Winners of the 2017 Three Minute Thesis Present on Children's Emotional Competence and African American Male Teachers

Posted on 4/9/2017 10:06:44 AM

The Graduate Scholars Forum included, for the second year, the Three Minute Thesis Final Competition. Students applied to participate in the competition earlier in the semester and were chosen after a preliminary competition in March.

Based on a program founded at the University of Queensland, graduate students present their original scholarship in three minutes with the aid of one PowerPoint slide. 

After the six finalists presented, a panel of judges voted for the winner of the Judges’ Award and audience members voted via text message for the Peer Choice Award.

Ingrid Krecko won the judges award for the 2017 three minute thesisIngrid Krecko, a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program, won the Judges’ Award for her three minute thesis titled “The Circle of Sadness: Improving children's emotion competence through the film ‘Inside Out’”

Terrance Hudson won the peer choice award for his 2017 three minute thesisTerrance Hudson, a doctoral student in the Administration and Leadership program, won the Peer Choice Award for his three minute thesis titled “Why Teach? What Motivates African American Males to Choose Careers in Teaching”

Both winners received a $500 reward.