2012-2013 Awards

The Graduate School is proud of our students' accomplishments. Here you'll find a list of student presentations sponsored by the Graduate School.

Last Updated on October 2, 2013.

American Studies | Biology | Biomedical Studies | Chemistry and Biochemistry | Church-State Studies | Communication Studies | Computer Science | Curriculum and Instruction | Ecological, Earth and Environmental Sciences | Educational Administration | Educational Psychology | Engineering | English | Environmental Science | Geology | HHPR | History | Information Systems | Journalism | Mathematics | Mechanical Engineering | Music | Philosophy | Physics | Religion | Sociology | Spanish | Statistical Science | Theatre Arts

American Studies

Pricilla Martinez
Sponsor: Dr. Stephen Sloan

"Here We Remain: The Legacy of El Movimiento in Crystal City, Texas"
2012 Oral History Association Annual Meeting
Cleveland, Ohio. October 10-14, 2012.

Biology

Arjun Adhikari
Sponsor: Dr. Joseph D. White

"Ecophysiological Characteristics of Target Shrub Species for Restoration of
Lower Rio Grande Shrubland Ecosystems with Continuing Climate Change"
US-International Association of Landscape Ecology
Austin, Texas. April 14-18, 2013.

Anica Debelica
Sponsor: Dr. Kenneth T. Wilkins

"Demographics of the Summer Bat Community in a Mixed-Managed Pine Forest in Texas"
Texas Society of Mammalogists
Junction, Texas. February 15-17, 2013.

Baoquing Ding
Sponsor: Dr. Patrick Danley

"The Segregation of Female Mate Choice in a Pair of Cichlids in Lake Malawi, East Africa"
Evolution 2012 Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. July 6-12, 2012.

Aaron Franzen
Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Dougherty

"Conceptualizing Biblical Literalism: Religiosity, Identity, Education or Politics?"
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado. August 17-20, 2012.

Sarah Hester
Sponsor: Dr. Robert Doyle

"Bicarbonate Utilization Potential of Submersed Aquatic Vegetation in a Spring-fed Central Texas River"
Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2014
Portland, Oregon. May 18-23, 2014.

David Kang
Sponsor: Dr. Cheolhosim

"Identification of Culex Complex Species using SNP
Markers Based on High Resolution Melting Analysis"
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Atlanta, Georgia. November 11-15, 2012.

Martin Husemann
Sponsor: Dr. P.D. Danley

"Morphological Diversification in Closely Related Lake Malawi Cichlids"
Evolution 2012 Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. July 6-12, 2012.

"Population and Species Divergence in Lake Malawi Rock-Dwelling Cichlids"
DZG 2012 Konstanz (German Zoological Society)
Konstanz, Germany. September 21-24, 2012.

Mo Jia
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Gibbon

"Characterization of gen2 Mutations in Maize"
American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting 2012
Austin, Texas. July 20-24, 2012.

"Maize Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 5A is
Associated with an Actin-Rich Cytoskeletal Fraction"
The 55th Annual Maize Genetics Conference
St. Charles, Illinois. March 14-17, 2013.

Han Li
Sponsor: Dr. Ken Wilkins

"Urban Socioeconomic Heterogeneity Influences the
Pattern of Bat Activity in a Medium-Sized City"
International Association for Landscape Ecology
US Regional Association 2013 Annual Symposium
Austin, Texas. April 14-18, 2013.

Colby Moore
Sponsor: Dr. Stephen Trumble

"Significance of Type Iib Fibers in Diving Mammals"
Experimental Biology
Boston, Massachusetts. April 20-24, 2013.

Tracy Pinney
Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Gutzwiller

"Predator Abundance, Host Abundance, and Landscape Variables Are Not Consistent Predictors
of Brown-Headed Cowbird Presence across Years"
North American Ornithological Congress
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. August 14-18, 2012.

"Broad-Scale Habitat Conditions, but not Cowbird or Avian Predator Abundance,
Predict the Occurrence of Declining Bird Species"
The Wildlife Society Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon. October 13-18, 2012.

Lacy McKinney
Sponsor: Dr. Myeongwoo Lee

"A Novel Mutation in and [Beta] Integrin Reveals an
Integrin-Mediated Interaction Between the Extracellular Matrix"
ASCB 2012 Annual Meeting
San Francisco, California. December 15-19, 2012.

Hao Wu
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Gibbon

"Characterization of gen2 mutations in maize"
The 55th Annual Maize Genetics Conference
St. Charles, Illinois. March 14-17, 2013.

Eun-Jeong Yu
Sponsor: Dr. Myeongwoo Lee

"Pullulanase Activity is Associated with Formation of
Vitreous Endosperm in Quality Protein Maize"
American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
San Francisco, California. December 15-19, 2012.

Alyse Yeager
Sponsor: Dr. Robert D. Doyle

"Low-Level Dissolved Organic Carbon Additions Influence Periphyton Enzyme Activity, Metabolism and Biomass Accural in an Alaskan Headwater Stream"
Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (JASM) 2014
Portland, Oregon. May 18-23, 2014.

Biomedical Studies

Erin Arbuckle
Sponsor: Dr. Joaquin Lugo

"Long-Term mTOR hyperactivation leads to social behavior and learning and memory deficits"
American Epilepsy Society
San Diego, California. November 30-December 4, 2012.

"Hyperactivation of mTOR Results in Hippocampal-dependent Learning and Memory Deficits"
UT Austin Conference on Learning and Memory
Austin, Texas. April 12-14, 2013.

Kristin Connors
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Opportunities and challenges integrating comparative pharmacology approaches
during ecological risk assessments for contaminants of emerging concern"
American Water Resource Association:
Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water Resources
Denver, Colorado. June 25-27, 2012.

"Green Chemistry Property Design Guidelines: Exploring Chemical Outliers and Chemical Classes"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Elias Oziolor
Sponsor: Dr. Cole Matson

"Evolved Resistance to PCB and PAH Induced Cardiac Teratogenesis in Gulf Killifish (Fundulus Grandis) Populations from the Houston Ship Channel"
Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMO)
Faro, Portugal. May 5-8, 2013.

"Evolved Resistance to PCB126 and coal tar Induced Cardiac Teratogenesis in Gulf Killifish (Fundulus Grandis) Populations from the Houston Ship Channel"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
Glasgow, United Kingdom. May 12-16, 2013.

Gregory Smith
Sponsor: Dr. Joaquin Lugo

"Early-life seizures result in a long-term elevation of anxiety in adult mice"
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana. October 13-17, 2012.

"Early Postnatal Seizures Result in Spatial Learning Deficits and Increases Anxiety in Adult Mice"
Conference on Learning and Memory
Austin, Texas. April 12-14, 2013.

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Britain Bruner
Sponsor: Dr. Patrick Farmer

"Photochemical Studies of Platinum-maltol Complexes"
2012 Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Baton Rouge, Louisiana. November 4-7, 2012.

Adelaide Clark
Sponsor: Dr. Sascha Usenko

"Urban Outflow Study of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and the Bulk Carbon Fraction from Fort Worth, TX"
SETAC North America Meeting
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Tara Clover
Sponsor: Dr. Patrick Farmer

"Reaction of Manganese-Substituted Heme Oxygenase with Hydrogen and
Sodium Ascorbate: Absorption Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry"
Penn State University Bioinorganic Workshop
State College, Pennsylvania. June 1-9, 2012.

Dana Horgen
Sponsor: Dr. Charles Garner

"Remarkably Large Diastereomeric Differences in Azulene 1,5-diols"
The International Symposium on Chirality
Fort Worth, Texas. June 10-13, 2012.

Carrie Poe
Sponsor: Dr. Patrick J. Farmer

"Synthesis and Reactivity of a Macrocyclic Binuclear Cobalt Catalyst:
Sequestration of Atmospheric CO2"
The 68th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Baton Rouge, Louisiana. November 4-7, 2012.

Richard Sevcik
Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Chambliss

"Rapid Analysis of Carbohydrates in Bioprocess Samples:
An Evaluation of the CarboPac SA10 for HPAE-PAD Analysis by Interlaboratory Comparison"
245th ACS National Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 7-11, 2013.

Bikram Subedi
Sponsor: Dr. Sascha Usenko

"San Jacinto River Waste Pits, Texas, Part-2:
Polychlorinated-dioxins, Furans, and Biphenyls in Fish, Crabs, and Clams"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Nelson van der Velde
Sponsor: Dr. Charles Garner

"Synthesis of New Chiral Pyrylium Salts with C2 Symmetry"
The International Symposium on Chirality
Fort Worth, Texas. June 10-13, 2012.

"Comparison on the Study of Epimerization of
Chiral Centers Alpha to a Pyrylium Salt Ring"
Chirality 2012
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. August 19-23, 2012.

Adrian Zapata
Sponsor: Dr. Patrick Farmer

"To Transfer or not to Transfer:
A Look into HNO Kinetics"
The Second Penn State Bioinorganic Workshop
University Park, Pennsylvania. June 1-9, 2012.

"Nitroxyl Reactivities Analyzed by Gloval Analysis and SVD"
Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Baton Rouge, Louisiana. November 4-7, 2012.

Church-State Studies

Jason Hines
Sponsor: Dr. William Mitchell

"The Necessary Divorce: Separation of Legal 'Marriage' and Religious 'Marriage' in the US"
Southern Political Science Association
Orlando, Florida. January 3-5, 2013.

Brenda Norton
Sponsor: Dr. William Mitchell

"It's All About the Balance:
Religious Pluralism and Multiculturalism"
6th International Symposium: Identity and Multicultural Politics
Montreal, Quebec, Canada. October 29-31, 2012.

Brenda Norton
Sponsor: Dr. William Mitchell

"The Necessary Divorce: Separation of Legal 'Marriage' and Religious 'Marriage' in the US"
Southern Political Science Association
Orlando, Florida. January 3-5, 2013.

Communication Studies

Philip Heinrich
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten-Beard

"Journal of the Whills: George Lucas and the Rise of Star Wars Myth"
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Albuquerque, New Mexico. February 13-16, 2013.

Jeff Kurr
Sponsor: Dr. Scott Varda

"President Obama's Rhetorical Pivots in Closing Guantanamo Bay"
NCA- Celebrate COMMunity
Orlando, Florida. November 15-18, 2012.

Jeff Kurr
Sponsor: Dr. Scott Varda

"Transforming Americanism at Osawatomie: A Roosevelt-Obama Analog"
83rd Annual SSCA Convention
Louisville, Kentucky. April 10-14, 2013.

Heather Woods
Sponsor: Dr. Scott Varda

"Sarah Palin and Crisis Pregnancy: Employing the Rhetoric of Motherhood to Legitimize Pro-life Advocacies"
National Communication Association
Orlando, Florida. November 14-18, 2012.

Joshua Wucher
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten-Beard

"Descent Into Madness: Actor Preparation for Peter Brook's Marat/Sade
and Milos Forman's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest"
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Albuquerque, New Mexico. February 13-16, 2013.

Computer Science

Sanjeev Arora
Sponsor: Dr. Eunjee Song

"Modified Hierarchical Privacy-aware Role Based Access Control Model"
Research in Applied Computation Symposium 2012
San Antonio, Texas. October 24-26, 2012.

