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International Communicology Institute

⌘ DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED AND EXAMINED BY ICI FELLOWS

     

THE Ph.D. DISSERTATION


 

 

 Context: 


 

A Dissertation is a book written by a postgraduate student (a person who has a bachelor’s and master’s degree) under the direct supervision of a university professor. It is presented for public oral defense before an examination committee consisting of the student's director and usually four other professors with expertise in the subject matter. At least one member of the committee is an “external examiner” coming from another department or from the same discipline, often from another university. Upon successful defense of the dissertation, the student is awarded the Ph.D. degree. In European universities it is common to write a second dissertation for the habilitation or “state doctorate” which is required for teaching at the university level. An equivalent in North and South American universities is to write a second book for the granting of “tenure”, i.e, a permanent appointment that guarantees the teacher's academic freedom in the discipline.

 

The direction of postgraduate students in the writing of doctoral dissertations is an integral part of the Research Program of each ICI Fellow. The names of students and titles of dissertations offer an indication of the Fellow’s applied research in a concrete setting at the university indicated. Professors also serve as members of doctoral committees where another faculty person is the director. Such committee memberships often run to two or three times the number of dissertations directed. For the list of such students, please consult the Fellow’s vita on their faculty homepage at their respective university (see MEMBER DIRECTORY). This committee list is especially important for those Fellows who are not in Ph.D. granting departments, but nonetheless are an external examiner for other departments granting of the Ph.D. by their university or as an external examiner at other universities, often in other countries. 

 

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PUBLISHED DISSERTATIONS

are indicated with an image of the book cover and the ISBN number in the citation.


 

  Index and Codex:  


 

The list is alphabetical by the Last Name of each Fellow as the Dissertation Director or External Examiner, then chronological by Year (present to past), then alphabetical by the doctoral student’s last name. Entry format is by Name, Nationality of Origin, Dissertation Title, Department or Institute Name, University Name, and Academic Awards and Distinctions. Deceased persons are noted with the symbol [†]. The list is updated continuously as students graduate with the Ph.D. (or European D. Phil.).

 


 Ph.D. Dissertation Entries:


 

 

  PATRICIA A. ARNESON  ♦  Duquesne Univerity


 

2005 

LYNDA SCHAAF BROWN    [USA]

“Rhetorical Implications of ‘Professionalism’ for Organizational Culture: The Praxis of Mindfulness”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Duquesne University, Director: Pat Arneson.

 

ANNETTE HOLBA    [USA]

“Questioning the Rhetorical Eclipse of Philosophical Leisure: Ad Colloquium Conferendum [To Bring About/Bring Forth Conversation]”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, Duquesne University, Director: Pat Arneson.

 

  AMEDEO P. GIORGI  ♦  Saybrook Graduate School   


 

2005 

VARIDA KAUTNER  [USA]

“The Experience of Older People Participating in an Ullman Dream Group”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Saybrook Graduate School, Director: Amedeo P. Giorgi.

 

2004

KRISTIN SORENSEN  [USA]

“The Lived Experience of Overcoming Prejudice: A Descriptive Phenomenological Psychological Analysis”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Saybrook Graduate School, Director: Amedeo P. Giorgi.

 

2003 

SUSAN SCHWARTZ  [USA]

“Closing the Divide: Phenomenological Perspectives on Transformations of Consciousness Evoked during Healing in the Context of Life-Threatening Illness”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Saybrook Graduate School, Director: Amedeo P. Giorgi.

 

TODD OWEN  [USA]

“A Phenomenological Study of Psychotherapists' Support and Non-Support Perceptions of the Managed Mental Health Care Organization and the Practice of Effective Psychotherapy”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Saybrook Graduate School, Director: Amedeo P. Giorgi.

 

2002 

SHARON DILLINGER  [USA]

“Women's Midlife Shift in Experience of and Relationship to the Divine: A Phenomenological Exploration”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Saybrook Graduate School, Director: Amedeo P. Giorgi.

 

 J. KOLE KLEEMAN  ♦  University of Central Oklahoma


 

2005

VICTOR EVANS  [USA]

"Curved TV: The Impact of Televisual Images on Gay Youth", Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate School, Union Institute and University (Los Angeles and Sacramento, California), External Examiner: John Kole Kleeman.

