This page collects undergraduate honors theses and capstone projects from around the Eastern campus, including undergraduate work that has won the Booth Library Award for Excellence in Student Research.

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Submissions from 2015

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Royal Bastards and Mistresses: The Shadow Courts of Restoration England, John Bays

Submissions from 2014

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Examining the Historical Representation of Native Americans within Children ’s Literature, Lauren Hunt

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Altered Recurrence in To The Lighthouse, Heather Lamb

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In Living Color, Kadija Robinson-Stallings

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Pop Pop Perry, Erin Smith

Submissions from 2013

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Involve Me: Using the Orff Approach within the Elementary Classroom, Amanda Long

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The Political and Personal Tension between Tom Bradley and Daryl Gates, Ryan Repking

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Cherokee Acculturation & the Fall of Women's Status, Danielle Rogner

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Seventeenth-Century Perceptions of the Henrician Reformation in Print Culture, Clare W. Smith

Submissions from 2012

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Clean Water in Haiti, Hannah McHugh

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Drinking Games Among College Students, Emily Schumacher

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A Dark Place of the Earth: London and the Roots of Urban Gothic, Terri Strong

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Comics for Children?, Elizabeth Surbeck

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The City Upon a Hill: Boston as God’s Bulwark against Piracy, 1630-1720, Kimberly Lorton

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Intracellular Expression of an Ice Nucleation Protein Reduces Cryoinjury in Insect Cells, Avril M. Harder

Submissions from 2011

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English Pedagogy at Eastern Illinois State Normal School: The Unique Evolution and Effect of an Adapted Composition Course, Jacob Smith

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Misogyny and the Money, Leah Stevenson

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The Foundation to Photographic Success, Samantha Strykowski

Submissions from 2010

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Shipboard Insurrections, the British Government and Anglo-American Society in the Early 18th Century, James Buckwalter

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The Curse of Diamonds, Holly Thomas

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Christopher Columbus Revised: A Case Book and Lesson Plan, Maegan Walsh

Submissions from 2009

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“A Master’s Care and Dilligence Should Never be Over”: the British Government and Slave Shipboard Insurrections, James Buckwalter