2022 / 2023 Library Research Scholars
Regina M. Legard Fellow
Elham Baharlouei, Graphic Design, '23
Research topic: The effects the COVID-19 pandemic and online, video-based learning has had on female student perception and body image.
Librarian mentor: Anne Marie Engelsen
Inaya Rehman, Psychology, '24
Research topic: The relationship between self-efficacy and social isolation among undergraduate students at San Jose State during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the role this relationship has played in students’ academic success.
Librarian mentor: Michael Aguilar
Eleanor Rideout, Animation/Illustration, '26
Research topic: How autobiographical graphic novels can be used to represent the lived experiences of individuals with marginalized identities, and the place of these comics in social movements.
Librarian mentor: Andrew Chae