FPJ Archives 6: Masters theses and doctoral dissertations

Armstrong, Joe, Effects of the Alexander Principle in Dealing with Stress in Musical Performance, Master’s Thesis, Tufts University, 1975.
Brown, Richard Alvin, Effects of Progressive Relaxation and the Alexander Technique on Response to Experimental Pain, Master’s Thesis, Tufts University, 1973.
Brown, Richard Alvin, Kinesthetic and Cognitive Determinants of Emotional State: An Investigation of the Alexander Technique, Doctoral Dissertation, Tufts University, 1977.*
Dennis, Ronald John, Musical Performance and Respiratory Function in Wind Instrumentalists: Effects of the Alexander Technique of Musculoskeletal Education, Doctoral Dissertation, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1987.
Doyle, Gerard.  The Task of the Violinist: Skill, Stress, and the Alexander Technique, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Lancaster, 1984.
Duarte, Fernando J.C., The Principles of the Alexander Technique Applied to Singing: The Significance of the Preparatory Set.  Master’s Thesis, New England Conservatory of Music, May, 1981.
Hamilton, Barbara, The Alexander Technique: A Practical Application to Upper String Playing, Doctoral Dissertation, Yale University, 1986.
Hanson, John A., A Developmental Study of a Gross Body Movement Pattern, Doctoral Dissertation, Tufts University, 1963.*
Jones, Helen, Postural Responses of Third Grade Children in Reading and Writing, Master’s Thesis, Tufts University, 1965.*
Levy, Barbra G., Somatic Education as an Approach to the Conceptualization and Treatment of Anxiety, Doctoral Dissertation, University of California at Berkeley, 1986.
Lewis, Pamela Payne,  The Alexander Technique– Its Relevance for Singers and Teachers, Doctoral Dissertation, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1980.
Mathews, Ann, Implications for Education in the Work of F.M. Alexander: An Exploratory Project in a Public School Classroom, Master’s Thesis, Bank Street College of Education, 1984.
McCormack, Eric David, Frederick Matthias Alexander and John Dewey: A Neglected Influence, Doctoral Dissertation, University of Toronto, 1958.
Narva, Marshall Allan, An Investigation into the Effects of a Technique of Postural Re-adjustment Upon Motor Performance, Master’s Thesis, Tufts University, 1954.*
Richter, Eckhart H.,  The Application of the Alexander Technique to Cello Playing, Doctoral Dissertation, Florida State University, 1974.
Sanfillipo, Phyllis, A Reader’s Guide to the Alexander Technique: A Selected Annotated Bibliography, Master’s Thesis, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1982.