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Eleanor E. Kemp Memorial Research Fund
Current & Past Student Research Awards
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Year Recipients Undergraduate - Graduate Research Titles & Topics                            
Kemp Award Recipients & Projects for Fall 2018 -: Spring 2019 Presentations & Web Highlights
2019-2020 Jazmine Burnett   "Refining HPV and Cervical Cancer Disparities Among African American Women: 
         The Prevalence of Cell  Abnormality Results"
2019-2020 Kamille Harris    "Gendered Racial Microaggressions and Well-Being Among Black Female Graduate Students: 
          The Roles of Social Connectedness and the Advisory Working alliance"
2019-2020 Hanna Hatfield 
Salena Diaz 
  Hayley Grossman 
 Kelsey Frank  
Autumn Buckler 
Kameron Body
     "Attachment and Resilience as a Moderator for Psychological Functioning
                                   Poly-Victimization in College Women"
2019-2020  Celie McKinley    "Examining Gender Differences in Benevolent and Hostile Ageism"  
2018-2019 Amanda Chappell   "Exploring Age Differences and Gender in Responses to Disrespect Among Young and Older Adults"  
2018-2019 Salena Diaz   "Effects of Diverse Films on Minority Women"  
2018-2019 Samantha Doncaster   "Predicting Gun Owners Perceived Risk of Crime: The Role of Gender"  
2018-2019 Hanna Hatfield   "Female College Student Resilience Project"  
2018-2019 Alex Latham   "Assessing Attitudes of Veterans Administration Providers toward Transgender and Gender
  Nonconforming Individuals"
2018-2019 Takoria White   "Self-esteem, Mindfulness, Perceived Racial Discrimination, Impostor Syndrome, and Psychological
  Well-Being among Ethnic Minority Women"
2017-2018 Alyson Faires  "Gender differences in psychological distress and trauma symptoms in college students"
2017-2018 Katherine Korthase  "The Role of Communication Technology Intensification on Employee Well-Being: Does Age Matter?"
2017-2018 Rebecca Wiegmann 
  Ashley Sprinkle
 Jennifer Madonia 
 Crishauna   Rolack
  "Resilience Among Women in Their First Semester of College:  A Structural Equation Modeled Validation"
                          Faculty Sponsor: Jeffery E. Aspelmeier
Kemp Award Recipients & Projects for 2016 -: Spring 2017 Presentations & Web Highlights
2016-2017 Karina Bevins
Rebecca Wiegmann
Cassandra Homick
Lara Barbir
Julianna Williams
Mary Katherine Easter
Celine Fadi
Anja Whittington
"Resilience Among Women in Their First Semester of College: A Validation Study"
                       Faculty Sponsors: Jeffery E. Aspelmeier and Ann N. Elliott
2016-2017 Jordan Joyner  "Extraversion and Resilience as Protective Factors for PTSD Symptom Severity in the Military"
2015-2016 Sara Abercrombie   "Predicting workplace incivility: The role of stereotyped beliefs and personal characteristics"
2015-2016  Alissa Goldstein       "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Processes of Change for Caregivers"
2015-2016 Priya Lall      "Investigating Justifications of Unethical Decisions in the Workforce"
2015-2016  Anastasia Formica       "Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Rats: Gender and Strain Differences"
2015-2016 Kathryn Rehberg "The Good, Bad, and Indifferent: Do Habits Have Trait-Like Qualities? "
Previous Kemp Award Recipients & Projects: 2015 - 1995
2014-2015 Savannah LeBarre  "The contribution of religious support: Post-traumatic growth in rural breast cancer survivors"
2014-2014 Stirling Barfield  "Free to play: Resilient kids—part of a symposium on “Risk and Resilience: Overcoming the odds of
        community violence
2014-2014 Jennifer Glass  "Rural Lesbians’ Perceptions of the Impact of Coming Out Within Family  Relationships: A Qualitative
2014-2014 Jaclyn Mullins   "Posttraumatic Growth among Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors: The Role of Giving and   Receiving
       Social Support"
2014-2014 Matthew Ostrander   "Sex differences in anxiety’s effect on cannabinoid-treated rats’ spatial learning"
2013 No recipients      No Eleanor E. Kemp Memorial Research Awards Given in 2013
2012-2012 Alynnn Gordon  "The Role Played by Ambivalent Sexism in the Motherhood Penalty and Hiring Discrimination"
2012-2012 Sarah Kerper   "Out-of-class communication in higher education: Identifying predictors of faculty helping behavior"
2012-2012 Alysia Hoover-Thompson   "Women who self-objectify and objectify other women: The role of self-compassion"
2012-2012 Paige Cordial  "Effect of Mountaintop Removal on the Mental Health of Central Appalachians"
2010-2011 Joshua Bradley  "Understanding Social Advocacy through the Views of Mental Health Practitioners"
2010-2011 Alynn Gordon  "Gendered Career-Family Attitudes Among Current-Generation University Students"
2009-2010 Kayla Huntley    "Themes of Femininity and Power in the Portrayal of Women Leaders"
2008-2009 No recipients    No Eleanor E. Kemp Memorial Research Awards Given in 2008-2009
2007-2008 Erin Carroll  "The Role of Mood on Reports of University Citizen and   Deviance Behaviors"
2007-2008 Chelsea Newton  "Exploring Who Does and Does Not Sign Virginity Pledges Among Homosexual Adolescents"
2006-2007 Cora Taylor  "The effects of social anxiety disorder in the classroom"
2006-2007 Kimberly Childers  "The effects of level of collaboration on everyday decision-making task performance among romantic college partners"
2005-2006 Nicole Reed
 "Teacher Experience and Gender Bias in the Identfication of ADHD"
  Jennifer Davis  "Transitional Supportive Housing for Domestic Violence Survivors"
2004-2005 Christina Parker
Kimberly Culpepper
 "The Relationship Between Gender, Dominance, and Self-Esteem"
2004-2005 Morgann McGinty  "Transitional Supportive Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence"
2002-2003 Jacki Quinlan  "Perceptions of Gender Differences in Parental Ability"
2001-2002 No awards   No Awards Presented for this Academic Year
2000-2001 Jessie Zahorian  "Gender Differences in Perception of Commitment and Sexual Intent"
2000-2001 Shaun Richardson
& Sarah Grindstaff
 "Attributed Problem-Solving Skills of Professionals with Gender-Typical and Gender-Atypical Occupations"
2000-2001 Carly Erin Saunders  "Academic Self-views: Gender Differences in Current and Possible Selves"
1999-2000 Michelle Rice  "Female College Students and Perceived Relationship Problems in Powerful Roles"
1998-1999 Jill Cook  "Gender, Focus on Physical Appearance, and Feelings About Powerful Roles"
1997-1998 Maria Zanardo  "The Impact of Women in Advertisements on Sexual Attitudes"
1997-1998 Samantha Lively  "Location Strategies Used by Hippocampus Lesioned and Non-Hippocampus Lesioned Rats"
1996-1997 Vonita Brim  "Socio-cultural influences on self-reported perceptions and attitudes related to body image"
1996-1997 Jamie Lee Feguson  "The perception and treatment of mental illness in colonial America"
1995-1996 Magdalene E.       Drewnowski   "Does the Gender of a Leader in a High Adventure Recreational Activity Effect Assumptions about the Leader and the Activity"
1995-1996 Justin A. Lofurno   "The Effects of Shift Work and 'Morningness' on Hospital Employees"
Kemp Award History & Presentations
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