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Student Research Panel

October 20, 2016, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location Center for Environmental and Life Sciences - 207
SponsorResearch Integrity and ComplianceCostfreeMore Informationhttp://www.montclair.edu/provost/research-integrity-and-compliance/training/Posted InCampus Events
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Presented as part of the 2016 Research Ethics Week

  • Thinking about taking on a research project?
  • Want to know the benefits to your resume and career?
  • Can't figure out how to find a research mentor?

This panel discussion includes Montclair State student researchers. 

Where And When

  • Thursday, October 20
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • CELS Building, Room 207
  • Open to all students

What Will I Get?

  • Become An Expert: By engaging in research as a student you can better understand the research you are learning about in class and publications. This type of specialization can benefit you in your future classes or career.
  • Connections With Your Faculty: Many of our faculty are very passionate about their research. Getting involved in a faculty members research program will not only bring you close the faculty member, but you might also learn the skills needed to be a successful scientific writer or  data analyst. 

  • Advance Your Career: You might discover your passion for research and the benefits of continuing research through graduate school or faculty position. The techniques you learn in being a student research can transfer to virtually any other field.

Register now!


Panelist Bios:

Danielle Spinelli, Psychology, CHSS

Danielle Spinelli recently completed her Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology at Montclair State University. While completing her Masters she worked as a Graduate Assistant with Dr. Laura Lakusta in a Cognitive and Language Development Lab which explores infants' representations of events. She has presented her research at several professional conferences and is a co-author on a manuscript that is currently under revision for publication.  Additionally Danielle also completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at MSU. While completing her Bachelors she worked as a Research Assistant with Dr. Jason Dickinson exploring children's eye-witness testimony.  

Marisa MacDonnell, Family and Child Studies, CEHS

Marisa MacDonnell is a third year doctoral student in Family Studies. Through her doctoral fellowship, Marisa works on the Inspiring Purpose project in the Research on Evaluation and Developmental Systems Science (REDSS) Lab under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Brown Urban and Dr. Miriam Linver. Marisa researches topics related to the resettlement of refugee children and families in the United States.

Theresa Cannone, Counseling and Educational Leadership, CEHS

Theresa Cannone is a graduate student pursuing a Masters in Counseling with a concentration in School Counseling. She currently is a Graduate Assistant in the Center for Research and Evaluation on Education and Human Services (CREEHS) working with Director Dr. Eden Kyse and Senior Research Associate Rebecca Swann-Jackson. As a member of the evaluation team, specializing in education, she has worked on projects funded both within and outside the university, including the Newark Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program. At CREEHS, she engages in a variety of research activities including creating surveys and qualitative protocols, collecting primary data, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, writing and editing reports, among other important project demands. 

Justin Seventko, Mathematical Sciences, CSAM

Justin Seventko is interested in topics related to technology in the mathematics classroom. He was awarded the “Graduate Student Research Poster” Award at Montclair State University’s 10th Annual Student Research Symposium, and has presented his research at national conferences. Through his work as a Research Assistant at Montclair State, he has also been involved with several programs, including Noyce at Montclair: Preparing the Effective Elementary Mathematics Teacher.