This collection contains electronically submitted and retrospectively digitized graduate-level 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 2014

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Sleeth, Bradley L. (2014), The Performance of Simple Artificial Floating Wetland Communities and Their Effects on Aquatic Nutrient Levels and Algal Abundance

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Smith, James G. (2014), Before King Came: The Foundations of Civil Rights Movement Resistance and St. Augustine, Florida, 1900-1960

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Southard, Elizabeth M. (2014), Examining the Relationships Among Working Memory, Creativity, and Intelligence

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Spears, Oksana Nikolayevna (2014), Shear Strength Parameters of Sand Fly Ash Cement Mixtures

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Surapureddy, Rajesh (2014), Predicting Pressure Distribution Between Transfemoral Prosthetic Socket and Residual Limb Using Finite Element Analysis

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Varzoni, Thais Coutinho (2014), Cognitive Improvement After Microsurgical Revascularization for the Treatment of Moyamoya Disease

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Vigliotti, Jeanette C. (2014), The Double Sighted: Visibility, Identity, and Photographs on Facebook

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Vosoughi, Mona (2014), Organizational Development Consulting: A Study of Expert Consultants' Key Strategies

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Warhurst, Billy Christopher (2014), Effects of Elevated Salinity and Oxidative Stress on the Physiology of the Toxigenic Cyanobacterium Microcystis Aeruginosa

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Weber, Matthew (2014), The Effect of Surface Corrosion Damage on the Fatigue Life of Extruded Aluminum Alloy 6061-T6

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Wright, Katharine Mary (2014), Nonnutritive Sweetener and Weight Management: A Potential Paradox in Modern Dieting

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Abadie-Mendia, Trudy (2013), Accountability and Quality in Higher Education: A Case Study

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Andrews, Tyler J. (2013), Fair Play: An Ethical Evaluation of the NCAA's Treatment of Student Athletes

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Arzu Hernandez, Ethel Mae (2013), The Leadership Roles of Secondary Schools Department Heads at Two Government Schools in Belize

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Ayres, Jamie K. (2013), Inscriptions of Power: An Argument Against Traditional Gender Roles in Contemporary Culture

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Badibanga, Junior A. (2013), Cultural Values and Creativity: A Two Country Comparison Between the United States and South Africa

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Biruk, David D. (2013), Neural Network Based Control of Integrated Recycle Heat Exchanger Superheaters in Circulating Fluidized Bed Boilers

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Bishop, Nichole Danielle (2013), The Effects of Multiple Abiotic Stressors on the Susceptibility of the Seagrass Thalassia Testudinum to Labyrinthula sp., the Causative Agent of Wasting Disease

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Blandina, Alexander (2013), It’s Personal and Not Just Business: The Effects of Admitting Transgressions on the Perception of Transgressors

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Chilstrom, Peter (2013), Singular Value Inequalities: New Approaches to Conjectures

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Cimino, Rachel Lynn (2013), Variations of Ghrelin, Growth Hormone, and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I in the West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)

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Clark, Melanie (2013), Student Sucess and Retention : Critical Factors for Success in the Online Environment

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Crowell, Victoria (2013), Teachers' Perceptions of Cultural Change in a Challenged High School During the Implementation of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

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Dailey, Rachael (2013), Impact of Nutritional Status on the Somatotropic Axis and Ghrelin in Phocid Seals

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Downard, Lucas M. (2013), The Effect Overall Density Plays On Performance and Preference in a Windowed Environment

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Duka, Ada (2013), Comparative Sugar Transport by Crustacean Hepatopancreas and Intestine

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Eckert, Killian (2013), Disinfection Performance of Peracetic Acid in Florida Wastewater Reuse Applications

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Edelstein, Hannah (2013), Success and Failure of Experts and Novices in a Complex and Dynamic Business Simulation

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Ferrara, Joseph (2013), A Study of Nonlinear Dynamics in Mathematical Biology

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Giraldo, Hanna I. (2013), The Influence of Levels of Processing on Spanish-English Bilingual False Memory

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Grove, Angela (2013), Effectiveness of Early Interventions for Children and Adolescents Exposed to Potentially Traumatic Events

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Holland, Christine K. (2013), Classroom Intercultural Competence in Teacher Education Students, Interns, and Alumni

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Kaza, Bhagavathi (2013), Performance Evaluation of Data Intensive Computing In The Cloud

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Kleynshteyn, Inna (2013), Social Connectedness and the Quality of Life in Chronically Ill Patients

