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A:
  • Abidor, Jennifer (2011) The WB:  Chasing the Teen Demo in a Non-Network Era (Doherty*, Farrelly, Auslander)
  • Abramson, Alana (2012) The Dissipation of an American Ideal: Upward Mobility in the Face of Drastic Income Inequality (Whitfield*, Cohen, Rosenberger)
  • Adland, Naomi (2008) The Reinvention of the Mikveh (Antler*, Farrelly, Sales)
  • Alfred, Erna (1997) Our Similarites Can Bring Us Together (Davis*, Doherty, Fellman)
  • Agran, Hannah (2004), Photog Rising: Embeds, Unilaterals and the Rebirth of American War Photography (Socolow*, Doherty, McIntosh)
  • Alkon, Cheryl (1992) The Magazine Mystique (Antler* Buresh, Jones)
  • Amato, Michelle (2002)Cyberspace and American Law: The Emerging Realities and Challenges of a New World (Cohen*, Stookey, Woll)
  • Antonio, Benjamin (1993) Integrated Higher Education/Separated Higher Education: Which Is Better for African Americans (Cohen*)
  • Asher, Monica (2005) Television on Trial: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Debate Over Cameras in the Courtroom (Socolow*, Whitfield, Harder)

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B:
  • Bacon, Karen (1994) Animal Rights in the American Experience: A Historical Overview (Warner* Stookey, Jones)
  • Bakalarz, Jonathan (1997) War on Drugs: The Dynamics of Prohibition and Represstion in Colombia and the USA (Davis* Cohen, Mandrell)
  • Berger, Jenna A. (2009) Women in Combat in the Iraq War:  A Profile of the American Female Soldier (Doherty*, Farrelly, Schattschneider)
  • Berkenwald, Leah, Is AIDS Special? A New Paradigm of Public Health and Individual Rights (Antler*, Cohen, Cadge)
  • Berkowsky, Shannon (2001)I Want My Gay TV: The Ups and Downs of Homosexuality on Television and American Culture (2001) (Doherty * Cohen, Perez)
  • Berman, Matthew (1991) American Sports in the Jewish Community (Fuchs*, Cohen, Reisman)
  • Berman, Todd (1991) Robert Mapplethorpe and the Curse of Obscenity: A Lesson in American Diversity (Fuchs* Abramson, Whitfield)
  • Bernard, Catherine (2001)The Mob Film: Defining and Interpreting an American Genre (2001) (Doherty * Cohen, Burt)
  • Blann, Richard (1998) The Roswell Incident: The Emergence of the UFO Community as a Subculture in American Society (Cohen* Biel, Saler)
  • Block, Dorian E. (2004), Finding Hospice: Florence Schorske Wald (Antler*, Cohen, Hansen)
  • Block, Sandra (1996) Bewitching Memories (Cohen* Davis, Morant)
  • Bogad, Molly (1997) Native Voices In Massachusetts: The Misrepresentation of Native American About the Department (Antler* Biel, Scott)
  • Borg, Jonathan (1995) Speech on Campus: A Critique of Speech Codes at American Colleges and Universities (Davis* Gaskins, Milkis)
  • Brisette, Elizabeth (1994) Serbs and Croats Living in the United States: Patterns of Cooperation and Conflict (Fuchs* Cohen, Burg)

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C:
  • Carrier, David (1993) Snail Darter, Spotted Owls and the "God Squad": Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act (Warner* Klein)
  • Carter, Suzanne, (2006) We Are Not the Only Racists . . . But Only We Play Them on TV (Cohen*, Doherty)
  • Chilnick, Susanna (1999) "You Can't Print That": Censorship and the Student Press (Davis* Moeller, Teuber)
  • Chiorazzi, Anne (2011) The Funny Ladies of "Saturday Night Live":  How Women Broke Into the Boys' Club (Doherty*, Antler, Mandell)

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D:
  • Davidson, Joshua (1997) Taming TB: Obstacles to the United States Public-Health System's Effort to Control Tuberculosis (Stookey* Cohen, Timmerman)
  • Davis, Raena, The American Presidency: From Vision to Television (Whitfield*, Dave', Levin, Kryder)
  • Debin, Lisa, (2006)"Banned By Binford": Film Censorship, Race and the Law in Mepmphis, 1915-1965 (Doherty*, Gaskins)
  • Dickerman, Gabrielle (1999)The Consequences of a Puritanical Society: Examining Patterns of Teenage Neonaticide in Modern America (Antler* Davis, Gil)
  • Dionne, Rachael (2008)The Cocoanut Grove Fire of 1942 (Antler*, Doherty, McNamara)