  

  ERIC M. KRAMER  ♦  University of Oklahoma


 

 2008 

KONSTANTIN TOVSTIADA  [Russia]

"Cultural Identity and Personal Involvement of Community Interpreters", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3336909]

 

MASAKI YOSHITAKE  [Japan]

"The Modern Language Ideology of English Pedagogy in Japan: Intercultural and International Communication Consequences", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer. [UMI No. AAT 3303528]

 

2007 

T. DOTY  [USA]

"The Spirit of the Patriot Act: A Hermeneutical Analysis of Patriotism as Argument During House Judiciary Committee Debate",Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. AAT 3264591]

 

D. SCANNELL  [USA]

"Italian American Identity: A Hermeneutical Examination of Tampa's Italian Community", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer. [UMI No. AAT 3253701]

 

2006 

S. CROUCHER  [USA]

'Looking Beyond the Hijab: An Analysis of Muslim Adaptation to French Culture", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3206178]

 

JONATHAN A. MATUSITZ  [Belgium]

"Cyberterrorism: A Postmodern View of Networks of Terror and How Computers Security Experts and Law Enforcement Officials Fight Them", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3207541]

 

2005

H. T. HALL, JR.  [USA]

"Exploring the Relationship between United States Government Secrecy and Democracy: Classifications, Cultures of Secrecy, and the Public Sphere,"Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3164564]

 

STANLEY I. NNOCHIRIONYE  [Nigeria]

"Graduate Student Perceptions of Teacher Nonverbal and Verbal Immediacy and Credibility in Distance Education", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3163447]

 

JOHAN WANSTROM  [Sweden]

"No Time for Reason: Deliberation, Status, and Democracy in Modern Society", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3208005]

 

MICHIKO YAMADA  [Japan]

"An analysis of Japanese TV Commercials that Feature Foreign Celebrities: A Content Analytic and Interview Approach", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3152839]

 

2004 

A. T. ANDERSON  [USA]

"Shortwave Broadcasting in a New World Order: An Historical Examination of the Influences of Satellite Radio and Internet Radio on Shortwave Broadcasting since the End of the Cold War", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3128839]

 

2003

AMIR H. JAFRI  [Pakistan]

"Karo Kari (Honor Killing) in Pakistan: A hermeneutic Study of Various Discourses", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3082947]

 

D. S. WORTH  [USA]

"The Built Environment as Communication: Totality, Alterity, and Dissociation in Urban and Suburban Spaces, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3082925]

 

S. DAVID ZUCKERMAN  [USA; Isreal]

"Caught in the Crossfire: Non-combatant Communicative Practices in Northern Ireland", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3102432]

 

2002 

OLAYEMI AKANDE  [Nigeria]

"A Semiotic Analysis of Political Cartoons: A Case Study of Nigeria", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3045839]

 

L. C. CALLAHAN  [USA]

"Adaptation Versus Fusion Theory in the Experience of Returned LDS Missionaires", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3070644]

 

P. D. DALTON  [USA]

"Swing Voters: A Hermeneutic Analysis of Swing Voters' Interpretations of 2000 Presidential Campaign Spots", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3038983]

 

D. L. GOUGH  [USA]

"The Development and Globalization of a Transnational Media Conglomerate: A Historical Case Study of Matsushita Electric Industrial Company," Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3045827]

 

MIHO IWAKUMA  [Japan]

"An Adjustment Process and Communication Dilemma of People with Disabilities in Japan", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3042503]

 

SANG HO KIM  [Korea]

"Embodiment, Technology and Communication: A Phenomenological Exploration of Communication in the Technological Milieu", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3045835]

 

2001

C. D. MCLLWAIN  [USA]

"Communication Ecologies and Contemporary African American Families: A Study of Black Family Death Rituals", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 3004877]

 

1998 

ARCHANA A. PATHAK  [India]

"To Be Indian (hyphen) American: Communicating Diaspora, Identity and Home", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9839803]

 

1997 

SOOBUM LEE  [Korea]

"Colonizing Consumer Culture: A Semiotic Analysis of the Korean Advertising", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9733699]

 

M. W. O'BRIEN  [USA]

"A Rhetorical Analysis of 'The Contract with America'", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9812261]

 

JIRO SAKAI  [Japan]

"A Phenomenology of Intercultural Communication", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT  9721059]

 

1996 

ALI Y. ZEYBEK  [Turkey]

"Turkish Television to Central Asia: Perceptions of Turkish Avresya Television in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzhstan", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9622967]

 

1995 

SALEH ABDULLAH AL-HABIB  [Saudi Arabia]

"The Perception of Jordian and Saudi Elites on National and International Radio Services', Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9619707]

 

RICHIKO IKEDA  [Japan]

"Changing Interpretations of Gender Relations inJapan", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9541484]

 

1992 

G. D. HOBBIE  [USA]

"An Examination of the Views of Seminary Professors Regarding the Use of Clinical Methods in Homiletical Training", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma, Director: Eric M. Kramer.  [UMI No. ATT 9305957]

 

  BERNARD LAMIZET  ♦  Université Lumière (Lyon 2)  


 

2005 

VALÉRIE COLOMB   [France]

