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  • Abbott, Mark K., M.A. May 1979; Ph.D. May 1985; Professors Lester Cohen and Jon Teaford; Dissertation: Master Plan for Community: The Life and Death of an Idea

  • Abreu, Christina D., M.A. May 2006; Professor P. Ryan Schneider

  • Anderson, Andrew Rick, Ph.D. May 1985; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz; Dissertation: "Fear Ruled Them All": Kenneth Fearing's Literature of Corporate Conspiracy

  • Anderson-Douoning, Jolivette, M.A. December 2012; Professors Anne Knupfer & Leonard Harris

  • Armstrong, Katie E., M.A. May 2007; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Avery, Elisabeeth A., M.A., May 1995; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

  • Bader, Marguerite, M.A., May 1974; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Baham, Eva Semien, M.A. May 1986; Professor Lester Cohen Ph.D. August 1997; Professor Harold D. Woodman; Dissertation: Anna Julia Haywood Cooper, A Stream Cannot Rise Higher Than Its Source: The Vanguard as the Panacea for the Plight of Black America

  • Baldwin, Evelyn R. (Miranda), M.A. August 1992; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Bashore, Katie L, M.A. May 2007; Professors Arkady Plotnitsky and Bill V. Mullen

  • Beadling, Laura L., Ph.D. May 2007; Professors Minrose Gwin and Bill V. Mullen; Dissertation: The Aesthetics of Translating Cultural Trauma: Traumatized Communities in Twentieth-Century Fiction and Film

  • Bebout, Lee, Ph.D. May 2007; Professors Nancy J. Peterson and Susan Curtis; Dissertation: The Presence of the Past: The Mythohistorical in the Chicano/a Movement and Post-Movement Era

  • Belluscio, Steven J., Ph.D. May 2003; Professor Robert Lamb; Dissertation: To Be Suddenly White: Realism and the Problem of Agency in U.S. Passing Narrative

  • Bennion, Shawn E., M.A. May 2009; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Berman, Daniel, M.A. May 1966; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Birch, Jessica E., Ph.D. December 2014; Professor Bill Mullen; Dissertation: Blood, Tears, and Sweat: An Intersectional Excavation of the Literary Vampire in Neoliberal Discourse

  • Blackburn, Eliot R., M.A. May 2015; Professor Rayvon Fouche

  • Bohman, Mary E., M.A. May 1996; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Bolton, Philathia Rufaro, M.A. August 2004; Professor Kristina Bross; Ph.D. May 2012; Professor Venetria K. Patton; Dissertation: Making Dead and Barren: Black Women Writers on the Civil Rights Movement and the Problem of the American Dream

  • Borcila, Andaluna (Sirbu), M.A. May 1993; Professor Leonard Neufeldt Ph.D. August 2000; Professor Diane Rubenstein; Dissertation: Post Cold War Encounters with Eastern Europe: Sites in Return and Trajectories of Desire

  • Boulware, Portia D. (Ransom), Ph.D. May 2001; Professor Robert Lamb; Dissertation: Black Love and the Harlem Renaissance: The Politics of Intimacy in the Novels of Nella Larsen, Jessie Redmon, Fauset, and Zora Neale Hurston

  • Bousquet, Mark R., Ph.D. December 2011; Professor P. Ryan Schneider; Dissertation: 'Driftin': Round the World in a Blubber Hunter: Nineteenth Century American Whaling

  • Bower, Sherrema A., M.A. May 2009; Professors Susan Curtis and Valentine Moghadam

  • Boyd, Anne Elizabeth (Rioux), M.A. December 1994; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Ph.D. August 1999; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: From 'Scribblers' to Artists: The Emergence of Women Writers as Artists in America

  • Boyer, Anna Mae, M.A. May 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Brancato, James P., M.A. May 1986; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Brandford, Gaynor, M.A. August 1982; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Braunberger, Christine Carol, Ph.D. May 1999; Professors Diane Rubenstein and Richard Dienst; Dissertation: Stories in the Flesh: Reading Cultural Narratives of Tattooing in America

