School of Humanities

  • United Kingdom

Student theses

Objects as Portals: Material Engagement and the Arts as a Catalyst for Social Change. Reflecting on the Kapodistrian Orphanage and Aegina Prison

Author: Vlachaki, E., 2019

Supervisor: Smith, D. (Supervisor) & Modeen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Memories of the Struggle: Representations of Political Violence in the Highlands of Scotland and the Pacific Northwest of the United States

Author: Anderson, K., 2019

Supervisor: Modeen, M. (Supervisor) & Whatley, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Duration, cultural programming and sensemaking

Author: Mackenna, D., 2019

Supervisor: McArthur, E. (Supervisor), Whatley, P. (Supervisor) & Williams, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Elite Identities in Scottish Family Group Portraits, 1740 - 1790

Author: Whiting, H., 2019

Supervisor: Whatley, C. (Supervisor) & Modeen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

“For you, Tommy, the War is Over… Or is it?” British War Comics 1945 to 1985

Author: Laird, C., 2019

Supervisor: Hoyle, B. (Supervisor) & Murray, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

"Injustice on Their Backs and Justice on Their Minds": Political Activism and the Policing of London's Afro-Caribbean Community, 1945-1993

Author: Fevre, C., 2019

Supervisor: Colley, Z. (Supervisor), Johansen, A. (Supervisor) & Graham, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Reading the Transatlantic Gothic Fiction of Walter Scott and Edgar Allan Poe

Author: Williams, G. S., 2019

Supervisor: Morris, T. (Supervisor) & Varvogli, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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From ‘Sacred’ to ‘Secular’?: The Hermeneutical Future of Religion in the Thought of Gianni Vattimo and Charles Taylor

Author: Thomas, R., 2018

Supervisor: Davey, J. (Supervisor) & Woodward, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Technologies in Practice: Paul Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Technique

Author: Carney, E., 2018

Supervisor: Smith, D. (Supervisor), Mei, T. (Supervisor) & Davey, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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'some particulars': The Poetry and Practice of Thomas A. Clark

Author: Tarbuck, A., 2018

Supervisor: Roberts, A. (Supervisor), Varvogli, A. (Supervisor) & Johnstone, J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Visual form, visible nature: radical landscape poetry and Romantic environmental aesthetics

Author: Widger, E., 2018

Supervisor: Roberts, A. (Supervisor) & Macdonald, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Exile, Authorship, and 'The Good German': A Reconsideration of the Screenplays and Novels of Emeric Pressburger

Author: McDonald, C. E., 2018

Supervisor: Hoyle, B. (Supervisor) & Williams, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Authorities and naturalness beyond neo-pragmatism and deconstructionism. Optimization of economic distribution and well-being as a means of going beyond dialectical failures

Author: Cortese, D., 2017

Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor), Smith, D. (Supervisor) & Klaes, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Katherine Mansfield and Visual Culture

Author: Harland, F., 2017

Supervisor: Williams, K. (Supervisor) & Modeen, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Modern Scottish Theatre: the Creation of a Tradition

Author: Brown, M., 2017

Supervisor: George, J. (Supervisor) & Robson, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Vanished comforts: locating roles of domestic furnishings in Scotland 1500-1650

Author: Pearce, M., 2016

Supervisor: MacDonald, A. (Supervisor) & Jackson, S. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A New Promised Land? Denominations, Local Congregations, Camp Meetings, and the Creation of Community in Early Kentucky, c.1780-1830

Author: De Vries, J. P., 2016

Supervisor: Ward, M. (Supervisor), Livesey, J. (Supervisor) & Brown, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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‘There is only one P in Perth - And, it stands for Pullars!': the Labour, Trade-Union, and Co-operative Movements in Perth, c. 1867 to c. 1922

Author: Philippou, P. S., 2015

Supervisor: Kenefick, W. (Supervisor) & Whatley, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Jewish Identity and Attitudes toward Militarism in Scotland c.1898 to the 1920s

Author: Hansen, K., 2015

Supervisor: Kenefick, W. (Supervisor) & Morton, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Sense, Understanding and Language: A Genealogy of Sense in the Philosophy of Gilles Deleuze 1953-1969

Author: McDonald, A., 2015

Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor) & Mei, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Second-Wave Feminist Approaches to Sexuality in Britain and France, c.1970-c.1983

Author: Gurun, A., 2015

Supervisor: Willson, P. (Supervisor), Johansen, A. (Supervisor), Brown, C. (Supervisor), Bracke, M. (External person) (Supervisor) & Bellavitis, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Eco-socialism in the early poetry and prose of William Morris

Author: Macdonald, G. E., 2015

Supervisor: George, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Self Against Others: A Psychoanalytical Reading of Harold Pinter's Work

Author: Fox, A., 2015

Supervisor: Roberts, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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'Fall in the Children' : a regional study of the mobilisation of the children of the 42nd Regimental Area during the Great War

Author: Brown, N. F., 2015

Supervisor: Kenefick, W. (Supervisor) & Patrick, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The Revenant Signifier: The Zombie in Comics and Cinema

Author: O'Donnell, S., 2015

Supervisor: Murray, C. (Supervisor) & Hoyle, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

International Perspectives on Data Protection and its Relationship to Records Management: Recommendations for Emerging Practice in the West Indies

Author: Beckles, C., 2014

Supervisor: Reid, C. (Supervisor) & Whatley, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The Anxiety of Expression : Word, Image and Sound in 9/11 Fiction

Author: Findlay, L., 2014

Supervisor: Varvogli, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

New Caledonia´s Wake: Expanding the Story of Company of Scotland Expeditions to Darien, 1698-1700

Author: Orr, J. M., 2014

Supervisor: Storrs, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Changing British Perceptions of Spain in Times of War and Revolution, 1808 to 1838

Author: Holsman, J. R., 2014

Supervisor: Storrs, C. (Supervisor) & Patrick, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy

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Women and Paid Work in Industrial Britain, c.1945 - c.1971

Author: Paterson, L., 2014

Supervisor: Tindley, A. (Supervisor), Brown, C. G. (External person) (Supervisor) & Tomlinson, J. D. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

The Development of Medical Services in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, 1843-1936

Author: Whatley, P. E., 2013

Supervisor: Tomlinson, J. (Supervisor) & Dingwall, H. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A Mongrel Tradition: Contemporary Scottish Crime Fiction and its Transatlantic Contexts

Author: Kydd, C., 2013

Supervisor: Varvogli, A. (Supervisor) & Robb, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Information and French Support for Jacobite Ireland, 1689-1691

Author: Keogh, J. S., 2013

Supervisor: Storrs, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy

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James Barke: Politics, Cinema and Writing Scottish Urban Modernity

Author: Elder, K., 2013

Supervisor: Williams, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Literature

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Change and Transition in a Professional Scots Family 1650-1900

Author: Cook, D. H., 2013

Supervisor: Kenefick, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy

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A Question of Listening: Nancean Resonance and Listening in the Work of Charlie Chaplin

Author: Giunta, C. S., 2013

Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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An Ontology of Images and Painterly Subjectivity: Towards a Bergsonian Philosophy of Art

Author: Lewis, R. D., 2013

Supervisor: Mei, T. (Supervisor) & Mullarkey, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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On the Function of Ground in Deleuze’s Philosophy Or An Introduction to Pathogenesis

Author: McGinness, J. N., 2013

Supervisor: Williams, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A fractured dialectic: Søren Kierkegaard between idealism and materialism

Author: Burns, M., 2013

Supervisor: Mei, T. (Supervisor) & Jones, R. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The Lass o' Pairts: Social mobility for women through education in Scotland, 1850-1901.

Author: McCall, A. T., 2013

Supervisor: Brown, C. (Supervisor) & Willson, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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George MacDonald and Victorian Society

Author: Smith, J. W., 2013

Supervisor: Robb, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The Rise of the New Elite: the Evolution of Leadership in Kentucky, c.1770-1800

Author: Smith, B. M., 2013

Supervisor: Ward, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The evolving role of philosophy within the novels of Samuel Beckett

Author: Rushton, R., 2012

Supervisor: Morris, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Scottish Noblewomen, the Family and Scottish Politics from 1688-1707

Author: Cowmeadow, N. M., 2012

Supervisor: Patrick, D. (Supervisor) & Whatley, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Kinship and politics in the art of plaster decoration

Author: Napier, W. J., 2012

Supervisor: McKean, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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...the horsemen got the start. Horse ownership and advantage in Kentucky, 1770-1830

Author: Paul, C. M., 2012

Supervisor: Ward, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Holding the line: the changing policies of the British Army with respect to Native Americans, 1759-1774

Author: Watson, D., 2012

Supervisor: Ward, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Patrick Geddes and the Celtic Renascence of the 1890s

Author: Ferguson, M., 2011

Supervisor: McKean, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The nature of appropriation: Eric Linklater's 'Juan in America'

Author: Marsh, R., 2011

Supervisor: Morris, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy

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A matter of time? Temporality, agency and the cosmopolitan in the novels of Kazuo Ishiguro and Timothy Mo

Author: Spark, G. A., 2011

Supervisor: Low, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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