Past OS Honors Theses

Class of 2010

Maya Burns: Impacts of Perceived Discrimination on African American Girls in the Transition to Middle School

Patricia Chen:  Yin and Yang Theory of Competition: Social Comparison and Evaluation Apprehension Reciprocally Drive Competitive Motivation

Erica Jankelovitz: Institutional Peer Pressure: Why Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Organizations Participate in the Orphan Drug Act (1983)

Elizabeth Lai:  From Perception to Policy:  The Metaphors of US Counterterrorism

Danielle Wright:  When the sentence is over, is it really over?

Class of 2008

Justin Benson:  The Motivational Power of a Public Service Mission: Influences on its Effectiveness Among Public Sector Employees

Jenna Brubaker:  “It’s Definitely an Uphill Battle”: The Process of Innovation Implementation in the Context of School-Based Child Obesity Programs

Alexander Nichols: Barriers to Public Assistance for Hispanic Immigrants in the United States

Lindsey Rogers:  Governing the Global Commons: International Environmental Agreements and the North/South Divide

Class of 2007

Justin Berg:  Coping with Passion:  Crafting Work and Leisure to Answer a Missed Calling*

Grace Chen:  The Meaning of Meaningful Work: Subject-Object Meaningfulness in Knowledge Work

Joey DeBartolo:  Quality Differences in the Receipt of Long-term Home Care

Perry Teicher:  Changing a Paradigm:  Centralization in a Decentralized System

*Justin Berg's further-developed version of his thesis was published in Organization Science, with Professor Victoria Johnson as a co-author

 

Class of 2005

Mel Beras:  The Transformation of the Status of Women in Eastern and Central Europe during the First Post-Communist Decade

Kathryn Wheeler:  Nurse Staffing and Resident Outcomes: National and State-Level Analyses