The Honors program provides the opportunity for students to work on an in-depth project of their choice. Admission to the Honors Program is done through the Center for Honors, Scholars and Leadership. Requirements include university wide courses and a thesis, advised by a department faculty member. Here are some examples of Political Science honors theses.
Honors Theses in Political Science
- Globalization and terrorism : the extent to which extremism is the result of efforts to homogenize/ Sophia Lorenzo.
- Twentieth century Russian culture's effect in shaping the relationship between leaders and led/ Joann Kinsey.
- The American Crisis : Modern Health Care In The U.S. / Mason J. Smith.
- Two peoples' pursuit of happiness : retributive justice in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict / Jordan M. Odo.
- Democratization in Taiwan and its effects on political sovereignty / Elisa Chen.
- The legal classification of Pacific Islander Americans : a history and analysis / James Kawika Riley.
- An analysis of Lebanon : a movement from civil war to civil society / Jonathan Shumate.
- The world-view of Renaissance Florence : art, ideology, and social structure / Lisa Weilminster.
- Feminism and welfare : the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act / Michelle M. Devitt-Mather.
- Globalization and the Mayan community / Murry Streetman.
- The dynamics of Security Council membership reform / Jeanette A. Alberg.
- The decaying American dream : an examination of the decline from post-war prosperity to current stagnation / Shanna E. Wasserman.
- Relationships between LDCs and the international economic system / Gordon G. Smith.
- Of man and the possessive market : Hobbesian bourgeois theory / Tracy A. Meyer.
- Insurgent terrorism: a study of concepts, practices, and responses / Steven D. Burke.
- Racism in the Weld County judicial system / Michael David Musgrave.
- Handbook for the Division Clerk : Division I District Court Nineteenth Judicial District of Colorado, Weld County / Alan Wendell Anderson.
For more information about writing an honors thesis in Political Science, contact:Professor Stan Luger
Honors Program Advisor
Department of Political Science