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 2019

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Effects of Personality Retesting on Validity Coefficients as Moderated by Situational Strength, Daniel R. Abben

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How similar are braille letters? Towards the understanding of reading through the sense of touch., Ana Baciero de Lama

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Defining the American System, Andrea Bellovary

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Phylogeography of the Neotropical Fish Genus Rhoadsia (Teleostei: Characidae) in Ecuador, Roberto Valentino Cucalón Tamayo

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Office Clutter and Its Influence: Assessing Engagement, Satisfaction, Tension, Stress, and Emotional Exhaustion, Trina N. Dao

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Key Expressions of Posttraumatic Distress in Cambodian Children: A Step Toward Culturally-Sensitive Trauma Assessment and Intervention, Caleb J. Figge

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Clutter and Self-Extension Tendencies: Predictors of Life Satisfaction among Emerging Adults, Juline A. Girts

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Social Networks as Mediators of Proximal Recovery Outcomes for Veterans Living in Recovery Homes, Mayra Guerrero

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THE COST OF BEING A “STRONG BLACK WOMAN”, Alescia Maraboushontrell Hollowell

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Long-Term Outcomes in Juvenile Fibromyalgia (JFM) Patients with Early Reports of Potentially Traumatic Events (PTEs), Anjana Jagpal

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WAVELET ANALYSIS OF SHORT GLOBULAR HOMOLOGOUS PROTEINS IN MESOPHILE AND THERMOPHILE PROKARYOTES, John B. Linehan

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Human Resource Initiatives Addressing Factors Impacting Organizational Gender Stratification and Performance: A Computational Study, Ashlyn Paige Lowe

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Hope and Focus on Future as Protective Health Factors? A Moderation Analysis with Race and Income, Rebecca McGarity-Palmer

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Natural Mentoring Relationships Among Latinx Youth: The Role of Trust and Stressors, Lidia Yanelli Monjaras-Gaytan

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Stereotype Threat and STEM Self-Perceptions of Saudi College Women, Ali Hadi Omair

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A Computational Cognitive Architecture for Exploring Team Mental Models, Neil Benoit Outland

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Chasing the white whale: Capturing the relation between parent educational involvement and student socioemotional difficulties over time, Samantha Irene Reaves

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What Boundaries? Work-Family Boundary Management Style and the Impact on Black Entrepreneurs’ Satisfaction and Well-Being, Amber S.C. Rouse

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Socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods, stroke risk, and cognition in older adults: A focus on violent crime, Linda D. Ruiz

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Understanding the Impact of Social Location and English as a Second Language on Service Needs and Outcomes of Intimate Partner Violence Victims, Christina Vosky Soibatian

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How Women Navigate Safety In the Dominican Bateyes, Mary Margaret Tull

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The Influence of Team Cohesion and Contextual Performance on Project Team Performance Over Time, Melissa Vazquez

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Team Characteristics as Predictors of Collaboration on Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs), Anna Wegrzyn

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Small-World Network Analysis of Cortical Connectivity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome using EEG, Mark Alan Zinn

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Efficacy and Usefulness of an Educational Video on Safe Medication Handling, Suzanne Butz Anderson

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Optical and X-Ray Studies of Compact X-ray binaries in NGC 5904, Vanshree Bhalotia

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

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Biological Stress Response and Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression in Adolescence, Bridget M. Brush

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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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A Malignant Hyperthermia Competency Training for Nurse Anesthesia Trainees: Development, Implementation, and Evaluation, Andrew M. Christ

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Overcoming Exposure to Complex Stressors: An Examination of Protective Coping Mechanisms for Low-Income Urban African American Youth, Molly Cory

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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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An Exploration of the Psychometric Properties of the Self-Sufficiency Matrix Among Individuals and Families Currently or At Risk of Experiencing Homelessness, Camilla Cummings

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The Ecology of Educational Attainment: Resilience Among Black High School Students, Jacqueline O. Davis

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Executive Functioning in Pediatric Youth: A Meta-Analysis, Draycen D. Decator

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Latent Classes of Exposure to Potentially Traumatic and Stressful Life Events in a Sample of Young Predominantly Ethnic Minority Women, Alyssa Donovan

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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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Examining the refolding of the herpesvirus fusion protein, glycoprotein B, Shannon Linn Gallaher

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Defensive Pessimism and Goal Setting, Elizabeth Anna Guth

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"Current Anesthesia Education Practices Regarding Music as an Adjunct for Analgesia and Anxiolysis ", Taylor Hull

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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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PROBING THE NON-LINEARITY IN GALAXY CLUSTERS THROUGH THE ANALYSIS OF FRACTAL DIMENSION VIA WAVELET TRANSFORM, Loay Ali Khalifa

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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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Chronic life stress and change in stress response functioning in urban youth: The role of social support and gender, Heather M. Marshall

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"Use of Non-Technical Skills Training & Video Simulation to Improve Knowledge Among Nurse Anesthesia Trainees", Laurie L. McLaughlin

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Isolation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia virus Bfi1: a biofilm inhibiting phage, Thomas Edward Moran

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Children’s Selective Trust Based on Previous Lying Behaviors, Natalie A. Mordini

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

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Implementation and Compliance with a Goal-Directed Fluid Therapy (GDFT) Protocol for Hip Arthroplasties: A Two-Year Review, Michelle N. Pavlik

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

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Dialectical Thinking and Smoking Outcomes in Asian Americans, Amber Pham

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UNDERSTANDING GROUP DYNAMICS WITHIN A CLASSROOM USING SMALL GROUP NETWORKS AND EPISTEMOLOGICAL FRAMING, Katarzyna E. Pomian

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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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Teaching Links between Epigenetics and Anesthesia to Anesthesia Providers, Bilanicz Slawomir

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Housing, Relationships, and Substance Use among Female Ex-Offenders, Arturo Soto-Nevarez

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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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Efficacy and Usefulness of an Educational Video on Safe Medication Handling, Molly Wenzel

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An Examination of the Reciprocal Association of Collective Efficacy and Community Violence Exposure in Low-Resourced, Urban African American Adolescents, Christopher R. Whipple

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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