This collection contains electronically submitted and retrospectively digitized theses, dissertations, and doctoral projects for which we have the permission to distribute online. Beginning with the fall of 2012, all theses and dissertations have been submitted through UNF Digital Commons. Other theses, dissertations, and projects are available in paper format and may be found using the library’s OneSearch system.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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The Ultimate Irony: An Information Age Without Librarians, Dawn S. Ady

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Tests of Reproductive Isolation Between the Fishes Fundulus heteroclitus and F. grandis, Ruthie E. Barbas

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Investigating the Psychometric Properties of the Self-Compassion Scale: Using Confirmatory and Exploratory Factor Models, Jennifer Marie Barton

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Participant Perceptions of Knowledge Sharing in a Higher Education Community of Practice, Shawn Whittaker Brayton

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Characterization of the interaction between Basigin and the pattern recognition receptor TLR4, Josephine Michelle Brown

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Analysis of a Long-Term Record of Nearshore Currents and Implications in Littoral Transport Processes, Carolina Burnette

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Active Analytics: Adapting Web Pages Automatically Based on Analytics Data, William R. Carle II

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Humanitarian Intervention: Moral Perspectives, Tyrome Clark

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The Adaptive Memory Effect: Exploring Need for Cognition and Survival Processing, Nora Del Giudice

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The Mechanics and Fixed Operations Of Human Experience, James Dominick Di Netta

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To Kill or Not to Kill: Exploring the Roles of Empathy and Working Memory in Moral Decision Making, Andrea Frankenstein

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Categorizing Pro-environmental Behaviors Using the Laypeople's Perspective, Ashley Jade Gillis

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Voices of the First Women Leaders in the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Ellen Glasser

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A Saddlepoint Approximation to Left-Tailed Hypothesis Tests of Variance for Non-normal Populations, Tyler L. Grimes

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Transcriptional Regulation of Dual-Specificity Phosphatase 4 (Dusp4) by Muscle RING Finger 1 (MuRF1) and Myogenic Regulatory Factors, Ashley Noel Haddock

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San Antonio de Pocotalaca: An Eighteenth-Century Yamasee Indian Town in St. Augustine, Florida, 1716-1752, Amanda A. Hall

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Safety Implications of Transit Operator Schedule Policies, Hung Hoang

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Thinking About How You Feel: The Relationship between Cognitive Variables in the Context of Depressive Symptoms, John C. Horton

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The Impact of Multiple Opportunities for Aggression on Aggressive Thoughts, Behaviors, and Motivations, Kristen Nicole Hull

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Structure and Function of Male Bottlenose Dolphin Alliances in Northeast Florida, Kristin A. Karle

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Selected High School Science Teachers' Perceptions Regarding Adaptations to Their Instructional Practice Due to the Implimentation of State Required End of Course Exams in a Midsized Central Florida School District, Thomas V. Keller

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Modeling Older Driver Behavior on Freeway Merging Ramps, Lina Lwambagaza

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Complexities of Technology Integration in the Elementary Classroom Context: A Structural Equation Model Study, Heather M. Monroe-Ossi

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Pain and Principle: The Effects of Nociceptive Stimuli on Moral Decision Making, Tyler Robinson

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Seft-Monitoring and Attitude Polarization: Individual Differences in the Role of Belief Consistency and Belief Confidence in the Mere-Thought Effect, Rosanna Rodriguez

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Functional Characterization of a Novel Disaccharide Membrane Transporter in the Digestive Tract of the American Lobster, Homarus americanus, Olivia Scheffler

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The Effect of Gender Threat on Implicit Sexism and Stereotyping, Shelby Speegle

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Population Ecology of Invasive Lionfish (Pterois volitans/miles) in the South Atlantic Bight, Mary Swenarton

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Comparative Study of School and Science Teacher Technology Leaderships in High and Middle Schools in the United States and China, Ying Tang

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Loss of Resources and Demoralization in the Chronically Ill: A Mediation Model, Maria Inês Torri Dischinger

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Characterization of Tensile Deformation in AZ91 Mg Alloy Castings, Ogun Unal

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Ability and Abnormality, Jessica West

