To submit a dissertation or thesis, select your academic department or program from the Collections: Browse by Research Unit, Center, or Department page. Next, select the 'Submit an Item' link from the menu on the left. If your department is not represented, please contact surface@syr.edu.

2015

Romantic Relationship Satisfaction as Predicted by Perceived Family of Origin Experiences and Education, Ahmet Abakay

Spatial Features of Labor Markets and Links to the Housing Market, Nuno Abreu Faro e Mota

Implementation of School-wide Positive Behavior Supports in the Neoliberal Context in an Urban Elementary School, Deanna Adams

Development of Improved Methodologies Toward the Formation of C-C and C-N Bonds, Ijaz Ahmed

Essays on Local Political Economy in Brazil and the United States, Evan Andrews

Specification of V2b and KA neurons in the zebrafish spinal cord., Liwia Anna Andrzejczuk

Trying Times: Disability, Activism, and Education in Samoa, 1970-1980, Juliann Anesi

Three Essays on the Supply of Long-Term Care Services to the Elderly in the U.S., Kanika Arora

Extracting Expectations in Affine Term Structure Models, Halil Ibrahim Aydin

CONTROLLING BIOFILM AND PERSISTER CELLS BY TARGETING CELL MEMBRANES, Ali Adem Bahar

Shape Memory Polymers as 2D Substrates and 3D Scaffolds for the Study of Cell Mechanobiology and Tissue Engineering, Richard McClary Baker

AUDIT FEES AND BUSINESS RISK: EVIDENCE FROM COUNTRIES PERCEIVED AS MORE CORRUPT AND TAX HAVEN COUNTRIES, RAVINDRA R. BANGAR

Recommendations, Rhetoric, and Reporting: State and NGO Behavior in the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights, Michael Joseph Beckstrand

Study of homogeneous mineral acid dehydration of monosaccharides in a CSTR, Siddharth Sharad Bhat

Parent-Child Communication among African American Families: Does "Being on the Same Page" Protect Against Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior?, Katherine Bonafide

Perfection, History, and Harmonious Individuality: Herder's Ethical Thought, 1765-1791, Charles Richard Booher

On robust and secure wireless communication system design using software-defined radios, Kapil Meghashyam Borle

The Impact of Self-Efficacy on Willingness to Try Emerging Formats of Digital Content, Dawn Bovasso

THE RELATIONSHIP OF SPIRITUALITY AND DEPRESSION ON THE SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING OF JAMAICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY OF TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTIONS IN JAMAICA, Claudette A. Brown-Smythe

STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS THAT PREDICT PERSISTENCE AND PERFORMANCE IN ONLINE COURSES AND THE FACE-TO-FACE EQUIVALENTS AT A FOUR-YEAR PRIVATE NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Karen Zannini Bull

A Qualitative Approach to Studying the Lived Experiences of High School Aged Sexual Minority and Gender Nonconforming Youth Across Relationships and Contexts., Michael Calloway

Detecting At-Risk Drinking in University Primary Care: Validity of the AUDIT-C, Clare Elizabeth Campbell

All Joking Aside: The Role of Religion in American Jewish Satire, Jennifer Ann Caplan

The Sundial Tribe and the Labyrinth of Purpose, Mihnea D I Capraru

High-stakes Accountability and Inclusion: The Impact of Policy Sense-making and Identity Construction on Co-teaching, Deborah Lynne Capri

"WE'D ALWAYS RETURN TO THIS CENTER:" UNDERSTANDING URBAN SPACE AS A DAKOTA PLACE IN MNI SOTA MAKOCE, Kelsey Marie Carlson

Students' Attitudes towards Socially--but Not Scientifically--Controversial Subjects: Evaluating Ways in which These Attitudes May Be Shifted, Benjamin Elijah Carter

Surface Plasmon Polaritons: Guided-wave Devices and Applications, Ashish Chanana

The All World Gayatri Pariwar: Religion, Science, and the Body in Modern India, Daniel Philip Cheifer

Composite Minimization: Proximity Algorithms and Their Applications, Feishe Chen

Dancing With Gender: A Reception Analysis of Chinese Women's Viewing Experiences of Ann Hui's The Golden Era, Li Chen

