2013 Master's Theses

AUTHOR: Aguirre, Jessica
TITLE: In Sickness and in Health: How big data watches over
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite and Hansen, Mark
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Alba, Davey
TITLE: I Have Seen the Future: My short happy life in hackerspace
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Atherton, Kelley
TITLE: A Moment of Disruption: Art over advertising in Times Square
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Bush, Daniel
TITLE: An Impossible Dream: Climate change and the choices we make
ADVISOR: Edsall, Tom and Tjossem, Sara
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Carbone, Christopher
TITLE: We Created This: The value of mentorship for queer artists in the age of assimilation
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Carvalho, Maria Paula Schmidt
TITLE: Brazil: Is the future now?
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Charner, Flora
TITLE: Shot in the Favela: How television and film influence the image of poverty in Rio de Janeiro
ADVISOR: Maharidge, Dale and West, Betsy
FORMAT: Print, Digital URL: https://contest.creatavist.com/cms/story/1163

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AUTHOR: Chisholm, Christie
TITLE: Cup: The (inside) story of coffee
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Chung, Minsi
TITLE: Playing Ball in China's Court: What the Canadian resources sector can learn from Australia about doing business with the Chinese
ADVISOR: Norton, Robert
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Colhoun, Damaris
TITLE: Grenade Art: Veterans from Iraq, performing the art of war
ADVISOR: Hadju, David
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Colvin, Rhonda N.
TITLE: The Sacred Amendment: Exploring the politics and passion behind America's gun culture
ADVISOR: Edsall, Tom
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Dattaro, Laura
TITLE: The Earth Men: Politics, power, and NASA's fight for a piece of Mars
ADVISOR: Hall, Steve
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: de Nadal Alsina, Lluis
TITLE: What a Piece of Code is a Man: An algorithmic Hamlet for a Posthumanist Age
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa and Feiner, Steven
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Dennis, Mary
TITLE: Serious Monkey Business: How China's conservationists saved the Yunnan golden monkey from extinction
ADVISOR: Seideman, David
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Dieudonne, David
TITLE: Algerian-American vs. French from Algerian Descent
ADVISOR: Lemann, Nicholas and Khan, Shamus
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: du Plessis, Andre-Pierre
TITLE: Day 1: The dawn of social TV news
ADVISOR: Weiss, Gary
FORMAT: Documentary

AUTHOR: Egin, Oray
TITLE: The Silence of Surrender: Power, politics, and media in Turkey
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ekin, Annette
TITLE: The Outsider
ADVISOR: Marzorati, Gerry
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Fedor, Lauren
TITLE: Paying for Promises: The politics of public employee pension reform in Rhode Island
ADVISOR: Edsall, Tom
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ferguson, Catherine
TITLE: Just Different: What makes a baby boy a boy or girl isn't something you can necessarily determine at birth
ADVISOR: Epstein, Randi
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Fitts, Alexis
TITLE: The Interpreters of Vanity: A conman, a murderer, and a quest to define narcissism
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: French, Kristen
TITLE: Gone with the Wind: The truth about a mysterious illness some call wind turbine syndrome
ADVISOR: Epstein, Randi
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Glanowski, Sara Maria
TITLE: Copland
ADVISOR: Maharidge, Dale and Johnson, Kimberly S.
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Govender, Serusha
TITLE: Saving Private Rhino: Renegade conservationists on a mission to rescue an endangered species
ADVISOR: Seideman, David and West, Betsy
FORMAT: Print, Digital URL: http://savingprivaterhino.wordpress.com (password: rhino)

AUTHOR: Grow, Krystal
TITLE: The Market vs. the Medium: Photography's new aesthetic divide
ADVISOR: Berman, Nina
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Hayner, Danielle
TITLE: Kombucha: How a poor man's soda became a rich man's tea
ADVISOR: Woodward, Tali
FORMAT: Print, Digital URL: https://contest.creatavist.com/story/908#/chapter/1/