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Unearthing the Seeds of Oppression and Injustice within Education: Using Intuition, Care, and Virtue to Guide the Educative Process and Cultivate Morality., Lucas Worsham

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Humorous Developments: Ridicule, Recognition, and the Development of Agency, Kevin Andrew Afflerbach

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Gender Differences in Low Back Pain and Self-Reported Muscle Strengthening Activity Among U.S. Adults, Albatool H. Alnojeidi

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Non-Lethal Methods for Assessing Reproductive Status in Bonnethead Sharks (Sphyrna tiburo), Brenda Carol Anderson

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Self-Monitoring and Romantic Relationships: Individual Differences in Romantic Jealousy, Tiffany Lucille Andolina

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Misinformation and Need for Cognition: How They Affect False Memories, Lilyeth Antonio

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The Relationship Between Illness Representations, Avoidant Coping, and Health Outcomes in People with Ongoing Symptoms of Chronic Illness, Emily A. Bell

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The Simulation & Evaluation of Surge Hazard Using a Response Surface Method in the New York Bight, Michael H. Bredesen

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The Reproductive Biology of the Finetooth Shark, Carcharhinus isodon, in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, Amanda Brown

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Multi-Cultural Model of Relational Personhood and Implementing Philosophy for Children (P4C): A Refusal of the Illusion of Individualism in America, Aron J. Burnett

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The Effect of O Antigen Loss on the Protein Composition and Inflammatory Response Elicited by Klebsiella pneumoniae, Bethaney Cahill

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Examination of Exceptional Student Educators’ Personal Practical Theories and the Implications for Practice, Melissa Jewell Call

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Taking the Victim Out of Sexual Assault: The Effect of Self-Compassion on Sexual Assault Survivors, Stephanie Cazeau

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Time Series Similarity Search in Distributed Key-Value Data Stores Using R-Trees, Aleksey Charapko

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Use of IBM Collaborative Lifecycle Management Solution to Demonstrate Traceability for Small, Real-World Software Development Project, Lovelesh Chawla

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Sindbis Virus Entry of Mosquito Midgut Epithelia...Is NRAMP Involved?, Florence Yi Ting Chim

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The Perspectives of Preschool Teachers on Instructional Coaching, Melanie Smith Clough

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Bottom Friction Assessment for Hydrodynamic Currents in the Lower St. Johns River, Henok Kefelegn Demissie

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Towards Designing Energy-Efficient Secure Hashes, Priyanka Dhoopa Harish

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Habitat Value of Restored Intertidal Shoreline for Fish and Macrobenthic Communities in Northeast Florida, Shannon K. Dunnigan

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The Difference Principle in Rawls: Pragmatic or Infertile?, Farzaneh Esmaeili

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Integrating Security into the Undergraduate Software Engineering Curriculum, Robert Evans

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Neuropsychological, Cognitive and Physiological Implications of Barefoot Running on Working Memory, Shelley Ann Floyd

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Autonomous Small Scale Data-logger for Temperature Mapping, Ahmed Gamal Eldin Tawfik

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A Targeted Denial of Service Attack on Data Caching Networks, Jeffrey B. Gouge

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Molecular Identification and Functional Characteristics of Peptide Transporter 1 (PEPT1) in the Bonnethead Shark (Sphyrna tiburo), Hannah Hart

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Soldiers and Civil Rights: The Impact of World War II on Jacksonville's African American Community, 1954-1960, Bryan Higham

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A Comparison of Cloud Computing Database Security Algorithms, Joseph A. Hoeppner

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Sorting by Block Moves, Jici Huang

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Characterization of a Biosynthetic Pathway Yielding Anticancer Natural Products from a Marine Bacterium, Elle D. James

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Parental Self-Efficacy: Development of a Measure to Reduce Children’s Contaminant Exposure, Lauren James

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Tapping into the Social Capital of African American Alumni of Urban High Schools, Adrian Derrick Johnson

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Community Leaders' Perceptions of Their Leadership Behaviors and Practices Used to Influence K-12 Public Education: A Q Methodology Study, Mai Dinh Keisling

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Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Deep Sea Fishes, Arianne Ella Leary

