The College of Communication Dissertations Series is comprised of dissertations and theses authored by Marquette University's College of Communication doctoral and master's students.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Selling "Kawaii" in Advertising: Testing Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Kawaii Appeals, Tao Deng

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Improving the Effectiveness of Print Advertising Copy Using the Theory of Planned Behavior As a Guide, Nkenge Kirton

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Journalism and Community: A Case Study of the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service (NNS), Herbert J. Lowe Jr.

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Identification and Identity Building in/by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), David H. Torres

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Skinny Secrets: Promoting The "Less Is More" Ideology In Women's Diet Books, Cassidy Felker Garbutt

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Psychological Safety as a Mediator of Relational Coordination in Interdisciplinary Hospital Care Units, Barry C. Henrichs

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Using a Modified Heuristic-Systematic Model to Characterize Information Seeking on the Internet, Kyle Hill

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The Impurity Truth: How Popular Media Taught Millennial Males To Get Laid And "Do It" As Early As Possible, Patrick Raymond Johnson

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Rhetorical Invention, Leadership, And Dialogue: Dorothy Day's Extemporaneous Encounters, Tracy Ann Stockwell

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Follow Me: A Network Analysis Of Marquette University's Twitter Network, Angela Elaine Swenson

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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How I Was Saved: Christian Faith Narratives in Contemporary Society, Allison Berg

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Investigating Predictors of Preferences for Deliberative Qualities of Political Conversations Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, David L. Brinker

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Seeking Safety? Applying the Risk Information Seeking and Processing Model to Sexual Aggression on a College Campus, Gregory J. Calhoun

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Reclaiming "Victim" Through Untold Stories: An Analysis of the Personal Stories of Women Who Have Survived Violence, Ashley K. Collette

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Visual Resistance: How to Challenge Brand Messages Visually, Daria S. Kempka

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Mother: A Textual Analysis of Contemporary Mother Identities in Popular Discourse, Katherine Mayer

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Exploring the Social Entrepreneur: Individual and Organizational Identity Construction, Colleen C. Moore

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Relationship of Facebook Usage to Team Identification, Caitlin Moyer

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Culivating and Retaining Committed Volunteers: An Analysis of Volunteer Identification in Nonprofit Organizations, Nora Beth Pilak

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Manna from the Glossy Pulpit: Food Advertising in Women's Magazines, Kira-Lynn Reeves

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Assessing the Potential Effectiveness of Environmental Advertising: The Influence of Ecological Concern and Ad Type on Systematic Information Processing, Jingyu Bao

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"How Did Toyota Stay on Top?" Revisiting Crisis Communication Discourse, Rachel Marie Knoespel

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Perceived Reality of Images of Women in Magazines, Valerie Kretz

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Evolution of a President: John F. Kennedy and Berlin, Nicholas Labinski

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Consulting Social Media in the College Transition Process: Experiential Accounts of the Class of 2014, Amanda Stageman

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Effects of Parental Divorce on Uncertainty Following Initial Communication with a Potential Romantic Partner, Julia Ann Hansch

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A Narrative Analysis of Climate Change Coverage in the New York Times, 1988-2008: Social Responsibility and Weight-of-Evidence Reporting, Valerie Marie Valentine

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Constantly Connected: A Case Study Exploring the Impact of Blackberry Devices on Corporate Communication, Kari R. Atkinson

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Young Love can be Torture: An Autoethnography Exploring the Making of High School Sweethearts, William Stanley Gartside

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Rise, decline, and re-emergence of media literacy education in the United States: 1960--2000, Ranjit Tigga

Submissions from 2008

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Constructions of masculinity and femininity and their impact on sexual harassment in the workplace, Marmy A Clason

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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"What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?": A Discursive Analysis Of Career Socialization and Decision-Making, Jeanine McMillen

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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International Students' Risk Perception: Seeking and Processing of Avian Influenza Information, Franziska U. Boerner

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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The Relationship Between Acculturation Level and African American English Usage in Young Adult African American Males, DeneĢ Yvette Brown

Submissions from 2004

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Risk communication as protective behavior, Rebecca S Leichtfuss

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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The role of satellite radio in bridging the digital divide: a case study of Worldspace Foundation projects in Africa, Antony Obiero Okonji

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Negotiating Identity: Exploring Communication and Cultural Values in Mississippi Masala, Rucha Ambikar

Submissions from 2001

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The mother-adolescent daughter relationship: Experience, communication, and ethnicity, Barbara Anger Penington

Submissions from 2000

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The role of ethical position and product knowledge in consumer ethical evaluations of advertising content, Jeffrey John Maciejewski

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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The Watchful Eye: A Quantitative Look at Parental Control Over Children's Television Viewing, Kim M. Becker

