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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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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

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The Footprints of Saharan Air Layer and Lightning on the Formation of Tropical Depressions over the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, Diana Caroly Centeno

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The Tempest, Marina Chappie

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Do Parents Rock and Roll All Night? Temporal Egg Turning Behavior In Long-Lived Seabirds, Corey Clatterbuck

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Watch the Sky, Kelly Ann Curtis

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Segmented Flow in Microfluidic Chips, Katrina Jolene Donovan

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Networking and Craft in Three Generations of Mail Art, Laura Dunkin-Hubby

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Evaluating Methods to Anesthetize Gopher Rockfish (Sebastes carnatus) for Immediate-Release in the Field: Induction, Recovery, and Cortisol Stress Response to Surgical Anesthesia, Jahnava Kiyomi Duryea

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WRF-Model Data Assimilation Studies of Landfalling Atmospheric Rivers and Orographic Precipitation Over Northern California, Arthur John Eiserloh

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Unequal Error Protection with the RaptorQ Forward Error Correction Scheme, Keshava M. Elliadka

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Native American Response and Resistance to Spanish Conquest in the San Francisco Bay Area 1769-1846, Gustavo Adolfo Flores

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The Legacy of Antonio Sant'Elia: An Analysis of Sant'Elia's Posthumous Role in the Development of Italian Futurism during the Fascist Era, Ashley Gardini

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Novel Bacterial Lineages in the Uncultured Candidate Division SR1, Sumreet Kaur Ghotra

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"I speak for the trees": An exploration of environmental advocacy and speaker credibility in Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, Kelly Elyse Alviso Glass

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Predicting Oil Spill Impacts on Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra Lutris Nereis): Application of a Mechanistic Movement Model, Emily Ann Golson

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The Uncanny Valley, Jessy Rose Goodman

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The Response of Bats to Introduced Trout in Naturally Fishless Lakes Sierra Nevada, California, Elizabeth Gruenstein

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Effect of Various Portland Cement Paste Compositions on Early-Age Strain, Alana Grace Guzzetta

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Mapping the Monster: Locating the Other in the Labyrinth of Hybridity, Jill Kristine Harper

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Utilization of Crowdsourced Maps in Catastrophic Disasters, Makiko Hong

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Effects of Temperature on Sexual Competition in Kelps: Implications for Range Shifts in Foundation Species, Alexis Cynthia Howard

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Adaptive Filtering for Heart Rate Signals, Samira Jaafari

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The Work Engagement and Job Performance Relationship: Exploring the Mediating Effect of Trait Emotional Intelligence, Lisa Jackson

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"Que Comença ja la Pel·li!" A Frame-based Study of Catalan and Spanish Begin-verbs and the Situation-entity Metonymy, José Antonio Jódar Sánchez

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Thermal and Compositional Evolution of the Mid-Miocene Searchlight Magmatic System (Nevada, USA) as Recorded in Zircon, Brent Michael Johnson

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Experiences of Immigration among Women from Taiwan, Robert Johnston

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Coast redwood fire history and land use in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California, Gregory Jones

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Prediction of Residual Stress and Distortion from Residual Stress in Heat Treated and Machined Aluminum Parts, Robert Michael Jones

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Vulnerability of Groundwater to Perchloroethylene Contamination from Dry Cleaners in the Niles Cone Groundwater Basin, Southern Alameda County, California, Anne C. Jurek

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Hittingtime and PageRank, Shanthi Kannan

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The Excavation and Analysis of Prehistoric Caribbean Remains: A Bioarchaeological Case Study of a Prehistoric Female from Nevis, West Indies, Chris Keith

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Turn of Events: How environmental temperatures and artificial nest habitats influence incubation behaviors of Cassin's auklets (Ptychoramphus aleuticus), Emma Kelsey

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Design of a Simplified Test Track for Automated Transit Network Development, Adam Livingston Krueger

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Examination of Multiparticle Transport as a Function of Slope and Sediment Volume, Alan Kuoch

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Phonograph Vs. Radio: The Early Rivals of 20th Century Music Technology, Kristen Nicole Leake

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Compression-Based Analysis of Metamorphic Malware, Jared Lee

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Variation in Tissue Stable Isotopes, Body Size, and Reproduction of Western Pacific Leatherback Turtles, Deasy Lontoh

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Covert Visual Spatial Attention: Effects Of Voluntary And Involuntary Attention On Channel Enhancement And Channel Selection, Rocio Luna

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Commitment Types and Influence of Daily Deals Among Boot Camp Participants, Linda Lund

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Perspiration and Motivation: An Examination of Body Image and Exercise, Melissa Luu

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A Promiscuous Wallflower: The Rare Zayante Sandhills Endemic Erysimum Teretifolium (Brassicaceae) Benefits From Outcrossing, Miranda Kathleen Melen

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Through Currents of Flesh and Memory, Maria Mesa

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Inelastic Analysis of Seismic Loading of Precast Concrete Cladding Using Commercially Available Software, Mohammad Ebrahim Mohammadi

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Tuesday Night At 6:30: The WOW Cafe Theatre Through The Eyes of Nineteen Artists, Elissa Mondschein

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Bentham, Self and Society, Brian Murphy

