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 ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

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 2018

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The political logic of destituent power: time, subjectivity, and revolutionary violence, Kieran Aarons

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A critical analysis of mystery in videogames, Ali Alkhafaji

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SYRIAN REFUGEE STUDENTS' ACADMIC AND SOCIAL EXPERINCES IN AMERICAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, Donia S. Almadani

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Counter-narratives and Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s play Invasion!: storytelling that fractures the orientalist narrative, Anna Christina Bahow

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A confident culture for creativity? Creative self-efficacy and innovation behavior moderated by perception of culture: Millennials versus generation Xers, Karen Bartuch

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

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Friends in the Orchid Room: An Inquiry into Value-Creative Dialogue, Melissa R. Bradford

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

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Diversity and dissonance: a narrative exploration of adolescent transcultural identity construction within the International School, Rachel Conrad Carlson

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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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University internationalization as a method of human capital development, Kari Costello

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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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Facebook as a contemporary public sphere: political consciousness and agency, Catherine Drake

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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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Motivation to Lead: College Students' Perceptions of their Roles as Leaders on Campus, Jacob M. Gross

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Defensive Pessimism and Goal Setting, Elizabeth Anna Guth

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The Image Betrays More than It Reveals: Inter(ior) Views from Women of Color on Identity and Social and Academic Experiences in Higher Education, Amy Hauenstein

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The discovery of Merlin’s spirit within the trinity of Robert de Boron’s Le Roman de L’estorie dou Graal, Diane Higgins

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Monstrous visions: mechanisms of defense and regimes of visibility, Ege Selin Islekel

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REDESIGNING CURRICULUM, REIMAGINING EDUCATION: PREPARING PRESERVICE TEACHERS FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR IN URBAN EDUCATION, Sabrina D. Jones

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Occupation and resistance in southern Iraq: a study of Great Britain’s civil administration in the Middle Euphrates and the Great Rebellion, 1917-1920, Scott Jones

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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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INTERSECTING IDENTITIES: THE LIVED EXPERIENCES OF GAY, MALE CATHOLIC COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY ALUMNI, Todd D. Kleine

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

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Networks in nature: applying cultural ecology for stewardship, Shelby Lasaine

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AN EXAMINATION OF TEACHERS’ DISCIPLINARY KNOWLEDGE OF EARLY LITERACY INSTRUCTION, Samantha Lazich

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In the presence of suffering: toward a new understanding of evil, Kristina Lebedeva

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COMPARATIVE MEIOTIC CYTOLOGY AMONG DROSOPHILA SPECIES, Ahmed Folademi Majekodunmi

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Bob Manning & son: soul, inheritance, and forgotten stories, Matthew R. Manning

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Critique and neoliberalism in Michel Foucault, Neal Miller

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“YOU WILL DO BETTER THEN I DID” THE POSITIVE ACTIONS BLACK PARENTS EMPLOY TO INFLUENCE THEIR CHILD’S CHOICE TO ATTEND COLLEGE, Meagan Mitchell

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

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The logic of imagination: a Spinozan critique of imaginative freedom, Amanda Parris

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

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Ethics as praxis: the convergence of Michel Henry’s phenomenology of life with christianity, Hoang Pham

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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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Teachers’ Sense of Self-Efficacy and its Impact on English Learner Students’ Reading Proficiency-Level Scores on a Large-Scale Language Proficiency Test: A Mixed-Method Design, Mirtha Quintana-Toomey

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Consulting the past: a comparison of relations between Abrahamic religions in medieval Spain and its reflection in today’s Israel-Palestine relations, Morgan Reyes

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Female cross-dressing and fragile masculinity in Le Roman de Silence and Twelfth Night, Nicole Robilotta

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The telling is political & intentional: resistance through testimonio for Latinas in higher education, Fabiola Rosiles

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Las curanderas de la herida abierta: how online communities of women of color are challenging coloniality, Aracelis Sanchez

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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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Extremism, fake news and hate: effects of social media in the post-truth era, Alex Schackmuth

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Pauli Murray in the 1930s: portraits and post-soul eccentricity, Sarah Scriven

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Impact of Maternal Depression on Offspring, Fatima Sozzer

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Prometheus liberated, Bintou Sy

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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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Affirmative action and Bolsa Família in Brazil, Beatriz C. Vigil

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The relationship between a firm’s ownership structure, governance, and innovation, Erica J. Wagner

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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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Lemonade, gin, and juice: the performance and deconstruction of black masculinity from n**gers to negus, Robert A. Barry

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URBAN RENEWAL AND THE ROLE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF HYDE PARK AND KENWOOD, David Belden

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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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Assessing how adult attachment and gender role attitudes impact intimate partner violence, Theresa M. Bratanch

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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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“The abnihilization of the etym”: Finnegans Wake ii.3 as oral poetry in the age of mechanical reproduction, Joshua 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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SUPPORTING THERAPY-CENTERED GAME DESIGN FOR BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION, Jinghui Cheng

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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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As above, so between: configuring Miss Lala as a mixed race subject, Elizabeth Fei

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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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Understanding Boko Haram, Daniel Flynn

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Imaginative methods: a feminist rereading of John Maynard Keynes, Cassandra Forster-Broten

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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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Laboring for peace and development: evaluating the United States-Jordan free trade agreement’s effects, Timothy Hotze

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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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EDUCATION POLICY AND NEWSPAPERS: A CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS, Jumana Khalifeh

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A comparative analysis of the factors determining the immigration policies of Germany and Hungary, Dominika Kleinova

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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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The Right Way to Direct a Play, Erin Kraft

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Negotiating difference: the Roma and European-ness, Alicja Kubas

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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