The 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.
The biology major, who is interested in genetics, researched disease presentation in individuals with MYH9-related disorders using a fruit fly model.
The East Asian languages and cultures major synthesized her love of Chinese culture and economics in a thesis analyzing China’s economic system during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
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.
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.