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Dissertations from 2009

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Labor Turnover in the Child-Care Industry: Voice and Exit, Lynn A. Hatch, Economics

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Coping in Court-Involved Adolescents and the Relationship with Stressors, Delinquency, and Psychopathology, Yariv Hofstein, Psychology

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Wrinkling, Folding, and Snapping Instabilities in Polymer Films, Douglas Peter Holmes, Polymer Science and Engineering

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Application of Driver Behavior and Comprehension to Dilemma Zone Definition and Evaluation, David S. Hurwitz, Civil Engineering

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Three Essays on Conflict and Cooperation, Sungha Hwang, Economics

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Spatial Ecology, Population Structure, and Conservation of the Wood Turtle, Glyptemys Insculpta, in Central New England, Michael T. Jones, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

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Fabrication of Protein-Polysaccharide Particulates through Thermal Treatment of Associative Complexes, Owen Griffith Jones, Food Science

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An Assessment of Natural Resources Management Conflicts in the Working Landscapes of Mediterranean Turkey (Turkiye): Koprulu Kanyon National Park, Nedim Kemer, Regional Planning

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Seasonal Home Range Sizes, Transboundary Movements and Conservation of Elephants in Northern Tanzania, Alfred P. Kikoti and Alfred P. Kikoti, Wildlife & Fisheries Conservation

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On the Measurability of Pleasure and Pain, Justin Allen Klocksiem, Philosophy

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Atomic-Scale Analysis of Plastic Deformation in Thin-Film Forms of Electronic Materials, Kedarnath Kolluri, Chemical Engineering

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Class Numbers of Ray Class Fields of Imaginary Quadratic Fields, Omer Kucuksakalli, Mathematics

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Normal and Extreme Sedimentation and Physical Processes in Lake Tuborg, Ellesmere Island, Nunavut, Edward Lewis, Geosciences

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A Frequency Selective Bolometer Camera for Measuring Millimeter Spectral Energy Distributions, Daniel William Logan, Astronomy

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Managing Audits to Manage Earnings: The Impact of Baiting Tactics on an Auditor’s Ability to Uncover Earnings Management Errors, Benjamin Labrie Luippold, Management

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Women in Engineering: Tell Me What You Need to Succeed, Susan Catherine Lyon, Education (also CAGS)

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The Conformational Gymnastics of the Escherichia Coli SecA Molecular Machine and its Interactions with Signal Sequences, Jenny Lynn Maki, Molecular and Cellular Biology

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Effect of Loading and Process Conditions on the Mechanical Behavior in SEBS Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs), Mohit Mamodia, Polymer Science and Engineering

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Sensor Control and Scheduling Strategies for Sensor Networks, Victoria U. Manfredi, Computer Science

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The Role of Program Evaluations in Improving and Sustaining State-Supported School Counseling Programs: A Cross Case Analysis of Best Practices, Ian Monteg Martin, Education (also CAGS)

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High Temperature Proton Conducting Materials and Fluorescent-Labeled Polymers for Sensor Applications, Surangkhana Martwiset, Polymer Science and Engineering

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The Artistry and Activism of Shirley Graham Du Bois: A Twentieth Century African American Torchbearer, Alesia Elaine McFadden, Afro-American Studies

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Seeing Lesbian Queerly: Visibility, Community, and Audience in 1980s Northampton, Massachusetts, Susan E. McKenna, Communication

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Policy Options to Finance Public Higher Education in Afghanistan, Frank McNernery, Education (also CAGS)

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The Role of Human and Social Capital in the Perpetuation of Leader Development, Jeffrey W. Mott, Sport Management

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Natural Selection and the Syntax of Clausal Complementation, Keir Moulton, Linguistics

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Economic Reforms in East African Countries: The Impact on Government Revenue and Public Investment, Adam Beni Swebe Mwakalobo, Economics

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Cold Spring, Hot Foundry: An Archaeological Exploration of the West Point Foundry’s Paternal Influence Upon the Village of Cold Spring and its Residents, Elizabeth M. Norris, Anthropology

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Essays on Environmental Policy and Markets, Linus M. Nyiwul, Resource Economics

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The People and Me: Michael Moore and the Politics of Political Documentary, Jon Scott Oberacker, Communication

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Modulation of Macrophage Responses to Borrelia Burgdorferi in Acute Murine Lyme Carditis, Chris Martin Olson, Animal Biotechnology & Biomedical Sciences

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Teacher Inquiry Group: The Space for (Un)packing Representations of Discourses of Achievement Gap and the Possibility of an Institutional Transforming Practice, Floris Wilma Ortiz-Marrero, Education (also CAGS)

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Action-Based Representation Discovery in Markov Decision Processes, Sarah Osentoski, Computer Science

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Single Molecule Chiroptical Spectroscopy: Fluorescence Excitation Circular Dichroism and Circular Polarized Luminescence of Bridged Triarylamine Helicenes, Ruthanne Hassey Paradise, Chemistry

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Literacy and Religious Agency: An Ethnographic Study of an Online LDS Women’s Group, Catherine Matthews Pavia, English

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More Than One River: Local, Place-Based Knowledge and the Political Ecology of Restoration and Remediation Along the Lower Neponset River, Massachusetts, Simona Lee Perry, Wildlife & Fisheries Conservation

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The Use of Item Response Theory in Developing a Phonics Diagnostic Inventory, Cynthia A. Pirani-McGurl, Education (also CAGS)

