2007 Master's Projects


Author: Amerikaner, Andres
Title: Stacked deck: U.S. deportation policy and one man's struggle to beat the system
Advisor: Rob Norton
Format: Print

Author: Anderson, Charis
Title: Gotham Gridiron: The Unlikely Story of a Football Team in Harlem
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Anderson, Teal
Title: Slip or Skate: Challenges Facing Figure Skaters in New York City
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: Print

Author: Andreano, LiliAna
Title: Knock It Off
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

Author: Andrews, Erline
Title: Nurturing a community: Restaurants an avenue to success for West Indian immigrants in New York City
Advisor: Robert Love
Format: Print

Author: Angel, Amanda
Title: Until the Thin Lady Sings
Advisor: Sam Freedman
Format: Print

Author: Angelos, James
Title: An Orthodox Church Celebrates a New Heritage - American
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Ant, C. Onur
Title: How the Columbia University Faculty Contributed to the CIA's Illegal Drug Tests
Advisor: Sheila Coronel
Format: Print

Author: Araujo, Lia
Title: Welcome: The story of a nun devoted to helping the illegal population in the Hamptons.
Advisor: Cohen, Rich
Format: Print

Author: Bacheller, Katherine Grace
Title: Corruption in the Water
Advisor: LynNell Hancock
Format: Print

Author: Bain, Jennifer
Title: You've had your last summer: The Redevelopment of Coney Island
Advisor: Lynda Richardson
Format: Print

Author: Balla, Andi
Title: With independence in sight, Albanian Americans hope to shape Kosovo into a normal country
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Balogova, Beata
Title: International priests keep Catholic parishes alive: The story of change within the Catholic Church in the United States
Advisor: Josh Friedman
Format: Print

Author: Baranetsky, Victoria
Title: Roots and Layers: The Business and Culture of Hair in New York City
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/Masters/Hair/

Author: Barber, Stefani J.
Title: Vivir lo Nuestro: An Afro-Latin Journey to New York
Advisor: Larson Hoel
Format: Radio

Author: Bates, Suzanne
Title: El Jefe vs. The King
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Battle, Ashley Lynn
Title: Silence in the Sanctuary: Homosexuality and the Black Church
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Beard, Lanford
Title: Pain & Mayhem: Gotham Girls Roller Derby Skates Through Homelessness & Sophomore Growth Spurt
Advisor: David Blum
Format: Print

Author: Berenstein, Erica E.
Title: Mexican Dreams, American Dreams
Advisor: Paul Davies
Format: Print

Author: Berg, Teri
Title: Dog Town: K-9 Units in Post-9/11 New York City
Advisor: Bruce Porter
Format: Print

Author: Beyer, Gregory
Title: Wherefore Art Thou, Benedict?
Advisor: Kevin Buckley
Format: Print

Author: Blair, Leonardo Kevin
Title: Quotas and the NYPD's stop-and-frisk
Advisor: Wayne Barrett
Format: Print

Author: Bland, Archie
Title: The Test
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Block, Dorian
Title: Benito Fernandez: An Investigative Profile of a New York City Developer
Advisor: Sheila Coronel
Format: Print

Author: Bourne-Vanneck, Allison
Title: Christian Hip Hop - The Movement
Advisor: Arlene Morgan
Format: Print

Author: Bragg, Chris
Title: 9/11 Workers Struggle to Get Workers' Compensation
Advisor: Cynthia Zarin
Format: Print

Author: Brannen, Kate
Title: Beyond the Partition: Reforming New York City's Taxi Industry
Advisor: Josh Friedman
Format: Print

Author: Brantley, Shartia
Title: Taking the Reins - From Foster Care to Independence
Advisor: Neil Hickey
Format: Print

Author: Breitman, Rachel
Title: Teens Who Know Better: Pregnancy at One Bronx High School
Advisor: Cohen, Rich
Format: Print

Author: Brouwer, Chris
Title: Dominican Dreams
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: TV

Author: Brown, Sarah
Title: First Flight
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Cahall, Aaron
Title: Critical Condition: New York Hospitals Face Problems in Preparing for Bioterror Attacks
Advisor: Arlene Morgan
Format: Print

Author: Caifa, Karin M.
Title: On Deck: Is China Baseball's Next Superpower?
Advisor: Carla Baranauckas
Format: Print

