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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Preliminary Investigation of Commercially Available Pluronics as UV Curable 3D Printing Inks for Tissue Engineering Applications, A'Lester Cordell Allen

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Trail Vision: Utilizing Leopold As Environmental Equipment For Living, Kendall Elizabeth Barrett

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Silicon Revolution: Sustainability Disclosures and Performance in the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry (2010-2014), Swarali Bhat

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Experiments with and Implementation of a Context Sensitive Text Summarizer, Charles Joseph Bocage

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Mindfulness Modulated Attention with Neurofeedback in Multiple Object Tracking, Jennifer M. Brennan

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Dynamics and Control of A Suspended ATN Vehicle, Wade Patterson Brown

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Perceived Organizational Support and Perceived Supervisor Support as Antecedents of Work Engagement, Kelista Lea Burns

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Trust and Complacency in Cyber Security, Ashley Allison Cain

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Troubadours of the Disaster, Peter Christian Caravalho

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Intercolony Comparison of Diets of Western Gulls in Central California, Anne L. Cassell

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Stakeholder Engagement in Marine Protected Area Network Planning in Southern California: Understanding Fishing, Government, and Environmental Perspectives, Nicole Catalano

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The Moderating Effect of Attachment Style on the Breach-Violation Relationship, Misael Cerpas

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The Effect of Climate Change on the Coffee Crop in Chiapas, Mexico, Elizabeth Gayle-Ann Chinoransky

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The Effects of Online Course Pedagogies on Learning and Cognitive Workload, Kallan Kay Christensen

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Juana Alicia: a Case Study of the Artist as Critical Muralist, Allison Ann Connor

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Achieving Higher Academic Performance: Access at the Intersections of Culturally Diverse Populations in Higher Education On-campus Communities, Koryn Calee Dillard

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Effects of global change on algal biomineralization and benthic community interactions on California's temperate rocky reefs, Emily Marie Donham

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The Role of Bed Shear Stress in Sediment Sorting Patterns in a Reconstructed, Gravel Bed River, Samuel Emerson

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Debris Flow Fans in Yosemite Valley National Park, California, Evan Scott Enriquez

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The Role of Psychological States in Predicting Work Engagement: A Test of Kahn's Model, Taylor Gatti

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A Qualitative Investigation of USA Weightlifting Facebook Follower Engagement During a World Event, Dora Gyulai

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The Effect of Heavy Quarter Squats on Vertical Jump in Female Athletes, Matthew Alan Haack

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Authentic Leadership and Organizational Citizenship Behaviors: The Moderating and Mediating Effect of Communication Frequency, Alyssa C. Hardwick

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The Shojo Within the Work of Aida Makoto: Japanese Identity Since the 1980s, Laurel Rose Hartman

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The Upstart Orchard, Jeffrey Heid

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Variation in adrenal and thyroid hormones with life-history stage in juvenile northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris), Jennifer Jelincic

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Fangirl Stays West, Jessica Keaton

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Geraldine, Katherine King

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Psychopathology and Creativity Among Creative and Non-Creative Professions, Victor Kwan

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Evaluating the Predictive Validity of the Global Competencies Inventory for Determining Global Leadership Outcomes, Emily Tuyet Le

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Effects of Substrate Warming on Sessile Marine Invertebrate Communities in Monterey Bay, California, Stephen Loiacono

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Treatment of Sk-Mel-28 Cells With r-Moj-DM Upregulates Pro-Apoptotic Genes P53 and TNF-B While Downregulating Oncogene c-Myc, Melissa Lombardo

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Trapped in endoderm-1 Reveals a Novel Role for Fruitless in Drosophila melanogaster Courtship, Peter Luu

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Developing an Understanding of the Imaginative and Creative Processes Utilized in Theatrical Costume Design, Cherise Louise Mantia

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Aligning K-12 and higher education: Using an intersectional approach to identify student preparation factors present upon college entry, Edgar Martinez

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Simulating and Understanding a Summertime Dry Lightning Event in Coastal California, Philip Isaac Martin

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The Mediating Role of Psychological Empowerment on the Relationship Between Job and Personal Resources and Employee Engagement, Ian McAllister

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Pretty maps: evaluating GIS adoption of cartographic design standards and best practices in professional publications, David Medeiros

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What's Happened to France? Sundays, Socialism, and Neoliberal Modernity, Michael Vincent Metz

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Synthesis and Studies of Polymers Crosslinked with Electrochemically Degradable Crosslinking Reagents, Raymond Phillip Meury

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Exploring Racial Diversity in Caldecott Medal-Winning and Honor Books, Angela Christine Moffett

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Enhancing Scalability and Performance in Software-Defined Networks: An OpenDaylight (ODL) Case Study, Priyanka Neelakrishnan

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Cux2-Positive Radial Glial Cells Generate Diverse Subtypes of Neocortical Projection Neurons and Macroglia, Ton Dan Nguyen

