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 2012

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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

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Towards the development of culturally and contextually relevant model of coping for low income, urban, African American adolescents, Kristin Joy Carothers

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Male circumcision in the United States: The History, an analysis of the discourse, and a philosophical interpretation, Jonathan D. Cohen

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Personalismo, Small Schools, and Latino Students' Academic Success, Isabel Mesa Collins

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"From backburner to forefront: Critical recollection and commitment to literary community in women beat memoirs", Katelyn Cunningham

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Applications of the Theories of Mikhail Bakhtin in Science Education, Jason Delgatto

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The Predictive Validity of High School Grades to College Remedial Mathematics Performance, John Dozier

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Genetic differentiation of a sympatric lake-resident/anadromous species pair of threespine stickleback in Mud Lake, Alaska, Cory J. Drevecky

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Spanish leadership in developing a 'common' European immigration policy: Intergovernmentalist supranationalization approach, Joanna Drozdz

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The roles of FGF and Wnt signaling during maxillary barbel regeneration in the Zebrafish (Danio rerio)., Robert J. Duszynski

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U.S. immigration law: children as a unifying means to immigration reform, Sarah J. Flagel

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Deceptive Affection in Romantic Relationships, Hailey Gillen

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Chromosome malorientation precedes nondisjunction during female meiosis I, Shane Gillies

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Residence hall sense of community in physical and technology-based spaces: Implications for alcohol-related attitudes and behaviors, Benjamin C. Graham

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"WHAT ARE YOU CRYING ABOUT? IT'S NOT YOUR REAL JOB!” EMOTIONAL LABOR AND COMMUNICATIVE SENSEMAKING IN RETAIL CUSTOMER SERVICE POSITIONS, Danielle M. Harkins

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Institutional Analysis of a Natural History Museum: Formation and dissemination of scientific knowledge, Lisa Herzog

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BEYOND THE PROTOTYPICAL: DEVELOPING A BEHAVIORAL SCREENING TOOL OF SAME-GENDER MALE INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE, Marco A. Hidalgo

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Beyond the prototypical: Developing a behavioral screening tool of same-gender male intimate partner violence., Marco Armando Hidalgo

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Stories and Cultural Humility: Exploring Power and Privilege through Physical Therapists' Life Stories, Marjorie Hilliard

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Help-Seeking Behaviors of African American Men, Leslie D. Holley

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The effects of culture on attorney preservation of the confidentiality of client information, Rosemary Hollinger

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The disclosure process of an invisible stigmatized identity, Jessica Hudson

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Politics, history, critique: An interpretation of Kant's political philosophy in light of his critical-regulative method., Dilek Huseyinzadegan

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A Guest in Someone's House: Exploring the Role of African-American Student-Faculty/Staff Interactions in a Community College Setting, Yolanda Isaacs

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African palm and Afro-indigenous resistance: Race and dispossession of Garifuna lands on Honduras' northern coast, Laura Jung

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Context and Process in International Teacher Recruitment: The Experiences of Global Educators Outreach (GEO) Teachers from Africa in the U.S.A., Omar A. Kamara

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Intersections: The Schooling Experiences of African-American Females Inolved in Long-Term Foster Care and Their Transition into Womanhood, Sonia Kennedy

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Josephine, Josie, Jo, Julie Koslowsky

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Constitutive exclusion and the work of political unintelligibility, Sina J. Kramer

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Fair trade and development goals in the coffee sector, Brooke Amy Lautz

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Effects of teacher factors on expectations of students with ADHD, Lauren J. Legato

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Security misread: A critical analysis of Ukraine's debate on NATO, Andriy Levytskyy

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The central american free trade agreement: Effects on labor in the maguila sector, Cristina M. Lucero

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Effect of iron and sodium chloride on biofilm development of stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Rudy F. Martinez

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Eve Disordered: The Relationship of Feminine Happiness and Hierarchy in Paradise Lost, Jennifer McCafferty

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Writing a feminist ethnography: A comparative analysis of Iranian women's stories of resistance and agency in Iran and America, Tanja B. Messing

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Opium production and distribution: Poppies, profits and power in Afghanistan, Michael Nicoletti

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The Roma of Romania, Oana Oprean

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The dependence of suspension viscosity on particle size, shear rate, and solvent viscosity, Marc Pavlik

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AN ANALYSIS OF TWO EDUCATION REFORM POLICIES: OBAMA'S RACE TO THE TOP AND PROMISE NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAMS, Alecia S. Person

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Beyond the Language Program Model: The Importance of Student Identity for the English Language Learner, Arthi Rao

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EVLA imaging of methanimine and hydrogen cyanide in Arp 220, Matthew R. Rickert

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Social contract theory, African American slave narratives, and the reconstruction of early modern conceptions of political freedom, Cavin Robinson

