This semester was intense. The Intro to Counseling and Child/Adolescent Psychopathology classes seemed to go well, the internship students generally had good experiences, Dr. Joe McFall and I got some research mostly done, and lots of little mini-dramas of the academic variety happened.
The greatest thing, however, was the White Picket Fence project. Well, the project is great, but the students. A completely great team of undergrads worked really hard on some excellent stuff
- Exploring, through interviews, LGBTQ+ individuals’ perceptions of “fundamental unknowability” in potential romantic partners
- Anonymous surveys with experimental manipulations to see the effects of belief in performative bisexuality on judgments of (and possibly tendencies toward) sexual aggression
- Knowledge of, and attitudes about community resources available for LGBTQ+ victims of intimate partner violence
The projects were presented in three separate venues: The Society for Cross-Cultural Research conference in New Orleans, the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference, and Fredonia’s own Student Creativity and Research Exposition. They gave great presentations! Note: That’s much easier when the research is great in the first place, which it was.
Eventually I’ll get around to uploading the presentations…