2021 Senior Scholars

Congratulations to our graduating seniors on the completion of their Distinguished Thesess! Our scholars will be defending their theses from April 7 - 16th. The winner of this year's Outstanding Thesis Award will be announced on Celebrating Scholarship and Creativity Day, April 19. 

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Daniel Bachmeier
The Impact of Club Involvement on the Racial Diversity of Social Networks
Dr. Michael Rosenbaum, Advisor
Dr. Sheila Nelson and Dr. Ted Gordon, Committee
Defense: TBD

Emily Booth
Concern for COVID-19 related to The Big Five Personality Types and Collegiate Hardiness
Dr Robert Kachelski, Advisor
Dr. Aubrey Immelman and Dr. Kurt Hollender, Committee
Defense: April 14 at 2pm

Anne Marie Griebe
The Influence of Personality on Presidential Leadership Style (with a Case Study of Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States)
Dr. Aubrey Immelman, Advisor
Dr. Michael Livingston and Dr. Whitney Court, Committee
Defense: April 12 at 2pm 

Nathan Jorde
Estimating the Heath Equation with Neural Networks
Dr. Michael Heroux, Advisor
Dr. Jeremy Iverson and Dr. Robert Hesse, Committee
Defense: April 8 at 4:30pm 

Mengzhen Li
Using Program Synthesis to Build a Testing program
Dr. Peter Ohmann, Advisor
Dr. Mike Heroux and Dr. Jeremy Iverson, Committee
Defense: April 7 at 8:30am 

Alexis Swanz
Emerging Adulthood in the Digital Age: How Psychological Needs Mediate the Relationship Between Social Media Use and FoMO
Dr. Richard Wielkiewicz, Advisor
Dr. Steve Stelzner and Dr. Rodger Narloch, Committee
Defense: April 12 at 4:30pm

Emily Twardy
Games with Permutation Groups
Dr. Bret Benesh, Advisor
Dr. Robert Campbell and Dr. Tom Sibley, Committee
Defense: April 14 at 9am

 Flannery White
Undermining Equal Citizenship: Nuisance Laws, Evictions, and Victims of Intimate Partner Violence
Dr. Christi Siver, Advisor
Dr. Claire Haeg and Dr. Colin Hannigan, Committee
Defense: TBD

Drew Wilds
Reproductive Health and Injustices of Incarcerated Women
Dr. Christi Siver, Advisor
Dr. Phil Kronebusch and Dr. Whitney Court, Committee
Defense: TBD