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Theses - April 2024

The Influence of Social Media on Teens' Self-Esteem

Gallagher, Shannon M., Rowan University, 2017, M.A.
Subject: Social psychology

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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

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Positive and Negative Effects of Social Media on Adolescent Well-Being

Kennedy, Katie, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2019, M.S.
Subject: Health education

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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

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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

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Horror movie aesthetics: How color, time, space and sound elicit fear in an audience

Fu, Xiangyi, Northeastern University, 2016, M.F.A.
Subject: Design

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Social media use and self-esteem in undergraduate students

Pineiro, Carly R., Rowan University, 2016, M.A.
Subject: Social research

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Understanding the Marketing and Management of Trails Using Pestel Analysis

Fosher, Holly, University of New Hampshire, 2018, M.S.
Subject: Recreation

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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

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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

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Video Game Use and Prosocial Behaviour: An Investigation into the Relationship between Prosocial Video Game Use, Empathy and Prosocial Behaviour in Children and Adolescents from Different Socio-Economic Groups

Harrington, Brian, University College Dublin (Ireland), 2016, Litt.M.
Subject: Social psychology

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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

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Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Consumer Privacy, Industry Risks, and Ethical Concerns

Brubaker, Kyle, Utica College, 2018, M.S.
Subject: Information technology

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Parasocial relationships with celebrities: An illusion of intimacy with mediated friends

Laken, Amanda, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2009, M.A.
Subject: Journalism

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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

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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

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Fear of Crime Through the Ears of a Murderino: The Effect of True Crime Podcasts on Fear of Crime

Bailey, Elizabeth June, Eastern Kentucky University, 2017, M.A.
Subject: Criminology

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Call-out culture: How online shaming affects social media participation in young adults

Huffman, Ethan M., Gonzaga University, 2016, M.A.
Subject: Mass communication

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Why the Long Face? Narratives of Depression in Netflix's "BoJack Horseman"

Pabst, Kevin A., Wake Forest University, 2017, M.A.
Subject: Communication

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The Troubled Teen Industry: Commodifying Disability and Capitalizing on Fear

Kushan, Catherine, The George Washington University, 2017, M.A.
Subject: Social research

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Journaling, emotional intelligence, and health benefits

Hunsaker, Ryan, University of South Dakota, 2013, M.A.
Subject: Clinical psychology

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I've Got 99 Friends, but Is Taylor Swift One? An Examination of Effects of Social Media Interactions on Parasocial Relationships

Dobias, Amanda, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2017, M.A.
Subject: Communication

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Zaha Hadid: The female modernist of the twenty-first century

Reid, Leslie Elaine, Southern Methodist University, 2009, M.A.
Subject: Architecture

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UBER: A Case Study in Strategy, Leadership and Change

Spott, Patrick, The College of St. Scholastica, 2018, M.B.A.
Subject: Management

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The effects of social media use in undergraduate students

Heffner, Tara M., Rowan University, 2016, M.A.
Subject: Educational sociology

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Sustainable Innovation in the Cosmetic Industry---Obstacles, Contributing Factors, and Strategies

Feng, Chen, University of Minnesota, 2016, M.S.E.M.
Subject: Management

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A Study of the History of Cryptocurrency and Associated Risks and Threats

Madey, Robert Stanley, Utica College, 2017, M.S.
Subject: Computer science

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Exploring the Existence of a "Documentary Effect": Examination of True Crime Documentaries on Judgments of Evidence Manipulation and Perceptions of Police

Doughty, Kathryn A., Arizona State University, 2018, M.S.
Subject: Law

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Social media in sports: A phenomenological study of athletes and online communication

Bireline, Garrett M., Liberty University, 2014, M.S.
Subject: Sports Management

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Generation Z and Corporate Social Responsibility

Uche, Sharon C., Syracuse University, 2018, M.S.
Subject: Communication

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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

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating

Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
Subject: Education

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Development and validation of the Toxic Leadership Scale

Schmidt, Andrew Alexander, University of Maryland, College Park, 2008, M.S.
Subject: Occupational psychology

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