“Le bâtiment public comme média politique. Généalogie et communication d’un bâtiment public: le Musée des Confluences”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

CARLOS RECIO DAVILA   [France]

“Esthétique et communication dans la médiation photographique”, 

Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

2004

SOULEYMANE BAH   [France]

“L’oraliture. La presse satirique en Afrique de l’Ouest”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

CÉLINE FRÉCHARD   [France]

“La lecture comme acquisition et représentation de l'identité du lecteur”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

2003 

PHILIPPE FAYETON   [France]

“Le rythme urbai: la médiation architecturale dans l’urbanisme contemporain”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

DOMINIQUE MORIZOT   [France]

“L’épreuve poétique de la langue : un engagement du sujet”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

1999

CHRISTINE SERVAIS   [France]

“Médiation esthétique et destination”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

1997 

JACQUELINE LACOTTE   [France]

“Hermès en Didaxie . La communication didactique”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Université Avignon, Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

1993 

SUZANA MOREIRA GIRARD   [France]

“Sémiotique du discours sur la mode”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Institut d’Études Politiques, Université Lumière (Lyon 2), Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

DOMINIQUE TEISSIER   [France]

“L’intercommunalité”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Université Avignon, Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

1987 

PIERRE-LOUIS SUET   [France]

“L’iconotexte: la multivision”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Université Grenoble 3, Director: Bernard Lamizet.

 

  RICHARD L. LANIGAN  ♦  Southern Illinois University  


 

2009 

MARC CALDWELL  [South Africa]

"Journalism as a Practice of Strong Evaluation: An Analysis of Journalists Conversation", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

2004 

HEATHER  A.  HOWLEY  [USA] 

“A Communicology of Childhood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)” , Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

2003 

CHRISTOPHER A. P. NELSON  [USA]

 

"Our Author's Voice: The Quest of the Actual Veronym in the Writing of Søren Kierkegaard", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan. [Morris Doctoral Fellow, SIU Graduate School; SIU Alumni Association Outstanding Masters Thesis, 1998]

 

YUN XIA  [P.R. China]

“Participation and Learning Effectiveness: Computer-Mediated Communication in Group Learning”, SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 2001. Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

2002 

STEPHEN LONG  [USA]

"Harmartia Poetics in Three Victorian Novels", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

HONG WANG  [P.R. China]

“Constructing a Sign of Dignity: A Semiotic Approach to Understanding and Intercultural Communication”,  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [Research Assistant to Lanigan]

 

2001 

L. KURT ENGLEHART  [USA]  

► Current Email: kengelhart@igc.org

► Website: kengelhart.home.igc.org/

"Wholeness and the Rational Structure of Inquiring Systems", Dept. of Psychology, Graduate School and Research Center, Saybrooke Institute (San Francisco, California). External Examiner: Richard L.Lanigan.

 

2000 

JANET R. HURLEY  [USA]

"Health Education and Computer Technology: The Qualitative Methodology of Phenomenology and Identified Experts", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Health Education, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

GARY A. MULLEN  [USA]

"The Eschatological Dimension of Adorno's Thought", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1999 

PRIYA BANERJEE  [India]

"Assessing the Effects of Learning Styles and Attitudes toward Computers on User's Evaluation of Three Computer Assisted Instruction Modules in Health Education", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Health Education, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1998

ERIC DAVID FOX  [USA]

“Signs of Memory:  A Semiotic Phenomenology of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1997

STEPHEN A. CARELLI  [USA]

"The Last Moderns: Bergson, Freud, Weber and the Emergence of the Postmodern Paradigm", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of History, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

DR. THOMAS DARRAND CRAIG  [USA] 

“When the Absent Body Presents:  A Critical Phenomenology of Communication and Chronic Disabling Conditions,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [Research Assistant to Lanigan]. [Ph.D., Religion, Vanderbilt University, 1991].

 

 MICHAEL R. DICKMAN  [USA]

"The Structure of Argument Used in Intercollegiate Debate rounds", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L.Lanigan.

 

VICTOR PAUL HITCHCOCK  [USA]

"'Now the Shadow' Passes Over the 'Age of Transition' into the Chair at the Well': The Politics of Experimentalism in Alain Robbe-Grillet, Christine Brooke-Rose, and Wilson Harris", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1996 

KATHERINE L. TIETGE  [USA]

"Ontology and Genuine Moral Action: Jñaña (Intuitive Perception) Ethics and Karma-Yoga in Sankara's Advaita Vedanta and Schopenhauer's On the Basis of Morality", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1995

HAMMOUD  AL-KHAMENIS  [Saudi Arabia] 

“University Instruction: The Relationship Between International Teachers’ Communication Competence and Teaching Performance as Perceived by Students,”  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [Saudia Arabia government Dissertation Completion Award, $10,000].