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Posttraumatic distress as experienced by adolescents: traumatic stress through adolescent eyes, Andrea Saul

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A Representation of Selected Nonmanual Signals in American Sign Language, Jerry C. Schnepp

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“Perennial Growth” in a Shrinking City: A Case Study of Urban Agriculture Policy and Planning in Cleveland, Ohio, Elizabeth S. Schuering

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Precursor-directed biosynthesis of non-natural berberine and galanthamine analogues, Tom E. Speltz

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The Effects of an Advisory Program on Middle-Level Student Learning, Jeffrey Stawick

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In their own words: A qualitative analysis of relational resilience in the lives of gay, bisexual, and questioning male youth, Rodrigo Torres

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Investigating the process of fibril formation of the Iowa mutant of the Alzheimer's peptide, Xavier S. Udad

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Analysis of protein secondary structure via the discrete wavelet transform, Timothy E. Vanderleest

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The Internet’s Influence on Environmental Awareness, Jessica Vandrick

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The veil as exception and difference in French discourse and policy, Mallory Anne Warner

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Female agency and the sacramental vision of early modern Catholicism, Kathleen A. Wesolek

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Broader impacts and framing the Google China Internet issue: A comparative study of newspaper coverage in China and the United States., Chun Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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A framework of language use in reference to people with disabilities: People-first, disability-implicit, and disability-first language in a school setting, Lindsey Therese Back

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Keeping "body and soul together": Rosa Coldfield's gothic voice in absalom, absalom!, Valerie Baehl

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The sexual marketing of eastern european women through internet pornography, Karina Beecher

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The impact of religiosity on parenting behaviors in latter-day saint families, Steven Behling

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Intended, proper, and actual utilization of the Emergency Department: A survey of emergency nurses' perceptions, Kyle Thomas Bergan

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The perfect image of a young man: The influence of greek culture and aesthetics in Virginia Woolf's Jacob's Room, Matthew Blackall

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A psychological sense of community as experienced among immigrant survivors of torture, Nancy Bothne

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Errors on the vertical: Santification, infra-humanization, and religious prejudice, Mark John Brandt

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Hemisphere differences in idiom comprehension: The influence of ambiguity, transparancy, and familiarity, Stephen Briner

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Immigrant Perspectives: Social reproduction and the future of second generation Mexican-American and Chinese-American immigrants, Carolyn Bruner-Opps

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Palimpsests: Salvage, Sacrifice, and the Subject of Truth in Photographs, Joshua L. Comer

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Miles to meters an examination of public attitudes towards metric conversion: The 1977 FHWA Highway Metrication Proposal, Thomas Richard Cook

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“They got a spot for us in this school”: Sense of community among students of color with disabilities in urban schools, Ronald D. Crouch

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Understanding Empowerment, Informal Education, and Access to Decision-Making in a Community Organization, Maurya Delaney

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Leapfrogging or green washing? An economic, social, and environmental impact analysis of rural solar electrification programs in the fatick region of Senegal., Jamie Diatta

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Psychological assessment in vocational rehabilitation: A qualitative exploration of acculturation assessment and clinician testing practices, Oscar A. Donoso

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Latino immigrants in the United States. Why the suburbs? Why the Round Lake area? A case study., Carolina Duque

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Privatization and Democratization: The Usages of Democracy in Chicago's School Reform Discourse, Erin Dyke

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Direct visualization of cold denaturation of cytochrome-C Using Small Angle X-Ray Scattering, Margaret Elmer

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"Love of the purest kind": Heteronormative rigidity in the homoerotic fiction of Ann Herendeen, Meredith S. Faust

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Trust and cooperation as antecedents of team cognition: A temporal examination of the life cycle of team mental models, David Fisher

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Girls coming of age: possibilites and potentials within young adult literature, Abbey J. Fox

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Higher education and development in the golbal south: The case of Kenya, Erin Ashely Mink Garvey

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Playing from memory: Essays on music in life, Tamara Ghattas

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Increasing latino engagement in sustainability and philanthropic efforts of mainstream youth development organizations in the United States, Lynda Gonzales

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Developing a Social Justice Curriculum: Intersections of Identity, Community, Inheritance and Experience, Melissa Rae Goodnight

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Whom do we study: An analysis of diversity in the community psychology literature from 1973 to 2007, Robert E. Gutierrez

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Regulatory focus and decisional delay: Chronic indecision caused by a prevention focus, Corey Hammer

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Inspiring Creative Solutions: An Experimental Investigation of Three Ideation Methods in Generating Creative Product, Thomas P. Hanlon

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Understanding Multiple Perspectives of African American Males in a Suburban High School, Ravi Hansra Matrenec

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Transnational feminism and gender-based violence: Exploring the relationship between feminist theory and V-Day, Molly Laura Boeder Harris