Senior Projects in Political Science and International Relations
at Mary Baldwin College
“China: The Genesis of a Superpower." Elizabeth Agnew. 33 pp.
“Reaching for the Right...the Well-Heeled Republican: Examining PAC Support for Republican Female Candidates." Sarah Anne Barrow. 21 pp.
“Women in Local Politics." Benita Noffsinger Brake. 34 pages.
“Not a Fun Party to Be In: A Look at Third Party Candidates and the Tea Party Movement." Courtney Clausi. 33 pp.
“The Changing Faces of Terrorism: Cyberterrorism - The 21st Century's biggest threat?" Ashley Gordon. 39 pp.
“Social Security: Will it Make the President's 'To Do' List?" Shannon Harris. 40 pp.
“ Hijack! Women's Health Held Hostage." Rachel Laux. 35 pp.
“Homegrown Terrorism in the United Kingdom and the United States." Teyanda Payne. 30 pp.
“President Hugo Chavez: The Deterioration of Democracy by an Authoritarian Leader." Tabitha Phillips. 35 pp.
“A Critical Analysis of Human Rights: The Conditions and Violations in Liberia under President Charles Taylor." Audra Powell. 25 pp.
“The Censorship of the Videogame Industry.” Yahmilah Berkley. 58 pp.
“Did the Environmental Protection Agency fulfill its statutory and international requirements in the process it followed for registering pesticides?" Ana Espinoza. 25 pp.
“The Effect of the Gender Gap in the 2008 Presidential Nomination.” Dejia Hubbard. 33 pp.
“President Barack Obama’s Influence on the 2010 Virginia Midterm Congressional Elections.” Laura Kleiner. 57 pp.
“The United States' Embargo on Cuba." Candace Klementowicz. 30 pp.
“The Social Contract: A New Approach to Internet Privacy.” Elisabeth Maddrell. 33 pp.
“Presidential Agenda Setting: Health Care Reform and the Presidencies of Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.” Kim Parker. 37 pp.
“What a Wonderful Time to be a Woman.” Naianka Rigaud. 28 pp.
“Was Media Bias Present during the 2008 Candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin?” Jan Saxman. 36 pp.
“Politics and Economics of the Housing Market Crash.” Ruth Wallen. 31 pp.
"The Impact of Women in the Judicial Decision Process: A Look at Sandra Day O'Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor." Yenny Caceres, 28 pages.
"Is Sudan a Failed State?" Blair Harris. 30 pp.
"North Korea: Economic Sanctions." Christina McCloud. 31 pp.
"When Violence Causes Silence: Bloody Sunday and its Impact on Irish Nationalism." Meggan Mercer. 33 pp.
"Uneasy Allies: An Analysis of U.S. Relations with Saudi Arabia, 1938-present." Katharine Newman. 113 pp.
"Taking the Initiative: A Case Study of Proposition 8 in California." Erin Paschal. 35 pp.
"A Recipe for Realignment." Liz Vukelich. 50 pp.
"No Child Left Behind. Really?" Bretagne Ballard. 29 pp.
"Political Capital and the First Lady: How Rosalynn Carter Used Her Resources." Hannah M. Guarendi. 36 pp.
"Communism, Nationalism and War: Lessons from the Former Yugoslavia." Joan-Margaret Hodge. 27 pp.
"Moral Minority: The Relationship between White Evangelical Protestants and the Republican Party." Lily Kerrigan. 33pp.
"Asses, Elephants, and the Alpha Female: Women's Struggle for Power in the Executive Branch." Jacqueline Kilgallen. 30 pp.
"George W. Bush's Presidency: A Study of Public Opinion, the Rally-Effect, Presidential Power, and Personality." Lisa Ohta. 36 pp.
"Presidential Authority and the Characterization of Detainees as Enemy Combatants." Cynthia J. Rodriguez. 32 pp.
"A Political Perspective of Hound Hunting in Virginia." Casby Stainback. 35 pp.
"Russia: A Failing Democracy." Anja Stickley. 28 pp.
"Making News and History: Race, Gender and the Media in the 2008 Presidential Primary." Cytha D. Stottlemyer. 31 pp.
"Latino Voters in the 2008 Presidential Election." Erika Delilah Torres. 33 pp.
"Campaign Finance Reform: The Past, Present, and Future for Presidential Elections." Karen V. Torres. 50 pp.
