Printed volumes of student theses and dissertations were digitized in the Summer of 2017. Any personal and/or sensitive information such as resumes, contact information, and addresses has been redacted. The University Archives has retained a copy of the original, unedited scans.

Going forward, all Lynn University doctoral students are required to submit their dissertation to the Lynn Library for inclusion in SPIRAL. All dissertations must submitted in the form of a PDF file (we can also add additional material such as iBooks or webpage links) and should include the following information:

  • Author(s)
  • Degree Name
  • Date of Award (if you don’t know the exact date, a month and year will suffice)
  • Advisor(s)
  • Abstract

Please submit dissertations via email to Lea Iadarola & Jared Wellman.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Dissertation in Practice: Summer Reading Loss, Debbie Battles, Kathryn Morem, Laura Riopelle, and Catherine Tedesco

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Generating Evidence: The Evaluation of the Teacher Continuous Professional Development Framework, in Case of Ethiopia, Blene Aklilu Betemariam

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Teacher Perceptions on the Utilization of School-Based Mentoring as a Targeted Intervention for Secondary Students Identified as At-Risk, Allison Bradley and Wilnic Gideon

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Translation of Viral News Topics into Digital Marketing, Eba Diab

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Implementing a Ninth Grade Academy: A Dissertation in Practice, Colleen Gleason, Daniel Keller, Amanda Orndorff, Becky Youngman, and David Youngman

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Creating a Model and Professional Learning to Support the Design of Authentic Student Learning Tasks, Leah McConaughey and Paul Facteau

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Achieving longevity in business: determinants of small business success, Aretha Senior

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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A cross-cultural study on consumers' sentiments of the marketing mix variables and consumers' perceptions toward marketing ethics, Ghensy Antoine

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Student Teacher Perceptions Regarding Career Readiness and the Effectiveness of a Teacher Preparation Program, Josue Dantas

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A Phenomenological Study on Principal Leadership in Islamic K-12 Schools, Allen Farina

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Muslim Women: A Phenomenological Study of the Effects of Identity on Pursuing Higher Education, Rafael E. Harley

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Professional Baseball Players Transition from the Sport, Amy Moviel

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Parental Involvement in Higher Education: Understanding the Concerns and Expectations of the Parents of College Students, Wilson Onu

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Transformational Leadership and its Attributes: Factors That Could Increase Security at the Miami International Airport, Norbert Oliver Pinto

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Workers Can't Find Jobs, Jobs Can't Find Workers: Solving the Talent Paradox, Harika Rao

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Challenges on the Road to School Success for Low Socio-Economic and Minority Students School Dropout and Parent Involvement, Rose A. Hall

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Assessing High School Biology Academic Achievement by Comparing Traditional Versus Virtual Dissection of Rat Specimens, Arthur L. Jamison Jr

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The Nature and the Degree of the Relationship between Chronic Absenteeism and Student Achievement in a Large Metropolitan School District and a Small School District in Florida, Nancy C. Kline

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21st Century Workforce Readiness Skills: How Are Students Being Prepared, Peter B. Licata

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The Impact of the National EMS Curriculum in Florida's EMT-B Educational Programs, Ilia Y. Matos

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Strategic CSR and Value Creation within Small and Medium U.S. Enterprises, Christopher Allen Noe

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An Evaluation of Physical Activity on the Reading Achievement of Middle School Students, Christina N. Phillips

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Evaluation of the impact of a mentor-based program on teacher retention in a large urban school district, Denise S. Beattie

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A Case Study of Gender Neutral Policies in University Housing, Josh Chave

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A Study of the Leadership Styles of Campus Based Women's Centers in Higher Education in the Southeast United States, Nikkia DeLuz

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Price and Store Image as Mitigating Factors in the Perception and Evaluation of Retailers' Customer-Based Brand Equity, Hagai Gringarten

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IGeneration: A Study in Challenge Based Learning at a Small Private University, Jodi A. Hift

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Managerial Competencies and Exemplary Leadership in the Lodging Industry: An Empirical Study, Fadila Maraouch

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The Effects of the Economy, Perception of Business Law, External Anchors, and Ethical Behavior on Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries, Ihab Nasser

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Digital Divide: The Roles of Access and Self-Efficacy on College Readiness, Kristen Rojas

