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Department Honors: 2014-15

The following Honors projects have been approved for 2014-15. This information is updated as Honors Committees are appointed.

*Indicates units that award only one level of Honors.  ** Indicates units that do not award Highest Honors.

Key:
  • Student - Thesis Director + Committee Members
Africana Studies
  • Marvin Dwayne Shelton, Jr. - Anne Charity-Hudley
American Studies
  • Melanie Wiggins - Alan Braddock
Anthropology
  • Clare Boczon - William Fisher
  • Rachael Kaufman - Jonathan Glasser
  • Jacqueline Romero - Kathleen Bragdon 
  • Ashby Sturgis - Frederick Smith 
  • Danielle Tassara - Jonathan Glasser
Applied Science
  • Pei Pang - Hames C. Schniepp
  • Jeffrey Yen-Ting Liu - Greg Smith
Art & Art History
  • Rachel Daley - Alan Braddock
Biology*
  • Salma Abdel-Raheem - Jonathan Allen
  • Vollter Anastas - Margaret Saha
  • Dallas Banks - Shanta D. Hinton
  • Lauren Canestrini - Paul Heideman
  • Akshay Deverakonda - Matthias Leu 
  • Melissa Hey - Harmony Dalgleish
  • Tyler Jones - Matthew Wawersik 
  • Casey Lardner - Paul Heideman
  • Scott Nordstrom - Drew LaMar
  • Jackson Peterson - Diane Shakes
  • Payton Marie Phillips - John Swaddle
  • Yusheng Qin - Mark Forsyth (defending Fall 2014)
  • Clarissa Stephanie Santoso - Paul Heideman
  • Katherine Shipman - Drew LaMar   
  • Monika Stanciauskas - Margaret Saha
  • Mary Elizabeth Stern - Lizabeth Allison
  • Molly Savannah Teague - Matthias Leu
  • Claire Tocheny - Margaret Saha
Chemistry*
  • Robert Ray Bujosa - Robert Pike
  • Christian Chamberlayne - Elizabeth Harbron
  • Patrick Crossland - William McNamara
  • Jacob Daniels - Lisa Landino
  • John Southworth Gray - Tyler Meldrum
  • Natalie Vaughan Hudson-Smith - David E. Kranbuehl
  • Hae Seong Kim - David E. Kranbuehl
  • Taylor Lain - Lisa Landino
  • Maren Kimi Leibowitz - Jonathan Scheerer
  • Jacob Thomas Lisi - David E. Kranbuehl
  • Kathryn Jeanette Mayer - William R. McNamara
  • Johnathan Maza - Douglas Young
  • Benjamin Raliski - Douglas Young
  • Jarrell Huynh Raper - Robert Orwoll 
  • Grace Hikan Taumoefolau - Elizabeth Harbron
  • Stephanie Till - Deborah Bebout
  • Jordan Villa - Douglas Young
  • Catherine Frances Wise - William R. McNamara
  • Congqi Yang - Robert Pike
Classical Studies
  • Maura Marlene Brennan - William Hutton
  • Victoria Jansson - Vassiliki Panoussi
Computer Science*
  • James Christopher Bieron - Dr. Pieter Peers
Economics*
  • Jake William Schneider - Lance Kent
  • Carolyn Ann Shira - Donald E. Campbell
  • Andrew Turscak, III - Lisa Anderson
English
  • Leah Catherine Bailey - Henry Hart
  • Maria Dougherty - Colleen Kennedy
  • Diana Jean Floegel - Mary Ann Melfi
  • Amanda Katherine Foody - Chelsey Johnson (defending Fall 2014)
  • Molly Greer - Chelsey Johnson
  • Zachary Joseph Hardy - Adam Potkay
  • Beatrice Loayza - Varum Begley
  • Dana Lotito - Chelsey Johnson
  • William Marsh - Arthur Knight
  • Stephanie Mason - Deborah Morse
  • Sarah Schuster - Jennifer Putzi
  • Claire Weaver - Simon Joyce
Film and Media Studies
  • Carlton Fleenor - Arthur Knight
  • Lauren Su - Michael Cronin
Geology** 
  • Megan Elysia Flansberg - Christopher Bailey
  • Michelle Hoon-Starr - Greg Hancock
  • Ciara Morgan Mills - Christopher Bailey
Global Studies
  • Sarah Lynn Caspari - Betsy Konefal
  • Jonathon Hsu - Francis Tanglao-Aguas
  • Elizabeth Ann Laird - Bruce Campbell
Government*
  • Arvin Alaigh - Joel Schwartz
  • Stephen Robert D'Alessio - John J. McGlennon
  • Samuel Edward Rolfe Dunam - Jamie Settle
