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A Local Analysis of Regional Differences in Economic Indicators and Electoral Outcomes, Mukul Sharma

A Neighborhood Threatened: The North 5th Street Corridor and Korean Business Flight, Miji Michelle Park

A Study of the Effect of Olympic Games on International Political and Economic Liberalization Cycles, Deborah P. Low

A TALE OF TWO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS: TUNISIA AND MOROCCO, Steven J. Friedman

Advice and Consent: A Four Era Model Exploring the Evolution of the Appointments Clause…, Brian Rosenwald

Affordable Housing & Cross-Sector Partnerships: Improving the Bottom Line, Erika S. Herman

Aggregating Earnings per Share Forecasts, Greg Slavin

Ambassadors, Explorers, and Allies: A Study of African-European Diplomatic Relationships, 1400-1600, Andrea Felber Seligman

American Communism and Cold War Censorship: The Creation of a New American Citizen, Matthew P. Valdespino

An Ethnographic Look at Healthcare Choices of the Working Poor, Nicholas Pulos

Artificially Sweetened: An Analysis of the United States Sugar Program, Adam H. Dean

Asian American Studies: Identity Formation in Korean American Parachute Kids, Albert J. Lee

Battle from the Bottom: The Role of Indigenous AIDS NGOs in Botswana, Robert M. Strain

Beyond the Ley de Cupos: The Variation in Gender Empowerment between Argentina and Chile, Ameya S. Ananth

Bowling Online: Examining Social Capital and the Impact of Internet-Generated Interactions, Alon Gur

Bureaucracy in Crisis: How the State Department Responded to 9/11, Darina Shtrakhman

Capitalism Democracy and Food Stamps: A Case for the Right to Food in the Land of Freedom and Plenty, Emilie Abrams

Christian Democratic Welfare Politics in the Age of Retrenchment: The CDU and the CSU in Germany - A Comparative Case Study, Lukas F. Streiff

Congress in Crisis: Destabilizing Events and the American Legislative Process in the Postreform Era, Daniel M. Isaacs

Consensus Democracy and State Performance: Evaluating the Impact of Coalition Government on Indian States, Vandit D. Shah

Consociationalism in Lebanon, Sara G. Barclay

Corporate-NGO Partnerships for Sustainable Development, Corinne Damlamian

Cousins Across the Pond: Crises in Westminster and the Parliamentary Model's Usefulness for Reform of the U.S. Model, Cory J. Krasnoff

Crafting Democracy through Constitutional Change: Comparing the Recent Cases of Romania and Serbia in the Context of EU Incentives, Caitlin L. Wood

Credit and Co-Wives : exploring empowerment in Senegal, Amelia Duffy-Tumasz

Cuban Housing Privatization: A Comparative Perspective on the Future of Housing in Havana, Cuba, Saumil A. Jariwala

Debt and Development: Exploring the microfinance debate in Senegal, Mallory A. Owen

Democratic Political Socialization on University Campuses, Amit B. Patel

Differentiating the Hype and Substance of Philadelphia's Renaissance, Ji Hea Kim

Disaster Response in the United States of America: An Analysis of the Bureaucratic and Political History of a Failing System, Andrew S. Mener

Dissension on the Shores of the Uruguay River: Adjusted Winner, and the Pulp Mill conflict between Argentina and Uruguay, Davis Herron

Drugs and Revolution: The Effect of Narcotics Revenue on Rebel Group Goals, Gideon Spitzer

Economic Interdependence and Peace in Transitional Democracies, Alexander Wooten

Educating Undergraduates for Democracy and Efficacy and the 2006 Penn Democracy Project, Max J. Dubin

Education in a federal system: A case-study of Belgium, Caroline Varin

Effective Censorship: Maintaining Control In China, Michelle (Qian) Yang

European Disintegration: Anti-Greek Bias in the Eurozone Crisis, Eleni Pavlakis

First Amendment "Beefs": Agricultural Checkoff Programs and Freedom of Speech, Sarah A. Vaughn

From Beijing to Baghdad: Stability and Decision-making in Sino-Iraqi Relations, 1958-2012, Scott J. Lee

Game Changers in US Defense Strategy: An Examination of the Causes Behind the Increased Emphasis on Irregular Warfare Since 9/11, Jessica Parisi

