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2014-2015 Honors Students

The following are the 2014-2015 Honors Students and the titles of their honors thesis projects:



Alia Bales Alia Bales

The New and Abridged Alvearie
Anthony Lehr

Anthony Lehr

Stories Not Mine to Tell

Gabriella Brody

Gabriella Brody

Altamont

Margaret McKinley

Margaret McKinley

“First Do No Harm”: A Blonde P.I. Mystery

Jessica Brotman Jessica Brotman

“The Fall of the House of Usher” and the Context of Sentimentalism
Joshua Mun

Joshua Mun

JP Morey & The Empty Selves

Rodrigo Cruz

Rodrigo Cruz

Cruz Thesis

Nichole Nomura

Nichole Nomura

Superheroes, Super Cops: Constructions of Legitimacy in Civil War, Justice League: Origin, and Sinestro Corps War

Monica De La Cruz Monica De La Cruz

Growing Girls: The Marketing of AFS Youth Exchange Programs and Perceived Success among Female Participants
Nichole Nomura

Nichole Nomura

Novum

Nilufar Karimi Nilufar Karimi

Hard Parks
Penelope Oseguera

Penelope Oseguera

Written Portrait

Jacqueline Kim Jacqueline Kim

“Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On”: Exiling the Mid-Victorian Anti-heroine, the Woman Writer’s Idealized Prospero
Amanda Qassar

Amand Qassar

Quid Pro Crow: the Corvid as Augur, Verb, and Cyborg

Michael Koorstad Michael Koorstad

The Burden of Serenity
Lilianna Rumberger

Lilianna Rumberger

Videogames: The Literature of Our Time

Mariko Kuga Mariko Kuga

Black Autobiographies as Political Counter Narratives: A Literary Analysis of Racialized Systems of Control
Jacob Valadez

Jacob Valadez

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Past Participants

Honors Program Undergraduate Awards

There are two annual undergraduate awards that are dedicated to the Honors Program thesis projects.  The Sherley Williams Memorial Award is bestowed upon the highest rated literary arts thesis, and the Burckhardt Award is bestowed upon the highest rated literary/cultural criticism thesis.



2014-2015
Award Winners


Sherley Williams Memorial Award
Nilufar Karimi

Burckhardt Award
Nichole Nomura