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

Habitat factors affecting occupancy and detection of mammals in the Paraguayan Chaco, Maria Nathalia Mujica Cameroni

Implementation of Standard and Modified Soy Oils as Substitutes for Fish Oil in Feeds for Nile Tilapia, Bonnie Lynn Mulligan

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Cumulative Disturbance Impacts due to Military Training on Land Condition, Dana Murphy

Soil Stabilization with Fly Ash and Fibers, Tianhong Mu

Life Around the Event Horizon, Jeremy Nagamatsu

EFFECT OF ANCILLA LOSSES ON FAULT-TOLERANT QUANTUM ERROR CORRECTION IN THE [[7,1,3]] STEANE CODE, Sameer Obaid Nawaf

Analysis of Factors That Affect the Meat Quality of Invasive Asian Carps Harvested From the Illinois River For Export to China, Lucas Ray Nelson

CONTROLS ON ORGANIC CARBON ACCUMULATION IN THE LATE DEVONIAN NEW ALBANY SHALE, WEST-CENTRAL KENTUCKY, ILLINOIS BASIN, Seare G. Ocubalidet

Contriving Establishing Operations to Train Mands among Older Adults with Dementia, Chelsey Rita Oleson

THE DEBATE OVER U.S. MILITARY INTERVENTION IN SYRIA: A POLICY ANALYSIS, Salah Razzaq Oudah

Fertility management For Tomato Production on an Extensive Green Roof, Nickolis Allen Ouellette

STUDYING THE FISCHER TROPSCH SYNTHESIS ON ALUMINA SUPPORT COBALT BASE CATALYST IN FIXED BED REACTOR, Adnan Khalil Oues

SHEAR FORCE DISTRIBUTION IN STEEL BRIDGE GIRDERS, Josiah Sam Owusu-Danquah

PREDICTION OF 28-DAY COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH OF CONCRETE USING RELEVANCE VECTOR MACHINES (RVM), Jones Owusu Twumasi

Transforming Quotidian Landscapes: The Ecological and Vertical Dimensions of Daily Experience in the Poetry of T.S. Eliot, Peter Riley and Andrew Crozier, Jonathan Thomas Patterson

We Take Laughter Seriously, Daniel Paul

Innovative Approaches for Addressing Concentrated Flow in Agricultural Fields, Jessica Erin Pease

Shape and Surface Property Dependent Phytotoxicity of Silver and Gold Nanoparticles to Lactuca sativa (Lettuce), Haochun Pei

Teaching Appropriate Social Skills to Adults with Developmental Disabilities using Video Modeling, Stephanie Perkins

Lighting The Three Musketeers, Guy M. Perticone

HERMIT CRAB POPULATION STRUCTURE AND ASSOCIATION WITH GASTROPOD SHELLS IN THE NORTHERN BERING SEA, Jennifer Frances Peura

Vibrations in a Uniform Beam: A Physical Application of Differential Equations, Jamie Nicole Pfister

Evaluating the effects of essential oils and condensed tannin on fermentation and methane production under in vitro conditions, Brittany Pinski

Bounding the Worst-Case Response Times of Hard-Real-Time Tasks under the Priority Ceiling Protocol in Cache-Based Architectures, Kaushik Poluri

An assessment of officer safety: Does departmental authorization of tasers reduce officer assault rates?, Daniel Carson Presley

RESTORATION OF RIPARIAN BUFFER FUNCTION IN RECLAIMED SURFACE MINE SOILS IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Nathan Rahe

Numerical Solution of the coupled algebraic Riccati equations, Prasanthan Rajasingam

FAST ESTIMATION OF DENSE DISPARITY MAP USING PIVOT POINTS, JAYANTHAN RAVEENDIRAN

BINARY HYSTERETIC/PROTERETIC DELTA SIGMA MODULATOR, Vasudha Ravichandran

The Process of Creating a Collaborative, Reactionary, and Instinctual Lighting Design for RENT, Anthony Lawrence Reed

Specifying a Contingent Relationship Between Tip Size and Service Quality, Nicholas Reetz

ANALYSIS OF ANNUAL GROWTH PATTERNS OF MILLETTIA STUHLMANNII, IN MOZAMBIQUE, Ivan Abdul Dula Remane

NITROGEN FERTILITY MANAGEMENT IN NO-TILLAGE CUCUMBERS AND SQUASH, Heather Rich

A TAPHONOMIC STUDY EXPLORING THE DIFFERENCES IN DECOMPOSITION RATE AND MANNER BETWEEN FROZEN AND NEVER FROZEN DOMESTIC PIGS (Sus scrofa), Lindsey G. Roberts