Gay and Lesbian Rights in Confucian Asia: The Cases of Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan, John Cheo

Gender and the Presidential "Horserace": An Examination of Candidate Self-Presentation in the 2008 Democratic Primaries, Abigail M. Coyle

Gender Plus: Toward a More Inclusive Feminism, Corinne M. Smith

Gendered Residential Space, KeAndra D. Dodds

Genetically Modified Organisms and Southern African Food Policy, Andrew J. Leahey

Grandchildren as Unifiers in Intergenerational Relations, Mana Nakagawa

Guiding Youth to Careers: Do Mentoring Programs Benefit Urban Youth?, Matthew R. Malone

Health Reform Bill Revised: Can HSAs With HDHPs Save Obamacare?, Marla Becker

Health Reform Bill Revised: Can HSAs With HDHPs Save Obamacare?, Marla Becker

Holding Up Half the Sky: Democracy and its Implications for Chinese Women, Annie L. Lee

How Congresswomen of Color Affect Policymaking in the U.S.: 110th - 111th Congress, Chiyel R. Hayles

How Do We Build Democracy In Iraq? Identifying the Theoretical Foundations of the U.S. Effort to Bring Stable Democracy to Iraq, Philip Tassin

How the Influence of Religion Makes the Foreign Policy of the Bush Administration Revolutionary, and How This Has Affected Our Relations with European Allies, Alexandra Kougentakis

How the Influence of Religion Makes the Foreign Policy of the Bush Administration Revolutionary, and How This Has Affected Our Relations with European Allies, Alexandra Kougentakis

Humanitarian Coordination and Response: International Partnerships in Face of Natural Disasters, Julia C. Wong

Hunger In a Land of Plenty: The Benefits of a Rights-Based Approach to India's Mid Day Meal Scheme, Priya Shankar

In Defense of Sovereignty: An Analysis of Russian Voting Behavior in the United Nations Security Council (1995-2012), Brian Zachary Mund

Information Technology, Regime Stability and Democratic Meaningfulness: A Normative Evaluation of Present and Potential Trends, David A. Fraga

Keeping Score in the 2010 World Cup: How Do Sports Mega-Events Compete with Pro-Poor Development?, Jessica Riegel

Language Policy and National Unity: The Dilemma of the Kurdish Language in Turkey, Dicle Cemiloglu

Martyrs in Mesopotamia: The Logic of Suicide Terrorism in Iraq, Brian M. Kelly

Mortality of US Troops in the Iraq War, 2003-2006, Emily F. Buzzell

Multilateral Intervention in Intrastate Conflict: A Comparative Analysis of Bosnia, Somalia, and Darfur, Yuri S. Fuchs

Neither Right, Nor Left, But French? Historical Legacies, the Rise of Anti-Immigrant Sentiment, and the Far Right in France, Nadia van de Walle

No School Left Uncorrupted: How Cheating, High-Stakes Testing, and Declining Budgets Affected Student Achievement in Philadelphia, James R. Sadler

Penn Teaches Resiliency: Proposal for a New Psychology-Based Academically Based Community Service Course, Amy Kranzler and Jeremy Price

Philadelphia's Chinatown: An Ethnic Enclave Economy in a Changing Landscape, Jun Li

Political Opportunity and the TEA Party – Why and Where TEA Party Protests Occurred, Daniel Rudofsky

Political Polarization in America, Through the Eyes of a President, David Helfenbein

Populism and Liberal Democracies: Why Palin's Populism Won't Work, Rebecca Greenfield

Populism and Liberal Democracies: Why Palin’s Populism Won’t Work, Rebecca Greenfield

Public Goods, Private Money: The Role Of Private Contributions In Public School Districts, Lucas R. Salzman

Pulled Towards the Seas: Whether China Even Needs "Naval Nationalism" To Challenge US Naval Dominance in the 21st Century, Daniel M. Silverman

Racial Bias and Interstate Highway Planning: A Mixed Methods Approach, Bradford P. Sherman

Rethinking Judicialization: Towards a Better Empirical Model, Ryan J. Levan

Return of the Bear? The Extent of Russian Revisionism as Applied to Oil and Gas Machinations, Julie Steinberg

Revisiting the Iron Cage: New Insights in Institutions Theory from Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Michael D. Grosack

