The presentations archived in this Digital Commons@Georgia Southern collection are produced by the faculty of the College of Behavioral and Social Science.


Submissions from 2020

Concept Creep of Collective Narcissism, N. Holtzman, W. Chopik, B. Donellan, Ty W. Boyer, and S. Konrath

Navigating the Uncertainty in South China Sea Disputes, Nalanda Roy

Living at the Intersection of Family and Immigration Law, April M. Schueths and Danshanique Adkins

Submissions from 2019

School Shootings, An Anatomy, Laura E. Agnich

Effects of Socioeconomic Characteristics and Food Promotion Framing on Low Income Consumers’ Purchase of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods, Tannista Banerjee, Veena Chattaraman, Christin Seifert, and Gopikrishna Deshpande


48th Annual Frank Church Symposium: The Best and the Worst of Us: Confronting Injustices in the World, Srobana Bhattacharya

Pro-Government Militias and Insurgency: The Maoist Conflict in India, Srobana Bhattacharya

The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar: Genocide or Ethnic Cleansing, Srobana Bhattacharya

Spain: A Society in Transition, William Biebuyck


Ascending to Managerhood: An Examination of the Career Paths of Local Government Executives, Candice Pippin Bodkin and Casey J. Fleming


Examining The On And Offline Correlates Of Willingness To Commit Politically Motivated Cyberattacks, Adam Bossler

Testing Infants’ Action-Perception with an Observational A-Not-B Search Task, Ty W. Boyer and B. I. Bertenthal

Everyday Anti-Racism: Images, Institutions and You, Alicia Brunson, Dina Walker-Devose PhD, and Christopher Cartright

Municipal Fiscal Condition Research, P. Cary Christian

Weathering the Great Recession: Evidence from Small to Medium Cities Across 18 States, P. Cary Christian

Behavioral and Mental Health Services among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Gavin T. Colquitt, Oluwaseun Oguntomole, John Peden, Ashley D. Walker, and Stephanie Bailey

We are not bad: Nonprofit communications after a scandal, Chandra Commuri, Patsy B. Kraeger, and Viola Fuentes

Special Nominees: United States Attorneys and Federal Judicial Selection, Brett W. Curry and Banks Miller

Six Ways to Teach Creativity in Honors, Leslie A. Donovan, Steven Engel, Philip Frana, Assunta Kent, Marilyn Plotkins, and Lynn Sondag

Keynote Address, Duke Talent Identification Program, Steven Engel

Keynote Address, Phi Eta Sigma Induction Ceremony, Steven Engel


"Shacking Up" and Settling Down: Cohabitation in Middle and Late Adulthood, Nadia Flanigan and Jennifer Zorotovich


Citizen Judgement of Misbehaving in City Hall: Experimental Evidence of the Role of Demographic Factors and Behavioral Intentions, Casey J. Fleming and Candice Pippin Bodkin

Public Judgment of Corruption in City Hall: Experimental Evidence of the Roles of Demographic Factors and Congruence, Casey J. Fleming and Candice Pippin Bodkin

Informações e Tecnologias de Comunicação Nova e o Acesso aos Medicamentos, Matthew Flynn

Criticizing and Legitimizing Patent Monopolies: The Struggle over Hepatitis C Medicines in Brazil's Digital Universe, Matthew Flynn and Eric O. Silva


Understanding Inclusion in Child Care and Youth Programs, Katy Gregg, Kevin Golembiewski, Catherine W. O'Neal, and Mallory Lucier-Greer

Overview of human trafficking in the U.S. and Georgia, Jonathan A. Grubb

Overview of human trafficking in the U.S. and Georgia, Jonathan A. Grubb


Student Victimization Risk at Urban and Rural Institutions, Jonathan A. Grubb, Grayson Noggle, and Laura E. Agnich

Personality Predictors of the Decision to Actually Get Tested for HIV, Nicholas S. Holtzman, J. Steirn, and S. Smallwood

Spontaneous and Directed Attention to Number and Proportion, M. A. Hurst, Ty W. Boyer, and S. Cordes