  • Brightbill, Sandra Lee, M.A. August 1978; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Brown, Philip E., M.A. May 1982; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Buckman, Alyson Rowena, M.A. May 1991; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Ph.D. May 1999; Professors Cheryl Oreovicz and Nancy J. Peterson; Dissertation: The Monster Strikes Back: American Women Revising the Abject

  • Buell, Montgomery S., M.A. May 1995; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Burke, Barbara Ruth, M.A. May 1989; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Ph.D. December 1995; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: A Shifting Nature of Understanding: Media Coverage of Environmentalism During the Early 1990s

  • Busch, Andrew, M.A. May 2004; Professors Charles Cutter and Susan Curtis

  • Byerman, Keith E., Ph.D. December 1978; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Dissertation: Two Warring Ideals: The Dialectical Thought of W.E.B. DuBois

  • Cacacie, Patrick A., M.A. May 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Canela, Elizabeth, M.A. May 2012; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Carnick, Lindsey A., M.A. May 2005; Professor Nancy Gabin

  • Carreon, Michelle E., M.A. May 2009; Professor Richard Hogan

  • Carrigan, Catherine M., M.A. May 1974; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Cashill, John Rogers, M.A. August 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. August 1982; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: The Capitalist as Hero in the American Novel

  • Chamberlain, William, M.A. May 1975; Professor Walter Hirsch

  • Charlton, David, M.A. May 1987; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Cheek, Madelon (Jacoba), Ph.D. May 1987; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz; Dissertation: Prose Writings and Dramas of Judith Sargent Murray: Nurturing a New Republic

  • Clarke, Marsha D., M.A. May 2000; Professor James Anderson

  • Cobb, Cicely D., Ph.D. December 2004; Professor P. Ryan Schneider; Dissertation: Crying for the Land: Modes of Representation in Mildred D. Taylor's Fiction

  • Coleman, Shannon Marie (Keaton), M.A. May 1989; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Cousins, Robert John, M.A. May 1992; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

  • Cox, Bryan M., M.A. May 1975; Professor Walter Hirsch

  • Cox, Jenean, M.A. May 2014; Professors Mangala Subramaniam and Monica Trieu

  • Craig, Barbara G., M.A. May 1976

  • Crider, Juanita, M.A., December 2013; Professor Venetria Patton

  • Crowley, Kapri, M.A., December 2014; Professor Rayvon Fouche

  • Cuene, James J., M.A. May 1994; Professor Nancy J. Peterson

  • Damon, Lorie Ann, M.A. May 1992; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

  • Davis, Lawrence (Lauren) A., Ph.D. August 2004; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: The Black Masculinist Agenda: Desire and Gender Politics of Protest Era Literature

  • Davis, Marsha A., M.A. May 1974; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Davis-Hayes, Kenya, Ph.D. August 2005; Professors Susan Curtis and Vernon J. Williams; Dissertation:Lessons of Place: The Creation of Physical and Curricular Segregation in Chicago Between 1910 and 1925

  • Day, Laura A., M.A. May 1980; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. December 1988; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz; Dissertation: The History of Every One of Us": America's Antebellum Female Travel Writers

  • DeMonte, Alexandra E., M.A. May 2004; Professor Nancy Gabin

  • Desmond, Ruqaiba, M.A. May 2005; Professor Venetria Patton

  • Doemel, Nancy J., M.A. May 1975; Professor Virigil Lokke

  • Dong, Zhengkai, M.A. May 1987; Ph.D. May 1993; Professor Harold D. Woodman; Dissertation: From Postbellum Plantation to Modern Agribusiness: A History of the Delta Pine Land Company

  • Dorn, Matthew, M.A. May 1996; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Durkee, Leeah N., M.A. May 2005; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Economidou, Poly, M.A. May 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Edwards, Jayne, M.A. May 1973; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Ehrgott, Barbara Anne, M.A. December 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Eismin, Kirstin R., M.A. May 2007; Professors Susan Curtis and Mangala Subramaniam

