Division of Humanities

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Division of Humanities

Division Head: Daniel Kotzin, Ph.D. (email: daniel.p.kotzin@medaille.edu

Director, Medaille College Honors Program: Lesley J. Capuana, Ph.D. (email: lesley.j.capuana@medaille.edu)

The Division of Humanities is responsible for the General Education Core, except for the Mathematics requirement.

Academic Programs:

General Studies (A.S., B.S.)
Liberal Studies (A.S., B.S.)

Communication Department:

Department Chair: Lisa Marsherall, M.A. (email: Lisa.M.Marsherall@medaille.edu)
Communication (B.S.)

English Department:

Department Chair: Mary Louise Hill, Ph.D. (email: mlhill@medaille.edu)
Writing Coordinator, Buffalo Campus: Erika Hamann, M.A. (email: ehamann@Medaille.edu)
English (B.A.)

Samples of Student Capstones & Independent Study Projects:

Fall 2015:

Kayla Wagner  Gender Stereotypes and Mathematics Anxiety: Contributing Factors to the Deficit of Women in STEM Fields

Spring 2015:

Derek Bush Predator-Prey Models

Derek Bush and Jordan McGregor Newton-Raphson Iteration and Fractals

Jenna M. Cleversley Exploring the Concept of the Human Soul from a Religious, Psychological, and Neuro-Scientific Perspective

Candis Kapuscinski Examination of Population Genetics and Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium Principles

Nicole Kepfer The Impact of Technological Multitasking in Education

Nicholas Schroder Hyperbolic Geometry

Melissa Wittenzellner Differences in ELA and Math Test Score Outcomes: Comparing Urban, Rural and Suburban Schools


Community-Based Learning with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erie County: Student Research Projects

Spring 2015:

Corey Herman The Effects of the Program
Candis Kapuscinski Big Brother Big Sister Project: Does age impact the length of a relationship?
Michelle Snodgrass Big Brother Big Sister Project: A Study of Ethnicity
Kayla Wagner Length of Relationship and Number of Parents within a Household
Missy Wittenzellner Similarities and Differences in Gender Between Child and Volunteer

More information about community-based learning may be found here.




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