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 2006

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How Has the Russian Identity Been Portrayed Through Film Since the Fall of Communism and the Onset of Perestroika and Glasnost?, Helena M. Iaquinta
Department: History

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Historical Role of the Federal Emergency Management Agency: Preparing For Disaster in a Post-September 11th Nation, Alexander R. Junker
Department: History

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Understanding America's Not So Simple Reaction to the 1919 White Sox World Series Scandal, Daniel Joseph Kremer
Department: History

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"Just Say No" to Being "Tough" on Drugs: a Historical Analysis of Drug Abuse and a Cost-Effectiveness Study on Mandatory Minimum Sentences and Drug Courts, Samuel D. Langley
Department: History; Economics

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Marriage of Opposites: Development of a Silver-Containing Photosensitive Ceramic Glaze For Ceramic Art, Megan Sarah Lazorski
Department: Art and Art History; Chemistry

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American Dream Redefined: Thomas Hart Benton's Missouri Mural, Sloan Mills McBride
Department: Art and Art History

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Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House Ethos of Food, Christine Elizabeth Moffett
Department: History

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Jesus + Folk - Son of God = Bob Dylan, David J. Orr
Department: History

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Have a Seat This May Take a While: the Process of Chair Design, Kimberly Rastetter
Department: Art and Art History

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From Innocence to Corruption: An Analysis of the 1960s Through Presidential and Civil Rights Leaders' Obituaries, Jayson T. Rogers
Department: History

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The 1948 Cleveland Indians Influence on Cleveland's Economy and Society in the Post-War Era, Robert R. Romick II
Department: History

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Give Me a Penny & I'll Make You a Fortune, Ashley G. Sturtevant
Department: History

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Masculinity and "The Greatest Generation:" An Oral History, Austin Ernest Taylor
Department: History

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Heroes Without Wings: Rescue, Redemption, and the Persistence of Western Myth, Elizabeth Weiss
Department: History; English

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Uzbekistan on the Threshold of Revolution? Radical Islam and the Threat to the Post-Soviet State, Andrew White Whitner
Department: Political Science; History

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Spreading the Word: the Promise and Disappointment of the Nicaraguan Literacy Crusade, Angela Winningham
Department: History

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2005

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Struck Out: the 1919 World Series, Robert L. Andreoli
Department: History

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Pillage the Village! The Sources of Viking Perceptions, Ian Barrett
Department: History

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Retold: Interpretations of the Influences of Storytelling, Anne Baughman
Department: Art and Art History

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SALTing the Nukes: The Effectiveness of the Nixon and Carter Administrations to Conclude a Strategic Arms Limitations Agreement, 1969-1979., Amanda K. Bonus
Department: History

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Guilty Until Proven Innocent: the Mythic Trials of Jesus of Nazareth, William Burton
Department: History

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Search For a Fair and Just Society: Regulating Deviancy From Puritan America to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines of 1987, Timothy S. Cline
Department: History

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Reflecting on the Multiplicity of the Emotional Being: a Self-Portrait, Angela Damore
Department: Art and Art History

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Scarlet Women of the Emerald Isle: Convent Operated Female Institutions in Ireland, Rebecca J. Dieleman
Department: History

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Tum the Beat Around: a Discursive History of Music Criticism, 1978-1984, David J. Drake
Department: History

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Adjusting the Dials: Primetime Television of the 1970s as a Reflection of Social History, Vanessa Georgeson
Department: History

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Selling the Femme Fatale: the Poster Art of Henri De Toulouse-Lautrec and Alphonse Mucha, Lisa Anne Glazer
Department: Art and Art History

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Shadow Cast Forward: the Austrian Pan-German Movement, 1800-1918, and Its Influences on Hitler's Political Vision and Worldview, Colin James Grindall
Department: History

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"What Do You Mean, I Can't Drink the Milk?": the Psychological Consequences of the Chernobyl Accident, Annabell Christin Haessler
Department: History

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Inmates Have Taken Over the Asylum: a Study of Argentina's Grassroots Worker Cooperative Movement, Katherine Harold
Department: History

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City Architecture, the People's Perspective, Ashley E. Hecker
Department: Art and Art History

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Women of Watergate, Kelley M. Hubbell
Department: History

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Shorelines: Cleveland to the Cape, Anne K. Kissling
Department: Art and Art History

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Nothing New About Nafta: How Maquiladoras Paved the Way For Mexican Neo-Liberal Economics, Felicia Lambe
Department: History