  • Eklund, Christopher T., M.A. May 2004; Professor Kristina Bross

  • Ellis, Kimberly C., Ph.D. December 2002; Professor Vernon J. Williams; Dissertation: We Look Like Men of War: Africana Male Narrative and the Tulsa Race Riot, War and Massacre of 1921

  • Elzey, Christopher Clark, Ph.D. December 2004; Professor Randy Roberts; Dissertation: Munich 1972: Sport, Politics and Tragedy

  • Embree, Adrienne Jean (Adams), M.A. May 2003; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

  • Emmert, Scott D., M.A. May 1992; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Falt, Eric, M.A. May 1989; Professor Harry Targ

  • Farcus, Robert K., M.A. May 1975; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Fattouh, Essam El Din Aref, M.A. August 1987; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Fisher, Allen P., M.A. August 1972; Ph.D. August 1977; Professor Walter Hirsch

  • Foley, Malcolm, M.A. May 2006; Professor Judson Jeffries

  • Ford, Grable M., M.A. August 1968; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Frazier, Chelsea M., M.A. May 2013; Professor Marlo David

  • Fullerton, Adelyn K., M.A. May 1975; Professor Walter Hirsch; Ph.D. May 2001; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz; Dissertation: "Out of the Moral Thicket": The American Christian Religious Leaders and the Persian Gulf War

  • Ganoe, John H., M.A. May 1974; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Garcia, Shivohn N., Ph.D. May 2014; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: "Fiddling About: The Life & Love of Pura Teresa Belpre & Clarence Cameron White"

  • Gardner, John N., M.A. December 1966; Professor Paul Million

  • Gibson, Ernest L., M.A. May 2007; Professor Leonard Harris

  • Gill, W. Neal, Ph.D. August 2012; Professors Christian Knoeller & Susan Curtis; Dissertation: "When We Got Beat": The WWII Era Labor Camp Origin of the Beat Movement

  • Gillett, Rachel; M.A. December 1986; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Gillis, Nell Louise, M.A. May 1973; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Gladowski, Roberta, M.A. May 1969; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Gobbie, Donn T., M.A. August 1992; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Good, Heidi E., M.A. August 1992; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Gregoire, Marilee, M.A. August 2004; Professor Judson Jeffries

  • Groner, Rachael E., Ph.D. August 2001; Professor Siobhan Somerville; Dissertation: Melancholy Subjects: Citizenship, Affect, and Publicity in Contemporary American Culture

  • Gruber, Diane, M.A. May 1991; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Ph.D. August 2002; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Much of Their Tuition: The Historical Matrix of Youth, Consumerism, and Mass Culture as Illustrated in the Pages of the Youth's Companion, 1827-1929

  • Grupenhoff, Richard L., M.A. August 1968; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Hall, Vanessa A., Ph.D. December 2006; Professor Nancy J. Peterson; Dissertation: Put Yourself in My Shoes: A Cultural Geography of Raymond Carver's America

  • Halliday, Aria S., M.A. May 2014; Professor Venetria Patton

  • Harbottle, Stephen D., M.A. May 1984; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Harred, Larry D., M.A. May 1976; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Harris, Pamela Leigh (Kaiser), M.A. May 1990; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Hartford, Michael T., M.A. May 1993; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Hawk, Brent M., M.A. May 1982; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Heiss, Andrea Brandeburg, M.A. May 1973; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Heritier, David A., M.A. May 1975; Professor Virigl Lokke

  • Hertweck, Thomas J., M.A. May 2007; Professors P. Ryan Schneider and S. Kip Robisch

  • Hess, Earl J., Ph.D. August 1986; Professor Harold D. Woodman; Dissertation: Liberty and Self-Control: Republican Values in the Civil War North

  • Hickner, Jamie E., Ph.D. December 2011; Professors Susan Curtis and Bill V. Mullen; Dissertation: "History Will One Day Have Its Say:" Patrice Lumumba and the Black Freedom Movement