Meeting at Mom's: The Crisis of Identity within the Black Community in Syracuse, New York, Anne-Margaret Childress

Controlling Pseudomonas aeruginosa Persister Cells by Human Granulocyte Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor, Geetika Sanjay Choudhary

Deciphering the Neuroprotective Potential of Interleukin-1β (IL-1β) using in vitro Murine Models of Oxidative Stress, Twinkle Chowdhury

Three Empirical Essays on Energy and Labor Economics, Melissa Chirk-May Chow

Coordination Chemistry in Biology and Medicine, Christopher Chu

Examining the Effectiveness of using CSR Communications in Apology Statements after Negative Publicity, Eun Ji Chung

Effects of social endorsement on news evaluation in Korea and the U.S., Myojung Chung

Chiraq: One person's metaphor is another's reality, Jacoby Cochran

Nanoparticle Biofunctionalization for Self-Assembly and Energy Transfer Applications, Kaitlin Jeanne Coopersmith

Change Point Detection and Estimation in Sequences of Dependent Random Variables, Benjamin Cortese

Emotion Recognition and Hypertension Risk: The Associations of Elevated Resting Blood Pressure and Accuracy of Emotion Recognition, Stephanie Cristiano

Beyond “Data Thrifting”: An Investigation of Factors Influencing Research Data Reuse In the Social Sciences, Renata Gonçalves Curty

IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTRATE CHEMICAL GROUPS IMPORTANT FOR GHRELIN O-ACYLTRANSFERASE ACTIVITY, Joseph Edgar Darling

Does One Size Fit All? The Relationship Between A Country's Political Context And Its Rulers, Hanneke Derksen

Characterization of three Arabidopsis genes involved in regulating defense and flowering, Nikhilesh Dhar

American Dreams and Immigrant Realities: Transnational Migration and Notions of 'Better' for Caribbean Immigrants in Brooklyn, NY, Sharlene Diamond

Metric Space Invariants between the Topological and Hausdorff Dimensions, Claudio A. DiMarco

CHARACTERIZATION OF FUNDAMENTAL COMMUNICATION LIMITS OF STATE-DEPENDENT INTERFERENCE NETWORKS, Ruchen Duan

Practical Identity and Meaninglessness, Kirsten Egerstrom

Characterization and Chemical Kinetic Analysis of the Ignition of Representative Conventional and Bio-Derived Fuels, Mazen Eldeeb

Role of Self-Efficacy and Experiential Training in Classroom Guidance Participation, Sean O'Patrick Finnerty

Quantitative Investigation of Factors Impacting Protein Farnesylation Within the Cell, Susan Clare Flynn

PEDAGOGY, SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION, AND SPACE: TOWARD A REVOLUTIONARY CRITICAL PEDAGOGY FOR SPACE, Derek R. Ford

Embedded Technical Communication Instruction: Understanding High-Context Writing in a Pre-Professional Engineering Program, Michael Frasciello

Topics in Supersymmetry: Implications for Cosmology and Non-Perturbative Studies on a Spacetime Lattice, Richard Anthony Galvez

FABRICATION AND TESTING OF NANOSCALE THICKNESS METAL CYLINDER FIBER, Ronak B. Gandhi

Power-Aware Planning and Design for Next Generation Wireless Networks, Chenfei Gao

Concerns of Elementary School Leaders and Teachers When Implementing a Common Core Aligned Mathematics Program, Leela J. George

TRANSFER RATES AND BACCALAUREATE ATTAINMENT: TWO-YEAR VERSUS HYBRID COLLEGES, David M. Gerlach

"We're all Horacians": Listening to international students at an American liberal arts college, Peter Arno Gerlach

Investigation of Electrostatic Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles Mediated by Giant Polyoxomolybdate Clusters, Jonathan Gooch

Social Equality: On The Aim Of Distributive Justice, Jake Greenblum

Concrete Roses: A Critical Exploration of Black Adolescent Girls' Literacy and Language Practices in an Out-of-School Street Literature Book Club, Delicia Tiera Greene

Three Essays on U.S. Social Policy’s Impact on the Human Capital Development of Young Adults At-Risk of Poverty, Lincoln H. Groves

Negotiating Formal Schooling, Multiple Identities, and Community Advocacy: (Counter)-Narratives of Somali Bantu Refugees in the United States, Vivian Fiona Guetler

