Carnegie Mellon University

2015-16 Senior Honors Theses

Student Name


Thesis Title and Abstract


Francesca Begos English/Vocal Performance "Was Handel Too Sexy or Too Rich? An Analysis of English Attitudes Towards Italian Opera" Kristina Straub
Laura Berry Creative Writing Novel: Belinda in the Woods Sharon Dilworth
Laura Caton Technical Writing & Communication Powerpoint Presentations for the Humanities: Do Conceptual Images Improve Learning? Joanna Wolfe
Blake Chasen Additional Major in Creative Writing Novel or short story Sharon Dilworth
Zora Gilbert Minor in Professional Writing How do African American Students use codeswitching with peers during on-task activities in the classroom? Barbara Johnstone
Eleanor Haglund Creative Writing "Big Bite" Kevin González
Thatcher Montgomery Technical Writing & Communication "How the Cascadia Movement Uses Rhetoric to Build a Bioregional Identity" Andreea Deciu Ritivoi
Kaytie Nielsen Creative Writing & Directing Two Documentaries on Afro-French Identity: Exploring Filmic Storytelling through Conventional and Experimental Methodologies Mame-Fatou Niang
Sayre Olson English Memoir through Fiction Gerald Costanzo
Laura Scherb Professional Writing Non-Fiction Essays Sharon Dilworth
Brian Trimboli Technical Writing & Communication "The Violet Quill Club: Constructing a Post-Stonewall Gay Identity through Fiction" Kristina Straub
Laurnie Wilson Creative Writing Fiction and Photography: Narratives in the 21st Century Jane Bernstein
Sophie Zucker Creative Writing Collected Essays Jane Bernstein