Graduate School

Graduate Student Research Presentations and Publications

 

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2013-14

Rani Asmarayani, Biology
"Preliminary Study of Systematics, Biogeography, and Evolution of Malesian-Pacific Piper (Piperaceae)." Presentation at the Botany 2013 Conference, July 2013.

Saaniya Bedi, Psychology
"The Role of Dissociation in PTSD onset for Childhood Abuse Survivors." Poster presentation at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, November 2013.

Nicholas Brown, Psychology
"Cognitive Processing Therapy's Effects on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Neuroticism."  Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, November 2013.

Wilson Brown, Psychology
"Association of Affectivity and Neural Activity in PTSD."  Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies confernece, November 2013.

Katherine Buchholz, Psychology
"Neural Mechanisms of Rumination in PTSD." Oral presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, November 2013.

Courtney Chappuis, Psychology
"The Relation of Sleep Impairment and Psychosocial Functioning in Trauma Survivors Receiving Modified Cognitive Processing Therapy." Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, November 2013.

Jacqueline Cwick, Criminology & Criminal Justice
"Testing the Importance of Neighborhood Social Ties:  Interactions with Intervention Type."  Poster presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

John D'Attoma, Political Science
"Tax Morale in Italy:  Examining the Effects of Civic and Political Culture on Tax Morale." Paper presentation at the Northeastern Political Science Association conference, November 2013.

Leticia de Souza Soares, Biology and Dr. Robert E. Ricklefs
"Temporal Dynamics of Avian Malaria Parasites in the Lesser Antilles."  Poster presentation at the 19th Regional Meeting of the Society for the Conservation and Study of Caribbean Birds, July 2013.

Michael Deckard, Criminology & Criminal Justice
"The Effects of Hot Spots Policing on Firearm Violence Measurement, Models, and Mechanisms."  Abstract presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November 2013.

Timothy Dickinson, Criminology & Criminal Justice
"Accounts and Social Control in Middle Class Drug Markets".  Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2014.

Margaret Durham, Psychology
"Interoceptive Fear as a Mediator between Alexithymia and Quality of Life in Noncardiac Chest Pain."  Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November 2013.

Joseph Durso, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Do Dynamic Needs Predict Recidivism"?  Implications for Risk Assessment and Management."  Paper presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Vincenzo A. Ellis, Biology and Dr. Robert E. Ricklefs
"Ecological and Evolutionary Relationships Between Haemosporidian Parasites and Their Avian Hosts."  Presentation at the American Ornithologists Union Conference, August 2013.

Shytierra Gaston, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Children of the Incarcerated:  A Longitudinal Study of the Enduring Effects of Parental Incarceration".  Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Nika George, Psychology
"Medication Management Hassles for Family Caregivers of Older Adults:  Does Dementia Matter?" Presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, November 2013.

Chelsea Gloth, Psychology
"Spotty Therapy Attendance? The Role of PTSD Severity, Daily Stressors, and Sleep Impairment." Poster abstract at the Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conference, November 2013.

Ekaterina Gorislavsky, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Race-Ethnic Differences in Reporting Rape and Sexual Assault Experiences, based on NCVS 1994-2010."  Presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Mikhial Gunderman, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Methamphetamine Use and Women's Interpersonal Relationships with their Children."  Presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Leticia Gutierrez, Biology
"The Effects of a Complex Trophic Structure of Mammalian Host Species on the Ecology on Emerging Infectious Diseases."  Poster presentation at the 11th INTELCO Congress, Ecology:  Into the next 100 Years, August 2013.

John Hodge, Biology
"Inflorescence Development of Three Species in the Tribe Andropogoneae (Poaceae)." Presentation at the Botany 2013 conference, July 2013.

Yu-Feng Emily Hu, Clinical Psychology
"The Relationship Between Age of Trauma Onset and PTSD Symptom Clusters" and "Brain Structure Volume Abnormalities in Female Interpersonal Trauma Survivors".  Poster presentations at International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, November, 2013.

Jared Israel, Psychology
"Re-examining the Cardiac Anxiety Questionnaire in Patients with Noncardiac Chest Pain." Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, November 2013.

Mariicruz Jaramillo and Samoa Asiguau, Biology students
Featured in an article by Veronque LaCaptra.  "Two Young Women Scientists from UMSL Forge Their Futures in the Galapagos."

