2010 Writing Excellence Awards Winners

(for papers written in 2009)

CONNECTIONS CORE

Megan Burgmuller

Senior
"The Affliction of Mercy Short: Psychological Explanations for her Actions and Theological Interpretations of the Episodes"
Connections 332:  Witchcraft in Colonial New England
Fall 2009
Bill Breitenbach

FIRST YEAR- SEMINARS

Jack Corrigan

Sophomore
"Sex, God, and Logic: The Power of John Humphrey Noyes' Defense of Bible Communism"

Humanities 122:  Utopia/Dystopia
Spring 2009
Bill Breitenbach

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Abby McElligott

 

Graduate
"Standard 5.2D"
Education 629:  Seminar in Educational Experience, Context, and Meaning
Summer 2009
Amy Ryken

HUMANITIES

Ian Greenfield

Senior
"Fair Welcome and the Temple of Priapus: Speakers and Readers as Autoeroticists and Voyeurs in The Romance of the Rose and Chaicer's The Parlaiment of Fowls 

English 350:  Chaucer
Spring 2009
Denise Despres


Jeff Merrion

Senior
"From Nothing to Nothing: Merton's Modern Mysticism"
Religion 350:  Mysticism
Fall 2009
Greta Austin

NATURAL SCIENCES

Mei-Lani Bixby

Junior
 "Forward Genetics: Histidine Auxotrophs in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
Biology 311:  Genetics
Fall 2009
Mary Rose Lamb

Lucille Moore

Junior

"Orchid Fragrance Complexity as a Mechanism for Euglossine Bee Pollinator Specialization"
Independent Study in Biology/Ecology
Fall 2009
Anjali Kumar

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Katherine Buckley

Junior

"Out of Place: Gangs Delinquency, and Identity Formation in Los Angeles and Central America"
Comparative Sociology 316: Social and Cultural Change
Spring 2009
Monica DeHart

Mike Knape

Sophomore
"Corruption and Consequences: Illegal Logging in Southeast Asia"
International Political Economy 201: Introduction
Fall 2009
Bradford Dillman