2007 Student Research Conference:
20th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Interdisciplinary

Program-At-A-Glance

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

8:15-9:30 am • VH 1432
SESSION 5
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Environmental Studies

Presiding: Dr. Barbara Kramer, Associate Professor of Chemistry

8:15 am

5 - 1  SARAH E. BLOCH
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Phytoremediation: Studies of the Potential of Plants and Soil Amendments

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8:30 am

5 - 2  LAURA J. FARKAS
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Environmental Policy Evaluation of Truman State University

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9:00 am

5 - 3  LOLLIANN R. BRUCE
Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentor
An Analysis Of Microbiota In Forest Lake And Hazel Creek Lake

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

9:45-10:30 am • VH 1408
SESSION 22
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Politics and Medicine

Presiding: Dr. Robert Mielke, Professor of English

9:45 am

22 - 1  CHRISTOPHER S. LINDLEY
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Don't Start Nuthin'; Won't BE Nuthin': How to Save the World by Threatening to Destroy It

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10:00 am

22 - 2  CHRISTOPHER G. DOVE
Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentor
Recent Developments in Medicine Foster New Potential for Marginalizing Minorities

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10:15 am

22 - 3  LEE A. FLAGG
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Syd Barrett and Mental Illness: Perspectives from Music and Psychology

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

The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS: The real mathematical story that inspired the hit television series

Dr. Keith Devlin, Executive Director and Senior Researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Information, and "the Math Guy" on National Public Radio.


1:15-2:30 p.m. • OP 2210
SESSION 38
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Phi Kappa Phi: Religion and Politics

Presiding: Shirley McKamie, Lecturer of Music

1:15 pm

38 - 1  RYAN P. LITTLETON
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
From the Center of Asia to the Roof of the World: Throat Singing in Central Asian Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism

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1:30 pm

38 - 2  ELIZABETH H. O'BRIEN
Prof. Shirley McKamie, Faculty Mentor
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Whistle Down the Wind: An Example of Musical Theatre as Religious Ritual and Spiritual Experience

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1:45 pm

38 - 3  NADIA S. MOZAFFAR
Dr. Linda Seidel, Faculty Mentor
Politicized Islam’s Oppression of Women and the Movement Against It

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2:00 pm

38 - 4  BRADLEY H. SMITH
Dr. Dereck Daschke, Faculty Mentor
God on the Gallows: Tikkun and the Healing of God

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2:15 pm

38 - 5  ANTHONY D. DWIGGINS
Dr. Jay W. Self and Dr. Jeff Gall, Faculty Mentors
The Necessity and Adoption of the Truman Doctrine

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1432
SESSION 39
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Mathematical Biology

Presiding: Dr. Kenneth Carter, Professor of Chemistry

1:30 pm

39 - 1  ROSS A. COLEMAN
Dr. Kenneth Carter, Faculty Mentor
Mathematical Properties of a Gamma-Function Distributed Epidemic Model

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1:45 pm

39 - 2  AUGUSTUS L. CAINE
Dr. Kenneth Carter, Faculty Mentor
Preparing for Pandemics: Mathematical Modeling and the Real World

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2:00 pm

39 - 3  PHILLIP D. VANCE* and JOSHUA B. KELLY
Dr. Scott Burt and Dr. Jason E. Miller, Faculty Mentors
Descriptive Statistics of Echolocation Calls from Northeast Missouri Bats

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2:15 pm

39 - 4  JOSHUA B. KELLY
Dr. Jason E. Miller and Dr. Scott Burt, Faculty Mentors
Quantitative Identification of Northeast Missouri Bats using Acoustic Data Alone

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2:30 - 2:45 pm • OP Lobby & VH Lobby
Break

2:45-4:00 p.m. • OP 2210
SESSION 54
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Phi Kappa Phi: Politics, Environmental Studies and Mathematics

Presiding: Dr. Scott Alberts, Associate Professor of Mathematics

2:45 pm

54 - 1  SHAHRBONU J. REZAIEKHALIGH
Dr. Bridget Thomas and Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentors
"We’re just poems, we are 90% metaphor": Sexual Politics in the Works of Sappho and Ani DiFranco

