2008 Issue

Preface

Preface to The Eagle Feather 2008

Editor-in-Chief: Gloria C. Cox, Honors College & Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Editor: Susan Brown Eve,  Honors College & Department of Applied Gerontology and Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Scholars Day Keynote Address 2008

Sleep in College Students

Daniel Taylor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Scholar Articles

International Policies and Politics

The Evolution of Japan’s Foreign Policy

Winner – Undergraduate Expository Writing Award, 2007-08
Faculty Senate Writing Awards Committee

Kristyn Admire, International Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

The First World War: American Ideals and Wilsonian Idealism in Foreign Policy

Karis R. Durant, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Randolph “Mike” Campbell, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

For-profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How Are the Poor Affected?

Brian R. Weinberg, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences; Department of Finance, College of Business Administration; Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Gloria Cox, Department of Political Science College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College;

Michael McPherson, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences

Discussion of the Validity of a Guest Worker Program in the United States

Melissa MacNeil, International Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
David Hartman, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Mosquito Hall: Ethnic Labels and Social Injustices Within the Public School System

Daniel Moses, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Faculty Mentor:
Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Market Evolution: Marketing to the Mexican American Female

Bethany Evins-Ketron Department of English and Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Susan Brown Eve, Department of Applied Gerontology and Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College

Health and Healthcare

Association of Osteoporosis and Metabolic Syndrome in Older African American, Mexican American, and Non-Hispanic Caucasian Women: A Comparison

Peace Nwegbo, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Charles A. Guarnaccia, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Caring for Indigent Infants in Denton County in Relation to Dallas and Tarrant Counties in Texas

Scott Grant, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Susan Brown Eve, Department of Applied Gerontology and Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College;

Gloria Cox, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Smoking, Secondhand Smoke, and Quitting: A Cessation Program

Brandi Settegast, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Susan Brown Eve, Department of Applied Gerontology and Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College

The Geography of Cerebrovascular Disease in Texas

Chris Feltus, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph R. Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Gastric Cancers in Texas: Are Nitrates the Problem?

Steve Mlinarich, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph R. Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Lignite Deposits and Kidney and Renal Pelvic Cancers in Texas 1980–1998

Harvey Guthrey, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph R. Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Science and Art

The Look of Sound: Acoustic Cancellation in Architecture

Cameron McCord, Department of Engineering Technology, College of Engineering & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Samuel Matteson, Department of Physics, College of Arts and Sciences

Math Anxiety in Fundamentals of Algebra Students

Sara Draznin, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Neal Brand, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences

Thomas Kinkade’s Landscape of Commodity: A Critical Analysis on the Status of the Artist

Varya Ignatchenko, Department of Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Dr. Jennifer Way, Department of Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Proceedings of the Department of Anthropology’s National Science Foundation Summer Research Methods Program at the University of North Texas

Preface to the Proceedings of the Department of Anthropology’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Summer Research Methods Program in Anthropology at the University of North Texas

Guest Editors:
Shimaa Y. Dessouky and L. Danyel Rios, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The “Real” New Orleans: Perceptions of Katrina Survivors

Vadal A. Bolds, Department of Anthropology, Emory University

Faculty Mentor:
Nicole Dash, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Self-Identity Among African American Women

Andrina J. Jackson, Department of Anthropology and Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Faculty Mentor:
Beverly Davenport, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Writing Transformations: Mediating the Effects of High-Stakes Testing Through the National Writing Project

Sharaya Llanes, Department of English, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Faculty Mentor:
Leslie Patterson, Department of Teacher Education and Reading, College of Education, University of North Texas

Cubans in Texas and My Anthropological Journey

Jason Vega, Department of English, Florida State University

Faculty Mentor:
Doug Henry, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Puerto Rican Feminist Discourse: Culture through Narratives

Magaly Velazquez, Department of Anthropology, State University of New York at Purchase

Faculty Mentor:
Sandra Spencer, Women’s Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Assessing Knowledge on the Benefits Found in the Moringa Tree Among Cultures of India, Pacific Islands, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Caribbean

Joy Straley, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences & Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, University of North Texas

Faculty Mentor:
Paul Hudak, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Indian Immigrants’ Experiences with Health Care

Aleina LaBrake, Department of Anthropology, Hartwick College

Faculty Mentor:
Doug Henry, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

The Production of Cultural Boundaries: The Influence of Participatory Journalism on the Immigration Debate in Texas

Alexander T. Williams, Department of Anthropology and Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Faculty Mentor:
Gabe Ignatow, Department of Sociology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas