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Regional History Theses and Dissertations

  1. Ahlquist, John Otto. "Illinois Manufacturing Corporation: 1821-1870." MA, 1966.

  2. Aulabaugh, Norman R. "A Survey of Industrial Concentration in Northern Illinois." MS, 1968.

  3. Bendelow, Stuart W. "The Flat Glass Industry of Illinois." MA, 1962.

  4. Biberdorf, Edgar E. "A Study of Open Country Churches in DeKalb County of Illinois." MS, 1967.

  5. Bullock, Esther. "A History of the Geneva Public Library." MA, 1965.

  6. Bush, Gerald W. "The Grass Roots: The Agricultural Research Service in the West." CAS, 1967.

  7. Cady, A. William. "An Historical Research of the Development of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District." MSED, 1961.

  8. Canfield, George L. "The Origins and Organization of the International Harvester Company and the Beginnings of the Modern Market Structure for Agricultural Machinery." MA, 1972.

  9. Cannariato, Bernard J. "A Study of the Political and Financial Factors That Led to the Fiscal Crisis in Rockford School District No. 205: A Case Study in School Finance." EdD, 1980.

  10. Cecil, John E. "Certain Aspects of the American Horse Industry in the Nineteenth Century." MSED, 1964.

  11. Cowan, Ellen Anne. "Deposition of Bottom Sediment in Lake Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, Illinois." MS, 1982.

  12. Craig, John Peter. "An Analysis of the National Farmers Organization." MA, 1967.

  13. Deming, Stan. "Nineteenth-Century Hog Cholera: Some of Its History and Social Effects." MA, 1965.

  14. Dilamarter, Ronald R. "Some Relationships of Glaciation to Land Use in Blackberry and Northern Sugar Grove Townships, Kane County, Illinois." MS, 1967.

  15. Dutcher, Wayne Ellwyn. "An Analysis of the Agricultural Cooperative Movement With Special Reference to the State of Illinois." MS, 1961.

  16. Elam, William Ward. "A Geographic Study of an Area of Concentrated Swine Production in Northern Illinois." MSED, 1959.

  17. Erdmann, Laurie M. "The Working Situation of High School Newspaper Advisers in Northern Illinois." MA, 1982.

  18. Feczko, George S. Jr. "Manufacturing in Dixon, Illinois." MSED, 1964.

  19. Feld, Donald Herman. "Land Use Study of the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois." MSED, 1959.

  20. Filips, Stanley. "Factionalism in the Democratic Party in Winnebago County-1960." MSED, 1962.

  21. Fivek, Karl W. "From Company Town to Miner's Town: Spring Valley, Illinois, 1885-1905." CAS, 1976.

  22. Flum, Robert Allen. "A Documented History of Certain Aspects of the Development of the Schaumburg Township School System." MSED, 1958.

  23. Gernand, Carl F. "An Analysis of Factors Affecting the Purchase of Various Brands of Tractors in DeKalb County, Illinois." MS, 1966.

  24. Golden, Elroy E. "Adjusting Livestock Farms in DeKalb County to the Prospective Market Demands of the Sixties." MS, 1963.

  25. Goss, Arthur L. "The History of Rollo School-Its First Fifty Years." MSED, 1964.

  26. Greene, Robert Edwin. "A Study of Soil and Water Conservation Problems in Nine Counties of Northwestern Illinois." MSED, 1959.

  27. Hauser, Raymond E. "An Ethnohistorical Approach to the Study of the Fox Wars, 1712-1735." MA, 1966.

  28. Helberg, Erwin P. "A Case Study in Skokie, Illinois on Suburban/Municipal Relations." MA, 1980.

  29. Henderson, David James. "A Demographic and Health Profile of Kane, Lake, and McHenry Counties, Illinois." MA, 1982.

  30. Henrichs, Peter A. "A History of Education in Galena, Illinois." MSED, 1964.

  31. Holson, Tom Richard. "A History of Maine Township High School FM Radio Station." MSED, 1970.

  32. Itrich, Thomas J. "The Historical Geography of Bensenville, Illinois." MSED, 1970.

  33. Janssen, William A. "The Prehistory of the Apple River, Northwestern Illinois: The Late Archaic and the Late Woodland." MA, 1981.

  34. Jobst, Joseph Kane. "Land Uses in a Portion of the Rock River Valley." MS, 1959.

  35. Johnson, Robert E. "Adjusting Grain Storage Facilities in Kendall County to Meet the Demands of the Decade, 1965-1975." MS, 1966.

  36. Jungblut, Joseph A. "Northern Illinois High School Newspapers: A Comparison of Format and Design Based on the School's Community." MA, 1981.

  37. Juretic, George M. "The Illinois Central Railroad Strike, 1911-1915." MA, 1968.

  38. Kapter, John Delbert. "The Industrial Geography of Waukegan, Illinois." MSED, 1962.

  39. Karnes, Jeanine E. "Food Preferences of the Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) in a Northern Illinois Tall- Grass Prairie." MS, 1981.

  40. Kolzow, David Roy. "Dairying in Kane County, Illinois: A Study of Agricultural Change." MS, 1966.

  41. Kovacik, Charles F. "Industrial Parks of the Fox River Valley." MS, 1965.

  42. Kozurek, Robert J. "Land Use Trends in St. Charles Township, Kane County, Illinois." MS, 1962.

  43. Krausse, Gerald H. "Galena, Illinois: Urban Land Use Change and Development of a Mid-Western Mining Town." MS, 1970.

  44. Lawrence, Jon Walt. "Land Use Development in the DeKalb-Sycamore Corridor: A Study in Land Utilization and Commercial Activity." MS, 1970.

  45. Lengel, Wilbur Ervin. "A Study of Housing of the Negro in the Community of Elgin." MSED, 1960.

  46. Lind, Marilyn Hepburn. "Acculturation and Assimilation of an Ethnic Community: Schaumburg Township, Illinois." MA, 1979.

  47. Lock, James Joseph. "The Organization and Emergence of the Jacksonian-Democratic Party in Illinois, 1818-1838." MA, 1965.

  48. Lundin, Ernest William. "Land Use and Planning in Selected Areas Surrounding Rockford, Illinois." MS, 1966.

  49. McDaniel, Robert H. "The German Prisoners of War and Their Stereotype in Sycamore, Illinois: An Analysis and Ethnohistory." MA, 1977.

  50. McFadden, Joseph M. "From Invention to Monopoly: The History of the Consolidation of the Barbed Wire Industry, 1873- 1899." PhD, 1968.

  51. McGuire, Athalae Elliott. "Eagle's Nest Association, 1898-1942." MS, 1964.

  52. McNabb, Douglas Harry. "The Industrial Structure of LaSalle, Peru, Oglesby, Illinois." MSED, 1957.

  53. Marks, Ronald K. "Relationship Between Glacial Topography and Agricultural Land Use in Hartland Township, McHenry County, Illinois." MSED, 1969.

  54. Mashek, John J. "A Cartographic Presentation of Selected Agriculture Statistics in Northern Illinois." MSED, 1961.

  55. Meisterheim, Matthew. "A History of the Public Junior College in Illinois, 1900-1965." EdD, 1973.

  56. Mitchell, Ronald Gene. "Attitudes of Farmers Toward Soil and Water Conservation in DeKalb County, Illinois." MS, 1965.

  57. Mosevich, Edward C. "A Graphic Technique for Relating Yield of Corn to Climate." MSED, 1957.

  58. Myatt, Harold David. "A Case Study in a Local Livestock Marketing Cooperative: Its Development and Its Current Status." MS, 1963.

  59. Nelson, Kenneth Vester. "Prairie Remnants Suitable for Preservation: Winnebago County, Illinois." MSED, 1960.

  60. Oosten, Harold James. "Estimates of the Market for On-Farm Corn Dryers in Two Areas in Illinois." MS, 1966.

  61. Parochka, Jacqueline N. "Beliefs and Intentions to Participate in Continuing Professional Education: A Study of Nonparticipant Nurses in Rockford, Illinois." EdD, 1981.

  62. Patchen, Kenneth. "The Community in Rockford, Illinois." MA, 1971. (Police Department)

  63. Patrick, Max E. "Agrarian Unrest in Illinois and the Rise of Populism." MSED, 1958.

  64. Patterson, Thomas D. "Type-of-Farming Indicators in the Upper Mississippi Valley: A Reevaluation of the Boundary Between the Dairy Region and the Feedgrains and Livestock Region." MS, 1972.

