Graduate theses were first published at Florida Technological University (later UCF) in 1972. The first thesis was defended in March of that year, titled Computer Method for Airport Noise Exposure Forecast, and was written by John M. Bateman.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Cost and Environmental Impacts of Leachate Nitrogen/Phosphorus Management Approaches, Alaa Alanezi

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Assessing the Impact of Radionuclides Released into the Floridan Aquifer by a Massive Sinkhole on Local Municipal Water Supplies, Maria Arenas Daza

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Development and Characterization of Solid-Contact Paper-Based and Micro Ion-Selective Electrodes for Environmental Analysis, Stephanie Armas

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Brain Stethoscope: A Non-invasive Method for Monitoring Intracranial Pressure, Md Khurshidul Azad

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A Digital Media Exploration of the Federal Writers' Project's Folk Song Collecting Expeditions in Depression Era Florida, Holly Baker

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Ignition Studies of Oxy-Syngas/CO2 Mixtures Using Shock Tube for Cleaner Combustion Engines, Samuel Barak

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The Neighborhood & Cat Eyes: Stories, Brad Barth

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Why is Democracy in Decline: Democratic Backsliding in Venezuela and Turkey, Fatih Bayraktar

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A Theory of Cultural Tolerance for Preventing Ethnic Conflict: Evidence from Former Soviet States, Ajara Boulibekova

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A Complex Calculus: How Message Format and Processing Route Coordinate to Influence HPV Vaccination Message Persuasiveness Among Young Adults, Laura Boutemen

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Rumination and executive dysfunction: Risk factors for vascular depression, David Brush

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No Way Out: The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Homelessness and the Consequences of Poor Health Outcomes, Kristina Bryant

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Investigation into the Feasibility of Adding Turbulators to Rocket Combustion Chamber Cooling Channels Using a Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis, Tyler Buchanan

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Does Constructive Criticism Boost Creativity? Examining the Moderating Role of Leader-Member Exchange, Learning Goal Orientation, and Feedback Seeking Behavior, Devin Burnell

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Adaptation and Resilience of Extreme Teams: A Qualitative Study Using Historiometric Analysis, Lauren Campbell

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The First Florida Cavalry (US): Union Enlistment in the Civil War's Southern Periphery, Tyler Campbell

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F. Scott Fitzgerald as a "Hot Nietzschean": The Influence of Friedrich Nietzsche's Philosophy in This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, and The Great Gatsby, Lindsey Carman

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Characterization of Fast Flames for Turbulence-Induced Deflagration to Detonation Transition, Jessica Chambers

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Investigations of Possible Cases of Scurvy in Juveniles from the Kellis 2 Cemetery in the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt, Through Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopic Analysis of Multiple Tissues, Georgina Chasse

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Low Income And First Generation Students' Engagement Of Authority Figures, Josalie Condon

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Seeing Living Things: Observations of Figures From the Outside In, Forrest Deblois

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Attitudinal Trends in Support for Police Use of Force Before and After Ferguson, TaShanda Dennison

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Tunable Effect of Metal Ions on Polyelectrolyte Mechanics, Angie Diaz

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Demanding Reduction: An Exploration of County-Level Characteristics Associated with Areas of Human Trafficking in Florida, Madelyn Diaz

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The Tragic City: Black Rebellion and the Struggle for Freedom in Miami, 1945-1990, Porsha Dossie

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Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding the Recent Zika Outbreak Among a Sample of South Florida Residents, Mohamed Elakkari

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Broken Toys, Robin Eliot

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I'm Not Your Waifu: Sexual Harassment and Assault in Cosplay, Anime & Comic Conventions, Alexandria Ellsworth

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Far-Infrared Bands in Plasmonic Metal-Insulator-Metal Absorbers Optimized for Long Wave Infrared, Rachel Evans

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Momentum, Moment, Epiphany: The Psychological Intersection of Motion Picture, the Still Frame, and Three-Dimensional Form, Mark Gerstein

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Testing the Capability of Close-Range Photogrammetry to Document Outdoor Forensic Scenes With Skeletal Remains Using Mock Scenarios, Kevin Gidusko

