You are invited to the third annual
Government Undergraduate Thesis Symposium
Thursday, April 28
CGIS Café - Fisher Family Commons
Join the Government Thesis Writers of 2022 as they present their research! This is a great event for prospective Government concentrators, Gov juniors who intend to write a thesis, or anyone who wants to learn about the incredible research our concentrators have done!
Refreshments will be served!
Thesis Symposium Presenters, 2022
Connor Brown, “We are Breaking our Democracy”: Mixed Methods Analysis of United Kingdom Labour Party Advocacy for Withdrawal from the European Union
Brandon Chen, Unofficial Allies: Change in the U.S.-Taiwan Diplomatic Relationship post-1978
Corbin Duncan, Death, Taxes, and Kidnapping: Armed Banditry in Nigeria
Salomé Garnier, “Not Your Guinea Pigs”: Trust and Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in the Dominican Republic
Austin Goldsmith-Lachut, Rejection: How Media-Influenced Bureaucratic Realignment Replicated Legal Barriers to Entry for Syrian Refugees in North-and Western Europe in 2016
Noah Harris, The End of the Solid South: A Content Analysis Exploring the Impact of Racist Rhetoric on the 1964 Presidential Election in Local Mississippi Counties
Celina Hollmichel, Escape, Resettlement, and Dashed Expectations Long-term Integration Challenges for North Korean and East German Refugees
Michelle Kurilla, THE NOVELIST AS POLITICAL THEORIST: J. M. COETZEE’S ACCOUNT OF STANDING AND MORAL JUDGMENT
Cathrine Lilja, The Origins of Likhet: Gender, Colonialism, and Whiteness in Scandinavia from the Nineteenth Century to the Modern Day
Daiana Lilo, Personality and Prediction: Using Statistical Modeling and Trait Analysis to Explain Judicial Decision-Making in the Supreme Court
Sam Meyerson, Covert Regime Change During the Cold War: An Economic Affair?
Alexandra Norris, Building Back Better: A quantitative analysis of the role of the state in natural disaster response and recovery
Indu Pandey, Engendering Reparations: Tracing the Emergence of Gender-Based Reparations in Latin America
Nidhi Patel, Benevolence Born of Adversity? Investigating the Neural Mechanisms Mediating the Relationship Between Trauma and Prosocial Behavior in Youth Ages 9-10 in the United States
Jahnavi Rao, Spill They or Won’t They: The Impact of Nudges on Proximal Decisions
Henrietta Reily, Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow: tracing discourses of climate delay in US politics
Thomas Rollins, America’s Swinging Suburbs: How Republicans Lost Suburbia
Preston Stewart, The Autocrat’s New Groove: How Hun Sen’s Cambodia Maximizes State Autonomy Through Ham Sandwich Diplomacy
Jacqueline Tubbs, When “Freedom” Isn’t Free: Difficulties among Previously Incarcerated Black Mothers upon Reentry into Society
Alexander Walsh, “No Thank You:” Why Are Veterans Forgoing Their Benefits?
Taylor Whitsell, Shielding Justice: National War Crimes Prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jade Woods, On the Frontlines of State Control: Collective Prison Resistance in Louisiana State Penitentiary and Mississippi State Penitentiary