March 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. 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
  3. 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
  4. UNITED STATES FOREIGN POLICY TOWARD EGYPT UNDER SADAT: 1970-1981
    MUFTI, MUHAMMED AHMED, University of California, Riverside, 1983, Ph.D.
    Subject: Political science
  5. 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
  6. Testing Theories of Violent Video Games and Aggression: Do Attitudes and Beliefs Mediate the Relationship between Violent Video Games and Aggression?
    Lewis, Barry P., Rivier University, 2018, Psy.D.
    Subject: Psychology
  7. 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
  8. An investigation of attitudes towards adults with mental illness among mental health professionals in-training, non mental health professionals in-training, mental health professionals, and non mental health professionals
    Smith, Allison L., The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2008, Ph.D.
    Subject: School counseling
  9. Colorism in Media Content: A Qualitative Study Focusing on Film and Perception
    Leary, Rameca Vincent, Regent University, 2018, Ph.D.
    Subject: Communication
    A theoretical exploration of men in midlife crisis
    Coukoulis, Peter K., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2011, Psy.D.
    Subject: Clinical psychology
  10. 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
  11. Student retention at the community college: Meeting students' needs
    Jacobs-Biden, Jill, University of Delaware, 2007, Ed.D.
    Subject: Community college education
  12. 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
  13. Leadership Style and Leadership Education: A Phenomenological Study of Nurse Leader and Frontline Charge Nurse Perceptions of Leadership Style and Leadership Education in Hospitals
    Smith, Candace S., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational philosophy
  14. "A kind of construction in light and shade": An analytical dialogue with recording studio aesthetics in two songs by Led Zeppelin
    Liu-Rosenbaum, Aaron, City University of New York, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Music
  15. Examining employee satisfaction, customer service and customer satisfaction in a retail banking organization
    Simpson, Eric Phillip, University of North Texas, 2006, Ph.D.
    Subject: Occupational psychology
  16. A Quantitative Examination of Social Media Effects on Teens and Young Adults
    McNamara, Caley, California Southern University, 2018, Psy.D.
    Subject: Social psychology
  17. 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
    What do sexuality counselors do? A content analysis of job descriptions to determine the roles, responsibilities and qualifications of sexuality counselors
    Krenzel, Lindsey R., Widener University, 2011, Ed.D.
    Subject: Counseling Psychology
  18. 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
  19. Parental school choice in First Nations communities: Is there really a choice?
    Steinhauer, Evelyn Louise, University of Alberta (Canada), 2007, Ph.D.
    Subject: Educational administration
    Perspectives of educators in a rural school district: Social media for student learning and effective practices
    Alvarado, Tina, Texas Woman's University, 2014, Ph.D.
    Subject: Education
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. Organizational behavior: Perceptions analysis of micro and macro organizational behavior in an organizational setting
    Delich, Joshua T., University of North Texas, 2015, Ph.D.
    Subject: Organizational behavior
  23. An investigation of the modified erikson psychosocial stage inventory
    Nassida, Madeline, Carlow University, 2019, Psy.D.
    Subject: Counseling Psychology
    Predicting Adolescent Adaptive Functioning from Childhood Trauma: Model Using Framework of Erikson's Psychosocial Developmental Theory
    Cassell, Daniel E., Northcentral University, 2013, Ph.D.
    Subject: Behavioral psychology
  24. Strategic human resource management at the crossroads: Relationships among human resource capital, overlapping tenure, behaviors, and performance
    Harris, Christopher M., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2009, Ph.D.
    Subject: Management
    Organizational Change Readiness: Effects of Organizational Structure and Leadership Communication in Organizational Change
    Krishnan, Rajesh R., University of Maryland University College, 2018, D.Mgt.
    Subject: Management
  25. A Correlational Study on Interactive Technology Use and Student Persistence In eLearning Classes at an Online University
    Edwards, Carol T., Northcentral University, 2017, Ph.D.
    Subject: Information technology

Masters Theses

  1. 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
  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. 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
  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. Relationship between social media use, self-esteem and satisfaction with life
    GUVEN, Alev, The University of Alabama, 2019, M.A.
    Subject: Educational psychology
  6. Identifying the impacts of excess fine sediment on benthic macroinvertebrate communities
    Herrera, Larissa S., University of Minnesota, 2016, M.S.
    Subject: Ecology
  7. 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
  8. 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
    Generation Existential: The Midlife Identity Crisis of a Social Demographic
    Laughlin, Lindsey E., Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2019, M.A.
    Subject: Counseling Psychology
  9. 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
  10. What Makes Apple Consumers Brand Loyal? The Effects Brand Personality, Reputation, and Brand Identity on Brand Loyalty
    Pinson, Caroline, University of South Carolina, 2012, M.S.
    Subject: Marketing
  11. The Media's Portrayal of Human Trafficking versus Experiences: Understanding Human Trafficking from the Survivor's Perspective by Analyzing Media Portrayal of Human Trafficking and Debunking the Myths
    Sanders, Katherine, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Criminology
  12. The Effect of Athlete Celebrity Endorsement on Attitude Toward Brand and Purchase Intention
    Jeon, Yunheui, Marshall University, 2018, M.S.
    Subject: Sports Management
    The Making of the 'Problem Child': Egerton Ryerson and the Liberal Project of Ontario Public Education
    Knight, Hunter, University of Toronto (Canada), 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Education
  13. When racism goes institutional: A defense of institutional racism in the face of individualist criticisms
    Moschella, Marlisa Sen Yee, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Philosophy
  14. #Effyourbeautystandards: Message Construction in the Body Positivity Movement on Instagram
    Bahr, Nike, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  15. Alternate Memories Revealed: Afro Nicaraguan Women's Solidarity, Support, and Ambivalence to the Sandinista Revolution
    Patnett, Thelma Lucila, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Latin American studies
    Cinema sisters: Laura Mulvey, Cindy Sherman, and the destruction of the male gaze
    Helt, Crystal, Azusa Pacific University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies
    Facebook and social penetration theory
    Olson, Amanda M., Gonzaga University, 2013, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  16. An exploratory study of paired serial killers: Pairing, motive, and criminalistic behavior
    Leonard, Gillian S., University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2014, M.A.
    Subject: Criminology
  17. Green products and green marketing: Factors affecting consumers' purchases of green products
    Donikini, Rajyalaxmi, Tennessee State University, 2013, M.S.
    Subject: Agricultural economics
    The Impact of Social Media on Mental Health
    Pond, Britini, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Criminology
  18. Health Differences in Australia and the United States: The Role of Social Expenditures
    Krishnananthan, Ruben, University of Washington, 2018, Master's
    Subject: Public health
    The decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire
    Ott, Justin, Iowa State University, 2009, M.A.
    Subject: Ancient history
    Our Sunken Place: "Post-Racial" America in Jordan Peele's Get Out
    Hughes, Brooke Dianne-Mae, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Film studies
  19. Child development in war-torn countries and Erik Erikson psychosocial theory of human development
    Ramdhan, Natalie Lopes Da Silva, Long Island University, The Brooklyn Center, 2010, M.A.
    Subject: Developmental psychology
  20. Call-out culture: How online shaming affects social media participation in young adults
    Huffman, Ethan M., Gonzaga University, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Mass communication
    Generativity vs stagnation: A study in validation of a measure
    Bradley, Cheryl Lynn, Simon Fraser University (Canada), 1992, M.A.
    Subject: Personality psychology
    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
    The Language of Male and Female Serial Killers: A Forensic Linguistic Examination
    Zheng, Christina, Hofstra University, 2018, M.A.
    Subject: Linguistics
    The Impact of Japanese Anime on Saudi Anime Fans
    Aldaham, Ahmad, University of Wyoming, 2016, M.A.
    Subject: Communication
  21. 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
  22. The Influence of Social Media on Teens' Self-Esteem
    Gallagher, Shannon M., Rowan University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Social psychology
    The influence of social media on teens' self-esteem
    Gallagher, Shannon Murphy, Rowan University, 2017, M.A.
    Subject: Social psychology
  23. Progenitor or mere predecessor: A study of ukiyo-e' s place in the development of modern manga through the works of Rumiko Takahashi
    Jackson, Julia Fields, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2014, A.M.
    Subject: Art history
  24. 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
    Advantages and Disadvantages of Flexible Seating
    Havig, Jenna S., Minot State University, 2017, M.Ed.
    Subject: Education
  25. Organizational strategies that inspire and improve employee retention and morale
    Saliba, Soraya, Royal Roads University (Canada), 2007, M.A.
    Subject: Management