Faculty to Share About Research During ‘Faculty Lightning Talks’

A photo of John Stanko, assistant professor of Graphic Design, presenting during the Faculty Lightning Talks event in 2015.

During the 2015 Faculty Lightning Talk, John Stanko, assistant professor of Graphic Design, discussed his book cover design processes and methods.

Seven USF St. Petersburg faculty will present during the fourth annual Faculty Lightning Talks on Thursday, April 7 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The event will begin with a reception at 3 p.m. in Poynter Corner of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at USFSP.

The event provides participating faculty with an opportunity to present five-minute talks about their research to the university community. This year’s participants include faculty representing all three colleges:

  • Heather Judkins, assistant professor of Biology – What Does Dr. Judkins do with Her Days?
  • Chris Davis, professor of Information Systems Management – Neurophysiology and Design Science
  • Alex Brice professor of Education – Speech Perception, Neuroimaging in Bilingual Populations: What the Bilingual Brain Tells Us
  • Dawn Cecil, associate professor and program director of Criminology – Orange is the New Black and Media Coverage of Prison Issues
  • Tom Hallock, associate professor of Literature – A Road Course in American Literature: Book in Five Minutes
  • Jim Schnur, librarian of Special Collections and University Archives – Looking at Our Backyard: Sharing Pinellas Heritage
  • Frederic Leveziel, assistant professor of French and Spanish – Reframing the Past: Jean Renoir’s Film and the Representation of History

“This event gives our USFSP community and members of the local community an opportunity to learn about all of the exciting things our faculty are doing in a snapshot,” said Deb Henry, interim dean of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.

Learn more about previous Faculty Lightning Talks.