Below is a selection of dissertations from the Film Studies program in Dodge College of Film and Media Arts that have been voluntarily included in Chapman University Digital Commons. Some may be restricted to Chapman users only. Additional dissertations 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


Theses/Dissertations from 2014


The Criterion of Quality: A Paratextual Analysis of the Criterion Collection in the Age of Digital Distribution, Jonathan Charles Hyatt