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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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

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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