"A Country in Turmoil: The Role of Islam in Sudan." Fran Slattery. 31 pp.
"Has Post 9/11 National Security and Social Reform Helped to Protect Australia against a Future Terrorist Attack?" (Elizabeth Tucker). 47 pp.
"Explaining Levels of Voter Turnout in Elections in Staunton, VA." Kendall Bristow. 40 pp.
"Democracy Building in Colombian Civil Society: Lessons about Combating Terrorism." Angela Gonzalez. 40 pp.
"A Case Study of Sandra Day O'Connor: and Her Influence as a Woman over the U.S. Supreme Court."Joanna Hernandez. 30 pp.
"Feminist Voices in a Post Feminist Environment." Maize Jacobs-Brichford. 36 pp.
"Women Running for Congress: A Case Study of Five Women Incumbents and the 2004 Senate Elections." D'Shana Jones. 31 pp.
"Do we always support our troops? An analysis of public support for the Military in America." Terry Landin. 37 pp.
"A Study of Gender Inequality in City Council; a Case Study Staunton, VA." Gwen Miller. 36 pp.
"Constitutional Interpretations and Applications: A Case Study of the Lemon Test and Other Establishment Related Cases." Christy Noe. 42 pp.
"No Child Left Behind: An Analysis." Evelyn Pratt. 35 pp.
"The Role of Partisanship in the Supreme Court: McConnell vs. FEC." Takneisha Boatright. 30 pp.
"The Equal Rights Amendment Since 1982: Are the Recent Advancements of Women Reasons Enough for the dormant Amendment?" Stephanie Hatlem. 34 pp.
"Back Into the Closet: Why the Proponents of Same-Sex Marriage Have Lost Significant Ground." Amanda Patricks. 38 pp.
"Partisanship and Gender: The Influence on Voting Behavior." Ashley Short. 30 pp.
"Political Socialization of Mary Baldwin Students and Their Opinions on Reproductive Policy." Leah A. Snitwongse. 39 pp.
"Weapons of Mass Destruction Threat and Response." Marie Cadenhead. 32 pp.
"Are States Making Adequate Laws to Regulate Childcare and Protect the Rights of Children?" Shelley Dawson. 43 pp.
"Child Efficacy: Comparison of the Boy Scouts of America and the US Public" Whitney Gallagher. 21 pp.
"Women in Sports: Why Title IX?" Shaniece Gathers. 40 pp.
"U.S. Foreign Aid: Is It Going Where Americans think it is?" Paige Griffin. 27 pp.
"Do Women on the Supreme Court of the US Reach Different Decisions than Men in Cases Termed 'Feminist?' " Shannon Ivey. 34 pp.
"Welfare Reform: Examination of the Goals of the Welfare Law of 1996 in Virginia and New York" Krystal Jimmerson. 40 pp.
"The Budget Battle of 1996: Clinton Against Gingrich" Kimberly Kern. 33 pp.
"No Child Left Behind: A Step Into the Future or a Leap Into the Past?" Erin Kimble. 32 pp.
" 'I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar' " Lindsey Lieberman. 31 pp.
"Campaign Finance Reform." Nicole Martin. 19 pp.
"How do the Strategies, Ideologies and Development of Al Qaeda and the Baath Party Compare?" Kaomie McKenzie. 30 pp.
"The Affect of Voters' Age on Local Incumbency Success." (Sarah Sayre). 28 pp.
"Trans-boundary Environmental Law in the European Union: What Problems are Posed by the Concepts of Liability and State Responsibility in an Adversary-Based International Dispute Resolution System." Kayla Smith. 47 pp.
"A Journey to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue." Michelle Smith. 25 pp.
"Terrorist Organizations of Jihad." Lea Thompson. 27 pp.
"Evolution of the Gender Gap" (Betsy Torres). 27 pp.
"Colombia and Democracy." Abigail Wiedmeier. 26 pp.
"Pseudo Republicanism in the Maghreb Democracy and Civil Society in Tunisia." Claire Wulf. 38 pp.
" 'We would
have to fight the world': Black Women's Unique Perspectives,
Experiences, and Social Movement Involvement: 1800s through the present."
Carnell Cherry. 43 pp.
"The Tamil Minority: Defining Terrorism Within the Sri Lankan Ethnic Conflict." Kendra Clarke. 29pp.
