Lyndon Johnson and the Atlantic Alliance, Nicholas Adell

Death was Creeping Through the Air: Post-War American Politics and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic, Emma Baker

Land Reform and Democratization in Rajasthan State, Jason Bent

Ethnic and National Identities in Jewish and Israeli Minority Literature, Hadas Binyamini

Contested Land, Contested Representations: Re-visiting the Arab Revolt of 1936-1939 in Palestine, Gabriel Brown

Between Force and Law: The Early Years of the Pinochet Regime, Lily Bryant

Searching For Utopia in Postwar British Urban Planning, Julia Butterfield

Judaism Despite Modernity: Schoenberg and the German Tradition, Maurice Cohn

Black September and Jordanian Nationhood, Sarah Cole

Access and Activism: Reproductive Health at Oberlin College, 1960-1980, Brittany Craig

Ninety Seconds in Charleston: How Historical Memory and Myth Sustain Racial Inequality in America, Kaia Diringer

The Left Wing of the Possible: Building an American Labor Party in the Shadow of the New Deal: 1936-1947, Jesse Docter

Ash Loss in an Era of Climate Change: Examining the Growth and Distribution of Understory Trees in High-ash Mortality Areas, Sophie Everbach

The Effects of the Munich Visiting Program on German-Jewish Memory of the Holocaust, 1960-1972, Jesse Gamoran

Norman Jacobson’s Search for Authenticity, Kai Gardner

The Underground Soviet: Shaping Soviet Culture in the Leningrad Metro, Ian Gilchrist

Consider the Mantis Shrimp: Semiotics and Authorship in Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler, Zoe Ginsberg

"A Spectacle of Vice": Sex Work and Moralism Under the Paris Commune, Eliza Guinn

“Overrun all this country…”: Two New Mexican lives through the U.S. Civil War, Izzy Hannigan

Soundin’ National Cultcha: Creolization, Migration, and Jamaican Music, Warren Harding

Using Filipino American National Democratic Activism as a Lens for Redressing American Empire in the Philippines, Melissa Harris

“Music-making in a Joyous Sense”: Community and the Dangers of Modernity at Benjamin Britten's Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts, Daniel Hautzinger


Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Approaching Music Education with a Cultural Lens, Daniel Huerta

A Libertarian Idea: Redistributive Taxation as a Violation of Property Rights, Shizhe Hu

The Fragile Sovereign? Sovereignty, Citizenship, and Conscription in Northern Ireland, 1938-1946, Connor Jerzak

"God Knows What I Know": Trans-Eurasian Influence on the Sacred-Secular Conflict in 13th Century Europe, Matthew Kendrick

The Funding of Education in Ohio and the Perpetuation of Inequality, Roger Kligerman

The Reinvention of Britain: British National Identity and the European Community, 1967-1975, J. Meade Klingensmith

The Life of John Laurens, Alex Kohn

Teaching People to Listen: Nadezhda Briusova and Mass Music Education in Late-Imperial and early Soviet Russia, Annika Krafcik

Evangelical Protestants and Political Trust, Phil Lee

A Biological-Historical Narrative of the Bengal Famine of 1943-44, Joseph Leffler

Lo que el carro cambio: Changing the Performance of Tradition in A Transnational Community, Rocio León

Sí, Me Afectó: The Women of Bracero Households in Michoacán, 1942-1964, Eleanor Lindberg

Healing and Restoration Under Slavery, and The Public Memory That Lets Us Remembers, Muntaha Mohamed

On Objects and Voices: The Intersection of Oral History and Archaeology in the Case of Shule Ya Kujitambua, Ella Murray

The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo: Motherhood as a Tool to Undermine the Patriarchy, Tal Netter-Sweet

"You Started Something when You Joined the International Brigade, Papa": Alvah Bessie, the Spanish Civil War, and the Communist Party of the United States of America, Reid Palmer

John the Fearless: Demagogue, Tyrant and Visionary – The Second Valois Duke of Burgundy and the Parisian Mob, Sean Para


Different Paths to the Same Failure: American and French Military Involvement in Vietnam from 1945-1973, Samuel Paul

A Reevaluation and Reinterpretation of the Association for the Advancement of Women, 1873-1897, Claire Payne

Phylogenetics and Phylogeography in a Gypsum Endemic Clade: Haploësthes and Sartwellia, Rachel Plumb

"And There in the Postwar Silence": Olga Berggolts and Postwar Soviet Subjectivity, 1945-1954, Lillian Posner

Canon, Code, and Cloister: A Legal History of the Nuns' Revolt at Sainte-Croix, 589-591, Jake Purcell

Harrowing the Church: Gregory VII, Hugh of Die, and Religious Transformation of France in the 1070s, John Schechtman-Marko

"We Need Not Weep Alone": Evelyn C. White's Vision of a World Where Black Women are Free, Natalia Shevin

In the Eyes of the Beholder: The Radicalization of the Virgin of Guadalupe Within Latine Spaces, Stephanie Celina Shugert

Re-membering, Re-telling and Re-surfacing Histories: An Examination of Memory in Post-Dictatorial Chilean Society, Elise Shulman-Reed

"An Island Reborn": Imagery of Japan in Mid-twentieth Century American Magazines, Alexander Somogyi