Public and Private Views: Men's Conformity to Traditional Masculine Norms, C. E. Johnson and Nicholas S. Holtzman

Beyond Repression: State-Society Relations in the Persecution of LGBTIQ Persons in Uganda, Zachary Karazsia

Alternative Methodologies – Imaginary Politics, Tahseen Kazi

Biopolitics of Precarity: Slavery, Capitalism and the Transmutation of Life, Tahseen Kazi


Building Cross-Cultural Relationships, Tahseen Kazi

Precarity and the Problem of Sovereignty, Tahseen Kazi


On the Reg: Understanding the Nature of Governmental Growth in Context, Joshua B. Kennedy

Philanthropic Responsiveness: An Informed Governance Model for Decision-making, Patsy B. Kraeger

The Philanthropy Caucus of the United States Congress: A Story of Hope and Cooperation, Patsy B. Kraeger, Chandra Commuri, and Colin Karnes

Board Governance: From Fiduciary Duties to High Impact, Patsy B. Kraeger and Colin Karnes

Board Governance: From Fiduciary Duties to High Impact, Patsy B. Kraeger and Colin Karnes

Knowledge, Application, and Articulation of Child Development Theory: Who's Accountable?, Jerri J. Kropp, Keliesha Jones, and Kelley Cowan


Hospital Playrooms: A Collaborative Child Life Playroom Design Project Incorporating the VIPAR and Biophilic Design, Jerri J. Kropp, Beth McGee, and Seema Patel


CrossFit as a Pathway to the Future Self: Using Hope and Strength to Guide Girls' Self-Determination, Nancy L. Malcom, Christina Gipson, Amy S. Rundio, Sarah Olin, and Tamerah Hunt

Unifying Yet Dividing: Exploring the Pussy Hat’s Meanings Among Women’s March Participants, Addie Martindale, Nancy L. Malcom, V. Ann Paulins, Julie L. Hillery, and Alexandra Howell

Explaining Legislative Support for Transgender Bathroom Bills, Kimberly Martin


What “counts” as SoTL? It depends on how you count!, Trent W. Maurer


Biophilic Interior Design: the Creation and Testing of an Interior Design Specific Language, Beth McGee

Child Life Class Presentation, Beth McGee


The Future of Biophilic Design Education: a Concrete Language for Interior Design Students, Beth McGee and Nam-Kyu Park

Fundamentals of Leadership for Emergency Service Managers, John Peden and C. Walton

Missiles or Money? The Gendered Consequences of Foreign Policy Decisions on the Rise in Human Trafficking,, Kate Perry


Generating Social Entrepreneurship: A Survey of Accelerators and Business Incubators, Rhonda Phillips and Patsy B. Kraeger

Genre Crossing in Inglourious Basterds (2019): Tarantino’s Transatlantic Intervention in German Public Memory, Robert Pirro

Keynote Address: “The Politics of Tragedy: Encountering Hannah Arendt’s Thought and Reflecting on its Meeting.”, Robert Pirro

Better Lef Unsaid: The Connection Between Members of Congress, Presidents, and Political Ambiguity, Grace Pittman and Joshua B. Kennedy


Looking Inward: Enhancing Resilience Through the Integration of Mindfulness-based, Trauma-informed Stress Reduction and Self-care Strategies in Human Services Courses, Amanda J. Rich and Nikki DiGregorio


Trauma-informed Care in Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services, Amanda J. Rich, Nikki DiGregorio, and Carla G. Strassle

ASEAN’s Ocean Governance in Asia, Nalanda Roy


China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Security and Economic Consequences, Nalanda Roy

Doing Social Research - A Global Context, Nalanda Roy

Fearless: The Story of Nirbhaya, Nalanda Roy

The Lifestyle of Bengali Diaspora in the United States, Nalanda Roy


Understanding the Security and Economic Implications of the CPEC Project, Nalanda Roy

Brexit and the Future of EU Enlargement Policy, Jamie Scalera

The American Dream Down South, April M. Schueths, Ted Brimeyer, Megan Phillips, Jamekia Collins, Raisa Gallegos, Nayjha Harris, Michelle Hester, and Summer Stewart


