2015 Masters Theses

AUTHOR: Barsulai, Joan
TITLE: Kenya's Forgotten Children: A story of Kenya's dysfunctional child welfare system
ADVISOR: Gezari, Vanessa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Bridglal, Carla Stephanie
TITLE: The Little Town that Did: How Dryden's defiance got fracking banned in New York State
ADVISOR: Norton, Robert
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Bruney, Gabrielle
TITLE: Staving Off: Is music leaving theory behind?
ADVISOR: Hajdu, David
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Burton, Jackie Faye
TITLE: Problems in the Pipeline: The gender gap for women studying computing has been closing, but it far from 50/50. A look at how the women at the nation's most prestigious schools are doing and what their planes are, both personally and professionally, after graduation.
ADVISOR: Nasar, Sylvia
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Chew, Jonathan
TITLE: Damage control: Two airline crashes. A major restructuring. What is the route back for Malaysia Airlines?
ADVISOR: Nasar, Sylvia
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Delcker, Janosch
TITLE: Death of a Correctional Officer
ADVISOR: Lemann, Nicholas
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Dey, Esha
TITLE: The Missing Yellow Babies: Shining light on an invisible public health issue
ADVISOR: Epstein, Randi
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Diaz, Carmen Graciela
TITLE: The Traveling Theater of Manuel Ramos Otero
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: DiNapoli, Jessica
TITLE: Can Importing Millionaires Save Puerto Rico? How Puerto Rico tried to end its recession with tax breaks for the rich
ADVISOR: Grueskin, Bill
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Dutt, Yashica
TITLE: Art Overcoming Animosity: Remembering the India-Pakistan partition
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Elkamel, Sara
TITLE: Art, Space, and Rediscovery: Downtown Cairo from revolution to real estate
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa and Lila Abu-Lughod
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Fernandez, Miguel
TITLE: Light Flooding Your Eyes: the quest to restore sight with retinal implants
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Gitau, Beatrice
TITLE: Somali Art in Minnesota: In praise of the camel and the Titanic Tower
ADVISOR: Hajdu, David
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Grandoni, Dino
TITLE: Jersey Bears: Folks in America's most suburbanized state have been vexed and spellbound by bears for decades. And that was before someone died.
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Hall, Miriam
TITLE: The People v. Keila Pulinario
ADVISOR: Sicha, Choire
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Hartman, Shelby
TITLE: After the Flood: Preservations and progress in New Orleans musical street culture
ADVISOR: Hajdu, David and Richard Campanella
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Howard, Marcus E.
TITLE: Lobbying Washington: The art of non-disclosure
ADVISOR: Edsall, Thomas B.
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Kaz, Roberto
TITLE: Sitting in a Tin Can: A mouse's journey into space
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan and Brian Karolewski
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Kelkar, Kamala
TITLE: A Tool Inappropriate for the Task at Hand? Controversy over the growing use of brain scans in death penalty cases
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: King, Katherine
TITLE: Stealing from the Sandhogs: How one woman pulled off the biggest union fraud in New York City history
ADVISOR: Nasar, Sylvia
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Lam, Wai Chi
TITLE: Why China's Rush to Invest in U.S. Real Estate Will Continue: The reasons institutional and individual investors are buying U.S. property are deeply rooted, and there's no end in sight
ADVISOR: Norton, Robert
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Lawrence, J.P.
TITLE: The Trial: Who pays the price when foreign workers are injured in America's Wars?
ADVISOR: Gezari, Vanessa and Dipali Mukhopadhyay
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Levin-Areddy, Adaam James
TITLE: Soldier Nation: A military state of mind in Israel's everyday life
ADVISOR: Roberts, Flecher
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Lipsanen, Heidi
TITLE: The Legacy of Pyelito Kue: How a suicide letter shook Brazil
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander and Sidney Nakahodo
FORMAT: Print and DVD

AUTHOR: Mansky, Jacqueline
TITLE: Patting down the Grass: The origin story of INC, the first indigenous comic book company
ADVISOR: Soloman, Alisa
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Mikelberg, Amanda
TITLE: Home is Where the Art Is: De Blasio's artist housing initiative to save the city
ADVISOR: Hajdu, David
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Mittal, Tusha
TITLE: Abu Dhabi's Happiness Island : The making of a global monarchy
ADVISOR: Maharidge, Dale
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Moon, Jennifer
TITLE: Korean Reunification: Money over loyalty. North Korea's nouveau riche
ADVISOR: Nasar, Sylvia
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Oliva, Leandro M.
TITLE: The Cuban Five and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Embargo
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: O'Neill, Eilis
TITLE: A Humanized Landscape: What Uruguay's trees can teach us about climate change
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Paliwal, Ankur
TITLE: Mintamir's Curse: Even among the world's most neglected diseases, some are truly lost
ADVISOR: Winer, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Paravicini, Giulia
TITLE: Crude Politics: Oh how the Italian oil giant Eni turned into the Kremlin's stalking-horse
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Quirk, Vanessa
TITLE: LowLine, High Hopes: Will the world's first underground park help or hurt the Lower East Side?
ADVISOR: Solomon, Alisa and David Smiley
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Regan, Michael D.
TITLE: The Superfund sickness: A movement to remedy America's hazardous waste sites falters
ADVISOR: Lemann, Nicholas
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Robinson, JJ
TITLE: Inside Burma's Media Boom
ADVISOR: Lemann, Nicholas
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Samso Nielsen, Jorgen
TITLE: The Balkan Chameleon
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Sanchez Bonmati, Damian
TITLE: The Nine Lives of Carlos Romero Deschamps: How an oil union leader became one of the most powerful Mexicans
ADVISOR: Nasar, Sylvia
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Schwab, Isabel
TITLE: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Robot
ADVISOR: Hajdu, David
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Tan, Kimberly Jane
TITLE: The Flight and Plight of Dreamers: How underdocumented students are chasing their dreams in the U.S.
ADVISOR: Stille, Alexander
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Taub, Ben
TITLE: The Golden Witness
ADVISOR: Coll, Steve
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Tokars, Michael
TITLE: 2016: A millennial odyssey. Jeb bush and the politics of the new youth vote
ADVISOR: Maharidge, Dale
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Verger, Robert
TITLE: The Pause: Fears of a Frankenvirus led to a government edict that divided scientists-and stopped some flu research
ADVISOR: Weiner, Jonathan
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Vyawahare, Malavika
TITLE: The Sea Keeps No Secrets
ADVISOR: Holloway, Marguerite
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Winter, Debra
TITLE: Single-Use Society
ADVISOR: Sicha, Choire
FORMAT: Print

AUTHOR: Worth, Katie
TITLE: The Case Against DNA: How unreliable evidence can lead to questionable convictions
ADVISOR: Lemann, Nicholas
FORMAT: Print