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Ninth Annual Academic Festival

May 6, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pitzer College’s Academic Festival celebrates the independent research and creative work students have done throughout the academic year. It focuses on senior thesis research posters, PowerPoint, and other oral presentations from 10 am – 12 noon and 1-3 pm.

Presentation Schedule (subject to change)

Presentations Major
Interdisciplinary Session 1 (10-11 am) Fletcher 104
Faculty Moderator: Professor Paul Faulstich
Xochitl Ellery Husted Political Studies and Sociology
Esme Fairbairn Combined English Literature and Linguistics
Sophie Lawrence Psychology
Julia Young Queer Health Justice
Interdisciplinary Session 2 (11 am–12 pm) Fletcher 104
Faculty Moderator: Professor Marilyn Grell-Brisk
Jessy Nesbit Political Studies
Milly Chi (presentation 1) Asian American Studies and Organizational Studies
Isabel Greenberg Sociology
Milly Chi (presentation 2) Asian American Studies and Organizational Studies
Immigration Advocacy Clinic: Humanitarian Immigration – Professor Sumangala Bhattacharya’s Class (11 am-12 noon)  Fletcher 106
Eliza Doss, Madeleine Hall, Ruby Klawans, Miye Lampriere, Eliana Meza-Ehler, Sara Orr, Cristian Rosales-Cardenas, Melina Soberg, Angeles Soriano Martinez, Kassandra Soriano Martinez, Arundhati Warrier, Natasha Yen, and Ruth E. Zolla
Interdisciplinary Session 3 (1-2 pm) Fletcher 104
Faculty Moderator: Professor Juanita Aristizabal
Paz O’Farrell Combined English and Media Studies
Simon Surachan Liaowongphuthorn Mathematics
Advanced Projects in Creative Writing: Class Reading Session – Professor Brent Armendinger’s Class (1-3 pm) Avery 201
James Bauman, Uriah Celaya, Layla Elqutami, Adi Gandhi, Anna Koppelman, Megan Leahy, Olivia Lenfestey, Max Mani,  Jackson Reed, Zoe Storz, and Jessica Wang
Interdisciplinary Session 4 (2-3 pm)  Fletcher 104
Faculty moderator: Professor Sumangala Bhattacharya
 Evan Nachtrieb Political Studies
 Joshua Hui Sociology and Asian American Studies
 Malaya Caligtan-Tran Indigenous Public Health
Poster Participants 10 am-12 noon & 1-3 pm  Broad Center Performance Space
Alison Cary Double major in Psychology and Spanish
Jenna Ledbetter Psychology
Yilin Li Psychology
Daniel Molina Psychology
Aaron Scher Psychology
Anna Ponzio Sociology
Tanvi Duggal & Sarah Mann Psychology
Danielle Kursh Psychology
Sarah Mann, Paige Chassman, Pratya Poosala, Saida Heshmati, and Jaymes Paolo Romboa Psychology
Rachan Sailamai Mathematical Economics and Geology
Lily Kraft Psychology and Legal Studies



May 6, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Dean of Faculty


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