2023 Centenary Research Conference: Thursday, April 20

Deadline for Proposals: Friday, March 17

Every year, Centenary students and faculty are invited to present their best works of exploration and invention at our annual All-Campus Research Conference. A community tradition for over 30 years, the Research Conference is modeled on long-standing academic traditions of conference-based information sharing and feedback.

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2023 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher Morris

For the 2023 Research Conference, Centenary will host keynote speaker Dr. Christopher Morris. Dr. Morris is a Professor of History at University of Texas at Arlington and author of Becoming Southern and The Big Muddy, both from Oxford University Press. He is known for his work on the relationships between people and the natural environment in the American South. He will present on his current research on the history of Nitrogen. The title of his keynote address is "Chemistry, Capitalism, and the Commodification of Nitrogen: A Global History of an Alabama Cotton Patch.”


2022 Research Conference Winners

  • Best Oral Presentation in the Humanities – Hannah Jordan
  • Best Oral Presentation in the Natural Sciences – Camila Weber
  • Best Oral Presentation in the Social Sciences – Mariposa Deutsch
  • Best Poster Presentation, 1st Place – Jonathan Okereke
  • Best Poster Presentation, 2nd Place – Caymen Hawkins
  • Best Presentation in Communication Arts – Kendall Knaps
  • Best Presentation in Studio Art – Riana Seidenberg
  • Trek 116 Project – “Mythology:” Rachael Ayres, Kylie Bates, Kaitlyn Bordelon, Debra Brown, Kaleb Coates, Ethan Davis, Summer Faust, Emma Foster, Madison McKnight, Emma Oertling, Anna Scarbrock, Allana Scott-Daniels, Caitlin Train

See more photos from the 2022 Research Conference here. 

Poster Presentation

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Oral Presentation

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Past Winners

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Presentation Information

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Contact Info

Dr. Scott Chirhart

Research Conference Director

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