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Theses and Dissertations

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Based on the authors’ abstracts, these dissertations and theses focus on an aspect of public relations history and/or include a substantial discussion about public relations in the historical context of the subject being investigated. They are listed from most recent to least recent. Be sure to add your own or others that you know about. You can also search through these using the wiki search tool in the upper right corner of this page.

 


                       

Covington Baker, Kristi Lee. “A history of sports marketing and the media.” MA thesis, University of Kansas, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Traynier, David. “An unsustainable development? The Public Relations of commercial biotechnology.” PhD diss., University of Essex, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Azari, Julia R. “Delivering the people's message: Presidential mandate claims from 1929 to 2005.” PhD diss., Yale University, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Behen, Scott M. “Eisenhower's failed warning: Cold War agitation, Air Force ascension, and the establishment of the political military-industrial complex.” MA thesis, California State University, Fullerton, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Keltner, Kathy A. “From myth to metaphor to memory: A rhetorical analysis of televised representations of Project Apollo, 1968—2004.” PhD diss., Ohio University, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Mathews, Heather Elizabeth. “Making histories: The exhibition of postwar art and the interpretation of the past in divided Germany, 1950—1959.” PhD diss., The University of Texas at Austin, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Overpeck, Deron. “Out of the dark: American film exhibition, political action and industrial change, 1966—1986.” PhD diss., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Ray, Nancy Rebekah. “The other Carter: Betty Werlein Carter, a writer in her own regard.” PhD diss., The University of Southern Mississippi, 2007.

 

Bates, Denise Eileen. “Up from obscurity: Indian rights activism and the development of tribal-state relations in the 1970s and 1980s Deep South.” PhD diss., The University of Arizona, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Kramer, Alisa Sarah. “William H. Parker and the thin blue line: Politics, public relations and policing in postwar Los Angeles.” PhD diss., The American University, 2007. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Benkahla, Shawn M. “A study of the history and use of integrated marketing communications within publications from 1991—2005.” MSJ, West Virginia University, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Conley, Joe Greene, II. “Environmentalism contained: A history of corporate responses to the new environmentalism.” PhD diss., Princeton University, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Trombley, Stephanie Lynn. “Forging the West in words and iron: The United States, West German rearmament, and the language of Atlantic community, 1948—1955.” PhD diss., University of New Hampshire, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Maloney, Courtney. “Images of steel: Labor, memory, and the cultural work of corporate photography.” PhD diss., Carnegie Mellon University, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Walsh, Kelli Cardenas. “Oveta Culp Hobby: A transformational leader from the Texas legislature to Washington, D.C.” PhD diss., University of South Carolina, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Walton, Laura Richardson. “Segregationist spin: The use of the public relations by the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission and the White Citizens' Council, 1954—1973.” PhD diss., The University of Southern Mississippi, 2006.

 

 

Yarrow, Andrew L. “The measure of America: The rise of economic thinking and changing ideas about American identity, 1945—1965.” PhD diss., George Mason University, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Smith, Steven L. “The reluctant sorority: Stories of American wives of prisoners of war and missing in action, 1965--1973. Lessons in exercising leadership in the absence of power.” EdD diss., University of San Diego, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Ostrowski, Michael T. “The Women Airforce Service Pilots: An experiment in military aviation.” MA thesis, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2006. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Quirke, Carol. “Camera work: News photography and America’s working class, 1919-1950.” PhD diss., City University of New York, 2005. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

St. John, Burton, III. “The trail of tension between public relations and journalism: The unfinished business about using propaganda to move crowds.” PhD diss., St. Louis University, 2005.

