The College of Liberal Arts Celebrates Commencement 2010

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AWARD RECIPIENTS

CEREMONY 1

OUTSTANDING BACCALAUREATE GRADUATE
Rosaura Figueroa, Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures and Journalism

Most Valuable Professor
Alexander Rainof, Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures

Distinguished Alumnus
Dr. Bill Bennett, Political Science

Finalists for Outstanding Baccalaureate Graduate Award
Danny Alonzo, History
Theresa Bernard, History
Anthony Vasquez, Journalism and Asian and Asian American Studies
Clinton G. Packman, Philosophy
Jonathan Capehart, Religious Studies
Katja Halle, Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures

GRADUATE DEAN’S LIST OF UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS AND ARTISTS
Megan R. Loden, Communication Studies
Jessica Bechtold, English
Shafiel Karim, Religious Studies
Nicolas A. Bordage, Romance, German, Russian Languages and Literatures

Distinguished Graduate Students
Janelle Brunner, English
Lacette Price, Religious Studies
Mar Cañizares, Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures

OUTSTANDING THESIS
Steven Gabriel Rodriguez, History
“Devotion to Land: The Virgin Mary and the Mudejar in the Post-Conquest Program of Alfonso X of Castile, 1252-1284”

CEREMONY 2

OUTSTANDING BACCALAUREATE GRADUATE
Anthony Vasquez, Asian and Asian American Studies and Journalism

Most Valuable Professor
Robert Scott Wilson, Anthropology

Distinguished Alumnus
The Honorable Michael L. Douglas, Political Science

Finalists for Outstanding Baccalaureate Graduate Award
Jennifer Cone, Anthropology
Leonard Dawson Arkinstall, Environmental Science and Policy
John H. Fawcett, Geography
Christine Pham, Geography
Lee Le, Linguistics and Asian and Asian American Studies
Hannah J. Grady, Political Science

GRADUATE DEAN’S LIST OF UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS AND ARTISTS
Clarus Backes, Anthropology
Ann Pitts, Anthropology
Mary Ngo, Geography
Ivana Guarrasi, Linguistics

Distinguished Graduate Students
Francis Cullado, Asian and Asian American Studies
Rachelle Viray DeVera, Asian and Asian American Studies
Elizabeth Weaver, Geography
Kelly Liptan, Political Science
Todd Osborn, Political Science
Nicholas J. Kelley, Psychology
Maria del Carmen Lopez, Psychology

OUTSTANDING THESIS
Erik David Storholm – Psychology
“A Psychometric Analysis of the Compulsive Sexual Behavior Inventory”