1999-2009 Thesis Titles

2009

  • “Making Their Time Count: Improving Attendance by Older Youth in Out-of-School-Time Programs”
  • “Righting an Environmental Wrong: Social Justice and Sharing the Domestic Burden of Climate Change Policies”
  • “Commercial Surrogate Motherhood in America”
  • “Rethinking the Classroom Society: Social and Cultural Reproduction, Discipline, and Education in a Trenton Charter School”
  • “Looking Back to Lead Us Forward: The Placement of Barack Obama in an Historical Context”
  • “Land of Commerce and Freedom: The New Nation and the Barbary Crisis, 1784-94”
  • “Combating Crisis with Control: Understanding Mayor Bloomberg’s Education Reforms in New York City”
  • “Is a Penny Saved a Penny Earned? Stadium Finance and Franchise Value”
  • “Local Control and the Failure of Integration in New Jersey’s Public Schools, 1947-67”
  • “Cognitive Control of Valenced Memories: Intentional Forgetting and its Clinical Implications”
  • “Cowboy Contractors: A Case for National Regulation of Private Military Companies”
  • “Education for Citizenship: Strategies to Engage University Faculties”
  • “Swimming Up This Mean Stream: An Anthropological Attempt at Solving the ‘Puerto Rican Problem’ Through an Olympic Lens”
  • “Where Have They Gone, Jackie Robinson? An Analysis of the Decline of African-American Participation in Major League Baseball”
  • “We Deal in Lead: Stylized Gun Play in the American Experience”
  • “A Theory of Freedom and Its Impact on Speech”
  • “Fundamental Weighting in Industry Specific Stock Market Indexation”
  • “Switching It Up: The Presence of Superstitious Behavior Between Conflicting Athlete and Student Identities”
  • “Jorge Negrete in Spain: The First Certamen Cinematográfico Hispanoamericano, ‘Jalisco canta en Sevilla,’ and the Discourse on Hispanidad”
  • “Cloaked in Tradition: Uncovering the Mask of Domesticity in Hospital Sketches and Beechenbrook”
  • “The Role of Selective Force Application in Determining Outcomes in Counterinsurgency: A Case Study of the 4th Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne Division, Iraq 2003-04”
  • “William M. Gouge and the Politics of Hard Money in Jacksonian America”
  • “The Effects of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising of Antidepressants on Consumer Behavior”
  • “A Dynamic Analysis of the Battle for NAFTA in the U.S. House of Representatives”
  • “The Importance of Cross-Cultural Collaboration: A Comparative Examination of the Treatment of Depression in Children and Adolescents”
  • “The Sex Wars: Feminists Fighting Feminists in the Name of Sexual Freedom”
  • “‘A Sort of Cat-and-Dog Affair’: Arthur Krock, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Press-Government Relations in Democratic America”

