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Jackson Westhoff
Business Management

The JMURJ Editorial Board seeks to publish the full version of JMURJ Volume 6 by April 26, 2019. We publish on a rolling basis. Any articles published thus far for Volume 6 can be seen below.

Alexi Michael Siegel
Theatre Education

This study seeks to reimagine and reinvigorate modern theatre’s relationship with mask work through text- based historical research and practice-based artistic research. It focuses on three ancient mask traditions: pre- and early Hellenistic Greek theatre, Japanese Noh theatre, and Nigerian Egungun masquerades.

William Alexander Holland
Biology

The role of ocular dominance in processing visual memory and analytic tasks is unknown. Research has variably showed both significant effects and no effect of ocular dominance on visual perception, motor control, and sports performance. The goal of this study was to determine if there is a relationship between ocular dominance and visual processing under a variety of computer gaming tasks.

Daroon Jalil
Psychology

Social psychologists often consider race to be a marker of in- or out-group status. When looking at race, implicit bias can take more subtle forms than outward racism. This study asked two research questions to better understand the psychology behind racial issues.

Emma Martin
Geographic Science

This study focuses on the environmental value-action gap of students at James Madison University (JMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia. An environmental value-action gap occurs when a person has pro-environmental beliefs but does not have congruent actions.

Charles Lowrance III
Political Science

This study sought to determine if there is a relationship between the degree to which the federal government regulates a certain industry and the number of revolving door lobbyists representing the interests of thatindustry.

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