The William Van O'Connor Library

Doctoral Dissertations


Jean Johnson Gandesbery, Ph.D. 1976

     Dissertation: Versions of the Mother in the Novels of Jane Austen and George Eliot

     Dissertation Committee: Diane Johnson Murray (dir), Robert Hopkins, Peter Hays

Lara Karine Gary, Ph.D. 2002                  

     Dissertation:   Motherlands: Re-imagining Maternal Function in Contemporary Women's Fiction

     Dissertation Committee: Joanne Fei Diehl (dir), Patricia Moran, Linda Morris

Rebecca Jane Kruger Gaudino, Ph.D. 1987

     Dissertation: Charlotte Brontë, Religion and the Female Imagination

     Dissertation Committee: Peter Dale (dir), Joanne Feit Diehl, Alan Williamson

Sid Carl Gershgoren, Ph.D. 1969

     Dissertation: Millennarian and Apocalyptic Literature from Thomas Burnet to William Blake

     Dissertation Committee: Linda Van Norden(dir), Lindsay Mann

Dorothy Gilbert, Ph.D. 1975

     Dissertation: The Rude Sweetness: A Study of Chaucer's Prosody and of Its Examiners

     Disseration Committee: Daniel Silvia (dir),Thomas Hanzo

Stephen Orin Glosecki, Ph.D. 1980

     Dissertation: The Boar's Helmet in Beowulf: Reflexes of Totemism and Exogamy in Early Germanic Literature

     Dissertation Committee: James Spamer (dir), Marianne Cooley, Winfried Schleiner

Jan Ellyn Goggans, Ph.D. 2002                  

     Dissertation:  The Shape of Community in the Visual West: Land, Water, and Women in the Work of Paul Taylor and Dorothea Lange

     Dissertation Committee: David Robertson (dir), Linda Morris, Cheryll Glotfelty

Maura Kathleen Grady, Ph.D. 2008

     Dissertation: "I'm telling you she's your man:" the Female Organization Man in Twentieth Century Fiction and Film

     Dissertation Committee: Scott Simmon (dir), Elizabeth Freeman, David Van Leer

Brynne Motiska Gray, Ph.D. 2006

     Dissertation: From Swords to Plowshares: Representations of Christian Missionaries in British Literature, 1805-1847

     Dissertation Committee: Kari Lokke (dir), Bishnu Ghosh, Catherine Robson

Gurleen Grewal, Ph.D. 1991

     Dissertation: Narratives of Collusion and Resistance: The Novels of Toni Morrison

     Dissertation Committee: Barbara Christian (dir), Michael Hoffman, Linda Morris

Andrew S. Gross, Ph.D. 2001              

     Dissertation: The Changing Shape of the American Landscape: Travel, Corporate Expansion, and Consumer Culture, 1845-1945

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Hoffman (dir), David Van Leer, Georges Van den Abbeele

Janice Zita Grover, Ph.D. 1973

     Dissertation: Luxury and Leisure in Early Nineteenth Century America: Saratoga Springs and the Rise of the Resort

     Dissertation Committee: James Woodress (dir), Wilson Smith, David Wilson


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