Jonathan Drake
Sponsor: Dr. Greg Hammerly

"Accelerated k-means with adaptive distance bounds"
Optimization for Machine Learning
Lake Tahoe, Nevada. December 7-8, 2012.

Jun Lin
Sponsor: Dr. Eunjee Song

"Framework-Based Approach for Interactive Multimedia Application Development"
Research in Applied Computation Symposium 2012
San Antonio, Texas. October 23-26, 2012.

Nankai Pan
Sponsor: Dr. Eunjee Song

"An Aspect-Oriented Testability Framework"
Research in Applied Computation Symposium 2012
San Antonio, Texas. October 24-26, 2012.

Curriculum and Instruction

Amanda Atkinson
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwarz

"Restoring Purpose to Teacher Education through Media Literacy Education"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 4-6, 2012.

"Encouraging Critical Thinking with Media Literacy in Teacher Education"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 15-18, 2013.

Elisabeth Brooke
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwartz

"Bridging the research gap: University/K-12 collaboration"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 4-6, 2012.

Erin Dixon
Sponsor: Dr. Douglas Rogers

"Tech Teachers in Training: Preparing Pre-service Teachers for the 21st Century Classroom"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 15-18, 2013.

Dittika Gupta
Sponsor: Dr. Trena Wilkerson

"Hooking Students on Algebra: Activities that make it fun"
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference
Dallas, Texas. October 10-12, 2012.

Sarah Jane Haugh
Sponsor: Dr. Trena Wilkerson

"Grades K-3 Fraction Learning Lessons: A Partnership in Teacher Education"
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference
Dallas, Texas. October 10-12, 2012.

Joseph Luevanos
Sponsor: Dr. Terrill Saxon

"A Survey on Discussion Board Use in Costa Rican Education"
Southwest Educational Research Association
San Antonio, Texas. February 6-9, 2013.

Joseph Luevanos
Sponsor: Dr. Trena Wilkerson

"Teaching for Understanding with Technology"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 15-19, 2013.

Jessica Meehan
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwarz

"Restoring Purpose to Teacher Education Through Media Literacy Education"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 4-6, 2012.

Jessica Meehan
Sponsor: Dr. Tony Talbert

"Castaneda v. Pickard: A Story of Resistance in Raymondville, TX"
2013 National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
Orlando, Florida. February 7-9, 2013.

Brandon Moore
Sponsor: Dr. Brooke Blevins

"Truth in Text? Emphasis on Religion in American and World History Textbooks"
National Council for the Social Studies College and University Faculty Assembly
Seattle, Washington. November 14-16, 2012.

Patty Nelson
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwarz

"Bridging the Research Gap: K-12/University Collaboration"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 4-6, 2012.

Brandi Ray
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwarz

"Media Literacy Across Curr"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 4-6, 2012.

Brandi Ray
Sponsor: Dr. Randy Wood

"Raised Math Scores... Emerging Themes"
NAPDS
New Orleans, Louisiana. February 14-17, 2013.

James Rodgers
Sponsor: Dr. Brooke Blevins

"Teacher-Coach, Coach-Teacher:
An Examination of the Historical Development of the
Role of Those Who Teach Social Studies and Coach Football"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 6-7, 2012.

"Citizenship Goes Digital: A Three Dimensional Analysis of iCivics"
College and University Faculty Association
DSeattle, Washington. November 15-17, 2012.

Megan Schaum
Sponsor: Dr. Suzanne Nesmith

"Pedagogical Applications for Environmental Education"
Southwest Association for Science Teacher Education Conference
Houston, Texas. October 12-14, 2012.

Erin Spencer
Sponsor: Dr. Sandra Cooper

"Using Children's Literature to Promote Reasoning in the Early Grades"
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition
Denver, Colorado. April 17-20, 2013.

Jessica Stephens
Sponsor: Dr. John C. Park

"Investigating Hollywood Science Using Feature Film and Probeware"
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-29, 2013.

Agnes Tang
Sponsor: Dr. Betty Conaway

"Mirrors and Windows:
Can Asian American Students See Themselves and Be Seen by Others"
National Association for Billingual Education
Lake Buena Vista, Florida. February 7-9, 2013.

Agnes Tang
Sponsor: Dr. Trena Wilkerson

"Teaching and Learning for Understanding:
An Approach for Lifelong Learning for All"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 15-19, 2013.

Jason Trumble
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Rogers

"Tech Teachers in Training: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for the 21st Century Classroom"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 15-19, 2013.

Sunny Wells
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwartz

"Restoring Purpose to Teacher Education through Media Literacy Education"
American Association for Teaching and Curriculum
San Antonio, Texas. October 3-6, 2012.

Ecological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Lissette Aguilar
Sponsor: Dr. Sascha Usenko

"San Jacinto River Waste Pits, Texas, Part-1: Analysis of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins, Furans, and Biphenyls in Surficial River Sediment"
SETAC North America 33rd Annual Meeting
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Tate Barrett
Sponsor: Dr. Rebecca Sheesley

"Urban impacts on regional carbonaceous aerosols"
SETAC PASI- Air Quality at the Interface:
Megacities and Agroecosystems
La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina. August 7-16, 2012.

Bowen Du
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan W. Brooks

"Bioaccumulation of Pharmaceuticals and Other Contaminants of Emerging Concern
in Different Trophic Levels Residing in the North Bosque River, an Effluent-Dominated Stream, Texas, USA"
American Water Resource Association: Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water Resources
Denver, Colorado. June 25-27, 2012.

"Development of an initial predictive understanding of bioconcentration of the weakly basic pharmaceutical diphenhydramine in fish"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Eleanor Robinson
Sponsor: Dr. Sascha Usenko

"Reconstruction of pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs in blue and gray whale earplugs"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

"Reconstruction of Chemical Profiles in Marine Ecosystems using Whale Earplugs"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Europe
Glasgow, United Kingdom. May 12-16, 2013.

William Scott
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Influence of Spatiotemporal pH Variability on Site-Specific Water Quality Assessments"
The Society Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America
Long Beach, California. November 10-15, 2012.

Zack Valdez
Sponsor: Dr. Bill Huckaday

"Effects of Nitrogen Fertilizer on Soil Organic Matter Pools Under Switchgrass Agriculture"
ASA, CSSA, SSA Visions for a Sustainable Planet
Cincinatti, Ohio. October 21-24, 2012.

Educational Administration

Kaitlyn Rothaus
Sponsor: Dr. Chris Rios

"A Conference Born of Need: Addressing Issues Faced by Female Graduate Students"
The Annual Conference for the National Association of Graduate and Professional Studies
Durham, North Carolina. November 1-4, 2012.

Kaitlyn Rothaus
Sponsor: Dr. Laine Scales

"Women in the Academy: Leadership in Graduate School and Beyond"
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
Orlando, Florida. March 17-20, 2013.

Sunny Wells
Sponsor: Dr. Gretchen Schwarz

"Encouraging Critical Thinking in Media Literacy in Teacher Education"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 16-19, 2013.

Christa Winkler
Sponsor: Dr. Laine Scales

"Women in the Academy: Promoting Leadership in Graduate School and Beyond"
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference
Orlando, Florida. March 17-20, 2013.

Educational Psychology

Aaron Baggett
Sponsor: Dr. Alex Beaujean

"An Empirical Study of 2011 MLB World Series Umpires' Ball/Strike Judgement"
Society for American Baseball Research
Minneapolis, Minnesota. June 27-July 1, 2012.

Erin Butler
Sponsor: Dr. Tamara Hodges

"Bullying: An Evalutation of Legislation and Programs in Texas School Districts"
National Association of School Psychology Annual Convention
Seattle, Washington. February 12-15, 2013.

Stacy Carter
Sponsor: Dr. Tamara Hodges

"Bullying: Evalutation of Legislation and Programs in Local School Districts"
National Association of School Psychologists 2013 Annual Convention
Seattle, Washington. February 11-16, 2013.

Stacy Carter
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"A Systematic Review of Functional Analysis Data: Function and Topography Phenotypes Across Disabilities"
39th Annual Conference for the Association of Behavior Analysts
Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 23-29, 2013.

Daelynn Copeland
Sponsor: Dr. Terri Saxon

"Developing a Scale for Teacher Self-Efficacy Among Early Childhood Special Education Teachers"
Texas Council for Exceptional Children
San Antonio, Texas. June 28-30, 2012.

Kari Hodge
Sponsor: Dr. Terri Saxon

"A Survey on Virtual Discussion Board Use in Costa Rican Education"
Southwest Education Research Association
San Antonio, Texas. February 5-9, 2013.

Kari Hodge
Sponsor: Dr. Terri Saxon

"Tech Teachers in Training Pre-Service Teachers for the 21st Century Classroom"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 15-19, 2013.

Alicia Kobylecky
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Social Stories: Discovering the Social Validity of a Popular Treatment";
"Animal Assisted Therapy: A Systematic Review";
"Identification of Behavioral Phenotypes Across Disabilities"
39th Annual Conference for the Association of Behavior Analysts
Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 24-28, 2013.

Scott Perez
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Behavior Function and Topography Phenotype Across Disabilities"
Texas Association for Behavior Analysis Annual Conference
Fort Worth, Texas. March 1-2, 2013.

Rachel Scalzo
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Animal Assisted Therapy: A Systematic Review"
Texas Association for Behavior Analysis
Fort Worth, Texas. March 1-2, 2013.

Rachel Scalzo
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Animal Assisted Therapy: A Systematic Review"
39th Annual Conference for the Association of Behavior Analysts
Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 24-28, 2013.

Megan Stauffer
Sponsor: Dr. Tamara Hodges

"Bullying: Evalutation of Legislation and Programs in Local School Districts"
National Association of School Psychologists 2013 Annual Convention
Seattle, Washington. February 11-16, 2013.

Megan Stauffer
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Animal Assisted Therapy: A Systematic Review in Alternative Treatments Among Autism Spectrum Disorders"
39th Annual Conference for the Association of Behavior Analysts
Minneapolis, Minnesota. May 24-28, 2013.

David Thompson
Sponsor: Dr. Alex Beaujean

"Neither Male nor Female, Malory's Curiously Modern Narrotor in the Morte"
Texas Medieval Association
Houston, Texas. October 11-13, 2012.

LaNette Thompson
Sponsor: Dr. Janet Bagby

"From the Military to Academia: A Bioecological Perspective of the Phenomenon of Transitioning Student Veterans"
and
"Obesity Texas Style: A Bioecological Prspective of the Phenomenon of Women's Food and Exercise Choices"
Southwest Education Research Association
San Antonio, Texas. February 6-9, 2013.

Blaire Thornton
Sponsor: Dr. Trena Wilkerson

"Teaching and Learning for Understanding:
An Approach for Lifelong Learning for All"
Association of Teacher Educators
Atlanta, Georgia. February 16-19, 2013.

Tonya Trepinski
Sponsor: Dr. Terri Saxon

"Developing a Scale for Teacher Self-Efficacy Among Early Childhood"
Texas Council for Exceptional Children
San Antonio, Texas. June 28-30, 2012.

Tonya Trepinski
Sponsor: Dr. Julie Ivey-Hatz

"Examining Expectations of General Education Teachers of Students with
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Its Relationship to Academic Instruction"
Southwest Educational Research Association
San Antonio, Texas. February 5-9, 2013.