Revolutions In Military Affairs: A Theory On First-Mover Advantage, Andrew Bernard Silverstein

Roads of War: Paved Highways and the Rise of IED Attacks in Afghanistan, Evan W. Medina

ROMA SURRECTA: Portrait of a Counterinsurgent Power, 216 BC - AD 72, Emerson T. Brooking

Strategic Culture as the Basis for Military Adaptive Capacity: Overcoming battlefield technological surprises, Jacob H. Miller

Towards A Politics of Truths: The Political Theory of Alain Badiou, Thomas A. Huddleston

Take the Money and Run: Business Influence in the Legislative Process, Jacob T. Silverman

The Asian Currency Crisis: The Role of Industrial Policy and Imbalanced Embedded Autonomy, Adrian J. Shin

The Chinese Primary Care System: Its Evolution, Challenges and Legal Aspects of Reform, Thomas Hou

"The Diversity of Theoretical Classifications: Scholarly Treatment of the Monarchic Political Formula in the Analysis of Modernization Efforts in Pahlavi Iran", Bharat K. Moudgil

The Effects of Private Walls on Relationships Across Class and Race in the New South Africa, Daniel Torrington

The Failure of Education Policy in Israel: Politics vs. Bureaucracy, Alexandra F. Leavy

The Flat Tax: An Examination of the Baltic States, Deena Greenberg

The Guarantor of Unity In a Deeply Divided State: An Analysis of the Iraqi Constitution of 2005, Alyssa C. Casey

The IRA's Hunger Game: Game Theory, Political Bargaining and the Management of the 1980-1981 Hunger Strikes in Northern Ireland, Meghan M. Hussey

The Military Dimensions of Post-Cold War US Oil Policy: Access to Oil and Consequences for Geostrategy, Andrew Ryan Schlossberg

The Other Pro-Israel Lobby: The Mearsheimer and Walt Controversy and the Rise of J Street, Maya Spitzer

The Party Controls the Gun, but How? Institutionalization as a Trend in Chinese Civil-Military Relations, Katherine V. Fleming

The Path to Women's Empowerment: Understanding the Rise of the Self Employed Women's Association, Orly T. May

The People's Liberation Army Navy: The Motivations Behind Beijing's Naval Modernization, Binh Nguyen

The People's Republic of China's Development of Strategic Petroleum Stockpiles, Daniel Nieh

The Political Mobilization of the Arab Minority in Israel: Shifts in Political Demands and Activities, Sherihan Abd El Rahman

The Puzzling Persistence of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", Elizabeth D. King

The Rapid Sequence of Events Forcing the Senate's Hand: A Reappraisal of the Seventeenth Amendment, 1890-1913, Joseph S. Friedman

The Republican Security Logic of NATO Enlargement, Jack Zarin-Rosenfeld

The Return of the Nativist? Why did anti-migrant parties emerge and succeed in Mumbai, fail in Bangalore, and not even emerge in Delhi?, Rahul Reddy

The Role of Feminine Rhetoric in Male Presidential Discourse: Achieving Speech Purpose, Lindsay R. Larner

The Spread of Raising: Opacity, lexicalization, and diffusion, Josef T. Fruehwald

The United States and Northern Ireland: International Pressures as an Impetus for Civil Rights Progress, Erin Escoffery

The Woman Question in Revolutionary Cuba: Is Marxism Really Working for Women?, Lillian SK Gomperts

True Access: User Benefits to Water in Urban South Africa, Megan K. Calpin

Unlocking the Latino Vote: Civic Organizations As Tools for Latino Voter Mobilization and Participation, Elizabeth L. Thom

Untapped Talent: Finding Ways to Educate America’s Low-Income High-Achieving Students, Kelly M. Siddle

USINPAC and the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal: Lasting Influence or One Shot Victory?, Allison Marz Freedman

Vicious Geography: The Spatial Organization of Prostitution in Twentieth Century Philadelphia, Sarah S. Bertozzi

Virtual Pakistan 2013: An Agent-based Modeling Analysis, Quratul-Ann Malik

Why is there No EU Constitution? An Analysis of Institutional Constitution-Making in the European Union, Emily E. Toops

Wildfire Risk and the Residential Housing Market: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis, A.J. Rossi

Women's Participation in Peacebuilding: A Missing Piece of the Puzzle?, Mary K. McCarthy

 
 

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