Student Awards

2019-2020

POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT AWARDS

Katherine N. Bryant ’20 – Senior Seidman Award

Natalie L. Smith ’22 – First-Year Seidman Award

Morgan C. Brown ’20 – Mike Cody Award

Matthew Diana ’20 – Abe Fortas Award

Jessa E. Barmish ’20 – Charlie Cook Award

 

2018-2019

POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT AWARDS

Daniel Elliott ’19 – Senior Seidman Award

Matthew Kenny ’22 – First-Year Seidman Award

Michael Combs ’19Mike Cody Award

Anna D. Baker-Olson ’19 – Mike Cody Award

Ashley T. Plunk ’19Abe Fortas Award

Alexia N. Spanos ’19Charlie Cook Award

Connor N. Hurley ’19 – Marcus D. Pohlmann Award

Kelsey L. McClain ’19 – Marcus D. Pohlmann Award

Lillie J. Stephens ’19 – Marcus D. Pohlmann Award

 

URCAS – RESEARCH IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Connor Hurley '19

Faculty Sponsor: Anna Eldridge, Department of Political Science

Just Say No (to the War on Drugs): The Racial Implications of the War on Drugs

Connor Hurley '19

Faculty Sponsor: Renee Johnson, Department of Political Science

But, Think of the Children: A Culture of Cutting Corners for Convictions in the Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County

Timothy Nelson '20

Affirming the Inclusion of Diversity Programs: The (d)Evolution of Affirmative Action Since Bakke

2017-2018

POLITICAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT AWARDS

Emily Buddy ’18 - Senior Seidman Award

Patricia M. Jones ’21 (Michelle) - First-Year Seidman Award

Casey N. Myers-Morgan ’18 - Mike Cody Award

Dulcie R. Trottier ’18 - Mike Cody Award

Christopher C. Meadows ’18 - Abe Fortas Award

Virginia A. Carr ’18 - Charlie Cook Award

 

HONOR THESIS

Ried Roshong ‘18

Faculty Sponsor: Renée Johnson, Department of Political Science

The Modern Crusade: Understanding Christian Views of Homosexual Marriage

 

URCAS – RESEARCH IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

Daniel Elliott ’19 - Faculty Sponsor: Renée Johnson, Department of Political Science

Confronting the Court: The Supreme Court, the Confrontation Clause, and the Ways They Interact

Connor Hurley ’19 - Faculty Sponsor: Anna Eldridge, Department of Political Science

A Measured Approach to the Death Penalty

Victoria Holder ’18 - Faculty Sponsor: Renée Johnson, Department of Political Science

Terror, Tolerance, and Trump

Ried Roshong ’18 - Faculty Sponsor: Renée Johnson, Department of Political Science

The Modern Crusade: Understanding Christian Views of Homosexual Marriage

Alexia Spanos ’18 - Faculty Sponsor: Renée Johnson, Department of Political Science Does Religious Affiliation Affect the Likelihood That an Individual Will Support State Policies That Address Climate Change

Sarah Ryan ’18 - Faculty Sponsor: Renée Johnson, Department of Political Science

Supreme Court Legitimacy: What variables influence the public's trust in the Court?