North Central College - Naperville, IL

2004 Honors Theses

Students who completed an honors thesis during the 2003-2004 academic year include:

Eric Aseves 
Computer-Aided Language Learning: Testing the Effectiveness of a Web-based Multimedia Implementation

Tyler J. Birkel 
Our Game: Baseball in America

Christopher Carpenter 
The Effects of Language and Perceived Threat on Antinuclear Attitudes

William C. Chlumsky 
“Advancing the Happiness of Man” Jefferson’s Baconian Vision for the Conception ad Use of Knowledge in the United States, 1760-1826

Kevin Cowan 
Zimbabwe vs. Mugabe

Lisa Curless 
An Analysis of Symmetry Patterns in Cultural Artifacts and M.C. Escher’s Artwork. 

Jesse Fugitt
A History of Video and Computer Games

Phoebe Gilbert 
Rock Art of the Kickapoo Valley

Rachel Hoover 
Honoring the Dead by Assisting the Living: A Study of Cemeteries and Gravestones in the South Suburbs of Chicago

Sherry Jursa 
An Inquiry into the Sources of Youth Political Apathy

Jennifer Marecki 
Overcoming Ageism: The Role of Pedagogy in Encouraging Inter-Generational Connections

Elizabeth Masko 
Identifying the Bud3p- Binding Site on Candida Albicans Intlp

Betsy Grace Matheson 
Process Documentary: Measure for Measure – Discovery of a Director

Erin Kathryn Molitor 
Las Iglesia Cristiana Lutherana de Honduras: An In-Depth Study of the Past, Present, and Future of the Lutheran Church in Honduras

Colin Moser 
Eternal Recurrence and the Encounter with the Absolute

Heather Shirk 
Judging a Book by its Cover: Assumptions about Personality Based on Appearance Alone

Rachel Townsend 
You Deserve a Beak Today: The Persuasiveness of Vegetarian Advertising as a Function of Humor, Image Appeal, and Message Type