Spring 2021 Honors Theses

The Construction and Distribution of Turkey's National Brand in the Arab World
Student: Isabelle Davis
Mentor: Dr. Aron Aji, Associate Professor of Instruction in Literary Translation

"It Came From Japan": Changing Perceptions of J-Horror and J-Splatter Cinema in the West
Student: Mikayla Walker
Mentor: Kendall Heitzman, Associate Professor of Japanese

Feminist Activism and the Legalization of Abortion in Argentina
Student: Alexis Winecke
Mentor: Kathleen Newman, Associate Professor of Spanish

Spring 2020 Honors Thesis

The Color Hierarchy in the Filipino Skin Whitening Industry though the Lens of Contemporary Media
Student: Angel Trachta
Mentor: Jiyeon Kang, Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Spring 2020 Senior Project

Multilingual Education: English as a Second Language and its Greater Community Impact
Student: Mitchell McCarthy
Mentor: Mitchell Kelly, Clinical Professor in the College of Education

Spring 2019 Theses

How Asylum Policy in France Contributes to a Gap in Perceptions between French Nationals and Asylees
Student: Caitlin Chenus
Mentor: Amy Weismann, Assistant Director for UI Center for Human Rights

Kenyan Financial History and the Rise of M-Pesa 
Student: Channon Greer
Mentor: Theodore Powers, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Women and Art in 19th Century France
Student: Melanie Meierotto
Mentor: Dorothy Johnson, Professor of Art History