Examples of Master Thesis Topics

Guertin, K. (2011). The relationship between maternal depression and maternal social
support among Hispanic/Latina and non-Hispanic/non-Latina mothers.
Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Kutzler, A. (2011). Participant characteristics and child welfare outcomes: Factors of
influence for success in the VIP-RI program. Unpublished manuscript, University
of Rhode Island.
Silva, E. (2011). Participation in the Transition Assistance Program and job placement
outcomes of U.S. veterans. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
O’Neill, R. (2010). Program issues in Girl Scouts Beyond Bars. Unpublished
manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Powers, J. (2010). Self-esteem, depression, and sleep in college students: A meditational
model. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Carlson, M. S. (2009). The impact of caseworker involvement on the placement stability
of children in foster care. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Cole, B.C. (2009). The process of cultural identity formation for African students
studying in the U.S.: The 1.5 generation. Unpublished manuscript, University of
Rhode Island.
Freidinger, J. (2009). Planting a seed: Program evaluation of the Newport County
Ophelia Sessions. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Felsburg, K. (2009). Family assessments of treatment at end-of-life: Does the receipt of
a palliative care consultation or hospice referral improve family satisfaction of
nursing home care? Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Robinson, D. (2009). Dual enrollment as an educational reform strategy and alternative
pathway for culturally diverse and underserved students: An evaluation of a pilot
program. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Taylor, M. (2009). Factors contributing to successful retention in a home visitation
program to prevent child maltreatment. Unpublished manuscript, University of
Rhode Island.
Zuffoletti, S. (2008). The effect of foster parent training on permanency for foster
children. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.
Bassett, R. L. (2006). The Impact of Neighborhood Poverty on Receptive Language
Development of Children. Unpublished manuscript, University of Rhode Island.

C. R. (2004) Access to Preventive Health Care for Low-Income Uninsured Children in Rhode Island. Unpublished manuscript. (2005). D. Unpublished manuscript. Lees. Fonseca. M. Unpublished manuscript. J. P.Bryand. Unpublished manuscript. G. (2006). Unpublished manuscript. (2005). Ageism: An academic perspective. University of Rhode Island. C. F. University of Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island. . (2003). Unpublished manuscript. A. Leon. Latinos’ Perceptions of Credit Card Use and Debt Behavior: A Comparative Study. Mainardi. S. Health Promotion with Portuguese America Older Adults. University of Rhode Island. (2001). Unpublished manuscript. (2005). Saran. Alternative Work Scheduling for Lawyers. (2004). (2001). Gross Motor Development of Children in Two Child Development Centers With and Without the Use of an Outdoor Playground. P. Unpublished manuscript. University of Rhode Island. The Use of Focus Groups in Evaluating Parent Education. University of Rhode Island. B. K. Resiliency in Children and Adolescents in Long-Term Foster Care: A Longitudinal Perspective. University of Rhode Island. Unpublished manuscript. Labowitz. University of Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island. Unpublished manuscript. L. Unpublished manuscript. Slagel. J. Self-Efficacy and the Exercise Behavior of Older Adults. (2003). Ethnicity and Family Support Programs: A study of Attrition and Retention. Caring Individuals in the transition to High School: Student Perceptions of Support and Adjustment. Bowdon. Gannon. University of Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island. M (2006). (2006). University of Rhode Island. M. (2006) Mentor/Apprentice Satisfaction: The Rhode Island Child Development Specialist Apprenticeship Program. Unpublished manuscript. Unpublished manuscript. Durfee. Workplace Financial Education: The Effects on Employees Financial Behavior. University of Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island. Kennedy. Alves. (2001) Exercise Behaviors and Older Adults. Unpublished manuscript. M. Uttley.

Unpublished manuscript. University of Rhode Island. Effect of Parental Presence during Preschool Testing on Test Results and Observed Stress Behavior in Children. University of Rhode Island. (1996). University of Rhode Island. Rocherolle. K. M. K. J. (1991). Unpublished manuscript. University of Rhode Island. Comparison of Self-Concepts of Gifted Pre-Adolescents and NonGifted Peer Group. (1990). Gardiner. (1995). (1997). M. University of Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island. Student Athlete Role in Priorities and Potential Role Conflict. Unpublished manuscript. (1998). M. C. Unpublished manuscript. Unpublished manuscript. University of Rhode Island.Golas. Dating Violence in Intimate Relations among High School Students. Assessing the Training Needs of Family Day Care Providers Who serve Low-Income Families. Transition Classes: Does Participation Make a Difference? Unpublished Manuscript. University of Rhode Island. Assessment of Spiritual Development in College Students. (1994) Family Issues Surrounding the Diagnoses of Pervasive Disorders. University of Rhode Island. Neal. Barnett. N. (1990). Carlson. Volunteer Community Service Work and its Effect on Moral Development of Ethics Students. Boss. E. N. Unpublished manuscript. (1998). Child Care Needs Assessment of Students and Employees of the Shepard Building. J. M. Sprill. University of Rhode Island. (1998). C. Unpublished manuscript. Thompson. Attitudes of University Students Towards Individuals with Physical Disabilities. C. Jorgensen. Unpublished manuscript. University of Rhode Island. (1992). Unpublished manuscript. . Unpublished manuscript. Cerullo.