Denise Zamora
Sponsor: Dr. Tamara Hodges

"Bullying: Evalutation of Legislation and Programs in Local School Districts"
National Association of School Psychologists 2013 Annual Convention
Seattle, Washington. February 11-16, 2013.

Tamara Zoch
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Investigation of Interventions Targeting and Utilizing Repetitive Behaviors and Interests Among Individuals with Developmental Disabilities"
ABAI
Chicago, Illinois. May 23-27, 2014.

Tara Wagner
Sponsor: Dr. Tonya Davis

"Investigations of Interventions Targeting and Utilizing Repetitive Behaviors and Interests Among Individuals with Developmental Disabilities"
Applied Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)
Chicago, Illinois. May 23-27, 2014.

Engineering

Mohammadreza Abedi
Sponsor: Dr. Byeong-Mun Song

"Dynamic Performance Improvement of Bidirectional Battery Chargers using Predictive Current Control"
PES General Meeting 2012
San Diego, California. July 22-26, 2012.

"Specialized Predictive SVPWM Current Control of Back-to-Back Converters
for Wind Power Generation Systems"
PEMWA 2012
Denver, Colorado. July 16-18, 2012.

Mehdi Ebad
Sponsor: Dr. Byeong-Mun Song

"Accurate Model Predictive Control of Bidirectional DC-DC Converters for DC Distrib"
PES General Meeting 2012
San Diego, California. July 22-26, 2012.

"Improved Design and Control of Proportional Resonant Controller for Three-Phase Voltage"
PEMWA 2012
Denver, Colorado. July 16-18, 2012.

Winston Ewert
Sponsor: Dr. Robert Marks

"Proposed Information Metric: Conditional Kolmogorov Complexity"
Engineering and Metaphysics 2012
Tulsa, Oklahoma. June 15-16, 2012.

Brandon Herrera
Sponsor: Dr. Randall Jean

"A Tunable UWB Pulse Transceiver for Microwave Applied Metrology Applications"
2012 IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband
Syracuse, New York. September 17-20, 2012.

English

James Beavers
Sponsor: Dr. James Barcus

"Stairwell to Nowhere: Apophatic Theology in McCarthy's Suttree"
Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference
Oxford, Mississippi. July 12-14, 2012.

Nicole Bouchard
Sponsor: Dr. Mary Lynn Klingman

"Tutors and Teams: Fostering Collaboration within/between Traditional and Athletic Writing Centers"
South Central Writing Center Association 2013
Corpus Christi, Texas. February 21-23, 2013.

Christina Boyles
Sponsor: Dr. James Barcus

"Navigating Borders/Navigating the Self: The Chicano/a Identity Narrative in Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna"
American Comparative Literature Association International Conference
Toronto, Canada. April 3-7, 2013.

Christina Boyles
Sponsor: Dr. Sarah K. Ford

"(Re)covering Still Waters: Folklore Genres in Gloria Naylor's Mama Day"
SCMLA
San Antonio, Texas. November 8-10, 2012.

Sarah Clark
Sponsor: Dr. Richard Rankin Russell

"A Troubled Space: Space and Identity in Deirdre Madden's One by One in the Darkness"
American Conference for Irish Studies
Chicago, Illinois. April 10-13, 2013.

Lanta Davis
Sponsor: Dr. Jenie Callan

"How I Met Your Argument: Teaching with Television"
MLA National Conference
Boston, Massachusetts. January 3-5, 2013.

Rachel DeSmith
Sponsor: Dr. Maurice Hunt

"Age is Unnecessary: Stages of Life in King Lear"
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
Sioux Center, Iowa. April 5-6, 2013.

Robert Hamilton
Sponsor: Dr. Luke Ferreter

"Empty Space, But Inhabited: Ghostly Voices and
Theological Politics in Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day"
South Central MLA
San Antonio, Texas. November 8-10, 2012.

Nathan Kilpatrick
Sponsor: Dr. Coretta Pittman

"'Am I My Brother's Keeper?': Ron Hansen's Collaboration with
John Gardner and John Paul II in A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion"
Conference on Christianity and Literature-Western Region
Azusa, California. May 16-18, 2013.

Robin Jeremy Land
Sponsor: Dr. Coretta Pitman

"Learning in Exile:
The Literacy Practices of Mormon Women in the American West"
Thomas R. Watson Conference
Louisville, Kentucky. October 18-20, 2012.

Robin Jeremy Land
Sponsor: Dr. Mary Klingman

"Tutors and Teams: Fostering Collaboration within/between Traditional and Athletic Writing Centers"
South Central Writing Center Association 2013 Conference
Corpus Christi, Texas. February 21-23, 2013.

Jeremy Larson
Sponsor: Dr. Greg Garrett

"Embracing Popular Culture's Fascination with Mythology"
Christianity and Popular Culture
Sioux Center, Iowa. November 1-3, 2012.

Jeremy Larson
Sponsor: Dr. James Barcus

"Decentering a Privileged Patience"
RAW Graduate Symposium
Dallas, Texas. March 22-23, 2013.

Devin McCain
Sponsor: Dr. Mary Lynn Klingman

"Tutors and Teams: Fostering Collaboration within/between Traditional and Athletic Writing Centers"
South Central Writing Center Association 2013
Corpus Christi, Texas. February 21-23, 2013.

Dustin Morrow
Sponsor: Dr. Coretta Pittman

"Los mero-mero cabrones: Xicanisma's
Cultural Criticism in Ana Castillo's The Guardians"
SCMLA
San Antonio, Texas. November 8-10, 2012.

Dustin Morrow
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Ford

"Leota's Black Roots: Masking Race and Politics in Welty's Petrified Man"
International Conference of the Eudora Welty Society
College Station, Texas. April 4-7, 2013.

Julie Ooms
Sponsor: Dr. James Barcus

"Take Care with Whom You Break Bread: The Sacramental Meal in Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses"
Cormac McCarthy Society's Conference for the 20th Anniversary of the Publication of All the Pretty Horses
Berea, Kentucky. March 6-9, 2013.

Courtney Bailey Parker
Sponsor: Dr. Maurice Hunt

"Consolation and Prayer in Titus Andronicus"
South Central Modern Language Association
San Antonio, Texas. November 8-12, 2012.

Ingrid Pierce
Sponsor: Dr. Richard Russell

"Musical Transformations in James Joyce's
"The Dead" and the "Sirens" Episode from Ulysses"
Transformations in Literature
Belmont, North Carolina. June 22-24, 2012.

Rachel Pietka
Sponsor: Dr. Lisa Shaver

"Women's Citizenship and Epistolary Rhetoric in Catharine Maria Sedgwick's Hope Leslie"
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
Denver, Colorado. October 11-13, 2012.

"Persuasive Strategies: The Rhetoric of Sedgwick's Fictional Letters"
American Literature Association
Boston, Massachusetts. May 23-26, 2013.

Christine Pyle
Sponsor: Dr. Mary Lynn Klingman

"Tutors and Teams: Fostering Collaboration within/between Traditional and Athletic Writing Centers"
South Central Writing Center Association 2013
Corpus Christi, Texas. February 21-23, 2013.

Nathan Roberts
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Ford

"Texas Pulp?: The Short Fiction of Robert E. Howard"
South Central Modern Language Association
San Antonio, Texas. November 9-10, 2012.

"Narratology and Eudora Welty's 'The Key'"
International Conference of the Eudora Welty Society
College Station, Texas. April 4-7, 2013.

Amy Schroeder
Sponsor: Dr. Hope Johnston

"A Study of Grimm Images: Drawings in Anne Sexton's Transformations"
Belmont Abbey Literature Conference: Transformations in Literature
Charlotte, North Carolina. June 22-24, 2012.

David Smith
Sponsor: Dr. Greg Garrett

"The Mind Plays Tricks: Remembering God with C.S. Lewis and St. Augustine"
C.S. Lewis and Inklingits Conference
Longview, Texas. May 21-23, 2013.

David Smith
Sponsor: Dr. Sarah Ford

"The Novelist Crusades: Narrative Agency of African-Americans in Eudora Welty's Delta Wedding"
American Literature Association
Boston, Massachusetts. May 23-26, 2013.

Ryan Womack
Sponsor: Dr. James Barcus

"Carrying the Fire:
Applied Heraclitus in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian"
American Literature Association's "Ernest Hemingway, Cormac McCarthy, and Their Traditions
New Orleans, Louisiana. October 4-6, 2012.

Ryan Womack
Sponsor: Dr. Ron Thomas

"'th hum tht never gOs awy': Time, Space, and the Pause in Jennifer Egan's Goon Squad"
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Student Conference
Dallas, Texas. March 25, 2013.

Vivien Zelazny
Sponsor: Dr. David L. Jeffrey

"'Is thy eye evil because I am good?': A Comparison of
Pearl and the Catena Aurea on the Pedagogy of Parable"
Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo, Michigan. May 8-12, 2013.

Environmental Science

Chris Breed
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Understanding sucralose in the North Bosque River, Texas, USA using SWAT:
Measured and predicted concentrations in an effluent-dominated watershed"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 10-16, 2012.

Steven Calvillo
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Street Dust: Implications for Stormwater,
Air Quality, and Management Through Street Sweeping"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Lauren Kristofco
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Comparative Pharmacology and Toxicology: Interactive Toxicity of Diphenhydramine and
Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors in Fish and Invertebrate Models"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Lauren Kristofco
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Influence of Diphenhydramine and Acetylcholinesterase
Inhibitor Mixtures on Daphnia Magna and Danio Rerio"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Europe
Glasgow, Scotland. May 12-16, 2013.

Punith Nallathamby
Sponsor: Dr. Rebecca Sheesley

"Characterization of Organic Carbon Sources in
Pasadena and Bakersfield, CA During CalNex 2010"
American Association for Aerosol Research
Minneapolis, Minnesota. October 8-12, 2012.

Krista Prosser
Sponsor: Dr. Bryan Brooks

"Influence of Total Dissolved Solids from Natural Resource
Extraction Activities on Prymnesium parvum Growth and Toxicity"
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Long Beach, California. November 11-15, 2012.

Andrew Worsley
Sponsor: Dr. Joe Yelderman

"Application of WSR-88D Precipitation Estimates to Shallow Groundwater Recharge in Complex Terrains"
2014 NGWA Groundwater Summit
Denver, Colorado. May 4-7, 2014.

Geology

Ryan Ainsworth
Sponsor: Dr. Jay Pulliam

"Sp Receiver Function Imaging of a Transect Across Texas's Gulf Coast Plain"
Geological Society of America South-Central Section Meeting
Austin, Texas. April 4-5, 2013.

Emily Beverly
Sponsor: Dr. Steve Driese

"Paleoenvironmental Context of Pleistocene Archaeological and
Paleontological Sites in Kenya's Lake Victoria Basin"
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting
Charlotte, North Carolina. November 2-7, 2012.

Cody Comiskey
Sponsor: Dr. Jay Pulliam

"Seismic Anisotropy in Texas and Oklahoma: Investigation into Tectonic Events that Shaped Southern Laurentia"
Geological Society of America South-Central Section Meeting
Austin, Texas. April 4-5, 2013.

Adam Davis
Sponsor: Dr. Stacy Atchley

"Enigmatic Laminae in Dolomite in the Mississippian Michigan Formation:
Subsurface of Western Michigan"
Geological Society of America
Charlotte, North Carolina. November 4-7, 2012.

