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Past Theses Submissions

All senior honors theses are listed below



Chloe Ponzio

"Bringing home spot: domestication and human-dog relationships across the ancient Americas"

Madelyn Moy

"Long term effects of hepatitis-B infection on the gut microbiome of captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)"

Ellie Thonpson
"Armed with syringes: martial metaphors and the militarization of COVID-19 interventions"



Myles Kobe Bowen

"Perpetual Violence And Livable Resistance: Historicizing Lousiana's Toxically Fertile "Cancer Alley"

Meghna Gaddam

"Homeless Menstruation: A Construction Of Embodied Experiences And A Breakdown Of Amplified Psychological And Structural Issues"

Annamarie Jedziniak

"A Case Study Of Maternal Health Policies Production Of A Positive Pregnancy Experience In Australia, New Zealand, And Ireland"

Shannon Lally

"Irish Language Revitalization In The Republic Of Ireland And Northern Ireland"

Allison Mo

"Traditional Chinese Medicine In Western Contexts: Translation, Trust, And Efficacy"

Sonali Patel

"Humanity In The Face Of Climate Change: The Past, Present, And Future"

Chloe Wong

"Radical Caring: A Qualitative Study On The Role Of Frontline Workers In Eradicating Gender-Based Violence In Asian American Communities"

Anna Yang

"Intersectional Traumas: Resilience And Mental Health In Post-Apartheid South Africa During The COVID-19 Pandemic"

2020 Theses

Norah Fanning
Doubly Burdened, Dually Strained: The Strategic Utilization of Chicago’s Community Health Workers in Task-Shifting Interventions

Simone Laszuk
Swimming Upstream: Decreasing Salmon Populations in the Columbia River Basin Through Infrastructure and its Impacts on Indigenous Welfare

Zoe Miller
Hungry Thirsty Roots: Imagining and Constructing Ethnic Otherness in 1800s England

2019 Theses

Jessica Collins 
"Costructing Successful Citizens:  The EU and Erasmus+ "

Aleksandra (Ola) Grabowski
"Decolonizing Digging? Critical Approaches for Contemporary Archaeologies"

Monica Hsu
"Competing Stressors: Social Support and Resiliency Among Women Athletes"

Brian Ingersoll
"Micromanaging Nature: Navigating Between Policy and Practice in Chicago Parks"

Julia Shenkman
"Redefining the Borders of Medical Tourism: Navigating Healthcare in an Evolving LocalKnowledge System"

Jennah Thompson-Vasquez
"The Allure of the Market: Navigating Indigeneity, Identity, and Inequality in the Bolivian Amazon"

Talia Waxman
"Processing Resilience: Teen Girls, Agency, and Transformative Research"

2018 Theses

Pedro Alvarado
“Uncovering “Forgotten” Identity: A New Understanding of Ethnic Identities in the Former Slave Village of Morne Patate, Dominica”

Maria Felier
“Variation of Sexual Dimorphism Due to Climatic Stress”

Lucia Procopio
“Curating Racism: Understanding Field Museum Physical Anthropology from 1893 to 1969”

Angelina Strohbach
“Reproducing Inequality: Disparities in “Mobile Health” and Pregnancy Care for Low-Income Women in Chicago”

Anna Tolley
“A Salty Survival:  An Exploration of Resilience and the Maya Marketplace”

Emma Zblewski
"Safe Enough? Constructing Accessible Spaces at the Intersection of Queer Identity and Trauma"