Past Dissertations

Quality of Math Instruction Matters: Examining Validity and Reliability of High Impact Strategies in Early Mathematics (HIS-EM)

Bilge Cerezci, 2016

Mother-Infant Relationships in the NICU: A Multiple Case Study Approach

Ilona Helin, 2016

Contributors to Infant Sleep: Factors Influencing Sleep Consolidation in Five to Seven-Month Olds

Amber Leigh Evenson, 2015

Being and Becoming: A Grounded Theory Study of the Racial and Ethnic Socialization Processes of Fifteen Haitian Immigrants

Lud Abigail Duchatelier-Jeudy, 2015

Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Early Mathematics: What Teachers Know and How it Associates with Teaching and Learning

Yinna Zhang, 2015

Teacher Mathematics Language: Its Use in the Early Childhood Classroom and Relationship with Young Children’s Learning

Emma Brooks Whitman, 2015

Participant Responsiveness in Home Visiting: A Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Evidence-Based Programs and Implementation Science

Mariel Elizabeth Sparr, 2015

Speaking of Right and Wrong: Black Girls and Moral Development

Tonya Denise Bibbs, 2014
Committee Chair: Aisha Ray, Ph.D.

Predicting Emotion Regulation in Early Childhood: The Impact of Maternal Well-Being, Infant Crying, and Dyadic Mutuality

Tiffany Ann Burkhardt, 2014
Committee Chair: Linda Gilkerson, Ph.D.

Relating Preschool Class Size to Classroom Life and Student Achievement

Jessica Leigh Francis, 2014
Committee Chair: Robert Halpern, Ph.D.

Liberian and Sierra Leonean Refugee Women’s Personal Narratives of Motherhood

Florence Wanjiru Kimondo, 2013
Committee Chair: Aisha Ray, Ph.D.

The Relationship Between Infant Crying and Father Well-Being

Leslie Katch Dobos, 2012
Committee Chair: Jon Korfmacher, Ph.D.

Considering Care: Infant Teachers, Reflective Function and the Care Environment in Child Care Centers

Cindy C. Jurie, 2011
Committee Chair: Linda Gilkerson, Ph.D.

Black Club Women’s Purposes for Establishing Kindergartens in the Progressive Era, 1896–1910

Jean M. Robbins, 2011
Committee Chair: Robert Halpern, Ph.D.

“Moving to the Level of Representation” to Explain Variations in Family Child Care Provider Sensitivity and the Effectiveness of Child-Related Training

Diana Schaack, 2011
Committee Chair: Jon Korfmacher, Ph.D.

Parental Perceptions of the Diagnosis Process of their Young Child with Special Needs

Susan T. Stolzer, 2011
Committee Chair: Robert Halpern, Ph.D.