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 1236
SESSION 211
Oral Paper  -
Sociology I

Presiding: Dr. Amber Johnson

9:30

211 - 1  BRIANNA A. DONLEY
Dr. Anton Daughters and Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentors

A Parent's Effect on Their Child's Education

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9:45

211 - 2  CLARE M. MATTIONE
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

Adderall: Truman Students' Habits and Attitudes 

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10:00

211 - 3  TORI M. NELSON
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

Is it Really a Big Deal? Truman Students' Opinons on Interracial Dating

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10:15

211 - 4  ALEXANDRA E. VIETOR
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

What Remains When the World Ends: A Content Analysis of Cultural Values Reflected in Dystopian Film

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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 1224
SESSION 310
Oral Paper  -
Philosophy and Religion II

Presiding: Dr. Chad Mohler

1:30

310 - 3  SYDNEY W. MOXLEY
Dr. Mark Appold and Dr. Jennifer G. Jesse, Faculty Mentors

Pauline House Churches

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1:00-2:15 • VH 1236
SESSION 311
Oral Paper -
Sociology II and Anthropology II

Presiding: Instructor Brian Ott

1:00

311 - 1  NATALIE M. MITTEN
Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentor

Social Support, Trauma, and Identity: A Study of Truman Students' Mental Health

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1:15

311 - 2  JONAS CHANG
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

Understanding Differences: Is Morality Shaped by Religious Affiliation?

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1:30

311 - 3  MADELINE A. MORAN
Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentor

Competing While Dating: Perceptions of Dating Safety Among Female College Athletes

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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.


2:30-3:30 • VH 1320
SESSION 411
Oral Paper -
Anthropology

Presiding: Dr. Victoria Mayer

3:00

411 - 3  SUSAN WHITMAR
Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentor

Stress and Other Aspects of Smoking Among Truman Undergraduates

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

P-7 - 9

ANTHONY ROGERS*, NALA TURNER, BAILEY R. HOLM, EMILY E. KINKADE, SAMANTHA E. CARROLL, and CLAIRE E. MILLER
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor

Effect of Education About Depression on Mood

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3:30-4:30 • GEO - SUB
SESSION P-8
Poster -
Sociology

P-8 - 1

HALLE J. DOLLINS
Dr. Paul Shapiro and Dr. Amber Johnson, Faculty Mentors

Does an Individual’s Personal Beliefs Affect Their Perceptions and Use of Pornography?

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P-8 - 2

LAUREN E. GIESEKING
Dr. Amber Johnson, Faculty Mentor

How Tall is too Tall? The Effect of an Individual's Height on the Probability of a Romantic Relationship

 

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P-8 - 3

EMILY SEARL
Dr. Paul Shapiro and Dr. Victoria Mayer, Faculty Mentors

Gender Representations in Children's Literature

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P-8 - 4

RACHEL N. NIELSEN
Dr. Victoria Mayer, Faculty Mentor

Understanding Gender Dynamics in Restaurant Service Work

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P-8 - 5

MICHAEL E. CLARK
Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentor

Factors Affecting Attendance at Truman State University

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P-8 - 6

LEE F. DECKER
Dr. Cory Anderson, Faculty Mentor

Attitudes Towards the Amish: Survey Analysis and Revision

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P-8 - 7

LEE F. DECKER
Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentor

Social Factors Influencing University Counseling Service Use

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P-8 - 8

STEVEN E. CHESSELOW
Dr. Paul Shapiro, Faculty Mentor

"High or Drunk?" Perceptions of Risk Involved with Driving Under the Influence

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P-8 - 9

CAITLYN V. LEE
Dr. Cory Anderson, Faculty Mentor

Amish Reality TV: A Thematic Assessment

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P-8 - 10

WILSON A. UTLEY
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

The Effects of a Person's Environment on One's Environmentalism 

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P-8 - 11

P-8 - 12

DEJA BOLTON
Dr. Paul Shapiro and Dr. Amber Johnson, Faculty Mentors

Expressions of Creativity Among Majors 

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P-8 - 13

RACHEL M. SMITH
Dr. Victoria Mayer, Faculty Mentor

Hypersexualization and Representation of Women in Netflix Orginal Films

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P-8 - 14

AYA TERAKAWA
Dr. Anton Daughters, Faculty Mentor

Effect of Parent’s Marital Status on Children’s Romantic Relationships and Future Marriages

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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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