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 2013

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DIAGNOSED BUT NOT DEFEATED: THE EXPERIENCES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALES WITH PAST HISTORIES OF ENROLLMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION WHO SUCCESSFULLY ATTEND COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Kennedi Strickland-Dixon

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Exposure to Community Violence and the Trajectory of Internalizing and Externalizing Problems in a Sample of Low-Income Urban Youth, Jeremy Jay Taylor

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New media objects: the future of electronic literature and its influence on print stylistics, Brian Tillewein

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New narratologies: an examination of the interplay between life, land, and story, Dana Turner

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Moral Principles and Political Ideology: Exploring the Mediating Role of Abstract Value Endorsements, Anthony N. Washburn

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OUTSIDE THE REALM: THE COUNTER-NARRATIVES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN PARENT INVOLVEMENT, Deborah Watson-Hill

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The Stoics and the practical: a Roman reply to Aristotle, Robin Weiss

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Fan fiction, fandoms, and literature: or, why it’s time to pay attention to fan fiction, Christina Yatrakis

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Advancing Social Change Goals through Partnership: Community Partner Perspectives, Liezl Alcantara

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The contribution of small farms and commercial large farms to the food security of Trinidad and Tobago, Alia L. Allard

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Titration Calorimetric Study of the Interaction among Calcium, Bile Salts, and the Tetracyclines, Karla Arias

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Effects of Goal Orientation Profile Types on Organizational Outcoms in Veterinarians, Kathleen Arnold

The Impact of Race Race-Related Stress, Acculturation, and Ethnic Identity on Latinas/os Quality of Life, Self-Esteem, and Life Satisfaction, Nichole Bedore

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The First Year College Experience: Predictors of Natural Mentoring Relationships & Students' Academic Outcomes, Luciano Berardi

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The Role of the Black Church in Addressing IPV at the Community Level, Monika Black

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Internalizing Symptoms in Youth: A Longitudinal Moderated Mediation Model of Maternal Symptoms and Parent-Child Interactions, Sarah Bostick

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Gender, Country and Community: Exploring Safety, Trust and Empowerment Among Immigrant Survivors of Torture., Nancy Bothne

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Does anyone here speak tashelhait? Perspectives on environment, identity and social change in south Morocco, Lewis A. Bradford

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The Effects of Motivations to Resist Social Change and Accept Inequality on Perceptions of System Legitimacy, Mark Brandt

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Understanding the Meaning African-American Men Give to Their Student Leadership Involvement and Engagement Activities in College, Karl A. Brooks

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Effectiveness of Housing First for Non-chronically Homeless Individuals Who Are High Utilizers of Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment, Molly Brown

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Almost There, Indeed: Disney Misses the Mark on Modernizing Black Womanhood and Subverting the Princess Tradition in The Princess and the Frog, April Callen

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Indigenous art in urban renewal: The emergence and development of artistic communitites in midwetern post-industrial cities, William Covert

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Social Status Differences In Hostile Attribution Biases and Reactive Aggression, James Davis

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A Case Study of a Therapeutic Day School's Implementation of Response to Intervention: The Implementation Process and Impact on Student Behavioral and Academic Functioning, Sophia Duffy

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Critical ecologies: Violence and life in the work of Jacques Derrida and Theodor Adorno, Richard L. Elmore II

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Nietzsche and classical greek philosophy: Essays on Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Heraclitus, Daw-Nay N.R. Evans Jr.

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Effects of Timeframe on the Recall Reliability of ME/CFS Symptoms, Meredyth Evans

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An Exploration of Engagement: A Customer Perspective, Laura M. Flynn

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Other and Self-Representation: A Pentadic Criticism of Kosovar Muslim and Roma Identity as Represented in Photographs by James Nachtwey and Djordje Jovanovic, Melody S. Follweiler

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Closing the Gap: Use of the Instructional At-Home Plan (IAHP)® by African American Parents and the Impact on Literacy Achievement among their Kindergarten Children, Tanya Foster DeMers

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BECOMING: ONE TEACHER’S JOURNEY INTO SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, Elizabeth C. Fyffe

