WHAT THEY LEARNED: Tina Zhou ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Tina Zhou ’15

Th political science major took a cue from her Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies concentration and her Chinese minor for her thesis on China’s Arab Spring intervention policies.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Caitlin Gallagher ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Caitlin Gallagher ’15

The East Asian languages and cultures major synthesized her love of Chinese culture and economics for a thesis analyzing China’s economic system during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644):

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Larisa Antonisse ‘15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Larisa Antonisse ‘15

The political science major used Arizona and Virginia as case studies for Medicaid expansion in her thesis and explored interest group coalition composition and lobbying strategy as potential approaches to overcoming organized opposition to policy implementation.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Balmer ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Balmer ’15

After sitting in on sessions of Veteran’s Court during a summer internship, the political science major wanted to explore “specialty courts” further in her senior thesis.