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E:
  • Eaton, Mary Jane Women in the Ordained Methodist Ministry, 1956-1995 (Brooten* Doherty, Whitfield)

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F:
  • Feldberg, Cara (1999) The Evolution of Massachusetts Rape Law From Colonial Times to the Present (Davis* Fuchs, Kamensky
  • Feldman, Joseph (1993) Baseball Parks and the American City (Warner* Cohen)
  • Finn, Meredith (1996) Talking About the Talk: Defining and Defending the Daytime Television Talk Show (Doherty* Davis, Burt)
  • Finstein, Amy (1998) Unlocking Doors to the Past and Future: An Architectural and Social Exploration of the Irving and Edyth Usen Castle (Antler* Davis, Bernstein)
  • Fish, Amy (1991) Forward Movement: Generational Continuity in Work and Education Patterns of American Jewish Women 1880-1930 (Antler* Cohen, Fishman)
  • Fishman, Nancy (1996) The Acculturation of Japanese Americans as Reflected in Japanese American Literature (Fuchs* Davis, Harth)
  • Freedman, Jody (1990) A Broad and Changing Landscape: The Visual Arts and the American Experience (Antler* Cohen)

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G:
  • Galil, Leor (2008) America Is Just a Word:  Post-Hardcore, Emo and American Culture (Doherty*, Cohen, Cunningham)
  • Geller, Steven (1995) The Master's Music: The Dramatic Function of Music in Alfred Hitchcock's Films (Doherty* Whitfield, Chasalow)
  • Gorman, David, Casting a Reflective Light on History (Cohen*, Whitfield, Ravid)
  • Grossman, Ana L. C. (2009) Ending School Violence:  The "Zero Tolerance" Debate in the United States Schools:  1989-Today (Cohen*, Davé, Levenson)
  • Gruda, Jennifer (1998) Pornography and Obscenity Regulation: Past, Present and Future (Davis* Gaskins, Woll)
  • Guertin, Nicole (2008) Foster Children in School Systems (Antler*, Cohen, Levenson)

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H:
  • Haimo, Adam (1998) Preserving Academic Standards: An Investigation of What Has Been Done to Maintain the Academic Integrity of Universities and Colleges With "Big-Time" Athletic Programs (Cohen* Jeff Cohen, Davis)
  • Heine, Sarah (2001) From Boots to Baldo: A Century of American Adolescents and Comic Strips (Antler* Moeller, Allara)
  • Hersey, Charles (2001) Evolution of Forest Management in New Hampshire, 1900-2000, Toward Ecological and Social Sustainability (Donohue* Gaskins, A. Klein)
  • Holtzman-Conston, Jordan (2008) Countercultural Sports in American:  The History and Meaning of Ultimate Frisbee (Cohen*, Farrelly, Woll)
  • Howell, Hillary (2001)Creating Generation X: Popular Culture and the "Slacker" Generation (Doherty* Cohen, Allara)

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J:
  • Jacobs, Ruth (1997) The Substance Survives: The Lasting Contributions of Josephine Clara Goldmark (Antler* Gaskins, Hansen)
  • Jaffe, JonaRose (1999) Menarche Butterflies: Young Women and the Cultural (In)Significance of Menstruation (Antler* Davis, Doress-Worters)
  • Jaffe, Marisa (2004), Between Reel and Real: Television Sitcoms and Women's Roles in the American Family (Antler*, Socolow, Miller)
  • Jagolinzer, Charles (2000) "Say Your Last Prayer!": Prayer in Public School and American Culture (Davis* Gaskins, Polonsky)
  • Jayson, Sherri (1996) Exploring the New Genre of Women's Films (Antler* Doherty, Hansen)
  • Jeruchimowitz, Howard (1994) Anti-Communist Liberalism: The Realistic Approach to Cold War Politics and Civil Liberties (combined with Politics Department) (Doherty* Abramson, Brown, Cohen)
  • Joseph, Bethany (1991) Death Is Not the Worst Outcome (Antler* Conrad, Stookey)

