The William Van O'Connor Library

Doctoral Dissertations


Jacqueline Mary O'Connor, Ph.D. 1993

     Dissertation:Tennessee Williams Dramatizes Dementia

     Dissertation Committee: Ruby Cohn (dir), Peter Hays, Karl Zender

Margaret Anne O'Connor, Ph.D. 1971

     Dissertation: Willa Cather and the Short Story

     Dissertation Committee: James Woodress (dir), Robert Wiggins, Brom Weber

Patrick James O'Donnell, Ph.D. 1979

     Dissertation: The Fragile Web: Interpretation as Subject in Contemporary Fiction

     Dissertation Committee: Thomas Hanzo (dir), Michael Hoffman, Jack Hicks

John Patrick O'Grady, Ph.D. 1991

     Dissertation: Pilgrims to the Wild

     Dissertation Committee: David Robertson (dir), Gary Snyder, Michael Smith

Nancy Olsen, Ph.D. 2004                                 

     Dissertation: Pulling out the Pins: A Reassessment of American Literary Voudou (not currently shelved in O'Connor Library)

     Dissertation Committee: Michael Hoffman (dir), Michele Praeger, David Robertson

Robin Judy Olsen, Ph.D. 1992

     Dissertation: A Delicate Balance: The Plays of Maria Irene Fornes

     Dissertation Committee: Ruby Cohn (dir), Peter Hays, William Kleb

Sharon O'Toole (aka Wrye Sententia) , Ph.D. 2004                            

     Dissertation:  Cyberpunk Visions: Coping with Converging Technologies and Transformations of Human Freedom

     Dissertation Committee: David Robertson (dir), Alessa Johns, Georges Van den Abbeele

Hans Ansgar Ostrom, Ph.D. 1982

     Dissertation: British Romantic Verse Satire

     Dissertation Committee: John Hayden (dir), Max Byrd, Robert Torrance

David Roy Overton, Ph.D. 1972

     Dissertation: Structure and Theme in the Plays of John Whiting

     Disseration Committee: Michael Hoffman (dir), Peter Hays, Alan Stambusky

Louis D. Owens, Ph.D. 1981

     Dissertation: A New Eye in the West: Steinbeck's California Fiction

     Dissertation Committee: James Woodress (dir), Peter Hays, Jack Hicks


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