2008

  • “Lessons Learned: Objects and Racial Subjectivity Formation”
  • “Non-Nuclear Options: Strengthening Paternal Involvement in Fragile Families”
  • “Keeping the Faith: The Role of the Catholic Church in Operation Pedro Pan and the Cuban Children’s Program”
  • “Shalom Y’all: A Social History of Jewish Immigration Through Galveston, Texas 1907-14”
  • “Reactions Under the Risk of Recession: An Econometric Analysis of the Investment Responses to Economic and Market Indicators by Varying Investor Types”
  • “Adam Comes of Age: The Study of Biography and the Bildungsroman in 20th-century America”
  • “Assessing the Transit Village Initiative: A Quantitative Approach to a Qualitative Policy”
  • “The Role of the Guatemalan Military in the 1954 Coup”
  • “Women in Print: Philadelphia, 1790-1820”
  • “Railroad Influence on the Development and Division of the Dakota Territory”
  • “Finding Papa: Canvassing America in Search of the Ernest Hemingway Legacy”
  • “Kansas City: From Cowtown to Nowtown”
  • “An Instructive Gospel: John Dewey and the Reconstruction of Religious Education”
  • “The Rise of a National Language: Wilfred H. Whiteley, a Swahili Scholar and Pioneer in the Field of African Studies”
  • “Managing the Media: A History of Regulation and Concentration in American Radio and Television”
  • “The Transformation of Gothic Literature in America Following the Civil War”
  • “Constructing National Service”
  • “Let’s Talk Dirty: Modeling the Effects of National Economic and Social Indicators on Negative Campaigning in U.S. Senate Elections, 1992-2002”
  • “More Than a Mere Financier: The Statesmanship of Albert Gallatin in the First Administration of Thomas Jefferson”
  • “Dispelling the ‘Madman’ Myth: The Logic Behind Nixon’s Aggressive Strategy to End the Vietnam War in 1969”
  • “Party Image, Race Consciousness and Stigma: Why Blacks Don’t Vote for Republicans”
  • “Sentinel of Liberty: The Cultural Work of Captain America”
  • “‘Just Enough for the City’: A Narrative of the Trenton Aid Experience”
  • “More Than ‘A Few Oblations to Buncombe’: Building Museums and Urban Identity in Antebellum America”
  • “Raúl Castro in Charge: Implications for Cuba and for U.S. Policy”

2007

  • “‘Just This Side of the Line’: The Iranian Crisis of 1946”
  • “Closing the Gap: Can Internet Communication Challenge the Digital Divide?”
  • “Emergency Contraception Access in the United States: Politics and Policy”
  • “Rebuilding New Orleans: A Study of Two Neighborhood Recovery Efforts in Post-Katrina New Orleans”
  • “Creating Yosemite: A Turning Point in the Evolving Historical Traditions of Land Laws”
  • “When Two Become One: Evidence of Synergy Realization Through Acquisitions in the United States Food Retail and Broadcast Industries”
  • “Paradise Found? Influences of the Unites States of America on Settler-Aborigine Divisions in 19th-century Liberia”
  • “Reliability of College Performance Predictions based on SAT scores and High School Grades: Implications for College Admissions”
  • “Shaping the Presidential Image: The Institutional Relationship Between White House and Media”
  • “Response Paper on American Women Missionaries”
  • “Corporate Art Patronage in America: The Case of JP Morgan Chase”
  • “Law, Indecency and Raunch Culture in America: A Case Study of the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show”
  • “Conservationism Versus Capitalism: The Private Development History of Yellowstone National Park, 1872-1916”
  • “‘What We Now Know’: Why Richard Nixon Lost the 1960 U.S. Presidential Election”
  • “The Jeffersonian Influence on the Antislavery Thoughts of Cassius M. Clay”
  • “The Suffragist as Reader: Intellectual Biographies of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Millicent Garrett Fawcett”
  • “The Distance to Princeton”
  • “Policing Dissent: The Role of FBI Counterintelligence in the Decline of the Students for a Democratic Society”
  • “Politicizing Morality: The Phenomenon and Failure of National Prohibition in the United States”

