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Senior Independent Study Theses from 2014

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More than Cows and Plows: Exploring the Role of Government, Women, and Corporations in Farming through Oral Histories, Seth A. Goodwin
Department: History

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Students Teaching Students: An In-depth Look at Domestic Student Exchanges between Predominately White Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the 1960's, Kendall Grace
Department: History; Sociology and Anthropology

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Ashes, Ashes, We All Fall Down: A Narrative of the Black Death in Siena, Sarah J. Hammond
Department: History

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Consummation of the 'Good Life' through Aesthetics, Christina M. Haupt
Department: Art and Art History; Philosophy

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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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Belonging(s): A Short Story Cycle and Artworks, Maria Janasz
Department: Art and Art History; English

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Impoverished Bodies: The Politics of Sterilization Abuse and the Marginalization of Low-Income Women of Color, Njeri A. Jennings
Department: History

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Lessons Learned from the Fight for Integration at the Lovett School: Atlanta, Georgia 1963-1966, Lauren C. Klingshirn
Department: History

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If You Were Buried In A Ship, You Might Be A Viking: An Investigation of Scandinavian Influence Over Anglo-Saxon Identity in Mortuary Practices, Kathryn Z. Libby
Department: Archaeology; History

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This Product is 100% Unofficial, Paige M. Madden
Department: Art and Art History

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Internal and External Factors: Connecting the Participation Trends of African Americans and Latin Americans in Major League Baseball, Zachary J. Mathie
Department: History

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King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn: An Examination of How Tudor Court Politics Led to the Rise and Fall of a Queen of England, Calla E. McCabe
Department: History

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The "Other": An Exploration of the Fear of Mormonism in the 19th Century, Mariah A. McGovern
Department: English; History

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A World of Make-Believe, Sarah K. Michels
Department: Art and Art History

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With or Without the State's Consent: Female Sexuality in the Soviet Union During WWII, Allison K. Miraldi
Department: History; Russian Studies

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The Quest for Ålander Identity: Reshaping Sovereignty at an Imperial Crossroads in the Baltic 1808-1921, Landon L. Moore
Department: History

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Pearls of Wisdom: The Black Female Student Experience at The College of Wooster, 1970-1990 and 2014-2014, Deja A. Moss
Department: History

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"What's Race Got To Do With It?" A Feminist Analysis of Anti-Rape Discourse from Susan Brownmiller and Angela Davis to the Modern Feminist Blogosphere, Angela M. Neely
Department: History; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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A Better and Truer Self: The Harris Brothers in Reconstructed North Carolina, Aviva H. Neff
Department: History

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“They See a Free Individual, it’s Gonna Scare ‘Em:” Hitchhiking, Fear, and the Decline of Community in 20th Century America, Zane S. Polston
Department: History

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Documenting Qualities of Natural and Artificial Forms of Beauty, Arianna G. Priddle
Department: Art and Art History

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Rising from the Ashes: Hansen’s Disease, Carville, and Patient Identity in 20th Century America, Lauren Quimby
Department: History

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Journey to Recovery, Sarah A. Ragosta
Department: Art and Art History

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A Functional Family, Anna G. Regan
Department: Art and Art History

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Fresh Boundaries, Seung Ryong Riew
Department: Art and Art History

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The Story That Would Not Grow Old: The Evolution of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan, Rebecca F. Roper
Department: History

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But the Heart is Still Indian: Hindutva and the Imagined Nation in Post-Partition Hindi Cinema, Rachel A. Rothenberg
Department: History; Religious Studies

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“A Cause Worth Fighting For:” The Ohio Veterans Home Museum, a Web Project, Megan E. Smeznik
Department: History

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Pertusiss, Pellagra, and Poverty: A Historical and Scientific Analysis of Whooping Cough's Associations with Poverty and Pellagra, and the Nicotinate Degradation Pathway in Bordetella Pertussis, Jacob Sprano
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; History

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“We Are People:” Black Student Movements and the 1971 Homecoming Boycott at The College of Wooster, Ruby Summers
Department: History

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“Go West, Young Man, Go West” Whiteness, Masculinity, and Wilderness in Gilded Age Boys Literature, Ariel N. Veroske
Department: History

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(dis)Appearance, Caroline R. Wensel
Department: Art and Art History

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2013

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Klotzen, Nicht Kleckern (Strike Together, Not Divided!): the Panzer Divisions As New Dominating Strategy of Modern Warfare, Stefano Alianelli
Department: History