"Variation of the Gender Gap at the State Level." Lauren Eggleston. 33pp.
"A Case Study of the City of Staunton and Augusta County." Leah Griffith. 30 pp.
"Is the National Trust for Historic Preservation Effective?" Blake Hite. 30 pp.
"The Big Picture: Assessing the Progress of Women Candidates since the 'Year of the Woman'." Meredith Norris. 27 pp.
"Childcare in America: The Past, Present and Future." Julie Schmidt. 28 pp.
"Gender Attitudes on War." Greta Trotter. 33 pp.
"A Case Study in Presidential Agenda
Setting: Bill Clinton and the Crime Bill of 1994." Brenna Zortman. 26
"Domestic Violence in the Legal System." Catie Austin. 28 pp.
"The Forgotten American." Christina Rose Clitso. 39 pp.
"Ideology and Its Effects on Affirmative Action." Shauna Davis. 38 pp.
"How the Pilot Truck Stop Came to Be." Amanda Homes. 27 pp.
"How Have the Courts Limited the Executive
Privilege Power of the President?" Hollie Lee. 30 pp.
"Women in Congress: Do They Influence the Legislative Agenda?" Sarah Small. 32 pp.
"Can the Current Women's Rights Movement Be Termed a Social Movement?" Dionna McIntyre. 37 pp.
"Is the Human Rights Campaign a Successful
Social Movement?" Amy Purcell. 33 pp.
"The Odyssey of State-Level Judicial Selection." Amy Warren. 40 pp.
"The Meddling Media and their Influence on the American Voter." Christina Bleeker. 23 pp.
"Predicting Presidential Elections Using Economic Indicators: An Analysis of the 1992 and 2000 Elections." Lori Bowman. 36 pp.
"Antitrust Law and Microsoft's Monopoly Maintenance." Kim Gabriel. 43 pp.
"Battle for Power: The Role of the Media in the Budget Train Wreck of 1996." Joy Hull. 30 pp.
"Party vs. Candidate: Do Political Party Platforms Influence Presidential Candidates and the Stances they Take on Campaign Issues?" Erin Kelly. 53 pp.
"Whose Monetary Influence is Being Targeted and who is this Benefiting?" Jae-K Kwon. 32 pp.
"The Changed Face of Abortion Based Interest Groups." Allison McCray. 39 pp.
"Over-Representation of Minorities within the Juvenile Justice System: Is this a form of Discrimination?" Erica McElroy. 40 pp.
"China: A Potential Threat to the United States in the 21st Century" Beth Plewes. 52 pp.
"The Gubernatorial Power of Executive Clemency and How it Influences Capital Punishment Across the United States" Catherine Singleton. 28 pp.
"Blacks and the Republican Party: Oxymoron or Revisited History?" Shana Thurman. 44 pp.
"Individualism in America." Heather Worley. 25 pp.
"Are Current U.S. Proposals against Terrorism effective against the new threat?" Kelly Baughan. 44 pp.
"The Standards of Learning in the States." Donna-Marie Ciacci). 20 pp.
"The American Presidency: Facing Global Terrorism." Erin Collin). 25 pp.
"Justice Hugo Black and the First Amendment." Sabrina A. Cutlip. 25 pp.
"Public Opinion Toward Capital Punishment." Alicia A. Goldsmith. 25 pp.
"The Equal Rights Amendment: A History and Outlook on Its Future." Ashley Gordon. 24 pp.
"The Changing Use of Strict Scrutiny in Affirmative Action Cases at the Supreme Court Level." Ranyne A. Herbert. 24 pp.
"Then and Now: Abortion in America." Lale Mamaux. 26 pp.
"Assessing the Invincibility Myth: Evaluating the National Rifle Association's Power in American Government." Elizabeth McGeehan. 29 pp.
"The Gender Gap in the 1996 Presidential Election." Jennifer Nering. 25 pp.
"Public Opinion and NATO: The Case of Kosovo." Crystal Newcombe. 23 pp.
"Mexico on the Path to Democratization: Values and Obstacles to the Mexican State's Democratization Process." Tiffany Parker. 27 pp.
"Implications of the Clinton Impeachment on Representative Government." Shanice N. Penn. 26 pp.
"Do the Events of 1989-99 Represent a Valid Attempt at Democratization of Algeria?" Heather Roddenberry. 33 pp.
"Was the War Against Iraq a 'just war' ?" Laura Skinner. 49 pp.
"Under the Guidance of Margaret Sanger: The Birth Control Movement as a Successful Social Movement." Emily B. Stewart. 42 pp.
"Steps Towards an Appropriate Interpretive Theory of the Constitution." Emily White. 29 pp.
"What are the effects of Divided Government on a President's legislative proposals and passages?" Adrienne Barnes. 35 pp.
"The Past, Present and Future of U.S. China Foreign Policy." Jennifer Colson. 25 pp.
"Why Grant Most Favored Nation Status to China?" Pamela Curtis. 31 pp.
"Has the level of public involvement with American Democracy declined to an extent that endangers the system?" Lauren Dyson. 43 pp.
"International Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction: How it Affects the United States." Sandra Frazer. 55 pp.
"Supreme Court Rulings on Affirmative Action." Anni Hill. 40 pp.
"Women in the 1999 Virginia General Assembly: How Have they Made a Significant Impact?" Jessica Johnson. 26 pp.
"Do Interest Groups Take Away from the Democratic Process?" Angela Reade. 24 pp.
"The Supreme Court's Use of Judicial Review in the Maintaining of the Separation of Powers." Jennifer Umphlet. 30 pp.
"A Study of Russia: A Democracy in the Works?" Jennifer Vergne. 39 pp.
"Singapore: A Democracy or an Authoritarian State?" Karen Zeliznak. 33 pp.
"Will Term Limits Make a Difference?" Emily Alexander. 38 pp.
"What Factors Influence Supreme Court Decisions? The Decline of 'Separate but Equal' Doctrine." Annie Andrews. 35 pp.
"Who Cares? The affect of personal characteristics on Presidential Job Approval Ratings." Jennifer Deeds. 44 pp.
"Basque Nationalism: The Awakening of an Old, Latent, Dormant Force?" Meredith Leigh Hamilton). 41 pp.
"Gender Bias: Its Significance in an Incumbent's Reelection Ability." Kate Langlois. 25 pp.
"Virginia Welfare Reform Legislation: Was it a Bipartisan Effort?" Angela Maxey. 36 pp.
"Bosnian War Crimes: Assessing the Hague Tribunal." Kelly Pike. 28 pp.
"Puckering Up at Lemon: The Rebellious Behavior of the Reagan Four." Suzanne Ray. 37 pp.
"The Effects of Campaign Finance Laws on Competition in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1972 to 1992." Jane Townsend. 29 pp.
"Federalism Doesn't Matter: Federalist Legislation and Congressional Voting Patterns." Caitlyn Walz. 31 pp.
"Article 231 of the Versailles Treaty: The Question of War Guilt." Gregory Watts. 79 pp.
"Turning Point or Just another Election? The Potential Partisan Impact of the National Voter Registration Act." Aimee Aceto. 66 pp.
"The Change in the International System and its Affect on the Balance of Power between Israel and Syria." Heidi Baugus. 33 pp.
"Women Legislators: Their Path to Congress and their Impact on Federal Welfare Legislation." Beth Brown. 27 pp.
"Crisis Management in the Korean and Persian Gulf Crises." James Darb). 29 pp.
"Emerging Allies: U.S.-Canadian Relations." Stephanie Duprey. 52 pp.
"The Republican Contract with America: Campaign Tactic or Agenda for Change." Francesca Rusk. 25 pp.
"Presidential Character: Richard Nixon." Susan Smith. 24 pp.
"The Fall of the Marcos Regime and the Rise of a People." Maggie Snyder. 27 pp.
"The Christian Coalition in Virginia." Anne Wagner. 39 pp.
additional thesis by Susan Nichols
"Militias in America." Lori Cochran. 25 pp.
"Did the U.S. Really Win the Cuban Missiles Crisis?" Melanie Entsminger. 40 pp.
"The Rise and Fall of Mikhail Gorbachev." Jeni Gordon. 24 pp.
"Term Limits." Amy Griffith. 30 pp.
"The Stranger Within My Gate: Perspectives on Nationalism and Religion." Emily Hancock. 28 pp.
"Restructuring Federalism: The Question of the Medicaid Public Health Insurance Program." Joanna Vickery. 36 pp.
additional thesis by Anabel Ochoa
"Blockading a Woman's Right to Choose and her Doctor's Right to Life: The Legislative Process behind Abortion Clinic Accessibility." Sandra Davis. 29 pp.
"Euskadi ta Asktasuna, Spain's Unnecessary Evil." Selene Gorman. 24 pp.
"The Sandinista Revolution and Socio-Economic Change." Gina Perez. 29 pp.
"Prince Edward County, Virginia: A Political Analysis from the Past to the Present." Kim Peterson. 44 pp.
"The Effects of DNA Testing on Capital Punishment: An Example of DNA Use in the Case of Timothy Spencer." Jennifer Wilkinson. 33 pp.
"The 'Peace People' in Northern Ireland." Jesica England. 14 pp.
"The War Powers Resolution in Theory and Reality." Michelle Herring. 49 pp.
"Sandra Day O'Connor: Expectations and Reality." Tondra Phillips. 35 pp.
"Women in Politics: A Glimpse at the Committee 21." Nicole Baker. 26 pp.
"Equal Access to Education." Jenn Bruce. 29 pp.
"On (Czechoslovakian President Vaclav) Havel." Terri Dersch. 28 pp.
"Women's Routes to, and Experiences in, Political Positions." Meg Kluttz. 103 pp.
"The Central Intelligence Agency and Congressional Relations: Casey versus Gates." Karin Lovelace. 31 pp.
"Partisan Politics and Aid to the Soviet Union." Kristin Miller. 26 pp.
"Educational Opportunities Offered for Women in Prison in Virginia and their Political Implications." Roxanne Rode). 35 pp.
"Dropping the Torch: The Unreliability of Supreme Court Justices as Instruments of Ideology." Joanna Toeppfer. 25 pp.
"The Right to Know and Government Secrecy." Ayten Cibaldak. 27 pp.
"Formulation of U.S. Health Policy in Contraception Services." Kim Fisher. 44 pp.
"Quebec Sovereignty from Canada." Heather Jackson. 44 pp.
"Fourteen Million Magicians: Facing the Problem in the Republic of Ghana." Susan O'Donnell. 34 pp.
"PACS and their Effects on Representation." Gabriela Perez-Pangborn. 30 pp.
"The Winters Doctrine: Do the Indians Really Command the Water?" Amy Sales. 32 pp.
"The Divine Augustus: His Ascension to Power and His Restoration of the Republic." Michelle Smetena. 18 pp.
"George C. Marshall as Secretary of State: The Basis for Victory during the Berlin Blockade." Robin Wilson. 35 pp.
"Can Hong Kong Survive the 1997 Accords?" Tobie Alexander. 32 pp.
"David Duke." Collier Andress. 25 pp.
"The Northern Territories." Christy Moody. 38 pp.
"Soviet Revisionist History: A case study of Polish-Soviet Relations." Angela Perri. 43 pp.
"Religion versus Education." Robin Ray. 32 pp.
"Conflict in Northern Ireland: Yesterday and Tomorrow." Kate Shunney. 39 pp.
"The Greek Civil War." Katherine Smith. 44 pp.
"Constitutional Law, Women and Reproductive Freedom." Heather Smith. 48 pp.
"Local Government and Community Programming: C.A.D.R.E., a case study." Rebecca Briggs. 19 pp.
"American Involvement in Cuba and Nicaragua." Mary Gordon. 25 pp.
"N.A.T.O.: Whose Shield for European Security?" Sayuri Hato. 67 pp.
"King Ronnie and the Knights of the Oval Office: The Iran-Contras Scandal." Laura Langston. 53 pp.
"Local Administration: A Case Study of the Recreation Department of the City of Staunton, Virginia." Janet Ohland. 34 pp.
"The Palestinian Liberation Organization: Ideology and Reality." Nicole Angresano. 30 pp.
"The American Involvement in Lebanon, 1982-1984." Michelle Jackson. 44 pp.
"The Nestle Infant Formula Scandal." Pam Pruitt. 28 pp.
other thesis by: Kristie Odom.
"A Political History of Communism and the Soviet Union in Afghanistan." Lisa Albanowski. 40 pp.
"Spain's Transition to Democracy." Heather Durham. 30 pp.
"Stephen Biko: On the Psychological, Political and Socio-Economic Realities of Apartheid." Faith Hardy. 49 pp.
