National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen

Doctoral Dissertations and Master Thesis:

Bramlett, Stephanie S. 2011. Decoding Minority Student Retention: An Investigation of Student Experiences and Institutional Characteristics.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate Group of Sociology, University of New Hampshire.

Brunn, Rachelle J. 2009. Intersectionality at Work: Race, Class, and Gender Gaps in Post-Secondary Achievement and Attainment.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate Groups of Sociology and Demography, University of Pennsylvania.

Ehrmann, Nicholas. 2010. Yellow Brick Road: The Roots of Academic Underperformance in Washington, D.C.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Sociology Department, Princeton University.

Fischer, Mary J.  2003.   Finding a Place:  The Social and Academic Adjustment of Minorities on Predominantly White Campuses.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate Groups of Sociology and Demography, University of Pennsylvania.

Gong, Lei. 2012. College Students' Plans for Graduate or Professional School: a Comparison of Different Racial and Ethnic Groups.  MA. Thesis, Department of Sociology, University of Miami.

Griffith, Amanda L. 2009. Essays in Higher Education Economics.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Economics, Cornell University.

Lam, Charmian. 2013. Barriers for Foreign-Born Students in Elite Post-Secondary Education in the United States. MS. Thesis, Department of Sociology, Virginia Commonwealth University.

McCarron, Grazziella P. 2012. An Examination of the Factors that Contribute to Undergraduate Persistence and Graduate Degree Aspirations for First-Generation College Students Attending Elite Universities.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Counseling and Personnel Services, University of Maryland College Park.

Nandeshwar, Ashutosh R. 2010. Longitudinal Study of First-Time Freshmen Using Data Mining.  Ph.D. Dissertation, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University.

Torres, Kimberly C.  2006.  Manufacturing Blackness: Skin Color Necessary But Not Sufficient. Ph.D. Dissertation, Graduate Group in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania.