2007 Student Research Conference:
20th Annual Student Research Conference

Program

Program-At-A-Glance

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

8:15-9:15 am • OP 2210
SESSION 3
PAPERS: FINE ARTS -
Art and Theater Oral Papers

Presiding: Prof. John Bohac, Associate Professor of Art

8:15 am

3 - 1  HEATHER I. MACIONUS
Prof. John Bohac , Faculty Mentor
American Wartime Posters of the Twentieth Century

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8:30 am

3 - 2  DANIELLE M. LEVESTON
Dr. G. Victoria Landrum, Faculty Mentor
Perceptions of Self-Images among Black Children Illustrated through Their Artwork

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8:45 am

3 - 3  MARISSA K. LAROSE
Dr. Todd Coulter, Faculty Mentor
Renewed Milieu: A Call for an Expanding Inclusion of Contemporary Theatrical Expression in Religious Context

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9:00 am

3 - 4  COURTNEY B. SCHAEFER
Dr. Todd Coulter, Faculty Mentor
Tantalizing the Audience: Modern Technology and its Effect on Greek Theatrical Productions Today

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8:15-9:00 am • VH 1000
SESSION 4
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Exercise Physiology

Presiding: Dr. Jerry Mayhew, Professor of Exercise Science

8:15 am

4 - 1  MICHAEL J. LANDRAM
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Effect of Rest Interval Length During High Intensity Resistance Training on Circulating Adhesion Molecules

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8:30 am

4 - 2  KELLY N. HALEY
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Dr. Lorraine Weatherspoon (Michigan State University), Faculty Mentors
Is acculturation related to type and amount of physical activity among Hispanic adults with type 2 diabetes?

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8:45 am

4 - 3  BRYANT R. ENGLAND
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Allometric Modeling of Anaerobic Capacity in College Men and Women

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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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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2121
SESSION 5
PAPERS: EDUCATION -
Education I

Presiding: Dr. Jan Grow, Professor of Education

8:15 am

5 - 1  ERIN E. MCCARTHY♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
Success Indicators of African American Achievement

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8:30 am

5 - 2  CHELSEA L. HAAS♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
How do Adolescents Develop and Maintain Social Connections during Lunch?

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8:45 am

9:00 am

5 - 4  BRIANNA L. LENNON
Dr. Janice Grow, Faculty Mentor
A Comparative Look at Elementary Mathematics Education

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9:15 am

8:15-9:30 am • OP 2115
SESSION 6
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Colonialism and Postcolonialism

Presiding: Jonathan Lawinger, GTRA

8:15 am

6 - 1  MIKE T. WESTPHAL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
“Not a Vacuum”: A Postcolonial Analysis of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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8:30 am

6 - 2  MELISSA N. DRYER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Fighting for Peace: A Historical Analysis of Mia Couto’s Sleepwalking Land

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8:45 am

6 - 3  MARTIN L. GALLOWAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Devastating Swarm: The Impact of Colonization in Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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9:00 am

6 - 4  JAMES N. COLLINS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Hegemony versus Tradition: The Power of Colonialism in Things Fall Apart

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9:15 am

6 - 5  ANDREW J. LINHARES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Examining Marxism and Biblical Imagery in Ngugi’s A Grain of Wheat

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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2117
SESSION 7
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Literature

Presiding: Dr. Paul Yoder, Assistant Professor of English Education

8:15 am

7 - 1  DELISA D. YOUNG
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
The Electra Complex in Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca

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8:30 am

7 - 2  DANIEL W. CONWAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
King Lear's Deal with the Devil

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8:45 am

7 - 3  JENNIFER L. MASSA
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Of Hobbits and Lacan: Bilbo’s Journey to Reconnect With His Mother

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9:00 am

7 - 4  ALY N. PALCHICK
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Feminist Analysis of Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess

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8:15-9:30 am • OP 2113
SESSION 8
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Language and Culture

Presiding: Dr. Sally Cook, Associate Professor of Linguistics

8:15 am

8 - 1  JOHN D. TRESSLER*, HANNAH J. KAY, LAINEY R. SEYLER, and JOANNA M. RISTOW
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
What IM Saying: Instant Messaging as a Unique Linguistic Form

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8:30 am

8 - 2  ANDREA E. CLUCK
Dr. Sally Cook, Faculty Mentor
Issues in Contrastive Rhetoric: Bridging the Gap Between English and Arabic

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8:45 am

8 - 3  KATIE A. COX
Dr. Mary Shapiro, Faculty Mentor
A Gender-Based Analysis of the Syntactic and Morphological Functions of Profanity

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9:00 am

8 - 4  SAMANTHA R. PUTTHOFF
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Surrender, Resist: Language and Power in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions

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9:15 am

8 - 5  NEIL V. BALES
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Assimilating a Mouthful: Language and Cultural Connections in Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1428
SESSION 9
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Gender, Race, and Politics

Presiding: Dr. Chett Breed, Professor of English

8:15 am

9 - 1  AMELIA K. HEMENWAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Questioning Gender Politics: An Examination of Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway

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8:30 am

9 - 2  MAYUMI NOGUCHI
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Interpreter Of The Unconscious: A Look At Jhumpa Lahiri’s "Interpreter of Maladies"

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8:45 am

9 - 3  NICOLE L. RAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Marxist Analysis of the Institution of Marriage in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

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9:00 am

9 - 4  MEGAN N. KING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
African American Women in the 1920s: Oppressive Dominated Hierarchies in Nella Larsen's Passing

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9:15 am

9 - 5  BRETT B. NIEMANN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Psychoanalytic Examination of Racial Identity in Nella Larsen's Passing

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8:15-9:15 am • OP 1393 (Performance Hall)
SESSION 10
PERFORMANCES: FINE ARTS -
Music Research I

Presiding: Dr. Mira Frisch, Assistant Professor of Music

8:15 am

10 - 1  BICH N. KUHNS♦
Dr. Miranora O. Frisch, Faculty Mentor
Gaspar Cassadó and His Toccata for Cello and Piano

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8:30 am

10 - 2  CHERYL C. WONG
Dr. David McKamie, Faculty Mentor
One Effect of Reality: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding Claude Debussy’s Musical Idiom

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8:45 am

10 - 3  MICHELLE L. JONES♦
Dr. Janice Saffir, Faculty Mentor
Musical Choices in “The Alcotts" from Second Piano Sonata: “Concord, Mass. 1840-1860" by Charles Ives

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9:00 am

10 - 4  MELANIE D. DUNN
Dr. Warren Gooch and Prof. Gregg Siewert, Faculty Mentors
La Douleur de l'Amour: Research Into the Expression of French Poetry Through Musical Composition

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1232
SESSION 10
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Gender and Class

Presiding: Crystal Buffaloe, GTRA

8:15 am

10 - 1  ALEXANDER B. STOLL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Women’s Glacial Slide to Recognition: Henry Adams’ Theory of History and the American Venus

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8:30 am

10 - 2  LAURA A. PROVANCE
Dr. Bridget Thomas, Faculty Mentor
Rome got beat by a girl: Women as a reflection of societal strength in Tacitus

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8:45 am

10 - 3  JENIFER L. ROESEMEIER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Belles and Barbarians: The Difference of Gender and Class in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

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9:00 am

10 - 4  ASHLEY E. LONG
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Time, Energy, and the "Academic" Agenda

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9:15 am

10 - 5  JESSICA R. LUFKIN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Oppositions Guide the Representation of Madness in Bessie Head’s A Question of Power

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8:15-9:30 am • VH 1408
SESSION 11
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Animal Science

Presiding: Dr. Charlie Apter, Associate Professor of Agriculture

8:15 am

11 - 1  AMY L. AREL
Dr. Charlie Apter and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
The Effect of Age on Discrimination Reversal Learning

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8:30 am

11 - 2  KATE M. RANDALL
Dr. Charlie Apter and Dr. Dean DeCock, Faculty Mentors
Levels of Aggression in Quarter Horse Mares and the Social Impacts of the Foal

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8:45 am

11 - 3  KELLY C. ROWE*, ERICA ALEXANDER, SAMUEL EDEH, and KIMBERLY DODSON
Dr. John J. Rutter, Faculty Mentor
Investigation of Altered Behavioral Responses to Serotonergic Receptor Agonists during Methamphetamine Withdrawal

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9:00 am

11 - 4  ROBERTA R. RADER♦
Dr. Jonathan C. Gering, Faculty Mentor
A Survey of the Katydids (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) of the Maya Mountain Region in the Cayo and Toledo Districts of Belize, Central America

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9:15 am

11 - 5  SHANNAN N. SCHOENING
Dr. Scott Burt, Faculty Mentor
Summer Roosting Ecology of the Endangered Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis) in Northeastern Missouri