“The Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence Agency: Friend or Foe?" Jane Chadwell. 30 pp.
“Cyprus and the Possibility of Reunification." Brittanie Colon. 38 pp.
“Have U.S. efforts in Rwanda since the genocide adequately advanced the U.S. national interest to promote human rights?" Sienna Fleming. 27 pp.
“El Salvador: A Country's transition from right-wing politics to left-wing politics." Maria Herrera. 34 pp.
“Peruvian Elections in 2011: Reemergence of Populism and the Influence of the Indigenous Majority." Leighanne Kimble. 35 pp.
“The Journey to Radicalization: How Three American-born citizens became Extremist Muslim Terrorists." Alexandra Sanne. 48 pp.
other thesis by Hawa Omar
“Do special emissaries more effectively advance the national interest of states than exclusive reliance on diplomatic bureaucracies? A case study of U.S. special emissaries' roles in preserving America's national interest." Logan Dill. 34 pp.
"Turkish-Israeli Relations: How Turkish Government Change Effected the Alliance." Hannah Dubit. 28 pp.
"Did the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Achieve the Proper Balance Between Justice Seeking and Reconciliation?" Shannon Epps. 30 pp.
"The United Nations and Peacekeeping Operations during the Bosnian War." Danielle McBride. 25 pp.
"United States relations with Pakistan: the impact of the release of the Wikileaks documents." Perri Weldy. 25 pp.
"Redressing Human Rights Violations: Are International Courts Effective? A case study on Rwanda and International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda." Rachel Evans. 66 pp.
"Why Won't they Play Nice? A Study of Venezuelan Foreign Policy Toward the United States. Jimena Hernandez. 30 pp.
"Terrorism as an Effective Tool." Carolyn Majchszak. 30 pp.
"China: An Emerging Superpower." Jessica Pretz. 27 pp.
"State-Sponsored Violence in Africa: How the 2008 elections in Zimbabwe reflect the political crisis of a continent." Michelle Binger. 30 pp.
"The Back Door: Closing the Back Door to Terrorism." Andrea Bronson. 28 pp.
"North African Immigration and its Political and Social Effects on France." Laura Dean. 26 pp.
"Guatamala and the International Drug Cartels." Mayra DelValle. 32 pp.
"A Time for Change: The Transformational Roles of Modern U.S. Foreign Assistance and the Challenges Faced in Reform." Chelsea Smith. 28 pp.
"For the Dalai Lama's Consideration: Independence Movements in Tibet." Robyn Stegman. 34 pp.
"Afghanistan's Geopolitics: The Nature of the Current Conflict." Azada Hussaini. 25 pp.
"Japan and China: Changes in Bilateral Relations." Katie Jackson. 26 pp.
"The Navy of the Peoples Liberation Army of China: Its Strategies and Impact on its Neighbors." Aki Mishima. 46 pp.
"The Evolution of Terrorism: How Hezbollah Signifies a New Wave in Terrorist Organizations." Kate Nett. 40 pp.
"Modern Piracy in the Strait of Malacca: Is it terrorism or a Business Threat?" Ashley Squires. 34 pp.
"Why has the Democratic Movement in Burma Been Unsuccessful?" Belena Stuart. 37 pp.
"To what extent does the Majlis A'Shura have potential to become a genuine legislature in Oman?" Tromila Wheat. 38 pp.
"Peace in the Frozen Tundra: Can the Siachen Glacier Ice the Fire in Kashmir?" Anna Barnes. 50 pp.
"Cyprus: An Island in Turmoil." Christina Barry. 26 pp.
"Did the death of Slobodan Milosevic before a conviction by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia hinder the Peace Process in the Balkans?" McCall Carter. 30 pp.
"China, North Korea, and the United States: Triangle of Influence, Economics, and Fear." Sarah Miller. 18 pp.
"Has Bulgaria adequately met the conditions set by the E.U. for Bulgarian membership in the organization?" Emilia Pranarova. 25 pp.
"Has the Incarceration of Afghani Detainees at Guantanamo Bay Helped or Hindered American President George W. Bush's War on Terrorism?" Laura Sobers. 21 pp.
"The United States Occupation of Japan: Was it a Unique Case, or Could the Same Elements Succeed in Other Countries?" Cecilia White. 23 pp.