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Anti-Appeasement: Exploring Opposition to Great Britain's Interwar Appeasement Policy, Robert Bansberg
Department: History

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Tussen Droom En Werkelijkheid: Between Dream and Reality, Karin Barend
Department: Art and Art History

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A Bestial History, Brittany Bounds
Department: Art and Art History

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Re-Framing the Slaughter: Remembering the Rwandan Genocide, Jordan C. Broutman
Department: History

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Putin and the Russian Federation: Securing Power at the Expense of Democracy, William F. Burkhart
Department: History; Russian Studies

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Every Citizen a Soldier: World War II Propaganda Posters and the American Home Front, Benjamin Caroli
Department: History

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Gettysburg: The Speeches, Reunions, and Monuments that Rewrote History After the Battle of Gettysburg, Shawn Chaffee
Department: History

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Mogadishu....We Have a Problem: How Decolonization Set Up the Democratic Republic of Somalia to Collapse, Rachel R. Craddolph
Department: History; International Relations

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The Foundation of a Leader: the Education of Benjamin E. Mays, Dexter Davis
Department: History

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Picture Perfect: The Evolution of Photojournalism During the Second World War, Kenneth Joseph Davis
Department: History

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Encaustic Internal Organs Paralleling the External Industrial World, Betsy J. Elderbrock
Department: Art and Art History

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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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Mastering the Patrol: a Look at the Importance of Training For American Pilots in the Battle of the Atlantic, Ethan M. Feinstein
Department: History

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Resisting Colonialism: Cultural Syncretism, Indigenous Agency and Exploition in Colonial Potosí, Isaac Galef-Brown
Department: History

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American Quaker Activism: Emerging Leadership, Evolving Faith, and Extraordinary Change, Catherine Gillette
Department: History

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The Global City of New York: Neoliberalism, Occupy Wall Street, and the Polarization and Repoliticization of Denationalized Space, Daniel Grantham
Department: History; Political Science

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Chicago's Wall: Race, Segregation and the Chicago Housing Authority, David T. Greetham
Department: History

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Disidentifying Performance of Freedom, Laura Haldane
Department: Physics; Art and Art History

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The Weathered Nude: Topographic Maps Paved By the Intricacies of Memory, Time, and Emotion, Emily Koelmel
Department: Art and Art History

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Tupac Amaru, Pachacuti: Un Análisis De Las Causas, La Estructura Y El Discurso Del Gran Levantamiento (1780-1781), Christopher R. Marshall
Department: History; Spanish

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Syrians, Sectarianism, and Assimilation: Divergent Conceptions of Early Arab Nationalism in the Old World and New, Leo Mayhew
Department: History

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Ohio Curriculum of the Sixth Grade: Creation and Historical Analysis, John McFarren
Department: History

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With Strong Arms and Callused Hands: a Study of Mexican Racial Identity in the Bracero Program From 1942-1964, Maricela Metraux
Department: History

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The Disintegration of An Open Economy: the Economic History of Argentina, 1880-1976, Beth Milne
Department: History

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Lost and Found: the Life and Art of Vivian Maier, Emily L. Mitchell
Department: Art and Art History

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Shooting An Elephant: How the British Became the Leading Imperialist in Africa and the World, Katherine Montgomery
Department: History

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Pocket Full of Posies, a Comparative Study of the Plague in Florence and London, Caitlyn Murphy
Department: History

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Lady Rochford: Always Remembered As a True Courtier of Henry VIII, Jacqueline O'Dell
Department: English; History

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It's a Good Day to Be Indigenous: the Quest For American Indian Identity Through Activism and Film, Keely Pearce
Department: History

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From Renaissance Entertainment to Occult Divinitory Practice: An Iconographic Study of the Sexual Female Image in Tarot, Megan Mary Piemonte
Department: Art and Art History; French and Francophone Studies

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Ethnoscapes and Nationalism in the Cherokee Nation's Constitutional Law, 1960-2013, Richard Tadd Pinkston
Department: History; Political Science

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The Transparent Self, Jessica Pisani
Department: Art and Art History

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Remaining Elite: Patriarchy and Advice in Renaissance Florence, Christina Polet
Department: History

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The Media versus Major League Baseball and its Superstars: A Comparison of the 1927 and 2009 New York Yankees, Johnathan Ray
Department: History

