Student Theses

  • Each word a freezing flame: Discovering a mother’s life, and death, two decades later
  • My Grandfather, the Bookie
  • A Flower and a Dress: The Story of the Panamanian Invasion (audio)
  • Texan Tim Miller has spent three decades investigating unsolved murders
  • Shearwater: Three essays from a Gulf Coast childhood
  • A Coconut Falls in Staten Island: An Indian-American writer explores food, heritage and immigration in the forgotten borough
  • The Cut: Female Genital Cutting in Mali
  • My White Nationalist Weekend
  • These Deceptive Green Fields: How drought, corruption and mismanagement have devastated an Indian agricultural belt
  • Huttenbach Street: How a dictionary gave meaning to a family’s colonial past
  • Isolated Among Millions: The Quest of Siblings of Disabled Brothers and Sisters to Be Seen
  • Zero Feet Away: Growing Up Gay in the Era of Hookup Apps
  • Lazy Lawn: 300 Years in the Life of an American Summer Home
  • Mindfulness: How Meditation Became a Billion Dollar American Industry
  • Maryhouse and Me: A search for Dorothy Day in her last house of hospitality
  • Broken Hearts, Breaking Silence: How Syrian Tragedy Sparked a Revolution in Mental Health
  • The Underground Railroad to Freedom: How North Korean Refugees Journey to America
  • Me, My Ovary & My Quest to Confront Fertility
  • Killing the Pain: Surviving the Family Heroin Addict
  • This Body of Decay: Life After the Valley Fire
  • Nationalism and Identity: Zionism’s Monolithic conception of Jewish culture
  • The Life Of Being Here, Nothing But Being Here: A report on suicide prevention hotlines
  • Duels of Discourse: The story of Brooklyn’s best debating team
  • We Come Spinning Out of Nothingness: Love and Trouble in Mumbai
  • Hubble’s Last Hope: Saving the stellar telescope and the future of human spaceflight
  • The Art of Vanishing: The disappearance of Barbara Newhall Follett
  • Salt My Brain: A memoir about lithium and manic-depression
  • A Church Grows in Brooklyn: The modern church planting movement
  • The Blues is my Soulmate: The struggle of an Indian Mississippi Blues band
  • Journeywoman: A female boxer’s uphill battle
  • Beer and Sympathy: The life and times of dollar-a-dance girls in Queens
  • What Nice, Middle Class Girls Don’t Do: A sex worker and college student tries to shake the stigma
  • Rusty Old Steam Pipes: Hawai’i’s quest to bring its prisoners back from the mainland
  • Going to Zero: The Music Maker Movement
  • We Were All Going To Be Queens,” a reported memoir about the Catholic cult Regnum Christi
  • Ballerina 2.0: How Drew Jacoby’s uses new media to promote herself
  • Mother of Invention: A reported memoir about a single woman’s decision to have a child
  • On Trails: A meditation on the twists and turns of human navigation
  • Alone in America: Korean students studying abroad
  • Sikhing for God: A New Mexican yoga cult
  • Wrecking the House that Ruth Built
  • Christianity 2.0: Home worship and the reaction against the mega-church
  • When the Facts of Life Aren’t Facts: Sex education for students with special needs