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Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship Winners Announced

Thu, October 18, 2018
Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship! Below are our winners, their theses, and their supervisors. 

Sophia Birk

Relationship Between Orexin and Orienting Phenotypes; Hongjoo Lee, Psychology

Evelin Caro Cutierrez

Human Rights Practices in Revolutionary Cuba; Raul Madrid, Government

Morgan Clark

The Spouted Vessels of Colha: Morphology, Iconography, and the Maya Meaning of Chocolate; Fred Valdez, Anthropology

Emma Giacomello

A Complete Inventory and Catalogue of the University of Texas' Forensic Osteology Collection; Chris Kirk, Anthropology

Lillian Gonzales

Contemporary Queer Adaptation: the look of desire; Donna Kornhaber, English

Lauryn Hanley

Weaving Wiles: Gendered Images of Textile Production in Homer; Stephen White, Classics

Devon Hsiao

- People-to-people Interactions in China-Africa Relations; Caroline Faria (Geography),Humanities

Jacob Lundquist

- Reading Marx Reading the Ancients; Marjorie Woods, English

Ashleigh Pearce

- Finding the North African 'Abduh: Translating the Islamic Reform Movement across the Arabic-Speaking East and West; Yoav Di-Capua, History

Galia Popov

- Science Fiction and Emerging Nationalism in China's Young Urban Elite; ChienHsin Tsai, Asian Studies

Emily Saunders

- Comprehension of language for an L2 user: exploring iconicity benefits; David Quinto-Pozos, Linguistics

Chris Smith

- The Decadent Cat: As Seen In Poe and Baudelaire; Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, English

Ishaana Talesara

- Divorce and Marriage among Asian Immigrants in the United States; Sandra Black, Economics

Benjamin Vega

- Ripping Off the Band Aid: Exploring the Post Conflict Health Consequences of Non; Michael Anderson, IRG

Gabriella Velasco

- Across the Street: An Institutional Analysis of Environmental Racism; Caroline Faria (Geography), Humanities

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