Past Projects

Impact on the Blue Economy

This project was carried out in Fall 2019 by Elizabeth Lacey, Associate Professor of Marine Science and Tait Chirenje, Professor of Environmental Science, Geology and Sustainability, and Sustainability and Marine Science students. Click on the image below for their final report, and click here to access the portion completed by Dr. Lacey and Isabelle Zoccolo. 


Who Runs the World? Girls (& Women) in STEM

Kaite Yang, Assistant Professor of Psychology, led this project with and Psychology undergraduate students in Spring 2019. Click below to access the final presentation, with the full paper accessible here.

Yang 2019 project

Explain a Complicated Process – Passport Website Instructional Videos in Spanish

This video project was led by Jessie K. Finch, Assistant Professor of Sociology, and Merydawilda Colón, Executive Director of Stockton Center for Community Engagement, Production Services, Sociology/Anthropology students, and community members. The video was made available on the State Department You Tube channel.

Economic underpinnings of violent extremism: A cross country exploration of repeated survey data 

This project published in a top peer-reviewed journal World Development in 2018 by Professor Ramya Vijaya and Economics students Anthony Wilent, Jessica Cathcart, and Ryan Fiorellini. Click here to access the published paper. 

Namibia’s Voting Behavior in International Bodies 

This study was completed by Associate Professor Tina Zappile and Political Science students. Click to review media coverage of this project in Namibia: 123

Within 7 years, refugees are self-sufficient and contributing to the U.S., on average 

Published Ramya Vijaya, Professor of Economics, and Economics students Monica Miller and David Fletcher. Click here to access their Monkey Cage article featuring this research.

The Influence of Student Activism on Domestic and Foreign Policy

Completed by Elisa von Joeden-Forgey, Associate Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Marine Policy at the Bottom of the Planet

Supervised by Elizabeth Lacey, Assistant Professor of Marine Science and Mark Sullivan, Associate Professor of Marine Science with their students.

Celebrating 70 Years: The History of U.S. Bilateral Assistance to Nepal

Completed by Associate Professor Tina Zappile and Political Science students and available here.