Graduates' Dissertation Topics

Cristy Cummings, PhD
2018
Predictors of Help-seeking Behaviors of Sexually Victimized Males in the United States: A Secondary Data Analysis Utilizing the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
Daria Shamrova, PhD
2018
Children’s Rights, Child Well-Being, and Material Deprivation in International Contexts
Jaewon Lee
2018
Trajectories of Mental Health and the Impact of Economic Well-Being across Middle Aged Adults
Catherine Macomber, PhD
2017
Understanding the Intersection of Loneliness and Recovery Setting in Older Cardiac Patients
Terry Keller, PhD
2017
Examining the Relationship Quality of Fathers with Their Young Children
Joe Kuilema, PhD
2016
Motivations for International Collaborations in Social Work Education
Dr Nola Carew
2016
Secondary Traumatic Stress and the Foster Parenting Experience: Exploring Factors Associated with the Prevalence of Secondary Traumatic Stress in Foster Parents Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma
Sheryl Groden, PhD
2016
The Intersection of Geriatric Social Work and Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Trisha Thrush, PhD
2016
The Community Service Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness from the Perspective of the Mental Health Professional
Gina Fedock, PhD
2015
Women Coping with Life: A Mixed Methods Study of Incarcerated Women with Life Sentences
Jennifer Farley, PhD
2015
The Integration of Play Therapy into Infant Mental Health for At-risk Preschoolers and their Families Living in Poverty
Julie Ma, PhD
2015
The Effects of Neighborhood Disorganization and Maternal Corporal Punishment on Behavior Problems in Early Childhood
Kristen Admiraal, PhD
2015
Psychosocial Well-Being Among Older Adults with Cancer
Lauren Fries Costello, PhD
2015
The Long Term Effect of Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) on Children’s Trauma, Depression, and Academic Achievement among a Nationally Representative Child Welfare Sample
Linda Schmidt, PhD
2015
Evolution of Responsibility for Poverty: New Federalism and State Poverty Reduction Coalitions
Sally Pelon
2015
Compassion Fatigue in Hospice Social Work: Potential Moderating Factors
Dee Ann Sherwood, PhD
2014
The Social Construction of Social Work Leadership Development: A Qualitative Study
Natalie Blake Kasiborski
2014
"I have a chance to make it different for this child" - An Exploration of Maternal Cumulative Risk and Child Welfare Outcomes of Children Born During Maternal Incarceration
Woo Jong Kim, PhD
2014
Variations in Child Care Policy and Impacts on the Choice of Care Arrangements among Low-income Families