PhDs Awarded in 2013

May 2013

Anthony Bart Chaney, Shall Not the Heart:  Gregory Bateson, the Double Bind, and the Long Sixties, 1956-1967
Chair: Daniel Wickberg

Yuehong Chen, The Fusion of Ecological Visions:  Human Beings' Relationship to Nature in Twentieth-Century Eastern and Western Thought and Poetry
Chair: Ming Dong Gu

Ambronita Douzart, Troubled Journey:  Choctaws, Slaves, and Freedmen
Chair: E. David Edmunds

S. Diane Durant, Between Here and Cool:  Image-Text and Double Literacy in the American Road Story
Chair:  Marilyn Waligore

Julienne A. Greer, Affective Connections:  Performance Studies, Videogames, and Digital Characters
Chair: Monica Evans

Terje Saar-Hambazaza, Competing Loyalties:  Negotiating Multiple Identities in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century American Literature
Chair: Theresa M. Towner

Kyle N. Simmons, Emerson, The American Confucius:  An Exploration of Confucian Motifs in the Early Writings (1830-1843) of Ralph Waldo Emerson
Chair: J, Michael Farmer


August 2013

Sandra Glahn, The Ephesian Fragments: A Creative Dissertation
Chair: R. Clay Reynolds