M.A. Theses


Diaz, Autumn G. (Gonzalez) Mental Health Challenges and Barriers to Telemedicine for Postpartum Women of Color during COVID-19: Examining the Role of Communication Technology

Doll, Meagan. (Powers) Interpreting Peace Journalism in East Africa: Individual, Organizational, and Professional Influences

Hale, Wm Salt. (Hill) Resilience in Free/Libre/Open Source Software: Do founder decisions impact development activity after crisis events?

Keoppen, Erin. (Ceccarelli) In the Darkroom: International Development Photography and the Naturalistic Enthymeme


Alvarez, Cimmiaron. (Scharp) “I’m a binary transman and I love being pregnant”: Making meaning of pregnancy in seahorse dad narrativesIrwin,

Laura. (Joseph) Between Sovereignty and Coordination: Reevaluating the Treaty of Peace, Harmony, and Mutual Assistance

Tosaya, Lando. (Joseph) The Rise of Digital Blackface: The Denaturing of Race Through Technology


Kiene, Charles. (Hill) Challenges and Adaptations to Technological Change in Online Communities

Lynch, KC. (Harold) Rhetoric and Ethics of Free Speech Discourse on Gab


Champion, Kaylea. (Hill) Production Misalignment: a Threat to Public Knowledge


Dosch, Marina. (Rivenburgh) Building Recovery Capital: The Role of Cooperative Behavior in a Community Support Institution

Geary, Devon. (Domke) Whiteness in American Politics: Fragility, Communication and Reconciliation


Keary, Polly. (Bennett) Feast or Famine in the Public Sphere? A Content Analysis of Links Shared in Civic Conversations on Reddit.

Kubler, Kyle. (Powers) New Economy, Who Dis?: A comparative analysis of technology and economic recovery in the business press.

Swan, Anna. (Nishime) Situated Knowledge, Transnational Identities: Place and Embodiment in K-pop Fan Reaction Videos.

TeBlunthuis, Nate. (Hill) Density dependence without resource partitioning on an online petitioning platform.


Adeiza, Matthew. (Howard) Digital Media and Campaign Practices in Nigeria: Ekiti State Governorship Election.

Brekke, Anjuli. (Nishime) “Teach us the Truth” : The Controversy Over Advanced Placement United States History.

Mabry, Leslie. (Ceccarelli) The Rhetoric of Social Robots: How Consumerism is Shaping Perceptions of Robotic Ontology.

Michael Mead Yaqub (Beam) ‘We report the world as it is, not as we want it to be’: Journalistic negotiation of news routines, roles and responsibilities when reporting on suicide.


Moon, Ruth. (Moy) A Corpus-Linguistic Analysis of News Coverage in Kenya’s Daily Nation and Great Britain’s Times.


Joyce, Mary. (Beam) Activism Success: A Concept Explication.

Oishi, Tanya. (Nishime) Alpha, Beta, Gamma Males: Asian/American Men and Audience Research.

Peragine, Jessica. (Manusov) Channel Choice as a Relational Message.

Scott, Kiana M. (Domke) Toppling the Ivory Tower: Coded Anti-intellectualism in American Political Discourse.


Bellinger, Matthew C. (Harold) The problem of perversion: Žižek, rhetoric, and materiality.

Cortez, Elizabeth B. (Joseph) Generating Latinas : online images and the mechanisms of the Google search engine.

Feller, Traci. (Domke) A Few Words from the Bench: Judges’ Communication to and about the Jury.

Hunker, Louisa. (Harold) Anxieties, expectations, and truths of contemporary journalism: A case study of the Mike Daisey scandal.

McClearen, Jennifer. (Joseph) Unbelievable Bodies: Audience Readings of Action Heroines as a Post-Feminist Visual Metaphor.

Parks, Elizabeth S. (Rivenburgh) Identifying Overlapping Language Communities through Holographic Methodology: The Case of Multiple Signing Communities in Panama.


Bieri, Elizabeth. Staged ethnicity and touristic consumption in postcolonial Latin America: The case of cholita wrestling.


Faw, Meara H. A typology of communication strategies for soliciting social support in weight-loss attempts among obese and overweight young adults.

Hasell, Ariel A. The self-referential press: Exploring the effects of news media self-coverage on Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity efforts.

Johnson, Nathan R. Passing the ACID3 test: Rhetorics of web standardization.


Brewer, Lindsey. Market orientation and marketplace performance at United States daily newspapers.

Hussain, Muzammil M. The news media’s digital disconnect: Gatekeeping viral videos during the 2008 presidential elections.

Liu, Wenlin. Social connectedness, community interaction and the political participation of United States immigrants.

Meeks, Lindsey. Is she “man enough”?: News coverage of female and male candidates in U.S. elections.

Rolfe-Redding, Justin. The framing of lifestyle politics: Can personal messages promote collective action?


Campbell, Toby P. Performing Anomie Belle: Public intellectualism & multi-modal expression through music.

Cozen, Brian A. Powering our energy: Conceptions of energy in contemporary oil company advertising.

Gilbert, Valerie Claire. Imitation of Dorothy Dandridge: Halle Berry and mulatto stardom.

Harihar, Christopher L. John McCain vs. Barack Obama: Dueling masculinities in the 2008 presidential election.

McCaffrey, Sarah E. Ghosts and gaps: A rhetorical examination of temporality and spatial metaphors in Barack Obama’s “A More Perfect Union.”

Mroczek, Kristine R. (De)constructing the tourist “bubble:” Cultural ambassadors and the production of Hawai‘i in tourism discourse.

Whitney, Teresa Anne. Two ways of speaking about the post-Katrina aftermath: An examination of the ways of speaking of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and residents of New Orleans.


Di Cicco, Damon. The public nuisance paradigm: Changes in media coverage of political protest since the late 1970s.

Freelon, Deen. Managed apprentices or autonomous agents?: Assessing online civic designs for digital natives.

