Recent Honors Theses

The Honors Thesis is an opportunity to work closely with a faculty mentor on an independent research or creative scholarly project. Students choose their projects in collaboration with a faculty mentor.

Theses can take different forms depending on the field in which they are completed. Each academic department specifies the requirements every thesis must meet for that department.

  • Bernadette Bingham, “The Effects of Music Therapy on Burn Victims”
  • Michael Delmont, “A Robust Reform Agenda: Maximizing the United Nations’ Effectiveness as an Actor in the Twenty-First Century International System”
  • Kristine DeMasi, “Aluminum’s Relationship to Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • Shyloh Elder, “Social Media and Advertising: Trending Fad or Lasting Tool?”
  • Maria Ermakova, “Business Cycles in Emerging Economies: The Case of the BRIC’s”
  • Sandra Innabi, “Tooth Development:  Neural Crest Migration and the Formation of the Human Face”
  • Mary Jongoy, “The Tubulin-Folding Cofactor E-Like Homolog CG12214 is Required for Sperm Individualization in Drosophila Spermatogenesis”
  • Alessandra Mazzella, “The Evolution of Special Education”
  • Erica Melore, “ ‘Mother Dearest:’ Mother-Daughter Relationships in British Literature”
  • Robert Ortiz, “Homestruck: The New Postmodernist Novel”
  • Pamela Publik, “An Exploration of Consciousness through Lucid Dreaming”
  • Ryan Romprey, “Prayer Healing… A Legitimate Nursing Intervention”
  • Besiana Rugova, “Infection Control In New York City and Bermuda”
  • Andrew Shepard, “Moral Lessons in Jim Henson’s Work”
  • Susan Young, “Love Is a Battlefield: Villain Characters on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette”