Robert Mayer Undergraduate Research Fellows

Beginning in the fall of 2013, the DCII will be sponsoring six undergraduate "Robert Mayer Undergraduate Research Fellows".

The Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute is pleased to announce the following Robert Mayer Undergraduate Research Fellows for the 2013-2014 Academic Year


Joshua Abramovitch
“Development of a Silicon PIN Diode X-Ray Detector”
Mentors: Jingbo Ye, Physics and Jinghong Chen, Engineering


Calvin Fanning
“Men’s Perceptions of Coping with Miscarriage”
Mentors: Carolyn Smith-Morris, Anthropology and Chrystyna Kouros, Psychology


Rahfin Faruk
“Migrant Agendas of Bangladeshi Garment Workers”
Mentors: James Hollifield, Political Science and Ben Wallace, Anthropology


Zain Haidar
“The Development and Success of a Unique Linguistic-ethnic Enclave: A study of the Dearborn Arabs" 
Mentors: Tony Pederson, Journalism and Liljana Elverskog, World Languages


Kyle Lemons and Samuel Metzger
“The Shale Revolution and OPEC”
Mentors: Bruce Bullock, Cox and Victoria Lockwood, Anthropology


Arnaud Zimmern
“Debunking Campbell’s Monomyth with Knot Theory”
Mentors: Brandilyn Stigler, Mathematics and Gordon Birrell, World Languages