Graduate Student Research

Graduate Student Research

 

A collection of Graduate Student Research by students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Three men in the wilderness: Ideas and concepts of nature during the Progressive Era with Theodore Roosevelt, Gifford Pinchot and John Muir, Jeffrey A. Duke Open Access Thesis

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Analyzing winter migration fidelity and movement of the wild Taimyr reindeer herd, Rangifer T. tarandus, Emily T. Francis Open Access Thesis

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Natural disasters and disaster preparedness at universities: A case study at the University of Northern Iowa, Garrett Edward Jepsen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Unions in Waterloo, Iowa: How organization, political activism, and community outreach led to the rise and fall of organized labor, 1947-1990, Dylan Christian Krauter Keller Open Access Thesis

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The effects of control threat on women's acceptance of benevolent sexism and traditional gender roles, Zheng Li Open Access Thesis

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Analysis of the spatiotemporal dynamics of the active wildfire events in the Arctic tundra biome using MODIS data (2001-2015), Arif Masrur Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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From soprano to barking dog : John Cage, the avant garde, and the counterculture, 1940-1975, Heather M. McAlpine Open Access Thesis

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Labeling of religious non-believers: The effect of the "atheist" title on moral judgments about non-theists, Brock C. Rozich Open Access Thesis

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The impact of cognitive map quality and expert testimony on juror decisions and perceived credibility of eyewitnesses, Justin Parker Simmons Open Access Thesis

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Up close and personal : Examining the role race plays in public perceptions of law enforcement, Olivia K. Thompson Open Access Thesis

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"Rock against Reagan": The punk movement, cultural hegemony, and Reaganism in the eighties, Johnathan Kyle Williams Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Perceived relational evaluation : biological, psychological, and physical health correlates, Emily Christina Banitt Open Access Thesis

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August Becker and traditional vs. modern culture in the first decades of the twentieth century, Michelle Lea Becker Smith Open Access Thesis

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Rethinking the Conquest : an exploration of the similarities between pre-contact Spanish and Mexica society, culture, and royalty, Samantha Billing Open Access Thesis

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Predictors of racial prejudice : a meta-analysis of the influence of religion and political orientation, Kristin Ann Broussard Open Access Thesis

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Different levels of negative emotions and their impact on prosocial behavior, Tsamchoe Dolma Open Access Thesis

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Injunctive and descriptive norms effect on physical activity, Monica Lynn Ehn Open Access Thesis

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Danish Cedar Falls : The immigrant experience, Carrie L. Eilderts Open Access Thesis

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The disintegration of Yugoslavia and football, Adnan Kajtezović Open Access Thesis

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The dual role of self-enhancement : protection and stigma, Corina Evelyn Klein Open Access Thesis

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Spaces of disadvantage, places of hope : women empowerment, economic emancipation and NGOs in Bogotá slums, Ekaterina Korzh Open Access Thesis

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“Our Navy” : women accepted for voluntary emergency service at Iowa State Teacher's College, 1942-1945, Marissa Krein Open Access Thesis

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Identification of sluggish cognitive tempo by pre-service teachers, Rachel Elizabeth Meisinger Open Access Thesis

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A model for measuring the contribution of form to perception of biological sex in point-light actors, Michael Mintz Open Access Thesis

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An American's Paris: tourism and the American consumer, 1947-1961, Margaret Nervig Open Access Thesis

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Spacial analysis of foreclosure and neighborhood characteristics in Miami metropolitan area, Florida, Adejoh Emmanuel Ogbe Open Access Thesis

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Stars, stripes, and swastikas : the American Turners and national identity, 1935-1945, Amy Rekward Open Access Thesis

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Predictors of job satisfaction and organizational commitment in a library employee survey, Brandon Heath Schipper Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Caged manhood : office culture and how Walter Camp's Daily Dozen revitalized the workforce, 1903-1940, Nick Sly Open Access Thesis

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“God will deliver us” : human rights abuses from Guatemala to Iowa and back, 1980-2014, RaeAnn Lillian Swanson Open Access Thesis

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Influx of child immigrants to the United States: Policy & practice implications, Megan Vogt Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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In connection with all things : the memory of Alexander Humboldt and his works in the context of 19th century thought in Europe and America, Ray Joseph Werner Open Access Thesis

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The influence of the single stereotype on moral judgments, Peng Zhang Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Creative heartland: Creative capital and knowledge economy in micropolitan Midwest, Philip A. Cavin Open Access Thesis

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Understanding the long-term spatiotemporal dynamics of the Taimyr Reindeer Herd during the summer concentration period, Matthew D. Cooney Open Access Thesis

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Perceptions of changes in diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorders in DSM-5: Parents, school professionals, and mental health professionals/trainees, Nathalie Claire Dubois Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Do offenders' life goals reflect locus of control and personality traits?, Luci L. Dumas Open Access Thesis

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Dennis Mahony, "At the Disposal of Tyrants": An analysis of a newspaper editor's intentions during the Civil War, Ryan Robert Engelman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Gender differences in self-concept consistency and career choices under stereotype threat, Asha Ganesan Open Access Thesis

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Violent video games and aggressive behavior: mortality salience and the hostile attribution bias, Paden R. Goldsmith Open Access Thesis

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Testing implications of the general theory of crime, Kirstin Denise Kerr Kramer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Understanding the impact of vegetation on surface roughness length for enhancing wind resource characterization in Iowa, Andrei Vladimirovich Kushkin Open Access Thesis

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): Examining the overlapping features, co-occurrence, and sex differences, Brittany Lewno Open Access Thesis

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Education at its corp, Steven Michael Pals Open Access Thesis

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Climate analysis using tree-rings from the Wind River Range, Wyoming, Derek Richards Open Access Thesis

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Developing an integrated spatially explicit scale dependent modeling framework for wind farm suitability assessment in Iowa, Tesfay G. Russell Open Access Thesis

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Anger, relationships, and intimate partner violence in emerging adults with and without ADHD symptomology, Gina Marie Sacchetti Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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School and juvenile justice personnel's perceptions of dangerousness regarding adolescents with mental illness, Amber Lynne Schramm Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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"Democracy put in action": Experiences of African Americans in the Women's Army Corps at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942-1945, Rebecca Singer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Intraindividual personality change: Situational influences, patterns of change, and frequency-based measurement, Carol Tweten Open Access Thesis

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Human trafficking and the media: Comparing newspapers' portrayal of victims and offenders, Brittany Leigh Virkus Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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The unveiling of W.E.B. DuBois: A qualitative content analysis of diverse interpretations of the works and life of W. E. B. Du Bois, Sonja Lee Bock Open Access Thesis

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From sidebets to sideshow: The influence of gambling on the development of professional wrestling in America, 1870-1911, Lee Casebolt Open Access Thesis

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Language as a social reality: The effects of the infantilization of women, Chelsae R. Huot Open Access Thesis

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Automated sinkhole extraction and morphological analysis in northeast Iowa using high-resolution LiDAR data, Jonathon Launspach Open Access Thesis

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The Duluth Model in practice: Evaluating police and practitioner response to domestic violence, Jessica L. Lorenz Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Social and cultural influences on alcohol drinking habits among native American college and university students across the United States, Wayva Waterman Lyons Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A Midwestern culture of civility: Student activism at the University of Northern Iowa during the Maucker years (1967-1970), Christopher J. Shackelford Open Access Thesis

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From saeter to sod: Single women homesteaders of Norwegian descent farming their land in Dakota territory, 1862-1929, Sara Marie Skindelien Open Access Thesis

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Playing by new rules: board games and America's cold war culture, 1945-1965, Matthew John Sprengeler Open Access Thesis

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"The most deadly spot on the face of the earth": The United States and antimodern images of "Darkest Africa" 1880-1910, Melinda Stump Open Access Thesis

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Effects of anger and impulsive traits on non-suicidal self-injury, Ashley S. Zellhoefer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2011

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PCE groundwater quality assessment of the University of Northern Iowa campus area, Brian Gedlinske Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Language exclusionary behavior and attitudes toward immigrants, Christine L. Bennett Open Access Thesis

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Obscenity and pornography: A historical look at the American Library Association, the Commission on Obscenity and Pornography, and the Supreme Court, Gretchen Brooke Gould Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Cedar Falls Civil War, Cynthia Rae Huffman Sweet Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Emotional intelligence as a protective factor for risk behavior in adolescence, Nicole Renee Skaar Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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The John Deere Ceres program: The decision to locate assembly of a German tractor in Waterloo, Iowa, Chris T. Simenson Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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The federal government and the Industrial Workers of the World, 1917-1918: An attempt to crush a labor union, Michael Torrance Prahl Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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Regional variations in the age structure of the United States: 1870-1970, Donald D. Peterson Thesis (UNI Access Only)