2021 Capstone Students
Adara Rosenbaum - "Visualization: The Impact of Police Training on Racially Biased Policing."
Alison Kahn - "Locked Up and Locked Out: Jennings v. Rodriguez as a Justification of Indefinite Detention."
Alison Pflug - "The Necessity of Federal Intervention?"
Annie Iezzi - "In Pursuit of Peace: Why the US Didn't Use Peace Journalism in the Iraq War."
Avigayil Altman - "Beyond the Wage Gap: Political and Economic Gender Inequality."
Carolyn Kelly - "Bodies, Technology, and the Law: The Renegotiation of Fetal Visibility and Viability."
Chloe Dennison - "Fracturing Figureheads: Group Organization and Power Structures in the Gun Rights and Gun Control Movements."
Elena Taeyaerts - "How the NRA Shapes Youth's Long-Term Viewpoints on Gun Rights at Summer Camps."
Elizabeth Herman - "Legislating LGBT-Inclusive Solitary Confinement Reform: Strategies, Successes, and Future Pathways."
Emily Fahlsing - "Settler Colonialism and Alcohol Intoxication: Criminalization of Indigenous Americans."
Emily Kramer - "Right-Wing Extremism and Mass Shootings in the United States."
Hailey Dobin - "How the Education Amendment of 1972 Led to More Female Attorneys" [poster not available]
Hannah Katz - "Guns in America vs Israel."
Iga Szlendak - "Confinement Without Walls: Challenging Immigrant E-Carceration in the United States."
Janine Nassar - "The Legal Exclusion of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon."
Jazilah Salam - "Peacekeeping and the Global South: A Neocolonial Enterprise."
Julia Tecotzky - "Home for Whom?: How the 2018 Nation-State Law (re)Produces Unequal Citizenship in Israel."
Kaoutar Afif - "Moving Beyond Enrollment: First Generation and/or Low-Income Students at Elite Colleges."
Katie Petersen - "Mixed Identity in the Courtroom: A Challenge to Race-Neutral Frameworks."
Katie Smith - “Fight Like Hell": Trump, One America News, and Newsmax and the Foregone Conclusion of the Capitol Riot through the Propaganda Feedback Loop."
Makaria Yami - "The Failures of Peacekeeping on the Ethiopian-Eritrean Border."
Michaela Flum - "From 'Korean-Style Democracy' to Democracy, Korean Style: An Analysis of Democratic Consolidation in South Korea."
Naomi Booth - "Elections and Firepower: How Gun Ownership Influences Voting Behavior."
Norah Hassan - "10 Years After the Arab Spring: Challenges to Full Democratic Consolidation in Tunisia."
Pagona Kytzidis - "'Theory and Practice:' Analyzing the Militancy of the Share Croppers' Union at Camp Hill, AL in 1931."
Rebecca Gudzy - "You Have to Pay with Your Body:" Sexual Violence in ICE Detention Centers."
Romina Klereby - "When Safety Doesn't Come First: Legal Restrictions and Access to Safe Abortions in the US."
Sajdah Bey - "Haqq al-Awda: An Analysis of the Legal and Historical Perspectives on the Palestinian Right of Return."
Sonja Eiseman - "Restorative Justice Programs Still Have Work to Do to Successfully Remedy Racial and Economic Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System."
Soule Coram - "Has COVID-19 Marked the End of the United States Hegemony?"
Susu Rawwagah - "Breaking Down Barriers: How Access to Resources Across Chicago High Schools Impacts Elite College Admissions."
Tayana Belova - "An Unending Stalemate: Assessing the Failure of Peace Negotiations in the Donbas War."