2019 Thesis Titles

  • “Socioeconomic Determinants of Health Outcomes in American Urban Environments”
    Temi Aladesuru, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • “Til Death Do Us Part: Re-Imagining the Role of Inheritance and Gifts in American Society”
    Noah Bramlage, Department of Politics
  • “New South Renewal: The Uphill Battle for Upward Mobility in Charlotte”
    Wesley Brown, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • “Curating Queer Utopia in Queer/Trans Asian/Pacific Islander Nightlife”
    Stephen Chao, Department of Anthropology
  • “Reconfiguring the Double Bind: The Individual and the Collective in Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN”
    Lou Chen, Department of Music
  • “Ghost Melodramas and the Staging of American History”
    Katherine Duggan, Department of English
    “Disposable Ghosts”
    Katherine Duggan, Program in Theater
  • “The Role of Language Transfer: Spanish Speaking Children’s Success in Artificial Language Production”
    Ana Patricia Esqueda, Department of Psychology
  • “Borders, Bridges, and Burdens: Latinas Navigate Our Bodies, Ourselves, 1969-Present”
    Katherine Fleming, Department of History
  • “It Matters What You Call a Thing: Sovereignty, Material Culture and Palestinians in Exile”
    Majida Halaweh, Department of History
  • “Decoding Decarceration: Race, Risk, and Reform in New Jersey, 1986-2017”
    Micah Herskind, Department of African American Studies
  • “Towards a Nation of Neighbors: A Study of Immigrant-Welcoming Initiatives in Kentucky”
    Kauribel Javier, Department of Sociology
  • “The American Blackstone: The Inception, Creation, and Dissemination of a Legal Treatise in the Early Republic”
    Nathaniel Jackson Jiranek, Department of History
  • “‘DON’T SEE ME WHITE’: A Study of the Constructions of Roma Identity in the United States”
    Tylor-Maria Johnson, Department of Sociology
  • “A Hostile Dependency: Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council”
    Matthew Miller, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • “Unaccounted: Exploring the Impact of Ethnic Attrition on Estimates of Social and Economic Progress for US Hispanics”
    Adalberto Rosado, Department of Sociology
  • “Cutting Imperial Ties: Resisting Uncle Sam’s Filipino Puppet Ferdinand Marcos”
    GJ Sevillano, Department of Politics
  • “Spilling the Tea: An Exploration of Tea Pads in 1930s Harlem”
    Sarah Spergel, Department of History
  • “In Political NewsPartisan Slant and Viewer Polarization in Local and Late-Night Broadcast Television”
    Elizabeth Van Cleve, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • “From Revolution to Diaspora: Societal Responses to Venezuelan Migrants in Cúcuta and Boa Vista”
    Samuel Vilchez Santiago, Department of Politics
  • “Towards a Nation of Neighbors: A Study of Immigrant-Welcoming Initiatives in Kentucky”
    Angela Wu, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
  • “Chinese-Irish American Relations and the Rhetoric of the Chinese Question: A Study of Working-Class Activism, Comparative Racial Hierarchy Debasement and Integration, 1850-1902”
    Alis Yoo, Department of History