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The 2012 Republican Primaries
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author gives the audience an overview of the structure of the primaries, and provides a recap of past primaries. The author also speaks about the money, momentum, and media attention in the primaries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83792/
Acquisition of Sino-Japanese Characters by Non-Native Language Students: A Primary Language Approach
Poster for the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on how non-native, western speakers acquire languages involving Sino/Japanese characters. Specifically, it addresses how elements from instruction in the native language and culture may be modified to enhance mastery of the given language with regard to character use and literacy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86836/
"Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea": An Investigation into the Treatment of mens rea in the Quest to Hold Individuals Accountable for Genocide
This paper discusses a research investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for genocide. This paper focuses on doctrinal controversies and examines how genocide is and has been addressed by modern tribunals, with special emphasis on the subjective mens rea (mental element) required for genocide. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84320/
"Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea": An investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for Genocide
Presentation for the 2006 UNT Scholars Day discussing a research investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for genocide. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86879/
The Arbitrary Nature of Capital Punishment in Texas
Presentation for the 2008 UNT Scholars Day discussing research on the arbitrary nature of capital punishment in Texas. This presentation shows statistics on the distribution of death row sentences by county, gender, and race. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86885/
Attention Black College Women: "It Is Time To Think Twice Before You Make That Choice!"
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on African American women on college campuses. This research consists of studying African American women on college campuses and discerning what psychological components encourage them to have premarital sex. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86706/
Biocompatible Graphene-based Growth of Cancer Cells: A Work in Progress
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the biocompatible graphene-based growth of cancer cells. Graphene is made of a single layer of carbon atoms. Recently is has been used to successfully differentiate stem cells in neural cells. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86832/
Causes of Terrorism: A Socioeconomic Analysis - A Work in Progress
Poster presented at the 2008 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the causes of terrorism and an analysis of how socioeconomic conditions of the Middle East cause individuals to be recruited into terrorist organizations and participate in terrorist activities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86144/
The Changing American Family and its Consequences
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the changing American family and its consequences. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86700/
Chiral Porphyrins as Selective Pharmaceutical Receptors
Poster presented at the 2009 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on chiral porphyrins as selective pharmaceutical receptors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86709/
Could an environmental-themed dance promote audience awareness of climate change?
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on whether an environmental-themed dance could promote audience awareness of climate change and inspire viewers to live more eco-friendly lifestyles. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86712/
Death Row Days: Factors Affecting the Rate of Execution in the State of Texas
This paper discusses research on the factors, especially racial bias, affecting the rate of execution in the state of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84372/
Death Row Days: Factors Affecting the Rate of Execution in the State of Texas
This presentation discusses research on the factors affecting the rate of execution in the state of Texas. The author measures the amount of time an offender spends on Texas' death row to see if race continues to influence decision-makers after the verdict. The author considers the racial relationship between the offender and the victim, the nature of their relationship, why the offender's crime was eligible for the death penalty, and the victim's cause of death to determine what affects the rate of execution. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc93266/
Democratization and Social Conflict in Africa, 1990-2009
This poster was featured at the 2013 Perot Museum of Nature and Science's 'Social Science' exhibit. It discusses democratization and social conflict in Africa from 1990 to 2009. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172340/
Depression and Obesity: Does Depression Cause Obesity, or Obesity Cause Depression, or Both?
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the relationship between depression and obesity. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86690/
Discussing the validity of a guest worker program in the United States
This presentation discusses research on the validity of a guest worker program in the United States. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86888/
Do Collectivist Cultures Have Fewer Anxiety Problems Than Individualistic Cultures?
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on collectivist cultures and individualistic cultures. Authors look at what causes and prevents anxiety in various ethnic groups digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86838/
Do Foster Parents View The Foster System Negatively?
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on foster care parents and their views on the foster system. The researchers investigate whether foster parents that view the foster care system negatively treat foster children in their care negatively. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86736/
Do Open-Source Software Development Teams Have Enough Eyes?
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on open-source software and their development teams. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86758/
Does Honesty Pay Off in Politics?
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on whether or not the attitude of voters is consistent with their actions regarding a preference for honest politicians. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86728/
The Effects Of Cocaine On The Development Of Maggots And The Effect On Time Of Death
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the effects of cocaine on the development of maggots and the effect on time of death. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86724/
Electoral Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa 1990-2009
This video accompanies a poster and includes slides discussing electoral violence in Sub-Saharan Africa from 1990 to 2009. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc228306/
Exploring Concerns of Social Justice in the Education of Minority Language Students within Rural Communities
Poster presented at the 2011 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster explores research concerning social justice in the education of minority language students within rural communities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86765/
Film and Finances
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on films and finance. The purpose of the research is to find out how finances affect a film's outcome, both quantitatively and qualitatively, and whether a film's budget affects its quality, sales, or audiences, and how. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86841/
The First World War: American Ideals and Wilsonian Idealism in Foreign Policy
This presentation discusses research on the first World War. The author's research focuses on the influences that shaped President Wilson's idealism and how he expanded his ideals in persuading the American public to go to war. The author's research offers an explanation and an assessment of Wilson's idealism, including its expansion and significance in U.S. foreign policy since 1917. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86860/
The First World War: American Ideals and Wilsonian Idealism in Foreign Policy
This paper discusses research on foreign policy during the First World War. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86949/
For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected?