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The Internationalization of Higher Education in Southeast Asia: Three Case Studies from Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, Vannapond Suttichujit

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Relationship Among Demographic, Academic and Curriculum Characteristics, Emphasizing Arts Education and Critical Thinking Performance in 12th Grade High School Students, Leslie Rowntree Black

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A Case Study of the Effects on Academic Achievement of an After School Program in Paterson, New Jersey, Sebastian S. Calabria

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Appointed and Elected Superintendents in Florida's Governance, Candace L. Habersham

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An Exploratory Study Analyzing the Impact of Coercion on the Outcomes of Substance Abuse Program Participants, Robyn L. Klein

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Effect of E-Service Quality on Customer Online Repurchase Intentions, Tung-Hsuan Liu

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Motivation and Leadership of Financial Advisor Associates in the Financial Services Industry, James A. McKenzie

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Read, Retrieve, Connect and Use: An Intervention Strategy for Science and Scientific Literacy, Kerryane T. Monahan

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Reading Reform and the Role of Policy, Practice and Instructional Leadership on Reading Achievement: A Case Study of Grissom Elementary School, Faith Andrea Morrison

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Health Beliefs, Lifestyle Behaviors, and Body Mass Index in College Students, Trisha Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Wasta and Non-Arab Training, Characteristics, Task, and Culture in Arab Markets, Rami H. Aljbour

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Roles and Characteristics of the Project Manager in Achieving Success across the Project Life Cycle, Valecia Dyett

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Transformational Leadership, Job Satisfaction, Organizational Commitment, and Non-Supervisory Nurses' Intention to Leave, Audrey Gregory

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Impact of Marketing Strategy, Customer Perceived Value, Customer Satisfaction, Trust, and Commitment on Customer Loyalty, Mei-Lien Li

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Factors Influencing Consumer Bidding Behavior in Online Auction (Consumer-to-Consumer), Lola A. Nemes

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The Modern American Entrepreneur: Characteristics, Formative Legislation, and Modern Education, Jeremy S. Office

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Cognitive Styles and Self-Efficacy of Teacher of English Language Learner Students, Jani Rodriguez

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The Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment and Exports from the Technology Sector in Costa Rica, Rodolfo Santamaria

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The Gavrilovic Meat Company: Surviving and Thriving Through Years of Chaos in Croatia, Andrew Anthony Vuksic

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Beginning Teachers' Job Satisfaction and Intention to Remain in Teaching: A Comparison of Traditionally Prepared Teachers and Teachers Prepared by Alternative Methods, Jerome Romell Boyd

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Relationships Among Supply Chain Management, Strategic Alliances, and Organizational Performance with Implications for the Construction Industry, Hai-Ping Chang

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Factors associated with church membership retention, Laura P. Davis-Jones

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A Research Study of Role Conflict, Role Ambiguity, Job Satisfaction, and Burnout among Financial Advisors, Courtney Fichter

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Job Stress, Burnout, Job Satisfaction, and Intention to Leave Among Registered Nurses Employed in Hospital Settings in the State of Florida, Kenneth W. Hazell

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A Critical Analysis of the Theoretical and Empirical Literature Comparing the Effects of Traditional Versus Community Policing on Quality of Life and Associated Quality of Life Issues, Rodney Polite

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Comparative Analysis between Routine Preventative Uniformed Police Patrols and Crime Reduction and Calls for Service, Oscar Vigoa

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Workplace Aggression Behaviors, Organizational Justice, and Intention to Leave Among U.S. Telecommunications Workers, Thomas A. Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Perceived Justice and Barriers and Facilitators to the Attainment of Leadership Positions in Local and County Law Enforcement Organizations in the State of Florida, Delsa R. Bush

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The relationship between teacher efficacy and multiple learning competencies with arts and non-arts educators, Lavinia Hallowell Draper

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Data Mining to Identify Quality of Care Factors Associated with Liability Claims and Risk Management Strategies in Florida Nursing Homes, Ernande Fortune

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Motivations of Adults Enrolling in an Evening Graduate Degree Program, Bradford R. Frazier

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A Multi-State Evaluation of the Factors Predicting Educational Achievement of Adult Foster Care Alumni, Markell Harrison-Jackson

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Factors Influencing Police Officer Marksmanship During Qualifying Drills, Kelly Kennedy

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Academic and Non-Academic Factors Associated with Retention of Undergraduate College Students, Connie Myers Kracher

