Ali, Barish. "The Postcolonial Gothic: Haunting and Historicity in the Literature after Empire." Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005.
Allen-Dixon, Jorge. "African Cosmovision of Life and Death in Works by Jorge Amado, Alejo Carpentier and Toni Morrison." Ph.D. Purdue University, 2006.
Amos, Sharon L. Richardson. "Whose Dust Is Rising? Historical and Literary Narratives of the Northern Migration of African American Women." Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005.
Armstrong, Rhonda Jenkins. "Rural Women and Cultural Conflict in Contemporary American Literature." Ph.D. Saint Louis University, 2005.
Atieh, Majda Ramadan. "The African American Tafsir (Interpretation) of the Islamic Harem: Female Resistance in Morrison's "Paradise"." Ph.D. Howard University, 2007.
Barber, Rachel Jane. "Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, and the Politics of Popular Art." M.A. Texas Woman's University, 2007.
Bickford, Leslie Walker. "Encountering the Real: A Lacanian Reading of Faulkner and Morrison." Ph.D. University of South Carolina, 2005.
Brendese, Philip J., III. "The Politics of the Impossible: Memory and Democratic Practice." Ph.D. Duke University, 2005.
Burns, Phyllis Lynne. "Let's Worry the Line: Black Radicalism and the Bourgeois Ideal." Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2006.
Carr, Joi. "Encountering Texts: The Multicultural Theatre Project And "Minority" Literature, an Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching and Learning." Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University, 2005.
Case, Menoukha R. "Ori and the Ethical Subject: Pro Indigenous Readings of African Diaspora Literature in Yoruba." Ph.D. State University of New York at Albany, 2007.
Chavis, Kim T. "The Foundation of an Apparel Factory: Culture's Place Becomes a Practiced Space." Ph.D. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, 2005.
Childs, Dennis Ray. "Formations of Neoslavery: The Cultures and Politics of the American Carceral State." Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2005.
Chisholm, Kami. "The Transmission of Trauma: Psychoanalysis, Race, and Technologies of Cultural Fantasy." Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz, 2007.
Chroninger, Betty J. "From Strange Fruit to Fruitful Kitchens: The Space of the Kitchen in Toni Morrison's Novels." Ph.D. University of South Florida, 2005.
Conway, Jennifer S. "The Search for Cultural Identity: An Exploration of the Works of Toni Morrison." M.A. University of North Texas, 2007.
Coulibaly, Daouda. "The Landscape of Traumatic Memory: Illness as a Metaphor in Native and African American Literatures." Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2005.
Decker, Todd R. "Black/White Encounters on the American Musical Stage and Screen (1924--2005)." Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2007.
Diouf, Mame Selbee. "Intersections of Race and Gender in Three Black Women's Texts." Ph.D. The University of Kansas, 2006.
Dowbnia, Renee. "Reclaiming the Goddess: Contemporary American Women Writers' Negotiation of Religious Patriarchy." M.A. Florida Atlantic University, 2008.
Drake, Simone C. ""Sometimes Folk Need More": Black Women Writers Dwelling in the Beyond." Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 2007.
Edwards, Erica R. "Contesting Charisma: Political Leadershp in Contemporary African American Culture." Ph.D. Duke University, 2006.
Evans, Shari Michelle. "Navigating Exile: Contemporary Women Writers Discover an Ethics of Home." Ph.D. The University of New Mexico, 2005.
Fernandez, Shalini Teresa. "Medea Redux: Considering Community in Selected Rewritings of the Medea Myth." Ph.D. University of California, Irvine, 2007.
Fishbone, Carol A. "Transcending Stereotyped Motherhood: The Social Construction of Mothers under Duress in Toni Morrison's "Beloved" And "Song of Solomon" And Cynthia Ozick's "The Shawl" And "The Cannibal Galaxy"." Ph.D. Drew University, 2007.
Flint, Holly A. "Beyond the Imperial Way of Life: Exploring New Forms of Cultural Citizenship in Contemporary United States Fiction." Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 2005.
Gooden, Phyllis R. "Religion, Voodoo, Conjuring, and Ghosts: The Rhetoric of the African American Cultural Language as a Theory for Literary and Film Criticism in Analyzing Toni Morrison's "Beloved"." Ph.D. Northern Illinois University, 2005.
Hinton, Tiffany Noelle. "Water, Perfect Memory: Gender, Culture and Consciousness in the Novels of Toni Morrison." Ph.D. University of Florida, 2005.
Hirsh-Dickinson, Sally. "Dirty Whites and Dark Secrets: Sex and Race In "Peyton Place"." Ph.D. University of New Hampshire, 2007.
Hogan, Monika I. "Touching Whiteness: Race, Grief, and Ethical Contact in Contemporary United States Ethnic Novel." Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005.
Holmes, Michele. "The Quantum Eye: Looking and Identity Formation in African-American Fiction." M.A. University of Wyoming, 2007.