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3:00 pm

54 - 2  JARRETT L. ANDERSON
Prof. Julie Minn, Faculty Mentor
The Three Gorges Dam: A Paradigm of Past v. Present, Nature v. Man

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3:15 pm

54 - 3  MEREDITH L. MERTZ* and GEORGE WANG
Dr. Scott Thatcher and Dr. Jeffrey M. Osborn (The College of New Jersey), Faculty Mentors
Computational Modeling of Flight Characteristics for Extant and Fossil Saccate Pollen Grains

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3:30 pm

54 - 4  JAMES D. FRANKLIN* and COREY A. ELLEDGE
Dr. Hyun-Joo Kim and Dr. Michael I. Kelrick, Faculty Mentors
Habitat suitability modeling of a federally threatened plant species, Missouri bladderpod (Lesquerella filiformis): Evaluation of model selection criteria and model performance.

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3:45 pm

54 - 5  CAROLYN M. DIXON
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Mathematics Anxiety: A Multivariate Examination of Gender Differences between Moberly Area Community College and Truman State University Students

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2:45-4:00 p.m. • VH 1408
SESSION 55
PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Women's and Gender Studies

Presiding: Dr. G. Victoria Landrum, Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies

2:45 pm

55 - 1  EMILY J. MURDOCK
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
International Relations and Margaret Sanger's Fight for Birth Control

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3:00 pm

55 - 2  VICTORIA N. WEAVER
Dr. Patricia Gately, Faculty Mentor
Women of the Bloomsbury Group: The Influence of Gender Upon Their Lives and Art

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3:15 pm

55 - 3  SHANNON L. CROWDER
Prof. Martha L. Rose and Dr. Steven Reschly , Faculty Mentors
Husband-Killing, Regicidal Woman Out of Control: Clytemnestra in Classical Literature

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3:30 pm

55 - 4  TIFFANY D. CAESAR
Dr. Becky Becker (Columbus State University) and Dr. G. Victoria Landrum, Faculty Mentors
IT DOESN’T QUITE TRANSLATE… The Relationship Between Africans and African Americans on the Truman State University Campus

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-3
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Interdisciplinary Poster Session
Interdisciplinary

P-3 - 1

BRYAN A. CAMPBELL*, CAROLYN R. DECARLI, TARA L. OSSECK, BEN S. REINE, and JOE A. STAUBER
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
A Culturally Competent HIV/AIDS Education Program for African-American College Students

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P-3 - 2

JILL M. MOELLER
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
The Impacts of Incorporating Local Foods on a University Campus

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P-3 - 3

JESSICA N. PONDER* and COURTNEY E. BONNEY
Dr. Mark Campbell, Dr. Paul M. Scott (Iowa State University), and Dr. Susan A. Duvick (Iowa State University), Faculty Mentors
Elucidation of Loci Influencing Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectra of Maize Grain Using the IBM Population

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P-3 - 5

KRISTIN A. HARKINS
Dr. Scott Alberts, Faculty Mentor
Math Anxiety in College Students: Identifying Correlates and At-Risk Populations

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P-3 - 6

MADALYN E. SCHILL
Mr. Pamela J. Ryan and Dr. Anton Weisstein, Faculty Mentors
Phylogeography of the Envelope Protein of the Engue-2 virus (Flaviviridae) throughout Latin America

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-4
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: INTERDISCIPLINARY -
Sigma Xi Poster Session
Interdisciplinary

P-4 - 2

MATTHEW J. WESSNER
Dr. William L. Sexton (A.T. Still University), Dr. Laura J. Fielden, and Ms. Patricia S. Sexton (A.T. Still University, KCOM), Faculty Mentors
VEGF Protein Expression in Rat Skeletal Muscle is Fiber-type Dependent

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P-4 - 3

BACH Q. HA* and MATT HEIMANN
Dr. Laura J. Fielden and Dr. Phil Ryan, Faculty Mentors
Mathematical Modeling of Plastron Respiration in Ticks

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P-4 - 4

CHAD T. ANDICOCHEA* and ASHLEY K. RAMSEY
Dr. George W. Patrick (A.T. Still University) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
Affects of Lead on Neurodevelopment in the Kitten

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4:45 - 6:00 pm • OP Lobby
Reception


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