2006

  • “Interactions Between Art and Medicine: Public Opinion of American Medicine Evaluated Through Art of the Late 19th Century”
  • “American Neoconservatism: The New Balance”
  • “Seeking Soul: An Independent American Voice represented in the poetry of Anne Bradstreet and Emily Dickinson”
  • “‘How’ - and ‘Why’ - to Read Therapeutically: Oprah’s Book Club Takes on Toni Morrison”
  • “Out of the Ghetto, Into the Book: Jewish Immigrants Writing Home”
  • “Labor Market Collusion in Major American Professional Team Sports: Effects of Collusive Behavior on Consumer Welfare”
  • “Something of Substance: Challenges to the Provision of High Quality Professional Development for Teachers of Math and Science”
  • “Balancing the Scales: The Politics of Obesity and the Shape of America”
  • “Thunderbolt of the Confederacy: General John Hunt Morgan and the Changing Nature of Lost Cause History”
  • “The Philosophical Foundations of the Brooklyn Bridge: Roebling and Hegel”
  • “A Pragmatic Guide to Living: William James and the Historical Development of Popular Self-Help Programs”
  • “The Effectiveness of Terrorist Methods and Tactics in a Sociological Perspective: A Case Study of the Irish Republican Army, the Liberation Tamil Tigers of Eelam, and Al Qaeda”
  • “Might, Right, and Coherence: Oliver Wendell Holmes and the Theology of Law”
  • “Consolidation Bonanza: How U.S. Defense Stocks Outperformed the Market from 1993 to 1998 Despite Shrinking Defense Budgets”
  • “The Ends of Sorority: Marriage and Female Friendships from Edith Wharton to Jacqueline Susann”
  • “Rostker v. Goldberg and the Equal Rights Amendment, the All-Volunteer Force, and the Expanding Role of Women in the Military”
  • “Artificial Reproductive Technology’s Role in the Changing Conception of American Parenthood”
  • “‘To Plead our Own Cause’: The Antebellum Black Press, 1827-61”
  • “Tall, Dark and Handsome: Four Studies of Self-Presentation and Sexuality in Virtual Personal Advertisements”
  • “From Iron to Rust: Historical Misrepresentation and American Tradition in Ridley Scott’s Gladiator
  • “For God and Family: Christian Home Schooling in America”
  • “Shaping Words: (Re)Creating the Self Through Narrative”
  • “Crusaders Against Big Business: Politics Ambition and State Attorneys General Activism”
  • “Laureate of Desperation: F. Scott Fitzgerald After the Jazz Age”
  • “Presidents, Supreme Court Nominations, and the Bully Pulpit”
  • “We Shake Hands: Race Relations and the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska, 1957-63”

2005

  • “Mothers of a Revolution: Gender Politics and Grassroots Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement”
  • “An Analysis of Prestressed Concrete Containment Buildings with Unanticipated Construction Openings: Steam Generator Replacement at Duke Power’s Oconee Nuclear Station”
  • “Justice in a Time of War: Creating a Fair and Constitutional Judicial Process for Suspected Al-Queda Terrorists”
  • “The Wayward American Self: A Crisis of Individuality and Constitutional Interpretation”
  • “Retribution, Redemption, and Representations of Womanhood: Public and State Reactions to Female Christian Converts on Death Row”
  • “A Creature of Conformity: The Housewife in the Post-War American Literature of Shirley Jackson, Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton”
  • “Southern Honor: Pride and Loyalty in Rhetoric and Action, 1830-65”
  • “Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain: Changing Depictions of Childhood in the 20th Century”
  • “‘Oh the Starry Flag if the Flag for Me’: Irish Assimilation During the Civil War Through the Irish Brigade”
  • “The Westtown School: ‘Guarded Education’ for American Quaker Youth, 1790-1825”
  • “The ‘Atlanta Spirit’ and the Major Leagues: Professional Sports and the Transformation of a Southern City”
  • “William Milligan Sloane: Torchbearer of the Olympic Movement”
  • “A Positive Spin on Negative Political Advertising: Escaping the Current Stimulation/Demobilzation Debate Regarding Voter Turnout”
  • “Challenging the ‘Goddess of Traditional Spelling’: The American Campaign to Simplify Orthography at the Turn of the 20th Century”
  • “The Little Train That Could: The Redevelopment of New York City’s High Line”
  • “The Watercolors of John LaFarge’s 1890-91 South Seas Trip”
  • “Competing Images of Joe Valachi in 1960s America”
  • “The American Mosque”
  • “Yet to be Born: The Moral and Political Conflict between the Pregnant Woman and Her Unborn Child”
  • “The Political Influence of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: An Empirical Analysis”
  • “The Professional Parent: Work-Family Balance in American Law Firms”
  • “Turning the Screw on the Ghosts of Bly: ‘Accursed Inhabitants’ or Insane Delusions?”
  • “Paradise Remembered: Eden in 20th-century American Literature”
  • “The Rise of Class Differences in Suburban Expansion: Strawbridge & Clothier’s Marketing Discrepancies Between Philadelphia and Its Suburbs”
  • “Lights Out: The Theory of Forward Premia Applied to the California Energy Crisis”
  • “The Moorish Science Temple: Dispersed by the Great Migration, Divided by Race, but Distinctly American”
  • “Re-Examining National Missile Defense”
  • 2004

  • “Globalized Advocacy in U.S. Courts”
  • “Rhetoric of Travel and Island Thought”
  • “Politicizing the Dharma Bums: Mainstream and Intellectual Receptions of Beat Religiosity”
  • “‘My Dear, I Don’t Give a Damn’: Rogue Socialites and Tribal Discipline in Gone With the Wind and The Age of Innocence
  • “Cultivating the Relationship Between Author and Reader in the Contemporary American Immigrant Autobiography”
  • “Obesity: An American Epidemic That’s Working Against a Healthy Body”
  • “Low Earth Orbit Constellation Design Using the Earth-Moon L1 Point”
  • “America Revised: Democratic Responsibility in the Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Ralph Waldo Ellison”
  • “Indigenous Eyes: Visions of Native American Identity”
  • “Hearing Without Listening: Analyzing America’s Decreased Attention to Lyrics in Popular Music”
  • “National Security and National Sentiment: The Opening of American Immigration Policy Towards India Between 1945 and 1965”
  • “Accounting for Intangible Assets: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis”
  • “From Princeton Alumni to Civil Leaders: The History of Princeton Project 55”
  • “Opting-In, Opting-Out: Conflicting Choices and Necessities of American Women”
  • “Student Loans: Financing the Future or Destroying It with Debt?”
  • “The Radical Moment: The Abolition Harvest of 1862”
  • “The Metrosexual: A Challenge to American Conceptions of Masculinity”
  • “A Statistical Analysis of 1990s New Yorker Fiction”
  • “U.S. Response to the Illicit Trade in Cultural Properties: The Challenges of Cultural Property Policy in America”

2003

  • “Is Coke IT? Consumer Culture’s Invasion of Postwar American Fiction”
  • “Clash for Control of Education: Chambersburg and African-American Interests in Integration During the 1960s and 1970s”
  • “The Humanity of Heroism: The Makings of a Post-War Hero in ‘Invisible Man,’ ‘The Natural,’ and ‘The Old Man and the Sea’”
  • “‘Come to the Cabaret, Old Chum:’ A Self-Reflective Journey from the Christopher Isherwood to ‘Cabaret’”
  • “Dispossessed in the Promised Land: Homelessness and American Political Values”
  • “Mapping Female Possibilities: Edith Wharton’s Movement Out of The House of Mirth into The Age of Innocence
  • “‘The War of Living’: The Transformative Sorcery of Tim O’Brien’s Postmodern Warrior Prose in His Vietnam Narratives”
  • “Making Efficient Change in American Public Education”
  • “The Blacker the Berry: Authenticity and African American Politics”
  • “Calculation and Compromise: Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Internationalism”
  • “‘Will We Choose a New Course?’: Robert F. Kennedy and the Presidential Campaign of 1968”
  • “Marriage Promotion and Single Mothers: A Match Made in Heaven or Destined for Divorce?”
  • “The Invisible Crime: An Analysis of Identity Theft from the Viewpoint of an American Consumer”
  • “Awake, Mighty Giant: The Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Response to Global AIDS”
  • “Benjamin Franklin: Prisoner of War Diplomacy and the New Nation”
  • “Retail Politics Wholesale: John F. Kennedy and the Creation of the Modern Presidential Nominator Campaign”
  • “The Whiteface of Blackface Minstrelsy: The Authenticity of Sambo and Zip Coon”
  • “Assessing the Role of Race and Gender in the New York City Voucher Experiment”
  • “Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? The Limits of Government Involvement in Children’s Programming”
  • “Modern Presidential Rhetoric and the Cold War Context”
  • “Blacks in Blue: Umpires in Black Baseball; 1885-1950”
  • “Evolutions of the Experience in Howard Thurman’s Religious Thought”
  • “The Federal Writers Project: The Role of the Media in Shaping the History of the New Deal Program for Writers”
  • “That Side of Paradise: A Story of Princeton, the University, the Town and the African-American community”
  • “The Literary Confession as Metafiction in Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin and Ian McEwan’s Atonement
  • “Paradise Preserved: The History of Private Land Conservation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 1920-80”
  • “Striking the Mystic Chords of Memory: Principle, Instinct, and Self-Interest in American Patriotism”
  • “Covert Action and the American Constitutional System: Executive and Legislative Control of Special Intelligence Activities”
  • “After the Apocalypse: Encounter Magazine as an Anti-Communist and Atlanticist Intellectual Weapon of the Cultural Cold War, 1953-65”
  • “For the Benefit and Enjoyment of the People: Tourism and the American Preservationist Ideal in the Founding and Development of Rocky Mountain National Park”
  • “Mayors Taking the Lead: An Emerging Trend in Urban School Governance”
  • “Therapeutic Prayer? Evaluating the Testability of Prayer’s Efficacy on Health Outcomes”
  • “‘Poor White Trash: Reading Characters, Recognizing People’”
  • “The Poor White Family in the Literature of John Steinbeck, William Faulkner and Erksine Caldwell”
  • “The Second Tragedy: Torture and Propaganda in Algeria and Vietnam”
  • “Portrayals of Me: The Short Term Effects of Print Advertising in American Women’s Magazines on Women’s Body Image and Self-Esteem”
  • “The 1980s Financial Elite and the Culture of Wealth”
  • “The Myth of Displacement: Migration in Willa Cather’s A Lost Lady and John Steinbeck’s The Grapes Of Wrath
  • “Toward a Natural Aristocracy: An Examination of Class-based Alternatives to Affirmative Action in College Admissions at Selective Public Universities”
  • “For Better or Worse: The U.S. Policy of Electoral Assistance in Latin America”
  • “Lifestyles of Male Feral Horses (Equus caballus): An Analysis of the Costs and Benefits Associated with the Lifestyles of Bachelors and Stallions on Shackleford Banks, North Carolina”
  • “Resolving the Feminine ‘Mystake’: Why Visible Voices of the American Feminist Movement Should Reclaim the Institution of Motherhood”
  • “And That’s the Way It Should Be: The Future of the News and its Ability to Serve American Society”
  • “Smoke Doctors: Chimney and Fireplace Science in 18th-century Britain and American Colonies”
  • “The Changing Role of Work, Education, Sex and Marriage in Women’s Lives as Seen in Redbook from 1965 to 1975”

2002

  • “Fighting Addiction: Drug Courts and the Role of Effective Aftercare in Successful Drug Treatment”
  • “Letters from the South: Literary and Cultural History in Antebellum Travel Fiction”
  • “The Incongruity of Yellow: Japanese American Oscillation between Margin and Mainstream”
  • “Making a Case for Durham: a History of Durham v. United States (1954)”
  • “Blueprint for Righting: Invisible Man as a Novel of Spatial Protest”
  • “Creating Consumer Choice: Rationale for an Opt-Out Municipal Aggregation Program for the District of Columbia”
  • “Snakes in the Garden: Myth and Anti-Myth in Western American Literature”
  • “Smart Surveillance?”
  • “The Presence and Principles of the Motion Picture Production Code”
  • “Electricity Real-Time Pricing & Deregulation”
  • “‘Impoverishing Her Soil, Corrupting Her Morals’: Pragmatism and Principle in Tennessee’s Antislavery Movement Before 1835”
  • “The Power of Pop: Robert and Ethel Scull, and the Influence of Pop Art Collecting”
  • “Barely Remembered: A History of Princeton University Prank Traditions”
  • “A Misplaced Minority: African Americans and Special Education in the United States”
  • “Time Out: Boston Newspapers & the American Revolution - A Historical Novel”
  • “Beyond Town Limits: The Story of Transnational Migration between Mesones and Princeton”
  • “The Vicious Cycle: A Regression Analysis of Coded Media Coverage, Aggregate Political Trust, and Civil Efficacy Levels from 1968 to 2000”
  • “Rise of a City, Fall of an Empire: The KKK in Atlanta, GA, 1920-65”
  • “A Vigorous Democracy: Boston’s Fight of School Desegregation”
  • “Housed Women: Edith Wharton’s Politics of Domestic Space”
  • “Beyond Jackie Robinson: Baseball, Race, and the Abandonment of Urban America”
  • “Deciding for Science: Premedical Undergraduates’ Interest in Research”
  • “Lifting the Fog: Stephen Crane, Journalism, and The Red Badge of Courage
  • “The History of Loving”
  • “What Suits Your Style? Conflict Resolution Styles in Dating Couples and Subsequent Relationship Satisfaction”
  • “Toward an Independent Lebanon: Securing a Syrian Military Withdrawal”
  • “The Future of Foster Care: Taking the Road Not Taken”
  • “‘To Make Revolution Irresistible’: The Borderlands of Transformative History”
  • “Beyond the Thaw: Robert Kennedy and New American Foreign Policy”
  • “Upholding an Ideal in an Era of Change: Edward Bok’s Editorials in the Ladies’ Home Journal, 1889-1919”
  • “‘Gone to Memphis:’ Delta Bluesmen and Racial Politics in the Deep South”
  • “Harvesting the Fruits of the Spirit: Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control: Thomas Atkinson, Bishop of North Carolina, and the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States of America”

2001

  • “Books Between Boundaries: Contemporary American Women Authors and the Short Story”
  • “Venture Philanthropy: Possibilities, Practicalities and Prognosis”
  • “The Perks of Being the Teacher’s Pet: How Race, Class, and Student-Teacher Relationships Interact to Make or Break a Girl’s Future”
  • “The Hispanic Wage Deficiency in the U.S. Labor Market: The Result of Discrimination or Fair Treatment?”
  • “Defending the ‘Blessings of Liberty’: The Supreme Court, Domestic Repression, and the Roots of the Rights Revolution”
  • “‘An Army with Golden Hands:" The Mobilization of an Emergency Relief Corps During the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 in New York City”
  • “Rethinking the Role of the Business Community in Campaign Finance Reform”
  • “The Effect of Indigent Defense Systems on Administration of the Death Penalty: A Case Study of Philadelphia County”
  • “Jazz Preservation: A Policy Perspective”
  • “Stone Walls and Dark Closets: Space, Nationalism and Sexuality in the American Novel”
  • “Defending a Myth: Eisenhower and the Desegregation of Washington, D.C.”
  • “Female Magnetism: Fitzgerald’s Hollywood Theme Revisited”
  • “The Importance of Being Ernest: Examining the Public and Private Hemingway through Nonfiction”
  • “Intraspecific Variation in the Patterns of Reproductive Endocrinology of Wild Yellow Baboons (Papio cynocephalus)”
  • “Hidden Beneath the Silence: Evidence of Sexual Abuse and Psychological Trauma of Female Slaves”
  • “Realization of Racism: The Black Experience in Vietnam”
  • “An Unsupported Existence: Charleston, South Carolina’s Old Slave Mart Museum”
  • “Another Way to Teach: New Jersey’s Alternate Route Teacher Preparation Program”
  • “Korea at the Crossroads: The Future of U.S. Policy in Korea”
  • “Lifting the Veil: Renovation, Restoration and Conservation from the Renaissance to the Modern Period”
  • “The Birth of a World Power: United States Involvement in the Venezuelan Boundary Crisis, 1895”
  • “COINTELPRO - New Left and the FBI’s Disruption of the Vietnam War Protest”
  • “Long Remembered, Oft Revisioned: Lincoln in Evolving African-American Memory, 1865-1968”
  • “Un/Fulfilled: The Arc of Desire in the Works of Henry James and Edith Wharton”
  • “Orchestrating Camelot”
  • “From Paddy to Yankee: The Claiming of an American Identity by Irish Authors and Politicians in San Francisco”
  • “The American Road Trip: A 20th-century Icon”

