WHAT THEY LEARNED: Avi Bregman ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Avi Bregman ’14

Chemistry major Avi Bregman picked up where his former classmate, Jennifer Whealdon ’13, left off in her research last year. His thesis, “Charge Transport Properties of Doped Nanographene Bowties,” expanded a project Whealdon previously worked on for her own thesis....
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Raymond DeLuca ’14

Russian and history double major Raymond DeLuca originally planned to write his senior thesis about a failed anarchist uprising against the Soviet government. But after researching an English version of the group’s daily newspaper, he discovered that a group of...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alexandra Wolkoff ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alexandra Wolkoff ’14

Alexandra Wolkoff’s senior thesis was a very personal project. A sociology major and education minor, Wolkoff started taking classes in the dance department at Bryn Mawr College during her freshman year and was so transformed by the experience that she sought to use...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Abigail Flynn ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Abigail Flynn ’14

Political science major Abigail Flynn first became interested in the death penalty in high school when she conducted research for a database of international death penalty policies at the Northwestern University School of Law’s Center for International Human Rights....
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Neilay Shah ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Neilay Shah ’14

History major Neilay Shah felt that historians hadn’t given the Luce-Celler Act, which President Harry Truman signed into law in 1946, enough attention. So his thesis, “The Luce-Celler Act of 1946: White Nationalism, Indian Nationalism, and the Cosmopolitan Elite,”...