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8:15-9:15 am • VH 1212
SESSION 12
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Chemistry I

Presiding: Dr. Anne Moody, Professor of Chemistry

8:15 am

12 - 1  KRISTA L. RAMAGE* and DANIELLE M. STACY
Dr. Anne E. Moody, Faculty Mentor
Walnuts, Ringworm and Ewe: Juglone Isolation and Analysis

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8:30 pm

12 - 2  DANIELLE M. STACY* and KELLY WATTERS
Dr. Anne E. Moody, Faculty Mentor
Are Ants Picky Eaters? Analysis of Fatty Acid Composition in Seed Elaiosomes

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8:45 am

12 - 3  BRYAN D. SITZMANN
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of E. coli tRNAPhe

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9:00 am

12 - 4  CHRISTOPHER M. HALSEY* and DANIEL F. CLARK
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Quantitative Determination of Chromium(VI) Using Sol-Gel Encapsulated Redox Chemistry

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9:15 am

12 - 5  KATHLEEN E. WARRINGTON
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Determining the Existence of Bicyclo[4.1.0]heptatriene With Atom-Centered Density Matrix Propagation

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8:15-9:15 am • VH 1416
SESSION 13
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Physics I

Presiding: Dr. Matt Beaky, Associate Professor of Physics

8:15 am

13 - 1  PAUL G. BLESZ*, SAMANTHA R. SWEET, NIRAB MANANDHAR, VIOLET M. POOLE, OM GOIT, KENDRA LEE, and JOOST VERMUE
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Differential Photometry of Eclipsing Binary Stars

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8:30 am

13 - 2  VIOLET M. POOLE* and RAGHAV CHHETRI,
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
Measurement and Analysis of the Power Distribution in Diffraction Gratings as a Function of Incident Angle and Wavelength

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8:45 am

13 - 3  OLEKSIY GOLOVIN
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Infrared Photoelectric Photometry of Mira Type Variable Stars

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9:00 am

13 - 4  ROSS A. COLEMAN
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Using Cepheid Variable Stars and Other Standard Candles to Determine Extragalactic Distances

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8:15-9:15 am • VH 1320
SESSION 14
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
U. S. History

Presiding: Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Professor of History

8:15 am

14 - 1  CHRIS P. PETERSON
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Patriarchal Dissidence: An Analysis of the Relationship between the United States and the International Atomic Energy Agency until 1989

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8:30 am

14 - 2  CHRIS P. PETERSON
Dr. Steven Reschly and Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentors
Continuing Conflict: An Analysis of the Relationship between the United States and the International Atomic Energy Agency since 1985

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8:45 am

14 - 3  HEATHER L. ARMSTRONG
Dr. Jerrold Hirsch, Faculty Mentor
FDR’s Disability: How Biographies Have Reflected Changing Cultural Attitudes Toward Disability

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9:15 am

14 - 4  TRAVIS D. SEWELL
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Spear or Shield?: Public Perceptions of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, 1966-1971

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8:15-9:15 am • VH 1412
SESSION 15
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Political Science

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

8:15 am

15 - 1  LINA J. KHAN
Dr. John Ishiyama, Faculty Mentor
Degree of Women's Freedom in the Middle East

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8:30 am

15 - 2  DAVID M. MOHL
Dr. John J. Quinn, Faculty Mentor
American Realignment: How Yankee North and Dixie South Switched Teams

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8:45 am

15 - 3  BEN D. COATE* and RYAN S. LEWIS
Dr. Paul Parker, Faculty Mentor
Eye of the Beholder

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8:15-9:15 am • VH 1010
SESSION 16
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Sociology and Anthropology

Presiding: Dr. Elaine McDuff, Associate Professor of Sociology

8:15 am

16 - 1  ASHLEY A. ADAMS
Dr. Kerry Ann Rockquemore (University of Illinois at Chicago) and Dr. Elaine McDuff, Faculty Mentors
The Politics of Biracial Identity: An Exploration of How Internalized Oppression Manifests in Black/White Mixed-Race People

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8:30 am

16 - 2  JILL N. SCOGNAMGILIO
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Revisiting the National Pastime: A Look at the Socioeconomic Stratification of the Baseball Fan throughout the 20th Century

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8:45 am

16 - 3  LAUREN M. FILLA
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Recent Findings in Human Altriciality: An Environmental and Evolutionary Approach

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9:00 am

16 - 4  DOUGLAS M. EUDY
Dr. Amber Johnson , Faculty Mentor
Ceramic Surface Collections from Körösladány 14 and Okány 16: An Inter-site Comparison

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

9:45-10:00 am • VH 1010
SESSION 17
PAPERS: BUSINESS & ACCOUNTANCY -
Business Adminstration I

Presiding: Dr. John Perrachione, Associate Professor of Marketing

9:45 am

17 - 1  SILVIYA V. VALKOVA
Dr. John Perrachione, Faculty Mentor
Comparing American and Bulgarian Students’ Brand Loyalty to Convenience Versus Shopping Products

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2121
SESSION 18
PAPERS: EDUCATION -
Education II

Presiding: Dr. Donna Rhinesmith, Professor of Education

9:45 am

18 - 1  SARAH S. WATT♦
Dr. Donna Rhinesmith, Faculty Mentor
The Influence of Buddy Reading Systems on Student Comprehension and Attitude in a Second Grade Classroom

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10:00 am

18 - 2  JULIE A. LIMBAUGH♦
Dr. Wendy Miner, Faculty Mentor
What Happens when Students are Exposed to Poetry Daily?

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 1393 (Performance Hall)
SESSION 19
PERFORMANCES: FINE ARTS -
Music Research II

Presiding: Dr. Jay Bulen, Associate Professor of Music

9:45 am

19 - 1  ALLEN V. CARTER♦
Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentor
"The Songs of Laurie": Music From The Tender Land Explained, Analyzed, and Orchestrated for Solo Tuba With Woodwind Quintet Accompaniment

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10:00 am

19 - 2  THERON S. PERKOWSKI♦
Dr. Jay Bulen, Faculty Mentor
Developing the Ensemble and the Student Within The Instrumental Music Classroom Through Authentic Assessment

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10:15 am

19 - 3  JENNIFER L. THOMAS
Dr. Marc Rice, Faculty Mentor
Brides of Christ: Pre-Feminist Thought in Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum

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10:30 am

19 - 4  ALANNA W. MCDONALD
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
The Adzogbo: Dance Drumming by the Ewe People of Ghana

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9:45-10:45 • OP 2210
SESSION 20
PAPERS: FINE ARTS -
Art History

Presiding: Dr. Julia DeLancey, Associate Professor of Art

9:45 am

20 - 1  HEIDI A. WILLHAUCK
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentor
Tilmann Riemenschneider’s Use of Monochromy

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10:00 am

20 - 2  KATHARYN A. REED
Dr. Julia DeLancey, Faculty Mentor
In the Mood: Birth, Expectation, and Visual Culture in Fifteenth-Century Florence

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10:15 am

20 - 3  HEIDI A. WILLHAUCK
Dr. Julia DeLancey and Dr. Sara Orel, Faculty Mentors
A Woman’s Place at the Bauhaus

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10:30 am

20 - 4  DOUGLAS M. EUDY
Dr. Sara Orel, Faculty Mentor
The Political and Literary Origins of Renaissance Humanism: Dante, Petrarch and the Myth of Ancient Rome.

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1000
SESSION 21
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Biomechanics

Presiding: Dr. Michael Bird, Associate Professor of Exercise Science

9:45 am

21 - 1  CATRIONA M. SWIFT
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Effects of Knee Extension Techniques on Vastus Medialis Activation

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10:00 am

21 - 2  BRYNN E. WEIMER
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
An Exploration of Gait Mechanics Changes Following ACL Injury

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10:15 am

21 - 3  KRISTEN L. SCHELLER* and FRANCINE E. SCHAFER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Prof. Melody Jennings, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Strength Gains in Underweight and Obese Male and Female College Students

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10:30 am

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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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2117
SESSION 23
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Feminism and Power

Presiding: Dr. Thomas Stewart, Assistant Professor of Linguistics

9:45 am

23 - 1  TIFFANY D. CAESAR
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Race, Class, and Gender in Southern Rhodesia: A Comparison of Lessing's The Grass is Singing and Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions

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10:00 am

23 - 2  CHRISTINE M. CANNING
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Gender (Im)Balance in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

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10:15 am

23 - 3  AUDREY B. LEIHSER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Mumbi’s Task: Duty and Self-Identity in Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s A Grain of Wheat

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10:30 am

23 - 4  BLAKE B. NIEMANN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Gender and Power Relationships in Samuel Richardson’s Clarissa

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2113
SESSION 24
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Fantasy and Identity

Presiding: Dr. Clifton Kreps, Professor of Classics

9:45 am

24 - 1  AMY E. REYNOLDS
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Clubs and Axes: Truth, Prejudice, and Satire in Terry Pratchett's Thud!

