Graduate Theses and Dissertations is a collection of completed and approved graduate works. These works are collected through the Office of Graduate Studies submission process and are approved by the Faculty, Student, and University of South Florida. You can search the entire collection below or you may browse by College here.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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An Exploration of the Relationship between Child Welfare Workers’ Ambivalent Sexism and Beliefs about Father Involvement, Katrina Lee Brewsaugh

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“Have a Seat at our Table: Uncovering the Experiences of Black Students Attending a ‘Racially Diverse’ University”, Diamond Briggs

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Characterizing Benthic Habitats Using Multibeam Sonar and Towed Underwater Video in Two Marine Protected Areas on the West Florida Shelf, USA, Jennifer L. Brizzolara

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Freshwater Wetland Creation in a Changing Urban Environment: Designing for Long-Term Viability, Aaron Thomas Ryan Brown

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The Potential Role of Antiretroviral Efavirenz in HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders, Lecia Ashanna Moya Brown

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Uncovering Transcriptional Activators and Targets of HSF-1 in Caenorhabditis elegans, Jessica Brunquell

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A Qualitative Study Examining the Learning Orientations of Adult Doctoral Students in a College of Education Using Houle’s Typology as a Framework, Kristeen Tiffanee Bulluck

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Initial Comparative Empirical Usability Testing for the Collaborative Authentication System, Kim Bursum

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The Role of Elevated Hyaluronan-Mediated Motility Receptor (RHAMM/HMMR) in Ovarian Cancer, Stephanie T. Buttermore

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Impact Force Reduction Using Variable Stiffness with an Optimal Approach for Jumping Robots, Juan Manuel Calderon Chavez

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“I Use to Pray and Ask God to Give Me Another Chance”: A Phenomenological Analysis of Black Males’ Journey Attending an Alternative School, Jimmy R. Caldwell Jr

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Construction Effects on the Side Shear of Drilled Shafts, Lucas Caliari De Lima

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The Relationship between Chronic Health Conditions and Health Literacy, Resiliency and Support/Self-advocacy in Youth, Mercedes N. Cambric

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The Role of Sgs1 and Exo1 in the Maintenance of Genome Stability., Lillian Campos-Doerfler

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Prevalence of Typical Images in High School Geometry Textbooks, Megan N. Cannon

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Exploring the Test of Covariate Moderation Effect and the Impact of Model Misspecification in Multilevel MIMIC Models, Chunhua Cao

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Engineered Nanocomposite Materials for Microwave/Millimeter-Wave Applications of Fused Deposition Modeling, Juan De Dios Castro

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Modifiable Characteristics Associated with Fear of Cancer Recurrence among Colorectal Cancer Survivors, Julie M. Cessna Palas

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Development of Tools for Stable Transfection in the Human Filarial Parasite Brugia malayi via the piggyBac transposon system, Johan Chabanon

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Scalable Unsupervised Learning with Game Theory, Alireza Chakeri

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Mechanisms of IKBKE Activation in Cancer, Sridevi Challa

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Validity of a New Measure of Phonemic Awareness that Does Not Require Spoken Responses in Children with Complex Communication Needs, Tiffany Chavers

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On Axon-Axon Interaction via Currents and Fields, Aman Chawla

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Spatial and Temporal Variation in Mangrove Distribution (1950-2014) in Tampa, Florida USA, Carolyn Cheatham Rhodes

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Perception of School Staff Regarding the Effectiveness of a Youth Mental Health Program in Schools, Hiba Chehaib Chehaib

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Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Influence Auditors' Knowledge-Sharing Behavior, Xu Cheng

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Traveling Women and Consuming Place in Eighteenth-Century Travel Letters and Journals, Cassie Patricia Childs

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A Psychometric Evaluation of the Compensatory Eating and Behaviors in Response to Alcohol Consumption Scale (CEBRACS), Emily M. Choquette

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On Extending Hansel's Theorem to Hypergraphs, Gregory Sutton Churchill

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Contributions to Quandle Theory: A Study of f-Quandles, Extensions, and Cohomology, Indu Rasika U. Churchill

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Molecular-Size Selective Zeolite Membrane Encapsulated Novel Catalysts for Enhanced Biomass to Liquid (BTL) Processes, Ummuhan Cimenler

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Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia and Quality-of-Life: Ovarian and Uterine Cancer Patients and the Aesthetics of Disease, Meredith L. Clements

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Nonresident Paternal Factors and the Psychosocial Adjustment of Black Adolescents from Single-Mother Households, Erica Elizabeth Coates

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Countering the Questionable Actions of the CPD and FEC, Brian C. Cole

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Latitudinal Position and Trends of the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) and its Relationship with Upwelling in the Southern Caribbean Sea and Global Climate Indices, Kaitlyn E. Colna

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Linear Extremal Problems in the Hardy Space Hp for 0 < p < 1, Robert Christopher Connelly

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Bisphosphonate Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for the Study and Treatment of Osteoporotic Disease, Christopher Conners

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The Empirical Selection of Anchor Items Using a Multistage Approach, Brandon Craig

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“You Know Who I Am, Don’t You? I’m the One They’re Writing About in the Newspapers and on TV”, Casey Killen Crane

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Physician Practice Survival: The Role of Analytics in Shaping the Future, Janene Jones Culumber

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It’s Not All Sunflowers and Roses at Home: A Narrative Inquiry of At-Risk Girls and Their Perceptions of Their Educational Experiences, Jessica Aggeles Curtis

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Understanding the Relationship between Informal Interactional Diversity and Males’ Engagement in the Undergraduate Experience, Amanda Cutchens

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Calibration-free Spectrophotometric Measurements of Carbonate Saturation States in Seawater, Erin E. Cuyler

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Development of Ethologically-Based Inhibitory Avoidance Models of Fear Memory, Savannah Dalrymple

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What Makes Water Policy Sustainable? An Analysis of Water Policy in US Cities, Rebecca Brady David

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Graduate Nursing Student Persistence to Graduation, Tyler C. Dean

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A Portrait in Black and White: An Analysis of Race in the Adult Education Classroom, Tealia N. Deberry

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Defining Data Science and Data Scientist, Dana M. Dedge Parks

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More Than Just Empty Space: Integrated Geoarchaeological Investigations of the Crystal River Site (8CI1) Plaza, Alexander C. Delgado