Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites - Bossier City, Louisiana

The 2017 Annual Spring Conference

The Annual Spring Conference of the Association of Social and Behavioral Scientists was be held on March 8-11, 2017. The Conference marked the 82nd Meeting which convened at the Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites by Hilton in Shreveport/Bossier City, Louisiana.  Research and other scholarly papers were presented by professionals in the academy from Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, DC.  across the country.  Additionally, non competitive presentations and poster sessions were made by graduate and undergraduate students.  The Conference Theme is "Educational Agents of Change: Connecting Past and Future Generations," appropriately prepared presenters to capture and convey a variety of experiences existing in institutions and communities from across the United States and the worldBecause the theme was rooted in the social and behavioral sciences, presentations represented a broad, multidisciplinary focus applicable to relevant issues.
The Association extends heartfelt appreciations to the team responsible for planning and implementing local arrangement activities and events for the Conference.  Additionally, "Hats Off" to Program members for their work in providing a "first-class" agenda of scholarly presentations from professionals as well as students.  Below are lists of the Program and Local Arrangements Committee members.
Program Committee
Clarence B. Williams
Program Chair & President-Elect
Grambling State University
Joice Dunn
Grambling State University
Michael Hicks
Southern University-Shreveport
Patricia McGill-Tillman
Retired, Jackson State University
Frances Staten
Grambling State University
Alma Thornton
Southern University and A&M College
Lakeisha Jenkins Washington
Grambling State University
Inetha Wimberly
Grambling State University
Local Arrangements Committee
Frances Staten, Co-chair
Grambling State University
Alma Thornton, Co-chair
Southern University and A&M College
Michael Hicks
Southern University-Shreveport
Rosalyn Holt
Southern University-Shreveport
Anthony Igiedge
Southern University-Shreveport
Kristie Perry
Southern University and A&M College
Lakeisha Jenkins Washington
Grambling State University
Inetha Wimberly
Grambling State University