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 2020

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Metatheatre and Critical Race Theory: A Combination for Compelling Storytelling and Effective Changemaking, Andrew Coleburn

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Naming More of What We Know: Critical Memoirs & the Ecological Metaphor as a Threshold Concept in Writing, Loren Cooper

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Computational Investigation of Supercritical CO2 Single-Jet Impingement, Ian Cormier

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Navigating Immersive and Interactive VR Environments With Connected 360° Panoramas, Samuel Cosgrove

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Social Connectedness and College Student Alcohol Use: Understanding the Role of Alcohol Expectancies, Social Anxiety, and Need to Belong, Mark Crisafulli

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Detecting Small Moving Targets in Infrared Imagery, Adam Cuellar

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Phantoms of Fantasy: Materiality, Enjoyment, and the Minstrel Legacy of Sentimentalism, Zafirios Daglaris

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The synthesis of Palladium-Platinum Core-shell Nanoparticles with High Catalytic Peroxidase Activities for Biosensing Applications, Edwin Davidson

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The Uniqueness of a Kingdom: The Frontier Kingdom of Norman Sicily in Comparative Perspective, Onyx De La Osa

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A Test of Counterfactual Thinking Theory to Change Intentions to Use Protective Behavioral Strategies, Ardhys De Leon

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A Holistic Approach to Asses the Determinants of Travel-Tracking Mobile Application Acceptance, Marcos De Medeiros

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Emulsion Characterization Study for Improved Bilgewater Treatment and Management, Daniela Diaz Hernandez

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Pre-service Teacher Perceptions of Pronunciation Teaching: A Qualitative Investigation, Madelyn Diller

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Assessing Stress Outcomes of Interpersonal Helping: An Application of Hindrance Stress Appraisals, Michael DiStaso

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Deeper Impressions of Thomas Nast and Joseph Keppler: Analyzing the Role of Political Cartoons in the Development and Perceptions of Late Nineteenth Century Group Images, Timothy Dorsch

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Adaptation of the Novel "Silas Marner" into a One-Act Play and Performance, Melaney Douglass

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Flame Kernel Ignition and Evolution Induced by Modulated Nanosecond-Pulsed High-Frequency Discharge, Ian Dunn

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Green Trust Perceptions of Eco-labels, Rebecca Dupont

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Instructional Communication as a Primary Function of Communities of Practice during Crises, America Edwards

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What Do You Do When You are Bored? Outcomes and Moderators of Job Boredom, Mitchell Eid

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Mobility-as-a-Service: Assessing Performance and Sustainability Effects of an Integrated Multi-Modal Simulated Transportation Network, Mohamed El-Agroudy

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In Sickness or In Health: The Impact of Disease Burdens on the Likelihood of Violent Conflict, Devyn Escalanti

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An Exploratory Case Study of Teachers' Literacy Orientations and Early Literacy Curricula Preferences, Stacy Escobedo

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Piezospectroscopic Sensing Systems - Multi-Scale and In-Situ Sensing Technology for Structural Integrity, Remelisa Esteves

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Run Like A Girl, Alicia Ezekiel-Pipkin

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Be Your Own Charlatan!, Melanie Farmer

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Production and Elastomer Compatibility of Renewable Fuels, Alan Felix

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Applications of Close-range Photogrammetry for Documenting Human Skeletal Remains in Obstructed Wooded Environments, Morgan Ferrell

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Changes in Likely Activation Patterns of Alcohol Expectancies After Exposure to the Expectancy Challenge Alcohol Literacy Curriculum (ECALC), Jessica Flori

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Control, Consumption, and Connections: The Women of Eighteenth-Century Colchester, Virginia, and their Participation in the Atlantic World of Goods, 1760-1761, Bryce Forgue

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Stage Dives and Shared Mics: Ethnographic Perspectives on Community and Networking in the Central Florida Punk Rock Scene, Lauren Friedman

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Compulsory: Art, Memory, and the Stigma of Mass Incarceration, Jason Fronczek

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Episodes of Bar Eugenia, Lauren Gagnon

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Alexander: A Dive into Identity, Inspiration, and Release of the Creative Self, Alyssa Garoogian

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High Pressure Reacting Characteristics of a Jet in Vitiated Crossflow, Tommy Genova

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Hybrid Physics-informed Neural Networks for Dynamical Systems, Renato Giorgiani do Nascimento

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Viscoelastic Analysis of High Strain Composites for Deployable Structures in Space Applications, Andrew Gomez-Delrio

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FRUITS in Dakhleh: Isotopic and Bayesian Mixed-Model Reconstruction of Food Source Contributions and Diet at Kellis 2 Cemetery, Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt, Melissa Gomez

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Diffusion of Fission Products in Nuclear Graphite, Kevin Graydon

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Single Cell Forensic Genomics - DNA Profiling of Micromanipulated Single Spermatozoa, Haley Hardin

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The Power Color: Does Shared Decision Making Between Physicians and Patients Differ by Race, Vernon Headley

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Gelsolin-Mediated Actin Filament Severing in Crowded Environments, James Heidings

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Drug Availability and Disparities in Arrests, Robert Hellmuth

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2030: Utilizing Animation in Political Messaging, Angela Hernandez-Carlson

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Experimentation and Simulation of Pulsed Eddy Current Thermography of Subsurface Aircraft Corrosive Defects, Johnathan Hernandez

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Seeds of Doubt, Amber Hilson

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Inertial Orbit Estimation Using Multiple Space Based Observers: A New Measurement Model, James Hippelheuser