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A Study of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors: Determination of the Binding Energetics of Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid with Zinc and Cobalt and Preliminary Screening of Nitric Oxide Donors, Erin Gallagher

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Through a Feminist Lens: Language, Power and Identity in Catalan Nationalism, Christine Gallagher Kearney

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Pupil Size as a Physiological Correlate for Facilitatory and Inhibitory Effects in Masked Priming, Jason Geller

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The Impact of Service-Learning on College Students' Civic Development and Sense of Self-Efficacy, Rachel Gershenson-Gates

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Effects of the Manipulation of Aboveground Plant Diversity in Restoration Management on the Diversity of Belowground Arthropod Assemblage, Claire E. Gilmore

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A Qualitative Examination of Workplace Bullying Experiences Among Temporary-Laborers, April A. Gonzalez

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Of heart, mind & belonging: Reflections on anti-racist white identity development, Jessica V. Havens

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High Resolution Observations of 36 GHz Class I Methanol Masers at Sites of 6.7 GHz Class II Methanol Masers in Star Forming Regions, Jared Hennen

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The Post-Black Aesthetic and Meanings of Blackness through the Collage Narratives of Kara Walker and Fred Wilson, William Hill

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The Relationship between Employability and Hope, Christa Hinton

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How Gender Impacts Observers' Perceptions of Abusive Supervision, Lisa Hofmann

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Na+/K+-ATPase isoform regulation in three-spine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) during salinity acclimation, Shelby Judd

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Moderators Of The Efficacy Of Child Obesity Prevention: Exploration Of A, Sabrina Karczewski

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The Effects of Diagrams and Relational Complexity on User Performance in Conditional Probability Problems in a Non-Learning Context, Vincent J. Kellen

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Barriers and Supports to Curricular Innovation, James P. Klock

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Assembly of the Didymium Iridis Mitochondrial Genome by Genome Walking, Dale Kopp

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Cross-cultural food consumption in Chicago: The impact of ethnic grocery stores on the availability of a healthy, affordable, and quality food supply, Paige Largent

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It Takes Leadership to Build a Village: A Portrait of a Public School Community That Is Closing the Achievement Gap, Julie MacCarthy

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A critique of political self-deception: Kant and Freud at the edge of critical theory, James A. Manos

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Oil, politics, society and the state in the middle east: Enduring authoritarianism in Iran and Saudi Arabia, Benjamin E. Martorell

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A comparative case study of female literacy and development in Guatemala and Bolivia, Anavelia Mauricio

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Examining Attitudes and Exposure to Poverty among Undergraduate Students: Contextual Factors, Kathleen Elizabeth McAuliff

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Dissolute pluralism: An ethics of queer thought, Kristin P. McCartney

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Continuity of Conduct and Substance Use Disorders among Adolescents in the One Year and Two Years Following Exposure to Substance Abuse Treatment, Brian McManus

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The Impact of Year-Round Education on Fifth Grade African American Reading Achievement Scores in an Urban Illinois School, Carolyn A. Merrill

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H20 Maser Observations in W3 (OH): A comparison of Two Epochs, Steven Merriman

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The balancing test: Is fairtrade cotton a sustainable policy for improving the livelihoods of Indian cotton producers?, Sheyanne Mooter

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US Foreign Policy During the Nixon and Ford Administrations, Rachael S. Murdock

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The Changing Role of the School Psychologist in Response to Intervention, Sharon Murphy-Price

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How do American's think about the enviornment and what does it mean for public policy: A re-assessment, Todd P. Newman

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A Comparison of LMX, Communication, and Demographic Differences in Remote and Co-located Supervisor-Subordinate Dyads, Larisa Niedle

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HOSPITAL-BASED EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS: A SELF-STUDY, Samantha Gold Oberstein

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Trauma and Identity: Action as a Response to State Violence in Colombia, Alison J. Paul

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The connectivity doctrine: A critique of techo-utopian discourse, liberal governmentality, and the colonization of cyberspace, Geoffrey S. Pettys

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Becoming identities: The philosophical subject, intersectionality, and assemblage, Heather Rakes

