Honors Program Theses


This collection contains Honors Program Theses written by undergraduate students in the Department of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa.

Every honors student has the opportunity to complete undergraduate research during their time at UNI by writing a thesis. Students work with faculty members in their major or area of interest to develop and conduct a study during either their Junior or Senior year.


Submissions from 2015


Diagnosing an international health crisis: A structural exploration of Ebola 2014, Maddison Zayn Jansen

Submissions from 2014


The impact of self-objectification on political efficacy: does self-image affect feelings of political adequacy, Victoria M. Hurst


Variation in state funded student grant programs: political and economic influences, KaLeigh Karr White

Submissions from 2010


The hidden power of the caucus: The impact of early caucuses/primaries on youth voter turnout, Mary Jo Halder

Submissions from 2008


The Iowa caucuses: Effects of presidential campaigns on state politicians, Amy Kathleen Meyers