Graduate Research: Dissertations Completed
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
College of Business
College of Education
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
College for Design and Social Inquiry
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"Foundations of a Scientific Cognitive Theory for Literary Criticism"
Dissertation Advisor: Prisca Augustyn
Benton J. Fazzolari
"Tracing a Technological God: A Psychoanalytic Study of Google and the Global Ramifications of its Media Proliferation"
Dissertation Advisor: Frédéric Conrod
Ángela F. Martín
"Writing to Exist: Transformation and Translation Into Exile"
Dissertation Advisor: Nora Erro-Peralta
Justin R. Hall
"An Empirical Test of a General Theory of Problem-Solving"
Dissertation Advisor: Eric H. Shaw
"Perceived Risk and Consumer Adoption of Service Innovations"
Dissertation Advisor: Paul Sergius Koku
Jaclyn N. Falcone
"For Pets’ Sake: Is There a Need for Dog Safety Community Education?"
Dissertation Advisor: Valerie C. Bryan
Elizabeth C. Jekanowski
"District Leadership and Systemic Inclusion: A Case Study of One Inclusive and Effective School District"
Dissertation Advisor: Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski
Ruth E. Pacheco
'The Fork in the Road: Determining Factors for Diverse Students Choosing a Non-Profit, Open-Access Institution Versus a For-Profit, Open-Access Institution"
Dissertation Advisor: Frankie Santos Laanan and Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski
Cheryl A. Proctor
"The Relationship Between Mandatory 3rd Grade Retention and School Performance in Florida"
Dissertation Advisor: Daniel Reyes-Guerra
Jeannette C. Sullivan
"The Relationship Between McGregor's Leadership Theory and Happiness Among Higher Educational Leaders"
Dissertation Advisor: Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski
Bryan L. Wilkins
"Teacher Perspectives on the Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model During Year One of Implementation"
Dissertation Advisor: Meredith Mountford
Ali A. Alkazimi
"Some SSL/TLS Attacks and Their Misuse Patterns"
Dissertation Advisor: Eduardo B. Fernandez
"Secure Communication by Coherence Modulation at the Photon Counting Level"
Dissertation Advisor: William T. Rhodes
"Plane-Wave Scattering of a Periodic Corrugated Cylinder"
Dissertation Advisor: Jonathan Bagby
"Propulsive Performance and Maneuver Control of Bio-Inspired Robot Propelled by an Undulating Ribbon Fin"
Dissertation Advisor: Osacr M. Curet
Cameron A. Matthews
"Acoustic Tonal and Vector Properties of Red Hind Grouper Vocalizations"
Dissertation Advisor: Pierre-Phillippe Beaujean
Camilo C. Roa
"Three-Dimensional Inversion Technique in Ocean Acoustics Using the Parabolic Equation Method"
Dissertation Advisor: George V. Frisk
Jacqueline B. Staal
"The Relationships Among Sleep Quality, Frailty, and Falls in Older Adults Residing in the Community"
Dissertation Advisor: Marlaine Smith
Gail J. Sullivan
"Effects of a Story-Sharing Intervention on Depression and Well-Being in Older Adults Transitioning to Long-Term Care"
Dissertation Advisor: Debra Hain
Jason W. Bosley
"Modeling Long-Term Changes, 1958-2011, in the Reproduction and Territory Dynamics of Bald Eagles of Florida Bay, Southern Coastal Everglades"
Dissertation Advisor: Erik Noonburg
Courtney C. Cocilova
"Brevetoxin Metabolism and Physiology - A Freshwater Model of Morbidity in Endangered Sea Turtles"
Dissertation Advisor: Sarah L. Milton
Maria L. Corbett
"Stress Reactivity in Children Following an Academic Stressor: Associations and Interactions with Intrapersonal Characteristics"
Dissertation Advisor: Nancy Aaron Jones
Brian E. Doozan
"The Advantages of Collimator Optimization for Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy"
Dissertation Advisor: Theodora Leventouri
Kevin R. Lang
"The Impact of Pharmacological Targeting of Abnormal Tumor Metabolism with 3-Bromopyruvate on Dendritic Cell Mediated Humoral Immunity"
Dissertation Advisor: James X. Hartmann
Justin A. Minnerly
"Autophagy gene atg-18 regulates C. elegans lifespan cell non-autonomously by neuropeptide signaling"
Dissertation Advisor: Kailiang Jia
Michelle L. Petersen
"Quantifying Wading Bird Resource Selection and Nesting Effort: A Tool for the Restoration of Pulsed Ecosystems"
Dissertation Advisor: Dale E. Gawlik
Shannon M. Ray
"Quasi-Local Energy of Rotating Black Hole Spacetimes and Isometric Embeddings of 2-Surface in Euclidean 3-Space"
Dissertation Advisor: Warner A. Miller
"Isolation and Structural Elucidation of Novel Bioactive Natural Products from Marine Organisms from the Western Atlantic Ocean"
Dissertation Advisor: Lyndon M. West