Students as Scholars

This is a list of students who earned departmental honors at graduation.

Africana Studies

Alexandra Uka Amaka Agiliga ( 2013)
Reclaiming and Asserting Sexual Agency: Black Women in Sadomasochism

Reginald James Glosson ( 2014)
No Vote, No Freedom: The Black Existential Problematization of Voter ID Laws

Grace Perry ( 2011)
Resisting the Machine: Toward a Theory of Transnational Feminist Anti-Capitalism

Elizabeth Anne Stuhr ( 2012)
A New Kind of Self-Interest: Africanist Approaches to Aid in West Africa

American Studies

Melissa Alice Canu ( 2013)
From the Dreamhouse to the Whitehouse: Barbie, Femininity and Power in the United States

Catherine Martina Creme-Henry ( 2008)
Pink Noise: Deconstructing the Popular Discourse of Breast Cancer

Ashley Ann Davis ( 2013)
Cosmopolitan Magazine Exposed: Exploitation, Sexuality, and False Liberation

Jason William Denaburg ( 2016)
A Gun to Our Head? American Imagination of the Russian Character Since 1946

Lauren Ayn Diamond ( 2010)
"Never Underestimate the Power of a Big Gold Frame": Deconstructing the Ideological Powers of the Museum and Understanding the Development of the Curatorial Profession

Leah Melanie Kaplan ( 2011)
A Forgotten History: the 1930s student movement

Patricia Ann Kotrady ( 2016)
Consuming Authenticity: Deconstructing "Do-It-Yourself" Punk Rock Ethics in Philadelphia

Alexis Ellyn Kuzma ( 2013)
Challenging the Oppression of Motherhood and Preserving Normative Femininity: Women's Agency in the Hot Mom Trend

Elizabeth Emily Mudge ( 2014)
Narrating Death in a Culture of Denial: Stage IV Cancer Narratives Told Through Blogs and Memoirs

Aidan Brown O'Shea ( 2011)
Worshipping to Control: The Public Memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Political Right

Leah Judith Shafer ( 2014)
'A Joy to Watch': How Julia Child Reimagined Domesticity and the Domestic Space

Lauren Michelle Zazenski ( 2007)
The Social Construction of Cocaine: Examining the Dueling Identities of Crack Cocaine and Powder Cocaine as Presented in American Film, Laws, and Religion


Anabella Giselle Atach ( 2008)
The National Institute of Anthropology and History and "The Others": Different Perspectives on Issues of Patrimony

Cynthia Louise Baur ( 2016)
An Analysis of the Local Food Movement in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Kaitlin Mae Irvine ( 2010)
Starting from Scratch: Building College Cultural Capital for First-Generation College Students at Dickinson

Karen Elizabeth Kirner de Chazelles ( 2008)
Perspectives Among Farmers and the General Public of the Economic and Environmental Impacts of Biodiesel and Ethanol Development in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Virginia Kopacki ( 2017)
"Passing Muster" Negotiating the Racialized and Gendered 'Mythology' of Reenactment"

Laura Rose Major ( 2008)
Schmorl's Nodes and Osteophytosis at Early Bronze Age II/III Bab edh-Dhra', Jordan

Rachel Elizabeth Provazza ( 2016)
A Comparative Study of the Glenohumeral Joint in New World Monkeys

Justin Michael Reamer ( 2015)
Investigating the Indigenous History of Camp Michaux, Pennsylvania

Nalani Noel Saito ( 2017)
Away from the Plantation: An Ethnography of Hawai'i Japanese American Identity in Honolulu, Hawai'i

Emily Louise Vooris ( 2017)
The Role of Partnership in Agricultural Research Development Investigating Moral Obligation and Neoliberal Governmentalities

Sarah Marie Zaleski ( 2010)
Age and Sex Estimates of Subadult Ilia from Charnel House A22, Bab-edh-Dahr': A Model for Determining Subadult Sex


Victoria Anne Cacchione ( 2015)
Archaeology of North American Farmsteads: A Case Study of Bunker Hill Farm, Camp Michaux

Art & Art History

Kathryn Elizabeth Cargill ( 2016)
Outstanding Achievement in Studio Practice

Kimberly Tyler Drexler ( 2015)
The Hidden Life of Trash: An Examination of the Landfill by Six Contemporary Artists

Louise Howard Feder ( 2010)
New Deal Murals in the Pittsburgh Post Office and Courthouse

Willa Burton Hut ( 2017)
Investigation of Color, Space, and Light in the Landscape

Lucas Amadeus Kang ( 2016)
Outstanding Achievement in Studio Practice

Christian Dominick Meade ( 2008)
Public Outdoor Sculpture at the Dickinson Farm

Emily Hadden Rother ( 2012)
A Confluence of Worlds: Balinese Paintings from the 1930s

Stephan Michael Sieg ( 2016)
Outstanding Achievement in Studio Practice

Noah S Thompson ( 2017)
Recontextualizing a Queer Past

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Grace Elizabeth Crossland ( 2018)
Reprogramming Leukemia Cells Toward Cell Cycle Arrest

Ryan David Deeds ( 2010)
Microarray Analysis of the Transcriptional Changes in Phorbol 12-Myristate 13-Acetate-induced Differentiation of HL-60 Cells

Gabriel J DiNatale ( 2014)
Effects on alkynyl-parthenolide on human leukemia cells, THP-1

Alice Ann Duchon ( 2011)
Synthesis of a copper-binding distamycin conjugate as a potential anti-cancer therapeutic compound

Courtney M Gamache ( 2018)
The Taming of the Yeast: Domestication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus Yeasts

Michele Anne Gortakowski ( 2007)
Oxidative Signaling in the Metamorphosis of Crepidula fornicata

Meredith Johnson ( 2018)
Probing the tetrameric structure of Leishmania major Pteridine Reductase (PTR1) with point mutations and interface-derived peptides

Andrew Shriver McGowan ( 2016)
Investigating the effects of coastal acidification on Phenolic Production in Zostera Marina from South Bay, VA

Allison Margaret Murawski ( 2012)
Use of in vivo genetic selection reveals sequence and length flexibility of the 5' portion of Turnip crinkle virus satellite RNA C

Alissa Resnikoff ( 2018)
Selective reactions of cysteine perfluoroaryl thioethers

Tulley Shofner ( 2018)
The Role of MafB in Reverting the Transformed Phenotype of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells

Sadie Ann Signorella ( 2018)
Characterizing expression of the protein Yorkie in the Drosophila embryo.

Emily Marie Swain ( 2010)
An Integrative Study of Gene Expression of PMA Induced Differentiation in HL-60 Cells by DNA Microarray Analysis

Amy Louise Williamson ( 2010)
Changes to Gene Expression During Human Acute Myleloid Leukemia Cell Differentiation with Phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA)


Susan Anne Blasi ( 2010)
Biogenic Amine Receptor Expression in the Developing Ventral Nerve Cord in "Drosophila melanogaster"

Samuel Neill Bogan ( 2016)
Do effects of ocean acidification and nutrition persist across the life history of a marine gastropod?

Surya Mackenzie Brown-Moffitt ( 2017)
Kinematics of feeding behavior in the American toad (Anaxyrus americanus): Vertical limits of prey capture

Catherine Bridget Campbell ( 2012)
The Role of EGR/NAB Gene Expression in Human Leukemia

John George Capano ( 2013)
The Biomechanics of Ventilation in Boa Constrictor

Christine Yun-Hee Choi ( 2016)
Effects of ocean acidification and flow on neural correlates of settlement in larvae of a marine gastropod

Jack Michael Colicchio ( 2011)
Transgenerational Epigenetics and Phenotypic Plasticity in Response to Variable Light Levels

Mary Christine DiGiorgio ( 2014)
An Assessment of a Painted Turtle Population and an Error Analysis of Community Generated Data

Madison Catherine Etchberger ( 2017)
Amphibians beware: Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in the Cumberland Valley

Allison Elizabeth Hall ( 2010)
Pressure and Duration of Constriction in Boa constrictor is influenced by a Simulated Prey Heartbeat

Kaitlin Mary Harrigan ( 2008)
Investigating Hemlock Stand Resistance to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestations

Scott William Hoffman ( 2012)
Design and Implementation of Pest-Control Hubs on an Organic Farm

Cassandra Elizabeth Holbert ( 2016)
The Role of BCL-2 Family Member MCL-1 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Trevor Thomas Hollinger ( 2016)
Murine hypometabolism: a putative signaling pathway

Amanda Hildur Jimcosky ( 2017)
The Computational Analysis of Yeast Environmental Stress Response

Christopher James Katalinas ( 2013)
Climate Change Effects on Marine Ecosystems

Keith Kleinman ( 2009)
Getting a Grip on Death by a Squeeze: An Analysis of Constriction in Population of Boa.constrictor

