Recent Alumni

 

  • Name
    Degree Year
    Thesis Title
    Committee
  • Gayle Anderson 
    2018
    "Life is Very Hard Here": A Comparative Analysis of Central American Migrants in El Norte & Enrique's Journey

    Rodolpho Aguilar

    Ernesto Silva

  • Mark Green
    2018
    Stumbler: A Screenplay

    Robbie Lieberman

    David King

    Bill Rice

  • Ben Rogers
    2018
    Memory & Media

    Larrie Duedenhoeffer

    Sergio Figueiredo

  • Nicole Askew
    2018
    Culturally Relevant Pedagogy & Approaches to Curriculum

    Nichole Guillory

    Griselda Thomas

  • Kristen Walker
    2017
    Revoluntionary Everyday

    Robbie Lieberman 

    Karen Robinson

    Rebecca Hill

  • Camille Kleidysz
     2017
    Secrets of Morgan Hill

    Griselda Thomas

    Thomas A. Scott

  • Meya Hemphill
    2017
    Watching Race: A Look into Black Femininity and Masculinity/Trauma & Gender in Luke Cage and Empire

    Griselda Thomas

    Nichole Guillory

  • Stefano Milkidis
    2017
    Re-Queering Space & Time: An Inquiry into Manhattan's Lost & Waterfront

    Rebecca Hill 

    Ariel Eisenberg

  • Alexandra Vuich
    2017
    Between the Rural and Suburban: The Social, Political, & Economic Dynamics of Policing Forsyth County, Georgia

    Rebecca Hill

    Matthew L. Mitchelson

  • Anna Tussey
    2017
    "We Ran a Different Schoool Within a School": Educator Perceptions of Guatemala-Maya Students in a North Georgia Public School System

    Rebecca Hill

    Amanda Rochey

    Alan LeBaron

  • Stephanie Hogue
    2017
    Pink is the New Bull: The Feminization of Pit Bulls in Visual and Literary Discourses as a Rescue Tactic

    Griselda Thomas

    Laura Beth Daws

  • Christi Williams
    2017
    American Horror Story: The Dark Side of the American Dream

    Robbie Lieberman

    Larrie Duedenhoeffer

  • Tanya Brinkley
    2017
    Practicing Equality: A Gender and Women's Studies Course for Social Workers: A Curriculum Development Capstone Project

     Ariel Eisenberg

    Stacy Keltner

    Ugena Whitlock

  • Lissa Small
    2017
    "What is My Environment, I will Change": Exploring the Possibilities of Trans-Feminism Through KSU Middle Eastern and North African Students

    Stacy Keltner

    Dan Paracka

  • Kristy Ventre
    2017
    Jeep Nation: Wilderness Ideology & the American Icon

    Albert Way

    Larrie Duedenhoeffer

  • Naznin Sultana
    2016
    Unmasked Gospels: Islam, Islamophobia, & Ideologies of Bangladeshi Muslims in Atlanta

    Rebecca Hill

    Debarati Sen

    Ken Williamson

  • Vanessa Schill
    2016
    The Importance of Teaching Media Literacy: A Cultural Approach to Navigating Media Landscapes

    Rebecca Hill

    Erin Ryan

  • Aajay Murphy
    2016
    Tracing Coffee, Culture, and Coloniality Between a Core (U.S.) and a Periphery (El Salvador) Through the Lens of Third-Wave Ideations

    Jesse Benjamin

    Ernesto Silva

  • Heather Harris
    2016
     Video Documentary on Van Dwellers

    Sergio Figueiredo

    Linda Niemann

  • Paola Garcia
    2016
    Decolonial Interstice in Carnaval Montevideanos: Murga as Hegemonic Dissent at the Tablado de Berrio

    Debarati Sen

    LeeAnn Lands

  • Walt Tillman
     2016
    Time and Nationhood: The United States and Indigenous Nations

    Kathryn Walkiewicz

    Heather Pincock

  • Gabriel Greaves
    2016
    Hidden Black and Brown Bridges: The Mutual Influences of Dr. Martin Luther King and Hispanic Theologian Dr. Justo González

    Seneca Vaught

    Jaime Ortiz

  • Robert Hadaway
    2015
    Dramaturgy: Kurt Weil's Street Scene and the Immigrant Experience

    Ugena Whitlock

    Jenn Soleo-Shanks

  • Ashley McFarland
    2015
    Cooking and Eating the Other: Contemporary Representations of Domestic Workers in Popular Media

    Stacy Keltner

    Griselda Thomas

  • Nilufer Gokmen
    2015
    A Journey of Tears: What They Don't Tell You About America: A Memoir

    Rebecca Hill

    Linda Niemann

  • Emmie Trull
    2015
    There is No 'I' in Team: A Look at Gender Equality in Collegiate Athletic Attendance