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Forecasting Peak Adult Activity of Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas Postvittana, Using a Degree-Day Model and Trap Data, Neal Bruce Murray

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The Madman: For Mezzo-Soprano and Pierrot Ensemble, Harlan Matthew Otter

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Coast Redwood Community Structure and Composition following Selective-Harvest: A Case Study of Byrne-Milliron Forest, Amy K. Petersen

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The Effects of Post-Operative Analgesics on Ovarian Surface Angiogenesis After Transplantation of Young Ovaries Into Aged Mice, Christine Petrovec

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Visual Poetics and Cinematic Patterns in Vladimir Nabokov's Invitation to a Beheading, Alesya Petty

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Between, Patricia Valeria Pinedo

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Using Vegetation to Reduce Nitrogen Runoff in California Caneberries, Rebecca Riesenfeld

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An Analysis of Occultations and Phase Curves of Kepler Planetary Candidates, Jessica Elizabeth Roberts

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Synthesis of Hybrid Inositol Glycan Analogues, Sudi Sabet

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Delay Flip-Flop (DFF) Metastability Impact on Clock and Data Recovery (CDR) and Phase-Locked Loop (PLL) Circuits, Alfred Sargezisardrud

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The Role of Large Woody Debris in Inhibiting the Dispersion of a Post-Fire Sediment Pulse, Lauren Elizabeth Short

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Slipping Away, Terri Smith

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Effects of Minimums Depiction and Airport Equipment Outages on Retrieval Errors and Times in Temporally Compressed Operations, Michael Stewart

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Testing the Unfolding Theory of Turnover: Development of an Exit Survey, Rachael Tellez

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Characterization and Development of an Extended Cavity Tunable Laser Diode, Fnu Traptilisa

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Structure and Emplacement of Cretaceous Plutons in Northwest Yosemite National Park, California, Ashley Van Dyne

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Forager Subsistence Regimes in the Thai-Malay Peninsula: An Environmental Archaeological Case Study of Khao Toh Chong Rockshelter, Krabi, Hannah Grace Van Vlack

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An Investigation of Coastal Groundwater Discharge and Associated Nutrient Inputs Using Electrical Resistivity, Temperature, and Geochemical Tracers in Pescadero Lagoon, California, Christina Maryann Volpi

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Phase Locked Loop (PLL) based Clock and Data Recovery Circuits (CDR) using Calibrated Delay Flip Flop, Sagar Waghela

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The Age of Chameleons and Pow Wows, Marta Svea Wallien

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Combining Nanofluidics and Plasmonics for Single Molecule Detection, Melanie Maputol West

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Development of a Spatial Filtering Apparatus, Nicolle Wilson

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Plankton in Monterey Bay: Optimization of Optical Sensor Data from Autonomous Underwater Vehicles with Applications in Plankton Community Composition, Diane Wyse

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Wastewater and Water Quality Changes in Lower South San Francisco Bay, 1957-2013., Simret Kesete Yigzaw

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Professional Wushu Athletes: Potential Athletic/Personal Dissonance, Yang Zhang

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Having Fun about Jesus:" Children's Constructions of Their Relationship to Church, Henry James Zonio

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Galois Theory and the Hilbert Irreducibility Theorem, Damien Adams

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Real-time Auto Tuning of a Closed Loop Second Order System with Internal Time Delay Using Pseudo Random Binary Sequences, David Adams

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Le Déchirement et le Châtiment de Soi dans Épaves de Julien Green et la Chute d'Albert Camus, Imene Aggoun

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NCAA Division I Coaches and Athletic Trainers: An Examination of Professional Relationships and Knowledge of the Athletic Training Profession, Laura Alexander

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Funding sources of impactful and transformative research, Barrett Anderson

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The Fuel That Fans the Fire: Towards an Understanding of Redheads as Signifiers in Western Theatre, Sarah Kate Anderson

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A Dancing Paradox: Oral Histories of Dance Pedagogy, Stephanie Marie Anderson

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Future Work Selves and Work-Related Outcomes: The Role of Perceived Supervisor Support, Shama Arakeri

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Internalized oppression: Latino narratives on educational experience, Carolina Avalos

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Farms on Campus: Strong Stakeholder Support for an Educational Garden at a Non-Land-Grant University, Gina M. Bacigalupi

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The Effects of Psychological Contract Breach on Job Outcomes, Nichole Simone Ballou

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Local adaptation of two cryptic species, Lasthenia californica and Lasthenia gracilis, to distinct regions within a serpentine outcrop, Teri Barry

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ENSO Effects on Land Surface-Biosphere-Atmosphere Interactions: A Global Study from Satellite Remote Sensing and NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Data, Henry Bartholomew

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Experiences of coping with injury in Division I athletes from low-to-middle socioeconomic status backgrounds, Matthew Philip Bejar

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L'oeuvre Littéraire Et Plastique D'eugène Fromentin : Parallèle Et Complémentarité, Arnaud Bergerol

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Predicting Slender False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum) Invasion in the Santa Cruz Mountains, California, Janine Ellen Bird

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Attitudes on Divorce and Marriage, Rebecca Elizabeth Bivona-Guttadauro

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Made Marian: Myth and Reality in the Redondo Beach Public Library, 1895-1924, Lisa Blank