Author: Caputo, Elizabeth
Title: Bridging the Gap: How the East and the West are Coming Together to Treat Cancer
Advisor: David Klatell
Format: Print

Author: Carter, Shonna Noel
Title: Howie the Harp Center Brings Hope to Former Prisoners with Mental Illness
Advisor: Bruce Porter
Format: Print

Author: Castellano, Laura
Title: The Sibling Connection: Preserving the relationship between two biological sisters, separated in foster care
Advisor: David Blum
Format: Print

Author: Castro, Melissa
Title: Tri-Rangel-ation & Dalley-ances: An Investigation of Chairman Charles B. Rangel's Trade Votes
Advisor: Wayne Barrett
Format: Print

Author: Charles, Jacoba Maria
Title: From Family to Flames and Home Again: How Household Garbage Becomes Electricity
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

Author: Charnas, Dan
Title: Shocked: Birthright Unplugged challenges Birthright Israel in an epic battle for the hearts and minds of American Jews.
Advisor: Sharkey, Nancy
Format: Print

Author: Cho, InSung
Title: Lunch Lessons: The Story of a Gourmet School Cafeteria
Advisor: Hochberger, Ruth
Format: Print

Author: Chomchuen, Warangkana
Title: Making It Legal: Gay Couples Struggle for Immigration Rights
Advisor: Robin Schatz
Format: Print

Author: Ciras, Heather J.
Title: Cancer in a family tree
Advisor: David Blum
Format: Print

Author: Cirelli-Heurich, Julie
Title: The inside out of Outsider Music
Advisor: Carla Baranauckas
Format: Print

Author: Collins, Jennifer
Title: Basketball Babies
Advisor: Ann Cooper
Format: Radio

Author: Corbett, Rachel
Title: Condos at the Carnival: Development plan feeds nostalgia and tourism in Coney Island
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Corcoran, Julia
Title: Permanent Temps: Contingent Workers and the Changing Job Market
Advisor: Dale Maharidge
Format: Print

Author: Correal, Annie
Title: Banking on the Canal: Why Panama wants to expand its famous waterway
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Cowan, Coleman
Title: The Paper Chase: New York City Police Department's System for Evidence Storage Keeps the Innocent in Prison
Advisor: Wayne Barrett
Format: Print

Author: Cox, Peter Nicholas
Title: Northern Lights: In Roseau and Warroad, hockey is more than a game
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Dang, Michael
Title: The Red Legged Devils
Advisor: Helen Benedict
Format: Print

Author: Danner, Alexa
Title: Hidden Addiction: Sugar and the Diabetes Crisis
Advisor: Betsy West
Format: TV

Author: Del Rey, Jason
Title: An Uncertain Life: A Police Officer's Battle with Incurable Cancer and the Possible 9/11 Link
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Deslauriers, Jacqueline
Title: Interpreting the Language of Diplomacy at the United Nations
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Drammeh, Joan
Title: O.A. Confidential
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: Du, Wei
Title: Bronx Disconnect
Advisor: June Cross
Format: TV

Author: Duncan, Don
Title: To Stay or to Go: the changes shaping Irish-America today
Advisor: John Dinges
Format: Radio

Author: Dy, Charlene
Title: The Price of Nannyhood
Advisor: Helen Benedict
Format: Print

Author: Dye, Alexa
Title: Pedal Pushers: Inside New York City's Marijuana Delivery Services
Advisor: Thomas Edsall
Format: Print

Author: Edelman, Adam
Title: Asexual Healing: How and why people are getting excited about not getting excited
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Ederer, Kerry
Title: Shopping Addiction Comes Out of the Closet
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: Print

Author: Elliott, Brett
Title: Planting Churches in the Fields of New York
Advisor: Julianne Welby
Format: Radio

Author: Ellison, Jesse Andrews
Title: This Godless Island: The Eradication of a Mixed-Race Community in Maine
Advisor: Bennet, John
Format: Print

Author: Elwell, Steven
Title: The 21st Century Zoo: A Work in Progress
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: Fasick, Kevin
Title: Finding Hector Frazier
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Feightner, Sarah
Title: Queer Streets: Young, gay and homeless in New York City
Advisor: Cohen, Lisa R.
Format: TV

Author: Fente, Henok Semaegzer
Title: Hunts Point: Gasping for Clean Air
Advisor: Thomas Edsall
Format: Print

