Three Minute Thesis winners, 2018-2019

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the competition was not held during the 2019-2020 academic year.

Group A Doctoral Dissertation Category

Rosie Shrout: Social Psychology, "What’s Mine is Yours, and What’s Yours is Mine: How Couples Cope with Chronic Illness"

Second Place: Emily Wood, Social Psychology, "Stigma Toward People Addicted to Opioids: The Intersection of Race, Social Class, and Gender"

Third Place: Mehdi Rahimi, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, "Dip Your Finger in a Bowl of Science"

Group B Master's Thesis Category

First Place: Jamey Wilcher, Natural Resources and Environmental Science, "All That is Gold Does Not Glitter: Crosby's Buckwheat"

Second Place: Lauran Evans, Public Health, Mandate Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination? (Southwest Showdown winner)

Third Place: Haley Moniz, Biology, "Jack of All Trades, or Master of One?"

Past winners by year

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the competition was not held during the 2019-2020 academic year.

View 2020-2019 winners

(Video links coming soon)

  • Doctoral First Place: Elizabeth Preston
  • Doctoral Second Place: Katie Snider
  • Doctoral First Place: Beatrice Gordon
  • Master's First Place: Sarah Shapley
  • Master's Second Place: Samuel Cartwright
  • Master's Third Place: Alexis Tudor
  • Patricia Berninsone People’s Choice Award: Anjana Parandhaman