EMERGING SCHOLARS: A CELEBRATION of G ra d uate R e s earc h
Friday, April 25 路 5 p.m. Ferguson Gallery 路 Loyola/Notre Dame Library
Emerging Scholars: A Celebration of Graduate Research: April 25, 2014
Welcome to the fifth annual Emerging Scholars: A Celebration of Graduate Research, honoring the scholarly work of Loyolaâ€™s graduate student community.
Schedule of Events
Welcome Amanda Thomas, Ph.D. Associate Vice President for Graduate Studies Presentation of Medals for Excellence of Performance Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D. Vice President for Academic Affairs The Reverend Brian F. Linnane, S.J., Ph.D. President Dr. Barry K. Estadt Medal Excellence in Pastoral Counseling The Graduate Medal for Achievement Excellence in Psychology Dr. Bernard A. Saltysiak Medal Clinical Excellence in Speech-Language Pathology Awards Ceremony: Ridley Auditorium ~ 5 p.m. Reception: Ferguson Gallery ~ 5:30 p.m. â€“ 7 p.m. Graduate Research Poster Session: Ferguson Gallery ~ 5:30 p.m. Oral Presentations, Theology: Level One Seminar Room ~ 6 p.m.
Graduate Student Award Recipients Dr. Barry K. Estadt Medal Excellence in Pastoral Counseling Barry Estadt, Ph.D., is the visionary who founded Loyola’s pastoral counseling department in 1975. The award honors his student-centered focus by recognizing a graduate student in pastoral counseling who demonstrates excellent achievement in academic, clinical, and research areas while exhibiting a pastoral presence.
Dr. Barry K. Estadt Medal recipient: Linda Ellard Mouzon, Ph.D.
The Graduate Medal for Achievement Excellence in Psychology This award recognizes achievement excellence in one or more areas relevant to the study and practice of psychology, including clinical or counseling practice, research and scholarship, and professional or community service. The purpose of the award is to honor outstanding achievement by a graduating student in one of the department’s graduate degree programs. Students enrolled in the master’s program in clinical psychology, master’s program in counseling psychology, and doctoral program in clinical psychology are eligible to receive the award in their commencement year.
The Graduate Medal for Achievement Excellence in Psychology recipient: Mark Earl Pierson
Graduate Student Award Recipients
Dr. Bernard A. Saltysiak Medal Clinical Excellence in Speech-Language Pathology
Upon her retirement, the late Elaine Saltysiak, a beloved former faculty member of the speech-language pathology/audiology department, created both a scholarship and an award medal to be bestowed in honor of her husband, Bernard A. Saltysiak, O.D. The award medal is given each year to a graduate student in speech-language pathology who demonstrates exceptional clinical skills across both years of practica.
Dr. Bernard A. Saltysiak Medal recipient: Kate Elizabeth Beres
Author Name Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Lisa Alden Sally Gallena, Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology Tim Babylon Louis Hinkel Liberal Studies Lauren Battaglia Dumont Jeffrey Barnett, Psy.D., ABPP Psychology Rachel Beck Marie R. Kerins, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Dinesh John Braganza L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Jason Brown Louis Hinkel Liberal Studies Kezia Coleman Jason Prenoveau, Ph.D. Matthew W. Kirkhart, Ph.D. Jason Parcover, Ph.D. Psychology Latisha Curtis Golda Ginsburg, Ph.D. Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Jason Prenoveau, Ph.D. Beth A. Kotchick, Ph.D. Psychology Ashley Davis Sally Gallena, Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology Christina deGraft-Johnson Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D. Kent Norman, Ph.D. Psychology
The Impact of Innovative Social Skills Therapy on Developing Relational Skills in Young Adults with Down Syndrome Redefining Fear Boundaries in Academia: An Examination of Educator-Student Relationship Policy The Effects of Sensory Integration on Attention in Children with Autism Core Transformation: A QuasiExperimental Longitudinal Study Confessional Life Narrative: Past, Present, and Future The Efficacy of an Online Gatekeeper Training Program for Suicide Prevention in College Students Examining the Relation Between Anxious Parental Behaviors and Child Anxiety
