Academic Awards

2009 Award Winners

2009 Outstanding Master’s Thesis

Awatif Z. Abu-Ahmed 
Evaluation of Foreign Aid as an Effective Policy Option for Economic Growth in Developing Countries
Victor Kasper, Thesis Adviser (Applied Economics)

Dekasset L. Drabo
The Impact of Political Instability on Per Capita Income: Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
Victor Kasper, Thesis Adviser (Applied Economics)

Christine L. Fina 
I am not a 'spook'; I am a 'Lost Boy': Learning to see the Underachieving Boy in High School English Classes
Aimable Twagilimana, Thesis Adviser (English)

2009 Outstanding Master’s Project

Caroline M. Aungst 
Geographic Literacy and Second Language Acquisition: How to Connect LOTE Students to Their World
Eliane McKee, Project Adviser (Modern and Classical Languages)