This page showcases examples of previous honors theses written by Political Science students. For additional completed thesis projects (in a range of disciplines), consult the thesis repository maintained by the Baruch College Library. For examples of thesis proposals, contact Prof. David Rosenberg (David.Rosenberg@baruch.cuny.edu), Chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Honors.
The Unitary Executive Theory: Benefits and Dangers by Dani Heba
The Rise of Right-Wing Populism in Poland: Comparative Analysis of Social Structure and Party Strategy by Patrycja Koszykowska (Winner of the college-wide Kanner Prize)
Patrycja presenting her research at Creative Inquiry Day. (An enthusiastic faculty mentor on the right.)
The Solution for Only a Few: A Comparison of Soviet and Syrian Refugee Admissions into the United States by Olivia Sztanga (Winner of the college-wide Kanner Prize)
Olivia presenting her research at Creative Inquiry Day.
Olivia’s research was also featured in the Destination Weissman video blog.
In Search of Truth and Justice: South Korea’s Delayed Democratization by Daniel Sungmo Yang
The Legacy of the Brazilian Cultural Coup of 1968: Literature and Politics, a Dance of Repression and Resistance by Marlon Altoé (Winner of the college-wide Kanner Prize)
Passions & Prejudice: The Constitution and Same-sex Marriage by James Meyers
Choosing War: A Constitutional and Ethical Evaluation of the U.S. Response to 9/11 in OIF and OEF by Garen Marshall (Winner of the college-wide Kanner Prize)