Reedy, Justin. Democracy at home: Deliberation and political discussion in vote by mail election.


Barnett, Tamara. Exploring sisterhood: An ethnographic analysis of racial identification in student minority club.

Lacoste, Monique. Behind the “orange curtain”: Rape, identity, privilage and mediatization in Orange County.

Shmuel, Sarah A. Cowboys and Country Girls: An Analysis of Film-Inspired Tourism in Canada.

Wells, Christopher. Becoming a citizen in a digital world: An analysis of Internet-based civic engagement projects.


Alix, Avery A. Joysticking the Global Village: Video Games and Global Labor.

Edgerly, Louisa S. “We ain’t refugees”: Hurricane Katrina and media (meta)discourses of race.

Fahey, Anna C. Family Values: Hegemonic Masculinity in Conservative Discourse.

Hefti, Jennifer Lea. The Rhetoric of Design in Online Newspapers: How Two National Online Newspapers Attract Their Readers/Users to Their Lead Story.

Martinez, Gina M. Provoking a Global Conversation: An Examination of News Media Roles following the Southeast Asian Tsunami.

Smith, Stephanie C. Agents, Minority Communications Access, and the Impact of FCC Policies.

Toft, Amoshaun P. Media and Movement: Indexing, Sourcing and Web-sphere Analysis of Democracy Now.

Veden, Mary L. Breaking Silence and Taking Liberties: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Alliance Defense Fund’s ‘Day of Truth’ as an Evangelical Counterpublic.


Bagley, Meredith M. The Beauty of Basketball: The WNBA, Lesbians, and Discourses of Deflection.

Cunliffe-Korp, Karen G. The Nature and Role of Trust in Intercultural Business Relations: Chilean-American Interactions.

De Vadder, Kristina M. Learning the Language of Zapatismo: Language/Education, Tourism/Activism and the Discursivity of a Transnational Social Movement.

Gorgura, Heather E. Queering the Gaze: Altporn’s Discursive (Re)Construction of Gender and Sexuality.

Kennedy, Sara A. Rethinking Journalistic Frames: Coverage of Domestic Violence in Newspaper Lifestyle Sections.

Marwick, Alice E. Selling Your Self: Online Identity in the Age of a Commodified Internet.

Sprain, Leah M. Organic Consumption as a Means of Political Communication or Social Movement?: An Ethnographic and Rhetorical Exploration of the Voice of Organic Consumption.


Coe, Kevin M. The Feeling of Freedom: Rhetorical Worldview and the Modern Presidency.

Dunsmore, Katherine A. Career and Education: Voices of African American Youth.

Graham, Erica S. The Political Dance: Political Communication in Modern Dance Companies and Media Critiques.

Gregory, Wanda Lui. An Online and Offline Comparative Study of ‘Magic: The Gathering’ Trading Card Game.

Maziad, Marwa M. Youssef Chahine’s Cinema: The Hospitable Space between Self and Other.

Oleson, Katherine E. Resistive Advertising: ‘Ms.’, Adbusters, and Subvertise.org.

Pellegrino, Virginia. The Office of War Information ‘Womanpower Campaign’ and its Influence on Daytime Radio Soap Operas, 1942-44.

Tam, Abigail A. Seeing them in a Whole New Light: A Third Reading of Female Beauty Images.

Taylor, David Andrew. Obscenity and Community Standards: Panic versus Relativism.

Zhang, Jia. The Ecology of Games Shaping China’s Television Broadcasting Industry with the Engagement of Foreign Direct Investment


Aldrich, Kelly C. Restrictive Orders against the Press: How Lower Courts are Applying Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart.

Billeaudeaux, Michael Andre. Selling Two Wars: The Bush Administration’s Wartime Communication Strategies and Elite Press Response.

Chang, Yu-Hua. What Community Standard Should Be Used in Judging Obscenity?: Different Media, Different Contexts, Different Standards.

Eddy, Howard Hartmut. Under the Bubble: Mythology and Power Relations in the 1990s Technology Stock Boom.

Erland, Erica L. Identity Talk in Partners of Female-to-Male Transpeople.

Garland, Philip Anthony, Jr. Mainstream Wrapping Paper: An Examination of Press Coverage of Rap Music.

Graversen, Margarethe H. The Cultural Appropriation of Asian Cultures: Mapping the Response of an Asian-American Online Dialogue.

Gronnvoll, Marita. Selling the Conspiracy: A Rhetorical Analysis of Anti-gay Christian Right Arguments in the Voters’ Guides for Measure 9 in the 1992 and 2000 Oregon Statewide Elections.

Hutcheson, John S. Affirming a Nation: The Construction of U.S. National Identity during the Persian Gulf War and the War on Terrorism.

Kim, Yeo Jung. Exploring the Journalistic Practice of Reporting International News: The Phenomenon of International Media Echo.

Laxson, Tracy A. Framing of Health Care Reform in ‘The New York Times’ 1991-2001.

Martinkus, Jennifer C. Making Sense of Health: Toward a Comprehensive Framework of Health Decision Making.

Massanari, Adrienne L. ‘Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History. [Make Money.]’: Narratives of Amazon.com.

Pickard, Victor W. Reclaiming the Media: Radical Democratic Discourse as Organizational Structure in the Indymedia Network.

Rugge, Myla Perian. The Complexities of Synergy: A Study of Entertainment News and Media Conglomerates.

Siegl, Erica M. Media Engagement and Public Knowledge about Wildlife.

Tynes, Robert M. Nation-building on Leonenet: A Case of Sierra Leone in Cyberspace.


Broeder, Stein J. Thinking about Spokespersons: A Study Comparing Celebrity and Non-celebrity Endorsers.

Gendelman, Irina. Communication Outlaws: Graffiti Control in Public Space.

Hamilton, Andi M. An Investigation of the Presence of Dialogue in Students’ Descriptions of Successful Learning Experiences.

