The Undergraduate Research Center (URC) seeks to support Oxy’s mission by providing experiences that encourage the development of higher order thinking skills through faculty-mentored independent research. Find other student works supported by the URC here.


Submissions from 2010

What's the Word? or Marriage Equality in a Constitutional Democracy, Mitchell Grummon

Submissions from 2009

The Impact of California's Medical Marijuana Law on Criminal Offenses: A Study of Los Angeles, Derek Singleton

Submissions from 2008

The Ethics of Torture, David Mitchell

Submissions from 2007

Live as if Someone is Always Watching You: Integrating Policy and Technology in the New World of Electronic Surveillance, Ben Wills

Submissions from 2006

Critiquing Wittgenstein?s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: A Call for Lenses Beyond the Logical Structure, Alison Eisel

Submissions from 2005

Conceptualizing Reality: The Philosophical Implications of Relative-State Quantum Mechanics and Shankara?s Advaita Vedanta, Eric Haynie

Submissions from 2004

The Philosophical Functionality of the Tattoo, Stefanie Flaxman

Vision of Utopia: The Anahata Intentional Community, Marcella McMurray