Africana Studies

Senior Projects

Contact Us

For more information about Africana Studies at Bard College or questions about this site:

Tabetha Ewing
Director of Africana Studies
Tel: 845-758-6822 x7548
E-mail: ewing@bard.edu
Office: Fairbairn 205
Bard College
PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson
New York 12504-5000

Sample Senior Projects

Adkinson, Sarah Ayana 2005
Movin' on up: the great migration and the ceation of an urbanized culture in Harlem, New York and the emergence of the migration narrative 1890-1930
Division of Social Studies

Adusei, Adwoa 2009
The arts and cultures of consumption: examining the cultural capital of Ablade Glover and David Hammons
Division of the Arts

Ambrose, Marilyn S. 1981
Black political thought and activism from 1880 to 1920
Division of Social Studies

Amin, Mona Hassan 1993
Food and security in the Middle East: a case study of Egypt, Sudan & Saudi Arabia
Division of Social Studies

Anderson, Molly McKenzie 2000
I sung back in return: an examination of Gayl Jones' Corregidora and Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself
Division of Languages and Literature

Anja-Tanke, Hilary 2009 (M.S.)
Lead contamination in urban agriculture and policy implications in Buea, Cameroon
Master of Science in Environmental Policy Thesis

Applebaum, Robert W. 1975
Struggles with education in Botswana and Lesotho prior to independence
Division of Social Studies

Arnould, Eric 1973
The Dahomean dokpe from the mid 1600's until 1973: some speculations concerning its transformations from the standpoint of ecological or cultural materialism
Division of Social Studies

Asprooth-Jackson, Kelly 2003
Ever the bridesmaid: the story of American-Egyptian relations, in good times and bad
Division of Social Studies

Avalokita, Piper 2002
Cooks and experts: an armchair ethnography of intermediate technology and its "partners"
Division of Social Studies

Bagley, Jean 1975
Women in political office: a re-examination of seven African state systems
Division of Social Studies

Baier, Barbara 1968
The novels of Saul Bellow: "A turbulent Africa"
Division of Languages and Literature

Banashek, Stuart 2005 (M.S.)
HIV/AIDS and agriculture: innovation at the household level in Balaka, Malawi
Master of Science in Environmental Policy Thesis

Baylies, Will Anderson 2004
Most things haven't worked out: Mississippi blues and the politics of performance
Division of Social Studies

Benson, Jilla 2005
My Morocco
Division of Languages and Literature

Berkova, Teodora 2004
HIV/AIDS: South Africa's state sanctioned genocide
Division of Social Studies

Billick, Noah R. 1998
Competing identities: the coming apart of Blacks and Jews since the 1960s
Division of Social Studies

Blodgett, Ruth-Ellen 1989 (Simon's Rock)
Toward a demythology of black women: Beloved as a challenge to contemporary assumptions based on the female slave experience
Division of Social Studies (Anthropology)
[Simon's Rock]

Boswell, Joy T. 1994
Towards independence: politics and society in selected West African novels
Division of Social Studies

Brito, Jose 2011
'Somos de Aqui': Agency, Power, and Politics in a Local Dominican Carnival

Brown, Marie 2005
Movin' on down: a comparative analysis of downward assimilation among West Indian and African Americans
Division of Social Studies

Brown, Shep D. 1987
An economic analysis of minority banks
Division of Social Studies

Brown, Vashine 1993
The black community in Toni Morrison's novels
Division of Social Studies
Advisor: Nancy Leonard

Buggiani, Light 1995
Asante and Ghana: a case study of a kingdom and nation-state in West Africa
Division of Social Studies

Byrnes-Enoch, Hannah 2008
GIS risk mapping of Leishmaniasis in Morocco
Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Caines, Wesley 2009
Identifying and analyzing the historical roots of contemporary Black conservatism
Division of Social Studies

Cameron, Eleanor 1998
Where'd you go to school?: the role of the magnet schools in achieving desegregation in St. Louis
Division of Social Studies

Carusone, Pia Dowd 2003
AIDS in South Africa: the politics of treatment access
Division of Social Studies