Kimberly Kras, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Identity Transformation for Sex Offenders." Panel presentation at the American Society of Criminology, November 2013.

Ying Li, Biology
"Functions of IBR1 and IBR10 in the Conversion of IBA toIAA.  Poster presentation at the American Society of Plant Biologists, July 2013.

Yu Liu, Biology, Geliang Wang, Hongyan Yao, Yong Zheng, Xuemin Wang
"Interaction Between GLABRA 2 and Phosphatidic Acid in Transcriptional Regulation of Seed Oil Accumulation." Poster presentation at the ASPB Plant Biology 2013 conference, July 2013.

Jennifer Lorentz, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Participated in two roundtable discussions on "Transitioning to the Academy III" and "Teaching about Rape and Sexual Assault".  American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Brooke Mayfield, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Choice and Change among Sex Offenders."  Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Megan MacDougall, Psychology
"Emotional Eating among Informal Caregivers: Relationship between Perceived Stress, Role Overload, and Self-Efficacy for Controlling Upsetting Thoughts." Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November 2013.

Timothy McCuddy, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Peer Influence and Social Networking Websites:  Applying Differential Association and Social Learning Theories to Online Interaction." Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Swati Nigudkar, Chemistry
"HPLC-Assisted Automated Oligosaccharide Synthesis" Oral presentation at the 17th European Carbohydrate Symposium, July 2013.

Oyomoare Osazuwa-Peters, Biology
"Species Composition and Wood Density Variation: Responses to Logging History in Kibale National Park, Uganda." Oral presentation at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America 2013, August 2013.

Jordan Pickering, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"The Importance of Being Mindful:  Applying High Reliability Theory to Police Organizations."  Research presentation at panel session at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Brittany Preston,  Psychology
"Improvement of Objective and Subjective Attention with CPT and Hypnosis."  Poster presentation at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies annual meeting, November 2013.

Heritiana Ranarivelo, Biology
"Variation of Morphological Characters within the Vismiaea (Hypericaceae), Emphasis on the Afro-Malagasy genus Psorospermum." Poster presentation at the Botany 2013 conference, July 2013.

CheyOnna Sewell, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"The Gendered Reality of Interpersonal Victimization among Criminally Embedded Women." Abstract accepted at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Alan Shamow, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Protestantism and Homicide:  A Cross-National Examination of Religion's Role in Institutional-Anomie Theory." Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology, November 2013.

Thanaporn Sundaravej, Information Systems
"Synchronous and Asynchronous Collaboration Technology Use in Teamwork."  Presentation at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2013, August 2013.

Shana Terrill-Usery, Chemistry
"Alzheimer's Disease: Neuroinflammation and Immune Mechanisms I."  Presentation at the Society for Neuroscience conference, November 2013.

Saundra Trujillo, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"Street Code and Victimization Risk Across Communities." Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Melissa Turkel, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"The Effect of Social Anxiety on Academic Anxiety." Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies conference, November 2013.

Allison Warren, Psychology
"Predicting Gay Affirmative Practice from the Theory of Planned Behavior."  Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, November 2013.

Amanda Wells, Creative Writing
"Stages of Life on the Banks of the Mississippi."  Paper presentation at the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Annual Conference, November 2013.

Michelle Phillips Whitacre, Teaching and Learning
"Reading and Writing Science:  An Examination of Literacy Practices."  Paper presentation at the Literary Research Association conference, December 2013.

Stephanie Wiley, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"The Negative Effects of Police Contact:  Do Perceptions of the Police Condition the Labeling Process?" Oral presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Joshua Williams, Criminology and Criminal Justice
"State Spending and the Incarceration Boom."  Poster presentation at the American Society of Criminology conference, November 2013.

Aihua Yan, Information Systems and Dr. Vicki Sauter
"Risk Management of Systems Development in Distributed Environment". Presentation at the 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 2013.

Jagodige Prithika Yasomane, Chemistry
"Hydrogen Bond-Mediated Aglycone Delivery".  Oral presentation at the 17th European Carbohydrate Symposium, July 2013.

Jinshun Zhong, Biology and Dr. Elizabeth A. Kellogg
"The Duplication, Expression and Co-Optoin of CYC and RAD in Shaping Floral Zygomorphy."  Presentation at the Evolution 2013 conference, June 2013.