Political Science | Honors College | Kent State University
  • Richardson, Brianna. (2017). Do Political Parties and Politicians Improve the Quality of Life for Their Constituents?. Advisor: Shawn Rohlin.
  • McCrea, Austin. (2016). Religious Policy Adoption in the American States: Measuring and Validating Influence of the Christian Right. Advisor: Daniel Hawes.
  • Chapman, Jessica. (2016). American Exceptionalism and its Malleability: An Examination of Presidential Rhetoric in State of the Union Addresses. Advisor: Landon Hancock.
  • Vaca Daza, Jhanisse. (2016). Human Rights Violations to Indigenous People in Competitive Authoritarian Regimes in South America. Advisor: Julie Mazzei.
  • Brosius, Logan. (2015). On the Rise of China, The Reconfiguration of Global Power and the Collapse of the Modern Liberal Order. Advisor: Leslie Heaphy.
  • Haas, Aric R. (2015).  Cogwen's Autobiography and Reflections on Shen Gogwen Post 1948. Advisor: Hui Yu.
  • Hart, Alexander M. (2015). Immigration: A Global Challenge with a Global Solution. Advisor: Gabriella Paar-Jakli.
  • Kline, Michaela. (2015). Youth Entrepreneurship in Practice: A Comparative Case Study Analysis. Advisor: Julie Mazzei.
  • King, James. (2013). Catalyst of Change: President Obama's Effect on Public Opinion of Same Sex Marriage. Advisor: Richard Robyn. 
  • Krisanda, Sarah. (2013). King Abdullah's Game: Autocrats and Globalized Interests. Advisor: Julie Mazzei.
  • Walsh, Thomas. (2013) Communitarian and Liberal Views of Justice (A Contractarian Development). Advisor: Christopher Banks.
  • Bolgari, Alexandr. (2011). A Comparative Analysis of the Secessions of Kosovo and South Ossetia and Their Subsequent Independence Recognition. Advisor: Victor Papacosma.
  • Hook, Christopher. (2011). Identity (Mis)perceptions: France and Its Immigrants of Muslim Origins. Advisor: Matthew Kemp.
  • Murphy, Lindsey. (2011). Colonialism Affecting Our World Today: A Comparative Study of Mexico and Venezuela. Advisor: Julie Mazzei.
  • Banyas IIII, Thomas. (2010). A Comprehensive Proposal for Israeli-Palestinian Peace. Advisor: Julie Mazzei.
  • Craig, David. (2010). Employee Ownership: A Comparative Study. Advisor: Jacquelyn Yates.
  • Lucas, Anne. (2010). Strategic Nonviolence and Humor: Their Synergy and Its Limitations: A Case Study of Nonviolent Struggle Led by Serbia's Otpor. Advisor: Landon Hancock.
  • Cararn, Emily. (2009). Hijabify My World: Cultural Conflict and Resolution in the Life of an American Muslim. Advisor: Mahbobeh Vezvasi.
  • Joseph, Jessica. (2008). Female Elected Officials and Personality: A Descriptive Analysis. Advisor: Gertrude Steuernagel. 
  • Oliver, Jera. (2008). Educational Reform and Achievement Outcomes in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Advisor: Vernon Sykes.
  • Zaidan, Megan. (2008). Institutional Power: Can Congress Change Members' Behavior over Time? Advisor: Jason McDonald.
  • O'Dell Scott, Megan. (2007). A Case Study: Church and State Relations Following Hurricane Katrina. Advisor: Erin O'Brien.
  • Fai, Susika. (2004). Justice Anthony Kennedy: Pragmatic Conservative on the Rehnquist Court. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Wade, Anastasia. (2004). Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Background, Voting Patterns, Doctrinal Principles, and Philosophy. Advisor: Thomas Henley.
  • Waller, Jason. (2004). The Transition Emperior as a Solution to the Problem of War in the Augustian Imperial System. Advisor: N/A.
  • Broadwater, Jeremy. (2003). How the Modernization of the Senate and Institutional Constraints Affect the Nomination Process and President George W. Bush. Advisor: Ken Fernandez.
  • Miller, Kent. (2002). Biological and Chemical Terrorism, A Threat Assessment: An Examination of Feasibility of the Production, Dissemination, and Utilization of Chemical and Biological Weapons by Non-State Actors. Advisor: N/A.
  • DePaul, Sara. (2001). The Supreme Court and American Society: The Impact of the Rehnquist Court's Decisions on the Structure of American Federalism. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Postlethwaite, Joni. (2001). The Impact of the Rehnquist Court's Fourth Amendment Warrantless Search Cases: Do Decisions Really Make a Difference? Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Kinsler, Traci. (1998). The Rehnquist Court: Assessing the Impact of Membership Change on Supreme Court Policy in the Area of Federalism. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Miller, Tiffany. (1998). Derolph v. Ohio (1997): Measuring Judicial Activism in Court Decisions. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Proskey, Diana. (1998). Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union: An Analysis of the Supreme Court's First Examination of First Amendment Issues on the Internet. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • McLaughlin, Justin. (1997). Agenda Setting and Private School Vouchers: The Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring Program. Advisor: Gertrude Steuernagel. 