Dominic Evanzia
Sponsor: Dr. Jay Pulliam

"Seismic Tomography of Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico:
Special Emphasis on the Gulf Coast Plans"
American Geophysics Union Fall Meeting
San Francisco, California. December 3-7, 2012.

"Seismic Vp and Vs Tomography of Texas and Oklahoma with a focus on the Gulf Coast Margin"
Geological Society of America South-Central Section Meeting
Austin, Texas. April 4-5, 2013.

Rixiang Huang
Sponsor: Dr. Boris Lau

"Assistant Professor"
The 86th American Chemical Society Colloid and Surface Science Symposium
Baltimore, Maryland. June 10-13, 2012.

David Ju
Sponsor: Dr. Joe C. Yelderman, Jr.

"How Much Have We Lost? Affects of Urbanization and Mining on an Alluvial Aquifer"
South-Central Geologic Society of America
Austin, Texas. April 4-5, 2013.

"Affects of Urbanization and Mining on an Alluvial Aquifer in Central Texas"
South-Central Geologic Society of America
San Antonio, Texas. April 28-May 2, 2013.

Holly Meier
Sponsor: Dr. Lee Nordt

"Late Quaternary Alluvial History of the Owl Creek Drainage Basin:
a Geomorphic Response to Environmental Change"
Geological Society of America
Charlotte, North Carolina. November 3-8, 2012.

Hallie Meighan
Sponsor: Dr. Jay Pulliam

"Ocean-Bottom Seimograph Array
Results from the Puerto Rico Trench"
American Geophysical Union
San Francisco, California. December 3-7, 2012.

"Intermediate Earthquake Swarms as Indicators for Slab Tear"
American Geophysical Union
San Juan, Puerto Rico. March 20-22, 2013.

Ryan Morgan
Sponsor: Dr. Rena Bonem

"Morphometric Observations of Deltoblastus SP. Blastoids from the Permian of Timor"
Geological Society of America Annual Meeting
Charlotte, North Carolina. November 3-11, 2012.

Frank Sepulveda
Sponsor: Dr. Jay Pulliam

"Seismic Velocity Estimation in the Middle East from Multiple Waveform Functionals:
P&S Receiver Functions, Waveform Fitting, and Surface Wave Dispersion"
Monitoring Research Review
Albuquerque, New Mexico. September 18-20, 2012.

Justin Von Bargen
Sponsor: Dr. William Hockaday

"Charcoal Chemistry: Developing a Proxy for Paleofire Regimes"
Geological Society of America
South-Central Section Meeting
Austin, Texas. April 4-5, 2012.

Justin Von Bargen
Sponsor: Dr. William Hockaday

"Charcoal Chemistry: Developing a Proxy for Paleofire Regimes"
American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 7-11, 2012.

Stephanie Wong
Sponsor: Dr. Joe C. Yelderman, Jr.

"Building Towards Groundwater Sustainability in Rural Northern Uganda, Africa"
2012 Geological Society of America
Charlotte, North Carolina. November 4-7, 2012.

"Data Scarcity to Groundwater Sustainability: Utilizing Remote Sensing to Building Hydrogeological Knowledge"
National Groundwater Association Summit 2013
San Antonio, Texas. April 28-May 2, 2013.

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

William Baggett
Sponsor: Dr. Jeffrey Petersen

"Track and Field Facility Trends in NCAA Institutions"
College Sport Research Institute
Chapel Hill, North Carolina. April 17-19, 2013.

Britt Bernard
Sponsor: Dr. Renee Umstattd Meyer

"Benefits and Barriers of Cholesterol Screening Behavior in Rural Central Texans"
Texas Society for Public Health Education
Houston, Texas. October 11-12, 2012.

Evelynn Xuan Bui
Sponsor: Dr. Eva Doyle

"Transforming Communities: Innovative Global Health Education Interventions"
TSOPHE Moving Forward: Building Healthier Communities Through Health Education and Prevention
Houston, Texas. October 11-12, 2012.

Ephiphany Clark
Sponsor: Dr. Jeffrey Petersen

"Division I Athletic Spending Trends:
Impacts upon Athletic and Academic Success"
College Sport Research Institute
Chapel Hill, North Carolina. April 17-19, 2013.

Emilie Cunningham
Sponsor: Dr. Renee Umstattd Meyer

"Measuring the Milk of Confidence:
A Review of Two Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scales"
140th American Public Health Association
San Francisco, California. October 27-31, 2012.

Jill Estes
Sponsor: Dr. Eva Doyle

"Transforming Communities: Innovative Global Health Education Intervention"
Texas Society of Public Health Education
Houston, Texas. October 11-12, 2012.

Leigh Ann Ganzar
Sponsor: Dr. Eva Doyle

"Transforming Communities: Innovative Global Health Education Intervention"
Texas Society of Public Health Education
Houston, Texas. October 11-12, 2012.

Stephen Kelly
Sponsor: Dr. Jeffrey Petersen

"Division I Athletic Spending Trends:
Impacts upon Athletic and Academic Success"
College Sports Research Institute Conference
Chapel Hill, North Carolina. April 17-19, 2013.

Abbie Lawson
Sponsor: Dr. Jeffrey Petersen

"Roadmap for Success:
The Graduate Assistant Manual"
2012 National Intramural Sports Symposium
Columbus, Ohio. June 13-15, 2012.

Michelle Martinez
Sponsor: Dr. Eva Doyle

"Transforming Communities:
Innovative Global Health Education Interventions"
TSOPHE
Houston, Texas. October 11-12, 2012.

Michael Rasor
Sponsor: Dr. Jeffrey Petersen

"Track and Field Facility Trends Between NCAA Institutions"
College Sport Research Institute Conference
Chapel Hill, North Carolina. April 17-19, 2013.

Jenny Rowlands
Sponsor: Dr. Renee Umstattd-Meyer

"Rural Kenyan Water Quality:
Evaluating Lead and Bacterial Exposures for Children on the Nyakach Plateau"
American Academy of Health Behavior
Santa Fe, New Me xico. March 17-20, 2013.

Cindy Salazar
Sponsor: Dr. Renee Umstattd Meyer

"Environmental Influences of Physical Activity among Mexican-Americans in South Texas:
Understanding the Current Role of Churches"
American Academy of Health Behavior
Santa Fe, New Mexico. March 17-20, 2013.

Shana Walsh
Sponsor: Dr. Umstattd-Meyer

"Physical and Social Environmental Characteristics of Physical Activity for Mexican Origin Children:
Examining Differences Between School-year and Summer Perceptions"
Active Living Research
San Diego, California. February 26-28, 2013.

"Rural Older Adult Perspectives on Physical Activity:
A Content Analysis Using a New Comprehensive Mobility Framework"
American Academy of Health Behavior
Santa Fe, New Mexico. March 17-20, 2013.

Meagan Young
Sponsor: Dr. Eva Doyle

"Health, Early Marriage, and Quality of
Life Issues among Young Roma Women in Romania"
SOPHE
San Francisco, California. October 24-27, 2012.

History

Meghan Clark
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Victorian Ideals vs. Cultural Norms:
W.E. Gladstone's Unique Conception of Womanhood"
Conference on Faith and History
Wenham, Massachusetts. October 4-7, 2012.

"Rebellioin, Resistance, and Masculinity: A Study of the Role of Conjure in Slave Revolts in the Antebellum South"
4th Annual Texas A&M History Conference: Peoples. Places. Cultures.
College Station, Texas. February 22-23, 2013.

Meghan Clark
Sponsor: Dr. Beth Allison Barr

"'Familiaritie with the Devill': A Case Study of Male and Female Bodies in English Witchcraft Literature"
Northeastern Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference
Witchita Falls, Texas. April 20, 2013.

Robert DeBoard
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Forged in Revolution and War:
The Creation and Evolution of the
Army of the Guardians of the Revolution"
Conference on Faith and History
Boston, Massachusetts. October 4-6, 2012.

Tim Grundmeier
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"'When the Need is Greatest, Then God is Nearest': German Texans, The Confederate Cause, and Religious Responses"
Southwestern Social Science Association Convention
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Tori Jessen
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"The Secular Candidate: Huey P. Long and the Absence of the Sacred in Politics"
Southwestern Social Science Association Convention
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Adina Johnson
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"W.E. Gladstone's Relations with Women:
Religious and Psychological Motivations"
Conference on Faith and History
Boston, Massachusetts. October 4-6, 2012.

"Patriotic Piety: The Domestic Ideals of Christian Women During World War II"
Texas A&M History Confernce
College Station, Texas. February 22-23, 2013.

Taylor Mazzola
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Women, Words, and the War: Gender and Language in North Carolina Civil War Sermons"
Southwestern Social Science Association Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 28-31, 2013.

Katie Miles
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Conservative Christians, Communism, and Name-Calling:
The Rhetoric of Christian Periodicals Concerning Rios Montt 1981-1984"
Conference on Faith and History
Boston, Massachusetts. October 4-6, 2012.

Brendan Payne
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Peculiar Catholics: Catholic American Identity in the U.S. Temperance Movement"
Southwest Social Sciences Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 28-29, 2013.

Nicholas Pruitt
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"A Baptist Evangelical:
The Theological Development and Legacy of Carl F.H. Henry"
2012 Baptist History and Heritage Society Annual Conference
Raleigh, North Carolina. June 7-9, 2012.

"A Founding Father and a Bunch of Baptists:
The Relationship between James Madison and Virginia Baptists, 1785-1802"
Conference on Faith and History
Wenham, Massachusetts. October 4-6, 2012.

Jonathan Riddle
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"The High Road: The High Church Alternative to Christian Republicanism"
Conference on Faith and History
Wenham, Massachusetts. October 4-6, 2012.

Thomas Tacoma
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Competing Histories: Robert Lewis Dabney and George Washington Wiliams Address Post-Civil War Pro-Slavery Arguments"
Southwestern Social Science Association Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 28-31, 2013.

Lauren Wheeler
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Anti-Semitism in the Victorian Era: W.E. Gladstone's Veiled Animosity Towards Jews"
Conference on Faith and History
Brenham, Massachusetts. October 4-7, 2012.

Brady Winslow
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Hankins

"Samuel P. Brooks and the Evolution Controversy at Baylor University, 1920-1929"
Southwestern Social Science Association Convention
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Brady Winslow
Sponsor: Dr. Thomas Kidd

"From Rejection to Overwhelming Acceptance?: Early Mormon Attitudes Regarding Freemasonry"
Mormon History Association
San Antonio, Texas. June 5-8, 2014.

Information Systems

Gregory Larosiliere
Sponsor: Dr. Tim Kayworth

"The Effects of Social Network Usage on Organizational Identification"
International Conference on Information Systems
Orlando, Florida. December 16-19, 2012.

"Impact of Technology Management on Organization-Wide Integration"
Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Maui, Hawaii. January 7-10, 2013.

Journalism

Danielle Brown
Sponsor: Dr. Mia Moody-Ramierez

"Traditional and Interactive Documentary Effects and Audience Perception"
AEJMC Mid-Winter Conference
Norman, Oklahoma. March 1-2, 2013.

Elizabeth Cohen
Sponsor: Dr. Mia Moody-Ramierez

"Negativity in Twitter: How PPoliticians are Adapting to Social Media"
AEJMC Mid-Winter Conference
Norman, Oklahoma. March 1-3, 2013.

Savanah Landerholm
Sponsor: Dr. Mia Moody-Ramierez

"'Fortune 500 Companies' Best Practices for Using Pinterest' and 'The Uses of Apple TV'"
AEJMC Mid-Winter Conference
Norman, Oklahoma. March 1-2, 2013.

Mathematics

Jordan Alexander
Sponsor: Dr. Markus Hunkziker

"Hilbert Series of Determinantal Varieties and Wallach Representations"
2013 Joint Mathematical Meetings
San Diego, California. January 9-12, 2013.

Kelly Fouts
Sponsor: Dr. Manfred Dugas

"On a ring Associated with F[x]"
Southern Regional Algebra Conference 2013
Hammond, Louisiana. March 15-17, 2013.

Xueyan Liu
Sponsor: Dr. Johnny Henderson

"Positive Solutions for a Second Order Impulsive
BVP with Bounded Linear Operator Conditions"
Southeastern Fall Section Meeting of the American Mathematical Society
New Orleans, Louisiana. October 13-14, 2012.

"Positive Solutions of Fractional Differential
Equations with Bounded Linear Functional Boundary"
2013 Joint Mathematical Meetings
San Diego, California. January 9-12, 2013.

Huy Nguyen
Sponsor: Dr. Ronald Morgan

"Improving the Speed of Convergence of GMRES for Certain Perturbed Tridiagonal System"
45th IEEE Southeastern Symposium on System Theory
Waco, Texas. March 11, 2013.

Dylan Poulsen
Sponsor: Dr. John Davis

"Stochastic Time Scales:
Quadratic Lyapunov Functions and Probabilistic Regions of Stability"
45th IEEE Southeastern Symposium on Systems Theory
Waco, Texas. March 11, 2013.

Bradley Wagner
Sponsor: Dr. Manfred Dugas

"Finitary Incidence Algebras and the Idealization of I(P)"
Southern Regional Algebra Conference 2013
Hammond, Louisiana. March 15-17, 2013.

Mechanical Engineering

Maggie Benge
Sponsor: Dr. David Jack

"Development of a Stand-Alone FEA Program to
Simulate Stresses in Tie-Backs in Oil and Gas Wells"
ASME Early Career Technical Conference
Tulsa, Oklahoma. April 4-5, 2013.

Jake Christoph
Sponsor: Dr. David Jack

"Integration of Carbon Nanotube Forests with Carbon Fiber Laminated Composites for Impact Protection"
2014 MACH Conference
Annapolis, Maryland. April 9-11, 2014.

Cassius Elston
Sponsor: Dr. Lesley Wright

"Leading Edge Jet Impingement Under High Rotation Numbers"
ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition
Houston, Texas. November 9-15, 2012.

Benjamin Lewis
Sponsor: Dr. David Jack

"Comparison of Diffusion Models for Fiber-Fiber Interactions within Fiber-Filled Thermoplastics Using Bulk Mechanical Stiffness Results"
Society of Rheology Annual Meeting
Pasadena, California. February 10-14, 2013.

"Using the Flexural Modulus to Evaluate the Accuracy of Existing Fiber Interaction Models for
Predicting the Fiber Orientation in Injection Molded Thermoplastics"
Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC
Cincinnati, Ohio. April 21-24, 2013.

Russell Mailen
Sponsor: Dr. David Jack

"Laminate Stiffness and Curvature for Laminated Carbon Fiber Composites,
Experimental Observations and Model Validation"
Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition
Troy, Michigan. September 11-13, 2012.

"Identification and Quantification of Residual Strains During Curing of Carbon Fiber Epoxy Laminates"
ASME IMECE 2012
Houston, Texas. November 11-15, 2012.

Sarah Stair
Sponsor: Dr. David Jack

"Determining the Curvature of Un-Balanced Carbon Fiber Composites as a Function of the Curing Thermal Profile"
American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Early Career Technical Conference
Tulsa, Oklahoma. April 4-6, 2013.

"Manufacturing Induced Curvature of Carbon Fiber Laminates:
Experimental Observation and Model Validation"
Society of Plastic Engineers ANTEC
Cincinnati, Ohio. April 22-24, 2013.

"Characterization of Carbon Fiber Laminates: Determining Ply Orientation and Ply Type Via Ultrasonic A-Scan and C-Scan Techniques"
Society of Plastics Engineers ANTEC 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada. April 28-30, 2014.

Jessica Stewart
Sponsor: Dr. Lance Littlejohn

"Spectral Analysis of the X_1-Laguerre Polynomials"
Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, California. January 9-12, 2013.

Joshua Weed
Sponsor: Dr. William Jordan

"Interfacial Shear Strength of Untreated Banana Fiber in Low-Density Polyethylene"
2013 ASME District E Early Career Technical Conference
Tulsa, Oklahoma. April 4-6, 2013.

"Analysis of the Interfacial Shear Strength of Banana Fiber in Low-Density Polyethylene"
Society of Plastic Engineers ANTEC 2013
Cincinnati, Ohio. April 22-24, 2013.

Music

Bille Bruley
Sponsor: Dr. Robert Best

"Selected Competitor and Performer"
Lois Alba Aria Competition
Houston, Texas. May 18-19, 2013.

"Featured Performer - Vocalist"
Opera in the Ozarks
Eureka Springs, Arkansas. May 23-July 31, 2013.

"Invited Performer and Finalist"
Dallas Opera Vocal Competition
Dallas, Texas. May 5-6, 2014.

Stephen Cowden
Sponsor: Dr. David Music

"Music in Liturgical and Cultural Context: The Congregational Song of Swee Hong Lim"
Hymn Society of the United States and Canada
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. July 15-19, 2012.

Darbye-Leigh Elliott
Sponsor: Dr. Francesca Arnone

"Flutist"
Grumo Festival
Bari, Italy. July 2-5, 2012.

"Flutist"
Interharmony International Music Festival
Tuscany, Italy. July 17-29, 2012.

Sami Froncek
Sponsor: Dr. Jane Abbott-Kirk

"Resident Advisor"
Brevard Music Festival
Brevard, North Carolina. June 14-August 7, 2012.

"Performance at Young Artist Competition"
29th Young Texas Artist Competition
Conroe, Texas. March 7-9, 2013.

"Naftzger Young Artist Competition""
Young Artist Competition
Wichita, Kansas. April 26-27, 2013.

Ivette Herryman
Sponsor: Dr. Scott McAllister

"Texeando"
New Music Festival University of Nebraska at Kearney
Kearney, Nebraska. February 11-12, 2013.

"Texeando"
Colevoxus
Denton, Texas. April 10-12, 2013.

Deborah Hui
Sponsor: Dr. Kai Hosoda-Ayer

"Doctoral Audition"
University of Maryland School of Music Auditions
College Park, Maryland. January 19, 2013.

"Doctoral Audition"
University of Colorado School of Music
Boulder, Colorado. February 19, 2013.

Keith Meek
Sponsor: Dr. Brent Phillips

"Chunks of Chocolate"
Texas Music Educator's Association
San Antonio, Texas. February 13-16, 2013.

Romina Monsanto
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Hardie

"Young Artist Competition"
Tuesday Music Club
San Antonio, Texas. March 1-2, 2013.

Anne Smith
Sponsor: Dr. Kent Eshelman

"International Tuba Euphonium Association-Artist Euphonium Competition Semi Finalist"
International Tuba Euphonium Conference
Bloomington, Indiana. May 17-25, 2014.

Eric Williams
Sponsor: Dr. Michael Jacobson

"Presentation/Performance of Music Written by Baylor Students"
North American Saxophone Alliance Region 4 Conference
Fort Worth, Texas. April 12-14, 2013.

Philosophy

Karl Aho
Sponsor: Dr. Todd Buras

"Does Theism Play a Plantingian Role in Reid's Epistemology?"
International Bicentennial Conference of the Center for the Study of Scottish Philosophy
Princeton, New Jersey. September 6-9, 2012.

Karl Aho
Sponsor: Dr. Darin Davis

"Tolkien's Morally Exemplary Communities"
Looking Along the Beam: Philosophical and Theological Themes in the Inklings
Houston, Texas. March 22-23, 2013.

Karl Aho
Sponsor: Dr. Anne-Marie Schultz

"Philosophy as Training for Death:
The Reflexivity of Socratic Exhortation in the Phaedo"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Annual Meeting
New York, New York. October 19-20, 2012.

"Socratic Piety in 'Apology' and 'Phaedo'"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Annual Meeting
New York, New York. October 19-21, 2012.

Alina Beary
Sponsor: Dr. Robert Kruschwitz

"Reading Aquinas Through Dostoevsky's Eyes: Ivan Karamazov and the Intellectual Virtures"
Annual American Maritain Association
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 11-14, 2012.

Lindsay Cleveland
Sponsor: Dr. Alexander Pruss

"Aquinas and Qualia"
The Second Annual Philosophy Workshop: Thomas Aquinas and the Mind/Body Problem
Newburgh, NY. June 21-24, 2012.

William Scott Cleveland
Sponsor: Dr. Robert Roberts

"The Pleasure Required for Aristotle's Virture of Courage"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Annual Meeting
New York, New York. October 19-21, 2012.

"The Distinctiveness of Intellectual Virtues:
A Response to Roberts and Woods"
American Catholic Philosophical Association
Los Angeles, California. November 1-4, 2012.

Nicholas Colgrove
Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Kvanvig

"The Advantage of Open Theism Over Molinism"
The Problem of Evil - Graduate Student Conference Hosted by St. Louis University
St. Louis, Missouri. March 21-22, 2013.

Brandon Dahm
Sponsor: Dr. Alex Pruss

"On What Causes What:
An Alternate Neo-Aristotelian MetaMetaphysical Proposal"
American Maritain Association
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 11-13, 2012.

"The (In)Adequacy of Human Wisdom: Comparing Avicenna's
Metaphysics of the Healing and Aquinas's Summa Contra Gentiles"
American Catholic Philosophical Association
Los Angeles, California. November 1-4, 2012.

Logan Gage
Sponsor: Dr. C. Stephen Evans

"Natural Law and Modern Biology: A Tension in Mark Murphy's Account"
The Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and Mind Association
Stirling, Scotland. July 6-8, 2012.

Logan Gage
Sponsor: Dr. C. Francis Beckwith

"Belief, Evidence, and the Bank Cases"
Pacific Meeting of the American Philosophical Association
San Francisco, California. March 27-31, 2013.

John Giannini
Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Kvanvig

"Knowledge You Can't Act On"
Rochester Graduate Epistemology Conference
Rochester, New York. October 19-20, 2012.

Benjamin Guido
Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Kvanvig

"Intentionality and Demonstrative Reference"
UGA Graduate Philosophy Conference
Athens, Georgia. March 22-23, 2013.

Nathan Jackson
Sponsor: Dr. Stuart Rosenbaum

"The Vaugeness of Theistic Interpretations of William James' Metaphysics"
Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy
Galloway, New Jersey. March 6-8, 2013.

Kraig Martin
Sponsor: Dr. C. Stephen Evans

"Valuing Creation- A Dilemma for the Naturalist Environmentalist"
Evangelical Philosophical Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November 14-16, 2012.

