This page contains honors theses produced by senior African American studies majors. For a list of all honors theses since 2011, click here.


Theses from 2021


New School(s), Same Problem: An Analysis of Black Students’ Experiences in Urban Charter Schools, Joshua Redd

Theses from 2019


Economic Subjugation and Crime in a Capitalist Context: Using ​The Wire​ to Understand the Contemporary American City, Ellis Obrien

Theses from 2016


"That's the Way We Flow": Hip Hop as Oral Literature, Patrick M. Smith

Theses from 2012


Child of the Black Atlantic: Negotiating Identities in Helene Cooper’s Memoir, Tasheana S. Dukuly