Undergraduate Student Research

Winners of the 2023 Roger S. Smith Research Award

Applicant Name Department Supervisor Project Title
Abbigail Ketsa English & Film Studies Selina Stewart What About the Blood-Drinking Monsters? Women, Vampires, and Ancient Greek Religion and Myth
Ava Laville History, Classics & Religious Studies Margriet Haagsma The Buzz of Beekeeping: The Socioeconomic Impact of Apiculture in Ancient Greece
Brigid MacAoud East Asian Studies Ashley Esarey Ahead in Game? An Exploration of Pan-Asian and East Asian Identities in Popular Video Games
Celina Loew English & Film Studies Terri Tomsky Fascism in Literature and the Modern-Day: A Comparison of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle In Time and George Orwell’s 1984
Hayle Dambrowsky Political Science Cressida Heyes Are you Going to Stay the Night? Exploring the Intimacy of Co-Sleeping in Adulthood
Kaydence Redding History, Classics & Religious Studies Shannon Stunden Bower Queering Edmonton: Mapping Historical Spaces of Queer Activism
Malcolm Isaac History, Classics & Religious Studies Sarah Nickel Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside: tracing the transformation into “Canada’s Poorest Postal Code”
Sasha Colvin Philosophy Nathan Kowalsky Earth, Death, and Tech: Human Mortality in the Digital Epoch
Veronika Ivanytska Media and Technology Studies Katy Campbell The Young Woman Fleeing a War: In-Between Two Worlds