Author: Ferrari, Paige
Title: Testing Triage in New York City's Public Schools
Advisor: Tom Edsall
Format: Print

Author: Fleming, Ben
Title: Concrete and Coney Island: Urban Renewal and the New York Aquarium
Advisor: Todd Gitlin
Format: Print

Author: Ford, Sabrina
Title: Fighting the AIDS Epidemic: Can African-Americans Have Faith in the Church?
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Forestier, Marie
Title: Latifa and Nadia: Two Muslim Women
Advisor: Robin Schatz
Format: Print

Author: Forrest, Kimberly
Title: Funny Girls: Female Stand-Up Comedians in New York
Advisor: David Klatell
Format: Print

Author: Foulk, Emi
Title: Give Me That Showtime Religion: New paradigm churches and the itch for cultural relevance
Advisor: Bruce Porter
Format: Print

Author: Friedman, Matt
Title: Reports from the Work Front: Getting Terminated in the New Economy
Advisor: Buckley, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Frumin, Ben
Title: Sex After 70: Still Crazy After All These Years
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: Fuchs, Erin
Title: Girlhood Lost: Young, Female and Incarcerated
Advisor: Addie Rimmer
Format: Print

Author: Fusaro, David
Title: The Space Crunch in New York Schools Sends Students Into Trailers and Community Organizations into Court
Advisor: Elena Cabral
Format: Print

Author: Gabler, Ellen
Title: In Fashion: Labor Violations in New York's Apparel Industry
Advisor: Sheila Coronel
Format: Print

Author: Galasso, Richard J.
Title: Object Appreciation
Advisor: Arlene Morgan
Format: Print

Author: Gangat, Maherin
Title: Starr Street Survival
Advisor: Alex Blumberg
Format: Radio

Author: Garber, Megan
Title: "You-er than You": Social Networking, Product Customization and the Branding of Contemporary Consumer
Advisor: Todd Gitlin
Format: Print

Author: Garcia, Lucas
Title: Needle Exchange Programs
Advisor: Bruce Porter
Format: Print

Author: Gehris, Anne
Title: Getting the Dirty Out: Teen Poetry at Bellevue Hospital
Advisor: Diane Solway
Format: Print

Author: Gentry, Rebecca
Title: The Empty Shelf: Discovering What Happened to Nova Scotia's Cod
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

Author: Gilderman, Gregory
Title: The Guns of Philadelphia
Advisor: Lemann, Nicholas
Format: Print

Author: Gillum, Jack
Title: Riot Redux: Tensions still linger 16 years after racial unrest hit Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Advisor: Carla Baranauckas
Format: Print

Author: Glancy, Marie
Title: Keeping the "Free" in Freelance: How banding together helps New York's independent workers stand alone
Advisor: Carla Baranauckas
Format: Print

Author: Gohil, Neha Singh
Title: Death is like A Lumbar Puncture: What Doctors Must Learn to Deal with the Dying
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Goldberg, Andrew
Title: Political Prediction Markets: The Bettor Way to Predict the Next President
Advisor: Evan Cornog
Format: Print

Author: Goldberg, Dan
Title: Seriously Funny
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Goldsmith, Samuel
Title: Major Lapses: teen pregnancy in foster care
Advisor: Thomas Edsall
Format: Print

Author: Gona, Roopa
Title: Beyond the Buffet: Indian food in a new culture
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/Masters/Food/

Author: Googoo, Maureen
Title: The Native New Yorkers: The American Indian Identity of NYC
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.nativenewyorkers.maureengoogoo.com/

Author: Gould, Joe
Title: A Gang Rite Gone Wrong: One Family's Story
Advisor: Josh Friedman
Format: Print

Author: Grant, Matt
Title: Bronx Disconnect
Advisor: June Cross
Format: TV

Author: Gravgaard, Anna-Katarina
Title: Online Communities
Advisor: Addie Rimmer
Format: Print

Author: Gronnevet, Julia
Title: "You Smiled at Me On the F Train": Stories of Missed Connections
Advisor: Thomas Edsall
Format: Print

Author: Gruen, Abby
Title: Mount Vernon Basketball
Advisor: Cutbirth, Joe
Format: Print

Author: Gura, David Austin
Title: "The People, out in the Country": The New York Folk Revival and The Friends of Old-Time Music
Advisor: Rick Karr
Format: Radio

