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Past Recipients

The following list of Barth-Crapsey Award recipients indicates the wide range of projects undertaken by students in the last few years.

Barth-Crapsey Award Recipients 1993-Present
RecipientFirst NameAdviserTitleYear
Cifci Muhammed Kafi Jack Paine Impact of Generalized Morality on Democratic Institutional Quality Spring 2017
McCabe Taylor Russell Peck Internship in English: Adaptations of Children's Literature Spring 2013
Fu Kai Lin Implicit Self Esteem: Effects on Closeness, Friendships and Relationship Satisfaction Spring 2013
Chau Shing Yan Theodore Brown Global Health Governance: How Power Politics Between the United States and the Soviet Union Affected the Development of the World Health Organization Spring 2012
Gardella Joseph Catherine Cerulli College Victimization and Adjustment: Coping Styles and Social Support as Protective Buffers Spring 2011
Jiang Huang Ronald Hansen Effective Financial Management at the City of Rochester Government Spring 2010
Lechman Alexandra Stuart Jordan Biases in the Uniform Code of Military Justice Spring 2010
Pope Andrew Thomas Jackson The Confederate Attorneys General: A Phantom Supreme Court in the South Taking on Slavery and the Draft Summer 2010
Squires Leah   Stories of Malawi: Exploring the Music and Voices of the Malawian People 2009 Summer
Cohen Abbegail   Effects and Moderators of Perceived Parent-Child Capitalization 2009 Spring
Graff Kimberly   The Effects of Learned Helplessness on the Relationship between Attachment Style and Willingness to Compromise When Choosing a Mate 2009 Spring
Velickovic Maria   The Implications of Comparing the Romantic Relationships of Actual Friends on the Relationship Superiority Effect 2009 Spring
Garon Jonathan C. Applegate A Long Way Home – One Soldier's Reflection from a World of Way 2007-2008
Chamney Brynn A. Emmett The Women of Rwanda Raising a Generation of Orphans and Re-Building Culture 2007-2008
Stewart Bobbi D. Harper Qualitative Study on the Events of Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq and How They Affect and Influence the Life of a Soldier 2006 Spring
Bailey Jesse V. Wolcott Building the Negro Capital of the World, The Transformation of Harlem, 1900-1911 2005-2006
Boyer Sam R.W. Kaeuper Legislating Order, 1100-14540: Law and Lawlessness in the High Middle Ages 2005-2006
Jason Adler E. Deci Predicting Attachment Security: The Signifance of Parental Conditional Regard and Need Satisfaction 2005 Summer/Fall
Israel Dan K. Kowalke Musical Theater Writing 2005 Spring
Schneider Sarah H. Reis The Effect of Responses to Positive Events and the Building of Social Resources 2005 Spring
Feldblyum Joshua Deci, E. The Influence of Rule Enforcement on Attitude Toward Those Rules 2004-2005 (AY)
Poiarkoff John Deci, E. Mutuality in Romantic Relationships: The Benefits of Giving and Receiving Autonomy Support 2004-2005 (AY)
Gale Jessica Carter, A. Realizing the Songs of Erin: The Negotiated Meaning of Irish Folk Music in the Irish-American Context 2004 Spring
McCormick Christopher Reis, H. Emotional Schematicity and Interpersonal Relationships 2004 Spring
Samler Corinne Ilardi, B. The Relationship Between Sexual Activity, Shame, and Self-Esteem with Religiosity as a Moderator 2004 Spring
Sobti Deepak Brown, T. The Polio Eradication Campaign: An Imminent Success Story 2004 Spring
Barnes Sean Brown, K. W. Mindfulness and Emotion in Romantic Relationships 2003-2004 (AY)
Kornfeld Moshe Foster, Robert The Kosher Food Industry: Big Business and the Divine Imperative 2003-2004 (AY)
Quinn Maureen Gunlogso, Christine Code-switching in African-American Oral Histories 2003-2004 (AY)
Varkovitsky Ruth Aube, Jennifer Domestic Violence, Unmitigated Communion, and Depression: A Shelter Study 2003-2004 (AY)
Vitale Alfred Muller-Ortega, Paul E. A Survey of "The Equinox" (1911-1913): A Critical Body of Texts Illustrating A Modernist Development within Western Esoteric Religious Traditions 2003-2004 (AY)