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Broke City, Broke Schools: Desegregation of Public Schools and the Economic Decline of Akron, Ohio, Abigail S. Rider
Department: History

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The History of the Americanization of Sushi and its Application as an Art Form, Margaret Graham Roberts
Department: Art and Art History

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Architectural Interventions, Abigail Aloe Sandberg
Department: Art and Art History

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Talking Black and Sleeping White... Talking White and Sleeping Black: A Socio-Legal Examination of Interracial Marriage in America, Kailey J. Schwallie
Department: History

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The "Woman Question": the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Intersections of Race and Gender in the 1960S, Kelsey Smith
Department: History

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Dream Worlds, Madeleine Socolar
Department: Art and Art History

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Monarch of the Plains: a Cultural and Environmental History of Buffalo in the West, Alexander Strapp
Department: History

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Young People Don't Vote: An Investigation of the Methods and Motivations of Contemporary and Past Student Political Activists, Brandon Sutton
Department: History; Sociology and Anthropology

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For the General Diffusion of Knowledge: Social, Juvenile and Mercantile/Mechanic Libraries in Colonial America and the Early Republic, Gwenlyn Symons
Department: History

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Singing Against the Grain: Exploring the Effects of National Identity & History on Counter Cultural Musical Output, Matthew Eulberg Taylor
Department: History

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Leaving It to the Streets: An Examination of the Consequences of Memorializing Street Art, Emily Timmerman
Department: Art and Art History

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The Great Matter: the Role of Environment and Queenship in the Decline of the Catholic English Monarchy, Margaret Trainor
Department: History

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An Artificial Eden: Experiencing the Suburban Landscape in Postwar American Literature, Elyse Vukelich
Department: English; History

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Unraveling the Toilet Paper Tax Revolt: An Investigation Into the Demise of Politics in the Garden State 1989-1993, Richard Walter
Department: History

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: the Historical and Social Relevance of Comic Books in the United States, Devin Warner
Department: History

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Welcome to the Jungle: A Hallucinogenic Phenomenological Experience, Ashle S. Williams
Department: Art and Art History

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Experiencing the Change of Home, Hava K. Yoast-Hull
Department: Art and Art History

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2012

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Evolution of the National Football League: the Coaches That Changed America's Game, Thomas Adams-Wall
Department: History

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Hurrah Hurah Look Who's Rising? It's the Frelinghuysens!: a Select History of New Jersey's Frelinghuysen Family, John Anderson
Department: History

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Soldier's Perspective: a Chronological and Thematic Analysis of the Vietnam War Through Oral History, Alexandra Armstrong
Department: History

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Evolving to Explore: the Potential in Land Art, Nora Byrne Armstrong
Department: Art and Art History

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Timekeepers of Progress: Buffalo and the 1901 Pan-American Exposition, Bonnie Berg
Department: History

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Experiences in Vietnam, Interpreted Through Art: Creating New Process and Technique, Lida C. Bilokur
Department: Art and Art History

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On the Origins of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, Jameson Brown
Department: History

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Cowboy Mythology in National Politics: The Pre-Presidential Political Career of Lyndon Johnson, Alyson Bujnoski
Department: History

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Artist Francesco Clemente's Understanding of Tantrism As Demonstrated By the Unfolding of Female Genitalia in His Works, Eliza Cady
Department: Art and Art History

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Discovering the Nameless Soldier: a Social History of Union Volunteer Infantry Soldiers in the Civl War, Benjamin H. Christ
Department: History

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The Eloquence of Stone: Propagandistic Function of Monumental and Funerary Art in Nineteenth Century Paris, Lauren Close
Department: Art and Art History; History

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Social Relevance of Speakeasies: Prohibition, Flappers, Harlem, and Change, Joseph Collins
Department: History

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Voice of the Voiceless Ones: the Culture of Nuevo Canto, Nueva Canción, and Nueva Trova; and the Polarization of Argentina, Chile, and Cuba, Samuel Connor
Department: History

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Whose Britain Is This Anyway: Questioning Race, Class, Immigration and Nationality in Great Britain Between 1948 and 2011, Christina Jayne Cruce
Department: History

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Chilean Cultural Identity: a Case Study of Contemporary Mapuche Poetry, La identidad cultural chilena: un caso de estudio de la poesía mapuche contemporánea, Christopher Culbertson
Department: History; Spanish

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Echoes of Silence: The Japanese-American Experience in the 20th Century, Helen Doherty
Department: History