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.

Mimi Cagaitan
Alexandra Deem
Melanya Materne
Salwa Tabassum Hoque
Samuel Pizelo
McKenna Princing

Research - Undergraduate


Author/Title Research Type Related Fields

Brandon Lee Oppenheim. World Building and Foundation Shifting: Queer World Creation through the Transgressive and Obscene Literatures of Story of the Eye and Nightwood. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Gender, Queer Studies

Heather Dawn Bervid. Personal Identity: The Effects of Globalization and Commodification on Nationality, Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Lawrence Chua's Gold by the Inch. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Race and Ethnicity, Sexuality, Gender

Salwa Tabassum Hoque. Bodies Stripped. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses Postcolonial

Sara Senia Patton. GPS to Herland: Mapping the Universal and Particular in Charlotte Gilman's Utopian Novel. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2014.

Honors Theses
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

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

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

Symposia African American

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

Symposia Literature

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

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

Symposia Gender

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

Symposia Culture, Digital Humanities

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

Symposia Film/Cinema

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

Symposia Literature

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

Symposia Literature, Culture

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

Annie Yamashita. Press Start: the Rise of the Video Game Art Form. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses New Media

Jon William Collier. Optimism - Analyzing literature through a rose colored lens. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses Literary Criticism

Samuel Kolodezh. Spectral Laughter: Constructing a Modern Subjectivity through Humor in The Castle Spectre. Honors Thesis, University of Washington. 2013.

Honors Theses