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 2021

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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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Playfair Axiom, Alexander Bakos

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Atlas Planted, Annelise Belmonte

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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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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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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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Meowster thesis, Xiaojing (Monica) Fan

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Examining dimensions of patient satisfaction with telemedicine, Robert Garcia

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

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Does Relevant Information Exchange Create Relationships Between Buyers and Sellers That Affect Sales?, Christopher Hansen

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It’s Really About Relationships: Perceptions of Teacher Autonomy and It’s Influence on Instruction, Nancy Harmening

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Catastrophic failure: How COVID-19 was relayed from the media to the public, Samuel D. Johnson, Jr.

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Dancing in the Liminal Tension: A Phenomenological Study of how Queer Black Boys Manifest Happiness in an Urban Midwest High School, Kendrick D. Johnson

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K-8 eLearning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: "Spreading" Best Practices, Michelle A. Johnson

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The fan/producer duality in microfandoms: Examinations of collaboration, creativity, and capital, Abby Kirby

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for|rest, Jes Klass

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A Policy Examination of Digital Multimedia Evidence in Police Department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Timothy P. Larmon

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Communication after a romantic breakup, Kayleigh Jordan Mahoney

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Threshold concepts in web development: the impact of education and experience on the perceptions of practitioners, Michael Lee Mick

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Envisioning maternal health practice through antiracist feminisms, Haley Moles

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Reclaiming stability: the dialectic of stability and instability in capitalist society, Jeta Mulaj

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Navigating the fat queer body: the impact of cultural discourses on identity construction and belonging, Gabriella Ann Mulder

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Gender and identity reflected in the works of Nawāl Al-Sa‘adāwī and Samīḥah Khrais, Zachary Oesterreicher

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The Plan Starts Now: A Study of Juvenile Delinquency and a Re-entry Program Back into the Community, Lynell Porch

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A Case Study of a Comprehensive Model of Global Education Strategy Based on Cosmopolitanism, Esther Quintero Heiser

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The problem of sexuality: philosophy’s weak spot and the inconsistent nature of nature, Bradley Ramos

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Reading foreign policy archives: how regime-made disasters, pointillism, and citizen-perpetrators underpin U.S. Empire-building, Abigail A. Raney

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Black girl magic: the (re)imagining of Hermione Granger: an analysis and autoethnography, Kandice Rose

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Crazy tubby girl/mad fat transman: troubling and reclaiming schizophrenia through women of color feminism and madness studies, Tyler Allen Selsor

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Rememoration, ‘sticky associations,’ and social media performativity in the pegida movement, Haedyn Smith

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Abandoned spaces, Anthony Tate

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The marginalization project, Malea Thomas

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Developing a Culture of Care and Support: A Review of Institutional Practices and Growth Opportunities Affecting Black Male Student-Athletes at Southtown Community College, Roberto D. Torres

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The feast of Lucy, Abby Vakulskas

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Measuring the Impact of Residency Requirements and the Relationship with the Citizens in the Community, Daniel Villa

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Resilience & Wellness Teams: A Comprehensive Maintenance Plan for Law Enforcement Officers, Landon Jay Wade

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Tracking and Experiences of Black Students Following the Inception of No Child Left Behind, Gwenda Walters

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Reimagining anthropology: towards an anti-racist, feminist ethnography, Nina Rose Smith Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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THE CRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF (CUXZN1-X)0:456IN1:084GE0:46O3 (CUZIGO) USING NEUTRON AND X-RAY DIFFRACTION, Boluwatife A. Adekoya

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Chasing the American Dream: Refugee students and care in U.S. high schools, Yacoub Aljaffery

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Muslim Women and Centered Leadership Practices, Raheela Al Karim

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Uncanny valleys: sex, power, & the artificial person, Margo Arruda

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Engines of autonomy: regional organizations leading Latin America’s struggle for emancipation, Dejan Bajic

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Worry the bone, Chad Baker

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Pilot Study: Educational Tool Reduces Parental Stress at Home Post Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Rachel Barsella

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Consent Around the Globe: Sexual violence prevention programming that responds to the needs of international students, Michael Blackman

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How do personalized learning programs’ instructional designs match gifted students’ experiences in using them?, Sarah Bright

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Second-generation Turkish Americans in Chicago: the influences on the preservation of ethnic identity & Turkishness, Zerrin Bulut

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Preparing a Diverse and Culturally Sustaining Teacher Workforce: The Role of Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy and Policy in Teacher Education, Emily Caliendo

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The Social Construction of the Progressive Era: A Critical-Historiographical Case Study in Vocationalism, Brian D. Carlson

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Synthesis and Styrene Copolymerization of Chloro and Fluoro Ring-substituted Isopropyl 2-cyano-3-phenyl-2-propenoates, Alessandra Cimino

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BERT efficacy on scientific and medical datasets: a systematic literature review, Clayton Cohn