Hoofard, Jennifer Michelle. "Flesh Wounds: Reading the Scar as Text in the Works of Sylvia Plath, Margaret Atwood and Toni Morrison." Ph.D. University of California, Davis, 2006.
Hunsberger, Kirsten Beth. "From Sinners to Saints and Back Again: Mother Figures in Selected Novels by Contemporary African-American Women." M.A. University of Waterloo (Canada), 2006.
Hunt, Patricia Lynn. "A Story Not to Be Told: The Depiction of Slavery in American Novels, 1875--2000." Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 2007.
Huskey, Rebecca Erin. "Doers of the Living Word: Gospel Ideology and the African American Womanist Novel." Ph.D. Western Michigan University, 2006.
Jennings, Lynn Carol. "The Misspoken: (Re)Reading Figures of Black Women in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century American Literature." Ph.D. The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2007.
Kay, Stephanie S. "The Dilemma of Postmodern American Fiction: An Examination of the Works of Tom Wolfe, Gilbert Sorrentino, and Toni Morrison." Ph.D. University of California, Riverside, 2007.
Kelly, Marian Herstein. ""The Distance of Proximity": James Joyce's and Toni Morrison's Re-Envisioning of the Readerly Space." Ph.D. Tulane University, 2005.
Kim, Hyejin. "The Gothic as Counter-Discourse: Mark Twain, Charles Chesnutt and Toni Morrison." Ph.D. University of South Florida, 2007.
Kitts, Lenore Lee. "Lay It Down: The Specter of Slave Music in Toni Morrison's "Beloved"." Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2006.
Kremins, Kathleen A. "An Ethics of Reading: The Broken Beauties of Toni Morrison, Nawal El Saadawi, and Arundhati Roy." D.Litt. Drew University, 2005.
Landi, Kathryn Danielle. "Goddess Archetypes in Toni Morrison's "Sula"." M.A. California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2006.
Lang, Maya. "The Hypochondriac: Bodies in Protest from Herman Melville to Toni Morrison." Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2007.
Larkin, Lesley Alexandra. ""And in This Task We Create the Self": Reading Race and Twentieth-Century American Literature." Ph.D. University of Washington, 2007.
Lautin, Jacqueline. "A Woman's Legacy: Conflict in the Mother-Daughter Relationship in Contemporary American Fiction." Ph.D. City University of New York, 2007.
MacArthur, Kathleen Laura. "The Things We Carry: Trauma and the Aesthetic in the Contemporary United States Novel." Ph.D. The George Washington University, 2005.
Maddison, Bula. "The Word in Dialogue: Biblical Allusion and Bakhtin's Theory of the Novel." Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union, 2005.
Melancon, Trimiko C. "Disrupting Dissemblance: Transgressive Black Women as Politics of Counter-Representation in African American Women's Fiction." Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2005.
Melton, Desiree Helen. "Existential Disappointment: A Sociopolitical Theory of Black Visibility." Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton, 2006.
Merlino, Matthew. "Contemporary Historical Fiction and the Unsettling of America." Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
Michlitsch, Gretchen J. "Expressing Milk: Representing Breastfeeding in Contemporary American Literature." Ph.D. The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2005.
Miller, Matthew L. "Literary Witnessing: Working through Trauma in Toni Morrison, Nuruddin Farah, Wilson Harris, and Chang-Rae Lee." Ph.D. University of South Carolina, 2005.
Minto, Deonne N. "Sisters in the Spirit: Transnational Constructions of Diaspora in Late Twentieth-Century Black Women's Literature of the Americas." Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 2007.
Mishra Tarc, Aparna. "Literacy of the Other: Making Relations to Language." Ph.D. York University (Canada), 2007.
Miyamoto, Keiko. "Thinking through Sexual Difference: Toni Morrison's Love Trilogy." Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 2005.
Musgrave, Megan L. "Phenomenal Women: Magical Activism in Postmodern Feminist Fiction." Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago, 2007.
Nashel, Tracy Ann. "Coming to Terms with Coming of Age: Constructions of Female Adolescence in Contemporary Fiction for Adults and Young Adults." Ph.D. Fordham University, 2006.
Northern, Orathai Meon. "Making Hair Black, Making Black Hair: Untangling the Politics of Hair and Race." Ph.D. University of California, Riverside, 2006.
Oforlea, Aaron Ngozi. "Discursive Divide: (Re)Covering African American Male Subjectivity in the Works of James Baldwin and Toni Morrison." Ph.D. The Ohio State University, 2005.
Osinubi, Taiwo Adetunji. "Argonauts of the Black Atlantic: Representing Slavery, Modernity, and the Colonising Moment." Ph.D. The University of British Columbia (Canada), 2006.
Oyinsan, Olubunmi. "Healing Tongues: An Exploration of the Impact of Orature on Literary Texts by Black Women." M.A. Saint Mary's University (Canada), 2006.
Pascarelli, Laura E. "John Winthrop's "Modell of Christian Charitie" And Configurations of the Puritan American Covenant." Ph.D. The Claremont Graduate University, 2005.
Patterson, Robert J. "Many Are Invited, but Few Are Chosen: Civil Rights, Historical Memory, and the Figure of the 'Chosen' One in the African American Literary Tradition, 1971--1989." Ph.D. Emory University, 2007.
Perry, Michael Aaron. "Writing Blue: Performing Spirituality, Freedom, and Repetition in Blues Literature." Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2008.
Perta, Litia Townes. "Archiving Self: Effacement, Erasure, Disappearance." Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 2007.
Powell, Robert L., II. "Ayn Rand's Heroes: Between and Beyond Good and Evil." Ph.D. The Florida State University, 2006.
Rashid, Anne Marie. "Looking in and Looking out for Others: Reading and Writing Race in American Literature." Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton, 2006.
Reese, La Tanya L. "Black Surrogacy: Refiguring Myth, Memory, and Motherhood in Suzan-Lori Parks' "The America Play", "Topdog/Underdog", And "In the Blood"." Ph.D. Howard University, 2005.
Rellihan, Heather Emily. "Misery Baby: A (Re)Vision of the Bildungsroman by Caribbean and United States Black Women Writers." M.A. University of Maryland, College Park, 2005.
Remigio, Myra. "Adolescent Empires: Identity, Liminality, and Advocacy in Contemporary American Literature." Ph.D. The George Washington University, 2008.
Ribas-Casasayas, Alberto. "Haunting Contemporary Narrative: Juan Rulfo, Toni Morrison, Carlos Fuentes, Leslie Marmon Silko, Martin Amis." Ph.D. Harvard University, 2007.
Robolin, Stephane Pierre Raymond. ""You Are Now in Fairyland": Remapping Resistance in South African and African American Literatures." Ph.D. Duke University, 2005.
Sabol, Jonathan Daniel. "Memory, History, and Identity: The Trauma Narrative in Contemporary North American and British Fiction." Ph.D. Fordham University, 2007.
Scott, Jesse James. "Disturbing the Peace: Cultural Narratives and Reparations." Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, 2007.
Segal, Pamela H. "Reading, Writing and Language: The Neo-Slave Novel and the Changing Definition of Literacy." M.A. Florida Atlantic University, 2008.
Smith, Lindsey Claire. "Indians, Environment, and Identity on the Borders of American Literature." Ph.D. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006.
Smith, Tabitha N. "Henry Dumas and the Practice of Black Art and Commemoration." Ph.D. Howard University, 2006.
Still, Erica Lynn. "Prophetic Remembrance: African American and Black South African Narratives of Trauma." Ph.D. The University of Iowa, 2007.
Stone, Patricia. "Chronotopes in the Cross-Cultural Novel: Time, Space and Meaning in Novels by Toni Morrison, Louis Owens, and Leslie Marmon Silko." Ph.D. The University of New Mexico, 2005.
Story, Amy E. "Ethics and the Boundaries of Self: A Study of Beauvoir and Levinas and a Reading Of "Play It as It Lays" And "Beloved"." Ph.D. University of Oregon, 2007.
Swanson, Tracie La'Von. "Identities of the Exotic: The Missing Link for Women of Color in Anne Rice's "The Feast of All Saints" And Toni Morrison's "Tar Baby"." M.A. Texas Woman's University, 2006.
Taylor, Nicole Janneen. "The Camera Is Mightier Than the Pen: Resistance, Revolution, and Revision in the Film Adaptations of Alice Walker's "The Color Purple", Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God", and Toni Morrison's "Beloved"." Ph.D. Howard University, 2007.
Tenerelli, Polyxeni. "Hybridity, Monstrosity, and Women's Voices in Black and Greek Fiction." Ph.D. Harvard University, 2007.
Toohey, Elizabeth. "Bodies and Beliefs: Religious Identity in Contemporary American Women's Narratives." Ph.D. City University of New York, 2006.
Turpin, Cherie Ann. "Narrative, Erotic Power and Black Womanhood in the Works of Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, and Dionne Brand." Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 2005.
Tuttle, Tara. ""Biting Temptation": An Examination of the Eden Myth in the Southern Fiction of William Faulkner, Alice Walker, and Toni Morrison." Ph.D. University of Louisville, 2008.
Valdes, Vanessa Kimberly. "Mothers and Daughters: Searches for Wholeness in the Literature of the Americas." Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, 2007.
Wallace, Ann E. "Inscribed in Skin: The Marked Body as Site of Witness in Contemporary Women's Literature." Ph.D. City University of New York, 2006.
Wholuba, Anita P. "A Generation of Witnesses: Neo-Testimonial Practices In "Flight to Canada", "Dessa Rose", "Beloved", "Kindred", And "The Chaneysville Incident"." Ph.D. The Florida State University, 2007.
Zamorska, Krystyna. "Ethnic Fictions: Cultural Mediations in Contemporary American Writing." Ph.D. City University of New York, 2006.
Zhu, Ying. "Fiction and the Incompleteness of History: Toni Morrison, V. S. Naipaul, and Ben Okri." Ph.D. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), 2005.