Kraig Martin
Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Kvanvig

"Closure of Inquiry and The Sufficiency of Knowledge"
Central Meeting of the American Philosophical Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. February 20-23, 2013.

Blake McAllister
Sponsor: Dr. C. Stephen Evans

"Theistic Modal Realism and Gratuitous Evil"
Alabama Philosophical Society
Pensacola, Florida. October 5-6, 2012.

Blake McAllister
Sponsor: Dr. Trent Dougherty

"A Reductive Account of the Sensus Divinitatis"
Society of Christian Philosopher Mountain-West Meeting
Boulder, Colorado. March 8-9, 2013.

Daniel Padgett
Sponsor: Dr. Todd Buras

"Reid's Neglected Alternative"
LSU Graduate Conference
Baton Rouge, Louisiana. March 8-9, 2013.

Daniel Padgett
Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Kvanvig

"Theistic Modal Realism?--No"
Evangelical Philosophical Society Far West Regional Meeting
Cosa Mesa, California. April 19, 2013.

Ross Parker
Sponsor: Dr. Trent Dougherty

"Soren Kierkegaard and C.S. Lewis on Indirect Communication of Christian Truth"
Houston Baptist University 3rd Annual Philosophy Conference
Houston, Texas. March 22-23, 2013.

"Divine Command Theory and Our Obligation to Worship God"
Society of Christian Philosophers Midwest Meeting
Georgetown, Kentucky. April 4-6, 2013

Christopher Peck
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten Beard

"Knowledge You Can't Act On"
Rochester Graduate Epistemology Conference
Rochester, New York. October 19-20, 2012.

Gregory Poore
Sponsor: Dr. Todd Buras

"Myth vs. Fact: Reconsidering Euripides in a Director's Approach to Hecuba"
Mid-American Theatre Conference
St. Louis, Missouri. March 7-10, 2013.

"Wise Ignorance: Wendell Berry on Caring for Creation"
National Meeting of the Evangelical Philosophical Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November 14-16, 2012.

Matthew Sandwisch
Sponsor: Dr. Alexander Pruss

"Commentary on Aquinas Paper"
Kent State Graduate Student Conference
Kent, Ohio. March 6-8, 2013.

Chris Shrock
Sponsor: Dr. Todd Buras

"Thomas Reid, Doxastic Justification, and the Voluntarism Argument"
MidSouth Philosophy Conference
Memphis, Tennessee. February 15-16, 2013.

Allison Thornton
Sponsor: Dr. Alex Pruss

"Saving Aquinas's Proof for the Indestructibility of the Soul"
American Maritain Association
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 11-13, 2012.

Allison Thornton
Sponsor: Dr. Anne-Marie Schultz

"Socrates' Profession of Ignorance and the Knowledge Norm of Assertion"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy
New York, New York. October 19-21, 2012.

Chris Tweedt
Sponsor: Dr. Anne Marie Schultz

"What's So Bad about a Disjunctive Definition?"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Annual Meeting
New York, New York. October 19-21, 2012.

Chris Tweedt
Sponsor: Dr. Trent Dougherty

"Separation and the Capacity for Independent Existence"
North Carolina Philosophical Society
Greenville, North Carolina. February 15-16, 2013.

Ryan West
Sponsor: Dr. Anne-Marie Schultz

"Is Plato's Socrates a Proto-Jamesian?: The Will to Believe in the Phaedo"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Annual Meeting
New York, New York. October 19-21, 2012.

Ryan West
Sponsor: Dr. C. Stephen Evans

"Body-Soul Interaction and the Theism-Naturalism Divide"
Evangelical Philosophical Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November 14-16, 2012.

Pete Younger
Sponsor: Dr. Anne-Marie Schultz

"A Platonic Assessment of Socrates' Philosophical Legacy"
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Annual Meeting
New York, New York. October 19-21, 2012.

Physics

Ahmad Borzou
Sponsor: Dr. Anzhong Wang

"GR as an Effective Field Theory of a Power Counting Renormalizable Tensor-Tensor Field"
29th Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting
Davis, California. March 29-30, 2013.

Yanbin Deng
Sponsor: Dr. Gerald Cleaver

"Initial Sysematic Investgation of the Weakly Coupled Free Fermionic Heterotic String Landscape Statistics"
The 18th International Symposium on Particles, Stings and Cosmology
Meridia, Yucatan, Mexico. June 3-8, 2012.

Jared Greenwald
Sponsor: Dr. Gerald Cleaver

"Automated Generation of Flat Directions in Free Fermionic Heterotic Strings"
The 18th International Symposium on Particles, Stings and Cosmology
Meridia, Yucatan, Mexico. June 3-8, 2012.

Brandon Harris
Sponsor: Dr. Truell Hyde

"Longitudinal and Transverse Vertical Dust Chain Waves in Complex Plasma"
3rd Graduate Summer Institute on the Physics of Complex Plasmas
South Orange, New Jersey. July 30-August 8, 2012.

"Probe Induced Dust Cavities in Complex Plasma"
54th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
Providence, Rhode Island. October 29-November 2, 2012.

Quan Liu
Sponsor: Dr. Walter Wilcox

"Polynomial Preconditioned GMRES-DR"
Texas Section AAPT/APS
Stephenville, Texas. April 13, 2013.

Douglas Moore
Sponsor: Dr. Gerald Cleaver

"The Systematic Construction of Free Fermionic Heterotic String Guage Models"
The 18th International Symposium on Particles, Stings and Cosmology
Meridia, Yucatan, Mexico. June 3-8, 2012.

Satheeshkumar Veerahanumakkanapalya
Sponsor: Dr. Anzhong Wang

"Theoretical Limits on the (Non-)Existence of Lorentz Frame Near Black hole Singularity"
Seventh Gulf Coast Gravity Meeting
Oxford Mississippi. April 19-20, 2013.

Yaobiao Xia
Sponsor: Dr. Zhenrong Zhang

"Reaction of Acetone on Rutile TiO2 (110)-1x1 surface with Oxygen Adatoms"
Southwest Catalysis Society (SWCS) Spring Symposium 2013
Houston, Texas. April 26, 2013.

Political Science

Christopher Bissex
Sponsor: Dr. David K. Nichols

"Gouverneur Morris on the Mixed Regime and Separation of Powers"
Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Los Angeles, California. March 28-30, 2013.

Adam Carrington
Sponsor: Dr. Jerold Waltman

"The Evolving Nature of Factional Attacks on the Supreme Court"
Western Political Science Association
Hollywood, California. March 30-April 1, 2013.

Eric Fleury
Sponsor: Dr. David Nichols

"The Noblest Opportunity: Personality and Leadership in the Senate's League of Nations Debate"
Northeastern Political Science Association
Boston, Massachusetts. November 15-17, 2012.

Eric Fleury
Sponsor: Dr. David Clinton

"Joseph Stalin and the First Image: A Case Study in Personality and Leadership"
International Scholars Association Annual Conference
San Francisco, California. April 3-6, 2013.

Kimberly Gardner
Sponsor: Dr. Jerry Waltman

"The Guarantee of a Limited National Government:
Article IV, Section 4 of the United States Constitution"
Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Vince Reighard
Sponsor: Dr. David Nichols

"Separation of Powers in Thomas Jefferson's 1783 Draft Constitution for Virginia"
Western Political Science Association
Hollywood, California. March 28-30, 2013.

Mark Scully
Sponsor: Dr. David Nichols

"The Family and the State: Familial Moral Cohesion and State Support"
Annual Conference of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists
Long Island, New York. October 26-27, 2012.

"Accomodaton and Moderation: Presidential Consensus Building"
Northeastern Political Science Association
Boston, Massachusetts. November 15-18, 2012.

Psychology and Neuroscience

Lindsey Backer-Fulghum
Sponsor: Dr. Keith Sanford

"A Mediational Model of Psychopathy and Drinking Control:
The Indirect Effect of Negative Urgency on Heavy Episodic Drinking and Alcohol Problems"
The Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-28, 2012.

"Couples Provide Valid Retrospective Reports of their Conflict Interactions"
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
National Harbor, Maryland. November 15-18, 2012.

Chelsea Boska
Sponsor: Dr. Keith Sanford

"Valuing Relationship Feedback: What's Good for the Researcher is Good for the C"
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Washington, D.C. November 16-18, 2012.

Juliette Bowers
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Elkins

"Cross-Validation of a Measure of Non-pathological Dissociation"
Texas Psychological Association
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

Matthew Breuninger
Sponsor: Dr. Matthew Stanford

"Psychologist and Clergy: Principles Toward an Integrated Treatment Model"
American Psychological Association Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida. August 2-5, 2012.

"Psychology in the Faith Community: Collaboration with Church and Community"
Texas Psychological Association
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

Robert Carlisle
Sponsor: Dr. Jo-Ann Tsang

"Forgiveness in the Lab:
Actual and Perceived Offense Severity"
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. January 17-19, 2013.

Thomas Carpenter
Sponsor: Dr. Roger Kirk

"Mathematical Skills and Performance in Introductory Statistics:
A Longitudinal Study"
American Psychological Association Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida. August 2-5, 2012.

Thomas Carpenter
Sponsor: Dr. Wade C. Rowatt

"Pseudo Self-Forgiveness:
Self-Affirmation Reduces Responsibility Avoidance"
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. January 17-19, 2013.

Michelle Dasse
Sponsor: Dr. Charles A. Weaver III

"False Memory Susceptibility in OEF/OIF Veterans with and without PTSD"
Armadillo Conference
Laredo, Texas. October 26-27, 2012.

Michelle Dasse
Sponsor: Dr. Charles A. Weaver III

"False Memory Susceptibility in OEF/OIF Veterans with and without PTSD"
2012 Psychonomic Society
Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 15-18, 2012.

Samantha Collum
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Dolan

"Satifaction with Social Support and Drinking Motives in an Alcohol Dependent Sample"
The Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-27, 2012.

William Fisher
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Elkins

"The factor structure of a new brief measure of hypnotizability:
Elkins Hypnotizability Scale"
American Psychological Association Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida. August 1-4, 2012.

"Initial Development of a Brief Measure of Psychological Distress:
Validation in a Psychiatric Sample"
Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

Lauren Greenberg
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Dolan

"Action Focused Coping as a Mediator Between Social Support and
Depression in an Inpatient Alcohol Dependent Population"
The Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-27, 2012.

Justine Grosso
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Dolan

"Negative Coping Mediates the Relationship Between Post-Traumatic
Stress Symptoms and Negative Alcohol-Related Consequences"
The Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-27, 2012.

Megan Haggard
Sponsor: Dr. Wade Rowatt

"Glass Ceilings in Heaven?:
Agentic Religious Priming Increases Sexism"
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. January 16-20, 2013.

Zachary Harned
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Elkins

"Increasing Evidence Based Practice among Private
Practitioner Psychologists: Barriers and Opportunities"
Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

Andy Holley
Sponsor: Dr. Joaquin Lugo

"Deletion of PTEN in Cerebellar Granule Cells Results in Motor Learning Deficits and Hyperactivity"
UT Austin Conference on Learning and Memory
Austin, Texas. April 12-14, 2013.

William Hunter
Sponsor: Dr. Matthew Stanford

"Prayer at Practicum: Ethical Dilemmas at Faith-Based Training Sites"
Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Convention
Portland, Oregon. April 4-6, 2013.

