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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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

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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