2000

  • “No Deal: The Emergence of the Republican Party in Arizona after World War II”
  • “Price Earnings Ratios: A Case for Growth Stock Investing”
  • “Rituals of Mercy and Public Execution: The Royal Prerogative in Stuart England”
  • “Singing and Sewing: The Role of Music in Shaping the Female Self in Three Novels by Willa Cather”
  • “Faulkner’s Women: Constraints of Desire, Conditions of Outrage”
  • “‘Alterations’ Twelve O’Clock: A Collection of Short Stories”
  • “Worker Organization in the Late 20th Century: Changes and Implications”
  • “The Comprehensive Community Development Corporation: An Instrument Adept at Treating and Preventing American Inner City Poverty”
  • “The Evolution of the Law of Criminal Conspiracy: The Reception of English Legal Custom in Early Cases of Conspiracy in the United States”
  • “A Common Fountain: Building a Coalition for Desegregation in Antebellum Boston”
  • “Examining the Effects of Audience Specific Targeting on the Internet in Campaign 2000”
  • “‘Fire in a Crowded Theater’ : An Underground History of L.A. in the 1940s”
  • “Are School Choice Vouchers Constitutional?”
  • “Sells Like Teen Spirit: The Creation, Representation, and Exploitation of Generation X by the Mass Media”
  • “Brown v. Board of Education: A Legal History”
  • “A Pioneer of Progress: T.A. Bland and the Construction of an American Ideology”
  • “Reinventing the Edges When the Center Cannot Hold: American Frontier Narrative in the Essays of Joan Didion”
  • “Father Knows Best: Figuring the Father in American Women’s Confessional Poetry”
  • “A Guess at the Riddle: Charles Sanders Peirce on Truth and Community”
  • “Broken Language: English and the Immigrant Text”
  • “Remembering the Mockingbird: Voiced and Unvoiced in To Kill a Mockingbird
  • “And Justice for All: Reevaluating the Status of Animals in America”
  • “Strict Realism: The Tripartite Structure of Reality Developed in Tim O’Brien’s Vietnam Triology”
  • “Masked Americans: The Plight of the 19th-century Female Con Artist in American Society and Literature”
  • “The Dome Village: A Study of a Transitional Housing Community for the Homeless”