 

HASSAN OMAR BASFAR  [Saudi Arabia]

“A Phenomenological Study of Intercultural and Cross-Cultural Interpersonal Communication Experience: Uncertainty Reduction as Perceived by Saudi Arabian Students in the U.S.A.”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [Saudia Arabia government Dissertation Completion Award, $10,000].

 

DEBORAH L. EICHER-CATT  [USA] 

“Searching for the Sacrality of Motherhood: A Semiotic Phenomenology of Non-Custodial Mothers,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.   [Awardee 1992-1995, Forgivable Loan/Doctoral Incentive Loan Program (to attend SIU), Office of the Chancellor, University of California System (Berkeley); $30,000]. 

 

TIMOTHY CROWE  [USA]

"An Examination of Three Stages for Dealing with [Quine's] Normativity within Naturalized Epistemology", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan. 

 

GREGORY MICHAEL HOLDEN  [USA]

"System, Science, and Truth: Fichte's Reflections on the Distinction between Form and Content in Kant's Critical Philosophy", Ph.d. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

DONNA MAURER  [USA]

"The Vegetarian Movement in North America: An Examination of Collective Strategy and Movement Culture", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Sociology, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan. Published as Vegetarianism: Movement or Moment? (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2002). ISBN: 1-56639-935-1

 

JANET K. MORRISON  [USA]

"Teacher's Lived Experience of Communication rupture in the University Classroom: A Semiotic Phenomenological Explication", Ph.D. Dissertation, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

ROBERT A. RUSSELL  [USA]

"The Promise of Philosophy: Adorno and the Possibility of Normative Critical Theory", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

PING LEUNG TSO  [PR China]

"Habermas's Theory of Communicative Action and the Problems of Modernity", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1993 

DU-WON LEE  [South Korea] 

“A Semiotic Explication of Communicative Competence:  Respecifying Human Communication in Communicology,”  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Tuition Scholarship Award, 1992, 1993; Research Assistant to Lanigan].

 

NAN-NAN LEE  [South Korea]

"The Adventure of Thinking: An Introduction to the Critical Theory of T. W. Adorno", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

HONG-PIL LEE  [South Korea]

"Self, World, and Language: Robert Lowell's Life Studies", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

FRANK MACKE  [USA]

"Speech, Communication, and Pedagogy: A Genealogy of Speech Communication as an Academic Discipline", Ph.d. dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L.lanigan.

 

YANGJIN NOH  [South Korea]

"Relativism without Confrontation: Putnam, Rorty, and Beyond", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

CAROL A. RICHARDS  [USA]

“The World Is the Basic Unit of Communication: A Semiotic Phenomenology of Commonplace Echolalia,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. 

 

1992 

 KATSUHITO AOKI  [Japan]

"Tropological Twist in the Heart: Reading Heidegger", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

JACQUELINE M. MARTINEZ  [USA]

“Feminist Communication Theory:  A Semiotic Phenomenological  Explication of Feminist Academic Theorizing,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [Awarded 1990 Chicana Dissertation Research Fellowship (one of two awards in national competition; $16,000), University of California, San Diego; Awarded 1990 Elizabeth Eames Dissertation Fellowship, Women's Studies Program, SIU]. 

 

1991 

ROBERT E. WEST  [USA]

“Electronic Signs and Meaning: A Semiotic Phenomenology of Communicative Praxis in an Electronic Church,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. 

 

CHRIS  B. GEYERMAN  [USA]

“The Discourse of Intercollegiate Athletics: Jan Kemp and the Genealogy of Corruption, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Co-Directors: Richard L. Lanigan. and Thomas Pace.

 

JOSEPH GEMIN  [United Kingdom]

“Science and Con-Science: A Semiotic Phenomenology of Cultural Organization”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.  

 

THOMAS FREDERICK  N. PUCKETT [†]  [USA]

“Phenomenology of Communication and Culture:  Michel Foucault's Thematics in the Televised Popular Discourse of Star Trek “, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [Research Assistant to Lanigan 1990-1991]

 

IAN CLARKE HENDERSON  [United Kingdom]

“Rock Goes Pop:  Rock Music, Post-Modernism and Popular Culture”,  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.  [SIU Graduate School Doctoral  Fellow, 1988; Research Assistant to Lanigan, 1990-1991]  

 

CHANDRASHEKHAR ASHOK DESHPANDE  [India]

“Historical Representations in the Cinematic Apparatus and the Narratives of Popular Memory,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.  SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1985].

 

1990 

PETER  M. KELLETT  [United Kingdom]

“Conversion and Organizational Communication: The Process of Becoming a Member in a Religious Organization”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1988] 

 

CHONG-HWAN OH  [South Korea]

"Some Problems of Reference and Truth in Putnam's Internal Realism", Ph.d. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. external examiner: Richard L. Lanigan. 

