2011 Issue

Preface

Preface to The Eagle Feather 2011

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, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Scholars Day Keynote Address 2011

Unintended Consequences and Results

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. V. Lane Rawlins, President, University of North Texas

Studio Art

Technology and Our Emotional Selves

Peter Rand, Department of Studio, College of Visual Arts and Design

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

Special Section: Undergraduate Research Scholars in Art History

Introduction to the Special Section on Art History

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

The Other Mary: The Absence of Mary Magdalene in the Santa Maria Trastevere

Briana Camp, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design; Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Denise Baxter, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

The Eighteenth Century Worker: Goya’s Tapestry Cartoons and the Influence of the Enlightenment

Shana Thompson, Caitlin Hopkins, and Erin England, 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

Francisco de Goya and the Mirror’s Reflection

Andrea Blanco, 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

Enlightening Industry: Goya, Allegory and Women at Work

Kathrine DePetris, 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

A King’s Decapitation

Cheryl Palyu, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design; Honors College

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

Goya’s Fantastic Vision of Madness

Paige Prater, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Faculty Mentor:
Mickey Abel, Department of Art Education and Art History, College of Visual Arts and Design

Goya’s Los Caprichos: An Enlightened Bestiary

Julie Thompson, 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

Special Section: Undergraduate Research Scholars in Geography

Introduction to the Special Section on Geography

Guest Editor:
Joseph Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; Toulouse Graduate School

The Epidemiology of HIV Among Adults 25-49 Years of Age in Texas, 1999-2010

Jonathan Rodriguez, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; Toulouse Graduate School

Breast Cancer in Texas Counties

Djenabou Barry, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; Toulouse Graduate School

Pediatric and Maternal HIV in Texas Border Counties and Urban Area

Jessie Ho, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; Toulouse Graduate School

HIV/AIDS Morbidity in Youths and Teens, Ages 13-24, in Texas Counties

Meagan Hatton, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Joseph Oppong, Department of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; Toulouse Graduate School

Social Sciences

Toward an Understanding of Contemporary Professional Culture

Michael Giulietti, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service; McNair Scholar

Faculty Mentor:
Ann Jordan, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Truth in Context: Nietzsche’s Affirmation of Tragic Morality

Luke Heister, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies and Department of English, College of Arts and Sciences; McNair Scholar; Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Martin Yaffe, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Re-creating Mankind: The Philosophy and Actualization of the “New Soviet Man”

Jon Savage, Department of English and Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences; Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Olga Velikanova, Department of History, College of Arts and Sciences

Popular Resistance, Leadership Attitudes, and Turkish Accession to the European Union

Tahirah Dean, Department of English, College of Arts and Science

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

Black’s Meaning: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Martin Heidegger’s Theory of Language

Lateesha Guyden, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, College of Arts and Sciences; McNair Scholar

Faculty Mentors:
Patricia Glazebrook, Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies, College of Arts and Sciences;
Beverly Davenport, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Democratization in the Middle East and North Africa: Challenges, Explanations and Suggestions for the Future

Krysten Young, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences; Honors College

Faculty Mentor:
Emile Sahliyeh, International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

The Pursuit of Answers: An Investigation of Twenty-First Century Theatre

Bradley Fox, Department of Dance and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences; Honors College

Faculty Mentors:
Andrew Harris, Department of Dance and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences;
Timothy Wilson, Department of Dance and Theatre, College of Arts and Sciences

Natural and Physical Sciences

Autonomous Robot Localization Using WiFi Fingerprinting

Alexander Wright and Terrence Bunkley, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering

Faculty Mentor:
Kamesh Namuduri, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering

Acetylcholine-Containing Neuroepithelial Cells in Fish Gill Support the Cholinergic Hypothesis of O2 Chemoreception

Clinton Wanner, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Mentor:
Mark L. Burleson, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Special Section: National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Anthropology

Preface to the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Anthropology

Guest Editors:
Megan Gorby, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service;
Beverley Davenport, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Environmental Values of Texas Farmers and Ranchers Engaged in Agritourism

Mēgan Albaugh Bonham, Department of Sociology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Indiana University South Bend

Faculty Mentor:
Lisa Kennon, Department of Hospitality Management, University of North Texas

Migration and Healing in a Latino/a Context

Martha Nuño Diaz, Department of Anthropology, College of Social Sciences, Women’s Studies Program, Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, California State University, Fresno

Faulty Mentors:
Mariela Nuñez-Janes, Department of Anthropology, 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

The Sounds of Identity: A Case Study on Mexican American College Students in Texas

Khalia Nicole Grady, Department of Linguistics, Swarthmore College

Faculty Mentors:
George Yancey, Department of Sociology,  College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas;
Beverly Davenport, Department of Anthropology, College of Public Affairs and Community Service, University of North Texas

The Sabbath: How Orthodox Jews Create Sacred Space

Carlos Hernandez, Department of Anthropology, University of North Texas

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

YouTube Commentary: Social Interaction in Online Publics

Candice Lanius, Department of Anthropology, Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, The George Washington University

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

Special Section: National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Political Science

Preface to the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Political Science

Guest Editors:
John Ishiyama, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences;
J. Michael Greig, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences

Drugs and Peace Duration

Mark Adams, International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Faculty Mentor:
T. David Mason, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

The Effects of Tangible and Intangible Salience on Conflict

Emily Barrett, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Faculty Mentor:
Paul Hensel, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Partition, Power Sharing, and the Legitimacy of Post-Conflict Arrangements

Conner Alford, Department of Political Science and Legal Studies, East Central University

Faculty Mentor:
J. Michael Greig, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Inca Sí, Indio También: Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Conflict in Latin America

Odilia R. Coffta, Department of Political Science, The College at Brockport

Faculty Mentor:
John Ishiyama, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

International Mediation as a Rhetorical Situation: Connecting Context, Actors, and Strategy for Mediation Success

Lindsay Harroff, Departments of Political Science and Communication Studies, Furman University

Faculty Mentors:
Marijke Breuning, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas;
J. Michael Greig, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Judicial Independence and Human Rights in Africa

Leticia Longmiles, Department of Political Science, Prairie View A&M University

Faculty Mentors:
James Meernik, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas;
Angela D. Nichols, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Explaining Peace Duration through Foreign Aid and Civil War Outcome

Melissa Martinez, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, St. Mary’s University

Faculty Mentor:
John Ishiyama, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Education and Civil Unrest

Amber Smith, Division of Social Work, Behavioral & Political Science, Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences, Prairie View A&M University

Faculty Mentor:
John T. Ishiyama, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Food Price Shocks and Political Unrest

Bobby Joe Trail, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts, East Central University

Faculty Mentor:
Idean Salehyan, Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas

Perception, Loss, and Rivalry Termination

Craig Carpenter, Department of Political Science, St Mary’s College of Maryland

Faculty Mentor:
J. Michael Greig, Department of Political Science, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas