Senior Seminar Thesis Titles

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  • Bahanda, Anunya. The Effects of The Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act on Evictions in Philadelphia:

  • Bei, Ella. Privatizing the Cyburban: Intersection’s Digital Advertising Partnership with Philadelphia:

  • Berger, Ben. Streetwear:

  • Chung, Claudia. Be Water, My Friend: How A Bruce Lee Mantra Redefined Urban Social Movements in The Digital Age:

  • Corlett, Lucy. Unequal Neighbors: The Role of Spatial Inequality in Perpetuating Resource Segregation in Philadelphia:

  • English, James. Planning the Neighborhood: How Northwest Philadelphians Think Pha’s Sharswood Blumberg Plan Is Impacting Their Community:

  • Errico, Jon. Mixed-Use Development: Uprising Trend Aids the Urbanization of Philadelphia:

  • Esquier, Ava. Reverberations Of ‘Tough-On-Crime’: Legal Financial Obligations as Revenue in Philadelphia After 2008 :

  • Ferrarin, Gianna. The Case for Electric Scooters in Philadelphia:

  • Freedman, Kelly. How Is New Development Along the Schuylkill Banks And in University City Changing West Philadelphia?:

  • Goldman, Nadia. “It Doesn’t Have to Be This Bad”: Confidence, Community, And Student Well-Being in Penn’s Computer Science Department:

  • Jett, Noa. “I Only Shop at The Fresh Grocer When I’m Forced To” A Case Study in Anchor Institution Investment in Urban Food Infrastructure:

  • Joung, Bryan. “Righting the River Park – Design Solution for Equitable Design”:

  • Kaminsky, Zack. Suburban Evolution: A Study of Atlanta’s Suburbs in the 21st Century:

  • Kaufman, Ben. Zones of Interest: A Study of Philadelphia’s Experience with Location-Based Economic Development Incentives:

  • Kern, Emilie. Two is Always Better Than One: Two Phase 2s for Philadelphia’s Rail Park:

  • Kohan, Jonathan. University Public-Private Housing Partnerships:

  • Kohn, Harry. Subsidizing an Olympic Football Stadium or A Luxurious Mixed-Use Development: What Would Have Been A Better Use Of New York City and State Public Dollars?:

  • Lobell, Noah. Soul Cycle, Sweetgreen, And Lululemon: Food Authenticity in An Inauthentic Consumer World:

  • Lu, Michelle. The Temporality of Identity in Planned Cities: A Case Study of Zhong Xing New Village, Taiwan:

  • Lupo, Ellisyn. Online Degrees as A Powerful Academic Disruption or Another Barrier to Success? How Attitudes and Actions Regarding UPenn’s Lps Program Perpetrate the Marginalization of Non-Traditional Students:

  • Masterson, Bella. The Commercialization of Alternative Cinema: The Demise of The Neighborhood Film/Video Project:

  • Mcilvaine, Brookie. Would A Safe Injection Site Make for An Unsafe Kensington? Community Perspectives on The Safe Injection Site as Proposed by Safehouse:

  • Mcminn, Justina. Formal and Informal Resources for Foster Care Youth in Higher Education: A Case Study of The University of Pennsylvania:

  • Muñoz, Yareqzy. Sindicato Mexicano De Electricistas (Sme): The Formation of a Workers’ Collective: