UMSL Graduate scholars are given the opportunity to highlight if their thesis or dissertation deals with cultural diversity issues or is culturally diverse. This is a collection of those self selected works.

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Dissertations from 2017

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Academic Supports Preferred by Academically Struggling African American Students at a Predominantly White University, Ellen E. Meadows and Joan H. Ruppert

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A Healthcare Provider Needs Assessment Regarding Transgender Patient Health for a Student Health Services Center, Dorothy J. Cochran

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A Mixed-methods Study of English Language Learners' Academic Achievements in a Spanish Language Immersion School, Ibtihal Salman

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A Multilevel Examination of the Black Middle Class, Segregation, and Neighborhood Crime, Claire A. Greene

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Analysis of a STEM Education Professional Development Conference for Pre-service Educators, Pamela Atkinson-Hamilton

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An Inventory of Selected Mentor and Protégé Motivational and Effectiveness Characteristics at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA), David Huston

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A Qualitative Case Study: Examining the Social and Cultural Impact of SISTERS Club, Andrea L. Barrale

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A Video Intervention for Professionals Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults, Allison R. Warren

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Experiences of Former Participants in Teen Advocates for Sexual Health (TASH), Celeste Nicholas

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Exploring Whites' Recognition of Racial Microaggressions through an Existential Lens, Ashley Gold Parker

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Frida's Daughter, Myrta Vida

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Healthcare Use Self-Efficacy in Adults Who Are Homeless, Jared Ian Israel

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Informally Educating the Community: St. Louis Phyllis Wheatley’s YWCA Committee on Administration Speaks on the Decline of the Organization Through Historical Narratives, Cheryl Denise Osby

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Literary Pedagogies at UMSL: Combining Case Study with Personal Narrative, Elizabeth Miller

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Meeting Yourself Without Rose Colored Glasses: An Urban Charter, Apryll L. Mendez Gaskew and Shenelle M. Dubose

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Meeting Yourself Without Rose Colored Glasses: An Urban PublicSchool, Shenelle DuBose and Apryll Mendez

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Realist Nonideal Theory: The Intuition Critique, Reflective Equilibrium and the Role of Morality in Politics, Danny R. Underwood II

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Repercussive Discrimination: Racial Discrimination as an Explanation of Prevalent Homophobia Among Racial Minorities, Timothy E. Lewis

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(Re)Storying Ferguson: Youth Voices and Literate Lives, Katherine O'Daniels

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Sistahs for Success: An Adult Education Intervention Program to Increase Career Decsion Self-Efficacy for African American Women, Traci L. Hodges

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Teachers’ Perceptions of Educational Games that Keep Score of Cooperative Performances, Theodore Alden Wohlfarth

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The Importance of National Identity in Social Studies Classes in Puerto Rico: An Examination of Teacher and Student Perceptions of “Lo Nacional”, Jesus Daniel Diaz

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The Missouri Student Transfer Program, Howard E. Fields III

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The Writing Development of Multilingual Youth in a Spanish Immersion School, Angela Billur Layton

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ULEAD: The Effects of a Civics-Based Educational Program on Urban Youth, Rodney W. Smith, Aaron H. Willis, and Mario Pascal Charles