To identify dissertations written at other universities use one of the following databases. Once you have identified those dissertations you need, submit an interlibrary loan request to get a copy if it is not available online. You can also buy copies of many dissertations via ProQuest's Dissertations & Theses Fulltext.
The UW Libraries has copies of dissertations and masters theses written by University of Washington students (physical distribution of dissertations ended in 2012). To locate these pre-2012 hard copy dissertations, search UW Libraries Search in the following ways:
By genre & department- use the heading "theses" followed by the department:
theses Feminist Theory
theses Queer Theory and Transnational Feminism
By topic- use the keywords search and combine the phrase "theses and" followed by a topical keyword(s):
theses and black queer studies
theses and transgender identity
Printed dissertations from 2006 - 2011 can be found in the Suzzallo Stacks under HQ1180.