Student Research

 

Student Research 2014-2015

 Honors Theses/Senior Theses

  • Kayla Bolland - The Differences in Self-Esteem, Family Functioning, Parenting Styles, and Conscientiousness between Hmong and Caucasian Individuals
  • Daniel Flesher - The Interplay of Temporal Discounting and Happiness
  • Daniel Green - Truth in Sight: The Effect of Physical Cues on Emotion
  • Heather Grosso - Evaluation of a Mindfulness Intervention for College Students
  • Amanda Munsterteiger - Hardiness: The Key to a Well-Adjusted College Experience
  • Addison Novak - Examining the Factors that Influence an Individual's Perception of Sexual Orientation Microaggressions
  • Katelynn Strelow - Physical Therapy Adherence: Communication Strategies and Role Modeling as Building Blocks
  • Molly Sullivan - Who Will Make the Cut? Gender Bias and Contrast Effects in Hiring Behavior
  • Katelyn Thoresen - Relational Self-Construal Moderates Relationship between Relational Success and Self-Esteem

*Digital copies of student work can be found here.

 

Scholarship and Creativity Day Presentations

Oral Presentations

  • Kayla  Bolland - The Differences in Self-Esteem, Family Functioning, Parenting Styles, and Conscientiousness between Hmong and Caucasian Individuals
  • Daniel Flesher - The Interplay of Temporal Discounting and Happiness
  • Daniel Green - Truth in Sight: The Effect of Physical Cues on Emotion
  • Heather Grosso - Evaluation of a Mindfulness Intervention for College Students
  • Amanda Munsterteiger - Hardiness: The Key to a Well-Adjusted College Experience
  • Addison Novak - Examining the Factors that Influence an Individual's Perception of Sexual Orientation Microaggressions
  • Katelyn Thoresen - Relational Self-Construal Moderates Relationship between Relational Success and Self-Esteem

Poster Presentations

  • Caitlin Boran, Natalia Gall, Emily Boettcher, & Racheal Yates (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - KRP Parent Resource Book 
  • Samantha VanErp, Aaron Longtin, & Eric Zuniga (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - WACOSA Service Learning Project
  • Timothy Immelman, Cullen McAnally, & Dino Saracco (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Lutheran Social Services Service Learning Project
  • Lisa Smith, Catherine Walesch, & Ben Purman (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Girl Scouts Service Learning Project
  • Lauren Alexander, Gaby Varela, & Katie Cristan (advisor Dr. Steve Stelzner) - Service Learning Project: A Night on Bourbon Street
  • Katelynn Strelow (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Physical Therapy Adherence: Communicaton Strategies and Role Modeling as Building Blocks 
  • Nicole Argudin & Andrew Harmon (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Effects of Interruptions on Primary Task Performance 
  • Aubree Mickelson, Briana Plantenberg, & Abbi Reineccius (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Face-Name Memory for Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Faces
  • Thomas Gardner & Alexandra Renze (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - Attitudes towards Atheists vs. Non-believers: Does the Label Matter? 
  • Joi Saddler, Kanisha Howard, & Jessica Davison (advisor Dr. Bob Kachelski) - The Effects of Music Tempo on Behavior and Emotions 
  • McKenzie Neu, Joe Trenzeluk, Alexandra Latanision, Jack Schweich, & Emily Lueck (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - Sit Down and Shut Up!--The Political Personality of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
  • Atarah Pinder, Yilian Li, Anna Wagner, Theresa Hickman, Yee Her, & Sarah Blaida (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of 2016 Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz
  • Demetre Koukouves, Emily Berthiaume, Matt Plessel, & Joseph Wonderlich (SJU '10) (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of Prospective 2016 Presidential Candidate Mike Huckabee
  • Katherine Stelzner, Anh Doan, Natalie Gannon, & Katie Miller (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of 2016 Presidential Candidate Rand Paul
  • Demetre Koukouves, April Donovan, Natalie Lambert, & Shuhan Li (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of Prospective 2016 Presidential Candidate Rick Perry
  • Zachary Bigaouette, Tyree Kidd, & Sarah Catcher (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of 2016 Presidential Candidate Marco Rubio: Preliminary Findings
  • Victoria Beach, Paul Kress, Colin Fisher, Megan Lutz, & Angel Aguilera (advisor Dr. Aubrey Immelman) - The Personality Profile of Prospective 2016 Presidential Candidate Scott Walker: Preliminary Findings

 

Conference Presentations

  • Green, Daniel (2015, May). Truth in Sight: The Effect of Physical Cues on Emotion. Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Grosso, Heather (2015, May). Evaluation of a Mindfulness Intervention for College Students. Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

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