Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Past Defenses

Tainui Neilson - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

The Labor of Digital Journalism in New Zealand and the US

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

April 24, 2017

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Lisa Daily - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Ethical Capitalism, Commodities, and the Consumerist Gaze

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

April 13, 2017

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Michele Krugh - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Etsy, Inc.: Crafting a Living in a Capitalist Economy

Major Professor: Mark D Jacobs, PhD, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

December 05, 2016

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Kimberly Klinger - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

The Birth of Morbopolitics: Pittsburgh and the Normalization of Organ Transfer

Major Professor: Roger N Lancaster, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

April 26, 2016

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Daniel Anderson - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

What is Enlightenment?: Mindfulness in the Moment of Stress

Major Professor: Denise Albanese, PhD, Department of English

April 26, 2016

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Mika’il Petin - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

"I’m Not an American": Sovereign Masculinity and Images of Black Muslim Men during the War on Terror

Major Professor: Jessica Scarlata, PhD, Department of English

April 25, 2016

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Gavin Mueller - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

The Pirate Mode of Production: Intellectual Property and Labor under Neoliberal Restructuring

Major Professor: Paul Smith, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

April 14, 2016

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Richard Otten - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Manufacturing Charm City: The Socio-Semiotics of Baltimore's Decline

Major Professor: Roger N Lancaster, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

April 05, 2016

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Ariella Horwitz - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Celebrity Politics and the Cultivation of Affect in the Public Sphere

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

March 02, 2016

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Michael Goebel - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Beached White Male: Imperiled Masculinity in the Great Recession

Major Professor: Roger N Lancaster, PhD, Cultural Studies Program

February 22, 2016

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