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EMERGING SCHOLARS: A CELEBRATION OF G R A D UAT E R E S E A R C H

Friday, April 20, 2018 Loyola/Notre Dame Library


Emerging Scholars: A Celebration of Graduate Research April 20, 2018

Welcome to the ninth annual Emerging Scholars: A Celebration of Graduate Research, honoring the scholarly work of Loyola’s graduate student community.

Schedule of Events

Welcome Cheryl Moore-Thomas, Ph.D. Interim Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Diversity Presentation of Medals for Excellence of Performance Amanda Thomas, Ph.D. Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs The Reverend Brian F. Linnane, S.J., Ph.D. President

The Reverend John E. Wise, S.J., Medal Distinguished Achievement in Education Loyola University Maryland Award for Applied Research in Liberal Studies Dr. Barry K. Estadt Medal Excellence in Pastoral Counseling

Graduate Medals for Achievement Excellence in Psychology Dr. Bernard A. Saltysiak Medal Clinical Excellence in Speech-Language Pathology

The Loyola University Maryland Award for Research in Theology


Time and Location of Events

Oral Presentations, Theology: Instruction Lab A ~ 4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony: Ridley Auditorium ~ 6 p.m. Reception: Ferguson Gallery ~ 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Graduate Research Poster Session: Ferguson Gallery ~ 6:30 p.m.


Graduate Student Award Recipients

The Reverend John E. Wise, S.J., Medal Distinguished Achievement in Education

The Reverend John E. Wise Medal is given each year by the faculty of Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education to one graduating student “who has demonstrated excellence in scholarship and outstanding service to Loyola University Maryland and the community as exemplified by Rev. John E. Wise, S.J.” Fr. Wise, truly the father of today’s vast graduate education programs at Loyola, was first of all a reflective and prayerful priest committed to social responsibility and justice, a scholar who wrote two textbooks and provocative journal articles, a talented and caring teacher, and a dedicated community servant.

The Reverend John E. Wise, S.J., Medal recipient: Mariam Tamar Mutafian

The Loyola University Maryland Award for Applied Research in Liberal Studies The Loyola University Maryland Award for Applied Research in Liberal Studies may be given annually to a graduating student based on GPA (minimum 3.75) and demonstrated application of the Graduate Program in Liberal Studies’ core values and educational aims in professional and/or community work.

The Loyola University Maryland Award for Applied Research in Liberal Studies recipient: Katalin Szoboszlay Navarro


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: Barbara Pasco Laymon

Graduate Medal for Achievement Excellence in Psychology The purpose of the award is to honor outstanding achievement by a Psychology student eligible to receive the award in one’s commencement year. Each award may recognize 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.

Doctoral Medal for Excellence in Psychology recipient: Jacob Charles Showalter Schmitz


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: Kayla Sunshine Pavlock

The Loyola University Maryland Award for Research in Theology The award for Loyola University Maryland’s Master of Theological Studies is given annually to a graduating student based on GPA (minimum 3.75), service to the department and the university, and scholarly contribution to their field.

The Loyola University Maryland Award for Research in Theology recipient: Sherie A. Gayle


Student Presenter Name(s) Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Meghan Axman Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D. Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Cara Jacobson, Ph.D. Psychology Michael Brooks Theology Megan Cannavina Heather Z. Lyons, Ph.D. Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Penny Hauser-Cram, Ph.D. Psychology Katherine Dunn Jagriti (Jackie) Bhattarai, Ph.D. Abbey J. Hughes, Ph.D. Psychology Amberlynn Fenner Sarah Brown Janet Preis, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Maddison Franklin Mary Jo Coiro, Ph.D. Psychology Kai Lin Fu Carolyn M. Barry, Ph.D. Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Heather Z. Lyons, Ph.D. Psychology Sherie Gayle Theology Beth S. Granet Frank Golom, Ph.D. Psychology

Presenters

Research Title

Examination of Moderators of Excessive Reassurance-Seeking and Relationship Satisfaction in Romantic Relationships Institutional Oppression of the Dispossessed (Oral Presentation) Relationship Quality and Caregiving Expectations for Siblings of Individuals with Developmental Disorders Insomnia and Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: A Subgroup Meta-analysis Comparing the PSQI, ISI, and MOS The Effect of Progressive Muscle Relaxation Therapy on Speech of Patient with Motor Speech Disorder Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms as Moderators of the Effects of Cognitive Training on Executive Functioning Parental Psychological Control, Biculturalism, and Social Anxiety in East Asian American Emerging Adults A Chorus of Women in Inter-Personal Theology (Oral Presentation) The Impact of Medication Compliance and Cognitive Ability on Decisional Capacity Assessments of Patients with Psychotic Disorders