  65. Petersen, Martin W. "The Capital Gains and Losses Tax as Applied to the Agricultural Community." MA, 1970.

  66. Petitti, John A. "The Railway Station: A Study in Culural-Historical Geography." CAS, 1979.

  67. Pfannkuche, Craig L. "From Prairie to Produce: A History of Central Lee County, Illinois, 1840-1880." MA, 1968.

  68. Pickel, Robert E. "The Evolution of Machine Tools from 1940 to 1968." MS, 1970.

  69. Randall, William R. "Forest Remnants of DeKalb County Illinois." MS, 1964.

  70. Reussow, Jerome P. "Possible Rehabilitation of the Morris Strip Mines." MS, 1961.

  71. Rexilius, James A. "The History and Development of the Suburban League." MSED, 1962.

  72. Rockenbach, Richard Whitney. "An Agricultural Community in Transition." MSED, 1959.

  73. Rost, Vera Walter. "Rural Urban Fringe-Area of Aurora, Illinois." MSED, 1958.

  74. Rusnak, Stephanie A. "History of the 'Kendall County Record'." MA, 1979.

  75. Ryley, Frederick G. "A Study of Mortgage Lending Activity in DeKalb County, Illinois in 1964." MS, 1965.

  76. Sampson, George N. "Original Survey Vegetation Regions of DeKalb and Ogle Counties, Illinois." MS, 1962.

  77. Scherb, Walter Albert. "Determination and Analysis of the Factors Contributing to Labor Turnover at Company X Located in DeKalb, Illinois." MS, 1967.

  78. Schrack, William Duane. "An Investigation of the 1966 Labor Shortage and Its Effect Upon Fox River Valley Industries Located Between Elgin and Aurora, Illinois." MS, 1967.

  79. Scofield, James Wendel. "A Coal Mining Corporation of North Central Illinois: Some Operational and Market Features." MSED, 1957.

  80. Sczepaniak, James P. "The Formation of the American Steel and Wire Company." MA, 1963.

  81. Seeley, Mark W. "Corn Yield Prediction in Illinois Using Weather Input: From the Test Field to the County-Wide Model." MS, 1975.

  82. Seymour, Donald Paul. "A History of the Conflicts of DeHorning Cattle in the United States: 1885-1900." MSED, 1963.

  83. Simms, Robert E. "The History of the Public School in Elmhurst, Illinois." MSED, 1959.

  84. Skarda, Edward J. "Four Artists on Horseback: Recorders of the Western American Frontier." MA, 1970.

  85. Smith, Earl J. "A Land Use Study of Carol Stream, Illinois." MSED, 1968.

  86. Sowayan, Abdulrahman M. "Seismic Studies of the Bedrock Valley System in Northwestern Illinois." MS, 1969.

  87. Strassberg, Richard. "The Church in Illinois and the Presbyterian Schism of 1837-1838: A Case Study." MA, 1968.

  88. Swanson, John H. "Studies on the Microbial Flora of the Rock River." MS, 1971.

  89. Swenson, Donald E. "History of the Elgin Community Theater." MA, 1977.

  90. Swenson, Lenard Weimar. "The Construction Labor Policies, Practices, and Problems of the Illinois Central Railroad, 1852-1856." MA, 1966.

  91. Taylor, Richard S. "Jonathan Blanchard: Nineteenth-Century Evangelical." MA, 1970.

  92. Taylor, Richard S. "Seeking the Kingdom: A Study in the Career of Jonathan Blanchard, 1811-1892." PhD, 1977.

  93. Thompson, Daniel F. "Conscription and Illinois During the Civil War: Action and Reaction." MSED, 1964.

  94. Tilton, Joseph Peter. "A Forecast of Manpower Needs and Manpower Availability for DeKalb County, Illinois 1965 Through 1975." MS, 1967.

  95. Tompkins, Bruce C. "The Port of Joliet and Its Relationship to the Illinois Waterway." MS, 1963.

  96. Tresnak, Edwin H. "A Survey of Fauna of the Emergent Region of a Reed-Swamp of Northern Illinois." MS, 1963.

  97. Vail, Ronald Grant. "Origin of the Paha Topography in the Garden Plain Upland, Whiteside County, Illinois." MSED, 1969.

  98. Voss, Patrick Charles. "A Plan for Development of the New DeKalb County Forest Preserve." MS, 1974.

  99. Wimmer, Roger D. "A Descriptive Field Study of the Campaign of Ray A. 'Dutch' Scott for Senator from the 37th Legislative District of Illinois." MA, 1973.

  100. Wineland, John Lester. "An Historical Study of the Junior College Movement in the State of Illinois." MSED, 1965.

  101. Wolf, Janet L. "Grand Detour, Illinois, Frontier Village, 1834-1855." MA, 1965.

  102. Yonk, Alan Keith. "Age on Mineralization of the Upper Mississippi Valley Lead-Zinc District." MS, 1971.

  103. Zacate, Michael Everett. "The Geology of Northern Illinois." MSED, 1967.

  104. Zack, W. Joseph. "The Pattern Book Revolution." MFA, 1981. (Contains architectural drawings of homes in DeKalb and Sycamore).