Caruth, Nicole J. 2005 (M.A.)
Between pass and fail: miscegenation in contemporary art
Master of Arts in Curatorial Studies Thesis

Case, David Adam 1998
Their good bureaucracy: international relations and institutional development
Division of Social Studies

Cha, Eugenie 2008
"Under the palaver tree": tradition and realism in the literary and cinematic works of Ousmane Sembene
Division of Languages and Literature

Chan, Chi-Kit 2008
OECD alternative: implications of China's rise on Africa's economic prospects
Division of Social Studies (Economics)

Chapman, Allegra 2010
Tracing Moroccan Jewish identity, 1862-1961.
Division of Social Studies

Chatman, Cecil R. 1973
The black family
Division of Social Studies

Cholodenko, Lee 2010
Harissa and Tunisia: disentangling an ethnographic and personal experience.
Division of Social Studies

Cisse, Babacar 2003
PCR analysis of pfcrt polymorphisms in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Ghana
Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Clark, Atura Mychelle 1981
The military as a perceived [sic] avenue of social mobility for black Americans
Division of Social Studies

Colter, Stephen 1994
The choice word or the chosen silence: male homoeroticism in Harlem Renaissance literature, 1925-1932
Division of Languages and Literature

Cook, Caitlyn 2007
Salvation in words: the construction of the Sudanese Islamist state
Division of Social Studies

Cooper, Helen-Maureen 2003
"Of Catholic America," portraits and interiors of historically black convents in Harlem, Baltimore, and New Orleans
Division of Social Studies (Political Studies)

Cooper, Ursula T. 1983
The transition of power: Rhodesia to Zimbabwe
Division of Social Studies

Crivelli, Jennifer 2009
The scramble for the specimen: the agency of the special agent and the exhibited experience
Division of Social Studies

Dana, Janice 1999
A study of the literature of Ousmane Sembene
Division of Languages and Literature

Dash, David G. 2005
In flux: the New York Amsterdam News, 1963-1972
Division of Social Studies

Davidson, Carol 1964
The Negro Character in American drama
Division of Languages and Literature

DeMammos, Gregg H. 1996
Waiting for democracy in Nigeria
Division of Social Studies

Dent, Venetta S. 2002
A profound disdain for pain: African cultural influences on the black population of eighteenth century New York City
Division of Social Studies

Deveau-Rosen, Nora 2009
The emergence of minstrelsy theater and the hip-hop movement: a call for social revolution through performance
Division of the Arts

Doane, Bill 2008
19th century archdiocese of Baltimore: race against religion and the nuns who stood with God
Division of Social Studies

Doole, Rashid Baba 1995
Racism and imperialism: the evolution of German colonial thought from Wilhelm II to Hilter
Division of Social Studies (History)

Endy, Julie A. 2000
"I never was one 'ism' or the other": black women's experience in laundry work and relocating resistance in the new labor industry
Division of Social Studies

Epstein, Philip L. 1964
The challenge: an essay in southern social history
Division of Social Studies

Evans, Desirée 1993
A historically based revision of the female slave in the British Caribbean

Faison, Rachel 2007
Making it nice: an assessment of August Wilson's women
Division of the Arts

Farrow, Seamus 2004
Western ethics and the rape of Africa
Division of Social Studies
Fehre, Christina Marie 2007
The Obajana cement project: an analysis of development practices in Nigeria
Divison of Social Studies

Feldman, Gustave L. 2005
Gloss, pop, and cola: pop culture and American propaganda in the Arab and Islamic worlds
Division of Social Studies

Fiore, Alison 1970
The changing position of women in two Nigerian societies
Division of Social Studies

Flanders, Tamsin I.J. 2008
Climate changes: making a global discourse relevant in Ghana
Division of Social Studies

Freedman, Mark 1973
Black anti-semitism: a minority political struggle in the United States
Division of Social Studies

Gable, Ray R., Jr. 1994
W. E. B. Du Bois: beyond The Souls of Black Folk
Division of Social Studies