Author: Guzder, Deena
Title: The Economics of Egg Donation
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar
Format: Print

Author: Haas, Tania
Title: One Patient at a Time: How Young Doctors in the Bronx Are Aiding Those Neglected by America's Broken Health Care System
Advisor: Rob Norton
Format: Print

Author: Habbal, Nisreen
Title: A Coming Storm: Homeless Female Veterans
Advisor: Bob Love
Format: Print

Author: Harris, Aja
Title: Hidden Addiction: Sugar and the Diabetes Crisis
Advisor: Betsy West
Format: TV

Author: Haynie, Devon
Title: The New, New Left: Can the New SDS Re-energize Student Activism in America?
Advisor: Helen Benedict
Format: Print

Author: Heasley, Jessica
Title: A New Leash on Life: Can Dogs Sniff Out Cancer Before It's Too Late?
Advisor: Coyne, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Heckbert, Denise
Title: Mind the Gap: DC Subway Workers Better Trained Than New York's To Cope With Terror Attack
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar
Format: Print

Author: Henderson, Brian
Title: Extemporaneous: Improv Music In New York
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/improv/

Author: Hendler, Clint
Title: Lost in Translation: Arab-American Interpreters in Iraq
Advisor: LynNell Hancock
Format: Print

Author: Hernandez, Christina
Title: American, Muslim & Female: Women and the culture of conversion to Islam in post-9/11 New York
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: Hesson, Ted
Title: Salsa: A Forgotten Rhythm in East Harlem
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Hillman, Beth
Title: Hunting Tigers in Antarctica: New York's Struggling but Stubborn Country Musicians
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Hokanson, Angela
Title: The HASA Rent Increase Crisis And the Emergence of an AIDS Housing Activist
Advisor: David Blum
Format: Print

Author: Holley, Peter
Title: Is New York Ready for the Perfect Storm?
Advisor: Kevin Buckley
Format: Print

Author: Hopkins, Marcelle
Title: Unfriendly Fire: Green Guerillas and the New War on Terror
Advisor: Buckley, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Howard, Brian C.
Title: The Native New Yorkers: The American Indian Identity of NYC
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.nativenewyorkers.maureengoogoo.com/

Author: Hulette, Elisabeth
Title: The Archaeologist and the Orange Fence: Fighting for history in a city under construction
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Hume, Tim
Title: Everyone's A Critic
Advisor: Todd Gitlin
Format: Print

Author: Humphreys, Aileen
Title: Soldier
Advisor: Kerry Donahue
Format: Radio

Author: Infante, Rolando Tomas
Title: The Future of the New York State Republican Party
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Itzenson, Jennifer
Title: Bad or Worse? A modern relationship meets couples therapy.
Advisor: Bennet, John
Format: Print

Author: Katona, Peter
Title: New Yorkers Against Illegal Aliens: Demonstrating in the City of Immigrants
Advisor: William Zinsser
Format: Print

Author: Kaufman, Molly Rose
Title: The Enemy Is Not In This Town: The Effects of Federal Budget Cuts on Public Housing in Jersey City
Advisor: Addie Rimmer
Format: Print

Author: Kaufman, Rebecca
Title: Playing Like Girls: The 2006-2007 Manhattan Center Lady Rams Varsity Basketball Team
Advisor: Joe Nocera
Format: Print

Author: Kebede, Rebekah
Title: City Mennonite, Country Mennonite
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Kinchen, Kimberly
Title: If That's What You Want: The Modern Day Gigolo Gets Paid to Play
Advisor: John Dinges
Format: Print

Author: Knower, Jody Rosen
Title: Healing the Healers
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

Author: Korn, Melissa
Title: Surviving in the World of Murder & Mayhem: Independent Mystery Bookstores Have Been Slow to Bow to a Changing Industry. But How Long Before They Die Off, Too?
Advisor: Addie Rimmer
Format: Print

Author: Kozar, Matt
Title: Compost Conundrum
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: Print

Author: Kun, Rachael
Title: Hidden Addiction: Sugar and the Diabetes Crisis
Advisor: Betsy West
Format: TV

Author: Kyle, Tara
Title: Defining Middle Ground
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/Islam/

Author: LaBarre, Suzanne
Title: The Rise, Fall and Hopeful Rebirth of the Nation's First Longstanding Black Ballet Company
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

Author: Lai, Jennifer
Title: Beyond the Buffet: Indian food in a new culture
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/Masters/Food/