1999

  • “Oom the Omnipotent: The Tantrik Order in America”
  • “America in the Mountains: The Idea of a Sacred Landscape”
  • “Judge Ben Lindsey: ‘The Soul of Youth’”
  • “Spokesman for Juvenile Delinquents and ‘Modern Youth’”
  • “The Development of Early Suburbanization in Philadelphia and Boston”
  • “Police in Transition: Reconciling the Administrative Structure of the Police in Mexico’s Distrito Federal with Democratization, Bureaucratic Reform, and Decentralization”
  • “Realizing Sovereignty: Self-Determination and Managed Care in American Indian Health Care”
  • “The Mayors Daley: Like Father, Like Son?”
  • “Entitlement to Justice? A Theoretical Examination of Richard Nixon’s Family Assistance Plan”
  • “A Misunderstood Misanthrope: A Reevaluation of the Life and Writings of Ambrose Bierce”
  • “What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Youth Rebellion, the Sexual Revolution and the Codification of Love in Three Popular Film Versions of Romeo and Juliet”
  • “Thy Will Be Done: The Political Saliency of Christian Interest Groups”
  • “The Future of Safety Net Hospitals and Uncompensated Care: Reforming the DSH Program”
  • “That Strange Something Undreamt: The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton”
  • “Why They Stayed So Late: Cocktails and Crisis in the Literature of a Lost Generation”
  • “‘She Misses Some Goals’: The Paradoxical American Woman of the Mid-1950s Magazine”
  • “Strategic Desires: Re-Imagining Identity in the Korean American Literary Imagination: Four Essays”
  • “Younghill Kang’s East Goes West, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee, and Kim Ronyoungs’ Clay Walls”
  • “Controlling Birth Control: The Legal Legacy of Anthony Comstock”
  • “Education or Indoctrination?: Religion in Public School Curricula”
  • “Mayor Edward G. Rendell and Philadelphia’s Fiscal Recovery”
  • “Broadening the Corporate Philanthropy Debate: An Analysis of the Corporation in Civil Society”
  • “Western Dime Novel Heroes: Products of Cultural Movements in Late 19th-century America”
  • “Romancing the Past: Sculpting Images of Japan in Contemporary Advertising”
  • “Arbiter Mundi: Woodrow Wilson’s Foiled Attempts to Spread American Notions of Democracy and Peace”
  • “Where Race and Politics Collide: The Federal Acknowledgement Process and its Effects on Lumbee and Pequot Indians”
  • “Suffering Healers: Military Medicine in World War II Chronicled in the Writings of Doctor Henry K. Montgomery”
  • “I Just Wanna Be A Cosmic Cowboy: The Austin, Texas Music Scene of the 1970s”
  • “‘Even Princeton’: Student Activism at Princeton University between 1965 and 1970”
  • “Stories, Sites, and Sound Bites: The Changing Faces of the News Media in the 1998 Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal”
  • “Spike Lee Within the Black Cinematic Tradition”
  • “The Envisioned City: Image and Reality in Los Angeles Through the Great Depression”
  • “Bending the Airwaves: Radio Broadcasting, Censorship and Illusions of Authenticity in World War II”
  • “A Store Refashioned: The Changing Face of the F & R Lazarus Co.”
  • “Learning from ‘The Other’: Lessons for Characters and Readers in Three Works by Mark Twain”
  • “Conflicts of Conservation: The 20th-century Development of Alaska’s Natural Resources”
  • “‘I Want to Be a Part of It’: New York in the 1980s: The Struggle to Maintain Self-Identity”
  • “The Battle Over War: The Politics of War Studies in American Anthropology”
  • “Conjecture, Justice, and Intrigues: The Committee on Public Information, 1917-19”
  • “Writing the Mind’s Eye: Image and Memory in Four Novels by Don DeLillo”
  • “Not What the Doctor Ordered: A Study of Cost Containment and Quality Assurance in the Health Insurance Industry”
  • “Tuberculosis: Myth and Medicine in Selected Works by Hawthorne, Poe, and O’Neill”
  • “Racing for Meaning: Ovid’s Amores III.2 and its Spectator Spectacle”
  • “Norway Through Different Eyes: Deconstructing Tourism in Norway from an American Perspective”
  • “Scandalizing Christianity: Blasphemy and Other Offenses Against Religion in the Boston and New York of the Early Republic”
  • “Complexities in Clay: History, Tradition, and Tourism in Seagrove Pottery”
  • “The Achievement Gap in the Princeton Regional Schools: An Evaluation of Teacher and Parent Perceptions and Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) as a Potential Remedy”
  • “L.A. Emblematic: Glimpse of Fact in a Landscape of Fiction”
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