Current & Recent Dissertation Titles

  • Nineteenth Century

    • Holger Droessler

      ,
      “Islands of Labor: Community, Conflict, and Resistance in Colonial Samoa, 1889-1919”

      (2015)

    • Eva Payne

      ,
      “Purifying the World: Sex, Morality, and International Social Purity Reform, 1865-1920” (in progress)
  • Twentieth Century

    • Steven Brown

      ,
      “The Man on the Dump: The Ideal of Waste in American Art and History” (in progress)
    • Anna Lvovsky

      ,
      “Queer Expertise: Urban Policing and the Construction of Public Knowledge about Homosexuality, 1920-1970”

      (2015)

    • Theresa McCulla

      ,
      “Making a Place at the Table: Ethnicity, Authenticity, and Taste in New Orleans, 1875-1975” (in progress)
    • Sandy Placido

      ,
      “Afro-diasporic Solidarities: Dr. Ana Livia Cordero’s Movements in the Caribbean, Ghana, and the United States, 193-1992” (in progress)
    • Rebecca Scofield

      ,
      “Riding Bareback: Rodeo Communities and the Construction of American Gender, Sexuality, and Race in the Twentieth Century”

      (2015)

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4 Heads, Broadway, New York by William Klein, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 2.2002.874, Photo by Imaging Department © President and Fellows of Harvard College