Past Chinese Theses

2013

Grace Lee," Hong Kong and the Mainland in the midst of Dogs versus Locusts: How Social and Political Divides Shape Modern Hong Kong Identity"

Advisor Liangyan Ge

 

Brendan Melchiorri, "Chinese Democracy: Taiwanese Opinion on Cross-Strait Relations and Taiwan’s Political Future"

Advisor: Sylvia Lin

 

Seung Yoon Nam, "Microfinance and Financial Inclusion of Rural China, South Korea, and the United States"

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

 

Allison Wettstein, "Made in China: Human Trafficking and the Laogai System"

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

2012

Caroline Hudson, “A Disease of Blood and Treasure: Poverty and the Politics of HIV/AIDS in China”

Advisor: Lionel Jensen

 

Mariel Lee, “Chinese International Students’ Acculturation of at Notre Dame”

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

 

Mary Longenbaker, “Countercultural Daoism: The Dialectic Between Religious Daoism and Confucianism in Ge Hong’s Traditions of Divine Transcendents

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

 

Michel Sabella: “Inequality and the Harmonious Society Concept in Postsocialist China”

Advisor: Liangyan Ge

 

Daniel Zebrowski, “Fashioning the Image of a Lofty Recluse: Tao Yuanming and the Zither”

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

2011

Brice Doyle, “Physical Height and Spiritual Elevation in the Poetry of Xie Lingyun”

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

 

Casey Kenny, “Trends in Chinese Migration: Rising Re-immigration, Circular and Transnational Migration Patterns of the Haigui and the Effect on Nationalism and Identity”

Advisor: Sylvia Lin

 

Sean Sasso, “The Appreciation of the Chinese Yuan and Its Impact on Sino-American Relations and the Operations of U.S. Multinational Companies”

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang

                                                                             2008

Ryan Mingo, “Ascension in the Poetry of Hanshan and Li Bai”

Advisor: Xiaoshan Yang