**Elliptic Curve Encryption and Factorization**, by Keith Richey, (Pomona) 2000.**Error-Correcting Codes and Artificial Intellegence Applications**, by Leah Barnes, (Pomona) 2000.**Generalized Continued Fractions**, by Jeff Gernes, (Pomona) 2001.**An Investigation of Elliptic Curves and L-functions**, by Anne Short, (HMC) 2002.**p-adic Dynamics and Formal Groups (The quest for unity)**, by Cam McLeman, (HMC) 2002.**Associated Primes of Powers of Monomial Ideals**, by Jennifer von Reis*, 2003.**Integral Transform Computations of Igusa Local Zeta Functions**, Annalee Wiswell Gomm**, 2005.**Galois Theory: A Study of Cyclotomic Field Extensions**, Lisa Lambeth, 2005.**The Eisenstein Series and an Introduction to Modular Forms**, Rebecca Menke, 2006.**When Is a Prime Not a Prime? (Prime decomposition over quadratic and bi-quadratic number rings)**, Priya Prasad, 2006.**Sophie Germain: mathématicienne extraordinaire†**, Aleksandra Stein, 2006.**Fractals: Dimension, Generation, and Iterated Function Systems**, Amanda Painter, 2007.**Classes and Genera of Integral Binary Quadratic Forms**, Kat Shultis, 2007.**Falling Costs of Offshoring and Wages**, Rebecca Sheng, 2008.**Elliptic Curves and the Birch Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture (The million-dollar donut)**, Sarah Iker, 2009.**Pappas’ Hexagon Theorem‡**, Katie Ford, 2010.**Abelian Galois Groups and Complex Multiplication**, Charlotte Lee, 2010.**Stripping it Down: Investigation of Symmetry and Wallpaper Groups**, Kelsey Roberts, 2010.**Constructing Phylogenetic Trees using Maximum Likelihood**, Anna Cho, 2012.**Generalized Sat0-Tate Conjecture: Distribution of Curves over Finite Fields**, Amanda Clemm, 2012.**Newton Polygons**, Julia Ogburn, 2013.**Mordell’s Theorem and Ranks of Elliptic Curves**, Tracy Layden, 2013.**There and Back Again: Elliptic Curves, Modular Forms, and L-Functions**, Allison Arnold-Roksandich, (HMC) 2014.**Galois Representations Attached to Elliptic Curves: A “Dearest Dream of Youth,”**Jacob Morris-Knowler, (Pomona) 2014.**A Cryptographic Attack: Finding the Discrete Algorithm on Elliptic Curves of Trace One**, Tatiana Bradley, 2015. (I was second reader, but I’m going to count this one, anyway.)**Graphical Applications of Complex and Quaternionic Fractional Linear Transformations**, Indra (Lizzie) Kumar, 2016.**Counting Trees: Cayley’s Theorem and Kirchhoff’s Theorem, Explained**, Lauren Stanislaw, 2018.**Interpolating the Riemann Zeta Function in the p-adics**, Becca Mamlet, 2022.**Cryptography and Digital Signatures**, Maya Nichols, 2022.

*Fullbright Scholar! Congrats, Jenny!

**Honorable Mention: Alice Shafer Prize.

†dual with French Studies

‡dual with Classics

Chris was the Director of the Fletcher Jones Summer Math Fellowship program in 2012.