Spring 2022

Alona Dzon - Business (Global Politics) major; Barrett Honors College; and Isabelle Kinney - French, Political Science, and Religious Studies major; Barrett Honors College; “Managing the Predatory State: Corruption and Protest in Kazakhstan”; mentored by Margaret Hanson, School of Politics and Global Studies

Cassidy Durland - History major; Barrett Honors College; “БРЭМ: Bureau of Russian Emigrants in the Manchurian Empire”; mentored by Laurie Manchester, School of Historical, Philosophical & Religious Studies

Julia Grantham - English (Literature) and Political Science major; "How Hungary and Poland's Leaders Used the Pandemic to Increase Their Power"; mentored by Lenka Bustikova, School of Politics and Global Studies

Jordan Harb - Global Studies major; Barrett Honors College; “Redefining ‘Home’: Politics as Motivation for Educational Change in Turkish Diaspora Cultural Centers”; mentored by Shyla González-Doğan, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Kirsten Terrill - International Letters and Cultures (Classical Civilization) major; “Jacek Kuroń in Western Memory”; mentored by Michael Ostling, Barrett, The Honors College

Spring 2021

Mary Elie - Russian major and Women & Gender Studies minor; Barrett Honors College; "Inside the World of Slavic Linguistics," mentored by Danko Sipka (School of International Letters and Cultures)

Madisyn Goodballet - Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, Global Studies, History, and Political Science major and French minor; "Aby Warburg and the Mnemosyne Atlas," mentored by Katherine Boyce-Jacino (Barrett Honors College)

Joe Thomas - History and Political Science major and Arabic Studies minor; Barrett Honors College; "Diplomacy for the Middle Class: The Case for American Global Leadership," mentored by Ambassador Michael Polt (School of Politics and Global Studies)

Cameron Vega - Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership and Political Science major and History minor; Barrett Honors College; "International Interventions and Influences in Balkan Conflict Resolution," mentored by Daniel Pout (School of Politics and Global Studies) - ASU News interview with Cameron Vega, Dean's Medalist

Sofia Walsh - Global Studies major and Russian and Spanish minor; Barrett The Honors College; "Russia’s Influence on Human Rights Policies in Kazakhstan," mentored by Beibit Shangirbayeva (Fulbright Scholar from Kazakhstan at the Melikian Center) - ASU News story on Fulbright awardee, Sofia Walsh

Spring 2020

Elena Boyd - Physics major and Russian minor; Barrett Honors College; "Russia's Role in Syrian Post-War Reconstruction," mentored by Adriana Qubaiova (Melikian Center CEU Global Teaching Fellow)

Spencer Erjavic - Political Science and Russian major; Barrett Honors College; "From China to the U.S.S.R.: The Return of the 'True' Russians," mentored by Laurie Manchester (School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies)

Collin Frank - Global Studies, Political Science, and Russian major; Barrett Honors College; "Gerasimov's Ghosts: Russia and Modern Proxy Warfare," mentored by Candace Rondeaux (School of Politics and Global Studies)

Giana Garcia - History major and Political Science minor; "Polish Jewish & Catholic Migrants after WWII," mentored by Anna Cichopek-Gajraj (School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies)

Jamie Horowitz - Global Studies major; Barrett Honors College; "The Effects of Russian Disinformation on Columbian and Latvian Democracies," mentored by Hilde Hoogenboom (School of International Letters and Cultures)

John Logan Johnson - Global Studies and Russian major; "State Violence in Late Socialist Macedonia," mentored by Keith Brown (School of Politics and Global Studies)

McKenna Kellar - Anthropology and Russian major; "Geography of Words," mentored by Danko Sipka (School of International Letters and Cultures)

Christopher Schnecke - Global Studies major; "Yugonostalgia and How Memories of Former Citizens of Yugoslavia and Their Opinions about It Impacts Their Current Political Views, mentored by Andi Hess (College of Integrative Sciences and Arts)

Spring 2019

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Noah Pensak - Political Science and Russian major; Barrett Honors College

Alisa Burns - Russian major

Theresa Ruiz - Psychology major and Russian minor

Jenna Caneva - Russian major and French minor