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Select Honors Student Publications and Presentations

This is not an exhaustive list of presentations and publications. What you see below reflects a small sample of the ways in which Honors students have shared their contributions to research, scholarship, and creative work in their disciplines. ‚Äč

For a more comprehensive list seeHonors List of Presentations and Publications


Publications in academic journals

Farney, Owen, (2022) (submitted) “Journeying Toward Liberation: Creating Civic Utopias through Restorative Literacies” in Language Arts Journal of Michigan.

Farney, Owen, (2022) (submitted) “Settling Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature” in Language, Composition, and Culture.

Finley, Emily, (2022) (submitted) “Meeting the Needs of Children in Pediatric Hospitals: An Analysis of Professional Roles: in The Journal of Child Life: Psychosocial Theory and Practice.

Elaswad, M., Pestrue, C. (as Munderloh, C.), Watkins, B., Sharp, K., Breton, E., & Schisa, J. (2022). Imaging-induced stress causes divergent phase transitions of RNA binding proteins in the C. elegans germ line. bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.17.464158

Elaswad, M., Watkins, B., Sharp, K., Pestrue, C (as Munderloh, C.), & Schisa, J. (2022). Large RNP granules in C. elegans oocytes have distinct phases of RNA binding proteins selectively regulated by the translational repressor PUF-5. bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.05.25.493450

Scott, Kennedy, (2022) (submitted) “COVID-19 Vaccine Perceptions and Political Affiliation” in SOPHE Health Promotion Journal.

Szamanski, Kayla, (2022) “Questioning Techniques in Reading Conferences: Eliciting and Interpreting Student Thinking as a Core Practice” in the Michigan Reading Journal.

Valentine, Brenden, (2022) (submitted) “The Effect of a Tablet and Smart Pencil Method on Recognition Task Performance Compared to Current Networking Tools” 

Batten, Natalie, (2021) “Marketing the Sacrifice: A Roiled Audience. Overwhelms the Gates” in The Journal of Social Media in Society. 

Harless, Sydney, (2021) “Entrepreneurship Factors Among Developed Countries And Emerging Regions” in The South East European Journal of Economics and Business.

Watkins, B., Elaswad, M., Pestrue, C., Sharp, K., Breton, E. & Schisa, J. (2021). Distinct phases within large RNP granules of C. elegans oocytes are associated with differential stress responses of RNA binding proteins. bioRxiv. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.17.464158

Valentine, B., (2021). On the Notion of Space in Psychology: An Analysis of the Subjectivity of Perception and its Study. In D. Bouyahya (ed), The Notion of Space Within Diverse Fields of Cognizance (pp. 54-73). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 

Conference presentations

Androl, J., & Priest, C. (2022, May 5 – 7). The Umbrella of Optimism: Protecting Children from Depression [Paper Presentation]. Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, Grand Rapids, MI, United States. 

Androl, J. (2022, May 5 – 7). The Benefits of Play in Early Childhood. [Poster Presentation]. Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, Grand Rapids, MI, United States.

Briggins, A. (2022, April 21 – 23). The impact of COVID-19 related stressors on the mental health of adolescents. [Poster Presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.

Brown, J. (2022, April 7 – 9). An Investigation into the Efficiency and Potential Realized Value of International Declarations: A Company X Study [Paper Presentation]. Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Cleveland, OH, United States.

Coutcher, M. (2022, April 7 – 9). The Influence of Parenting Style on Help-Seeking Behaviors and Mental Health in Adolescence [Poster Presentation]. Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Cleveland, OH, United States.

Duke, S. (2022, April 21 – 26). Rurality and Resources: Exploring the Influences of High School and Individual Characteristics on Postsecondary Participation [Paper Presentation]. American Educational Association Conference, San Diego, CA, United States.

Finley, E. (2022, May 5 – 7). Meeting the Needs of Children in Pediatric Hospitals: An Analysis of Professional Roles [Poster Presentation]. Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, Grand Rapids, MI, United States.

Finley, E. (2022, January 16 – 19). Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, United States.

Finley, E. (2022, March 2 – 4). Michigan Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Virtual. 

Finley, E. (2022, April 29). Michigan Division for Early Childhood Conference, Virtual.

Griffith, B. (2022, March 23 – 25). Uncover students thinking by empowering them: Sales management case study creation project [Paper Presentation]. National Convention for Sales Management, Minneapolis, MN, United States.  

Griffith, B. (2022, March 23 – 26). Pi Sigma Epsilon National Convention, Minneapolis, MN, United States.  

Holdwick, B. (2022, March 20 – 24). Synthesis and evaluation of degradation-resistant trehalose analogues for biomedical and biotechnological applications [Paper Presentation]. American Chemical Society Spring National Conference, San Diego, CA, United States. 

Jones, C. (2022, March 31 – April 2). East Central Writing Centers Association Conference, East Lansing, MI, United States. 

Jones, C. (2022, March 24 – 26). Michigan Speech and Hearing Association (MSHA) Annual Conference, East Lansing, MI, United States.

Pugh, A. (2022, May 12 – 13). Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Spring Conference, Grand Rapids, MI, United States.

Ruane, D. (2022, June 20 – 23). American Ecological Engineering Society Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. 

Sobrilsky, L. (2022, May 26 – 29). Children’s Testimony Strays Off Topic More Often in Face-to-Face Than in Tele-Forensic Interviews [Poster Presentation]. Association for Psychological Sciences Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.

Tembruell, C. (2022, March 24 – 26). Finding Oneself Through Stories: Using Guided Autobiography to Explore Life with Dysarthria Post Stroke [Poster Presentation]. Michigan Speech and Hearing Association (MSHA) Annual Conference, East Lansing, MI, United States.

Valentine, B. (2022, April 21 – 23). The Effect of a Tablet and Smart Pencil Method on Recognition Task Performance Compared to Current Notetaking Tools [Paper Presentation]. Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.

Valentine, B. (2022, May 26 – 29). Tablet and Smart Pencil Notetaking Method Is Comparable to Handwritten and Typed Methods [Poster Presentation]. Association for Psychological Sciences Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.

Weir, C. (2022, April 7 – 9). An Investigation into the Efficiency and Potential Realized Value of International Declarations: A Company X Study [Paper Presentation]. Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Cleveland, OH, United States.