2017 ES Senior Thesis Presentation Winner Selected!

Event Date: 

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Thursday, June 1, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Tuesday, May 30 (First Round)
Thursday, June 1 (Second Round)

Event Location: 

  • Bren 4016

Event Contact: 

Simone Pulver
pulver@es.ucsb.edu

Congratulations to Joelle Alley and her Senior Thesis Presentation titled, “Groundwater Management in the Soquel Valley: SGMA and the precedent of historical common pool resource management systems” 

Below is a recap of all of the presentations: 

Presenting on Tuesday, May 30:

  • Joelle Alley, “Groundwater Management in the Soquel Valley: SGMA and the precedent of historical common pool resource management systems” 

  • Kieran Hughes, “Ecosystem Effects of Grey Wolves in North America: A review of the ecological role of grey wolves in North American ecosystems” 

  • Melissa Araiza, “The Global Issue Attention Cycle: Comparing international and domestic newspaper coverage of the proposed Nicaraguan canal” 

  • Heather Weiss, “Indigenous Women’s Environmental Marginalization and Response: Dakota Access Pipeline” 

  • Anbareen Shefa, “ Noshe Jaan: Examining the Nowroz culinary traditions celebrated by the Afghan diaspora” 

  • Olivia Johnson, “The Santa Barbara Oil Spill of 1969: A focusing event for environmental rights” 

  • Michelle Sevilla, “The Islander Identity: Maintaining culture in the face of climate change” 

  • August Lack, “Achieving Sustainability Literacy: Approaches to sustainability on higher education campuses”

Presenting on Thursday, June 1:

  • Rosie Fatta, “What the Frack is Going on in California? A comparison to two anti-fracking campaigns in the state of California” 

  • Charlotte Sedlock, “In the Eye of the Beholder: Audience response to environmental communicators” 

  • Jacqueline Diaz, “Cities Gone Wild: Wildlife policy in urban California” 

  • Madison Montague, “The Effects of Environmental Rhetoric: How language can affect policy” 

  • Chase Premone, “Thresholds of Significance for Greenhouse Gases: Evaluating effectiveness at achieving mitigation” 

  • Victoria Mansfield, “Social Media: A platform in pipeline protest” 

  • Sarika Kathuria, “International Environmental Treaties in the Media: Comparing media representation of the Paris Climate Agreement in India and the United States”