Katayanagi, Isa. Synergy in the Entertainment Industry: The Case of Viacom and Entertainment Tonight.

Kerr, Peter A. The Framing of Fundamentalist Christians: Network Television News, 1980-2000.

Ku, Scott M. The Deceiver’s Advantage: An Exploratory Approach to Reported Thought Processes and Mental Preparation for Deceiving.

Mangat, Sara C. Use of Open and Closed Probes in Focus Group Facilitation.

Sriram, Vimla. A Study of Email Exchange between Journalists and Readers.


Bellotti, Paola. How Media Legitimize the Nation: A Study of Italian National Identity through Bilateral Relations with the United States.

Bixler, Nancy R. Milagros as Communication: Votive Offering, Petition, and Material Act.

Black, Laura Lee. Consequential By-Products of Employee Training in Dialogue.

Cubert, Jason A. Media and the Construction of Identity: A Case Study of SCUM Manifesto, Riot Grrrl Zines, and gURL.com.

Doohan, Eve-Anne M. The Communication of Compliments in Romantic Relationships: An Investigation of Relational Satisfaction and Sex Differences in Compliment Behavior.

Horkley, Nancy Lamb. The Risks of Orality in the Workplace.

Kim, Young Koung. Comparing the Effectiveness of Web versus Pencil-Paper Surveys: Measuring the Willingness of Respondents to Answer Sensitive Questions.

McDowell, Sophia W. The Development of Online and Offline Romantic Relationships: A Turning Point Study.

Newell, Robert V. ‘They Got More than Just Game’: Negotiating Gender in Print Coverage of the1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Purvis, Virgil R. Content-Sharing between CNN/SI and CNNSI.com: Technological, Editorial and Communication Issues Affecting the Utilization of Streaming Video.

Torres, Marcos C. Attitude Extremity and Trust in News Media: An Assessment of their Relationship Using the Signaled Stopping Technique.


Hess, Verena K. Conflicted Pleasures: Making Sense of Martha Stewart.

Jones, William Brian. The Soldier with the Soul of a Cowboy and the Compassionate Conservative: The Press, the Public and Personalized Politics in the 2000 GOP Presidential Primaries.

Ladas, Tonjia Archey. Identity is More than Screen Deep: Investigating Issues of Warranting on Personal Homepages.

Liotta, Anna C. The Influence of Interpersonal Perceptions of Personal Definitions of Intimacy on Marital Satisfaction.

McCluskey, Michael Raymond. A Comparison of Local, Regional and National Newspaper Coverage of Conflict in a Small Town: The 1990s School Shootings.

Schrenk, Susan D. Confidential: The Demise of a 1950s Scandal Magazine.

Tanaka, Keiko. Motion Picture on the Net: How Early Adopters of Streaming Video Feel about the New Medium.


Craft, Philip A. Re-defining Local Autonomy and Women’s Empowerment in Microcredit Discourse: A Study on Hegemony, Rhetorical Strategy, and the Ideology of ‘Development.’

Curphey, Shauna M. To Tell their Own Stories: An Examination of Tribal Print Journalism in Washington State.

DeBond, Melanie M. Student Perspectives about their Communication Apprehension.

Derse, Noelle. Consistency and Change in Malaysian Media Policy: The Apparent Paradox of the Multimedia Super Corridor.

Gardinier, Tricia A. A Study of Small Group Democracy and Decision Making.

Grant, Jason D. Bakhtin and the Apocalyptic Rhetoric of Pat Robertson.

Jamesen, Holly M. Interactive Webcasts for Teaching and Learning.

Koenig, Jody Leigh. The Influence of Narrative Completeness on Tellers’ Adjustment to Relationship Dissolution.

Lagos, Tom George. Do Not Reveal the Ending: Technology and the Rise of Microcinemas as an Alternative Form of Movie Exhibition in the United States.

Lee, Jooeun. Intercultural Communication Competence in Children’s Educational Television Programs in Korea and the United States.

Meade, Melissa Diane. Displacing Women through Journalistic Objectivity: News Frames in the Coverage of the Partial Birth Abortion Act of 1995.

Peterson, April L. Race and the Construction of News: Press Coverage of the Tuskegee Study, 1972.

Pilling, Brian Craig. Relational Dialectics and the Expression of Conflict in Marital Relationships.

Sawyer, J. Kanan. An Examination of Voter Mobilization Persuasive Appeals: Which Words Count?

Sheehan, Kathy D. Online Newspapers: Their Gatekeepers and their New Values.


Archer, Jodi M. Curbing Children’s Exposure to Violent Programming: An Analysis of the Television Ratings System.

Clark, Fiona J. Thinking about Global Warming.

Clark, Rebecca L. ‘We Live in the Suburbs, Life is Good, So We Play Ska’: Interrogating the Reproduction of Whiteness and Masculinity in Alternative Rock Youth Cultures.

Danner, David W. Foreign Speech and the First Amendment.

Halavais, Alexander M.C. Measuring National Borders on the World Wide Web.

Ichikawa, Maki. International Students’ Personal Networks, Use of E-mail, and Acculturation.

Kawakami, Naomi. Culture and Advertising: A Comparison of Magazine Advertising in the United States and Canada.

Li-Vollmer, Meredith A. Comparative Recognition and Respect in Child-targeted Television Commercials: A Content Analysis of Race Representation.


Bicket, Douglas. Diverging Conceptions of Free Expression in the Anglo-American Judicial Tradition.

Boggs, James G. Community Development through Community Arts Projects: A Case Study of IsleWilde on Vashon Island.

Engstrand, Kristin C. ‘Barrio Sesamo/Barri Sesam’ and the Global/Local Dynamic: A Case Study of the Spanish Cultural Adaptation of ‘Sesame Street’.

Gardner, Christine J. The National Identity Dynamic and the Media: An Analysis of U.S. National Identity in Media Narratives of Post-Cold War Conflicts of Somalia and Bosnia.