  105. Bellinger, Jacqueline E. "A Survey of Proteus Species in Water Around DeKalb, Illinois." MS, 1982.

  106. Brossman, James J. "Surficial Deposits of Kendall County, Illinois." MS, 1982.

  107. Gill, James V. "Rural Northern Illinois Newspapers and Newspapermen Before 1851." MA, 1982.

  108. Cieslak, Michael John. "The Relationship Between Parish Responsiveness and Parishioner Commitment in the Rockford Illinois Diocese." EdD, 1983.

  109. Dathe, David. "The Origin of Mottled Dolomithic Limestones in the Platteville Group (Ordovician) of Northern Illinois." MS, 1983.

  110. Plonczynski, James J. "Importance of Community Services and Location to Industrial Firms in DuPage County, Illinois." MS, 1983.

  111. Stanley, David G. "A Comparative Analysis of Lithic Materials from Two Localities in Northern Illinois." MA, 1983.

  112. Caithamer, Celine E. "Mineralogical Sources for Barium in Cambro-Ordovician Aquifers of Northeastern Illinois." MS, 1983.

  113. Robertson, Mary Lou. "Traditional and Acculturative Medical Practices Among the Ethnic Lao: A Study in Rockford and Elgin, Illinois." MA, 1983.

  114. Burns, Virginia Gosy. "The Arlington Heights Herald: A Case Study of the Newspaper's Public Relations and Promotional Activities from 1926 to 1967." MA, 1984.

  115. Cipriano, Gary. "Sulfur and Oxygen Isotope Study of Sulfate in Selected Streams of Northern Illinois." MS, 1984.

  116. Mejac, Mark Michael. "A Geochemical Study of Surface Water- Groundwater Interaction in Lake Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, Illinois." MS, 1984.

  117. Pooley, Thomas A. "Life History and Resource Partitioning Among the Odonates of a Northern Illinois Farm Pond." MS, 1984.

  118. Boris, Carol A. "Effigy Mounds in Northern Illinois: An Analysis of an Endangered Cultural Resource." MA, 1984.

  119. Gilbertson, Lora L. "The Nature of Growing Season Frost: A Case Study in Northern Illinois." MS, 1984.

  120. McCallister, Robert B. "Impacts of Rural Residential Subdivisions on Adjacent Farming Operations in DeKalb County, Illinois." MS, 1984.

  121. Schneider, Mary Ellen. "A Historical Study of the Theater Activities at Northern Illinois University, 1899-1972." MA, 1984.

  122. Strand, Diane J. "A Communication Strategy to Rebuild Support for Public Education in Elgin, Illinois." MA, 1984.

  123. Canon, Patricia Dugan. "Certain Sociological Principles Concentrated in the American Farm Movement, 1865-1890." MSED, 1953.

  124. Neal, James E. "The Best Ever . . ."; Waukegan Theatres, 1866-1919. MA, 1984.

  125. McKenna, Dennis P. "Age of the Surficial Tills of Boone and Winnebago Counties, Illinois: A Soil Geomorphic Analysis." MS, 1984.

  126. Biernacki, Mark T. "A Locational Decision Model Based on Traffic Generation Resulting from Land Use Change: A DeKalb, Illinois Example." MS, 1985.

  127. Mengler, Jeffrey L. "A Vegetation Analysis of the Boyle Prairie, Northern Illinois." MS, 1985.

  128. Martin, Sandra L. "The Joliet Drama Guild: A Historical Perspective and Master Five-Year Plan of Operation." MA, 1986.

  129. Palmer, Susan L. "Building Ethnic Communities in a Small City: Romanians and Mexicans in Aurora, IL, 1900-1940." PhD, 1986.

  130. McQuere, Janice M. "The Impact of Creative Cuisine in DeKalb County Restaurants." MS, 1986.

  131. Baert, Pamela. "A Historical Analysis of the Genoa, Illinois, Newspapers, Their Publishers and Editors, 1875-1985." MA, 1987.

  132. Etnyre, Nancy T. "Public Awareness Study of the Ogle County Cooperative Extension Service." MA, 1987.

  133. Saric, James A. "The Hydrogeological Effects of Abandoned Underground Coal Mines, Muddy, Illinois." MS, 1987.

  134. Vagt, Peter. "Characterization of a Landfill - Derived Contaminant Plume in Glacial and Bedrock Aquifers, DuPage County, Illinois." PhD, 1987.

  135. Baker, Pamela J. "The History of the Illinois Theatre Association from 1972 to 1982: The First Ten Years." MA, 1987.