Author: Laurent, Lionel
Title: Tent of Abraham: The story of Borough Park's first and only soup kitchen
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Legere, Laura
Title: Weighing Justice
Advisor: Helen Benedict
Format: Print

Author: LeMoult, Craig
Title: New Schools in New York City: Are Leased Buildings Safe?
Advisor: Dale Maharidge
Format: Print

Author: Leonard, Paul
Title: As the Hedge Turns: Behind the Scenes at Bayou Fund Management
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Levenson, Claire
Title: Modern crises, traditional families: how Lubavitcher Jews in Crown Heights deal with rebellious teenagers
Advisor: Todd Gitlin
Format: Print

Author: Levitt, Aimee
Title: Sweet Savage Love: Romance Novels and the Women Who Write Them
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Lim, Meisan
Title: The business of doing good: A startup designer packs social awareness and style into Wendyloo Handbags
Advisor: Robin Schatz
Format: Print

Author: Liu, Dane
Title: Beyond Adoption, Finding the "I" in Identity
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/Adoptees/

Author: Livelli, Kevin J.
Title: Safest Big City in America: A Look Behind the NYPD's Crime Statistics
Advisor: Sheila Coronel
Format: Print

Author: Longobardi, Elinore
Title: Biodiesel in New York City
Advisor: Josh Friedman
Format: Print

Author: Lorin, Andrew
Title: A Place at the Table: How the Fortunes of Small Local Farmers Are Rising in the Age of the Factory Farm
Advisor: Nancy Sharkey
Format: Print

Author: Lucas, Fred
Title: Not just for red states anymore: Megachurches go north
Advisor: Span, Paula
Format: Print

Author: Lumsden, Michal
Title: Harvesting Against the Odds: The Story of One Mexican Couple Transplanting Their Old World Lives in New York City
Advisor: Coyne, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Machalinski, Anne
Title: The Science of Sex
Advisor: Sharkey, Nancy and Duy Linh Tu
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.scienceandsex.com/index.html

Author: Madan, Rubina
Title: Between Two Genders: A piece that examines what it means to be transgendered in 2007 based on interviews with sources across America
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Maitre, Charlotte
Title: Inside Transracial Adoption in America: White Parents, African-American Children
Advisor: Spielmann, Peter
Format: Print

Author: Maitre, Charlotte
Title: Inside Transracial Adoption in America: White Parents African-American Children
Advisor: Peter Spielmann
Format: Print

Author: Mansaray, Issa A.
Title: Little Liberia
Advisor: Alexander Stille
Format: Print

Author: Marcus, Lawrence
Title: Part of the Machinery: Sommeliers and Wine in NYC Restaurants
Advisor: David Blum
Format: Print

Author: Mascia, Jennifer
Title: Blurring the Line
Advisor: Nancy Sharkey
Format: Print

Author: Matsui, Alexis
Title: Cracking Comedy: One New Yorker's Ambitions for Comedic Glory
Advisor: Stephen Isaacs
Format: Print

Author: McConnon, Aili
Title: The Science of Sex
Advisor: Sharkey, Nancy and Duy Linh Tu
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.scienceandsex.com/index.html

Author: McGarr, Elizabeth
Title: Volunteer Work: Columbia Women's Basketball and the Push for Success
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: McSherry, Lauren
Title: Beyond Walter Reed: Care of brain-injured soldiers mismanaged in military's medical system
Advisor: Wayne Barrett
Format: Print

Author: Meidanis, Nick
Title: Dominican Dreams
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: TV

Author: Meierdierks-Lehman, Sheya
Title: Saving the Ephemeral
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: Merina, Dorian
Title: Hip Hop in Another Language
Advisor: Ann Cooper
Format: Radio

Author: Merry, Stephanie
Title: The Marriage of Weddings and Technology
Advisor: Cynthia Zarin
Format: Print

Author: Millstone, Ken
Title: Half a Life
Advisor: Rich Cohen
Format: Print

Author: Mitchell, John Paul
Title: The Monks Who Play Punk
Advisor: LynNell Hancock
Format: Print

Author: Molnarova, Miriam
Title: Under the radar and un-welcomed: Same-sex bi-national couples and U.S. immigration laws
Advisor: Kostya Kennedy
Format: Print

