2018 Student Research Conference:
31st Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe & VH Lobby
Continental Breakfast

Continental Breakfast and Conference Program Books are available in the the Magruder Hall Cyber Cafe and the Violette Hall Lobby at 7:30 a.m. Registration is not required for session attendance; the entire campus community is invited and encouraged to attend.


8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. • University Art Gallery
Juried Art Exhibition

The Student Research Conference coincides with the last day of the Annual Juried Student Exhibition. In the University Art Gallery, on the ground floor of Ophelia Parrish (OP 1114), outstanding student work will be on display in the gallery from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. • MG Cyber Cafe & VH Lobby
Break

Complimentary refreshment breaks will be held in the main lobby of Violette Hall and the Cyber Cafe of Magruder Hall from 9:15 a.m.


9:30-10:45 • VH 1212
SESSION 209
Oral Paper -
Political Science I

Presiding: Dr. Randy Hagerty

9:30

209 - 1  KYRA M. COOPER
Dr. Randy Hagerty, Faculty Mentor

The Governmental Politics Model and the Refugee Act of 1980

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9:45

209 - 2  KYLE A. TROJAHN
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor

Revitalizing Elementary Education: Analyzing the Effectiveness of Merit-based Teacher Advancement Programs (TAP) on Elementary Education

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10:00

209 - 3  RACHEL E. FRIEDERICH
Dr. Randy Hagerty, Faculty Mentor

A Political Science Model-Based Approach to the Homeland Security Act of 2002

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10:15

209 - 4  ANDREA C. OTTE
Dr. Randy Hagerty, Faculty Mentor

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Appropriations Act of 1992

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9:30-10:45 • VH 1224
SESSION 210
Oral Paper  -
Philosophy and Religion I

Presiding: Dr. Dereck Daschke

10:00

210 - 3  DEVIN R. GANT
Dr. Dereck Daschke, Faculty Mentor

The Judeo-Christian Identity and the Seperation of Church and State

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10:15

210 - 4  COWAN D. BYERS
Dr. Stephen Pollard, Faculty Mentor

A Kantian Evaluation of The Republic

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11:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m. • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Disciplines

Foundations of Research: Transforming Undergraduate Skills into a Career

Abigail Orscheln Police Analyst St.Louis County Police Department


1:00-2:15 • VH 1010
SESSION 308
Oral Paper  -
Political Science II

Presiding: Dr. Michael Rudy

1:00

308 - 1  ASHLEIGH MCDONALD
Dr. Margaret Edwards, Faculty Mentor

Why the Gap: Explaining Gender Inequality in Legislatures

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1:15

308 - 2  DAVID RECK
Dr. Michael A. Rudy, Faculty Mentor

Corruption and the Onset of Militarized Interstate Disputes

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1:30

308 - 3  MAKAR S. GOLOSHEYKIN
Dr. Michael A. Rudy, Faculty Mentor

More Money, More Problems:

The Effects of Economic Development on Militarized Interstate Dispute Onset

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1:45

308 - 4  JULIANNA N. NGUYEN
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor

Sub-Saharan Africa: Colonization's Effect on Democratization

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2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. • MG Cyber Cafe, OP Lobby, & VH Lobby
Break

Complimentary refreshment breaks will be held in the main lobby of Violette Hall, the Cyber Cafe of Magruder hall and the Ophelia Parrish Lobby from 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


3:30-4:30 • GEO - SUB
SESSION P-7
Poster -
Psychology

P-7 - 11

CALVIN J. COLVIS
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

The Effects of Gun Control Legislation on Gun-Related Death, Violence, and Crime

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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. • Student Union - Georgian Room
All-Conference Reception

A conference-wide reception will be held in the Georgian Room of the Student Union Building from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.The entire campus community is invited to attend to help honor and celebrate the scholarly and creative achievements of all students presenters and faculty mentors.



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