Past QSSS Thesis Research Projects
Seniors in the QSSS program all complete a thesis research project under the supervision of a faculty advisor and with the benefit of an exclusive QSSS thesis seminar.
Past topics and advisors include:
|Thesis Title||Thesis Advisor|
Underage Drinking in College:
and Sarah Ryan
|Community Detection as a Method to Control for Homophily in Social Networks||Russell Golman (with Michele Tumminello)|
|A Method for Distinguishing Between Homophily and Contagion in Social Networks||Cosma Shalizi|
|Healthcare Expansion in China: A Great Leap Forward?||Laurence Ales|
Impact of Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown in Japan:
Divergence of Recovery of Energy-Intensive Industries in Relation to the United States
Advancing of the Undergraduate Student-Advisor Relationship
|Tracking the Effects of Financial News through Complex Fourier Transforms||Yaroslav Kryukov and Lars-Alexander Kuehn|
|Do Women Have a Say? Exlaining Variation in Female Participation in Household Decision-Marking||Laurence Ales|
|Discouragement, Gender, and Professional Tennis||Saurabh Bhargava|
An award for the best QSSS thesis will be given at the annual Meeting of the Minds undergraduate research symposium in May.