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Synthesis and Analysis of Novel Copolymers of Ring-Substituted 2-Phenyl-1, 1-dicyanoethylenes and Styrene, Subha Ramnarayan

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Debating sustainable development in global climate change policy: The “Cancún agreements” v. the “People’s agreement of Cochabamba”, Andrew J. Riplinger

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NATURAL MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS AS A BUFFER AGAINST THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF STRESSORS ON ACADEMIC OUTCOMES OF LATINO ADOLESCENTS, Claudio Rivera

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Interaction Effects of Multiple Levels of Disadvantage and Kinship Foster Care in African American Youth, Anne Rufa

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Campaign strategy in the internet age: The use and effectiveness of internet advocacy tools in American political campaigns., Andrew J. Shapero

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A Study of the Effectiveness of a Character Education Program to Prevent Bullying in Fourth and Seventh Grade, Deborah J. Shapiro

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The problem of experience in Adorno's philosophy and aesthetics, Surti Singh

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NATURE VERSUS NURTURE: CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT’S EFFECT ON STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, Stephanie Souvenir

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Lithuanian women in the Parliament: Access and participation in post-socialist politics, Simona Stankevicius

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Building brotherhood: An examination of race, violence, sexuality and black fraternity membership, Ashley Y. Stone

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An Examination Through An Ecological Lenses of the Relationships Among Stressors, Protective Factors, and Psychological Outcomes in the Lives of Urban Adolescents, Megha Tailor

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Attracting Talent Across Cultures: The Impact of Cultural Values on Generating and Maintaining Applicants, Emily Twichell

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Parenting Patterns in Urban African American Families: Raising Healthy Adolescents in the Context of Economic Hardship and Community Violence, Donald Hamilton Tyler

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The idea of mimesis: Semblance, play, and critique in the works of Walter Benjamin and Theodor W. Adorno, Joseph Weiss

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THE MEANING OF RUNNING IN AMERICAN SOCIETY, Kristin Owen Westfall

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Meaning, Morality, and Fluid Compensation in Response to Attitude Threat, Geoffrey Wetherell

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Resisting internalized oppression: Black women's perceptions of incarceration, Emily R. Williams

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Identification and Integration Within Campus Life Among First-Generation U.S. Citizens: An Exploration of Campus Climate Perception, Shannon Marie Williams

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Roles of Resveratrol and Genistein in Invasion and Metastasis of Breast Cancer, Brittany Wolfe

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Adolescents' Peer Status, Social Behaviors, and Social Information Processing for Social Behaviors, Michelle Wright

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The Role of Attributions in Stereotype Threat Effects: Female Achievements in STEM Domains, Caitlyn Yantis

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With distinction: Examining the relevance of Bourdieu’s cultural capital in relation to community music programs and social transformation, Caolfionn Yenney-Henderson

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Applicant Behavior on Internet Job Boards: The Effects of Content and Style, Samuel Young

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Orange revolution - post-socialist urban political movement, Kristina Zaluckyj

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Perceptions of the effectiveness of not-for-profit board development opportunities, Daniel R. Abben

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FRAMED BY PRIVILEGE: PERPETUATING AND RESISTING WHITE SUPREMACY IN WHITE, MIDDLE-CLASS PARENTING, Kelly Brianne Baldwin

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Sites of Agency, Sites of Growth: Elements of Success for Formerly Incarcerated Adult Graduates of an Alternative High School, Mary Hornschemeier Bandstra

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The Image of God of Christian, non-Christian and Clinical Populations: A Lacanian Psychoanalytic Perspective, Mihaela E. Bernard

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What we talk about when we talk about literacy: A look into the value, measurement, and power hierarchy of literacy, Veronica Carolyn Bond

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George Bush doesn’t care about black people: An ideological rhetorical criticism of whiteness and racism, Kate Braden

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The wage gap revisited: An investigation of salary request differences among Black-White and male-female workers, Andrea L. Briggs

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Teaching communication in sex education: Facilitating communication skills knowledge and ease of use, Sarah Butler

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Bernece Berkman and the monograph: A feminist perspective, Audrey E. Carie