2015-2016 Thesis Projects

 

Thesis Title Author (Student) Faculty Advisor
An American Evolution of LGB Public Opinions Jack Carrera Samantha Frost
Analyzing Executive Action: The Signals and Conditions that Help Predict the Issuance of Executive Orders Alison Casey Gisela Sin
The Effects of Political Strategy on the United States' Aid Allocation Naveed Cheraghchi Matthew Winters
Campaign Finance: Effects on Voter Behavior and Opinion Thomas Conroy Jose Cheibub
The President vs. Congress: Agency Compliance and Control Michelle Gong Jennifer Selin
Big Interest Groups Making a Big Difference: Studying the Impact of Interest Groups on Agency Policymaking Meredith Heim Jennifer Selin
Gender and Committee Assignments in Congress Marie Johnson-Dahl Tracy Sulkin
From the Washington to the Beijing Consensus: China's Economic Rise and the IMF John Knoblett Xinyuan Dai
Oppression of the Devoted Janice Lin Avital Livny
Voting in Taiwan and China: A Comparative Analysis on the Impact of Educational Attainment on Voter Turnout in Taiwan and China Mekenah Merrill Sarah Hummel
Gender, Embodied Subjectivity, and Religion: A Challenge to Liberal Pluralism Hana Nasser Samantha Frost
The Northern Ireland Conflict and the Good Friday Accord Farhan Patel Carol Leff
An Analysis on Eminent Domain and the Supreme Court Christopher Ponicki Alicia Uribe
Nuclear Confrontations Amrutha Prasad John Vasquez
Public Goods Satisfaction and Participation of Indigenous People in Latin America Alexandra Turcios Damarys Canache

 

Thesis Awards

The 2016 Best Thesis Awardee is John Knoblett for his thesis "From the Washington to the Beijing Consensus: China's Economic Rise and the IMF."

The 2016 Best Poster Awardee is Mekenah Merrill for her thesis poster, "Voting in Taiwan and China: A Comparative Analysis on the Impact of Educational Attainment on Voter Turnout in Taiwan and China."

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