Provisional Schedule for Fall 2011Senior Project Presentations

Senior Project Presentation Symposium
Fall, 2011
November 28, 5-8 p.m.
At the Mandel Center Building, 11402 Bellflower Road

(Project instructors in parentheses)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Theresa Hanna, paper on terrorism (Lavelle)
Tiffany Oliver, paper on Israel’s nuclear weapons program (Lavelle)
Sung-Hyun Ryu, Analyzing the Applications and Effectiveness of Deterrence Theory in Maintaining International Peace (Lavelle)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Nataija Brown, Media Bias in Covering Politics: Case Studies in 2011 (White)
Meredith Collier, Access to Healthy Food and Academic Achievement (White)
Nandini Sharma, The Challenge of Improving Access to Pediatric Dental Care in Rural Communities (White)

5:00 – 6:15 p.m.
Annelise Fahey, Marijuana and Politics (McHale)
Nathan Mackowski, something on the impact of federal funding on scientific research (McHale)
Jugnu Shrestha, something on Nepali health care system (McHale)
Aaron Tao, A Comparative Analysis of the Political Systems of Switzerland and the U.S. (McHale)

Break for Symposium Dinner

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
John Drennan, African Oil: U.S. & Chinese Energy Competition (Lavelle)
Shengbo Wang, The Myth of the China Market (Schroeder)
Ahmed Yousif, Civil-Military Relations in Post-Arab Spring States (Moore)

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Ivana Kragul, Origin and Electoral Performance of the Serb Radical Party (McHale)
Ethan Robinson, Masters of Espionage: The East German Ministry of State Security (McHale)
Akilah Saeed, (Untitled) (McHale)

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
David Holcomb, Hayek, The Constitution of Liberty (1960), and Modern Conservatism (Tartakoff)
Apurwa S. Kaushik, The Evolving Nature of Commerce Clause Jurisprudence since US v. Lopez (1995) (Tartakoff)
Ryan Pierce, The (New) Politics of Appropriations Earmarks (White)