This collection contains electronically submitted and retrospectively digitized graduate-level theses, dissertations, and doctoral projects for which we have received an availability agreement. 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 catalog.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Albanese, Charles (2022), A Predictive Modeling Approach to Counter Failures in Heat Seal Process Verification Methods

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Basedow, Karen S. (2022), Knowledge, attitudes and practices of US-based registered dietitians regarding Vitamin D as a key nutrient in public health

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Baskerville, Ryan (2022), Prolonged Exposure to Microgravity Increases Susceptibility to Traumatic Brain Injury

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Byrd, Brittany (2022), Effects of environmental and anthropogenic factors on loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) false crawl rates on Jekyll Island, Ga

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Garcia, Nicholas H. (2022), Divided Attention and its Effect on Forward Testing

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Graham, Jasmine Elise (2022), STEM Inqueery: How Communion and Feminine Gender Expression Affects LGBTQ Individuals Pursuing STEM

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Graham, Matthew Alexander (2022), Bounded-degree Plane Geometric Spanners: Connecting the Dots Between Theory and Practice

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Greco, Robert (2022), Revitalizing conservation and management of the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) in the Dominican Republic

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Hall, Anthony (2022), Adaptive Memory: Richness of Encoding as a Possible Underlying Mechanism of The Threat Effect

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Hayward, Carolyn (2022), Leadership Characteristics and Teacher Self-Efficacy from the Perspective of Teachers

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Hernandez, Zuleyka (2022), Regulatory Fit as a Predictor for Sexual Consent Attitude Change

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Hiller, Lynn Diane (2022), Estimation of 24-hour Urinary Creatinine Excretion through the Development of a Model and Its Relationship to Outcomes in Hospitalized Critically Ill Veterans

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Hoppock, Laurie E. (2022), Examining the Shared Perceptions Surrounding the Most Important Elements to Include in the Design of a Classroom-Based Therapeutic Visual Arts Program Serving Students with Autism

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Kisabanzira, Ntagwanko (2022), Investigating changes in trends of traffic crashes due to COVID-19 Pandemic in Florida’s freeways

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Kumar, Abhilasha (2022), The Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on how Social Media Use Influences Eating Disorders and Exercise Motivation

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Lee, Randy Huy (2022), Dynamics of Mutualism in a Two Prey, One Predator System with Variable Carrying Capacity

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Little, Aimee Marie (2022), The effect of visitor density and interaction on the behavior of four ray species (Hypanus sabina, Hypanus say, Pseudobatos lentiginosus, and Rhinoptera bonasus) housed in an aquatic touch pool

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Minichiello, Hollie (2022), Emotion Regulation and Coping as Mediators of the Association between Perfectionism and Self-Esteem in Athletes Compared to Non-athletes and Honors Students

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Mulloney, Justin Edward (2022), Crystalline Analysis of Geomicrobially-Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitation in Sands using a Surface Percolation Treatment Technique

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Perez, Jacob (2022), Exploring Multicultural Competence Skills of LGBTQ+ Counseling Trainees

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Petrosky, Stephanie N. (2022), Interprofessional education activities and new practitioner competence: Implications for practice in nutrition and dietetics education

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Qubty, Leah Anne (2022), A Two-Day Virtual Workshop on the Micronutrient-Directed Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam for Ghanaian Nutrition Professionals: Examining Perceived Self-Efficacy and Innovation

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Reasonover, Madisen Taylor (2022), In Sickness and in Health: Interactions between Romantic Dyads, Power, and Health

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Rivero, Claudia (2022), Childhood Food Insecurity: A Program Impact and Evaluation Study of the Meals on Wheels for Kids Program

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Rocca, Nina (2022), Implementation of a Transitions of Care Nutrition Intervention for Malnourished Patients

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Roper, Shaynee M. (2022), Virtual supervised practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Does virtual learning affect the quality of preparation for the RD exam or beginning Dietetics practice?

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Shourbagi Tello, Tala (2022), Identification and Characterization of the TSSK6 Activating Co-chaperone (TSACC) Gene in Skeletal Muscle

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Smith, Heather D. (2022), Where are my People? A Historical Analysis on NASA’s Equal Opportunity Initiatives

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Tanner, James Silas (2022), It's a Small World After All: Insights, Interferences, and Implications of In Situ Chlorophyll Fluorescence Monitoring in Estuaries

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Welch, Lucas W. (2022), Measuring Vegetation Density in Marsh Grass Photographs Using Convolutional Neural Networks

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Zarzeczny, Caitlin (2022), Our Thoughts Matter: The Mental Health of College Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Zgjani, Dea (2022), The Knights of the Round Table: The Mediating Role of Parental Self-efficacy and Parental Stress in Explaining Family Mealtime Predicting Child Behavior in MTurk Families