  • Elise Kristen Orlick - Ronald Rapoport
  • Tanner Michael Russo - Christine Nemachek
History
  • Jacob Ryan Abrams - Ronald Schechter
  • Timothy Courtney - C. Julia Richter
  • Whitney Nicole Fields - Hannah Rosen
  • Madeline Harrison Grimm - Nicholas Popper
  • Lauren Theresa Jean - Philip Daileader
  • Jacob Jose - Betsy Konefal
  • Kathryn Plunkett - Charles McGovern
  • Alaric James Powell - Philip Daileader
  • Hannah Tucker - Scott Nelson
  • Sydney Morgan Weaver - Fahad Bishara
Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Kyle DeMaria - Peter McHenry
  • Sarah Goggin - Matthew Wawersik
  • Rebecca Heine - Monica Potkay
  • Julie Lauren Krask - Aaron Beck 
  • Emily A. Mahoney - Scott B. Ickes
  • Anna Marry - Anya Lunden
  • Chloe Chapman Miksovic - Jeremy Stoddard
  • Laura Elizabeth Pugh - Scott B. Ickes
  • Alison Curran Roberts - Scott B. Ickes
  • Alyssa Karlene Samuel - Margaret Shillingford-Butler
  • Lillian Marie Singer - David P. Aday
  • Jackson Bremer Stone - Carey Bagdassarian
  • Regina Casey Thompson - Katie Boyle 
  • Stephanie Elizabeth Wraith - Scott B. Ickes
International Relations*
  • Tyler Bembenek - Amy Oakes
  • Isabel Jane DoCampo - Philip Roessler
  • Yuhao Du - Marcus Holmes
  • Olivia Grace Flynn - Sue Peterson
  • Ze Fu - Michael Tierney
  • Kassia Morgan Haleli - Dan Maliniak
  • Caitlin Hartnett - Amy Oakes
  • Lucas Leblanc - Maurits Van Der Veen
  • Robert McGregor - Dennis Smith
  • Susan Elisabeth Nelson - David Dessler
Kinesiology & Health Sciences*
  • Colleen Melissa Leathrum - Michael Deschenes
Mathematics*
  • Owen Hill - Charles Johnson
  • Heather Anne Hoskins - Gexin Yu
  • Eric Wityk - Charles Johnson (defending Fall 2014)
Modern Languages & Literatures
  • Elizabeth Suzanne Bloxam - Michael Leruth
  • William Tyler Brent - Calvin Hui
  • Ethan Foster Pearlstein - Francie Cate-Arries
Music
  • Emerson Frederick Sieverts - Brian Hulse
Neuroscience*
  • Emma Gwendolyn Albert-Stone - Josh Burk
  • Elise Marie Braatz - Randolph Coleman
  • Sean R Chadwick - Paul Kieffaber
  • Lindsay Anastasia Maguire - John Griffin
  • Spencer Monroe Millen - William Buchser
  • Nazila Shafagati - William Buchser (defending Fall 2014)
  • Rachel Mei-Shan Sillcox - Jennifer A. Stevens
Philosophy
  • Adam D. Enochs - Andreja Novakovic
  • Jose Antonio Lopez, Jr. - Christopher Freiman 
Physics*
  • William Frederick Bergan - Jeffrey Nelson
  • David Joseph Geroski - Shiwei Zhang
  • Christopher Haufe - Wouter Deconinck
  • Rachel Hyneman - Patricia Vahle
  • Cora Marie Karamitsos - Jeff Nelson
  • Brandon Kriesten - Patricia Vahle
  • Keyi Liu - Joshua Erlich
  • Alice Perrin - Wouter Deconinck
  • Hunter Blake Rew - Eugeniy Mikhailov
  • Anuraag Sensharma - Joshua Erlich
  • Andrew Smith - Todd Averett
  • David Specht - Bill Cooke
  • Marcus Sundar Starman - Wouter Deconinck
  • Christopher Zoghby - Joshua Erlich
Psychology*
  • Lauren Ashley Collier - Cheryl Dickter, Catherine Forestell
  • Aleeya Ensign - Joanna Schug
  • William Daniel Goodling - Christopher Ball
  • Nicholas Martin Gupta - Cheryl Dickter
  • Dahanah Josias-Sejour - Cheryl Dickter
  • Addie Nicole Merians - Joanna Schug
  • Emily O'Gorman - Catherine Forestell
  • Naomi Jennifer Parr - Janice Zeman
Public Policy
Religious Studies
  • Somayah Shaheen Allibhai-Mawani - Mark McLaughlin
  • Adam James Mullet - Mark McLaughlin
Sociology*
  • William McMillan Plews-Ogan - Kathleen E. Jenkins
Theatre
  • Kristin Hopkins - Leah Glenn
  • Shaan Sharma - Richard Palmer
  • Stephanie Vinsavich - Laurie Wolf