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10:00 am

24 - 2  JULIE C. DENTON
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Analyzing the Characters' Dreams in Of Mice and Men

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10:15 am

24 - 3  ANN M. LOWE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
"Who in the World am I?" Examining Personality in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass

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10:30 am

24 - 4  GEMMICKA F. PIPER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Tubular Reality: A Lacanian Psychoanalytic Exploration of Amelie Nothomb's The Character of Rain

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2115
SESSION 25
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Society and Literary Criticism

Presiding: Dr. Martha Bartter, Professor of English

9:45 am

25 - 1  KARA M. BOLLINGER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Steinbeck’s Vision for Society in Cannery Row: A Marxist Approach

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10:00 am

25 - 2  HARRY L. ALTHOFF
Dr. Martha Bartter, Faculty Mentor
"Lonesome No More!": Kurt Vonnegut's Battle with Modern Isolation

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10:15 am

25 - 3  KATHERINE J. HUFFMAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Opponent and Ally: A Psychoanalytical Approach to A Separate Peace

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10:30 am

25 - 4  DINGHAO HE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Christian Story: Madeleine L'Engle's A Swiftly Tilting Planet

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1428
SESSION 26
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Power and Possession in Cather and Elmer Gantry

Presiding: Cassandra Phillips, GTRA

9:45 am

26 - 1  STACEY D. WALKER
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Madman in the Attic: Possession, Power, and Hypocrisy in Cather’s The Professor’s House

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10:00 am

26 - 2  AMY N. DEIS* and ALAN J. REININGER
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
The Preacher Who Doesn't Believe in God

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10:15 am

26 - 3  AMY L. SHIPP
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
The Subjugation of Women in Elmer Gantry

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10:30 am

26 - 4  AMY L. SCHWEIZER
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Elmer Gantry's Manipulation by Music

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1232
SESSION 27
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Feminist Readings

Presiding: Talia Linneman, GTRA

9:45 am

27 - 1  PERRIN C. CARRELL
Prof. Mark Spitzer, Faculty Mentor
Mapping the Strong Woman in Steinbeck

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10:00 am

27 - 2  HEATHER N. FARRIER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Psychoanalytic Analysis of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea

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10:15 am

27 - 3  MARTIN L. GALLOWAY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Cinderella: A Look at Fairytales through the Lens of Psychoanalytic Criticism

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10:30 am

27 - 4  TRACEY M. HURT
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A New Historicist Examination of Masculinity in Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea

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9:45-10:45 • VH 1416
SESSION 28
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Physics II

Presiding: Dr. Ian Lindevald, Professor of Physics

9:45 am

28 - 1  CATHERINE S. HAYWARD
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Neglected Binary Star Parameters Determined From Archival Images and Direct Observation

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10:00 am

28 - 2  ANGELA K. POSTMA*, GEORGE C. SUMTER, SAMANTHA R. SWEET, MARIYA S. DAVIDKOVA, THOMAS J. VONDERHARR, and CARA M. WILLOUGHBY
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Asteroid Lightcurves

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10:15 am

28 - 3  SCOTT J. LOWRY
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
The Influence of Research on the Evolution of Footwear for Sports

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10:30 am

28 - 4  COURTNEY E. BONNEY
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Physics, Politics and Pseudoscience: Safeguarding Science from Political Skepticism

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1432
SESSION 29
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Habitat Assessment and Inventories

Presiding: Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Professor of Biology

9:45 am

29 - 1  MATTHEW CRAIG
Dr. Michael Seipel, Faculty Mentor
Current Conditions within the Mystic Plains Conservation Opportunity Area

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10:00 am

29 - 2  CARISSA B. HOLLOWAY
Dr. Cynthia Cooper, Faculty Mentor
Assessment of Water Quality Indicators for a Prairie Stream System in Northern Missouri

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10:15 am

29 - 3  TERESA D. KERBAWY
Dr. Elisabeth Hooper, Faculty Mentor
A Guide to Common Plants at Thousand Hills State Park: Research and Production

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10:30 am

29 - 4  ASHLEY R. STYCZYNSKI
Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentor
An Analysis of Microbiota in Forest Lake and Hazel Creek Lake

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1212
SESSION 30
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Chemistry II

Presiding: Dr. Barbara Kramer, Associate Professor of Chemistry

9:45 am

30 - 1  JOSHUA J. HIRNER*, SARAH E. BLOCH, LAURA A. KOPFF, and SABRINA M. WELLS
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Use of Soybeans in the Phytoremediation of Lead-Contaminated Soil

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10:00 am

30 - 2  GABRIEL B. HALL* and ANDREW K. MAERZ
Dr. Dawood Afzal, Faculty Mentor
Synthesis of N-Confused Porphyrins

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10:15 am

10:30 am

30 - 4  BIPIN PANDEY* and THOMAS C. CLARK
Dr. David McCurdy, Faculty Mentor
Construction and Characterization of a Thermospray Nebulizer for Sample Introduction into a Direct Current Plasma

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9:45-10:45 am • OP 2111
SESSION 31
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Philosophy and Religion

Presiding: Dr. David Murphy, Professor of Philosophy

9:45 am

31 - 1  JAMES G. QUIGLEY
Dr. Chad Mohler, Faculty Mentor
On Positive Metaethical Reasons for Theological Voluntarism in Ethics

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10:00 am

31 - 2  DENNIS L. TRINKLE, II
Dr. David Murphy, Faculty Mentor
Perspectivism and Moral Debate

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10:15 am

31 - 3  MATTHEW S. DUCKWORTH
Dr. Ding-Hwa Hsieh, Faculty Mentor
The Liminality of Value-Transference

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10:30 am

31 - 4  KADE A. SCHEMAHORN
Dr. Natalie B. Alexander, Faculty Mentor
Body Modification and Corporeal Cultural Construction

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1320
SESSION 32
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
History: Greece

Presiding: Dr. Lynn Rose, Associate Professor of History

9:45 am

32 - 1  ALEXANDER J. HAYDEN
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
The Female Voice in Classical Greece

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10:00 am

32 - 2  AMANDA M. CARROLL* and JESSE L. LEONG
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Simonides to LaRussa

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10:15 am

32 - 3  SAM R. CUMMINS*, MARYELLEN R. HARMAN, and JOE W. HOLLINGSWORTH
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Sex, Lies, a Goddess, and a Shepherd: A Modern Adaptation of “To Aphrodite”

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10:30 am

32 - 4  LAURA A. PROVANCE
Prof. Martha L. Rose, Faculty Mentor
Oh Zeus, who art in heaven: Investigating masculinity in Archaic Greece

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9:45-10:45 am • VH 1412
SESSION 33
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Economics

Presiding: Dr. Terry Olson, Professor of Economics

9:45 am

33 - 1  GREG W. HAMMOND
Dr. Terry Olson, Faculty Mentor
‘Strategic Exchange: A New Approach to Understanding Individuals’ Behavior with Observations from an Intentional Community.’

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10:00 am

33 - 2  STEVEN J. BOSWORTH
Dr. Xiaofen Chen, Faculty Mentor
The Sustainability of Current Account Imbalances

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10:15 am

33 - 3  CAMILA M. KHAN
Dr. Xiaofen Chen, Faculty Mentor
Welfare Reform Ten Years Later: How Has it Affected American Families Today?

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10:30 am

33 - 4  AMY L. ROWDEN
Dr. Xiaofen Chen, Faculty Mentor
Empirically Estimating Gross Fixed Capital Formation

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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.


