Theses and Dissertations from DePaul University
 

Electronic versions of most theses and dissertations awarded by DePaul University since 2009 are archived here. Note that this section may not yet contain all masters theses completed after 2009; some may only be available in the individual degree-granting departments at the current time.

Search the DePaul University Library VUfind Catalog for print copies of theses and dissertations awarded before 2009.

DePaul University theses and dissertations are also indexed in the proprietary database ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Information and support for your thesis, non-thesis final project, or dissertation from inception to completion can be found on the relevant DePaul college, school, or program requirements page such as LAS Graduation Requirements. Contact the awarding student support office directly with questions about your thesis or dissertation.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Academic Risk and Protective Factors of Latinos of Undocumented Status: A Narrative Approach, Claudio Rivera

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Housing Choices Among Homeless Families in Child Welfare: A Mixed Methods Study, Anne Rufa

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The Role of School Climate in Mitigating the Effects of Neighborhood Socio-Economic Status and Violence on Academic Achievement, Linda D. Ruiz

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DNP Project: Effect of Convenience on Participation in Recycling by Anesthesia Providers in the Operating Room: A Pilot Study, Brittany A. Schuler

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External and internal pressures on radical social movements: tracing the (de)mobilization of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, Jordan W. Scott

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"I'm Sure He Didn't Mean It That Way": The Influence of Leader Characteristics on Perceptions of Everyday Sexism, Samantha M. Smith

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A Reexamination of the Cognitive Behavioral Model of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Investigating the Cogency of the Model’s Behavioral Pathway, Madison Sunnquist

"Clinical Chatter" Every Nurse Informed, Carolyn Talbott

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Aristotle and the Cynics on happiness and misfortune, Christopher Turner

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The Influence of Parish Factors in Catholic Deacon Ministry Assignments: An Ecological Model Perspective, Danielle S. Vaclavik

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Intimate Partner Violence and Victim Blaming, Christine A. Weingarten

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Offspring Size-Number Tradeoffs and Food Quality Feedbacks Impact Population Dynamics in a Daphnia-Algae System, Ryan Wenkus

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Housing and Abstinence Self-Efficacy in Formerly Incarcerated Individuals, Christopher R. Whipple

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Anesthesia Cost Awareness Project: Price List of Common Anesthetic Drugs, Minnie C. Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Web-Based Recruitment: Strategies for Attracting LGBT Employees, Daniel R. Abben

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A Person-Centered Examination of Latino Youth Depressive Symptom Trajectories: The Role of Youth, Parent, and Dyadic Familism, Jessica Annabel Arizaga

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My boy, Nicole M. Bartoloni

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THE ROLE OF GENDER IDENTITYAND STEREOTYPE AWARENESS ON SEXUAL NEGOTIATIONS STRATEGIES FOR WOMEN, Or'Shaundra Tre'Nay Benson

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Race discourse online: How do we discuss Blackness in popular digital media?, Kovie Biakolo

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Fossil Marine Vertebrates from the Codell Sandstone Member of the Upper Cretaceous Carlile Shale in Jewell County, Kansas, Kelly N. Bice

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Masked Victims: Examining the Violence of Femme Fatales in Contemporary Film Noir Cinema, Alexx Bonovich

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REDUCING ECONOMIC DISPARITIES FOR FEMALE OFFENDERS: THE OXFORD HOUSE MODEL, Sarah L. Callahan

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Revolution of the right: explaining the rise of the front national in light of the 2008 financial crisis, Alexanda Campione

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Ideology, the Counterculture, and the Avant Garde: Positioning the Filmmaker and the Spectator in Four Films of Late-1960s America, Mary Bronstein Cantoral

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The Importance of Family Meals and Sedentary Behavior in Understanding Childhood Depression and Obesity, Draycen D. DeCator

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Prospective Predictors of Adolescent BMI: Parenting Style, Gender, and Weight Perception, Trey V. Dellucci

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Transitional subjects: gender, race, and the politics of temporality, Marie Draz

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Meaning as a Buffer Against Adolescent Psychopathology, Ellen Shaina Dulaney

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Onset Patterns of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: A Mixed Method Approach, Meredyth Evans

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The Use of Human Factors Training to Improve the Quality of Decision-­‐Making in Nurse Anesthesia Trainees, Julia T. Feczko