  136. Gustafson, Geraldine L. "A Survey of Health Care Marketing in Illinois Hospital Association Hospitals: 1979-1986." MA, 1987.

  137. Paruk, James D. "An Evaluation of Roadside Habitat in Northwestern Illinois." MS, 1987.

  138. Fleming, Alfred John. "Historical Stream Channel Disequilibrium in North-Central Illinois: Causes and Contemporary Manifestations." PhD, 1987.

  139. Olson, David N. "Hydrogeology and Hydraulic Characteristics of a Fractured Dolomite Aquifer at an EPA Superfund Site, Ogle County, Illinois." MS, 1988.

  140. Andrews, William T. "Nitrate Occurrence in Ground and Surface Waters, DeKalb, Illinois." MS, 1988.

  141. Hankins, Donald. "The Town of Libertyville and its Past." MA, 1989.

  142. Calkin, Scott Fleming. "A Shallow Seismic Refraction Survey of the Mallard North Landfill - Hanover Park, Illinois." MS, 1989.

  143. Miner, James Jon. "The Lake Michigan Icefoot Complex: Conditions of Formation and Destruction and an Evaluation of Winter Erosion at Wilmette, Illinois." MS, 1989.

  144. Schrader, Joanne. "Student Satisfaction in Four Fox Valley High Schools." MS, 1989.

  145. Ludwick, James W. "The History of the Rochelle, Illinois Public Schools, 1837-1930." EdD, 1980.

  146. Friberg, Jay. "The Vascular Flora and Plant Communities of Ogle County, Illinois." MS, 1990.

  147. Kies, Helena M. "Case Study of the Home Economics Program at Mooseheart, Mooseheart, Illinois, 1913 to 1930." MSED, 1990.

  148. O'Brien, Frances Jean. "A Study of Aurora Schools, 1835-1935." MSED, 1990.

  149. Rood, Ronald W. "The Leadership in the Rockford, Illinois Diocesan Elementary Schools." EdD, 1990.

  150. Youngren, Barbara A. "The Practical Application of Cooperative Learning at Centennial School, Plano, Illinois as Compared to the Theoretical Model." MSED, 1990.

  151. Hauser, Raymond E. "An Ethnohistory of the Illinois Tribe, 1673-1832." PhD, 1973.

  152. Schwartz, Elaine. "Agricultural Contamination and the Ground Water Susceptibility in DeKalb County, Illinois." MS, 1991.

  153. Smuksta, Michael. "Work and Family: Farm Women in Illinois, 1820-1915." PhD, 1991.

  154. Buck, Stephen J. "Political and Economic Transformation in the Civil War Era: DuPage County, Illinois, 1830-1880." PhD, 1992.

  155. Johnson, Monica. "Documentation of the One-Person Show of Graphic Design: Visual Communication for the City of Warrenville." MFA, 1992.

  156. bin Mat, Norhasandi. "Documentation of the One-Person Show of Interior Architecture: Interior Concepts from Theological and Mystical Thoughts--The Proposed Renovation for the Muslim Community Center of Rockford, Illinois." MFA, 1992.

  157. Moen, Barbara A. "How Adults Educated and Were Educated in a Selected Rural Community 1915-1950." EdD, 1992.

  158. Paulson, Lisa M. "The Accuracy of Mapping Derived from the General Land Office Surveys: Presettlement Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats within Lake County, Illinois." MS, 1992.

  159. Bahling, Angela. "Local Perspectives on the Educational Needs of Hispanic Students in Belvidere, Illinois." MSED, 1993.

  160. Craig, Judith. "Analysis of the Political and Economic Impact by the Joliet Township High School on the Minooka High School Consolidation Attempt." MSED, 1993.

  161. Flynn, James R. "The Railroad Shopmen's Strike of 1922 on the Industry, Company, and Community Levels." PhD, 1993.

  162. Grenell, Keenan D. "The Economic Development Policy Process in Rockford, Illinois: The Political Leadership of a Black Mayor in a Predominantly White City." PhD, 1993.

  163. Kelleher, Dan. "The Hydrostratigraphic Setting of Significant Glacial Drift Aquifers Within Township 45 North, Lake County, Illinois." MS, 1993.

  164. Thompson, Charles A. “The Social, Economic and Political Development of Zion, Illinois.” MS, 1963.

  165. Angkurawaranon, Supa. “Utilization of Computer Technology by Faculty Members in the College of Education, Northern Illinois University.” EdD, 1994.

  166. Koch, Jennifer R. “An Analysis of the Student Assistance Program for At-risk Students at Madison Junior High School, Dixon, Illinois, and Suggestions for Curriculum Improvement.” MSED, 1994.