 

 

Finley, Dawn Carolyn. “MOCA and the city: Museums, public art, and Los Angeles.” M.P.A.S. diss., University of Southern California, 2005. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Margolin, Ayelet L. “The role of public relations in the transition from war to peace: A case study of the Oslo Peace Process.” M.A. diss., University of Southern California, 2005. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Pellegrin, Charles John. “United States diplomatic and military relations with the Republic of China in the era of the Vietnam War, 1961--1969.” Ph.D. diss., Mississippi State University, 2005. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Watson, Nessim John. “Action movie Arabs and the American call to endless war: The role of American Orientalism in organizing the United States ‘response’ to the 9/11 attacks.” Ph.D. diss., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]  

 

Littmann, Bruce, William. “Manufacturing obedience: Labor relations and the making of the American industrial landscape, 1880-1930.” PhD diss., University of California, Berkeley, 2004. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Traflet, Janice M. “Spinning the NYSE: Power and public relations at the Big Board.” PhD diss., Columbia University, 2004. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Bergoffen, Wendy H. “We are chosen: Jewish narratives in Galveston, Montreal, New York, and Buenos Aires.” Ph.D. diss., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2004. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]    

 

Gayer, E. Lorraine. “Power, purchase and persuasion. Stalin: The creation of an image.” M.A. diss., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2004. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]  

 

Gerda, Janice Joyce "A history of the conferences of deans of women, 1903--1922.” Ph.D. diss., Bowling Green State University, 2004. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]          

 

Karmazin, Ketty. “Catherine I of Russia: Creation of an empress through symbolism.” Ph.D. diss., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2004. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Taylor, Marcia Annette. “An examination of public relations theory and practice: A case study of Bayard Rustin’s role in the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” EdD diss. Wilmington College (Delaware), 2003.

 

 

Francois, Samantha Yates. “Girls with influence: Selling consumerism to teenage girls, 1940-1960.” PhD diss., University of California, Davis, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Sheehan, Steven T. “The rise and fall of the consumer’s democracy: Class, consumption, manhood, and citizenship in American public relations and popular culture, 1945-1972.” PhD diss., Indiana University, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Jones, Rhonda D. “Tithe, time, and talent: An analysis of fundraising activity for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), 1957-1964.” PhD diss., Howard University, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Moore, Kimberly Williams. “Toward an inclusive history of public relations: An examination of the founding of the NAACP and ADL and their use of public relations, 1909-1917.” PhD diss., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Faster, Karen Elizabeth. “Newspaper coverage and cultural representations of racial and ethnic groups in Minneapolis, 1941--1971.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]   

 

Li, Luyan. “Social campaigns and media flows in China: Five case histories of environmental campaigns, 1949--2000.” Ph.D. diss., Northwestern University, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses] 

 

O'Connell, William John "The Strategic Defense Initiative: A study in addressing critical public opinion issues (1983--1993).” Ph.D. diss., Ohio University, 2003. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Ames, Mortimer P., III. “Presidential communications management in the Nixon Administration.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Chicago, 2002. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Andrews, Charles Lee. “The extraordinary legacy of an ordinary president: How Jacqueline Kennedy created a far more significant place in history for JFK than his presidential performance warranted.” M.A. diss., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2002. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Baillargeon, Claude. “Religious fervor and photographic propaganda: Durandelle's anatomical studies of the Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.” Ph.D. diss., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Choi, Hyunju. “The politics of representations in four genres: Documentary photography, photojournalism, government public relations, and art photography. A comparative analysis of FSA photographs of the 1930s.” Ph.D. diss., Temple University, 2002. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Graham, Arleen Pancza. “Charles M. Kurtz (1855--1909): Aspects and issues of a cosmopolitan career.” Ph.D. diss., City University of New York, 2002. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Lamme, Margot Opdycke. “The campaign against the second edition of hell: An examination of the messages and methods of the Anti-Saloon League of America through a framework of public relations history, 1893--1933.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Alabama, 2002.

 

 

Murphree, Vanessa De Ann. “The selling of civil rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the use of public relations, 1960--1968.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Southern Mississippi, 2002.