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Korr, Arlene (2013), Use of Specific Web-Based Simulations to Support Inquiry-Based High School Science Instruction

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Korsman, Breanna (2013), The Spacial and Temporal Community Structure of Ichthyoplankton in a Northeast Florida Estuary : A Study of Ingress at a Faunal Boundary

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Landgraf, Allison (2013), Under Pressure : Self-Compassion as a Predictor of Task Performance and Persistence

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Lauer, Nathan T. (2013), Physiological and Biochemical Responses of Bald Cypress to Salt Stress

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Lemmons, Justin M. (2013), Nutrient Availability Affects Flowering Rate but has Limited Influence on Morphology of the Hooded Pitcher Plant, Sarracenia minor.

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Lemons, Courtney Ann (2013), The Role of Social Support and Emotional Representations in Health Outcomes for Individuals with Chronic Illness

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Lennon, Rachelle Evelyn (2013), A Meta-Analysis of Cultural Differences in Revenge and Forgiveness

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Linquist, Alicia G. (2013), Knockdown of vitellogenin by RNAi increases survivorship but exhibits similar physiological responses to ovariectomy in grasshoppers

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Loucks, Kyle (2013), Plant-Pathogen Interactions Associated with Wasting Disease in the Tropical Seagrass Thalassia testudinum.

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Lutz, Charlotte M. (2013), Women’s Intrasexual Variability in Sexual Psychology and Pain Functioning

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Lyski, Zoe Leah (2013), Arbovirus Persistence and Selection of Persistent Variants Following Chronic Infection in Aedine Mosquitoes: A Comparative Study Between Ae. Aegypti and Ae. Albopictus 30 Days Post Infection With Sindbis Virus

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Martelo, Maira Luz (2013), Early Literacy Practices and Beliefs About Education Among Hispanic Families in Jacksonville, Florida

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Mupparaju, Naveen (2013), Performance Evaluation and Comparison of Distributed Messaging Using Message Oriented Middleware

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Nnoduechi, Christopher Ihesiaba (2013), Nontraditional Graduate Students' Satisfaction With Their Transnational Educational Experience

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Oliveira, Amber K. (2013), The Effects of an Intervention That Includes In-Class Coaching on Preschool Teachers and Children

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Olsen, Kevin C. (2013), The Effects of Thermal Stress and Algal Competition on the Early Life-History Stages of Porites astreoides and the Development of Stress-Detecting Biomarkers for Use in Scleractinan Corals

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Omran, Arthur Phillip Jr. (2013), Bacteriostatic Effects of Sucralose on Environmental Bacteria

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Patin, Gail A. (2013), Program Evaluation in the Nonprofit Sector : An Exploratory Study of Leaders' Perceptions

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Pease, Heather A. (2013), You Get What You Deserve : The Relationship Between Injustice and the Consequences of Social Exclusion

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Provencher, Olga JoAnn (2013), Ecofeminism and Religion: Christianity and the Ethical Approach to the Environment

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Raines, Diane Smith (2013), The Impact of the Clinical Nurse Leader/Navigator on Clinical Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction

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Ryan-Gonzalez, Clark (2013), Do Military Personnel Feel Excluded and Ignored in Post-Secondary Education

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Santana, Sondra Michelle Phipps (2013), Practitioners' Use of Clinical Practice Guidelines: An Evidence-Based Approach

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Shah, Smit (2013), Creativity across cultures: A comparison of cognitive creativity to creative achievement between the United States and India

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Shively, Rebekah R. (2013), Perceptions of Secondary Intensive Reading Teachers RegardingThe Implementation of Florida's Reading Policy

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Simonson, Debora Jean (2013), Postsecondary Mathematics Placement Processes: A case study at a regional university

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Sivasubramaniam, Ravishankar (2013), Performance Evaluation of LINQ to HPC and Hadoop for Big Data

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Snyder, Samantha Haley (2013), Women in Leadership: Performance and Interpersonal Consequences of Stereotype Threat

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Stein, Adam W. Mr. (2013), An In Depth Analyses of Specific Language Impairment as Compared to Other Developmental Disorders

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Stennett, Bethany Ann (2013), Novel Therapy for Nicotine Addiction in Alcohol Dependent Rats

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Stocks, Holly Stephanie (2013), A Survey of the Taxonomy of the Cyanobacteria from Northeast Florida, Descriptions of Novel Taxa, and an Investigation into the Factors Which Influence the Epibenthic Cyanobacterial Community

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Tow, Regina (2013), Adolescent Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes: Experiences with Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion

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Turey, Colin J. (2013), Perceptions of Leadership Styles and Job Satisfaction in a Sample of High School Athletic Directors in the United States

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Verhulst, Stephanie (2013), Response of the Epiphytic Algal Communities to Experimentally Elevated Nutrient Levels in Intertidal Salt Marsh Habitats

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Vernoski, Barbara K. (2013), Effect of Blood Collection Practices on Emergency Department Blood Specimen Rejection Rates

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Young, Jeremy S. (2013), Investigation Into The Relationship Between Hurricane Storm Parameters and Damage

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Abapo, Lorivie (2012), The Authentic Self and Advertising : The Effects Advertising has on the Formation of the Authentic Self

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Alteri, Nicholas James (2012), Flexural Behavior of Laterally Damaged Full-Scale Bridge Girders Through the Use of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers (CFRP)

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Amatuli, Kristine Constance (2012), Population Structure and Nest Success of Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus), and Vegetative Response to Prescribed Burning in Northeast Florida

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Balfour, Lindsay E. (2012), Hospital Loneliness and the Patient-Physician Relationship: A Preliminary Analysis of Associations with Recovery in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

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Barkley, Zenesha R. (2012), An Educational Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Parents of Obese and Overweight Children

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Baxter, Lance J. (2012), A View From Within : Instructors' Perspectives of Their Roles With Adult Learners in Need of Remediation

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Beane, David A. (2012), A Tale of Self-Monitoring, Social Capital, and Social Media

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Bilyayeva, Tetiana A. (2012), Cross-Cultural Comparative Study of Users’ Perception of the Navigation Organization of an E-Commerce Web Application

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Brock, Jillian Leigh (2012), A Preliminary Evaluation of the Parent Resilience Program: A Program for the Parents of Shy and Anxious Preschool-Aged Children

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Burris, Jessica Margaret (2012), Finding Feminism in American Political Discourse : A Discourse Analysis of Post-Feminist Language

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Cassell, Arnold (2012), Improvements in Genetic Approach to Pole Placement in Linear State Space Systems Through Island Approach PGA with Orthogonal Mutation Vectors

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Donovan, Sarah Jane (2012), Improving Dynamic Decision Making Through Training and Self-Reflection

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Ford, Ryan Michael (2012), Diet and Reproductive Biology of the Blacknose Shark (Carcharhinus Acronotus) from the Southwestern Atlantic Ocean

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Gainey, Ronald Lee (2012), Self-Monitoring and Partner Knowledge Structures

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Ganza, William John (2012), The Impact of Online Professional Development on Online Teaching in Higher Education

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Graeff, Matthew Kent (2012), The Repair of Laterally Damaged Concrete Bridge Girders Using Carbon Fiber Reinforcing Polymers (CFRP)

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Greene, Richard Anthony (2012), Promoting Success in Developmental English: Student Life Skills Courses A Mixed-Methods Case Study

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Hammond, Amanda N. (2012), The Relationship between Positive Beliefs about Post-Event Processing and Social Phobia Symptoms

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Harrison, Debra A. (2012), Outcome Comparison of an Evidence-Based Nurse Residency Program to Other Orientation Models

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Hatchcock, Tara L. (2012), Social Connectedness and the Impact on Chronic Illness

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Heriot, Jody L. (2012), Implementation of a Beta Blocker Protocol

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Hess, Jeffrey Todd (2012), Reel Deans : The Portrayal of Higher-Education Administrators in American Films

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Kenney, Heather Adams (2012), Institutional Factors that Pertain to Commuter Student Success

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Komathukattil, Deepa V. (2012), Evaluating Speedup in Parallel Compilers

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Less, Adam David (2012), Cultural Biases in the Weschler Memory Scale iii (WMS-iii)

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Lewis, Shawn Thomas (2012), Individual Differences in Perceptions of Health-Related Behaviors

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Littleton, Jim (2012), ColorDots: An Intersection Analysis Resistant Graphical Password Scheme for the Prevention of Shoulder-surfing Attack

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Mani, Sindhu (2012), Empirical Performance Analysis of High Performance Computing Benchmarks Across Variations in Cloud Computing

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Mann, Marion G. (2012), Improving Quit Rates For Tobacco-Dependent Hospitalized Patients

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Maxwell, Taylor Patrick (2012), Passive Gas-Liquid Separation Using Hydrophobic Porous Polymer Membranes: A Study on the Effect of Operating Pressure on Membrane Area Requirement