UNI Works about Multicultural and Diversity Topics

 

Works by UNI faculty, staff, and students on multicultural and diversity related topics that have been gathered together under the Multicultural Education Centers page in UNI ScholarWorks.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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From Bosnia to Waterloo, Iowa: Bosnian refugee and immigrant experiences, 1996-2017, Zijad Mahmutovic Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Intergroup contact theory and global perspective in students who study abroad, Salomi Aladia Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Living and teaching for social justice: teacher educators' stories and experiences, Courtney Kay Clausen Open Access Dissertation

7 Ways to Improve Instruction for Linguistically Diverse Students, Amy Frederick and Maggie Struck

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Effects of studying abroad on college students, Kaliana Villa Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2016

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Multicultural Curriculum Designs in Counselor Education Programs: Enhancing Counselors-in-Training Openness to Diversity, Dorota Celinska and Roberto Swazo

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Childhood Factors and Incarceration for African American Men: How Early Life Community Experience Influences Adult Outcomes, Abigail Cobb Open Access Poster Presentation

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Religion in Ms. Marvel: How College Students Interpret Islam in the Life of Kamala Khan, Jasmine Hernandez Poster Presentation (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2015

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Finding community: the importance of intergroup dialogue within diversity workshops, Joslyn Nycole Aldape Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Assessing study abroad outcomes: Groundwork for change in curriculum, Avary Bradford Open Access Honors Program 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 2016 Award

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The Pura Belpré Award and the portrayal of disability, Zoe Houser Open Access Honors Program Thesis

The Integrated Model of Racism and Guilt Judgments of Suspects with Different Ethnicities, Victoria Linnerson, Larissa Hall, Zheng Li, Matthew Kessler, and Helen C. Harton

Border Crossings of the Heart - Navigating the Transition from Minority to Majority Cultures: A Pilot Study of Young Hearing Adults of Deaf Parents and Young Heterosexual Adults of Gay/Lesbian Parents, Melissa E. Mormann

Feeling a Part of the Community: The Socio-Cultural Adaptation Experiences of Saudi Students, Kellie C. Petersen

Political Orientation and Prejudice Toward Arab and Muslim Men, Michael A. Pohle, Timothy R. Ledbetter, Brock C. Rozich, and Salomi B. Aladia

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

It’s Criminal: Media Portrayal of African American Male Victims of Police Shooters, Olivia Thompson Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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They, those, and other pronouns used to describe them: A qualitative study of the lived experiences of the African American girls in the Girls to Women group, Amber Nicole Boyd Open Access Dissertation

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Culturally relevant pedagogy: secondary mathematics in an urban classroom, Julia Glissmann North Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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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)

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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Portrayal of Latinos in young adult fiction, Jennifer Cole Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Recalcitrant arguments, Kiranjeet Kaur Dhillon Open Access Thesis

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What are the mechanisms of action of stereotype threat and how does it contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease in African Americans, Anthony Gage Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Christians, lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: examining the roles of uncertainty and religiosity in Christian attitudes toward LGB individuals, Megan Deanne Wharff Kavanaugh Open Access Thesis

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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) 2015 Award

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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

Submissions from 2011

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Parallel experience of a bilingual child with a communication disorder and a college language immersion program, Kate Sussan Elahi Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Multilingual theatre: Community value and future education necessity, Diana Milree Garles Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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What it's like to be me: A qualitative look at students' narratives about diversity inclusion and discrimination, Megan Deanne Wharff Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Submissions from 2010

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Religion in the classroom, Allison Kay Carey Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2009

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The portrayal of Asian intercountry adoptees in children's literature, Rachel A. Burrow Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Study abroad: Products, practices, and perspectives of a new culture, Molly Marie Juza Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Submissions from 2008

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Preparing instructors of adult learners to address the needs of minority students, Travell Unique Brock Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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United States American students' experience with and orientation toward international diversity in a Midwestern comprehensive university setting, Olga V. Kostareva Open Access Dissertation

Submissions from 2001

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Religion and spirituality in counseling : a multicultural perspective, Linda G. Culbertson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Submissions from 1999

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A qualitative analysis of the Dakota in histories of the late nineteenth century written for middle school students, Mary Lou Weber Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Multicultural, gender-fair infusion index and survey, William P. Austin Open Access Thesis

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Making meaning from international educational experiences: Transforming inner landscapes, Sami Lyn Story Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Invisible walls: Milliken v. Bradley and America's urban apartheid, Sonia E. Ingles Open Access Thesis 1998 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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Factors influencing minority enrollment in postsecondary vocational-technical education programs in the state of Iowa, Samuel Chukuemeka Obi Open Access Dissertation

Religious and Ethnic Minority Politics in South Asia, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi and Yogendra K. Malik