Political Science / International Studies
Mount Pleasant, N.C.
Project title: Human Rights Norm Change: LGBT Rights in a Wider Europe
Mentor: Safia Swimelar
• Wrote and edited a 161 page thesis that was published by the Honors Program
• Presented at NCUR in Lexington, Kentucky
• Presented at SURF in Elon, North Carolina
• Hosted Mima Simic- Croatian LGBT activist- on campus for several talks/fiml screening
• Hosted Aliona Polujanova- Lithuanian LGBT activist- on campus for several talks
• Successfully defended thesis before board
Dr. Ann J. Cahill
Professor of Philosophy
Spence Pavilion 111
2340 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
Phone: (336) 278-5703
Elon University senior Rachel Mehaffey used the university's top prize for undergraduate research and creative achievements to study the way dancers interpret what they are asked to perform on stage and in the classroom.
The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.
Elon senior Nicole Payne Mota, whose Cuban and Puerto Rican heritage are reflected in her musical passion and scholarly work, led a Yeager Recital Hall concert on April 24 supported by the university's top prize for undergraduate research and creative achievement.
Omolayo Ojo, an international studies major and Honors Fellow from Maryland, will spend a year in Europe before pursuing graduate studies in immigration law, migration and development.
Elon University junior Helen Meskhidze received a scholarship through the national Society of Physics Students.
Mary Rouse, a political science major from Charlotte, North Carolina, will study strategic narratives next year at Royal Holloway, University of London, as she works toward a graduate degree in media, power and public affairs.