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"#does this count as poetry?": A genre analysis of Tumblr poetry, Selena Cotte

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The Purpose of Education: A Case Study on Accountability and Latina Teachers in a Midwest Charter Network, Alexandra Irma Cruz

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The Impact of Racial Identity in College Planning Resources for African American Students considering Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Camille Franklin

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Am I a Systemic Iniquity Interrupter? Understanding The Influence of Critical Race Educating Through the Narratives of Alternative Ed. Black Educators, Ayanna Gore

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The Role of Parental and Family Involvement in the Persistence of Freshman First-Generation College Students, Ray O. Grant

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STATE-FUNDED DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAM: ONE STATE’S PERSONALIZATION APPROACH TO INCREASE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES AND REDUCE DROPOUT RATES, Debra H. Harris

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Reclaiming Joy: Finding Resilience in Families with Children with Autism, Nancy K. Hashimoto

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Combatting the Drive Deficit: An Exploration of Conative Skill Inclusion in College and Career Readiness Policy, Vanessa Hein

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Improving Care for Homeless Young Adults: A Shelter Client and Health Service Provider Perspective, Kenya K. Hemingway

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Improving Care for Homeless Young Adults: A Shelter Client and Health Service Provider Perspective, Kenya K. Hemingway

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Self-Management and Quality of Life in Young Adults After Healthcare Transition, Jennifer Fay Herbert

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Toward feminist aesthetics: feminist provocations to German idealist aesthetics, Amelia Hruby

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Racialization, sexualization, and resistance: a “subtle” look at Our Nig and “a subtlety”, Nicole Huff

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The "Being" and "Doing" of a "Good Teacher" from a Soka Perspective, Nozomi Inukai

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A gendered analysis of the ready-made garments (RMG) sector of Bangladesh: a paradox of empowerment and dis-empowerment, Ishma Fairooz Iqbal

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Relational Trust as a Determinant of Principal Turnover: A Quantitative Analysis, Steven Michael Jeretina

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Pricked, Amy Jesionowski

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The independence-dependence paradox facing youth aging out of care from transitional living programs, Rebecca Johnson

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Academic Engagement and Institutional Experiences of the Undergraduate Community College Student from Marginalized Communities, Fashawn D. Jones

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Becoming a Feminist Educator: A Self-Study on Feminist Pedagogy in a Music History Classroom, Sarah Wells Kaufman

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Pathways to the Native Storyteller: a method to enable computational story understanding, Aramide O. Kehinde

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Prudence and providence in Kant, Khafiz Kerimov

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Convenient fictions: the disciplining mechanisms of screenplay structure, Jessica King

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Influence of Parent Chronic Pain History on Youth's Experience of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Marissa Lee Koven

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The roommate, Caroline Macon Fleischer

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Wakanda College Retention Program: Developing Black and Brown Young Men, William A. McHenry

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How Should We Express Gratitude? The Effects of Method and Focus of Gratitude Expressions on the Self, the Other, and the Relationship, Laurette J. McIlwee

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Who Creates Family-Supportive Work Environments? Examining Characteristics of Leaders who Enact Family-Supportive Superviso Behaviors, Stefanie Mockler

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Built bodies: Representations of monstrous transsexuality in the Frankenstein film, 1945-1975, Carmilla M. Morrell

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Ensemble labeling towards scientific information extraction (ELSIE), Erin Murphy

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La mise en page de l’enfant déraciné: l’identité, la mémoire et l’autofiction, Margaret O'Brien

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The fate of universal history: on the task of philosophy of history between Kant and Benjamin, Daniel Pepe

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The effect of effective/ineffective internal controls over financial reporting on customer satisfaction, A. Dwayne Powell

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De-policing queer possibilities, Michael Rangel

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Creating Positive School Culture on Social Media - School Culture on the Go, Antoine L. Reed

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Recovering Palestinian ancestral remedies as a politics of return, Sarah Risheq

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Growth strategies through mergers and acquisitions in knowledge-based companies – The case for architect/engineer (A/E) professional service firms (PSFs), Terry A. Ruhl

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Second Language Acquisition and Standardized Assessment Practices, Hal Scott Schmeisser

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Mathematical Identity Formation: Preparing Students with Learning Disorders for Post-Secondary Education and Careers, Ravi Anil Shah

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Sharing “the flesh of the world”: alterity, animality, and radical community in Merleau-Ponty’s philosophy, Jonathan Singer

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Communication, Leadership and Organizational Support Facilitates Successful Transition into Practice for Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency Department, Cheryl Soco

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Communication, Leadership and Organizational Support Facilitates Successful Transition into Practice for Nurse Practitioners in the Emergency Department, Cheryl Anne Soco

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Is the identity development process intersectional?: the story of 15 gay white male Chicagoans, Jacob Stone

Motive-goal congruence and entrepreneur well-being during early-stage fundraising: A longitudinal study using text analysis, Kevin P. Taylor