For general information about research opportunities, see our Humanities Research page.
For examples of specific project types, see Independent Research, Honors Theses., or Undergraduate Research Symposia.

Alexander Catchings
Noah Lee-Engel
William Connor Smith
Melanya Materne
Jordan Augustine
Jessica Jungwirth

Research - Undergraduate


Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Dandi Meng. Alimentary School: Roald Dahl and the Biopolitics of Consumption. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Literature

Bryan Matthew Wilson. Framing the Slum: On NoViolet Bulawayo's We Need New Names.

Honors Theses

Jordan Taylor Augustine. Look What Thy Memory Cannot Contain: Some Notes on William Gibson's Agrippa (A Book of the Dead) and the Poetics of Mnemonic Technologies. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Poetry and Poetics

Enrico Jarod Doan. From Americana to the Borderlands Consciousness: The Evolution of Violence from the Frontier to the Geo-Political Border between the United States and Mexico. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses American
Student Research Profile: William Connor Smith Independent Research Culture, Film/Cinema, Narrative Analysis, Novel/Prose Fiction, Popular Culture, War and Terror
Student Research Profile: Samuel Pizelo Independent Research 19th Century, American, Critical Theory, Literature, Science and Technology, Visual Culture
Student Research Profile: Salwa Tabassum Hoque Independent Research 20th Century, 21st Century, Narrative Analysis, Novel/Prose Fiction, Postcolonial
Student Research Profile: Alexandra Deem Independent Research 19th Century, 20th Century, Critical Theory, Literary Criticism, Narrative Analysis, Science and Technology
Student Research Profile: Jordan Augustine Independent Research Communication, Culture, Digital Humanities, Publics/Public Spheres, Science and Technology, Space/Place

Julie Feng, "The Art of Ars Poetica: Exploring the Movement of Metalanguage in Poetry about Poetry," 2013.

Symposia Poetry and Poetics

Merzamie (Mimi) Cagaitan, "Behind the Veils of Industry: The Filipina Mail-Order Bride as the Ultimate Western Male Fantasy," 2013.

Symposia Publics/Public Spheres

Anthea Piong, "Education Reform in a Results-Oriented Society," 2013.

Symposia Education

Samuel Pizelo, "Biopower and Heterology: An Examination of Protest and Resistance through the Photographs of Abu Ghraib," 2013.

Symposia Global Studies

Rachel Schlotfeldt, "Newbook Digital Texts in the Humanities: The Emma B. Andrews Diaries," 2013.

Symposia Digital Humanities, Digital Literacy

Sarah St Albin, "The Fallibility of Post-Enlightenment Virtue in Matthew G. Lewis’ The Monk," 2013.

Symposia Literature

Alexander Catchings, "Brown Eyes, Blue Eyes: The Integrated Audience's Gaze on Black Performance," 2013.

Symposia African American

Christopher (Chance) Campbell, "Formal Mimicry as Literary Genre Art: Signs of Performative Authorship in Darko Vukovic's 'Closings' and Katarina Grgic's 'Early April'," 2013.

Symposia Genre Theory

Jordan Augustine, "NSFW: The Subversive Cultural Logic of Anonymous Online Culture," 2013.

Symposia Culture, Digital Humanities

Jeremy Goheen, "But Will I Be a Man?' The Masculinity Strategy in Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke," 2013.

Symposia Gender

Alejandro (Alex) Guardado, "Cinema of Loss: Exploring the Role of War and Trauma in Burundian Films," 2013.

Symposia Film/Cinema

Kali Swenson, "Imagining a Novel Nation: The Indian English Novel and the Indian Independence Movement," 2013.

Symposia Literature, Culture

Tiffany Loh, "All Up In The Hair: The Significance of Coiffure in Crome Yellow," 2013.

Symposia Literature

Geoffrey Aaron Paul. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses

Lucas McKinley Barash-David. House of Leaves as Emergent Literature in the Digital Age. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Literature

Sarah Lucinda St Albin. The Mechanics of Desire in Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses 19th Century, Literature