2013 Thesis Titles

  • “Specifically For Us? An Evaluation of Permanent Public Art Installed During the 1970s and 1980s in Lower Manhattan”
  • “From Upstarts to Institutions: How W. McNeil Lowry Transformed America’s Nonprofit Theater”
  • “Princeton Political Pressures: A Study of Attitude Change in the Undergraduate Population”
  • “Touching God and Creating Identity: Mexican and Mexican-American Domestic Altars and Shrines”
  • “‘God, as We Understood Him:’ Interpretations of Spirituality in Alcoholics Anonymous”
  • “A Women’s Boston: Property, Public Life, and Independence in the Late 19th Century”
  • “A Declaration of Dissent: Political Interests, Entrepreneurship Policy, and Innovation in Emerging Markets, 2005-12”
  • “Ex-Human Houseguests: Horror/Televisions’s Domestication, Reproduction, and Resurrection in American Horror Story and The Walking Dead
  • “Crime and Jurisdiction on the Reservation: A Culture of History and Silence”
  • “‘The Men in the Arena:’ The Inspirational Leadership & Reputations of Napoleon Bonaparte, Robert E. Lee, & Winston Churchill”
  • “The 1964 World’s Fair: Vision of the Present”
  • “Outer Limits Reporting: The Confluence of Literary Genre in Norman Mailer’s, Tom Wolfe’s and Joan Didion’s New Journalism”
  • “‘Lack of Location is My Location:’ The Impossibility of Black Identity in the Text Paintings of Glenn Ligon”
  • “Creating the Teenage Dream: the Emergence of Teenage Culture in Postwar America from 1946-64”
  • “Social Dominance and its Effect on Visual Lateralization of Dairy Cattle in a Novel Human Interaction”
  • “The Garden and the Grid: A History and Theory of Los Angeles Community Gardens as Cultural Infrastructure”
  • “Capital and Conflict: A History of Banks and Public Ownership”
  • “How a Noun Became a Verb: Robert Bork’s Nomination to the Supreme Court”
  • “Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Political Interference and the 1956 Sugar Bowl”
  • “‘Daring to Breed the Horse with the Cow": The Repaint Shan Shui Series by Zhang Hongtu”
  • “From Elsie Dinsmore to Blair Waldorf: American Girls’ Series and Femininity Through the 21st Century”