The Honors Thesis Process Varies by College & Major

No matter your undergraduate program or major, there is a path through the Honors Thesis process for you.  Whether you continue on to graduate school, professional school, or enter the work force, your Thesis is the centerpiece of your professional portfolio.

Latest Honors Thesis News

Not a Burden but a Culminating Moment

October 30, 2015

Ashlee Newman (AS ‘15) worked with Prof. Jon Hanson to complete her Capstone in  political science entitled, Beyond State Boundaries: A Comparative Analysis between States on Domestic Violence. Her project seeks to answer the question of…

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Every position is ludicrous without evidence…

October 26, 2015
Chantelle Mendonsa

Chantelle Mendonsa  (AS ’15) completed her Capstone, Structural Impediments to Progress: Iran 2009 & 1979, in political science. Prof. Mehrzad Boroujerdi served as her advisor. Chantelle compared the methods and characteristics of both the 1979…

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Think Outside the Box of Your Discipline

October 23, 2015
Rachel Mandel

Rachel Elizabeth Mandel (AS ’15) completed a Capstone in Modern Jewish Studies entitled, From Maus to Magneto: Exploring Holocaust Representation in Comic Books and Graphic Novels. Prof. Zachary Braiterman served as her advisor. Rachel’s Capstone analyzed the…

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You’ll be so glad you did

October 22, 2015

We recently heard from Honors alumna, Katelyn Edel (AS ’15), who wrote, “I just wanted to take a moment to thank you and the entire Honors program for the Capstone requirement — I’m currently working…

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Understand the Future by Exploring the Past

October 19, 2015
Kelsey Modica

Kelsey Modica (AS ’15)  completed her Capstone in international relations supported by her advisor, Prof. Seth Jolly. The project entitled, A Path to Peace: Reconciling the Sunni-Shi’a Conflict in Iraq, delves deep into history, to the seventh…

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Manage Your Time

October 15, 2015
CounselingTime Management

Christina Barquin (AS ’15) completed her English and Textual Studies Capstone with the support of her advisor, Prof. Claudia Klaver. The project, entitled Contesting Victorian Beliefs: The Unintended Effects of Victorian Novels, closely examines how the…

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Don’t Doubt, Write

October 10, 2015
Doubt road sign

Mary Salmonsen (AS ’15) Capstone was a novel, Imperfect Imitations, and Arthur Flowers was her advisor. She has so much advice for you that we just need to let her speak! If you’re in the…

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Just Write the Thing!

October 7, 2015
Meredith Jeffers

Meredith Jeffers (AS ’15) worked with her advisor, Prof. Chris Forster, to complete her Capstone, Exposing Narrative Ideologies of Victimhood in Emma Donaghue’s Room and Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. Meredith’s project examines the interesting narrative perspectives of…

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Adrift in the Abstract

October 1, 2015
Stephen Sorokanich

Stephen Sorokanich III (AS ’15) completed a Capstone in mathematics and physics and worked with Prof. Leonid Kovalev as his advisor. His Capstone is entitled, Geometry of Hilbert Space Frames. Stephen has a lot of advice for…

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Passion and Interest

September 29, 2015

Caroline Habjan (AS ’15) completed her Capstone in biotechnology with Dr. Robert Silverman and Christine Rydelek at SUNY Upstate acting as her advisors. The title of Caroline’s Capstone is Maternal Obesity and Incidence of Depression.  The…

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