12:15-1:15 pm • Alumni Room, SUB
SESSION RT-1
ROUNDTABLE: LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE -
Intercultural Communication

Presiding: Dr. James Cianciola, Assistant Professor of Communication

12:15 pm

RT-1 -   JILL M. MOELLER*, ERIN L. BROOKS, KYLE M. BYBEE, GRACE A. DELNERO, LAURA N. GLASBRENNER, EMMA L. PAGEL, and ERIN PAGEL
Dr. James D. Cianciola, Faculty Mentor
Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 1393 (Performance Hall)
SESSION 34
PERFORMANCES: FINE ARTS -
Music Research III

Presiding: Dr. Warren Gooch, Professor of Music

1:15 pm

34 - 1  DIANA L. UPTON-HILL♦
Dr. Warren Gooch and Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentors
Bellini's Tre Ariette: More Than a Few Pretty Songs

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1:30 pm

34 - 2  JOSHUA A. BAUM*♦, MICHELLE FOARD, and JASON QUALLS
Dr. Warren Gooch and Dr. Jacqueline Collett, Faculty Mentors
Angst: A Modern Musical

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1:45 pm

34 - 3  CAROL A. PERRY*♦ and STEPHANIE K. GOODWIN
Dr. Warren Gooch and Dr. Thomas Hueber, Faculty Mentors
Gardens: A Musical-Poetic Collaboration

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2:00 pm

34 - 4  DEBORAH J. POUNDS♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
Rahab: An Opera

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2:15 pm

34 - 5  KEVIN P. BECKER♦
Dr. Warren Gooch, Faculty Mentor
“The Four Seasons of the Year”—A song cycle on texts of Anne Bradstreet

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP South (Art) Wing Atrium
SESSION 35
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: FINE ARTS -
Studio Art
Fine Arts

35 - 1

LISA K. MARGETIS
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Conversations with the Camera

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35 - 2

ANDREW H. PICKERING
Prof. Russell Nelson, Faculty Mentor
The Digital Age Influence on Graphic Design: Impact on Designers' Workspace, Education and Role in Commerce and Culture

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35 - 3

KELSEY V. WISKIRCHEN
Prof. Priya Kambli, Faculty Mentor
Photographing Patterns on Human Form

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1000
SESSION 36
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Nutrition

Presiding: Mrs. Pamela Gardner, Assistant Professor of Nursing

1:15 pm

36 - 1  REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE* and NANCY K. REID
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Fruit and Vegetable Purchasing and Consumption Trends in Rural Northeast Missouri Residents: A Pilot Study

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1:30 pm

36 - 2  CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
An Inquiry into the Nutritional Merit of Dairy

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1:45 pm

36 - 3  JOSEPH W. HASSLER
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Knowledge of Nutrition and Exercise in Students K-12 to help create an effective wellness strategy

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2:00 pm

36 - 4  SARA E. MAYER
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Knowledge of Nutrition and Exercise in Students K-12 to Help Create an Effective Wellness Strategy

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2:15 pm

36 - 5  CHRISTINE M. SIGMUND
Prof. Pamela Gardner, Faculty Mentor
Assessing the Knowledge of Nutrition and Exercise in Students K-12 to Help Create an Effective Wellness Strategy

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2121
SESSION 37
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Psychological Issues in Health

Presiding: Mrs. Evonne Bird, Instructor of Exercise Science

1:15 pm

37 - 1  LAUREN N. MUELLER*♦, MEGAN D. SHERRILL♦, and ERIN L. THOMAS
Dr. Janet Gooch, Dr. Paula Cochran, and Ms. Sheila Garlock, Faculty Mentors
Developing and Assessing Video Technology Materials to Support Sign Language Instruction

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1:30 pm

37 - 2  LAUREN E. CAFFEY
Dr. Janet Gooch, Faculty Mentor
The Affect of Parental Attitude Toward Literacy on Child Attitude and Performance

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1:45 pm

37 - 3  SARA B. DETWEILER* and KIM D. TIPTON
Prof. Evonne Bird, Faculty Mentor
Attitude and Behavior Link

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2:00 pm

37 - 4  AMBER N. WATTON*, BRETT A. DOCKERY, and JOSHUA H. MILEY
Dr. Jennifer Hurst, Faculty Mentor
Relationship between Personality, Life Stress, and Sport Confidence among Intercollegiate Athletes

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2:15 pm

37 - 5  LAURIE R. SCHROEDER* and SHERYL P. ADAMS
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of Eating Disorders among Freshmen Women at a Small Midwestern University

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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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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2113
SESSION 40
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
French, German, and Spanish Languages and Literatures

Presiding: Dr. Gregg Siewert, Professor of French

1:15 pm

40 - 1  ASHLEY E. MORRIS
Dr. Eric Jewell, Faculty Mentor
Aspiration and Elision in Dominican Spanish

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1:30 pm

40 - 2  LEIGH K. EDMONSTON
Dr. Patrick Lecaque, Faculty Mentor
French Architecture in Missouri: An Analysis of Architectural Influences and Styles in the St. Louis Area

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1:45 pm

40 - 3  BREANNA K. HULSEY
Dr. Matthew Tornatore, Faculty Mentor
Script Conventions and Philosophy in Medieval Spain

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2:00 pm

40 - 4  GREG S. WISER
Dr. Rodney Taylor, Faculty Mentor
Schopenhauer's "Will" and Wittgenstein's "Object": A Comparative Interpretation

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2:15 pm

40 - 5  KAYCE M. SWIGELSON
Dr. Patrick Lecaque, Faculty Mentor
Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be: But If You Have To, Please Save the Documents for Posterity

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2111
SESSION 41
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Postcolonial, Transnational Hybridities

Presiding: Dr. Patrick Lobert, Professor of French

1:15 pm

41 - 1  JOHN E. FAUSZ
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Sufism as a Model for the Migrant Condition in Rushdie's Satanic Verses

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1:30 pm

41 - 2  MICHAEL A. BONO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
War Within Ali's "A Wrong Turn" and Rushdie's Midnight's Children

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1:45 pm

41 - 3  ARTHUR D. GREGG
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Picking Up the Shards: Fragmentation Themes as a Reaction to Post-Colonial Theories

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2:00 pm

41 - 4  BENJAMIN C. GARRETT
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Queering Ila: Looking at the possibilities with a Trans-National-Sexuality within the novel Shadow Lines

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2115
SESSION 42
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Power and Identity in Mahfouz, Mofolo, and Dangarembga

Presiding: Dr. Diane Johnson, Associate Professor of Communication

1:15 pm

42 - 1  KRISTI J. LANGENDOERFER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Split Personality: The Many Faces of Al-Sayyid Ahmad Abd al-Jawad in Mahfouz’s Palace Walk

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1:30 pm

42 - 2  NATALIE M. GORSKI
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Western Education and Personal Maturation in Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions and Mahfouz’s Palace of Desire

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1:45 pm

42 - 3  JOSH D. HUBER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Casualties of Homemaking in Society: An Examination of Amina in The Cairo Trilogy and Mainini in Nervous Conditions

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2:00 pm

42 - 4  SARA L. SHELDEN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
A Zulu Chief as the Tragic Hero: Thomas Mofolo’s Representation of Chaka Caught in Hamartia

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2:15 pm

42 - 5  ANDRES R. DELGADO
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Crowd Psychology in Zululand: Managing the Multitudes in Thomas Mofolo’s Chaka

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1:15-2:30 pm • OP 2117
SESSION 43
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Literature and Reality

Presiding: Dr. Royce Kallerud, Associate Professor of English

1:15 pm

43 - 1  JOHN P. MCDONOUGH
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
Oroonoko, Herakles, and the Meaning of Myth

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1:30 pm

43 - 2  SHAUNNA K. WILKINSON
Dr. Royce Kallerud, Faculty Mentor
Why Happily Ever Does Not Mean What It Used To: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice As a Challenge To Traditional Cinderella Stories

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1:45 pm

43 - 3  BRITTANY R. NIELSEN WATSON
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
"Blushing Virgins and Wanton Whores": Diverse Portrayals of Women in The Monk

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2:00 pm

43 - 4  SARAH E. MADDOX♦
Dr. Royce Kallerud, Faculty Mentor
Reshaping the Curriculum: An Examination Using Charlotte Smith

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2:15 pm

43 - 5  GINA R. COOK
Dr. Christine Harker, Faculty Mentor
"Pendulum of Opposites" Palestinian-American Women's Poetry and the Conflict of Identities

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1428
SESSION 44
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Feminism and Negritude: Mariama Ba and Leopold Senghor

Presiding: Dr. Sana Camara, Associate Professor of French

1:15 pm

44 - 1  EMILY K. PUFALL
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Cultural and Economic Contexts and their Effects on Two Women's Struggles for Independence in Mariama Bâ's So Long A Letter

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1:30 pm

44 - 2  MEGAN E. SASSENRATH
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Negotiating Feminism and Tradition in Mariama Bâ’s So Long a Letter

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1:45 pm

44 - 3  TERESA D. KERBAWY
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Political Vibrations: The Changing Expression of Negritude in "Black Woman" and Other Poems by Leopold Sedar Senghor

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2:00 pm

44 - 4  THOMAS E. MORGAN
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Poetic or Politic?: The Double Life of Léopold Sédar Senghor

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1:15-2:15 pm • VH 1212
SESSION 45
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Chemistry III

Presiding: Dr. Eric Patterson, Associate Professor of Chemistry

1:15 pm

45 - 1  MELISSA K. THORSTAD* and GABRIEL B. HALL
Dr. Russell G. Baughman and Dr. James M. McCormick, Faculty Mentors
Synthesis of Lead Tris-(2-pyridylmethyl) Amine Chloride

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1:30 pm

45 - 2  KELLY A. DANIEL
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Properties of Substituted Carbynes

