Graduate Student Work

Graduate Student Work

 

A collection of Graduate Student Work at the University of Northern Iowa.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2023

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Culture of learning: A qualitative case study of teacher leader perceptions on the power of a district's schemata in a distributive leadership model, Sharon Dentlinger Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Parent Perceptions of Support from the School Library, Heather Garrett Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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No One Will Love You If You Are Fat, Mary Lynn Gerzema Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Does systematic phonological awareness in the early primary grades impact student learning beyond primary grades, Renee Lyn Sorenson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Quantifying genomic diversity and growth in Iowa bluegill, Jeremy Raymond Abels Open Access Thesis

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Feminist qualitative study of victim blaming of sexually assaulted women in India, Alia Afzal Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Media framing of marriage practices in Afghanistan, Hakima Afzaly Open Access Thesis

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Changes in the barley stem proteome in response to drought during grain filling, Mohammed Al Slamh Open Access Thesis

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Wind conducting recital: A journey through 100 years of wind band repertoire, Foteini Angeli Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The impacts of adolescents' leisure activity types on psychological well-being, academic self-efficacy, self esteem, and stress, Dongyub Back Open Access Dissertation

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Psychopathy and emotion regulation: The mediating role of motives and goals, Morning S. Baker Open Access Thesis

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Cowboy Cooper Goes West: Mystery Babylon and the Western Hero Archetype, Matthew Bancroft-Smithe

Solution Aversion and Climate Change Beliefs, Ian Beatty

Third Party Perspective Taking, Ian Beatty

Rating Tweets from News Sources, Ian Beatty and Taylor Simington

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You can't live off pride: Welfare and farm aid in the Reagan era, Jeremiah David Brockman Open Access Thesis

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Association between habitat and the genetic diversity of the brown-belted bumblebee (Bombus griseocollis) in the agricultural landscape across Northeast Iowa, Clarissa Elizabeth Bruns Open Access Thesis

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Using Internet reciprocal teaching to develop second graders' online text evaluation skills, Annika Buell Open Access Thesis

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Building an understanding of the Common Core state standards and complex texts, while supporting upper elementary readers with complex text through shared reading, Joanna Mae Carlson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Identifying misconceptions about evolution relative to science curriculum exposure at the secondary level, Rachel Carney Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Mental Illness Stigma toward Black and White Elite Male Athletes, Nicholas Clark

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Mental illness stigma toward Black and White elite male athletes, Nicholas William Clark Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The Geographical (and almost) Non-Geographical Advantages on Access to Water Resources, Clemir Abbeg Coproski

The Association Between Parent and Adult Child Severe Mental Illness, Taylor Courier

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The association between parent and adult child severe mental illness stigma: The effects of gender, relationship quality, and contact, Taylor Joyce Courier Open Access Thesis

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Master's flute recital, Breanna Daley Open Access Thesis

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MM percussion recital, Tyler Darnall Open Access Thesis

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Leading early childhood education in Iowa schools, Alaina T. Daters Open Access Dissertation

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A historical analysis of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agencies (FEMA) response and recovery to gulf coast hurricane and other weather-related disasters, Lauren Marie Denning Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Music: Conducting Creating a New Symphony Orchestra and a New Repertory, Juan Dominguez

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F15 Mapping for Cultural Resurgence: Repatriating Geographical Knowledge of Kamchatka’s Indigenous Peoples through Restorative Re-Mapping of Materials from Early Scientific Expeditions, Semyon Drozdetckii

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Tell me, which realm do I remember?, Danielle Dunagan Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate voice recital: Jovon Eborn, baritone, Jovon Eborn Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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High school earth science students evaluating agricultural solutions, Jaclyn Citlali Sanchez Erickson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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A Survey Regarding Dimensions of Access in University-Sponsored Clinics, Anna Ervin

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Graduate recital: Colin Evers, piano, Colin Evers Open Access Thesis

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Teacher hiring and selection processes in Iowa schools, Michael C. Fisher Open Access Dissertation

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"Land of the Silver Birch": Environmental attitudes and place-making in a Northern Minnesota Boy Scout camp, 1960-1975, John Mark Fretham Open Access Thesis

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Black Voices in Southern Labor Spaces: The Delta-Providence Cooperative Farms & The North Carolina Commission of Interracial Cooperation, Tyler Eugene Fulks

Moral Exclusion, Negative Words and Schadenfreude Surrounding the COVID-19 Vaccine, Matthew Gunderson

Nationalism and Collective Guilt Predict Attitudes Towards Americas’ Past Infractions, Matthew Gunderson

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Not our problem: Ingroup glorification facilitates moral disengagement and exclusion, Matthew Gunderson Open Access Thesis

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Use of technology and its impact on higher order thinking in the science classroom, Mauree Angelina Haage Open Access Thesis

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An examination of the six roles of the dental hygienist in relation to the field dependence-field independence construct, Melanie R. Hamer Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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The path from paramilitary to politics: Gerry Adams, Sinn Féin, and the Good Friday Agreement: 1986-1998, Brenann Hamilton Open Access Thesis

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Relationship between decoding and writing with early readers: An action research study, Nicole M. Henningsen Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Changes in Brain Oxygenation of Rugby Players with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury During Match Play, Katherine Hermsen

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Training for challenging behaviors in the school setting, Kenzie Heusinkvelt Open Access Thesis

The Influence of Gender and Culture on Pay Expectation and Negotiation, Thu Hoang

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Vocabulary strategies in elementary science - A self study, Katherine Hooey Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Educational experiences of first generation Black African students with and without dis/abilities, Shehreen Iqtadar Open Access Dissertation

