The 26th Annual Student Conference

Monday, April 13 – Thursday, April 19, 2020

Bayou Building, Atrium I
University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Boulevard, Houston, TX 77058

The public is most welcome to attend any or all sessions at no cost, volunteer and evaluate presentations (depending on expertise and availability). We appreciate your interest and participation.

The Conference is an affordable Student Showcase where students from any college/university present original work (any discipline) in a variety of formats. First-time student presenters, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, are strongly encouraged.

The 25th Annual Student Conference Information

Thank You !

We rely on the steadfast assistance and support from many individuals, departments, and groups in UHCL, including:

Authors and Faculty Sponsors

With over 150 presentations, we applaud the authors, co-authors and their faculty sponsors who participated in oral presentations, roundtables, symposiums and special events. Some presentations were individual efforts, while others included multiple participants:


Evaluators have subject matter expertise. They volunteer their time to provide feedback to students whose presentations are within their area of expertise.

  • Aliya Beavers, M.A.
  • Steven Bistricky, Ph.D.
  • Dennis Casserly, Ph.D.
  • Denise Cazes, M.A.
  • Soma Datta, Ph.D.
  • David Day, J.D., Ph.D.
  • Anton Dubrovskiy, Ph.D.
  • Joanna Eleftheriou, Ph.D.
  • Kathleen Garland, Ph.D.
  • Stephen Gruber, M.S.
  • Hae Rim Jin, Ph.D.
  • Angela Kelling, Ph.D.
  • Anna Klyueva, Ph.D.
  • Stuart Larson, M.F.A.
  • Anne Marcoline, Ph.D.
  • David Malin, Ph.D.
  • Ryan Marek, Ph.D.
  • Susan Prihoda RN, M.S., FNP
  • Wanalee Romero, Ph.D.
  • Bazlur Rashid, Ph.D.
  • Christal Seahorn, Ph.D.
  • Xiaojun Shan, Ph.D.
  • Julia Englund Strait, Ph.D.
  • Christine Walther, Ph.D.
  • Chris Ward, Ph.D.
  • Brian Wasko, Ph.D.

Our Volunteers and Committee Members

Volunteers and committee members set up the Conference and do their best so it runs smoothly through all the complexities, surprises and last minute changes.


  • Olanrewaju Ajayi
  • Randon Anderson
  • Dhwani Desai
  • Kenneth Dickson
  • Jared Jankowski
  • Shobana Jayapalan
  • Lilac Lee
  • Angie Montelongo, M.S.
  • Stephanie Musquiz
  • Brooke Saner

Alumni Association

  • Patrick Cardenas
  • Sue Fellman
  • Randall Garcia
  • Estelle Gillette
  • Michael Reeves
  • Wayne Sallee
  • Marilyn Sims
  • Joyce Delores Taylor
  • Chris Wagner

Student Committee Members

  • Andrea Anderson, M.S., PA-C
  • Anthony Caballero
  • Ivan Cazares
  • Edward Knowles
  • Angeline Liles
  • Dianne Lu
  • Ryan Muller

Faculty Committee Members

  • Pilar Goyarzu, Ph.D.
  • Joyce Delores Taylor, M.A.
  • Stuart Larson, M.F.A.
  • David Malin, Ph.D.
  • Kathleen Garland, Ph.D.
  • Samina Masood, Ph.D.


  • Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts


    Bayou 1632
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 256
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office hours by appointment only.