Gamble, Sharon 1981
The impact of higher education on Blacks from 1964 to 1980
Division of Social Studies

Garrett, Martin 2008
African American reparations: the African American struggle
Division of Social Studies

Gianninoto, James 1974
A study of the process of cultural convergence between the Africans and East Indians in Trinidad and Guyana
Division of Social Studies

Gider, Goldie Heidi 1995
The politics of sanctions: a case study of South Africa
Division of Social Studies (Political Studies)

Gile, Kathryn 2009
Refiguring desire: Kehinde Wiley's subversion of the decorative body
Division of the Arts

Gilfenbaum, Allegra 2010
Fela lives: a story of self-discovery and inherited history

Divison of the Arts
Gill, Patricia Evelyn 1960
A study of Negro protest movements in America

Gloster, Dorothy 1964
Harlem and HARYOU: an investigation of the two
Division of Social Studies

Goodson, Pamela Jean 1974
The evolution of a Black Sociological Perspective
Division of Social Studies

Goswick, Dana Lynn 1997
The role of charisma in Kenyatta's rule
Division of Social Studies

Grab, Daphne Elizabeth 1992
Groomed to make a difference: the story of Ernest Green and the integration generation
Division of Social Studies
Advisor: Myra Young Armstead

Gram, Coralie 1972
The initial points of contact and influence of American Black music upon that of certain composers living in Paris between 1880-1925
Division of Social Studies/Arts

Gray, Bobbi 1951
Promise vs. prejudice: a study of the Negro's advancement in the last decade
Division of Social Studies

Greenberg, Andrew 1997
"The new negro creator": A. Philip Randolph and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Division of Social Studies

Greer, Laura E. 1981
Sentencing and race: sociological perspectives on racial bias in the administration of justice
Division of Social Studies

Gregory, Tashia 1991
Black political incorporation in Chicago and Detroit: a comparative study
Division of Social Studies

Guerin, Joseph 2009
Who is hip hop if it's not me?: identity politics and the threats of cultural property and theft in white America
Division of Social Studies

Hamayel, Yassmine 2006
Nasser's legacy: transforming a people
Division of Social Studies

Hark-Weber, Amara G. 2005
The eye of my rival: Histories of printed cloth in Ghana
Division of Social Studies

Harrell, Gabriel 2006
Playing the nation, playing yourself: the stock characters of the Trinidadian carnival
Division of Social Studies

Harris, Stephanie 2008
War after war: twenty-two years of seeking peace, justice and life after conflict in Northern Uganda
Division of Social Studies

Hassan, Fran M. 1971
Negro business, 1865-1915--a study in ambiguity
Division of Social Studies

Hauser, Jacqueline S. 1992
Doris Lessing's African stories
Division of Languages and Literature

Henkle, Elizabeth 2011
Dissonance and Discord: The Journey of an International Choir through the Musical Landscape of South Africa

Hiesiger, Barbara 1975
Political organization of four African  tribes and the development of specialized roles
Division of Social Studies

Hobbs, Alison 2004
A social geography of Cape Town: the making of racialized space and the post-apartheid landscape
Division of Social Studies

Hollander, Seth 1990
The Buffalo soldiers in West Texas: their accomplishments, their setbacks, and their legacy for Afro-American history
Division of Social Studies (History)

Hollman, Suzanne 2000
The Mechanics of revolution: a comparative study of the writings of James Baldwin and Nadine Gordimer
Division of Languags and Literature

Holmes, Matthew 1993
James Baldwin and the other man
Division of Social Studies (History)
Advisor: Karen Greenberg

Horowitz, Emily Brenna 1991
Public policy and the underclass
Division of Social Studies

Horvitz, Nica Amelia 2008
Notes of a conscious country: James Baldwin on American narrative, love, and cinema
Division of Languages and Literature

Houston, DeShaun Anthony 2010
The African-American: a social-psychological perspective explaining the formation of the identity
Division of Social Studies

Howell, Shay 2010
The fabricated colony: cotton and cloth in colonial Malian ethnography
Division of Social Studies