Perfectionism as a Moderator of Disordered Eating and Anxiety Among Male and Female College Students, Karissa Jensen

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Perfectionism as a Moderator of Disordered Eating and Anxiety Among Male and Female Emerging Adults, Karissa Jensen

Influence of Trigger Warning Use on Student Perceptions, Karissa Jensen and Megan Bunyer

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The medieval ideal: Utopian medievalism in the life, thought, and works of William Morris, Benjamin Michael Kimball Open Access Thesis

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Late Romantic art song from various national styles, Aricson Jakob Knoblock Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Preliminary investigation into the effects of hard and soft water on silica green sand properties, Matthew P. Krueger Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Partnership to grow effective readers: Professional learning for interventionists and classroom teachers, Jennifer Lane Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Eating Habits and Life Satisfaction Among Adults, Yuan Ling Looi

Have Attitudes Toward Immigrants Changed Over the Last 20 Years?, Yuan Ling Looi, Tenzin Nyima, and Matthew Gunderson

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Changes in reproductive behavior and birth patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic in Sakartvelo (The Republic Georgia) [რეპროდუქციული ქცევასა და შობადობის ცვლილებები კოვიდ-19 პანდემიის დროს საქართველოში], Nino Mateshvili Open Access Thesis

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Engaging a "coalition of the willing": Instructional coaches' social networking strategies to facilitate teachers' research use, Kimberly S. McCoy-Parker Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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The trouble with floating, Alyssa Minch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Performance on Language and Cognitive Testing, Hallee Mingus

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How do we use creative and personal memories for creative communication?, Tyler Robert Montgomery Open Access Thesis

Crisis communication in the wake of the storm: Derecho 2020, Annette M. Moudry Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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The writing identity of a Hip Hop lyricist and educator: An autoethnography, Lamont Muhammad Open Access Dissertation

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Teacher librarian influence on students' self-selection of books, Elizabeth A. Nelson Open Access Graduate Research Paper

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Portrayal of Native Americans and Native culture in children's picture books, Janace Nester Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Gender performance and political identity at the January 6 Capitol insurrection, Emma Elise Newton Open Access Thesis

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Investigating the environment needed to shift instructional practice towards a learner-centered classroom in rural Iowa, Kelli Olson Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Frank Capra's America: The fall of political ambiguity, 1930-1950, Lydia Lennice Pakala Open Access Thesis

Juror Decision Making: The Influence of Defendants Mental Illness, and Severity of Crime, Aubrey Paschal

Liberals and Conservatives: Can Framing Change their Prejudices?, Aubrey Paschal and Rishika Sheetal Singh

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Unstacking the matryoshka nesting doll: A self-study of playful language instruction for adult second language learners, Marine Pepanyan Open Access Dissertation

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Integrating the Next Generation Science Standards into a 9th grade physical science classroom using Newton's second law of motion, Chad Pietig Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital: Kyle Punt, Kyle Punt Open Access Thesis

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Doing corpus pragmatics: Variations in speech acts performed in conversations occurring naturally in academic contexts, Jacob Philip Rigal Open Access Thesis

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Women Provos: Women in the Provisional IRA and their impact on Irish republicanism and Northern Irish society during the 1970s, Sean Alexander Riley Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital: Luke Sanders, Matthew Lucas Sanders Open Access Thesis

Sounds of the trumpet, Cody Alan Schnebel Thesis (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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Lexile levels and their value to public school teachers, Kristin Schumacher Open Access Thesis

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Effects of perceived reach on ratings of media bias, quality, and agreement, Matthew Sedlacek Open Access Thesis

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The new independents: A historical analysis of webcomics and webtoon, Leonal A. Sepúlveda S. Open Access Thesis

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Understanding morphological responses of Typha (cattail) species to nutrient pollution, Anna Marie Shapiro Open Access Thesis

Ratings of Different Groups of People, Rishika Sheetal Singh

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Pleasure reading workshop: Meeting SEL competencies based on sustained (and maybe not so silent) reading, Lora Sink Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Faculty Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Taylor Sloan and Tenzin Urgyen

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The influence of book talks on reader engagement in fourth grade students, Jennifer Smith Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

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A study of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Toccata in E minor, BWV 914; Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Op. 10, No. 3 in D major; Claude Debussy’s Pour le piano L. 95; and Frederic Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23, Hanna Stolper Open Access Thesis

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Sustainability aspects of 3D printing, Subhashree Sundharram Graduate Research Paper (UNI Access Only)

3-D printing task scheduling for idle time minimization: An optimization algorithm using knapsack problem and artificial intelligence, Hamid Tahery Dissertation (Electronic Copy Not Available)

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A graduate recital in piano, Molly Thomas Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Mindfulness, Stress and Well-being Among Indian Nationals During COVID, Tenzin Urgyen

Are There Positive Aspects of ADHD?: Creativity and Entrepreneurship, J. Sebastian Montesinos Valdivia

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The Moderating Effect of Depressive Symptoms on the Relationship Between Resilience and Adolescents' Likelihood to Intervene for a Depressed Peer, Brendan Weed

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Grit, sense of belonging, and student involvement: Keys to mental health for LGBTQ students in higher education, Emma Welch Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital: Brandon Whitish, baritone, Brandon Mark James Whitish Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Prophet loss, Brooke Marie Wiese Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Ecocriticism in young adult dystopian literature: Revealing a generation's desire to reconnect with nature, Alexus Williams Thesis (UNI Access Only)