Social Science Projects

Omolara Akinfemiwa

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Bradley Seymour
Omolara Akinfemiwa

Thesis Title:

Tap, Like, and Share: The Psychological and Neurological Effects of Social Media on Human Beings

 

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Kailee Vick

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Glyn Morgan
Kailee Vick

Thesis Title:

The Politics of Social Status: Understanding Successes, Failures, and Implications for the Future of Right-Wing National Populism

 

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Parizeh Malik

International Relations and Economics

Faculty Advisor: Daniel McDowell
Parizeh Malik

Thesis Title:

An Exploration into Establishing A Currency Zone in the Middle East

 

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Pamela Flores

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Francine D'amico
Pamela Flores

Thesis Title:

Preventing Gender-Based Violence in Latin America through Education

 

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Maria Tsekenis

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Meredith Martin
Maria Tsekenis

Thesis Title:

Racism: Reassembling American Education

 

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Hanna Martin

Citizenship and Civic Engagement

Faculty Advisor: Peter Wilcoxen
Hanna Martin

Thesis Title:

Sharing our Stories: An Ethnographic Podcast on Students with IDD

 

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Celina Carranti

Political Science

Faculty Advisor: James Steinberg
Celina Carranti

Thesis Title:

Examining Participation in NATO and EU Security Operations

 

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Brenna Hart

Inclusive Elementary and Special Education

Faculty Advisor: Jill Christian-Lynch
Brenna Hart

Thesis Title:

Moving Towards Equitable Education for Immigrant and Refugee Students

 

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Pritika Seshadri

Women's and Gender Studies

Faculty Advisor: Himika Bhattacharya

Thesis Title:

Racialized foster care as punitive governance: Black motherhood and Connecticut's carceral project

 

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Sylvia Probst

Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Austin Zwick
Sylvia Probst

Thesis Title:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Organization: How 2020 has Changed Corporate Culture for Years to Come

 

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Emily Sides

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Brian Taylor

Thesis Title:

Georgia's and Ukraine's Security in the Post-Cold War Era

 

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Miranda Nemeth

International Relations & Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Margaret Hermann
Miranda Nemeth

Thesis Title:

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy? Weakened Democratic Practices and Homegrown Violent Extremism in Denmark

 

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Lindsay Kantor

Information Management & Technology

Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Stanton
Lindsay Kantor

Thesis Title:

Exploration of How Social Media Positively and Negatively Affects the Development of Teens

 

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Emily Norris

Public Health

Faculty Advisor: Bhavneet Walia
Emily Norris

Thesis Title:

Disparities in tPA Treatment for Ischemic Stroke

 

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Jacob Waldron

Economics

Faculty Advisor: Perry Singleton
Jacob Waldron

Thesis Title:

Wal-Mart: The American Labor Market Boogieman? Researching the effects of Wal-Mart locational choice on local labor markets.

 

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Parizeh Malik

International Relations and Economics

Faculty Advisor: Daniel McDowell
Parizeh Malik

Thesis Title:

An Exploration into Establishing A Currency Zone in the Middle East

 

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Ruby Isley

Information Management & Technology

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Stromer-Galley
Ruby Isley

Thesis Title:

Algorithmic Bias and Its Implications: How to Maintain Ethics in AI Governance

 

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Bobbi Whitney

Information Management & Technology

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Stromer-Galley
Bobbi Whitney Thesis header

Thesis Title:

Challenging the Stigma of Emotional Intelligence in STEM Majors

 

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Andres Trejo

International Relations

Faculty Advisor: Robert Murrett
Andres Trejo

Thesis Title:

A CENTURY OF CONFLICT: A History, Visualization, and Assessment of International Intervention in Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria

 

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Alexander Tsemberis

History

Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey D. Gonda
Alexander Tsemberis

Thesis Title:

Protest, Reaction, and Remedy: Analyzing the Syracuse Eight's Boycott in the Civil Rights Era

 

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Brielle Valenza

Political Science

Faculty Advisor: Shana Gadarian
Brielle Valenza

Thesis Title:

How Exposure to Political Satire Affects Cynicism and Political Efficacy

 

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Jennifer Glass

Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Jeff Hemsley
Jennifer Glass

Thesis Title:

Sentiment Analysis on Tweets About Climate Change: Accepters, Deniers, and Others

 

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Julia Howard-Flanders

Information Management & Technology

Faculty Advisor: Jennifer Stromer-Galley
Julia HowardFlanders

Thesis Title:

An Exploratory Data Analysis of Social Media Ads in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

 

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Brittnee Johnson

Political Science

Faculty Advisor: Daniel McDowell
Brittnee Johnson

Thesis Title:

Assessing Racial Disposability in Public Policy: A United States Case Study of Colorblindness in Education for Ethnic Minority Students: Detroit Public Community School District

 

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Emily Lenzetti

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Stephen Maisto
Emily Lenzetti

Thesis Title:

The Role of Emotion Regulation in the Relationship Between Reward/Punishment Sensitivity and Alcohol Outcomes

 

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Danielle Llewellyn

Sociology

Faculty Advisor: Gretchen Purser
Danielle Llewellyn

Thesis Title:

Inside Out and Outside In: Race, Exclusion, and Belonging in Asian Transracial Adoptees

 

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Christian Pilarski

Policy Studies

Faculty Advisor: Austin Zwick
Christian Pilarski

Thesis Title:

The Impact of State-Level Energy Policies on Energy Consumption Portfolios Regarding Renewable Energy Sources

 

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Kyla Reitzel

Psychology

Faculty Advisor: Stephen Maisto
Kyla Reitzel

Thesis Title:

Associations Among Anxiety Sensitivity, Gender, and Pain Sensitivity in College Student Hazardous Drinkers

 

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Kelly Garcia

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Faculty Advisor: Jonathan Preston
Kelly Garcia

Thesis Title:

Relationship between Phonological Awareness and Speech Perception in School-Age Children with and without Residual Speech Sound Disorders

 

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