- Diala Alqadi, "The Door that Cannot Be Closed": Citizens Bidoon Citizenship in the United Arab Emirates. Faculty Supervisor: Frances Hasso (Women's Studies, Sociology).
- Alexa Barrett, The Living Disappeared: Using DNA Identification to Prevent Trafficking of Children on the Border. Faculty Supervisors: Misha Angrist and Sara Katsanis (Social Science Research Institute, Science and Society).
- Jaclyn Grace, Chieftaincy Reimagined: Modernity and Tradition in the Chefferie of Batoufam, Cameroon. Faculty Supervisor: Kathryn Mathers (International Comparative Studies).
- Laxmi Rajak, Voicing the Unheard: An Examination of the School Experiences of Nepali Dalit Students. Faculty Supervisor: David Malone (Program in Education).
- Oluwatobi Runsewe, Nostalgia, Collective Memory, and Forgetting after Apartheid. Faculty Supervisor: Anne-Maria Makhulu (Cultural Anthropology, African and African American Studies).
- Alexandra Schwartz, Furnishing a Globalized World: Local Distinctiveness in the International Furniture Industry. Faculty Supervisor: Gary Gereffi (Sociology).
- Margot Tuchler, "Si alla Polenta, No al Cous Cous": Food, Nationalism, and Xenophobia in Contemporary Italy. Faculty Supervisor: Michaeline Crichlow (Sociology, African and African American Studies).
- Arpita Varghese, Personal Laws in India: The Activisms of Muslim Women's Organizations. Faculty Supervisor: Robin Kirk (Cultural Anthropology).
- Fei Gao, Mobile Revolution: How Migrant Workers in China Use Social Media to Defend Their Rights. Faculty Supervisor: Ralph Litzinger (Cultural Anthropology).
- Jonathan Hafferkamp, Reframing Youth Apathy in Jordan: An Anarchist Approach to Politics in the Hashemite Kingdom. Faculty Supervisor: Abdul Sattar Jawad Al Mamouri (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies).
- Julia Eun Min Park, Korean Study-Abroad Students: Identification and Beyond. Faculty Supervisor: Hae-Young Kim (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies).
- Ieshia Smith, The Plastic Face: Nation-Branding and Personal Branding in 21st Century South Korea. Faculty Supervisor: Cheehyung Kim (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, History).
- Chloe Songer, Branding Luxury: Japan, China, and Vogue. Faculty Supervisor: Leo Ching (Asian and Middle Eastern Studies).
- Gena Michele Olan, Franco’s Spain and the Jewish Rescue Effort During World War Two. Faculty Supervisor: Malachi H. Hacohen (History).
- Elysia J. Pan, Beautiful White: An Illumination of Asian Skin-Whitening Culture. Faculty Supervisor: Gennifer Weisenfeld (Art, Art History & Visual Studies).
- Jeline Dominique Rabideau, Application of the UNHCR’s “Ceased Circumstances” Cessation Clauses to the Rwandan Refugee Crisis. Faculty Supervisor: Frances S. Hasso (Women’s Studies).
- Hannah Kate Sieber, Chinese “Sea Turtles” and Importing a Culture of Innovation: Trends in Chinese Human Capital Migration in the 21st Century. Faculty Supervisor: Timothy Lenoir (University Professor and Kimberly Jenkins Chair for New Technology and Society).
- Alexis Kimiko Spieldenner, Voices of Four Generations: A Story of the Japanese Canadian Community from Issei to Yonsei. Faculty Supervisor: Leo Ching (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies).
- Samantha Shea Tropper, France & the Headscarf: Exploring Discrimination through Laïcité and a Colonial Legacy. Faculty Supervisor: Ellen A. McLarney (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies).
- Mihret Mengesha Woldesemait, Unfolding the Modern Hijab: From the Colonial Veil to Pious Fashion. Faculty Supervisor: miriam cooke (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies).
- Uchechukwu Anigbogu, Cultural Comingling: The Impact of Western Medical Conceptions on Igbo Cultural Understandings of Disease. Faculty Supervisor: Charlie Piot (Cultural Anthropology and African & African American Studies).
- Stella Rose Dee, "The Thing That God Almighty Put on This Cassette": Translating Leadership in Mali. Faculty Supervisor: Bruce Hall (History).
