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Graduate Program

Dissertation Fellowship Recipients

2012-2013

  • Adrienne Morgan, Warner School of Education
    "Critical Race Theory: A Counter-Narrative of African American Male Medical Students Attending Predominantly White Medical Schools"

  • Kristen Wilmott
    "Gender, Tenure and The Pursuit of Work-Life-Family Stability: An Exploration of Female Faculty Experiences at a 'New Ivy' Research Institution"

2011-2012

  • Michelle Finn, Department of History
    "A Modern Necessity: Feminism, Popular Culture, and American Womanhood, 1920-1948"

  • Dinah Holtzman, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    "Portrait of the Post-Modern Artist as Hysteric"

2009-2010

  • Kathleen Casey, Department of History
    “Crossdressers and Racecrossers: Intersections of Gender and Race in American Popular Vaudeville, 1900-1930”
  • Elizabeth Kalbfleisch, Department of Art and Art History/Program of Visual and Cultural Studies
    “Bordering on Feminism: Home and Transnational Sites in Recent Visual Cultural and Native Women’s Art”

2008-2009

  • Jennifer Lightweis-Goff , Department of English
    " 'Blood at the Root:' Lynching as American Cultural Nexus "

2007-2008

  • Amy Fenstermaker, Department of English
    "Bridging the Gap between (white) Metafiction & (black) Self-Reflexivity"

2006-2007

  • Kathleen Utter King, School of Nursing
    “Association Testing of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Implicated Allelic Variants in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and Matched Controls” 
  • April Miller, Department of English
    “Offending Women: Modernism, Crime, and Creative Production” 

2005-2006

  • Tatyana Bakhmetyeva , Department of History 
    “From Sotia Svechina to Madame Swetchiine, (1782-1857): The Construction of Female Authority in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France ”
  • T'ai Smith, Department of Art and Art History/Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    “Weaving Work at the Bauhaus: The Gender and Engendering of a Medium, 1919-1937”

2004-2005

  • Daniel Humphrey, Department of Art and Art History/Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    “Projected Affects/Constructed Subjects: Considering the Queer American Spectator of ‘Foreign' Feature Films”
  • Tara McCarthy, Department of History
    “True Women, Trade Unionists, and the Lessons of Tammany Hall”

2003-2004

  • Tatyana Bakhmetyeva, Department of History
    "From Sotia Svechina to Madame Swetchiine, (1782-1857): The Construction of Female Authority in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France"

2002-2003

  • Lisa Soccio, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    "Nothing's Shocking: On the Persistence of Avant-Gardism in Alternative Music"

2001-2002

  • Jacalyn Eddy, Department of History
    "Bookwomen: Creating a Cultural Empire in Children's Book Publishing"
  • Joseph Wlodarz, Department of English/Film Studies
    "Hard Times, Soft Bodies: Masculinity and Sexuality in ’70s U.S. Culture"

2000-2001

  • Mara Amster, Department of English
    "Reading and Writing the Female Body: Sexuality and Legibility in Early Modern Discourses"
  • Narin Hassan, Department of English
    "Foreign Bodies: Medicine, Gender and Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century British Culture"
  • Lynn Wemett Nichols, School of Nursing
    "Prediction of Adherence of Women to Health Care Regimens"

1999-2000

  • Kelly Hankin, Department of English
    "Public Access: Imaging the Lesbian Bar in Film and Video"
  • Lina Najib Kawar, School of Nursing
    "Exploring the Knowledge of, Attitudes Toward, and Participation of Women of Jordanian Heritage in Breast Screening Programs"