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April 7, 2020

Welcome! The 2020 Graduate Research Conference was held online, with paper sessions hosted in Zoom meetings on April 7th from 1-2 p.m. SFA faculty and students participated in these meetings moderated by SFA faculty members. Archived meetings are available for viewing by selecting the links in the paper session sections below.

Student poster presentations are available in PDF format and may be viewed by selecting the link accompanying each presentation.

Competition Winners

  • Best Poster: Liam Wolff, Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture
    "
    Assessing Occupancy and Detection of Bachman’s Sparrow (Peucaea aestivalis) in East Texas"
    Advisor: Dr. Christopher M. Schalk
     
  • Best Paper: Sarah Whitfield, College of Sciences and Mathematics
    "Synthesis and Characterization of CO Releasing Bipyridine Palladium Flavonolate Complexes; Potential Anticancer Agents"
    Advisor: Dr. Xiaozhen Han

Paper Session

Paper Session A, 1-2 p.m.

Watch the archived Zoom session.

Discussant: Dr. Sarah Savoy

  • David J. Buckley, James I. Perkins College of Education
    "Acute Renal Responses to Moderate-Intensity Aerobic Exercise with Non-traditional Markers of Renal Health and Function in Healthy Individuals: A Pilot Study"
    Advisor: Dr. James R. Rowe
     
  • Robin L. Johnson, College of Liberal & Applied Arts
    "SFA Crisis Communication Plan"
    Advisors: Dr. Bailey Thompson and Dr. John Hendricks
     
  • Caleb Potts, College of Liberal and Applied Arts
    "Discipline and Behavior: The Relationship Between Sleep And Impulsivity"
    Advisor: Dr. Nathan Sparkman
     
  • Kelsey Stewart, College of Liberal & Applied Arts
    "College Student Perceptions Towards the LGBTQ Community"

    Advisor: Dr. Emmerentie Oliphant

Paper Session B, 1-2 p.m.

Watch the archived Zoom session.

Discussant: Dr. Alexandra Van Kley

  • Aaron Baker, College of Sciences and Mathematics
    "
    Interrupting the Bachelorette: A Statistical Analysis of Tornado Warnings in East Texas"
    Advisor: Dr. Jacob Turner
     
  • Erin Carson, College of Liberal and Applied Arts
    "
    Strengths and Barriers of Rural Deep East Texas: Findings from the Needs Assessment of the Deep East Texas Opioid Crisis"
    Advisors: Dr. Jose Carbajal and Dr. Emmerentie Oliphant
     
  • Clara Lebow, College of Sciences and Mathematics
    "
    Evidence of Mercury Concentrations in Freshwater Fishes of The Guianas: Is There a Risk for Fish Consumption?"
    Advisor: Dr. Carmen Montana-Schalk
     
  • Sarah Whitfield, College of Sciences and Mathematics
    "
    Synthesis and Characterization of CO Releasing Bipyridine Palladium Flavonolate Complexes; Potential Anticancer Agents"
    Advisor: Dr. Xiaozhen Han

Paper Session C, 1-2 p.m.

Watch the archived Zoom session.

Discussant: Dr. Amanda Breitbach

  • Alexander Alvara, David J. Buckley, James I. Perkins College of Education​
    "A Comparison of the Effects of Moderate Intensity Continuous Cycling and High Intensity Interval Cycling on Postprandial Lipemia and Glycemia"
    Advisor: Dr. James R. Rowe
     
  • Athena Hayes, College of Liberal and Applied Arts
    "'Sex is something I just don’t understand': The Innocence of Holden in Postwar America"
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Martin
     
  • Mariah Taller, College of Fine Arts
    "
    Performance Strategies Iannis Xenakis' Pinnacle Percussion Solo, Psappha"
    Advisor: Dr. Brad Meyer
     
  • Hollis Thompson, College of Liberal and Applied Arts
    "
    Faithful Abraham and Loyal Aeneas: Saint Paul’s Use of the Virgilian Epic Narrative within Galatians and Romans"
    Advisor: Dr. Kevin West

Paper Session D, 1-2 p.m.

Discussant: Dr. Perky Beisel

  • Susan Groce, College of Liberal and Applied Arts
    The Role of Language Suppression in the Radicalization of Basque Nationalist Groups"
    Advisor: Dr. Carlos Cuadra
     
  • Stuart Priest, College of Liberal and Applied Arts
    "
    Hero, Villain, or Someone In-Between?: An Analysis of the Historiographical Trends of Robert Lewis Dabney"
    Advisor: Dr. Hunter Hampton
     
  • Cleo Wadley, James I. Perkins College of Education
    "Schooling the Black Male-Oppressive Hegemonic Discourses, Material Constraints, and Strategic Resistance"
    Advisor: Dr. Stacy Hendricks

Poster Session

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