Previous Qualifying Papers
Andrea Barra. “Romance Novels in the Twenty-First Century.” Committee: Karen Cerulo, Arlene Stein.
Susan Bodnar-Deren. “Perceiving the Self as a Burden and the Likelihood of End-of-Life Planning.” Committee: Ellen Idler Deborah Carr.
Kathryn Burrows. “Age Difference in Gay American Partnerships: A Test of Sociobiological Theories.” Committee: Richard Williams, Deborah Carr, Sarah Rosenfield.
Neha Gondal. “With(out) a Little Help from my Siblings: A Cross-National Investigation of the Relationship between Personal Networks and Sibsize.” Committee: Eviatar Zerubavel, Deborah Carr, Ann Mische, Thomas Rudel.
Shatima Jones. “Expressions of Relatedness: Everyday Talk and Interactions in the Barbershop.” Committee: Ann Mische, Patrick Carr, Ethel Brooks.
Oh-Jung Kwon. “The Logic of Social Policy Expansion in a Neoliberal Context: Health Insurance Reform in Korea after the 1997 Economic Crisis.” Committee: Thomas Rudel, Catherine Lee, Paul McLean.
Yu-Sheng Lin. “From Difference to Consensus: The Keyings and Rekeyings in Public Deliberation.” Committee: Ann Mische, Paul McLean.
Yu-Sheng Lin. “The Wax and Wane of the Reds: Leadership and Dilemma-Solving in Social Movements.” Committee: Ann Mische, Catherine Lee.
Wenbo Lu. “World System Incorporation: The East Asia Revlation.” Committee: Jozsef Borocz, Robyn Rodriguez.
Maria Malyk. “Are You Positive You are Saying Something Positive? Exploring TONE in Mixed Messages.” Committee: Eviatar Zerubave, Ira Cohen.
Brian McCormick. “Testing Compulsory Hetero-Eroticism: Father's Education and Religious Upbringing as Predictors of Erotic Preference for Gender in National U.S. Probability Sample.” Committee: Kristen Springer, Deborah Carr.
Dawne Mouzon. “Do The Mental Health Benefits of Marriage Vary by Race and Gender?” Committee: Ellen Idler, Deborah Carr, Sarah Rosenfield.
Colleen Nugent. “When You Procreate, Don't Hypenate: Accounting for the Predominance of Fathers' Surnames for Children.” Committee: Deborah Carr, Patricia Roos, Kristen Springer.
Monique Porow. “An Exploration of the Influence of Household Structure on the Adoption of a Racial Identity Amongst Biracial Individuals.” Committee: Richard Williams, Karen Cerulo.
Greg Rubin. “Alternative Narratives of 9/11.” Committee: Ira Cohen, Catherine Lee.
Vikash Singh. “Contentious Subjects of Globalization: Narratives in a North Indian Pilgrimage.” Committee: Arlene Stein, Richard William, Benjamin Zablocki.
Alena Singleton. “The Effects of Race on Self-Rated Weight.” Committee: Deborah Carr, Ellen Idler.
Andrea Barra. “Social Service Programs and Congregational Ideology: Characteristics of Congregations That Volunteer.” Committee: Ellen Idler, Patricia Roos.
Susan Bodnar-Deren. “The Effect of Formal Support on the Positive Psychological Aspects of Caregiving Among Older Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia.” Committee: Deborah Carr, Ellen Idler.
Lisa Campion. “Private Values, Public Choices: Searching for a Culture War in the 1996 U.S. Presidential Elections.” Committee: Patricia Roos, Arlene Stein.
Laurie Cohen. “The Effect of Sibship Size on Self-Acceptance: Is More Better?” Committee: Deborah Carr, Kristen Springer.
Audrey Devine-Eller. “Does Income Predict Participation in College Test Prep?” Committee: Patricia Roos, Sarah Rosenfield.
Rachelle Germana. “Beyond Grammar: Towards a Sociological Profile of the Hyphen.” Committee: Eviatar Zerubavel, Richard Williams.
Neha Gondal. “Knowledge Space as a Partially Self-Organizing System: An Illustration from Literature on EPZs in Asia.” Committee: Paul McLean, Ethel Brooks, Phaedra Daipha.
Daina Harvey. “A Space for Culture.” Committee: Karen Cerulo, Eviatar Zerubavel.
Jennifer Hemler. “Problems in Everyday Living: "Compulsive Buying" as a Response to Existential, Ideological, and Experimental Strains.” Committee: Karen Cerulo, Judith Friedman.
Oh-Jung Kwon. “Race, Gender and Perceived Health Risk: ‘The White Male Effect’ in Perceived Heart Risk.” Committee: Deborah Carr, Kristen Springer.
Janet Lorenzen. “Consuming the Future: Imagining Ideal Lifestyles.” Committee: Paul McLean, Karen Cerulo.
Bijita Majumdar. “(Re)Mapping Contention at Globalized Localities: Bt Cotton in India.” Committee: Ethel Brooks, Ann Mische.
Benyamin Nuriely. “Strangers in a National Space: Arab-Jews, Palestinians and the City of Lod, 1948-59.” Committee: Robyn Rodriguez, Jozsef Borocz, Ethel Brooks.
Nnenna Okeke. “Reconsidering the Role of Agency in the Leadership of Nigeria's Independence Movement, 1920-1953.” Committee: Jozsef Borocz, Ethel Brooks.
David Peterson. “The Ivy and the Trellis: Socialization and the Aggregation of Schemata.” Committee: Ira Cohen, Karen Cerulo, Benjamin Zablocki.
John Rand. “Hidden Insecurities in the Workplace: Unintended Consequences of Workplace Regulation.” Committee: Patricia Roos, Paul McLean.
Karen Stein. “Getting Away From it All: Vacations and the Organization of Modern Identity.” Committee: Eviatar Zerubavel, Richard Williams.
Jason Torkelson. “What About Life After Subculture: Rethinking Approaches to Subculture With the Narrative Accounts of Former Straightedge Adherents.” Committee: Patrick Carr, Karen Cerulo.