Submissions from 2008

Kidnappings, Missiles, and Nukes!: Outlooks and recommendations for the next President to make sure our strongest ally in East Asia...stays our strongest ally., Mathew Mikuni

The Ethics of Torture, David Mitchell

Discovering New Intrinsically Knotted Graphs Nancy Moore and Michael Wade , Nancy Moore and Michael Wade

Phase Transitions of Langmuir Films of n-Perfluorocarboxylic Acids, Keegan Nelson

Problems of Legislating Network Neutrality: From Economic Theory to Legislative Reality, Hilary Norcott

The Clean Water Act and California's Coast: An Economic Analysis, Christopher Norman

The Rise of a New Revolution: Coffee Cooperatives in Nicaragua and the Spirit of Sandino, Claire O'Connell

LA Artists and Art Spaces Outside the Canon, Caroline Olsen-Van Stone

Nucleophilic Addition Reactions of 2-Methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone Epoxide, Hareem Park

Studies on the Enantioselective Synthesis of Isofagomine, Mark Paulsen

The Role of Neurokinin-B in Seizure and Epilepsy, Jennifer Phan

The Role of Litter Decomposition, Fertility, and Litter-Dwelling Animals in the Carbon Cycle of a Tropical Rain Forest, Evan Poirson

Nectary and leaf deployment variation of the exotic ant-plant Ricinus communis L. (Castor Oil Plant) across temperate and tropical landscapes, Case Prager

NMDA Blockade Supresses L-dopa Induced Dyskinesias, Johanna Quist

Magnetic Stratigraphy of The Madre de Dios Formation (Miocene-Pliocene) in the Peruvian Amazon Basin, Nadia Rivera

An Enantioselective Synthesis of a Single Enantiomer of Prozac; Preparation of (S)-(+)-Fluoxetine, Derek Ross

The Value of Form: Tracing the Ode from the Greeks to the Romantics, Safari Ross

Case Studies in Latin American Socialism, Melissa Rudberg

The Reactivity of Thiols with 1,4-Naphthoquinone Derivatives, Elisabeth Rutledge

Land for the Common Good: Nationalism, Democracy, and Land in Edinburgh Scotland, Jackie Salazar

Effect of Nucleotide Excision Repair on Methylglyoxal-Induced DNA Damage, Gene Shtark

Physical and Chemical Stability of Binary Lipid Mixtures, Eric Smith

Complex magnetization of a 15.6 my old transitionally-magnetized lava flow: geomagnetic field change during cooling or lightning-induced remagnetization?, Zachary Spahn

Development of larval Lepidoptera herbivores on Pentaclethra macroloba , Tyler Stuart

The Power and Politics of Pornography, Cindy Tang

Anti-Semitism in Modern Russia, Lindsay Upton

Behavioral Variation of Microtylopteryx hebardi , a Treefall Gap Inhabiting Grasshopper of the Costa Rican Rainforest, Lauren Vallbracht

The Equine Immune Response to Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis: A Murine Model Luca Faustino Valle and Dina Abdel-Masih , Luca Faustino Valle and Dina Abdel-Masih

The Effect of Self Interdigitating Phospholipids on Bilayer Membranes, Christiaan van Gorkum

The Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Dimer Interface: Proteolytic Studies with NADP Analogues, Carly Wachi

Taxis in Absence: Elliptical Logic in Emily Dickinson, Max Weidman

Enantiopure Synthesis of (-)-Coniine, David Weiser

Bitter Wine: Old Comedy and Satyr As Tools of Civic Religion, Mason Wilkes

Sugar Dependence in Low-versus High-Saccharin Consuming Rats, Veronica Yakovenko

Intelligence in a Post 9/11 Era, Krystal Zayas-Wright

Calculable Congestion: Modeling Effects of Traffic Light on Traffic Flow Using ODEs and PDEs, Zhengyi Zhou

Submissions from 2007

Land, Labor and Freedom: Post-Emancipation Community Formation in Jamaica and the Bahamas, Elena Abbott

Russian foreign policy strategy towards Central Asia, Jessica Abenstein

The Importance of Goal Priorities in Adolescence, Michael Adams

Turkey's Political Identity: East vs. West?, Tervanda (Vanda) Ayrapetyan

In Search of Sound: Black Music & Community Post Hurricane Katrina, Charmisha Baker

Development of an aluminum-coated scintillator for use as the central cathode in the DRIFT dark matter detector, Jonathan Beck

Calcium Waves in Pregnant Uterine Contractions, Ashley Bennett

Post-Tonal Theory: Musical Technology For New Modes of Expression and Representation, David Bergner

Probit Model for Trans-State Theatre-Ticket Sales, Andrew Blythe

Resistance and Appropriation of Modernism in 1920s Faith Healing, Caroline Bunnell

Total Synthesis of (-)-Coniine, Jeffrey Cannon

"Brain Drain" : Education in Samoa, Mirna Carrillo

The Life and Death of Michel Foucault, Kevin Chaves

Women in Science: A study of the socialization of high school women in science classes, Starlie Chinen

Exhumation history of the southern Sierra Nevada mountains from zircon fission track thermochronometry, Elise Colasurdo

