2008 Master's Theses


Author: Aguilar, Andrea
Title: The New Fiction Wave on the Spanish Civil War
Advisor: Cornog, Evan
Format: print

Author: Amusa, Malena
Title: Shopping for Africa: How Bono Learns from Famine, Apartheid, and Hip-Hop
Advisor: Hajdu, David
Format: print

Author: Bahney, Anna
Title: Walking Away: Worth Millions and in Foreclosure
Advisor: Nasar, Sylvia
Format: print

Author: Braverman, Beth
Title: Touring Foreclosures
Advisor: Stewart, James
Format: print

Author: Brue, Alexia
Title: A Crisis in LEEDership: How America's de facto Green Building Standard Settles for Mediocrity
Advisor: Hajdu, David
Format: print

Author: Buric, Mirsada
Title: From Bosnia to Barcelona: The Odyssey of Terror
Advisor: Cornog, Evan
Format: print

Author: Crane, Kristine
Title: Black Ribbons
Advisor: Epstein, Randi; Costello, Amy
Format: print

Author: Dailey, Kate
Title: Changing Direction: Women Filmmakers in Hollywood
Advisor: Pierpont, Claudia
Format: print

Author: Duncan, Don James
Title: Exhumed in Lebanon - Rebuilding Nahr al Bared: Memory, Anxiety and National Security
Advisor: Edsall, Tom
Format: print

Author: Duncan, Don James
Title: A Tale of Two Camps - Palestinian Unity Unraveling in Exile
Advisor: Cooper, Ann
Format: radio

Author: Dworin, Caroline
Title: The Ladder Business
Advisor: Freedman, Samuel
Format: print

Author: Feder, J. Lester
Title: Saving the Earth for Christ: The Greening of the Evangelical Grassroots
Advisor: Cornog, Evan
Format: print

Author: Flynn, Kathleen Nye
Title: Dr. Phil, For the Homeless: A Zealous White House Czar is Out to Make Us Feel Very Good About Very Little
Advisor: Edsall, Tom
Format: print

Author: Friedman, Joshua J.
Title: The Louisville Story: Will School Desegregation Get a Second Chance?
Advisor: Lemann, Nicholas
Format: print

Author: Gagnon, Milan
Title: Nativist Pop Culture
Advisor: Freedman, Samuel
Format: print

Author: Heckbert, Denise
Title: The Bolivarian Oil Company: Venezuela's PDVSA under Hugo Chavez
Advisor: Stewart, James
Format: print

Author: Hoyt, Jennifer
Title: The Bolivarian Oil Company: Venezuela's PDVSA under Hugo Chavez
Advisor: Nasar, Sylvia
Format: print

Author: Ibanez, Graciela
Title: The Dinner Party
Advisor: Nasar, Sylvia
Format: print

Author: Jose, Vinod K.
Title: Burmese in America
Advisor: Maharidge, Dale
Format: print

Author: Juskalian, Russ
Title: The Psychedelic Renaissance
Advisor: Weiner, Jonathan
Format: print

Author: Limperis, Anja
Title: The Asthma Conundrum
Advisor: Seideman, David
Format: print

Author: Lin, Wei-Hsuan
Title: The Man Who Lost Six Languages: And Other Snapshots of the Bilingual Brain
Advisor: Weiner, Jonathan
Format: print

Author: Menasche, Jacques
Title: Stoned in Kabul (an 83-minute documentary film)
Advisor: Harris, Melissa
Format: tv

Author: Merina, Dorian Sanae
Title: Rizal: The Story of a Poem, a Revolution and Filipinos Today
Advisor: Pierpont, Claudia
Format: print

Author: Mizead, Abdulla
Title: The State of Black Churches in Harlem
Advisor: Lemann, Nicholas
Format: print

Author: Norman, Brett
Title: Selling the Soul
Advisor: Seideman, David
Format: print

Author: Oynar, Hande
Title: What Lies Beneath: Art in New York City Subway
Advisor: Freedman, Samuel
Format: print

Author: Peters, Justin
Title: The Emotion Machine: How Empathetic Computers May Help Unlock the Capabilities of the Autistic Mind
Advisor: Epstein, Randi
Format: print

Author: Salzman, Avi
Title: Health Care, Cheap: One Doctor's Mission to Save American Medicine
Advisor: Stewart, James
Format: print

Author: Schopen, Fay
Title: Agroterrorism - a threat to the American way of eating?
Advisor: Seideman, David
Format: print

Author: Shin, Laura
Title: The Green Gowanus: Can Post-Industrial Cities Become Sustainable? A Test Case.
Advisor: Weiner, Jonathan
Format: print

Author: Soults, Franklin
Title: Flip-Flop & Fly: Blueprint, Brother Ali and the changing racial dynamic of the Midwest hip-hop underground
Advisor: Hajdu, David
Format: print

Author: Strauss, Karsten
Title: McClatchy and the Newspaper Conundrum
Advisor: Stewart, James
Format: print

Author: Sulaiman, Tosin
Title: United Nations On Air: Keeping the Peace through Radio
Advisor: Edsall, Tom
Format: print

Author: Tangel, Andrew
Title: Financial Therapy: Could an Illinois Counseling Program Have Prevented the Credit Crisis?
Advisor: Nasar, Sylvia
Format: print

Author: Twarowski, Christopher
Title: Through the Rabbit Hole: Inside the Colorful Underworld of the Contemporary Art Market
Advisor: Nasar, Sylvia
Format: print

Author: Walls, Seth Colter
Title: Show Some Initiative: How a Progressive Era-footnote can influence our contemporary politics
Advisor: Edsall, Tom
Format: print

Author: Walters, Ben
Title: Arrested Development: How Orson Welles tried to Revolutionize Television, and Why Television Wouldn't Let Him
Advisor: Harris, Melissa
Format: print

Author: Whitaker, John
Title: Abandoned to the State
Advisor: Cornog, Evan
Format: print

Author: Woodward, Tali
Title: Clean Genes: The Quest for a Risk-Free Baby
Advisor: Holloway, Marguerite; Rothman, Sheila
Format: print