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Student Characteristics, On-line Course Characteristics, Cross-Cultural Adaptability, Classroom Community, and On-line Course Performance, Cheryl McDowell

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A Critical Analysis of Racial Profiling, John E. McLaughlin

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Teacher, School, and Student Characteristics, Theoretical Orientations Toward Reading, Attitudes Toward High Stakes Testing, and Reading Performance in Grades K-6, Dianne Memmer-Novak

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Factors Influencing the Unethical Behavioral Intention of College Business Students: Theory of Planned Behavior, Cathileen E. Montesarchio

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Instructional Use of Research-Based Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Eric Jay Nach

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Characteristic Leadership Traits Most Admired by Supervisors in an Organizational Culture, Juan Odio

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Self-Efficacy and Instruction in Mathematics, Juana Patricia Ordonez-Feliciano

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Online Learning Success: Underlying Constructs Affecting Student Attrition, Sandra Porta-Merida

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Culture as a Mitigating Factor in the Perception of Path-Goal Leadership Styles and Workgroup Effectiveness, Alison Rampersad

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School Counselors' Strategies Supporting Vygotsky's Theory and Affecting Behavior of Hispanic English Language Learners (ELL) with ADHD in Second Grade, Margarita Santamaria

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Factors influencing career success of minority healthcare industry executives, Celesia D. Valentine

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The relationship between psychological capital and social venture program initiation, Paul van Putten II

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Exploring the Influence of Multigenerational Transmission Process among Nonresidential African American Fathers, A'ndrea J. Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Mozart Effect: Exploring the Relationship Between Classical Music and Improvement in the Spatial-Temporal Cognitive Abilities of Elementary School Children, Michael J. Ader

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Factors Associated with the Relinquishment of Domestic Canines to Animal Shelters, Barry L. Adkins

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Impact of Offshore Outsourcing on Competitive Advantage of U.S. Multinational Corporations, Yoram Benit

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Investigating the Impact of E-Learner Cognitive Style on the Predictive Value of Student Success in Online Distance Education Courses, Heather Butler

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An Attribute Model for Analyzing the Relative Value, Market Share and Yearly Shipments of Newly Produced General Aviation Airplanes, Mitchell R. Cannon

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Effect of destination branding on tourists' attitudes toward Tamshui, Taiwan, Chun-Fang Chang

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Job stress, self-efficacy, burnout and intention to leave among kindergarten teachers in Taiwan, Mao-Nan Cheng

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A Study of Faculty Perceptions of the Use of Student Evaluations of Teaching in Faculty Assessments, Promotion and Tenure Decisions, Judith Kanegita Cineas

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International labor migration and factors affecting repatriation from developed to developing countries: a case of Guyana's brain drain, Tilokie Depoo

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A world without borders, Ashlea Evans

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Motivation, Language Learning Strategies, and Course Performance Among English Speaking College Students Learning a Romance Language, Kathia Flemens

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Student Characteristics, Academic Self-concept and Language Arts Literacy Performance in Traditional and Block Scheduling in Two Urban Schools, Luana Gipson-Bruce

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Relationships Between Emotional Intelligence and Individual Workplace Performance, Tina Bauer Goldsmith

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Inconsistency in the American media, Gabriella Gonda

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American Memorials: A Conceptual Model, Mona Doreen Greenberg

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Technology Acceptance Factors Affecting Adoption of Wireless Data Technology, Igal Hebron

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International Education: Impact of the European Union's Bologna Agreement on U.S. Higher Education, Graciela Helguero-Balcells

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A proposed schema for analyzing the "other" in visual, political satire: the New Yorker cartoon on Barack Obama, Safiyya Hosein

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Renaissance Web TV: new media promoting sphere participation & information society increasing innovative business practices, Joanna James

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The pentacle quest: Wiccan religion in the media, Paula Johnson

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Effects of Similarity-Dissimilarity, Team Cohesion, and Hospital Cross-Functional Team Effectiveness on Organizational Performance, Zulfikar Dennis Kalam

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A rhetorical analysis and interlinked aspects of culture that affected the success of the musical band, Oasis, in the UK and US, Ross Lumsden

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Staff Perceptions of Structure, Process, and School Readiness Outcomes in Private South Florida Child Care Centers, Deborah Mazzeo