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1:45 pm

45 - 3  LAURA A. KOPFF* and KELLY A. DANIEL
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Hydroperoxidolysis of the Chemical Warfare Agent VX

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2:00 pm

45 - 4  ERICH R. KUECHLER
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
A Computational Study on the Effect Alpha Nucleophiles have on the Energy of Reaction for Phosphonate Esters

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1:15-2:15 pm • VH 1408
SESSION 46
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Human Health Issues

Presiding: Dr. Lin Twining, Professor of Biology

1:15 pm

46 - 1  KELLY M. ARCIPOWSKI
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Identifying Amino Acid Changes Responsible for the Reversion of Yellow Fever Vaccines to More Virulent Forms

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1:30 pm

46 - 2  KELLY A. PIERCE
Dr. Scott Burt, Dr. Steven Carroll, and Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentors
Hantavirus in Missouri Rodents

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1:45 pm

46 - 3  MARTHA A. CLAEYS-JACOBSON
Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentor
Determining drug-resistance in strains of HIV-1

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2:00 pm

46 - 4  EMILY D. DOUCETTE
Dr. Lin Twining and Dr. Stan Shaffer (St. Luke's Hospital of Kansas City), Faculty Mentors
The Effect of Piperazine on Childhood Malnutrition in Rural Southwestern Haiti

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1:15-2:15 pm • VH 1416
SESSION 47
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Physics III

Presiding: Dr. Michael Goggin, Associate Professor of Physics

1:15 pm

47 - 1  NIRJAL SAPKOTA
Dr. Michael Goggin, Faculty Mentor
Modified Littrow Configuration External Cavity Diode Laser With Tunable Fixed Output Beam

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1:30 pm

47 - 2  JAMES D. LLOYD
Dr. Ian Lindevald, Faculty Mentor
Sound Transmission Through a One-Dimensional Periodic Filter With a Defect

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1:45 pm

47 - 3  BRIAN A. RUZICKA
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Coupled Defects in Coaxial Cable Photonic Crystals

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2:00 pm

47 - 4  LEONARD A. STEPHENS
Dr. Matthew M. Beaky, Faculty Mentor
Design and Construction of a Spectrograph to Monitor Changes in Mira Variable Stars

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1010
SESSION 48
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Personality and Social Psychology

Presiding: Dr. Teresa Heckert, Associate Professor of Psychology

1:15 pm

48 - 1  LAUREN A. KIENSTRA* and ROBBIE PACANOWSKI
Dr. Robert Tigner, Faculty Mentor
Electronic Helping Behavior as Related to the Bystander Effect

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1:30 pm

48 - 2  SHANNON M. ALBRIGHT*, IDEAN JUDAH, MARGARET TERRANOVA, GREG BELLVILLE, CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS, MARIA A. SPILKER, LAUREN A. KIENSTRA, and ADAM H. KABINS
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Personality and Perceived Stress Among College Students

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1:45 pm

48 - 3  MARIA A. SPILKER
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
A Question of Efficacy: Examining the Relationship Between Presidents and Their Organizations at Truman State University

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2:00 pm

48 - 4  ENEDA HOXHA
Dr. Mark Hatala, Faculty Mentor
A Cross-Cultural Study in Differences in Romantic Attitudes Between American and Albanian Young Adults

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2:15 pm

48 - 5  LAUREN A. KIENSTRA*, MARIA A. SPILKER, ADAM H. KABINS, CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS, SHANNON M. ALBRIGHT, MARGARET TERRANOVA, GREG BELLVILLE, and IDEAN JUDAH
Dr. Teresa Heckert, Faculty Mentor
Relation of the Big 5 Personality Characteristics to Job Burnout

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1:15-2:30 pm • VH 1412
SESSION 49
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Politics and Products

Presiding: Dr. Candy Young, Professor of Political Science

1:15 pm

49 - 1  TYLER I. PAGE
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
The 1953 Flammable Fabrics Act: A Case Study

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1:30 pm

49 - 2  TANYA M. HORVATH
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
The Refrigerator Safety Act of 1956

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1:45 pm

49 - 3  CHRISTOPHER N. BELL
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
The Native Latex Commercialization and Economic Development Act of 1978: Idea, Action, Policy, Evolution

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2:00 pm

49 - 4  ALAN L. VENNEMAN
Dr. Randy Hagerty, Faculty Mentor
Comparative View of Biomass as Alternative Energy

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1:15-2:15 pm • VH 1320
SESSION 50
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
European and Middle Eastern History

Presiding: Dr. David Robinson, Professor of History

1:15 pm

50 - 1  SHANNON L. CROWDER
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
How Assassins Became Heroes: A Historical Examination of the Facts and Myths Surrounding the Siege of Masada

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1:30 pm

50 - 2  KRISTIN R. BENNETT
Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentor
How to Lose Your Head in Politics: The Mistakes of Mary Queen of Scots

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1:45 pm

50 - 3  PAUL R. STRAUSS
Dr. Steven Reschly and Dr. Kathryn Brammall, Faculty Mentors
Seeking Order in a Disordered World: Stephen Gardiner and the Royal Supremacy in the English Reformation

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2:00 pm

50 - 4  THOMAS W. LECAQUE
Dr. David Robinson, Faculty Mentor
First Blood: Axis Diplomacy, Appeasement and the Spanish Civil War

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

2:45-3:30 pm • VH 1010
SESSION 51
PAPERS: BUSINESS & ACCOUNTANCY -
Business Adminstration II

Presiding: Dr. Jason Lin, Professor of Finance

2:45 pm

51 - 1  HEIDI J. KAPLAN
Dr. Debra Cartwright, Faculty Mentor
Best Practices, Trends and Impacts of International Student Programs and Career Services Collaboration at American Midwestern Universities and Colleges

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3:00 pm

51 - 2  ROBERT J. KELCHEN
Dr. Jason Lin, Faculty Mentor
Irrational Exuberance: Can It Be Predicted?

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3:15 pm

51 - 3  DEVIN C. DOROSH
Dr. Jason Lin, Faculty Mentor
Personal Financial Planning: When Should You Start?

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 1393 (Performance Hall)
SESSION 52
PERFORMANCES: FINE ARTS -
Music Research IV

Presiding: Dr. Jesse Krebs, Assistant Professor of Music

2:45 pm

52 - 1  SHINO SAITO♦
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
The History of Famous Clarinetists and Competition Pieces of the Solo de Concours

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3:00 pm

52 - 2  DANA J. MOTTET
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
The Classical Collaborations of Benny Goodman

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3:15 pm

52 - 3  ANGELA M. WELKER
Dr. Jesse Krebs, Faculty Mentor
The Life of Richard Mühlfeld and His Impact on Johannes Brahms

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3:30 pm

52 - 4  DORIS A. DOYON♦
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
The Golden Ratio and Motivic Development in Xenakis' Rebonds B

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3:45 pm

52 - 5  MEGAN E. ARNS
Dr. Michael Bump, Faculty Mentor
Compositional Techniques of Elliott Carter found in his "Eight Pieces for Four Timpani"

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1000
SESSION 53
PAPERS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Nutrition and Health Issues

Presiding: Dr. Roberta Donahue, Assistant Professor of Health Science

2:45 pm

53 - 1  CASSANDRA J. MORROW* and JENNIFER L. SALMON
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
College Students' Knowledge of the Caloric Content of Fast Food Menu Items

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3:00 pm

53 - 2  FRANCINE E. SCHAFER* and MEGAN K. HASSE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentors
Variations in Diet Analysis by Novice Investigators

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3:15 pm

53 - 3  ALYSIA J. HALL*, STELLINA M. AUBUCHON, SHADY B. HAWATMEH, and BRITTANY A. BRANDS
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Don’t Cheat Your Sleep: What Are You Risking?

