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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The Progress of Heartbreak: A Short Story Collection, Areeba Abid

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Public Diplomacy for a Global World: The United States and Iran, Sarah A. Aghazadeh

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Using ground beetles (Carabidae) to assess riparian habitat restoration on the central coast of California: Chlaenius cumatillis may be a sensitive indicator, Jeondra Jessica Arrington

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The Secret of Plinket, Priya Banwait

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Growth, mortality, and reproductive potential of California Halibut (Paralichthys californicus) off central California, Cheryl L. Barnes

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Re-thinking migration: Mexican migration in a regime of subordinate inclusion, Eduardo Bautista

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Human Impacts on Rocky Intertidal Gastropods: Are Marine Protected Areas Effective?, Cassie Bednar

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Patterns of the Urban Jordanian Arabic Broken Plural, Netta Ben-Meir

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Effects of Input Modality on Capturing Notes, Chaya Bijani

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Alfalfa Trap Cropping Increases Abundance Of Key Arachnids In An Organic Strawberry Agroecosystem, Sutapa Biswas

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The Effect of Post-Operative Analgesics on Ovarian Medullary Angiogenesis and Vasculogenesis, Shamus Martin Brady

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Estimating Stagnation-Point Radiative Heating Using Maslen's Inverse Method And High-Temperature Equilibrium Air Properties, Alexander Anthony Carlozzi

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Deathbed Confessions of the Prison: Remembering Life and Death Inside, Ernest K. Chavez

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Comparing Taxi Clearance Input Layouts for Advancements in Flight Deck Automation for Surface Operations, Lara Cheng

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Location Gathering: An Evaluation of Smartphone-Based Geographic Mobile Field Data Collection Hardware and Applications, Joel Clark

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Characterization of the Performance and Failure Mechanisms of the Hydrazine Propulsion System of ISEE-3, Marco Colleluori

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Slippage: Poems, Jonathan E. Cook

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Predicting Stranding Patterns of Live Oiled Seabirds, Carcass Deposition, and Carcass Retention in Monterey Bay, Marilyn Cruickshank

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The Demise of American Musical Theatre of San Jose, Mike Scott Cymanski

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The Relationship Between Personality and Job Outcomes in Flexible Work Arrangements: Time and Location, John Cameron Davis

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Clarifying the Role of Social Support in the Relationship between Stressors and Strains at Work: The Effect of Self-Construals, Maria Joao Subtil de Carvalho

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Mapping the Labyrinth: Gerald Brenan's Contribution to the Modern Historiography of Spain and the Spanish Civil War, Sherwin Peter Lucas de la Cruz

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The relationship between employee engagement and survey response rate with union membership as a moderator, Alexandra Mariah de la Rocha

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INFLUENCE OF MACROMOLECULAR CROWDING ON WATER AND MODEL REACTION EQUILIBRIA, Sai Sathyasree Dharmaraj

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Marking the Condottiere's Dynasty: The Saletta Delle Dame of the Martinengo-Padernello, Sarah Elizabeth Dragovich

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Structure, Construction, and Geochemistry of the Highly Elongate, Cretaceous Seven-Fingered Jack Pluton in the Devil's Smokestack Area, North Cascades, Washington, Scott William Elkins

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Gender Differences in Stress, Alcohol Consumption, and Cigarette Use among College Students at San José State University, Thomas Farleigh

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Holy Warriors and Bellicose Bishops: The Church and Warfare in Early Medieval Germany, Nicholas Edward Friend

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Understanding Participation of Racial and Ethnic Groups in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Trials, Angela Jean Fuller

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Reconfiguring the Female Body: Trauma and Sacrifice in South Asian Partition Narratives, Gayathri Goel

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Peripheral Blood Plasmablast Frequencies and Trafficking in Pediatric Crohn's Disease, Caroline M. Green

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Military Urbanism and the Government of Risk in Post-9/11 Oakland, Clint Hayden

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Impacts of Scholarship and Publication on Entry-level Hiring: Public Services Applicants in Academic Libraries in the United States, James E. Hicks

