Senior Theses Directed
A senior thesis is original scholarly research undertaken in the student’s senior year, usually over two terms. The research culminates in a formal written dissertation and oral examination by a faculty committee. Outstanding theses are awarded “with distinction” at graduation.
|Gail Diedrich Chapman (1976): "The American Old Age Pension Movement: A Study in Public Policy"|
|Holly B. Fujiye (1979): "They All Look the Same: Japanese Americans During World War II"|
|Carl Goldman (1979): "The American West Gunfighter: A Study in Mythmaking"|
|Felice Entratter (1982): "Suburbs and Highways: A Case Study of Two Chicago North Suburban Communities"|
|Frederick Mercer Van Sickle (1983): "A Special Place: Lake Forest and the Great Depression, 1929-1940"|
|Earl J. Barnes (1986): "The Chicago Civil Rights Movement: A Portrayal of Struggle"|
von Helms (1988): "'Last Night Approached Anarchy and Today Appeared
to Grow More Serious': Media
Weaver (1988): "'It is not that I loved Cleveland less but I
love Los Angeles More': An Analysis
of the First Professional Sports Franchise Shift to the West Coast"
|Timothy State (1993): "Producing Television: Eugene Hotchkiss Rides the Airwaves"|
|Alex K. Case (1994): "Jackie Robinson: Baseball, America, and Memory"|
|Kelly J. Gospodarek
(1997): "One Sailor on Board: Mike Gospodarek, the USS Rocky Mount
in the Pacific 1943-45,
and the the Power of Memory"
|Corinne C. Frank (1999): "Go Pack Go: The Representation of Fan Support for the Green Bay Packers, 1919-1996"|
|Nancy Micksch (2000): "Constructing Eleanor Roosevelt"|
|Michael Pond (2000): "Breaking Propper Chains"|
|Jennifer E. Woodruff (2000): "Voices of Change: Women's Experiences at Lake Forest College, 1955-1975"|
Brysiewicz (2001): "Chicago's Metropolitan Fringe: Lake Villa, Illinois.
The Construction of Multiple
Rusununguko (2001): "'Agressive Collective Action':A Study of The Black
|Jeffrey S. Svien (2001): "His Internal War: The Changing Character of Richard M. Nixon"|
|Destiny Bergeron (2002): "Women in Blue: The Story of Three Women from Illinois Who Fought in the Civil War"|
|Rachel Zara Rich (2002): "'A Faith That Cannot be Simply Stated:' Harry S. Truman and Civil Rights"|
|Kathryn L. Wegner (2002): "From Race to Poverty: Constructing Chicago's DuSable High School, 1935-2002"|
|Kathryn Perry (2004): "The Dakota Conflict of 1862 in Mankato, Minnesota: A Study of History and Memory"|
|John Luporini (2006): "Urban Imperialist: The Annexation Policy of Chicago, 1889 to the Present"|
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