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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Latino Representation On Primetime Television In English and Spanish Media: A Framing Analysis, Gabriela Arellano

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The Progressive Jail: An Exploration of Carceral Living Conditions and Employment/Educational Life Plans, Inessa Arutunyan

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The Relationship Between Perceptions and Actual Use of Workplace Flexibility and Employee Engagement, Katherine Baer

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Inhibition of Virulence by Targeting LuxI-type Synthases and Volatile Free Fatty Acid Profiling of Streptomyces, Anthony Balistreri

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The Effect of Video Game Play on Human Performance: An Investigation of Cognitive Skill Transfer Mechanisms, Preston Brown

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Isolated Incidents: A Short Story Collection, Justin Bryant

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Structural Analysis of Eocene Dike Swarms in and Near the Duncan Hill Pluton, North Cascades, Washington, Kathleen Bryant

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Construction of Bacterial Strains Containing a Plasmid Producing an Opossum-Based Anti-Venom Peptide for Low Cost Production of the Peptide, Angela Cifelli

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True Confessions of a Kindergarten Teacher, Jennifer Lynne Creech

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Surfactant Effect on Hydrate Crystallization Mechanism, Kevin Dann

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Recombinant Expression and Potential Autocatalysis of Aedes aegypti Trypsin-like Serine Proteases (AaSPII and AaSPIV), Diane Francine Eilerts

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Unified Software Engineering Reuse: A Methodology for Effective Software Reuse, Charles Allen Flood

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The Impact of a Changing Climate on the Frequency of Sudden Stratospheric Warming Events, Ashley Fortin

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A 3D Framework for Characterizing Microstructure Evolution of Li-Ion Batteries, Jeffrey David Gelb

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Devil in a White Dress: Marie-Antoinette and the Fashioning of a Scandal, Sarah Lorraine Goodman

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Convolutional Neural Network Acceleration on GPU by Exploiting Data Reuse, Sindhuja Gopalakrishnan Elango

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Intelligent Threat-Aware Response System in Software-Defined Networks, Kunal Ketan Goswami

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Design of a 2.4 GHz CMOS LNA for Bluetooth Low Energy Application Using 45 nm Technology, Chin-To Hsiao

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Analysis and Design of a Time-to-digital Converter-based Digital Phase Locked Loop, Muhammad Ali Khaliq

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A High Performance Modulator Design for OFDM Systems, Gibran Khan

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Development of DNA assembly and error correction protocols for a digital microfluidic device, Yuliya Khilko

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In Colbert We Trust: Teenagers and Comedic Persuasion, Peter G. Kistler

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A Taxonomic Revision of Eastern North Pacific Softnose Skates (Arhynchobatidae: Bathyraja Ishiyama), James Desmond Stanley Knuckey

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The Moderating Effect of Gender and Tenure on the Relationship between Perceived Supervisor Support and Organizational Commitment, Megan Evelyn Little

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The Moderating Role of Transformational Leadership and Perceived Organizational Support in the Relationship Between Openness to Experience and Creativity, Monica Luu

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Temporal and Spatial Impacts of Water Control Structures on the Benthic Infaunal Community of a Tidally Restricted Wetland in Elkhorn Slough, CA, Christine Marie Mann

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Homology Modeling and Docking of Acyl Homoserine Lactone Synthase in Gram-Negative Bacteria, Francisco McGee

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Using Stable Isotope Analysis to Infer Breeding Latitude and Migratory Timing of Juvenile Pacific-Slope Flycatchers (Empidonax Difficilis), Emily Bailey Moffitt

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Crafting Autonomy: A Reevaluation of the Pedestal in the Sculpture of Arlene Shechet, Nicole Cherubini, and Francesca DiMattio, Sara Morris Morris

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Simulation of Laser Induced Thermal Damage in Nd:YVO4 Crystals., Richie Nagi

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Remains of the 19th Century: Deep Storage of Hydraulic Mining Sediment Along the Lower Yuba River, California, Tyler Kou Nakamura

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Simulated Annealing-Based Optimal Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) Controller Design: A Case Study on Nonlinear Quadcopter Dynamics, Kristofer Kevin Nemirsky

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Biochemical and Enzymatic Studies of the Midgut Serine Protease AaSPVII from the Aedes aegypti Mosquito, James ThienToan Nguyen

