- Graduate Information
Books Adapted from SLU American Studies Dissertations
Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach (Ph.D. 2008), Along the Streets of Bronzeville: Black Chicago's Literary Landscape (Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013).
Burton St. John III (Ph.D. 2005), Press Professionalization and Propaganda: The Rise of Journalistic Double-mindedness, 1917–1941 (Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2010).
Bryan M. Jack (Ph.D. 2004), The St. Louis African American Community and the Exodusters (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007).
Jane Ferry (Ph.D. 2001), Food in Film: A Culinary Performance of Communication (New York:
Matthew Warshauer (Ph.D. 1997), Andrew Jackson and the Politics of Martial Law: Nationalism, Civil Liberties, and Partisanship (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2006).
Kamau Kemayó (Ph.D. 1999), Emerging Afrikan Survivals: An Afrocentric Critical Theory (New York: Routledge, 2003).
Michael J. Steiner (Ph.D. 1994), A Study of the Intellectual and Material Culture of Death in Nineteenth-Century America (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2003).
Jeannette Batz Cooperman (Ph.D. 1996), The Broom Closet: Secret Meanings of Domesticity in Postfeminist Novels by Louise Erdrich, Mary Gordon, Toni Morrison, Marge Piercy, Jane Smiley, and Amy Tan (New York: Peter Lang, 1999).
Kenneth C. Kaufman (Ph.D. 1996), Dred Scott's Advocate: A Biography of Roswell M. Field (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1996). Winner of the 1997 Missouri History Book Award.
Mary E. Young (Ph.D. 1990), Mules and Dragons: Popular Culture Images in the Selected Writings of African-American and Chinese-American Women Writers (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993).
W. Arthur Mehrhoff (Ph.D. 1986), The Gateway Arch: Fact and Symbol (Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Press, 1992).
Milton S. Katz (Ph.D. 1973), Ban The Bomb: A History of SANE, the Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, 1957–1985 (New York: Greenwood Press, 1986).
Luther E. Smith, Jr. (Ph.D. 1979), Howard Thurman: The Mystic as Prophet (Washington, DC: University Press of America, 1981; repr. 2007).
Roger Whitlow (Ph.D. 1975), The Darker Vision: A Socio-critical History of 19th Century Fiction Written by Black Americans (New York: Gordon Press, 1977).