Theses & Dissertations
 

Electronic versions of theses and dissertations awarded by DePaul University since 2009 are archived here. Search the DePaul Library Vufind Catalog for print copies of theses and dissertations awarded prior. DePaul 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 2015

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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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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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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

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In Vivo Effects of a RAMBA and Vitamin A Deficiency on Ovary Development, Michael H. Akroush

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Redox-Neutral Catalytic Spirocyclization of para-Methoxy Aryl Alkynoate Esters, Mark Docto Aparece

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CREATING FUTURES: Transformative Involvement Experiences For Immigrant Latino Parents., María del Carmen Aragonés Guarro

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Empowerment of Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Minority College Students in the United States: Developing and Testing the College Student Empowerment Scales for Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Lindsey Therese Back

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Exposure to Violence as a Moderator of the Relation between Coping Strategies and Outcomes in Low Income Urban Youth, Alexandra Lauren Barnett

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Reaching for a connection: hand imagery in Emily Dickinson’s poems, J. Max Barry

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Continuity, constellation, and unworking: an exploration of language in Nietzsche, Alicen L. Beheler

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From helping with editorial tasks and sharing her knowledge about COE and University processes, to simply being willing to listen to me explain an administrative issue and help me find a solution, Jenn is always willing to go above and beyond to help others in the COE., Julia Elizabeth Anne Borst Brazas

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The Psychological Well-Being of Divorced Fathers: A Theoretical Model and Projection, Todd Lawrence Bottom

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Educators' Positive Stress Responses: Eustress and Psychological Capital, Karen Bradley

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From Crime to Punishment: Moral Violations and the Social Function of Emotion, Michael Ray Brubacher

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SOCIAL SUPPORT AND THE ROLE OF HOUSING FOR HOMELESS FAMILIES INVOLVED IN THE CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM, Saidah Chambers

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Synthesis and Analysis of Novel Copolymers of Methyl 2-­‐Cyano-­‐3-­‐Phenyl-­‐2-­‐Propenoates with Styrene, Sonia Elena Chavez

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Examining the Pathway from Maternal Criminal Involvement to Adolescent Delinquency, Dina Chavira

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PORTRAITS OF FOUR AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN WHO EARNED DOCTORAL DEGREES FROM A PREDOMINATELY WHITE INSTITUTION, Sherry M. Coleman Hunter

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Black actresses in American films: a history and critical analysis of the mammy/maid character, Valerie Coleman

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THE CROSS CULTURAL EXAMINATION OF A BRIEF AUTISM DIAGNOSTIC INTERVIEW (ADI-R) IN KOREA AND THE UNITED STATES, Elizabeth Lally Daley

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The Effect of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy on Strengthening the Attachment Relationship with Foster Parents and Children in Foster Care, Christina Marie Danko

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Working women and the Lilly Ledbetter Act: a case study on misleading rhetoric of equal pay, Celia A. DeBoer

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Avenging women: an analysis of postfeminist female representation in the cinematic Marvel’s Avengers series, Mary Louise DeMarchi

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Executive Functioning in the Context of Urban Poverty: An Examination of Poverty Related Stress and Its Relationships to Academic Achievement, Jacquelyn L. Doxie

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Transplantation of Neurospheres Derived from Genetically Modified Adult Bone Marrow Stromal Cells Following a Controlled Cortical Impact (CCI): Effects on Transplant Survival and Behavioral Recovery, Austin M. Favory

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A Scale of Heroic Cognition for Workplace Contexts, Patrick Joseph Furey

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Fable, method, and imagination in Descartes, James E. C. Griffith

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Factors Relating to Substance Abuse Relapse: A Survival Analysis of Adults Living in Oxford House Recovery Homes, Ronald D. Harvey

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“Nations”, identity expression, and symbolic power: the complex practice of graffiti-writing among Chicago working­class youth “gangs”, Will Heriford

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Transcending pathology, transforming the thinkable transperson: young transpeople, the law and gender self-determination, E. L. Hunter

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African American muslim fathers and the factors that influence their notion of fatherhood, Usama M. Hussein

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From Survivor to Advocate: The Therapeutic Benefits of Public Disclosure, Katherine Infusino

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The American dream and literature: how the themes of self-reliance and individualism in American literature are relevant in preserving both the aesthetics and the ideals of the American dream, John Izaguirre

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Negotiating Culture and the Self: Complications of Agency in Psychosis, Genevra Jones

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Roles of Retinoic Acid and Cyp26 Inhibitors in Ovarian Follicle Development, Shruti M. Kamath