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Student Research

Read about some of the undergraduates who have engaged in research and internships:

Undergraduate Honors Theses completed in 2013

Austin Alexander
"To Rush Out and Seek Allies: The U.S., Pakistan and the Soviet-Afghan War"

Natasha Cochran
"The White Rose Home: A Lens into the Lives of Black Women in New York City"

Shane Ellement
"Chivalrous Contest: The Baseball Clubs and Culture of Worcester in the Late 1850s"

Francis Freedman
"Reconsidering the Chicago Commission on Race Relations, 1919-1922"

Todd Gitlin
"You Must Learn: The Development of Kwame Nkrumah's Views on Education in Philadelphia and Harlem"

Katherine Horigan
"Creative Resistance During the Holocaust"

Tricia Labbe
"British Perceptions Across Colonies"

Kelly McIlree
"In This Present Crisis, Individuals are the Problem: The Impact of Personalities on Foreign Policy During the Reagan Era"

Timothy Sistare
"Lessons from Lausanne: Armenian-American Claims, Citizenship and Diplomatic Relations involving the United States and Turkey following World War II"



Madeline DeDePanken '12 is currently a intern at the Musée National d'Histoire et d'Art in Luxembourg City. She identifies and catalogues photographs for the museum. Her internship is funded through the Henry J. Leir Summer Internship Undergraduate Program. Her sponsoring faculty for this internship is Professor SunHee Kim Gertz. You can read about her experience on her blog.

Mikal Brotnov '10 was an intern at the National Museum of the American Indian-Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. during summer 2009. His internship was funded by the Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Fund for Studies of the Holocaust through the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University. His sponsoring faculty for this internship was Professor Debórah Dwork.