2005 Student Research Conference:
18th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Social Science

Program-At-A-Glance

7:30 am - 2:30 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Registration

8:30-9:30 am • VH 1232
SESSION 12
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Psychology: Memory and Coping

Presiding: Dr. Robert Tigner, Associate Professor of Psychology

8:30

12 - 1  EMILY R. HOLEKAMP*, JONATHAN THACKER, CYNTHIA L. WOOLDRIDGE, and MARK SMITH
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
The Attentional Blink

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8:45

12 - 2  CYNTHIA L. WOOLDRIDGE*, MARK SMITH, EMILY R. HOLEKAMP, and JONATHAN THACKER
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
I Should Have Studied Harder: The Effect of Location on Memory of Simple Sentences

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9:00

12 - 3  ALICIA N. LEE
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Associations among Schizotypy, Stress and Coping in a College Student Sample

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9:15

12 - 4  JAMES R. HARRINGTON* and ALICIA N. LEE
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
An Analysis of Coping, Perceived Stress, and Anger in a College Student Sample

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1416
SESSION 13
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Disability in Ancient Rome

Presiding: Dr. Lynn Rose, Associate Professor of History

8:15

13 - 1  LINDEE R. WEESE*, GRAHAM C. ENGDAHL, RACHEL M. MUENKS, and LIJA K. KALEPS-CLARK
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
“Does Some Natural Defect Mar My Beauty?”: Disability in Early Imperial Rome

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8:30

13 - 2  LESLEY E. NICHOLS*, COURTNEY R. WILSON, MIKE J. KREMER, and KRISTEN V. MCMANIS
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Disability in the Roman Empire: Juvenal’s Satirical Expression

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8:45

13 - 3  KEVIN R. DYKE*, SAMANTHA GILBERT, and BRAD ROBERTSON
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
A Political Disability: Pliny the Younger’s Letters and Roman Culture

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9:00

13 - 4  KELLY K. BULTMAN*, LAURA S. URSPRUNG, MIKE K. SHELDON, AARON E. PEARSON, and CHEYLYNNE Y. BOSLEY
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Disability, Humor, and Immorality: Martial in Roman Life

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9:15

13 - 5  ELIZABETH M. RYAN*, STEVEN D. COX, MICHAEL C. MCCARTY, and JASON WHEATON
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Crippled Gods: Suetonius and Imperial Disability

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9:30 - 9:45 am • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

9:45-10:45 am • VH 1000
SESSION 26
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Psychology of Faculty Evaluations and Burnout

Presiding: Dr. Teresa Heckert, Associate Professor of Psychology

9:45

26 - 1  BRENNA A. SILVEY
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Relation of Course, Instructor, and Student Characteristics to Dimensions of Teaching Effectiveness

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10:00

26 - 2  COLLEEN M. DRAZEN
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Is it Possible for Professors to "Buy" Course Evaluations through Lenient Grading?

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10:15

26 - 3  ANGELA M. FARABEE
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Factors in Faculty Turnover Consideration at Truman Compared to Research Findings on Other Types of Institutions

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10:30

26 - 4  ANGELA M. FARABEE*, KIMBERLY S. WILSON, and SAMANTHA A. CURRY
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Burnout Levels of the Social Science Division Faculty and its Relation to Morale and Organizational Citizenship

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1232
SESSION 27
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Sociology and Anthropology

Presiding: Dr. Elaine McDuff, Assistant Professor of Sociology

9:45

27 - 1  JACOB C. FREEMAN
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Exploring Cremation in the United States: A Scientific Approach to Anthropology

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10:00

27 - 2  SHIRLEY LUONG
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
Prejudices Against Bisexuals: A Small Scale Analysis of the Truman State University Student Body Vs. Residents of Large Cities

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10:15

27 - 3  KARYN A. STEWART
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Dr. Sharon Squires (California State University-Dominguez Hills), and Dr. Lisa D. Pearce (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), Faculty Mentors
She'll Cut You Deep: Examining Within-Group Violence Among African American Female College Students

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10:30

27 - 4  DONIVAN W. FOSTER
Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentor
I’ll Help You Carry On: An Examination of Black Male-Male Friendships at the College Level

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1416
SESSION 28
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Political Science I

Presiding: Dr. John Quinn, Associate Professor of Political Science

9:45

28 - 1  RACHAEL M. SPAVONE
Dr. Randy Hagerty, Faculty Mentor
A Look at the World War II Memorial Policy through Graham Allison's Organizational Process Model

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10:00

28 - 2  STEPHEN A. HUSS
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
The Catholic Vote: Still Relevant?