Hunter, Kevin R. 1985
Black boxers in American history: the Great White Hope versus the Brown Bomber
Division of Social Studies

Ikpeze, Adaeze U. 2002
The AIDS crisis in sub-Saharan Africa: an economic analysis
Division of Social Studies

Impellizzeri, Angelina 2010
Not just black and white: the necessity of nontraditional casting in theater
Division of the Arts

Issa, Chiara Noelle 2005
Hip-hop blackwards: representations of blackness through depictions of black masculinity on hip-hop album covers, circa 1987-present
Division of the Arts

Jacobi, Martin A. 1993
Changing times in Yoknapatawpha: a study of three William Faulkner novels: Sartoris, The Hamlet, and Go Down, Moses
Division of Languages and Literature
Advisor: Benjamin LaFarge

Jansen, Xanthe 1994
Family and the dominant culture: three adolescent girls of African descent searching for self-identity
Division of Languages and Literature

Johnson, Charles S. 1970
Fanon and the West African "National Bourgeoisie"
Division of Social Studies

Johnson, Kenny 1969
A study of contemporary black nationalist ideology: an introduction to the problem
Division of Social Studies

Kellner, Michael 2010
Capturing a future: unemployment, uncertainty, and the cultural politics of youth in Morocco
Division of Social Studies

Kendall, Sally Rogers 1965
The Negro self-concept: a review of the empirical data
Division of Social Studies (Psychology)

Kettler, Hannah Elizabeth 1989
Struggle for progress: economic studies in African-American experiences in Detroit, 1960-1980
Division of Social Studies

Kitz, Lauren 2007
What kind of man are you? and other crises of self in South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation commission
Division of Languages and Literature

Koehler, Alan D. 1970
Powerlessness and black participation in social action
Division of Social Studies

Kovács, Nóra 1997
"A risky business": can UN keep the peace?: The lessons of Suez and the Congo
Division of Social Studies

Krebs, Arlene 1967 [microfilm]
On the formation of Negro American protest in history and literature, 1865-1930

Ladwa, Jitesh J. 1992
The IMF, Africa and economic development: an estranged relationship
Division of Social Studies (Economics)
Advisor: Richard Wiles

Lampert, Tess 2003
Isis and Osiris: a case study in mythology
Division of Social Studies (Classical Studies)

Landers, Alyssa 2010
Criminality and politics in the post-apartheid state
Division of Social Studies

Lanier, William 2008
"Is it long enough?": race and emasculation in The Sound and the Fury
Division of Languages and Literature

Lee, Courtney F. 1990
Why, we're not racist!: a comparative study of the development of race relations in Great Britain and France
Division of Social Studies
Lencer, Riva 2010
Active anti-racist education: how culturally relevant pedagogy in elementary school can help close the racial achievement gap
Divison of Social studies

Levine, Susan L. 1986
"You strike the woman you strike the rock"
Division of Social Studies (Anthropology)

Libon, Courtney 2008
"Wakenya pamjoa*?": political agency, ethnicity, and social change in contemporary Kenya
Division of Social Studies

Licata, Nicole M. 1997
Ebony and ivory: a controversial analysis of why democratization in South African occurred when it did, the significance of a not so heroic, not so democratic De Klerk
Division of Social Studies

Light, Anna 2006
Raphael Lemkin, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the law and ethics of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
Division of Social Studies

Lippa, Judy 1970
The Father Divine Peace Mission movement: a sociological study of a Social Movement
Division of Social Studies

Low, Sandra Bonnie 1969
The development of African Nationalism
Division of Social Studies

Loza, Wallace Andrew 1962
Skin-color preferences among American Negroes: an interdisciplinary study
Division of Social Studies (Psychology)

Lukash-Harrison, Anna Kristen 1993
The new eugenics: involuntary sterilization in the United States
Division of Social Studies
Advisor: Amy Ansell

Majourau, Lora M. 2003
A necessary femininity: an exploration of the gender, function and meaning of the female-featured masks of the Dan of Liberia
Division of Social Studies (Anthropology)/Art

