Graduates

Ana Adriazola-Rodriguez, Spring 2007
From Economics to Resources: Teaching Environmental Sustainability in Peru’s Public Education

Emmanuel Alvarado, Spring 2010
Beyond Culture Wars: The Role of Religiosity in the Public Support for Social Safety Net Policies in Contemporary America

Erica Ando, Fall 2014
Decade of Progress: Origins of the Pérez Art Museum Miami

Kathryn Austin, Fall 2014
Identifying Disparities in K-12 Dance Education in the State of Florida: The Need for Consistency in Curricular Choice and Instructional Design

Lindsey Averill, Summer 2017
Fattitude The Movie: Theory and Praxis of Creating a Documentary that Examines Fat Representation and Fat Social Justice

Robert Axberg, Spring 2011
Empathy as a Function of the Sublime and Beautiful in a Wilderness Environment

Samiah E. Baroni, Spring 2007
Color Me Green: Saudi Arabian Identity and the Manifestations of Power

Kathleen Barsalou, Fall 2008
The Age of William A. Dunning: The Realm of Myth Meets the Yellow Brick Road

John R. Batey, Spring 2013
Democratization and Exogenous Cultural Influence: Western Mass Media and Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe

Bonnie M. Benson, Summer 2003 
The Other Side of Fifty: The Crones Among Us

Lynne Bentley-Kemp, Spring 2003
Recovering Eden: The Photographer in the Garden

Andrea Best, Summer 2010
Beyond Sustainability Narratives: Justice and Complex Systems Thinking for Just Sustainable Viability

David Bethea, Fall 2010
More Branches on the Oldest Tree: Tradition and Experimentation through Improvisation in the Music of Post-Katrina New Orleans

Kenneth Brander, Summer 2016
The Temple in Jerusalem Idealized and the Historic-Synagogue-Institution: A Study in Synagogue Purposes in an American Context

John Bronsted, Spring 2017
Foundations of a Scientific Cognitive Literary Theory and A Brief Explication of Literary-Cognitive Principles in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

Gary Brooten, Summer 2016
The Very Useful Notion: A Rhetorical History of the Idea of Human-Made Climate Change, 1950-2000

Sally C. Brown, Fall 2013
A Comparative Study of Current Practices of Selected University-Based Children's Chorus Directors in Relation to Arts Integration

Savena Budhu, Fall 2010
The South Asian Diaspora in the Caribbean: Migration, Nationalism, and Exodus in Contemporary Indo-Guyanese Literature

Walter Burton, Spring 2011 
Improving Communication Based on Cultural Competency in the Business Environment

Rita Butler, Fall 2008
The Reality of Fiction: Diagnosing White Culture through the Lens of Mother/Nature in Zora Neale Hurston’s Seraph on the Suwanee

Maria-Odette Canivell, Summer 2004
Public Intellectuals in Latin America: Writers and Politics

Issac Carter, Summer 2015
The Discourse of the Divine: Radical Traditions of Black Feminism, Musicking and Myth within the Black Public Sphere (Civil Rights to the Present)

Peter Cava, Summer 2015
"Science Fiction Girlfriends": Transgender Politics and US Science Fiction Television, 1990–Present

Daniel Copher, Fall 2012
Authenticity of Space: An Interdisciplinary Convergence of the Tradition of Sacred Music and Twenty-First Century Sacred Architecture

Valerie Czerny, Summer 2009
Let Them Run Wild: Childhood, the Nineteenth-Century Storyteller, and the Ascent of the Moon

Susan D’Aloia, Spring 2011
Long-Term Post-Katrina Volunteerism: The Ethics of an Imported Solidarity

Jane S. Day, Spring 2010
Preacher’s Cave: Developing a National Heritage Tourism Site in Eleuthera, Bahamas

Laura DeJong, Summer 2016
Seeds of Brightness: Poetic Memory in James Joyce's Ulysses

Regina Dilgen, Fall 2011
Studied Girlhoods: Consciousness, Context, and Negotiation of Identity in the Memoirs of Dorothy Allison, Mary Karr, and Barbara Robinette Moss

Rebecca Dominguez-Karimi, Spring 2018
Oral History as a Means of Moral Repair: Jim Crow Racism and the Mexican Americans of San Antonio, Texas

Paul Anthony Dottin, Fall 2002
The End of Race as We Know It: Slavery, Segregation and the African American Quest for Redress

Jerry Durbeej, Spring 2010
Existential Consciousness, Redemption, and Buddhist Allusions in the Work of Saul Bellow

Benton J. Fazzolari, Spring 2017
Tracing a Technological God: A Psychoanalytic Study of Google and the Global Ramifications of Its Media Proliferation

