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Submissions from 2016

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Local Flavors: A Look at Farm to Table in Samoa, Emily Grove, University of Richmond

Submissions from 2015

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Challenges to Cultural Heritage Interpretation and Preservation at the Falemata’aga, the Museum of Samoa, Elizabeth Bennett, Vassar College

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The Beast Inside Your Head: A Look at Mental Health Issues in Samoa, Brandon Nelson, University of North Dakota

Submissions from 2014

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Learning how to fly The intersectionality of religion, culture and gender of the Samoan Baha’i Community, Detmer Yens Kremer, Bates College

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H.E.A.P.S. in Advances Towards a Healthier Samoa The Health Education and Promotions Section’s Role in Combating Non-communicable Diseases, Kara Le, Bates College

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Challenges to Women in Political Leadership in Samoa, Kiki Martire, Washington and Lee University

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Stories of Tufuga ta Tatau, Drea Miesnieks, University of Colorado At Boulder

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Lighting Young Lights: The Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program in Samoa, Nicholas Muccio, Bates College

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She Shoots, and She Scores: Women and Sports in Samoa, Taylor Thorp, College of Wooster

Submissions from 2013

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Impacts on the Contemporary Visual Arts Community in Samoa, Sarah Cancelarich, Bates College

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Integrating Music into Samoan Primary Schools: Teachers’ Perceptions and Potential Benefits, Jennifer Fortin, Saint Michael’s College

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Fa’amatala Lau Tala: Samoan Pregnancy and Childbirth Narratives, Elsa Kendall, Beloit College

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Reading, Writing and Resources: The Conditions of Creativity, Mariclaire O’Neill, St. Michael's College

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The Following Sea: Cultural Perceptions and Knowledge on Traditional Sailing in Sāmoa, Connor Olin Ventling, Bates College

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Vulnerability, Environmental Security, and Adaptation Awareness in Samoa, Katie Williams, Colgate University

Submissions from 2012

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Perspectives of Print Media in Samoa: Considering Varying Viewpoints on its Role in Society, Grace Elkus, Elon University

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Perceptions of Wealth and Poverty in Samoa, William Glass, Rollins College

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Beauty in the Indigenous Pageant The Cultural and Social Relevance of Miss Samoa, Mariko Hamashima, Vassar College

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Responsible Tourism in Samoa: An Exploration of Attitudes in Samoa Towards Responsibility in Tourism, Teresa Kline, Franklin & Marshall College

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Preparing for the Worst: Disaster Preparedness Education in Samoa, Zoe Nemerever, Lafayette College

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The Current Status of Maternal Health in Samoa: Maternal Health Perspectives According to Professionals and Women, Yesenia Pedro Vicente, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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“Heaven and Earth” Samoan Indigenous Religion, Christianity, and the Relationship Between the Samoan People and the Environment, Grace Wildermuth, Middlebury College

Submissions from 2011

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Seawalls in Samoa: A Look at Their Environmental, Social and Economic Implications, Sawyer Lawson, Bates College

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Experiencing Samoa Through Stories: Myths and Legends of a People and Place, Samantha Lichtenberg, Skidmore College

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“ Gimme SAMOA That!”: The Changing Diet in Samoa, Dana Melby, University of Colorado at Boulder

Submissions from 2010

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Persecution of Religious Minorities in Samoa: The Bahá’ís Struggle to Face a Common Problem, Zoe Bryan, Bates College

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NGO’s: The Voice of the People: The Relationship Between Government and Civil Society in a Samoan “Democracy”, Dani Karnoff, University of Pittsburgh

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Conditional Acceptance: Asserting Fa’afafine Claims to Legitimacy in Samoan Society, Teake, Harvard University

Submissions from 2009

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The Efficacy of Climate Change Projects in Samoa: Evaluating Community-Based Adaptation Initiatives, Marisa Chock, Brown University

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“Samoanizing” Human Rights: A Generational Comparative of Views on Human Rights in Contemporary Samoa, Margaret R. Smith, Hamilton College

Submissions from 2008

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Beach Fales: Sustainable Eco-Tourism and Cultural Preservation in Samoa: A Case Study of Beach Fales in Manase, Savai’i, Rachel Dolgin, University of Vermont

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Waste Management Education in Samoa: A Collection of Case Studies on Present Issues, Kathy Feeney, Swarthmore College

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Emotional Expression: Poems and Pacific Voices, Anna Lane Harmless, DePauw University

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Samoa’s Tree of Life: A Study of the Roles of Coconut Products in the Samoan Economy, Past and Present, Dale Hoff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Traditions in Transition: A Musical Perspective in a Changing, Developing Samoa, Colin Kiley, University of Oregon

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Samoa: A Truly Religious Place? Views Toward Religion in Samoa, Angelica Saada, Swarthmore College

Submissions from 2007

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Fueling Samoa’s Growing Transport Sector: The Impact of Rising Oil Prices and Imports on a Pacific Island Economy, Janis McDaid Ikeda, Lehigh University

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Beyond the Classroom: The Implementation of Creative Movement and Music in Schools for the Disabled, Rachel Katz, Bates College

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Speaking to the Past and Future: Generational Communication and Changing Verbal Discourse in Samoa, Spencer Naar, University of Puget Sound

Submissions from 2006

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Current Issues in Healthcare in Samoa “Making-Do With What Is Available”, Veronica Braden, University of Colorado at Boulder

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Malo le Folauga Brain Drain: A New Perspective, Mirna Carrillo, Occidental College

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Contemporary Art in Samoa: The Role of Personal Expression, Christina Cioffari, Skidmore College

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Faleoloa Laititi: The Role of Small Shops in a Developing Samoa, Nicholas K. Courtney, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Mormonism in Samoa: Cultural Dialogues, Jessica Goman, Macalester College

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Samoanizing My Fa’apalagi : The Indigenization of Language in Samoa, Cheryl Nunes, Swarthmore College

Submissions from 2004

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Communalism to Consumerism: Consumer Culture in Samoa, Amelia Neptune, Pitzer College

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McDonald’s and Samoan Youth: A Case Study of Globalization, Anna Schechter, Bates College