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Zipperer, Madeline (2022), The Potential Mediating Effects of Social Support Network Size and Physical Activity on Cognitive Function and Mortality Risk

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Al Azad, A S M Alauddin (2021), An Accurate and Efficient Methodology to Obtain Surges for Risk Analyses for the Coast of Bangladesh

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Anderson, Lee B. (2021), The Role Academic Deans Play in Public Higher Education Fundraising

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Archer, Allison Kendall (2021), Evaluating Individualism as a Predictor of Workplace E-Learning Training Transfer

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Arnold, Dana (2021), A Hopeless Illness Representation Style: Examining Chronic Illness and Depression with Coping as A Mediator

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Beachler, Christopher M. (2021), Product Failure Recognition Via Comparison Of Sequential and Quickest Detection Algorithms

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Bosco, Moses (2021), Analysis of Shallow Water Underwater Noise from Marine Pile Driving Using Computational Fluid Dynamics and Empirical Data Fitting

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Canas, Gabriela (2021), Benthic Microalgae Response to A Warming Climate and Shift in Foundational Vegetation Species in A Saltmarsh-Mangrove Ecotone

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Carlton, Sara (2021), Internalized Stigmatization and Rejection Sensitivity as Mediators of the Link Between Self-Monitoring and Transgender Identity Concealment

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Castellon Escobar, Cesar Enrique (2021), Energy Considerations in Blockchain-Enabled Applications

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Charry Segura, Daniela (2021), Total Brachial Artery Reactivity and Incident Heart Failure and Heart Failure Sub-Types: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

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Chipman, Kristi (2021), Factors Associated with Overall Experience in Advanced-Practice Doctoral Programs

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Cline, Sarah (2021), For Better or For Worse? Cross Sectional Comparison of University Student Stress, Coping, and Somatic Complaints Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Colin, Casey R. (2021), The Nutrition Care Process in Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy

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DiVittore-Goodrum, Brittney (2021), Residency and Sociality Analysis of Skin Lesions in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) of the St. Johns River, FL

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Fernandez de Valderrama, Luis (2021), Linear Generators in Wave Energy Conversion: Performance, Feasibility, and Location Study

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Fisher, Jillian (2021), Race Logic: Measuring Stereotyped Mental Representations of Football Player Positions

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Fraser, Abbey (2021), Safety Analysis of Battery-Powered Adaptive Ride-on Toys for Children with Disabilities

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From, Karen E. (2021), Osteoporosis Prevention is Linked to Education, Childhood Meals and Milk Consumption in Young Adult Females

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Galena, Amy (2021), The effects of fermented vegetable consumption on the composition of the intestinal microflora and levels of inflammatory markers in women: A pilot and feasibility study

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Gordon, Leslie Marie (2021), Student Retention in Higher Education: Effect of the Campus Fitness Center on Women

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Griffin-Todd, Katelyne (2021), Examining Trauma, Aggression, and Anxiety in African American Girls

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Hamrick, Joseph S. (2021), Retributive Justice, Capital Punishment, and Jurors in Northeast Florida

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Heppe, Madison E. (2021), Modeling Coastal Vulnerability of the St. Johns River and Northeastern Florida Shorelines

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Hermida, Yoannis (2021), How to Improve Dynamic Decision Making: Evaluation of a Brief Training Program on Human Error

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Howard, Morgan Paige (2021), Inside the Zoo: Captive Giraffes’ Changes in Social Ties Throughout Membership Variations

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Johnson, Lyndsey (2021), Do you copy? Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Auditory Processing, and Heart Rate Variability

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Jones, Amy Motley (2021), Physician Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Towards Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

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Kalafatis-Russell, Angel Renee (2021), Doing Kink vs. Being Kinky: A Systematic Scoping Review of the Literature on BDSM Behavior, Orientation, and Identity

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Kasomi, Sarah T. (2021), A Microscopic Simulation Approach for Developing Ramp Metering Activation Guidelines For Weekends

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Kasubi, Francisca P. (2021), Analyzing Benefits of Connected Vehicle Technologies During Incidents on Freeways and Diversion Strategies Implementation: A Microsimulation-Based Case Study of Florida's Turnpike

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Kinero, Abdallah N. (2021), Exploring the Use of Drones for Conducting Traffic Mobility and Safety Studies

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Koning, Wesley K. (2021), Estimating a range of flow rates resulting from extreme storm events within the Wekiva River watershed through statistical testing and modeling

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Kovalenko, Samantha (2021), Determination of extreme flood events in the Black Creek, Julington Creek, Dubin Creek, Big Davis Creek, Ortega River, and Pablo Creek sub-basins of the lower St. Johns River basin, Florida, USA