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3:30 pm

53 - 4  CHIZOBA V. IFEORAH
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Prostate Cancer and Race: Role of treatment options in the disproportionately high mortality rate of African-American males

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3:45 pm

53 - 5  KATHLEEN B. CUNNANE*, KRISTINA ANDERSON, and BRITTANY HOTMER
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Investigating Sun Protection Behaviors and Knowledge Among Truman State University Students

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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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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2113
SESSION 56
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Communication: Children, Music, and Free Speech

Presiding: Dr. Karon Speckman, Associate Professor of Communication

2:45 pm

56 - 1  SARA A. JAMES
Dr. Andrei A. Klyukovski, Faculty Mentor
How Enlightened is Society of Motherhood

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3:00 pm

56 - 2  LINDA E. SCHULTE
Dr. Andrei A. Klyukovski, Faculty Mentor
Musical Rhetoric: Analysis of the Ideologies Expressed in the Music of Dmitri Shostakovich

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3:15 pm

56 - 3  KATHERINE A. KLEIN
Dr. Diane Johnson and Dr. Judy Harris, Faculty Mentors
Parent-Child Communication: Effects on Child Development

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3:30 pm

56 - 4  LAURA N. GLASBRENNER
Mr. Kristopher Stroup, Faculty Mentor
Mythic Criticism on the Lyrics in Grief Songs

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3:45 pm

56 - 5  SARA A. JAMES
Dr. Karon Speckman, Faculty Mentor
Blogs and the First Amendment

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2115
SESSION 57
PERFORMANCES: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Literary Performances

Presiding: Dr. Chett Breed, Professor of English

2:45 pm

57 - 1  HARRISON M. PARKS
Dr. Robert Mielke, Faculty Mentor
"To Gaze upon the Chasm:" Critical Verse Inspired by the Work of Wallace Stevens

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3:00 pm

57 - 2  MICHAEL J. DERBY
Prof. Mark Spitzer, Faculty Mentor
"A Good Spoon"

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2117
SESSION 58
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
American Literature: Cather and Religion

Presiding: Dr. David Partenheimer, Professor of English

2:45 pm

58 - 1  ALEKSANDRA B. JUSZCZYK
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
The Treatment of Space in Cather's The Professor’s House

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3:00 pm

58 - 2  CARA A. HURST
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
“I think I know what you did last night”: An Evaluation of Organized Midwestern Religion

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3:15 pm

58 - 3  DANA RUFENER
Dr. Alanna Preussner, Faculty Mentor
Dangerous Crossing: Deconstruction of Stereotyped Gender Roles in Willa Cather's O Pioneers! and The Professor's House

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3:30 pm

58 - 4  COURTNEY B. SCHAEFER
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Freud, Oedipus, and Lacan: A Critique on the Freudian Psychoanalysis of Oedipus the King

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1428
SESSION 59
PAPERS: LANGUAGE & LITERATURE -
Language, Literature, History

Presiding: Dr. Elizabeth Delmonico, Professor of English

2:45 pm

59 - 1  JENNIFER M. COOLIDGE
Dr. Betsy Delmonico, Faculty Mentor
Teaching English in China: A Study in Proficiency and its Effect on Conferences with Second Language Students in the University Writing Center

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3:00 pm

59 - 2  ROBYN C. SKINNER
Dr. Betsy Delmonico, Faculty Mentor
Pop or Soda? Analysis and Comparison of Black English in Chicago vs. St. Louis

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3:15 pm

59 - 3  KRISTY L. WARMBOLD
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Portrayals of Women in Egypt from 1917-1919 in Mahfouz's Palace Walk

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3:30 pm

59 - 4  ERIC M. BAUMBACH
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Engaging Historical Narrative in Assia Djebar’s Fantasia: An Algerian Cavalcade

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3:45 pm

59 - 5  ELIZABETH C. RAINE
Dr. Hena Ahmad, Faculty Mentor
Autobiographical Influences and Connections to the Reader as Seen in Soyinka’s Childhood and Dangarembga’s Conditions

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1232
SESSION 60
PAPERS: MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE -
Mathematics and Computer Science

Presiding: Dr. David Garth, Associate Professor of Mathematics

2:45 pm

60 - 1  ADAM C. GOUGE
Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentor
Affinely Self-Generating Sets and Morphisms

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3:00 pm

60 - 2  KENSEY L. RILEY
Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentor
The Cut and Project Method in Higher Dimensions

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2:45-3:45 pm • VH 1212
SESSION 61
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Chemistry IV

Presiding: Dr. James McCormick, Associate Professor of Chemistry

2:45 pm

61 - 1  KATELYNNE J. FINNEGAN
Dr. James M. McCormick, Faculty Mentor
Probing the Effects of Sterics and Electronics on Lead’s Coordination Chemistry

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3:00 pm

61 - 2  NINA E. MCCRATE
Dr. Maria Nagan, Dr. James M. McCormick, and Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Faculty Mentors
Computational Study of the Stereochemical Activity of the Lead(II) Inert Electron Pair in Coordination Complexes

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3:15 pm

61 - 3  NATHAN BIRHANU
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
Modeling Competitive P-F and P-Cl Bond Cleavage in a Chemical Warfare Agent Simulant

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3:30 pm

61 - 4  JOSHUA M. BLECHLE
Dr. Eric V. Patterson, Faculty Mentor
ADMP Calculations on the Hydroperoxidolysis of a VX Model Compound

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1432
SESSION 62
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Agriculture

Presiding: Dr. Mark Campbell, Associate Professor of Agricultural Science

2:45 pm

62 - 1  EMILY M. COSTELLO
Dr. Michael I. Kelrick and Dr. Charlie Apter, Faculty Mentors
Determining Possible Reasons for Variation in Fertility Data Collected from Stallions Owned by Truman State University

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3:00 pm

62 - 2  COURTNEY E. BONNEY* and JESSICA N. PONDER
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
An Investigation of Non-destructive Methods for Determining the Presence of Low Phytate Maize Genotypes

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3:15 pm

62 - 3  ANNA T. O'BRIEN*, KIM R. KRUSE, and KELLY R. LIMBERG
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Determining Total Starch Variation in Exotic, High Amylose, Hybrid Corn using a Polarimeter Based Method

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3:30 pm

62 - 4  SARA R. COPP
Dr. Michael Seipel, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of weed emergence patterns and the effect of weed removal on soybean Yield

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3:45 pm

62 - 5  REBECCA E. PACE
Dr. Glenn R. Wehner, Faculty Mentor
Efficacy of Subjective Visual Udder Scores in Beef Cows for the Prediction of Lactation Potential and Weaning Weight of Their Calves

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2:45-3:45 pm • VH 1416
SESSION 63
PAPERS: SCIENCE -
Virology

Presiding: Dr. Michael Lockhart, Associate Professor of Biology

2:45 pm

63 - 1  MELVIN E. OMODON
Dr. Fareed Aboul-ela (Louisiana State University) and Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentors
Fragment Based Drug Design to Target Loop IIIb IRES RNA Domain in Hepatitis C Virus

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3:00 pm

63 - 2  STEPHANIE D. PRATT
Dr. Robert Weldon (University of Nebraska- Lincoln) and Dr. Michael Lockhart, Faculty Mentors
Isolation of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Protein Ubc9

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3:15 pm

63 - 3  JESSICA A. CHENAULT* and BILLY R. MILLER III
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Molecular Dynamics Studies of the HIV Rev-RRE Complex

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3:30 pm

63 - 4  LAUREN A. MICHAEL
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Molecular Dynamics Studies of Human Immunodeficiency Virus RSG-1.2-RRE Recognition

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2:45-4:00 pm • OP 2111
SESSION 64
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Religion

Presiding: Dr. Lloyd Pflueger, Professor of Philosophy and Religion

2:45 pm

64 - 1  MARSHALL F. EDWARDS
Dr. Dereck Daschke, Faculty Mentor
The Survival of Esoteric Religious Communities in Oppressive Societies: Brazilian Candomble and Islamic Sufism

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3:00 pm

64 - 2  LUCAS J. GLEAVES
Dr. Mark Appold, Faculty Mentor
Islam and Christianity: Finding a Way Out of the Cycle of Violence

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3:15 pm

64 - 3  MICHAEL J. KREMER
Dr. Lloyd Pflueger, Faculty Mentor
Amma and Women: Reinterpreting the Hindu Mother Goddess

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3:30 pm

64 - 4  JULIE A. LAUB
Dr. Jennifer G. Jesse, Faculty Mentor
The Righteousness of God in Paul

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3:45 pm

64 - 5  MARK A. WILDE
Dr. Ding-Hwa Hsieh, Faculty Mentor
Correlative Cosmology in the T'ai Hsüan Ching

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2:45-3:30 pm • VH 1320
SESSION 65
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
History: National Identity and International Relations

Presiding: Dr. Jeff Gall, Associate Professor of History

2:45 pm

65 - 1  CHRIS M. WOODARD
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Meiji Japan: Western Perceptions from Perry to 1910

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3:00 pm

65 - 2  KEVIN R. DYKE
Dr. Torbjörn Wandel , Faculty Mentor
Worth Fighting For: National Identity in the Great War

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3:15 pm

65 - 3  RYAN S. LEWIS
Dr. Thomas Zoumaras, Faculty Mentor
Friends or Allies? U.S.-Israeli Relations During the Kennedy and the Johnson Administrations, 1961-1966

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2:45-4:00 pm • VH 1412
SESSION 66
PAPERS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Psychology

Presiding: Dr. David Conner, Professor of Psychology

2:45 pm

66 - 1  ELIZABETH N. PETRY* and TIMOTHY J. WITTMANN
Dr. Judith M. Misale, Faculty Mentor
Voting and the “Hot Button” Issues: Young Adults in 2006