  • Labo, Matthew. (1997). Workplace Democracy: Promises Fulfilled. Advisor: John Logue.
  • Burris, Sarah. (1997). An Analysis of the Rehnquist Court's Approach to Freedom of Expression Cases. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Friedel, Kirsten. (1996). Free Exercise Clause Jurisprudence: Consistency or Chaos? Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Weinberg, Steven. (1995). The Doors of Intolerance: The Politics of Political Correctness and Multiculturalism. Advisor: Steven Brown.
  • Williams, Tracy. (1995). The Alvarez Case: Stretching the Limits of U.S. Law Enforcement. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • Glasgow, Deborah. (1994). The Rehnquist Court and Race Discrimination in Education: What Happened to Brown v. Board of Education. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Vassiles, Chrysanthe. (1993). The Rehnquist Court and Affirmative Action: Has a Conservative Counter-Revolution Occurred. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Litkovitz, Amy. (1992). The Rehnquist Court and the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Rischitelli, Robert. (1992). The Incorporation of the Bill of Rights. Advisor: Byron Lander.
  • Evans, Rhonda. (1992). The Rehnquist Court: Conservative Counterrevolution within the Area of Sex Discrimination. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Barton, Melanie. (1992). The Politics of Sexual Torture: The Political and Psychological Motivation for Gross Human Rights Abuses Against Women by the Military During the 1973 Chilean Coup. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • Wenninger, Dorn. (1991). Peru's Narco-Insurgency Nexus: Sendero Luminoso and Illicit Drug Trafficking. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • Peters, Julie. (1991). The Rehnquist Court's Influence on the Free Exercise of Religion. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Parrish, Matthew. (1991). The Rehnquist Court and Warrantless Searches and Seizures: A Constitiutional Counterrevolution? Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Kaiser, Lawrence. (1991). To Guide Another Age: Reflections on the Political Thought of Henry Kissinger, 1969-1976. Advisor: James Best.
  • Domen, Michelle. (1991). Counter-Revolution on the Rehnquist Court? An Analysis of Death Penalty Decision Making. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Barber, Marcia. (1991). The Rehnquist Court and a Conservative Counter-Revolution within the Area of Miranda. Advisor: Thomas Hensley.
  • Kennedy, Joan. (1989). An Exploration of Postfeminism at Kent State University. Advisor: Gertrude Steuernagel.
  • Griffith, Martin. (1987). The History and Evolution of Modern Televised Political Advertisements in Presidential Election Campaigns, 1952-1964. Advisor: Thomas Yantek.
  • Doane, Michael. (1986). The Development of Inter-German Relations. Advisors: Robert Clawson, Lawrence Kaplan.
  • Dierks, Mark. (1985). The Continuing Search for a Solution to the Namibian Problem: Settlement Plans for Namibia. Advisor: Boleslaw Boczek.
  • Durr, Robert. (1985). The Role of the News Media in American Politics. Advisor: Robert Clawson.
  • Weissman, Barbara. (1985). Employee Buyouts as an Alternative to Plant Closings: The Ohio Experience. Advisor: John Logue.
  • Ohlin, Charles. (1985). Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha: an Overview of the Legislative Veto Decision and Its Impact Upon the Federal Government Two Years Later. Advisor: Byron Lander.
  • Max, Kirsten. (1985). Christianity in the Soviet Union: Why It Persists in the Face of Attack. Advisor: Robert Clawson. 
  • Roberto, Cheryl. (1984). Student Leader Compensation Model for Kent State University. Advisor: N/A.
  • Hickman, David. (1983). The M-19: Urban Guerilla Warfare in Columbia. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • Kazel, Karen. (1983). Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ratification of the Major United Nations Covenants on Human Rights. Advisor: George Betts.
  • McClellan Jr., Donald. (1983). Free Press v. Fair Trial. Advisors: Thomas Hensley, Gene Stebbins.
  • Bucklew Jr., Roberto. (1983). Genocide in the Post World War II Era and the International Response. Advisor: George Betts.
  • Fisher, Judith. (1982). Q-Methodological Study of Attitudinal Changes in Vanderbilt Students Abroad. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • Veizer, Timothy. (1982). A Study of the May 4th Coalition Using Smelser's Theory of Collective Behavior. Advisors: Thomas Hensley, Jerry Lewis.
  • Bonaparte, Lisa. (1980). Battered Women: One of These Days...Pow, Right in the Kisser. Advisors: James Best, Byron Lander.
