2016-2017 STIA Honors Theses Presentations

Tuesday, April 25 at 11:00am to 4:00pm

CCAS Boardroom ICC 241, CCAS Boardroom

Presentation Timelines:
11:00 to 11:30 - Shalina Chatlina
Title: “Extrapolating ideological divisions in the Indian public sphere through political Twitter conversations.”
Thesis Mentor:  Professor  Irfan Nooruddin
11:30 to 12:00 - Meredith Peng
Title: “How do resource scarcity, pollution, and population pressure affect political stability in Xinjiang, China?”
Thesis Mentors: Professor Shiloh Krupar & Professor James Millward
12:00 to 12:30 -  Leo Luo
Title: “Investments in Central Asia Electricity through China’s Silk Road Economic Belt and its Impacts on Regional Energy Security.”
Thesis Mentors:  Professors James Millward & Professor Theresa Sabonis-Helf 
12:30 to 1:00 - Jackie Kimmell 
Title:  “Deconstructing PTSD: Trauma Recovery and PTSD Among Mexican Immigrant Women in Chicago.”
Thesis Mentor:  Professor Emily Mendenhall
1:00 to 1:30 - Marc Connell
Title: "Using Tweet Hashtags and Retweets to Detect Opinion Polarization on Genetically Modified Organisms."
Thesis Mentor:  Professor Nazli Goharian
1:30 to 2:00 - Eva Rest
Title: “Integration of Biomedicine and Ayurveda in Sri Lanka: Biomedical Provider Perspectives.”
Thesis Mentor:  Professor Sylvia W. Önder, Ph.D
2:00 to 2:30 - Allen Yilun Zhang 
Title: "China's Strategic Investment Along the One Belt, One Road: Case Study: Electricity Investment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor."
Thesis Mentor:  Professor Phil Hagan & Professor Theresa Sabonis-Helf
2:30 to 3:00 - Sandhya Mahadevan
Title: “Rethinking Flood Vulnerability in Bangladesh.”
Thesis Mentor:  Professor Shareen Joshi
3:30 to 4:00 - Mason Hill 
Title:  "All the President Needs to Know: Scientific and Political Advising in Eisenhower Era U.S. Test-Ban Negotiations."
Thesis Mentor:   Professor Toshihiro Higuchi. 



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