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Undergraduate Researchers

Click on a researcher to learn more about his or her undergraduate research experience. View the researcher archive for profiles from previous years. Visit the student success page for stories from all Undergraduate Studies programs.

Isabel_Torrealba
Anthropology and Psychology

Isabel’s undergraduate research topic is The Chile Pasilla Mixe: the Exception to an Economic Theory.

“[The most rewarding part of my research experience is] having the opportunity to develop something that is solely mine.”

Annie_Albrecht
Plan II (Honors); International Relations and Global Studies

Annie’s undergraduate research topic is The Dehumanization and Objectification of Soldiers in Postmortem War Photography.

“The skills I picked up through participating in research have carried over to many other endeavors as well. I feel like I have a leg up in many of my classes.”

Stephanie_Ahn
Human Biology

Stephanie’s undergraduate research topic is Exploring Undergraduate Students’ Awareness of Cardiac Health.

“My experience doing research as a UT undergraduate created a tight-knit community from a very large population of UT students.”

Monica_Castellanos
Government; Rhetoric & Writing

Monica’s undergraduate research topic is American Rhetoric of Relations with China and North Korea.

“Participating in research has given me a greater sense of independence in my learning.”

Andrew_Solis
Computer Science

Andrew’s undergraduate research topic is Digital Humanities for Large Data Visualization.

“The most rewarding part of my research was being able to see it used by real users to analyze large data sets.”

Sana Naiyer
Communication Sciences and Disorders; Applied Learning and Development

Sana’s undergraduate research topic is Assessment and Treatment of Speech Sound Disorders in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

“Participating in research has helped me apply what I’ve learned in the classroom to actual research in the field of Speech-Language Pathology.”

Karl Bock
Government

Karl’s undergraduate research topic is Print Media Tone and Public Polling in the 2012 Presidential Election

“I would highly recommend that students who have the opportunity to get involved in research take it, as it is a challenging but very rewarding experience.”