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Arts Participation Among Generaltion X: The Impact of Cultural Capital on Performing Arts Consumption, Kirsten L. Bonner

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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In Search of Identity: A Journey into the Communication and Culture of Native Americans, Jennifer A. Lundberg Anders

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Television Viewing and Attitudes Toward the Mentally Ill: A Social Construction of Reality, Jeffrey F. Seipel

Submissions from 1994

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Parenting styles and adolescent self-determination in academic, religious, and TV-related activities, Fernando Alberto Zabala

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Don McNeill's Breakfast Club 1933-1968: A Videotape Presentation, Allen Brown

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Advertising's Influence on Fashion Selection: An Application of Fishbein-Ajzen, Angelique Anacleto

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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A Field Study of the Effect of Humor in Print Advertising on Diffusion of the Advertising Message, Ali Atif Bir

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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Is America Really the Pulse-Keeper of American Catholicism? A Test: The Treatment of Abortion in America, M. A. Joseph Antony

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Effects of a Female News Anchor's Physical Attractiveness on Television Viewer Perceptions of Her Credibility, Interpersonal Attraction, and Likeability, Christine M. Beck

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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An Investigation of the Effects of Literary Analysis on Understanding and Personal Growth in High School Interpretation Events, Lisa K. Bertolas

Theses/Dissertations from 1985

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Acculturation and Hispanic Use of the Mass Media, Ann Marie Brill

Theses/Dissertations from 1979

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Adapting Original Short Stories Taken From Daddy's People/Mama's Folk Into One Act Play Form, Jo Ann Sanford Baldwin

Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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Religious and Secular Periodicals Read By Catholic Diocesan Priests in the United States, Kevin H. Axe

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Report of a Survey of News Preferences Among Catholic Diocesan Editors in the United States, Robert J. Byrne

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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William Lloyd Garrison and the Journalism of Moral Revolution, William C. Becket

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A Great Clinician Miss Mildred Agatha McGinnis, M. Wilma Breighner

Theses/Dissertations from 1969

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An Articulatory and Idiomatic Proficiency Test for Speakers of Another Language Followed By Structured and Individualized Therapy Programs, Kathryn A. Ahrenhoerster

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An Analysis of American Psychological Studies on the Personality of the Actor, Mary Margaret Barrock

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A Study of Program Trends on WMVS-TV, Milwaukee 1957-1967, Ann M. Butler

Theses/Dissertations from 1968

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A Plan of Study in the Humanities Utilizing the Arts of the Theatre as the Integrating Factor of Five Major Disciplines, Charles J. Buchman

Theses/Dissertations from 1966

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Remedial Measures in Speech and English Offered to Foreign Students by Catholic Colleges and Universities, Patricia Ann Carroll

Theses/Dissertations from 1965

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A Structural Analysis of the Epic Drama of Bertolt Brecht, Mildred R. Canny

Theses/Dissertations from 1962

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Two views of objective reporting: an analysis, George E. Lardner Jr.

Theses/Dissertations from 1959

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A Study of the Reliability of News and Editorial Treatment of the 1955 American Legion Convention Action on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in a Sampling of American Newspapers and Magazines, Eric M. Bishop

Theses/Dissertations from 1955

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Political Content of Six Catholic Diocesan Newspapers, Joseph R. Benoit

Theses/Dissertations from 1954

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A Report of a Survey of Catholic Diocesan Newspapers in the United States and Their Editorial Employees, Marion Rettenmaier Anderson

Theses/Dissertations from 1953

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A Content Analysis Study of Wisconsin's Five Labor Presses, with the Purpose of Predicting Their Possible Effect Upon the Reader, Eugene R. Brauer

Theses/Dissertations from 1949

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The Human Interest Story As a Work of Fine Art According to the Principles of Jacques Maritain, Warren G. Bovee

Theses/Dissertations from 1948

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A Study of the Change and Development of the Attitude of the Milwaukee Journal Toward Russia As Shown in Its Editorials and Cartoons from July 1, 1944 to June 31, 1946, Florence H. Baskfield

Theses/Dissertations from 1941

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Mr. Walter Lippmann's Theory of Political Freedom, Cecilia M. Brandl

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History and Present Status of the Correction of Stuttering, Edith Jean Burkardt

Theses/Dissertations from 1940

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A Study of the Meaning of "Freedom of the Press" As Interpreted by the United States Supreme Court, Warren W. Broker

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Some Factors Related to Achievement in American Oratory, Hugo E. Hellman

Theses/Dissertations from 1935

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The Use of Psychoanalysis as a Therapeutic Procedure in Stammering, Hugo E. Hellman