Jennifer Reine Lloyd Langston ( 2008)
Catecholamines in the Metamorphosis of Larvae of Polychaete Annelid Capitella Sp.I

Abby Christine Larson ( 2010)
Gene Expression Analysis of Human Leukemia

Hannah Marie Leahey ( 2012)
Effects of Ocean Acidification on Production of Protective Phenolics

Elizabeth Leigh Lewis ( 2010)
Neurochemical and Sensory Regulation of Metamorphosis in a Gastropod Mollusk

Rosabeth Ivory Link ( 2014)
Factors Influencing the Distribution of the Hemlock Woolly Aldelgid (Adelges tusga)

Lisa Irene Maas ( 2007)
Investigating hemlock (tsuga canadensis (L.) carriere) stand resistance to hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA; adelges tsugae annand) infestations

Antonio David Marrero ( 2013)
Lovastatin Treatment Leads to Increased CD14 mRNA Levels in Murine Macrophages and Human Monocytes

Katelyn Josephine McCann ( 2011)
Analyzing a predator-prey interaction: muscular performance in Boas (Boa constrictor) and cardiovascular response in rats during constriction

Mary Kathryn McClellan ( 2007)
Characterization of bipolar spindle structure in ammonia activated eggs and maturing oocytes of the sea urchin

Julia Brumbaugh McMahon ( 2015)
Effects of Ocean Acidification and Nutrition on Growth and Metamorphosis in Larvae of a Marine Snail

Cheyenne L Moore ( 2018)
Plant communities in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) stands impacted by hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae)

Kayla Jordan Muirhead ( 2015)
This gut's got character: Utilizing comparative genomics to characterize the phylogenetic relationship of Ascomycete yeasts found in detritivorous beetle guts

Davia Marie Palmeri ( 2009)
Carbohydrate Translocation After Herbivore Attack in Tobacco Plants

Mairi Kaia Phyllis Poisson ( 2016)
Characterization of the diet of the American toad (Anaxyrus americanus) in a disturbed land-use system

Lauren Carel Saunders ( 2010)
Iron Pathology of Erythrocyte Pyruvate Kinase Deficiency in the Old Order Amish of Pennsylvania

Kayla Christine Simpson ( 2018)
Impacts of insect growth regulator pesticides on populations of beneficial dung beetles in Pennsylvania agroecosystems

Katelyn Maria Swade ( 2015)
Isoprenoid Depletion Alters Expression of Inflammatory Markers in Monocytes and Macrophages

Rulaiha Elizabeth Taylor ( 2018)
Effects of Acidification and Salinity Stress on Development in Larvae and Juveniles of a Marine Gastropod

Evan Joseph Templeton ( 2007)
Honors in Biology

Meagen Kathleen Voss ( 2007)
Morphological study of BDM stimulated structures in sea urchin coelomocytes


Laura Ashley Bahorich ( 2007)
A Kinetic Study of n²- Coordinated Arene Displacement from Rhenium and Manganese Centers

Allyson Jane Boyington ( 2015)
Microwave-accelerated Deprotection of Aryl Silyl Ethers

Melissa Renee Dean ( 2010)
Synthesis and Reactivity of Two NAMI-A Derivatives

Zev Joshua Greenberg ( 2016)
Chemical Characterization of Sealcoat Composition at Three Sites in Central PA

Amanda Kale ( 2017)
Catalytic Applications of Bio-reduced Ultrasmall Copper Nanoparticles

Minh Huu Nguyen ( 2011)
Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) and Oxygenated PAHs in the Stream Sediments along an increasingly Urbanized Land-Use Gradient

Amy Grunbeck Perea ( 2007)
The Influence of Electronic and Steric Factors on the Reactivity of the N6-C6H5CF3CR(CO)2-n2-arene Bond

Jeffrey M Rodgers ( 2010)
The Pyridine-Formic Acid Interaction: A Matrix Isolation and Polymer Soft-Landing Study

Katelyn Ann Uribe ( 2012)
Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorescent Bio-reduced Copper Oxide Nanoparticles

Olivia Harper Wilkins ( 2015)
Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatice Hydrocarbon (PAH) Concentrations and Source Profiles from Sealcoated Pavements at Two Commercial Lots in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Classical Studies

Lucy Anne McInerney ( 2015)
"Dives avis, sed non genus omnibus unum: Ethnic Diversity in Vergil's Rome."

Daniel Plekhov ( 2014)
Ethnicity, Nomima, and Identity: A Study of the Multi-Ethnic Cities of Himera and Gela

Computer Science

Matthew Knapp Bachmann ( 2009)
The Effects of Network Structure and Fitness Sharing on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma Strategies

Jake Charles Beley ( 2018)
Secure and Lightweight Communication in Heterogeneous IoT Environments

James Andrew Doyle ( 2010)
PathFinder in CUDA

Fabio Ariel Drucker ( 2011)
Adding support for specification and generic use to the krakatoa/why platform

Michael Patrick Keating ( 2010)
Executing Formal Specifications via Constraint Programming: Enhancing the jmle Tool

Samuel Livingston Kelly ( 2014)
AST Indexing: A Near-Constant Time Solution to the Get-Descendants-by-Type Problem

Adrian Demetrius Kostrubiak ( 2009)
Integration of Java Generics Into the jmle Tool Within the Eclipse IDE

Hieu Kinh Le ( 2016)
Applying Novelty Search to the Construction of Ensemble Systems

James David Midkiff ( 2017)
Solution Approaches to Nonlinear 0-1 Knapsack Problem

My Nguyen Tra ( 2016)
A Case Study on Modeling Social Network Privacy Policies Using Event-B

Richard Ray Rast ( 2009)
Automated Interpretation of Arithmetic in First-Order Theories

Peixin Sun ( 2017)
Construction of Test Problems for the 0-1 Quadratic Knapsack Problem

Russell Charles Toris ( 2011)
Evolving Robotic Desires: A New Approach to Bridging the Reality Gap

Katherine Marie Veil ( 2012)
Improving the jmle tool's constraint solving on sets

Mark Christopher Veronda ( 2008)
Applying a Genetic Algorithm to the Localization Problem Using an Extremely Sensing Limited Robot

Graham Peter Williams ( 2016)
Pain management: Formal verification of an Android Application Using Event B2SQL

Danni Yu ( 2011)
Translating B Machines to JML Specifications

Ryan Eric Zeigler ( 2008)
A New Approach for Evolving Robotic Curriculum

Ke Zhou ( 2009)
Improving the Two Color Image Prior Bayesian Demosaicing Algorithm

Earth Sciences

James Andrew Fisher ( 2018)
Unraveling the Central Appalachians: Construction of a Balanced Cross Section through the Pennsylvania Salient

William Hardy Kochtitzky ( 2016)
Short-term climate cycles, recent climate changes, and volcano-ice hazards: Nevado Coropuna, Arequipa, Peru

William Lyle Seward ( 2012)
Growth of Rye in Icelandic Volcanic Ash

Ellen Hope Was ( 2014)
Thermal Evolution of Subglacial Pillow Lava

East Asian Studies

Anya Olga-Frances Aboud ( 2016)
Departmental honors in East Asian Studies

Nicholas Johnston Adams ( 2011)
The So-Called New Women: The Evolution of the Seitō Organization and their Discourses on New Women and Sexual Liberation

Sarah D Brand ( 2017)
Rationalizing Neglect: How Asia-Pacific Countries Escaped Responsibility - Sharing the Refugee Crisis

Shumei Chen ( 2009)
Western-Educated Chinese in China's Economic Decision-Making: Haigui's Increasing Inflluence in Chinese Politics; with senior INBM case analysis presentation

Amanda Ruth Drummond ( 2009)
Medical Malaise in the PRC: Deficiencies in Social Trust, professionalism and the physician-patient relationship in post-deng China

Patrick J Griffin ( 2012)
The rise & fall of Taiwanese identity politics

Micah Yoder Hostetter ( 2008)
Reactions to Resettlement: Protest in China's Three Gorges Region

Brandon Michael Howard ( 2011)
A Yōkai Parade Through Time in Japan

Sean Kyle Hutchinson ( 2009)
Supervision from Below: Sousveillance Through New Media as a Force for Political Change in China

Christopher Sean Ivimey ( 2015)
Japanese Naturalist Literature and 'Nature'

Kendahl Marie Lester ( 2010)
The Current State of the Right to Remain Silent in Japan

Madison Lee Levitan ( 2008)
Unspoken Words: Constructions of Lesbianism in Nananan Kiriko's Blue and Murakami Haruki's Sputnik Sweetheart

Lina-Marie Lindboe Malone ( 2017)
Marketing K-Pop and J-Pop in the 21st Century

Chloe Autumn Mandell ( 2009)
Perceptions of Japanese Honorific Language (Keigo) Use in Japan Today: A Reflection of Personal and National Reputation at Stake

Brianna Margaret McFarland ( 2016)
Departmental honors in East Asian Studies

Leigh Anne Parrott ( 2018)
Reaching for the Stars: Fictional Women, Female Researchers, and the Importance of Role Models in Japan's Aerospace Fields

Anna Catherine Pusack ( 2010)
The Place of the Globalized World: Nishida Kitaro and Japanese Ultra-nationalism

Sean Alexander Rhoads ( 2007)
Godzilla the social critic: Kaiju eiga and 1970s Japanese environmentalism

Anna Beth Roach-Howell ( 2014)
Who Cares? Japanese Male Caregivers and Shifting Cultural Scripts on Family, Gender, and Care

Kyle C Serra ( 2013)
A Reised History: National and International Archeological Interpretations of Protohistoric Japan-Korea Relations

James Yarnall Watson-Krips ( 2010)
The Soundtrack of a City: Jazz, Modernity, and Urban Life in Republican Shanghai (1927-1949)

Courtney Brooke Weatherby ( 2012)
Damming the World: Burma as a Case Study for Chinese Exportation of Hydropower

Jeffrey Scott Wilson ( 2009)
Hataraki-Man: Gender and Success in the Workplace


Emmanuel Essah Acquaah ( 2007)
The Connection Between Property Rights to Land and Microfinance Expansion

Chris Aaron Dumbroski ( 2007)
Keyes and Ohlin: The Transfer Debate

Jason Robert Foltin ( 2008)
Establishing a Contextual Model Explaining the Relationship Between Income and Happiness

Nolan Alexander Funchion ( 2014)
Risk-Based IPO Underpricing in the U.S. Post-Dotcom Era: Evidence from Asymmetric Information & Uncertainty in the Pre-IPO Process

Misha Garg ( 2012)
Education in India and South Korea: A comparative analysis from a Gender and Development Perspective

Jason Allen Gates ( 2015)
Fees and Fairness: Medicaid Reimbursements and Patient Outcomes

Johnathan Titus Jones ( 2015)
Gender and the Great Recession: A Critical Look at the Causes, Outcomes, and Policy Responses

Jenna Wrae Long ( 2012)
Comparative Analysis of Modern Recessions: Explaining the Less-Than-Great Recovery from the Great Recession

Emily Robin Meuwissen ( 2008)
The Adoption of the U.S. Minimum Wage: Economic, Social, and Political Considerations

Joana Peixoto Nunes ( 2017)
The Effect of Sporting Public Expenditures on Medal Share at the Summer Olympic Games: A Study of the Differential Impact by Sport and Gender

Devin Philip Quinn ( 2012)
The Role of Military in the U.S. Economy

Chandan Sapkota ( 2009)
Growth Diagnostics and its Application to the Nepalese Economy

Manuel Ignacio Saralegui ( 2009)
Towards a new "locus enunciacionis": The Dependency Debate in Latin America

Yuanxiaoyue Yang ( 2017)
Econometric Analysis of NOx Trading Programs in Pennsylvania


Marissa Leigh Calfe ( 2008)
"The Over-Passing of the Bound": Analyzing the Influence of Dante's Francesca da Rimini on Milton's Revolutionary Eve

Elizabeth Evelyn Campbell ( 2012)
Finding Austen: the covert gender politics in Emma's marriage plots

Rachel Faith Chesley ( 2011)
"Tainted with the Blood of the Oppressor": Womanism, Black Power, and the Treatment of the Mulatto in Alice Walker's "The Color Purple"

Julia Grace Feerrar ( 2012)
H.D., Epistolary Poet: Bridging "Schism(s) in Consciousness" in Trilogy

Christopher Michael Gross ( 2009)
Historicizing Gender: Masculine Dissolution and Female Dominance in Chris Ware's "Jimmy Corrigan the Smartest Kid on Earth"

Laura Elizabeth Harbold ( 2007)
Reconfiguration of the Male Body in British Trench Poetry of the First World War

John Anderson Kneisley ( 2016)
"A Shadow of a Magnitude": The Condition of Artwork in John Keats's Ekphrastic Poetry

Megan Natoli Liberty ( 2011)
"But the Return to the Pictures": The Forgotten Photograph of Gertrude Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

John Isaac Lingan ( 2007)
Reanimating the store of gold: reason, sentiment, and failure in Tristram Shandy

Samantha Rae Moyer ( 2015)
"Fit to govern?" Charismatic and Traditional Kingship in Richard III, RIchard II, and Macbeth

Mary Katherine Naydan ( 2015)
Modernist Mythmaking: A Comparative Study of J.R.R. Tolkien and Ezra Pound

Eliza Rose Park ( 2011)
"Become as Little Children": A Study of the Subversion of the Cult of Domesticity in Two Sentimental Texts

Caroline Anne Peri ( 2010)
"The Taint of Effeminacy": Questioning Normative Masculinity in E.M. Forster's "The Other Boat" and Youssef Idris' "Leader of Men"

Janel Pineda ( 2018)
The War Is or Isn't Over, But Coffee Still Brews": The Salvadoran Civil War, Transnational Migration, and Navigating Legacies of Trauma in Javier Zamora's Unaccompanied

Kaitlyn Marie Plummer ( 2009)
"Who Wants Cocoanut?": The Construction of Desire and the Demise of Empire in E.M. Forster's "The Other Boat"

Anna Dempsey Robinette ( 2017)
Bilingual and Bimodal Expression: The Creolization in Edwidge Danticat's Oeuvre

Leah Judith Shafer ( 2014)
A Day When It Was Dangerous to Play: War and Gender in Stein's Children's Books

Meredith L Smith ( 2008)
Transexual Memoir: Breaking the Silence in Deirdre N. McCloskey's "Crossing: A Memoir" and Jennifer Finney Boylan's "She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders"

Christina Michele Socci ( 2013)
"Learn My Language": Exploring Translation as a Critique of National Identity in Vikram Seth's "A Suitable Boy"

Emily Mae Stokes-Hallett ( 2011)
Steinbeck's Subversive Cultural Capital: The Grapes of Wrath and the Problematic Canonization of the Lower Classes

Jessie Paton Strasbaugh ( 2010)
What She's "Supposed to Do": The Lunar Erotic Poetics of Elizabeth Bishop and Brenda Shaughnessy

Environmental Science

Emily Ann Bowie ( 2014)
Natural Sheep Medicine

Christine Josephine Burns ( 2014)
Deer as agents of seed dispersal in forests of differing vertical structure

Jill Marie Hautaniemi ( 2014)
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and Pennsylvania Forests

Anna Elizabeth McGinn ( 2014)
A Study of Ecological Literacy of First Year College Students

Elizabeth Harrity de la Reguera ( 2014)
The Nitrogen Footprint of Dickinson College

Environmental Studies

Madison Grace Beehler ( 2015)
The Impact of the Built Environment on Youth Mentorship

Lily Margaret Bieber-Ham ( 2011)
Population and Nesting Ecology of Painted Turtles (Chrysemys Picta) in Pennsylvania

Tiffany Lee Chin ( 2016)
Effects of Environmental Changes on Phytoplankton Communities in Lakes

Danielle Marie Cioce Ferguson ( 2008)
The Patterns of Distribution of Organochlorine Pesticides in Sediment in the Letort Spring Run, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Max Carlos Egener ( 2016)
Extreme Rain Events and Their Effects on Reservoir Ecology

Anna Rose Farb ( 2012)
Effects of Vermicompost in Potting Soils and Extract Foliar Sprays on Plant Health and Productivity

Audrey Jean Fisher-Pedersen ( 2007)
Cultures of Farming in Perry County: Implications for Agro-environmental Management

Nicholas Gabuzda ( 2018)
Size distribution in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) populations, Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania

Caroline Rachel Kanaskie ( 2017)
Foliar Chemistry of the Eastern Hemlock

Junxing Lan ( 2012)
Evaluation of Impact of Precipitation and Land-Use Change on Stream Flow in Monocacy Creek

Junxing Lan ( 2009)
Evaluation of the relationship between land use and physical characteristics in Hogestown Run, PA

Maunette Gabriela Makowski ( 2010)
Metals from Legacy Sediment Sites and Their Impact on Macroinvertebrates in the Yellow Breeches Creek Watershed, Cumberland County, PA

Kerstin Elisabeth Martin ( 2011)
The effects of an altered forest composition due to white-tailed deer herbivory on the condition of a Pennsylvania headwater stream ecosystem within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Perry County, PA

Natalie B McNeill ( 2017)
Aquatic citizen scientist motivations: implications for recruitment and retention