 

Lyons, John Francis. “The Chicago Teacher's Union, politics, and the city's schools, 1937--1970.” Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Richardson, Kanika Aisha. “The California connection: Rhetoric, public relations and the 1960's Civil Rights Movement, 1965--1970.” M.A. diss., California State University, Fullerton, 2001. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Shaeffer, John Duncan. “Town promotion in the nonmetropolitan Southwest: A typology applicable to other regions.” Ph.D. diss., Arizona State University, 2001. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Anderson, William Bert, Jr. “Selling the national pastime: The history of Major League Baseball public relations.” Ph.D. diss., University of Georgia, 2000.

 

 

DeRosa, Christopher S. “A million thinking bayonets: Political indoctrination in the United States Army.” Ph.D. diss., Temple University, 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Cash, Samuel Gresham. “Private, voluntary support of public research universities in the United States: 1785--1958.” Ed.D. diss., University of Georgia, 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Cecil, Matthew C. “Seductions of spin: Public relations and the FBI myth.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Iowa, 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Moore, Jaimee Christine. “Women in public relations: Our past, present, and future.” M.A. diss., University of North Texas, 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Naylor, Elaine. “‘It's going to be a place of commercial importance’: Frontier boosterism in Jefferson County, Washington, 1850--1890.” Ph.D. diss., York University (Canada), 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Spicka, Mark Edward. “Selling the economic miracle: Economic propaganda and political power in West Germany, 1949--1957.” Ph.D. diss., The Ohio State University, 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Woods, Jeff Randall. “Maroon scare: Segregation and anticommunism in the South, 1954--1968.” Ph.D. diss., Ohio University, 2000. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Clendinning, Anne. “Demons and domesticity: A history of women and the London gas industry, 1889--1939.” Ph.D. diss., McMaster University (Canada), 1999.

 

Crooks, Kerry Anderson. “The U.S. Eighth Air Force and its British World War II hosts: A history of international public relations.” Ph.D. diss., University of Florida, 1999. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Kenaga, Heidi. “‘The West before the cinema invaded it’: Famous Players-Lasky's ‘epic’ Westerns, 1923--1925.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Mattson, Gregory Louis. “Pariah diplomacy: The slavery issue in Confederate foreign relations.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Southern Mississippi, 1999. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Stecopoulos, Harilaos. “The world elsewhere: United States propaganda and the cultural politics of race and nation, 1945--1968.” Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, 1999. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Trope, Alison. “Mysteries of the celluloid museum: Showcasing the art and artifacts of cinema.” Ph.D. diss., University of Southern California, 1999. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

Ver Hulst, Leta Lafay. “The creation of the Las Vegas image: A case study of Harvey Diederich.” M.A. diss., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Bowles, Brett Christopher. “Representing rural France: A cultural history of Marcel Pagnol's cinema (1933-1938).” Ph.D. diss., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Hagenbuch, Mark Odis. “Richard Henry Pratt, the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, and United States policies related to American Indian education 1879 to 1904.” D.Ed. diss., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Marrs, John Merton. “The phantoms of the arena: A history of collegiate athletic publicity, 1911-1961.” Ph.D. diss., University of Washington, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Rice, Gary Harold. “The lost sheep of the Korean War.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Texas at Austin, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Robert, Krisztina. “Gendering class, patriotism, and militarism: The Women's Corps movement in Britain during and after World War I.” Ph.D. diss., University of Houston, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Stole, Inger Lisbeth. “Selling advertising: The U.S. advertising industry and its public relations activities, 1932-1945.” Ph.D. diss., The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Toon, Elizabeth A. “Managing the conduct of the individual life: Public health education and American public health, 1910 to 1940.” Ph.D. diss., University of Pennsylvania, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses]

 

Wiesen, S. Jonathan. “Reconstruction and Recollection: West German industry and the challenge of the Nazi past, 1945-1955.” Ph.D. diss., Brown University, 1998. [Source: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses] PR History Theses and Dissertations

 

 

 

 

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