Metapopulation viability of swamp rabbits (Sylvilagus aquaticus) in southern Illinois, Christopher Robinson

A Comparison of Preference Assessments and Rank Order, Elizabeth Marie Rossiaky

Preference of Reinforcement Rate and Sub-Optimal Decision Making, Kyle Evan Rowsey

Binary Gaseous Mixture and Single Component Adsorption of Methane and Argon on Exfoliated Graphite, Brice Adam Russell

Probabilistic Inference as a Mechanism for Action-Video-Game Induced Visuospatial Skill Improvement, Robert Bruce Russell

Evaluating the Impact of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy on Children with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Keely Deanna Sabaini

A SIMPLE FPGA - BASED ARCHITECTURE DESIGN OF RECONFIGURABLE NEURAL NETWORK, Jaber Salem

Explaining the rising female incarceration trends in Japan (1970-2011), Ayako Sasaki

THE SYSTEMATICS OF MARSUPIAL PARASITES IN VIANNAIIDAE (NEMATODA): A NEW SPECIES AND A RECONSTRUCTION OF CHARACTERS USEFUL IN THEIR CLASSIFICATION, Raymond Philip Scheibel

Daddy's on Tour with Guns N' Roses, Max Schleicher

The influence of water velocity on aquatic macroinvertebrate functional structure and production in the Cache River in Southern Illinois., Eric Scholl

MULTI-SCALE MAPPING AND ACCURACY ASSESSMENT OF LEAF AREA INDEX FOR VEGETATION STUDY IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Kushendra Narayan Shah

EMBEDDED COOLING OF HIGH PERFORMANCE ICS USING NOVEL NANOSTRUCTURED THERMOELECTRICS, Afsana Sharmin

CHARACTERIZING THE ROLE OF THE TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS, αNAC, BTF3 AND SKNAC, IN MYOGENESIS, Jarod Ross Shelton

IN VIVO CHARACTERIZATION OF SYNGENEIC, ORTHOTOPIC MOUSE MODEL OF COX-2 POSITIVE RENAL CELL CANCER, Purba Singh

Classification of Teacher Questions in a General Music Classroom, Elizabeth Amy Sisler

108 Kōans, Derek Wesley Smith

Recolonization of the Midwestern United States by Large Carnivores: Habitat Suitability and Human Dimensions, Julia Blanche Smith

Invasion and Management of Achyranthes japonica in a southern Illinois Wetland, Katie Mae Smith

Investigation of a Theoretical Magnetic Refrigeration Cycle, Joshua D. Snead

Derangements, Elizabeth Anne Spector

RULE GOVERNED, CONTEXTUALLY CUED AND CONTINGENCY BASED ROULETTE PLAY, Ryan Speelman

Building Community Through Performance, Ritual and Play at the Texas Renaissance Festival, Cynthia Danielle Speer

The Effect of Status Framing on Student Interest and Recall, Crystal Nicole Steltenpohl

DEFORMATION OF BEARING PADS WHILE UNDER SERVICE LOADS, Chris Allen Suits

HABITAT AND COMMUNITY CHARACTERISTICS OF WILDLIFE RESCUED DURING THE EXPANSION OF THE PANAMA CANAL, Jennifer Swan

An examination of Asian carp spawning in pool 26 of the Mississippi River, Brittany Christine Szynkowski

Inclusive Practices for the General Music Classroom, Megan Thompson

How We Bury Our Dead, Jonathan Travelstead

Shape-preferred orientation (SPO) of oceanic gabbros at ODP Hole 1256D: implications for magmatic processes, Jarek Trela

ANALYZING CHANGES IN THE BEEF CATTLE RANCHING COMMUNITIES OF ACATIC AND TEPATITLÁN DE MORELOS, JALISCO, MEXICO RELATED TO LAND COVER AND CLIMATE VARIABILITY, Melva B. Trevino-Pena

Scope Licensing in English Sentences Containing Universal Quantifiers and Negation by L1-Mandarin Chinese L2-English Adult Learners, Daniel Tucker

Exploring Identity: Rural to Urban Migration in Modernist American Fiction, Megan Vallowe

RESPONSE TO FLOOD HAZARDS: ASSESSING COMMUNITY FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE DECISION TO RELOCATE, Alex Jacob VanPelt

