Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Past Defenses

Sarah Sweetman - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Forging Family: Creating and Perpetuating Collective Memory in Families with Children Adopted from China

Major Professor: Kelly Schrum, PhD, Higher Education Program

April 11, 2013

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Elaine Cardenas - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Quick Change: The Extreme Makeover of American Life

Major Professor: Dina M. Copelman, PhD, Department of History and Art History

April 10, 2013

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John Woolsey - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Being Humane in a Global Era: Neohumanitarian Rationality, Power and Culture

Major Professor: Alison Landsberg, PhD, Department of History and Art History

April 08, 2013

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David Arditi - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

The State of Music: Cultural, Political and Economic Transformations in the Music Industry

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

May 03, 2012

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Pia Moller - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Patrolling the Nation: The Incorporation of Immigration Control in Neoliberal America

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

April 26, 2012

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Kathalene Razzano - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Who’s Your Daddy?: The Paternity Test and the Logic of Paternity

Major Professor: Tim Gibson, PhD, Department of Communication

April 23, 2012

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Ellen Gorman - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Art is Money-Sexy!: The Corporatization of Contemporary Art

Major Professor: David Kaufmann, PhD, Department of English

April 19, 2012

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Victoria Watts - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Patterns of Embodiment: A Visual/Cultural Studies Approach to Dance Notation

Major Professor: Ellen Wiley Todd, PhD, Department of History and Art History

April 11, 2012

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Jonathan Z. Long - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Alphabet Soup: Social Cartography and Cultural Policy-Making in Societies of Control

Major Professor: Cindy Lont, PhD, Department of Communication

December 06, 2011

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Fan Yang - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Faking China, Faked in China: Nation Branding, Counterfeit Culture, and the Postsocialist State in Globalization

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

May 18, 2011

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