Recent MA Projects

MA Griffin
Mind, Body, and Meaning: Women's Experiences and Conceptualizations of Healing in Alcoholics Anonymous Therese Migraine-George (chair), Jeffery Jacobson, Michael Brubaker, Giao Tran
MA Harchaoui Courtney Constucting Masculinites in Campus Gender Violence Prevention Programming Ashley Currier (chair), Rina Williams, Erika Gasser
MA Merz Emily Bargaining with the Patriarchy: Feminist Activist Sisters in the Roman Catholic Church Deb Meem (chair), Debra Meyers, John Brolley
MA Montgomery Tanya Worse than Low comedy: Queering the Duke and Dauphin in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Liland S. Person (chair), Deb Meem, Lisa Hogeland
MA Ratajczak Kathleen Creating Victims, Creating Survivors: The Criminal Justic System's Influence on Rape Survivor's Narratives Ashley Currier (chair), Jana Braziel, Annulla Linders
MA Scarver India Neutralizing Inequalities: Hobby Lobby and Schuette in an Adverse and Anti-Intersectional Colorblind Jurisprudence Emily M.S. Houh (chair), Verna Williams, Amy Lind
MA Tuesta Talia Don't Mistake Me as (In)visible: Queer Latinidades in the Midwest Amy Lind (chair), Ashley Currier, Patricia Valladares-Ruiz
MA Lawrie Mia Through All of Time and Space: The Roles of Black Women in Science Fiction Television Lisa Hogeland (chair), Omotayo Banjo, Giao Trans
MA Novelli Lauren Racism and Infant Mortality: Links Between Racial Stress and Adverse Birth Outcomes for African American Women and their Infants Therese Migraine-George (chair), Giao Tran, Amy Lind
MA Alamour Izzat Queering Teacher Inclusion in the Israeli High School System Ashley Currier (chair), Thérèse Migraine-George, Michal Raucher
MA Barrons Samuel Transgender Groups as Site of Safetly, Visibility, and Kinship in Greater Cincinnati Thérèse Migraine-George (chair), Amy Lind, Ashley Currier
MA Bazile Sophonie Dykeaspora: Subject Formation of Queer Haitian Women in the U.S. Diaspora Thérèse Migraine-George (chair), Beth Ash, Olga Sanmiguel-Valderrama, Erin Durban-Albrecht
MA Clapp Morgan The Spy who Harmed Me: An Examination of Female Violence in Le Femme Nikita, Alias, and Nikita Lisa Hogeland (chair), Omotayo Banjo, Rebecca Borah
MA Denney Adam Changing Plans Amy Lind (chair), Kristin Kalsem, Thérèse Migraine-George
MA Merrill Maria "It always seems like something else is more important than the students": the Experiences of Students with Disabilities at the University of Cincinnati Michele Reutter (chair), Amy Lind, Erynn Masi de Casanova
MA Porter Sherry The Ohio Prison Nursery Program: A Critical Race Feminist Examination of Why Black Mothers are Denied Admission Verna Williams (chair), Janet Moore, Anne Runyan, Emily Houh
MA Shupe Kyle An App to Grind: Analyzing the Discourse of Desire and Navigating Sexual Preferences on Grindr Amy Lind (chair), Marissa Oelhof, Ashley Currier
MA Teut Jo Beyond the True Asexual: Queer Diversity and Inclusion within the Asexual Community Lisa Hogeland (chair), Thérèse Migraine-George, Beth Ash
MA Wnek Lisa Putting the Man in the Machine: A Feminist Security Studies Analysis of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems and Militarized Hypermasculinities Anne Runyan (chair), Cristina Masters, Stephanie Sadre-Orafai, Rebecca Sanders, Eva Torner
MA Zbib Cyrena I am not Haraam: How Do South African and Lebanese Queer Muslims Navigate their Religious Identity, Marriage, and Coming Out? Ashley Currier (chair), Anne Runyan, Thérèse Migraine-George
MA Mazman Ayça Politics of Women's Rights, Modernity, and an Imperial Past: A Feminist Discourse Analysis of the Current Turkish State  Anne Sisson Runyan (chair), Amy Lind, Ashley Currier
MA Abusway Haya Deploying the Domestic: The Utilization of Palestinian Women in Modern Warfare Carolette Norwood (chair), Frederic Cadora, Tara Maddock
MA Alber Keighyn A Little Less Conversation, a Little More Action: Using the Life and Works of Sarah Schulman to Conceptualize Postmodern Activism Deb Meem (chair), Jennifer Glaser, Amy Lind
MA Harrison Christina Femme-inist Subversion: Challenging Misogyny, Exploring Gender Performance as Play, and Radical Feminism through Diva Drag Deb Meem (chair), Thérèse Migraine-George, Ashley Currier
MA Moore Payton The 19th Century Incarcerated Invert to the 21st Century Incarcerated Queer Minor: The History and Importance of Queer Resistance against the Media Establishment Deb Meem (chair), Amy Lind, Beth Ash