Dissertation Abstract Journal - May 2016

Dissertation Abstract Journal - May 2016

Featured Dissertation Students

  • Daphne Grabovoi, EDD/ET
  • Felipe A. Cuesta, DM/IST
  • Linda McDonnell, EDD/CI
  • Georgianne M. Hudson Smith, EDD
  • Jillian Campbell, DHA
  • LaShonda M. Jackson-Dean, DM
  • Michele-Ann Calkins Petrone, DM
  • Okpako Godwin Arobaga, DM/IST
  • Tamika Lamb, PHD/HEA
  • Dorothy Miller, PHD/HEA
  • Kristen Scowcroft, DM
  • Matthew R. Goodwin, DM/IST
  • Michelle Marie Anderson, EDD/CI
  • Chad Christopher Sines, DBA
  • Eric Albert Pearse, DM
  • Leslie Carol McQuilkin, DM
  • Sonya Franklin, EDD/CI
  • Fatai Festus Ayinde, DHA
  • Jacqueline M. Ruple, DHA
Dissertation Abstract(s): 

Looking Beyond Quality Perceptions to Customer Satisfaction with Technology Performance-based Acquisition Services

Author: 
Felipe A. Cuesta
Program of study: 
D.M./IST
Abstract: 
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) leaders spend billions of dollars annually in information technology (IT) solutions and help-desk services but struggle to meet best commercial business practices.

A Quantitative Study of the Factors Affecting the Federal Acquisition Workforce Performance

Author: 
Michele-Ann Calkins Petrone
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
The federal acquisition workforce is defined as individuals responsible for managing, supervising and developing policies for the purpose of procuring supplies, services, construction, or research and

Quantitative Study on Perceptions of Support Services and Student Persistence at a Southern University

Author: 
Dorothy Miller
Program of study: 
Ph.D./HEA
Abstract: 
This quantitative correlational study examined and described Black students’ perceptions of support services and their relationships to student persistence at a Historically Black College University (

Does the Code of Silence Relate to Whether Federal Employees File Whistleblower Grievences

Author: 
Kristen Scowcroft
Program of study: 
D.M.
Abstract: 
This research study used a quantitative correlational study to determine the relationship between the code of silence and the filing of whistleblower grievances at federal law enforcement organization

Effects of a Differentiation Strategy on Seventh Grade Students' Science Academic Gains

Author: 
Michelle Marie Anderson
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of this quantitative, nonequivalent control group study was to discover how a differentiated strategy, product choice, affected seventh grade students’ academic gains in science.

Exploring Student Attrition in an Associate Degree Nursing Program: A Phenomenological Design

Author: 
Sonya Franklin
Program of study: 
Ed.D./CI
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore lived experiences and identified personal internal and external factors that influence associate degree nursing students in a comm

Lived Experiences in Accessing Health Care Services by Nigerian Immigrants in New York City

Author: 
Fatai Festus Ayinde
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to understand and explore the lived experiences of Nigerian immigrants in accessing health care services in New York City (Groenewald, 2004

Phenomenological Study of African American Women and Cultural Influences in End-of-Life Care Planning Decisions

Author: 
Jacqueline M. Ruple
Program of study: 
D.H.A.
Abstract: 
The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological study was to explore whether cultural influence effects end-of-life care planning among African American women.
May, 2016