Cultural Art Form," Dr. Maria Stadnik, Faculty Sponsor.
Sydney Michelle Middleton, "Modern Medievalism: Art Deco Translations of Medieval Stained Glass Windows," Dr. Tim Smith and Professor Pamela Venz, Faculty Sponsors.
Faith Nicole Munford, "Strictly Home Made: Discovering the Art of Outsiders," Dr. Kathleen Spies, Faculty Sponsor.
Daya La'd Parks-Hogan, "May Day Queens: How Beauty Pageants Exemplify the Characteristics and Values of Southern Belles," Dr. Victoria Ott, Faculty Sponsor.
Lauren Elizabeth Patterson, "Arts Education: Fostering Self-Confidence, Self- Expression and Pride through Artistic Expression," Dr. Genell Lewis-Ferrell, Faculty Sponsor.
Samuel McPherson Prickett, "Off the Wall: Public Perceptions of Art in the Instagram Age," Dr. Daniel Coyle, Faculty Sponsor
Lindsay Claire Sheets, "Breast is Best: An Exploration of the Driving Factors of the Ghanaian Healthcare System's Promotion of Exclusive Breastfeeding," Dr. Amelia Spencer, Faculty Sponsor.
Andrew Lloyd Wisecarver, "Exploring the Poetic Documentary Form and Film Production Process through the Creation of a Documentary Short," Dr. David Resha, Faculty Sponsor.
Ian Gregory Adams, "The Tale in the Telling: My Journey to Becoming a Storyteller," Professor Michael Flowers, Faculty Sponsor.
Robert Taylor Bain, "It's Getting Hot in Here: The Hedonics of Homemade Hot Sauce," Dr. Lynne Trench, Faculty Sponsor.
Thomas Hart Benton, "Fermenting a Revolution: The Role of Home Brewing in America's War for Independence," Dr. Randall Law, Faculty Sponsor.
Laura Elizabeth Clontz, "Ancient Glazing: An Exploration of Chemistry in Art," Dr. Scott Dorman, Faculty Sponsor.
Christen Leanne Connolly, "Children's Perceptions of Poverty as Perceived in Children's Literature: What Do the Children Think? Discussing Poverty in the Classroom through Picture Books," Dr. Amelia Spencer, Faculty Sponsor.
Lauren Victoria Erickson, "May the Odds Be Ever in your Favor: A Look at the Political Commentary Expressed in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction through The Hunger Games," Dr. Kent Andersen, Faculty Sponsor.Â
Kimberly Ivette Estupinan, "From Nosferatu to Edward Cullen," Professor Matthew Mielke, Faculty Sponsor.
Alexandra Elaine Faust, "A Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Whimey Thing: Tracking the Successes and Failures of BBC's Classic and Modern 'Doctor Who' Series through British Television Advertising," Dr. David Resha, Faculty Sponsor.
Jerica LaShay Gibson, "Church Music in Transition: A Study in Why Changing Church Music Creates a Tension in the United Methodist Church," Dr. Lester Seigel, Faculty Sponsor.
Kaitlyn Nicole Green, "You're Important Now Because We Need You: The Effect of the 1959 Tibetan Exile on the View of Women's Roles in a Refugee Community Today," Dr. Mark McClish, Faculty Sponsor.
Bailey Rhea Kimbell, "Bound to Change: A Historical and Practical Study of Bookbinding," Dr. Charlotte Ford, Faculty Sponsor.
Kelly Elizabeth Lanier, "Mumford and his Sons: Disciples of a Modern Generation," Dr. Amy Cottrill, Faculty Sponsor.
Amanda Hope Lloyd, "Looking at Today's World through the Eyes of Camus: Exploring Current Human Rights Issues with the Voice of Albert Camus," Dr. Bill Myers, Faculty Sponsor.
Abigail Ward Morrison, "FÃºtbol, Violence, Politics, and Corruption in Latin America," Dr. Vince Gawronski, Faculty Sponsor.
Ashley Elaine Parsons, "Economies of Ale: The Economic Impact of Craft Breweries in Alabama," Dr. Kathleen Rossmann, Faculty Sponsor.
Ross Lane Pearlman, "Shapes and Colors: Exploring Ruth Herzog's Geometric Style," Professor Pamela Venz, Faculty Sponsor.
Gabriela Marie Sherrod, "A Rebel in Spanish Cinema: An Exploration of Camp and La Movida MadrileÃ±a in Pedro AlmodÃ³var's Film Pepi, Luci, Bom, y Otras Chicas del MontÃ³n," Dr. Janie Spencer, Faculty Sponsor.
Susan Elizabeth Tuberville, "Human Trafficking, Immigration, and Organized Crime: Trends in the Southeastern United States and Mediterranean Regions," Dr. Vince Gawronski, Faculty Sponsor.
Elizabeth Roslyn Wallace, "'Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land': The Economics of the Jubilee Year in Leviticus 25," Dr. Amy Cottrill, Faculty Sponsor.
Andrew Curtiss Clack, “How to Write a Seinfeld Sitcom: An Experiment in Screenwriting for the ‘Show about Nothing’,” Dr. David Resha, Faculty Sponsor.
Allyson Alayne Cox, “Don’t strain your neck! My Artistic and Religious Travelogue of Italian Renaissance Ceiling Art,” Dr. Michael McInturff, Faculty Sponsor.
Ryan Michael DeMarco, “Walking in Artist’s Shoes: Teaching Myself How to Paint Like an Impressionist,” Professor Steven Cole, Faculty Sponsor.
Elizabeth Anne Hagale, “The Art of War ... Famine, Conquest and Death,” Professor Steven Cole, Faculty Sponsor.
Abbey Victoria Hester, “Astronomical Mythology: Understanding the Stars through Creative Astronomy," Dr. Mark Rupright, Faculty Sponsor.
Kristin Nicole Meyer, “The Linguistics Behind the Logic: How Language Influences the Stigma of Atheism in America,” Dr. Clare Emily Clifford, Faculty Sponsor.
Rachel Elizabeth Morgan, “Statelessness and Public Health: A Comparative Study of the Tibetan Community-in-Exile and the Undocumented Hispanic Community in Alabama,” Dr. Robert Slagter, Faculty Sponsor.
Nona Ann Nichols, “Is BSC Safe from the American Culture of Fear?: A Study of BSC Students’ Safety Concerns and Avoidance Behaviors,” Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright, Faculty Sponsor.
Kelsie Marie Overton, “From the Educator’s Perspective: A Look at why the U.S. Education System is Failing, and what Creative Solutions are Possible,” Dr. Louanne Jacobs, Faculty Sponsor.
Magdalena Jeanette Teske, “The History and Sociology of German-American Immigration: A Genealogical Study,” Dr. Judith Cox, Faculty Sponsor.
Chelsea Nicole Vance, “Lend Me a Hand Here: How Culture and Hand Morphology Influences Stone Tool Development,” Dr. Jason Heaton, Faculty Sponsor.
Savannah Julianne Wallace, “Behind Closed Doors: An Examination of the Disappearance of the Public Execution,” Dr. Vince Gawronski, Faculty Sponsor.
Joyanne Therese West, “Representation of Female Serial Killers in the Television Series ‘Deadly Women,’” Dr. Heather Meggers-Wright, Faculty Sponsor.