 

ANDREW  R. SMITH  [USA]

“A Theory of Transcultural Rhetoric:  Poiesis  and Mishima Yukio's Textuality”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Doctoral Fellow, 1988; SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1989; Finalist,  Outstanding Dissertation Award, SIU Graduate School,1991].

 

ABDULLAH  M. AL-TIWERQI  [Saudi Arabia]

“Phenomenology of Self-Disclosure: An Existential Explication of the Structure of Self-Disclosure as Lived in the East and West by Saudis”, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Co-Directors: Richard L. Lanigan.and Thomas J. Pace. [Saudia Arabia government Dissertation Completion Award, $10,000].

 

MACHIKO  TAKAYAMA  [Japan]

“Poetic Language in Nineteenth Century Mormonism: A Study of Semiotic Phenomenology in Communication and Culture,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. Published in Japanese by Edogawa University, Tokyo, Japan, 1992. ISBN: 4-470-20035-2

 

1988 

AHRAR AHMAD  [Banladesh]

"India's Underdevelopment: An Application of the World System and Dependency Perspectives", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Political Science, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

JOLANTA  DZIEGIELEWSKA  [Poland]

“The Intercultural Dimension of Friendship: A Study in the Phenomenology of Communication”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1986]. {Second place selection; 1989 Outstanding Dissertation Award of the SIU Graduate School.} 

 

PYJUNG-JOONG YOONG  [South Korea]

"Rationality and Social Criticism: Habermas, Foucault, and Beyond", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1986

JENNY LEE  NELSON  [USA]

“The Other  Side of Signification: A Semiotic Phenomenology of  Televisual Experience,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Doctoral  Fellow, 1984; SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1985]. 

 

1985 

MARIO SAENZ  [USA]

"The Problem of the Conditioned and Unconditioned: Philosophical Justification of Freedom in Marx and Habermas", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

YUKIO  TSUDA  [Japan]

“Language Inequality and Distortion in Intercultural Communication: A Critical Theory Approach,”  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Doctoral Fellow, 1984] {Nominated by the departmental Faculty for the 1985 Dissertation Award of the Speech Communication Association}. {Published under the same title by Benjamins, The Netherlands, 1986; ISBN: 1-55619-008-5}.

 

EFTHIMIOS D. ZAHAROPOULOS  [Greece]

"Foreign Mass Communication in Greece: Its Impact on Greek Culture and Influence on Greek Society", Ph.D. Dissertation, School of Journalism, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

1984

HALINA ABLAMOWICZ  [Poland]

"An Empirical Phenomenological Study of Shame", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

ELEANOR DOUGHERTY  [USA]

"Cognitive Models of Face-to-Face Interaction: A Semiotic Approach", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo. External Examiner: Richard L.Lanigan.

 

WILLIAM  B.  GOMES  [Brazil]

“Experiential Psychotherapy and Semiotic Phenomenology: A Methodological Consideration of Eugene Gendlin's Theory and Application of Focusing,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Higher Education, Southern Illinois University, Co-Directors: Richard L. Lanigan.and Emil Spees. 

 

VIVIAN  C.  SOBCHACK  [USA]

“The Address of the Eye: A Semiotic Phenomenology of Cinematic Embodiment,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Doctoral Fellow, 1982; Dissertation Research Award, 1983] {Published as The Address of the Eye: A Phenomenology of Film Experience, Princeton University Press, l992; ISBN 0-691-00874-4}.

  

1983 

CORRINE  M.  CAHILL  [USA] 

“A Phenomenology of Feminism,” Ph.D. Dissertation,  Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.  [SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1982].

 

MICHAEL  L.  PRESNELL  [USA] 

“Sign, Image, and Desire: Semiotic Phenomenology and the Film Image,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. [SIU Graduate School Dissertation Research Award, 1982].

 

1980 

KRISTIN  M.  LANGELLIER  [USA] 

“The Audience of Literature: A Phenomenological Poetic and Rhetoric,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.  [SIU Graduate School Doctoral Fellow, 1979]. 

 

REBECCA STODDART  [USA]

"Communicative Responsiveness in Preschool Children: Individual Differences in Nonverbal and Verbal Conversational Behaviors", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Psychology, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

ERIC  E.  PETERSON  [USA]

“A Semiotic Phenomenology of Performing,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan.  [SIU Graduate School Doctoral Fellow, 1979]. 

 

1979 

SAN JIN HAN  [South Korea]

"Discursive Method and Social Theory: Selectivity, Discourse, and Crisis: A Contribution to Reflexive Sociology which is Critical of Domination" Ph.D. Dissertation, Interdisciplinary: Depts. of Sociology, Philosophy, and Political Science. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

 

GAVIN C. WHITSETT [†]  [USA] 

“A Phenomenology of Human Sexuality,” Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Speech Communication,  Southern Illinois University, Director: Richard L. Lanigan. 

