HIM Theses

2013

Kelsey DeGenaro. “An Examination of the Influence of Religiosity on Political Views of the Millennial Generation.” May 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. David Gay.

Amy Fowler. “Factors and Motivations Behind Volunteering at Domestic Violence Emergency Shelters.” August 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Dayanne Harvey. “Perceptions of Sex Offenders on College Campuses.” August 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.Amber Krauss. “Left in the Dark: University of Central Florida Students’ Perception of Safety on Campus.” May 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Jasmine Loftin. “Getting Help When Needed: Food Insecurity among College Students and the Impact of Food Pantry Availability.” May 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Katelynn Messer. “Sexuality Online: Exploration and Self-Identification Among College Students.” May 2013. Thesis Chair. Dr. Jason Ford.

Chelsea Nordham. “Psychological Distress and Substance Use Among College Students.” May 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Kathleen Ortiz. “The Offline Impact of Cyber Bullying.” May 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Maria Thomas. “How Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Contribute to Self-Medicating via Alcohol, Marijuana and Non-Medical Prescription Drugs.” May 2013. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

2012

Brittney Dennis. “Going Natural:  African American Women and Their Hair.” December 2012. Thesis Chair: Dr. David Gay.

Shawn Gaulden. “Sacred Changes on Campus: The Effects of Higher Educational Experience on Religiosity and Spirituality, and Resolving Cognitive Dissonance.” December 2012. Thesis Chair: Dr. David Gay.

Kate Griffin. “Dividing America?: The Role of ‘Division Streets’ in Residential Segregation .” May 2012. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Marie Gualtieri. “I’m Every Woman: College Women’s Perceptions of “Real Women” in Print Advertisements.” May 2012. Thesis Chair: Dr. Shannon Carter.

Rachel Sewell. “What is Appealing?: Sex and Racial Differences in Perceptions of the Physical Attractiveness of Women.” May 2012. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

Kelly Worthen. “Examining Crowd Violence Connected to Sports: Applying the Hooligan Template.” May 2012. Thesis Chair: Dr. Amy Donley.

2011

Amelia Carey. “Religious Affiliation and Religiosity: Variations on the Perceptions of Domestic Violence.” May 2011. Thesis Chair: Dr. Jana Jasinski.

Julianne Ong. “Social Learning and General Strain Theories’ Relationship with Prescription Stimulant Misuse for Academic Purposes among College Students.” December 2011. Thesis Chair: Dr. Jason Ford.

Angiemil Perez-Pena. “A Comparative Study on Community-Based After School Programs on Faith-Based After-School Programs.” December 2011. Thesis Chair: Dr. David Gay.

Alyssa Roman. “UCF Student Perceptions on a Smoke-Free Campus.” August 2011. Thesis Chair:  Dr. Jason Ford.

Joshua Simpkins. “The Role of Facial Appearance in Gender Categorization.” May 2011. Thesis Chair: Dr. Shannon Carter.

Samantha Snyder. “Impact of Sport Participation on Academic Achievement.” May 2011. Thesis Chair: Dr. David Gay.

2006

Padraic Burns. “Toward a Sociology of the Internet.” May 2006. Thesis Chair: Dr. Warren Goldstein.

Ethan Kennedy. “Between the Lines: Depictions of Transgender Victims in News Print Media.” May 2006. Thesis Chair:  Dr. Libby Mustaine.

2002

Heather Stevens. “Greek Think: Perceptions of Dating Violence by Members of UCF’s Greek Community.” August 2002. Thesis Chair: Dr. Libby Mustaine.

2001

Kimberly Daniels. “The Effects of Family Structure on Students’ Attitudes toward Marriage and Divorce.” May 2001. Thesis Chair: Dr. David Gay.

2000

Triscia Panarello. “Attitudes, Beliefs, and Perceptions about Date Rape, Alcohol-Related Rape, and Non-Consensual Drug Use Rape on Campus.” December 2000. Thesis Chair:  Dr. Lin Huff-Corzine.

1996

Carmen Garcia. “A Content Analysis of Teen Magazines’ Covers.” December 1996. Thesis Chair: Dr. Joan Morris.