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  • Dissertations Survey
  • Thomas M. Hunt, Compiler and Editor

Database Consulted: ProQuest Digital Dissertations (Available online at: <>)

Thomas M. Hunt, Compiler and Editor
The University of Texas at Austin
Baker, Samuel Zebulon. “Fields of Contest: Race, Region, and College Football in the U.S. South, 1945–1975” (Ph.D. diss., Emory University, 2009).
Blakeney-Glazer, Annie. “Faith on the Field: A Cultural Analysis of Sports Ministry in America” (Ph.D. diss., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009).
Borgelt, Bryon. “Flies Only: Early Sport Fishing Conservation on Michigan’s Au Sable River” (Ph.D. diss., The University of Toledo, 2009).
Bresnan, Mark P. “Fantasy Sports: Athletics and Identity in Postmodern American Literature, 1967–2008” (Ph.D. diss., The University of Iowa, 2009).
Darnell, Simon Cale Decker. “Changing the World through Sport and Play: A Postcolonial Analysis of Canadian Volunteers within the ‘Sport for Development and Peace’ Movement” (Ph.D. diss., University of Toronto, 2009). [End Page 283]
Domingo, Darryl P. “Unbending the Mind: Or, the Rhetoric of Diversion in English Literature & Culture, 1690–1760” (Ph.D. diss., University of Toronto, 2009).
Ford, Elyssa B. “Race, Gender, and Cultural Identity in the American Rodeo” (Ph.D. diss., Arizona State University, 2009).
Hallenbeck, Sarah Overbaugh. “Writing the Bicycle: Women, Rhetoric, and Technology in Late Nineteenth-Century America” (Ph.D. diss., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009).
Han, Dongyoo. “A Cross-cultural Approach for Understanding Motivation Differences between American and Korean Sport Fans: The Impact of Individualism and Collectivism” (Ph.D. diss., University of Louisville, 2009).
Ides, Matthew Allan. “Cruising for Community: Youth Culture and Politics in Los Angeles, 1910–1970” (Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 2009).
Kolb, Carole. “Coaching from the Sidelines: A Comparative History of the Role of University Presidents in Intercollegiate Football” (Ph.D. diss., The University of Wisconsin– Madison, 2009).
Krasnoff, Lindsay Sarah. “Goals and Dreams: The Quest to Create Elite Youth Athletes in France, 1958–1992” (Ph.D. diss., City University of New York, 2009).
Lee, Wonjae. “Structural Closure and Performance in Networks of Competition: ATP Professional Tennis, 1997–2006” (Ph.D. diss., The University of Chicago, 2009).
Maxwell, Heather Dawn. “Women’s and Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Media Coverage on A Mixed Methods Analysis of a Complete Season” (Ph.D. diss., University of Minnesota, 2009).
McNary, Erin L. “Using the Social Cognitive Theory of Mass Communication: An Examination of Article and Photographic Content of a Youth Sport Magazine from 1989– 2008” (Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 2009). [End Page 284]
Parks, Jenifer. “Red Sport, Red Tape: The Olympic Games, the Soviet Sports Bureaucracy, and the Cold War, 1952—1980” (Ph.D. diss., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009).
Simone, Daniel J. “Racing, Region, and the Environment: A History of American Motorsports” (Ph.D. diss., University of Florida, 2009).
Weaver, Karen. “The Launch of the Big Ten Network: How 11 Universities Created Their Own Television Network and Changed the College Sports Landscape” (Ed.D. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 2009).
Wilton, Bronwynne Leigh. “A Unique Rurality: Exploring the Role of the Horse Farm in the Post-productivist Rural Landscape” (Ph.D. diss., University of Guelph, 2009). [End Page 285]


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