Robert Francis Page ( 2017)
The Influence of Soil Characteristics on Nest Site Selection in Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta) at an Anthropogenic Site

Alexandra Gabrielle Raczka ( 2015)
Privilege and the Food Environment in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Annaliese Marie Ramthun ( 2013)
Assessment IPM Hub Strategy on the Dickinson College Farm

Helen Claire Schlimm ( 2017)
Exploring a Century of Climate-induced Changes in the Plankton of West Greenland Lakes

Rachael Anne Sclafani ( 2016)
Garlic Mustard: Impacts on Understory Diversity and Competitive interactions

Caryn Marie Sennett ( 2015)
Disproportionate Environment Burden: Flame Retardant Exposure and Socioeconomic Status

Joan Marie Smedinghoff ( 2015)
Implementing Public Transit in Town: A Case Study of the Carlisle Circulator

Kaitlin Marie Soriano ( 2015)
Agroecology and the Dickinson College farm: a weed's place in a human manipulated environment

Kathryn Scott Tomsho ( 2012)
A Case Study of Grass Roots Mobilization in the Marcellus Shale Region

Taylor Marie Wilmot ( 2013)
Community Engagement and Perceptions of Brownfield Redevelopment in Carlisle, PA

Tabea Klassen Zimmermann ( 2015)
Reconstructing the effects of multiple stressors on algal communities in lakes with differing concentrations of dissolved organic carbon


Julia Gabrielle Barnes ( 2014)
LaThéorie et la pratique de la traduction d'un roman Haïtien contemporain.

Anna Priscilla Ciriani Dean ( 2012)
La décentralisation culturelle en France: Succès et défis pour l'art contemporain dans la région Midi-Pyrénées

Alyssa Marie Coltrain ( 2011)
"Ab votz d'angel": la voix des troubadours pendant la croisade Albigeoise

Anna Catherine Cumbie ( 2008)
Comment la politique linguistique française influence-t-elle et définit-elle l'identité occitane contemporaine? [English title: How does French language policy influence and define contemporary Occitan identity?]

Molly Elizabeth DiLeonardi ( 2015)
Manifestations of Linguistic Hegemony in Francophone Africa

Alicia Anne LeBlanc ( 2007)
Le mouvement ni putes ni soumises: le pouvoir d'améliorer la vie des jeunes femmes dans les banlieues françaises

Joojo Odomfoneba Ocran ( 2017)
La Françafrique: L'Ombre de la France sur l'Afrique

French and Francophone Studies

Jillian Paffenbarger ( 2018)
Construction of Washington, D.C. and Modern Paris: Cultural Ideologies  Reflected in Capital Cities


Michael Edward Burns ( 2007)
Taxonomic Utility of Ankylosaur (Dinosauria, Ornithischia) Osteoderms: Glyptodontopelta Mimus Ford, 2000- a test case

Gwen Elizabeth Dunnington ( 2010)
Recurrence and Flow Direction of Glaciers across the Kawdy Plateau, northern British Columbia

Breana Marquette Hashman ( 2012)
Organic-poor Neoarchean Banded Iron Formations From the Slave and the North China Cratons

Courtney Elizabeth Haynes ( 2009)
Geochemical Analysis and Comparison of Two Legacy Sediment Sites Within the Yellow Breeches Creek Watershed, Cumberland County, PA

Margaret Scott Jackson ( 2007)
Kinematics of the Susquehanna River Valley

Alexander Saylor Lloyd ( 2007)
Plagioclase Growth Rates in Pillow Basalts: A Study in Crystal Size Distribution and Thermal Modelling

Christine Miller ( 2010)
Homogeneity of the Lithospheric Mantle Beneath the Canadian Cordillera: Petrographic Study of Xenoliths from Craven Lake, BC

Marci Allison Wills ( 2010)
A Study of Progressive Deformation in the Hinge of the Pennsylvania Salient; Southern Valley and Ridge Province, Perry County, PA


Joshua Ben Eisen ( 2014)
"Konvergenz der Musik und Kunst: die Entwicklung von Atonalität und Abstraktion in der Moderne"

Peter Robin Hechler ( 2014)
"Der richtige Einfluss Nietzsches"

Sarah Jane Heim ( 2007)
Meinungs Freiheit in Deutschland

Julie Phillips King ( 2012)
Erneuerbare Energien eines umweltbewussten Landes: politische und historische Zusammenhänge einer Wende in Deutschland

Rachel Lynne Schilling ( 2016)
Bauer statt Prinzessinnen: Das Volk Als Thema und seine Darstellung in den Kinder-und Hausmärchen


Darcy Colleen Benson ( 2014)
Communist, Foreigner, Résistant? Post-war Commemoration of Missak Manouchian and Marcel Langer

Denise Rose Del Gaudio ( 2010)
"I have not told the worst by any means. It could not be put in print": The Transatlantic Voyage of Euro-Immigrants to the United States, 1841-1900

Leah Adair Foran ( 2007)
The Fugitive Slave Crisis and Personal Liberty Laws in Pennsylvania: The Breakdown of Comity in Antebellum America and the Coming of the Civil War

Sarah Michal Goldberg ( 2018)
In the Hands of Its Mothers: Georgia Swift King, Temperance, and the Challenges of African American Progressivism

Krista Lauren Gray ( 2009)
An Embrace of Ritual: Holy Communion Handbooks in Restoration England

Patrick Sidney Kelly ( 2009)
Carlisle Awakened: A Study of Revival, Reform, & Retreat in a Pennsylvania town, 1815-1848

Kathleen Jane Lange ( 2015)
Child's Play? The Role of Children in the 1918 Influenza Epidemic in New Zealand

Anna Lovett ( 2010)
Found in Translation: Dr. Julia Morgan and the Adaptation of Protestant Missions in China

Rachel Elizabeth McCool ( 2007)
When the papists were there rampant: Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in the English Popular Prints, 1660-1688

Joanne Leigh Phillips ( 2009)
Godless, Deluded, and Without Integrity: The American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions' Representations of Islam and American Indian Religions during the Nineteenth Century

Sarah Marie Poole ( 2011)
Picturing the Modern Woman: American Women's Magazines, 1890-1910

Caroline E Radesky ( 2009)
"Man's Domain": Shifting Notions of White Elite Masculinity at Dickinson College, 1878-1910

Donald Eugene Sailer ( 2009)
Piedmont Unionists: Harpers Ferry to Fort Sumter

Elizabeth Margaret Schroll ( 2010)
Polemical rhetoric in the American Revolution

Rebecca Burton Solnit ( 2012)
The Forgotten Lobby: Advocates for India in the U.S. during World War II

Eric Matthew Souder ( 2010)
The People's Peasant: Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy and the Russian Populist Movement

Frank Charles Vitale ( 2016)
"The Beds Are Full But All the Occupants Are Getting Better": An Institutional History of Medicine at the Carlisle Indian School

Victoria Lynne Waldron ( 2015)
Female Playwrights of the Restoration: The Relationship Between Society and Writer

International Business & Management

Cole Edward Ahnell ( 2015)
Honors in International Business & Management

Madison Ali Alley ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Ross Morgan Anstaett ( 2011)
A Case Study of the VEJA Corporation

Tara Wallin Black ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Adrian Sarah Broderick ( 2008)
Genzyme: The Gaucher Initiative

Jennifer Lynn Bruneau ( 2007)
"Ge Gu": Corporate Strategy in China

Shumei Chen ( 2009)
Honors in International Business & Management

Elisabeth Jean Christino ( 2011)
Veja: Sneakers with a Conscience - A Case Study

Benjamin Russell Fixsen ( 2011)
A Case Study of the VEJA Corporation

Tamoghna Ghosh ( 2007)
"Ge Gu": Corporate Strategy in China

Grant Albert Hastings ( 2008)
Case Analysis Presentation: Genzyme

Steven Kyle Haynes ( 2015)
Honors in International Business & Management

Pia Corinna Holtmeier ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Razvan A Isac ( 2010)
Case Study and Analysis of Bunge Limited

Swechha K.C. ( 2012)
Jain Irrigation Systems Limited Business Case Analysis

Benjamin Wilson Klauer ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Yelyzaveta Volodymyrivna Konovalova ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Zhi Li ( 2017)
Business Case Study

Shuwei Li ( 2015)
Honors in International Business & Management

Yiqun Liu ( 2015)
Honors in International Business & Management

Han Mei ( 2012)
Jain Irrigation Systems Limited Case Analysis

Marian Christian Mueller-Wolf ( 2013)
(No TItle)

My Tra Nguyen ( 2017)
Business Case Study

Hieu Trung Nguyen ( 2013)
(No Title)

Anh Minh Nguyen ( 2010)
Bunge: Food, Fuel and World Markets

Luan Manh Nguyen ( 2010)
Bunge Limited: How BIo-fuel Fits into a Global Agribusiness Business Model