Student Presenter Name(s) Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department William Guri Kathy D. Richardson Marie Tylsova Diane D. Walsh I. Tucker Brown, Ph.D. Kari A. O’Grady, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Jessica Haas, Ph.D. Jesse D. Fox, Ph.D. Kari A. O’Grady, Ph.D. Susan Branco, Ph.D. Cirecie West-Olatunji, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Lauren Howe Elizabeth Knaub Alicia K. Barger Speech-Language Pathology Yen Le Jill L. Snodgrass, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Calla Loadman Keeley Pearlstein Janet Preis, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Rohaan Mehta Rachel L. Grover, Ph.D. Psychology Jacob Moore Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D. Psychology Jimmy Pinto Sally Gallena, Ph.D. Speech-Language Pathology Amanda Pinzon Laura L. Alpaugh Teacher Education Duburne Reid Theology

Research Title What’s Going to Happen to the Tree? The Impact of the Closing of the Pastoral Counseling Department

Racism Trauma and Hope Narratives in the 2015 Baltimore City Uprising

Effective Conversation Carry-Over in Articulation Treatment: A Narrative Approach The Lived Experience of Religiosity and Stress Among Middle-Aged Vietnamese American Catholic Immigrants Use of a Compression Vest and its Effect on Reducing Sensory Seeking Behavior Routine Outcome Monitoring in Psychotherapy Masculinity and emotional intimacy: How social networks can affect emotional intimacy in romantic relationships Speech-Language Pathologists’ Perceptions of Student Clinicians’ Voice Increasing Female Class Participation in a Fifth Grade Math Classroom Love’s Demands, the Perspective of Black Theologians (Oral Presentation)


Student Presenter Name(s) Co-authors / Faculty Advisor Department Theresa Robertson Gina Magyar-Russell, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Hilary Rushton Carolyn M. Barry, Ph.D. Adanna Johnson-Evans, Ph.D. Beth A. Kotchick, Ph.D. Psychology Alyssa Sanders Janet Preis, Ed.D. Speech-Language Pathology Mary Sedrak Beth A. Kotchick, Ph.D. Frank Golom, Ph.D. Heather Z. Lyons, Ph.D. Psychology Chun-Shin Taylor Kari A. O’Grady, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling Marion E. Toscano Ralph L. Piedmont, Ph.D. Kari A. O’Grady, Ph.D. Jesse D. Fox. Ph.D. Michael M. Kocet, Ph.D. Pastoral Counseling

Research Title The Impact of Compassion-Focused Therapy on Psycho-Spiritual Measures for Men on the Maryland Sex Offender Registry Evaluation of an Art Program’s Promotion of Resilience on Economically-Vulnerable Adolescents Should Parents Put Down Their Cell Phones? The impact of mobile devices on linguistic input to preverbal infants Investigating Parenting Perspectives and Experiences of African Americans Living in Low-Income, Urban Centers Learned Lessons: Resilience Process of Asian Women Married to White Men following the Relational Trauma of Infidelity Risks to Self-Acceptance in the LGBTQ Community


Be sure to visit the Emerging Scholars website this summer: www.loyola.edu/emergingscholars

View the posters from today’s presentation online, and view photos from the event. We hope to see you next year!

Emerging Scholars: A Celebration of Graduate Research is sponsored by Academic Affairs, and by Graduate Student Services. Special thanks to the Loyola/Notre Dame Library, and the Emerging Scholars Committee for its support of this event: Kristen Fisher Robert Helfenbein, Ph.D. Ralph Piedmont, Ph.D. Martin Sherman, Ph.D. Kathleen Siren, Ph.D. Cheryl Moore-Thomas, Ph.D. and Mark Lee, Chairs


EMERGING SCHOLARS: A CELEBRATION OF G R A D UAT E R E S E A R C H

Friday, April 20, 2018 Loyola/Notre Dame Library

2018 Emerging Scholars Celebration of Graduate Research Program  

Program for ninth annual Emerging Scholars Celebration of Graduate Research 2018, Loyola University Maryland

2018 Emerging Scholars Celebration of Graduate Research Program  

Program for ninth annual Emerging Scholars Celebration of Graduate Research 2018, Loyola University Maryland

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