G.W. Gibson: "Relevance through Rockets: Post-Soviet Strategic Nuclear Posture and Modernization."
Chair: Dina Spechler; Committee: Ben Eklof, Hiroaki Kuromiya
Brianna Greenwald: "Men at Work: A Gender Analysis of Male Labor Migration from Ukraine."
Chair: Sarah Phillips; Committee: Hiroaki Kuromiya, Svitlana Melnyk
Karissa Jackson: "Right versus Might: Gaugauz Autonomy and Education Reform in Moldova."
Chair: Sarah Phillips; Committee: Gardner Bovingdon, Svitlana Melnyk
Rebecca Mueller: "Mental Health Reform and Postsocialism in Albania."
Chair: Bryan McCormick; Committee: Sarah Phillips, Frances Trix
Thomas Tyler: "The Afghan War and Gorbachev's Reforms: A Legacy of Social Activism in the Soviet Union."
Chair: Regina Smyth; Committee: Hiroaki Kuromiya, Sarah Phillips