Past Honors Theses

2010 - present

  • 2013 - Danielle Jellerette: "Resumes, Cover Letters and Facebook Profiles:  A Study on the Use of Facebook in the Corporate Hiring Process"
  • 2013 - Emi-Lou Weed:  "Hookups, Romantic Relationships, and Companionate Love at Dartmouth"
  • 2013 - Duncan Hall:  "Social Norms and Organizational Policy:  Using a Three-Dimensional Stakeholder Analysis to Understand Fraternity Norms about Sexual Assault"
  • 2012 - Orli Kleiner: "Selling the Game: The Economic Sociology of Advertising in Baseball"
  • 2012 - Georgino Hyppolite: "More Black Ivy Leaguers, But There's a 'Kind'? Oppositional Culture Theory and Group Attachment of High-Achieving Black Students"
  • 2011 - Stephany Acosta: "Deciphering Dominican Dreams: Social Mobility Among Dominican Immigrant Professionals"
  • 2011 - Aryana S. Jacobs: "Race and Gender in Newspaper Coverage of Sexually Transmitted Diseases"
  • 2011 - Jaclyn K. Wypler: "The Future's in the Dirt: Local Food, Community and Embeddedness in Hardwick, Vermont"
  • 2010 - Nichole R. Davis:  "A Model for Public Schools:  An Analysis of Long Term Academic Enrichment Programs and How They Shape Black Students to Succeed in College"
  • 2010 - Ian W. Ferrell: "The Business of America is Business:  Corporate America's Reassertion of Political and Economic Power and the Divergent Responses of American Labor Unions"
  • 2010 - Jessica C. Guthrie: "How Do Black and White Biracial College Students Identify? Exploring the Influencing Factors in the Development and Changes in Racial Self-identification"
  • 2010 - Mary C. "Lina" Stepick - "Threat or Opportunity? Immigrant Workers and Building Trades Unions, the Case of Portland, Oregon"

2000-2009

  • 2009 - Rembert M. Browne, II:  "Upper-Class Black Identity and Social Distancing"
  • 2009 - Maria L. Castilla:  "Socioeconomic Status and Hispanic Identification in Part-Hispanic, Multiracial Adolescents:  A Microsociological Approach"
  • 2009 - Lisel A. Murdock:  "Human Capabilities:  Effects of Neighborhood Trust and Food Insecurity on Emotions"
  • 2009 - Tessa M. Winter:  "The Post-Election Violence and Social Networks of University Students in Nairobi, Kenya"
  • 2008 - Katherine L. Davis: "A Matter of Taste:  The State of Class in Burlington, Vermont, Through the City Market"
  • 2008 - Sara E. del Nido: "From Interests to Identities:  Mapuche Social Movement Organizations and Indigenous Autonomy in Chile"
  • 2008 - Sarah C. Herringer: "Organics in the Mainstream: The Creation of an Industry or Social Movement Success?"
  • 2007 - Eric Cruz: "Disparities in Adolescent Health - The Case of Adolescent Diabetes"
  • 2007 - Ashley Satterfield:  "Big Pimpin:  Black Masculinity and the Emergence of the Pimp in Popular Culture"
  • 2006 - Lindsay Longe: "An Examination of the Connection Between Charter School Mission Statements, Student Enrollments, and Educational Outcomes"
  • 2006 - Tiffany Davis: "Drop Me off in Harlem: An Analysis of the Changing Commercial Market in Gentrified Harlem"
  • 2006 - Kristina Emeghebo: "The Socialization of Individuals in Interracial Relationships"
  • 2006 - Mary Haile: "Identity Formation among Transracially Adopted Ethiopian Children"
  • 2006 - Scott Abramson: "Globalization and Christian Democracy in Italy and Germany"
  • 2006 - Rebecca Wehrly: "Constructing the Problem of Lead Poisoning: Competing Views in Manchester, N.H."
  • 2005 - Stella Treas: "The Relation of Social Networks and Transaction Costs to Executives' Employment Decisions"
  • 2005 - Victoria Lee: "At the Vanguard of Social Reform: The 1998 Student Movement in the Democratization of Indonesia"
  • 2004 - Jennifer D. Carlson: "Condoned or Condemned? The normalization of the death penalty in Huntsville, Texas"
  • 2004 - Alison C. Kelley: "A Young Heart with an Old Soul": How Incarcerated Juveniles Construct Age-Identity through Writing about Personal Relationships"
  • 2004 - Johanna R. Thomas: "Completing the Picture: Increasing the understanding of Black female and Latina juvenile violence"
  • 2004 - Arjun S. Ponnambalam: "Divergent Paths of Intrastate Conflicts: Resolution and Protraction in El Salvador and Colombia"
  • 2004 - Njoki E. Gatimu: "Two Nations, One Self: Identity Formation among Second-Generation Nigerian Adolescents in the New York City Area."
  • 2003 - Jennai Williams: "Plantation Misappropriation: Heritage Tourism and Historical Representations of Six St. Francisville Plantations"
  • 2003 - Lindsey G. Payson: "Ethno-tourism on Isla del Sol, Bolivia"
  • 2003 - Jillian L. Powers: "Stigma Management of a Deviant Occupation: A study of rural stripping"
  • 2003 - Claribel Vargas: "The Road to Medical School: An Exploration of the Undergraduate Experience of Underrepresented Minorities"
  • 2003 - Olufunmilola A. Adedokun: "American Psycho: The Social Construction of Mental Health Disorders in American News Media"
  • 2003 - Ross Landau: 'The Good of the Game'
  • 2003 - Amber Laws: "Fight the Power: An Analysis of Hip-Hop Culture and the Social Mobilization of African-American Youth"
  • 2003 - Jennifer Jaggi: "Managed Care and the Medical Profession: A study of the attitudes of Medical Students and Residents"
  • 2003 - Paola Peacock-Villada: "Bilingual Education in the United States: A study of its creation and demise in Massachusetts"
  • 2003 - Amanda Benjamin-Smith: "The Cream of the Crop: The Black Model Minority, Cultivating Class Through Educational Attainment"
  • 2002 - Christopher Allen: "In Harms Way: J.S. Mill and State Intervention in Liberty"
  • 2002 - Thea Ellis: "Black Bourgeoisie Revisited: A Contemporary Analysis of the Black Middle Class and the Black Press in he United States"
  • 2002 - Benjamin Gebre-Medhin: "The Development of Democracy in Eritrea: Nation, Revolution & Democratization"
  • 2002 - David A. Trouille: "The White Faces of Dartmouth College: A Study of Racial Identity among White Males"
  • 2002 - Maren Winnick: "Evaluating Patient Literacy: A Three Part Study of Health Literacy in the Health Care Environment"
  • 2001 - Randy P. Choiniere: "Crying over Spilt Milk?: Assessing the Plight of Small Dairy Farmers in the Northeast"
  • 2001 - Brianne Rideout: "Policing Racialized and Ethnic Space: Police Misconduct in an Urban Environment
  • 2001 - Christine M. Percheski: "Changing Career Aspirations: Trends among Women and Men of an Ivy League College from 1972-1999."
  • 2001 - Matthew T. Shaffer: "'You Know How We Roll:'" An Exploration of the Cultural Capital and Adolescent Networking Patterns Among African-American, Latino, and Caucasian Seniors at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois"
  • 2001 - Mona Jean-Baptiste: "Unveiling the Black Body: Meaning and Representations of the Black Woman's Body 1900-1930"
  • 2001 - Leah R. Threatte: "Rainbows on the Green: An Analysis of Gender and Achievement in the African American Community at Dartmouth"
  • 2000 - Sarah M. Blanton: "Black-White Biracial Identity Construction: The Structural, Social, and Personal Forces Affecting the Development of Racialized Sense of Self"

