Research - Dissertations


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Angela Day. 2014. "When the Whistle Didn't Blow: The Politics of Organizational Dissent at the Hanford Nuclear Site." Diss., U of Washington.

Michael W. McCann American Politics

Ann Frost. 2014. "The Politics of Punishment in the War on Drugs: Race and the Use of Racial Language in Drug Sentencing Policy Reform." Diss., U of Washington.

Minority and Race Politics, Race and Ethnicity, Crime and Criminality, American Politics
Kirstine Taylor. "From Violence to Law-and-Order: The Making of Racial Innocence in Postwar America." Diss., U of Washington, 2014. Michael W. McCann, Jack Turner III American Political Development, American Politics, Minority and Race Politics

James Chamberlain. 2013. "Work and Freedom in Contemporary Capitalism." Diss., U of Washington.

Christine DiStefano Labor

Joshua Eastin. 2013. "Violent Eruptions: Natural Disasters, War, and Peace." Diss., U of Washington.

Jonathan Mercer International Relations, Violence and Trauma

Marcela Garcia-Castanon. 2013. "Theory of Multi-Tiered Membership." Diss., U of Washington.

Political Theory

Sijeong Lim. 2013. "Modes of Social Policy in the Developing World." Diss., U of Washington.

Aseem Prakash Comparative Politics

Mary Anne Madeira. 2013. "The New Politics of the New Trade: the Political Economy of Intra-Industry Trade." Diss., U of Washington.

James A. Caporaso Political Economy

Rachel Sanders. 2013. "The Color of Fat: Racial Biopolitics of Obesity." Diss., U of Washington.

Jack Turner III Minority and Race Politics, Race and Ethnicity

Deepa Bhandaru. 2013. "Undermining Whiteness: Hannah Arendt’s Participatory Freedom and the Political Ethics of Antiracism." Diss., U of Washington.

Christine DiStefano Minority and Race Politics, Race and Ethnicity, Political Theory
Jason Lambacher. "The Politics of the Extinction Predicment – Democracy, Futurity, and Responsibility." Diss., U of Washington, 2013. Christine DiStefano, Jamie Mayerfeld, Karen Litfin Comparative Law, Environmental Politics, Global Studies, Political Theory, Public Law

Loren Collingwood. 2012. "The Pursuit of Victory and Incorporation: Elite Strategy, Group Pressure and Cross-Racial Strategy." Diss., U of Washington.

Minority and Race Politics

Bradley Epperly. 2012. "Political Competition and Judicial Independence After Communism." Diss., U of Washington.

Margaret Levi Socialism and Post-Socialism, Comparative Politics

Shauna Fisher. 2012. "Issue Framing and Policy Argumentation: Recasting the Same-Sex Marriage Debate." Diss., U of Washington.

Michael W. McCann Political Communication, Queer Studies, Civil Rights
Seth Greenfest. 2012. "Rules of Access: Congress, the Federal Courts, and Judicial Agenda-setting and Change." Dissertation, University of Washington. George Lovell Courts, Crime and Criminality

John C. Griswold. 2012. "Providing for the Common Defense: Strategic Agency Adaptation and the Politics of the National Guard." Diss., U of Washington.

Peter J. May International Security, American Politics

Ashley Jochim (Watson). 2012. "The Dynamics of Party Competition: Issues and Conflict in American Politics." Diss., U of Washington.

Peter J. May American Politics

Timothy Jones. 2012. "Foreign Nation Visibility in U.S. Public

International Relations, American Politics
Christopher Roberts. 2012. "A Contestion About Legitimacy: The Supreme Court and Foreign Legal Citations." Diss., U of Washington. Courts, International Relations

Charles Rowling. 2012. "When Threats are Internal: National Identity and Cascading Frames, From My Lai to Abu Ghraib." Diss., U of Washington.

East Asian, Southeast Asian, International Relations, Comparative Politics

Matthew Walton. 2012. "Politics in the Moral Universe: Burmese Buddhist Political Thought." Diss., U of Washington.

Christine DiStefano Comparative Politics, East Asian
Daniel Berliner. 2012. "Institutionalizing Transparency: The Global Spread of Freedom of Information in Law and Practice." Diss., U of Washington. Aseem Prakash Global Studies, Law and Society, Media Studies, Political Communication

Brandon Bosch. 2011. "Exemplification and Political Perceptions of the Public: An Analysis of Traditional and Partisan News Media." Diss., U of Washington.

Media Studies, European Politics

Christopher Heurlin. 2011. "Responsive Authoritarianism: Protest and Policy Change in Rural and Urban China." Diss., U of Washington.

Susan H. Whiting East Asian, Comparative Politics

Hsiao-Chi Hsu. 2011. "Domestic Vulnerability and the Use of Non-Militarized Foreign Confrontation: A Case Study of Taiwan’s Foreign Policy toward China from 2000-2008." Diss., U of Washington.

East Asian, Comparative Politics, International Relations