Walker Sarah McDonough, Joyce An Investigation of Discourse in Bilingual Navajo Speakers 2003-2004 (AY)
Dewan Radhika Foster, R. From Ms. India to Ms. World: Global Beauty Corporations and the Battle Over Indian Identity 2002 Fall
Klassen Susan Ryan, R. Aube, J. Effects of Parental Styles and Birth Order on Unmitigated Communion 2002-2003 (AY)
Morrissey-Ott Rachel Ilardi, B. Zuckerman, M. The Effect of Education on Rape Myth Acceptance 2002-2003 (AY)
Reiter Michael Reis, H. The Implicit Association Test: An Implicit Prediction of Relationship Dissolution and Longevity 2002-2003 (AY)
Saah Victoria Williams Brown, J. A Study in Pitch Identification 2002-2003 (AY)
Subramanian Rajen Powell, G. B. Are Class Cleavages at the Root of All Cleavages Causing Conflict: A Case Study of Six Indian States 2002 Summer/Fall
Challenger Scott Homerin, E. & Logenbach, J. Poems and Essays on Spirituality and Mysticism: A Creative Analysis & Synthesis of the Poetry of World Religions 2002 - 2003 (AY)
Leuthe Eileen Ilardi, B. Leadership, Legitimacy and Gender 2002 Spring
Stephens LaFleur Harris, F. Racial Identity and Political Attitudes Among the Post-Civil Rights Generation 2002 Spring
Muccari Bella Wolf, E. Ansel Adams and the University of Rochester: Negotiating for Art 2001 Summer/Fall
Folkes Paula Johnson, J. School Prayer and the Tradition of a Christian America: Towards a New Understanding of Theology as a Motivator for Political Action 2001 Spring
Gill Rahuldeep Brooks, D. Borders: Diversity, Difference, and Identity in Punjab 2001 Spring
Hall Heather Basu, A. & Brooks, R. A Religious and Cultural Analysis of India's Attitudes Towards the Environmental 2001 Spring
Harkenrider Zach Westbrook, R. From The Culture of Narcissism to The True and Only Heaven: Christopher Lasch and his Critics 2001 Spring
Jasinevicius Alaina Seiberling, G. New Directions in Museum Education: A Comparative Study of Institutional Responses to the Age of Information 2001 Spring
Rulison Kelly Levesque, C. Teaching Assistants' Motivational Orientations and Effect on Students' Performance, Intrinsic Motivation, and Long-term Conceptual Understanding Illustrated By Their Students 2001 Spring
Benard Stephen Smith, T. A Neurosociological Investigation of Network Behaviors 2000 Fall
Fechter Jill Merideth, A. The Cult of Pythagoras: Transformations of Kosmos in the Hellenistic World 2000 Fall
Wallis Christopher Muller-Ortega, P. The Historical Development of the Non-dual Philosophical Systems of Kashmir, India 2000 Fall
Cleghorn Kerri Ryan, R. Female Serial Killers 2000 Spring
Gottesman Brian Conklin, A. The King of Zion 2000 Spring
King & Heath Heathra Clare Gibson, T. Group Identification and Self-Segregation on the University of Rochester Campus 2000 Spring
Mazucci Elizabeth Homerin, E. Pyramids, Temples, and Spaceships: The Nuwaubians' Attempt to Reclaim the Past 2000 Spring
Quinn Patrick Westbrook, R. American Catholic Responses to Civilian Bombing in the Second World War 2000 Spring
Rupert Max Smith, Thomas Cognitive Neurosociology 2000 Spring
Fahey Catherine Homerin, E. The Popular Sainthood of El Cid 1999 - 2000 (AY)
Glassberg Jeffrey Outram, D. Scientific Dialogue and The Scientific Revolution 1999 Summer/Fall
Herndon Hillary Hahn, T. The Outlaw King, an Operetta 1999 Summer/Fall
Rydstrom Justin Powell, L. The Presidential Primary Process: A Study of New Hampshire’s First-in-the-Nation Contest 1999 Summer/Fall
Thoms Sabrina Walsh, D. The Striker-Daugherty House: Historical Research and Archaeological Artifacts of a 19th Century Farmhouse (newspaper article) 1999 Summer/Fall
Asher Evan Reis, H. Capitalization on Positive Events in Relationships 1999 Spring
Dowell Kristen Kaeuper, R. A Nod to the Ancestors: Innovation in Contemporary Pueblo Pottery 1999 Spring
Hanley Jennifer Borus, D. The Impact of the Flower City Conspiracy on Rochester Anti-Vietnam Activism: An Analysis of Community Organization and Protest, 1970-1971 1999 Spring
Zeller Benjamin Green, Wm. S. Heaven's Gate: Religion or Cult? 1999 Spring
Allen Kristen Kaeuper, R. The Irish Church Before and After the English 1998 Summer/Fall
