This collection contains Honors Program Theses written by undergraduate students in the Department of History 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 2017
"A special program for highly gifted students:" The evolution and growth of UNI's Honors Program, 1959-2009, Matthew Christian Miller Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2016
The Civil Rights Movement through the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Hannah Lodge Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
Submissions from 2015
The early demagogues : the rise of the plebeian tribunate and their exclusive interests, c. 550-450 BCE, Conner James Brakeville Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
Submissions from 2014
Muddied waters: exploring Iowa's water policy and practices, Jorgen D. Rose Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2013
More than a quick and easy meal: convenience food advertising in Ladies' Home Journal, 1945-1954, Molly Franta Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
The Chicago Americanization movement: Solutions to the immigrant problem, Heather Greel Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2011
Raising good Soviets: Media depictions of Soviet life and upbringing under Khrushchev, Chelsea Miller Open Access Honors Program Thesis
With a woman's bitterness: Early propaganda against female rulers in medieval chronicles in the twelfth and fifteenth centuries, Elizabeth Anne Wiedenheft Open Access Honors Program Thesis