College of Science and Health Theses and Dissertations
 
Electronic versions of recent theses and dissertations by College of Science & Health (CSH) students at DePaul University are archived here. Please visit the CSH Graduation Requirements web page or contact the graduate student services administrator in the Office of Advising and Student Services Office via CSHGraduation@depaul.edu for more information on the CSH submission processes and procedures.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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The Lived Experience of Transgender Individuals with Eating Disorders, Mary Katharine Bowman

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Contextual Perspectives on Heroin Addiction and Recovery: Classic and Contemporary Theories, Sarah L. Callahan

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Economic Pressure and Depressive Symptoms among Latino Youth: The Role of Control Beliefs and Family Obligation, Ashley Castro

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THE LONGITUDINAL RELATION BETWEEN HOUSING INSECURITY AND NEGATIVE PARENTING PRACTICES, Saidah Chambers

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The Effects of Psychological Home and Place Attachment on Life Satisfaction in Women of Color, Kendall Patricia Crum

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Variation in Emotion Eliciting Events and Display Rules as a Function of Individualism and Collectivism: A Cross Cultural Comparison of Pakistanis and Americans, Serah Saleem Fatani

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Gender Role Congruity in Negotiation: The Impact of Task Framing and Communication Mode, Kaitlyn R. Gallagher

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Defensive Pessimism and Goal Setting, Elizabeth Anna Guth

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Empowering Culturally Specific Needs and Barriers in Diabetes Education as Identified by Polish Speaking Patients, Bernadeta Agnieszka Kapustka

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Toward Pay Equity: A Motivational Intervention to Reduce Gender Differences in Salary Negotiations, Mary Margaret Keegin

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Assessing the Experience of Awe: Validating the Situational Awe Scale, William L. Krenzer

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COMPARATIVE MEIOTIC CYTOLOGY AMONG DROSOPHILA SPECIES, Ahmed Folademi Majekodunmi

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Nurse Practitioner’s Perspectives on Treating Depression in the Nursing Home Setting, Bryan Mullaney

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Teacher-Directed Violence: The Role of Disempowerment in Turnover, Eric A. Peist

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Sold a dream: An experimental test of the predictions of the Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion in a predatory student lending scenario, Lauren M. Pytel

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Pride’s Influence on Perception of Control and Risky Decision-Making, Andrea Sanders

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Confirmation and Characterization of a Functional APP/GAP-43 Protein Interaction, Ellen Savaglio

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Impact of Maternal Depression on Offspring, Fatima Sozzer

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Who are the Elis of Today? Examining the Adults Present During the Religious Identity Development of Catholic-Raised Youth, Danielle S. Vaclavik

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JUSTICE, TRUST, AND TEAM PERFORMANCE A Comparison of Leader Selection Methods on the Development of Team Trust, Jake Alexander Weiss

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Online Palliative Care Education in the Skilled Nursing Facility, Caroline Kreisl Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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TOWARD IMPROVING METALLOENZYME INHIBITOR DESIGN: A THERMODYNAMIC STUDY OF SMALL MOLECULE INTERACTIONS WITH COPPER(II), COBALT(II) AND MANGANESE(II), Fatimah Aldakheel

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"It Just Weighs in the Back of Your Mind”: Microaggressions in Science, Amy Anderson

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Universal Teacher-Child Interaction Training: A Pilot Study Examining Coaching with Random Assignment, Alexandra Lauren Barnett

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EFFECTIVENESS OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS/PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANTS IN TRIAGE, Kyle T. Bergan

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The Effects of Perceived Danger, Fear of Heterosexism, and Internalized Homonegativity on Public Displays of Affection Among Gender and Sexual Minorities, John Patrick Brady

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Investigating Post-Exertional Malaise as a Core Symptom of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Meta-Analytic Approach, Abigail A. Brown

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Relational Cultural Theory and Mentoring in a Science Support Program, Kathleen Buehler

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Childhood Gender-Role Nonconformity and Adult Psychopathology, Andres Carrion

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The Lived Experience of Recovery Home Residents: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, Dina Chavira

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Proactive Workplace Bullying in Teams: Test of a Rational and Moral Model of Aggression, Anthony S. Colaneri

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The Impact of Social Norms on Bystander Behaviors to Prevent Campus Sexual Violence, Kelly Collins