    Robbie Lieberman

    R. Keith Tudor

  • Daniel Blaine McCarty
    2015
    The Legends of Big Foot: Or How I Regained My Manhood

    Rebecca Hill

    Larrie Duedenhoffer

  • Sean Watkins
     2015
    The Turning Point of Who Shall Be Master: Killer of Sheep: Naming, Gender, and the Gaze of the African American Women

    Robbie Lieberman

    David King

  • Christine DeBord
     2015
    "'Cause I'm Young & I'm Black & My Hat's Real Low": Race, Hip-Hop, & Transformations in the NBA During the Late 1990s & Early 2000s

    Robbie Lieberman

    Rebecca Hill

  • Nykia Hannah
    2015
    "I'm Rich Bitch": Black Class Performance & the New Nouveau Riche

    Rebecca Hill

    Griselda Thomas

  • Yen Rodriguez
    2015
    The Triple Double: Racially Ambiguous Afro-Latino Identities in America

    Jesse Benjamin

    Ernesto Silva

    Ken Maffitt

  • Nykkeshia Wilson
     2015
    The Marriage of Charles and Rose Ward Tutty: Racial Identity and Intermarriage in Turn of the Century America
    Randy Patton  Rebecca Hill
  • Ann Burkly
    2014
    Nomination to the National Register of Historical Places: Warden's Residence, McNeil Island, Washington
    Catherine Lewis
    Jennifer Dickey
  • Amber Martinez
    2014
    Japanese American Internment: A Tragedy of War
    Catherine Lewis
    Jennifer Dickey
  • Shelley McGinnis
    2014
    "Haunted by the Spirits of Men in Blue and Grey": The "Ghosts of Marietta" Tour, Selective History, and the Construction of Local Identity
    Linda Niemann
    Linda Stewart
  • Crystal Money
    2014
    Nonprofit Organizations and the Ever-Changing Culture of the American Society: An Analysis of Values and Support
    Rebecca Hill
    Linda Johnston
  • Ilham Ramram
    2014
    Marginalizing Muslims as the Other: Dominant and Persistent Prejudicial Imagery, Discourse, and Policy of the United States
    Dan Paracka
    Anne Richards
    Maia Hallward
  • Joann Trodahl
    2014
    The Salzburger Story and Its Legacy in Rincon, Georgia
    Catherine Lewis
    Jennifer Dickey
  • Meghan Griffin
    2013
    Gay and Lesbian Comic Book Characters

    Julia Brock 

    Jennifer Dickey

  • Juan Carlos Trejo
    2013
    The Vietnam War and its Detrimental Effects on Chicanos
    Alan LeBaron
    Randall Patton
  • Mary Elizabeth Tyler Boucebci
    2013
    The Adventures of Aziz and Hyar: An Exploration of Gender Roles and Marriage in Muslim-American Reality TV
    David King
    Anne Richards
  • Emily Dolezal
    2012
    The Innocents Abroad?: Examining Reasoning Behind Conscious Cultural Transgressions Performed by Central Asian Peace Corps Volunteers
    Todd Harper
    Alan LeBaron
  • Judith Obiofuma
    2012
    Factors Influencing the Enrollment, Retention, and Graduation Rate of African American Males at Kennesaw State University
    Jennifer Wade-Berg
    Seneca Vaught
  • Michael Irving
    2012
    Place and the ESOL Student in the Middle School Environment
    LeeAnn Lands
    Linda Niemann
  • Ann Moye
    2012
    "Blue-Haired Ladies and Mumbling Rednecks": Preserving Pasaquan Through Community Engagement
    LeeAnn Lands
    Diana McClintock
  • Wende Ballew
    2011
    Religious Control Within Georgia's Women's Prisons and How It Influences Sexual Identities
    LeeAnn Lands
    Ugena Whitlock
    Rebecca Hill
  • Karen Burton
    2011
    Traumatic Family Narratives in a Cosmopolitan World: Identity in American Third Generation Holocaust Survivors
    Catherine Lewis
    Linda Johnston
  • Anna Golden
    2011
    Identity Theft: HOAs and the Cultivation of Exceptional Whiteness
    Rebecca Hill
    LeeAnn Lands
  • Emily Fox
    2011
    Preserving Roswell: The Voices of Historic Preservation in Roswell, Georgia
    Linda Stewart
    LeeAnn Lands
  • Mandy McGrew
    2011
    A Balanced Approach to Health: Understanding the Health Care Practicies of Guatemalan Maya in the United States
    Alan LeBaron
    Kenneth Maffitt
  • Kaci Schmitt
    2011
    Exploring Dress and Behavior of the Emo Subculture
    Rebecca Hill
    Ugena Whitlock
  • Kyra Whitton
    2010
    Women as Subject and Audience in World War II Venereal Disease Posters
    Elsa Nystrom
    Joe Thomas

 

 

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