Honors Program '21 Presentations

Theses Presentations Schedule - zoom link for all presentations

Monday, May 10, 2021

10:00AM -11:00AM: Christopher de Grandpré, "The Specter in South Korea: Mapping an Arsenal for a Nuclear Republic of Korea" (Press/Miller/Valentino)

2:00PM-3:00PM: Akosua Twum-Antwi, "Let's Talk About It: Exploring a proactive Process to Protect Voting Rights and Promote Racial Justice" (Bedi/Nachlis/Swaine)


Tuesday, May 11, 2021

9:00AM -10:00AM: Faven Woldetatyos, "Ties That May Not Bind: Investigating Ethnic Voting Variation in Sub-Saharan Africa" (Horowitz/Ferwerda/Swaine)

1:00PM-2:00PM: Elizabeth Garrison, "The Impact of Identity and Personal Values on American Public Support for Minority Rights" (Valentino/Baldez/Swaine)


Wednesday, May 12, 2021

3:00PM-4:00PM: Caterina Hyneman, "Skin in the Game? Predicting the Future of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems" (Miller/Wohlforth/Valentino)


Friday, May 14, 2021

11:00AM -12:00PM: Delphine Jrolf, "Social Expertise: Understanding the Knowledge, Influence, and Power That Explain American Inequality" (Bedi/Rose/Swaine)

2:00PM-3:00PM: Noah Campbell, "Search for the New Land: Necropolitics, Agonism, and Black Dissociation" (Threadcraft/Bedi/Swaine)


Monday , May 17, 2021

10:00AM -11:00AM: Anna Wilinsky, "Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Stick: How Military Elites Shape American Foreign Policy" (Friedman/Miller/Valentino)

3:00PM-4:00PM: Shira Hornstein, "Wasting a Good Crisis: The Effects of Polarization on Public Opinion During National Emergencies" (Nyhan/Herron/Valentino)


Tuesday, May 18, 2021

9:00AM -10:00AM: Fred Ames, "The Creation of the Demagogue: Thucydides, Plato, and Aristotle" (Murphy/Muirhead/Swaine)


Wednesday, May 19, 2021

9:00AM -10:00AM: Gigi Gunderson, "All Quiet on the Cosmic Front: Assessing the Vulnerability of American Space-Based Military Systems" (Press/Friedman/Valentino)

3:00PM-4:00PM: Patrycja Bazylczyk, "Does Democracy Matter? Investigating the Effect of Democracy on State Convergence with US Foreign Policy" (Wohlforth/Mastanduno/Valentino)


Thursday, May 20, 2021

9:00AM -10:00AM: Ezekiel Vergara, "Just and Unjust Revolutions: A Theoretical Examination of the Ethics of Revolutions" (Murphy/Valentino/Swaine)


Friday, May 21, 2021

10:00AM -11:00AM: Nicolas Berlinski, "The Message or the Messenger? A Comparative Study of the Mechanisms of news Media Effects." (Nyhan/Carey/Valentino)

3:00PM-4:00PM: Marina Liot, "The Puzzle of Power Transition Theory: Why Dominant Powers Trade with Challenger States" (Mastanduno/Wohlforth/Valentino)

Zoom link for all presentations