America in Wonderland: Defining the Nation in the Early Amusement Parks of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Kathleen Thornton

Freewheeling Women? The Conservative Normalization of American Women’s Cycling, 1890-1900, Hanna Van Reed

Flying Tigers: Transnational Memories of a World War II Collaboration, Shang Yasuda

Theses - Oberlin Community Only


Why Do Ideas Fail? Harry Haywood and the Black Belt Nation Thesis, Sam Beesley


Changelings– Turn and Face the Strange: Folklore, Identity, and Imperialism in 19th Century Ireland, Natalie Ivy


"Here Comes Trouble!" An Exploration of Digital Technology in History, Gunja Sarkar


“This Here is a Lesbian Museum”: Exploring Queerness Narratives in U.S. Historic House Museums, 1932-Present, Meredith Warden

Theses - Open Access


Giving Meaning to Martyrdom: What Presidential Assassinations Can Teach Us About American Political Culture, Aliza Alperin-Sheriff


Studies in the Comunero Revolution 1520-1521, James S. Amelang


An Analysis of Voter Turnout in Cuyahoga County, 1840-1860, Jean M. Anderson

Napoleonic Tactics, Thomas F. Arnold

Boss Rule: Charles F. Murphy and the New York City Mayors, 1902-1924, Jeffrey A. Auerbach

The Politics of Destruction: The Emergence of Joseph R. McCarthy, Michael H. Barr


Transient Bodies and the Whiteness of Memory: The “Nature” of Permanence in Big Sur, CA, 1862 - 1937, Rusty Bartels

The Development of Dante's Political Thought: A Quest for Italian Unity, Ronald Henry Bedard


Austrian National Socialism and the Anschluss, George R. Bent

American Intellectuals and the Problem of Ideology, Steven Betensky


The Evolution of Women's Intercollegiate Athletics at Oberlin College, Leland J. Brandt


From Social Reform to Social Science: The Women's Educational and Industrial Union of Boston, 1877-1912, Charlotte H.L. Briggs


Patterns of Disenchantment: The Position of the Liberal and Labour Party: 1910-1914, Jonathan Broder


After the Fact: El Mercurio and the Re-Writing of the Pinochet Dictatorship, Julia Brown-Bernstein


Contested Land, Contested Representations: Re-visiting the Arab Revolt of 1936-1939 in Palestine, Gabriel Healey Brown

Cuban Race Relations and Afro-Cuban Political Activity, 1933-1959, Steve Burkholder

The Gambler's Throw: The German Spring Offensive, 1918, Lorin Mark Burte


Memoirs of Wehrmacht Soldiers —— From Survival to Victimhood, Jiahao Cao

The Nigerian - Bifran Civil War and the American Press: Images and Realties, Linda J. Chiswick


Jewish Women Reformers and Jewish Immigrant Women: The Columbian Council of Pittsburgh, 1893-1920, Eileen Chotiner

The Euclid Avenue Elite Cleveland, Ohio, 1860-1910: Work, Life, and Architecture, Jan Cigliano Hartman


An Antislavery Mission: Oberlin College Evangelicals in "Bleeding Kansas", John Edward Clayton


“...Members of One and the Same Mystical Body…” Development of a British Protestant Identity During the Thirty Years War, Shira Cohen


Finding Music’s Words: Moses und Aron and Viennese Jewish Modernism, Maurice E. Cohn

John F. Kennedy and the Black Press: 1960 and 1961, Laura D. Coleman


George Frederick Wright and the Harmony of Science and Revelation, Peter Sachs Collopy


Community, Connection, and Conflict; The Liminal Spaces of the Regents Canal and the Industrial Transition of London (1812-1900), Maya Pearl Colman

Ricardian Socialism and Its Impact on the Formation of the British Working Class, Gale Connor


"The Fountain Pen and the Typewriter": The Rise of the Homophile Press in the 1950s and 1960s, Elizabeth A. Coretto

Tom L. Johnson and Progressive Municipal Reform, 1901-1909, Steven J. Davis


I Love Lucy, That Girl, and Changing Gender Norms On and Off Screen, Emilia Anne De Leo


Occupational and Geographic Mobility in San Francisco, 1870-1890, Jill Siegel Dodd


Fin de rêve: Reactions in the British, French, and American Press to the 1900 Exposition Universelle, Patrick Donovan Doherty


Agents of Soviet Decline: Mass Media Representations of Prostitution During Perestroika, Emma C. Downing

The Secret War of British Intelligence: A Retrospective Study, Frederick S. Downs


From Trusteeship to Containment: American Involvement in Vietnam 1945-1950, Sarah E. Dranoff


Putting On Her Man Pants: Social Reaction to Female Cross-Dressing and Gender Transgression in America 1850-1880, Kathryn L. Eichenlaub


Oberlin College and World War I, Todd Isao Endo


American Women's Intellectual History in the Revolutionary and New Republican Era: Charting a Shift in Feminist Theory, Holly B. Fechner

Virginia Woolf's Feminism, Laurel A. Fields

Mexican Migration to the United States: An Historical and Contextual Analysis, Jonathan H. Fischer


The Three Frances: 1940-1944, Sarah Fishman

The Charleston Convent Riot of 1834, Timothy M. Flynn

Classes and Masses in English Education, Alex Franklin