Nazaré F. Feliciano, Spring 2014
Bodily Knowledge in Dance Transferred to the Creation of Sculpture

Silvia Giagnoni, Spring 2007
Christian Rock Goes Mainstream: Youth Culture, Politics and Popular Music in the US

Natalia Giannini, spring 2003
Naples: The Mother City

Sheryl C. Gifford, Fall 2013
(Re)Making Men, Representing the Nation: The Anglo-Caribbean Male Writer's Individuation in Works by Robert Antoni, Fred D'Aguiar, and Marlong James

Michael Gold, Spring 2016
A Whiteheadian Interpretation of the Zoharic Creation Story

Marianna Gleyzer, Spring 2018
Tomorrow’s Heroines Fighting Today’s Demons: Dystopia in The Hunger Games and Divergent Series

Juan C. Gonzalez, Summer 2005
Soil of Misfortune: Education, Poverty, and Race in a Rural South Florida Community

Celine A. Guillerm, Fall 2015
A Feminist Cultural Study of Identity, Hair and Hair Loss Due to Chemotherapy

Fatin Morris Guirguis, Spring 2010
The Vision of Theophilus: Resistance through Orality among the Persecuted Copts

Shane Gunderson, Fall 2012
Social Movement Momentum, Intellectual Work and the East Timor Independence Movement

Pamela Haley, Fall 2008
The Filipina-South Floridian International Internet Marriage Practice: Agency, Structure, and Paradox

Andrew Halloran, Spring 2007
Exploring Diachronic Change in the Population-Specific Vocalizations of Chimpanzees

Bruce Hieronymus, Spring 2007
Music, Technology and Social Change: 17th-18th Centuries

Tobin K. Hindle, Summer 2006
The Regeneration of Nature: An Alternative to Ecological Restoration

Tai Houser, Summer 2008
Mind the Gap: Overcoming Dualities in Motor City, USA

Jamie Johnson, Spring 2009
The Animal in 20th Century Literature

Nadja Johnson, Fall 2012
Diasporas as New Twenty-First-Century Transnational Movements: The Case of the Jamaican Diaspora

Mark A. Kattoura, Spring 2013
Global Warming in the Microblog Era: A Rhetorical Analysis of Twitter Dialogue between Exxon Mobil and GreenPeace USA

Suzanne Kelly, Summer 2006
Enduring Relationship with the Dead: The Corpse, the Feminine and Popular Culture

Kristyl Kepley, Fall 2011
The Modeling of an Ecology of Language: Haitian Creole among First and Second Generation Haitian College Students in South Florida

Anita M. Kirchen, Summer 2003
Finding Their Voice: Jewish Women Artists in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Jeffrey Kleeger, Spring 2015
When the State is Capital: The Transformation of Eminent Domain in the Context of the Global Enclosures of Our Times

Jill Kriegel, Summer 2010
Augustinian Virtue in the Dickensian World: The Role of Christian Friendship in the Conversion of Souls and the Move Toward the Heavenly City

Rebecca Kuhn, Fall 2009
Preaching to the Choir: The Culture War and the Box Office Success of Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ

Holly Ann Larson, Summer 2003
Low-Income Women’s Standpoint: Recognizing Poor and Working-Class American Women as Generators of Resistant Knowledge

Beverly Lomer, Spring 2006
Music, Rhetoric and the Creation of Feminist Consciousness in the Marian Songs of Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

Edna Lubonja, Fall 2017
The Arb Ёresh Culture: An Ace in the Hole, in the Heart of Calabria

Angela Martin, Spring 2017
Writing to Exist: Transformation and Translation into Exile

Jacqueline S. May, Spring 2014
Americans All! The Role of Advertising in Re-Imaging Ethnicity in America: The Case of the War Advertising Council, 1939-1945

Inbal Mazar, Spring 2015
Birth across Borders: A Comparative Study of Guatemalan-Maya Maternal Care in San Miguel Acatán and Palm Beach County

Chiara Mazzucchelli, Fall 2003
Heart of my Race: Questions of Identity in Sicilian-American Writings

Rebecca McCarthy, Summer 2007
Building Cosmopolitical Democracy through the Antigone: A Return to the Chorus

Monica Melton, Summer 2007
Positive Perspectives on Prevention: Southern Women’s Voices on HIV/AIDS in an African American Community

Gertrudis M. Mercadal-Sabbagh, Summer 2014
Prison Privatization in the United States: A New Strategy for Racial Control

Merrie E. Meyers, Spring 2013
Reading, Writing and Privatization: The Narrative That Helped Change the Nation's Public Schools

