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 catalog for print copies of theses and dissertations awarded before 2009.

DePaul University theses and dissertations are also indexed in the proprietary database Dissertations and Theses Full-Text.

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 2022

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Conditioned by History: Experience and Critique in Foucault's Thought, Vilde Lid Aavitsland

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Does a New Product Development Project’s Name Influence Internal Stakeholder Commitment?, Dianna Akin

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The Pillars that Support School Principals in Cultivating Inclusive, Equitable Practices for Diverse Learners, Karime Asaf

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Cultural Change and Threat Perception: Casual Implications on White Nationalist Beliefs and Outgroup Restricting Policies, Andrea Bellovary

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Cultural Change and Threat Perception: Causal Implications on White Nationalist Beliefs and Outgroup Restricting Policies, Andrea Bellovary

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Complex Contexts within Oxford, Ted J. Bobak

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An Empirical Study on Email Use, Stress, and Employee Job Satisfaction in a COVID-19 Environment, David J. Bouvier

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Dual Credit Programs: Does the State of Illinois Provide Programs that are Efficacious for All Stakeholders?, Andrew Buckler

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Exploring Entrepreneurial Orientation in First- and Continuing-Generation College Graduates, Ryan D. Butt

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The Illusion of Progress: The Disconnect Between the Anti-Racist Values Professed in Teacher Education Programs and the White Curriculum That Negatively Impact Students of Color, Adrienne Kay Carmona

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Adjustment to Remote Work During COVID-19, Nicholas Carruth

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Graduation Simulator: A virtual reality conversation experience for second-year college students living through a pandemic, Dyan Cohen

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Mentoring Urban African American Male Students in Secondary School, David Jacoby Collins

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Othermothering by African American Women in Higher Education at Predominantly White Institutions: How the Practice Affects Their Professional and Personal Lives, Julie Collins

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Black & Boring, Daryhl Gregory Covington

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Autotrophy of the Other: On Food and Hospitality, Evan Edwards

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The cost of success for Black, racialized minority, and Indigenous academic leaders, Helen Ezenwa

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The Influence of Sleep Quantity on Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents: The Mediating Effect of Inhibition, Emily Feldman

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Ruination, Christopher Flynn

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The machine upstairs, Jacob Friedfeld

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Modality and Method in Hegel's Logic, Ryan Froese

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College Students’ Perceptions of Sexual Violence Climate on their Campus, Meghan Funk

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Lucid, Gabriela Garcia

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Exploring the Mechanisms, Conditions, and Effects of Communication Styles on Individual Performance Effectiveness, Michelle Gigowski Caplan

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Civil War and the Government of Factions in Hobbes and Foucault, Owen Glyn-Williams

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"Examining Continent-scale Variation in Aerial Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Communities Using eDNA, Raechel Hearth

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Hiding Behind the Title: Bridging the Gap Between Identity and Leadership Through Neuroscience, Emotional Intelligence and Ethical Management, Alicia S. Huddleston

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In the Name of Freedom: Racist Hate Speech on Campus, Institutional Whiteness, and Neofascism, Karlee Johnson

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Text summarization towards scientific information extraction, Abigail Keller

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A Phenomenological Exploration of the Experience of White Students at a Mission Based University, Suzanne Kilgannon

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The Threat of Nihilism and the Prospect of Non-Nihilistic Metaphysics in Jacobi and Hegel, Tom Krell

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On the Flow and Structure of Process: An Inquiry into Changes of Things, or Shifts of Systems, Zhen Liang

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A Phenomenological Study on African American Male Conduct Officers and their Experiences with Code-Switching in Professional Settings, Bernard Little

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Raid elite, Wenda Li

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Understanding Teamwork Using Dynamic Network Models, Ashlyn Paige Lowe

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"Everything is Political Now": Teaching Politics in the Age of Trump, John G. Lund

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Examining COVID-19 Long-Haulers Along Gender, Race Stress and Social Support Variables, Brianna Mabie

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Relief Is the Thing with Teeth, Jess Macy

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Under the Skin Social Stress: Physiological Effects of Racial Discrimination and Family Communication During Adolescence, Dana Mansfield

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Too Much for a Heart to Bear: A Systematic Review and Mini Meta-Analysis on The Role of Skin-Deep Resilience in the Weathering of Black People in America, Chantelle Miller

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The Effect of Management’s Focus on SASB Measures on Financial Performance: A Study of the Health Care Supply Chain Sector, James C. Morell

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News Flash: Content Framing of Higher Education during the COVID-19 Campus Closures, Sara Nelson

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The Impact of Workplace Protections on Work Wellbeing During the COVID Pandemic, Brooke Nyberg

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Dismantling the Dichotomy: Latinx Identity and Assimilation in Early Childhood Education, Rocio J. Olvera

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The Role of International Service Learning and Student Outcomes, Kristen One

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Veteran Entrepreneurs – Founder Social Identities, Edward Papabathini

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A Feminist Analysis of Pelvic Exam Violence, Maya Parekh

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Institutional Effectiveness on Student Retention and Diversification for African American Female Engineering Students at Higher Educational Institutions, Robbin Parker

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Half-Lives of Responsibility: Gramsci, Derrida, and Inheritance in Environmental Ethics, Michael Peterson

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Pretty Weeds, Sarah Pobuda

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Self-Representation of Black Queer Athletes in the WNBA: Resistance to Misogynoir and Heteronormativity in Women's Basketball, Kendall Nichelle Rallins

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How Will I Tell You?, Elisa Revello

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Latinx Parent-Child Acculturative Stress Profiles and their Relation to Expressed Emotion and Academic Achievement, Laura Saldana

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It’s Not Easy Being Green: An Examination of First-Generation African American College Students’ Experiences at Predominantly White Institutions, Sabrina Marie Sanders

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Nonlinearity as Care: Black, Feminist, and Queer Temporalities of History, Rachel Silverbloom

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A Comparative Analysis of Best Practices in a Facial Recognition Policy for Law Enforcement Agencies, Terry H. Smith

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EXAMINING THE ROLE OF MENTORSHIP ON YOUTH RESIDING IN URBAN POVERTY: THE EFFECT OF ATTITUDES TOWARD SCHOOL AND SENSE OF INADEQUACY ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, Stacy Stewart

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Hybrid Montessori Education: Teacher Reflections on the Care and Education of Under-served Black Children, Heather E. Summers

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Enrollment, Academic Persistence, Social Leveraging, and Social Support: A Multiple Case Study of CCAMPIS Campus-Based Child Care, Ariel Sylvester

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A Study of Addressing Chronic Absenteeism and Truancy: The Attendance Improvement Program at Emil G. Hirsch High School (Chicago, IL), Beverly Taylor-Williams

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The Sense In Which All Things Move: Concepts of Meaning and World in Heidegger and Zhuangzi 莊子, Paul M. Turner

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Apoyo Deseado: The Role of Parental Support for Latinx First-generation College Students, Grevelin Ulerio

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How Individual Differences and the Use of Humor Shape Relationships in Teams Over Time, Melissa Vazquez

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Promoting Access and Choice: A Strategic Plan Serving First-Generation Immigrant College Students of Color at Four-Year Postsecondary Institutions, Phil J. Verpil

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Stakeholder Capitalism: An Investigation of the Linkage between Corporate Social Responsibility and Financial Performance, Cynthia Walsh

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All the Way Up: A Qualitative Examination of African American Male Educational Resilience in Higher Education, Junae Diamond Weathersby

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Implementation of Skill-Based, Transdisciplinary Competencies and Their Influence on Teacher Practice, Thomas P. Wolfe

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Beyond the Revolving Door: Reducing the Risks of Recidivism so African American Male Youth Not Only Survive but Thrive, Kristy O. Yanney

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Social Identity Threat: Implications for Coachability, Lauren Zervos

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Facilitating heuristic evaluation for novice evaluators, Anas Abulfaraj

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Naming and Re(claiming) Feminism in Orthodoxy: Voicing the Gender and Religious Identities of Greek Orthodox Women, Anne Marie Adams

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Organizations’ response strategies to online firestorms, Basmah Alshuaibi

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Designing an interactive theatre game with dynamic asynchronous play, Ardian Amiti

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A Life Course Person-Centered Approach to Adult Trauma Histories and Examination of Intergenerational Trauma in Preschoolers, Jessica Annabel Arizaga

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Playfair Axiom, Alexander Bakos

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SPECKLE CORRELATION USING A DEEP LEARNING ALGORITHM ON NEWTONIAN FLUIDS, Sanskar Basnet

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Using Technology to Assess Bidirectionality Between Daily Pain and Physical Activity: The Role of Marginalization During Emerging Adulthood, Helen Bedree

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Atlas Planted, Annelise Belmonte

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The Role of Functional Disability and Social Support in Psychological Outcomes for Individuals with Pediatric Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Keely Huntley Bieniak

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Enacting Poiesis: Centering Teaching Artists' Stories Across Educational Contexts, Shanita Bigelow

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Social and cultural inclusion of queered and racialized performance during Chicago’s black pansy craze, Sarah E. Blattner

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Quantitative intersectional data (QUINTA): a #metoo case study, Alicia E. Boyd

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Role Shifting in Organizational Teams: Grounded Theory and Scale Development, Tatem H. Burns

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Multilevel Stakeholder Perspectives on the Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions in a Large, Urban School District, Ashley Sahel Castro

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The Influence Music Education Programs Have on Identity Development, Cultural Awareness, and Trauma Related to African American Youth That Live in Urban Settings, Michele Colbert

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Backward glances: The cultural and industrial uses of nostalgia in 2010s Hollywood cinema, Matthew Cooper

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To Engage or Disengage: The Impact of Coping Strategies, Sex, and Stress History on Cortisol Reactivity Among Urban Adolescents, Madeline Curzon

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Liberal Arts Micro-Credential: Teaching a Police Officer Reflection, Empathy, and Self-Awareness; Going Beyond Training a Police Officer to Act and React, Hermogenes Del Toro

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Service utilization among Latina survivors of intimate partner violence, Alyssa Donovan

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Reciprocity: An Antecedent to Fraud Compliance and Unethical Behavior, Charles E. Drehmer

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A brand new day: How commitment impacts trust and perceived motivation of a firm’s corporate social responsibility and brand activism efforts, Tara-Ann Dugan

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True Self in Threat Resilience: Using Essentialist Self-Views to Neutralize Personal Morality Threats, Ellen S. Dulaney

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Meowster thesis, Xiaojing (Monica) Fan

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What I Wish I Had Known: College Graduates’ Experience of Student Debt, Lamyeia Fields

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Examining dimensions of patient satisfaction with telemedicine, Robert Garcia

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Influence of Ethnic-Racial Similarities and Ethnic-Racial Support on Student Well-being: The Role of Natural Mentors, Yesenia Garcia

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Prenatal Stress & Socioemotional Outcomes in School-Aged Children: A Meta-Analytic Review, Michelle Anne Gilchrist

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Identifying the Strategic Core of Interactive Teams, Morgan Elizabeth Gleason

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Federated learning in gaze recognition (FLIGR), Arun Gopal Govindaswamy

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ANALYZING NANOSCALE THERMAL TRANSPORT USING TIME-RESOLVED X-RAY DIFFRACTION, James Grammich