List of Previous Winners

2014-2015

Stacy Nerkowski
Master of Science in Biology
Microsatellite Analysis of Population Structure in the Santa Ana Speckled Dace

Susan VanAllen
Master of Social Work
Overcoming Barriers to Mental Health Service Utilization among Justice Involved Youth

2013-2014

Stacy Bush
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Drone Effects: Structural Change in Al Qa’ida Communications

Rosyli Reveron
Master of Science in Biology
Gliobastoma Multiforme Utilizes System Xc¯ for Survival under Oxidative Stress and Promotes Chemoresistance

2012-2013

Stephen Anderson
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
International Cocaine and Heroin Drug Trafficking: A Social Network Approach

Jennifer Wacan
Master of Arts in General Experimental Psychology
Backward and Forward Continuity as a Predictor of Wellbeing
among Mexican American Respondents: Scale Development

2011-2012

Laughing Bear Torrez Dulgeroff
Master of Science in Biology
Elucidating the Role of Bone Morphogenetic Proteins and B-Lymphocyte Maturation
Protein 1 During Primordial Germ Cell Specification

Matthew Tracy
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Identity Theft; A Problem of Complex Systems or Moral Panic?

2010-2011

Bronson Lim
Master of Arts in Mathematics
Symmetric Generation of M22

2009-2010

Heather Fickas
Master of Social Work
Outcome Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Outreach Project at Malmesbury
Prison in South Africa

2008-2009

Ken Noriega
Master of Science in Biology
Digital Reconstruction of a Ceratopsid PES

2007-2008

Adam Huttenlocker
Master of Science in Biology
Comparative Osteohistology of Hyperelongate Neural Spines in Basal Synapsids
(Vertebrata, Amniota): Growth and Mechanical Considerations

2006-2007

Keri Maher
Master of Science in Biology
A Geographically Constrained Molecular Phylogeny of Panamanian Aechmea Species (Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae)

2005-2006

Michael Davidson
Master of Public Administration
Institutional Structures for Equitable and Sustainable
Water Resource Management in the Middle East

2004-2005

Lucy Jun
Master of Science in Biology
Thyroid Hormone-Regulated Skeletal Muscle GLUT4 Glucose Transporter Trafficking
During Fasting in Diet-Induced Obesity and Insulin Resistance

2003-2004

Frank Marfai's
Master of Arts in Mathematics
Hyperbolic Transformations on Cubics in H2

2002-2003

Kimberly Belvedere
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Why do They Resist?:
Exploring Dynamics of Police-Citizen Violence During Arrest Encounters

2001-2002

Dwayne Clarke
Master of Arts in Mathematics
The Cyclic Cutwidth of Mesh Cubes

2000-2001

Anshumala Ram
Master of Social Work
Effects of Head Start Participation on Cognitive and Social Functioning
of Children in the United States