Hibler, Kristin L. Postcolonial Extensions of John Shotter’s Work on Identity Construction: A Self-reflexive Approach to Intercultural Communication.

Packer, Lori A. Illiterate Morons and Pretty Pictures: Uses and Criticisms of Early Photojournalism in New York’s Jazz Age Tabloids.

Shively, Amy K. Better Homes Make Better Citizens: Post-War Progressive Reform and ‘Better Homes and Gardens’, 1922-1935.

Stern, Susannah R. All I Really Needed to Know (about Beauty) I Learned by Kindergarten: A Cultivation Analysis.

Swift, Catherine. Community or Bust: Community, Competition and Conversation in Print and Web-based Magazines.

Verloop, Marja D. The Development of Supranational Data Protection Policy: Integrating Europe’s National Enforcement Approaches.

Winterstein, David P. A Comparative Frame Analysis of ‘New York Times’ Coverage of Nuclear Testing in China and French Polynesia, 1992-1996.


Delwiche, Aaron A. Independently Together: Recovering the Lost Art of Propaganda Analysis in the Age of Information.

Johnson, Carin M. Disaster Relief in the News: An Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Relief and Development Organizations’ Work During the Somalia Famine.

Johnson, David Miles. Carter G. Woodson and the ‘Journal of Negro History’, 1916-1950.

Martin, Brennon M. Beyond Connectivity: Universal Service and Political Alienation.

Matsukawa, Lori Lei. Washington State Apples in Japan: Communication Plans and Strategies.

Momose, Hisako. An Analysis of Japanese National Images in the ‘New York Times’, 1985-1994.

Nole, Joelle B. Voices of Change: News Frames, Gender Politics and the Seattle Labor Movement during World War I.

Reba, Ilene. Mode of Political Surveillance.

Schubert, Laura E. International Student Use of the Internet Related to the Adaptation Process.

Valenzuela, Matias J. Tactics of Condom Use Communication.

Waltz, Barbara A. Information Privacy and the American Private Sector.

White, Catherine J. Interactive Service Work and Speech Codes: ‘Small Talk’ as a Way of Speaking of and about Personhood.


Bach, Claudia J. A Gateway to Diversified Museum Audiences: University Students and Campus Art Museums.

Baratta, Stuart P. Promoting Propaganda: The Washington State Council of Defense, The University of Washington, its Journalism Department and Washington Newspapers during World War I.

Beam, Susan G. The Quality of Life in the Global Village: Communications, Economics, and Social Development.

Bogar, Carlene R. Theodore Roosevelt and the Newspaper Front Page: Foundations for the Presidency of Public Opinion.

Chang, Carol Miyon. The National Image of North Korea in Two American Newspapers, 1945-1950.

Cohn, Stephanie G. A Genettean Analysis of Rush Limbaugh’s Radio Rhetoric.

Consalvo, Mia L. Rules Theory and Usenet Newsgroups: New Directions for Computer-Mediated Communication Research.

Curry, Kevin E. The Politician’s Conundrum: The Effectiveness of Negative Political Advertising.

Danner, Lauren B. U.S. Television and National Image Management: Norway and the 1994 Olympic Games.

Davis, Valerie J. Hate Crime Legislation and the First Amendment: Criminalizing Hatred and Violating Freedom of Thought.

Fisch, Jennifer A. Politics or Policy: Focus of Newspaper Coverage of the Fiscal Year 1982 Federal Budget.

Henderson, Jennifer Jacobs. Justice Reconsidered: A New Look at the Flag Salute Cases.

Hinrichsen, Catherine L. Commercialism in the Classroom: The Impact of Corporate-sponsored Curriculum Materials on Children’s Brand Awareness and Preference.

Jackson, Richard P. Framing the Mythos: A Case Study of the ‘Christian Broadcasting Network’.

Kitabayashi, Waka. An Analysis of the Richness of Japanese National Images as Portrayed in the U.S. Print Media from 1989 to 1991.

Koehler, Elizabeth M. Emergence of a Standard: The Rape Victim Identification Debate Prior to 1970.

Nicholas, Kyle H. Immigrant Perceptions of the Role of Television in Acculturation: A Q Method Study.

Shinn, Scott Brian. Effects of High School Debating on Critical Thinking Ability.

Sirohi, Gayatri. Interactivity: An Analysis of the Definition of and Attributes Attached to the Term in Children’s Interactive Literature Software.

Trees, April R. The Relational Aspect of Criticism: Nonverbal Facework in Female Friendship Dyads.

Vatan, Isabelle. How Independent Record Labels in the U.S. Distribute and Balance their Creativity and Profit Priorities.

Wall, Melissa A. Post-Cold War Media Frames in Coverage of Third World Conflicts: Case Studies of Cambodia, Northern Iraq and Rwanda.

White, Wendy A. Interdependence in Global Television News: An Examination of ‘CNN World Report’.

Wiske, Jill J. Negotiating Womanhood: Race and Representation in Two World War II-Era Black and White Community Newspapers.


Carnahan, Kerry S. Can Television Support an International Media Community?: A Comparative Frame Analysis of MTV News in the United States and Europe.

Floyd, Kory W. Gender and Manifestations of Intimacy among Same-sex Friends and Same-sex Siblings.

Logan, Philip J. Access Issues and Military Operations During the 1980s.

Marrs, John M. Covering the News the Easy Way: Minority Influence, Nuclear Politics and the Alaska Press, 1958-62.

Pugnetti, Donald Anton Jr. Diminishing Newspaper Coverage of the Washington Legislature: A Comparative Content Analysis.

Reynolds-Eblacas, Paula. An Analysis of How the ‘Los Angeles Times’ Covered the Los Angeles Riots of 1965 and 1992.

Ryan, Rodney A. The Policy Making Process and Constitutional Questions Surrounding the Carriage Requirements of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992.

Sprout, Christina R. Antecedents to Interpersonal Conflict Resolution Styles in Adulthood.

