March 13, 2014 at 1:26 pm

20 Arts & Sciences Students Earn Departmental Honors in 2014

Twenty College of Arts & Sciences Students earned departmental honors in 2015.

Outstanding undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences at the junior or senior level who maintain an accumulative GPA of at least 3.50 may be eligible to earn departmental honors from their department of major. A thesis or project is required as the culmination of supervised research or an appropriate project carried out over several terms. Students graduate “With Honors,” a designation noted on their transcript and diploma and an impressive credential for students applying to graduate school.

Cecilia Burke, Anthropology, “Stories from the Other Side: Post-Conflict Community Memory Projects in Derry, Northern Ireland.” Adviser: Dr. Haley Duschinski

Nigel Cambridge, Political Science, “Motivations of Saudi Foreign Policy Following the Arab Uprisings: Symbolic Politics vs. Rational Choice Models.” Adviser: Dr. Nukhet Sandal

Amanda Cassady, Biological Sciences, “Long-term  Effects of Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors on Caenorhabditis elegans.” Adviser: Dr. Janet Duerr

Kyle M. Collins, History, “A Sacred Relationship: Religion and Legitimacy on Ptolemaic Egypt.” Adviser: Dr. Jaclyn Maxwell

Evan Paul Manring Fenstermaker, English, “The Power of Place: A Meditation on Setting Through Four Original Short Stories.” Adviser: Patrick O’Keefe

Tatiana Fox, Classical Civilizations,  “The Cult of Antinous and the Response of the Greek East to Hadrian’s Creation of a God.” Adviser: Dr. Lynne C. Lancaster

Sarah Hinkelman, Classical Civilizations, “Euripides’ Women.” Adviser: Dr. Tom Carpenter

Stuart Holmes, Environmental Geological Sciences, ”Characterizing pollutants in urban runoff and impacts of dissolved constituents on the production of sulfate radicals from base-activated slow-release persulfate.” Adviser: Dr. Eung Seok Lee

Jessica Howell, Biological Sciences-Wildlife Biology, “Passerine and Near Passerine Diversity, Richness, and Community Responses to a Rural to Urban Gradient in Southeastern Ohio.” Adviser: Dr. Donald Miles

Elizabeth Jensen, Cellular and Molecular Biology, “The Effects of Obesity and Weight Cycling on Cellular Senescence in White Adipose Tissue.” Adviser: Dr. Edward O. List

Emily Keil, Environmental & Plant Biology, “Phylogeography of Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Europe.” Adviser: Dr. Morgan Vis

Donalld Lippi, Geography-Meteorology,  “An improved understanding of the North American Mesoscale (NAM) forecast system dry bias at the southern end of cold fronts.” Adviser: Dr. Ryan Fogt

Lauren Loftus, Chemistry, “An AFM Study of Photoaddressable Topography in Ruthenium Sulfoxide-Doped Polysiloxane Copolymers.” Adviser: Dr. Jeffrey Rack

Molly Long, Psychology, “Behavioral and Mood Changes in Response to Cardiac Rehabilitation.” Adviser: Dr. Peggy Zoccola

Shannon Lee McAdoo, Political Science, “Conservative Voting Behavior in Appalachian America.” Adviser: Dr. Barry Tadlock

Galen Miller-Atkins, Anthropology, “Dmanisi and Energetics: Modeling Hominin Life Histories.” Adviser: Dr. Diane Ciekawy

Casey O’Brien, Geological Sciences, “Investigating Regional Seismicity in Eastern and Southern Ohio Using EarthScope Transportable Seismic Array Data.” Adviser: Dr. Douglas Green

Blayr Richie, Political Science, Sex Trafficking: A Moral Crusade and its Distorting Effects.” Adviser: Dr. Andrew Ross

Nicole Wackerly, Anthropology, “Variation in Suspensory Foraging by Adult Male and Adult Female Alouatta palliata in Costa Rica.” Adviser: Ciekawy

Seth Warthen, Geography-Meteorology, “Evaluating Multiple Representations of the 20th Century Circulation in the Southern Hemisphere.” Adviser: Fogt

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