Marie-Noelle Obianuju Nwokolo ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Joojo Odomfoneba Ocran ( 2017)
Business Case Study

Berkay Oncel ( 2009)
Grupo Bimbo

Kye Ryong Park ( 2017)
Business Case Study

Catherine Rose Poos ( 2010)
Case Study and Analysis of Bunge Limited

Kiril Konstantinov Popov ( 2008)
Case Analysis Presentation: Genzyme

Benjamin Christopher Rafetto ( 2009)
Grupo Bimbo: Case Analysis

Gregory Jordan Reis ( 2017)
Business Case Study

Jiyuan Ren ( 2015)
Honors in International Business & Management

Megan Helga Salerno ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Matthew Neil Schmiemann ( 2011)
Honors in International Business & Management

Rohan Sen ( 2008)
Genzyme's Gaucher Initiative: Global Risk and Responsibility

Tsering Yanji Sherpa ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Bryce Andrew Stevenson ( 2013)
(No TItle)

Gerald Philip Stevenson ( 2010)
The Operations of Bunge, an International Agritrade Business

Anton Ivanov Stoyanov ( 2009)
Grupo Bimbo

Michael Nathaniel Supp ( 2011)
Vega Ethical Shoe Company Case Analysis and Department Presentation

Pablo Thaler ( 2007)
"Ge Gu": Corporate Strategy in China

Leah Joan Tremblay ( 2013)
(No Title)

Trang Ha Truong ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Business & Management

Katherine N Woodhouse ( 2015)
Honors in International Business & Management

Ouwen Xia ( 2012)
Jain Irrigation Systems Limited Business Case Analysis

Yan Yu ( 2012)
Jain Irrigation Systems Limited Business Case Analysis

Xiaoyu Zhong ( 2012)
Jain Irrigation Systems Limited Business Case Analysis

Zigui Zhou ( 2017)
Business Case Study

International Studies

Zachary Winslow Abbott ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Ellen Lacek Aldin ( 2013)
(No TItle)

Prateek Dayanand Allapur ( 2015)
Honors in International Studies

Tristan Arnold ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Mofeyisayo Ayomidun Ayodele ( 2009)
The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid in Africa

Jenna Saunders Banning ( 2010)
The Role of the European Union in the Middle East Peace Process

Hristo Tanev Banov ( 2008)
Honors in International Studies

Rebecca Saralyn Ben-Amou ( May )
Honors in International Studies

Andrea Lauren Bisbjerg ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Gina Michele Del Tito ( 2010)
AFRICOM: The Militarization of American Foreign Policy, or the "civilianization" of the American military?

Anne Elizabeth Donovan ( 2007)
French Policies of Cultural Protection in the Face of Anglo-American Culture

Austen Ellsworth Dowell ( 2017)
Honors in International Studies

Caroline Erin Elkin ( 2015)
Honors in International Studies

Richard Austin Farneth ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Alexandra Elizabeth Farrand ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Richard Todd Fowler ( 2007)
The Folly of Applying Golden Straight Jacket Theory in China

Elitsa Plamenova Gosheva ( 2010)
Honors in International Studies

Keziah Donnocker Groth-Tuft ( 2017)
Honors in International Studies

Meaghan Elaine Gruber ( 2007)
The Consequences of Neoliberal Economic Policy in Nicaragua

Trang Minh Linh Ha ( 2013)
(No Title)

Anna Lisa Hansen ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Pauline Hovy ( 2010)
From Separatist Movement to Nation-State: The Influence of Great Powers in South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Kosovo

Zhenhao Huang ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Nicholas Michael Allen Iorio ( 2009)
Honors in International Studies

Michael Patrick Kelley ( 2007)
Marginal Utility: France as a Strategic Partner to the U.S.

Eleanore Kristiane Koontz ( 2008)
The Politics of Brazil - Argentina Economic Integration

Brian Spencer Krusell ( 2011)
Honors in International Studies

Erica Katherine Lally ( 2008)
Siberian Solution? Russian-Iranian Relations and the Iranian Nuclear Question

Grace Hemphill Lange ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Anna H Leistikow ( 2015)
Honors in International Studies

Conor James McLaughlin ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Kathryn Wilhite McNamara ( 2011)
Context, cautions, and the way forward: prospects for increased U.S. military cooperation with Algeria and Libya

Catherine Rogers Munger ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Eric David Neumeister ( 2015)
Honors in International Studies

Norma Jean Park ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Joanna Parker ( 2009)
Honors in International Studies

Sara Hilands Ramsay ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

John Marshall Richards ( 2009)
China's Long March Towards Democracy

Lindsay Marie Robinson ( 2008)
Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia in Comparative Perspective

Lauren Amanda Schoneker ( 2011)
The Ideology of Gaullism: The Foundations of European Leash-Slipping

Katherine Elizabeth Shaw ( 2010)
Climate Change & Conflict in Bangladesh and India

Aiste Skardziute ( 2009)
Honors in International Studies

Rebecca Louise Somple ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Kim Michele Starfield ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Elizabeth D Stokely ( 2008)
Perón, Menem and Kirchner: The Enduring Legacy of Peronist Populism and the Argentine Political Economy

Elizabeth Anne Stuhr ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Tiffany Rae Tucker ( 2010)
Honors in International Studies

Catherine Kirkbride Villada ( 2010)
The Effects of Political Islam in Turkish EU Accession

Corinne Elizabeth Waite ( 2012)
Honors in International Studies

Alec Richmond Ward ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Samuel Albert Weisman ( 2018)
Departmental Honors in International Studies

Amanda Cate Wernicke ( 2011)
Complements to the Chef: Europe's Common Security and Defense Policy Interventions and U.S. Interests

Heidi Elizabeth Wissel ( 2010)
Honors in International Studies

Courtney Eve Wojcik ( 2017)
Honors in International Studies

Merin Klingel Yu ( 2011)
Liberalization of the European Union Natural Gas Market: An Internal Solution to an External Problem

Averyann Rose Zuvic ( 2013)
(No TItle)

Italian Studies

Thera Dal Pra Iversen ( 2017)
Contro i margini: L'amica geniale tra dimensione personale e narrativa.

Delphine Dall'Agata ( 2017)
L'orto in città:​ dalle radici storiche alle pratiche ​contemporanee. Agricoltura, pedagogia, recupero urbano e interculturalità in quattro casi di studio nel contesto bolognese.

Ashton Elizabeth Fiucci ( 2015)
L'immigrazione e le questioni irrisolte: gli efetti giuridici sulla condizione degli immigrati nel cinema

Natalie B McNeill ( 2017)
Il Parco del Mincio: Un caso di studio interculturale. Dall'organizzazione del Parco e regolamentazione del volontariato alla definizione e creazione di un watershed

Vivian F Sicilia ( 2015)
'L'infiltrata:' il caso di Ksenia Rappoport, una donna straniera nel cinema italiano

Judaic Studies

Terri Leah Soifer ( 2012)
From Ocean Parkway to Rodeo Drive: The Communal Organization of the Syrian and Iranian American Jewish Communities

Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies

Elizabeth Marin ( 2018)
Echándole ganas: Identity and Resilience in Oral Histories of Women of Mexican Descent at Dickinson College

Amanda Jo E Wildey ( 2013)
The Local and the Global in Andean Agriculture: Technical Changes and Rural Economy in Coporaque, Peru

Latin American, Latino, & Caribbean Studies

Olivia Greer Migliori ( 2017)
Prayers of Peace and Protest: The Relationship between the Catholic Church and Chile's Socialist and Military Governments (1970-1990)

Polly Warner Terzian ( 2017)
The Ni Una Menos Movement in 21st Century Argentina: Combating More than Femicide

Law & Policy

Terra Renee Barrett ( 2007)
The Law and Policy of No Child Left Behind

Mitchell Aaron Bashur ( 2008)
On the Role of the Public Defender in the Juvenile Justice System

Megan Elizabeth Burke ( 2007)
Women and Sexual Crime in Pennsylvania: An Evaluation of Efficacy of the Law

Jessica Ann Colliver ( 2011)
The law will not go behind the curtain: Battered Woman Syndrome, Feminist Legal Theory, and Reasonable Sex Equality in the Law

Ashley Kaye Damewood ( 2008)
Justice on the Grass: The Failures of International Law and the Emergence of Post-conflict Legal Responses in Africa

Amy Marie Fly ( 2015)
Systematic Pre-Execution Delay: Both a Source of and a Protection against the Arbitrary Administration of the Death Penalty in the U.S.