  • Higdon, Miriam E., M.A. May 1976; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Hill, Alexandra, M.A. December 2008; Professors Christopher Lukasik and Kristina Bross

  • Hilton, Angela, M.A. May 1998; Professor Nancy J. Peterson; Ph.D. December 2005; Professor Nancy J. Peterson; Dissertation: Motherhood on Trial: Black Mothers with Incarcerated Sons Negotiating the Criminal Justice System in African American Literature

  • Hoelscher, Laura A., M.A. May 1974; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Hoffman, Scott W., Ph.D., May 2005; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Haloed by the Nation: Popular Martyrdom in Contemporary America

  • Hong, Xiu-Ping, M.A. December 1990; Professor Harry Targ

  • Hopler, Jay R., Ph.D. December 2010; Professor Robert Lamb; Dissertation: Designated Hitters: The Contract Killer in Twentieth-Century American Short Fiction

  • Horrocks, Stephen K., M.A. May 2014; Professor Bill Mullen

  • Hostetler, Carla Renee (Fisher), M.A. May 2004; Professor Nancy Gabin

  • Huettner, Janet Sue, M.A. August 1971; Professor Robert Nichols; Ph.D. December 1982; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Dissertation: Hawthorne's Art as Philosophical and Social Metaphor

  • Ibarra, Mayra, M.A. May 2012; Professor Nancy Gabin

  • Iwasaki, Akio, M.A. May 1994; Professor Richard Hogan

  • Jackson, Miriam R., Ph.D. May 1982; Professor Harold D. Woodman; Dissertation: We Shall Not Be Moved: A Study of the May 4th Coalition and the Kent State University Gymnasium Controversy

  • Jacoby, Francine C., M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Jamison, Pierrette Kim, M.A. May 2002; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Jamison, Sarah C., M.A. May 2001; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Jardine, Gail, M.A. May 1979; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Jimenez, Maria Daniela, M.A. May 2014; Professor Bill Mullen

  • Johnson, Frances S., M.A. May 1969; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Jones, Margaret Catherine, Ph.D. May 1987; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

  • Jumaniyazov, Arslan, M.A. May 2009; Professor Bill Mullen

  • Kahler, Bruce R., M.A. May 1976; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. May 1986; Professor Lester Cohen; Dissertation: Art and Life: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Chicago, 1897-1910

  • Kemp, David J., M.A. May 2004; Professor Vernon J. Williams

  • Kempcke, Kenneth R., M.A. May 1988; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Kessler, Mitchell, M.A. May 1981; Professor Harry Targ

  • Kiene, Francis Anthony, III, M.A. May 1996; Professor Harry Targ

  • Klein, Sabine A., Ph.D. August 2008; Professor Kristina Bross; Dissertation: 'The Dutch Threatened Them Hard': Dutch and English Colonial Writings, 1620-1664

  • Kloehn, Jaclyn D., M.A. May 1997; Professor Vernon Williams

  • Knodt, Ellen A., M.A. May 1971; Professor Virgil Lokke

  • Kolmerten, Carol (McAfee), M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. August 1978; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Dissertation: Unconscious Sexual Stereotyping in Utopian Reform Thought: 1825-1850

  • Koch, Andrew K., Ph.D. December 2008; Professor A. G. Rud; Dissertation: Rage Against the Machine: The University-Military-Industrial Complex and Contemporary American Culture and Democracy

  • Korbal, Barbara A., M.A. December 1993; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Krause, Jeri Lynn (Bliemel), M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Krebs, Nicholas D., M.A. May 2013; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Landrum, Larry, M.A. May 1967; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Lapman, Richard A., M.A. May 1980; Professor Harry Targ

  • Lareu, Gerald R., Ph.D. May 1978; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Dissertation: The New Journalism of Narrative Art

  • Lather, Patricia Ann, M.A. May 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Lee, Hana C., M.A. May 2012; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Leland, Dorothy J., M.A. May 1973; Professor Virgil Lokke

