Webster University Faculty Research Symposium
Office of the Provost, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, and Webster University Library present the inaugural Faculty Research Symposium

Thursday, December 8, 2016
2:00pm to 6:30pm
East Academic Building, 545 Garden Ave., Rms. 102, 253, and 262

Join us for a stimulating look at the research being conducted by Webster University faculty related to the Office of the Provost and Office of Academic Affairs Faculty Research Grants.


2 - 2:30 pm Room 102 Welcome and preview of the day Julian Schuster, Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Laura Rein, Dean of University Libraries
Emily Scharf, Faculty Research Symposium committee chair
2:30 - 3 pm Room 253 Profiles that Work: A Cross-Sectional Investigation of Who Pursues and Commits to Careers in STEM Eric Goedereis, Associate Professor and Co-Director of Gerontology, Department of Psychology. College of Arts and Sciences
2:30 - 3pm Room 262 Anton van den Wyngaerde’s City Views as Habsburg Courtly Propaganda Ryan Gregg, Assistant Professor, Department of Art, Design, and Art History. Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts
3 - 3:30pm Room 253 Chemistry of the Organic Solid State From Photoreactions to Thermal Expansion Ryan Groeneman, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. College of Arts and Sciences
3 - 3:30pm Room 262 Conspiracy Theory, Conspiracy Panic and Global Hegemony Dan Hellinger, Professor, History, Politics & International Relations. College of Arts and Sciences
3:30 - 4pm Room 253 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as an Invisible Disability: A Comparison of American and Dutch College Students Heather Mitchell, Department Chairperson, Department of Psychology. College of Arts and Sciences
3:30 - 4pm Room 262 'I began my Travels where I Purpose to End them': Going Full Circle with Defoe's Tour and Eighteenth-Century Maps Sheila Hwang, Associate Professor, English Department. College of Arts and Sciences
4 - 4:30pm Room 253 When Research Overlaps with Consulting DJ Kaiser, Associate Professor, Department of Language, Literacy, and Leadership. School of Education
4 - 4:30pm Room 262 An Interactive, Digital, Tactile, Collaborative Learning Experience for Young Visitors to the Missouri Botanical Garden Julia Griffey, Associate Professor, Program Coordinator - Interactive Digital Media, School of Communications

4:30 - 6:30pm, Room 102
On-going roundtables with light refreshments

  • The Theatrical Life of Supreme Court Justices
    By Gad Guterman, Assistant Professor, Conservatory of Theatre Arts. Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts
  • The Use of Computers to Study the Interactions Between Molecules in Liquids
    By Herman Krueger, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences. College of Arts & Sciences
  • Animation Entrepreneurship
    By Chris Sagovac, Associate Professor, Electronic and Photographic Media Department. School of Communications
  • Institutional Review Board
    Committee members Brenda Boyce and Tim Ryan
  • Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
    New support for faculty with an interest in research grants. Carolyn Corley, Linda Dahlgren and Kelly Young

For more information, please contact Emily Scharf at (314) 246-7818 or ilsd@webster.edu



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