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The Reciprocal Effects of Language Proficiency and Depression among Low Income Latino Youth, Nicole Colon Quintana

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The Longitudinal Effects of Violence Exposure on Delinquency and Academic Outcomes for African-American Youth, Adina Cooper

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Initial Development of a Team Viability Measure, Jessica Nicole Cooperstein

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An Examination of Depression and Social Support among African American Women in Substance Use Recovery, Jocelyn Rose Droege

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A Needs Assessment for Development of an Interpreter Services Educational Tool for CRNAs, Rachel Ferral and Angela Meyer

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Evaluation of a Video-Based Left Ventricular Assist Device Education Program for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Andrew Gause and Zain Rehman

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Maternal Trauma Experience on Infant Cortisol Reactivity at 12 months, Michelle Anne Gilchrist

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CRNA’s Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Acupressure as an Adjunct to Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Prevention, Kimberly A. Homa and Jacqueline Kuhn

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The Impact of Values as Heuristics on Social Cognition, Lauren James

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Intraoperative Blood Pressure and Effect of Volatile Anesthetic in Brain Dead Organ Donors, Alison Lynn Karmanian

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Video Simulation as an Educational Strategy to Increase Knowledge and Perceived Knowledge in Novice Nurse Anesthesia Trainees, Rachel A. Kozlowski and Jennifer A. Kurdika

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Intra-operative Awareness with Recall under General Anesthesia, Kelly Lannert and Dulcie J. Schippa

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Impact of HPV Education on Knowledge, Perception, and Cultural influence among African American Parents, Christina Lattner

The Role of Adults in Facilitating Youth Critical Consciousness in Community-Based Service-Learning, Lynn Liao

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A Standardized Electronic Handover Report for Anesthesia Providers, Amber Kristine Lindsay and Elisa Rue

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EXAMINATION OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL ACCULTURATION THEORY AND ACCULTURATION PROCESS ON LATINAS/OS IN COMMUNAL RECOVERY HOMES, Roberto Lopez Tamayo

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Task-management Training for Recognition, Prioritization and Decision-Making for the SRNA, Laura Majewski and Pauline Kenneth Borja Tselonis

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PREDICTORS OF HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG YOUTH WITH SPINAL CORD INJURY, Kathleen E. McAuliff

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Geometric Morphometric Analysis of the Pedal Claw of the Early Cretaceous Bird Confuciusornis sanctus (Confuciusornithidae) and Its Functional and Behavioral Implications, Annie P. McIntosh

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The Impact of Conformity and Qualifications on Perceptions of Power, Competency, and First Offers in Negotiations, Scott McLuckie

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Coping Among Advocates with and without Lived Experience of Sexual Assault, Martina Mihelicova

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The Benefits of a Science Support Program for Low-Income Latina/o Students, Alison L. Mroczkowski

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UV-Vis and Fluorescence Studies of Zinc Enzyme Active Site Mimics and Their Binding of Inhibitor Compounds, Aeshah Hussain Niyazi

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PREVALENCE OF INDECISION AMONG JAPANESE ADULTS: A COLLECTIVIST LIFESTYLE CONCEPT?, MIki Nomura

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Stereotypes of Saudi Women among Saudi College Students, Ali Hadi Omair

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Perspective-Taking of the Defendant: Does Race Influence the Final Sentencing Verdict for Mock Jurors?, Matthew A. Pardo

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Egg morphology, dispersal, and transmission in acanthocephalan parasites: integrating phylogenetic and ecological approaches, Alana C. Pfenning

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Simulation and Curriculum Integration: Does Simulation Improve Clinical Competence, Tamara M. Poole

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Effects of Pedagogical Agent Design on Training Evaluation Measures: A Meta-Analysis, Timothy J. Quesnell

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The Experience of Mental Health Practitioners With Computer Games Designed to Induce Empathy, Jordan Reed

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Similarity Between Actual and Possible Selves and Its Relationship to Self-esteem, Christopher A. Shorten

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Individual and Contextual Factors and the Efficacy of an Experiential Sexism Intervention, Samantha M. Smith

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Exploring Ecological Factors Influencing Economic Advocacy for Domestic Violence Survivors, Christina V. Soibatian

Exploring online and gaming communities through community psychology, Crystal N. Steltenpohl

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Examining the Role of Mentorship on Urban Youth: The Effect of Locus of Control on Academic Achievement, Stacy Alaina Stewart

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and its Impact on Actions: Exploring Social Change through College Students, Rachael Leigh Suffrin

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Inferring Character Emotions During Text Comprehension: A Divided Visual Field Study, Blaine Tomkins

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Diabetes-Specific Distress and Glycemic Control in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Moderating Effect of Social Support, Carolyn E. Turek

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The Role of Therapeutic Engagement, Oral Language Proficiency, and Core Learning Indicators on the Effects of Therapy for Youth with Depression, Amanda E. Wagstaff

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BEYOND ACCESS TOWARDS SUCCESS FOR FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS OF UNDERREPRESENTED ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS: THE ROLE OF COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT AND PERCEIVED STRESSORS ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT DURING THE FIRST YEAR, Shannon Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Effects of Multinational Team and Team Member Characteristics on Subgroup Formation, Group Identification, and Trust in Team, Gamze Arman-Incioglu

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DNP Project: Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Current Technology to Prevent Drug Diversion, Grant T. Balbarin

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Development of an Educational Seminar on Coping with Stress for Nurse Anesthesia Trainees, Becky Belk

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Mutagenic Analysis of SH3 Binding Site in the Avian ChB6 Alloantigen, Rohini Bhattacharya

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DNP Project: Effectiveness of Video Simulation Training to Increase Knowledge and Confidence in the Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Mishawna K. Bohner

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DNP Project: Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Current Technology to Prevent Drug Diversion, Cheryl Botsford

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Naturalistic Allocation: Working Memory and Cued-Attention Effects on Resource Allocation, Shanique G. Brown

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An Innovative Approach to Preventing Depression: Examining the Experiences of Mothers and Daughters Who Participate in the Cities Mother-Daughter Project, Tasha M. Brown

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Evaluation of Perioperative Intravenous Fluid Administration and Development of a Goal-Directed Therapy Protocol in Adult Total Hip Arthroplasty Procedures, Amannda Casper

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Neighborhood and School Influences On Academic Achievement and Educational Attainment, Crystal Monique Coker

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Anesthesia Providers' Knowledge and Attitudes on Fire Risk Assessment During Time-out in the Operating Room, Kathryn D. Coletto

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Examining the Intersection of Gender and Age on Backlash Effects in Negotiations, Amber Cotton

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An Examination of the Effectiveness of a Bibliotherapy Version of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Julie Christine D'Amico

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Affective and Deliberative Processes in Decision Making: Option Framed Scenarios, Charles E. Drehmer

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Enzyme-Mediated and Mechanistic Investigations of Tetrahydroisoquinoline Synthesis through the Pictet-Spengler Reaction, Jordan Elise Fauser

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EFFECTS IF CLARITY AND LOCUS OF CONTROL ON OUTCOMES OF RJPS, Gregory F. Fernandes

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Understanding Perceived Overqualification: Expanding the Criterion Space, Establishing Drivers, and Developing a Model, Gregory Francis Fernandes

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Effects of Religious Participation on Negative Mental Health Symptoms among Low-Income, Urban African American Adolescents, Alfonso L. Floyd

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Exploring the Self-Referent Meaning Mechanisms of Terror Management Theory and Socioemotional Selectivity Theory, Joseph A. Galluzzo

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A Needs Assessment for the Development of the TIME Anesthesia Handoff Tool, Courtney K. Gibney

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Chemical Reaction Kinetics of the Pictet-Spengler Reaction, Jo Ann K. Girel

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Thinking About Race: The Development and Implication of Racial Ideology, Robert E. Gutierrez

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Competency Modeling as an Organizational Development Intervention, Sarah Michelle Haynes

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The Response of Religious Leaders to Intimate Partner Violence: Overcoming the "Holy Hush", Jaclyn Danielle Houston-Kolnik

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An Application of Wavelet Methods to the Search for Baryon Acoustic Oscillations, Kevin Michael Kadowaki

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Learning Needs Assessment of CRNA Clinical Instructors, Karen Kapanke

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DNP Project: Effectiveness of Video Simulation Training to Increase Knowledge and Confidence in the Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Erica Anna Kubis

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EXAMINATION OF THE b COEFFICIENT IN GaP CRYSTAL UTILIZING SINGLE AND DOUBLE PHOTON ABSORPTION, Ines Kusmic