David Miller, Summer 2007
Authenticity, Articulacy, Ineffability, and Moral Self-Formation

Jane M. Montonen, Spring 2014
Libertinage Et Feminisme Dans Les Lettres Du Colonel Talbert (1767) de Françoise-Albine Puzin de la Martiniére Benoist

Ana Moretto, Spring 2012
Speech Inflection in American Musical Theatre Compositions

Kathryn M. Morris, Spring 2014
Documentary Theatre: Pedagogue and Healer with Their Voices Raised

Jeffrey A. Nall, Fall 2011
Interrogating Social Conceptualizations of Childbirth and Gender, an Ecofeminist Analysis

Caren Neile, Spring 2006
The Stories of America: In Search of National Values in Family Memorate

Eloise (Kitty) Oliver, Spring 2009
Cross-cultural Stories of Race and Change: Re-languaging the Public Discourse on Race and Ethnicity

Gabriela Ovando Barrero, Fall 2007
From Subaltern to President: Evo Morales, New Social Movements, and Autonomies in Bolivia

Elizabeth M. Petersen, Spring 2013
Building a Character: A Somaesthetics Approach to Comedias and Women of The Stage

Kevin Petrich, Fall 2003
Reforming Public Broadcasting's Problematic Publicness: An Analysis of the Effectiveness and Prospects of Citizens for Independent Public Broadcasting

Emanuele Pettener, Spring 2004
The Father, the Son, and the Sense of Humor: The Novels of John Fante

Marc Rhorer, Summer 2007
Believers in Dixie: A Cultural Geography of the Kentucky Shakers

Kristen L. Robbins, Fall 2006
Between Home and School: Guatemalan Maya Students and Cultural Gender Roles in South Florida

Rhianna Rogers, Summer 2010
Documenting Cultural Transition Through Contact Archaeology in Tíhoo, Mérida, Yucatán

Nancy Rubin, Fall 2007
Digital Public History: Virtual Field Trips as Engaged Learning

Yasmin Salem, Spring 2015
Transnational Islamism and Political Moderation: A Comparative Analysis of Islamism in Egypt and Morocco

Peggy (Schaller) Elliott, Summer 2008
An Alternative Enlightenment: The Moral Philosophy of Jeanne Marie Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780)

Carolina M. Seiden, Summer 2008
Culture as a Factor in the Motivation of Heritage Speakers to Study Spanish at the College Level in South Florida

Alessandra Senzani, Fall 2008
Women, Film, and Oceans A/Part: The Critical Humor of Tracey Moffatt, Monica Pellizzari, and Clara Law

Ilaria Serra, Spring 2004
The Value of Worthless Lives: Italian Immigrant Autobiographies by Ordinary People

Shereen Siddiqui, Spring 2015
Teaching to Transform: Toward an Action-Oriented Feminist Pedagogy in Women's Studies

John Silver, Fall 2010
Nursing and National Healthcare Implications with the Rise of the California Nurses Association and the National Nurse Organizing Committee

Diana Sinisterra, Spring 2007
Colombian Happiness: A Look at Life Satisfaction and Explanatory Style

Nancy Carol Stein, Spring 2013
Using the Visual to "See" Absence: The Case of Thessaloniki

Walteria Tucker, Summer 2011
Prepare, Process, Package: The Consumption of Haiti in Hispanic Caribbean Literature

Maltiben Turnbull, Fall 2007
The Vessel: The Connection of Pottery and Earth Consciousness

Katherine E. Wahlberg, Fall 2015
The Centrality of Self in Response to Humanitarianism: An Ethnographic Approach to the Global Peace Film Festival

Niki Wilson, Fall 2010
The Intersection of Gender & Italian/Americaness: Hegemony in The Sopranos

Lois Wolfe, Fall 2008
Toward a Pragmatics of Intent: Cognitive Approaches in Creative and Critical Writing

Evelio Jesus Yera, Fall 2015
Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the Colombian Justice and Peace Law and Victims

Jeffrey R. Young, Fall 2009
Commodification of Sexual Labor: The Contribution of Internet Communities to Prostitution Reform

Cynthia Zaitz, Summer 2009
Matters of Life and Death: A Comparative Analysis of Content in Maori Traditional and Contemporary Art and Dance as a Reflection of Fundamental Maori Cultural Issues and the Formation and Perpetuation of Maori and Non-Maori Cultural Identity in New Zealand

Rosina Zimmer, Summer 2014
Dante’s Lucifer in the Commedia: Music, Pride, and the Corruption of the Divine

Ana Zuim, Spring 2012
Speech Inflection in American Musical Theatre Compositions