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BGS IC CAE Scholars Present at 2nd Annual MISA Meeting

Six Kentucky State University Behavioral and Social Science students recently participated in the second annual meeting of the Midsouthern Interdisciplinary Sciences Association (MISA) in Franklin, Tennessee.  Research by the students won awards in both graduate and undergrdauate research categories.  Titles for all research projects presented at the MISA meeting included the following:
  • Understanding and Overcoming Barriers to Minority Participation in Intelligence and Security Careers (graduate research)
  • Sex Trafficking Victimology and Social Work Practice and Policies (undergraduate research)
  • Human Trafficking:  Who’s Being Taken? (undergraduate research)
  • Culture Competency, from Training to Practice in the Social Work Profession (undergraduate research)
  • The Global Terror Threat and Counterterrorism Challenges Facing the U.S. Intelligence Community (undergraduate research)
  • Is There Such a Thing as “Hip Hop Behavior?” (undergraduate research)
  • The Social Construction of Academic Legitimacy: Art, Science, and Innovation in Law, Intelligence, and Security (faculty research)
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Education: Making a Big Impact with Small Numbers (faculty research)
All students are members of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Lab, and are active in the BGS IC CAE as well as the Behavioral and Social Science Club at Kentucky State University.  The students are mentored by Dr. Mara Merlino, Professor of Psychology and Sociology and Coordinator of the M.A. Program in Interdisciplinary Behavioral Science.  

Published on March 09, 2019

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