This is a collection of Education Master's Theses (1936 - 2012) from Dominican University of California.

The theses listed here currently reside at the Archbishop Alemany Library and only available for use in the Library


Theses/Capstones from 2012

Countervailing Forces: The Impact of Persuasion on Political Policyaking, Lyndie Kahanek

Fashion, Femininity, Frivolity: Marie Antoinette and the Rococco Legacy, Molly Sooper

Freedom Through the Cultivation of Humanness: Philosophy, Psychology and the Authentic Self, Bequia Sherick

Mirror Images: Leses of Reflection, Chyah Weitzman

Step in Time, Shelly Shepard Klaner

Theses/Capstones from 2011

A Fragile Balance: The Venetian Glass Industry in Cross-Cultural Artisitic Exchange with the Islamic World, Kathleen S. Deadder

Credit: Part IIIof a Three Part Novel, Elizabeth Evans

First Ladies of Film: The Not so Silent Women of Early American Cinema, Catherine Borg

Junior High: An American Saga, Keith Hayes

Re-Thinking the First Amendment: Religious Studies in Public Education, Amy Woodruff

Sinful, Sexual and Sometimes Smelly: Representations of Ethiopians, Women, and Ethiopian Women in Early Acetic Christian Literature, Cheramie Johnson

The Discourse of Cannibalism Within Christianity, Elizabeth Romero

The Exalted Everyday: Pierre Bonnard's Captivating Color, Jennifer Edwards

The Nun's Tale from the Hours of Catherine of Cleves: A Medieval Novella, Elizabeth Lau Skelton

The Rise and Fall of the Crudsades Through Vatican Political Hegemony, Bart S. Alvara

Theses/Capstones from 2010

An Analysis of the Message of the Negro Spriituals Withing the Conext of Jurgen Moltmann's Theology of Hope, Carolyn E. Matthews

Hawaiian Quilt Art: Continuity and Change, Marie Y. Jarvis

Modern Yoginis: How Western Women Have Fundamentally Changed the Practice of Yoga, Anne O'Brien Martinez

The Dark Side of Computer-Age Communications: Misguiding Our Way to Knowledge, Nancy Ann La Bash

Upstairs-Downstairs: The Life of Women in England's Country Homes During the Regency Era, 1775-1837, Kristina Kuhn Hall

Women and the Italian Family: 1900 to Present, Joann M. Calsada

Theses/Capstones from 2009

An Exploration of Modern American Cultural History: An Undergraduate American Studies Course Proposal, Rebecca Joy Pollack

A Requiem to Departed Days: The Transformation and Retrenchment of Planter-Class Women in Georgia, Carolyn P. Yock

Cultural Achievements and Social Reality in The Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba 929-1031, Kathryn Isaacson


From Working Arm to Wetback: The Mexican Worker and American National Identity, 1942-1964, Mark Brinkman

Journalism's Revolution: Understanding Sience to Escape the Politicial Manipulation of Public Discourse on Scientific nd Environmental Issues, Laila Abdelal McClay

Making the Case for War: The War Rhetoric of Presidents George H. W. Bush, William J. Clinton, and George W. Bush, Russell Moore

Me and My Mac: Travel Adventures ofa Sexangenerian and Her Laptop, Alexis McBride

The Fall and Rise of Artemisia Gentileschi: Changing Perceptions fo a Female Artist, Amber M. Lee

Tracing the Trend from Public Piety to Private Devotion in Western European Reliquaries of the Middle Ages, Andrea R. Triolo

Words as Art: A New Perspective on Shaped Poetry, Stephen Galiani

Theses/Capstones from 2008

Being Venus: An Alternative Beauty, Pamela Augusta Livingston

Continuum: A Poetry Manuscript, Kimberly Nunes Solomon

The Stone of Amaaranth: An Epic Fantasy Novel for Middle Grade Readers, John Maloney

Three Stones: The People's Choice; A Night at the U-Ball; Handcrafted, Shawn Hartje

Theses/Capstones from 2007

Anatolian Ceramics: A Reflection of Society and Culture, Marisa Di Menna

A Performance Guide to Fancis Poulenc's 15 Improvisations in B Minor and C Major; Franz Schuert's Piano Sonata in a Minor OP 42, D845; Claude Dubussy's L'Isle Joyeuse, Mikako Toh

Chivalry and Romantic Love in the Courts of Eleanor of Aquitane, Katherine Erckson

Everybody Dreams, Everybody Lies: A Novel of Blessing, Lin Marie De Vincent

Sakamoto Ryoma: the Nietzschean hero of the Meiji Restoration, Jeff Cohen

Theses/Capstones from 2006

Artistic Landscapes: Dancing Beyond the Stage; An Investigation of 1960s Site-Specific Dance Through the Chorography f Anna Halprin, Trisha Brown and Twyla Tharp, Meredith Lee Wilson

Painter of Light: Fra Angelico a. History ad Interpretive Analysis of Selected Frescoes of San Marco, Diane M. Traversi

Painting a Vision of Global Ecological Ethics Through the Synhesis of Godess Spirituality and Buddist Philosopy, Sundew Amber Mosher

The Human Figure as an Anchor to Realism in Abstract Expressionism, Joseph E. Rozewski

The Morality fo Materiastic Self-Interest, The Corporation of the State, John C. Harrington

Two Artistis, One Revolution: Jacques Louis David and Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, Sabrina Susan Kampf

Theses/Capstones from 2005

Commanded to Holiness: Reflections on Leviticus 19:1-2 and Contemporary Judaism, Jolie Kanat

Italian Unity as Leitmotiv in British Literature, 1820-1865, Daniel Melligan

Lucretia Coffin Mott: Early Leader in the Struggle for Women's Rights Within the Society of Friends and the Anti-Slavery Movement, Pamela Lancaster Paulick

The Book as a Cultural Object: Exploring the Symbolism of Artist's Books, Diana L. Harrington