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Kyles, Tracey (2021), Love the Customers: Principles of Interpersonal Relationships Applied to Social Media

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Loewy, Aaron (2021), An Examination of Romantic Relationship Initiation Strategies Utilized by Young Adults with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome

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MacKinnon, David A. II (2021), Postsecondary Writing Program Collegiality, Job Satisfaction, and Self-efficacy Teaching Writing: A Quantitative Analysis Using Self-Determination Theory

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Marsland, Cheryl (2021), Investigation of the Multidimensional Determinants of Nutritionally Risky Coping Strategies and Tradeoffs in Adults

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Martin, Maureen A. (2021), Value-Added Model (VAM) Component of Teacher Evaluation and Job Satisfaction, Efficacy, and Retention: Perspectives of Secondary Teachers of Historically Low-Scoring Students and Recommendations for Alternative Student Performance Measurements

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Masterson, Abigail P. (2021), Opposite Sex Friendship Initiation: Dispositional Differences in Self-Monitoring

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Mealer, Christopher J. (2021), Effects of Corrosion on the SERS Activity and Optical Response of Silver Nanorods

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Metcalf, Kevin B. (2021), A mixed methods study examining the barriers and facilitators to research utilization and evidence-based practice in adult weight management

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Morrill, Lucas Jay (2021), An Assessment Study of Student Experiences in a University Conduct Process

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Nagle, Frances S. (2021), Weak Olfactory Preferences of the Gall Midge Asphondylia borrichiae, Associated Fungal Endophytes and Implications on Gene Flow and Host Range Expansion

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Narayanan, Subashree (2021), Parents' Attitudes and Beliefs Towards Dietary Behaviors of Children with Autism Aged 5-13 Years

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Niemczyk, Todd R. Esq. (2021), Policy Considerations regarding Student Loan Debt and Higher Education

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Oracheff, Alexander C. (2021), Macrotexture Assessment of Florida Pavements

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Palmrose, Kristin K. (2021), Reproductive Biology of the Spinner Shark Carcharhinus Brevipinna, Off the Southeast U.S. Coast

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Perkins, Jennifer A. (2021), College Choice and College Match Among High-Achieving Pell-Eligible Students: An Instrumental Case Study Exploring Social Actor Influence

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Rivera, Brandon Alfredo (2021), Predicting Anthropogenic Underwater Pile Driving Noise Using Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) DATA

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Rodriguez, Karinna Anne (2021), Parental influences on children’s decisions making

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Ronderos, Samantha (2021), Investigating Body Dissatisfaction, Obesity, & Eating Pathology: African American Adolescent Girls & Mothers

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Salcedo, Juan Diego (2021), Impacts of Meals on Wings (MOW) Program on Volunteers' Perceptions and Motives

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Sanders, Melanie (2021), Social Emotional Competence in School Leaders

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Sedghikhoi-Milani, Alyssa M. (2021), The Effects of Discrimination Training Using Multiple Modes of Presentation to Teach Identification of bullying to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Sipes, Justin Michael (2021), Pre-College Expectations of First-Generation College Students: A National Study Based on Institutional Characteristics

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Small, Amanda Paige (2021), The Relative Contribution of the Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) to Periwinkle Snail (Littoraria irrorata) Predation Mortality in the Lower Salt Marsh Intertidal of Northeast Florida

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Soares, Luciana Adib (2021), An Examination of the Impact of the COVID-19 Health Threat, Stress, and Social Isolation on Lifestyle Habits as Analyzed through the Protection Motivation Theory

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Sparks, Hope Marie (2021), The Influence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Disclosure on Peer Social Distancing in Higher Education

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Stroman, Skylar (2021), Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Security Mitigation through Multilateration

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Stukes, Karine Sandra (2021), Measuring Employee Engagement and Adaptive Leadership During Higher Education’s Accountability and Performance Era

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Sturchio, Matthew (2021), Plant Physiological Responses to Environmental Change in a Marsh-Mangrove Ecotone

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Thoma, Aura (2021), Friendship Dissolution Strategies Involving Former Best Friends

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Thomas, Matthew R. (2021), Minimizing Reaction Systems

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Tompa, Abigail D. (2021), An investigation of the role of Basigin-variant-1 in the immune response within the retina

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Van Horn, Leslie Thompson (2021), Validation of an evidence-based dietetic practice instrument and the association between level of education and use of evidence-based dietetic practices among registered dietitian nutritionists

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Veilleux-Mesa, Candice Jo (2021), Women CIOs in Higher Education Pursuing Work-Life Balance/Integration, Self-Care, and the Influence of COVID-19

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Villamor, Monique and Villamor, Monique V. (2021), An Investigation of the Moderating Effects of Household Composition and Developmental Age on Food Insecurity Impacting Mental Health