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K:
  • Kahn, Melissa (1999) Warning: Cigarettes Are Also Hazardous to the Health of Nonsmokers (Davis* Doherty, Parmentier)
  • Kamine, Elida (2003) Newsreels to Real News: The Birth of Moving-Image Journalism in the 1930s (Doherty*, Socolow, Miller)
  • Kander, Beth (2003) Reshaping the Rabbinate: An Exploration of Female Rabbis' Experiences Balancing Religious Professional Lives With Family and Personal Lives (Antler*, Cohen, Freeze)
  • Kaplan, Cindy F. (2008) The Wolf and the Lamb: Exploring the Relationship Between Evangelicals and Popular Culture in America (Farrelly*, Whitfield, Cadge)
  • Karnell, Erika (1996) Three Hankies and a Bucket of Soggy Popcorn: The Women's Weepie Film and Its Social Implications in the 1930s (Doherty* Antler, Jones)
  • Kassar, Ami (1991) Diaspora Adaptations: South African and American Jews (Fuchs* Cohen, Sarna)
  • Kassner, Robin (1998) The Barbie Chronicles: Her Life and Times as a Perpetual Catalyst and Manifestation of the Paradox Facing the Modern American Woman (Antler* Cohen, Dibble)
  • Kates, Thomas (1991) Shooting the Truth: An Exporation of the Meaning of Photographs in Postwar Films (Whitfield* Doherty, Teuber)
  • Katz, Rachel (2005) Attracting Women: The Representation of Woman in Contemporary French and American Magazine Advertising (Socolow*, Whitfield, Harder)
  • Keusch, David (2000) Peter Singer and the Conscience of America (Cohen* Gaskins, Wong)
  • Klein, Rebecca H. (2012) Analyzing the Failure of Intergration in Education Through the Lens of Boston and Atlanta (Farrelly*, Antler, Levenson)
  • Kleinman, Charles (2001) Blacklisted: Race and Racism in Hip-Hop Criticism (Doherty* Cohen, Cunningham)
  • Klugman, Ashley H. (2003) See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil: The Priest-Penitent Privilege in Evidentiary Law, With an Analysis of the Child Sexual-Abuse Scandal in the Catholic Church (Cohen*, Davis, Woll)
  • Klugman, Nadav (2004), Identity, Politics and the Post-Civil Rights Black Novel (Cohen*, Antler, Burt)
  • Kobin, Kristopher (1994) The 1978 Government Deregulation of the U.S. Airways Was Detrimental to the Efficient Operation of Our Airlines (Davis* Melnick, Stookey)
  • Kolko, Valerie (2001) Evolution of College Culture: Brandeis University, A Case Study (Antler* Cohen, K.Klein)
  • Korn, Tyler (1997) When Main Street Was Wall Street: The Securitization of Commercial Real Estate in the United States (Davis* Gaskins, Ross)
  • Kuehnlenz, Sri (2010), Pretty, Provocative, Progressive in Pink:  Pink and its Representation of Femininity (Antler*, Davé, Hansen)

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L:
  • Lamey, Miriam (2005) Bright "Young Things With a Splendid Talent for Life": F. Scott Fitzgerald's Flappers and New Women (Whitfield*, Dave, Morrison)
  • Lang, Robert (1999) Transfer Taken Too Far: The Juvenile Justice System and Its Adjudication of American Children Who Murder (Davis* Cohen, Hayim)
  • Latman, Audrey (1994) Rotten Blood: Vampire Films as a Metaphor for AIDS (Doherty* Conrad, Cohen)
  • Lederer, Caryn (2000) HIV in the Criminal Courts: An American Response to Disease (Gaskins* Davis, Conrad)
  • Lema, Lisette (1998) Making the Past the Future: The Cape Cod National Seashore (Davis* Biel, Teuber)
  • Levine, Beth Seidel (1997) Labor Pains: Searching for Peace in a Feminist Movement Divided Over the Virtues of Motherhood and Family (Cohen* Lamb, Fuchs)
  • Libo, Jennifer, Advertising: American Dreams and American Nightmares (Cohen*, Farrelly, Miller)
  • Lichtman, Steven (1990) The Validity of Flag Desecration as a Form of Political Dissent (independent concentration) (Touster* Abramson, Teuber)
  • Lightman, Jessica (1999) Sesame Street: A Quality Program in a Blasted Medium (Doherty* Moeller, Allara)
  • Lichtenstein, Robin (2011)  The Geek Shall Inherit the Earth:  The Rise of Geekdom in American Culture (Doherty*, Farrelly, Holmberg)
  • Lupatkin, Judith (2005) Rebels Who Found Their Cause: The Cinematic Progression of Youth Rebellion from the 1950s to the 1960s (Whitfield*, Doherty, McIntosh)

