Stamps Scholars Projects

2019-2020 Stamps Scholars

1st Year Scholars

  • Christopher Cheng '21 – My Pill Box, a voice-activated medication adherence tool for geriatric patients
  • Amy Hu '21 – China's real-time payment system as a model for empowering low-income consumers in America
  • Rachel Kent '21 – Ethnographic research of small-scale farmers through experiences with WWOOFing
  • Yakoob Khan '21 – Mobile app facilitating meals together to combat loneliness on college campuses
  • Michael McGovern '21 – Species preservation of Sumatran tigers through ecological-economic study
  • Rebecca Miller '20 – Bedrock geologic mapping of Arctic Alaska and the Yukon
  • Ameena Razzaque '21 – Women's health in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asian (MENASA) regions
  • Karla Rosas '20 – Anthologizing the experiences of female veterans since 9/11
  • Rachna Shah '21 – Developing the Youthquake curriculum in Chicago-area schools
  • Paige Xu '21 – Ecotourism in China's Honghe prefecture

2nd Year Scholars

  • Klara Barbarossa '20 – Empathy through brain imaging and virtual reality
  • Jessica Campanile '20 – Communication between healthcare providers and patients with disabilities
  • Aaron Lit '20 – Marine conservation and fashion design
  • Hugh Mac Neill '20 – Oral history of the Log Cabin Republicans
  • Sia Peng '20 – Virtual reality and film in ethnographic research
  • Armin Tavakkoli '20 – The neuroscience of PTSD
  • Sirey Zhang '20 – Colonialism and health outcomes in Tanzania
  • Gabriel Zuckerberg '20 – Preserving Romaniote Jewish music

Previous Stamps Scholars

Class of 2019

  • Allyson Block: The Normalization of Gun Violence in US Schools
  • Connor Bondarchuk: HIV Teatment Adherence in South Africa
  • Michael Everett: Field-Based Cave Modeling in South Africa
  • Kevin Griffee: Traditional Medicine & the Stress-Modulating Effects of Tai Chi
  • Evan Morgan: Data-Driven Journalism of the Opioid Epidemic
  • Colleen O'Connor: Female Empowerment Through Entrepreneurship in South America and East Asia
  • Mary Pedicini: Art and the Value of Insects
  • Sheppard Somers: Bulding Community Through Shared Items and Stories
  • Arvind Suresh: Improving Health Through Music and Complementary Therapies
  • Lillian Zhao: Socioeconomic Mobility Among Undergraduates at Elite Institutions

Class of 2018

  • Leah Alpern: Choosing to Be Grateful: Ethical Reasoning in Seneca's On Benefits
  • Maggie Baird: A Phonological Account of Word-Final Vowel Deletion and Reduction in Gulmancema
  • Kate Dumanian: An Inheritor and Respondent: Theorizing the Modern Walker Across Landscapes of Modernity
  • Emily Grabowski: Tone and Voice Quality in Santo Domingo Albarradas Zapotec
  • Saba Kaboly Nejad: Exploring Medical Physics and Finding a Cure for Cancer
  • Rafael Nunez: The Resurgence of Argentine Tango and Poetics of Resistance in the 21st Century
  • Sumita Strander: Understanding and Comparing the Experience of Elderly Indians Living with Dementia in New Jersey, USA and Kolkata, India
  • Madison Sabol: A Socioeconomic and Ecological Survey of Wine Production in the Bordeaux Region of France
  • Douglas Tallmadge: Helium-Deuterium Based Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusor

Class of 2017

  • Dondei Dean: Black Women's Activism at Dartmouth: An Oral and Visual History
  • Robert Halvorsen: RunRite SmartSole
  • Terren Klein: Dartmouth Pulse, The Reliable College Public Opinion Platform
  • JoRee LaFrance: Reconnecting Crow Elders and Youth Through Storytelling of Our Sacred Lands
  • Julia Marino: Basil O'Connor, The Founding Father of Modern Philanthropy
  • Jessica Tong: Untold Stories from the Chinese Cultural Revolution
  • Amy Zhang: Communicating Science Through the Visual Arts

Class of 2016

  • Katherine Crane: ArtxChange Social Enterprise
  • Connie Jiang: Investigating the Spread of Correlations in Quantum Spin Chains with Long Range Interactions
  • Rachel Margolese: Life Cycle Analysis of Energy Use at Dartmouth College
  • Andrés Mejía-Ramón: Local Hydrology in Teotihuacan: A Study of Ancient Canals and Water Basins
  • Melissa Padilla: Ni De Aqui, Ni De Aya: DREAMers Find "Home"
  • Patrick Saylor: Testing the Iron Hypothesis in the North Pacific Using the Dust and MSA records in the Mt. Hunter Ice and Mt. Logan Cores
  • Thomas Wang: Millennial Action Coalition
  • Leehi Yona: Arctic Issues

Class of 2015

  • Andrew Nalani: Transformative Learning and Youth Leadership Development in East-Africa
  • Lucia Pohlman: Finding Leverage Points for More Local Healthy Food in the Dartmouth Food System