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Three Minute Thesis

November 29, 2017

The second annual LSUS Three Minute Thesis competition was held on Wednesday, November 22. Graduate students were challenged to present their thesis research in only three minutes and using one slide. Nine contestants from three disciplines presented overviews of their thesis research, profiling the diverse and fascinating work being done by our students.

The program was originated at the University of Queensland and hosted on campus by the School of Graduate Studies and the Office of Sponsored Research. Special thanks to the LSUS Alumni Association for providing prizes for the contestants and to the judges, Allen Garcie and Dr. Matyas Buzgo.

Winner: Daniel Gordy, Program: Master of Liberal Arts, Advisor: Dr. Elisabeth Liebert “Pop Culture Pedagogy Integration in the Liberal Arts”

Runner up: Bryce A. Pelfrey, Program: Master of Science in Biological Sciences, Advisor: Dr. Cran Lucas, "Fluorescent Quenching of Chicken Serum Albumin: An investigation of bird coloration."

People’s Choice: Tonya Evans, Program: Doctor of Education in Leadership Studies, Advisor: Dr. Iris Johnson, “Novice Teachers' Perception of Principals as Servant Leaders and the Impact on Their Job Satisfaction and Intent to Stay in Current School”

Three Minute Thesis contestants: Kacey L. Rodgers, Daniel Gordy, Tonya Evans, Kendra Cherie Gray, David Williams II, Lindsa S. Ferrington, Eilzabeth Cockerham, Bryce Pelfrey, and Robert Darrow (not pictured)