Faculty (+ a few students') research to take center stage

Faculty (+ a few students') research to take center stage

Like so many other events during the pandemic, the Faculty Research Symposium will look different this year, moving to a virtual format over four days. The 26th annual celebration of faculty creativity and scholarship will take place via Zoom on Feb. 1-4, beginning at 3:00 or 3:30 p.m. each day.

This year, a total of 15 faculty members will present recent and ongoing research. Some of the presentations will also feature students. The ultimate goal of the symposium is to give students a sense of what a professional presentation looks like and to demonstrate techniques they can apply to their own presentations. And, of course, the symposium also serves as a forum for faculty members to share their research and scholarly interests with the campus community.

Here is a list of this year's presenters, their titles and the schedule for the presentations:

February 1

  • 3:00 pm: Dr. Sarah Lazzari with students Shawn McWeeney, Alexa Hawk, Kendall Wright and Brooke Franz -- “Conducting Research with Students & Initial Results: Exploring the Resiliency of Those Who Have Experienced Incarceration”
  • 4:00 pm: Dr. Carol Dusdieker -- “Embracing Inclusivity: Transgender Voices in the Applied Lesson Studio”
  • 4:30 pm: Dr. Carol Dusdieker and Dr. Doug McConnell -- The Teasdale Songs (2019-21)

February 2

  • 3:30 pm: Dr. Barry Devine -- “The John Quinn Project”
  • 4:00 pm: Dr. Helena Theixos -- “Moral Injury, How Perpetrators Suffer from Their Actions”
  • 4:30 pm: Dr. Emily Isaacson -- “The Family that Insults Together Stays Together?: Insults and Early Modern Social Hierarchy”
  • 5:00 pm: Stephen Svoboda with student Gavin Buurma -- “The Great(est)”

February 3

  • 3:30 pm: Dr. Doug Kane, Dr. Nathan F. Manning and Dr. Laura T. Johnson -- “When It Snows It Pours (or What I Did During My Summer Pandemic)”
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  • 4:00 pm: Jim Hill -- “The Nature of Strategic Agility and IT Capabilities: Toward Conceptual Clarity and Improved Operationalization”
  • 4:30 pm: Nathan Cutietta -- “Interpreting Soft-News Narratives as Fake: Does Reference to a Politician Activate Suspicion?”

February 4

  • 3:30 pm: Dr. Dohee Kim-Appel, Dr. Dawn Henry and Dr. Sarah Lazzari -- “‘Post 2020 Classroom’ Roundtable Presentation at Heidelberg University Faculty Symposium 2021”
  • 4:00 pm: Dr. Meagan McBride with Quinn Sparks, MAC ‘20 and student Savannah Long -- “Qualitative Exploration of Students in Gender and Sexual Minorities Experiences at Small Liberal Arts Universities”
  • 4:30 pm: Dr. Aaron N. Sell with students Daniel Szncyer and Matt Meyers -- “The Evolutionary Origins of the Implicit Rules of Combat”

This year’s symposium is available through Canvas. There is a separate Zoom link for each day of the Symposium. Sessions will be recorded and made available in this Canvas Course following the event.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Josh Bowman at jbowman2@heidelberg.edu 



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