The full text of Senior Independent Study Theses submitted during and after 2012 are available to download only by College of Wooster users. Unless listed as an exemplar, all other theses are restricted.

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Senior Independent Study Theses from 2017

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Disaster Discourse in Official Chinese Media: An Analysis of Media Response to the 2008 Sichuan Earthquakeake and the 2015 Tianjin Explosions, Marie Sheehan
Department: Chinese Studies; Political Science

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2016

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现代中国环境污染和传统中国文化中的智慧, Kelly G. Brethauer
Department: Chinese Studies

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2015

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Distilling Cultural Identity: China’s Diaspora and the Formation of Chinese Identity Overseas, Nolan Kokkoris
Department: Chinese Studies

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Hopes for the Nation: A Short History of English Education and Liberalization in China, Stephanie L. Novak
Department: Chinese Studies

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2014

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“嘿,基佬!”中国电子媒体和同性恋的空间 “Hey, gay person!” Chinese Electronic Media and Homosexual Space, Kathleen Arnold
Department: Chinese Studies

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China’s Communist Revolution and History In Film: 电影中的中国历史和中国革命, Jarid S. Heffers
Department: Chinese Studies

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What Does Modernity Smell Like: An Analysis on Fragrance Advertising in Modern China - An Analysis on Fragrance Advertising in China, 1911-2013, Adriana E. Hoak
Department: Chinese Studies; History

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Determinants of Internet Censorship in the PRC: The Cases of Tiananmen, Charter 08, and Zhixian Party, Susie Ko
Department: Political Science; International Relations; Chinese Studies

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What Is Chinese Identity? An Assessment of How Modernity and Western Culture Has Impacted Chinese Identity, John Van Dusen
Department: Chinese Studies

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2013

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Warlordism, Opium, and Party Purges: the Guomindang's Use of Shanghai's Green Gang in Efforts of National Unification During the Late 1920s, Mark Samuel Federman
Department: Chinese Studies; History

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走婚: A One Night Stand or Eternal Love?: An Ethnographic Study of the Effects of Tourism on the Mosuo and Their Walking Marriages, Caroline Hanson
Department: Chinese Studies; Sociology and Anthropology

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The Dao that can be Spoken is not the Eternal Dao: National Role Conceptions and the Effects on Chinese Foreign Policy Behavior, Adam Stephan Jankowski
Department: Chinese Studies; International Relations

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A Study of Modern Geometries and Felix Klein's Erlanger Programm, Ashley Stopka
Department: Chinese Studies; Mathematics

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Three Appearances of Literary Youth and a New Definition, Alexander Turner
Department: Chinese Studies

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你吃了吗? Have You Eaten?: Using the Westernization of Chinese Food to Explain the Transformation of the Chinese Identity in America, Molly Young
Department: Chinese Studies; East Asian Studies

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Sino-African Relations: Various Media Perspectives and The Impact of Chinese FDI on African Inequality, Xiaochen Zhang
Department: Chinese Studies; International Relations

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2012

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During the Time of Non-Stop Creation, You Travel to the Past and the Future: An Exploration of Beijing’s Underground Music and Its Relationship with Modern China, Charlie W. Davis
Department: Chinese Studies