2011 Master's Theses


Author: Becker, Allison
Title: Growing Your Luck: Botanicas as Urban Apothecaries  
Advisor: Jonathan Weiner     
Format: Print

     

Author: Benedicto, Tanya     
Title: 2011, the Year of the TIGER 21: The Power of Collective Intelligence in a Post-Recession Economy
Advisor: James Stewart 
Format: Print    

 

Author: Brennan, Alice
Title: At the Tip of the Spear: The Cost of the U.S. Military Realignment to Guam  
Advisor: Dale Maharidge
Format: Print    

 

Author: Dicker, Shira
Title: Stranded in Neverland: Young Americans Lost and Found in Berlin
Advisor: Fletcher Roberts, Mark Anderson
Format: Print

 

Author: Dunn, Catherine
Title: The Graduates: Once Accused, Now Advocates, Can Parents Change the Narrative of Child Welfare?
Advisor: Thomas Edsall, Craig Levine
Format: Print

 

Author: Fry, Erika
Title: Trouble in River City
Advisor: Alexander Stille
Format: Print

 

Author: Gara, Antoine
Title: The Elephants at the Margin
Advisor: Sylvia Naser
Format: Print

 

Author: George, Alexander
Title: Don’t Take Your Guns to Town: Inside New York City's Gun Culture
Advisor: Alisa Solomon, Paige West
Format: Print

 

Author: Hall, Delaney
Title: I Put My Heart on My Job: Love, Labor & the Global Care Chain
Advisor: Alisa Solomon, Wendy Chavkin, Diantha Parker
Format: Print

 

Author: Khan, Parizaad
Title: The Platform Heel: Nine Inches and Growing Fast
Advisor: Alisa Solomon 
Format: Print

 

Author: Klocke, Kirk   
Title: Medicine You Can Hear: A Fledging Field Reaches for High Notes
Advisor: Jonathan Weiner     
Format: Print

 

Author: Kriel, Lomi
Title: I'm still afraid. They're still out there: Fighting Impurity in a Guatemalan Civil War Massacre and Beyond
Advisor: Alexander Stille
Format: Print

 

Author: Lacina, Linda  
Title: Saving Barbie: Mattel's Campaign to Revive the Classic Brand; High Heels and Hard Hats: Architects Get a Barbie of their Own
Advisor: Sylvia Naser  
Format: Print

 

Author: Lee, Golda
Title: Love in a Barrel: Trinidad and Tobago's Parental Migration to the U.S. and the Children Left Behind
Advisor: Thomas Edsall 
Format: Print

 

Author: Ma, Dongxiao
Title: Good Enough for Who? - The Dilemma of Foreign Literature in Translation in the United States of America
Advisor: David Klatell
Format: Print

 

Author: Marx, Vivien
Title: Looking to Europe: Health Care Approaches America Could Import
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway 
Format: Print

 

Author: Nair, Divya
Title: Hard to Swallow, Easy to Digest: Emergency Contraception and the HIV Epidemic in India     
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway, Robert Fullilove
Format: Print

 

Author: Net, Nuria
Title: Global Bass DJs: The Digital Troubadours
Advisor: Alisa Solomon, Ed Morales
Format: Print

 

Author: Neureiter, Thor
Title: The Afghan Project
Advisor: Alexander Stille, Hassan Abbas
Format: Print

 

Author: Noel, Alyssa
Title: I'm with the Brand: Rock and Soda Pop in the New Era of Music Tastemaking   
Advisor: David Hajdu, Mark Harris
Format: Print

 

Author: Okoronkwo, Uchechi
Title: Cecilia Ibru -  From Saint to Sinner: A Story About Reforms in Nigeria's Banking Sector
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

 

Author: Oremus, Will
Title: Coffee, Soccer and Blood money (or: Field Notes for the King Hearings)
Advisor: William Grueskin
Format: Print

 

Author: Rachlin, Natalia
Title: Sticker Shock: How Fire-Sale, a Recession, and a Piece of Real Estate Saved Saks
Advisor: Sylvia Naser  
Format: Print

 

Author: Rosen, Dan
Title: No Longer at Liberty: New York City Takes on Invasive Species
Advisor: Marguerite Holloway
Format: Print

 

Author: Sadouskaya, Maryia
Title: The New Face of Exiled Media
Advisor: Thomas Edsall, Bruce Shapiro
Format: Print

 

Author: Sandvik, Siv
Title: The Creeping Americanization of Islam: How Islam is Becoming an American religion
Advisor: Alexander Stille
Format: Print

 

Author: So, Jimmy
Title: The Search for a Musical Gene
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

 

Author: Sweeney, Niamh
Title: From Boom to Bust: The Story of One Irish Property Developer in America
Advisor: Sylvia Naser
Format: Print

 

Author: Thomas, Jennifer
Title: Salt-N-Pepa & The Sista MC: The Sociology of Sex in Hip Hop
Advisor: David Hajdu, Farah Griffin
Format: Print

 

Author: Thompson, Tracy
Title: Voodoo's Voyage: From Haiti to New York
Advisor: David Klatell
Format: Print

 

Author: Tibayan, Rose
Title: The Reprieve: Reversing Dementia
Advisor: Jonathan Weiner
Format: Print

 

Author: Uranga, Rachel
Title: Disappeared: A Kidnapping Negotiator's Last Assignment
Advisor: Nicholas Lemann
Format: Print

 

Author: Wang, Xu
Title: Huawei's American Dream: Deep Distrust Threatens to Unravel U.S. - China Economic Ties     
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

 

Author: WennersHerron, Ashley
Title: Restoring a Piece of Mind: Rewiring Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment
Advisor: Maruerite Holloway, Pietro Mazzoni
Format: Print

 

Author: Wheeler, William
Title: Zen City: The Past, Present and Future in Haiti
Advisor: Dale Maharidge
Format: Print

 

Author: Wilson, Duncan
Title: Inside the 'Flash Crash' of May 6, 2010: The Trillion-Dollar Market Meltdown and its Perpetrators     
Advisor: James Stewart
Format: Print

 

Author: Zeveloff, Naomi
Title: Ramallah: The Five Star Occupation
Advisor: Alexander Stille, Salim Tamari
Format: Print