Table of Contents

UW-La Crosse Journal of Undergraduate Research, Volume XXI (2018)

Articles are organized below by UW-L college and department, and then listed alphabetically by undergraduate student author.

Entries appear in the following format: Student Author(s), [Faculty Mentor(s)]–Title.

Clicking on any title link below will allow you to download/view the entire article as an Adobe .pdf file.

College of Business Administration (CBA)


College of Liberal Studies (CLS)

Communication Studies

Eisenhauer, Katie  [Ploeger-Lyons]– Where Should I Put My Cell Phone? An Expectancy Violations Approach to the Presence of Cell Phones in Romantic Relationships

Verbeke, Kelly  [Ploeger-Lyons]– Self-Disclosure of Sexual History in Cross-Sex Friendships

Wojtkowski, Dylan  [Ploeger-Lyons]– Laughing to Understand: An Investigation of Political Satire Affinity


Szeszol, Michael  [Kopp]– The Literary Transaction in the Undergraduate Classroom: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reader-Response


Hall, Kyleigh  [Bakken and Cooper Stoll]– White Perceptions of Black Social Movements

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Rigotti, Katelyn  [Vandenberg-Daves]– The Equal Rights Amendment and Its Advocates in the Women of Wisconsin


College of Science and Health (CSH)

Health Education and Health Promotion

Emmel, Carly  [Gilmore]– Final Research Report: Assessing Women’s Health Disparities with the Sagbado Neighborhood with SADA in Lomé, Togo

Mathematics and Statistics

Quinn Burzynski, Lydia Frank, Zac Nordstrom, and Jake Wolfe [Chen and Vidden]– Profit Optimization

School of Education (SOE)