This paper discusses research on the microfinance industry, for-profit versus nonprofit models, and the efficacy of microfinance in alleviating poverty. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86952/
For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected?
This presentation discusses research on for-profit and nonprofit microfinance and how the poor are affected. Although there were several limitations such as time and funding, this research offers ideas of how each might overcome their inadequacies in the future to find a stronger balance between funding, satisfying the market demand for microfinance services, and effectively alleviating poverty. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86928/
The Future of Democracy in the Middle East
This University Scholars Day keynote speech addresses the issue of democratization in the Middle East. Professor Sahliyeh discusses major reasons for the lack of democratization to date. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96832/
The Game - When Will People Learn: Democracy Just Doesn't Work
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses the game of democracy. Research focuses on issues about which there is widespread agreement as to a solution, yet they cannot be resolved due to the democratic incentive system or polarization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86760/
God and War: How Religious Identity Influences Senatorial Decision Making On Foreign Policy Issues: A Work In Progress
This presentation discusses research on how religious identity influences Senatorial decision making on foreign policy issues. In this presentation, the authors look at studying religion and politics, the measurement of religiosity, religion in Congress and in foreign policy, and why religion matters in issues of war and peace. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86900/
Images of The American Indian in Hollywood Film and Impact Upon Identity
Poster presented at the 2012 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on images of The American Indian in Hollywood films. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86689/
Income Tax Complexity: A Work in Progress
Poster presented at the 2009 University Scholars Day at UNT. This poster discusses research on the complexity of income taxes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86140/
Is The Future Integration Of Nanotechnology Into Osteopathic Medicine Plausible?
In this poster, the author presents research on the conceptual and analytical aspects of the integration of nanotechnology into osteopathic medicine and its benefits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86725/
Legitimacy and Participation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Costa Rica, 2004-2008
This study analyzes in a longitudinal context the dimensional conceptualization of legitimacy set forth by Booth and Seligson in 'The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America,' in which they found that legitimacy was composed of six different dimensions: regime institutions, regime principles, local government, political actors, political community, and regime performance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84352/
The Lives and Policies of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and Their Views on Machiavelli
This poster discusses research on the lives and policies of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson and their views on Machiavelli. The author uses documented analysis to try to understand the mindset of Adams and Jefferson. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86834/
Media Coverage of Modern Environmentalism
This poster discusses research on the media coverage of modern environmentalism. The poster includes the background and research questions, methodology, and a research review on the authors' studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86721/
No Longer Collecting Dust: How ETD & Open Access Will Revolutionize the Academy
This is the presentation for the closing remarks at the Texas Electronic Theses and Dissertations (TxETD) Annual Conference. It discusses how ETDs and open access will revolutionize the academy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78274/
Palestinian Perspective on Peace with Israel
This presentation discusses research on Palestinian perspectives on peace with Israel. The century-long struggle between the Israelis and Palestinians has been transformed within the last 20 years. Although a trend toward peace and accommodation has emerged, another competing religious trend made compromise more difficult between the two communities. This presentation explores research into the Palestinian perspective on peace and conflict with Israel. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86932/
Palestinian Perspective on Peace with Israel
This paper discusses research on Palestinian perspectives on peace with Israel. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc84350/
Parent's Education and Children's Test Scores
This poster discusses research on correlations between parent's education and children's test scores. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86717/
Popular Resistance, Leadership Attitudes, and Turkish Accession to the European Union
This paper discusses research on popular resistance, leadership attitudes, and Turkish accession to the European Union (E.U.). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86167/
Popular Resistance, Leadership Attitudes, and Turkish Accession to the European Union
This presentation accompanies a paper discussing research on popular resistance, leadership attitudes, and Turkish accession to the European Union (EU). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc93232/
Racial and Ethnic Politics in the 2012 Presidential Primaries
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. In this presentation, the author discusses how members of different racial and ethnic backgrounds responded to the 2012 Republican primary candidates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83790/
Reform Vs. Repression as Counterinsurgency Strategies in El Salvador, 1979-1992
This poster was featured at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science's 'Social Science' exhibit. It discusses land reform and democracy as counterinsurgency. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172342/
El Salvador Death Squad Activity 1979-1991
This video accompanies a poster and includes slides discussing El Salvador death squad activity from 1979 to 1991. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc228270/
Socioeconomics and the Ethics of Organ Donation
This poster discusses research on socioeconomics and the ethics of organ donation. This research will delve into the possible correlation of socioeconomics and views of the ethical problem of organ sales. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86825/
The Subjectivity of State Legitimacy
Paper on the subjectivity of state legitimacy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86946/
The Subjectivity of State Legitimacy
Presentation on the subjectivity of state legitimacy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86916/
Suicide Across Time and Culture
This poster discusses research on suicide across time and culture. This research analyzes historical data to compare to the rate of suicide in recent times to observe a possible correlation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86708/
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