CARD 2021 Oral Presentations: Schedule of Events

This year, we have a record number of oral presenters at CARD! We will be running three concurrent webinars between 10:00 am and 4:30 pm to capture all of these presentations. 

Please see the schedule below, and once you have chosen which session(s) you would like to attend, register here!

Session #1: Arts & Social Sciences 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Welcome from Dean Eileen Fung 10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Nathalie López Del Valle, Asia Pacific Studies
Lights, Camera, Action! Defining the Idol in Contemporary Asia
10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
Pornpailin Meklalit, Asia Pacific Studies
Sattha, Money and Fandoms: Intersections Between Capitalist Commodification of Thai K-pop and Buddhist Fandoms
10:25 am - 10:40 am
Serena Calcagno, Asia Pacific Studies
Fitting in to Stand Out: Taiwan’s Piece in the International Biodiversity Monitoring Puzzle
10:40 am - 10:55 am

Arantza Aramburu, Architecture
Shared Backyards: Creating a Shared Suburban Space and Revitalizing the Neighborhood

10:55 am - 11:10 am
Jason Reyes, Architecture
Wayfinding at Great Heights: A Traveler's Experience
11:10 am - 11:25 am
Break 11:25 am - 11:35 am
Karen Victoria Monrreal Perez, Architecture
Sustainable Multifamily Housing for People of Color
11:35 am - 11:50 pm
Matthew Brandon Mejia, Architecture
Earth Composites: Earth as a Modern Building Material with a Focus on Sustainable, Structural and Aesthetics
11:50 am - 12:05 pm

Nouar Nour, Architecture
Modular Architecture & Construction: Bridging The Gap

12:05 pm - 12:20 pm
Stephanie Morin, Architecture
Designing Student-Centered K-12 Schools: The Influence of Pedagogy and Social Conditions on Design
12:20 pm - 12:35 pm


12:35 pm - 12:45 pm

Angelica Carinugan, Architecture
COVID Architecture: Space for the Body & Mind

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Jennylee Nguyen, Architecture
Migration Architecture and Identity
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Namuun Mendamgalan, Architecture
A Contemporary Nomadic City. An analysis of the informal Ger settlements in the urban fabric of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Alexerd Libed,  Art & Architecture
Biophilic Design: A Catalyst of Renewal in 21st Century Everyday Living
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Break 1:45 pm - 1:55 pm
Noah Lopez,  Art & Architecture
Overcoming the Economic Constraints of Universal Design: Accessibility is Deeper than Ethics
1:55 pm - 2:10 pm
Ariane Corrine Reyes,  Architecture
A "Strategic" Analysis of the Military Impact on the Island Planning of Tinian
2:10 pm - 2:25 pm
Danni McCorkle, Art & Architecture
Sustainable Design for Southern Engineering: Re-Imagining the Levees of the Lower Mississippi River
2:25 pm - 2:40 pm
Monsse Torres Vela, Art & Architecture
“A Change to Urban Areas: Incorporating Natural/Eco-Friendly Material Building Techniques”
2:40 pm - 2:55 pm
Heryann Reyes Ayala, Architecture Honors Thesis Seminar
Space Architecture: Why the Architect is Essential to the Progress of Space Exploration
2:55 pm - 3:10 pm
POSTER Q&A SESSION 3:10 pm - 4:00 pm
Session #2: Sciences & Social Sciences 10:10 am - 4:15 pm
Sophia Lyon, Biology
Examining foraging behavior of southern sea otters at their northern range extent
10:10 am - 10:25 am

Sarah Gao, Biology
Microbes out of Water: Drying and Rewetting Stress on Organic Farm Soils

10:25 am - 10:40 am

Alec Chiono, Biology
Testing the Climatic Variability Hypothesis with coastal and inland populations of Mimulus guttatus

10:40 am - 10:55 am
Cole Steinmetz, Biotechnology
Department Specific Small IT Solutions using Visual Basics for Applications
10:55 am - 11:10 am
Anthony Doty, Biotechnology
Assessing building safety with veriDART by SafeTraces
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Break 11:25 am - 11:35 am
Jordan Seaton, Biotechnology
Business Development at Distributed Bio, A Charles River Company
11:35 am - 11:50 pm
Kory Melton, Biotechnology
Research in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology at a CRISPR Gene Editing Startup
11:50 am - 12:05 pm

Kyle Pratt, Biotechnology
Research in Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology at a CRISPR Gene Editing Startup

12:05 pm - 12:20 pm
Matthew Derfus, Chemistry
Development of Redox-Responsive Eu(III) Complexes for Cancer Imaging
12:20 pm - 12:35 pm
Break 12:35 pm - 12:45 pm
Tyler Iams, Computer Science
NLProg - Using Natural Language to Construct Visual Programs
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Raphael Yolson Louis, Environmental Science
Easing Access to Scientific Data for Better Water Management in California
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Suchitoto Rose Tabares-Tarquinio, Christopher Storfer, Christian Woll, Physics and Astronomy
Spectroscopic Search of Strong Gravitational Lenses
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Break 1:30 pm - 1:40 pm​​​
Avianna Vasquez, Evan Chen, Jasmine Boggs, Ariana Martinez,  International Studies
Assessing Border Security: Policy, Power, and People
1:40 pm - 1:55 pm
Emma DeBow, Olivia Scott, Sky Berry-Weiss, Cesar Fernandez, International Studies
Social Media Activism: The Relationship Between Social Media Posting and Subsequent Activist Behavior
1:55 pm - 2:10 pm
Kiana Rodriguez, Ixtzel Duran, Fatima Fahnbulleh, Ankita Joshi, International Studies
Investigating Limitations of Development and Conservation Organization Efforts in Addressing Communities Impacted by Growth in the Safari Wildlife Tourism Industry in Sub-Saharan Africa
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Lucia Grant, Marisa Mathó, Cyan Balantac, Ben Estrada, International Studies
Microfluidic Vortex Shedding for Gene Modified Cell Therapy Manufacturing 
2:25 pm - 2:40 pm
Camille Batiste, Sofia Chavez, Megan Commers, Charly DeNocker, International Studies
Intersectionality and Inclusivity in Mexico's Feminist Movement
2:40 pm - 2:55 pm
Break 2:55 pm - 3:00pm
Nalleli Sanchez, Daniella Recinos, Karli Williams, Anthony Blick, International Studies
Effectiveness of Undocumented Student Resource Programs Within the University of California System
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Nika Russi, Dominique Blakely, Cheik Ouedraogo, Kelly Chruchett, Kip Yegon, International Studies
Critical Evaluation of Feed the Future's Nigeria Program From an Agroecological Perspective
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Paolo Bicchieri, Fian Sullivan Sweeney, Chad Baron, Elizama Rodas, Sharon Huang, International Studies A Critical Analysis of Feed the Future's Food Security Plan in Guatemala Through an Agroecological Lens 3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Jesus Del Toro, Alice Kramer, Erys Gagnebin, Sierra Davis, Tarek Eweida, International Studies
Feed the Future Ethiopia: Promises and Shortcomings
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Thelma Ibe, Carolina Verrini, Collin Oliver, Communication Studies 
Cambodia’s Human Trafficking Crisis: Are You Listening?
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Jackson Haney, Jordan Barney, Natalie Chassagne, Diammyra Cruz, Merha Mehzun, International Studies 
Police Reform: Response Methods for People with Mental Illness
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Hannah Hayes, Biology
Title: Effects of small-scale habitat restoration on the population genetics of the ligated furrow sweat bee Halictus ligatus (Family Halictidae)
4:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Session #3: Humanities & Social Sciences 10:10 am - 4:30 pm 
Vicki Young, Rhetoric and Language
Impact of FOSTA-SESTA on Sex Workers: How Section 230 Immunity Should Be Reinstated
10:10 am - 10:25 am
Zachary Sexton, Rhetoric and Language
Disinformed: Are We to Hold Media Legally Accountable for The Information It Spreads?
10:25 am - 10:40 am
Kambria Williams, Rhetoric and Language
COVID-19 Vaccines and POC: The ones that “can’t” and the ones that “won’t”
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Alexandro "ATY" Taylor-Young, Rhetoric and Language
United States Detention Centers
10:55 am - 11:10 am
Harlan Crawford, Rhetoric and Language
Brexit: A Case Study for Dwindling Neoliberalism
11:10 am - 11:25 am
Break 11:25 am - 11:35 am
Anson Tan, Rhetoric and Language
Homelessness in San Francisco
11:35 am - 11:50 pm
Apurva Aluru, Rhetoric and Language
Felon Disenfranchisement
11:50 am - 12:05 pm
Jerome Andrew Faustino, Rhetoric and Language
My Perspective through a Zine: ‘Is It a Hate Crime?’: Anti-Asian American Attacks During COVID-19 & 'What happens next?'
12:05 pm - 12:20 pm
Joshua Dineros, Rhetoric and Language
The Road to Reopening: Crossing From Virtual to In-Person Learning, One Union Bargain at a Time
12:20 pm - 12:35 pm
Break 12:35 pm - 12:45pm 
Manasvi Ojha, Rhetoric and Language
U.S Foreign Aid Cuts in Yemen: Callousness in the Face of Disaster
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Payton Randle, Rhetoric and Language
School to Prison Pipeline - Chicago
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Rand Shakhtour, Rhetoric and Language
Small Steps for Big Data: Regulation That Changes Lives
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Shireen Charalaghi, Rhetoric and Language
American Stances on COVID-19 Vaccines: Addressing Concerns and Explaining the Science
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Thanae Stoupas, Carolina Verrini Lenzi, Collin Oliver, Rhetoric and Language
Mental Health Services & Eating Disorders at USF: Working with CAPS to provide tailored resources for eating disorders and improve communication with students
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Break 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm 
Isabel Tayag, Sociology Honors Thesis
Prison Cinema: The Promise of Counter-Carceral Media
2:10 pm - 2:25 pm
Jordan Hopp, Sociology
Coloniality of Emotions: Migrant Latina Nannies in the United States
2:25 pm - 2:40 pm
Aaron McNelis, Sociology Honors Thesis
We Are the Landlord: Community Land Trusts and Social Capital in San Francisco
2:40 pm - 2:55 pm
Andrea Boesak, Sociology Honors Thesis
"Community Care Not Cops!": Student Perceptions of Policing in the United States
2:55 pm - 3:10 pm
Grace Rose Avila, Sociology Honors Thesis
“You are so inspiring!”: Social Media Resistance and Disabled Content Creators
3:10 pm - 3:25 pm
Break 3:25 pm - 3:30 pm
Jacqueline Ornelas, Sociology Honors Thesis
Ni de aquí, ni de allá: Ethnicity, Assimilation, and the Mexican American Presentation of Self
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Shelsie Castillo, Sociology Honors Thesis
¡Siempre Pa’lante!: How First-Generation Latinx Undergraduate Students Navigate Imposter Syndrome
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Tash Dardashti, Sociology Honors Thesis
Big Eyes, Bigger Breasts: How Author Identity Impacts Female Characters in Shōnen Manga
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Zena Jaber, Sociology Honors Thesis
The Veiled Debt: Racial Capitalism and Post-Incarceration Labor in the United States
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm