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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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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 Caravalho Caravalho

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

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

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

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

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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 Keaton

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Geraldine, Katherine King

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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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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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Synthesis and Study 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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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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Fire Water Blues, Alexander James Papoulias

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

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

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

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 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

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Chasing Rx: A Spatial Ethnography of the CrossFit Gym, Matt Crockett

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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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“Great Nature, Refuge of the Weary Heart:” A Regional and Literary Exploration of the Early Grove Plays of the Bohemian Club, Jeremy Denouden

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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 Cretaceous Seven-Fingered-Jack Intrusive Complex in the Klone Peak Area, North Cascades, Washington, Kelly N. Dustin

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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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From Trauma to Trial: Proposing New Methods for Examining the Variability of Sharp Force Trauma on Bone, Amanda Feldman

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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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Consumer Complaints and Protection: Stable Analysis and Design Patterns, Vishnu Sai Reddy Gangireddy

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Face Recognition: An Engineering Approach, Farshad Ghahramani

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Quantifying Variability in Oculomotor and Manual Choice Response Times, Angelica Godinez

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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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Screening Bioactive Molecules In Tetrahymena thermophila Using Phagocytosis Determined By Flow Cytometry, Santosh Gummidipundi

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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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Tales of Archaeological Places: Visualizing Mayan Pre-Colonial Settlement Patterns, Angela Ivanov

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Peregrinations: A Memoir of the Art of Falconry and Mental Health, Leslie S. Jacoby

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

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Complex effects of Nitrogen Pollution and Grazing on Nectar resources of the Adult Bay Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha bayensis), Nidhi Jain

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