 

1977 

DAVID L. EASON  [USA]

"Metajournalism: The Problem of Reporting in the Nonfiction Novel," Ph.D. Dissertation, School of Journalism, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

   

1975

ELIZABETH BOEWN GURLEY  [USA]

"The Size of freedom [in Merleau-Ponty's Philosophy]", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University. External Examiner: Richard L. Lanigan.

                                                                                                                                        

  MAX VAN MANEN  ♦  University of Alberta


  

2006

ANDREW FORAN [Canada]

“Teaching “Outside” the School: A Phenomenological Inquiry”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

PATRICK HOWARD [Canada]

“In Search of a Living Literacy: Language, Literature and Ecological Sensibility”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

2005 

SHUYING LI [Canada]

“Pedagogy of Examinations: A Phenomenological Inquiry into the Pedagogical Significance of Chinese Students’ Lived Experiences of Examinations”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

2004 

KEUN-HO LEE [Canada]

“A Traveler’s Tale: The Experience of Study in a Foreign Language”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

2003 

NORMAN FRIESEN [Canada]

“The Pedagogical Significance of the Computer-Student Relation”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1999 

DUAN MASSING [Canada] 

“Men and Intimacy”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1998 

PHILO HOVE [Canada] 

“Wonder and Agencies of Retreat”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

  

BRENDA CAMERON [Canada]

“Phenomenology of the Nursing Relation”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1997

ROSE MONTOGOMERY-WHICHER [Canada]

“The Phenomenology of Drawing”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1994 

ROBERT PRIEBE [Canada]

“Voc Talk:  Stories from the Back of the School”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1992 

JIM PAUL [Canada] 

“Seeing Films Pedagogically:  Exploring the Qualities of the Pedagogical Relation”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

MIKIO FUJITA [Canada] 

“Lived Meaning and Dialogical Semigenetics: An Intersubjective-Evolutionary Approach to the Genesis of Meaning”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1991 

ANNE WINNING [Canada] 

“The Language of Home and the Home of Language—A Qualitative Study of Immigrant Experience”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1990

CHIZUDO MAEDA-FUJITA [Canada]

“Understanding Lifeworlds of Mentally Handicapped Children (in Japanese and Canadian Contexts)”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1989

 

JANETTE VALLANCE [Canada]

“Collegial Conversation:  A Search for Meaning in Children's Creative Dance”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

PHILIP EVANS [Canada]  

“Ministrative Insight:  Educational Administration as Pedagogic Practice”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

STEPHEN SMITH [Canada]  

“Risk and the Playground”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

STEFAN BALDURSSON [Canada]

“Technology, Computer Use and the Pedagogy of Writing”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1986 

JOAN FORD [Canada] 

“Living With The History of A Heart Attack:  A Human Science Investigation”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

EVANGELINE BERGUM [Canada] 

“The Phenomenology of Woman To Mother:  The Transformative Experience of Chldbirth”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

CAROL OLSON [Canada]  

“How Can We Understand The Life of Illness?”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1985 

DONALD NORTHEY [Canada] 

“A Human Science Investigation of the Pedagogic Nature of the Exchange Experience”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1984 

ANGELINA MARTEL [Canada]  

“An Interpretive Study of Traditional Sayings:  A Dialogue Between Language and Pedagogy”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

1983 

DAVID SMITH [Canada]  

“The Meaning of Children in the Lives of Adults:  A Hermeneutic Study”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Canada, Director: Max van Manen.

 

  JACQUELINE M. MARTINEZ  ♦  Arizona State University


  

2005 

KAORI ISHIDA [Japan]

“Cross-Cultural Adaptation Reconceptualized: A Phenomenological Study Of Identity And Competence In Relational Context”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Hugh Down School of Human Communication, Arizona State University, Director: Jacqueline M. Martinez

 

2003

SARA DETURK  [USA]

“The meaning of Diversity and Dialogue for Participants of a Community Intergroup Dialogue Program”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Hugh Down School of Human Communication, Arizona State University, Co-Directors: Jacqueline M. Martinez and Benjamin Broome.

 

TAMIE KANATA [Japan]

“‘I Don’t See Color—We’re All Just Human Beings’: Phenomenology of Students’ Online Discourses on Race, Ethnicity and Prejudice”, Dissertation, Hugh Down School of Human Communication, Arizona State University, Director: Jacqueline M. Martinez. [Outstanding Dissertation Award 2003, International and Intercultural Division, National Communication Association, USA]..