Streck, John M. Dancing at the Crossroads: The Alternative and Mainstream Media — A Case Study of the Contemporary Christian Music Industry.

Teed, Deborah Dyer. A Way of Speaking about Speech: The Voices of the ‘Quarterly Journal of Speech’, 1915-1924.


Bishofsky, Steven P. Magazines’ Willingness to Accept Anti-smoking Advertisements Relative to their Concerns and Financial Ties.

Duncan, Bonnie Jean. Canadian Cultural Industries and Canada-U.S. Free Trade.

Larsen, Dirk A. Personal Risk Assessment of OTC Drugs by the Elderly: The Influence of Anecdotal versus Statistical Information.

Marhefka, Damian M. Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics; an Analysis of the Recent Debate over Music Regulation.

Schmid, Jill D. The Inclusion and Integration of Minorities in Magazine Advertising.

Valenti, Francis Paul. The Portland Press, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Oregon Compulsory Education Bill: Editorial Treatment of Klan Themes in the Portland Press in 1922.


Andersen, Lene J. Dissemination of FAO Issues in the Scandinavian Press.

Boylan, John C. P. The ‘New York Times’ in Tiananmen Square: Developing Context and Definition in Cross-cultural Journalism.

Coutu, Lisa M. Questions, Style, and Power: A Situated Ethnographic Account of Women’s Speech.

Dyer, Susan K. Hermeneutics and Deaf Education: An Analysis and Critique of Theories of Language and Communication.

Elder, Elisa M. A Critical Look at Fame, Fan Behavior, and tbe Music Industry (Is Adorno Right? Are Our Minds Mush?).

Gluckson, Robert K. Sex Comics of the 1930s-1950s: A Genre History.

Gustafson, Arden E. Early Adopters of Organic Farming Practices in the State of Washington: A Study of Characteristics and Influences on the Adoption Decision.

Lynch, Kathleen. A Typology of Strategies Used by Interlocutors to Signal and thereby Prompt Repair Work of Episodes of Non-comprehension in Face-to-face Monolingual Communication, or, ‘Huh?’.

Mero, Matthew W. The Role of ‘Science’ Magazine in the Political and Economic Structure of Scientific Serials Publishing.

Murphy, Kevin P. ‘Hard Sell’: Efforts to Promote the New Deal’s Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 1933-1936.

Scherman, Elizabeth L. Upside Down, Somehow: Factors Surrounding the Form and Function of Deviant Fiction by Women Writers in ‘Redbook’ Magazine, 1975-1990.

Thomas, Lisa Ann. Communicatory Responses to the Use of Fear Appeals in Anti-cocaine Messages.


Blix, Jacqueline. Magazines and Community: A Case Study of ‘Good Housekeeping’ in the 1950s.

Dombrowski, Patricia I. The Use of Nontraditional Radio News Production Techniques on ‘All Things Considered’.

Elliott, Scott Dean. Broadcast Innovations and Standard-setting by the FCC: Consideration of the Relationship between Technological Compatibility and its Effect on Public Access to Information.

Haveri, Jamie D. Drawing Fire in Yellowstone: Comprehensiveness of Coverage of the 1988 Yellowstone Area Fires by Local and Regional Newspapers.

Nachmanson, Eva. Communication of Culture: A Case Study of the Unique Role of Fanzines.

O’Brien, Sean Francis. Talking on the Stage: A Dramaturgical Analysis of Role-playing on Television Talk Shows.

Rand, Honey F. Television News Contexts and Newscaster Characteristics: Contrasts of Broadcast Professionals and Audience.

Rifas, Leonard N. The Forgotten War Comics: The Korean War and American Comic Books.

Voland, Howard M. The Framing of an Issue: A Case Study of Minority News Coverage.


Beck-von-Peccoz, David. The Prestige Press Dilutes the Third-Party Challenge: An Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of the 1969 George Wallace and 1980 John Anderson Presidential Campaigns.

Goodman, Keith W. Awareness in Reporting: The Concept of Empathy in News Coverage of AIDS.

Guillen, Tomas. Privacy and the Media Amid the Serial Killer Phenomenon: A Case Study of the Green River Serial Murders.

Haag, Victoria E. Newspaper Development in a Regional Framework: The Southern Urban Press, 1890-1894.

Mullady, Patricia A. A Conspiracy of Readers: The Creation of Meaning in the Contemporary Spy Thriller.

Pan, David. U.S. Government and Terrorist Sources: An Analysis of Press Coverage of the TWA Hijacking.

Reid, Robert Stephen. Let the Reader Understand: A Rhetorical-Critical Analysis of the Organizational Invention of the Gospel of Mark.

Sabotta, Carla A. Press, Public Debate, and Presidential Power: William Howard Taft and the Tariff Policy of 1909.

Selfors, Suzanne A. From Menace to Messiah: A Cultural Study of the American Extraterrestrial Encounter Film.

Walsh, Richard John. The Ideological Undercurrents of the Jazz Age Tabloids: An Examination of Meanings in the Commercial Mass Media.


Amir, Syed Talib. International Program for the Development of Communication: Objectives and Implementation.

Cohen, Lisa B. An Analysis of American Network News Coverage as Affected by Press Censorship in South Africa.

Fjelstad, Per Even Tor. Polarity in Questions of Interpretive Validity: Implications of the Habermas-Gadamer Controversy for the Practice of Rhetorical Criticism.

Gallagher, James Dennis. Bohr vs. Einstein: A Rhetorical Analysis.

Halstead, Lisa Joan. The Talk of Teen Mothers.

Lauth, Teri Jean. Communication in Support Groups.

Nelson, Gary Kent. Conflict in Satisfied and Dissatisfied Romantic Relationships: An Attributional Perspective.

Sommars-Lawlor, Patricia. Communication Courses in Argumentation are an Effective Instructional Setting for Developing Critical Thinking Skills.