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Visuospatial Reasoning in Toddlers: A Correlational Study of Door Task Performance, Iris Louella Price, Neuroscience and Behavior

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Investigation of Fe(III) Reduction in Geobacter Sulfurreducens Characterization of Outer Surface Associated Electron Transfer Components, Xenlei Qian, Microbiology

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Liberation at the End of a Pen: Writing Pan-African Politics of Cultural Struggle, Anthony James Ratcliff, Afro-American Studies

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Resource Management in Complex and Dynamic Environments, Mohammad Salimullah Raunak, Computer Science

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Molecular Changes Following Skeletal Muscle Disuse in Humans, Kimberly A. Reich, Kinesiology

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Feasibility of Family Participation in a Delirium Prevention Program for the Older Hospitalized Adult, Deborah Rosenbloom-Brunton, Nursing

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Formulating Older Driver Licensing Policy: An Evaluation of Older Driver Crash History and Performance, Heather A. Rothenberg, Civil Engineering

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Synthetic Ethical Naturalism, Michael Rubin, Philosophy

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Essays on Financial Behavior and its Macroeconomic Causes and Implications, Soon Ryoo, Economics

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On the Objectivity of Welfare, Alexander F. Sarch, Philosophy

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Two Types of Definites in Natural Language, Florian Schwarz, Linguistics

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Piping Plover (Charadrius Melodius) Conservation on the Barrier Islands of New York: Habitat Quality and Implications in a Changing Climate, Jennifer Ruth Seavey, Wildlife & Fisheries Conservation

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Effects of Sex and Social Status on Neuromuscular Differentiation in the Eusocial Naked Mole-Rat (Heterocephalus Glaber), Marianne Louise Seney, Neuroscience and Behavior

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Numerical Modeling of Fracturing in Non-Cylindrical Folds: Case Studies in Fracture Prediction Using Structural Restoration, John Ryan Shackleton, Geosciences

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On the Discrete Differential Geometry of Surfaces in S4, George Shapiro, Mathematics

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Correction Methods, Approximate Biases, and Inference for Misclassified Data, Meng-Shiou Shieh, Mathematics

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A Blog-Mediated Curriculum for Teaching Academic Genres in an Urban Classroom: Second Grade ELL Students’ Emergent Pathways to Literacy Development, Dong-shin Shin, Education (also CAGS)

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Skill Mismatch and Wage Inequality in the U.S., Fabian Slonimczyk, Economics

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Developing Reactive Molecular Dynamics for Understanding Polymer Chemical Kinetics, Kenneth D. Smith, Chemical Engineering

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The role of motivation to change in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder, Christopher M. Spofford, Psychology

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Detrimental Effects of Inactivity on Insulin Action, Brooke Rene Stephens, Kinesiology

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The Emergence of DP in the Partitive Structure, Helen Stickney, Linguistics

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City Marketing and Gated Communities: A Case Study of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, Carlos A. Suarez-Carrasquillo, Political Science

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Galactic Bulge Feedback and its Impact on Galaxy Evolution, Shikui Tang, Astronomy

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The Adoption of Shamanic Healing into the Biomedical Health Care System in the United States, Lori L. Thayer, Anthropology

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Investigation of Chemotaxis Genes and Their Functions in Geobacter Species, Hoa T. Tran, Chemistry

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Phenomenal Acquaintance, Kelly Trogdon, Philosophy

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Modifiable Risk Factors for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Among Latina Women, Shannon Renee Turzanski Fortner, Public Health

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Cross-Age Peer Tutoring in Dialogic Reading: Effects on the Language Development of Young Children, Itsuko Jamie Udaka, School Psychology

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Optionality and Variability: Syntactic Licensing Meets Morphological Spell-Out, Cherlon Ussery, Linguistics

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Determinants for Stop-Transfer and Post-Import Pathways for Protein Targeting to the Chloroplast Inner Envelope Membrane, Antonio Americo Barbosa Viana, Molecular and Cellular Biology

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Structured Topic Models: Jointly Modeling Words and Their Accompanying Modalities, Xuerui Wang, Computer Science

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A program evaluation of school-wide positive behavior support in an alternative education setting, Elana Rachel Weinberger, Education (also CAGS)

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Metacognition: Developing Self-Knowledge Through Guided Reflection, Kathryn Wiezbicki-Stevens, Education (also CAGS)

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Semantic Methods for Intelligent Distributed Design Environments, Paul W. Witherell, Mechanical Engineering

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Polymer Confinement and Translocation, Chiu Tai Andrew Wong, Polymer Science and Engineering

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Operating System Support for Modern Applications, Ting Yang, Computer Science

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Nanofabrication Techniques for Nanophotonics, Ozgur Yavuzcetin, Physics

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An Investigation of Temporal Resolution Abilities in School-Aged Children With and Without Dyslexia, Elena Zaidan, Communication Disorders

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The Role of Stellar Feedback in Galaxy Evolution, Li Zhiyuan, Astronomy

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Mechanics of Hydrogels and Biological Tissues, Jessica A. Zimberlin, Polymer Science and Engineering

Dissertations from 1996

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Degenerating variations of mixed Hodge structures, Eric C. Gaze, Mathematics

Dissertations from 1993

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Bayesian Estimation of Surface Information from Radar Images, Keith David Hartt, Mathematics

Dissertations from 1969

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Classical Conditioning as a Function of the Motivational History of the CS, Suzanne Elizabeth Kwaterski, Psychology