Recognition for Outstanding Student Achievement
2019-2020:

Department of Political Science Student Award Winners:

  • Melinda Avila: Rafael Ampuero Memorial Scholarship
  • Daniel Camacho. Rae Raskin Memorial Scholarship in Political Science
  • Kristani DaCosta. Herman D. and Jacqueline L. Becker Award in Political Science
  • Talya Pinto. Percy and Pauline Greenberg Memorial  Endowment Award in Political Science

Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) Awards:

  • Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier. OURI Grant

University-Wide Awards:

  • Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier. Stan and Renee Wimberly Scholar

External Awards:

  • Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of North Texas

National Model United Nations-DC:

Best in Committee:

  •  Angelique Ramirez
  • Vanessa Garcia
  • Jessica Birbrayer

 Position Paper:

  •  Samantha Maciel
  • Eduardo Alvarez
2018-2019

Undergraduate Honors Theses:

  • Alexander Bruens. "How Civilians Fare after Post-Conflict Mediation: Civil Society in Mediation and its Impact on Quality of Life"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Angela Nichols
  • Jeffrey Coltman-Cormier. "Civilian Victimization, Transnational Insurgency, and Walls and Fences"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Angela Nichols
  • Karina Cruz. "The Slavery Still Happening Today: A Legal Review and Policy Analysis of Human Trafficking in South Florida"
    Thesis Advisor: Jeffrey Morton
  • Gregory Lee. "A Comparative Case Study Exploring the Relationship Between Religion and Politics in Turkey and Iran"
    Thesis Advisor: Kristin Shockley
  • Morgan Moser. "The Impact of Education on a Culture of Violence: An Analysis of Child Soldiers in The Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Angela Nichols

Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) Awards:

  • Alexander Bruens. OURI Grant and Undergraduate Researcher of the Year

  External Awards:

  • Alexander Bruens. Florida Political Science Association Best Undergraduate Paper Award
  • Alexander Bruens. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of North Texas 
2017-2018:

Undergraduate Honors Theses:

  • Daniel Camacho. "A Recidivist Evaluatioin of Mandatory Minimums on Drug Offenses"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Marshall Derosa
  • Daniela Larez. "Voter Turnout in Municipal Elections"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Kevin Wagner
  • Briana Nirenberg. "Winter After the Spring: The Dormancy of Democracy in the Post-Mubarak Era"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Robert Rabil
2016-2017:

Undergraduate Honors Theses:

  • Sama Kahook. 2017. "How Does Women’s Status Impact Post-Conflict Justice Onset?"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Angela Nichols
  • Aaron Parnas. 2017. "Capital Punishment: Does it Deter Homicide?"
    Thesis Advisor: Dr. Angela Nichols

Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI) Awards:

  • Sama Kahook. OURI Grant