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Dissertations from 2018

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“It’s not that Systematic, but it’s Happening:” A Cybernetic Systems Analysis of Accountability and Assessment in Three Public Universities, Fernando E. Colina de Vivero

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Two Roads Diverged: Understanding the Decision-Making Process and Experiences of First-Generation and Low-Income Students Who Chose Different Paths in Pursuit of a Baccalaureate Degree, John A. Drew

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Unescorted Guests: Yale’s First Women Undergraduates and the Quest for Equity, 1969-1973, Anne G. Perkins

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A Comparative Case Study of a Student Involvement Co-Curricular Portfolio and Transcript, Bruce R. Perry

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Through Their Voices: A Phenomenological Study of Undergraduate Women’s Experiences with Patriarchy in Higher Education, Kelly M. Treseler-Golden

Dissertations from 2017

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Transition to the Academy: The Influence of Working-Class Culture for First-Generation Students, LaDonna L. Bridges

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Borderlands and Bridges: Mexican Youth Education and Identity, Patricia Chouinard

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Influences on University Staff Members Responsible for Implementation of Alcohol-Control Policies, Glenn A. Cochran

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Civilized Inequality: Honors Programming and Educational Inequality at Public Universities, Steven D. Neville

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Academic Capitalism and the Public Good in Public and Private U.S. Higher Education: A Grounded Theory Study of Internationalization, Asabe W. Poloma

Dissertations from 2016

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Curriculum Reform as a Means for Creating Transformational Change at an Historically Black University, Robert J. Awkward

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Retold Narratives: Black Male Artists and the Meanings of School, Beth Balliro

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A World both Big and Small: Understanding Urban Middle School Teachers’ Sense of Self-Efficacy in an Era of Accountability, Richard Gallucci

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A Case Study of Partnerships in International Service Learning: Exploring Reciprocity and Bi-directional Benefits, Judith Healey-Walsh

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The Preparation and Self-Efficacy of Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities, Claire F. Higgins

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Unique and Diverse Voices of African American Women in Engineering at Predominately White Institutions: Unpacking Individual Experiences and Factors Shaping Degree Completion, Ellise M. Davis LaMotte

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An Examination of Women and Educational Leadership: A Postmodern Feminist Analysis of the Leadership Styles of Women Superintendents, Danielle Mokaba-Bernardo

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Portraiture of Racial/Ethnic and Cultural Identity Among Students of Color at an Institute of Art and Design: A Post-Colonial and Critical Race Theory Study, Lyssa Palu-ay

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A Case Study on the Influence of Organizational Structures and Policies on Faculty Implementation of Learner-Centered Teaching, Kevin Scott Piskadlo

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Intersectionality at Work: Black Women Administrators' Perceptions of their Work Performance at Predominantly White Institutions, Joanna N. Ravello

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To Go Where Neither Parent Has Gone Before: Investigating the Identity Formation of First-Generation College Students in Multiple Doctoral Programs, Diann F. Simmons

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The Formation of Scholars: Critical Narratives of Asian American and Pacific Islander Doctoral Students in Higher Education, Liza A. Talusan

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Black Male Success in Mathematics: The Development of a Positive Mathematics Identity in Urban Schools, Naia L. Wilson-Akubude

Dissertations from 2015

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The Development of the Global Ready Leadership Scale, Shelby J. Harris

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The Untold Story of the GI Bill: The Experiences of African American Veterans with Attaining Educational Benefits through the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, Lorna J. Hunter

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Art and Design Students' Social Norms Regarding Mental Illness, Creativity, and Help-Seeking Behaviors, Danielle Licitra

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First Career Decisions of African American and Hispanic Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, Deborah L. Liverman

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Fostering the Spiritual Development of Undergraduates through Service-Learning, Michelle C. Sterk Barrett

Dissertations from 2014

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To Speak or Not to Speak: Factors that Influence Pre-Tenure Faculty's Sense of Voice, Yi Shiuan Chin

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Prime Time in the Academy: Factors Critical to Sustaining Mid-career Faculty Vitality, Anne M. DeFelippo

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Student Organizations as a Venue for Cross-Racial Interaction, Tamara A. Von George