2012 Master's Theses

AUTHOR:Abdulla (Al-Jaf), Namo
ADVISOR: Nicholas Lemannn
TITLE: Clash of Cultures: The Struggle of Iraqis to Assimilate into American Society
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Amarnath, Nischinta
ADVISOR: Sylvia Nassar
TITLE: Citi and its Scuffle with the Watchdogs: On Citigroup's battle with U.S. Regulators as its Legacy Continues
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Begbie, Yolaan
ADVISOR: Nicholas Lemannn
TITLE: The Deadly Dust: The Cost of Being a Gold Dogger
FORMAT: Print http://deadlydust.blogspot.com/

AUTHOR: Berube, Chris
ADVISOR: Mark Harris
TITLE: Deep Trouble
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Blagonravova, Liudmila
ADVISOR: Gary Weiss
TITLE: HRT & TNK-BP Oil Deal. Russia's Comeback to Latin America and the Way it Challenges the United States
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Borromeo Arese Taverna, Bea
ADVISOR: Alexander Stille
TITLE: The Calabrian Connection: How the Italian Mafia made New York City the Heart of Cocaine Turnover Between South America and Europe
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Brar, Angie
ADVISOR: Mark Harris >
TITLE: Beans, Bullets, and Band-Aids: Inside the New Survivalism
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Broder Van Dyke, Michelle
ADVISOR: David Hajdu >
TITLE: SPrint

in Bushwick: When What's Underground Breaks the Surface
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Brown, Kristen
ADVISOR: Alisa Solomon, Beth Povinelli
TITLE: American Beauty, Size 14 and Up: How Plus-Sized Pageants Attempt to Challenge Standards of Attractiveness (and Help Women Feel Pretty)
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Conway, Richard
ADVISOR: Alisa Solomon, Katherine Ewing
TITLE: Coming out in Cairo? Egypt's Hidden Revolutionaries
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Darm, Lauren
ADVISOR: Bill Grueskin
Title: Florida's Hurricane Catastrophe Fund and Citizens Property Insurance: Catastrophes that Could Surpass a Hurricane Itself
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Der Tavitan, Lucy
ADVISOR: Alexander Stille, Joeseph Massad, Ann Cooper
TITLE: Lebanese Proxies: The Role of Tripoli in Iran and Saudi Arabia's Race for Hegemony
FORMAT: Print, radio

AUTHOR: Doezma, Marie
ADVISOR: Marguerite Holloway
TITLE: The Basement of the Soul: Grappling with Gender in Iran, Thailand & the United States
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ebrahim, Salimah
ADVISOR: Marguerite Holloway
TITLE: The New Green Lines: A Dispatch from the Crossroads of Environmental War and Peace
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Egan, Dan
ADVISOR: Jonathan Weiner
TITLE: Genetic Breakup: When an Army General Hired a Rhods Scholar to Fish for Asian Carp DNA in the chicago River, He thought it Just Might Save the Great Lakes. Instead, they Ended up battling in Court Over Just how Much Weight you can Put in a Mere Molecule
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Escosteguy, Diego
ADVISOR: Tom Edsall
TITLE: Corruption Rules: Brazilian Democracy under Lula
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Eshelman, Robert
ADVISOR: Marguerite Holloway
TITLE: Withered and Burned
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Garcia-Vasquez, Marina
ADVISOR: David Hajdu, Reinhold Martin
TITLE: Art Intervention in Mexico: Metaphors for Life and Death
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Gordon, Jacob
ADVISOR: Keith Gessen
TITLE: Zhivago's Grandchildren
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Haraldsson, Marcus
ADVISOR: Dale Maharidge, Duy Linh Tu
TITLE: Project Borders
FORMAT: Print, multimedia http://www.projectborders.com/queens/ password: ProjBord2012