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Reflectance Transformation Imaging: Documenting Graffiti in the Maya Lowlands, Rachel Gill

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Changes in Running and Multiple Object Tracking Performance During a 90-minute Intermittent Soccer Performance Test (iSPT): A Pilot Study, Ryan Girts

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House vs. Home: Defining Place Through Identity, Ryan Gleason

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Investigating the Role of Cognitive Load in Synthetic Learning Environments for Training, Joelene Goh

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Real-time SIL Emulation Architecture for Cooperative Automated Vehicles, Nitish Gupta

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Reproductive Rights and Justice Advocacy in Central Florida: Who is Represented?, Mary Hager

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Gender and Conflict in Long-Term Romantic Relationships, Emily Hamlin

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Embryonic Stem Cell Derived Exosomes Enhance Cardiac Stem Cell Differentiation into Heart Cells, Jamillah Hammond

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Analyzing Destination Choices of Tourists and Residents from Location Based Social Media Data, Md Mehedi Hasnat

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Role of Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis (MAP) and TNFSF15 SNPs on TL1A in CD, Sayf Al-Deen Hassouneh

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Potential Relationship Between Vascular Depression and Autobiographical Memory Specificity in an Older Adult Population According to the CaR-FA-X Model, Manuel Herrera Legon

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Characterizing Biogeochemical Shifts in Two Salix Caroliniana Michx. Encroached Freshwater Subtropical Marshes, Janet Ho

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The Relationship Between Team Role Sub-dimensions, Personality, and Team Effectiveness, Ryan Howell

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Joint Optimization of Illumination and Communication for a Multi-Element VLC Architecture, Sifat Ibne Mushfique

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Revisiting the Postclassic Burials at Lamanai, Belize: A Second Look at the Unique Ventrally Placed, Legs Flexed Burials., Victoria Izzo

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Young Adult Development and Caregiving: Disposition and Involvement in Care, Nicholas James

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Mode-locked Laser Based on Large Core Yb3+-Doped Fiber, Fei Jia

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Jindo, Iljeen Jo

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USDA Instructional Risk Messages for High Pathogen Avian Influenza, Jenna Jones

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Artificial Neuron using MoS2/Graphene Threshold Switching Memristor, Hirokjyoti Kalita

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Categorical Range Reporting in 2D using Wavelet Tree, Swathi Kanthareddy Sumithra

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Compiler Design of a Policy Specification Language for Conditional Gradual Release, Manasa Kashyap Harinath

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What #NoWomanEver Wants To Hear: The Social Construction of Corrective Facework After Street Harassment, Emily Knapp

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Alcohol Pathology and the Triarchic Model of Psychopathy: The Role of Protective Behavioral Strategies and Impulsivity, Matthew Kramer

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Crosslinguistic Analysis of Stuttering and Typical Disfluencies in Polish-English Bilingual Adults Who Stutter, Aleksandra Krawczyk

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Ethnic Exclusion & Conflict in the Caspian: Comparing Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan, Danny Krikorian

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High Quality Gate Dielectric/MoS2 Interfaces Probed by the Conductance Method, Adithi Pandrahal Krishnaprasad Sharada

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State Gun Control Laws, Jacob LaFleur

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Development of a Non-Human Primate Model for Staphylococcus aureus Nasal Carriage, Amanda Lasseter

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What Remains, Michael Leavitt

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A Multisystem Approach for the Characterization of Bacteria for Sustainable Agriculture, Briana Lee

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When Coquis Sing: Introducing Young Audiences to Death and Bereavement Through An Original Play, Michelle LoRicco

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Style Speaks: Clothing Judgments, Gender Stereotypes, and Expectancy Violations of Professional Women, Jamie Lower

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Treatment of Leachate Organic Matter through Sunlight Driven Processes, Duncan Lozinski

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Anti-capitalism in the Contemporary Age: The Case of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela, William Maddens

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Recruiting Followers for the Caliphate: A Narrative Analysis of Four Jihadist Magazines, Andrea Madrazo