AUTHOR: Haynes, Kejan
TITLE: When Food Can't Sustain You: 20 years of the Food Network and the future of delicious television
ADVISOR: Yang, Wesley
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Hopkins, Valerie
TITLE: The Monster Girl of Bosnia: Prosecuting women war criminals
ADVISOR: Hancock, LynNell
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ifeanyi, KC
TITLE: Rising Above the Bar: The psychological barriers of the black ballerina
ADVISOR: Roberts, Fletcher and Garafola, Lynn
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Insunza, Andrea
TITLE: Trying Not to Make Noise in Alabama: The life of undocumented immigrants under the toughest show me your papers law
ADVISOR: Edsall, Tom
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Khan, Mubin
TITLE: A Daughter, a Wife, and a Country: A story about political parties in Bangladesh
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Kumar, Karuna
TITLE: Trap of Libor: How states, businesses, and consumers got trapped in the complex web of deceit
ADVISOR: Stewart, James
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Kushner, Jacob
TITLE: China's Congo Plan
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Digital URL: http://contest.creatavist.com/story/1188/#/chapter/1/

AUTHOR: Malone, Luke
TITLE: Help Wanted: Teenage pedophiles and the push for prevention-focused treatment
ADVISOR: Marzorati, Gerry and Vance, Carole
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Morrell, Alex
TITLE: You Don’t Know Jack3d: The story behind the sports supplement with a mysterious, amphetamine-like chemical at its core. It has links to the BALCO doping ring. It's potentially deadly. It's the Most Hated-- and Loved-- Ingredient in the Multi-billion Dollar Dietary Supplement Industry.
ADVISOR: Stewart, James
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Moya-Smith, Simon
TITLE: Blood, Booze and Roses
ADVISOR: Edsall, Tom
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Oron, Noa
TITLE: Egypt by Shariah: Can the Egyptian economy thrive under an Islamic regime?
ADVISOR: Grueskin, William
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Owens, Donna Marie
TITLE: Will Deal Island disappear? A story of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Patel, Bhavna
TITLE: Word on the Street: The quirky society of outdoor poets
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa and Quinn, Alice
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Pitt, Fergus
TITLE: Psychotherapy on Demand, in Fragments & Across Boarders: Can the internet save America from its mental health crisis?
ADVISOR: Grueskin, William
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Purnell, Newley
TITLE: Inside the E-book Price Fixing Case: Publishing moguls, high-tech titans, and the secret fight for digital dominance
ADVISOR: Stewart, James B.
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Rahman, Omar H.
TITLE: The Forgotten People: Life though the eyes of Israel's Arab minority
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander and Khalidi, Rashid
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ravindran, Shruti
TITLE: Twilight in the Box: What solitary confinement does to the brain
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Reyes, Kimberly
TITLE: The Diversity Debacle: Why diversity is the wrong reason to support affirmative action
ADVISOR: Lemann, Nicholas and Crenshaw, Kimberle
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Russi, Alejandra
TITLE: Alienated: a creative life on the margins
ADVISOR: Woodward, Taliesin and Dixon, Lisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Saifi, Sophia Sultana
TITLE: Karachi's Bright Young Things
ADVISOR: Roberts, Fletcher
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Shariff, Um-e-Kulsoom
TITLE: The Menstrual Man: One maverick's crusade to help355 million women in India
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Shetty, Sameepa
TITLE: GM's Fight to Lower Pension Risk: Will the cure kill the patient?
ADVISOR: Weiss, Gary
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Shure, Caitlin
TITLE: Feathers, Ruffled: Sex, selection, and scandal in evolutionary theory
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Talati, Sonia
TITLE: An Industry at it's Inception: how marijuana buds into a business-and the minds behind
ADVISOR: Grueskin, William and Aggarwal, Sunil
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Tay, Kelly
TITLE: Going to Pieces: Is the jigsaw puzzle on the road to extinction?
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Thomas, Anjali
TITLE: The Long Farewell: A medicine that's transforming the way we live
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Vats, Vaibhav
TITLE: Children of the Revolution: the lives, and dreams, or Iran's youth
ADVISOR: Freeman, John
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Ward, Peter
TITLE: Why the is U.S. an also-ran in eGovernment-and how tiny Estonia became a leader
ADVISOR: Norton, Robert
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Washington, Harriet A.
TITLE: Raging Infections: Pathogens and the acquisition of madness
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print