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The Faculty of Discernment, Nahida Sultana Nisa

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Femicide in Mexico: A Comparative Discourse Analysis of State and Non-State Actors, Joshua Nunes

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Network Traffic Anomaly-Detection Framework Using GPUs, Meera Ramesh

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A Feminist Focus Group Analysis of Women's Experiences in Postpartum Yoga Classes with Babies Present, Ky Carnell Russell

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A Parallel Processing and Diversified-Hidden-Gene-based Genetic Algorithm Framework for Fuel-Optimal Trajectory Design for Interplanetary Spacecraft Missions, Dhathri Harsha Somavarapu

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Comparative Study of Broadband Photometry Relations for Ultra-Diffuse and Normal Galaxies in the Coma Cluster, Maria Babakhanyan Stone

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Affective and Cognitive Effects of Awe in Predicting Hopelessness and Brooding Rumination, Eldita Tarani

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Academic Barriers for Migrant Middle School Students in Salinas, California, Alexa Terhorst

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Milk, Beer and Other Stories, Au-Co Nghi Tran

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Escaping Frankenstein: Achieving stealth identity and embodiment through exercise, Daniel Vega

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Automated Classification to Improve the Efficiency of Weeding Library Collections, Kiri Lou Wagstaff

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Taxonomic Revision of the Short Nose Chimaeras (Genus Hydrolagus) from the Southern African Region, Kristin Walovich

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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Directed Self-Assembly of High-χ Block Copolymers for Advanced Patterning Applications, Gabriela Alva

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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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Increasing Colistin Susceptibility in Antibiotic-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Lauren Renee Blankenship

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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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Evaluating Contradicting and Confirming Evidence: A Study on Beliefs and Motivated Reasoning, Zachary Alan Caddick

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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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Difficulty Swallowing, Kimberly Elizabeth Cunningham

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Good Grief, Alexandra Deabler

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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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Elucidating the Role of Mastermind-like 1 in the Degradation of Myocyte Enhancer Factor 2C, Azia S. Evans

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Exposure Assessment of Asthma and Modeling of PM2.5 during the 2007 Southern California Wildfires, Areana Flores

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Variation in Organismic RNA and DNA Content: Analysis and Application to the Assessment of Living Planktonic Biomass, Elizabeth Lam Gagneron

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“A (Blind) Woman's Place is (Teaching) in the Home”: The Life of Kate Foley, 1873-1940, Angela Gates

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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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Cygna at the Summit, Jacqueline Gross

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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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A Fully Automated Solver for Multiple Square Jigsaw Puzzles Using Hierarchical Clustering, Zayd Hammoudeh

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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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Sex-specific diet and rockfish consumption in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus): Insights from molecular scatology, Keith Michael Hernandez

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The Effects of Repeated Global Self-Adapted Testing on Online Statistics Performance, Gita Sierra Hodell

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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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Data Reduction of a Shake-Table Experimental Study of Architectural Precast Concrete Cladding, Kanotha Charles Kamau-Devers

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Fangirl Stays West, Jessica Keaton

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RNA-Protein Structure Classifiers Incorporated into Second-Generation Statistical Potentials, Takayuki Kimura

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Geraldine, Katherine King

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Evaluation of a Silica Hydride-Based Undecynoic Acid Stationary Phase For High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Veena Menon Kozhikote

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

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Deconstructing Exploitative Systems and Restoring a Balanced Biosphere: An Ecofeminist Posthumanist Reading of Jane Smiley's A Thousand Acres and Barbara Kingsolver's Prodigal Summer, Aubrey A. Laughlin

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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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Structure, Construction, and Emplacement of the Late Cretaceous Sonora Pass Intrusive Suite: Central Sierra Nevada Batholith, California, Monika B. Leopold

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Estuarine Habitat Use by the California Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris nereis), Jacqueline Kimberly Lindsey

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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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Crying Wolf: An Analysis of the Use of Sensational Content within the Media and the Desensitizing Effects it has on Audiences, Lindsey Lowe

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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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A New Hue For Heroism -Or- A Multi-Method Evolutionary Analysis of the Green Lantern Comic Book Series For Insights On the Changing Cultural Perspective of Heroism, Randolph Marchman