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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The physiological effects of resistant starch on obesity and diabetes, Felicia Robin Goldsmith

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Development of a Food Preference Survey, Amber Bourgeois McGuerty

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Validation of the Remote Food Photography Method to Quantify Intake of Infant Formula, Abby Duhe

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Female collegiate volleyball athletes' perceptions of identity, specific to sport and gender, as understood by their in-sport and everyday dress and appearance practices, Jessica Ann Pattison

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Translating the fashion story: analyzing fashion captions in two women's magazines, Ehimwenma O. Vosper-Woghiren

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Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Heart Failure: A Prospective Cohort Study, Yujie Wang

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Extending to fashion category: an exploratory study on an auto brand extension, Langchao Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The responsibility of clothing slaves in the United States as described in slave petitions, 1775 to 1867, Ryan Jerel Aldridge

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Children's representations of parenting behaviors, basic negative emotions, and negative self-conscious emotions in the Narrative Story Stem Technique, Loredana Apavaloaie

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An investigation into technology and motivational influences on creativity and product output in apparel design students, Charles Freeman

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Identifying opinion leaders and their activity on a local apparel business Facebook fan-page, Jennifer Marie Galster

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Investigating children's social support systems: comparison of interviews and interviews with pictures, Leah Kathrine Hebert

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Monitoring the molecular weight of poly(lactic acid) during fiber spinning and coloration, Ashley Nicole Jacobs

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"Faith is Life": a qualitative study of christian faith and Chinese immigrant families, Yaxin Lu

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What factors influence positive father involvement in African American families?, Courtney LaShay Pitts

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Comparison of the Effects of Two Oat-based Cereals on Appetite and Satiety, and the Effect of a Fat Emulsion of Appetite, Satiety, Food Intake, and Body Weight, Candida Joan Rebello

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Pregnancy and the relationship to age-related macular degeneration, Ann Hardin Shaw

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Contextual influences on faith development in adolescents and emerging adults, Katheryn A. Barker

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Obesity Treatment Alternatives: Foods to Surgery, Brooke Erwin Bayham

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Investigating the validity of scores obtained with the Home and Family Questionnaire and their reliability with scores obtained with the home observation for the measurement of the environment-middle childhood, Holly Marie Bell

Fewer rainy days for those who praise: a psychological examination of religion and depression, Teri Brown

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Resistant starch in the diet of rodents promotes an increase in fermentation and a reduction in body fat in an animal model of dietary obesity, Jason Andrew Charrier

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The role of Ad-36 and its E4orf-1 protein in modulating glycemic control, Emily Jane Dhurandhar

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The impact of choice on child sustained attention in the preschool classroom, Kelly Elizabeth Geary

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Loving me or loving you: influencing the attitudes and behaviors of children through a prosocial intervention, Shawna H. Gose

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An investigation of the home and family questionnaire's concurrent and predictive validity, Angel Lewis Herring

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College students' apparel shopping orientation changes in relations to life events, Yang He

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Examining teen girls' fashion behavior in the virtual and the real world: an exploratory study, Caroline Makena Kobia

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Building children's liking and preferences for fruits and vegetables through school-based interventions, Anantha Padmaja Lakkakula

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Fostering compliance in preschool-aged children using least-to-most assistive prompt hierarchy, Courtney Powers

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La ola verde: female, Hispanic consumers and the green movement, Stefanie Ann Ramirez

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Investigating early childhood teachers' stress and social supports: a multi-methods approach, Ashley Diane Romero

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A Cohort Study of a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus and the Risk of Incident Type 2 Diabetes in Louisiana Women, Yujie Wang

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A cafeteria-based tasting program improved elementary school children's fruit preferences and self-efficacy to consume fruits and vegetables, Wei-Ping Wong

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Resemblance in dietary intakes of snacks, sweets, fruit, vegetables, energy, macronutrients, and selected micronutrients among mother-child dyads from families with limited incomes, Kathryn Wroten

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Chinese influence on western women's dress in American Vogue magazine, 1960-2009, Yao Zeng

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Measuring children's social support networks: eco-mapping protocol, Lauren Burnett

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A high fat diet attenuates the fermentation effects of resistant starches and fructans, Felicia Robin Goldsmith

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Dress, dialogue, and gender in The Mary Tyler Moore Show from 1970-1977, Ashley Hayes

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Caregiver perceptions of aggression in preschool-aged boys, Charlene Philleatric Jenkins

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Social shopping for fashion, Jiyun Kang

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Generative spirituality and the parent-child relationship, Carol Catherine LeBlanc

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Post-diaster family resilience: the use of humor as a coping strategy, Bridgette Boe O'Connor

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Macular pigment optical density during pregnancy and its relationship to the diet, Alicia Page

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Dietary resistant starch improved maternal glycemic control in Goto-Kakizaki rat, Li Shen

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A qualitative exploration of Christian, Native American families, Mandy Lynn Swanson

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Resistant starch and sodium butyrate reduce body fat in rodents, Kirk Adam Vidrine

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Relationship of maternal serum fatty acids and body mass index, Emily Fontenot Gilbert

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Religiosity and Chinese immigrants' marriage, Yaxin Lu

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Infant communicative behaviors and maternal responsiveness, Chinwe Laura Onwujuba

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The perception of the Louisiana Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program's ability to improve diet and other lifestyle measures of participants, Melly Suyapa Perez Garay

