2012 Writing Excellence Award Winners

Writing Excellence Award Winners

(for papers written in 2011)

CONNECTIONS CORE

Margaret Johnson

“The Fine Line between an Alien and an Accomplice:  An Exposé of the Importance of Tituba’s Testimony”

Connections 332: New England Witchcraft
Professor Bill Breitenbach

FIRST YEAR- SEMINARS 

Louisa Raitt

Anicia Juliana: The Rightful Ruler and Her Controversial Construction"

Art 120: Hagia Sophia
Professor Kriszta Kotsis

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Olive Oyango

I’m African . . . Not African American"

Occupational Therapy 606:  Healthcare Systems
Professors Juli McGruder and Kirsten Wilbur

HUMANITIES

Kelli Conley

Between A Rock and A Hard Place:  Marriage Implications for Women in the Reformation"

History 311: Reformation
Professor Katherine Smith

Kevin Halasz

On the Dangers of Over-Inferring"

Philosophy 326: Philosophy of Language
Professor Douglas Cannon

NATURAL SCIENCES and MATHEMATICS

Liza Holtz

The effects of environmental disturbance during the developmental stages of Painted Lady Butterflies (Vanessa cardui)"

Biology 211: General Ecology
Professor Stacey Weiss

Alisa Wallace

The effect of hunger level on the choice between feeding and courtship opportunities in male guppies (Poecilia reticulata)"

Biology 211: General Ecology
Professor Stacey Weiss

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Peter Russell

Unipolarity and Its Benefits"

Politics and Government 335: Global Security
Professor Seth Weinberger

Ardea Smith

"The Seductive Orchid

International Political Economy 382: The Illicit Global Economy
Professor Brad Dillman

Writing Excellence Award Winners

(for papers written in 2011)

 

CONNECTIONS CORE

Margaret Johnson

“The Fine Line between an Alien and an Accomplice:  An Exposé of the Importance of Tituba’s Testimony”

Connections 332: New England Witchcraft
Professor Bill Breitenbach

FIRST YEAR- SEMINARS 

Louisa Raitt

 

“Anicia Juliana:  The Rightful Ruler and Her Controversial Construction

Art 120: Hagia Sophia
Professor Kriszta Kotsis

 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Leanne Schaafsma

Graduate
"I'm not a pnoy and I'm not a fog, I'm a dancer:" An interview with a Stripper
Occupational Therapy 697: Research Design
Spring 2010
Yvonne Swinth

HUMANITIES

Ian Greenfield

Senior
The Author and the Magi: Magic in the Ancient Novel and its Implications for Readership

Classics 304
Spring 2010

Nico Romerijn-Stout


 
Jihad and Just War: A Comparative Analysis
Religion 410
Fall 2010
Greta Austin

NATURAL SCIENCES

Lydia Kleine

Junior
Stable isotope ecology of the endangered Grevy's zebra (Equus Grevyi) in Laikipia, Kenya
Advisor Kena Fox Dobbs
Fall 2010

Brittany Balbag

Senior Thesis

 Does behavioral flexability and tolorance to disturbance explain why eastern grey squirrels and eastern fox squirrels have succeded in invading urban areas?

 

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Sara Adkins

Senior Thesis

Reframing the Reality of African American Women at Risk for HIV/AIDS Using an Ecological Model

Spring 2010

 

Ben Armstrong


 A Landlocked Bolivia: Disputes between Bolivia, Peru and Chile
International Political Economy

 

 

 

GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Olive Oyango
Graduate
“I’m African . . . Not African American”
Occupational Therapy 606:  Healthcare Systems
Fall 2011
Juli McGruder/Kirsten Wilbur

 

HUMANITIES

Kelli Conley
Junior

“Between A Rock and A Hard Place:  Marriage Implications for Women in the Reformation”
History 311:  Reformation
Spring 2011

Katherine Smith

Kevin Halasz
Junior

“On the Dangers of Over-Inferring”

Philosophy 326:  Philosophy of Language

Douglas Cannon


NATURAL SCIENCES and MATHEMATICS

Liza Holtz
Junior
“The effects of environmental disturbance during the developmental stages of
Painted Lady Butterflies (Vanessa cardui)
Biology 211:  General Ecology
Fall 2011
Stacey Weiss

 

Alisa Wallace
Sophomore
“The effect of hunger level on the choice between feeding and
courtship opportunities in male guppies (Poecilia reticulata)”
Biology 211:  General Ecology
Fall 2011
Stacey Weiss


SOCIAL SCIENCES
Peter Russell
Senior 

“Unipolarity and Its Benefits”
Politics and Government 335: Global Security
Fall 2011
Seth Weinberger

 

Ardea Smith
Senior
“The Seductive Orchid”
International Political Economy 382
Fall 2011
Brad Dillman