Poster Session

Submissions for the poster competition (and the lightning round) will continue to be accepted as space is available.


The conference will have an interactive poster session for participants to dialogue with the authors of posters on display. The posters will be available to view throughout the conference.

Please submit your poster proposal using the online abstract submission form (through the end of February) and be prepared to follow the requirements as explained in the Call for Presentations. Posters should be set up on the first day of the conference. Easels and boards will be provided, and presenters should bring their own tape, pins, paper, or other materials. Poster size should not exceed 4’x4’.

Authors who are students are invited to participate in the student poster competition. Students participants should follow the submission requirements and indicate their participation on the relevant question during the submission process.

2017 Poster Session Participants

Wednesday, June 15

“A Look at Gender-neutral and Culturally-appropriate Toys”
Debra Bolton – Garden City, KS
Samantha Warner – Nixa, MO

“Understanding the Importance of Latino and Hispanic Integration in the Missouri State Legislature”
Pedro Guerrero

“Pathways to Prosocial Behaviors in Mexican-American Adolescence: The Role Family Economic Stress and Parenting”
Zehra Gulseven and Sarah Killoren–University of Missouri –Columbia
Edna Alfaro – Texas State University

“Addressing America’s Language Gap through Dual Language Programs”
Dianey Leal –Texas A&M University

“Citation Analysis of Latina/o Career Articles Published Between 1969-2015 across Four Vocational Journals”
Bo Hyun Lee and Lisa Y. Flores  – University of Missouri-Columbia

DC Pumas 4-H Club Minnesota State Fair First Generation Experience”
 Tammy Lorch –University of Minnesota Extension

“Understanding Health Disparities in U.S. Latino Youth: Relations Between Prosocial Behaviors and Health Behaviors”
Sahitya Maiya, Miriam Martinez, and Gustavo Carlo –University of Missouri –Columbia

“Lessons from Farmworker’s Consumer Boycotts as Strategy to Address Harsh
Working Conditions and Low Wage Rates”
Jamille Palacios Rivera –University of Missouri –Columbia

“A Demographic Profile of Latino Neighborhoods in the United States”
Pedro Ruiz and Onésimo Sandoval – Saint Louis University

“Parenting and Prosocial Behaviors Among Latino Youth: The Mediating Role of Familism Values”
Cara Streit and Gustavo Carlo –University of Missouri –Columbia

“A Comparison of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Among Immigrant & Native-Born American Adolescents”
Lauren Terzis –Saint Louis University

“The Impact of Immigration & Detention in Missouri”
Yareli Urbina and Mary Louise Elizabeth Pabello –St. Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America

“Newcomer Community: Linking Social Capital and Political Action in the Midwest, USA”
Aphiradee Wongsiri –University of Missouri –Columbia