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Polyunsaturated fatty acid content of breast milk from women with and without gestational diabetes mellitus, Julissa Marisel Salguero

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The effect of interactive homework on DIBELS performance, Shelley M. Scott

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Parallel cloth simulation using OpenMp and CUDA, Gillian David Sims

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Regulation of adipose tissue metabolism by NFkB P65 in transgenic mice, Tianyi Tang

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TNF-alpha inhibition of adiponectin expression by targeting PPAR-gamma and C/EBP in adipocytes, Yanning Wang

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The role of glucagon-like peptide-1 on food intake, glucokinase expression and fatty acid metabolism, Hanjie Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Dress in the United States of America as depicted in postmortem photographs, 1840-1900, Ryan Jerel Aldridge

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Early cumulative caregiver sensitivity and its relationship with children's later perceptions of peer and maternal acceptance, Loredana Apavaloaie

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Durable and reusable antimicrobial textiles, Leila Elizabeth Bonin

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The food patterns of southern Louisiana residents, Chad Eriksen

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Recommended practice in preschool instruction: increasing child attention during whole group, Mauree Elizabeth Harris

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Fabrication and Evaluation of Specialty Nonwoven Materials, Nan Jiang

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Increasing the communicative behaviors of children with low levels of communicative initiations in an inclusive preschool classroom, Susanna Melikyan

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Resistant starch is effective in lowering body fat in a rat model of human endocrine obesity, Julina Ann Robert

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Dietary resistant starch increases hypothalamic POMC expression independent of capsaicin-sensitive neurons in rats, Li Shen

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The relationship between early cumulative caregiver sensitivity and children's later self-perception of cognitive competence and cognitive performance, Jenna Rae Watson

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Association of breakfast consumption patterns with weight status, nutrient intake, and dietary adequacy in African American children 1-12 years of age and adolescents 13-18 years of age, Brandy Michele Williams

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The Impact of Self-Reported Physical Activity Levels on the Prediction of Body Fatness from BMI in White and Black College Students, Michael Zanovec

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An investigation of decision-making style of Chinese college student online apparel shoppers, Yao Zeng

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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School readiness and preschoolers' attachment representations: possible connections, Katherine A. Darbonne

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The influence of values and other social and psychological factors on the dress and appearance of African American college students, Devona Linette Dixon

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The Sociomoral Atmosphere Rating Template (SMART): an investigation of reliability and validity, Richard Sean Durham

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"Yes they're out there": a qualitative study on strong African American marriages, Katrina D. Hopkins-Williams

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The experiences of refugee youth from the conflicts in the Sudan: a collective case study, Michele Kelly

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Family resiliency among hurricane survivors: resource loss, prior traumatic events, and cumulative stress, Robin Michelle Knowles

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Early adolescent decision making and behavioral adjustment: are associations moderated by relationship quality?, Matthew Donald Marrero

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Parenting experiences of Eastern European immigrant professionals in the U.S.: a qualitative study, Olena Nesteruk

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Using least-to-most assistive prompt hierarchy to increase chilld compliance with directives in an inclusive preschool classroom, Jamie Lynn Ourso

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Is ready-to-eat-cereal consumption associated with nutrient adequacy and weight status in Hispanic-American children and adolescents?, Solange Stella Pineda Vargas

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The relationship between premarital sexual behaviors and the state of the marriage, Allison Claire Rayburn

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Images in fashion advertisements: their role in involvement and the consumer communications process, Monica Santaella

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Evaluating the effects of a multi-component school-based nutrition intervention program in elementary school students, Linda Silverman

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Resistant starch does not reduce body fat in rats fed a high fat diet, Sasmita Tripathy

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Technology adoption of Indian garment manufacturing firms, Venu Varukolu

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Comparison of food security status, nutrient intakes, body mass index, and multiple diseases among self-reported depressed and non-depressed female food stamp recipients in Southeast Louisiana, Yifang Bai

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The cost and availability of the Thrifty Food Plan in Southeast Louisiana, Blair Suzanne Buras

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Modulating lipolysis for nutraceutical and cosmeceutical applications, Mary Katherine Caruso

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Food purchasing behaviors, dietary energy density, perceived health status, and perceived nutrition knowledge of female food stamp recipients living in Southeast Louisiana, Carrie Marie Elks

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Who said "words can never hurt?": an investigation of child weight status, childhood psycosocial variables, and later adult quality of life, Holly Spencer Kihm

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Evaluation of the effectiveness of a body mass index-for-age percentile health report in raising parent awareness of their child's weight status, Anantha Padmaja Lakkakula

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Nutrient-to-cost comparisons of daily dietary intake, food security status, and body mass index in female food stamp recipients residing in Southeast Louisiana, Shanna Lundy

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Gallic Acid: Inhibiting Angiogenesis in Adipose Tissue, Andrew Thaxton Roberts

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The interest center choices of preschool children, Andree Schellhaas

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Parental depressed mood, psychological control, and adolescent behavior problems: evidence of mediation?, Jennifer Kristina Sherwood

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The ability of food stamp households in Southeast Louisiana to meet the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Laura Stewart

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Efficacy of nutrition education lessons targeting a group of low-income elderly, Gabriela M. Viteri

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Literacy behaviors of preschool children, Angela Wayne

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The response of the National School Lunch Program and Food Stamp Program in southern Louisiana in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Emily Sashel Whelan

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Feed sack fashions in South Louisiana, 1949-1968: the use of commodity bags in garment construction, Jennifer Lynn Banning