Degree Name

MA (Master of Arts)


Communication, Professional

Date of Award


Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Shara K. Lange

Committee Members

Rustam Sheridan, Wesley Buerkle, Vanessa Mayoraz


This is a nontraditional thesis that combines social research in ethnic stereotypes in TV and film with the creative process of film production. This paper contains the formal step of research, in addition to the details on the production and creation of five original short films related to the issue of ethnic representations.

Document Type

Dissertation - Open Access


Copyright by the authors.