  167. Blackwell, Samuel M. “The Twelfth Illinois Cavalry and Cavalry Operations in the Civil War and Reconstruction.” PhD, 1995.

  168. Green, Joel. “The Influence of Temperature on Seasonal Pattern of Abundance of Hydra at Shabbona Lake, Illinois.” MS, 1995.

  169. Hewitt, Patricia. “The Establishment of the College of Law at Northern Illinois University: A Case Study in Strategic Planning.” EdD, 1995.

  170. Morrison, Donald L. “A Case Study of the Definition, Development and Implementation of the Vision of Barbour School.” EdD, 1995.

  171. Murphy, Lucy Eldersveld. “Economy, Race, and Gender along the Fox-Wisconsin and Rock Riverways, 1737-1832.” PhD, 1995.

  172. Ong, Lina Davide. “Toward Greater Involvement in International Development: A Case Study of Northern Illinois University.” EdD, 1995.

  173. Ross, Duane. “A Study of Lifelong Learning in the Humanities at the College of DuPage.” EdD, 1995.

  174. Bogner, Jean E. Rates of Greenhouse Gas Emissions at the Mallard Lake Landfill, DuPage County, Illinois--Major Controls and Implications for Global Methane Budgets.” PhD, 1996.

  175. Levitt, Miriam. “Public Policy Decision Making in Urban Illinois: Community Responses to the AIDS Epidemic in Kane and Winnebago Counties.” PhD, 1996.

  176. Morrison, Jacqueline N. “Evaluation of the Hydrogeology and Groundwater Chemistry of the Troy Bedrock Valley in Northern DeKalb County, Illinois.” MS, 1996.

  177. Veal, Don-Terry. The Politics of Equity and Growth: A Case Study of Rockford, Illinois.” PhD, 1996.

  178. Lindquist, Larry H. “A Case Study of School District Religious Policy Development and its Impact on Curriculum and Instruction: Rockford, Illinois, Public School District 205 Religious Policy Committee, 1900-1995.” EdD, 1996.

  179. Luthy, Thomas L. “Validity and Prediction Bias of Grade Performance from Graduate Records Examination Scores for Students at Northern Illinois University: Age and Gender Considerations.” EdD, 1996.

  180. Paikai, Adam Y. “Case Study Analysis of Indian Prairie School District 204: Promoting Community Support, Protecting Revenue Sources, and Developing and Maintaining Consumer Satisfaction.” EdD, 1996.

  181. Black, Christopher J. “Internal Structure of the 800 Area Landfill, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, from Integrated Geophysical Measurements.” MS, 1997.

  182. Jury, Kevin Milton. “A Comparative Study of Grassland Passerines in Whiteside County, Illinois: Conservation Reserve Land vs. Conventional No-Till Cropland.” MS, 1997.

  183. Majchrowicz, Joseph J. “An Analysis of Factors Relating to the Career Paths of Northern Illinois University Graduates Who Have Obtained Their Superintendents Endorsements.” EdD, 1997.

  184. McReynolds, Michelle Mae. “Training and Development Needs of School Board Members in Northwest Illinois as Perceived by Superintendents and School Board Members.” EdD, 1997.

  185. Sabatino, Amy E. “The Nutritional Knowledge of Northern Illinois University Athletes.” MSED, 1997.

  186. Willey, Keith A. “Manufacturing Employees’ Attitudes Toward their Employers in DeKalb, Illinois.” MS, 1997.

  187. Zimmerman, Pamela. “A Case Study of Personalized Teaching at Adlai E. Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, Illinois.” EdD, 1997.

  188. Parchmann, Mark C. “The House That Barbed Wire Built: A Tour of the Ellwood House Museum.” MA, 1988.

  189. Dowd, Cathryn, M. “Patterns of Riparian Vegetation on Fluvial Landforms in Northern Illinois.” MS, 1998.

  190. Gordon, Marcy. “The Dynamics of Seed Rain, Seed Bank and Seed Predation in a Restored Northern Illinois Tallgrass Prairie.” MS, 1998.

  191. Hardisty, Daina V. “A General Geochemical Characterization of Ground Water in Glacial Drift Aquifers of Northern Lake County, Illinois.” MS, 1998.

  192. Leneau, Thomas. “A Comparison of Binge Drinking Rates Between Employed Full-Time Students and Unemployed Full-Time Students at Northern Illinois University.” MSEd, 1998.

  193. Mayberry, R. Edward. “A Descriptive Study of Technical Support Within the Northern Illinois University College of Education.” EdD, 1998.