Ziebarth, Peggy A. Reporting the Political Horse Race at the Grass Roots Level: How Community Newspapers in Washington State Covered 1986 Legislative Contests.


Armstrong, John Seamus. The Deregulation of the International Telecommunications Satellite Market: A Political Economy Perspective.

Denning, Susan M. Understanding the Functionality of On-line Help in Human-computer Interaction: A Comparative Study of Designers and Users.

Fancher, Marilyn. Candidate and Citizen Perspectives during American Presidential Campaigns.

Goldsmith, Daena. To Talk or Not to Talk: The Flow of Information between Romantic Dyads and Members of their Communication Networks.

Howie, Victoria E. An Analysis of American Newsmagazine Coverage of the Soviet Union’s 50th Anniversary.

Lee, Hyeon Kyu. A Study of the Relationship between Ethnic Media and the Acculturation of Korean Immigrants.

Nakamura, Clarice B. Some Effects of Publicity on Youth Gang Members.

Post, Robert A. Comparative Media Coverage of the Emergence of Herpes and AIDS as ‘Social Problems’: A Cognitive Analysis.

Simpson, Steven W. No Faith in Freedom: An Examination of High School Press Rights before and after Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier.


Barnes, Karen Jane. An Exploration into the Relative Utility of Uncertainty Reduction Theory and Predicted Outcome Value Theory.

Boxall, Michael C. Willie Morris at ‘Harper’s’, 1967-1971.

Byerly, Carolyn M. Women’s News and the World Press: A Comparative Study of the U.S. and Inter Press Service Coverage of the U.N. Decade for Women.

Chen, Jiande. An Analysis of Forms of Control and Propaganda in Chinese Student Demonstrations.

Galang, Marcia Lontok. Editorial Perspective and Presidential Policy: A Case Study of the Philippines.

Knapp, Shelley L. Quoting Revolution: A Study of Agnes Smedley’s Attempts to Express a Revolutionary China to the West.

Miller, Kenneth P. A Comparative Content Analysis of Statements by Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev, and Mikhail Gorbachev during their Tenures as General Secretary of the Soviet Union.

Pilgrim, Tim Alfred. Docudramas and False Light Invasion of Privacy: An Inquiry into the Scarcity of Legal Intersections.

Stan, Charlotte M. Predicting Job Satisfaction and Organizational Commitment.


Cavanaugh, Patrick Daniel. High School Socialization: Communication in New Environments.

Duke, Florence L. From Territory to Commonwealth: An Ethnography of Political Communication in a Small Island Community.

Hamilton, James Frederick. Rural-Urban Migration in the Nineteenth Century: A Case Study of Newspapers’ Utility in Historical Research of Migration, Paxton, Illinois, 1882-1887.

Schiffler, Kenneth A. Fifty-one First Amendments: State Constitutions and Freedom of Expression.

Wilson, Scott Bruce. Structural Constraints on the Media’s Role in Democratic Society: A Critique.


Clark, Kathleen Diana. Cognitive Dimensions of Judgment in Use when Evaluating Question Asking Instances.

Frindell, Elizabeth A. Marital Adjustment and Community Involvement.

McChesney, Robert Waterman. Sport, Mass Media and Monopoly Capital: Toward a Reinterpretation of the 1920s and Beyond.

Mwaffsi, Mauricey Samwilu. Broadcasting in Tanzania: Case Study of a Broadcasting System.

Shim, Jae Chul. The Relationships of Community Orientations to Newspaper Use: A Study of Korean Newcomers in the Seattle Area.

Stewart, Robert Keith. The Jackson Press and the Elections of 1824 and 1828.

Tang, Roger W. Involvement Behavior in Asian American Communities, Publics, and Organizations.

Tarter, William Vernon. ‘Many Hands–Load Not Heavy’ (‘Min Anpil–Chay Pa Lou’): A Study of Participatory Communication in Rural Haiti.

Vangelisti, Anita L. An Analysis of Adolescent Girls’ Speech: Patterns and Meanings in the Peer Group Environment.


Bezanson, Mary Elizabeth. The Right to Receive: The Acceptance and Application of a First Amendment Corollary Right.

Bjork, Ulf Jonas. The Immigrant Press and its Function: Swedish-language Newspapers in Washington, 1890-1910.

Kirkcaldy, Diane Gay. Feeding the Contemporary Flock: A Study of Relevance and Teaching Strategies in the Preaching of Dr. Charles Swindoll.


Barnum, Robert Bruce. Terrorism as a Violent Form of Protest Communications: A Retrospective Look at the George Jackson Brigade.

Boettger, Charles E. Government Policy on the Mass Media in Tsarist and Soviet Russia: And Some Comments on its Continuity.

Fysh, Graham N. Freedom of the Press in South Africa: An Evaluation.

Gleason, Timothy W. Freedom of the Press in the 1930s: The Supreme Court’s Interpretation of Liberty in a Changing Political Climate.

Jordan, Catherine Louise. Citizen/Government Communication within the Political Decision Making Process.

Jordan, Myron K. Men Not Money: E.W. Scripps and the Penny Newspapers of the Pacific Northwest, 1899 to 1912.

Martin, Jody A. Censorship of School Books and Freedom of Expression.

Neilson, Gregg Douglas. Development and Communications in the Caribbean: A Case Study of Radio in Haiti.

Peck, Janice Anne. Democracy, Culture and Communication: Seattle’s Cultural Structure, 1954-1965.

Wittet, Scott G. Information Needs of Southeast Asian Refugees in Medical Situations.


Brooks, Cleo A. The Public Interest: Minority Ownership and Participation in the Broadcasting Industry.

Deis, Michael J. Public Opinion and Communication: A Problematic Approach.

Jacobson, Thomas Leigh. Issues in International Communications Research: A Case Study of Development Communication Theory.

Keyser, Judith G. The New Deal Murals in Washington State: Communication and Popular Democracy.

Lim, Suan Kooi. Steps toward the Development of a Questionnaire for Analyzing Problematic Situations and Communication in an Organization.

