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 2020

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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

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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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An Examination of Certified Nurse-Midwives’ Attitudes and Beliefs Surrounding Breastsleeping: Implications for Advanced Nursing Practice and Education, Lucy Wiesemann

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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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The Impact of Temperature on the Early Stages of the Development of the Body Axis in the Model Species Astyanax mexicanus (Teleostei: Characidae), Sara Mohammad Alharbi

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Transitioning the Family Nurse Practitioner into Specialty Practice, Katelyn M. Anhut

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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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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Video-Based Education of Venous Gas Embolism for Nurse Anesthesia Trainees, Danielle Balzano and Brianna E. McNamara

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Developing a transfection method for Didymium iridis, Uriel Adolfo Baray

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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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Examination of Reflections from Nurse Anesthesia Trainee Volunteers in Honduras, Thomas M. Boyce

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Formative, Eli Brown

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Cultural Competence in Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists in Illinois, Lisa Brown and Saad Iqbal

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

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist’s Awareness and Knowledge of Herbal Supplements and Perioperative Interactions, Catherine Carman and Victoria N. Rosinski

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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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MODERATE LIKABILITY AND POPULARITY: UNDERSTAND PEER STATUS THROUGH CASUAL RELATIONSHIPS, Ziyue Cui

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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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Examining Predictors Related to Intent to Leave Nursing Among Advanced Beginner Nurses, Laura M. Domagala

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Infection Control of the Anesthesia Workspace – Double Glove Technique, Debra Farida and Megan E. Callow

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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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Integument-based inferences on the swimming ability and prey hunting strategy of the bigeye thresher shark, Alopias superciliosus (Lamniformes: Alopiidae), Joseph Aaron Frumkin

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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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What We Say Matters: A Survey of Anesthesia Providers’ Knowledge and Beliefs, Stefanie Glasgow and Lindsey Harris

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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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Identifying Pediatric Obesity in the Retail Health Setting and Implications for Quality, Jodie Nicole Guardi

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

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Information extraction from primary care visits to support patient-provider interactions, Daniel Baruch Gutstein

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Comparative brain anatomy of lamniform sharks (Elasmobranchii: Lamniformes) and its implications to function, behavioral ecology, and evolution, Francesco Guzzo

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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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Improving Knowledge and Self-Efficacy in Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists through Simulation Based Learning on Pulmonary Artery Catheter Insertions, Neal Allen Johnson and Amanda Lipa

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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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Cost Differences Between Sugammadex and Neostigmine Use in Non-Operating Room Anesthesia Care, Lindsey Marie Kilsdonk and Mindy Ruan

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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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Anesthesia Alarm Fatigue Policy Recommendations: The Path of Development, Kelsey J. Leveille and Kelsey Anne Simoens

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

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A new pachyrhizodontid fish (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) from the Tarrant Formation (Cenomanian) of the Upper Cretaceous Eagle Ford Group of Texas, U.S.A., Maxwell G. London

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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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Implementation of LGBT+ Health Education for Master’s Entry Nursing Students, Daniel R. Mead

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Songbird use of problem-solving feeders in urban and rural areas, Kayce Miller

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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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Pre-Anesthetic Evaluation: A Needs Assessment of Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists Transitioning to Clinical Practice, Amanda B. Munnich and Cara A. Murphy

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

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Exploring the Protective Effects of Judaism on Risky Behaviors in College Students, Michelle E. Neuman

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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