2019 Fall USCLAP Winners

Introductory Statistics

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Jeremy Bruton Does the Defensive Shift Employed by an Opposing team affect an MLB team's Batted Ball Quality and Offensive Performance? Lawrence University Andrew Sage View
2nd Elizabeth Guo Analyzing Demographics & Votes of the U.S. Supreme Court Harvard University David Kane View
3rd Catherine Yeh, Claire Fitzpatrick, & Vincent Jiang Social Media and Tourism Williams College Xizhen Cai View
3rd Dominic Skinnion The Effect of the Electoral College on Modern Elections in the United States Harvard College David Kane View
Honorable Mention Stephanie Goodrich, Rebecca Coyne, & Annie Lu Predicting 2006 General Election Outcomes Using Campaign Finance Data Williams College Xizhen Cai View
Honorable Mention Elyse DeNeef Influence of Brand Name on Preference Hope College Todd Swanson View
Honorable Mention Maria Fernanda Sampaio Ferreira, Luca Cerbin, & Casey White What do NBA fans look for in their favorite small forwards? Swarthmore College Thomas Crawford View

Intermediate Statistics

Standing Authors Title Institution Instructor Mentor Project
1st Giulia Bronzi, Nikki Tong, Willa Sun, & Hannah Kim Predicting the Outcome of Dogs at the Austin Animal Center Wellesley College Cassandra Pattanayak View
2nd Dawson Keller & Zachary Stice Race and Police Violence: An Analysis on Whether a Civilian's Race Impacts Whether a Police Officer Will Use Physical Force During Stop and Frisks in New York Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
3rd Heesu Kim, Sophie Barowsky, Talia Benheim, & Harshini Raman Assessing Bias in Original & Updated Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test (RMET) Wellesley College Cassandra Pattanayak View
3rd Kexin Luo, Matthew T. Palmeri, & Prerana Adhikari Studying the Relationship Between Economic Factors and Terrorism:  How do Changes in Economy impact Changes in Terrorist Attacks Over Time? Grinnell College Shonda Kuiper View
Honorable Mention Emma Strawderman Police Violence and Racial Minorities University of Rochester Joseph Ciminelli View
Honorable Mention Samantha Bast, Luke Crozier, Eric Proffer, & Ibrahim Snoubar Apple vs. Android The University of Texas at Tyler Kassie Archer View