Spring 2017 Candidates

6
December
Julie E. Bertram
Decision Making in the Foster Care System
20
December
Angela Lynne Early
Federal Involvement in Education Policy: An Analysis of Race to the Top
9
March
Lisa Sitler
The Effectiveness of Combined Appointments and Influenza Immunization Rates in a Rural WIC Population
24
March
David R. Irby
Middle School Student and Teacher Perceptions About the Effectiveness of Technology Integration in the Classroom
31
March
Maribeth L. Rezey
Understanding the Decline in Child Victimization:
A National- and State-Level Analysis of Child Abuse and Neglect Trends
4
April
Celeste R. Nicholas
Experiences of Former Participants in Teen Advocates for Sexual Health (TASH)
5
April
Timothy Elijah Lewis
Repercussive Discrimination:
Racial Discrimination As an Explanation of Prevalent Homophobia Among Racial Minorities
5
April
Breanna Wexler
Beauty is Beneficial: An Examination of Candidate Facial Attractiveness, Gender, Qualification, and Customer Visibility on Online Recruitment Intentions 
6
April
Amanda C. Alton
Right Hemisphere Capacities for Word-Finding:
Bilateral Modulation of Event-Related Potentials in Healthy Adults and Aphasic Adults
6
April
Vanessa M. Lammers
I Warned You!  Applicant Reactions to Different Types of Warnings Against Faking on Personality Tests:
An Organizational Justice, Trust and Affect-Based Perspective
6
April
Erika Redmond-Ayanaw
Underrepresentation in Autism: An Examination of Educational Evaluation Practice for Black Students
11
April
Andrea Barrale
A Qualitative Case Study: Examining the Social and Cultural Impact of SISTERS Club
11
April
Ibtihal Dawood Salman
A Mixed-Methods Study of English Language Learners' Academic Achievements in a Spanish Language Immersion School
12
April

Carlos Hernando Castañeda
Biophysical Studies of Hairpin Polyamides with Broad-Spectrum Activity Against High-Risk Human Papillomaviruses

13
April
Niquita M. Loftis
Supervised Release Sentences of Child Pornography Offenders in U.S. District Courts:
An Examination of Disparity
13
April
Joyce Marie Roberts
Transformational Leadership: An Urban Leader's Autoethnography
14
April
Hanan Ali Alkhidhr
Correspondence Between Multiwavelet Shrinkage/Multiple Wavelet Frame Shrinkage and Nonlinear Diffusion
14
April
Jaime Renee Ball-Inman
Exploring the Use of Technology to Support Literacy of Sixth Grade Students with Reading Disabilities
14
April
Gideon A. Erkenswick
Parasitism of Free-Ranging Neotropical Primates: Examining Parasite-Host and Parasite-Parasite Relationships
14
April
Sarah Hill
Positive and Negative Politics and Behavioral Intentions: An Experimental Examination
14
April
Katherine Huffer
Improving New Graduate Critical Care Nurse Practitioner Knowledge and Retention Using a Dedicated Orientation and Mentoring Program
14
April
Sumudu Samanthi Kalubowila
Mathematical Approaches to Digital Image Inpainting
17
April
Stephanie Ann Esses
Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: Comparison of Educational Interventions to Educate Parents of Children Hospitalized in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at St. Louis Children's Hospital
17
April
Young-Im Lee
Leaky Pipeline and Sacrificial Lambs: Gender, Political Parties, and Descriptive and Substantive Representation of Women in South Korea
17
April
Jessica L. Mann
The Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Missouri: An Analysis of Needs Assessment
17
April

Jesús D. Díaz Peña
The Importance of National Identity in Social Studies Classes in Puerto Rico: An Examination of Teacher and Student Perceptions of "Lo Nacional"

17
April
Catherine Reese
Implementation of a Daily Checklist to Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
18
April
Raymond William Deppen
Are Means Determinative: An Examination of the Influence of Relative Economic and Military Strength on Gradn Strategy
18
April
Timica Emerson
Inside the VA: How Workplace Training Evaluation Impacts Employee Performance
18
April
David D. Huston
An Inventory of Selected Mentor and Protégé Motivational and Effectiveness Characteristics at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA)
18
April

Maria José Scuderi
DNA-Binding and Cellular Uptake Properties of Pyrrole-Imidazole Polyamides

18
April
Jeremy Spoor & Rachel Turney
White and African American Elementary Aged Student Perspectives of School Climate and the Relationship to Academic Achievement
20
April
Katherine O'Daniels
(Re)Storying Ferguson: Youth Voices and Literate lives
21
April
Uma Prasad Mallik
Syntheses, Structures and Magnetic Properties of Cyano-bridged Transition Metal Compounds

Summer 2017 Candidates

2
December
Katherine Judd
Doctrinal Dialogues: Factors Influencing Client Willingness to Discuss Religious Beliefs
10
March
Ashley Gold Parker
Exploring Whites' Recognition of Racial Microaggressions Through an Existential Lens
18
April
Howard Fields
The Missouri Student Transfer Program