2018 Senior Theses

Adèle Bernhard: Frances Willard, Lynching and Race: The Moral Failings of an Iconic Progressive Reformer

Erica Harreveld: “For the Education and Elevation of the Youth”: The Juvenile Instructor and the Construction of Gender Roles in the Mormon Church (1869-1872)

Jordyn Patterson: Blood on Their Hands: The American Legacy of Nuclear Calamity in the Marshall Islands, 1946-1996

Josephine Hirsh: Rethinking Criminal Women: The Laboratory of Social Hygiene, 1912-1918

Lena Rubin: Continuums of Revolution: Parisian Collective Memory and the Paris Commune of 1871

Mollie Zanger: “Joyous and Deliberate Motherhood,  A Sure Light in Our Racial Darkness:” Feminist-Eugenics in the Marie Stopes Mothers’ Clinics 1900-1945

Naomi Fischer: The Sovereign Body: Elizabeth Wolstenholme-Elmy and the Fight for Women's Autonomy

Phoebe Jones: A Bend in the Punitive Road: The Unexpected Profundity of Burl Cain’s Religious and Moral Rehabilitation in Angola Prison, 1995-2015

Rachel Carta Wagman: Righteous Flames: The Use of Fire as a Weapon from the First through the Albigensian Crusade

Rebekah Mills: Defiance: The Personal Rebellion of Elizabeth de Burgh and Derbforgaill O Conchobair in Early Fourteenth Century Ireland

Sophia Whitman Sandmeyer: “IT TAKES A WOMAN:” HELLO, DOLLY! AND COLD WAR WOMANHOOD

Tamar Lindenbaum: PATIENT’S ORDERS:  TWILIGHT SLEEP AND THE FEMALE MEDICAL CONSUMER  IN THE TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY UNITED STATES, 1880-1920

Victoria Fourman: Educating TR: Lincoln Steffens, the Schmittberger Case, and the Politics of Police Reform, 1895-1897