Measurement of the form factor shape for the semileptonic decay Lb->LcMuNu, Christos Hadjivasiliou

Functional traits and resource-use strategies of native and invasive plants in Eastern North American forests, Jacob Mason Heberling

Heterogeneous Sensor Signal Processing for Inference with Nonlinear Dependence, Hao He

Synthetic, Structural, and Mechanistic Investigations of Vitamin B12 Conjugates of the Anorectic Peptide PYY3-36, Kelly Elizabeth Henry

"The Terror Within:" Neoliberalism and the Rhetoric of the Obesity Crisis, Anna Hensley

Comparison of Cost Function Against Positional Analysis for Automated Tracking of Three-Cell Interactions, Ye He

From Accommodations to Accessibility: How Rhetorics of Overcoming Manifest in Writing Pedagogies, Allison Harper Hitt

INDIUM TELLURIDE (In2Te3) SEMICONDUCTOR CYLINDER FIBER SENSOR, Xun Huang

A Defense of Formal Contractualism, Ryan Hubbard

Permitting Joint-Control in Asymmetric Dependence Relationships: Investigating a Strategy for Increasing Trust, Michael Ioerger

Beyond Standard Model Physics under the ground and in the sky, Bithika Jain

Creating the American Teenager: Experts, Authority, and Youth in the Cold War, Molly A. Jessup

FAMILY COHESION AND CHILD FUNCTIONING AMONG SOUTH KOREAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE US: THE MEDIATING ROLE OF KOREAN PARENT-CHILD CLOSENESS AND THE MODERATING ROLE OF ACCULTURATION, Bora Jin

Effects of plant invasions on ecosystem processes: Linking above- and below-ground resource-use strategies of native and invasive species in Eastern U.S. forests, Insu Jo

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Transformations for the Synthesis of Conjugated Dienes, Lauren Kaminsky

READING BODIES: ASSOCIATIONISM, EMPATHY, AND THE ETHICS OF SENSATION IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY FICTION, Peter Jeffrey Katz

MODULATION AND INTERACTIONS OF CHARGED BIOMIMETIC MEMBRANES WITH BIVALENT IONS, Adolphe Kazadi Badiambile

Angular trapping of a mirror using radiation pressure, David Bruce Kelley

Design of a High Capacity, Scalable, and Green Wireless Communication System Leveraging the Unlicensed Spectrum, Mohammad Riaz Khawer

Relationships Between Selfie Practice and Cultural Characteristics: Independent and Interdependent Self-construals, Joon Kyoung Kim

Branched-Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) and Iron Status Effects on Aging Skeletal Muscle, Yu Ho Kim

The Decision to Pursue the Principalship: Perspectives of Certified Administrators in Upstate Central New York, Frederick Paul Kirsch

Flexible Labor in a Spiritual Economy: Peace, Work, and Inequality in Globalized Yoga, Laurah E. Klepinger

Against Making A Difference: Community Publishing, Organizing, and Power, Ben Kuebrich

INVESTIGATING THE ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN CREDIBILITY ASSESSMENTS AND INFORMATION USE TASKS WITH RESPECT TO DOCUMENT GENRES IN THE CONTEXT OF UNIVERSITY TEACHING, Min-Chun Ku

Link Prediction in Dynamic Weighted and Directed Social Network using Supervised Learning, Ricky Laishram

A Path Analysis of Military Cultural Factors Contributing to Suicidal Behavior in the OEF/OIF/OND Veteran, Margaret J. Lane

BETTER OFF AFTER THE INTRODUCTION OF UNIVERSAL LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE SYSTEMS? A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF GERMANY, JAPAN, AND KOREA, HEE SEUNG LEE

Essays on International Trade and Development, JAE YOON Lee

Gate-level timing analysis and waveform evaluation, Chaobo Li

Investor Relations: A Study of Perceived Fundamental Skills and Practices in Corporations and Agencies, Shuyi Li

WEB COMMUNICATIONS ON CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF CHINESE AND UNITED STATES FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES, Yijing Liu

Three Essays on Public Economics and Policy, Xiaoxue Li

TESOL versus SLP Techniques for the Development of L2 English Pronunciation, YINGYA LI