2009 Master's Theses


Author: Allen, Jonathan
Title: Creating Hindues with Backbone: The Hindu-Nationalist Movement in America
Advisor: Courtney Bender, Evan Cornog
Format: Print

Author: Atal, Maha
Title: Wheels of Change: One Car's Struggle to Survive Detroit
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar
Format: Print

Author: Bibawy Salib, Amir M.
Title: The Yale Jackpot!
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Burnette, II, Daarel
Title: Ghana Issues National Identification Cards
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

Author: Colarusso, Laura
Title: Warbots
Advisor: Thomas Edsall, Stuart Johnson
Format: Print

Author: Deutsch, Abigail
Title: Taking the Measure: Poetry in the Wake of September 11, 2001
Advisor: Claudia Roth Pierpont, Alice Quinn
Format: Print

Author: Dubgaard, Ulla
Title: State of the Arts in the News - How The New York Times balances news and views in the arts
Advisor: David Hajdu, Michael Schudson
Format: Print

Author: Edwards, Haley Sweetland
Title: Paradise Lost? Youth, nonviolence and the role of technology in the changing shape of Kashmir
Advisor: Evan Cornog
Format: Print

Author: Egan, Ryan Alfred
Title: THE SWORD OF SPECULATION: How Goldman Sachs went to the brink and watched competitors jump
Advisor: R. Philip Giles, James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Fau Blimming, Erik
Title: Altercation at the Altar: The Musical Schism between Traditional Genres and Liturgical Pop in the Catholic Church
Advisor: Susan Boynton, David Hajdu
Format: Print

Author: Franco, A. Cheree
Title: United We Stand, Divided We Dance: Wilcox County's Proms in Black and White
Advisor: Alisa Solomon, Kendall Thomas
Format: Print

Author: Ghose, Anindita
Title: Wall Street's Windfall: How the market's collapse could stimulate cinema's indie spirit
Advisor: Stacy Cochran, Charles Taylor
Format: Print

Author: Gottfried, Miriam
Title: Betting on a Borrowed Dime: The Saga of a Subprime Lender
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar
Format: Print

Author: Hauslohner, Abigail
Title: ALLIES TO IMMIGRANTS: A bittersweet ending for the Iraq War's intermediaries
Advisor: Evan Cornog
Format: Print

Author: Hawkes, Alison
Title: Toxic Protection: Uganda's Experiment with DDT to Fight Malaria
Advisor: Brian Mailloux, David Seideman, Julianne Welby
Format: New Media

Author: Hearn, Josephine
Title: Silent streams: A story of frog extinction in Panama
Advisor: Darrel Frost, Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

Author: Herath, Anuradha
Title: The Red-Dead: A Project in Political Engineering
Advisor: Marc Levy, David Seideman
Format: New Media
URL:http://web.jrn.columbia.edu/masters/2009/akh2120/index.htm

Author: Kahya, Damian
Title: The Problem With Clean Coal
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar, Julianne Welby
Format: New Media

Author: Kashyap, Arjun
Title: THE SALLIE MAE BUYOUT SAGA
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar, James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Kirsh, Keren
Title: I'm Bailedout, So what?
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Kissee-Wilder, Anita
Title: Dirty Little Secret: What the News Business is not Saying About the Effects of Trauma on the Journalists who Cover it
Advisor: Evan Cornog, Jack Saul, Abi Wright
Format: TV

Author: Mahoney, Jill
Title: The shocking controversy: One family's landmark lawsuit and the debate over the safety of Tasers
Advisor: Marc Dickstein, Thomas Edsall
Format: Print

Author: Major, Mandy
Title: Making the Cut: Female Film Editors in Hollywood
Advisor: Richard Peña, Charles Taylor
Format: Print

Author: Marx, Greg
Title: Whose Land is it, Anyway? Sprawl, smart growth and suburban politics
Advisor: Dale Maharidge
Format: Print

Author: McLean, Christine
Title: Something's Coming: West Side Story, Kingdom and the emergence of Puerto Rican identity in American musical theater
Advisor: Oscar Andy Hammerstein, Claudia Roth Pierpont
Format: Print

Author: Rex, Erica
Title: ALL THAT AILS US
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

Author: Rothstein, Craig
Title: War & Peace of Mind: How the rave drug is healing soldier's heads
Advisor: Randi Epstein, Joy Hirsch
Format: Print

Author: Rubin, Nadine
Title: DUMILE FENI: Rethinking the oeuvre of a South African artist in exile
Advisor: Melissa Harris, Jonny Steinberg
Format: Print

Author: Schattner, Elaine
Title: Democracy in the Doctor's Office: the internet opens dialogue and care choices for cancer patients
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway, Michael Schudson
Format: Print

Author: Schmall, Emily
Title: The American Dream Deferred: The fallout from the real estate boom in a gentrifying Chicago neighborhood
Advisor: Sylvia Nasar, James Stewart
Format: Print

Author: Scott, Aaron
Title: HOW THE MAYOR CHANGED NORMAL AND OTHER SMALL TOWN STORIES
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway, Rebecca Young
Format: Print

Author: Sethi, Aman
Title: For Whom The Bell Curves: A Story of Risk, Reward and Ruin.
Advisor: Perry Mehrling, Sylvia Nasar
Format: Print

Author: Sharma, Betwa
Title: Peace and Justice in Sudan
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

Author: Shoichet, Catherine E.
Title: Al Otro Lado: Mexican Migrants, the Economic Crisis and the Other Side of Remittances
Advisor: Milena Gómez, Evan Cornog
Format: Print

Author: Thogersen, Andreas
Title: THIS AMERICAN RACE
Advisor: Thomas Edsall, Gene Roberts
Format: Print

Author: Tisak, Allyn-Patricia
Title: When Inspiration Becomes Imitation: Counterfeiting and Design Piracy of Luxury Handbags
Advisor: David Hajdu
Format: Print

Author: Voosen, Paul
Title: The Stir of Waters: Low-Dose Radiation and the Radon Spa of Jachymov
Advisor: Randi Epstein, Stephen Ostrow
Format: Print

Author: Wang, Shanshan
Title: Underground China in Manhattan: Life and struggle of illegal immigrants
Advisor: Thomas Edsall, Robert Erikson
Format: Print

Author: Xia, Xiaoming
Title: A Better Way To Build: The Queens Botanical Garden's Green Example
Advisor: Stuart Gaffin, David Seideman
Format: Print

Author: Xu, Donghuan
Title: Is Chinese Herbal Therapy the Magic Elixir?
Advisor: Randi Epstein, Judith Jacobson
Format: Print

Author: Yelsey, Kenneth
Title: THE CRITERION CANON: The Criterion Collection in American Film Culture
Advisor: Richard Peña, Claudia Roth Pierpont
Format: Print