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 2011

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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

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The U.S. - Colombia free trade agreement - A historical placement of the FTA, Declan Healey

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The oxford house model: A pathway to empowerment of women, Bronwyn Anne Hunter

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I am the melting pot: Multiple identity integration among gay/bisexual/questioning male ethnic minority adolescents, Omar B. Jamil

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Understanding addiction stigma: Examining desired social distance toward addicted individuals, Patrick F. Janulis

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Morphology and evolution of caudal fin in lamniform sharks, Sun H. Kim

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Stopping the Wind-An Exploration of the Hawaiian Sovereignty Movmement, Krystle R. Klein

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An emperical study of diffusion: The role of particle size, particle shape, gravity, and edge effects, Alexis V. Knaub

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Overcoming the survivor's syndrome: Current theories and practices, Amy J. Kupec

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REPRESENTATIONS OF WOMEN ATHLETES IN THE MEDIA, Sarah Kustok

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Conservative think tanks and discourse on immigration in the U.S., Emily J. Langerak

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Thomas Aquinas, the real distinction between esse and essence, and overcoming the conceptual imperialism, Andrew Thomas LaZella

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Death at birth: The political, economic and social impact of the decolonization and perpetual, neocolonial control of Congo., Jason B. Locke

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Attracting and retaining teachers in a changing educational system, Micah David Lueck

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Museum Education and the Climate of Accountability, Rebecca J. Manuel

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The role of culture in the somatic response of peer-victimized Latino youth, William Martinez

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Pulling back the curtain: Modeling the motivational process underlying the contemporary engagement concept, Christopher P. Mason

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Msculine Identity and the Education and Parental Involvement of African American Teen Fathers, Milissa McClaire Gary

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Privatization and Cyber Charter Schools, Tammy Meyn-Rogeness

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Transitional medical assistance: A classical policy analysis, Jennifer E. Mohan

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Jovenes Indocumentados: Exploring the Educational Aspirations of Undocumented, Latino Students in the U.S.A., Katherine Moone

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WHAT'S ALL THAT NOISE?: A STUDY OF CONSTRUCTED GENDER MEANINGS IN NEWS PUBLICATIONS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, Laura M. Moran

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Factors influencing parasite-related suppression of mating behavior in the isopod Caecidotea intermedius, Kimberly Mormann

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Factors influencing parasite-related supression of mating behavior in the isopod caecidotea intermedius, Kimberly Mormann

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Predictive inference generation in the cerebral hemispheres: An investigation of time course and reader goals, Laura S. Motyka Joss

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A cross country study of the role of the three sectors on the acceptance and integration of people with intellectual and physical disabilities in Kenya and the United States of America, Whitney Nash

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Genetic diversity of the chB6 alloantigen, John Peter O'Laughlin