ERLA SÓLVEIG KRISTJÁNSDÓTTIR  [Iceland]

“Invisibility Dreaded and Desired: Phenomenological Inquiry of Sojourners’ Cross-Cultural Adaptation”, Dissertation, Hugh Down School of Human Communication, Arizona State University, Co-Directors: Jacqueline M. Martinez and Judith Martin.

 

1999 

DOROTHY LAWRENCE  [USA] 

“The Lived-Experience of Teachers in a Restructured Elementary School”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Curriculum and Development, Purdue University.  Director: Jacqueline M. Martinez.

 

  HORST RUTHROF  ♦  Murdoch University 


 

2005

FUERY, KELLI.  [Australia]

“Theorizing the Gift”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

2004 

BLAKE, WENDY.  [Australia]

“Archi-texture: Meditations of the Meditations of Dwelling”,  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

VAERNES, ROLF.  [Norway]

“The Poetics of Being”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

2002 

HENDERSON, IAN.  [Australia]

“Bureaucracy and Aboriginal Peoples in the Northern Territory 1900-1968”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

SEATS, MICHAEL.  [Australia]

“Murakami Haruki: The Simulacrum in Contemporary Japanese Culture”,  Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

2001 

ABBS, CAROLYN.  [Australia]

“Virginia Woolf: A Mosaic of Nonverbal Arts”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

Bains, Paul. [United Kingdom]

"The Primacy of Relations", Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept.of Philosophy, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

UCNIK, LUBICA.  [Australia]

“A Discourse of Rights (Slovakia)”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1996 

BUNGEY, LEITH JOY.  [Australia]

“The Importance of Languages Other than English to Western Australia”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1995 

BUCHANAN, IAN.  [Australia]

“Heterology: Towards a Transcendental Empiricist Approach to Cultural Studies”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1993

KING, DAVID.  [Australia]

“From Gödel to Derrida: Undecidability,Indeterminacy, and Infinity”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1992

FUERY, PATRICK.  [Australia]

“Towards a Theory of Absence”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1991 

GASKINS, WILLIAM G.  [United Kingdom]  

“On the Relationship between Photography and Painting in Australia: 1839-1900”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Co-Directors: Horst Ruthrof and Michael O’Toole.

 

MILLER, TOBY.  [Australia]

“The Well-Tempered Self: Formations of the Cultural Subject”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1989 

ALLEN, DIANA LYNN.  [Australian]

“Lives of Obscure Women (Christina Stead)”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1896 

DOUGLAS, IAN STUART.  [†]  [?] 

“Discourse, Diegesis, and the Real: An Integrative Theory of Meaning [on film]”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof. [Posthumous submission by Direcor].

 

1985 

OSWALD, FRANZ.  [Australia] 

“The Reception of Martin Walser’s Novels”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1978 

SMITH, MAUREEN.  [Australia] 

“Science Fiction: Literature of the Socio-Scientific Age”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1977 

WEBB, HUGH GRAHAM.  [Australia]  

“Disillusionment and the Way Forward: Forms of Modern Anglophone African Literature”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Murdoch University, Director: Horst Ruthrof.

 

1972

VISSER, NICK.  [USA]

“The Novelistic Documentary: A Study of the Non-Fiction Novel”, Ph.D. Dissertation,  Dept. of English, Rhodes University, Director:  Horst Ruthrof.

 

1970 

WALTERS, PAUL STEPHEN.  [South Africa]

“Deliberately Withheld Meaning: Narrative Technique in William Faulkner”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Rhodes University, Director:  Horst Ruthrof.

 

  VIVIAN C. SOBCHAK  ♦  University of California, Los Angeles


 

2004 

JENNIFER MARILY BARKER  [USA]

"The Tactile Eye," Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, University of California at Los Angeles, Director: Vivian Sobchack.

 

2000 

LISA DEVEREAUX KERNAN [USA]

"A Cinema of (Coming) Attractions: American Movie Trailer Rhetoric," Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, University of California at Los Angeles, Director: Vivian Sobchack.

 

  KEYAN G. TOMASELLI ♦ University of KwaZulu-Natal


 

2009

JOHN-EUDES LENGWE KUNDA  [Zambia] 

‘They Have Ears But They Cannot Hear’ Listening and Talking as HIV Prevention: At Three Universities in Kwa-Zulu Natal”,  PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

NHAMO ANTHONY MHIRIPIRI  [Zimbabwe]  

“The Tourist Viewer, the Bushmen and the Zulu:  Imaging, (Re)Invention and Negotiation of Identities”, PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2008

ABRAHAM KIPROP MULWO  [Kenya] 

“An Analysis of Students’ Responses to ABC and VCT Messages at Three Universities in Kwa-Zulu Natal Provinces”, PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

MARC CALDWELL  [South Africa]  

