Doctoral Dissertations and Masters' Theses published by Northern Illinois University through The Graduate School.

Follow

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

PDF

Collisional methods with applications to charged particle beams, Afnan Al Marzouk

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

PDF

On the self-force problem of point-like charged particles in classical electrodynamics, Kevin J. Hamilton

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

PDF

Factors predicting faculty members' intention to teach online in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Fahad Obaid T. Alenezi

PDF

Controlling Lonicera maackii (amur honeysuckle) : basal bark and prescribed fire efficacy and impacts, Kaleb Baker

PDF

Possible hydroseismic triggering for small earthquakes occurring within the Fox River Valley, Northeastern Illinois, James Benco

PDF

From Tony Soprano to Donald Trump : situating the rhetoric of the 2016 Trump presidential campaign in the antihero genre, Harry Bodell

PDF

Development of chromatography and mass spectrometry methods for enzyme kinetics and inhibition in glycolysis and the methylerythritol phosphate (MEP) pathways, Allison Fabino Carr

PDF

Providing counseling in a rural setting : a new multicultural perspective, Danessa Carter

PDF

Validation of a low-cost sensor for development of wearable and handheld spectrometers, Justin Leslie Cathey

PDF

Discovery and study of single-phase and single-ion manganese perovskite multiferroics, Kamal Chapagain

PDF

Educational Experiences of 1.5 Generation Cambodian Americans, Kassandra A. Chhay

PDF

The search for 'home' : Anglo-Burman identity at the end of empire, Katrina Chludzinski

PDF

Exploring the relationship among students' preconceptions, attitudes, and major, Matthew Dwyer

PDF

The effects of pre-existing beliefs about alcohol consumption on predicting victim blame in incapacitated and drug-facilitated rape, Robyn Ellis

PDF

Caring high school teachers : promoting students' social and emotional development, Roberta Jean Geosling

PDF

Examining university food systems : understanding student food insecurity levels and food waste at minority-serving institutions, Amy Gootee-Ash

PDF

Effects of habitat disturbance on the teeth of Propithecus diadema in the forests of Tsinjoarivo, Madagascar : implications for species viability and conservation, Katie Susann Heffernan

PDF

The good, the bad, and the uncivil : an anlaysis of uncivil members of Congress from the 45th to the 113th Congresses, Nathan L. Holm

PDF

Cultural models of democracy among Burmese residents in Chicago, Illinois, and Fort Wayne, Indiana, John Hillory Hood

PDF

Proper orthogonal decomposition analysis of lid-driven cavity flows containing particle suspensions, Nitin Katiki

PDF

The roadmap to liberalization : Myanmar's transition from military to civilian rule, Nicole Loring

PDF

Tools for understanding static structure factors and their application to simulations of liquids, Travis Mackoy

PDF

How two high school teachers conceive of student voice, value it, and foster it, Katherine McCleary

PDF

Students' perspectives regarding their emotional engagement in middle school learning environments, Brendan McCormick

PDF

UNSC legitimacy as a tool for misdirection, Medha Monjaury

PDF

Why we turn the page : a literary theory of dynamic structuralism, Justin J.J. Ness

PDF

Evaluating spatial distributions of scent-marks in semi-free-ranging groups of Lemur catta at the Duke Lemur Center, Shallu Prasher

PDF

Exceptionalism and transatlanticism in early American literature (1760-1860) and classic Hollywood cinema (1930-1960), John M. Price

PDF

The role of spirituality in women's doctoral journeys : a portraiture study, Katherine M. Richards

PDF

Student and teacher response to formative assessment feedback in eighth-grade mathematics : a design experiment, Desiree Dawn Rones

PDF

African American Army women's journeys : a question of mentoring, Renee Rouse

PDF

Rate my professors : electronic word of mouth and expectancy violations theory in the classroom, Dathan Nathaniel Simpson II

PDF

ITA language proficiency testing : recommended replacement for the SPEAK test, Anne M. Stoughton

PDF

A climatology of quasi-linear convective systems in the U.S., Jacob Strohm

PDF

Funding and high school student achievement in the State of Illinois, Michael E. Tresnak

PDF

Design, synthesis, and evaluation of potential Burkholderia pseudomallei IspF inhibitors, Sydney Watkins

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

PDF

Three essays on congressional influence in American foreign policy, Afrimadona

PDF

Factors supporting faculty's intention to use online video sharing platforms in the classroom environment, Abdullah Albalawi

PDF

Control of ferroelectrcity in ATiO₃ (A= Ba₁ and Sr) by isoelectronic Ti-site substitutions, Saber Alfurhud

PDF

Role of colony integration in metabolic scaling of colonial animals, Maram Almegbel

PDF

The relationship between learners' motivation, gender, and completion of MOOCs in Saudi Arabia, Farraj Ali Alshehri

PDF

Factors related to employees' behavioral intention to use online professional development, Yousef Alshrari

PDF

Examining faculty barriers with simulation and successful student learning outcomes, Alissa Althoff

PDF

Synthesis of N-heterocyclic-substituted indanones through the superelectrophilic Nazarov cyclization, Harouna Amadou

PDF

Light transport and amplification for a proof-of-principle experiment of optical stochastic cooling, M. B. Andorf

PDF

Elite-peasant relations in post-authoritarian Indonesia : decentralization, dispossession, and countermovement, Iqra Anugrah

PDF

The role of "because" in mechanistic and teleological explanations in science, Lillian K.E. Asiala

PDF

The impact of text messaging on students' academic achievement in an online computing course, Selom Assignon

PDF

Testing the impact of state-society relations on human security, Ilhan Aydemir

PDF

Static optimization of fuel cell plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, Sunday Julius Balogun