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My Own Worst Enemy: Exploring Factors that Predict Self-Harm, Matthew Allen Loesch

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Unknown Exception Handling Tool Using Humans as Agents, Mwaka Mahanga

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Effects of Prescribed Fire on Upland Plant Biodiversity and Abundance in Northeast Florida, Peter D. Maholland

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Effects of the Exotic Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta) on the Growth and Survival of the Threatened Hooded Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia minor), Edward Marques

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Virtualization Components of the Modern Hypervisor, Sean McAdams

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Role Tension in the Academy: A Philosophical Inquiry into Faculty Teaching and Research, Nicholas Michaud

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Analyzing the Effect of Individual Factors and Organizational Context on Faculty Participation in Online Teaching, Deborah F. Miller

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Family Stressors and Problem Behaviors of At-Risk Elementary School Girls: A Latent Class Analysis, Cameron M. Perrine

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The Jacksonville Commitment Scholars Program: Graduates’ Perceptions of Supports and Challenges, Ouida Y. Powe

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Adapting to Water Scarcity: Effects of Irrigation Management, Andrew Provenzano

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The Perceptions of Black Teachers Regarding Their Decision to Teach and Satisfaction with Their Work Experiences in Predominantly White K-12 Schools, Stephen Richardson

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Campus Planners' Preferences For Residence Hall Project Delivery Methods, Paul E. Riel

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Infection and Dissemination of TaV-GFP Tagged Sindbis in Aedine Mosquitoes and Cell Lines, Jason J. Saredy

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Quasi-Subjectivity and Ethics in Non-Modernity, Justin T. Simpson

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Is What Is Past Always Prologue? Priming to Past Conflicts and Fear of Terrorism Influence Americans’ Support for Military Intervention in Syria, Daniel Walter Snook II

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An Empirical Performance Analysis Of IaaS Clouds With CloudStone Web 2.0 Benchmarking Tool, Neha Soni

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Comparing Group Means When Nonresponse Rates Differ, Gabriela M. Stegmann

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Comparison of Hydrologic Model Performance Statistics Using Thiessen Polygon Rain Gauge and NEXRAD Precipitation Input Methods at Different Watershed Spatial Scales and Rainfall Return Frequencies, Amanda E. Tancreto

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Stories of Challenge and Resilience: The Impact of Ecological Factors on the Lived Experiences of Low Income, Urban Young Adults Living with HIV/AIDS, Kathleen Anne Thoma

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Camp, Combat, and Campaign: North Carolina's Confederate Experience, Peter R. Thomas Jr.

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The Development of a Hydrodynamics-Based Storm Severity Index, Gabriel Francis Todaro

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Effect of Lateral Stiffness on Bridge Deck Performance, Andrea del Pilar Toro

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Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Tidal Variance and Marsh Productivity in the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve, Florida, Amanda S. Tritinger

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Hadoop Based Data Intensive Computation on IAAS Cloud Platforms, Sruthi Vijayakumar

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The Role of Neurotensin Receptors on Visceral Pain and Activity Levels in Mice., Christopher J. Walker

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Mobile Cloud Computing: Offloading Mobile Processing to the Cloud, Jesus Zambrano

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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The Effects of Rain on Traffic Safety and Operations on Florida Freeways, Michelle L. Angel

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Examining Optimal Form of Two Scale Approximation (TSA) for Calculating Snl Source Term, Dorukhan Ardag

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Leadership Style and Readiness to Lead: Perceptions of Florida Level 1 Educational Leadership Preparation Program Participants, Jason Dean Arnold

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Trustworthiness of Web Services, Britto N. Arockiasamy

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A Study of Walkway Safety and Evaluation of Tribological Test Equipment, Henry Thomas Baker

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Quality Improvement Measures for Cervical Screening Guidelines in a Clinic for Uninsured Adults, Julie Ann Baker-Townsend

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Analysis of BFSA Based Anti-Collision Protocol in LF, HF, and UHF RFID Environments, Varun Bhogal

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The Associations Between HOMA-IR and Muscular Strengthening Activity in Euglycemic U.S. Adults, William Robert Boyer II