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M:
  • Margolin, Brett (2002)The Invention of Free Agency and Its Effects on Baseball (Socolow*, Cohen, Jaffe)
  • Margulies, Elana (2004) Counterculture Journalism: The Legacy of the Berkeley Barb (Socolow*, Cohen, Miller)
  • Markowitz, Jeremy (1996) When in the Course of Human Events: How the American Renaissance Changed the Meaning of the Declaration of Independence (Davis* Fuchs, Milkis)
  • Marshak, Stephanie (2010) The U.S. Mortgage Market:  A Complex Quest for the American Dream (Gaskins*, Cohen, Bayone)
  • May, Sarah (1995) Family Entertainment: Walt Disney and the 1950s (Doherty* Whitfield, Mandrell)
  • McDonough, Christopher (2008) Fact or Fiction? An Analysis of September 11 Conspiracy Theories (Cohen*, Gaskins, Schrecker)
  • McWilliams, Helen (2001)Safe Sex: How America Normalizes Discourse About Sexual Behavior (Doherty* Antler, Mandrell)
  • Miller, Dawn, Equity in Education in South Carolina: A Promise Unfulfilled Yet Unrelentingly Pursued (Antler*, Gaskins, Cohen)
  • Morrison, Brian (1996) Bowers v. Hardwick: An Interdisciplinary Critique (Davis* Gaskins, King)

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N:
  • Newman, Staci (1999) The Politics of Medicine: The Office of the Surgeon General in American Politics (Cohen* Stookey, Woll)
  • Nussbaum, Lisa What a Waste! Solid Waste and Consumption in the 21st Century (Donahue*, Goldin, Miller)

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P:
  • Pauleon, Margery (1999) Black Inheritance: An Analysis of African-American Reparations (Cohen* Stookey, Bryant)
  • Paulle, Bowen (1992) A Survey of Literature Surrounding Progressive Education in America (Cohen* Doherty, Witt)
  • Pearlman, David A. (2004), Freedom and Security: A Survey of the Civil-Liberties Debate in Post-9/11 America (Cohen*, Gaskins, Woll)
  • Pepose, David (2008) The Rise of the Newsjester: The Evolution of 20th Century Political Satire and Its Effects on the American Political Process (Doherty*, Farrelly, McNamara)
  • Petterson, Sean (2011) Deconstructing Camelot:  The Myths of the Kennedy Presidency (Doherty*, Cohen, Fischer)
  • Pildis, Sara (1998) Reconsidering the Presidency of a Great Leader and Civil Rights Reformer: Lyndon Johnson (Gaskins* Cohen, Milkis, Nelson)
  • Politano, Seth (2000) The Slasher Film: Influences and Reflections on American Culture (Doherty* Donahue, Quinney)
  • Posner, Amy (2001) Registration and Community Notification: An Analysis of the Legal and Practical Implications Associated With Their Application (Davis * Gaskins, Teuber)
  • Poy, Karen (2000) The Model Minority Stereotype: The Cost of the American Dream for Asian Americans (Davis* Fuchs, Lamb)
  • Prager, Hillary (1997) Gender Equity: The Controversy Over Single-Sex Education (Davis* Antler, Giele)
  • Prisand, A. Amanda (1997) Social, Personal and Political Commentary in American Art During the Depression (Davis* Moeller, Scott)

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R:
  • Rabin, Steven (2000) Framed? Considering the Alleged Liberal Bias of American Journalists (Whitfield* Fuchs, Abramson)
  • Rappaport, Ellen (1992) The Community History Forgot the Jews of Boston's North End: 1890-1915 (Combined History Thesis) (Fuchs* Sarna, Jones, Warner, Keller)
  • Rausch, Rebecca (2001)Freedom of Choice? The Dual Victimization of Certain Rape Survivors Seeking Abortions (Davis* Stookey, Reinharz)
  • Richman, Eric (1994) Staggerlee's Revenge: A History and Critical Investigation of the Ideas in Rap Music (Cohen* Klein, Woll)
  • Riss, Alexander (2000) The Greatest Show on Earth: The Simpsons and America in the '90s (Doherty* Donahue, Allara)
  • Rosenbaum, Nancy (1995) Jury Justice? A Look at the Scottsboro Case and the Leo Frank Trial (Gaskins* Cohen, Woll)
  • Rosenfeld, Jeffrey (2001) Sexual Privacy and Intrusive News-Gathering: Does the Public Have the Right to Know What Happens in the Bedroom? (Gaskins* Cohen, Timmerman)