Malbran, Florencia Maria 2007 (M.A.)
Novel readings
Master of Arts in Curatorial Studies Thesis

Martin, James 2010
Rugby: the game that united the nation: the unification of a racially divided country
Division of Social Studies

Martini, Karen 1974
Economic integration in East Africa
Division of Social Studies (Economics)

McCaffrey, Kevin 1996
A slack fellowship: essays
Division of Languages and Literature

McClure, Caitlyn Elizabeth 2009
"To the horizon and back": liminality in three African-American migration narratives
Division of Languages and Literature

McCray, Malika 2002
A veiled dialogue: Leo M. Frank and black-Jewish interaction, 1890-1925
Division of Social Studies (History)

McCully, Mia 2007
Nasserism and political Islam in a political desert: an examination of the two most powerful ideologies to emerge from the Middle East, and the implications for U.S. foreign policy
Division of Social Studies

McDonald, Donna D. 1984
Patterns of relationships in the works of black female writers
Division of Social Studies
McGregor, Michael-James 1995
A look at the development of Black theology
Division of Social Studies (Sociology)

McKenzie, Daniel 2009
Dissidence and disguise: reflections on the politics and functions of sexual discourse in postcolonial Egyptian literature
Division of Languages and Literature

McLune, Jennifer L. 2000
The daughters of Rainha Tereza: African Brazilian feminist resistance and the Brazilian myth of racial democracy
Division of Social Studies (History)

Meiselman, Laura J. 1983
The violence and self destruction of love as exhibited in the fiction and essays of James Baldwin
Division of Languages and Literature

Mendes, Isak E. 2005
Igniting the powdered keg: the Crown Heights incident of August 1991 and prior hostilities in an African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and Lubavitcher Hasidic neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York
Division of Social Studies

Mercado, Sarlie E. 1990
Rites of passage: comparative study of black literature from Latin America and the United States
Division of Languages and Literature

Miarka, Marie E. L. 2007
Inhabiting a third space: silence and voice in the narratives and representations of women of Maghrebi origins in France
Division of Languages and Literature

Michael, Roderick David 1980
Black identity: a literary and political view
Division of Languages and Literature

Mietzelfeld, Mer 2007
Ecosystem response of an East African stream to additions of nitrate, phosphate, and ammonium
Division of Science, Mathematics and Computing

Miller, Kara Lea 1993
Racism in Britain: three race relations acts, the experience of Thatcherism and the European community
Division of Social Studies
Advisor: George McCarthy, Jr

Miyhandar, Sevil 1999
Coloured ethnic and political identity in South Africa: the invention, negotiation or assertion of primordialism?
Division of Social Studies

Mohamud, Nadar 2008
Female genital cutting within the Somali communities in Lewiston, Maine
Division of Social Studies

Moore, William W. 1970
Social behavior and racial attitudes of Black high school seniors
Division of Social Studies (Psychology)

Morris, Constance Yvonne 1968
The influence of the Soviet Union and its ideology on the development of Guinea and Ghana
Division of Social Studies

Mosaka, Tumelo 2000 (M.A.)
Wrestling with identity
Master of Arts in Curatorial Studies Thesis

Moses-Eisenstein, Michelle 2007
Post traumatic stress disorder in Rwanda: sociological and psychological aspects at the intersection of human rights and public health
Division of Social Studies (Psychology)

Mothersil, Cynthia 2006
Reflecting and rewrting a "Black" endemic: a comparative analysis of teenage pregnancy among African American women and Black West Indian women in New York City
Division of Social Studies

Muglia, Caroline O. 2004
Subscribe to survive: the rhetorical mechanisms of education and mobilization in The Black Panther, 1967-1971
Division of Social Studies
Munemo, Ngonidzashe 2000
Power, agency, and post-colonial politics: colonial schooling and African political education in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1979
Division of Social Studies

Munkittrick, Prudence 2005
The Mauritania file: Western Africa and the war on terror
Division of Social Studies (History)