PDF

Effective school leaders and student achievement : an examination of 265 schools in Northern Illinois, Jason Bednar

PDF

The effects of acute caffeine ingestion on repeated-sprint performance in college-aged non-athletes, Michael D. Belbis

PDF

Anatomy of a precision grip in human and non-human primates, Caitlin Marie Bemis

PDF

Capturing Burma : reactivating colonial photographic images through the British raj's gaze, Carmin Berchiolly

PDF

Examining the influence of perceived school climate, anxiety, victimization experience, and observed defending on bystander behaviors during bullying, Trevor Bixler

PDF

Diet and vegetation impacts of a reintroduced bison herd, Ryan Christopher Blackburn

PDF

Tugging at time : the role of temporal processing in the organization of string-pulling, Ashley Blackwell

PDF

The space-time continuum : examining the cortical contributions to spatial and temporal processing, Philip A. Blankenship

PDF

Study of the thermal conductivity in metal-coated carbon nanotubes using molecular dynamics atomistic simulations, Dinesh Kumar Bommidi

PDF

"Paleobotic" Smilodon, Bernard Boston

PDF

Testing the effects of expressive writing on PTSD symptom reduction : examining the role of event centrality, Derrecka Myschele Boykin

PDF

From Chadha to Clinton : the Supreme Court in legislative process separation of powers cases, Christopher B. Brough

PDF

Heteronormative consumptive patterns in American wedding media, Claire M. Buchanan

PDF

Search for charged Higgs Bosons in the [tau]+lepton final state with 36.1 fb⁻¹ of pp collision data recorded at [square root]s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS experiment, Blake Burghgrave

PDF

Evolution of panic grasses (Panicoideae; Poaceae) : a plastome phylogenomic study, Sean Vincent Burke

PDF

Oprah Winfrey and Shonda Rhimes : changing the faces and stories on contemporary American television, Caprice Butts

PDF

"I'm not a traditional teacher anymore" : Ecuadoran teacher perspectives regarding a US professional development program, Gail Boone Cappaert

PDF

Gender differences in perceived barriers of aspiring superintendents, Maureen Cassidy

PDF

Multifunctional nanocomposites in coating technology : synthesis, characterization, formulation, evaluation and application, Sudeshna Chakraborty

PDF

Bayesian methods for optimal treatment allocation, Saptarshi Chatterjee

PDF

Sentiments and asset markets, Haritima Chauhan

PDF

Voluntary engagement and college retention : does the type of engagement predict retention for different types of students?, Sarah Louise Coley

PDF

Learning in an environmental social movement : walking and learning with the poor, Eliezer Colon-Rivera

PDF

Comparing relaxation versus mastery micro-break activity : a within-task recovery perspective, Amanda Lynn Conlin

PDF

Peer social support, self-efficacy beliefs and social anxiety in adolescence : a test of competing models, Samantha Coyle

PDF

Physical and biological properties of cobalt- and copper-doped calcium phosphates as bone substitute materials, Haley V. Cummings

PDF

The impact of human-provided external instruction on learning with an interactive learning technology, Elizabeth O. Davis

PDF

Special education teacher preparation programs and their influence on self-efficacy, Mary B. Davis

PDF

Quantitation without calibration : response profile as an indicator of target amount, Mrittika Debnath

PDF

Social judgments of electronic multitasking in the workplace : the role of contextual and individual difference factors, Rushika De Bruin

PDF

Estimation of ring strain energies of organic and metallacycles and the mechanistic study of the reduction of ketones with 1-hydridosilatrane, Ashley M. De Lio

PDF

The synthesis of Ba₁₋ₓNaₓFe₂As₂ and Its structural and magnetic properties, Ryan DeRose

PDF

Design, analysis, and optimization of THz antenna, Sai Maruthi Ram Dittakavi

PDF

Improved approximate Bayesian computation methods for censored and uncensored data, Tatiana Dmitrieva

PDF

The use of an antisense oligonucleotide (ASO) therapy to restore vestibular function in the mouse model of usher syndrome, Tia Nicole Donaldson

PDF

The United States Virgin Islands cultural perspectives and education : a qualitative study, Vanessa Suzanne Doran

PDF

It's a dangerous world in there : leadership methods and actions of school administrators during emergency situations and times of crisis, James J. Drake

PDF

The "vile commodity" : convict servitude, authority, and the rise of humanitarianism in the Anglo-American world, 1718-1809, Nicole K. Dressler

PDF

Dietary constraints and strategies in the red-bellied lemur (Eulemur rubriventer), and their implications for conservation, Amanda Marie Du Bour

PDF

Social movement rhetoric and the digital shift, Matt DuPuis

PDF

Surface modification of titanium for hard-tissue engineering applications, Murali Krishna Duvvuru

PDF

Risk perception in small island developing states : a case study in the commonwealth of Dominica, Hannah Eboh

PDF

Inhibited temperament and overcontrolling parenting : an examination of longitudinal bidirectional associations, Erin Shishilla Edwards

PDF

Three essays examining early life shocks that affect human capital production, Uche Eseosa Ekhator

PDF

Upper miocene history of the West Antarctic ice sheet inferred from sequence stratigraphy, clay mineralogy, and paleoecology of the Andrill 1B core, Ty M. Engler

PDF

The connection between principal leadership behavior and school climate, Raymond H. Epperson

PDF

"The lives of the wicked" : love, death, and the hero in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, Amy Erickson

PDF

Examination of task-based language learning methods on high school students' oral proficiency in French as a foreign language, Emily Erickson-Betz

PDF

Throwing, catching, and balancing of a disk with a disk-shaped end effector by using a two-link manipulator, Sandeep Reddy Erumalla

PDF

Mathematical programming and Magic: The Gathering®, Alexander Esche