  • Leland, John P., M.A. August 1971; Professor Virgil Lokke; Ph.D. December 1975; Professor Virgil Lokke; Dissertation: The Metafictional Perspective

  • Leonard, Barbara, M.A. December 2007; Professor Bill V. Mullen

  • Lester, Julie Ann, M.A. May 2001; Professor Harry Targ; Ph.D. May 2007; Professors Leigh Raymond and Harry Targ; Dissertation: The Agrarian Myth as Narrative in Agriculutral Policymaking

  • LeVan, Laurence, M.A. August 1987; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Lewanski, Lynne Elizabeth, M.A. August 1983; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Lewellen-Biddle, Mark, M.A. May 2003; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Lewis, Ethan M., M.A. May 1995; Professor Franklin Lambert

  • Lewis, Heidi R., Ph.D. August 2011; Professor Venetria K. Patton; Dissertation: 'She still missed her daddy sometimes': Black Women's Post-Civil Rights Father-Daughter Narratives

  • Li, Peng, M.A. May 1997; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Lindquist, Jennifer M., M.A. May 2009; Professor Bill Mullen

  • Liu, Ying "Derek", M.A. May 2002, Professor Susan Curtis

  • Lloyd, Franklin R., M.A. August 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Loftin, Jennifer Kristine, M.A. May 1999; Professor Robert Lamb

  • Lohner, Virginia, Ph.D. May 1986; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation : The Contemporary Women's Movement in France and the USA: A Print Media Analysis

  • Loughney, John A., M.A. August 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Lovell, Kera N., M.A. May 2011; Professors Nancy Gabin and Susan Curtis)

  • Luebke, Carol Anne, M.A. May 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Lucas, Susan A. Morton, M.A. August 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • MacDonald, Megan L., Ph.D. December 2009; Dissertation: Indigenous American Two Spirit Women and Urban Citizenship in the Late Twentieth Century; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Mackenzie, Gail Marie, M.A. August 1982; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Macias Prieto, Carlos, M.A. May 2011; Professors Charles Cutter and Susan Curtis

  • Maddux, Harry Clark, Ph.D. May 2001; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz; Dissertation: Ramist Rationality, Covenant Theology, and Puritan Poetics

  • Marberger, Thomas F., M.A. May 1981; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Marek, Cristin I., M.A. May 2007; Professor P. Ryan Schneider

  • Marion, William E., M.A. May 1979; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Maslanik, Ann Josephine, M.A. May 1978; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Mathew, Donald T., M.A. May 1975; Professor Walter Hirsch

  • Matyas, Barbara Ann, M.A. May 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Mazurek, Raymond A., M.A. August 1975; Professor Walter Hirsch; Ph.D. August 1980; Professor Virgil Lokke; Dissertation: Fiction of History: Presentation of History in Recent American Literature

  • MacDonald, Meg Ann (Meneghel), M.A. May 1989; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • McCammack, Brian J., M.A. May 2006; Professor P. Ryan Schneider

  • McKay, Daniel, M.A. May 2006; Professor P. Ryan Schneider

  • McKee, Arielle C., M.A. May 2013; Professors Derek Pacheco and Janet Alsup

  • Medvedeva, Olga, M.A. May 2004; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Mickelson, Holly Michelle, Ph.D. May 2002; Professors Sandor Goodhart and Susan Curtis; Dissertation:Replacing Memory: Comics, Survivorship, and Narrative Rupture in Art Spiegelman's Maus Project

  • Miller, Kathy Kay, M.A. December 1988; Professor Robert Perrucci; Ph.D. August 1997; Professor Roger Finke; Dissertation: Rural Women's Work and Role in Community Building in Indiana from 1900 to 1980

  • Miller, Lauren A., M.A. May 2012; Professor Bill Mullen

  • Miltzine, Gisele Ariane, M.A. August 1995; Professor Harry Targ

  • Moore, Heather C., M.A. May 2010; Professor Bill Mullen; Ph.D. May 2015; Professor Anne Knupfer; Dissertation: "I'm The One You Need to be Worried About": The Archetypal Representations of Black Male Students

  • Morin, Erica A., M.A. May 2007; Professors P. Ryan Schneider and S. Kip Robisch

  • Morrione, Deems D., M.A. May 1997; Professor Diane Rubenstein; Ph.D. May 2002; Professors Diane Rubenstein and Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Sublime Monsters and Virtual Children

  • Morris, Tiyi Makeda, M.A. May 1996; Ph.D. May 2002; Professor Vernon J. Williams; Dissertation: Black Women's Civil Rights Activism in Mississippi: The Story of Womanpower Unlimited

  • Moynihan, Susan Muchshima, M.A. August 1995; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz; Ph.D. August 2004; Professors Aparajita Sagar and Susan Curtis

  • Mullins, Kathleen S., Ph.D. May 2012; Professors Susan Curtis and Jon C. Teaford; Dissertation: 'Let Women Building Houses': American Middle-Income, Single-Family Housing in the 1950s and the 1956 Women's Congress of Housing

  • Munt, Christopher D., M.A. December 2013; Professor Evelyn Blackwood

  • Murphy, Elizabeth E. Dunn, M.A. May 1983; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Myers, Thomas R., Ph.D. December 1985; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: Envisaging a War: Vietnam and the American Historical Novel

  • Neustadter, Roger, Ph.D. December 1978; Professor Walter Hirsch; Dissertation: Technics and Temporality: The Statistics of History in Modern Social Thought

  • Niumeitolu, Fuifuilupe Alila, M.A. May 2004; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Nix, Keturah C., M.A. May 2014; Professor Bill Mullen

  • O'Brien, Elise May, M.A. May 1970; Professor Charles Wetzel

  • Olson, Michael A., M.A. May 2002; Professor O. Michael Watson

  • Park, Charles, Ph.D. December 2011; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Between a Myth and a Dream: The Model Minority Myth, the American Dream, and Asian Americans in Consumer Culture

  • Park, Yup, M.A. August 1984; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: Logocentric World-Making: Emerson, Faulkner, and Bellow

  • Peck, Melissa A., M.A. December 2006; Professor Randy Roberts

  • Pendergast, Thomas D., Ph.D. May 1998; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Consuming Men: Masculinity, Race, and American Magazines, 1900-1950

  • Penney, Heather Renee, M.A. December 1997; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Perry, Tony C., M.A. May 2012; Professor Bill V. Mullen

  • Peters, Tammy Lee, M.A. May 1994; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Phillips, Selene G., Ph.D. May 2003; Professor Harry Targ; Dissertation: Mending Baskets: The Process of Using Indigenous Epistemology of Reinterpret Sacagawea

  • Pleasant, Virginia F., M.A. May 2013; Professors Laura Zanotti and Susan Curtis

  • Pony, Bernard, M.A. August 1991; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Price, Brian C., Ph.D. August 1987; Professor Harold D. Woodman; Dissertation: Transcending Taylorism: Frank and Lillian Gilbreth and the Search for a Science of Skill

  • Putt, Marcelle K., M.A. December 1975; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Pyle, Ralph E., M.A. May 1989; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Qiao, Gangliang, M.A. May 1988; Professor Harry Targ

  • Quinby, Rowena Lee, M.A. May 1979; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. May 1984; Professors Leonard Neufeldt and Lester Cohen; Dissertation: The Moral-Aesthetic Essay in America

  • Ralston, Martha J., M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Reich, Paul D., M.A. May 2000; Professor Robert Lamb; Ph.D. May 2007; Professors Susan Curtis and James Saunders; Dissertation: Race-ing West: Propoganda and Pedagogy in African American Fiction, Poetry, and Autobiography

  • Reynen, Christina, M.A. May 1977; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Rice, Aimee Rebecca, M.A. May 1999; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Rinehart, Stephen H., M.A. August 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. May 1982; Professors Michael Weinstein and Harry Targ; Dissertation: From Liberation to Limitation: A Study of the Anti-Feminist Impulse

  • Rioux, Paul A., M.A. May 1995; Professor Randy Roberts

  • Robinson, Danny Lee, M.A. May 1975; Professor Walter Hirsch

  • Rodgers, David G., M.A. May 2002; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Rose, Jane Ellen, Ph.D. August 1992; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: Gender Politics in American Literature in Domesticity, 1830-1860

  • Saari, Jon Howard, M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Salt, Karen, M.A. December 2006; Professor Bill V. Mullen; Ph.D. May 2011; Professor P. Ryan Schneider; Dissertation: The Haitian Question

  • Saulsbury, Rebecca Ruth, Ph.D. August 1999; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: "Strong and Brave": The Culture of Womanhood in the Novels of Maria Susanna Cummins

  • Scharnhorst, Gary F., Ph.D. May 1978; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Dissertation: Good Fortune in America:The Life and Works of Horatio Alger, Jr. and the Fate of the Alger Hero from the Civil War to World War II

  • Schraad, Jacqueline Sue, M.A. May 1990; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Schroeder, Lars Jens, M.A. May 1995; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Scott, Kevin M., Ph.D. August 2004; Professor Robert Lamb; Dissertation: Rituals of Race: Mount, Melville and Antebellum America

  • Scuteri, Gina M. (Rosabel), M.A. May 1987; Professor Lester Cohen; Ph.D. August 1993; Professor Harry Targ; Dissertation: Casualties of War and Research: A Case Study of U.S. Women Veterens of Vietnam

  • Senecal, Peter F., M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Shuman, Allan Burton, M.A. August 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Skola, Andrew D., M.A. May 1996; Professor Leonard Neufeldt

  • Smederovac, Rachel M., M.A. May 2010; Professor Richard Hogan

  • Smiley, Margaret R. (King), M.A. May 1986; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Smith, Sherry Lynn, M.A. May 1974; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Smorynski, Daniel J., M.A. May 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Spanger, Normajean, M.A. August 1987; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Spaulding, Stephany R., Ph.D. December 2007; Professors P. Ryan Schneider and Venetria K. Patton; Dissertation: The Crisis of White Imagination: Towards the Literary Abolition of Whiteness

  • St. Germain, Amos J., M.A. May 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Staley, Darsee R., M.A. May 1984; Professor Lester Cohen

  • Stauffer, John W., M.A. May 1993; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Stouffer, Kristin L., M.A. May 1995; Professor Nancy J. Peterson

  • Stilgoe, John R., M.A. May 1973; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Stokes, Tracy Jayne, M.A. August 1988; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

  • Straight, Brian, Ph.D. December 1987; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Dissertation: Magnificent Possibilities: The Lives of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald

  • Stripe, Chelsea M., Ph.D. December 2014; Professor Bill Mullen; Dissertation: Roads of Rebellion: Cultural Contributions by Women of the Beat Generation

    
  • Stephenson, Kerry (Jacoby), Ph.D. December 1996; Professor Harry Targ; Dissertation: Abortion Abolition Activity: An Exploration of the Moral Crusade, Social Movement, and Religious Revival Perspectives on Group Formation and Dynamics

  • Tan, Hui-Min "Mindy", M.A. December 2003; Professor Susan Curtis; Ph.D. May 2015; Professor Leonard Harris; Dissertation: Canvas Politics: Norman Lewis and the Art of Abstract Resistance

  • Templeman, Mark R., M.A. May 1983; Professor Walter Hirsch

  • Terry, James L, Ph.D. May 1988; Professor Walter Hirsch; Dissertation: The Political Economy of Migrant Farm Labor and the Farmerwork Movement in the Midwest

  • Thompson, Courtney Leanore, M.A. May 2003; Professor Vernon J. Williams; Ph.D. May 2011; Professor Venetria K. Patton; Dissertation: Capturing Democracy; Black Women Activists and the Struggle for Equal Rights, 1920s-1970s

  • Thompson, Jeremiah, M.A. May 2003; Professor Robert Lamb

  • Thoresen, Timothy, M.A. August 1968; Professor Virgil Lokke

  • Thralls, Charlotte, M.A. May 1978; Professor Chester E. Eisinger; Ph.D. August 1984; Professor Virgil Lokke; Dissertation: Point of View in Prose Fiction: The Interaction of Narrators and Narrates

  • Tompkins, Jane Lynn, M.A. August 1967; Professor Paul Million

  • Torres, Christine Aragon, M.A. May 2001; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Truesdell, Jae, M.A. May 2009; Professor Evie Blackwood

  • Turner, Stephanie, Ph.D. May 2002; Professors Susan Curtis and Siobhan Somerville; Dissertation: Imagining Cloned Americans: Post-Dolly Revisions of the Genetic Explanation

  • Unland, Bernice Claire, M.A. May 1973; Professor Blaine Brownell

  • Unruh, Kendra R., Ph.D. August 2012; Professor Bill Mullen; Dissertation: "Jubilant Spirits of Freedom": Representations of the Lindy Hop in Literature & Film from the Swing Era to the Swing Revival

  • Vazquez, Vanessa Annel, M.A. May 2004; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Verrier, Laurent, M.A. December 1990; Professor Harry Targ

  • Vlaicu, Angela, M.A. May 1993; Professor Leonard Neufeldt; Ph.D. May 2002; Professors Daniel Morris and Wendy Stallard Flory; Dissertation: Re-Mything as a Socio-Political Act in Fiction by Contemporary American Women Writers

  • Vorgang, Blaine D., M.A. August 1995; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Wade, Erik C., M.A. May 2005; Professor Susan Curtis; Ph.D., August 2011; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Constituting Whiteness: The National Horse Thief Detective Association and Racial Mores in Indiana, 1850-1930

  • Wallace, Brandon K., M.A. May 2005, Professor Harry Targ

  • Walter, James A., M.A. May 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Warren, Christopher A., Ph.D. December 2012; Professors Nathalia Jaramillo & Bill Mullen; Dissertation: The Price of Post-Racialism: Educational Genocide vs. Culture-Affirming Methodology

  • Webb, Na'eemah A., M.A. May 2014; Professor Bill Mullen

  • Weddle, George E., M.A. May 1991; Professor Harold D. Woodman

  • Weida, Stacy C., M.A. May 2005; Professor Nancy Gabin

  • Werenski, Brett M., M.A. May 2010; Professor John Duvall

  • West, Sharilyn Irene, M.A. May 1973; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Whalen, Margaret Ellen, M.A. August 1970; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • White, Sam W., M.A. May 1991; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Whittemore, Mark E., M.A. May 2005; Professor P. Ryan Schneider

  • Wilson, April Dawn (Susky), M.A. May 1987; Professor Michael Weinstein; Ph.D. December 1992; Professor Michael Weinstein; Dissertation: Irving Babbitt on the Individual and Political Imagination

  • Wittenstein, Kate Elizabeth, M.A. May 1976; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Wilke, Frances Ann, M.A. May 1971; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Williams, Phillip F., M.A. May 1994; Professor Randy Roberts

  • Wood, Jeanine, M.A. May 2008; Professor Susan Curtis

  • Woodcock, Emily Alden, M.A. May 1972; Professor Chester E. Eisinger

  • Wrzesinski, Laurent W., M.A. May 2007; Professor Harry Targ

  • Yaryeva, Annagul, M.A. May 2011; Professor Nathalia Jaramillo

  • Yeager, Nancy Evelyn, M.A. May 1972; Professor Robert Vitz

  • Yi, Ting, M.A. May 2003; Professor Harry Targ

  • Young, Lisa, M.A. May 2012; Professor Kristina K. Bross

  • Zou, Zhen, Ph.D. December 2006; Professor Susan Curtis; Dissertation: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes": American Writers on the Opium Issue in China, 1840-1860

  • Zuccola, Eric L, M.A. May 1995; Professor Cheryl Oreovicz

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