Every student at Maryville College completes a year-long research project called the Senior Study, whether the student’s major is Business & Organizational Management, Psychology, Biology, Art or any of the other 40 major fields of study. These studies vary from laboratory experiments to forms of creative expression, and all Senior Study projects feature a student and faculty mentor working together in discipline-specific scholarship. Select a major from the dropdown menu to view examples of recent Senior Study titles.

Student Name Major Title Supervisor
Matthew Bryce Redaja '18 Exercise Science

#Mcscotsmove: Analysis Of College Students' Physical Activity Through The Use Of Instagram

Dr. Jeremy Steeves
Chloe Kilpatrick '18 Biology

Effects Of 17Α - Ethinylestradiol On Danio Rerio Hepatosomatic Index And Liver Composition

Dr. Jerilyn Swann
Nicasio Velez '18 Mathematics

Mathematical Magic: A Study Of Number Puzzles

Dr. Jesse Smith
Coral Thayer '18 Environmental Studies

Climate Change & Inequality: Justice And Mitigation Strategies In The Developing World

Dr. Andrew Gunnoe
Alix Jago '18 Criminal Justice

From Black And White To Technicolor: The Effect Of The LGBTQ Community On The Ability For Prisons To Function As Total Institutions

Dr. Regina Benedict
Kathryn Rogers '18 Criminal Justice

Feeling Good About Doing Bad: Moral Disengagement Among Juveniles In Alternative Schools

Dr. Regina Benedict
Kameron Graves '18 Management

Management, Disney Style: Walt Disney World Vs Euro Disney

Dr. Jenifer Greene
Brandi Payne '18 Design

Everjoy, Illinois

Dr. Carl Gombert
Cara Coleman '18 Biochemistry

Characterization of Regulatory T Cell Suppressive Activity

Dr. Nathan Duncan
Megan Lewis '18 Chemistry

Analysis Of Fish Feeds By Nmr-Based Metabolomics 

Dr. Nathan Duncan