The Influence of Targeted Right Ear Auditory Training on Verbal Output In Down Syndrome Individuals Friendship context as the moderator of the relation between time spent playing massively multiplayer online roleplaying games (MMORPGs) and social anxiety
Author Name Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Kathleen Del Duca Casey McCusker Marie R. Kerins, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Rebecca Derry Robert W. Simmons III, Ed.D. Teacher Education Glenda Dickonson L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Amanda Dillehay L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Alicia Dodds Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Psychology Jessica England Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D. Martin F. Sherman, Ph.D. Sharon Green-Hennessy, Ph.D. Psychology Alex Fessler Jason Prenoveau, Ph.D. Psychology Justin Hagerman Stephen E. Fowl, Ph.D. Theology Amy Harmon Marie R. Kerins, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Benjamin Horgan R. Trent Pomplun, Ph.D. Theology Brenda Ibutu Kari A. O'Grady, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling
Research Title Effects of Total Communication on Verbal Output in Children with Down Syndrome Peer Feedback and Its Effects on Students’ Self-Efficacy and Attitudes in Writing The Influence of Manner of Death, Religious Practices, and Spiritual Beliefs on Bereavement Counselor Perceptions of Sexual Offenders: Changeability and Dangerousness Ethnicity and Ethnic Identity in the Relation Between Parenting Behaviors and Anxiety in a Diverse College Student Sample The Relation between Positive SelfExpansion, Negative Self-Expansion, and Relationship Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of Attachment Anxiety Disgust’s Effect on True and False Memories in High and Low Trait Anxious College Students “Love as a Virtue in 1 Corinthians” (Oral Presentation) The Use of Semi-Occluded Vocal Tract Exercises in Transgendered Voice Therapy The Pipe and Christ: A Missionary Encounter of the Lakota Sioux (Oral Presentation) Counseling transsexual women: Understanding interventions and implications from a spiritual/religious perspective
Author Name Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Ryan Jollie Christopher I. Higginson, Ph.D. Karen A. Sigvardt, Ph.D. Psychology Kristyn Kamke Marianna E. Carlucci, Ph.D. Psychology Carl Kinkel Louis Hinkel Liberal Studies Dina Kulenovic Charles T. LoPresto, Ph.D. Psychology Lindsay Kutschman Marie R. Kerins, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Joy McCrady Jill L. Snodgrass, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Devlyn McCreight L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Courtney McManus Afra A. Hersi, Ph.D. Teacher Education Christopher Metzger Martin F. Sherman, Ph.D. Ralph L. Piedmont, Ph.D. Matthew W. Kirkhart, Ph.D. Psychology Joanne Miller Jill L. Snodgrass, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Alyssa Nemeth Kathleen Siren, Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology Christopher Noullet Kathryn L. Farley, Psy.D Christopher I. Higginson, Ph.D. Psychology
Research Title The Relation Between Premorbid Occupation Level and Overall Cognitive Function in Parkinson's Disease When Gender Doesnâ€™t Match the Crime: Jury Bias in Cases of Insanity The Decline in American Influence in the Middle East Impact of Acculturation on Mental Health Stigma in Bosnian Immigrants and Refugees Melodic Intonation Therapy: A Treatment for Childhood Apraxia of Speech in Children with Down Syndrome Pastoral Counselors As Veteran Advocates: PTSD, DSM-5, and the Ecological Model Religious Coping as a Moderator of Burnout in Counselors-in-Training A snapshot of student engagement in a Catholic all-girl school Psychometric Properties of the Experiential Permeability Inventory Short Form Counselor and Theological Identity Formation and the Ethic of Inclusion for Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients Does /s/ Articulation Therapy Match a Child's Natural Production? The Ecological Validity of Measures of Visual Attention in Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Author Name Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Mark Pierson Jason Prenoveau, Ph.D. Psychology Dayna Pizzigoni L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D. Kari A. O'Grady, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Amanda Poli Sally Gallena, Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology Lawrence Rakhmanov Alison A. Papadakis, Ph.D. Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D. Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Psychology Jonathan Richmond Randall P. Donaldson, Ph.D. Liberal Studies Malika Rogers Louis Hinkel Liberal Studies Cathy Rosensteel Jill L. Snodgrass, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling David Russell R. Trent Pomplun, Ph.D. Frederick Bauerschmidt, Ph.D. Theology Joseph T. Sass Dinesh John Briganza Glenda Dickonson Amanda Dillehay Devlyn McCreight Dayna Pizzigoni Kari A. O'Grady, Ph.D. Joseph Stewart-Sicking, Ed.D. Pastoral Counseling
Research Title Psychometric Properties of the GAD-QIV in Postpartum Mothers The Effect of God Image and Spirituality on Body Esteem The Impact of Online Support in Management of Vocal Cord Dysfunction Symptoms Relations among Rumination, Distraction and Adolescent Depression: A Coping Ratio Analysis Defining Film Noir -- The Dark Side of Human Nature The 1965 AFL All-Star Game Boycott Staying Centered and Spiritually Steeped: Preparing to Resonate with God and Directee Cloud upon Cloud over a Deep Sea: 盧､ayy ibn Yaq蘯篤］ and Natural Law (Oral Presentation) The Psychosocial Spiritual Experience of U.S. Helpers in Haiti following the 2010 Earthquake
Author Name Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Joseph T. Sass L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D. Ralph L. Piedmont, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Matthew Shannon Dr. Carolyn Barry. Ph.D. Psychology Tracy Singer Mary Jo Coiro, Ph.D. Psychology Sedrick Smith Afra A. Hersi, Ph.D. Teacher Education Carol K. Stewart Nicole Snyder Kari Oâ€™Grady William Flythe Glenda Dickonson Amanda Dillehay Kari A. O'Grady, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Ashley Szczesny Marie R. Kerins, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Christina Thai Heather Z. Lyons, Ph.D. Psychology Jessica Thornbury Afra A. Hersi, Ph.D. Teacher Education Elizabeth Watson Paige Morrison Marie R. Kerins, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology
Research Title Examining the Relationship between Spirituality, Personality, and Emotion: A Mediation Model through Music Preference Social Support and Student Engagement: How Effective Mentoring Benefits the Mentor Evaluation of a Psychoeducational Program for Children of Divorced Parents: Kids Connex A New Talented Tenth? Factors influencing African American males in Advanced Academic Courses A Posttraumatic Investigation of the 2010 Haiti Cosmology Episode: A Three Year Qualitative Follow-up
Using Personalized Alarm Tones to Improve Quality of Life among People with TBI Microaggressions and Self-Esteem in Asian Americans: The Moderating Role of Racial Socialization Dramatic Play and Vocabulary Development The Effect of Training Speech-Language Pathologists in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy to treat Individuals with Psychogenic Voice Disorders
Be sure to visit the Emerging Scholars website in May: www.loyola.edu/emergingscholars
View the posters from todayâ€™s presentation online, and listen to comments from some of the presenters about their research. We hope to see you next year!
Emerging Scholars: A Celebration of Graduate Research is sponsored by the office of graduate studies and Graduate Student Services. Special thanks to the Loyola/Notre Dame Library, and the Emerging Scholars Committee for its support of this event: Randall Donaldson, Ph.D. Steve Fowl, Ph.D. Gina Magyar-Russell, Ph.D. Jason Prenoveau, Ph.D. Peter Rennert-Ariev, Ph.D. Kathleen Siren, Ph.D. Martin Sherman, Ph.D. Amanda Thomas, Ph.D. and Mark Lee, Chairs