There are two categories of theses in OpenSIUC: Campus Only Theses, and Open Access Theses. Open Access Theses may be downloaded by anyone. Campus Only Theses are only available for download to the SIUC community. Others should contact the interlibrary loan department of their local library.

Campus Theses

2013

Language, Heritage, and Identity: Intergenerational Differences in Mexican Migrant Families Living in Southern Illinois, Amanda E. Chahalis

LIVING CULTURES: A SYNTHETIC ALTERNATIVE TO UNIVERSALISM AND PARTICULARISM IN SOCIAL CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY, JUAN ALEJANDRO CHINDOY

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSE OF TEMNOCHILA VIRESCENS, EFFECT OF COMPETITION WITH THANASIMUS DUBIUS ON ADULT IPS GRANDICOLLIS SURVIVAL, AND DETERMINATION OF PHEROMONE PREFERENCE TYPES, Scott B. Chism

Landscape Permeability and Home Range Composition of the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Southern Illinois, Scott Andrew Cooney

Fudge: The Technical Direction of A Christmas Story, Nathan William Coon

MICROHABITAT USE BY GOLDEN MICE (OCHROTOMYS NUTTALLI) AND WHITE-FOOTED MICE (PEROMYSCUS LEUCOPUS) IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Amy Suzanne Cross

A Methodological Evaluation of the Effects of Intraverbally Implemented Multiple Exemplar Instruction, Anna Crumpecker

CONDUCTING A TRIAL-BASED FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS WITH ADULTS IN A DAY PROGRAM SETTING, Sarai Cruz

The effects of child sexual abuse, perceived family social support, and risky behaviors on subsequent sexual victimization in adolescence and early college, Alana Curewitz

Restaurant Space and Other Work, Silvia Dadian

Dynamic Analysis of a Frame-Supported Elevated Water Tank, Purna Prasad Dahal

ESTIMATION OF DOWN-DIP LIMIT OF THE TONGA SEISMOGENIC ZONE FROM OCEAN BOTTOM SEISMOGRAPH DATA, Suresh Dande

Spanish speakers' reading production of English past tense inflectional morpheme -ed., Angel Maria Davila

USING CONDITIONAL DISCRIMINATION TRAINING AND A SELF-CONTROL PROCEDURE WITH CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM AND ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER, Megan Dodds

Salt Lick Prayer, Lesley Hope Doyle

Decreasing Anxiety, Rigidity, and Aggression: The Effects of ACT on Children with High-Functioning Autism and Other Related Disorders, Blair Elizabeth Drewke

THE COMMUNICATOR DURING SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN A CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION, Kathleen Erin Dzugan

Steady, Girl, and Step Boldly, Jessica Easto

ANIMATING DYSTOPIA: AN ANALYSIS OF MY ANIMATED FILM, P19, Justin Edgren

THE ACQUISITION OF DERIVATIONAL MORPHOLOGY BY ARAB LEARNERS OF ENGLISH: VERB>NOUN DERIVATION, Muftah Bashir Eldeeb

MITOCHONDRIAL DNA SEQUENCE VARIATION IN THE AFRICAN ARMYWORM SPODOPTERA EXEMPTA (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE), Amna Eltayeb Elguzouli

Risk and Reward: Discounting Cheating with Cheaters and Non-Cheaters, Mary Rachel Enoch

DIFFICULTIES OF PRONOUNCING ENGLISH TRI-LITERAL CONSONANT CLUSTERS IN WORD-INITIAL POSITION AMONG NAJDI ARABIC-SPEAKING ESL LEARNERS, Abdullah Khuzayem Esshali

Thief of Visions, Bryan Estes

LINKING CRITICAL SOURCE AREAS OF PHOSPHORUS TO STORMFLOW DYNAMICS IN THREE CENTRAL ILLINOIS AGRICULTURAL WATERSHEDS, Derek Evans

PYRIDOXINE EFFECT ON NERVE CONDUCTION AND CELL DEATH IN EMBRYONIC CHICK, Yuri Fedorovich

Evaluating the endocrine regulation of shovelnose sturgeon growth, Carlin Mary Fenn

DO TEACHERS TEACH STUDENTS IN THE METHODS THAT THEY LEARN BEST? A SURVEY OF ILLINOIS SECONDARY AGRICULTURE TEACHERS, Ryne Aaron Fullerton

INVESTIGATING THERMOCHROMIC AND REVERSIBLE CHANGES IN POLYDIACETYLENE LIOSOMES WITH POTENTIAL USES AS BIOSENSORS, Nishi Garg

AN EXAMINATION OF THE NEAR-MISS EFFECT IN CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF TEN, karry lee Geer

Effects of Person-Environment Fit on Organizational Attraction and Acceptance Intentions during the Pre-Hire Phase of Employment, Nicole Louise Gilson