Aimee Johnson
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Elkins

"The Factor Structure of a New Brief Measure of
Hypnotizability: Elkins Hypnotizability Scale"
American Psychological Association Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida. August 1-4, 2012.

"Initial Development of a Brief Measure of Psychological
Distress: Validation in a Psychiatric Sample"
Texas Psychological Association 2012 Annual Convention
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

Linda Kang
Sponsor: Dr. Wade C. Rowatt

"Perceived Tolerance, Charitability, and Judgmentalism of Atheists"
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. January 16-20, 2013.

Rachel Kantor
Sponsor: Dr. Christine Limbers

"Impact of Weight Status and Demographic Variables on the Health Related Quality of Life on 3rd through 5th Graders"
National Conference of Pediatric Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 11-13, 2013.

Karenna Malavanti
Sponsor: Dr. Charles Weaver

"Priming Conviction with Exposure to Unjust Verdicts"
Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting
Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 15-18, 2012.

Sarah Martindale
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Dolan

"Distress Tolerance as a Mediator between Depression and
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in an Alcohol-Dependent In-Patient Treatment Sample"
The Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-27, 2012.

Natalie Nichols
Sponsor: Dr. Keith Sanford

"Passive Engagement and Retreat During Couples Conflict: Validation of New Scales"
Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy
National Harbor, Maryland. November 16-18, 2012.

Adelle Novier
Sponsor: Dr. Jaime Diaz-Granados

"Acute Alcohol Produces Profound Ataxic and
Cognitive Effects in Aged Animals"
Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-27, 2012.

Nicholas Olendzki
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Elkins

"Initial development of a brief measure of psychological distress: validation in a psychiatric sample; Increasing evidence based practice among private practitioner psychologists: barriers and opportunities"
Texas Psychological Association
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

Natalie Passanante
Sponsor: Dr. Christine Limbers

"The Impact of Biomarkers on Cognitive Function in Pediatric Patients with Type I Diabetes"
National Conference in Pediatric Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 11-13, 2013.

Derek Ramsey
Sponsor: Dr. Gary Elkins

"Cross-Validation of a measure of non-pathological association"
Texas Psychological Association Conference
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

"Religiosity as a Protective Factor in Hot Flashes?"
Society of Behavioral Medicine
San Francisco, California. March 20-23, 2013.

Edward Rogers
Sponsor: Dr. Matthew Stanford

"Psychology and the Faith Community:
Collaborating with Churches and Clergy"
Texas Psychological Association Annual Convention
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

"Prayer at Practicum: Ethical Dilemmas at Faith-Based Training Sites"
Christian Association for Psychological Studies Annual Convention
Portland, Oregon. April 4-6, 2013.

Sarah Skipper
Sponsor: Dr. Christine Limbers

"The Impact of Biomarkers on Cognitive Function in Pediatric Patients with Type 1 Diabetes"
The National Conference on Pediatric Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 11-13, 2013.

Jason Steadman
Sponsor: Dr. Christine Umbers

"The Impact of Biomarkers on Cognitive Function in Pediatric Patients with Type I Diabetes"
National Conference in Pediatric Psychology 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 11-14, 2013.

Daniel Strassburger
Sponsor: Dr. Wade Rowatt

"Awe's Effects on Perceptions of Others"
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
New Orleans, Louisiana. January 17-19, 2013.

Candice Van Skike
Sponsor: Dr. Jaime Diaz-Granados

"Exercise Does Not Affect Morris Water Maze Acquisition Nor
Ethanol-Induced Cognitive Impairments in Adult Male Rats"
Research Society on Alcoholism
San Francisco, Californina. June 23-27, 2012.

Danielle Young
Sponsor: Dr. Christine Limbers

"Predictors of Health-Related Quality of Life in Rural Hispanic Youth"
Texas Psychological Association 2012 Annual Convention
Austin, Texas. November 1-3, 2012.

"The Impact of Biomarkers on Cognitive Function in Pediatric Patients with Type I Diabetes"
National Conference in Pediatric Psychology 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana. April 11-14, 2013.

Religion

Seung Ho Bang
Sponsor: Dr. Joel Burnett

"A Petrographic Provenance Analysis of Cuboid Limestone
Incense Altars from Tell Halif and Their Implications"
The American School of Oriental Research
Chicago, Illinois. November 14-17, 2012.

"The Reassessment of the Origin of the Philistine,
Thinking Ahead of Artificial Intelligence"
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
Irving, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Yelena Borisova
Sponsor: Dr. D.H. Williams

"Language Beyond Language: Linguistic Techniques Employed by Maximus the Confessor (580-662)
to Increase the Capacity of Language to Accommodate the Infinite"
9th Graduate Students Conference in Patristic Studies
Boston, Massachusetts. March 7-9, 2013.

David Cramer
Sponsor: Dr. Darin Davis

"Does (Church) Practice Make Perfect (Christians)?MacIntyre, Yoder, and the Moral Significance of the Sacraments"
Evangelical Philosophical Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November 14-16, 2012, 2012.

David Cramer
Sponsor: Dr. Stephen Pluhacek

"Caring for the Dying by Facing One's Death:
Heidegger and Levinas as Resources for the Christian Practice of Dying"
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
Irving, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Mathew Crawford
Sponsor: Dr. Stephen Pluhacek

"The Face of the Dying Neighbor:
Levinas, Kierkegaard, and End-of-Life Care"
Southwest Commission of Religious Studies Annual Conference
Irving, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Grant Edwards
Sponsor: Dr. Bruce Longenecker

"Initial Findings on a Newly Discovered Fragment of Romans"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-20, 2012.

KC Flynn
Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Tran

"From Recognition to Acknowledgment:
Ordinary Language Theology After Kevin Hector's Theology Without Metaphysics"
Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School
Cambridge, Massachusetts. October 26-27, 2012.

Grant Francis
Sponsor: Dr. Stephen Pluhacek

"Being in the Face of Death: Kierkegaard and Heidegger on the Existential Response to Dissolution"
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
Irving, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Brian Gamel
Sponsor: Dr. Kelly Iverson

"The 'Sign' of the Cross: Defining the Relationship Between the Crucifixtion and Glorification of Jesus in the Fourth Gospel"
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
Dallas, Texas. March 9-10, 2013.

Roy Garton
Sponsor: Dr. James Nogalski

"Grain, Wine, and Oil: The Literary Artistry and Redactional Role of Joel 1:8-13"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 17-20, 2012.

Heather Gorman
Sponsor: Dr. Mikeal Parsons

"Certainly this man was dikaios':
Luke's Passion Narrative through the Lens of Ancient Rhetoric"
Christian Scholars Conference
Nashville, Tennessee. June 7-9, 2012.

"From the Mountain to the Plain: Ancient Rhetoric as a Tool for Source Criticism"
Society for Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-20, 2012.

James Gorman
Sponsor: Dr. Bill Pitts

"A Historiography of the Origins of the Campbell Movement: Missing Missions?"
Stone-Campbell Journal Conference
Nashville, Tennessee. April 4-5, 2013.

Jesse Hoover
Sponsor: Dr. D.H. Williams

"Structuring the Divine Economy: The Logic of the Fount of Knowledge"
Durham University Conference:
"A Celebration of Living Theology: Engaging with the Work of Andrew Louth"
Durham, England. July 9-12, 2012.

Jesse Hoover
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"'False Martyrs, Seditious Thieves':
Anabaptism and the Circumcellions"
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio. October 25-27, 2012.

Jesse Hoover
Sponsor: Dr. Daniel Williams

"Noah's Household: the Donatist Church as Eschatological Remnant"
North American Patristics Society
Chicago, Illinois. May 22-26, 2013.

W.G. Hulbert
Sponsor: Dr. Joel Burnett

"Huldah and the Death of Josiah: Another Example of the Negative Portrayal of Femaile Prophets in the Hebrew Bible"
Stone Campbell Journal Conference
Nashville, Tennessee. April 5-6, 2013.

Jangho Jo
Sponsor: Dr. D.H. Williams

"Reconsidering the Catechetical Nature of the City of God"
North American Patristics Society
Chicago, Illinois. May 23-26, 2013.

Andrew Kim
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"Writing Darwin Periodically:
Responses to Darwin in Three US Periodicals between 1859-1875"
Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Nathaniel Lee
Sponsor: Dr. Barry Harvey

"Christ the Church: On Christology, The New Black Theology, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer"
Southeast Commission for the Study of Religion
Greenville, South Carolina. March 15-17, 2013.

"Dasein Goes to Church: A Re-imagining of 'Being-towards-death' Through..."
Reckoning with Death: Mortality, Humanity, and the Ends of Life
Charlottesville, Virginia. April 5-6, 2013.

Courtney Lyons
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"The Religious Leadership of Prathia Hall in the Civil Rights Movement"
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 26-30, 2012.

Courtney Lyons
Sponsor: Dr. Stephen Sloan

"Who Had the Dream?: Prathia Hall, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rumor in the Civil Rights Movement"
Oral History Association
Cleveland, Ohio. October 10-14, 2012.

Bryan Maine
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"The Place of the Apocrypha in the Writings of
Menno Simons in Relation to Other Protestant Reformers"
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio. October 25-28, 2012.

Bryan Maine
Sponsor: Dr. Bill Pitts

"Bishop John Hughes of New York and His Representations of
Catholics and Protestants During the Public School Controversy, 1840-1842"
Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Daniel Marrs
Sponsor: Dr. Paul Martens

"Confession as Love in Kierkegaard's 'The Woman Who Was a Sinner'"
International Kierkegaard Conference:
Kierkegaard on Love and the Passions in Kierkegaard Research Centre
Copenhagen, Denmark. August 21-24, 2012.

David Melvin
Sponsor: Dr. Joel S. Burnett

"Angelic Bystanders and a Man Named Gabriel: The Interpreting Angel Motif in Dan 7-8"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 17-20, 2012

Sung Ho Moon
Sponsor: Dr. William Bellinger

"There Were No Unclean Animals: Redactional Study on Leviticus 11"
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
Irving, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Christopher Moore
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"'Northern Fingers Have Played Our Pianos': Baptists and Reconciliation in Postwar North Carolina, 1865-1877"
Baptist History and Heritage
Richmond, Virginia. May 20-22, 2013.

Susan Moudry
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"The Community of Saints in Martin Luther's and Menno Simons' Ecclesiology"
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio. October 25-28, 2012.

"Faith and Family: Rick Santorum's
Catholic Appeal to Evangelical Conservatives"
Southwest Commission on Religious Studies
Dallas, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Tim Orr
Sponsor: Dr. Bill Pitts

"Of Pirates and Providence, God on the High Seas; Puritan Providential Rhetoric and the Transatlantic Voyage"
Southwestern Social Sciences Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

B.J. Parker
Sponsor: Dr. Bill Bellinger

"Living Alongside the Walking Dead:
Reading Apocalyptic Hopes and Disappointments in the Walking Dead"
Southwest Commission for the Study of Religion
Dallas, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Peter Reynolds
Sponsor: Dr. Mikeal Parsons

"An Irvingite Apology for Tongues as Ecstatic Speech"
Society for Pentecostal Studies
Seattle, Washington. March 21-24, 2013.

