Master’s Projects in lieu of Theses, 2007-current


Feng, Yu (2013). Breaking the Chinese Stereotypes in Hollywood Films.

Hayes, Justin B. (2013).  Reform through Initiative: A Campaign Plan to Legalize Marijuana through Popular Initiative in Washington State.

Hitt, Charity (2013).  Sweets By Charity

Ji, Luting (2013). Creating a Responsive Website about Understanding Massage Therapy.

Jin, Jing (2013). Documentary Films and Social Change in China: Migration Issues Reflected in Documentary Films Since 1998.

Kerr, Ashley (2013). Gymnastics Facility Tour.

Kochey, Casey (2013). FloridaAdventurer: Outdoor Journalism in the Digital Age.

Li, Linghao (2013).  A Cross-Cultural Training Website for U.S. Expatriates in China.

Magoc, Ethan (2013). Halberstam: Life and Times, 1934-1951.

Oviedo, Luz H. (2013).  Informing Practice From Research: A Museum Exhibit Evaluation.

Post, Belinda (2013).

Rothenberg, Kyle (2013). The Conversation on Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM.

Shupe, Kathleen (2013).

Suarez Lemmo, Leonor C. (2013). Entre Vecinos Florida: Serving the Venezuelan Diaspora.

Welt, Tyler (2013). Consumer Demands and Preferences for Mobile Weather Applications.

Yao, Lu (2013). Brand Audit of Monster Energy. 


Buddensieg, Carla (2012).  Raising Awareness and Outreach of Health Promotion Services and Programs on a University Campus.

Cone, Sara (2012).  Nifty Thrifty Decorator: A Home Décor Focused Blog.

Dalhke, Sheena Marie (2012).  Alumni Relations in the Digital Age.

Grandoit, Janathan (2012).  L’Vwa Fait la Force- Theatre for Development and Social Change in Haiti.

Klug, Michelle (2012).  Little Green Things: A Global Sustainability Blog Setting the Tone for a Digital Community Interested in How Small, Sustainable Actions Can Add Up: A Green Lifestyle Blogging Project.

Lewis, Jonee (2012).  Are Historically Black Colleges and Universities Relevant in the 21st Century?

Murphy, Lakeisha (2012).  Advice from Small and Successful Nonprofit Organizations: An Exploratory on the Role of Trust and Credibility in Garnering Funds for Nonprofit Organizations.

Silcox, Lacie (2012).  Increasing Alumni Participation in Annual Giving Programs:  A Campaign for the CJC at UF.

Shumaker, Christopher (2012).  Rob Bradley’s Florida Senate District Seven Campaign Plans Book.

Su, Debing (2012).  Beijing Foodie Guide: Construct a Local Authentic Food Website for Travelers to Beijing.

Wu, Kai-Her (2012).  Brand Audit: Country 103.7, the Gator.

Zhang, Di (2012).  M-Zone Brand Audit Project.


Bai, Jing (2011).  Brainstorming in Digital Age.

Burns, Scott (2011).

Chasmar, Jessica (2011).  Inside the Tea Party Movement.

Cunniffe, Paula Ann (2011).  Faraway Hills: A Story of Ireland.

Deardourff, Timothy (2011).  Goldman Sachs versus the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dooley, Karen (2011).  Introducing use of social media as tools for Public Relations writing: Curriculum development for Multimedia Writing (JOU3109).

Johnson, Kecia Anrio (2011).  Switching Cameras: Newspaper Photographers Transitioning to Online Videography.

Lin, Lois (2011).  Multi-Disciplinary Theories and Practices of Public Relations in City Branding: the Case of Hangzhou International Day.

Markus, Benjamin (2011).  Run Gainesville: A Runner’s Guide to Gainesville, Fla.

Schumacher, Eric Joseph (2011).  Investigating Consumers’ Corporate Associations  and Responses Toward CSR Initiatives in the Insect Repellent Industry.

Simhan, Mala (2011).  Karl Nurse for State House District 52 Campaign Plan.

Simon, Christine E. (2011).  Identity Style Guide for the University of Florida International Center.

