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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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A Glottometric Subgrouping of the Early Germanic Languages, Joshua Agee

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Cultural Orientations as Antecedents of Career Anchors: An Exploratory Study, Kathrine Agger

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College Students Experiencing Food Insecurity at San Jose State University, Elizabeth Agramont-Justiniano

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Depth Charge, Megan Rene Fowler Alfaro

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A Medley of Ising Models; Monte Carlo Solutions and Machine Learning Applications, Demetrius Almada

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Effects of Caffeine Administered During Consolidation on Veridical and False Memory, David Amy

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Half: A Novel, Ariel E. Andrew

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The Mere Presence Effect: Attentional Bias Promoted by Smartphone Presence, Maria del Pilar Bianchi Bosch

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The Diablo Winds of Northern California: Climatology and Numerical Simulations, Carrie Lynn Bowers

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Biochemical Study of a Chymotrypsin-like Serine Protease, AaCHYMO, from the Female Aedes Aegypti Mosquito, Olive Escalicas Burata

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The Design and Detailing of Discontinuous Timberframe Lateral-Force-Resisting Systems, Rhett Kenneth Carlsen

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Associative Memory Performance Following Periods of Wakeful Rest and Technological Distraction, Chalise Carlson

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Evaluation of the Fragility of East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) Mokelumne Aqueduct, Sara Chalian

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Objects of Politics, Objects of Art: Three Studies on the Display of American Political Prints, Ricardo Chavez

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Diets and Stable Isotope Signatures of Yellowtail Rockfish (Sebastes flavidus) in Central California, Jennifer Chiu

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Chemical Competition between Microscopic Stages of Macrocystis pyrifera and Five Native Kelp Species: Does Giant Kelp Always Lose?, Maria Suzanne Christensen

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Stratospheric Intrusions Over Northern California During CABOTS: A Study of Ozone Transport and the Influence on Surface Ozone Pollution in the Sacramento Valley, Jodie Clark

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The Effect of Automating Routine Tasks on Air Traffic Controller Conflict Detection Performance, Lauren Claudatos

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The Influence of Priming on Power Posing, Ruth Cogan

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Micrometeorological Observations of Fire-Atmosphere Interactions and Fire Behavior on a Simple Slope, Jonathan Marc Contezac

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Cloud Microphysical Properties based on Airborne In Situ Observations and Evaluation of a Weather Forecasting Model and a Global Climate Model, John D'Alessandro

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Big Data Quality Modeling And Validation, Khushali Yashodhar Desai

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Filipino Student Association, Steven Domingo

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Hydraulic Sheet Resistance In Paper­-Based Porous Media, Stefan Myles Doser

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For the Bible Tells Me So, Jade Dozier

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Different Methods of Embodied Cognition in Pedagogy and its Effectiveness in Student Learning, Cassandra Durkee

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Nonlinear Stiffness and Viscoelasticity of Inhibitor-Treated Blood Clots by Tensile Testing, Wilson S. Eng

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The Effect of Managerial Recognition Practices on Job Safisfaction, Helene Fjagesund

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The Whiteness of the Elephant in the Room: How White Guilt, White Fragility, and Colorblind Racial Ideology Shape Environmental and Social Justice Activism in Santa Cruz County, Robert Michael Foran

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Learning Chinese Characters and German Words Using Multimedia, Cheuk Yue Fung

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Everybody Else, Patricia Gaglia

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Human(e) Sexual Assault: A New Rape Narrative, Irma Garcia

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Modeling the Neuro-Ocular Control System and Identifying the Presence of Neurological Disorders by Examining Saccades, Gerald Gardner

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A Modular Multi-level Converter for Energy Management of Hybrid Energy-Storage Systems in Electric Vehicles, Sharon Sanjeev George

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A Numerical Study of the van Roosbroeck System for Semiconductors, Alan Ghazarians

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An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of 2013 Boston Marathoners' Experience of Running a Subsequent Boston Marathon, Allison Grace

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Social Recommendation Systems, Avni Gulati

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Personality, Technology, and Learning, Andrew Guydish

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Biophysical Approaches for Studying Desolvation Energy in DNA:DNA Binding Systems, Caroline Rose Harmon

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Drink the Moon, Sherri D. Harvey

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Relationship between Aerobic Capacity and Episodic Memory in Older Adults, Nicole Henderson

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Effects of a Preschool Arts Curriculum on Social and Emotional Competence, Sarah Rose Henderson

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Vehicle Tracking Based on Historical Intersection Over Union, Shuai Hua

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Taking A Stand On One Knee: A Content Analysis Study of the San Francisco 49ers' National Anthem Protests, Jack Hunter

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Rock Strength: A Main Control of Yosemite's Topography?, Alex Jon Hutcherson

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Our Homes, Our Stores: Aging in Place For LGBTQ Communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, Simon Dean Jarrar

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Families Come Arranged, Navdeep Kaur

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Low-cost Air Monitors Effectively Show School-Level Particle Matter Risks Are Comparable Across Demographic Groups Within An Impacted California Air Region, Farkhondeh Kazemi

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Microbial Metagenomes from Cryptofaunal Sponges and Ascidians from Moorea, French Polynesia, Jennifer Keliher

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Hes1 Notch Response Elements and their Roles in RBPJ-K Binding, Michael Majid Khayat

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Change and Transformation: The Harp as a Symbol of Liminality in Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker (1892), Jeanna Kim

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Computational Models Exploring the Role of Flexibility in Binding Tat Peptide to TAR RNA, Thanh Quoc Le

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Autonomy in Video Games and Gamification, Jonathan Leventhal