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3:00 pm

66 - 2  JENNIFER N. CRAWFORD*, CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS, BEN GREENBERG, ANDREW SKELTON, AMY M. WESSEL, and CYNTHIA WOOLDRIDGE
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Liberal Arts Acculturation and its Prediction of College Students’ Well-Being: Replication and Validation of a New Liberal Arts Acculturation Scale

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3:15 pm

66 - 3  ADAM H. KABINS*, ROBBIE PACANOWSKI, LEE RABEY, MICHAEL FADDOUL, JUSTIN M. RYDER, and BENJAMIN D. LAYNE
Dr. Fredric B. Shaffer, Faculty Mentor
Patient Speech Alters Respiration Rate, Blood Pressure, and Heart Rate

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3:30 pm

66 - 4  TIMOTHY J. WITTMANN* and CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS
Dr. David B. Conner, Faculty Mentor
The Neuropsychology of Cognition and Emotion: The Importance of Emotion Subtypes

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3:45 pm

66 - 5  MARIA C. GROSCH* and ASHLEY K. RAMSEY
Dr. Terry Palmer, Faculty Mentor
Processing Levels of the McGurk Effect

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-1
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: BUSINESS & ACCOUNTANCY -
Business Adminstration Posters
Business & Accountancy

P-1 - 1

BETHANY N. NICHOLS
Dr. Debra Cartwright, Faculty Mentor
The Truth of Globalization

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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-2
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: HUMAN POTENTIAL AND PERFORMANCE -
Posters: Human Potential and Performance
Human Potential and Performance

P-2 - 1

SARA B. DETWEILER* and CARIANNA J. TWADDLE
Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentor
Electromyographic Analysis of Forward and Backward Walking

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P-2 - 2

MEGAN K. HASSE* and FRANCINE E. SCHAFER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentors
Validity of the Army-175 Test for Predicting 1-RM Bench Press

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P-2 - 3

JENNIFER L. SALMON* and CASSANDRA J. MORROW
Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentor
College student’s knowledge of portion size changes

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P-2 - 4

THOMAS M. APPLEGATE* and WHITNEY A. JENSEN♦
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Lung Capacity of Swimmers vs. Track Runners

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P-2 - 5

BRYANT R. ENGLAND*, STACY M. ADAMS, SARA B. DETWEILER, and LAUREN M. HAWKS
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Aerobic Power in Recreational and Varsity College Runners

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P-2 - 6

LAURA L. HENDERSON*, ASHLI M. MEEK, KRISTEN L. SCHELLER, and MEGAN VESCOVO
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
Difference in Lactate Removal Rates Between Endurance Athletes and Strength Athletes

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P-2 - 7

SANDRA J. LEESON
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Influence of Gender on Perceived vs. Actual Upper Body Strength

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P-2 - 8

KEITH B. PAINTER
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Dr. Jerry Mayhew , and Dr. Michael Bird, Faculty Mentors
Kinematic analysis of the snatch in weight lifting

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P-2 - 9

JOSEPH R. WALSH*, DAVID A. OWENS, KRISTEN D. GROSS, and JESSICA C. LANGFORD
Dr. Alex J. Koch and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Effects of Varying Weight on Vertical Jump Power

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P-2 - 10

DANIEL P. WILHITE
Dr. Alex J. Koch, Faculty Mentor
A Comparison of Gross Efficiency between Endurance and Sprint Athletes

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P-2 - 11

JEFF AMUNDSON*, NOELLE PETERSON, and JESSE COOPER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Effectiveness of Self-Motivated Strength Training versus Team Session Strength Training among College Football Players

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P-2 - 12

JEFF AMUNDSON* and KEITH B. PAINTER
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Liz Jorn, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of %Fat and BMI for Determining Obesity in College Football Players

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P-2 - 13

CATHY J. BLEDSOE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Dr. Alex J. Koch, and Mr. Dave Schutter, Faculty Mentors
Assessment of Urine Specific Gravity Across a Season in College Wrestlers

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P-2 - 14

CHRISTIE M. CARBERY* and SASHA N. ELLIS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Effect of added weight on cardiorespiratory parameters in college women

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P-2 - 15

VICKY E. GRONER* and KRISTEN J. CUMMINS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Prof. Melody Jennings, Faculty Mentors
Comparison of Strength Gains Between Free Weights and Machine Weights in High-Strength College Women

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P-2 - 16

DEVON B. LACY* and CATHY J. BLEDSOE
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Ms. Liz Jorn, and Mr. Dave Schutter, Faculty Mentors
Assessing Body Composition in College Wrestlers Using Different Measurement Techniques

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P-2 - 17

CHRISTEN K. LAUER* and DANNA K. KELLY
Mr. Timothy Schwegler and Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentors
Inter-Rater Reliability in Skinfold Measurements of Male and Female College Track Athletes

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P-2 - 18

ANGELA M. MOODY
Dr. Jerry Mayhew and Ms. Jana Arabas, Faculty Mentors
Anthropometric Dimensions in College Men and Women Can Define Isometric Strength

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P-2 - 19

LORI E. PETERS
Dr. Jerry Mayhew , Faculty Mentor
Validity of Repetitions to Predict Maximal Bench Press and Squat in High School Boys and Girls

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P-2 - 20

REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE*, WESLEE CHEW, and CASSANDRA K. MILLER
Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentor
Stress-Free Fridays: A Peer Education Strategy

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P-2 - 21

REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE*, NANCY K. REID, JOE A. STAUBER, and BEN S. REINE
Dr. Carol Cox and Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentors
Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program: Programming in the Senior Housing Setting

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P-2 - 22

REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE*, NANCY K. REID, EMILY M. FORSYTH, and LIZ SCHULTE
Dr. Carol Cox and Dr. Roberta Donahue , Faculty Mentors
Bridging the Gap between Knowing and Doing in the Hispanic Community: A Culturally Competent HIV/AIDS Prevention Presentation

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P-2 - 23

WESLEE CHEW*, LESLIE A. MOSS, LIZ SCHULTE, and BRITTANY SCHULTEHENRICH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Health Education Approach to Rehabilitating Juvenile Center Youth

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P-2 - 24

LAURA E. KRESL*, CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY, PETER M. GUIRGUIS, CAROLYN R. DECARLI, WESLEE CHEW, and BRYAN A. CAMPBELL
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
"A Tobacco Education and Cessation Program Following the Key Elements of Successful Alternative Schools: A Pilot Program"

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P-2 - 25

LESLIE A. MOSS*, CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY, REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE, LIZ SCHULTE, and BRITTANY SCHULTEHENRICH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Smokebusters: An Interactive Approach to Smoking Prevention and Policy Change

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P-2 - 26

CHAELI A. DOUGHERTY*, LESLIE A. MOSS, and TARA L. OSSECK
Dr. Roberta Donahue and Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentors
Self-Care: An Assessment of Truman Student Awareness

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P-2 - 27

CAROLYN R. DECARLI*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, BEN S. REINE, and JOE A. STAUBER
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Show-Me Health Anti-Tobacco Advocacy

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P-2 - 28

TARA L. OSSECK*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, and NICOLE M. STEVENS
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Creating an Educational CD-ROM for State-Wide Long-Term Care Ombudsman Recruitment

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P-2 - 29

LIZ SCHULTE*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, BRITTANY SCHULTEHENRICH, BRYAN A. CAMPBELL, NANCY K. REID, REBECCA N. VERHAEGHE, and EMILY M. FORSYTH
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
Interdisciplinary Clinical Education Program- ICE/House Calls

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P-2 - 30

PETER M. GUIRGUIS*, EMILY M. KROGMANN, EMILY M. FORSYTH, CAROLYN R. DECARLI, and TARA L. OSSECK
Dr. Carol Cox, Faculty Mentor
North Central Missouri Regional Health Needs Assessment

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P-2 - 31

PETER M. GUIRGUIS*, NICOLE L. STEVENS, and STELLINA M. AUBUCHON
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Faculty and Staff Awareness of University Benefits

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P-2 - 32

RACHEL M. KING*, KARA L. JUNGBLUT, and TARA L. OSSECK
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Evaluation of Truman Students’ Knowledge about the Prevalence of Heart Disease in Women and the Associated Risk Factors

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P-2 - 33

ALEXANDRA N. BAKER*, ANNE-MARIE L. KISLING, and KYLIE ABBOTT
Prof. Jennifer Eldridge, Faculty Mentor
Assessing Disordered Eating Patterns Among Truman State University Students Using the Social Cognitive Theory

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P-2 - 34

ALYSIA J. HALL*, BRANDON M. WALSH, and JASON D. STOKES
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Health Field Concept in Macon County, Missouri

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P-2 - 35

ELLEN S. HOLBROOK*, AMY M. LURKEN, and ASHLEY S. HEMPHILL
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Health Field Concept of Linn County, Missouri

