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    • ANTI-RACIST EDUCATION REFORM IN BRAZIL 

      Stockdill, Alyssa; Novachuk, Iryna; Abt, Timothy; Campbell, Margaret; Choi, Dajung; Fuller, Sarah; Jessup, Elizabeth; Kidane, Feruz; Lipney-Burger, Ondina; Nacanaynay, Darielle; Nolasco, Jonathan; Novachuk, Iryna; Toews, Katrina; Trevarthen, Olivia; Waller, Ian; ; ; (2016)
      This report is the product of the collaboration between sixteen students in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington under the guidance of Professor Jonathan Warren, and in ...
    • A Comprehensive Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Highlighting the United States’ Role in the International Effort 

      Ryder, Jennifer; Bolme, Diane; Celustka, Kevin; Conklin, Sarah; Engstrom, Daniel; Kono, Michael; Kurtz, Carly; Moussa, Ismail; Nguiakaramahawongse, Paritt; Ryder, Jennifer; Sandoval, Amanda; Smiley, Natali; Stamenkovska, Maja; Talantuli, Ayaz; Tono, Jo; Young, Payton; ; (2016)
      The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest humanitarian and geopolitical problem facing the world today. The consequences of this crisis, which are rooted in an ongoing civil war, are far reaching and have affected not only ...
    • Assessing the Obama Administration’s Pivot to Asia 

      Reininger, Brent; Stewart, Sarah; Fung, Emily; Loong, Alvin; Atwater, Alex; Coppenrath, Luke; Huang, Jinghe (Lizzie); Kim, Dorothy; Wu, Emilee (Chen Fan); Barry, Creighton; Clark, Kate; Choi, Erik (Hyeokjin); Dolan, Sean; Lee, Elissa; Chung, Andy; Hansen, Stephanie; Husniyah, Athiyya; Wang, Ruidi (Cindy) (2016)
      On October 11, 2011 then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrote an article for Foreign Affairs , titled “America’s Pacific Century”. In it she states that over the past decade U.S. attention has been preoccupied with ...
    • Putting the Arctic Back on the Map: A Progress Report in Anticipation of the Arctic Council's Twentieth Anniversary 

      Creps, Jake; Heckenlively, Laura; Brewster, Kelsey; Moore, Danika; Rutz, Allison (Allie); Wang, Claire; Castro, Elizabeth; Habenicht, Jordan; Zellem, Michael (Mac); Wheeler, Kyle; Laohajaratsang, Ivalene; ; ; ; ; ; ; (2016)
      We, the 2016 Arctic Task Force Team, have written this report in anticipation of the twentieth anniversary of the establishment of the Arctic Council in the fall of this year. Through an in-depth analysis of the history ...
    • US POLICY AT ASIA’S STRATEGIC CROSSROADS: AFTER THE 2015 ELECTIONS IN BURMA 

      Ellis, Heather; Johnson, Devi; Flick, Jason; Isberto, Cherryl; Karmali, Natasha; Markovc, Jernej; Sasson, Camille; Sethi, Tharin; Shen, Victor (2016)
      On November 8, 2015, Burma’s first credible elections in 25 years welcomed a promising democratic change: the handover of power from a government led by the military to one led by a popularly elected, former opposition ...
    • Evolving US Cybersecurity Policy: A Multi-stakeholder Approach 

      Choman, Sam; Bae, SeoHyun; Bornstein, David; Brunson, Kai; Harrod, Patrick; Kaur, Auric; Kegel, Alexander; Kim, Angela; Knitter, Julia; Marguleas, Oliver; Oh, Hyeong; Rao, Olivia; Sobolewski, Monica; Shuck, Aimee; Hyuk Yun, Sang; ; ; (2016)
      The connectivity of information systems and networks, and the increasing usage of the Internet have opened individuals and governments to new types of vulnerabilities necessitating the rapid development of cybersecurity ...
    • U.S. POLICY TOWARD IRAN AFTER THE NUCLEAR DEAL 

      Akhtar, Iman; Bervar, Lyndall; Carlstrom, Kara; Dalton, Sophia; Ellenhorn, Robert; Gorun, Gabriela; Hammond, Ben; Hussaini, Madina; Marion, Derek; Meanwell, Sarah; Moore, Sophia; Shepherd, Klara; Skalisky, Selena; Torrey, Drew; Cameron, Matthew; ; ; (2016)
      While the landmark Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will be the cornerstone of U.S.-Iran relations for years to come, a new set of policies for engagement between the U.S. and Iran is both possible and necessary if the ...
    • Interactions of diet quality and pH in growth and mortality in the marine gastropod Crepidula fornicata 