Allometry, Morphometry and Soil Characterization of Giant Cane [Arundinaria gigantea (Walt.) Muhl.] Stands in Southern Illinois, Michael Dane Goble

Two Perspectives on Perspectivism: Nietzsche's Attack on the 'In-Itself', Ryan Justin Grumberg

USING MADAGASCAR HISSING COCKROACHES AS RESEARCH SUBJECTS IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS, Karl Fannar Gunnarsson

PYRITE FRAMBOID SIZE DISTRIBUTION: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ACCUMULATION OF DEVONIAN - MISSISSIPPIAN SHALES, CENTRAL KENTUCKY, Lucas Michael Hagemann

An Automated Multi-agent Framework For Testing Distributed System, Ehsanul Haque

Teaching Picture Recall Among Older Adults: A Comparison of Two Verbal Behavior Protocols, Kirstie B. Hathaway

Investigating Trends in Lower Tropospheric Heat Content and Heat Waves over the Central USA Using Equivalent Temperature (1951-2011), Zachary Andrew Heern

The Kristevan Imaginary: Love, Music, and the Renewal of Culture, Bethany Nicole Henning

AN EXAMINATION OF THE EXTENT ACCESS TO STIMULI DURING PICTORIAL BRIEF MSWO PREFERENCE ASSESSMENTS DETERMINES REINFORCER EFFICACY, Allison Marie Hensel

Exploration of Ethos in Various Media: A Portfolio, Jennifer M. Hewerdine

ASSESSMENT AND SPATIAL ANALYSIS OF BOBCAT PARASITES IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Shelby Jane Hiestand

The use of a novel treatment protocol based off acceptance and commitment therapy for the problematic behaviors of two high functioning children with autism, Elisa Marie Hill

Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure reduces reproductive performance of male bluegills (Lepomis macrochirus), Jeffrey Jackson Hillis

EFFECTS OF END RETURNS ON THE RIGIDITY OF SHEAR WALLS, Eric Keith Hollmann

STUDIES IN COMPACT EM GENERATORS FOR FUZE APPLICATIONS, Clayton A. Hooks

TEACHING SELF-REGULATION SKILLS TO PRESCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES, Abigail Howe

Using explicit teaching, modeling, and feedback to facilitate vocabulary instruction for early childhood educators, Emily A. Howell

PANCREATIC EXPRESSION OF TRPA1, ITS ROLE IN INSULIN SECRETION AND ITS POSSIBLE EFFECT ON POSTPRANDIAL BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS, Tsung-han Hsieh

The Effect of Social Contingencies on Near Miss Ratings n Blackjack, Ashley Hull

Isolation and Characterization of a New Bacterium from a Shallow Hydrothermal Vent in Tutum Bay, Papua New Guinea, Shaer Islam

IMPLEMENTING LEAN SIX SIGMA METHODOLOGY IN THE OIL INDUSTRY: GENERAL FRAMEWORK, Mohammed Abdali Jaber

Influence of Patch-Burn Grazing and Riparian Protection on the Ecological Integrity of Tallgrass Prairie Headwater Streams, Karen Jackson

Design and Implementation of Realistic and Terrain-aware Mobile Sensor Networks, Shadi Janansefat

Analyses Of Deaf1 And Its Role In Deaf1 And Eif4g3 Expression, Kelsey E. Jarrett

THE PROPERTIES OF NATURAL ORGANIC MATTER (NOM) AFFECT THE IMPACT OF NON-FUNCTIONALIZED AND FUNCTIONALIZED MULTI-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES (MWCNTS) ON TOMATO PLANTS (SOLANUM LYCOPERSICUM), Nuralhuda Aladdin Jasim

P-DELTA EFFECT ON MULTI-STORY STEEL FRAMES WITH UNSYMMETRICAL VERTICAL LOAD, Yunyi Jiang

A Regression Metamodel To Replace SWAT In Crop Yield Prediction For Big Creek Watershed, Andrew Johnson

IS IT BETTER TO BUY OR RENT A SET: A TECHNICAL DIRECTION FOR THE SIU'S PRODUCTION OF RENT, Michael Joseph Johnson

Convergence of Infinite Products in Groups and Semigroups, Rebecca Johnson

Facilitating Insight Through Writing Activity Protocols, Daniel Patrick Jones

Smart Wireless System for Monitoring and Analyzing the Health of the Fetus, Shriya Kafle

UNIVERSITY SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN KURDISTAN REGION OF IRAQ: HOW CAN THEY BETTER PREPARE STUDENTS TO STUDY IN THE WEST, Karwan Kakabra Kakamad

the difficulties saudi speakers of arabic have when producing the alveolar lateral approximant /l/ when speaking English as a second language, Samar A. Kandil

AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFECT OF A NOVEL INTERVENTION ON THE CONSUMPTION OF HEALTHY FOODS, Abigail Kennedy

Structural And Functional Characterization of Archaeal Fibrillarin (C/D box protein) in Vivo, Parinati Kharel

