November 2021

Dissertations

  1. Social Media and Self-Evaluation: The Examination of Social Media Use on Identity, Social Comparison, and Self-Esteem in Young Female Adults
    Solomon, Michelle, William James College, 2016, Psy.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  2. Content Analysis of the Theory Base Used in the Conference Proceedings of the Association of Educational Communications and Technologies
    Flynt, Peggy R., Nova Southeastern University, 2014, Ed.D.
    Subject: Education
  3. Servant leadership: A theoretical model
    Patterson, Kathleen Ann, Regent University, 2003, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
  4. Application of Jean Watson's Theory of Transpersonal Caring in Nurses Practicing in a Pain Center
    Hubert, Patricia Malone, Seton Hall University, 2018, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
  5. How High School Students' Perceptions of Their Teacher-Student Relationships Relate to Their Academic Achievement
    Short, Lori A., Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Secondary education
  6. An assessment of dropout rates of former youth ministry participants in conservative Southern Baptist megachurches
    Shields, James Brandon, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: Social sciences education
  7. Identifying as Husbands, Fathers, and School Leaders: A Phenomenology of Doctoral Persistence Among Limited Residency Students
    Patterson, John, Liberty University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  8. Teachers' perceptions regarding the use of Google Classroom and Google Docs and their impact on student engagement
    Morquin, Demian, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  9. Why Did You Stay?: A Case Study of Male Student Persistence in Technical College
    Froehlich-Mueller, Kerry, Northcentral University, 2017, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  10. The relationship between gender, presidential leadership, and the quality of community colleges
    Hua, Pei Chi, University of Southern California, 2005, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  11. A comparative analysis of leadership development models in post-baccalaureate theological education
    Kiedis, Thomas Lee, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  12. Descriptions of childhood trauma, effects of the trauma, and how adults moved through the trauma to normalized behavior
    Schaaf, Alice Katherine, Andrews University, 2012, Ph.D.
    Subject: Social psychology
  13. WILHELM WUNDT AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 1875-1914: THE CONTEXT OF A NEW FIELD OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
    ROBINSON, DAVID KENT, University of California, Berkeley, 1987,
    Subject: Experimental psychology
  14. The Effects of Watson's Theory of Human Caring on the Nurse Perception and Utilization of Caring Attributes and the Impact on Nurse Communication
    McMillan, Mary Owens, Gardner-Webb University, 2017, D.N.P.
    Subject: Nursing
  15. Men's discipleship using the Gospel of John and the effect on spiritual well-being
    Warren, Linda D., Nyack College, Alliance Theological Seminary, 2015, D.Min.
    Subject: Theology
  16. Impact of School Uniforms on Student Discipline and the Learning Climate: A Comparative Case Study of Two Middle Schools With Uniform Dress Codes and Two Middle Schools Without Uniform Dress Codes
    Dulin, Charles Dewitt, North Carolina State University, 2016, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational leadership
  17. Factors that Influence Successful Organizational Change in Corporations: Examination of Change Management, Employees' Reaction to Change, and Change Outcomes
    Roberts, Augustus Dee, University of Maryland University College, 2017, D.Mgt.
    Subject: Management
  18. A Quantitative Examination of Social Media Effects on Teens and Young Adults
    McNamara, Caley, California Southern University, 2018, Psy.D.
    Subject: Social psychology
  19. The effects of single-parent households versus two-parent households on student academic success, attendance, and suspensions
    Ferrell, Ronald T., Lindenwood University, 2009, Ed.D.
    Subject: Educational administration
  20. "Universal healthcare"- Is it the solution for the current healthcare crisis in the United States?
    Kunnath, Raju J., Drew University, 2012, D.M.H.
    Subject: Health care management
  21. Mentor and Candidate Attributes That Promote Doctoral Persistence and Postgraduation Scholarship in Limited Residency and Online Doctoral Programs
    Spaulding, Maria T., Regent University, 2019, Ph.D.
    Subject: Higher education
  22. The Impact of Social Media Platforms on Identity Development in Adolescence
    Mirkin, Nicole A., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2017, Psy.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  23. Social Media and the College Student Journey: An Examination of How Social Media Use Impacts Social Capital and Affects College Choice, Access, and Transition
    Horvath-Plyman, Melissa, New York University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
  24. The Missing White Woman Syndrome: An Instrumental Case Study of Race, Class, Gender and Framing in the News
    Brookins-House, Carmen, Howard University, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Mental Health Outcomes for Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents
    Leggio, John Nicholas, Adler University, 2018, Psy.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
    Rage and social media: The effect of social media on perceptions of racism, stress appraisal, and anger expression among young African American adults
    Maxwell, Morgan Lindsey, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Social psychology
    Factors Influencing Customer Satisfaction at a Fast Food Hamburger Chain: The Relationship Between Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty
    Kabir, Jahangir M., Wilmington University (Delaware), 2016, D.B.A.
    Subject: Business administration
  25. Female Serial Killers: Establishing a More Accurate Profile Based on Empirical Evidence
    Reed, Ashlee, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2019, Psy.D.
    Subject: Psychology
    Relationships to video game streamers: Examining gratifications, parasocial relationships, fandom, and community affiliation online
    Blight, Michael George, The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2016, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication

