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Dissertations defended 2011-2018

 • Jalana S. Harris 
    Adherence to the Strong Black Woman Archetype and Sexual Agency: An Intersectional Exploration of Sexual Assertiveness, T owards Deconstructing Black Women’s Sexual Health. Defense date: 5/4/18

 • Kristina M. Veselak 
    Teachers' Beliefs About the Purpose of Education in a High-Stakes Testing Environment. Defense date: 4/26/18

 • Theresa J. Amendola 
    Differences in the Analysis of Privatization of Resources in Three Different Disciplines. Defense date: 4/25/18 

  • Matthew J. Zisel 
    An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Low-Income, First Generation Students' Transition to and Perceptions of Community College. Defense date: 4/9/18

  • Cheryl Reeves
    Mindfulness-Based Interventions in U.S. Schools: A Systematic Review. Defense date: 12/12/17
  • Katherine Mitchell
    Becoming Whole Again: A Qualitative Study of Veterans Return to Civilian Life. Defense date: 4/26/17
  • Charmaine Clarke
    Reentry Experiences of Elderly Ex-offenders: Wasted Lives. Defense Date: 4/18/2017
  • Robin DeLuca-Acconi
    The Power of Advocacy in Bridging the ideological Divide: The Campaign for Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility in the Cocoa Industry, 2001-2014. Defense Date: 12/7/15
  • Donna Barbara Riley
    Lost and Found: Transgender Elders' Journey Toward Authenticity: A Constructionist Grounded Theory Study. Defense Date: 12/7/2015
  • Laura Honegger 
    Predictors of Recidivism Among a Sample of Suburban Mental Health Court Participants. Defense Date: 5/18/2015
  • Amy Phillips
    The Resurrection of Self: How Deconversion from Religious Belief to Atheism Healed Rejection, Trauma, and Shame. Defense Date: 5/5/2015
  • Jennette Allen-McCombs
    Ready, Set, Change: An Explanatory Case Study of Readiness for Change within Five New York State Voluntary Child Welfare Agencies. Defense Date: 12/11/2014
  • Elana Needle
    You Are Not What You Eat: The Myth of School Food and Child Obesity. Defense Date: 5/20/2014
  • Jennifer Wood
    Acculturation Experiences of Latin Immigrants in Suffolk County, New York: A Grounded Theory Study. Defense Date: 4/30/2014
  • Jerome Madumelu
    Widowhood Practice in Two Igbo Communities of Nigeria: A Contextual Manipulation of Patriarchy. Defense Date: 3/25/2014
  • Rana S. Gautam
    Banking Crises & Human Rights: The Choices Leaders Make. Defense Date: 2/5/2013
  • Eun-sil Lee
    Condoms, HIV/AIDS, and Adolescent Men in Malawi: A Perspective. Defense Date: 12/14/2012
  • Catherine Carballeira
    Indigenous Identity on the Poospatuck Reservation: Implications for Culturally Grounded Social Work Practice and Policy. Defense Date: 5/10/2011
  • Sylvia Diaz
    Temporary Assistance to Needy Families in the Advent of Welfare Reform:  How Household Composition Impacts Participation in Public Assistance Programs. Defense Date  4/12/2011
  • Carolyn Steinman
    Alternatives for Youth:  A Mental Health Perspective. Defense Date  3/15/2011
  • Amy Platt
    Dissertation Title:  From Sin to Sickness:  A Qualitative Content Analysis of Four Major American Newspapers’ Representation of Alcoholism. Defense Date  11/23/2010