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10:15

28 - 3  JESSICA M. ROOKS
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
AIDS on the Prowl

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10:30

28 - 4  CINDY N. THOMAS
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
Economic Adversity and its Impact on Voter Turnout

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm • VH 1000
Plenary Session: All Divisions

Undergraduate Research for the Public Good

Elizabeth L. Paul, Chair of Psychology, The College of New Jersey


1:15-2:15 pm • OP Lobby & Atrium
SESSION 29
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS -
Social Science

29 - 77

JAMES R. HARRINGTON
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
Evaluating Cooperative Behavior through a Web-based Interface: A Social Dilemma Game

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29 - 78

LAURA L. HANSEN
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Color on Emotional and Physiological Response to Visual Stimuli

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29 - 79

MATTHEW I. ROBERTSON
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
The Role of Unconscious Thought During an Attentional Blink

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29 - 80

SAMUEL S. PHILLIPS
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
The Allocation of Visual Attention During Emotional Expression

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29 - 81

JENNIFER E. HOPPER*, CHEYLYNNE Y. BOSLEY, CHINAKA I. AGWU, WHITNEY B. FANCHER, ALICIA N. LEE, and KATE PICKETT
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Predicting Mood in Everyday Situations

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2:15-3:15 pm • VH 1232
SESSION 43
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Psychology

Presiding: Dr. Judi Misale, Associate Professor of Psychology

2:15

43 - 1  ASHLEY M. TAYLOR*, HEATHER N. BROM, ERIN C. GISSEL, and ANDREA WIMBERLEY
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
Parent-Child Scaffolding Behaviors Within Tangram and Grocery Task Interactions

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2:30

43 - 2  TIM R. OLLIGES*, KATHRYN S. GALLAHER, JAMIE SIMON, and BETHANY ELLIS
Dr. Judith M. Misale, Faculty Mentor
Control in Sexual Situations?

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2:45

43 - 3  COREY N. WHITE*, BRYAN W. SAPPINGTON, and JOHN L. WHIPPLE III
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of Three Tracking Tests for BVP and SCL

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3:00

43 - 4  IAN M. LYNAM*, JONATHAN R. LECUYER, and JONAH J. BROTMAN♦
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
The Comparitive Effects of Autogenic and Cousins Relaxation Scripts on Web Dorsum Temperature

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2:15-3:30 pm • VH 1408
SESSION 44
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Geopolitics, Economics, and Freedom

Presiding: Dr. Marc Becker, Associate Professor of History

2:15

44 - 1  JASMYNI DIAS
Dr. Marc Becker, Faculty Mentor
The Effects of Neoliberal Policies on Brazilian Society

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2:30

44 - 2  KEITH E. SCHNAKENBERG
Dr. Wolfgang Hoescehele, Faculty Mentor
Geopolitical Domination of Native American Nations

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2:45

44 - 3  PAMELA S. AGBEVEY
Dr. Emmanuel Nnadozie, Faculty Mentor
An Empirical Analysis of US-Africa Trade and the Impact of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) on Trade

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3:00

44 - 4  ROSS A. REARICK
Dr. Cole Woodcox, Faculty Mentor
Economic Determinism and the Ottoman Greek Community

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3:15

44 - 5  ADAM H. KABINS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
How Free are We?

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2:15-3:15 pm • VH 1416
SESSION 45
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Political Science II

Presiding: Dr. Paul Parker, Professor of Political Science

2:15

45 - 1  EUGENE WALTON
Dr. Marijke Bruening, Faculty Mentor
Public Opinion and Military Intervention in Iraq: The Impact of Race, Gender, and Political Alienation

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2:30

45 - 2  RYAN S. LEWIS
Dr. Paul Parker, Faculty Mentor
A Change in Rhetoric: A Shift in Purpose for the American Mission in Iraq

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2:45

45 - 3  JOHN E. REDDEN
Dr. Paul Parker, Faculty Mentor
Environmental Influences of Civil Law: A Comparison of Adair County and the City of Saint Louis

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3:00

45 - 4  KATHERINE F. HAGGANS
Dr. John Ishiyama, Faculty Mentor
Regime Types, Transitions, and Conflict Proneness of Authoritarian States: 1950-2002

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3:30 - 3:45 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

3:45-4:30 pm • VH 1416
SESSION 57
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
History

Presiding: Dr. Sylvia Macauley, Associate Professor of History

3:45

57 - 1  KEVIN M. MUNGAI
Dr. Sylvia Macauley, Faculty Mentor
Perspectives on Power: Culture, Hegemony and History in African Literature

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4:00

57 - 2  SARAH E. JONES
Dr. Torbjörn Wandel , Faculty Mentor
When the French Helped Save Europe: The French Resistance and D-Day

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4:15

57 - 3  ALLISON SCHMIDT
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Brown v. The Board of Education: Representations in Political Cartoons

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3:45-5:00 pm • VH 1232
SESSION 58
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Philosophy and Religion

Presiding: Dr. Patricia Burton, Professor of Philosophy

3:45

58 - 1  JENNIFER I. FINLEY
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
A Doctrine of Faith in Which to Trust: Recollection, Attention, Anticipation

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4:00

58 - 2  GREG S. WISER
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
The Cave-Dwelling Alcibiades

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4:15

58 - 3  DENNIS L. TRINKLE II
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
Will and the Fallen Man: Toward an Understanding of the Will in the Writing of Augustine of Hippo

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4:30

58 - 4  SEAN T. PHELAN
Dr. Patricia Burton, Faculty Mentor
Socrates and The Apology: Questioner of Apollo; Prophet of James Madison?

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4:45

58 - 5  SHAINE A. GRIGGS
Dr. William M. Ashcraft, Faculty Mentor
The Dynamics of Divine Power/Sacred Knowledge: Foucault Meets Communities of the Word

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5:00 - 6:00 pm • VH Lobby
Reception


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