Taylor Cayce • Kansas City, Missouri
B.A. History, Northwest Missouri State University
Military Bases: Russia’s Main Objectives in Georgia, Crimea, and Syria • Advisor: Graeme Robertson

Branwen Gallagher • Norwell, Massachusetts
B.A. History and Government, University of Redlands
International Aid and Textbook Reform in Post-Soviet Armenia • Advisor: Erica Johnson

Rainier Jaarsma • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
B.A. American Studies, University of Groningen
Conditionality, Compliance, and the Diverging Accession Paths of Macedonia and Serbia • Advisor: Robert Jenkins

Jason Jones • Durham, North Carolina
B.A. Slavic Languages and Religious Studies, UNC – Chapel Hill
The Concept of “Toska” in Chekhov’s Short Stories • Advisor: Radislav Lapushin