Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Dr. Payne and Justice major Ezekiel Kaufman participate in 8th annual Undergraduate Research & Discovery Symposium on Friday, April 13

Justice major and Honors College student, Ezekiel Kaufman, will present, "The Challenges of Voir Dire [Jury Selection] in Rural Court Trials," on Friday at 9:15–9:30 a.m. in Commons 107.  He also recently made this presentation at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences conference in New York City.  Prof. Deb Periman, J.D., and Dr. Brad Myrstol, Justice faculty, are his faculty mentors.

Dr. Troy Payne, Justice faculty, will chair a session on the social sciences at the symposium on Friday, April  13 from 12:45 - 2:00 p.m.  Dr. Payne is a member of the UAA Task Force for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.

This event is sponsored by the UAA Honors College and includes undergraduates from all disciplines. The event will conclude with an award ceremony.  This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Laurence Smith, Professor and Vice Chair of Geography and Professor of Earth and Space Sciences at UCLA; the lecture will be in Arts 150 at 7:00 p.m.

Click here for a complete schedule of this event.  All research presentations by students are in the Gorsuch Commons, Rooms 106 and 107.