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The Relationship between Psychological Conditions for Engagement and Voluntary Turnover: The Moderating Effects of Job Performance and Salary Growth, Krista Marie Niemela

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Drawing place field diagrams of neural codes using toric ideals, Nida K. Obatake

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Uncovering “New Man” Feminism: Arthur F. Mathews at the San Francisco School of Design, 1890-1896, Mary Okin

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Fire Water Blues, Alexander James Papoulias

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Living between Borders: Transnational Marriage and US Resettlement Patterns in Sudanese Refugee Populations, Deirdre Patterson

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Wilderness State Park Volunteers: A Qualitative Case Study of Meaning and Sustainability, Christina A. Peterson

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The Impact of Performance Management System Characteristics on Perceived Effectiveness of the System and Engagement, Laura Ricci

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Can Positive Mood or Mindfulness Interventions Increase Body Satisfaction?, Gabrielle Mary Rodgers

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The Impact of Climate Change on Coastal Fog Hours of California's Central Coast, Chrissy Rogers

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Popularity Prediction of Reddit Texts, Tracy Rohlin

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Cultural influences in political ideology: conservatism and vertical individualism, Cyrus Sarrafpour

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Effects of Zoledronate During Simulated Weightlessness on Bone Structure and Mechanics, Ryan Thomas Scott

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The Final Cut, Lauren Elise Serpa

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Evaluation of the Effects of Walnut Extract on the Cell Division G2/M Cyclin-Cyclin B1 in Breast Cancer Cells, Savita Pinaki Shah

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The Effects of Discrete Emotions on Risky Decision Making, Hoeun Sim

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Evaluation of a Silica Hydride Based Diol Stationary Phase For High Pressue Liquid Chromatogrphy, Kathleen Ardith Talbott

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A Sedimentological Analysis of the Siliciclastic Fraction in Pliocene Core Sediments from Bowers Ridge, Bering Sea (IODP Exp 323), Melinda Tanner

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Examining the Moderating Effect of Life Satisfaction on the Relationship between Perceived Underemployment and Job Attitudes among Millennials, Savannah Trakes

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Solitary By Any Other Name: Silence to Segregation in American Prisons, Chelsea van Aken

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A Study on the Sparsity Property of the Jordan Canonical Form, MinhNhat Vu

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Testing Camera Trap Density Estimates From the Spatial Capture Model and Calibrated Capture Rate Indices Against Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys spp.) Live Trapping Data, Timothy Alan Walker

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Investigation of the Molecular Mechanisms That Mediate Neural Circuit Formation, Katherine Emily Watters

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Developing an Empirical Correlation for the Thermal Spreading Resistance of a Heat Sink, Andrew Richard Werdowatz

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Women Business Leaders in Biotech and Hi-Tech, and Related Industry Cluster Factors, Jessica White

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Trust, Reciprocity, Fairness, and Mind Reading Under Stress, Charles Jia Yao Xie

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Geometric Control Theory: Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications, Geoffrey Zoehfeld

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Diversity and Community Structure of Marine Invertebrate Fossil Assemblages from the Neogene of the Dominican Republic, Nina Abdollahian

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

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One County, Two Libraries: Watsonville and the Organizing of the Santa Cruz County Library System, 1900-1930, David Robert Addison

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

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A Sentimental Pigeon Keeper, ADNAN ALAM

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Characterization of Gut Associated Circulating Invariant Natural Killer T Cells (iNKT) in Chronic Inflammation of the Intestine, Venus Allahyarzadeh

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The Interactive Effect of Core Self-Evaluations and Perceived Organizational Support in Predicting Work Engagement, Martin Andres Araya

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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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Effects of Acute Exercise, Mindfulness Meditation, and Mindfulness Meditation Neurofeedback on Stroop Performance, Claire Evelyn Balgemann

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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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The Moderating Role of Perceived Organizational Diversity Climate on the Relationship Between Employee Resource Group Satisfaction and Work Outcomes, Brian Barnhart

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Using a Self-Management Project to Improve Student Performance in an Online Introductory Statistics Course, Nicholas Glenn Bathurst

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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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Movements, Habitat Use, and Demography of Western Pond Turtles in an Intermittent Central California Stream, Joseph Paul Belli

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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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Trajectories of Air Parcel Motions in Mars' Atmosphere Computed Using HYSPLIT, David Bruggeman

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Seasonal Road Layout Design In Mountainous Terrain Using GIS With The Side Hill And Least Cost Path Methods, Emil Harold Brundage

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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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"Living in the Confluence of Two Eternities": The Impact of Politicized Religion in Richmond, Virginia, 1845-1914, Timothy Allen Case

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Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) Diet and Abundance at a Stopover and Wintering Ground on Southeast Farallon Island, California, Sara Lee Chandler

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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 W.S. 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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Natural and Anthropogenic Disturbance in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica: Iceberg Scours, Human-Derived Pollutants, and their Effects on Benthic Communities, Clint Alan Collins

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Slippage: Poems, Jonathan E. Cook