1990 - 1999

  • 1999 - Karen Yen: "Chinese-American Organization and Mobilization"
  • 1998 - Doug Heyman: "The Contemporary Black American Attitude toward Self-Segregation as a Reflection, Reaction and Resolution to the Social and Legislative Reality of the American Dream."
  • 1998 - Fuchsia Grey: "Controlling Their Bodie's Fate: An Exploratory Analysis of the Metamorphosis and Continuance of Female Circumcision in Egypt, Sudan and Kenya."
  • 1998 - Shaun Peet: "Behold a Pale Horse: The United States and the Impoverishment of the Teton Sioux of Pine Ridge."
  • 1998 - Erica Ryu: "The Aftermath: Collective Action and Solidarity in the Korean American Community after the LA Riots."
  • 1997 - Chen Yang: "Taiwan's Economic Development Past, Present, and Future: A case study and a test of development theories."
  • 1996 - Gerald E. Martin: "Waging a Christian War: The Flexibility of War Doctrine Within the Christian Church"
  • 1996 - Chandra E. Stanley: "Deconstructing the Myth of the Miracle: Did Chile's Privatization of Social Services Go Too Far? "
  • 1996 - Peter B. Evans: "A Better Chance: Dartmouth's Contribution to the Civil Rights Movement"
  • 1995 - Kimberly Barry: "Salvaging Tomorrow: Generation X and Recycling Behavior"
  • 1995 - Juliet Bouyea: "Black...Not Beautiful: The Commodification of Beauty and the African-American Woman"
  • 1995 - Nadia Bowers: "Volunteerism as a Means for Social Control on the Axes of Class and Gender"
  • 1995 - Gregory Heyman: "Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X: Consistency with American Political and Social Foundation"
  • 1995 - Kristi Kimball: "American Economic Decline and the Rise of Corporate Conservatism"
  • 1995 - Jennifer Sack: "The Ties That Once Bound: The Unraveling of the Black-Jewish Coalition in the United States"
  • 1995 - Jessica Segal: "The Social and Structural Forces That De-Stabilized Boston's Jewish Community"
  • 1995 - Moriah Shilton: "Irish Women: An Examination of the Interplay Between the Irish Constitution of 1937, the Irish Roman Catholic Church, and the Socio-Economic Conditions of the Time"
  • 1994 - Alicia L. Marti: "Anomie and Eating Disorders"
  • 1993 - Rebecca H. Meyercor: "Gender Equity in Teacher-Student Interactions, and Ethneographic Study"
  • 1992 Joy L.K. Dwyer: "Socialized to Abuse: When Violence in the Workplace Becomes Violence in the Home"
  • 1991 - Richard A. Aube, Jr.: "The National Rifle Association: A Preparation for Battle"
  • 1991 - Tara D. Blake: "The Holocaust in Context: Civilization at its Pinnacle and Abyss...."
  • 1991 - Trecia M. Canty: "The Quest for Social Equality: African-Americans in the Post-Civil Rights Period"
  • 1991 - Jennifer S. Clark: "Family Violence: Prevention, Intervention and Public Policy"
  • 1991 - Holly-Anne Coward: "Socio-linguistic Determinants of Social Class in Modern Britain"
  • 1991 - Debra C. VanWinkle: "Health Claims in Advertisements"
  • 1990 - Carol Ling: "To Be a Woman and a Physician: A Study of the Social and Structural Factors Influencing Women Physicians' Specialty and Subspecialty Choices"
  • 1990 - Rebecca L. Solberg: "Agricultural Marketing Relationships in a Political- Economic Context"