2016 Conference Schedule

The Forum, Ferguson Center
27 April 2016

9:30-9:45 a.m.
Kimberly Genareau, Department of Geological Sciences
The Effect of Volcanic Ash on the Electrical Properties of Infrastructure Materials

9:50-10:05 a.m.
Lisa LeCount, Department of Anthropology

“Archaeological Research at Actuncan’s E-Group”

10:10-10:25 a.m.
Steve Kosiba, Department of Anthropology

“Building the Inca Imperial Capital: Life and Labor in the Quarries of Cuzco (Peru)”

10:30-10:45 a.m.
Michael K. Steinberg, New College

“Jaguar Conservation in Southern Belize: Prospects and Challenges in a Mayan Cultural Ecological Landscape”

10:50-11:05 a.m.
Phillip Harris, Department of Biological Sciences

“Building Collaborative Ties with Vietnam”

11:10-11:25 a.m.
Jennifer G. Howeth, Department of Biological Sciences

“Does Invasion History Matter to the Success and Impact of Non-Native Species”

11:30-11:45 a.m.
John Yoder, Department of Biological Sciences

“Modeling Cancer Progression and Inhibition in Novel Genetic System”

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Lunch Break

1:15-1:30 p.m.
Daniel Riches, Department of History
“Pan-Protestantism After Westphalia”

1:35-1:50 p.m.
Arian Prohoska, Department of Criminal Justice

“Post-Traumatic Stress or Post Traumatic Growth”

1:55-2:10 p.m.
Sarah Praskievicz, Department of Geography

“Precipitation Intensity, Soil Characteristics, and Sediment Yield in the Cahaba River Watershed: An Exploratory Analysis”

2:15-2:30 p.m.
Albert Pionke, Department of English

“The Reading Mill”

2:35-2:50 p.m.
Rebecca Salzer, Department of Theatre and Dance
“Two Screendances: 3 Conversations and Right Here”

2:55-3:10 p.m.
Rita Snyder, Department of Theatre and Dance
“Eldorado/Dreamland: A Collaboration of Dance, Music, and Video/Film Inspired by Poems of Edgar Allen Poe”

3:15-3:30 p.m.
Asma Hatoum-Aslan, Department of Biological Sciences

“Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend: Enlisting Bacterial Viruses to Combat Drug-Resistant Staphylococci”

3:35-3:50 p.m.
Andre L. Souza, Department of Psychology
“The Cyber Mind: The Role of Cognition of People’s Evaluation of Technology”

3:55-4:10 p.m.
Natasha Dimova, Department of Geological Sciences

“Development of Novel Tracer Technique for Evaluating Drip rates in Caves Using Radon-222”

4:15-4:30 p.m.
Rezene Mahatsente, Department of Geological Sciences
“Effect of Force-arc Structure on Plate Coupling in the Central Andes: Insight from Gravity Data Modeling”