  194. Reid, Rebecca J. “A Hydrogeologic Characterization of a Sedge Meadow, Van Patten Woods, Lake County, Illinois.” MS, 1998.

  195. Schildt, Keith. “Bringing Them in from the Shadow: Participants’ Satisfaction with Court-Sponsored Mediation, Rockford, Illinois.” PhD, 1998.

  196. Troast, Jennifer L. “The Relative Age and Paleoclimatic Implications of a Sand Dune in Amboy, Illinois.” MS, 1998.

  197. Wetzel, William B. “Spatial Association Between Physical Landscape Units and Human Uses.” MS, 1998.

  198. Kraske, Kurt A. “The Effect of Septic Systems on Groundwater Quality in the Prairie Aquigroup and Alexandrian-Maquoketa Aquifer, Campton Township, Kane County, Illinois.” MS, 1999.

  199. Maurer, Ronald J. “An Inductive Case Study of Women Leaders of Athletics at Northern Illinois University: Learning, Leadership and Transformation.” EdD, 1999.

  200. McGuire, Christine J. “Where Has All the Farmland Gone? An Analysis of a Small-Town Community on the Rural/Urban Fringe of Chicago.” MA, 1999.

  201. Minnick, Richard D. III. “Airport Induced Industrial land Use Change: A Cartographic Approach to Representing Change.” MS, 1999.

  202. Schneider, Corinne. “Documentation of the One-Person Show: Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum Rose Garden Restoration.” MA, 1999.

  203. Steiner, Stephen F. “Assessing the Impact of a Community’s Land-Use Planning Initiatives on Development Pressure in Neighboring Communities.” MS, 1999.

  204. Swanson, Nancy C. “The Acquisition and Development of the Lorado Taft Field Campus.” MS, 1968.

  205. Agran, Miriam. “Wedron Mounds: A Late Woodland Site in Illinois.” MA, 1974.

  206. Lennon, Judy D. “A Comparison of the Eating Patterns Among Different College Majors at Northern Illinois University.” MS, 2000.

  207. Huhn, Christine M. “The Foreign Language Learning Center at Northern Illinois University: A Preliminary Study.” MA, 2001.

  208. Jones, Linda S. “Composition, Structure, and Regeneration Dynamics of an Oak Woodland in Northern Illinois.” MS, 2001.

  209. Stan, Amanda B. “Factors Affecting White Oak (Quercus alba) Seedling Establishment and Growth in a Northen Illinois Woodland.” MS, 2001.

  210. Berg, Stephen E. “Local Government and Municipal Citizenship from Ancient Greece to Modern Times: A Case Study of Northern Illinois.” PhD, 2002.

  211. Buell, Honor M. “Suburban Population Clusters of Multi-Family Housing in DuPage County, Illinois: A Look at Walkability and Quality of Life.” MS, 2002.

  212. Diederich, Catherine. The Impact of Governance Revision on Financial Allocations and Perceptions of Board Members and Chief Financial Officers: A Comparative Analysis of Illinois State Universities from 1990 to 1999.” EdD, 2002.

  213. Gantz, Deborah A. “Gender Differences for Women in Illinois Prisons: Parity or Equality?” MA, 2002.

  214. Green, Elizabeth A. “Unraveling a Pastime: Needlework and Needlework Literature, 1870-1910.” PhD, 2002.

  215. Macon, James N. “The Rhetoric of Evasion in Illinois’s Underground Railroad.” MA, 2002.

  216. Rossetti, Jeanette. “Factors That Make Outstanding Professors Successful: A Connection to Inspiration.” EdD, 2002.

  217. Schneider, Marilyn. “Pioneer Girls: A History of the First Thirty Years, 1939-1969.” MSEd, 2002.

  218. Talaga, Brandi Jo. “Comparison of Organic Carbon Measurement Methods on Cultivated and Never Cultivated Soils of Northern Illinois.” MS, 2002.

  219. Ulreich, Raymond G. “Defining the Geographic Realities of Land Use Change Due to Population Growth.” MS, 2002.

  220. Williams, Sara L. “Modeling and Delineation of the Five-Year Recharge Areas for the Freeport Community Water Supply Facility, Stephenson County, Illinois.” MS, 2002.

  221. Layton, Jessica L. “The Smith Site Privy: Consumer Choice on a 19th Century Rural Farmstead in Winnebago County, Illinois.” MA, 2001.

  222. Linehan, Shannon. “NIMBYism in DeKalb County: A Sociological and Political Examination of the Reaction to a Proposed Wind Farm.” MA, 2003.

