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 2014

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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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Predicting commitment for those in military relationships, Darrina Sofia Bledsoe Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

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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) 2015 Award

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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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Is higher education the key to unlock the door of fortune? A study of students' occupational aspirations, Daiyue Sun 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)

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Baseball in the heartland: Semi-pro baseball survives in Iowa, Todd Michael Hospodarsky Open Access Thesis 2012

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Self-defeating behaviors in sexual offenders: Exploring factors of social support and motivation to change, Cassie Rose Nieman Open Access Thesis 2013 Award

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Circulating and organizational testosterone and the perception of dominance, Jon C. Pedersen Open Access Thesis 2014 Award

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

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Transforming lives: Exploring the impact of transitioning on female-to-male transpersons and partners of female-to-male transpersons, Megan Marie Tesene Open Access Thesis 2012 Award

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From a weak tribual to a branch of government: The Supreme Court of the United States from 1789 to Marshall, Dale Edward Paul Yurs Open Access Thesis 2012 Award

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

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A late-Quaternary record of environmental variability from lake sediment cores, Wind River Range, Wyoming, Tyler Johnson Open Access Thesis

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Status is fine for the in-group but out-group members watch out: Examining an optimal model of face processing using eye-tracking, J. Daniel McCarthy Open Access Thesis 2011 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Voluntary Simplicity and its effects on personal identity, family life, and relationships, Julie Ann Fox Open Access Thesis

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The effects of Indian-accented English and need for cognition on message evaluation: A field study, Duoc V. Nguyen Open Access Thesis 2011 Award

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Those magnificent men or their flying machines?: Tradition and modernity in the 1928 National Air Races, Joshua James Waddle Open Access Thesis

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A test of TMT: Mortality salience and avoidance of worldview threats, Taylor Wayne Wadian Open Access Thesis 2010 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Pain stages of change: Variations in pain acceptance, catastrophizing, and emotional distress across a model of readiness for behavior change, Melinda J. Collingwood Open Access Thesis

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Surface temperature mapping of the University of Northern Iowa campus using high resolution thermal infrared aerial imagery, Alexander Savelyev Open Access Thesis 2010 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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The effects of facial attractiveness, weight, and immediacy on social influence: A test of dynamic social impact, Melinda Bullock Open Access Thesis 2009 Award

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

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Tree species identification in an urban environment using a data fusion approach, Matthew A. Voss Open Access Thesis 2008 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Monitoring spatial and temporal water quality changes in Iowa lakes using airborne hyperspectral imagery, Nathan Robert Green Open Access Thesis 2007 Award

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Sticks, stones, & stigmas: A social-cognitive account of stereotype threat mechanisms, Michael C. Philipp Open Access Thesis 2006 Award

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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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Mapping wetlands and potential wetland restoration areas in Black Hawk County, Iowa using object-oriented classification and a GIS-based model, James Harken Open Access Thesis 2005 Award

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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 2003

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The effects of social identity salience on the cohesion of demographically diverse groups, Michael Anderson Open Access Thesis 2004 Award

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Culture from chaos: The formation of social norms from the dynamic self-organization of individuals' attitudes and behavior, Jerry G. Cullum Open Access Thesis 2005 Award

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Body image, eating disturbance and estrogen levels across the menstrual cycle, Mei-Chuan Wang Open Access Thesis 2004 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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The effects of individual factors on punitive attitudes toward juvenile offenders, Jennifer Keely Mac Connell Open Access Thesis 2003 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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Assessing the classification accuracy of digitized National Aerial Photography Program imagery: Comparison with botanical data, Mark Arthur Alexander Open Access Thesis 2001 Award

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Similarities in aggression, inattention/hyperactivity, depression, and anxiety between friends and nonfriends, Kristin A. Clark Open Access Thesis 2001 Award

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The double edged sword of depersonalization: An examination of depersonalization's role in the police profession, Michael J. O'Connor Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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The Commonweal in the heartland: Charles T. Kelly and Iowa's industrial army, Ryan James Sprau Open Access Thesis 2000 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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The morality issue: How Darlan influenced the Allied unconditional surrender pledge in World War II, Brian Fiderlein Open Access Thesis 1999 Award

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Estimating the potential available labor supply for mid-sized Iowa communities, Randal Robert Pilkington Open Access Thesis 2000 Award

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 1995

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The political geography of a Palestinian state: Main problems of implementation, Saed Jamal Abu-Hijleh Open Access Thesis 1996 Award

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Is the error-reaction time correlation in category verification tasks evidence of fuzzy limits in categories?, Sergio Chaigneau Open Access Thesis 1996 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Iowa's wolf in populist clothing: Norman Baker, 1925-1936, Eric Scott Juhnke Open Access Thesis 1995 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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The Egypt-Palestine/Israel boundary: 1841-1992, Thabit Abu-Rass Open Access Thesis 1993 Award

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A pretension of place: The industrialization of corn belt agriculture, 1940-1965, Philip Jeffrey Nelson Open Access Thesis 1993 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Sociological implications of technology: The historical treatment of technology in sociological theory and a proposal for empirical research, Martin E. Hansen Open Access Thesis 1992 Award

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 1991 Award

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Occupational outcomes of bachelor's degrees earned by nontraditional students, Mary Ellen Ellyson Wacker Open Access Thesis 1991 Award

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

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Native trees in an urban area: A case study of the Waterloo metropolitan area Black Hawk County, Iowa, Alice Christine Robbins Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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Potential differences in self-concept among adult children of problem drinkers, Thomine Sue Wilson 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)