AUTHOR: Hayley, Andrea
ADVISOR: Gary Weiss
TITLE: Walmart on the Indian Frontier
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Hodouchi, Ayano
ADVISOR: David Hajdu
TITLE: The Cult of Youth in Classical Music
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Jayaram, Rahul
ADVISOR: Tom Edsall
TITLE: Saudi Dreams, Indian Nightmares
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Kerber, Anna
ADVISOR: Jonathan Weiner
TITLE: Talking Shit
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Leite, Julia
ADVISOR: Bill Grueskin
TITLE: The Regulation Games: How the Credit Rating Agencise Escaped Dodd-Frank's Promise of Tougher rules
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Maier, Allison
ADVISOR: Jonathan Weiner
TITLE: Instruments of Imprecision: The Evolution of the Medical Record
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Manek, Nizar
ADVISOR: Sylvia Nassar
TITLE: MF global: A Tale of Two Chief Risk Officers and CME Group: Exchange Ooperator, Regulator, Client of MF global; Break Up on the Cards?
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Matamala Thomsen, Daniel
ADVISOR: Tom Edsall
TITLE: Power Games: How Sports Help to Elect Presidents, Run Campaigns, and Promote Wars
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: McCoy, Terrence
ADVISOR: Dale Maharidge
TITLE: China's Town: One Woman's Quest to Save Cambodia
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ming Bordokan, Laura
ADVISOR: David Hajdu
TITLE: The Sountrack of Art: How Audio Guides Change the Museum Experience
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Mitra Mustafi, Sambuddha
ADVISOR: Alexander Stille, Bill Berkeley
TITLE: China on Air - The Soft Power Project
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Monette, Jenni
ADVISOR: Tom Edsall, June Cross
TITLE: The Last Treaty
FORMAT: Print, Video

AUTHOR: Monteiro, Cedric
ADVISOR: Alexander Stille
TITLE: Tibet: Running out of Time
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Narayanan, Nayantara
ADVISOR: Marguerite Holloway
TITLE: A Green Dream: The Rise, Fall and Possible Resurrection of Jatropha
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Nikolova, Veneta
ADVISOR: Bill Grueskin, Donna Hitscherich
TITLE: In Search of a Fair Start: Why Some IPOs are Still Underpriced, Who is to Blame and what the Potential Remedies are
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Obernauer, Michael
ADVISOR: Ken Wells
TITLE: The Ride to Ruin: Is New York's MTA Headed Back to the Dark Ages?
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Okazaki, Manami
ADVISOR: David Hajdu, Hishaam Aidi
TITLE: Hiphop and Islam: The Evolving Presence of Muslims in Hiphop Culture
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Pierrepont, Nathalie
ADVISOR: James Stewart
TITLE: The Battle for Hermes
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Rajan, Nitya
ADVISOR: Randi Epstein
TITLE: It is in His Blood
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ravich, Vladic
ADVISOR: Jonathan Weiner
TITLE: The Silence of the Fish
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Reistad-Long, Sara
ADVISOR: Steve Hall
TITLE: Got Doxil?: Anatomy of a Drug Shortage
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Saunders, Lynsey
ADVISOR: Alisa Solomon
TITLE: Remember Like This: a Black Community's Struggle to Reclaim Their Cultural Identity and History
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Sikimic, Simona
ADVISOR: Alexander Stille
TITLE: The Dark Side of Greening Up Jerusalem: The fight for control Over the Holy Land's History, Archaeology and Green Spaces in the Wake of UNESCO
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Smith, Hunter
ADVISOR: James Stewart
TITLE: The Financial Implications of Same-Sex Marriage
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Soni, Aayush
ADVISOR: Alissa Quart, Madhulika Khandelwal
TITLE: Blender's Pride: The Assimilation of Indian Identity in New York
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Sun, Huixia
ADVISOR: Bill Grueskin, Hardy Yong Xiang
TITLE: Animation Bubble in China
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Taves, Maxwell
ADVISOR: Tom Edsall
TITLE: Curious Good: Cass Sunstein, the Counter-Bureaucracy and the Elusive Quest for Values of American Life
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Thomas, Jason
ADVISOR: Jonathan Weiner
TITLE: The Dragon's Fish Basket
FORMAT: Print, video

AUTHOR: Vanham, Peter
ADVISOR: James Stewart
TITLE: Occupy Wall Street: The Untold Story
FORMAT: Print