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Child appraisals of interparental conflict: The effects of intimate partner violence and the quality of parent-child relationships, Caleb J. Figge

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Unplugged: an augmented reality party of poetry, prose, and music, Joshua A. Fisher

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少壯不努力, 老大徒傷悲 (A Young Idler, An Old Beggar): Chinese Nationals in U.S. Classrooms and the Pedagogical Significance of Globalization, Ann Marie Frkovich

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An Evaluation of the Perfectionistic Social Disconnect Model among Ethnic Minority Youth, Ana Belen Goya Arce

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An Online Survey of the Healthcare Needs of Undergraduate Students at an Urban University, Linda Graf

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Migration and Parent Involvement: Ethiopian Immigrants in Chicago, Daniel Hasso Shashe

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Please, don't let me be misunderstood: intentionality, queer gestures, and feminist accountability, Katelyn Heinekamp

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The Impact of Ethnicity on Executive Functioning in Youth, Silvia M. Henriquez Gerken

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Feminine Voice, Masculine Space: Understanding How Passion for Sport Emerges in Female College Student-Athletes, Jill Hollembeak

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CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND THE SOCIAL DETRMINANTS OF HEALTH: A SOCIOECOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF MOTHERS AND CHILDREN, Alescia M. Hollowell

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“Cold Coach = Victory” and other Guidelines to the Director’s Playbook, Lavina Jadhwani

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A CLINICALLY RELEVANT CLOSED-HEAD MODEL OF SINGLE AND REPEAT CONCUSSIVE INJURIES IN THE ADULT RAT USING A CONTROLLED CORTICAL IMPACT DEVICE, Naseem Jamnia

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The historical construction of the Native American other and U.S. self: a conceptually schizophrenic perspective, Garrett Johnson

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Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress in Youth with Type 1 Diabetes and Their Caregivers: A Longitudinal Assessment of Metabolic Control and Psychosocial Mediators, Sabrina Anne Karczewski

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Labor market channels: perceptions of Vietnamese immigrants on accessing jobs in Chicago, B. Colleen Keefe

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The Effects of Turkish Vowel Harmony In Word Recognition, Ece Kilic

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Disparity of Assets in Addiction Recovery: Moderators of Perceived Control in Treatment and Recovery Settings in Kenya, Elias Kinoti Kithuri

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Early Patterns of Change in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Lauren J. Legato

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Providers' Socioecological Perspectives on the Supports for and Challenges to Engagement in Care for Latino Youth Living with HIV: A Qualitative Study, Diana Lemos

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The breakup: the Declaration of Independence, Frederick Douglass, and me, Kristin R. Lindsey

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Arendt and Spivak: a feminist approach to political worlding and appearing, Rosalie Siemon Lochner

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The Effect of Neighborhood Disadvantage and Parental Involvement on African American Adolescent’s Externalizing Behavior and Academic Outcome, Roberto G. Lopez Tamayo

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EXPLORING THE USE OF TEACHING STRATEGIES TO IMPACT THE ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES FACED BY FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS, Susan Smierciak Lueders

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Decolonial Futures and the Law: Reflections on Mitigating Projects of Coloniality, Lauren Lystrup

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Genetic and Morphological Diversity Along Altitudinal Gradients in the Genus Rhoadsia (Teleostei: Characidae: Rhoadsiinae), Grace Malato

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Securing the Blessings – Cultivating Active Citizens: Public School Principals’ Perceptions of How They Nurture a Democratic Way of Life, Judith Marie McCann Floeter

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The Role of Guilt, Shame, and Self-Compassion in Promoting Racial Justice Engagement for White Students, Elizabeth A. McConnell

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Pre-Service Secondary Science Teachers’ Understanding and Use of Modeling, Bryan J. Meeker

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Perceived Choices: Perceptions of Mothers’ Devotion to “Family or Work” or "Family and Work", Stefanie Mockler

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Divine discrimination: gender harassment and Christian justification, Abigail L. Muldoon

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Reframing theories of evil: ethics, violence and the state, Imge Oranli

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Discontinuities in immanent worlds: the human/nonhuman animal split in Spinoza and the Zhuāngzi, Sonya Nihan Ozbey

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Retinoic Acid Regulation of Aromatase Expression in the Ovary, Sarah Persaud