The Morphology of the Digestive Tract of the wild Giant Keyhole Limpet, Megathura crenulata Renae Cotero and Kate Vumbaco , Renae Cotero and Kate Vumbaco

Outsourcing the War on Drugs: The Emerging Role of Private Security Firms in Colombia, Brian Damron

Metal Homeostasis: Intracellular Copper Trafficking and ALS Anh Dang, Brittany Taunton, Yumi Tomita , Anh Dang, Brittany Taunton, and Yumi Tomita

Ichthyoplankton of King Harbor, Redondo Beach, CA, Jean Davis

Changing Art Culture in a Developing Beijing, Max Davis

Community Gardens: The Struggle for Environmental Justice in Latino Communities, Ariana de Lena

An Entire World in the Palm of Your Hand: Netsuke in London Museums, Amanda Dingledy-Rodie

Occidental Children's Theatre: The Importance of Monkeying Around, Brenan Dwyer

Investing in the Nickel: LA's Homeless, Gentrification and the Battle Over Skid Row Erica Fick and Caitlin Peel , Erica Fick and Caitlin Peel

Academic Correlates of Peer Crowd Affiliation in Adolescence, Molly Frolich

How "Living Rock" cacti pull down in the soil, Tadao Garrett

France & the European Union: Diplomatic Relations and Tensions/talk-US-Russia Showdown: Summer 2007 Missile Defense Crisis, Simona G. Gavrila

The Differentiation and Transplantation of GABA Over-expressing Embryonic Stem Cells, Daniel Geraets

Historiography and the Ethical: An Inquiry into the U.S. Postcolonial Relationship to its European Colonial Past, Alexa Gould-Kavet

[Ru(bpy)2(bdppz)][tosyl] Photochemistry in Nafion Polymer Films, Lauren Grokett

Study on the Demethylation Reaction of 1,4-naphthoquinones, Dawn Gruber

The Interviewee Rating Study, Philip Guerrero

Antimicrobial and Chemical Nuclease Activity of Phenanthroline Derivatives, Katharine Hagen

Women's Associations in Mali: Empowerment, Leadership, and Political Mobilization, Kether Hayden

The Role of the Velamen, Leaves, and Pseudobulbs in Different Species of Costa Rican Orchids, Diana Hernandez

An Unwalked Path: The Future of Buddhism in Los Angeles, Jacqueline Herrlin

Enzymatic protein P450: The potential when using electrochemistry Kevo Hindoyan & Clarisse van der Feltz , Kevo Hindoyan

The Special Relationship: U.S./U.K. Relations since 1900, Matthew Hunter

Root Structure and Function in Epiphytic Orchids Cam-Van Huynh , Cam-Van Huynh

Activation of Bleomycin at DNA Modified Electrodes Chris Jackson & Hayden Burgoyne , Chris Jackson and Hayden Burgoyne

Substitution Reactions of Aminoalkylthiols with 2-Methoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone and 2-Bromo-3-methoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone and 2-Bromo-3-methoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone, Christopher Hathaway Jackson

Massive Online Multiplayer Gaming in China (A Participant Observation Study): An Overlooked Forum for Political Discussion?, Spencer Jemelka

Spreading Ag Nanocrystals from Liquid to Solid Surface via Marangoni Flow, Donald Johnson

Faking on Personality Tests: A Meta-Analytic Review , Vanessa Lammers

Understanding Naphthoquinones: Reactions with Alkanedithiols, Tom Lam

in-situ ECFTIR Study of Ethanol Oxidation on Sn and Rh Modified Pt Electrodes, Matthew Lave

Thermal Expansion of a Dilute 3He-4He Mixture, Amanda Lounsbury

Selling Gender: Masculinity and Femininity in Twenty Years of Toy Commercials, Karina Lyons

The Paradoxical Effects of Ritalin on Food Deprivation-Induced Hyperactivity in HiS and LoS Rats, Ian McLaughlin

Talking about Sex on Campus: An Ethnography of Students' Experiences with Sex and Sexuality at Oxy, Laura Mellem

Splenda and Water: Let the Rats Decide, Derek Monroe

What do a rubber man, doctor and monkey man signify? Manga and its comments on individuality., Guilberto Moran

Perfluorinated Compounds at the Air-Water Interface, Keegan Nelson

Discussing Hitler: The Rhetoric of Historians and its Implications for our Understanding of the Holocaust, Robert Nelson

Fabrication of Insulated Tips for Scanning Tunneling Microscopy in Electrochemical Environments, Gary Newsom

Syntax Transference & Interference in Second Language Acquisition: An Approach Through Artificial Language, Cira Ortiz

Nucleophilic addition reactions of 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone epoxide, Hareem Park

?Back-to-the-city? Movement: The Shape of Gentrification in Alhambra , Sarah Park

Studies on the Enantioselective Synthesis of Isofagomine, Mark Paulsen

What is the role of Neurokinin-B in seizures and epilepsy in C57Bl/6J mice?, Jennifer Phan

Detritivores and Plant Biodiversity at La Selva, Costa Rica, Evan Poirson

Plant architecture and habitat variation of the exotic ant-plant Ricinus communis Case Mahone Prager , Case Mahone Prager

A War for Peace: William Jennings Bryan and his Crusade, Alexander Ramon

Toward a Theory of Musical Production, Max Read