Outstanding Thesis Award Recipients

Current and Previous Recipients of the Outstanding Thesis Award

Name

Thesis Title

Department

Academic Year

Carrie Lynn Bowers

The Diablo Winds of Northern California: Climatology and Numerical Simulations

Meteorology

2018-2019

Emily Moffitt

Using Stable Isotope Analysis to Infer Breeding Latitude and Migratory Timing of Juvinile Pacific-slope Flycatchers (Empidonax Difficilis)

Environmental Studies

2017-2018

Mary Okin

'New Man’ Feminism: Arthur F. Mathews at the San Francisco School of Design, 1890-1896 

Art History and Visual Culture

2016-2017

Paul Zimmer

Glacial Modification of Bedrock Valleys in the Sierra Nevada, California, Using a Novel Approach 

Geology

2016-2017

Amanda Feldman

From Trauma to Trial: Proposing New Methods for Examining the Variability of Sharp Force Trauma on Bone 

Applied Anthropology

2015-2016

Sarah Aghazadeh

Public Diplomacy for a Global World: The United States and Iran

Interdisciplinary Studies

2014-2015

Chris Keith

The Excavation and Analysis of Prehistoric Caribbean Remains: A Bioarchaeological Case Study from Nevis, West Indies 

Applied Anthropology

2014-2015

Danielle Crawford

A Girlhood of Myth, Dreams, and Trauma: Redefining the Asian North American Female Bildungsroman

English and Comparative Literature

2013-2014

Karen Parker

Metabolic Network Construction Based on the Genome of the Marine Diatom Thalassiosira Pseudonana and the Analysis of Genome-Wide Transcriptome Data to Investigate Triacylglyceride Accumulation

MLML

2013-2014

Sarah Swift

Low-tech, Eye-Movement-Accessible AAC and Typical Adults

Communicative Disorders and Sciences

2012-2013

Shruthi Thirumalai

Opto-acoustic Interrogation and Ultrasound Imaging of Acoustically Sensitive Microcapsules

General Engineering

2012-2013

John Tilney

Containing Obscenity:  The Gathings Committee, Moral Crusades, and Paperback Books

SLIS

2011-2012

Danielle Frechette

Impacts of Avian Predation on Juvenile Salmonids in Central California Watersheds

MLML

2010-2011

Hector Nuño

Functionalized Silica Nanostructures for Biosensing Applications

Chemical Engineering

2010-2011

Nancy Shostak

Intensity of the 1906 Earthquake in and near San José, California

Geology

2009-2010

Robin Putney

Customary Marine Tenure and Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Palau

Environmental Studies

2008-2009

Jennifer Putney

Ecological Consequences of Morphological Variability in a Habitat-Forming Alga

MLML

2008-2009