Adelphi University’s Eleventh Annual Research Conference is evidence of the Adelphi University Community’s commitment to scholarship. The purpose of this conference is to offer both faculty and students a stage from which they can display their scholarship, but also to inspire those who wish to engage in research and scholarly explorations in the future.
We encourage participation from all disciplines, including the Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Nursing, Humanities, and the Arts.
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Brenda Laurel, Ph.D.
Researcher, Writer, Consultant, Teacher, Performer
Brenda Laurel has worked in interactive media since 1976. She currently serves as an adjunct professor in the Computer Science department at U.C. Santa Cruz. She served as professor and founding chair of the Graduate Program in Design at California College of Arts from 2006 to 2012. She designed and chaired the graduate Media Design Program at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena (2001 – 2006) and was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems Lab (2005 – 2006).
Based on her research in gender and technology at Interval Research (1992 – 1996), she co-founded Purple Moon in 1996 to create interactive media for girls. In 1990 she co-founded Telepresence Research, Inc., focusing on virtual reality and remote presence. Other employers include Atari, Activision, and Apple.
Her books include “The Art of Human-Computer Interface Design” (1990), “Computers as Theatre” (1991), “Utopian Entrepreneur” (2001), and “Design Research: Methods and Perspectives” (2004). Her most recent writing, “Gaian IXD,” was the cover article in the Sept-Oct 2011 issue of the journal Interactions. She earned her BA (1972) from DePaw University and her MFA (1975) and Ph.D. in Theatre (1986) from the Ohio State University.
|8:00 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.||Registration and Breakfast
Ruth S. Harley University Center
|8:20 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Welcome
Dr. Katherine Fiori, Conference Co-Chair
Dr. Gayle Insler, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 203
|8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||
Arts and Humanities
Life Sciences and Physical Sciences
Nursing and Public Health, and Social Work
Multidisciplinary and Other Social Sciences
|10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.*||Poster Presentations:
Center for Recreation and Sports
*Please note that participants will be at their posters according to the following schedule:
10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.: Odd-numbered posters
|12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Lunch, Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 203
Reviewers’ Lunch, Ruth S. Harley University Center, Charter Room 210
Key Note Address: Brenda Laurel, Ph.D.
|1:30 p.m.||Awards Ceremony, Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 203
Professor Fiori and Provost Insler
Research Conference Committee
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