Below is a selection of dissertations from the English program in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences that have been voluntarily included in Chapman University Digital Commons. Additional dissertations from years prior to 2019 are available through the Leatherby Libraries' print collection or in Proquest's Dissertations and Theses database.
If you are a previous student and would like to include your dissertation or thesis in Chapman University Digital Commons, please contact Kristin Laughtin-Dunker at email@example.com.
Theses from 2021
Decolonizing the Body, Daniel Miess
Theses from 2020
Student Disposition Towards Discussing Race in the Classroom, Natalie Salagean
Theses from 2019
The Contradictory Faces of “Sisterhood”: A Case-Study on Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Its Theatrical Adaptation by James Willing and Leonard Rae, Gloria Naylor’s The Women of Brewster Place, and Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies and Its Miniseries Adaptation on HBO, Lama Alsulaiman
Language: A Bridge or Barrier to Social Groups, Adina Corke
Haole Like Me: Identity Construction and Politics in Hawaii, Savanah Janssen
The Efficacy of Varying Small Group Workshops in the Composition Classroom, Daniel Strasberger
Theses from 2018
Theses from 2017
Theses from 2016
The Ritualization of Violence in The Magic Toyshop, Victor Chalfant
Concrete Reality: The Posthuman Landscapes of J.G. Ballard, Mark Hausmann