      Lee, Maxwell; Pires, Anthony (2017)
      Ocean acidification metabolically stresses marine organisms, especially those that must expend energy to deposit calcium carbonate shells and skeletons. Nutrition may interact with pH to exacerbate or counterbalance ...
    • Effects of Temperature and pH on Larval and Juvenile Development in the Marine Gastropod, Crepidula fornicata 

      Gillespie, Caroline; Pires, Anthony (2017)
      Rising atmospheric CO2 levels are associated with warming and acidification in coastal marine ecosystems, with impacts that are especially acute for marine calcifiers. We have investigated the interactive effects of pH ...
    • Convergence in Diet and Morphology in Marine and Freshwater Cottoid Fishes 

      Finnegan, Darby (2017)
      Habitat transitions provide opportunities for drastic changes in ecology, morphology, and behavior of organisms. The goal of this study is to determine whether the numerous evolutionary transitions from marine to freshwaters ...
    • Tale of Two Cities: The relationship of density and morphology varies among populations of the maritime earwig Anisolabis maritima 

      Coonfield, Alissa; Iyengar, Vikram (2017)
      For organisms that live in groups, the spatial distribution of individuals according to size and sex can provide insight into social interactions, including aggression (intrasexual selection for armaments) and mating ...
    • Grazing Indices of Zooplankton on Phytoplankton in the San Juan Channel in 2016 

      Omoto, Jordan (2016)
      Plankton are a major component in the marine ecosystem being the base of the marine food web. This study tries to study the relationship in the San Juan Channel of zooplanktons topdown control on phytoplankton as well ...
    • Diet and Feeding Behavior in Ammodytes personatus and Other Pelagic Fish 

      McLean, Jonathan (2016)
      Like many marine ecosystems, the San Juan Archipelago has several critical species of forage fish in the middle trophic level. These species play a critical role in energy transfer. This study examines variations in diet ...
    • What Are the Implications of Increasing Euroscepticism in Politically Confused France? 

      Spencer, Maddie (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      This research paper attempts to make sense of the current political situation in France by analyzing France’s interactions with the European Union, French citizens’ opinions of those interactions, and potential consequences ...
    • La Censure sous le Second Empire: la Condamnation des Fleurs du Mal et l’Innocence de Madame Bovary 

      Walkley, Ethan (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      My research focused on literary censorship during the Second Empire France by examining two censorship trials: the 1856 trial of Gustave Flaubert’s realist novel Madame Bovary and the 1857 trial of Charles Baudelaire's ...
    • The Challenges of Recent Migrations to Scandinavia 

      Quiroga Roldan, Andres (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      Despite having nearly identical historical, ethnic, and social backgrounds, Sweden and Denmark have taken fairly different approaches to the issue of immigration over the last half-century. While Denmark surrendered to ...
    • Battle of the Filter Feeders: Bacterial Transmission in the Presence of Ascidians 

      Lopes, Heather (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      Marine diseases are a major cost to fisheries and aquaculture industries, and as we continuously rely on marine organisms for protein, we increase our interaction with illnesses like gastroenteritis from undercooked oysters. ...
    • “It Must be Odd to be a Minority”: Multiracial Japanese Americans, Racial Segregation, and the U.S. Empire 

      Russ, Hannah Fumiko (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      Multiracial Japanese families posed a problem for the U.S. government during the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. The Mixed Marriage policy was an attempt to reconcile the question: Who did the ...
    • Spiritual Humiliation: Sectarian Torture Tactics in Assad’s Prisons 

      Shalabi, Malak (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      Using an Islamic lens, this paper will explore spiritual humiliation, a method of torture used by guards in Syria’s government torture facilities to violate religious boundaries and demean the spiritual identity of detainees. ...
    • Cultural Differences in Feedback Interpretation and Mindset: Implications for Intervention 

      Im, Hohjin (University of Washington Libraries, 2017)
      Growth mindset literature suggests that an emphasis the ability to improve yields positive learning outcomes for many American institutions, where a fixed mindset philosophy is common. Growth mindset interventions, however, ...