Stacey Leigh Foltz ( 2007)
Divorce in the 21st Century

Eleanor Grace Frame ( 2009)
A Better IDEA: Evaluating and Improving Legal Standards for Special Needs Education

Jenna Wrae Long ( 2012)
Rebalancing Labor Negotiations: The Implications of Enacting Righ-to-Work Laws

Jia Ma ( 2016)
The Legal and Political Implications of the NYPD's Counterterrorism Operations Overseas: The International Liaison Program

Kaitlyn Roddy Maxwell ( 2007)
The Future of Brownfield Sites: An Examination of the Effectiveness of the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act in Promoting Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites

Vicki Jaye Morris ( 2011)
Diagnosing Delinquency: A Study of the Overrepresentation of Children with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System

Jillian Paffenbarger ( 2018)
Separating Church and State: A Comparative Legal Analysis of Religious Freedom in France and the United States

Sarah Catherine Smith ( 2009)
Is the Peace Sustainable? The Legal Failure of the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland


Fabio Ariel Drucker ( 2011)
Symbolic dynamics with overlapping partitions and cocyclic subshifts

Simon N Feeman ( 2014)
Dynamics of a Family of Eighth-Degree Complex Polynomials

Arthur Jeffrey Goldsmith ( 2007)
Dynamics of the Derivative of the Weierstrass Elliptic Function

Christian R Millichap ( 2008)
Topology of Discretized Configuration Spaces

Ritwik Kumar Niyogi ( 2009)
Dynamical effects of non-linearities and time-varying gain modulation in neurally plausible network models of perceptual decision-making

Katherine Anne Roy ( 2015)
Dynamics of the Real Weierstrass Elliptic Function

Kathryn Anna McAndrew Schlechtweg ( 2014)
On the Generalized Symmetric Spaces of the Semidihedral Groups

Thanh Thien To ( 2011)
Mathematical Techniques for Assigniing First-Year Seminars

Haosong Wang ( 2012)
Dynamics of the Complex Hyperbolic Cosine-Root Family

Paul John Winkler ( 2007)
Circle Maps

Yujia Zhou ( 2013)
Classification of symbolic dynamics for one-dimensional dynamical systems with overlapping regions

Mathematics & Computer Science

Jared A Lease ( 2007)
Coefficient Shifting to Improve Glover's Linearization of the Heaviest K-subgraph Problem

Scott Joseph McHugh ( 2007)
Small World Structures in Evolved Neural Networks

Medieval & Early Modern Studies

David Robert Baron ( 2007)
Foreign Humanity: Frankish-Muslim Relations Around the Time of the First Crusade

Thomas Bradley Elrod ( 2008)
"And All the Court Laughed Loud": Colonialism and Satire in "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"

Amy Michelle Hall ( 2012)
Honors in Medieval & Early Modern Studies

Christopher Samuel Striker ( 2013)
Saints' Bones or Sinner's Words?: Rhetorical Destabilization, Chaucer's Pardoner, and Boccaccio's Frate Cipolla


Morgan M Bates ( 2018)
Statements and Songs: A Senior Recital

Alicia Tessa Bazell ( 2018)
A Senior Flute Recital

George Gray Bowerman ( 2012)
Music Performance in Piano

Isabel I Burlingame ( 2015)
Performance Studies Recital

Michael Philip Daniel ( 2017)
Honors in Music

Ann Ruth Fogler ( 2015)
Performance Studies Recital

Michael Williamson Hoke ( 2012)
Music Performance in Voice

Katya Renn Hrichak ( 2017)
Honors in Music

Elizabeth Eleanor Johnsen ( 2017)
Honors in Music

Ryan Thomas Karr ( 2013)
Clarinet performance: senior recital

Holly Clare Kelly ( 2015)
Performance Studies Recital

Ryan Abel Koons ( 2010)
Dancing Breath: A Study of Music, Dance, and Cosmology at Tvlwv Pvlcekolv

Skylar L Mead ( 2017)
Honors in Music

Matthew Samuel Orwitz ( 2013)
French horn performance: senior recital

Edwin Jordan Padilla ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in Music

Elyssa Faye Plotkin ( 2009)
Senior Music Performance Recital (clarinet)

Ilana Rainero-de Haan ( 2012)
Enter: Life, a composition for tenor and seven instruments

Stephen Andrew Reale ( 2014)
The Eldritch Dark

Brian Douglas Reid ( 2017)
Honors in Music

Eric Daniel Rosenstein ( 2011)
A symbol and tool of hybridity: the organ and its role in reform Judaism

Megan Elizabeth Sarno ( 2009)
Returning to Oneself: Debussy, French Nationalism, and "Le Culte de Moi"

Cailin K Smith ( 2018)
Heard and Not Seen: A Senior Recital

Rachael Marie Smith ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in Music

Henry Joel Usher ( 2007)
Sea Tides

Shuchang Yang ( 2016)
Departmental Honors in Music


Sterling Pacifica Arjona ( 2016)
Histology and Anatomy of the Faveolar and Saccular Lung in Boa Constrictors

Jessica L Bell ( 2018)
Carbon Dioxide-Induced C-Fos Expression in Central Respiratory Chemoreceptors and Development of Respiratory Behavior in Embryonic Mice

Gabrielle Bernstein Frenkel ( 2016)
Cognitive and Social Treatments in a Model of Alzheimer's Disease

Rodney D Jones ( 2017)
Neural and Physiologic Correlates of Health-Related Social Identity Threat

Tiffany Nicole Kimbrough ( 2007)
The Effects of Learning and Stress

Zhen Li ( 2011)
The Relationship of Protein Kinase C and Nitric Oxide Signaling in Metamorphosis of Marine Gastropod Larvae, Crepidula fornicata

Li-Yu Liu ( 2011)
Exploring Cell Dissociation in Larval Metamorphosis of the Gastropod Crepidula fornicata

Kelly Marie Lohr ( 2010)
Sex Differences in Carbon Dioxide-Driven Activation of the Retrotrapezoid Nucleus in Fos-Tau-LacZ Mice

Stacey Kathryn Mardekian ( 2008)
Assessment of the Cholinergic and Dopaminergic Systems in Mediating the Acquisition and Expression of Nicotine Conditioned Taste Aversion

Ritwik Kumar Niyogi ( 2009)
Honors in Neuroscience

Madison Anna Parks ( 2017)
Functional Development of Central Chemoreceptors & Onset of Fetal Breathing Movements in Mice

Sara Stokes Patterson ( 2014)
Blue Color Vision Sensitivity in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Kristen Ashley Ratner ( 2012)
The effect of SCH 23390 on extinction of conditioned hyperactivity in Swiss Webster mice

Elizabeth Carney Thorsteinson ( 2009)
C-fos Expression Increases Significantly in the Cerebellar Fastigial Nucleus Following Exposure to 10% Crbon Dioxide in FTL Mice

Andre O'Neil White ( 2011)
Prazosin Disrupts Drug-Memory Consolidation

Songhui Zhao ( 2013)
Mechanosensory regulation of metamorphosis in a marine larva


Andrew Joseph Barron ( 2011)
The Empirical Untenability of Sentient Artificial Intelligence

Adam Laufer Berman ( 2014)
Blameless Resentment: A Critique of Strawson

Chaney Brinkman Burlin ( 2013)
A Defense of Michael Williams' Theoretical Diagnosis of Skepticism

Alexander Chester Cameron ( 2008)
Elevating the Discourse: There is no "I" in Team

Kirsten Rose Dedrickson ( 2015)
Moral Realism and Moral Disagreement

Caitlin Marie Doak ( 2016)
Queer Ecology

Zachary George Garrett ( 2017)
Conjoined Twinning: Answers from Animalism

Paul Joseph Gaver ( 2015)
Constructivism in Meta-Ethics

Matthew Douglas Hartwig ( 2011)
A Critique of Kymlock's Liberal Multiculturalism in Philosophy

Amanda Ruth Lagji ( 2009)
"Willing Liberates": Nietzschean Heroism in Tsitsi Dangarembga's "Nervous Conditions"

Amanda Ruth Lagji ( 2009)
The Postcolonial Feminist Nietzschean Heroism in Tsitsi Dangarembga's "Nervous Conditions"

John Walter Leibundgut ( 2018)
Explaining the Referent of "We": An Explanatory Answer to Olsen's Question

Molly Kathleen Mullane ( 2015)
Philosophy and Advising the Sciences: Determining if Non-Human Animals Attribute Mental States

Lanea Elaine Pearson ( 2017)
Omnipotence in a Physical World

Claire Louise Pizzurro ( 2012)
How Kierkegaard and Dewey's Philosophical Conceptions of The Public Are Manifested through Social Media

Anna Catherine Pusack ( 2010)
The Place of the Globalized World: Nishida Kitaro and Japanese Ultra-nationalism