Carboni Kevin Peck, R. Hands of Glory, Hands of Grace! Deconstructing the Difference Between the Mystical Philosophy of the Occult and the Mystical Philosophy of the Church in the Middle Ages 1998 Summer/Fall
Evert Bradley Halle, R. Homosexual Subculture in Weimar Germany 1998 Summer/Fall
Przybyla Sarahmona Jacobs, B. Religious Hospital Mergers and the Implications for Reproductive Health Care Services 1998 Summer/Fall
Schott Jeremy Cadorette, C. Early Christian Attitudes Towards War and the Military 1998 Summer/Fall
Terni Clare Foster, R. River Park Development - Then and Now 1998 Summer/Fall
Helfrich Joel Kaeuper, R. The Knight and the English Gentleman: A Study of Chivalry and the Boy Scouts 1998 Spring
Rains Rachel Rubin 1930s Political Film in the United States 1998 Spring
Rubeck Tracie Westbrook No Laughing Matter: The Comedies of World War II and the American Moral Imagination 1998 Spring
Tran Lien Perkins An International Comparison of Health Care Policy for the Asian Ethnic Minority 1998 Spring
Young Clinton Applegate Composing Under a Totalitarian Baton 1998 Spring
Bolton Ryan Brown An Environmental History of the Genesee River: The Interaction of Law, Industry, and Nature 1997 Summer/Fall
Villa Michael Burds The Use of Repatriates in American Intelligence 1997 Summer/Fall
Karnik Ankur Harper Attitudes About End-of-Life Care 1997 Summer/Fall
Capone Keri Middleton Orality in Music Education 1997 Spring
Barzideh Nazanin Homerin Religious Traditions of Iranian Jews in Iran and the United States 1997 Spring
Cugalj Adam Ramsey "'The Bean Lady': The Life of Mrs. Iowne Anderson of the Iroquoian Nation" 1996 Summer/Fall
Dowd Michelle Kaeuper "The Stonor Letters and the Wars of the Roses" 1996 Summer/Fall
Nordstrom Justin Rubin "The Role of Rochester's Bishop McQuaid in American Catholic Education" 1996 Summer/Fall
Greene Robert Burds "A New War has Begun:" The Soviet Destruction of the Greek Catholic Church in West Ukraine, 1939-1946. 1996 Summer/Fall
Blumstein Rachel Merideth "Body and Purity in Early Christianity" 1996 Spring
Heyward Brandy Hudson "Research in the Life and Times of Peter Bryant, a Black Civil War Veteran" 1996 Spring
Lozeau Teresa Carey "The Impact of U.S. Foreign Aid Initiatives on Bolivia and Chile" 1996 Spring
Hilger Aaron Niemi "Turnover Rates in State Legislatures on the Eve of Term Limits" 1995 Summer/Fall
Karam John Harris   1995 Summer/Fall
Roberts R. Gregory Burds Suppression of the Ukrainian nationalist movement 1995 Summer/Fall
Anderson Tanya Hauser "Perceptions of Japanese Women in Literature" 1995 Spring
Coleman Gabriel Burds "Slandering Soviet Reality: Prison Dissent During the Khrushchev Era" 1995 Spring
Gill Rosanne   Spiritual dimensions of Laguna Pueblo women's lives 1995 Spring
Kletter Melanie     1995 Spring
Leff Holly Burds Emerging Extreme Right in Contemporary Russian Politics 1995 Spring
Bentley Jennifer London Gender as Performance: Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West 1994 Summer/Fall
Rapp Cynthia Jacobs Whitfield Family Resource Centers and neighborhood centers in Rochester 1994 Summer/Fall
Burgos Alberto Niemi "Public Opinion and the Political Status of Puerto Rico" 1994 Summer/Fall
Huy Karen Kaeuper Kingship-Idea Representations in French Medieval Popular Literature 1994 Spring
Smarzynska Beata Segal Influence of Nazi ideology on four German mathematics journals in the 1930s and 1940s 1994 Spring
Wendell Leah Ramsey Comparative study of status of women of child-bearing age in traditional and modern Navajo and Iroquoian society 1994 Spring
Adams Chris     1993 Summer/Fall
Butler Chris     1993 Summer/Fall
Greenwold Simon Burds "Zhorka the Blessed: a Diary-Confession" 1993 Spring
Kanofsky Allison Stanley The "coattails" effect of 1992 election on Voting in Rochester/Monroe County 1993 Spring
Kuzel Irene Hahn The "Good Woman" in 17th Century England 1993 Spring
Olearczyk Beth Applegate Comparing the media treatment of the Rochester "street women" slayings to the "Jack the Ripper" slaying 1993 Spring