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Development and Evolution of the Army Air Force and its Bombardment Strategies Employed in the Pacific During World War II Through the Example of the 11th Bombardment Group's History, Cyrus Nathaniel Lawyer
Department: History

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Du Plein Emploi Aux 35 Heures: Repenser La Place Du Travail Dans La Societe Francaise Depuis Les Trente Glorieuses, Andrew Michael Le Blanc
Department: French and Francophone Studies; History

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Furniture or Art? a Visual Exploration of Objects Integrating Sculpture and Design, Jeffry J. Liptak II
Department: Art and Art History

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Churchmen As Resisters: the Public and Secret War Waged By Protestant Pasters Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Niemöller, J. David Lyle
Department: History

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The Sugar Plum Fairy's Christmas Tradition: An Americanization of the Nutcracker, Jessica K. Metcalf
Department: History

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America's Hang-Up: a Social History of the Telephone From Bell to Cell, Anne Elizabeth Michaels
Department: History

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Claus Stauffenberg, Ludwig Beck, Hans Oster and the Construction of a Model For a Military Resister to Adolf Hitler, Michael T. Morris
Department: History

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En El Nombre Del Trabajador Explotado: a History and Discussion of the Bracero Program, Andrea B. Nelson
Department: History

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United States Operations Mission: Economics and Technical Aid to South Vietnam Before the Second Indochinese War, 1950-1960, Parke Nicholson
Department: History

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I Don't Want to Be the Assistant: Black Leaders in Major League Baseball Since 1947, Ross K. Nickel
Department: History

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Post-Event Representations of the Bombing of Hiroshima: in Memory, Testimony and Witnessing, Kenzo Niwa
Department: History; Art and Art History

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Following Yellow Brick Roads: a Visual Exploration, Elizabeth Grace Peebles
Department: Art and Art History

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Political, Social, and Community Oriented Purposes of the Grange, Denzel G. Peterman II
Department: History

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From the Boers to Berlin: How the British Commandos Helped End the Second World War in Europe, Matthew Ryan Rahde
Department: History

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Natural Occurrences: a Ceramic Exploration of Nature's Characteristics Through Organic Form, Mary Risley
Department: Art and Art History

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Fall of the House of Rubber: Wooster and Rubbermaid, 1808-2004, Dane Ralph Robbins
Department: History

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"I Am in Hell!": the Bounty Mutiny and the Memory of William Bligh, Michael James Ruttinger
Department: History

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More Than Just Busy Hands, Emily Ryan
Department: Art and Art History

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Comfort in Serenity: a Photographic Depiction of Nostalgia, Adrianne Michelle Sharrock
Department: Art and Art History

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Holy Lamb: An Examination of the Hapsburg Monarchy and Its Symbols, Jeremy Swart
Department: Art and Art History

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Human Landscape, Julie Tifft
Department: Art and Art History

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I Feel a Sin Coming On: the Effects of the Pill on Women and Society in the 1960s, Allison L. Urbanek
Department: History

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Invisible Bonds: the Remarkable Ability the Amish Have to Enduring Modern Intrusions of the Outside World, Hester Van Hooven Ward
Department: History

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Resorting to Violence: Lessons From the History of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Julie Mansfield Vavricheck
Department: History

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Translating the Silence: the Chinese Woman in Transition, Brittany M. Wellner
Department: Art and Art History

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2004

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How and Why Comic Book Superheroes Are the Greatest of All Religious Saviors, Bradley D.T. Adamczyk
Department: History

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A 'Troubled' History of Northern Ireland: Communities Making Peace in Times of War, Colleen E. Call
Department: History

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Putting Down That Rubber: A History of the Rubber Industry and the Goodyear Rubber Tire and the Rubber Company During World War II, Scott A. Chouinard
Department: History

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The Vietnam War: A Better Understanding, Carl E. Davis
Department: History

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Zwischen Diaspora Undsozialistischer Utopie: Probleme Judischer Identitat in Der Deutschen Demokrastischen Republik, Kristin Dill
Department: German Studies; History

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Pulse of the Continent: the Railroad in Nineteenth Century American Art, Literature, Thought, and Song, Peter N. Durbin
Department: History

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Heroes of a Lost Cause: An Historical Inquiry of American Myth, Matthew. D. C. Elrod
Department: History

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Unexpected Revelations: the Relationship Between the Third Reich Era and the Reception of Black Germans After World War II, Amika J. Gibbons
Department: German Studies; History

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Agriculture, Agents, Assimilation and Assassination. An A+ Guide to Teaching Colonial America, Benjamin M. Gillig
Department: History

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Experiences of Company H, 2nd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment of the 43rd Infantry Division of the United States Army in the South Pacific During World War II: 1943-1945, Drew W. Gittus
Department: History

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Motherhood in Black and White: How the National Organization For Women and the National Welfare Rights Organization Politicized Motherhood From 1966-1975, Rachel-Amelia M. Glickel
Department: History

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The End of An Era: the Reform of the CIA, 1945-1975, John Goss
Department: History

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Georgia O'Keeffe and Willa Cather: The Exploration of Women, Art, and Identity in Twentieth Century America, Jacquelyn R. Gulick
Department: History

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The Japanese Control of the American Video Game Industry, Justin I. M. Hart
Department: History

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Art of Justice: An Examination of the Architecture of the United States Supreme Court Building As a Mode of Political Expression, Erin M. Kriynovich
Department: Political Science; Art and Art History

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Is Baseball Still America's Game? Historical Thoughts on a National Pastime and Its Most Celebrated Franchise, Mark A. Lucas
Department: History

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Contributors to the Success of the Great Highland Bagpipe Throughout the World and the College of Wooster: A Macro and Micro Historical View, George C. Morrison
Department: History

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North Korean Defectors in South Korea: Their Own Experiences, and South Koreans' Views of Them, Meeri C. Park
Department: History

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Myths, Monuments, and Materialism: the American Search For a National Identity Through National Park Tourism, 1865-2005, Heather A. Reed
Department: History

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Lenny's Legacy: How a Star Athlete's Death Helped Shaped American Drug Policy, Joseph Rogers
Department: History

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Courts in Order: Why Inequities in Public School Funding Have Become a Litigious Issue Since 1968, Kevin Shelly
Department: History

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Factors That Contribute to Professional Football Dynasties, Erickson L. Shipe
Department: History

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2003

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'One Ring to Rule All Men' The Historical Culture of J.R.R. Tolkien, Jennie K. Bachelor
Department: History

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It's a Wonderful Holiday: An Examination of Christmas Films and the Family From 1945-1999, Elizabeth S. Brashear
Department: History

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"All Dude Ever Wanted Was His Rug Back": American Men Reacting to American Ambition, From the 'Founding Brothers' to the Coen Brothers, Brendan Callahan
Department: History

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King Charles I and the Ship Money Tax, Jessica Clark

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Between History and Memory: the Commemoration of Frédéric Chopin in Poland, Paris and Mallorca, Caroline D. Eaton
Department: History

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Tradition and Determination: the United States Air Force During the Opening Months of the Korean War, Eric E. Fillinger
Department: History

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Tiger, Tiger Woods Y'all: the Past, Present, and Future of the Game of Golf in America, Ryan J. Flynn
Department: History

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The Sphere of Influence of a Religious Cult: Why the Aztecs Never Achieved Empire, David C. Gash
Department: History

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Dealing in Diamonds: the Consequences of Conflict Diamonds in Africa, Hannah Rayclar Gilman
Department: History

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Baseball Pioneers: Jackie Robinson & Larry Doby, the Lives They Led and the People Who Made It Possible, Jennifer Green
Department: History

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Cultural Differences in American Baseball and Japanese Besuboro, Nickolas R. Hajjar
Department: History

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"But I Don't Have Any Boot Straps" Fashion, Gender, and Social Mobility in Eighteenth Century Britain, Anne C. Medlock
Department: History; Theatre and Dance

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The Pearl Harbor Survivors Association: How History Is Remembered, Beth Moore
Department: History

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A Way, the Truth, and the Life: Sojourner Truth An the Search For Community, Crystal R. Moore
Department: History

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Girls Girls Girls: Girlhood and Its Construction in the 1950s, Molly Moreland
Department: History

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Pink Celluloid: An Examination of the Views and Experiences of Ex-Communist Film Directors Elia Kazan and the Edward Dmytryk With the House Committee of Un-American Activities Expressed Through a Selection of Their Motion Pictures, John Daniel Oswalt
Department: History

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The Business of the National Pastime: the Commercialization of Baseball, Daniel A. Pursel
Department: History

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The Study of Japanese Atrocities During the Pacific War: Rape of Nanjing and Unit 731, Yi Ming M. Roberts
Department: History

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Technological Evolution of the Law: Law.Com, Nicholas Robinson
Department: History