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Move Your body, Change Your Mind: Physical Activity in the Morning and its Implications for Work, Charlotte Holden

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Parametric Investigation and Optimization for Inconel 718 Nickel-Based Superalloy in Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Thinh Huynh

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Mill Cove Complex Lithic Typology: Understanding Early Mississippian Period Social Exchange in Northeastern Florida, Sherman Johns

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Incels and the Manosphere: Tracking Men's Movements Online, Annie Jones

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Characterization of Clear Coat and Base Coat Automotive Paint Analysis Using DART-HRMS and Comparison of FTIR Spectroscopy, Py-GC-MS, and DART-HRMS for Clear Coat Analysis, Kaitlin Jones

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Water Reclamation Using Functionalized Forward Osmosis Membrane, Fnu Joshua

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Examining the Role of Anxiety and Depression in Predicting Dietary Choices in Emerging Adults, Michelle Keck

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Life Narratives as Technologies of Self: Explorations of Agency in A Son of the Forest and The Autobiography of Malcolm X, Tiffanie Kelley

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Charcoal Boys and Dreams of Igniting, Malcolm Kelly

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Song of the Subcontinent, Dylan Kiely

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The Art of Reflection: A Personal Account of Reflexive Teaching Artistry and Personal Praxis, Kate Kilpatrick

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A Nested PCR Strategy for Recovering Highly Discriminatory Y-STR DNA Profiles from Trace Male DNA Samples, Anna Kimball

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Study of Non-Ideal Effects on Shock Wave Propagation, Cory Kinney

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Ouroboros: The Evolution From Industrialized Mass Production to Auteurism in American Animation, Heather Knott

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An Investigation in to Resume Construction and Hiring Decisions: Perceptions of Black Womens Natural Hair, Cassandra Kroon

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Compressibility of Fine-Grained Soil in Central Florida, Andre Kruk

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The Morpheum Principle, Kyle Kubik

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Mechanical Properties of Boron Carbide (B4C), Ruslan Kuliiev

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A Shock Tube Chemical Kinetic Study of Ethanol Oxidation at Elevated Pressures, Andrew Laich

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Director Methods for High School and Amateur Theatre Implementation, Tyler Leeps

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Forests and Farmers: A Landscape Approach to Settlement Pattern Analysis in the Bolivian Amazon, Thomas Lee

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Mapping of the Rat Intrinsic Cardiac Nervous System in 3D Reconstructed Hearts, Clara Leung

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A Deep Learning Approach for Real-time Crash Risk Prediction at Urban Arterials, Pei Li

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Mistress of the Maze, Caitlin Lochner

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How Vegetarian Students' Dietary Patterns Are Affected During Covid-19 Social Distancing, Elise Lorenzo

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Efforts in Numerical Modeling of Undulating Propulsion, George Loubimov

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Additive Manufacturing of Copper-based Alloy by Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Binghao Lu

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Understanding the Modern Woman: Exploring Communication Strategies and Influence by Women in Higher Education Leadership, Keyera Lyn

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Skin Baby, Erica Macalintal

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Mechanical Behavior Assessment of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Produced by Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Asif Mahmud

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Space Weathering Simulation Trends on Carbonaceous Chondrites, Andrew Malfavon

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Design and Visual Servo Control of a Mechanical Gripper for Autonomous Strawberry Harvesting, Jonah Mapes

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"I Like Men and I Like Women:" Sara Lance as a Representation of Bisexuality in the "Arrowverse", Rachel Marks

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This Might Get Heavy, Tara Mayer

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Refining the Data Collection Methodology of Outdoor Forensic Scenes Involving Scattered Human Remains Using Close-Range Photogrammetry, Megan Mccollum

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His Voice: The Portrayals of LGBTQ+ Issues in Musical Theatre seen through Terrence McNally's A Man of No Importance, Alex Mendez

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Even the Fish Fly Away, Lance Milham

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Adachigahara Project: A 3D Iterative Series, James Mitchell

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Examining the Moderating Role of Coping Strategies in the Relationship Between Team Role Alignment and Employee Well-being Outcomes, Justine Moavero

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Workplace Stress and Sleep Quality: The Differential Moderating Effects of Problem- and Emotion-focused Coping, Wheeler Nakahara

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The Memory Remains: Why the Migration Period and the Fall of Rome Continue to be Mischaracterized as a Barbarian Invasion, Walter Napier

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Everybody Says Don't: An Examination of Works by Stephen Sondheim in High School Theatre Programs, Matthew Nash-Brown

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High-speed Imaging of Reflected Shockwave-initiated Combustion, Erik Ninnemann

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The Gamification Framework of Military Flight Simulator for Effective Learning and Training Environment, Daeho Noh

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Improving Usability of Genetic Algorithms through Self Adaptation on Static and Dynamic Environments, Reamonn Norat

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Stages of Color: An Exploration of Drama Through a Chromatic Lens, John Norton

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The Effects of Gesture Presentation in Video Games, Jack Oakley

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Fruit on the Peninsula, Samuel Oatley

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Prescription Drug Abuse Amongst The Elderly, Michael O'Blenis

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Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of a Power Plant Steam Condenser on the Siemens SPPA-T3000 Platform, Mohammad Odeh

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First Blood, Laura Ohlmann

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Industrial Digitalization: Novel Approaches to System Management & Implementation with Industry 4.0 Framework, Johnson Olaitan

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Rotational and Shower Head Cooling Hole Effects on Leading-Edge Jet Impingement Heat Transfer, Weston Olson