Jeffrey Christopher Reese ( 2007)
Illumination in Saints Augustine and Maximus the Confessor: Differing Emphases within a Common Neoplatonic Heritage

Annamaria Vicenta Santini ( 2013)
Reliabilism and Context

Cara Maria Sgobba ( 2008)
A Virtue Situationist Approach to Business Ethics

Alexandra Jenny Shapiro ( 2015)

Alison Ann Springle ( 2011)
Wittgenstein Thesis

Marguerite Stevenson ( 2015)
Philosophy and Literature

Jessica Anne Sykes ( 2016)
The Akan Conception of Persons

Wuji Zeng ( 2011)
Epistemology Research


Daniel Harrison Barnak ( 2010)
Exploration of the Anode Position Parameter in a Closed Drift Hall Thruster

Ritoban Basu Thakur ( 2008)
Experimental Studies of Intrinsic Localized Modes: The Coupled Pendulum Array and Bi-inductance Electrical Lattices

Marc Julien Besson ( 2015)
Stability and Intrinsic Localized Mode formation on Ferromagnetic Lattices

Melia Elizabeth Bonomo ( 2013)
Analyzing the singularities of freezing sessile water droplets

Sean Robert Brannon ( 2008)
Computational Model of Magnetic Field Oscillations in a Closed Drift Hall Thruster

Zachary Lee Carson ( 2010)
Quantum optics: implementing Hardy's Test of Local Realism

Edward Wayne Cramp ( 2007)
The Operation and Preliminary Diagnosis of a Plasma Hall Thruster

Natalie Griffin Ferris ( 2018)
Double-Slit Interference with Partially-Coherent Light

Stuart Russell Flury ( 2012)
X-Ray and Optical Spectral Studies of Compton-thin Seyferts Detected by the Swift/BAT

Christopher Brandon Fritz ( 2017)
Nonlinear Dynamics of Pulsing Oscillators

Nicole Elizabeth Fronsdahl ( 2016)
Investigation of a Solar Air Heater and its Optimal Efficiency

Kristina Teresa Johnson ( 2008)
Exploration of the Coupling Oscillation in a Plasma Hall Thruster

Benjamin Joseph Kimock ( 2015)
A Computational Investigation of Intrinsic Localized Modes in Magnetic Sheets: the Role of Shape-dependent Demagnetizing Fields

Ryan Irwin Lane ( 2014)
Modeling the Evolution of the Cataclysmic Variable V723 Cassiopeia

Kyle Lewis Liss ( 2016)
Anharmonic Coupling in Multi-Dimensional Molecular Dynamics

Michael Kiernan Murphy ( 2008)
Development of a Pulsed Femtosecond Laser Lab and Multiphoton Microscopy Proof of Concept

Ritwik Kumar Niyogi ( 2009)
Synchronization and Hebbian learning in a network of coupled neural phase oscillators

Kristen Ann Recine ( 2011)
Modeling the Evolution of the Cataclysmic Variable V723 Cassiopeia

Tyler Richey-Yowell ( 2017)
Characterizing Short Period Eclipsing Binaries in the Field of NGC 2362

Katherine Anne Roy ( 2015)
Fundamentals and Applications of Ultrasound Imaging

Ryan Alan Stearrett ( 2007)
Experimental Generation of Intrinsic Localized Modes in a Nonlinear Electrical Transmission Line

Liam Timms ( 2013)
Modeling Neural Networks with Kuramoto Oscillators: Spatially Embedding Dynamically Coupled Arrays

Christine Ann Welling ( 2012)
Photometry of Under-Observed RR Lyrae Variable Stars: GM Orionis

Samuel George Wheeler ( 2010)
Experimental Studies of Backwards-Wave Phenomena in a Nonlinear Electrical Lattice

Policy Management

Stephanie Jean Applegate ( 2017)
Policy Solutions for Securing Permanent Housing for the Homeless in Carlisle

Rachel Lynn Berkey ( 2007)
Reformation of the nonprofit sector: how its development has increased the need for regulations and accountability

Policy Studies

Kelly Joyce Rogers ( 2010)
Taxation Policy on Natural Gas Extraction in Pennsylvania

Political Science

Abigail Phillips Adams ( 2011)
Campaigning 2.0: New Media, Messaging, and Grassroots Organization in the 2008 Presidential Election

Peter Charles Backof ( 2007)
Distributing Speech: How the Internet Improves Democratic Access to the Mediated Public Sphere

Brian Bradford Booher ( 2008)
Countering a Global Trend: Popular Responses to Neoliberalism in Chile, France, and Australia

Christopher Lee Bowman ( 2012)
Locke, the Declaration, and the Constitution: Natural Rights, Social Contract theory, and Property and their tension in the Imperfect American Founding

Thomas Matthew Carey ( 2011)
The Emergence and Strategic Orientation of Violent Islamist Movements Examining the Armed Islamic Group, the Islamic Group, and al-Quaeda in the Arabian Peninsula from the Perspective of Social Movement Theory

Rehoboth Ketema Gesese ( 2017)
Taking Consent Seriously: An Anarchist's Critique of Liberalism

Samem Jabarkhail ( 2011)
The Pashtu dilemma: historical lessons in governance and security for contemporary Afghanistan

Anna Katherine Krenkel ( 2012)
Dangerous Diasporas?: A Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Diasporas on Conflict in the Homeland

Emilia Eleanor McManus ( 2015)
Immigration Policy in Southern Europe from 1990-2010: A Comparative Perspective

Meredith Karen Meisenheimer ( 2011)
The Effects of Democratization and Internet Penetration on Terrorist Recruitment

Benjamin Abraham Midanek ( 2008)
Developing Democracy: A Probabilistic Framework for Assessing Preconditions to Democracy in Later-Developing Countries

Caitlin Elizabeth Moriarty ( 2013)
Electoral Authoritarianism in Russia

Celina Marie Natzic ( 2018)
Effects of Armed Conflict on Women's Political Participation: A Study of Selected Civil Wars in the Arab World.

Darrell Ian Pacheco ( 2012)
Interest Group Branding and the Private Donation Habits of Lobbyists

Cynthia Lynn Polasko ( 2010)
Judicial Reasoning Has No Expiration Date: An Analysis of the Natural Cycle Theory as Applied to the Supreme Court of the United States

Abigail May Preston ( 2016)
Speech or Sex: The Porn Debate and American Politics

Emily Louise Pryor ( 2014)
Democrats and the Death Penalty: An Analysis of State Democratic Leaders and Public Opinion

Christopher Albert Roberts ( 2011)
China, Reform, and Economic Development in sub-Saharan Africa

Lindsay Marie Robinson ( 2008)
Decentralization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Uganda, Kenya, and Ethiopia in Comparative Perspective

Zachary Irving Rosenberg ( 2009)
"This is My City": Mayor Richard J. Daley, Chicago, and the Politics of Police Repression

Shayna Elise Solomon ( 2016)
Shifting Discourses of Tolerance: The framing of Muslim minorities in the U.S. and the UK before and after national traumas

Katie Lynn Stewart ( 2010)
Was It the Luck of the Irish? A Comparative Analysis of the Levels of Success Attained by the Irish and Basque Nationalist Movements

Alexander Lawrence Stout ( 2007)
Presidential leadership of Congress: Woodrow Wilson, the New Freedom, and the 63rd Congress, 1913-1915

Kimberly Caitlin Wallace ( 2010)
Riyals, Dinars, and Dirhams: Political Inclusion of Migrant Workers in GCC Member States

Maximilian Weylandt ( 2013)
Decentralization and Political Corruption in Sub Saharan Africa

Aaron Mark Williams ( 2009)
In Theory or in Practice: Legitimizing Characteristics of Judicial Review in England


Kelly Marie Anastasi ( 2008)
Can Information About Eating Disorders Improve College Students' Mental Health Literacy and Lower Their Agreement with Eating Disorder Stereotypes?

Peter Andrew Bruland ( 2012)
Effects of Diagnosis and Evidence Type on Insanity Defense Outcomes and Juror Perceptions

Bettina Mariel Cerban ( 2010)
Judging Smokers: How Anger and Disgust Shape Our Moral Beliefs

Jennifer Frances Chmielewski ( 2010)
Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Body Image: Negotiating Intersections of Identity

Elizabeth Catherine Conti ( 2009)
Gender Differences in Motivation, Behavior and Achievement in a Math-related College Course

Katherine Anne DeBroeck ( 2018)
Touch in Sexual Encounters: Perceptions of Partners' Consent

Sarah Helweg DiMuccio ( 2015)
The Precariousness of Manhood and Womanhood in the U.S.

