Recent Theses


  • Paula Andrade, “The Catholic Church and the Free Womb Law in Recife, PE, Brazil: An Analysis of its social development, 1870-1878"
  • Patricia Arcia, "Beyond Religion: Liberation Theology and Theology of the Hammer in El Salvador, a Comparative Analysis"
  • Haley Nelson,
  • Nicholas Ortiz, "Pedro Segundo and Getulio Vargas: National Leaders, Words, and Sociopolitical Change in Brazil during the Paraguayan War and World War II"
  • Koffi Yao-Kouame, “Understanding the Crisis of Undocumented Minors from Central America Coming to the U.S." A case study in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.


  • Candie Almengor, "The Representation of Guatemala at the World's Fair in the Late Nineteenth Century"
  • Michael Gallemore, "Baseball from Below: How America's Pastime Became a Hemispheric Cultural Phenomenon"



  • Shavon Bell, "The Socioeconomic Impacat of Tourism:  the Case of the Dominican Republic"
  • Ashleigh Blue, " The Role of California as a Key Factor in Immigration Policy Development From 1986-1996"
  • Erin Fiorey, "Truth and Reconciliation Comissions after Authoritarianism in the Southern Cone"
  • Audrey Henderson, "Remedying the Ill:  Mexican Agrarian Credit Reform and Its Environmental Impact on Revolutionary Mexico City"
  • Rachel Anne Hill, ""O Brasil Espera que Cada Um Cumpre O Sem Dever": The Instituto Nacional de Cinema Educativo and the Development of the Brazilian Film Industry"
  • Daniel González, "Origins of a Hybrid Fire Department: Development of Fire Protection in U.S.-Mexico Border Cities"
  • María Gabriela Rivero Fernández, "The Impact of the Latino Entrepreneur in Charlotte, NC During the Last Decade"


  • Amy Michelle Kennemore, "Debating Indigenous Authonomy in the Bolivian Highlands: Identity Politics and the Ayllu Movement in a Plurinational State"
  • Wessley Paul Roberts, "Ch'orti Essentialism: Disentangling Identity and Hegemony in Western Honduras"
  • Alexandra Lemos Zagonel, "Brazilian Rock in the Context of Redemocratization"


  • Daniel Cozart, "Meadiating the Extremes of Globalization: Peru's Dirty War and the Limits of Reconciliation"


  • Alvaro Mauricio Segovia Heredia, "The Huánuco Rebellion of 1812"