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P-2 - 36

KATELYN M. JEANNIN* and MORGAN SHAHAN
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Analyzing Schuyler County Through the Use of the Health Field Concept

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P-2 - 37

LARA K. MCKAY*, SARA F. BATES, and SHANNON M. DOWNING
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Knox County Health Field Concept

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P-2 - 38

PAMELA STEPHEN* and LAUREN KENNA
Dr. Janice Clark Young, Faculty Mentor
Health Field Concept in Shelby County

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P-2 - 39

JENNIFER L. DINE
Dr. Stephen Hadwiger and Dr. Jane M. Armer (University of Missouri-Columbia), Faculty Mentors
Is There Anything Else You Would Like to Tell Us? Breast Cancer Survivors' Insights Following Treatment

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P-2 - 40

NOHEMI ALVAREZ
Dr. Stephen Hadwiger, Faculty Mentor
Hispanic Involvement in the Construction of Diabetes Education

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P-2 - 41

MOLLY R. WENBERG*, ROBYN M. MORTENSON, ABIGAIL T. WECKE, ERIN L. THOMAS, LAUREN N. MUELLER♦, and ASIA J. MITCHELL
Dr. Paula Cochran, Faculty Mentor
Podcasting Software Reviews for Teachers and Clinicians: Thumbs Up, or Thumbs Down?

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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
Science

P-4 - 1

VICTORIA L. MOSCARDELLI
Dr. Timothy P. Geisbuhler (A.T. Still University) and Dr. Laura J. Fielden, Faculty Mentors
Hawthorn Extract is not Cardioprotective in an Anoxic Cardiomyocyte Preparation

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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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4:15-5:15 pm • OP Lobby
SESSION P-5
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE -
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics and Computer Science

P-5 - 1

ADAM C. GOUGE
Dr. David Garth, Faculty Mentor
Affinely Self-Generating Sets and Morphisms

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P-5 - 2

JASON L. NOVINGER
Dr. Jon Beck, Faculty Mentor
The Cutting Edge: Algorithms and Analysis of Efficient Area Coverage in Mowing

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4:15-5:15 • OP Lobby
SESSION P-6
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: SCIENCE -
Agriculture
Science

P-6 - 1

JULIE M. MEYER
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Retention Of Knobs At Chromosome Termini In Maize

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P-6 - 2

JULIE M. MEYER
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Identifying Zero Sequence Diversity Genes in Maize Using Temperature Gradient Capillary Electrophoresis (TGCE)

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P-6 - 3

MICHAEL S. HERRON*, ROBYN NEATHERY, and AMIT SHRESTHA
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Comparison of waste eliminating abilities of two worm types

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P-6 - 4

MORGAN D. BULLOCK* and ADAM D. BENNETT
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Origin of GEMS-0067, a High Amylose Corn Variety Developed at Truman and Current Line Development From It.

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P-6 - 5

YUKA SHIBASAKI* and CHRISTINA M. SPELLMAN
Dr. Mark Campbell, Faculty Mentor
Application of starch from the high amylose corn hybrid Pa91 ae x AR16035:S02-615-1-B-B///GUAT209:S13//OH43ae/H99ae corn in noodle production

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4:15-5:15 • OP Lobby
SESSION P-7
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: SCIENCE -
Biology
Science

P-7 - 1

AMANDA J. HAPPY
Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentor
Involving Introductory Biology Students in the Isolation, Amplification, and Sequencing of DNA

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P-7 - 2

HEIDI M. VOLTZ* and PHILIP D. GOSU
Dr. Jonathan C. Gering, Faculty Mentor
Katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) Plant Preference in Prairies

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P-7 - 3

IGNATIUS C. ONYEWADUME*, CARISSA B. HOLLOWAY, AMY C. SCHROEDER, and SHANNAN N. SCHOENING
Dr. Cynthia Cooper and Ms. Melody Torrey (None), Faculty Mentors
Analysis of bacterial and chemical indicators of water quality in the Locust and East Locust Creeks

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P-7 - 4

ZHIAN N. KAMVAR*, KATY BROWNING, ASHLEIGH FRITZ, and ENEDA HOXHA
Dr. Brent Buckner and Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Annotation and Analysis of Global Gene Expression Studies: Creation of a Maize Shoot Apical Meristem Expression Database

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P-7 - 5

AMANDA M. GROEBL
Dr. Laura J. Fielden and Dr. Stephanie Fore, Faculty Mentors
Small Mammal Community Structure and Ectoparasite Diversity

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P-7 - 6

MARIAM SAVABI
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner, Faculty Mentor
P53 Nuclear Localization

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P-7 - 7

CHERYL C. WONG*, KAYLEIGH A. SWAGGART, HEATH A. SMITH, and KELSEY M. AURAND
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
DNA Sequence Diversity of the Gene Encoding the Rough Sheath2 Interacting KH-Domain Protein Among Inbred Lines and Open-pollinated Landraces

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P-7 - 8

KAYLEIGH A. SWAGGART*, CHERYL C. WONG, HEATH A. SMITH, and KELSEY M. AURAND
Dr. Diane Janick-Buckner and Dr. Brent Buckner, Faculty Mentors
Bioinformatic, Expression and DNA Sequence Diversity Characterization of Two Shoot Apical Meristem Expressed Genes

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4:15-5:15 • OP Lobby
SESSION P-8
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: SCIE -
Chemistry
Science

P-8 - 1

PHUONG NGUYEN
Dr. Kenneth Carter, Faculty Mentor
Epidemiological Kinetics: Using Compartment Models to Investigate the Effectiveness of School Closure During an Influenza Pandemic

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P-8 - 2

HEATHER L. YOUNG*, DALE PAHLS, SHANNON EARHART, and REBECCA DUTCHER
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Analysis of pesticide content of Forest Lake and Hazel Creek Lake (Adair County, Missouri)

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P-8 - 3

SABRINA M. WELLS*, JOSHUA J. HIRNER, SARAH E. BLOCH, and LAURA A. KOPFF
Dr. Barbara K. Kramer, Faculty Mentor
Use of Soybeans in the Phytoremediation of Lead-contaminated Soils

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P-8 - 4

GABRIEL B. HALL
Dr. Russell G. Baughman, Faculty Mentor
3-D Molecular Structures of Organophosphorus Pesticides as Determined by X-Ray Diffraction

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P-8 - 5

ANANTH K. SEZHIYAN
Dr. Maria Nagan, Faculty Mentor
Effects of 3’ Dangling Nucleotides on the Stability of siRNA-Like Models

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P-8 - 6

NATHANIEL T. WEBBER
Dr. Peter Ramberg, Faculty Mentor
A Replication of Victor Meyer's Synthesis of Benzildioximes (1888-1889)

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P-8 - 7

PAUL A. GOODMAN*, SARAH MOSER, and ROBERT MILLER
Dr. John O'Brien, Faculty Mentor
The Synthesis of [16-(2-Hydroxy-benzoyl)-2,3,11,12-tetramethyl-5,14-dihydro-5,9,14,18-tetraaza-dibenzo[a,h]cyclotetradecene-7-yl]-(2-hydroxy-phenyl)-methanone and its metal complexes

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4:15-5:50 • OP Lobby
SESSION P-9
POSTERS, TECHNOLOGY DISPLAYS AND STUDIO ARTS: SOCIAL SCIENCE -
Social Science Posters
Social Science

P-9 - 1

AMY M. WESSEL* and JENNIFER N. CRAWFORD
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Parallel structures: Creating a scale for male feminist identity development and exploring similarities with female feminist identity development theory

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P-9 - 2

AMY M. WESSEL*, ANDREW SKELTON, JENNIFER N. CRAWFORD, BEN GREENBERG, CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS, and CYNTHIA WOOLDRIDGE
Dr. Jeffrey R. Vittengl, Faculty Mentor
Why is Liberal Arts Acculturation Related to Well-Being?

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P-9 - 3

JAMIE E. MATTHEWS* and ALISON M. LAFOLLETTE
Dr. Michele Breault, Faculty Mentor
Factors Influencing Graduate School Plans

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P-9 - 4

CHRISTOPHER R. HONTS*, NICHOLE A. SEVIC, ASHLEY K. RAMSEY, KYLE L. BROWN, PATRICK J. JOYCE, JESSE C. LAVIN, and JUSTIN G. LACY
Prof. Sal Costa, Faculty Mentor
Investigation of Faculty Morale at Truman State University

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P-9 - 5

RYAN B. HART*, ELIZABETH A. ANDREW, and KYLE G. TRACY
Dr. Candy Young, Faculty Mentor
Party Loyalty and Appointment to Committee Chairmanships in Term-Limited Legislatures

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4:45 - 6:00 pm • OP Lobby
Reception


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