This page contains honors theses produced by senior Politics majors. For a list of all honors theses since 2011, click here.

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Theses from 2017

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Revealing What Recidivism Hides: Punishment, Surveillance, and Bias in Evaluating Adult Drug Court in Maine, Claire Brown

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Mi Bolivia está Cambiando: the effect of decentralization on ethno-political mobilization in Bolivia, Tessa Holtzman

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The Freedom of Information Act Reimagined: Lawmaking, Transparency, and National Security In Twenty-First-Century America, Matthew F. Phillips

Theses from 2016

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The Influence of U.S. Foreign Policy on Asylum and Refugee Admissions to the United States, Nicole Louise Bermudez

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A Court Under Strain: The U.S. Supreme Court's Democratic Deficit, Brielle E. Dalvano

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Applying the Neo-Functionalist Paradigm to Assess the Integrative Consequences of the European Court of Justice's Human Rights Jurisprudence, Elizabeth Sarah Dolgicer

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Fragmented Citizenship in a Fragmented State: Ideas, Institutions, and the Failure of Reconstruction, Allen C. Sumrall

Theses from 2015

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A More Durable Peace: The Nexus Between Local Influence and Power-Sharing Governance, Benjamin Skorpen Claeson

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Constitutional Assembly Breakdown: A Study of Why Nepal’s Constitution Writing Procces Failed, Evan Cooper

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"Same Story Every Time / Being Black is Not a Crime": Gun Regulations and Recurrent Patterns of Government Control of Black Americans in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Joshua Kurzer Manson

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The Third Dimension of Power within Education Based NGOs in Nicaragua, Emily Catherine Roseman

Theses from 2014

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Same Sex Relationships and the Right to Intimate Association: Developing an Alternative Constitutional Framework in Support of Gay Rights, Evan L. Binder

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Legal Hybridity: Rule of Law under Authoritarianism, Aung Phone Myint

Theses from 2013

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How to Maintain One-Party Control: A Case Study of the Political Strategies Used by New Hampshire Republicans, Mikayla Clara Foster

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Turkey's Gender Equality Puzzle: Navigating the difference between policy and practice, Nora M. Hanagan

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Getting Away With Murder: Why States Deny Past Atrocities, Cameron Ashleigh Sheldon

Theses from 2012

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Political Change through Narrative, Catherine Elliott

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Dams over Nukes: Explaining Indian Water Treaties, Romina Istratii

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Commemorating the Holocaust and Communism: The Politics of Hungarian Public Memory, Kelsey LaFreniere

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Multinational States, Multicultural Nations: The Challenge of Liberal Multiculturalism in Nested Nations, Justin Gregory Lipton

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Revising Sovereignty - A Case Study of Kosovo, East Timor, and South Ossetia, Gina Cristina Sima

Theses from 2011

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Taking Back Sicily: The Antimafia Movement and its Counter-Hegemonic Attack on Cosa Nostra, Jennifer Anne Diefendorf