“Between Empiricism and Intellectualism: Charles Taylor’s Answer to the `Media Wars’”,  PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2006

MICHAEL FRANCIS  [Canada]  

“Explorations in Ethnicity and Social Change among Zulu-Speaking San Descendants of the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal”, PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2005

ELAINE BURELLI  [South Africa]  

“Crime and Punishment on the SABC: Documentary in a Global Era”, PhD, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

SONJA NARUNSKY-LADEN  [Isreal]  

“Middle-Class Matters: Magazine Representations of South Africa's New Black Bourgeoisie”, 1987-2004. PhD, Tel Aviv University, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2004

ROLF GAEDE  [South Africa] 

“Validity in Image-Based Research: A Delphi Study”, PhD, Stellenbosch University, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

WARREN MARTIN PARKER  [South Africa]  

Ideology, Hegemony and HIV/AIDS: The Appropriation of Indigenous Spheres”, PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2002

GIBSON MASHILO SIMON BOLOKA  [South Africa]  

“Globalisation and the Restructuring of Post-Apartheid Media, 1994-1999:  Exploring Black Economic Empowerment”, PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2001

MUREJ MAK’OCHIENG  [Kenya]  

“The Making of an African Public Sphere: The Performance of the Kenyan Daily Press During the Change to Multi-Party Politics”,  PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

2000

SHARON DELMAGE  [Australia]  

“The Fringedweller Struggle: Cultural Policy and the Forces of History”, PhD, Murdock University, Perth, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

DEANE WILLIAMS  [Australia]  

“An Arc of Mirrors: Remaking Australian Post-War Documentary Films”,  PhD Thesis, La Trobe University, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

1998

ALEXANDER HOLT  [South Africa]  

An Analysis of Racial Stereotyping in SABC-TV Commercials in the Context of Reform”,  PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

CAROL LASEUR  [Australia]  

“Seeing Film: Reading Contemporary Film Culture”,  PhD Thesis, Murdoch University, Perth, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

LEBOGANG LEJEKANE  [Lesotho] 

“The Role of the News Agency in Development (Support) Communication: A Case Study of Lesotho”,  PhD Thesis, Natal University, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

1993

NEVILLE HERRINGTON  [South Africa]  

“The English-Language Television Single Play in South Africa: A Threatened Genre, 1976-1991”,  Ph.D, Natal University, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

TRACEY HILTERMAN  [South Africa] 

“The Ethnography of Visual Literacy: A Theoretical Perspective for the Study and Teaching of Visual Discourses”,  PhD, Wits, External Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

1991

PAUL ERIC LOUW  [South Africa]  

Communication and Counter Hegemony in Contemporary South Africa:  Considerations on a Leftist Media Theory and Practice”,  PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Director: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

VICTOR MKHIZE  [South Africa]  

The Spoken and Written Word:  Stylistic Creation in Black Broadcasting”,  PhD. Dissertation (co-advisor on revision). Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Thesis Research Co-Advisor: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

1987

LYNN DALRYMPLE  [South Africa]  

“`Speech and Drama': A Critique of the Dominant Paradigm in Theatre Studies in South Africa”,  PhD. Dissertation, Dept. of Culture, Communication, and Media Studies, Graduate Programme, Natal University, South Africa, Director and Examiner: Keyan G. Tomaselli.

 

 

  CLARISSE ZIMERA  ♦  Southern Illinois University


  

2004 

ABDELKARIM  MOHAMMAD DARAGMEH    [Palestine]

“Mahamoud Darwish of Palestine and Amos Oz of Israël: A Comparative Poetics”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University, Director: Clarisse Zimra.  {Southern Illinois University Graduate School Dissertation Research Award; Fulbright Fellow to USA} 

 

2003 

HANI MOHAMMED ISMAIL    [Palestine; Jordan]      

“Creating a Tradition: Early Middle-Eastern Writers in the Americas”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University, Director: Clarisse Zimra.  {Southern Illinois University Graduate School Dissertation Research Award; Fulbright Fellow to USA}

 

2002 

JAYNE MOORE LONG    [USA]

“Expressions of Hybridity in the Work of Marguerite Duras and Peter Greenaway”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University, Director: Clarisse Zimra.  

 

STEVEN A. LONG    [USA]   

“Narrating Sin:  Hamartia Poetics in Three Victorian Novel”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University, Director: Clarisse Zimra.  

 

2001

LINDA HELSTERN    [USA]  

“Native American Shamans and Fractal Narrators: Owens, Vizenor and Lewis”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University, Director: Clarisse Zimra.  

 

LANCE RIVERS    [USA]

“Fracturing Rhetoric in Composition: (Dys)connections in Discourse”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of English, Southern Illinois University, Director: Clarisse Zimra.