Christopher Richmann
Sponsor: Dr. Doug Weaver

"Lutheran Charismatics: A Historical-Theological Assessment"
Lutheran Historical Conference
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 11-13, 2012.

"Spirit or Satan?: The Christian and Missionary Alliance on Spiritual Manifestations and Sanctification after A.B. Simpson"
Wesleyan Theological Society
Seattle, Washington. March 21-23, 2013.

Scott Rushing
Sponsor: Dr. D. H. Williams

"The Apostolic Designation of Constantine in Eusebius and Theodoret"
North American Patristics Society
Chicago, Illinois. May 22-25, 2013.

Scott Ryan
Sponsor: Dr. Mikeal Parsons

"Do This In My Memory: Reading 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 in the
Context of Honor, Shame, and Ancient Memorialization"
Southwest Commission for the Study of Religion
Dallas, Texas. March 8-10, 2013.

Andrew Selby
Sponsor: Dr. H. Williams

"On the Road to Eternal Generation: Hilary of Poitier's Developing Theology of the Son's 'Birth'"
Evangelical Theological Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin. November 13-16, 2012.

Andrew Selby
Sponsor: Dr. H. Williams

"The Once and Future King: An Evaluation of Calvin's Christological Interpretation of Psalm 2 as a Model of OT Hermeneutics"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 17-20, 2012.

Anna Sieges
Sponsor: Dr. Nogalski

"The Twelve Quoting Itself: Jonah's Critique of Joel"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-20, 2012.

Lindsey Trozzo
Sponsor: Dr. Michael Parsons

"The Thessolonian Women: The Key to the 4:4 Conundrum"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-20, 2012.

Kyle Welty
Sponsor: Dr. Bill Pitts

"The Church Missionary Society and the Colonial Episcopacy in the British Caribbean, 1815-1835"
Western Conference of British Studies
Las Vegas, Nevada. September 21-22, 2012.

"The Hart Sisters of Antigua and Early Caribbean Methodism"
American Academy of Religion
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-19, 2012.

Nicholas Werse
Sponsor: Dr. Nogalski

"Moses ben Asher and the Karaite Controversy: Evidence from the Cairo Codex"
Texas Medieval Association XXII Annual Conference
Houston, Texas. October 12-13, 2012.

"Yuri :Lotman's paradox and Obadiah's "day of the Lord"
SBL National Meeting
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-20, 2012.

Nicholas Werse
Sponsor: Dr. Bellinger

"Psychoanalyzing Religious Instruction: Encountering Critical Scholarship"
Teaching Theology and Handing on the Faith
Omaha, Nebraska. May 29-June 1, 2013.

Michael Whitenton
Sponsor: Dr. Kelly Iverson

"Trying Jesus: Rhetoric and Testimony in the Markan Passion Narrative"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-19, 2012.

Nicholas Zola
Sponsor: Dr. Bruce Longenecker

"Initial Findings on a Newly Discovered Early Fragment of Romans"
Society of Biblical Literature
Chicago, Illinois. November 17-20, 2012.

Sociology

Brita Andercheck
Sponsor: Dr. Paul Froese

"Catholics in the U.S. political landscape"
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Phoenix, Arizona. November 9-11, 2012.

Cassidy Cooper
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Questionaire Construction: Question Understanding Aid software, expert opinions and how to write the best question"
Southern Association for Institutional Research
Orlando, Florida. September 23-25, 2012.

Phil Davignon
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Theological Habitus and Liturgical Music Preferences"
Southwest Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Kimberly Edwards
Sponsor: Dr. Martha Sherman

"It's Not Just About Attendance: How Other Aspects of Religion Can Protect a Marriage"
Association for the Sociology of Religion
Denver, Colorado. August 17-18, 2012.

Kimberly Edwards
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Belly Dancing for Jesus:
How the Pentecostal Movement Can Bring Social Change to Eastern European Roman"
Pacific Sociology Association
Reno, Nevada. March 21-23, 2013.

Todd Ferguson
Sponsor: Dr. Jerry Park

"Entrepreneurial Risk-Taking Behaviors at Work and Moral Cultures"
Society for the Study of Risk-Taking Behaviors at Work and Moral Cultures
Phoenix, Arizona. November 9-11, 2012.

Aaron Franzen
Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Dougherty

"Conceptualizing Biblical Literalism: Religiosity, Identity, Education or Politics?"
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado. August 17-20, 2012.

Aaron Franzen
Sponsor: Dr. Sung Joon Jang

"Is Being "Spiritual" Enough without Being Religious? A Study of Violent and Property Crimes Among Emerging Adults"
American Society of Criminology
Chicago, Illinois. November 16-17, 2012.

Brittany Fitz
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Community and the Effect of Different Types of Social Capital"
Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Brittany Fitz
Sponsor: Dr. Martha Sherman

"It's Not Just About Attendance: How Other Aspects of Religion Can Protect a Marriage"
Association for the Sociology of Religion
Denver, Colorado. August 17-18, 2012.

Jenna Griebel
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Conceptualizing Biblical Literalism: Religiosity, Identity, Education or Politics?"
American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado. August 17-20, 2012.

"Religious Profiles of American Entrepreneurs"
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Phoenix, Arizona. November 9-11, 2012.

Katie Halbesleben
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Educational Attainment in Second Generation Immigrants:
Creating Context for Predicting College Graduation"
Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Su Jin Kang
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Hospital Preference and Its Relation to Income"
Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Brandon Martinez
Sponsor: Dr. Kevin Dougherty

"The Assimilation of Racial Tokens into White Congregations"
American Sociological Association
Denver, Colorado. August 17-20, 2012.

"Congregational Diversity and Growth in a Mainline Protestant Denomination"
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Phoenix, Arizona. November 9-11, 2012.

Andy Pagel
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Applied Sociology Internship: Working at an Insurance Company as a Research Analyst"
Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 28-30, 2013.

Samuel Stroope
Sponsor: Dr. Paul Froese

"Community Context, Gender, and Health in India"
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Denver, Colorado. August 16-18, 2012.

"Men's Honor and Women's Health: Dowry in India and Gender Differences in Morbidity"
American Sociological Association
Denver, Colorado. August 17-20, 2012.

Jeffrey Tamburello
Sponsor: Dr. Martha Sherman

"Fear, Faith, and Trust: The Effect of Victimization on Fear and Trust by Religiosity"
The American Society of Criminology
Chicago, Illinois. November 14-17, 2012.

Jeffrey Tamburello
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"The Context of Helping: Ecological Effects of Community and Religious Indicators on Volunteering"
Annual Meeting of The Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Joshua Tom
Sponsor: Dr. Paul Froese

"Religious Effects on Attitudes Towards Interracial Marriage"
Society for the Scientific Study of Religion
Phoenix, Arizona. November 9-11, 2012.

Joshua Tom
Sponsor: Dr. Jerry Park

"Faith, Healing and What Americans Believe About Them"
Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting
Reno, Nevada. March 21-24, 2013.

Jasmine Wise
Sponsor: Dr. Carson Mencken

"Challenges Homeless Families Face in Housing Programs"
Annual Meeting of The Southwestern Social Science Association
New Orleans, Louisiana. March 27-30, 2013.

Spanish

Jane Muir
Sponsor: Dr. Jan Evans

"Ernesto Cardenal: Supplication and Ideology in 'Oracion por Marilyn Monroe'"
National Christian Foreign Language Association
Lookout Mountain, Geogia. March 21-23, 2013.

Andrea Woodward
Sponsor: Dr. Jan Evans

"Politeness Strategies in Spanish Christian Radio Discourse"
North American Christian Foreign Language Association Conference
Lookout Mountain, Georgia. March 21-24, 2013.

Statistical Science

John Beeson
Sponsor: Dr. Jane Harvill

"Using Kullback-Leibler Divergence to Estimate the Regularized Discriminant Function"
Joint Statistical Meeting 2012
San Diego, California. July 28-August 2, 2012.

Ross Bray
Sponsor: Dr. John Seaman Jr.

"Comparison of Credible Sets and Confidence Intervals for a Bivariate Discrete and Continuous Model"
Joint Statistical Meetings 2012
San Diego, California. July 28-August 2, 2012.

"Bayesian Modeling of a Bivariate Distribution with Correlated Continuous and Binary Outcomes"
ENAR
Orlando, Florida. March 10-14, 2013.

Gabriela Gutierrez
Sponsor: Dr. Frieda Blackwell

"El Engano/Desengano en Obras Decimononicas"
Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference
Lexington, Kentucky. April 10-11, 2014.

Ana Luna Hoyas
Sponsor: Dr. Frieda Blackwell

"El Engano Como Relejo del Barroco en Don Alvaro o la Fuerza del Sino del Duque de Rivas"
The Languages, Literatures and Cultures Conference
Lexington, Kentucky. April 10-12, 2014.

Benjamin Moss
Sponsor: Dr. Frieda Blackwell

"Nada es lo que Parece: Como el Barroco se Presenta en el Romanticismo por el"
Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference
Lexington, Kentucky. April 11-13, 2014.

Joshua Patrick
Sponsor: Dr. Jane Harvill

"Spline-Backfitted Kernel Estimation for Functional-Coefficient Autoregressive Models"
Joint Statistical Meetings
San Diego, California. July 29-August 1, 2012.

Jiang Yuan
Sponsor: Dr. James Stamey

"A Comparison of Power in Norman Theory Approximation to Bayesian MCMC Procedures"
Joint Statistical Meetings 2012
San Diego, California. July 28-August 2, 2012.

Theatre Arts

Adam Flores
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten-Beard

"Lo Que Llamamosa Rosa Con Otro Nombre Would Sound as Sweet:
the Unintentional Othering of the Sharks in Laurents' 2009 Revival of 'West Side Story'"
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Albuquerque, New Mexico. February 13-16, 2013.

"I'm Gonna Lie to a Lot Of People: Fact and Myth Sharing the Stage and Virtual Platform
in Mike Daisey's 'The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' at the St. Louis Fringe Festival"
Mid-American Theatre Conference
St. Louis, Missouri. March 7-10, 2013.

"There's a Fire at Their House But It's Ok Because We Brought out Water Bottles and Theatre Binoculars: Maintaining the Economic Status Quo of 1850s New York by Presenting Poverty as Spectacle in Dion Boucicault's The Poor of New York"
Comparative Drama Conference
Baltimore, Maryland. April 3-5, 2014.

Jessi Hampton
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten-Beard

"Billie Dawn: Directing the Mythological Ideal Woman in Garson Kanin's BORN YESTERDAY"
Mid-American Theatre Conference
St. Louis, Missouri. March 7-10, 2013.

Christopher Peck
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten Beard

"Real, Really, Realism: the Co-Existence of CLYBOURE PARK and FUERZA BRUTA in Commercial Theatre"
SETC Theatre Symposium
Atlanta, Georgia. April 5-7, 2013.

Rob Yoho
Sponsor: Dr. DeAnna Toten-Beard

"Monkeying Around: Exposing and Dissecting the Improviser's Multifaceted Role in Keith Johnstone's 'Gorilla Theatre'"
Southwest/Texas Pop Culture Association
Albuquerque, New Mexico. February 13-16, 2013.

"The Myth of the (Un)Necessarily Long Rehearsal Process"
Mid-American Theatre Conference
St. Louis, Missouri. March 7-10, 2013.

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