December 2012 Graduates

ADMINISTRATION AND SUPERVISION

Steven Thomas, PHD, "Professional Learning Communities in Improved Illinois Elementary Schools: The Value of Professional Learning Communities for Leaders of Illinois Elementary Schools Formerly in "No Child Left Behind" Status"

APPLIED STATISTICS

Caroline Dunn, MS
Xiong Li, MS
Ninah Randolph, MS
Rui Yang, MS
Ru Zhou, MS

BIOLOGY

Allison Daley, MS, "The Impact of Algal Community Succession, Taxonomic Composition and Biomass Accrual on Denitrification Potential of Stream Periphyton"
Monica Micek, MS, “Evolution of Interactomes"
Riddhi Patel, MS, “Organization of the Centromeric Satellite I Cluster and D21Z1 Short Arm Junction Region of Human Chromosome 21"

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

Jamila Cunningham, PHD, “Towards a Multidimensional Model of Adaptation for African American Adolescents Exposed to Racial Discrimination"
Nicole Arola, MA, “Organized Activity Involvement across the Transition to College: Multiple Dimensions Predicting Adjustment"
Christina Holbein, MA, “Towards Observational Measurement of Social Competence in Youth with Chronic Health Conditions: Development of Peer Interaction Scales for Youth with Spina Bifida"
Alexandra Psihogios, MA, “Agreement and Disagreement in Parent and Child Perceptions of Spina Bifida Medical Responsibilities During the Transition to Adolescence"
Bridget Palcko, MA
Kyle Cheng, MA
Emily Corbalis, MA
Anuoluwapo Daramola, MA

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Walla Al-Eidarous, MS
Sheree Vasudeva, MS
Amruta Walvekar, MS

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

John Steele, PHD, “A Qualitative Exploration of the Influence of Racism on Identity Development for African American Adolescent Males"

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY

Christina Fiorito, MA, “Gender Inequality and Responsiveness to Enforcing Human Trafficking Laws:  A Cross-National Comparison"
James Hubbard, MA
Douglas Larson, MA
Marcus Bialas, MA
Anudeep Buddharaju, MA
Brian Conlisk, MA
Meghan Possley, MA
Edson Victor, MA

CULTURAL & EDUCATIONAL POLICY STUDIES

Mark Rockwell, PHD, “Reification and the Closed Mind"
Alfredo Astorga-Velasquez, MA, “Cristo Rey and Christ the King Jesuit High School:  Two Schools, Two Demographics, Two Realities, One Model"
Alicia Garcia, MA, “The Reasons Why: Student Assignment Policies and Social Mobility in Wake County, North Carolina"
Akela Stanfield, MA, “A Race to Educate: A Look at the Aims of the Student Life Programming at Hampton University from 1930 to 1940 and its Intended Effects on the Black American Cultural Identity"

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Valerie Flores, MA, “Fathers' Early Engagement in Preschoolers' Language and Emergent Literacy Skills: Examining Patterns by Hispanic Heritage"

DIGITAL HUMANITIES

Mandy Gagel, MA

ENGLISH

Catherine Ramsden, PHD, "Desire and Agency in the Modern Women's Sonnet"
Colin McGowan, MA
Melanie Stein, MA
Leili Adibfar, MA
Eric Delange, MA

HISTORY

Susan Garneau, PHD, "Imprisoning Chicago: Incarceration, the Chicago City Council, Prisoners, and Reform, 1832-1915"
Thomas Greene, PHD, “Liturgical Celebrations with Emotional Expectations in Auxerre, 840-908"
Matthew Spina, MA

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Batunde Adeoye, MS
Sanjay Antony, MS
Aditya Aravapalli, MS
Christopher Grimm, MS
Benjamin Tasker, MS

MATHEMATICS

Kevin Greene, MS
Rachel Bradford, MS
Jessica Hylander, MS
Anna Jacobs, MS

PHILOSOPHY

Blaine Swen, PHD, “The Logic of Divine-Human Reconciliation: A Critical Analysis of Penal Substitution as an Explanatory Feature of Atonement"
Christopher Gontar, MA

PUBLIC HISTORY

Theresa Embrey, MA

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY

Eva Kowalewicz, PHD, “Mystery Motivator Calendar: An Interdependent Group Contingeny, Variable Ration, Classroom Intervention"

SOCIOLOGY

John Stover III, PHD, “The Intersections of Social Activisim, Collective Identity, and Artistic Expression in Documentary Filmmaking"
Beth Fisher, MA
Kaley Mullin, MA, “Neither Butch nor Barbie: Negotiating Gender in Women's Roller Derby"
Travis O'Rear, MA

SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY

Aidan Sprague-Rice, MA

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Samuel Cole, PHD, “The Development of Science Identity: An Evaluation of Youth Development Programs at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago"
Joseph Bihary, MA, “Team Performance on a Computerized Intellective Task"
Norma Reyes, MA, “Perceived Partner Commitment and Implicit Self-Esteem Predicts Connectedness Accessibility in Response to Relationship Threat"

SOCIAL WORK

Rita Amadi, PHD, “Percemptions, Attitudes, and Acceptability of HIV Testing Among Sub-Saharan African Immigrants in Chicago"
Kristina Lind, PHD, “Mothers' Perceptions of Social Work Helpgiving Practices: Implications for the Role of the School Social Worker"
Robyn Welk, PHD, “Eating Disorders and Health Related Quality of Life: What Residential Treatment Can Do"

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Abdulrahman Almutairi, MS
Eyad Fallatah, MS
Deepa Govind, MS
Sweta Pandya, MS
Kathy Rusniak, MS
Satish Vudaru, MS
Nicholas Weiler, MS

SPANISH

Amanda Amsler, MA
Stephanie Willard Worrell, MA

THEOLOGY

Kyle Fever, PHD, “According to what Nomos? Understanding Romans 2 in Conversation with Diaspora Jewish Conceptions of Nomos"
Artemus Gaye, PHD, “Rethinking Nation-Building: A Christian Socio-Ethical and Theo-Political Task for Appropriating the Common Good"
Jeremy Miselbrook, PHD, “A Portrait of Christ the Hero in the Epistle to the Hebrews"
Leocretia Muganda, PHD, “The Mystery of God in Situations of Suffering: Toward the Universality of Christ and a Reeconstruction of African Identity"
William Myatt, PHD, “Theological Plunderphonics: Public Theology and "The Fragment""
Jayna Hoffacker, MA
Jeffrey Kirch, MA

URBAN AFFAIRS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Abigail Rathbun, MPP

URBAN LIFE LEARNING: CHICAGO STUDIES

Cesar Garza, MA

 WOMEN’S GENDER STUDIES

Abigail Watson, MA