Nana Ama Serwah Poku, Sam 2005 (M.S.)
Gender mainstreaming and integration of women in decision-making: the case of water maintenance in Samari Nkwanta, Ghana
Master of Science in Environmental Policy Thesis

Naukushu, Litta-Iyaloo 2008 (M.S.)
Aligning a policy framework aimed at water quantity with water quality needs: a feasibility study of Namibia and South Africa
Master of Science in Environmental Policy Thesis

Newman, Kathryn 2007
Merci, merci Cola: a study of Senegalese immigrant identity in New York through the Senegalese-American connection
Division of Social Studies

Okafor, Ogechukwu E. 2002
Nigerian economy: from progress to crisis, an economic analysis of Nigeria declining in economy from the 1960s to the 1990s
Division of Social Studies (Economics)

Oke, Paulette Sangeye Ngozi 1994
Struggles and sistuhs: cultures as a political practice, liberation ideology and women's location in the cultural nationalist movement of the sixties
Division of Social Studies

Okoniewski, Stephen 198?
Children of Native Son: the influence of literature on Black political consciousness
Division of Social Studies

Petros, Setti-Semhal 2003
Democratization: a new form of imperialism in Eritrea
Division of Social Studies (Political Studies)

Pforte, Patricia Emily 2008
The power is in the display: the production of African cultural difference in museum display
Division of Social Studies

Pierson, Lola 2005
Segregation's attack on humanness: integration, rights, and public housing in Baltimore
Division of Social Studies

Pione, James 2005
The struggle to desegregate steel: Lackawanna 1967-1974
Division of Social Studies

Plummer, Tamara 2002
Negro spirituals: songs of freedom: exploring the lives of African Americans through sacred bassoon
Division of the Arts (Music)

Ponce, Rober 2003
The reluctant superpower of the 1990s: a critique of the Powell doctrine
Division of Social Studies

Putney, James 1972
The Dyer Bill
Division of Social Studies

Quinn, Constance Ann 1993
Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church, Albany, N.Y.: a case study September, 1992-April, 1993
Division of Social Studies

Reingold, Jonathan 2004
Economic mismanagement & corruption in oil-rich states: an analysis of the resource curse based on case studies of Kazakhstan and Angola
Division of Social Studies

Richardson, Joan E. 1996
The impact of formal education on the economic and social status of Akan women in Ghana
Division of Social Studies

Roberts, Monique 2003
The politics of land in South Africa and Brazil: understanding how political institutions shape social movements
Division of Social Studies (Political Studies)

Rock, Patricia A. 1978
Rural-urban migration and the labor absorption in the Third World: case studies of Peru and Sierra Leone
Division of Social Studies

Romano, Aaron 1993
Those things I was told not to tell: Mau Mau's classificatory significance in modern dance Kenya
Division of Social Studies
Advisor: Mario Bick

Ronald, Jennifer Janyce 2005
The king's men and steel masks
Division of Social Studies

Rosado, Edwin 1986
Images of ethnic characters in the 1970's situational comedies
Division of Social Studies
Rowland, Peter 2007
Fortune divided: a history of Ugandan South Asians and their expulsion from Idi Amin's Uganda
Division of Social Studies

Rutman, Ranata 2003
HIV prevention in the South African gold mines: learning from experience, lessons for the future
Division of Social Studies

Saunders, Rachel L. 1997
The legacy of Brown v. Board of Education: the role of the Supreme Court in desegregating America's public schools
Division of Social Studies

Scotland, Roger N. 1993
The racial & ethnic consciousness of British West Indian immigrants circa 1900 to the formative years of the Civil Rights movement
Division of Social Studies (History)
Advisor: Myra Young Armstead

Sedgwick, Harriet 2010
Internationally defined, constitutionally protected: human rights regimes and jurisprudence in the United States and South Africa

Divison of Social Studies
Selin, Amanda 2004
HIV/AIDS and the development of oraphaned children in South Africa: examining the physical, cognitive, and social aspects of early childhood development and the effectiveness of intervention programs
Division of Social Studies