Tappan, Kay Middleton (2011). Volunteer Nicaragua: NGO-mediated Development and Voluntourism in Nicaragua.

Unger, Julie (2011).  It’s a Jungle Out There: Hidden Gems in the Gainesville Area Focusing on Animal Education.

Annesty, Patrick D. (2011). Actual Archaeology: A realistic look at a misrepresented Discipline.

Dmytrochenko, Nataliya (2011). Video in Politics: An Analysis of Video and Interactive Techniques Used on Political Campaigning Websites.

Hilson, Robert Joseph (2011). Ana(b)log: A Hyperlocal Blog for Indie Music Journalism.

Layos, Alexandra E. (2011). Breathing New Life Into ‘The Oldest Name in Show Horse Magazines': Recommendations for Saddle & Bridle Magazine.

Liu, Mengqing (2011). The influence of culture on attitudes and beliefs toward intimate partner aggression.

Provost, Erinn T. (2011). A Cade Study in Health Blogging from October 20, 2010 to March 28, 2011.

Walker, Matthew L. (2011). Lead Us Down: An Online Gainesville Music Magazine.


Bougher, Jonathan (2010). “Bound by Haiti” aka “Many Hands.” MAMC.

Brown, Meredith (2010). “Guide to Creating Fitness-Related Web Content Targeting the Active, Pregnant Woman.” MAMC.

Carney, Patrick (2010). “Baseball in Clearwater: Developing a Micro-site and Demonstrating Journalistic Skills.” MAMC.

Carratala, Danny A. (2010). “What Does it Take?” MAMC.

Chambers, Wendy (2010). Black Gold: The Norman Film Manufacturing Company.

Chinowth, Emily L. (2010). The Public Relations Landscape of France.

Corrao, Nicholas (2010). “Civil Indigent.” MAMC.

Dawes, Benjamin (2010). My-Politics: A New Step in the Delivery of Political Information via New Media.

Doucette, Nyree Roshelle (2010). “Desegregation and Higher Education, In One Texas Town It Was An ‘Uneventful’ Event.” MAMC.

Fletcher, Adrienne (2010). Developing a Social Media Plan for the Harn Museum of Art: An Exploratory Study of the Use of Social Media by American Museums.

Grey, Peter C. (2010). Delivering Culturally Component Care to Jamaican Americans with Heart Disease, Cancer, or Psychological Disorders: A Guide for Health Professionals.

Hafter, David Phillip (2010). “Civil Indigent.” MAMC.

Hamilton, Jameil (2010). “My Brother, My Sister.” MAMC.

Iglesias, Anabell (2010). “A Media Relations Application of Social Media for Public Relations and Corporate Communications in Latin America.” MAMC.

Jaipershad, Shivani (2010). “A Family With Shanti: the Dharma of Radhay Janki Singh.” MAMC.

Jawad, Naudia (2010). “Skate Like a Girl.” MAMC.

Johnson, Alexander (2010). “Recording a Revolution.” MAMC.

Khorsandian Marshall, Serena (2010). “Knowing is Health.” MAMC.

Piracha, Saman Azhar (2010). “Recording a Revolution.” MAMC.

Safiullin, Roman (2010). “Bound by Haiti” aka “Many Hands.” MAMC.

Shaw, Ashley Lauren (2010). Creating Crime-Time Product Placements: NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” “Parenthood,” and “Community.

Stearns, Benjamin E. (2010). Orlando: Grappling with the Metropolitics of Inequality.

Townsend, Rogers Jason (2010). Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges to the Future: A Journalistic Analysis of the Son-Rise Program.

Ying, Jinghui (2010). A Member Relations Plan for Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars.

Zhou, Zhou (2010). The Social Media Crisis Communication Plan for the Pop Bag.


Bell, Amelia S. (2009). “A Public Relations Plan for a Nonprofit Organization: Engineering for Earth.” MAMC.

Benitez, Kristin W. (2009). “Hoggetown.” MAMC.

Carmley, Shir (2009). “Legislation for the Laymen.” MAMC.