- Claire Elizabeth Lockerby, Owning the Intangible? A Historical Study of the Roots of Hopi Cultural Preservation and Knowledge Protection. Faculty Supervisor: Sarah Deutsch (History).
- Ibrahim Maali, Hands Off District Six: A Case Study in Recalling Community Through Militant Non-Violence. Faculty Supervisor: William Chafe (History).
- Katherine A. Soltis, "Biting the Bullet" and Banning Guns: The Brazilian National Referendum of 2005 and Its Defeat at the Polls. Faculty Supervisor: John French (History).
- Michelle Yang Zhang, Mediating Modernity: Constructions of Urban Chinese Women in Ling Long (1931-1937) and ELLE (1988-1998). Faculty Supervisors: Ralph Litzinger (Cultural Anthropology) and Carlos Rojas (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies).
- Benjamin David Arnstein, Offside: How Football and Futbol Confound Our Expectations. Advisor: Michael Newcity.
- Kseniya Aleksandrovna Benderskaya, Suburbanization in St. Petersburg: The Socioeconomic Ramifications of Residential Deconcentration in the 21st Century. Advisor: Charles Becker.
- Aislynn Leigh Cannon, A Life of One's Own: Women's Education and Economic Empowerment in Kenya. Advisor: Charles Piot.
- Yasmina Chergui, Morocco's Years of Lead: A Look Inside Moroccan Prison Literature. Advisor: miriam cooke.
- Zhouma Drolma Gadou, Medicine Alone Will Not Heal You. Advisor: Diane Nelson.
- Nicole Crystal Gathany, Antagonism and Syncretism: Spiritual Warfare and the Yoruba Identity. Advisor: J. Lorand Matory.
- Ju Yon Kang, The Hidden Epidemic: Violence against Women in Haiti. Advisor: Deborah Johnson.
- Joyce Sehee Kim, Migration, Mobility, and Becoming: Changing definitions of agency and maturity among migrant youth in Ghana.
- Christopher Ever Bobadilla, National Salvation: The Division of Catholicism and the War for the Soul of Peru. Advisor: Dr. Diane Nelson.
- Justin Alexander Brunet, The Cultural Appropriation of Flamenco and the Cuban Rumba by Francisco Franco and Fidel Castro.
- Angela Chang, “Birds of Passage” and “Sojourners”: A Historical and Ethnographic Analysis of Chinese Migration to Prato, Italy. Advisor: Sucheta Mazumdar.
- Isabelle Nakesha Figaro, Religion and Social Movement Discourse: An analysis on why religion is so powerful and why social movement theory has been insufficient to understand its nature
- Diana Lynne Garibaldi, El Tango Extranjero: The International Role in Creating a National Symbol. Advisor: Deborah Jakubs.
- Karolina Haraldsdottir, Flawed Tactics: A Discussion of the U.S. Government’s Faulty Approach to Criminal Drug Flow and the International Framework Required to Address it. Advisor: Guillermo Trejo.
- Courtney Teresa Jamison, And the Winner Is...: Politics and International Film Festivals. Advisor: Dr. Guo-Juin Hong.
- Daoge Jin, Unity Through Diversity, Unity Through Uniformity: Language Reform and the Making of Modern China and Turkey. Advisor: Erdag Goknar.
- Danielle Johns, Historical Influences in Contemporary Discourse: Using History to Understand Affirmative Action in Ecuador and Brazil. Advisor: Michaeline Crichlow.
- Neelima Navuluri, Provision and Protection: The Consequences of Refugee and Asylum Law and Policy in Ireland and the United States. Advisor: Suzanne Shanahan.
- Niti Parthasarathy, Strangers and Stranger Places. Advisor: Magda Silva.
- Shreya Prasad, Factors Influencing the Uptake and Utility of Genetic Risk Information about Type 2 Diabetes among Asian Indians. Advisor: Robert Cooke-Deegan.
- Demitra Maria Sourlis, “…God will always be waiting for us…” Reflections on the Role of Orthodox Christianity in the Lives of the Children of the Hogar Rafael Ayau. Advisor: Edward Rommen.
- Ruth Carrie Tucker, “Ich Bin Deutsche”: The Effects of Political and Historical Education on German Youth Identity. Advisor: Jakob Norberg.