Meet an Undergraduate Researcher!
Meet Dan Gorman...
Dan in Ogden, Utah at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR 2012)
Dan Gorman, an upperclassman in the College of Arts and Sciences, has conducted a number of independent research projects in the fields of history, English, and religion. “Giving Us Courage,” Dan’s paper on the speechwriting of Franklin Roosevelt, won the Dean’s Award at the 2011 Undergraduate Research Expo and was presented at the 2012 National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Ogden, UT. This paper was also published in NCUR’s peer-reviewed conference journal. “The Joy of Piracy,” Dan’s paper on the dime novels of Ned Buntline and their link to the works of Mark Twain, won the Dean’s Award at the 2012 Undergraduate Research Expo and will be presented at the 2013 NCUR in La Crosse, WI. “The Man Behind The Curtain,” an examination of Spiritualists from the Rochester area, was published online as part of the Rare Books Department’s Post Family Papers Project.
In addition to these papers, Dan worked as a transcription assistant for the Post Project and has contributed essays to two public exhibits curated by Rare Books librarians. He delivered the Fall 2012 invited lecture for the University’s student music organization, No Jackets Required. Dan also writes freelance journalism articles on a variety of topics, including American politics, film, literature, and campus life.
Daniel Gorman Jr.
History, Religion ‘14