"U.S. Occupation of Japan: Is this a model for occupations and democratizations?" Bronwyn Alison. 28 pp.
"U.S. Foreign Policy toward Venezuela and the Advancement of the National Interest: The Bush Administration." Ashley Barksdale. 39 pp.
"Does Gender Stereotyping of Arab-Islamic Fundamentalist Organizations Affect United States Counterterrorism Policy?" Jessica Carroll. 32 pp.
"Sierra Leone: State Failure in a Terrorist's Playground." Amanda Fedde. 48 pp.
"Does the Bush Administration's Policy on International Aid to Family Planning advance U.S. National Interests?" Shanna Harrell. 26 pp.
"The Emergence of the Nuclear Black Market and Nuclear Proliferation." Alicia Mortensen. 20 pp.
"To what extent is the U.S.-led War on Iraq Leading to a Decline in the United States' Relations with Western Europe?" Kelly Pecotte. 32 pp.
"U.S. - Turkish Relations: Breaking Up is Hard to Do." Jessica Rea. 25 pp.
"ANZUS: The history, the present and the future of the alliance between Australia, New Zealand and the United States." Alison Young. 23 pp.
"American Democracy and its Incompatibility in Saudi Arabia." Cathryn Brieske. 21 pp.
"Have North Korea's Ideological Beliefs Been Consistent with their Behavior?" Maria Kwon. 33 pp.
"What is the Motivating Factor of the Contemporary Scottish Nationalist Movement?" Jie Lei. 30 pp.
"A discussion of Pakistan as an Ally of the United States." Allison Smith. 27 pp.
"A Unified Europe? An Examination of the Enforcement of the European Union's Human Rights Policy toward Iran." Elizabeth Southard. 26 pp.
"U.N. Collective Security in the Modern Age of Terrorism." Megan Ziegert. 37 pp.
"To What Extent has the Serbian Political System Become a Democratic System?" Susannah Baskervill. 41 pp.
Decision Making Mode." Wendy Bates. 26 pp.
"What Significance have Grassroots Organizations Played in the Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation?" Stephanie Brown. 27 pp.
"An Analysis of
U.S-Mexico Relations: The Effects of 9/11." Erika Giraldo. 30 pp.
"U.S. Foreign Policy
Changes with Saudi Arabia After September 11th, 2001."
Christine Fischer. 37 pp.
"How do Globalization
and Islam affect the condition of Democracy in Indonesia?" Aiko
Ikeda. 29 pp.
"The Rally Around the
Flag Effect After September 11th and the War with Iraq."
Sonia Loureiro. 26 pp.
"Is the FMLN a truly Democratic Party?: A study on the beginnings and evolution of the radical Guerrilla movement turned prominent political party." Regina Montes. 27 pp.
"Political System in Nicaragua since 1990 Until the Present Day: Has it been a democratic one?" Pamela Nuila. 28 pp.
"Can the Military be a
'modernizing force in national development': The case of the Velasco
Alvarado administration in Peru." Giuliana N. Parra. 36 pp.
"The George W. Bush Administration and U.S. Foreign Policy toward the Islamic World." Jessica Puglisi. 25 pp.
"The U.S. Foreign
Policy toward North Korea during the Clinton and Bush Administration."
Eriko Sakai. 25 pp.
"Has Mexico achieved a
truly democratic society." Karina Sandoval. 25 pp.
"How has anti-terrorism policy changed in light of September 11, 2001?" Tiffany Coleman. 23 pp.
"Japanese Political Reform from 1993 to the Present." Joy Garret. 27 pp.
"The Makeover of the Russian Government: is it democratic?" Khaleelah Gilcreast. 24 pp.
"The 1995-1996 Taiwan Straits Crisis: Was effective crisis management practiced?" Qiu Li. 29 pp.
"The Power of One: Domingo Cavallo's Influence on Democracy in Argentina through Economic Policy, 1991-2001." Samantha Munc). 30 pp.
"Beyond Justice: The International Dimension of Restorative Action in Rwanda." Claire Wulf. 60 pp.
"Does the ABM Treaty Hinder the United States?" Beth Chapman. 24 pp.
"Taiwan: The Evolution of a Nation." Allison Elizabeth Irby. 21 pp.
"Failure to Thrive: The Economic Fall of Nation-States." Ellen Matthews. 26 pp.
