Dissertations

Monica De La Torre, Ph.D. Dissertation
Shuxuan Zhou, PhD
Renee Byrd, Ph.D. Dissertation
Noralis Rodriguez Coss, Ph.D. Dissertation
Nina Young Kim, Ph.D. Dissertation
Nicole Robert, Ph.D. Dissertation

Research - Dissertations

Completed/published

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Shuxuan Zhou, PhD The Gendered Landscape of Chinese Forestry Reform: Labor, Narrative and Resistance, 1950s-Current Adviser: Sasha Su-Ling Welland Chinese, Labor
Noralis Rodriguez Coss, Ph.D. Dissertation Rodríguez Coss, Noralis, Ginorio, Angela B., and Yee, Shirley J. Feminist Street Performances in Puerto Rico Alternative Imaginaries Shifting the Ideal(ized) National Body. Seattle]: U of Washington, 2016. Web. Adviser: Angela Ginorio, Adviser: Shirley J. Yee Caribbean, Gender, Public Art, Violence and Trauma, Women
Nicole Robert, Ph.D. Dissertation Robert, Nicole, and Habell-Pallan, Michelle. Queering U.S. History Museums : Heteronormative Histories, Digital Disruptions. Seattle]: U of Washington, 2016. Web. Adviser: Michelle Habell-Pallán Digital Arts, Gender, Museum Studies/Museology, Queer Studies, Sexuality, Women
Monica De La Torre, Ph.D. Dissertation De La Torre, Monica, Habell-Pallan, Michelle, Harewood, Susan, and Yee, Shirley. Feminista Frequencies: Tuning In to Chicana Radio Activism in the Pacific Northwest, 1975-1990 (2016): ProQuest Dissertations and Theses. Web. Adviser: Michelle Habell-Pallán, Adviser: Shirley J. Yee Activism, Chicana/o, Communication, Hispanic Studies, Radio, Women, Women of Color
Nina Young Kim, Ph.D. Dissertation Nina Young Kim. “’The Call of God’: Korean American Women’s Activism in the Pacific Northwest.” Diss. U of Washington, 2013. Adviser: Shirley J. Yee Asian American, Korean, Religion, Women, Women of Color
Renee Byrd, Ph.D. Dissertation Byrd, Renée M., and Allen, David G. 'Punishment's Twin' : Theorizing Prisoner Reentry for a Politics of Abolition. Seattle]: U of Washington, 2013. Web. Crime and Criminality, Culture, Ethnography, Women
Martha Gonzalez, Ph.D. Dissertation Gonzalez, Martha, and Habell-Pallán, Michelle. Chican@ Artivistas : East Los Angeles Trenches, Transborder Tactics. Seattle]: U of Washington, 2013. Web. Adviser: Michelle Habell-Pallán Chicana/o, Community, Dance, Music, Popular Culture, Popular Music, Women of Color
Knoll, Kristina. Feminist Disability Studies: Theoretical Debates, Activism, Identity Politics, & Coalition Building 73.12 (2013): Dissertation Abstracts International, A: The Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.73(12). Web. Adviser: Angela Ginorio Activism, Collaboration, Community, Feminism
Castner, Rebecca., and Ginorio, Angela. Manufacturing Identities, Producing Poverty : Criminalizing Poor Women through Welfare Fraud. U of Washington, 2012. Web. Adviser: Angela Ginorio Class, Crime and Criminality, Women
Knoll, Kristina. Feminist Disability Studies: Theoretical Debates, Activism, Identity Politics, & Coalition Building 73.12 (2013): Dissertation Abstracts International, A: The Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol.73(12). Web. Queer Studies

Sara Diaz. “Gender, race, and science: A feminista analysis of women of color in science.” Diss. U of Washington, 2012.

Gender, Race and Ethnicity, Science and Technology, Women of Color, Women
Amy Bhatt. “At Home in Globalization: Social Reproduction, Transnational Migration, and the Circulating Indian IT Household.” Diss. U of Washington, 2011. Adviser: Priti Ramamurthy Indian, Reproduction, Transnational

Amy Peloff. “Unexpected feminisms: How popular culture brought feminism beyond the movement.” Diss. U of Washington, 2011.

Feminism, Feminist Theory, Popular Culture

Janice Kinney. “Making Church: The Experience of Spirituality in Women’s Choruses.” Diss. U of Washington, 2010.

Women, Music

Zakiya Adair. “Negotiating spectacle: Florence Mills, Josephine Baker & Adelaide Hall, transnational black women's expressive culture 1920-1935.” Diss. U of Washington, 2010.

20th Century, Women of Color, Transnational, Culture, Women
Bushnell, Jeanette Marie. "I Can Think of a Lot of Stories." : Shared Knowledges, Indigenous Methodology and Purposeful Conversations with Sixteen Native Women in Seattle. U of Washington, 2009. Print. Jeanette Bushnell American Indian/Native American, Women, Women of Color

Alyssa Hellrung. “Athletic girls: External support, internal motivation, and advanced participation in sport.” Diss. U of Washington, 2009.

Alyssa Hellrung Women, Gender
Julianne F. Severson. “The discourse of conflict: A new reading of court-ordered Cesareans.” Diss. U of Washington, 2009. Body, Law and Political Thought, Medicine, Reproduction, Women

Brianna Blaser. “More than just lab partners: Women scientists and engineers married and partnered to other scientists and engineers.” Diss. U of Washington, 2008.

Science and Technology, Women

Kristy Leissle. “Cocoa and cash, culture and chocolate: a feminist analysis of ‘free’ and ‘fair’ trade in Ghana and Britain.” Diss. U of Washington, 2008.

Culture, African, English, Feminism, Economics, Political Economy

Dipika Nath. “Feral disorders and colonial exclusions: Animal reared feral children, discourses of animality, and the treatment of animals in colonial India.” Diss. U of Washington, 2008.

Animal Studies, Indian, Motherhood

Karen Rosenberg. “From moderate chastisement to mandatory arrest: Responses to violence against women in Canada and the United States.” Diss. U of Washington, 2008.

Violence and Trauma, American, Crime and Criminality

Alka Arora. “The re-enchantment of feminism: Countering fundamentalisms, encountering the sacred.” Diss. U of Washington, 2008.

Feminism

Michelle McGowan. “Stem cells, genetic selection, and strong embryos: A feminist analysis of preimplantation genetic diagnosis.” Diss. U of Washington, 2007.

Science and Technology, Women, Reproduction, Medicine
Serena Mauer. “Feminist border praxis: Exploring racialized citizenship, national belonging and gender reproduction in Yakima Valley.” Diss. U of Washington, 2006. Feminism, Gender, Race and Ethnicity

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