Masters Theses

  1. The Influence of Social Media on Teens' Self-Esteem
    Gallagher, Shannon M., Rowan University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Social psychology
  2. Social Media and Self-Esteem: The Relationship of Social Media Usage and Self-Esteem
    Barker, Jody Don, Arkansas State University, 2018, M.S.M.C.
    Subject: Psychology
  3. Reforming the criminal justice system: A pragmatic approach to building a sustainable system
    Smith, Da'Mon J., University of Central Oklahoma, 2011, M.A.
    Subject: Public administration
  4. Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being
    Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Health education
  5. Social Media Use and Its Impact on Body Image: The Effects of Body Comparison Tendency, Motivation for Social Media Use, and Social Media Platform on Body Esteem in Young Women
    Puglia, Deanna R., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Public health
  6. Hosts' motvations for participation, problems and challenges in Homestay Tourism - Shompole Maasai, Kenya
    Ole Petenya, Shani Y., Clemson University, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Recreation
  7. Application of Investigative Psychology to Psychodynamic and Human Development Theories: Examining Traits and Typologies of Serial Killers
    Smith, Jordyn, California Baptist University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Behavioral psychology
  8. UBER: A Case Study in Strategy, Leadership and Change
    Spott, Patrick, The College of St. Scholastica, 2018, M.B.A.
    Subject: Management
  9. The Danger of 'No': Rejection Violence, Toxic Masculinity and Violence Against Women
    Thacker, Lily, Eastern Kentucky University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  10. Facebook and Relationships: A Study of How Social Media Use is Affecting Long-Term Relationships
    Farrugia, Rianne C., Rochester Institute of Technology, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Mass communication
  11. The relationship between remote work and job satisfaction: the mediating roles of perceived autonomy, work-family conflict, and telecommuting intensity
    Schall, Marie Antoinette, San Jose State University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Psychology
  12. Cat Got Your Tongue? A Discourse Analysis of Feral Cat Management in Chicago, Illinois
    Vander Kelen, Amanda L., Northeastern Illinois University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Geography
    Exploring the effects of scarcity, impulse buying, and product returning behavior in the fast fashion environment among female fashion conscious consumers
    Chatvijit, Sasikarn, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  13. The effect of caffeine and ethanol on flatworm regeneration
    Collins, Erica Leighanne, East Tennessee State University, 2007, M.S.
    Subject: Animal Physiology
  14. A Study of the History of Cryptocurrency and Associated Risks and Threats
    Madey, Robert Stanley, Utica College, 2017, M.S.
    Subject: Computer science
  15. Gender neutral parenting: An argument for a place on the contemporary feminist agenda
    Dumas, Moira Duffy, Southern Connecticut State University, 2014, M.A.
    Subject: Women's studies
  16. Social media use and self-esteem in undergraduate students
    Pineiro, Carly R., Rowan University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Social research
  17. From Social Media Uses and Gratifications to Social Media Addiction: A Study of the Abuse of Social Media Among College Students
    Liu, Yuchen, University of Kansas, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Canada, the Perpetrator: The Legacy of Systematic Violence and the Contemporary Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
    Ancil, Gabriel Sy, Indiana University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Women's studies
    K-pop, language, and online fandom: an exploration of korean language use and performativity amongst international k-pop fans
    Crow, Teahlyn Frances, Northern Arizona University, 2019, M.A.
    Subject: Sociolinguistics
  18. Subversive Masculinity in Children's Animation: Hey Arnold, Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Loud House
    Sales, Kristen L., Middle Tennessee State University, 2019, M.S.
    Subject: Communication
    Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
  19. The tell-tale tatt: a critical discourse analysis of how tattoos impact impression formation during the hiring process
    Bishoff, Sarah E., Gonzaga University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  20. Reel Women: Gender Stereotypes in Film
    Krahn, Kayla, Eastern Michigan University, 2015, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
    The construct of psychopathy and its application to serial sexual murder: The cases of Ted Bundy and Edmund Kemper
    Healey, James, California State University, Fresno, 2005, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  21. #Effyourbeautystandards: Message Construction in the Body Positivity Movement on Instagram
    Bahr, Nike, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  22. Exploring Positives and Negatives of Social Media and Their Effects on LGBT Youth in America
    Norton, Shelby, Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Counseling Psychology
  23. Where women ruled men: The power and plight of women in ancient Sparta
    Germain, Justin M., Southern Methodist University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Classical studies
  24. Letting gendered spaces go: Striving toward gender and nature balance through bonding in Disney's "Frozen" and "Maleficent"
    Crosby, Sarah Chase, Iowa State University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Gender studies
    Orientals in Hollywood: Asian American Representation in Early U.S. Cinema
    Lu, Megan Hermida, Boston University, 2017, M.F.A.
    Subject: Film studies
    The other impact: Neon Genesis Evangelion, postmodernism and Japan in the 1990s
    Patton, Lauren N., University of Wyoming, 2010, M.A.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Newsworthiness and the "missing White woman syndrome"
    Slakoff, Danielle C., California State University, Long Beach, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
    Investigating the Prevalence and Risk-Factors of Depression Symptoms among NCAA Division I Collegiate Athletes
    Cox, Charles, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2015, M.S.
    Subject: Kinesiology
  25. The Language of Male and Female Serial Killers: A Forensic Linguistic Examination
    Zheng, Christina, Hofstra University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Linguistics
    Harry Potter and social constructs: How J.K. Rowlings's message of equality fails
    Matkov, Jacob E., Long Island University, The Brooklyn Center, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: British & Irish literature
    New myths for the modern era: Remembering Japanese imperialism in Avatar: The Last Airbender
    Liddell, Chelsea R., Indiana University, 2014, M.A.
    Subject: Asian studies