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 2011

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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

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A Comparative Study of the Impact of Charitable Donations on the Financial Viability of San Miguel Model Schools, Michael Quirk

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Self-other agreement and leader effectiveness: An examination of differences across rater sources and leader behaviors, Devon Nicole Riester

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A multidimensional community development model for resettlement communitites: a case study in the Phillipines, James DeVencia Riturban

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Teaching to the World: The Internationalization of a College of Education in the United States, Elizabeth M. Robbins

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A multi-level examination of employee reactions to organizational change, Julianne Rodda

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Job descriptions and job analyses in practice: How research and application differ, Kendra Palmer Royer

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SELLING TRUE STORIES: A CULTURAL ANALYSIS OF MANUFACTURED REALISM IN THE DOCUDRAMA CRIME FILM, Jamie Schleser

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The global philanthropist: A qualitative donor analysis of international charitable giving in America, Mandy A. Sharp

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A feminist analysis of mental health providers' perspectives of Latina women, Caroline Ruth Smith

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Live and let die: opiate overdose deaths in Chicago, Connie L. Smith

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A participatory assessment of immigrant integration in a low-income suburban neighborhood, Matthew John Soerens

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Disruptive excesses: gender economics, excesses, and the gaze in Marnie and Vertigo, Anthony Stagliano

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Peer and family support as moderators of the relationship between stress and symptoms in low-income urban youth, Jeremy J. Taylor

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Belongingness, school sense of community, and loneliness: predictors of institutional mission and values, John Temperato

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African-American Males’ Perception of Factors Involved in Their Resilience and Academic Success, Johnnie Thomas

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U.S. nation-state building operations in Afghanistan: A case study, Anthony Daniel Tindall

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A communicative approach to understanding intergenerational conflict over child rearing, Lauren Marie Upton

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Mother and daughter communication about sexual health in rural Kenya, Jessica Velcoff

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Are Relational Messages Fair? An Examination of the Relationships Among Classroom Justice and Relational Teaching Messages, Laura Young

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Endorsement of Abstract Ideals versus Actual Outcomes of American Ideologies: Nuances of System Justification Theory, Jennifer Lynn Zimmerman

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Effects of stereotyping on mood, Ovidiu Dobria

The faith and civic engagement scale: Principle components and confirmatory factor analysis, Jocelyn R. Droege

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Aspirations and expectations in Latino youth: The role of barriers and support in the transition out of high school, Rachel M. Feuer

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Educational Leaders Perceptions of Emotional Intelligence and How it Effects their Professional Practice, Yaffa Krugliak Lahat

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The Association Between Task Conflict, Relationship Conflict, and Peer Performance Appraisals, Marc Anthony Lukasik

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An ecological approach on the role of nondisclosure in urban African American youth exposed to community violence: using mediation and moderated mediation approaches, Sonya Jane Mathies Dinizulu

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An ecological perspective on the role of nondisclosure in urban african american adolescents exposed to community violence: Using mediation and moderated mediation approaches, Sonya Jane Mathies Dinizulu

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Investigation of montmorillonite clay-mediated reactions of aldehydes, Yawo A. Mondjinou

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Plato's analogical thought, Holly G. Moore