  223. Provost, Barbara. “Live and Learn: Mothers of Large Families and Their Evolution of Learning.” EdD, 2003.

  224. Szczuka, Tomasz. “An Application of Land Evaluation and Site Assessment Model (LESA) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as an Effective Measure of Social Implications in Farmland Conversion Process.” MS, 2004.

  225. Kleisner, Lynnett N. “The Legend of the Underground Railroad and Community Identity in Downers Grove, Illinois.” MA, 2005.

  226. McCaig. “Train Whistle Noise and Quality of Life: A Comparative Ethnographic Assessment of Two Northern Illinois Communities.” MA, 2005.

  227. Voss, Stacie Lynn. “Ecological Aspects of Grassland Bird Communities at Nachusa Grasslands.” MS, 2005.

  228. Achebe, Chigozie. “Perceptions and Reflections About Educational Opportunity Among Northern Illinois African American Adults: A Case Study of C.H.A.N.C.E. Alumni.” EdD, 2006.

  229. Breuer, Eduard. “Shallow Subsurface High Resolution Seismic Refraction Tomography." MS, 2006.

  230. Bryant, Kathleen E. “Effects of Long-Term Exposure to Halogenated Compounds on the Mineralogy and Chemistry of Glacially Deposited Clay-Sized Minerals.” MS, 2006.

  231. Castelein, Karen. “Rural Women Learning the American Way: Cooperative Extension Services and Home Economics from 1960-1980.” EdD, 2006.

  232. Catania, Nathan C. “Land-use Impacts on Soil Properties Along a Catena in Northcentral Illinois.” MS, 2006.

  233. DeMuynck, Erin M. “The Relationship Between International Migration and Sprawl: The Case of Elgin, IL Latinos.” MS, 2006.

  234. Derby, Dustin C. “Female Students' Adjustment to College: An Investigation of Psychosocial Factors.” EdD, 2006.

  235. Doles, Andrew G. “The Judicial Management of Domestic Violence." MA, 2006.

  236. Gillette, Jeff D. “Houses in the Fields.” MA, 2006.

  237. Hall, Soren, G. “The Impacts of Urban Sprawl on the Vulnerability to Tornado Hazards in Northeastern Illinois.” MS, 2006.

  238. Kopecky, Tracy M. “The "Melting Pot" and the "American Dream," Fact or Fiction? A Study of Ethnicity and Socioeconomics Within a Nineteenth-Century Farmstead.” MA, 2006.

  239. Martina, Jason P. “Effects of Soil Nutrient Characteristics, Moisture, and Light on the Growth Response and Resource Allocation of Phalaris arundinacea, an Invasive Wetland Plant.” MS, 2006.

  240. Silvers, Shelley A. “Perceived Social Support, Coping Strategies, and Depression During the Transition to College.” PhD, 2006.

  241. Carr, Irene Campos. “Mexican Women Workers at an Electronics Factory in Illinois: Social Context for Adult Educators.” EdD, 1991.

  242. Jividen, Jason R. “The Use and Abuse of Abraham Lincoln.” PhD, 2007.

  243. Kelly, Heidi R. “Land Use Impacts on Soil Microbial Community Dynamics.” MS, 2007.

  244. Sabdo, Christy Anne. “Tillage System Impacts on Soil Carbon Stocks in North Central Illinois.” MS, 2007.

  245. Trivedi Tarun Harshadray. “Designing a Geography Information Systems-Based Prototype Airport Noise Reporting System.” MS, 2007.

  246. Welsh, Craig A. “Quaternary Stratigraphy of the Barrington Quadrangle in Northeastern Illinois.” MS, 2007.

  247. Wollenweber, Jennifer L. “The Effects of Cultivation on Soil Properties Along a Catena in Kane County, Illinois.” MS, 2007.

  248. Abedi, Syed. “A Study of the Implementation of an Information System in a College of Education.” EdD, 2008.

  249. Gillet, Samuel Paul. “Characterization and Estimation of Shallow Groundwater Recharge in the Owens Creek Watershed, DeKalb County, Illinois.” MS 2008.

  250. Jaffe, Christopher. “Us and Them": The Changing Boundaries of Acceptance and Exclusion for Incoming Ethnic, Religious, and Racial Groups in Rockford, Illinois, 1880-1933.” PhD, 2008.

  251. Vogelman, Brook L. “Urban Expansion in Kane County, Illinois: Examining Planning Efforts in the Metropolitan Fringe County with a Purchase of Development Rights Program.” MS, 2008.

  252. McCormick, Andrew. “The Fictions of Documentary Reality as Represented in The Legendary Dee Palmer and His Fantastic Band.” MA, 2009.


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