"For Better or Worse: Emergence on Non-state Actors on the World Stage." Patricia Pino. 25 pp.
"Did the End of the Cold War Effect the Composition of U.S. Assistance Abroad?" Janeen A. Pettus Carter. 30 pp.
"The Power of Fear: A Comparative Study of the Social Movement Factors Contributing to the Accumulation of Power in Austrian and French Extreme Right Parties." Danielle K. Correll. 53 pp.
"Seattle Protests of 1999 as an International Social Movement." Karla Mackey. 28 pp.
"China: Elements of its Power" Beth Plewes. 26 pp.
"Does the United States have reason to worry about Bio-terrorist Attacks?" Heidi Williams. 28 pp.
"Consolidation of democracy in Argentina." Celeste Buccola. 29 pp.
"Korean Re-unification: Will Korea follow the German Pattern of Reunification?" Julie Chatneuff. 29 pp.
"U.S. Participation in Peacekeeping." Kathryn McCormack. 33 pp.
"The Role of Human Rights in International Involvement in East Timor." Hope Stewart. 46 pp.
"Multi-ethnicity and Democracy: A Case Study of Estonia." Laila Stromberg. 25 pp.
"U.S. Immigration Policy: Have policies been effectively implemented?" Aimee Herrera. 36 pp.
"Did International Organizations Adequately Deal with the Human Rights Crisis in Rwanda?" Katherine Hughes. 38 pp.
"The Derailment of Democracy: The Impact of Organized Crime on the Democratic and Economic Transition in Russia." Daphne Mayer. 26 pp.
"The U.S. as Lone Superpower: Still Going?" Sarah Katie Nelson. 25 pp.
"The North Korean Crisis in the 1990s." Tomoko Watanabe. 21 pp.
"U.S. - Japanese Security Treaty and Alliance." Liz Chock. 35 pp.
"The Cold War: A Blessing in Disguise for Japan." Stephanie Tyler Czetli. 36 pp.
"The U.S. and Japan Security Treaty: Does the International System determine or shape the Relationship between the U.S. and Japan?" Tomoko Kajiura. 26 pp.
"Taiwan: The International Status." Irene Luu. 27 pp.
"Rally 'Round the Flag Syndrome in American and British Politics." Rebecca Morrison. 35 pp.
"The Relationship between Hong Kong and China: Is the Hong Kong Model Compatible with the Chinese Regime?" Kaori Washio. 35 pp.
"The Great Divide: The Tory Party's Decay." Katherine Lavin. 41 pp.
"Was It Ethnic Conflict? A Case Study of the Disintegration of the Former Yugoslavia." Miho Takano. 20 pp.
"The US-Japan Mutual Cooperation and Security Treaty: does the treaty still meet Japan's National Interest?" Natsuko Tsunematsu. 35 pp.
"A Different Kind of War, A different kind of ending: The Zapatistas: A Case Study of a Revolutionary Movement." Lisa Doering Diaz. 63 pp.
"The 'New Situation:' Underground Christianity and the Chinese State." Margaret Murray. 28 pp.
"Korea-Japan Relations." Yoko Nishimoto. 38 pp.
"The Japanese Electoral System: Movement toward Reform?" Laura Brunson Byrne. 36 pp.
"Key Factors in the Emergence and Stability of Costa Rican Democracy." Kim Campbell. 20 pp.
"The Cambodia Crisis and the United Nations." Elizabeth Lawson. 34 pp.
"The Autonomous Struggle of Jharkhand." Amy Rupe. 51 pp.
"The Role of Japan in International Cooperation." Tomoko Ueda. 26 pp.
"The Kurds: A Case Study in Nationalism." Candace Veney. 31 pp.
"A Reactive Japanese Foreign Policy: A Case Study of Japanese Foreign Policy since 1900." Yuki Watanabe. 31 pp.
"The Yugoslavian Civil War Affecting the New International System." Staci Buford. 36 pp.
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"The Truman-MacArthur Controversy." Mikako Kanda. 68 pp.
"Total Domination: Stalin's Rule." Andrea Nelson. 27 pp.
"The Marshall Plan and German Recovery." Chika Ueno. 42 pp.
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"Congressional Actions and U.S. Sanctions toward South Africa." Keith Doggett. 29 pp.
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