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Titles of Completed Theses

2012

Paul Constantine
"The Civil War in Arkansas, Part II"

2011

Alana Brook Cross
"Violence and Social Unrest"
Krysten S. Collier
"Evolving Ivans and Static Soviet Union"
Matthew D. Bessette
"'Nervous Diseases' and the Politics of Healing in America, 1869-1919"

2010

Thomas Louis Jennings
"A History of Computer Technology and its Impact on Academics at SUNY Brockport"

2009

Thomas Vigneri "The Lost Cause: An Examination of the Defeat of the Confederate States of America"
David Latella "The American Obsession: The Continuing Influence of the American Civil War on Popular Culture and the Evolution of the Lost Cause Mythology"
Adam Hendel "The Collapse of the Confederacy: Class Dissent, Unionism, and Desertion"
Carl O' Connor "Disaster in the Heartland: The American Dustbowl"

2008

Howard P. Krug

“Charles Finney and Willam Miller: Revivalists, Reformers, and Millennialists Looking Downward and Upward.”

Anthony J. Carpenter "Gun Ownership in America Revisited: Firearms and Popular Culture 1700 to 1860.”
Jason Kielbasa “Step Right Up Folks, Anarchy For Sale!: Advertising in the New Yorker, National Geographic and Playboy.”
Cara Smith “`When Bridget is good she is so very good... when she is bad, she is horrid’: Portrayals of Female Irish Immigrants in America during the Late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries.”

2007

James R. Swiatek “Algonquian Manipulation of the Colonial System : English Colonization, Native Persistence and Anglo-Algonquian Alliances in Seventeenth-Century New England.”
Tricia R. Peone “Creatures and Covenants: a Trans-Atlantic Study of the Seventeenth-Century Witchcraft Belief.”
Ryan M. Dunshie “Masculinity in Football and American society, and its Connection to war.”
Steven A. Calhoun “Seeing Red: Communists, Eugene Dennis, and the Supreme Court.”
Christopher R. Pearl “Reluctant Revolutionary: Benjamin Franklin’s last years in England, 1772-1775.”
David D. Kent “The United States of Security: how the Policies of Harry S. Truman Guarded Americans Against Enemies Foreign, Domestic, Military, Economic, and Social.”

2006

Carrie Van Etten "Do as I do. Consult the spirits": the Comforts and Entertainments of Nineteenth-Century Spiritualism.”
Diane F. Palmer “Helen Kendrick Johnson and the Anti-Suffrage side of the Female Suffrage Debate.”
Maura Gilsinan “Lucy Stone : an Understated Suffragist.”
Andrew M. Cook "Thirty thousand half-breeds" and "Negroes with guns" : the Violent Formulation of Race in 1950s North Carolina.”

2005

Tracey Beechner “Against all Odds : Six Educated Survivors of the Pol Pot Regime Share their Experience in Cambodia’s `killing fields.`”
Matthew J. Ketterer “American Civilization and its Discontented : New England Federalists during the Administrations of Jefferson and Madison.”
William S. Fisher “American Society and Education : an Analysis of the Junior High School Movement and the Social and Economic Factors which Promoted its Development.”
Dann J. Broyld “Black Representation in the American Socialist Party : Woodbey, The Masses, Haywood.”
Shannon Symonds “A History of Japanese Religion : From Ancient Times to Present.”
Shawn Ragonese “Latin American Protestants in the Twentieth Century.”
Timothy D. Lloyd “Salutary Neglect : American Reaction to the Cold War and the War on Terror.”
Tabitha M. Metz “Schism in the Suffrage Campaign : How the Division Between the NWP and NAWSA Led to Woman’s Suffrage.”

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