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The Development of a Small Scale Wind Tunnel Simulating the Atmospheric Boundary Layer, Maximillian Hobson-Dupont

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Job Embeddedness and Turnover Intentions: The Moderating Role of Perceived Supervisory Support, Cherrity Nichole Holmes

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Tweets From San Francisco: Staying In Touch With Constituents, Daniel G. Howell

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Effects of Particle Size and Particle Heterogeneity on Benthic Functional Guilds in Elkhorn Slough, CA, Katherine Elizabeth Huotari

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The Effects of Gender, Physical Attractiveness, and Socioeconomic Status on Initial Attraction, Sherrie Jagolino

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Frequency of Counseling Sessions and Weight Loss Maintenance in a Commercial Lifestyle-Based Weight Management Program, Ashlee K. Jenson Gossard

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Runtime Reconfigurable Multi-Processor Architectures, Lomberto P. Jimenez

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Synthesis of a Ditopic Verdazyl Ligand and Investigation of its Coordination to Transition Metals, Erik Charles Johnson

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An Examination of the Mass Limit for Stability at the Triangular Lagrange Points for a Three-Body System and a Special Case of the Four-Body Problem, Sean Kemp

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Longitudinal Distribution and Summer Diurnal Microhabitat Use of California Red-Legged Frogs (Rana draytonii) in Coastal Waddell Creek, Neil Keung

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Asylia and Peer Polity Interaction in the Hellenistic Period, Kathleen Ann Kirsch

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A Simplified ATP Assay for Planktonic Organisms with Improved Extraction Efficiency, Julie Ching Kuo

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Expanding a Drosophila Model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Forward Genetic Screen for Developmental Ethanol Exposure Phenotypes, Janet Lafler

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Global Leadership Effectiveness: the Predictive Value of Cognitively Oriented Competencies, Silma E. Lange

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A Snail's Tale: A Geological History of a Species, Anthony Mervin Lenci

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The Effect of Distractions on Task Performance and Enjoyment as Moderated by Regulatory Fit, Kimberly Leung

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Preservation of Periodicity in Variational Integrators, Jian-Long Liu

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Self-presentation and Social Media: A Qualitative Examination of the Use of Instagram by Amateur NPC Female Figure Competitors, Victoria Michelle Lupinetti

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Commitment and Employee Development: Comparing Generations X and Y, Adam Mahoney

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Personality Traits and Deception Detection Ability Among College Students with Primary Psychopathic Traits, Megan Malmstrom

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Resolving the Timing of Late Pleistocene Dome Emplacement at Mono Craters, California, from U–Th and Ar/Ar Dating, Mae Marcaida

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The Orange of Seville, Jesse Lee Mardian

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Generic Polynomials, Lucas Spencer Mattick

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Effects of Summary Length and Line Spacing on Fixations, Decision Time, Correctness, and Preference of Search Engine Results on a Phablet, Anne Marie McReynolds

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Relationship Between Employee Personality and Withheld Effort, Brianna Marie Miller

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Seeing Success: Biographies of Low-Income Students, Julia M. Morrice

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The Interactive Effects of Accent, Attire, and Job Status on Employment-Related Decisions, Bonnie Nguyen

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BIV TAR RNA Binding Glycine Mutant Tat Peptides: An Integrated Modeling and Binding Assay Approach, Loc Tien Nguyen

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Orientations to Happiness, Ethnic Identity, and Life Satisfaction among Older Adults, Hardeep K. Obhi

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The generation of the Peach Spring Tuff supereruption and the evolution of the Southern Black Mountain volcanic center as revealed by Hf and O isotopes in zircon, Sarah Overton

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Reviving Mesopotamia: Genocide and the Preservation of Cultural Heritage in the Nationalist Music of William Daniel (1903-1988), Rashel Pakbaz

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Examination of Employee Alignment as a Predictor of Work Engagement, Troy Stephen Pasion-Caiani

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The Moderating Effect of Supervisory Social Support on the Relationship between Second Generation Latinos’ and Asians’ Assimilation Level and Work-Family Conflict, Yazmin Perez-Lopez