Nature for All: Nature Based Design and Social Justice, Angelita Scott

Individual Differences in Decision-Making, C. Shipp and Ty W. Boyer


How the Academy Looks at Marx is All Wrong; How to Change It, Daniel Skidmore-Hess

Executive Branch Socialization and Deference in Asylum Cases on the U.S Courts of Appeal, Maureen Stobb

Finding Justice: Women’s Rights Advocacy and the Courts, Maureen Stobb

Perceptions of the Global Judicial Dialogue: Citation to Foreign Law and Lower Court Compliance, Maureen Stobb

Power of the Pen or the Gavel? Determining Asylum Standards on the Courts of Appeals, Maureen Stobb

The extent of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning published in Human Development and Family Studies Journals since 2009, A. Swenson, J. Reinke, Nikki DiGregorio, and Trent W. Maurer

Justiciability: Examining Separation of Powers and Institutional Motivations for Dodging Disputes, Henry Christian Tecklenburg IV

Empowering Recreational Therapists, Brent Wolfe

Empowering Recreational Therapists, Brent Wolfe

It’s Time to Get Involved and Make a Difference, Brent Wolfe

Servant Leadership and the Recreational Therapist: Exploring Connections, Brent Wolfe

Aging in Place, Jennifer Zorotovich

Submissions from 2018

How are Law Enforcement and Victims’ Services Related to the Prevalence of Internal Trafficking across Nations?, Adom Abatkun and Laura E. Agnich

Critic, Authors Meet Critics: Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology (2nd ed.), Laura E. Agnich

#MeToo: Implications of a National Movement, Laura E. Agnich

Roundtable: Strategies for Success: Navigating the Criminology Classroom/Department as a Young Woman, Laura E. Agnich

Student Activism and the Principles of Community, Laura E. Agnich

Accelerating Diversity In Design Leadership, Gracie Andraos, Nina Briggs, Sarah Barnard, Kelsey Kees, Bridget Schmitt, Angelita Scott, and Brooke Williams

Piloting STAIR Delivered via Telehealth for Rural Women Veterans Who Have Experienced Sexual Assault: Implications for Reducing Health Disparities, K. J. Azevedo-Mendoza, Brandon J. Weiss, K. Webb, J. Gimeno, and M. Cloitre

Infants’ Visual Experience with Others’ Actions Primes Their Motor Representations, B. I. Bertenthal and Ty W. Boyer

Socio-Political Identity Transformations: The Rohingya Refugee Crisis in South and Southeast Asia, Srobana Bhattacharya


Supporting Women’s Path the Academe: An Examination of Family-Friendly Policies in Public Affairs Doctoral Programs, Candice Pippin Bodkin

Does Mentoring Matter? Investigating the Role of Mentoring in Nonprofit Leadership Development, Candice Pippin Bodkin, K. Kuenzi, and A. Stewart


Examining the Impact of Deterrence on the Willingness to Commit Politically Motivated Cyber Attacks, Adam Bossler


Examining the Impact of Deterrence Perceptions on the Willingness to Commit Politically Motivated Cyber Attacks, Adam Bossler


Deterrence, Anonymity, and Techniques of Neutralization: Examining the Willingness to Commit Politically Motivated Cyber Attacks, Adam Bossler and Theron Webber


Promises of The American Dream and the Realities of Race: Black College Students Views of Social Mobility in the Age of Trump, Ted Brimeyer, Baker Rogers, Clare F. Walsh, and April M. Schueths

Revisiting Effectiveness and Legitimacy: Social Demands, Regime Flexicurity, and Dynamic Representation in the Post-Modern World, Christopher M. Brown

Somos Martianos: Cuba Libre or Mentirita and the Legacy of José Martí on Divergent Concepts of Cubanidad, Christopher M. Brown


"I Don't See Color" vs. "I Don't Care": Why Race and Ethnicity Courses Are a Necessity, Alicia Brunson