Marty-White, Cheryl R. A Qualitative/Field Research Study of the Classroom Communication of the Teacher of Gifted/Talented Students.

Motoyama, Catherine T. ‘Look Back in Anger’: The Play as ‘Counter-statement’.

Warsinske, Sharon C. A Study of the Viewer-Perceived Meaning in Television Visual Transitions.


Braithwaite, Charles A. Cultural Uses and Interpretations of Silence.

Deal, Lawrence Edwin. An Investigation of Student Speech and Press Rights in the State of Washington.

Dudley, Nancy E. Understandings Gained in the Doctor-Patient Interaction: A Test of Different Predictors.

Flynn, Ronald Stewart. Labor, Radicals, and the Press in Seattle, 1912 through 1919.

Keeler, Mary Ann. Current Philosophical and Psychological Foundations for the Study of Pictorial Communication.

Lui, Stanley Joseph. A Comparison of Rhetorical Sensitivity and Managerial Talent in Business Settings.

Mueller, Barbara. American and Japanese Advertising Appeals: A Comparative Study.

Plumb, Dawn Elaine. Samizdat: The Case for Cultural Continuity in the Soviet Union.

Tang, Han Ching. Information Flow from Japan to South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Wiegand, Michael S. William Faulkner’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Address: A Rhetorical Analysis and Assessment.


Armstrong, Robert Clair. Four Communication Problems Concerning the Constitutional Liberalism of Senator Wayne Morse.

Glein, Patricia Jean. Crime Reporting and Prejudicial Publicity.

Lockett-John, Melinda Sue. Commercial Speech and the First Amendment: A Historical Inquiry.

Nilan, Michael S. Communication Behavior and Information Use in Expected Occupational Roles: A Comparison of U.S. and Foreign Graduate Students.

Spencer-Walters, Tom Jonathan. The Humanistic Alternative: Implications of the Humanistic Ideas of Jurgen Habermas, Raymond Williams, and James Carey for Communication and Change in Sierra Leone.

St. John, David Paul. Satisfaction with Health Care: The Role of Patients’ Perceptions of the Nature of Physician-Patient Communications.

Stanton, Michael Alan. Construction of Ideas during Conversation.


Baker, Linda Marie. Four Theories of the Press: A Reevaluation.

Centerwall, Theodore C. Three Seattle Newspapers and the Morris John Frampton Murder Trial: A Case Study of Selective Reporting.

Chavez, Ramon. Emerging Media: A History and Analysis of Chicano Communication Efforts in Washington State.

Lalley, Kathleen Mary. Individual Uses of Public Opinion Polls.

Larson, Kirby Lane. Providing Theoretical Foundations for Effective Teacher Communication Behaviors.

Pease, Warren Ellis. Where is the ‘Education’ in Noncommercial Educational Television?: A Look at the Growth in Public Broadcasting in Overshadowing Educational Programming as Considered in an Historical Context.

Smull, Willits Avery. Dimensions of Local Interest and New Subscriber Stability.


Hoffman, Susan Freeman. Interruptions, Structure and Tactics in Dyadic Conversations.


Apsler, Ruby Mae. ‘Seattle’: Failure of a City Magazine.

Bradley, Leo Paul Jr. The Press and the Declension of Boston Orthodoxy, 1674-1724.

Bradshaw, William Glenn. Functions of Communication in Regards to Outdoor Recreation Activities.

Cogan, Phillip Stanley. The Invisible Censor: A Study of Libel Law’s Impact on Daily Newspapers and Commercial Television Stations in a Western State.

Dorwart, Jack Hoff. A Study of Dark-Light Imagery in Sherwood Anderson’s ‘Winesburg, Ohio’.

Kling, Alice Jane. A Political Press: Policies of the Washington Commonwealth Federation.

Murray, Shelley Drayton. The Newspaper Preservation Act.

Page, Carol Lorraine. The Campaign to Criticize Lin Piao and Confucius, 1973-1975: A View of Succession Politics in the People’s Republic of China.

Valdason, Valann Susan. The Effects of Training in Instructional Discussion on Interaction, Learning and Satisfaction.

Walker, Eleanor L. Lord Thomas Erskine’s Defense of Paine: A Rhetorical Analysis.


Banister, Michael Ellis. Information Preferences as Affected by Environmental and Psychological Stress.

Chalk, Joan Hane. Metaphor as a Rhetorical Device in Thomas Huxley’s Writing on Education.

Keely, Barbara A. An Experimental Investigation of a Possible Causal Relationship between Orientation and Perceived Leadership in Group Discussions of Questions of Policy.

Kwan, Colleen Sik Chuen. Social Responsibility and the United States Supreme Court: An Analysis of First Amendment Freedom 1914-1974.

Wanwig, Susan L. The Rhetoric of Emma Goldman: A Psycho-autobiographical Perspective.


Chatham, Kathleen M. Political Immorality and Communication Behavior.

Dethman, Linda F. Communication Controlling in Same or Opposite Sex Dyads under Social and Task Conditions: Tactics, Strategies, and Situations.

Elway, Harry Stuart III. The Parties, the Media and Political Knowledge.

Erickson, Rex Arthur. American and Japanese Selection of Best and Worst Color Pairs.

Finch, Richard DeWayne. A Rhetorical Analysis of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s 1937 Good Friday ‘Judas Sermon.’

Flint, Barbara Rogge. The Senior Press: A Study of Old-Age Conscious Mass Communication.

Freedman, Patricia Pavloff. A Study of Semantic Relations Used by Normal and Language-impaired Children at Stage I.

Fujiki, Rita. Information Availability and Information Sharing: A Study of Strategic Considerations Made by Asian American Community Leaders.

Harris, Patricia Dempsey. Communication as a Mediating Variable in Humor.

Hughes, Olive Marie. An Evaluation of Speech Movement Coordination in the Labial-mandibular System.

