ASAT 2013 Photo Highlights


Below are photo highlights from the 2013 American Studies Conference held Nov. 14-16, 2013, at Baylor University.


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ASAT 2013 Passing of the Gavel

Former ASAT President Greg Giddings passed the gavel to Cassy Burleson and Mia Moody Ramirez at the 2013 American Studies Conference. The annual conference was held Nov. 14-16, 2013, at Baylor University.


Doug Ferdon, who is planning to retire this year, was recognized for his many years of service in ASAT.


ASAT 2013 Awards

Photos of the top presenters at the 2013 American Studies Conference and their presentation titles are below.

First Place

Sean Ferrier-Watson, professor of English at Collin College, “The Rise of The Specter: The Beginnings of The Supernatural Ghost for Children.”


Second Place

Meredith Millard, Baylor University, Master of International Journalism, “Social Entrepreneurship Business Models.”


Third Place

Lloyd M. Daigrepont, English and Modern Languages, Lamar University, “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism in True Grit: The Lovelorn Character of Mattie Ross.”


Fourth Place

Tonya B. Lewis, Baylor University graduate student, Master of Arts in Journalism, PR & New Media, “The Positive Effects of Reality Television on Participants.”