2017 Writing Excellence Award Winners

CONNECTIONS CORE

Cassandra McMurry

Of Wives and Witches: The Duality of Female Deviance in Puritan Moral Theology

Connections 332: Witchcraft in Colonial New England
Professor William Breitenbach

FIRST-YEAR SEMINARS 

Adam Braude

Phuong's Caged Throne

SSI 141: Architectures of Power
Professor Denise Despres

GRADUATE PROGRAMS 

Nicole Brun-Cottan

“Defending the Art of Physical Therapy: Expanding Inquiry and Crafting Culture in Support of Therapeutic Alliance”

Graduate Research
Professor Danny McMillian

HUMANITIES

Megan Reich

Subtle Irony in Personal Growth: Beethoven and Prokofiev's "Classical" Symphonies

Mus 493: The Symphonies of Beethoven and Schubert
Professor Geoffrey Block

Kylie Young

"The Death of Nature and the Rebirth of Gaia: Organicism, the Mechanical Philosophy, and Feminized Nature

STS 490: Senior Seminar
Professor Kristin Johnson

NATURAL SCIENCES and MATHEMATICS

Sarah Mueller

Morphological and trophic differences between kelp crabs (Pugettia producta) inhabiting kelp and pilings

Biol 477:  Marine Biology
Professor Joel Elliott

Kyle Reinke

Microbial Fuel Cells: Mitochondria aren’t the Powerhouse of this Cell

Biol 350: Microbiology
Professor Mark Martin

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Lilly Bengtson

"It's Complicated: A Literature Review of Happiness and the Big Five

Psyc 330: Theories of Personality
Professor Lisa Wood

Holden Chen

White Gold: Tracing the Ilicit Elephant Ivory Trade

IPE 101: Introduction to International Political Economy
Professor Bradford Dillman

RACE AND PEDAGOGY

Emma Ferguson

"Voice of the Voiceless: The Project of Black Identity in Carrie Mae Weems's From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried

GQS 360: Genealogies and Theories: Gender, Feminist, and Queer Theories
Professor Heather White