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Political Science Department Honors Students

The Department of Political Science held its annual Honors Night, April 7, 2015, in the Beth Moor Lounge of the Longmire building. In addition to special thanks to Academic Coordinator Jerry Fisher for his work and service to the department, Professor Chris Reenock recognized the following students for outstanding achievement:

Pruet Award for Graduate Student Research – Minjung Kim

Pruet Award for Graduate Student Teaching – Casey Delahanty

Charles Billings Public Service Award – Aaron Tankel

Thomas R. Dye Scholarship Award – Ashleigh Singleton

Honors in the Majors Thesis Completions:
– Victoria Clark – “An Investigation into the Representational Role of Gender in State Legislatures” Director: Eric Coleman
– Laura Feraro – “Democracy and Political Islam in Turkey” Director: Dale Smith
– Nicole Kliewer – “The Effect of Military Service on Candidate Appraisal and Vote Choice” Director: Brad Gomez

Undergraduate Research Intensive Bachelor’s Certificate Completions: William Alford, Sean Doran, Laura C. Forero , Lauren Jennings, Ryan Larson, Gabriel Lopez, Robert Martin, Nicole McLemore, Kyle Medin, Nicole Mendez, Rima Nathan, Anita Naylor, Krystine Olmedo, Candace Rechtmann, Derek Silver

The department also boasts 8 of the 18 members of the 2015 Social Science Scholars cohort, and these students were recognized: Sean Doran, Rebecca Entenberg, Alexander Morato, Rima Nathan, Mason Roth, Benjamin Schneider, Julianne Simson, Rachel Way