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  • Winkler-Schor, Sophia (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    Forest cover is declining at an unsustainable rate as development frontiers expand. Though the amount of conservation science being conducted and policy being implemented is ever increasing, forests continue to decline ...
  • Schrieve, Hal (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    Using translated primary sources (principally Gulbadan Begum's biography of Humayun) and secondary sources, I analyze the position of women in the early Mughal court and how Akbar's new institutions altered their position. ...
  • Sabha, Reem (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    The events of September 11th deeply shook the American psyche, leading to a shift in political and social realities that impacted every citizen. Overwhelmingly divisive, the response to September 11th drew a clear boundary ...
  • Ransom, Benjamin (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    Plautus’ "Amphitruo" and Molière’s adaptation are divine burlesque plays that depict surreal scenes of divine cuckoldry and mistaken identity. In these plays a highly comic figure of reverse-anthropomorphism is employed, ...
  • Sangesland, Mona (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    George Gershwin’s opera “Porgy and Bess” depicts 1930s African-American life in the slums of South Carolina through the romance between the crippled beggar Porgy and the licentious “bad” woman Bess. Bess’ depravity causes ...
  • Buzan, Cathleen (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    In April 1971, President Richard M. Nixon appointed Barbara Hackman Franklin, the first ever White House women’s recruiter, as Staff Assistant to the President in the White House Personnel Office. Her recruiting efforts ...
  • Leonetti, Sara (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    In 1975, Washington State’s legislature approved a complete overhaul the state’s rape statutes. As was the case in many states, societal assumptions about sex and gender roles were embedded in Washington’s rape law prior ...
  • Gunning, Nora (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    In the historiography of the Holocaust, the subject of music is often disregarded in favor of politics, and when it is mentioned it is done so in passing. This paper seeks to understand how Nazis used music as a tool to ...
  • Burwell-Chen, Arista (University of Washington Libraries, 2015)
    In light of the Black Lives Matter movement and increasing racialized police brutality, I have encountered many friends and colleagues who feel too paralyzed to talk about racial inequality, or engage in problematic ways. ...
  • Bennett, Kate; Casson, Simon; Keith, Shelby; Liu, Yang; Minge, Emily; Philip, Evan; Pieris, Alex; Pothoven, Meredith; Weigelt, Aila; Muncaster, Felicia; James, Tom; Moses, Lauren (2015)
    Over the course of just a few generations, man has gained for the first time the ability to change the oceans – harnessing technologies that allow intensive marine extraction and dramatically increasing anthropogenic ...
  • Block, Ana Alice; Vielbig, Emma; Zukic, Amela; Koval, Helena; Pollack, Zara; Situ, Irene; Rachko, Westley; Shukurov, Akhmed; Tibebe, Lissan; Nureña, Rocío; Victor, Sydney; Montgomery, Margaret; Burns, Kate; Zhang, Mengwei Cindy; Forsyth, Alison; Priddy, Sarah (2015)
    Recent estimates suggest that there are 21 million people who are victims of human trafficking, forced labor, and slavery around the world. Of those 21 million, private individuals or enterprises exploit 19 million victims; ...
  • Arbaugh, Philip; Lee, Stacia; Akerblom, Lars Adam; Archer, Kendall; Barcelona, Wendy; Buckner, Lisa; Busch, Brett; Davis, Natalie; Dunn, Jennifer; Jackson, Elizabeth; Johnson, Nicholas; Joseph, Lavina; Kim, Rina; Lake, Devin; Ortiz, Melani; Pieratt, Nathan; Sampson, Stephanie (2015)
    There are three central subdivisions to American foreign policy: diplomacy, defense, and development aid. Both defense and diplomacy are housed in cabinet-level departments – the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department ...
  • Kim, Eun Seon (Jessica); Maeda, Kasumi; Larson, Shanna; Fox, Simon; Mahboub, Emma; Solis, Jason; Trujillo-­Lindstrom, Jasper; Einbinder, Nicole; Foster, Sarah; Lee, Vincent (2015)
    During winter quarter of 2015, this task force within the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington set out to document the story of two civil war era massacres in El Salvador; Las ...
  • Caetano, Thomas; Caren, Rachel; Bersentes, Ryan; Denga, Patricia; Easter, Adam; Mellinger, Jessica; O'Neill, Devon; Sirotkin, Igor; Smith, Michael Lane; Wan, Xiangjun; Wong, Sara; Yu, Sarah (2015)
    From 2005 to 2009, the US Geological Survey performed a series of remote sensing surveys in Afghanistan in an attempt to quantify the nation’s mineral resource potential. Their findings stand to significantly transform the ...
  • Carlson, Olivia; Qiu, Shirley; Batsaikhan, Altantsetseg; Davis, Grant; DeLorenzo, Jordan; Ingalls, Rebekah; Katsiouleris, Andrianna; Martin, Kyle; Moreno, Joe; Nelson, Audrey; Northrup, Andrew; Song, Alex; Tan, Rachel; Templeton, McKenzie; Walsh, Joey (2015)
    Examining the events that occurred over a decade ago in Tambogrande, Piura - notable for its successful community-led revolt against a large mining corporation - allows for retrospection on Oxfam America’s past efforts ...
  • Butler, Tiffany; Kaur, Auric (2015)
    Ever since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, there have been complaints that the Declaration is not culturally sensitive. In 1981, a group of Islamic scholars proposed the Universal Islamic ...
  • Fan, Shiling; Golan, Shahar; Guo, Ji; Kaur, Dilpreet; Lim, Helen; Kim, Jaehyung; Kim, Taehee; Knudson, Tyler; Lee, Matthew; Park, Jay-Kwon; Reuben, Aviva; Wang, Kela; Chan, Bridget; Truitt, Jack; Wagnon, Sean; Newman, Zoe (2015)
    Background: Abuses against local populations by US military members stationed in the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Okinawa, Japan have complicated regional diplomatic agendas and security relationships. The initial raison ...
  • Ziskina, Juliya (2015-04)
    What are our goals? Contribute to the public good by removing paywalls to UW scholarship. Improve the visibility of UW scholarship. Adopt an open access publications policy that facilitates free and public access to scholarly ...
  • Cougan, Catherine (Friday Harbor Laboratories, 2014-12)
    Estuarine density gradient circulation patterns depend on seasonal and tidal temperature and salinity shifts. Changes to these properties affect the residence time and flushing of each fjord-like basin. Abnormal temperature ...
  • Graham, Olivia J. (Friday Harbor Laboratories, 2014-12)
    Fish feeding behavior, abundance, and population demographics depend on a number of environmental and non-environmental factors. Some fish, such as salmonids, display cyclic population structures and year class strength ...

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