Author: Monahan, Rachel
Title: The Many Secrets of a New Luxury Food: America's wasabi growing and eating
Advisor: Beth Whitehouse
Format: Print

Author: Montanaro, Domenico
Title: The Puzzle of Autism
Advisor: Scheffler, Philip
Format: TV

Author: Morales, Lorenzo
Title: Freegans: Creative Resistance and the Politics of Food
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/Masters/Freegans/

Author: Ng, I-Ching
Title: Talk Through Me: How Translators Help Immigrant Families to Navigate the Medical Maze
Advisor: William Zinsser
Format: Print

Author: Nicholson, Christy
Title: The Science of Sex
Advisor: Sharkey, Nancy and Duy Linh Tu
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.scienceandsex.com/index.html

Author: Niem, Andrea
Title: The Growing Pains of Taking Mandarin Classes in the United States
Advisor: Ruth Hochberger
Format: Print

Author: Nieves, Sitara
Title: Jamaica Hears Jazz in its Economic Future
Advisor: LynNell Hancock
Format: Print

Author: Nobel, Justin
Title: Expeditionary learning - a middle school in Brooklyn tries to leave school behind
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

Author: Nuri, Ayub
Title: U.S. International Broadcasting Into Iran
Advisor: Peter Spielmann
Format: Print

Author: O'Callahan, Edward
Title: Lost Nomads
Advisor: Jonathan Weiner
Format: Print

Author: O'Dowd, Peter
Title: Stage Fright: Finding your voice can be the scariest pursuit of all
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Omulepu, Akisa
Title: Bronx Disconnect
Advisor: June Cross
Format: TV

Author: Parker, Kristina
Title: Intimate Violence, Complicated Justice: the debate in New York City's criminal justice system over the most effective way to stop domestic violence
Advisor: Elena Cabral
Format: Print

Author: Parry, Wynne
Title: The Great Pigeon Caper
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Pathak, Priyanka
Title: Kashmiri Pandits: The People Everyone Forgot
Advisor: Hickey, Neil
Format: Print

Author: Peguero, Marilyn
Title: Undocumented Immigrants Walk Into Nation's Consciousness
Advisor: Whitehouse, Beth
Format: Print

Author: Pei, Karen Tee Yeen
Title: Holly and the Redlight Children Campaign: One man's fight to make a difference
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Perez, Magdalene R.
Title: Mother Earth, Kid Pagans
Advisor: Todd Gitlin
Format: Print

Author: Petchesky, Barry
Title: American Soccer's Two-Step: How One League's Future Depends on Learning from Another's Failure
Advisor: Addie Rimmer
Format: Print

Author: Pickrell, Emily
Title: Auditing in the Fog of the Iraq War: Government Oversight of the LOGCAP Military Support Contract in Iraq
Advisor: Sheila Coronel
Format: Print

Author: Poux, Claude Joseph Phillip
Title: Eluding Extraterrestrial Threats
Advisor: Wayne Barrett
Format: Print

Author: Preston, Caroline
Title: The Godfather Murder Revisited
Advisor: Rich Cohen
Format: Print

Author: Qureshi, Bilal
Title: Defining Middle Ground
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/Islam/

Author: Ram, Vidya
Title: Robert M. Morgenthau: Attorney Without Borders
Advisor: Peter Spielmann
Format: Print

Author: Rauhala, Emily
Title: Freegans: Creative Resistance and the Politics of Food
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/Masters/Freegans/

Author: Redfearn, Jennifer
Title: A Flower Grows in the Mountains of Afganistan: A Story about a Children's Circus in Kabul, Afghanistan
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Reimer, Courtney
Title: Slaves to the Grind: Making a Career in the Business of Pleasure
Advisor: Wald, Richard
Format: Print

Author: Rivkin, Amanda
Title: Becoming Macedonia: One Former Yugoslav Republic's struggle
Advisor: Evan Cornog
Format: Print

Author: Roberts, Jessica
Title: Out of the Woods: Retraining Timber Workers in Grays Harbor, WA
Advisor: Blumberg, Alex
Format: Radio

Author: Rogers, Sion E.
Title: Screening Embryos: The Practice, Controversy and Lack of Regulation in the U.S.
Advisor: Rob Norton
Format: Print

Author: Rosen, Renée
Title: Exiled in England: Mann Friday's Epic Adventure
Advisor: Spielmann, Peter
Format: Print