Diliana Blagovestova Funtarova ( 2011)
Phantom effects, or what happens when I can't get what I want

Parisa Renee Kaliush ( 2014)
Disordered Eating in Female Collegiate Athletes: Investigating the Relationships between Coaching and Parenting Styles, Psychological Needs, and Self-Determined Motivation

Alyssa Monika Minnick ( 2013)
An Experimental Investigation of Fat Talk Among College Women

W John Monopoli ( 2011)
Understanding Risks for Conduct Problems

Sara Anne Moss ( 2014)
Rethinking Recovery: Posttraumatic Growth Through Eating Disorder Recovery

Maia Thi Nguyen ( 2012)
Limited Environmental Enrichment Blunts Methamphetamine Sensitization in Young Mice

Loren Juliette Tyson Pease ( 2013)
'What Did You Do Last Night?': How Sharing Hookup Narratives Impacts Friendships and Displays Status Among College Women

Creighton Taylor Putnam-Majarian ( 2011)
Decision-making between Different Sized Choice Sets: How the Number of Available Options Affects Peak Satisfaction

Laura Michelle Rockman ( 2007)
Unconscious semantic processing of visually masked words by third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade children

Maya Caitlin Rose ( 2013)
The Effects of Early Diagnosis and Intervention on Success Among Postsecondary Students with Learning Disabilities

Margaret Rose Tobias ( 2010)
Judging Fatness: The Effects of Emotion on Moral Judgment and Moral Judgment of Emotion

Deana Maryann Vitrano ( 2012)
Comparing Perception and Imagination at the Visual Cortex

Julia West McGinley ( 2008)
Stigma and Beliefs About Eating Disorders in a Sample of College Women


Ryan Lindsay Corbett ( 2013)
From Liberation to Coexistence: Redefining Palestinian Liberation Theology

Alexander William Froom ( 2008)
Living the Narrative: The Reflection of Navajo Mythology in Navajo Social Institutions

Zachary George Garrett ( 2017)
Death to the World: the Last Punks-Monks

Kathleen Louise Getaz ( 2017)
Religious Actors in Intractable Conflict: Case Studies from the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Amanda Michelle Gvozden ( 2015)
Therapeutic Effects of Spiritual Practice for Individuals with Temporary Lobe Epilepsy

Samantha Kimberle McGovern ( 2010)
Ardhan쒁rїśvara within the God-Image: An Exploration of the Androgynous Deity in Hindu Tantra and Jungian Psychology

Jeffrey Christopher Reese ( 2007)
Illumination in Saints Augustine and Maximus the Confessor: Differing Emphases within a Common Neoplatonic Heritage

Christian Morgan Sweger ( 2018)
Self and Service: The Grounds of the Engaged Spirituality of Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh

Justin Cassius Wisner ( 2009)
The Resurgence of Enochic Religion

Rebecca Jane Worsham ( 2007)
The Eleusinian Mysteries: The Archaeology of the Ritual


Margaret Ann Browndorf ( 2008)
The Carnivalesque OBERIU: Poetics of the Body in the 1930s Writings of Nikolai Oleinikov, Aleksandr Vvedensky, and Daniil Kharms

Simon Gaetano Ciccarillo ( 2016)
Russia, Latin America, and the Conflict in Ukraine

Kara Lynn Elder ( 2011)
Utopian Vision, Industrial Realizations, and Dystopian Realities

Caroline Erin Elkin ( 2015)
The Vocabulary of Green Politics through Kazakhstan's Green Economic Policies

Kimberly Ann Ferington ( 2011)
Vrubel's Demon in the Context of Nineteenth-Century Literature

Michael Williamson Hoke ( 2012)
A Nationalist and a Conservative: The Search for a Reconciliation of Apparent Dichotomies in the Art Songs of P.I. Tchaikovsky and S.V. Rachmaninov

Jonathan Gallegos Ontiberos ( 2011)
Honors in Russian

Yvonne Suzanne Robbins ( 2009)
Honors in Russian

Allison E Stroyan ( 2018)
Russian ikan'e and akan'e in Learners with L1 American English

Andrei Nikolas Vernon ( 2012)
Oil in the Russian Federation: An Examination of the Short and Long-term Environmental Impacts of the Komi Oil Spill

Russian Area Studies

Margaret Ann Browndorf ( 2008)
The Carnivalesque OBERIU: Poetics of the Body in the 1930s Writings of Nikolai Oleinikov, Aleksandr Vvedensky, and Daniil Kharms

Self-Developed: Film Studies

Jamie Kathleen Sweeney ( 2013)
Subverting Paradigms of Storytelling in Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Self-Developed: Intellectual History

Alexander Patton Bloom ( 2011)
The Populist Rhetoric of American Politics: Conservative and Democratic Discourse as seen through the Populist and Tea Party Movement

Self-developed: Bioethics

Joshua Ian Lapps ( 2008)
Embryonic Stem Cell Research: An Investment in the Future


Airlia Rose Choyce ( 2011)
Bisexual Burdens: Individuals with Nonexclusive Attractions Creating Authentic Identities

Hilary Eliza Collins ( 2010)
Negotiating Identities Within Contemporary American Society: Women of the Indian Community of Central PA

Hannah Elizabeth Farda ( 2011)
Societies at War, the Sexes at Peace

Colin Winthrop Macfarlane ( 2012)
The new racial wealth chasm: Asian, Hispanic and African-American wealth inequality in the twenty-first century

Melissa Lee Moreland ( 2009)
"You Think You're Better Than Me?" Symbolic Violence and Upward Mobility: Working-Class at Dickinson College Go Back Home

Katherine Nicolayev Mosher ( 2007)
Muslim women in the Netherlands and the United States: virginity and identity formation

Margaret Lee O'Brien ( 2011)
Elite Colleges or Colleges for the Elite?: A Qualtative Analysis of Dickinson Students' Perceptions of Privilege

Manuel Ignacio Saralegui ( 2009)
The Revolution Will Not Be Represented: From the Bolivarian Process to a Critique of Social Theory

Michele St. Julien ( 2014)
In Our Own Eyes, Through Our Own Voices: Deconstructing the Silence surrounding Systemic Sexual Violence and Black/African American Women.

Giovania Genevieve Tiarachristie ( 2013)
Race, Class, and Food Justice in South Allison Hill

Sara Aubrey Tyberg ( 2016)
Entitlement and Anguish: An Analysis of Masculinity and Misogyny in American School Shootings

Gabriela Uassouf ( 2010)
Valuing Their Voices: HIV/AIDS Activists in an Era of Professionalization and Public Apathy

Carrie Anna Ovensen Vereide ( 2014)
A Student Body of Global Citizens?" International Students' Perceptions and Experiences of Race on Dickinson's Campus


Hannah Rae Bortman ( 2008)
A Study of Religion and Gender in Two Latin American Authors

Alexandria Elizabeth De Aranzeta ( 2007)
De Hipócrates al Condado de Adams: Trazando la medicina humoral en literatura y práctica

Ruth Leslie Dicker ( 2010)
Jorge Luis Borges: Language, Desdivinization, and Immortality

Wendy Lorena Gomez ( 2015)
La "re-presentación" de la voz femenina en los textos testimoniales de la Guerra Civil Salvadorena

Christopher Michael Gross ( 2009)
Corrigiendo la historiografía hegemónica: la narración de resistencia de "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"

Ryan Jeffrey Hollm ( 2007)
Simbolism del ser: "La Novela de Don Sandalio"

Kathryn Lee Hughes ( 2014)
Racism and Xenophobia: Representations of the Asian Community in the Spanish Press

Katherine Yancey Leibel ( 2012)
Cura te ipsum: La mala ciencia del autodiagnóstico en dos textos del Siglo de Oro

Vicki Jaye Morris ( 2011)
Las poetas del siglo XIX: su propio tercer mundo

Joanne Maria Sullivan ( 2007)
Honors in Spanish

JoAnna Noor Waterfall ( 2007)
La busqueda del conocimiento: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz y René Descartes (The Search for Knowledge: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and René Descartes)

Amanda Jo E Wildey ( 2013)
Atreverse a proponer: José Maria Arguedas y el indigenismo antropológico

Megan Leigh Wummer ( 2009)
Spanish 550 Thesis

Sarah Kendrick Young ( 2013)
Entre el clavel y la espada, un patriota sin patria: Como el exilio le convirtió a Rafael Alberti en un gran poeta de la Generación del 27 y del siglo XX

Women's & Gender Studies

Hope Elizabeth Kildea ( 2014)
Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Law in Pennsylvania

Julia Margaret Thompson Mercer ( 2018)
Knowledge (of) Reproduction

Sara Michelle Raab ( 2013)
The Perpetuation and Subversion of Gender-Power Dynamics: An Interview Study of the Central Pennsylvania BDSM Community

Shannon Elizabeth Sullivan ( 2009)
Imagined Communities and Embodied Experience: The Creation of a Feminist? Nationalist Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina