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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Events from 2019

My Discovery of Transnational Feminism: The Urge for Inclusion, Alia Afzal Oral Presentation

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Perception of preservice teachers on the implementation of multicultural education, Winnie Esther Akinyi Open Access Thesis

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Increasing student perceptions of success and inclusion through strategic programming of underrepresented composers, Joyce J. Beyer Open Access Thesis

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The Teaching of English in Lebanese Classrooms: A Critical Look at the Dominant Curricula and Practices, nadia bhuiyan

Overview on EMBARC (Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center), Wubite Bogale

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Constraints to African American college women's leisure-time physical activity and use of campus recreation services and facilities: A retrospective ethnographic exploration of experiences, Domino Ebony Chumrley-Birch Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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A study to explore linkages between reports of institutional racial oppression, internalized racial oppression, and self-efficacy in African American youth in predominately white colleges and universities (PWIS), Belinda Creighton-Smith Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Using critical literacy and emotionally responsive teaching to discuss racism in a literature circle unit, Autumn Rose Den Boer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Students in the Margin: The Creation of Evangelical Ministries on College Campuses, Hannah Gregor Poster Presentation

"Half-Breeds," Squatters, and Settler Colonialism in the Des Moines-Mississippi Confluence, Matthew Hill Oral Presentation 2019 Award

A Comparative Study of Bilingual Education Programs In The U.S. and Singapore, Muhammad Intizom Oral Presentation

Gender-Neutral Language in Chile: A Response Due to Absence of Representation, Claudia Pino Leuquen Oral Presentation

Threat as a Mediator of the Relationship between Political Orientation and Prejudice toward Immigrants, Nathan Lewey Poster Presentation

Women of Faith and Religious Identity in Fin-de-Siècle France, Emily Machen

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Work-related outcomes and organizational commitment, Mushaun Miller Open Access Honors Program Thesis

Including Students with Significant Disabilities in the General Education Classroom, Carissa Newman Poster Presentation

Community Engagement Across the World, Stephanie Rojas, Paula Van Zee, and Charity Eckhardt

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Girls Explore Math Careers by Making 3D-Constructions of Diverse Women Mathematicians’ Lives, Audrey C. Rule, Dana Atwood Blaine, Clayton M. Edwards, and Mindy Gordon

A New Canon, Randi Smith Poster Presentation

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Understanding My Home: The Potential for Affective Impact and Cultural Competence in Primary Source Literacy, Jaycie Vos and Yadira Guzman

Effects of Exposure to Video Games on Aggression, Empathy, Sexism, & Prejudice, Chelsea Washburn Poster Presentation

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Motivation to call police: The exploration of racial and risk averse motivation, Alivia Lauren Zubrod Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Exploring the academic, social, and cultural experiences of English language learners from Saudi Arabia at a Midwest university in the U.S., Sukainah A. Al Subia Open Access Dissertation

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Parent perspectives on inclusive bookclubs, Amy Bucciferro Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Religion & Refugees: A Service-Learning Partnership, Cara Lea Burnidge

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Language Partners at the YWCA: UNI Spanish, English and TESOL students collaborating with English students in community ESOL classes, Elise M. DuBord, Caroline Ledeboer, Jennifer Cooley, Alejandra Huesca, M. Intizom, and Libby Gleason

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Intimate Partner Violence Stigma: The Intersection of Race and Socioeconomic Status, Antoinette Fleming Open Access Poster Presentation

Gender Stereotypes in Hispanics and Caucasians, Christina Fortuna Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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The moral motivations of negative attitudes toward transgender people, Hailey Annette Hatch Open Access Thesis 2019 Award

"Half-Breeds," Squatters, and Land Speculators: The Struggle Over the Half- Breed Tract in Southeast Iowa, Matthew Hill Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Let’s Get Naked: How to Amplify Student Voices in Vulnerable Conversations, Jade Horning and Colice Sanders

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Language Policy in Sudanese-Arabic Speaking Families, Marwa Ibrahim Open Access Oral Presentation 2018 Award

Personal Experiences of Students at the Intersection of Race, Gender, and (Dis)ability, Shehreen Iqtadar Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available) 2018 Award

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

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President Trump's transgender military ban: A legal analysis, Kailee Martens Open Access Honors Program Thesis

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Pre-service teachers' attitudes of students with chronic pain, Katelyn A. Melcher Honors Program Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Remembering Obama in the Era of Trump, Dante Allen Miller Open Access Paper

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The Global Reach of UNI’s Community Engagement Activities, Ellen Neuhaus

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Gender differences in perceived stigma among sexual minorities and their related health practices, Sara Kay Richardson Open Access Thesis

Overcoming Obstacles: UNI Business Women Challenge the Status Quo, Emily Snodgrass Oral Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Analysis of the relationship between religion and forgiveness, Desislava S. Stoycheva Open Access Dissertation

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La discriminación contra latinos (Discrimination Against Latinos), Lauren Swan Open Access Poster Presentation

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Multilingualism in Counselor Education and Human Services Professionals: Implications for a New Training Paradigm, Roberto Swazo and Dorota Celinska

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African-American Children & Families Conference, February 23, 2018, University of Northern Iowa. College of Education.

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African-American Children & Families Pre-Conference, February 22, 2018, University of Northern Iowa. College of Education.

Accuracy in Perception of Police Activities, Chelsea Washburn Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

Transgender People of Color: The New Shade of Bigotry, Emma Welch, Hailey Hatch, and Christina Fortuna Poster Presentation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Skooz be Hat’in: My Story Navigating and Negotiating Standard American English, Lisa M. Westbrooks

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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Monica Reyes, Interviewed by Liz Becker, Liz Becker

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Mario Lopez, Interviewed by Ashley Boose, Ashley Boose

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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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Cesar Marquez, Interviewed by Caleb Crouthamel, Caleb Crouthamel

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Sabrina Sweet, Interviewed by Collin Eggena, Collin Eggena

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Leticia Gonzalez, Interviewed by Andre Flores, Andre Flores

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Walter Ernesto Abrego, Interviewed by Molly Heidebrink, Molly Heidebrink

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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)

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Wilson Rojas, Interviewed by Hernán Llerená, Hernán Llerená

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Jose Murra, Interviewed by Jordan Peterson, Jordan Peterson

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Luis A. Resendiz Miranda, Interviewed by Amanda Raymond Resendiz, Amanda Raymond Resendiz

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Carmen Graciela Aranday, Interviewed by Ashley Sánchez, Ashley Sánchez

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Héctor Sánchez, Interviewed by Ashley Sánchez, Ashley Sánchez

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Andrew Jessip, Interviewed by Jessica Sundstrom, Jessica Sundstrom

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Kara Michelle Santiago Lebrón, Interviewed by Martin Wise, Martin Wise

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Ana Paula Limón Rode, Interviewed by Miranda Wood, Miranda Wood

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