ENABLING END-TO-END SECURITY USING IPSEC IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, Prabhakar Varadarajan

BENTHIC FORAMINIFERAL ASSEMBLAGE ANALYSIS AS PART OF THE LARISSA PROJECT FOR BARILARI BAY, WESTERN ANTARCTIC PENINSULA, Ryan Verbanaz

Large Book of the Body, Andrea Wagner

The Effects of Ileal Transposition on GLP-1 Analog Sensitivity and Cognitive Function in Diabetic Long Evans Rats, Zihui Wang

WAITING FOR MORE CERTAIN AND MORE: A STUDY OF THE RELATIVE EFFECTS OF INCREASING PROBABILITY OF REINFORCEMENT AND MAGNITUDE OF REINFORCEMENT ON WAITING IN AN EXPERIENCE-BASED TASK, Tara L. Webb

Corrosion of Rock Anchors in Illinois Coal Basin Mines, Jason David Weber

Invented Rule as a Language Assessment Tool for Monolinguals and English Language Learners, Amanda Christine Welsh

Ecology of Sulfur Cycling in Flooded Strip Mines, Breanna Michelle Wham

An examination of the Differential effects of social anxiety and depression on interpretation of positive social events, Randy L. Whittles

Effects of Trait Anxiety and Trait Depression on the Temporal Dynamics of Attentional Bias to Negative Stimuli Relative to Positive Stimuli: Development of New Temporal Attentional Bias Pattern Endophenotypes, Kristin Alyse Wiggs

How Fathers Affect Body Image Perception In their Sons: A Comparison of Four Age Groups, Jacqueline M. Wilcox

Impact of alternative, non-fish oil dietary lipid sources and subsequent 'finishing' on growth and tissue long-chain polyunsaturated retention in cobia, Rachycentron canadum, Franklin Woitel

FOREST COMMUNITY COMPOSITION ON MESIC SITES IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN, Nick Edward Zaczek

THE LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE IN CHINA: FOREIGNERS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS INACCURATELY TRANSLATED SIGNS, Yilin Zeng

Thermogravimetric Study of Effect of Mineral Content and Maceral Composition on Illinois Coal Gasification, Quan Zhang

Developing chemically mutagenized soybean populations for functional gene anaylses at the Rhg1 locus, Zhou Zhou

The exploration of a possible role for attention in the testing effect, Jian Zhu

STUDY OF ADSORPTION OF NEON ON OPEN CARBON NANOHORNS AGGREGATES, Carl Andrew Ziegler

TEACHER AWARENESS OF FOOD ACCESS, INTEREST, AND BARRIERS TO SCHOOL GARDENS IN FOOD DESERTS IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Kate Moriah Zimmerman

2012

EFFECTS OF EXPERIMENTAL STORM SURGE AND SEDIMENTATION ON PITCHER PLANTS (SARRACENIA PURPUREA) AND ASSOCIATED ASSEMBLAGES IN A COASTAL PINE SAVANNA, Matthew John Abbott

Bright Theater, Leslie Elizabeth Adams

FUSION OF ULTRASONIC C-SCAN DATA WITH FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, Olanrewaju Ari Adeniyi

A Fuzzy Rule-Based Model for Predicting Precipitation in the Marion, Illinois Station Area, Cindy-Ann Patricia Alexander

SAUDI STUDENTS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE UTILITY OF ENGLISH AND THEIR WILLINGNESS TO LEARN IT, Mateb Mohammed Alfawzan

IDENTIFYING PROCESS DEVIATION USING MEASURABLE PATH DELAYS, Wisam Abdulrahman Al-Jubouri

Evaluating the Efficacy of Auditory and Visual Signals on Functional Communication Under Escape Conditions, Marissa Allen

Saudi College Students' Independent Language Learning Strategies throught Multimedia Resources: Perceptions of Benefits and Implications for Langauge Learning, Budoor Khaled Al Maghrabi

SPONTANEOUS NETWORKED ORGANIZATION, Saad Dhayfallah Alqithami

p53 Downregulates AKR1B10 As a Negative Feedback Of AMPK Activity, Ahmed Ayad Hamza Al-Salman

LINGUISTIC APPROXIMATION FOR COMPUTING WITH WORDS, Yousef Saleh Althobaiti

The Role of Motivation in the L2 Acquisition of English by Saudi Students : a Dynamic Perspective, Ali Alzayid

Behavior of wide flange beams with web openings, Akwasi Manu Assenso Antwi