BA Thesis Archive 2010-Present

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Double Play Diplomacy: A History of Major League Baseball and US-Cuba Relations Broughton, Chad
Conflict as Claim0making and Dialogue as Democracy: Community Resistance to Extractive Capital in Central Peru Sunder Rajan, Kaushik
The Temple of the Warriors and its Substructure Claudia Brittenham
“The President’s Son and the Coach’s Son”: The Effects of School Preferences on Educational Stratification in Mexico City’s West Kavita Kapadia Matsko
A Spectrum of Violence: The Sinaloa Cartel, The Knights Templar Cartel, and The Zetas Benjamin Lessing
A Delicate Balance: Inter-American Containment and Diplomacy in the Early 1960s Mauricio Tenorio
A Vertical Border: The Central American Migrant Trail Through Mexico Emilio Kourí
From Co-Optation to Democratization: Mexican Civil Society Before and After the 1985 Mexico City Earthquakes Mauricio Tenorio
Beyond the Individual: Shifting our Understanding of the Health of Latinos with Diabetes Arshiya Baig
The Traditionally Excluded Majority: Women in the National Teacher's Union of Mexico and the Democratic Transition  Susan Gzesh
Disruptive Gaps: Multilingualism and Double Narrative as a Means of Problematizing the Power of Language  Laura Gandolfi
¡Ni una bomba más! Fighting for Justice Then and Now: The Development of the Vieques Anti-Navy Movement and its Successes Dain Borges
Returning to Not Knowing: Surrealism in the Open City of Ritoque John Lopez
A Solution to Over Population in Mexico City: Family Planning in the 1970s Emilio Kourí
Forgetting the American Dream: Downward Assimilation of Mexican Migrants in the United States in the Age of Free Trade and Nativism Chad Broughton
The Rise of Global Airline Alliances: Forces for Good or a Beleaguered Industry's Last Stand?  Kristin Hickman
Lessons to Learn from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 Susan Gzesh
An Ideology of Violence: The Sendero Luminoso Movement of Peru 1980-1992 Dain Borges
Spanglish: an Ambiguous and Problematic Roadblock on the Path to U.S. Spanish  
Simulacra of Power: Establishing Legitimacy in Colonial Peru via Symbolic and Ritual Representations of Power Dain Borges
Fast Food in the United States and Mexico; Beyond Taste and into Pleasure Mauricio Tenorio 
The History of Mexico According to Diego Rivera: One History, Two Visions Mauricio Tenorio 
Writing the Law of the Land: Conflictive Social Movements and the Battle over Agrarian Reform in the 1988 Brazilian Constitution  
Explaining Changing Migration Patterns: The U.S.-Brazilian and Japanese-Brazilian Cases Mariela Szwarcberg
Congress Hotel Strike: Changes in the Meixcan Chicago Labor Movement Chad Broughton
Un-silencing Bolivian subjectivity after 1952: a literary perspective  Dain Borges & Kelly Austin
All the Rage: Examining the Rhetoric of mexicanidad, latinidad, and Illegality in Modern News

Raúl Coronado

Dialect Discrimination in Peru: A Comparative Study  
Theatrics of Power: The Theatricality of the Dirty War and the Transitional Justice Trials in Argentina 1976-1985 Mario Santana

Facilitating Local NGOs: Holistic Ecosystem Conservation in the Lerma Chapala Basin, Guanajuato, Mexico

Graciela Márquez Colín
State Power in the Information Age: The Emergent Cuban Economy of Communications Technology John D. Kelly

El tíguere sin cola: La emasculación de una dominicanidad transnacional

Raúl Coronado

The United States and Mexico: tackling undocumented immigration flows in an unbalanced partnership

 Susan Gzesh

The New Politics of Minority Demographics: Competing Constructions of Latina/o Identity in Contemporary U.S. Print Media

German Military and Intelligence Influence in Argentina During the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries Michelle Murray
The Effect of the U.S. Deportation Policy on Mara Salvatrucha: The Need for a Multinational Law Enforcement Effort Naomi Bartz & Benjamin Johnson
Race, Class, and Labor Radicalism in the Arizona-Sonora Borderlands, 1900-1910 Emilio Kourí
"De nada sirve decir lo que quiero si no que es lo que debo de hacer:" Perspectives on Return Migration among Mexican Immigrants G. Cristina Mora

Latino Success Stories: Taking a Different Perspective by Analyzing First-Hand Accounts of Students through Family, School Institutions, and the Role of Resilience in Education

Sara Ray Stoelinga
First Class Americans, Second Class Texans: The American G. I. Forum and the Politics of Citizenship in Post-World War II Texas Emilio Kourí
Mexican Culture in Chicago: A Case Study of the Production of Mexican Culture in Pilsen  

“A lot of soldiers, but not a lot of generals”: Mexicans and the Machine in Chicago’s 14th Aldermanic Ward 

Ramón A. Gutiérrez & Matthew Briones
Machismo and its Effects on Lesbianism within Mexico Kelly Austin
Massacre in Mexico: The Acteal Debate Emilio Kourí