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Nelson Rusche College of Business

Top Scholar

Kia Fisker
"European Labor Market Policies and Unemployment Rates"
Faculty sponsor: Stephen Kosovich, Department of Economics and Finance.

Finalists

James I. Perkins College of Education

Top Scholar

James Hutson, Casey Pederson, and Courtney Elliot
"Impact of Heart Rate Intensity on Shooting Accuracy during Games in NCAA Division I Women Basketball Players"
Faculty sponsor: Dustin Joubert, Kinesiology and Health Science.

Finalists

College of Fine Arts

Top Scholar

Michael Dean, Travis Wattigney, Wyatt Gay, and Logan Starks
"Interactive Media: Making Music Creation Accessible to the Public"
Faculty sponsor: James Adams, School of Music

Finalists

Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Top Scholar

Carly Wright
"Fertilizer Type and Rate Influence on Erysimum Growth and Development"
Faculty sponsor: Michael Maurer, Agriculture.

Finalists

  • Garret Ashabranner and Ian Brock
    "A Comparative Analysis of a Built-up Composting Poultry Litter System Compared to a Conventional Poultry Litter System and Their Effects on the Performance of Broiler Chickens"
    Faculty sponsor: Joey Bray, Agriculture
     
  • Crystal Alexander, Connor S. Adams, Kathryn R. Kidd, and Christopher Schalk
    "Silvicultural Systems in Southern Bottomland Hardwoods: A Review of Avifauna Community Response to Forestry Management Practices"
    Faculty sponsor: Kathryn R. Kidd, Forestry
     
  • Jack DiFrank, Ashley Broadhurst, Deanna Alpert, Leenell Colon, and Tyler Kysiak
    "Examining the Impacts of Lead Regulations on the Levels Found in Soil Along Local Highways in Nacogdoches"
    Faculty sponsor: Sheryll B. Jerez, Environmental Science
     
  • Emily Ivester, Hollyn Grizzaffi, Nicklaus Langlois, and Augusto Conde De Frankenberg
    "Using Macroinvertebrates to Test the Water Quality of Lake Nacogdoches"
    Faculty sponsor: Sheryll B. Jerez, Environmental Science
     
  • Emily Ruth Lozano
    "LaNana Creek Historical Trial: Blazing a Path Through the Oldest Town in Texas"
    Faculty sponsors: David Kulhavy, I-Kuai Hung, and Dan Unger, Forestry
     
  • Nina M. McCallum and Nicky A. Vermeersch
    "Concentrations of Copper, Zinc, and Escherichia coli Bacteria in East Texas Ponds as Affected by Source of Stormwater Runoff"
    Faculty sponsor: Kenneth Farrish, Environmental Science
     
  • Reid Viegut and Schaeffer Shockley
    "Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems, UAS to Quantify Mistletoe in Urban Environments"
    Faculty sponsor: David Kulhavy, Forestry

College of Liberal and Applied Arts

Top Scholar

Aaron Kelley
"The Path to Hegemony: A Model of the Emerging Hegemon"
Faculty sponsor: Julie Harrelson-Stephens, Department of Government

Finalists

College of Sciences and Mathematics

Top Scholar

Hailey Jarzynka and Holly Jarzynka
"Biotransformation Reactions of Pro-chiral Ketones and Studying Antimicrobial Properties of Biotransformation Products"
Faculty sponsor: Michele R. Harris, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Finalists

Regional Colleges

Top Scholar

Hannah Horton
"The Consideration of Students’ Ideas to Improve Online Courses in Higher Education"
Faculty sponsor: Erika Powell, Learning Framework - Tyler Junior College.

Finalists

  • Lacy Cook
    "Comparing Determination between Men and Women in Mathematics"
    Faculty sponsor: Chris Chappa, Mathematics - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Justin Crowe
    "Misperceptions of Chemicals & Their Names"
    Faculty sponsor: Rodney Whetzel, Chemistry - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Alyssa Henderson
    "Exploration into Associations of ADHD Medication to Academic and Behavioral Performance in Comparison to the Adverse Side Effects"
    Faculty sponsor: Larry Pilgrim, Biology - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Chiagozie Nwasuruba
    "Historical Content Analysis of Gender Portrayal of Superheroes in Marvel Comics"
    Faculty sponsor: Clint Selman, Psychology - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Jose Perez
    "Representation of Minorities in College Advertisements Compared to Actual College Populations"
    Faculty sponsor: Ryan Button, Sociology - Tyler Junior College
     
  • Kassandra Soledad
    "Exploratory Research into the Effects of Authoritative Parenting and Children’s Emotional and Academic Behavior"
    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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