King, Sharon Lynn. Newspaper Coverage of the American Japanese Evacuation and Internment during World War II.

Kuksht, Marilyn L. Electromyographic, Aerodynamic and Displacement Characteristics of Bilabial Consonants.

McBride, Kenneth William. Sharpening and Leveling of Communicated Ideas.

Meng, Zi. Cognitive Similarity and Communication Effects.

Pedersen, Robert George. British Broadcasting: From Monopoly to Competition.

Pendakur, Manjunath. A Cognitive Approach to Studying Meaning in Cross Cultural Communication.

Polfus, William A. Joseph Dennie and His Portfolio.

Tefft, Diane P. Communication and Cognition Effects from Poll Questions.


Chobot, Janie Lydia. The Effect of Sensitization on the Acoustic Reflex as a Function of Frequency.

Cohen, Alan Jay. The Importance of Non-segmentals in a Speech Perception Strategy: Their Influence upon the Verbal Transformation Effect.

Diekhans, Barbara. Sing a Song for Sixpence: The 1959-1960 Payola Scandals and Subsequent Legislation.

Elliott, Dianna Frances. The Effects of Stereotypic Labeling on Articulation Evaluation.

James, Betty Jane. The Effect of Agreement/Disagreement on Trust in Dyadic Communication.

Kennedy, Jesse Glascock III. A Graphic Description of the Perioral Musculature.

Petrich, Carolyn Smith. The Function of Rhetoric in Attaining Aristotle’s Concept of Eudaimonia.

Zitzer, Ellyn Reise. The Effects of Stimulus Presentation Sequence on Auditory Localization of Infants.


Bezayiff, David Allen. A Study of John Adams’s Defense Plea for the Soldiers Involved in the Boston Massacre.

Fox, Gregory Robert. An Analysis of the Management of Ideas in Jonathan Edwards’ Sermon ‘Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God’.

Moore, John Michael. Auditory Localization of Infants as a Function of Reinforcement Conditions.

Paddon, Lucille Chesmer. An Investigation of Speechreading Performance and Visual Synthetic Ability as a Function of Age.

Smith, Robert Dale. The 1966 Freedom of Information Act: The Executive, the Congress, and the Press.

Thomson, Eric W. A Study of American Wartime Press Dissent.


Allen, Richard L. Primacy or Recency: The Order of Presentation.

Averill, Priscilla L. Vietnamization as Communicated by the President.

Bass, Roger J. ‘One Handful of Dream-dust’: An Analysis of the Use of the Blues in Selected Poetry of Langston Hughes.

Jacoubovitch, Marc-Daniel Jean. Communication Consequences of Signification.

Laing, Robert Bruce. Cognitive Complexity and Information Utility.

Lanier, Robert Maury. Functional Relationships between Communication and Accuracy.

McCarty, Patricia Ann. A Comparison in Usage of Grammatical Features of Normal Elementary School Children and Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Adolescents.

Munro, Carolyn Bormuth. Language Development in Pre-school Children with Cleft Lip-and-palate.

Woods, Lynn Adele. The Bing Test and the Rinne Test in Identification of Conductive Hearing Loss in Children.


Adams, Michael Charles. Image Patterns in Theodore Roethke’s ‘Meditations of an Old Woman’.

Berg, Carolyn B. Perseveration in Brain-damaged Adults.

Falzer, Paul Robert. An Experimental Study of Meaning Induced by Classical Conditioning.

Floyd, Marijane. The Use of the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities with the Aphasic Adult.

Klages, Linda Dale. A Study of the Comprehension and Production of the Regular Plural Inflection in Pre-school children.

Labiak, James M. The Effect of Contralateral Broadband Noise on Frequency Discrimination.

Phillips, Carolyn Louise. The Relationship among Five Measures of Expressive Verbal Behavior in Kindergarten Children.

Popp, Vicky L. Auditory Memory Influences on the Northwestern Syntax Screening Test.

Suzuki, Toshiko. Spouses’ Understanding of the Communication Disabilities of Aphasic Patients.

Till, James Allen. A Distinctive Feature Analysis of Speech Sound Discrimination in Preschool Children.

Weber, Karl A. Liberalism in Crisis: The Basic Views of Freedom in the Discussion of the Commission on the Freedom of the Press, 1943-46.

Winstead, Leslie. Speech Sound Discrimination in Children Two to Four Years of Age.

Wipplinger, Michele Tripp. The Effects of Stimulus Repetition on the Naming Behavior of an Aphasic Adult.


Brashen, Henry Michael. An Examination of the Persuasive Techniques Employed by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.

Brown, Penelope Anne. Oral Interpretation in the King County High Schools: A Survey with Curricular Guidelines.

Cerf, Florence Ann Duval. The Effect of Verbal Control on the Grouping Behavior of Children.

Clark, Allen Louis. Toward a Rhetoric of Responsibility: Martin Buber’s ‘Ontology of Man Speaking’.

Findley, Eleanor Elizabeth. A Content Analysis Comparing Symbols of Nationalism, Socialism, and Scientism as Found in tbe ‘Jamaica Daily Gleaner’ in 1954, 1960, and 1966.

Fowler, Barbara La Gasa. ‘KCTS-TV’: A University Television Station.

Gasek, George. The Influencing Effect of Pre-information on Speech Clinicians’ Ratings of Articulation.

Kuhrt, Roger Otis. The Concept of Communication in the Philosophy of Martin Heidegger.

McKenzie, Earl Vernon. The Effects of Selected Psychophysical Methods on the Alternate Binaural Loudness Balance (ABLB) Test Results.

Morrow, Anne. Birth Control and Publicity: A Survey of the Periodical Coverage of the Birth Control Movement in the U.S. in the Twentieth Century.

Pugh, David Gerald. Frustration, Aggression, Communication and Catharsis.

Quall, Joan Elaine. A Rhetorical Analysis of Young Life’s College Prep Program for Teenagers, September 2-8, 1969.