2009 Issue

Preface

Preface to The Eagle Feather 2009

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

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

Scholars Day Keynote Address 2009

Choosing Success

Wendy K. Wilkins, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, University of North Texas

Political Science

The Subjectivity of State Legitimacy

Ahmed Siddiqi, Department of Political Science and Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Richard Ruderman, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

"Nor Cruel and Unusual Punishments Inflicted": A Look at the Eighth Amendment and the Evolving Standards of Decency

Kory Redding, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Barbara E. Kirby, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Soft Power and International Public Opinion: U.S Presidents and the Treatment of Prisoners of War

Coleman Wagner, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Marijke Breuning, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Morality, Religion, and the Lure of the Ascetic in Halevi’s "The Kuzari"

Ian Alexander Moore, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures and Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, College of Arts and Sciences; College of Music; and Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Richard Ruderman, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Health

Insulin-Like Signaling and Tissue-Specific Requirements of Anoxia Survival in Caenorhabditis elegans

Mark Pavlyukovskyy, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences & Texas Academy of Math and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Padilla Pamela, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Effects of Trauma Intensity on Posttraumatic Growth: Depression, Social Support, Coping, and Gender

Jennifer M. Steward, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Adriel Boals, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Issues in Healthcare

The Geography of HIV in Harris County, Texas, 1999-2003

Arianna Jezari, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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

Tuberculosis and the Asian Population of Tarrant County, Texas

Jessica McCallister, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph R. Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences & Toulouse School of Graduate Studies

Evaluation of the eSensor® XT-8 System for Determining CYP2C9 and KORC1Genotypes to Aid in Correct Warfarin Dosing

Jason Kirk, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Kimberly Hocker and Arundhati Rao
Scott & White Memorial Hospital Molecular Pathology Laboratory Temple, TX

Health Care for Uninsured Children: Where We Are and Where We Are Going

Scott Grant, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences and Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Susan Brown Eve, Department of Sociology and Applied Gerontology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College
Gloria Cox, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Education

Electronic Undergraduate Research Journals

Ariel Reno, Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

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

An Analysis of Preparatory Measures for Mathematical Proof Courses

Tonya March, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
John Quintanilla, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences; Co-Director, Teach North Texas, College of Education

Special Section: Undergraduate Research Scholars in Art History

Undergraduate Scholar Articles in Art History: An Introduction

Guest Editors:
Jennifer Way, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design
Lisa N. Owen, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Guest Discussant:
Lauren Hirsch, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Style and Emulation in the Renaissance of New Spain

Lauren Hirsch, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Faculty Mentor:
Kelly Donahue-Wallace, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Reviewing American Quilts: A Record of Women’s Political Engagement

Sarah Sokolow, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

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

Man Ray’s Noire et blanche: Surrealism, Fashion, and Other(s)

Charisse Weston, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

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

Photography in Colonial and Postcolonial India as an Agent of Cultural Dominance

Megan Joyce, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design & Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Lisa Owen, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Special Section: Anthropology Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates

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, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Satoshi Yamaki, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

Looking For the Perfect Beat: Feedback Loops, Media Panopticism, and the Hip-Hop DJ

Darius Bittle-Dockery, Department of Anthropology, School of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University

Faculty Mentor:
Eileen Hayes, Division of Music History and Ethnomusicology, College of Music, University of North Texas

On the Line in the Motor City: Narratives of Latina Auto Worker Culture

Lisa A. Gonzalez, Department of Anthropology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, California State University Riverwood

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

Hurricane Katrina: Survivors’ Perceptions of a Social Disaster

Sarah Gregory, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service & Honors College, University of North Texas

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

Young Bolivians’ Perspectives on Globalism and How It Impacts Opinions on the New Nationalistic Bolivian Constitution

Gibrán Lule-Hurtado, Department of Political Science; School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences; University of Texas at Dallas

Faculty Mentor:
Gabe Ignatow, Department of Sociology and Applied Geronotology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Sustainable & Subsistence Providing Spaces Regulated by Public Characters: An Anthropological Study of South Dallas Street Vendors

Elisha Oliver, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

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

Contextualizing Effects of Public Spheres on Community Socialization

Jacqueline M. Portillo, Department of Earth and Environment, Franklin and Marshall College

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

Spanish and the Workplace: How Language Affects Community Formation

Ranata L. Reeder, Department of Communication, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, North Carolina State University

Faculty Mentor:
Shaun Treat, Visiting Professor, Department of Communication Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas
Doug Henry, Department of Anthropology, University of North Texas

Ready for Apocalypse: Survivalism and Stigma in Online Communities

Stephen Roberts, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

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