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S:
  • Schechter, Elissa (1994) An American Family Album: Evolving Changes of the Family in 20th Century Theater (Fuchs* Dimock)
  • Schneider, Jesse (1995) When "Reasonable Doubt" Becomes Unreasonable: A Legal Guide to the Modern-Day Juror (Cohen* Teuber, Gaskins)
  • Schwartz, Nina (2005) Opening the "Screen Door," Closing the Pay Gap: Overcoming Barriers of Discrimination to Working Women (Antler*, Gaskins, Carter)
  • Sedransk, Eil (2010) Cheating in Baseball:  Reflections on American Culture (Cohen*, Donhaue, Terris)
  • Sheehan, Erin (2001) Free Louise: How One Trial Influenced Public Opinion Through the Media (Cohen* Moeller, Woll)
  • Shapiro, Deborah (1992) The Contemporary Significance of American Grandparenthood (Fuchs* Cohen, Conrad)
  • Shapiro, Jonathan (1991) The Four-Legged Stool (Fuchs* Antler, Hollifield)
  • Sherman, Melissa (2000) Medicare: Insuring Its Longevity (Cohen* Stookey, Woll)
  • Silverstone, Scott (2000) The Burdens of Hate and Free Speech on the Internet (Davis* Stookey, Jacobson)
  • Singer, Marni (2010) Nixon Go Home - A Study of Inter-American Perspectives on Richard Nixon's 1958 Good Will Tour of Latin America (Doherty*, Whitfield, Mandrell)
  • Slater, Samantha (2005) The Journalist as a Thinker: A Comprehensive Study of the Work of Thomas L. Friedman (Whitfield*, Socolow, Brown)
  • Snoyer, Manisha (2003)Greening Hollywood: The Ecological Social Problem Film (Doherty*, Donahue, Engerman)
  • Soubousky, Sarah (2000) Affirmative Action in Universities (Cohen* Antler, Traver)
  • Starr, Aviva (1991) Family Violence in the United States: Commonalities in Cause, Treatment and Prevention (Antler* Gil, Stookey)
  • Steinman, Claire (2010) Every Cinderella has her Midnight:  Deceiption in the Screwball Comedies of the Great Depression (Doherty*, Whitfield, Siomopoulos)
  • Stone, David (1992) A Time For Change (Antler* Reihnart, Stookey)
  • Stracuzzi, Francine (1992) The Erie Railroad and Its Effect on a Small Town in America (Warner* Cohen, Woll)
  • Strassfeld, Ben (2009) American Independent Cinema:  From Low-Budget Roots to Big Hollywood Shoots (Doherty*, Whitfield, Auslander)
  • Sussman, Shayna (2004), Henrietta Szold: Portrayal Through a Gendered Lens (Antler*, Cohen, Lanser)

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T:
  • Tannenwald, Alan (2005) An Open Door?: A Survey of Paradoxes and Tensions in Post-9/11 U.S. Immigration Law and Policy (Gaskins*, Dave, Kryder)
  • Teitler, Andrea (1993) Orson Welles: Hollywood Maverick (Whitfield* Allara, Doherty)
  • Tennebaum, Sara (2006) One Sweet Dream: The Beatles and America, 1964-1967 (Cohen*, Whitfield)
  • Tolksdorf, Paul (1994) Conspiracies and Cover-ups: The Portrayal of American Government by Hollywood's Political Thrillers in the 1980s (Moeller* Allara, Davis)
  • Tonguch, Inci (1992) The Female Body Image in North American Literature (Antler* Allara, Doherty)
  • Toth, Gabriela (2001) "I'll Be There For You": Friends as Surrogate Families in Television of the 1990s (Antler* Davis, Irr)

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V:
  • Vasquez, Alicia Joy (1997) Rehabilitation: Is America Effecting Postiive Change? (Gaskins* Davis, Fellman)

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W:
  • Weber, Harry (1994) Media Crisis: A Study of Health-Care Coverage in the 1960s and the 1990s (Moeller* Stookey)
  • Wechsler, Deborah (1991) The Representation of American Identity in Institutions of Jewish Education in the United States (Antler* Fuchs, Reimer)
  • Weiss, Mark (1995) On the Brink: American Policy in Vietnam from November 1963 to March 1965 (Cohen* Doherty, Schrecker)
  • Weitz, Bradley (1995) Youth Gang Violence 1980-1995: Focus on Broward County, Florida (Davis* Cohen, Fellman)
  • Weitzer, David (1994) The Electoral College Method of Electing the President and Vice President and Proposals for Reform (Fuchs* Woll, Melnick, Cohen)
  • Wilgoren, Rachel (1995) The Dead Live On: New Meaning for Family, Community and Religion in American Culture, 1965-1995 (Cohen* Doherty, Stein)

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Z:
  • Zack, Maayan, The Mediation Alternative: American Law and Conflict Resolution (Cohen*, Dave', Terris)
  • Zak, David (1998) An Examination of Massachusetts Landlord-Tenant Law (Biel* Cohen, Woll)

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