2008 Winners

Senior Thesis Division, Friends of the Libraries Award

Senior Thesis Division, Kenneth S. Allen Award

Senior Non-Thesis Division, Kenneth S. Allen Award


Non-senior Division, Kenneth S. Allen Award

Honorable Mention

Lorna Barron
The "Voluntourism" Phenomenon: Trend Relations and the Critique of Colonialism
Professor Miriam Kahn

Gelsey C. Hughes
International Studies
Switzerland and Immigration: An Integration Issue
Professor Jason Scheiderman

Calla M. Hummel
International Studies
Tenhos Meus Ideas e Nao Posso Ficar Calada: Riot Grrrl in Brazilian Civil Society
Professor Deborah Porter

Vi Lhuat Nhan
International Studies
Press Openness in China: A Comparative Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Labor Disputes
Professor Susan H. Whiting

Vitaliy O. Pradun
Political Science
From Bottle Rockets to Lightning Bolts: Chinas Missile-Centric Strategy and the Declining US Prospects in a Regional War
Professors Saadia Pekkanen and David Bachman

Victoria Liubenova Stephanova
Atmospheric Sciences
Losing the Rainforest: The Economics and Ecology of Cattle in the Brazilian Amazon
Professor David Battisti

Kendra Lesley Wendel
Scandinavian Studies
Where there's a Will there's a Way: High vs. Low Governance and Public Transportation in Three Cities
Professor Christine Ingebritsen

Sharae Marie Wheeler
"A Sort of Normal Life:" Japanese American Marriage Practices within the Context of the World War II Incarceration Period
Professor Robert C. Stacey