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A study on the effect of fulfilling hegemonic masculine norms on men's health across regions, Deborah M. Philbrick

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Synthesis and Exploration of Dopamine and 4‐ HPAA Analogs for Norcoclaurine Synthase, Arthur A. Ralko

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THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA WITHIN ORGANIZATIONS TO FOSTER CONNECTIONS, COLLABORATION, AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING AMONG GEOGRAPHICALLY DISPERSED TEAMS, Carmen Ramson-Herzing

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Love Conquers All: The Power of the Indian Film to Free the Audience from Orientalism, Margaret Redlich

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Effects of Temperature and Water Flow on Morphology of Astyanax mexicanus (Teleostei: Characidae), Winer Daniel Reyes

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TOWARD IMPROVING METALLOENZYME INHIBITOR DESIGN: A THERMODYNAMIC STUDY OF SMALL MOLECULE INTERACTIONS WITH ZINC(II) AND CALCIUM(II), Sophia Robinson

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Deathscapes in Neoliberal Times: Prisonfare, Workfare and Resistance as Potential Outcomes for Black Youth, Ebony Rose

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The Africa command: how the Department of Defense has continued America’s ad-hoc foreign policies in Africa through neo-orientalism, Katherine T. Roseman

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Chicago’s 2013 School Actions: An investigation of post-2008 racial neoliberal policy, Sonya Mohini Roy-Singh

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Death in life: approaches to the contemporary denial of death in theoretical & experimental psychology and continental philosophy, Madeline R. Runstrom

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Multiwavelength X-Ray Diffraction, Maziar Saleh Ziabari

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Fat activism and collective accountability: from virtual community to embodied coalition, Kelsey Schultz

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Clitic-doubled left dislocation in L2 Spanish: findings from learners' production data, Jose Sequeros-Valle

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Demystifying the welfare state: the case of the Republic of Moldova, Claudette M. Sevcenco

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PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF AQUATIC HYPERCARBIA ON SEAWATER ACCLIMATION IN THE WHITE STURGEON (ACIPENSER TRANSMONTANUS), Ciaran A.S. Shaughnessy

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Incidental Affect, Facial Expressions, and Risk, Michael M. Shuster

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THE INFLUENCE OF ATTENTIONAL CONTROL ON HEMISPHERIC PROCESSING OF PREDICTIVE INFERENCES, Michael Christopher Shutzenhofer

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The cut that cures therapeutic methods in the Platonic dialogues and the Zhuangzi Neipian, Rohan Sikri

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Dynamics of Saturable Absorption in the Semiconductor-Doped Glass RG850, Pinyaphat Srikrishna

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Trait Contempt and the Five Moral Foundations, Russell Steiger

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(In)articulating the specter: queer communicative resistance in the hysterical supernatural, Clare Stuber

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Analysis of management models of water utilities and water coverage, Chad Stutsman

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EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER VIA A TRANSDISCIPLINARY CLINIC, Peter John Thaxter

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Does our fear of death stem from threatened belongingness?, Stan Treger

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Resistance through literature in Romania (1945-1989), Olimpia I. Tudor

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A Study of the Impact of Mental Contrasting and Implementation Intentions on Academic Performance, Suzanne Velasquez-Sheehy

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Interpretation as epieikeia: Aristotelian ethics as a paradigm for Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics, David Volfe

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dipsomania, Dylan Weir

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Morality Provides Meaning, Geoffrey Alexander Wetherell

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Instructional Technology and Self-Directed Learning For Students' Academic Success, Vincent Demetrious Wiggins

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“The least of these”: black club women and the social gospel, Joseph Thomas Williams

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EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE SPECIES ON MOTILITY IN DIATOM ASSEMBLAGES, Amanda L. Wolske

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Theatre Directing Without an MFA: A Practical and Systematic Approach for Directors in Kuala Lumpur, Kelvin Wong

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Supporting Adult Learners' Metacognitive Development with a Sociotechnical System, Kathryn Wozniak

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Curiosity: philosophy and the politics of difference, Perry Zurn

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Interventions for Addressing Faking on Personality Assessments for Employee Selection: A Meta-Analysis, Christopher Adair

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The Influence of Verbal Assurances and Intrapersonal Empowerment Traits on Contract Signing Behaviors, Jasmine N. Ahmad