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Merovingian Queens: Status, Religion, and Regency
Navigating Ethnic Minority Literature in the Modern Chinese State, 1978-present
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has historically shared a contentious relationship with its ethnic minority population. This thesis delves into the ups and downs of the relations between the modern Chinese state and ...
Making Space: Muslim-Americans and “Progressive” Gender Activism in Mosques after 9/11
This thesis analyzes Muslim-American post-9/11 activism on women’s mosque spaces by examining progressive and mainstream Muslim activists’ and organizations’ efforts to achieve gender justice. The thesis presents the ...
Beyond Activity & Passivity: The Oral Life History of an Afghan Refugee Woman in Pakistan
This thesis narrates a refugee woman's story and through her experiences, preferences, aspirations and her own understanding of her circumstances, it challenges the stereotypical representations of Muslim and Afghan ...
Biometric Identification Systems for Welfare Distributions: A Case Study of Aadhaar
Personal identification is now an essential prerequisite for development in the modern world. Providing proper identification documents improves access to both public and private services for citizens and helps governments ...
Health Systems Innovating to Address Food Insecurity: Analysis of Program Implementation, Evaluation, and the Future
(Georgetown University, 2020)
While individuals have always been able to recognize the influence of social factors on their health, and ability to attain healthcare, the healthcare industry has only recently shifted their attentiveness to the impacts ...