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Symbols and Agents of Papal Ascendancy: the Palazzo Farnese and Cardinals’ Palaces in Renaissance Rome Reconsidered, Heather Kathleen Peterson

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We Lost Grace, Michael Angel Quintana

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Generational Differences in Perceived Supervisory Support, Ashraf Rayani

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Initial Consonant Mutation in Modern Irish: A Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis, Janine Fay Robinson

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Modeling black bear-vehicle collision zones in Yosemite National Park, Katie Elaine Rodriguez

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The Moderating Role of Perceived Organizational Support on the Relationship between Bullying and Work Behaviors, Zakwan Salahieh

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Health Care In The US Department Of Veterans Affairs: Critical Issues And Strategic Progress, Kristin Nicole Sandoval

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The Sorcerer King, Jennifer San Filippo

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An Examination of Authentic Leadership, Perceived Similarity, and Leader-Member Exchange as Moderators of the Relationship between Leader and Follower Resilience, Joseph Edward Smith

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A Test Of Educational Methods To Reduce Boating Disturbance To Harbor Seals, Rachel Nicole Solvason

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The Maritime Shipping Industry of the Geographic Region Bounded by Aptos and Alviso, California, 1850-1950, Rebecca M. Spitzer

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Acute effects of maternal immune activation and its interaction with Gabrb3 on mouse fetal development, Geetha Subramanyam

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Using new tag attachments to study humpback whale fine-scale spatiotemporal dive behavior, habitat use, and reaction to ships off Northern California, Angela R. Szesciorka

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Cemetery Seasons, Andrew Wesley Tucker

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Effects of Stress on 9-1-1 Call-Takers and Police Dispatchers: A Study at the San Jose Police Department, Kimberly D. Turner

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Petrology and Sequence Stratigraphy Of A Portion Of The Lost Burro Formation, Death Valley, California, Rachel Unger

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30 GHz Adaptive Receiver Equalization Design Using 28 nm CMOS Technology, Gustavo Tostado Villanueva

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Beasts of Flight, Brian Wood

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Investigation of Population Structure and Distribution of the Invasive Bryozoan Watersipora Species along the California Coast using Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA, Darren James Wostenberg

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Computation in a Localization of the Free Group Algebra, Olga Zamoruyeva

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Using Satellite Remote Sensing, Field Observations and WRF/Single-Layer Urban Canopy Model Simulation to Analyze the Oklahoma City UHI Effect, Hengyue Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Radio:Reaching Young Adult Audiences, What are the Challenges and Opportunities for Radio Programmers in Cultivating Young Adult Audiences in the Current Media Environment?, Joel David Abramson

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Mistakes Were Made, Michael Paul Adams

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Low-voltage continuous-time linear equalizer for digital video applications, Poonam Vinayak Agale

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Identification of Motivational Drivers of Generation Y Employees, Camille Aguilar

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Low Power Analog to Digital Converter Design for Software-Defined Radios, Muhamamd Zain Ali

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Creep Behavior of Solder Joints under Combined Shear and Tensile Stresses, Melika Allami

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An Analysis of An Andean Cosmovisión: Nature, Culture, Ecology, and Cosmos, Christian Ardeleanu

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Predicting Risky Sexual Behavior in College Students: Preliminary Results From the National College Health Assessment at San José State University, Gabriel Krikor Arden

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Perceived Underemployment Among The Foreign-Born: Its Outcomes And The Moderating Role Of Psychological Empowerment And Perceived Organizational Support, Ayse Avcil Okuyucu

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From Utility to Significance: Exploring Ecological Connection, Ethics, and Personal Transformation Through a Gardening and Environmental Literacy Program within San Quentin State Prison, Melissa K. Benham

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The Influence of Socioeconomic Factors on the Development of Early Number Concepts, Brittany Meghan Caldwell

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Seasonal and sex-specific diet in rhinoceros auklets, Ryan David Carle

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Pathway to the Podium: Situating Rhetorical Agency within the Tommie Smith and John Carlos 1968 Mexico City Olympic Protest, Andrew Carter