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Heat Transfer Interface to Graphitic Foam, Fang-Ming Lin

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Lenstra-Hurwitz Cliques In Real Quadratic Fields, Daniel S. Lopez

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An Examination of the Demographic Antecedents and Job Outcomes of Participation in Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), Emily Erin Lopez

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A Biochemical Study of The Autocatalytic Nature of a Serine Protease (Early Trypsin) From The Aedes aegypti Female Mosquito, Rachael Marie Lucero

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In-situ Measurement of Plasma Etch Rate Using EtchRate Wafer, Razieh Mahzoon

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Soul In A Matchbox, Kimy Martinez

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The Conservation, Excavation, and Analysis of Ancient Human Remains: A Bioarchaeological Case Study of Prehistoric Reburials from Nevis, West Indies, Marissa Nicole Massaro

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Framework for Acceleration and Compression of Convolutional Neural Networks, Joshua Misko

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Numerical Studies of Turbulence Effects in Cross-Flow Ventilation, Mina Mohammadmirzaei

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Using a Photoaffinity Approach to Identify the Target of an Antipyocyanin Compound in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Rebecca Moore

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Advanced Control on Dual-Stage Converters for Power Factor Correction Applications, Akarsh Murthy

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Analysis of Fiber Network Architecture in Blood Vessels and Blood Clots, Dustin Michael Nguyen

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The Interactive Effects of Sex of a Sender and Gender Role on Liking and Perceived Competence in Online Email Communication, Megan Opfer

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Proactive Personality Benefits: The Role of Work-Life Salience, Career Encouragement, and Career Satisfaction, Mariah Patterson

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Minority Stress Impacts In-Group Attitudes and Reactions to Masculinity Threat of Gay Men, Erin Thomas Pereida

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Changes in the Elasmobranch Assemblage in a California Estuary, Catarina Pien

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Thinking Through the Happily Ever Afters, Roxanne Elizabeth Powell

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Preparation and Characterization of a Ferrocene Containing Main-Chain PEG-CNT Phase for Hybrid Supercapacitor Application, Shalaka Rahangdale

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The Photographic Capacity: Intentionality and Direct Connection in the Artwork of Meghann Riepenhoff, Klea McKenna and Chris McCaw, Allison Wedemeyer Railo

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Machine Learning Methods for Kidney Disease Screening, Rathna Ramesh

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Effects of Optimizing the Respiratory Pump on Performance During a Simulated Ice Hockey Period, Kurtis Ryan Rayfield

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All Eyes on You: The Impact of Increased Surveillance and Media Publicity on Police Identity, Sara Serpa Rodrigues

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Airborne Doppler Radar Observations of PyroCu/Cb Plume Kinematics and Thermodynamics During the 2016 Pioneer Fire, Bruno Rodriguez

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Separation Events in Modern Greek, Vasiliki Lydia Rounti

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A Multivariate Model for Predicting Global Leadership Expertise, Andrea Sanchez Chavez

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Ban the Box: Outcomes of Mandatory Disclosure and Predictors of Voluntary Disclosure of Criminal History in Job Applications, Ginevra Marta Scherini

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Reproductive Performance, Foraging Effort, and Diet of an Apex Predator, the Common Murre, at one of the Largest Nesting Colonies in the California Current System, Stephanie Rianne Schneider

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Structure and Emplacement of the Eocene Golden Horn Batholith, North Cascades, Washington, Christopher Scudder

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Personality, Motivation, and the War Between Facebook and Twitter, Elizabeth Shallal

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Application of Model Predictive Control in Modular Multilevel Converter for MTPA Operation and SOC Balancing, Mohit Sharma

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Empowerment to Action: Youth Participation in a Community-Based Stewardship Program, Carly Egnater Silverman

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The Effects of Eccentricity and Saliency on Visual Attention in Avionic Displays, Chad Aaron Smith

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Diversity Training Outcomes: Assessing Impact of Diversity Training on Attitudes Towards Societal Diversity and Cognitive Empathy, Iris Lenette Smith

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Job Level and Job Family as Predictors of Preferences for the Physical Environment, Rachel Smith

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Constructing Dynamic Ad-hoc Emergency Networks using Software-Defined Wireless Mesh Networks, Roop Kumar Sriramulu

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Landscape Mobility of the Precontact Ohlone: an Isotopic Investigation of Dietary Reconstruction, Landscape Mobility, and Marriage Patterns, Kelli Sullivan

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Predicting Spatial Distributions of Demersal Fishes off Central California, Anne Catherine Tagini

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Current Feedback-Based High Load Current Low Drop-Out Voltage Regulator in 65-nm CMOS Technology, Melody Teoh

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Characterization of Four Type-C Silica Columns Using Resveratrol Analogues, Joshua Topete

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Effects of Acute Sleep Deprivation on Light-Evoked Pupil Response Dynamics, Terence Lloyd Tyson

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Media Representations of Bipolar Disorder Through the Case of Suzy Favor Hamilton, Rachel Vaccaro

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Assessment of Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum) Nesting Habitat in the San Francisco Bay Area, Prabha Venu

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Prophecy for Sale: On American Rails, Erik Bryan White

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Nonpoint Source Bacterial Pollution in the Coyote Creek Watershed, Elisabeth Wilkinson

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The Effects of Driving Automation Systems on Human Driving Performance and Driver Fatigue, Lily R. Wong

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Psychological Presence in Immersive Virtual Environments, Steven L. Wu

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Pre-service Education in Augmentative and Alternative Communication: Student Ratings of Self-Efficacy, Jennifer Nobue Yoshimura