  • Brinkley, David. (1980). A Framework for Analysis of Presidential Diplomacy: Jimmy Carter's 1979 State Visit to Mexico. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • Menassa, Lucie. (1980). Organizational Structure and Voter Contact in a Primary Campaign: A Case Study. Advisor: George Betts.
  • Rothenbuecher, Linda. (1979). A Different Pilgrimage. Advisor: Robert Clawson.
  • Bon, William. (1979). Angolan Independence and the Rise of MPLA. Advisor: George Betts.
  • Hoge, Michael. (1977). Technology Transfer to Mexico Through Direct Investment: A Case Study. Advisor: Robert Clawson.
  • Volsky, Kerry. (1976). The OAS and Cuba: A Changing Relationship. Advisor: Richard Craig.
  • McMillan, Catherine. (1975). Role Perceptions and the Potential for Influence of Congressional Committee Staffs, U.S. House of Representatives. Advisor: George Betts.
  • Wig, Christian. (1975). Participatory Democracy: A Justification. Advisors: Jeffrey Orenstein, Gordon Keller.
  • Macce, Barbara. (1974). Political Socialization - Fourth Grade Students. Advisor: John Gargan.
  • Rubin, Irma. (1973). Privacy Rights of Residence Hall Students at Kent State University. Advisor: Marvin Meade.
  • Davis, Marsha. (1972). The Political and Economic Implications of Tanzania's Fifteen-Year Plan. Advisor: Murray Fishel.
  • Golden, A. Thomas. (1972). A Study of Political Socialization among Seniors in Two Ohio High Schools. Advisor: Robert Clawson.
  • Jackson, Catherine. (1972). Q-Analysis of an Incident of Collective Behavior. Advisor: Jerry Lewis.
  • Metzler, Barbara. (1972). McCarthyism: Its Roots and Its Manifestations. Advisor: George Betts.
  • Patt, Richard. (1972). Soviet Influence on the Ideologies of Guerilla Groups in the Middle East. Advisor: Robert Clawson.
  • Reece, Daniel. (1971). The Indigent's Right to Counsel. Advisor: Barclay McMillen.
  • Johnston, William. (1971). Historical Development and Recent Issues of the 4th Amendment. Advisor: N/A.
  • Hall, Nancy. (1971). A Case Analysis of the Impact of Schools of Legal Philosophy. Advisor: Barclay McMillen.
  • Bixenstine, Barton. (1971). Federalism in Nigeria. Advisor: Murray Fishel.
  • Ghee, Larry. (1971). An Impressionistic Survey of McLuhan's Ideas. Advisor: N/A.
  • Graues, Marco. (1971). Politics Magazine, an Analytical Consideration. Advisor: Richard Taylor.
  • Thompson Jr., Ernest. (1970). A Study of Bail in Respect to the Indigent Defendant. Advisor: Thomas Ungs. 
  • Moore, Paul. (1970). Robert Moses: The Horatio Alger of the Public Service. Advisor: Gordon Keller. 
  • Shahan, Carolyn. (1969). Perspective of Firearms Legislation - History, Influence, Opinion. Advisor: Richard Taylor.
  • Kuhn, David. (1969). The Open-Housing Title of the Civil Rights Act of 1968: Its Legislative Evolution and Development and Its Symbolic Aspects and Function. Advisor: Richard Taylor.
  • Frye, Judith. (1969). The Urban Coalition. Advisor: Richard Taylor.
  • Ellithorp, John. (1969). Emotional Experiences in Political Groups: The Case of Followers of Eugene McCarthy. Advisor: Steven Brown.
  • Mowbray, Alan. (1967). Why the Return of Porkkala? (A Study in Soviet-Finnish Relations). Advisor: Robert Clawson.
  • Birkner, Frederick. (1967). Soviet Nationality Policy in the Ukraine 1903-1939. Advisor: Boczek.
  • Kettler, Richard. (1966). The Foundations of West German Democracy. Advisor: H.L. Smith.
  • Owendoff, Stephen. (1966). The Inadmissability of Evidence and its Effects. Advisor: J.K. Olsen.
  • Walsh, Anthony. (1966). The Conscientious Objector and the Courts. Advisor: J.K. Olsen.
  • Bischoff, Barbara. (1964). Annexation: The Policy and the Possibility. Advisor: Robert Getz.
  • Karasek, Jo. (1964). The Role of the International Court of Justice in International Relations. Advisor: J.K. Olsen.
  • Mills, Kathryn. (1964). Isolation in the Truman Administration. Advisor: N/A.
  • Morgan, Noel. (1964). The Role of Ideology in the Sino-Soviet Split. Advisor: J.K. Olsen.
  • Hudson, Dorothy. (1941). Democracy in the Federal Convention. Advisor: Louis Tohill.