DPD Program Summer 2017 Participants

Northwestern University – SSRC Dissertation Proposal Development (DPD) Program 2017-2018 participants

  • Morgan Clark, Department of Sociology (WCAS); Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster
    • “Skanks Need to Pay with Their Lives”: Sexual Harassment in Online Communities
  • Gideon Cohn-Postar, Department of History (WCAS)
    • “Mind How You Vote, Boys”: Economic Intimidation and the Construction of an Illiberal Political Culture, 1873-1900
  • Maria de Simone, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama (Department of Theatre, SoC); Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster and Certificate
    • Exchanging Race, Connecting Culture: Racial and Ethnic Impersonations on the Chicago Vaudeville Stage, 1897-1924
  • Thomas Love, Department of Art History (WCAS); Critical Theory Cluster
    • “Could Fairies Be Socialists?”: Left Radicalism and Alternative Sexualities in Berlin, 1968-1989
  • Jahara “Franky” Matisek, Department of Political Science (WCAS); Program of African Studies
    • Strong Militaries in Weak States: An alternative path to state-building in Africa?
  • Bennie Niles, Department of African American Studies (WCAS); Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster
    • Changing the Game: Black Athletes, Sports Cultures, and the Dilemma of Black Gender
  • Zachary Nissen, Department of Anthropology (WCAS); Latin American and Caribbean Studies Certificate; Gender and Sexuality Studies Certificate
    • Negotiating Change: Histories of Everyday Life at Aventura, Belize.
  • William Richardson, Department of Sociology (WCAS)
    • The Urban Settler Colonial Present: Racial Residential Segregation and White Settlers' Relationship to Land
  • Vanessa Tonelli, Musicology Program (Bienen); Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster
    • Early Modern Music, Politics, and Gender at the Venetian Ospedali Grandi: A New Perspective on the All-Female Musical Ensembles
  • Cintia Vezzani, Department of Spanish and Portuguese (WCAS); Critical Theory Cluster
    • Shared Secrets, Public Lies: The Crisis of Marriage in Turn-of-the-Century Brazilian Literature
  • Brianna White, Department of Political Science (WCAS); Comparative and Historical Social Science (CHSS) Cluster
    • Locked In: How Inmates Influence the Political Behavior of State Legislators
  • Guangshuo Yang, Department of History (WCAS); Gender and Sexuality Studies Cluster; Asian Studies Graduate Cluster
    • Defining Animals, Building the Chinese Nation: The Invention, Discipline, and Protection of Non-Human Beings in 20th Century China