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 2018
Personality in politics, Rachael Fix Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2017
Education inequity: a comparative analysis of Johannesburg and Chicago city schools, Melissa Marie Johnson Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Effects of studying abroad on college students, Kaliana Villa Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2015
Diagnosing an international health crisis: A structural exploration of Ebola 2014, Maddison Zayn Jansen Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Submissions from 2014
The impact of self-objectification on political efficacy: does self-image affect feelings of political adequacy, Victoria M. Hurst Open Access Honors Program Thesis
Variation in state funded student grant programs: political and economic influences, KaLeigh Karr White Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
Submissions from 2010
The hidden power of the caucus: The impact of early caucuses/primaries on youth voter turnout, Mary Jo Halder Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)
Submissions from 2008
The Iowa caucuses: Effects of presidential campaigns on state politicians, Amy Kathleen Meyers Open Access Honors Program Thesis