Author: Rosenberg, Rebecca Fay
Title: One Man's Story of Life In South Africa
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Rotatori, Beth Anne
Title: The Search for 64: A Donor-Conceived Child's Quest to Find his Biological Father
Advisor: Sam Freedman
Format: Print

Author: Roy, Srabani
Title: Wine, Women and Wisdom
Advisor: Josh Friedman
Format: Print

Author: Russell, Carmen
Title: Beyond Adoption, Finding the "I" in Identity
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/Adoptees/

Author: Sabloff, Nicholas
Title: The Monastic Life: Franciscan Friars in the 21st Century
Advisor: William Zinsser
Format: Print

Author: Scherr, Andy
Title: Dominican Dreams
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: TV

Author: Scheyder, Ernest
Title: In Maine, 'it ain't over 'til it's over': Alternative weekly started by laid-off newspaper staffers
Advisor: Addie Rimmer
Format: Print

Author: Schonenberg, Katia
Title: The Interpretation of Aggravated Felonies in Deportation Cases
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: Print

Author: Shah, Tina
Title: Mothers with AIDS: A journey through pregnancy, delivery and living with children
Advisor: Rob Norton
Format: Print

Author: Shahid, Aliyah
Title: The invisible kids: New York City's gay homeless youth
Advisor: LynNell Hancock
Format: Print

Author: Sharma, Shradhha
Title: Hispanic Conversions to Islam
Advisor: Sam Freedman
Format: Print

Author: Shen, Erica
Title: Keeping Little Mama
Advisor: Helen Benedict
Format: Print

Author: Shihab-Eldin, Ahmed
Title: Defining Middle Ground
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/Islam/

Author: Snyder, Tamar
Title: Compulsive Shopper in Aisle Five: Why shopping is becoming a recognized addiction - and how drug companies and therapists are competing to sell a cure
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Soltes, John
Title: Pulling the Plug: The Eulogy of CBGB's
Advisor: Rich Cohen
Format: Print

Author: Sopelsa, Brooke
Title: Queer Streets: Young, gay and homeless in New York City
Advisor: Cohen, Lisa R.
Format: TV

Author: Stein, Samuel
Title: The Price of Albany: Who Bankrolled Eliot Spitzer in his Rise to Governor?
Advisor: Neil Hickey
Format: Print

Author: Stewart, Martina
Title: Meet Daniel Goldstein
Advisor: Paul Davies
Format: Print

Author: Strang, Katie
Title: One of their Own: John Duddy and the "New Irish"
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Sulai, Elisha
Title: Little Liberia's Embattled Community Organizer
Advisor: Nicole Neroulias
Format: Print

Author: Suwan, Paul
Title: Extemporaneous: Improv Music In New York
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/masters/improv/

Author: Swains, Howard
Title: Paying and playing: The cost of living for New York's musicians
Advisor: Mirta Ojito
Format: Print

Author: Tabachnick, Cara
Title: Frisk Now, Question Later: Police Practices in Minority Communities
Advisor: Richard Wald
Format: Print

Author: Tabor, Damon
Title: The Times They Are A-Changin'? Students for a Democratic Society, the largest and most influential student group of the 1960s, is resurging on college campuses. Could it mean a revival of student radicalism?
Advisor: Neil Hickey
Format: Print

Author: Taylor, Candace
Title: Not Just the Folks in the Gay Pride Parade: New Jersey's civil union law is being hailed as a major landmark for gay rights. So why does it have some gay rights activists angrier than ever?
Advisor: Lynda Richardson
Format: Print

Author: Taylor, Jennifer Rae
Title: Working to Learn: Welfare Reform and Recipient's Access to Higher Education
Advisor: June Cross
Format: Print

Author: Thomas, Elizabeth
Title: Roots and Layers: The Business and Culture of Hair in New York City
Advisor: Sree Sreenivasan
Format: New Media
URL: http://www.jrn.columbia.edu/newmedia/2007/Masters/Hair/

Author: Torney, Peggy Ann
Title: Heavenly Healing: Messages from the Dead
Advisor: Coyne, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Torrisi, Jessie
Title: When Nobody Talks: How Children Born with HIV Find Out They're Infected
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Tracer, Jake
Title: Will Work for Food: Harold Dieterle's Transition from Reality TV Star to Reluctant Celebrity Chef
Advisor: Carla Baranauckas
Format: Print

