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Nelson Rusche College of Business

Top Scholar

Stephen Janovsky
"Frequency Domain Detection of Seasonality in Financial Markets"
Faculty sponsor: Emiliano Giudici, Department of Economics and Finance

Finalists

James I. Perkins College of Education

Top Scholar

Yemy Magana and Haley Paz
"Gender Typicality and Appearance and Weight Stereotypes in 6 to 10 Year Old Girls"
Faculty sponsors: Flora Farago, Department of Economics and Finance, and Sarah Savoy, Department of Psychology

Finalists

  • David Buckley
    "Actual Versus Predicted VO 2 max: A Comparison of 4 Different Methods"
    Faculty sponsor: James Rowe, Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
     
  • Melissa Caruso
    "Can We Teach Fake News in the Classroom with Just One Lesson?"
    Faculty sponsor: Lauren Burrow, Department of Elementary Education
     
  • Daniela Diaz
    "Designing for Parkinson’s Disease: Promoting Mobility, Independence, and Confidence"
    Faculty sponsor: Mitzi Perritt, School of Human Sciences
     
  • Benjamin Dickey
    "Developing Intercultural Awareness through a Study Abroad Program"
    Faculty sponsor: Tingting Xu, Department of Elementary Education
     
  • Zachary Gin
    "Validity and Reliability of Wahoo KICKR Cycle Ergometer"
    Faculty sponsor: Dustin Joubert, Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
     
  • Caitlin Hogan
    "Ambulatory Blood Pressure Lower Following Aquatic Exercise than Land Treadmill Exercise"
    Faculty sponsor: Dustin Joubert, Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
     
  • Travis Maclin III
    "Fitness v. Physique: Is Body Image Harming Our Health?"
    Faculty sponsors: Dustin Joubert and Patty Berthot, Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
     

College of Fine Arts

Top Scholar

Travis Wilson
"Theoretical Re-Design of the Baker Pattillo Student Center Grand Ballroom Employing LED Technology"
Faculty sponsors: CC Conn, School of Theatre

Finalists

Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Top Scholar

Nicholas Schiwitz
"Interspecific Variation in Activity Level of Larval Anurans: Implications for their Distribution along the Hydroperiod Gradient"
Faculty sponsors: Christopher Schalk, Forestry

Finalists

  • Sara Brown, Cooper Kirklin, David Lee, Nina McCallum and Nicky Vermeersch
    "Effects of Runoff on Nutrient and Oil & Grease Concentrations in the SFASU Ag Pond"
    Faculty sponsor: Sheryll Jerez, Environmental Science
     
  • Margaret Campbell and Schaeffer Shockley
    "Comparing the CTLA Hazard Rating of Trees to Unmanned Aerial Systems Video"
    Faculty sponsor: David Kulhavy, Forestry
     
  • Hailey Hester
    "Acoustic Analysis of the Advertisement Calls for Ten Anuran Species from the Gran Chaco Ecoregion of Bolivia"
    Faculty sponsor: Christopher Schalk, Forestry
     
  • Megan Knippers, Brandon Billeck and Marshall Woodruff
    "Preference of White Tailed Deer among Six Common Texas Oaks"
    Faculty sponsors: Jeremy Stovall and Chris Comer, Forestry
     
  • William Kruckeberg
    "First Year Survival of Sonderegger Pine, a Natural Hybrid, on Two Sites in East Texas"
    Faculty sponsor: Brian Oswald, Forestry
     
  • Wade Lang and Courtney Biles
    "A Student Hosted Cattle Sale as an Approach to Experiential Learning"
    Faculty sponsor: Erin Brown, Agriculture
     
  • Jessica Pruneda, Lana Welford, Andre Saenz and Jessica Mattox
    "Pineywoods Native Plant Center BioBlitz – Exploring Our Backyard"
    Faculty sponsor: Shelby Laird, Forestry
     

College of Liberal and Applied Arts

Top Scholar

Abigail Perschall, Hannah Tumlinson, Jessie Jenkins and Alex Sides
"Critical Companion to Bastard Out of Carolina"
Faculty sponsors: Michael Martin, Department of English

Finalists

Best Freshman Paper

Tyler Jones
"A Dramatistic Analysis of Manhunt Unabomber"
Faculty sponsors: Courtney Wooten, Department of English and Creative Writing

College of Sciences and Mathematics

Top Scholar

Archie Sauls
"New Records of Ants for The Big Thicket National Preserve and an Analysis of the Phenology of Reproductive Stages"
Faculty sponsors: Daniel Bennett, Department of Biology

Finalists

Regional Colleges

Top Scholar

Aaron Kelley
"Diagnosing Obstacles to Student Participation in Campus Governance"
Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College

Finalists

  • Chloe Gasper
    "Heteronormative Encouragement and Favoring Gender Roles within School Systems in the Twenty-First Century"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Alexandra Knight
    "Procuring Household Robotic Prosthesis"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Megan L. Martsolf
    "A Content Analysis over Heteronormativity in Elementary School Grades K-3rd"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Bailey Miley
    "How Physical Therapy and Sleep Can Improve Hamstring Flexibility"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Stephanie M. Rangel
    "Emotional Labor and Performance Arts"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Natalie Smith
    "Relationship Status and the Changing Perceptions of Favorable Qualities in a Partner"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Noah Truong
    "Social Considerations for the Freshman 15"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Behavior Sciences - Tyler Junior College
     

Contact

Executive Committee, SFA Undergraduate Research Conference

Dr. Michael Tkacik
936.468.2813
mtkacik@sfasu.edu

Dr. Leslie Cecil
936.468.3980
cecillg@sfasu.edu

Dr. Eric Jones
936.468.1864
jonesej@sfasu.edu

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