Serota, K.C. 2004
Township minarets and ocean views: diversity and development in the South African Muslim community
Division of Social Studies

Simmersbach, Christopher 1987
African socialism: the case of ujamaa
Division of Social Studies (Economics)

Siska, Elizabeth 2004
Community conservation: towards the preservation of biodiveristy
Division of Social Studies

Skvirsky, Alan Lester 1961
The Gold Coast: a case study in colonial administration
Division of Social Studies

Small, Rachael 2007
"La Sénégauloise" and other stories, followed by "Another place and time: an essay on the literature of exile"
Division of Languages and Literature

Smith, Leah E. 1985
I found God in myself and I loved her fiercely
Division of Social Studies

Snyder, M. Gail 1969
The impact of racial consciousness on two black novelists
Division of Languages and Literature

Steinberg, Emily J. 2004
The colonial politics of respectability: discipline and reform in German Southwest Africa, 1884-1914
Division of Social Studies

Sterling, Moriah 2010
Understanding the Darfur Conflict
Division of Social Studies

Stevenson, Diantha Webster 1962
The study of culture change in three non-western societies as seen in the real and ideal role and the status of women
Division of Social Studies

Strong, Hamish 2005
Dynamism and perserverance: the encounter between Lewiston, Maine and the Somali secondary migrants
Division of Social Studies

Sturgeon, Noel 1979
Black nationalist ideologies: race and class in America
Division of Social Studies

Sullivan, John Quentin 1951
The manifestation of authoritarian-democratic characteristics in the dialogue of seven American films on racial prejudice
Division of Social Studies/Art

Swami, Kara 2011
Thelma Golden: From Black to Post-Black

Sweeney, Seamus 1996
Somalia as a case study for United Nations peacekeeping: "the UN again proved unequal to the task"
Division of Social Studies

Swezy, Francis Curtiss
The potlatch

Tanç, Noyan 2000
State autonomy and the struggle for equity: a study of health services in Zimbabwe during the first decade of independence
Division of Social Studies

Thomas, Michele M. 1990
Cultural variables of health care: the case of the Kalahari !Kung
Division of Social Studies

Thompson, Paul Jonathan 1993
"Word": a study of the historical, social and cultural implications of hip-hop
Division of Social Studies
Advisor: Karen Greenberg

Uceda, Francisco 1993
Strange eyes, strange people, strange places
Division of Social Studies (Anthropology)
Advisor: Mario Bick

Vertosick, Emily 2010
Public health and public perception in the Franco-African experience of the 1918 influenza pandemic
Divison of Languages and Literature

von Kohl, Mette Loulou 2010
Génération née du Béton: the construction of personal and national identity in three plays of the Beur generation
Division of the Arts

Wagner, Stewart 2007
Veld: land in the fiction of J.M. Coetzee
Division of Languages and Literature

Wahome, Michel 2010 (M.S.)
Can utility owned, customer-sited photovoltaic technology replace diesel generators in Nairobi?
Master of Science in Environmental Policy Thesis

Washington, Candace 2005
Lifting they we climb: racial uplift and the vote, African American women's race work
Division of Languages and Literature

Way, Kate L. 1992
Neither black nor white: the mulatto identity in American fiction
Division of Languages and Literature

Wells, Jordyn 2006
Money, sex and culture: tourist encounters in contemporary Ghana
Division of Social Studies

Williams, Teresa 2000 (M.A.)
Superflex in company
Master of Arts in Curatorial Studies Thesis

Wilson, Geoffrey 2006
Bling $bling$: the revolution will not be commercialized, or will it?
Division of Social Studies

Woldense, Josef 2006
The Eritrean struggle: state building and decentralization in Africa
Division of Social Studies (Political Studies)

Yuskaev, Timur R. 1995
From nation to Islam: the development of African-American Islamic doctrines from Elijah Muhammed to Warith Deen Muhammad
Division of Social Studies (History)

Zherka, Lua'n 1993
A scribe in Egypt: an examination of Whitman's nationalism and racism
Division of Languages and Literature