Author: Tracy, Tennille
Title: Bird Brains: The story of two scientists, nine birds and one crippling disorder.
Advisor: Coyne, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Tranovich, Anja
Title: The Gallaudet Protests: audism and a normalization conspiracy
Advisor: Bruce Porter
Format: Print

Author: Twarowski, Christopher
Title: Stealing Our Heritage: The Largest Museum Heist in U.S. History Was Actually Much, Much Larger
Advisor: Wayne Barrett
Format: Print

Author: Valero, Rafael
Title: The Jazzman Lives
Advisor: Kostya Kennedy
Format: Print

Author: Vales, Leinz
Title: No Child Left Behind
Advisor: Rick Karr
Format: Radio

Author: Vega, Eddie
Title: Choose your weapon: Guns, Bombs or Ethics? How combat ethics is taught at the U.S. Naval Academy
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

Author: Venesky, Annie
Title: The Puzzle of Autism
Advisor: Scheffler, Philip
Format: TV

Author: Vinograd, Cassandra
Title: Refusing to Transfuse: Jehovah's Witnesses changed modern medicine, but the blood war is far from over
Advisor: Kevin Buckley
Format: Print

Author: Voigt, Emily
Title: The Art is Alive!
Advisor: Arlene Morgan
Format: Print

Author: Vourloumis, Eirini
Title: The Rise of Latino Muslims in America
Advisor: Cynthia Zarin
Format: Print

Author: Vrentas, Jennifer Marie
Title: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Basketball: The Reshaping of Rob Thomas and the Prep School Image
Advisor: LynNell Hancock
Format: Print

Author: Wagner, Robert T.
Title: Ordinary Genius
Advisor: David Klatell
Format: Print

Author: Wallace, Lora
Title: The Puzzle of Autism
Advisor: Scheffler, Philip
Format: TV

Author: Wandgi, Kencho
Title: Dorji's Story: How a Young Monk From a Poor Village in Bhutan Came to New York - and Learned to Love American Capitalism
Advisor: Rob Norton
Format: Print

Author: Waterfield, Alex
Title: Queer Streets: Young, gay and homeless in New York City
Advisor: Cohen, Lisa R.
Format: TV

Author: Weiner, Lauren
Title: Campaigns Without Candidates: The political draft for reluctant presidential contenders
Advisor: Nicole Neroulias
Format: Print

Author: Weinstein, Nola B.
Title: "Au Revoir" France, "Hello" New York
Advisor: Ari Goldman
Format: Print

Author: Weiss, Daniel
Title: Selling the Corps, Buying the Corps: Inside New York's Top Marine Recruiting Office
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Wellborn, Mark
Title: A Life Not Forgotten
Advisor: Nancy Sharkey
Format: Print

Author: Wendle, John
Title: Rasul Guliyev: Leader or Exile?
Advisor: Alexander Stille
Format: Print

Author: Wheeler, William
Title: "You Must Remember Me": Hunter S. Thompson's Struggle for Immortality
Advisor: Michael Shapiro
Format: Print

Author: Whitaker, John
Title: The Legacy of Srebrenica: Has ethnic cleansing succeeded in Bosnia?
Advisor: Sam Freedman
Format: Print

Author: Wilensky-Lanford, Ethan
Title: The Forgotten Epidemic: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in New York City
Advisor: Kevin Coyne
Format: Print

Author: Williams III, Robert E.
Title: The New Christians
Advisor: Whitehouse, Beth
Format: Print

Author: Winter, Caroline Elke
Title: Faces on a Prison Wall: How a notorious Argentine prison became an 18-story sculpture
Advisor: Paula Span
Format: Print

Author: Worman, Gabrielle
Title: The Meat Market: Prostitution and Gentrification Through the Years
Advisor: Neil Hickey
Format: Print

Author: Wu, Jenni
Title: Art Critics in Crisis? (Critics and the Contemporary Art Market)
Advisor: Gwenda Blair
Format: Print

Author: Yaffa, Joshua
Title: On the Road: How a new font is changing the look of America's highways
Advisor: Zarin, Cynthia
Format: Print

Author: Young, Beth
Title: What is a Hate Crime?
Advisor: Coyne, Kevin
Format: Print

Author: Yu, Betty
Title: Harlem Moms Fire Back: Grieving women form group to protest gun violence
Advisor: Nicole Neroulias
Format: Print