PhD Graduates Completed Dissertations 

If you are an alumnus of our doctoral program and do not see your title on the list, please contact ngupta@westga.edu and we will be sure to add you.

 Atlas, Nick: Lucid Dreaming and the Path to Freedom: A Transpersonal, Interpretative Phenomenological Inquiry

 Beck, Tim: Affecting Autism: From Diagnostic Representations to Aesthetic Traces

 Bell, Christopher:  Psychotherapeutic Subjectivities: A Thematic Analysis of Experiences of Change in Psychoanalysis / Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

 Beshara, Robert: The Ideology of (Counter)terrorism- Islamophobia/Islamophilia and the Ethico-Political Subjectivity of US Muslims: From Decolonial Psychoanalysis to Liberation Praxis 

 Boynton, Louis: A Retrospective Analysis of Flourishing and the Psychopolitical Validity of a Disaster Mental Health Intervention

 Chan-Frazier, Michael: My Story Matters: A Thematic Analysis of the Lives of Youth Who Are Identified as High-Risk in a Community-Based Developmental Mentoring Model

 Dhar, Ahyurdhi: Madness and Subjectivity: A Comparative Study of Insanity and the Subject in Modern West and Post-Colonial India

 Friedman, Emily: Internet Addiction and Network Production: Subjectivity in the Age of Digital Capitalism

 Garcia-Bohnet, Laura: Restoring Humanity: A Human-Centered Psychological Perspective on Restorative Justice

 Gibson, Jonathan: The Embodied Mind: An Exploratory Study on the Subjective, Developmental, and Outcome Effects of an Intervention Designed to Increase Interoceptive Awareness

 Gibson, Martha: On Becoming an Unfailed Poet: An Autoethnography of Embodied Transformative Events Expressed as Poetry: A Psychological Perspective

 Glazier, Jacob: An Arts of Existence in the Post-Media Era: A Theory of Subjectivation

 Grant, Amanda Sebastienne: Beyond Buffering: An Empirical Investigation of the Interconnective Self-Construal as a Mediator in Existential Death Anxiety

 Ibaoglu-Vaugn, Banu: Magic in the Circle: A Process Oriented Inquiry into Restorative Circles

 LaFleur, Richard: The Experiential Effects of Combat Zone Deployment on Veterans During The Reintegration Process

 Morris, Bethany: Borderline Women: Sexual Difference, Abjection and Liminal Spaces

 O’Gwin, Chase: The Horizons of Horror: An Empirical Psychoanalytic Investigation

 O’Keke, Kizito C.: Psychology of Authenticity: A Phenomenological Anastomosis of the Experience of a Transition to an Authentic Human Life

 Roberts, John: Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject 

 Senecal, Gary: Meaningful Transitions--Violence, Solidarity, and Release in the Career Transitions of Male Contact Sports Athletes

 Skalski, John: Beyond Being Tolerant: The Phenomenology of Negative Tolerating and then Beholding and Embracing the Other

 Slattery, Eamon: Toward a Psychology of Policy-making: A Case-Study in Contextualized Analysis

 Steed, Kelly M. Bainbridge: Beyond the Boundaries of Self: An Intuitive Inquiry of Non-Pathological Dissociative Experiences

 Waweru, Pauline W: Intersectionality, Intersubjectivity and Interactional Agency: A Narrative Inquiry into Domestic Violence among Immigrant Women

 White, Sandra: Recovery from Trauma through Experiential Reframing: An Empirical Phenomenological Study

 Whitehead, Patrick: Merleau-Ponty, and the Phenomenological Psycho- physical Sub-objective Event of Experience

 Wright, Christina: An Investigation into the Social Psychological Structure of Clergy Attitudes Regarding Sexual Orientation

 Vivekanada, Ram:  The Function of Imagination in Mathematical Reasoning: An Exploratory Study