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 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 2020

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

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

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“What i see when my eyes fall out”: anticipations, intensifications, immediacies, and transitions of identity construction, affect design, and movement building in digital spaces, Joshie Tikka

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A Phenomenological Study of Chicago's Independent School Principals, Jerry Travlos

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Cyber operations range [CORE]: a lightweight and scalable platform for cybersecurity education through gamification, Michael Peter Vieth

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Auditing database systems through forensic analysis, James Wagner

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Raising Him: Testaments of Five Black Single Mothers and How They Perceive Their Experiences of Raising Theirs Son(s) in Contemporary Urban America, Collage C. Warner

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Crime Reporting Through Social Media: Potential Opportunities in Community Policing, Kimberly Washington

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Let it all be joy, Christopher Watkins

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An Examination of Employee Coachability and Managerial Coaching in Organizations, Jake Alexander Weiss

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Chronic Absenteeism: The Problem, The Participants, The Panacea, Markenya L. Williams

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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Searching for Sustainable, Intergenerational, and Multiracial Coalitions on the Neoliberal Campus: A Case Study, Victoria Agunod

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INVESTIGATING THE IMPACT OF VIDEO GAMING ON CHILDREN’S MAGICAL THINKING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD, Rafi Antar

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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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Critical race theory in education: analyzing African American students’ experience with epistemological racism and eurocentric curriculum, Sana Bell

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FLOURISHING IN THE FIRST YEARS OF TEACHING: DESIGNING A FRAMEWORK FOR NEW TEACHER INDUCTION, Sister Thomas Aquinas Betlewski

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Formative, Eli Brown

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EDUCATION, ORDER, AND THE SPECTER OF EMANCIPATION, Alex B. Cameron

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Strangers at home: Guido Deiro and his accordion in the American vaudeville theater, Yu Hao Chen

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What Professional Development Practices Do Mid-Career Teachers Need?, Amy Christie

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Developing resilience through local food, Erika Coble

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White wilderness: race, capitalism, and alternative knowledges of natural space, Jamie Corliss

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

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When objective price information is not available: Impact of unpublished or missing prices on the purchase journey for high costs, high involvement products, Thomas J. Dammrich

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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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UNARTHODOX: AN INVESTIGATION OF HOW CHILDREN ARTICULATE THEIR SENSE OF SELF THROUGH ART, Brandon Gilbert

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

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Poetics of the Abyss: History, Aesthetics, and Decoloniality in Édouard Glissant's Early Thought, Miguel Gualdron Ramirez

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

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Envisioning utopia: the aesthetics of black futurity, Sydney Haliburton

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Religious identities and allegiances in the transformation of Ukrainian national consciousness 2013-2018, Julian Hayda

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

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THE NEOLIBERAL PARIAH, Jeremiah Howe

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Automatic inference of causal reasoning chains from student essays, Simon Mark Hughes

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Muslim-American Democratic Citizens: Dismantling Rituals with Tarbiyah, Nida Iftekaruddin

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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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China’s investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo: The impact of the 2007 Sino-Congolese agreement in a postwar period, John Bintu Bantu Kafarhire

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Framing Teaching in Retrospect: A Qualitative Study of Educational Philosophies and Teacher Socialization through the Teach for America Experience, Angela Marie Kraemer-Holland

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BUILDING THE NEST: HOW NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING TEACHERS (NESTs) IN THE TEFL FIELD DEVELOP INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE, Emily S. Kraus

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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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Revolutionary bodies: William Blake and the struggle for transcendence, Anthony Madia

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Must-stream TV: The reemergence of NBC's must-see TV in the streaming era, Bri Mattia

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The Invisible Struggle: Understanding the Plights and Success Strategies of Low-Income Single Mothers in Undergraduate Programs, Christina Matuschka

The Invisible Struggle: Understanding the Plights and Success Strategies of Low-Income Single Mothers in Undergraduate Programs, Christina R. Matuschka

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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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Obscurity and involvement on the unconscious of thought in Leibniz, Spinoza, and Hume, Gilbert Morejon

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Trans Sports Illustrated: Identities and Experiences of Transgender Athletes Assigned Female at Birth, Sophia Neely

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Migration, multilingualism and adaptation: language as social capital in a present-day Mexican ethnic enclave in the U.S., Citlali Ochoa

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

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Emotional Labor and Care Delivery: Interviews with Obstetrical Nurses, Kelly O'Meara

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

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From typology to aesthetics in American literature, Lisa Parzefall

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Climate change, environmentally displaced persons and post-sovereignty: an assessment of normative gaps and potential solutions in international law, Thais Pinheiro Birriel

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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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Towards a classification of continuity and on the emergence of generality, Daniel Rosiak

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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