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E.A.I. Anxiety: Technopanic and Post-Human Potential, Zachary Mandell

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A Bioarchaeological Study of Osteoarthritis of Agro-pastoralists from Mistihalj, Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Lifestyle Set in Time, Zorina Manoni

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Whetting Their Appetite: A Spatial Analysis of Seasonal Flooding and Raised Field Agriculture in the Llanos de Mojos, Bolivia, Samuel A. Martin

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Unearthing the Past and Present of a Semi-fossorial Lizard: Conservation Genetics, Phylogeography, and Taxonomy of Plestiodon egregius., Kathryn Mercier

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Holding Off on the Fun Stuff: Academic Media Multitasking and Binge Watching Among College Students, Kelly Merrill Jr.

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Animals of the Cloud Forest: Isotopic Variation of Archaeological Faunal Remains from Kuelap, Peru, Samantha Michell

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Rewriting Patriarchal Norms in Academia: Invitational Rhetoric in a Crowdsourced Survey, Rachel Molko

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Mechanisms of Flame Extinction for Bluff Body Stabilized Flames with Influences of Pressure Gradient Tailoring, Anthony Morales

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Theoretical Paschen's Law Model for Aerospace Vehicles: Validation Experiment, Jaysen Mulligan Aroche

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Differing Perspectives: Positive Accounts of the Down to the Countryside Movement, Michael Nettina

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Analysis of United States Congresswomen's Tweets During the 2017 and 2018 Women's Marches Against Donald Trump in the U.S., Cynthia Nnagboro

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Power Scaling of High Power Solid State Lasers., Bumjin Oh

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Organizational Legitimacy as Co-Created Value, Christina Maria Olsen

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Coming to a Full Stop: An Investigation of Menstrual Period Stigmas in College Students, Mary Jane O'Toole

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Structured Light-Field Focusing 3D Density Measurements of A Supersonic Cone, Ryonosuke Ozawa

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Life, Death, and Awakening: As Seen in Reflections of Nature, Diane Parks

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Comparing Self-Service Technologies and Human Interaction Services in the Hotel Industry, Soona Park

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The Spatial Distribution of Tumuli in the Iron Age Kanak Su Basin, Turkey, Paige Paulsen

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Neither Teacher nor Scholar: Identity and Agency in a Graduate Teacher's Life, Caitlin Pierson

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Nothing Buried Stays Buried, Stephanie Porven

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Exploration of Teaching EL Students Using the Arts with the Focus on Theatre Arts, Carinita Quintero

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A Game-theoretic Model for Regulating Freeriding in Subsidy-Based Pervasive Spectrum Sharing Markets, Mostafizur Rahman

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Sinkhole Detection and Quantification Using LiDAR Data, Amirarsalan Rajabi

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Constituting Rhetorical Agency in a Feminist Discursive Space, Ella Raynor

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Evaluating Hydrologic Fluxes Through Stormwater Treatment Systems: Implication to Freshwater Springs in a Karst Environment, Nyle Rice

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Don't Do the Crime If You Can't Do a Man's Time: Examining Sentencing Disparities Using Offender Demographics, Vanessa Rinker

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Equivalency Analysis of Sidestick Controller Modes During Manual Flight, Alex Rummel

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An Analysis of Terrorism and Mental Health in Mass Shootings as Perceived by the Media, Amairini Sanchez

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The American Black Body: Materials,Symbols, and Representations from a Perceived African American, Christopher Santos

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PG-VTV Biogenesis Requires ATP to Facilitate Phosphorylation of Syntaxin 17, Anika Saxena

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Searching for Home at Château de la Guette and Beyond: Social and Spatial Dimensions of Jewish German and Austrian Children's Journey to Flee Nazi Persecution via Children's Homes in France, Sarah Schneider

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To The Memory Of Brave Men: The Imperial War Graves Commission And India's Missing Soldiers Of The First World War, Roger Sims

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The Evolution of Shared Responsibility and Instructional Risk Communication in Brazil's Campaign against the Zika Virus, Rodrigo Soares