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Recent MA Theses

MA theses are available for review in the CLAS seminar room (Kelly 114). 

       Thesis Title                 

Year

Adviser

Recognizing Climate Change Migrants: Puerto Rico and Hurricane María 2020 Gutiérrez, Ramón
Populism or Pact: Conceptualizing Civil-Military Relations in Contemporary Mexico 2020 Weng, Kevin
Looking to the Clouds: Rainwater Harvesting and Water Politics in Mexico City 2019 Fischer, Brodwyn
Eyes Wide Shut: The CIA, Cold War Logic, and the Moral Economy of Covert War in 1980s Nicaragua 2018 Kelly, John D.
Faux Trompe-l'oeil: Representation andTransmission Of the Memory of Chilean Travestis In the Work Of Paz Errázuriz and Claudia Rodríguez 2018 Brotherton, P. Sean
Insurgent Teachers: Literacy Campaigns, Racial Democracy, and Revolutionary Identity in the Barrios of Cuba, 1958-1961 2018 Borges, Dain
One Hundred Days: The Cuban Revolutionary Alliance of 1933 2018 Borges, Dain
The Land Is For Those Who Work It: The 1969 Peruvian Agrarian Reform in the Pampa de Anta 2018 Winchell, Mareike
Buildings Forests of Cacao: A History of the Development of the Transamazon, Cacao Agriculture, and Agroforestry 2017 Fischer, Brodwyn
Stability of International Silver Prices and Mexico’s Mining Industry, 1902-1904 2017 Tenorio, Mauricio 
Negotiating Space: The Role of Interiority In the Art of Norah Borges 2017  Sullivan, Megan 
Bonó, Hispaniola, and Race: The Domoinican Republic and Haiti 2017 Kourí, Emilio
A Neglected Population: Women's Health in Guatemala and the Failings of the Guatemalan Healthcare System 2017 Zarychta, Alan
A Categorization and Comparative Analysis of Maya Body Part Caches 2016 Brittenham, Claudia
Before the Court: Women and the Law in the Viceroyalty of Nueva Granada on the Eve of Independence, 1765-1821 2016 Borges, Dain
From Feminism to Federation: Women's Movements Before and After the Cuban Revolution 2016 Fischer, Brodwyn
Que Gane el Menos Peor: Determinants of Vote Choice in Mexican Presidential Elections and the Implications for Mexico's Nascent Democracy 2016 Tenorio, Mauricio
Brazil at the 1893 Columbian Exposition: A Diplomatic, Nationalistic, and Commercial Mission of A Republic on the Verge of Collapse 2015 Tenorio, Mauricio
Loyalty and Legacy: The Modern Significance of the Chaco War in Paraguay 2015 Borges, Dain
Call me Euclides: Art, Science and Politics in Euclides da Cunha's Os Sertoes and Herman Melville's Moby-Dick 2014 Borges, Dain
Quino & Mafalda: Cultural Production, Social Criticism, and Politics in Argentina's Middleclass 2014 Tenorio, Mauricio

Petitioning to be White: Political Inclusion of the Jews in Jamaica from 1750-1831

2013

Paschel, Tianna

Gender and Militancy: The Role of Men in the Search for Argentina's Disappeared

2013

Borges, Dain

Addressing the Chilean Energy Dilemma and the Effects on the Mining Sector of the Norther Provinces: Reliance on Fossil Fuels and the Advantages and Disadvantages of Short-Term and Long-Term Solutions

2013

Lima, Victor

El Mantengo: Historicizing Federal Transfers and Welfare Benefits in Puerto Rico

2013

Borges, Dain

Security Abducted:  The Chavez Administration and the Proliferation of Kidnappings in Venezuela

2012

Szwarcberg, Mariela

Indigeneity, Tourism, and the State:  Community Politics and Cultural Strategy in Otavalo, Ecuador

2012

Kingsley Scott, Stephen

New Voices in Memory Discourse:  The Children of the Disappeared in Argentina

2012

Manzano, Valeria

Recognition and Reconceptualization: Indigenous Movements, Citizenship, and the Nation-State in Latin America

2012

Lucy, John

Health in Transit:  Migrant Subjectivity and HIV/AIDS Prevention Services Along the Mexico-Guatemala Border

2012

Raikhel, Eugene

How History Changes the Primoridial Titles of San Gregorio Atlapulco

2012

Kouri, Emilio

Defining "Best Interests":  An Analysis of International Adoption Reform in Guatemala

2012

Gzesh, Susan

China-Latin American Free Trade Agreement:  Case Studies of Peru and Costa Rica

2012

Borges, Dain

The Myth of Authenticity: Mexican Food in Texas

2011

Gutierrez, Ramon A.

Third-Wave on the Border:  An Examination of Third-Wave Feminist Practice in Ciudad Juárz, Mexico

2011

Gzesh, Susan

Building Autonomy: Minority Rights and the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua

2011

Kourí, Emilio

Motivations of Cuban and East German Emigrants in the 19790s:  A Comparative Perspective

2011

Kourí, Emilio

Subversive Networking: A Case Study of the Internal and External Networks of the Sicilian Mafia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

2011

Padgett, John