A Model for Determining an Effective and Least Restrictive Treatment to Reduce Vocal Stereotypy, Andrew Daniel King

A STUDY TO EXAMINE THE EFFECTS OF A NUTRITION INTERVENTION ON FRUIT AND VEGETABLE KNOWLEDGE, BEHAVIORS, AND INTAKE AMONG FOURTH GRADE CHILDREN, Amy Elizabeth Knight

Expression of Glyphosate Resistance in Two Amaranthus Species as Influenced by Application Variables of Glyphosate, Jonathon Kohrt

A COMPONENT ANALYSIS OF A BEHAVIORAL SKILLS TRAINING INTERVENTION: TEACHING CONVERSATION SKILLS TO ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, Lisa Therese Kornacki

The Instrumentation of Primary Roof Bolts in a Room-and-Pillar Mine and the Modeling of their Performance, Todd Kostecki

An Examination of Proactive and Retroactive Interference in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Samuel W. Larson

Contribution to Development of Copper Free Automotive Brake Pad, Lin Lee

THE ACTUAL REALIZATION OF /V/ AND /W/ IN BAY ISLANDS ENGLISH, Sergio Ramon Leiva Cardona

IMPACT OF GINGER-RELATED COMPOUNDS, ZINGERONE AND CURCUMIN, ON PPARĪ³ ACTIVATION, LIPID ACCUMULATION, AND CELL VIABILITY IN 3T3-L1 FIBROBLASTS, Nicole Louise Lence

SPECTROSCOPIC INVESTIGATION OF ENANTIOMERIC COMPOSITION AND PHOTOPHYSICAL STUDIES OF BINAPHTHYL DIAMINE, King Sze Leung

Microlens Assisted Microscopy, Jianbo Li

Scanning Electron Microscopy To Probe Working Nanowire Gas Sensors, Yangmingyue Liu

PRETREATMENT OF SWEET SORGHUM BAGASSE TO IMPROVE ENZYMATIC HYDROLYSIS FOR BIOFUEL PRODUCTION, Arosha Loku Umagiliyage

Glycemic Load of Whole Grains, Refined Grains, and Simple Sugars Consumed at Breakfast: Impact on GPA in College Students, Christina Long

For The Good Of The Family, Peter Lucas

Understanding Fundamental Concepts in Plato, Aristotle and Others, Brian Howard Luce

Photon Angular Momentum in Semi-classical Physics and Wave Propagation in Moving Medium, Siwei Luo

A MODEL FOR THE PREDICTION OF THERMAL RESPONSE OF BONE IN SURGICAL DRILLING, Nazanin Maani

Digital Cityscapes in American Science Fiction: Physical Structure, Social Relationships, and Programmed Identities, Alexandra Maass

TENAX AS A MEASURE OF BIOAVAILABILITY AND REMEDIATION SUCCESS ON THE OTTAWA RIVER., Elizabeth M. Mackenbach

THE CRYOSPHERE AND NORTH ATLANTIC TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY: STATISTICAL FORECASTING AND PHYSICAL MECHANISMS, Johannes Mack

Ontogenetic diet shifts and prey selection among age-0 and age-1 paddlefish, Nicolle MacVey

VALIDATION OF THE TOUCHING CORN SEPARATION USING IMPROVED CONVEX SEGMENTATION, Ali Majeed Mahdi

STUDY OF ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTY OF PLANT BASED PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS AND FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS COATED WITH FUNCTIONALIZED NANOPARTICLES, Sanjaysinh M. Makwana

BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL ANALYSIS FROM BARILARI BAY, WESTERN ANTARCTIC PENINSULA MARGIN, ILONA ILMARA L. MATULAITIS

Wuthering Heights, Plato's Symposium, and the Unity of Being, Faith Lynn Matzker

REDUCING THE PEAK TO AVERAGE POWER RATIO OF MIMO-OFDM USING Particle SWARM OPTIMIZATION BASED PTS., Asim Mohamed Mazin

OXYGEN ISOTOPE ANALYSIS IN TREE-RINGS OF PTEROCAROUS ANGOLENSIS GROWING IN ZIMBABWE, Kerry McLeran

Deer Hunting in Baghdad, Andrew McSorley

The Effects of Auditory Tact Instructions and Auditory Imagining on the Emergence of Novel Intraverbals, James R. Mellor

To Fling a Light into the Future: The Scholar as Hero in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Anthony James Miller

Mechanical Properties of PLGA Polymer Composites Using Nonfunctionalized Carbon Nanotubes as Reinforcement, Matthew Ryan Miller

IGNEOUS INTRUSIONS AT HICKS DOME, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO FLUORINE-BASE METAL-RARE EARTH ELEMENT MINERALIZATION, Anthony J. Moorehead

The Influence of Culture and Cultural Background Knowledge on Saudi Students' English Language Learning, Abdullah Moraya