2014 Writing Excellence Award Winners

CONNECTIONS CORE

Ryan Coleman

“’criminal queers’:  Criminalizing and Disciplining Non-Normative Gender and Sexual Expression in the U.S.”

Connections 318:  Crime and Punishment
Professor Tanya Erzen

FIRST YEAR- SEMINARS 

Audrey Kaufman

“Separate and Unequal”

SSI1 136:  Urban America:  Problems and Possibilities
Professor Alison Tracy Hale

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Elizabeth Kirsch

“’Sometimes text is just text’:  Engaging students in meaning making in English language arts”

Education 629:  Seminar in Educational Experience
Professor Fred Hamel

HUMANITIES

Benjamin Block

“A Chronic Tuberculosis: Carl Spitzweg and the Biedermeier”

Art 494: Seminar in Art History
Professor Linda Williams

Emily Brothers

“Leontyne Price:  The Woman of Action behind the Facade of Passive Artistry”

Music 493:  Special Topics in Music History
Professor Gwynne Brown

NATURAL SCIENCES and MATHEMATICS

Alix Melton

“The effect of increasing ambient salinity on the heart rate and osmoregulatory ability of the invasive crayfish, Orconectes sp.”

Biology 334:  Comparative Animal Physiology
Professor Alexa Tullis

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Alex Plant

"Woodrow Wilson's Place in Political Time: A Critique of Stephen Skowronek's The Politics Presidents Make

Politics and Government 310:  Presidency and Congress
Professor David Sousa

Morgan Taylor

"Online, On the Couch, or On the Move: The Contours of the Evolving Video Market"

Economics 411:  Senior Thesis Seminar
Professor Kate Stirling