Honors Projects


Although the remarkable achievements of these twelve women may seem of concern to only a small group of feminist scholars, it should in fact concern anyone who cares about equal representation of diverse identities, especially within the branches of science which historically refused to give due credit to individuals other than straight, white men. For this reason, we must be able to recognize and react quickly to social issues, otherwise we run the risk of perpetuating oppression of certain minority groups for the remote future. Under those circumstances, we must work toward positive change by doing away with such inequities and injustices or else we become part of the problem.


Honors Program



First Advisor

Clare Barratt

First Advisor Department


Second Advisor

Elizabeth Holman

Second Advisor Department

Human Development and Family Studies

Publication Date

Spring 5-8-2020