Clark, Lindsey N. (2009). “Better Bones and Gardens.” MAMC.

Donovan, Kelly A. (2009). “Communicating Prevention: Communication Aprroaches in the Gender-Based Violence Programming.” MAMC.

Douglas, Susan. (2009). “Utilizing Constituent Relationship Management Technology to Improve Fundraising Effectiveness of Small and Medium-Size Charitable Organizations.” MAMC.

Edler, Natalie E. (2009). “Better Bones and Gardens.” MAMC.

Habib, Ana Paul H. (2009). “Hoggetown.” MAMC.

Levy, Jonathan (2009). “Differing Standards of Sports Reporting and Coverage.” MAMC.

Long, Laurie Brooks. (2009). “A Communication Plan for Emerging Country Music Artist Jake Owen.” MAMC.

Meltzer, Matthew (2009). “Miami Relocation Guide.” MAMC.

Mize, Laura Elizabeth (2009). “The ESOL Program in Florida Schools: A Variety of Perspectives.” MAMC.

Nichols, Michael Beach (2009). “The Man Behind the Curtain.” MAMC.

Packwood, Yelena (2009). “Chasing Health: A Story of Medical Travelers.” MAMC.

Parell, Cara (2009). “HIV/AIDS Among the Elderly.” MAMC.

Shamsi, Saman Z. (2009). “REAL Magazine Prototype and Media Kit.” MAMC.

Torres, Carlos (2009). “Chasing Health: A Story of Medical Travelers.” MAMC.

Woltermann, Joshua J. (2009). “The Man Behind the Curtain.” MAMC.

Zhang, Se Rin (2009). “The Painted Wall.” MAMC.


Acosta, Sonia (2008). “Faces of Miami-Dade County Public High Schools: An Intimate Perspective on the Struggle for Education (A Series).” MAMC.

Blasewitz, Katherine A. (2008). “Deployed: Stories From American Families of the Iraq War.” MAMC.

Brannan, Christopher L. (2008). “Standard Deviation.” MAMC.

Friedline, Michelle L. (2008). “A Sh’mal World.” MAMC.

Goldman, Rebecca (2008). “Jessie’s Dad.” MAMC.

Hagen, Brian C. (2008). “God, Florida and Prison: Faith and Character-Based Institutions.” MAMC.

Hendrick, Katherine E. (2008). “Kaleidoscopic Charm: Chick Austin, The Asolo Theater, and the Arts in Sarasota.” MAMC.

Kumar, Rati (2008). “Understanding Religion: An In-depth Look at Islam & Christianity Analysis of the Online Communication Strategies Used by Religious Groups to Promote Their Ideologies.” MAMC.

Prochaska, Hedda J. (2008). “Andros Island: The Internal Struggle of a Neglected Population.” MAMC.

Randag, David J. (2008). ” Standard Deviation.” MAMC.

Ricks, Laureen N. (2008). “A Sh’mal World.” MAMC.

Rodriguez, Erica Mia (2008). “Challenging Childhood: Profiles of Children Living in Florida’s Poorest Communities.” MAMC.

Sugar, Anne M. (2008). “Social Media 101: Finding a Fit for Your Public Radio Station.” MAMC.

Warford, Amanda L. (2008). “The Peoples Governor.” MAMC.

Woods, Meredith M. (2008). “Public Relations Campaign for North American Veterinary Conferences Institute.” MAMC.

Zuffoletti, Alexandra R. (2008). “Sex Among Middle School Girls: What’s Happening? Why is it Happening? What Can Be Done to Reduce It’s Frequency?” MAMC.


Atria, Travis (2007). “Lyme Disease: People and Politics.” MAMC.

Brandon, Katherine (2007). “Sprout: A Magazine Prototype.” MAMC.

Farmand, Jason (2007). “A Redesign of the Independent Florida Alligator.” MAMC.

Sanchez, Jason (2007). “Elegant Violence.” MAMC.

Shields, Billy (2007). “The Fountain Valley Massacre.” MAMC.