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.

2017

Accelerated Construction of Roadways: Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Impacts, Sudipta Ghorai

Synthesis and Characterization of First Row Transition Metal Polyphosphates, Tiffany Jo Greenfield

Limits of Liberation: Youth and Politics in Brazil's Landless Rural Workers' Movement, Melinda Gurr

QUBIT COUPLED MECHANICAL RESONATOR IN AN ELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEM, Yu Hao

IMPROVING THE LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT OF ADHD IN PEDIATRICALLY AND PSYCHIATRICALLY REFERRED SAMPLES, Jun He

Trading Dynamics in a Fragmented Market, Krzysztof Herman

UNDERSTANDING INFORMATION USE IN ONLINE CONSUMER-HEALTH SUPPORT GROUPS: A LOOK INTO INTERACTIVE HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS, Naybell Hernandez

TEACHING IS A REVOLUTIONARY ACT: THE LEGITIMATE KNOWLEDGES OF BLACK WOMEN TEACHERS ENACTING ACTIVIST LITERACIES, Reba Y. Hodge

Stable Sparse Orthogonal Factorization of Ill-Conditioned Banded Matrices for Parallel Computing, Qian Huang

Vortex detection and tracking in massively separated and turbulent flows, Yangzi Huang

Three Essays on Public Procurement, Zachary Steven Huitink

DETECTION, DIAGNOSIS AND MITIGATION OF MALICIOUS JAVASCRIPT WITH ENRICHED JAVASCRIPT EXECUTIONS, Xunchao Hu

The Presence of Groove in Online Songwriting Projects, David Lamar James

FITTING A PARAMETRIC MODEL TO A CLOUD OF POINTS VIA OPTIMIZATION METHODS, Pengcheng Jia

Spreading Structures, Li Kang

EXTRACTION AND LOCALIZATION OF NOISE-RELATED FLOW STRUCTURES IN HIGH SPEED JETS, Pinqing Kan

THREE ESSAYS ON RETURNS TO EDUCATION, HEALTH AND THE SPATIAL WAGE CURVE IN TURKEY, Haci Mevlut Karatas

TWO-DIMENSIONAL FLUIDIZATION OF NANOMATERIALS VIA BIOMIMETIC MEMBRANES TOWARDS ASSISTED SELF-ASSEMBLY, Kathleen Kelly

Secularism: Conventional or Contextual? Theory and Practice of Religious Politics in Iran and Turkey, Ebrahim Khalifeh Soltani

Cytotoxicity of Galvanically Coupled Magnesium and Titanium Particles for Therapeutic Effect, Jua Kim

Interaction Effects between the Cumulative Genetic Score and Psychosocial Stressor on Drinking Urge and Attentional Bias for Alcohol: A Human Laboratory Study, Jueun Kim

Presidential Instability in a Developing Country: Reassessing South Korean Politics from a State-Society Relations Perspective, Kyung-hwa Kim

RETHINKING ENTREPRENEURS’ CHARACTERISTICS IN THE CONTEXTS OF FAMILY, INVESTORS, AND THEIR EARLY ACTIONS, Eun-Jeong Ko

Semi-Open Space and Micro-Environmental Control for Improving Thermal Comfort, Indoor Air Quality, and Building Energy Efficiency, Meng Kong

Enacting “Technology” and Everything Else: Gendered Practices and the System of Crop Intensification, Natasha Susan Koshy

Building the Airplane While it Flies: A Case Study Approach of Police Development in Kosovo, Liberia, and Timor-Leste, Kevin Krupski

Design, Synthesis and Study of Thermomechanically Active Polymer Networks Based on Latent Crosslinking of Semicrystalline Polymers, Wenbin Kuang

The Post-Neoliberal Citizen: Immigrant Identity as the New Service Learning Center, Michael Lasley

HOW DO NOVICE AND EXPERT LEARNERS REPRESENT, UNDERSTAND, AND DISCUSS GEOLOGIC TIME?, Erica Amanda Layow

BUSINESS FAILURE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THREE ESSAYS ON THE EFFECTS OF THE COST OF FAILURE, Chong Kyoon Lee

A Metaphysician's User Guide: The Epistemology of Metaphysics, James Soo Lee

The Spock Paradox: Permissiveness, Control, and Dr. Spock’s Advice for a New Psychology of Parenting for Democracy in the Mid-20th Century U.S., Namhee Lee

Bacterial polymertropism, the response to strain-induced alignment of polymers, David James Lemon

Climatic Controls on the Porewater Chemistry of Mid-continental Wetlands, Zeno Francis Levy

Social Security under Decentralized Authoritarianism: Politics of The Public Pension Program in China, Jing Lin

Catalytic synthesis of biodiesel fuel under sub/supercritical conditions: kinetics and phase behavior, Jiuxu Liu

The effects of simulated inflammatory conditions on the corrosion and fretting corrosion of CoCrMo alloy, Yangping Liu

Delay QoS Provisioning and Optimal Resource Allocation for Wireless Networks, Yi Li

DIY Delivery Systems: The Extracurriculum in the Age of Neoliberalism, Jason Wesley Luther

Investigating the Structures of Turbulence in a Multi-stream, Rectangular, Supersonic Jet, Andrew S. Magstadt

Generalization Programming and Performance Feedback: A Writing Intervention with Third-Grade Students, Rigby Dawn Malandrino

Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) Reproductive Advertisement Behavior And The Effects Of Vessel Noise, Leanna Matthews

Enzymology and inhibition of ghrelin acylation by ghrelin O-acyltransferase, Kayleigh McGovern-Gooch

The Roberts Court Constitution of Freedom of Speech: Preferences, Principles, and the Study of Supreme Court Decision-making, Brandon Metroka

Pattern Formation in Active Nematics, Prashant Mishra

"I am Not a Hijra": Transgender Women Claiming Citizenship in South India, Liz Mount

Encounters with Authority: Tactics and negotiations at the periphery of participatory platforms, Gabriel Mugar

Readers’ Perceptions of Newsworthiness and Bias as Factors in Participation with Digital News Content, Gregory James Munno

Three Essays in Urban Policy, Judson E. Murchie

A Biopsychosocial Model of Transition of Adolescents with Intellectual Disability, Robert Earl Myers III

Adsorption of Iodine and Water on Silver-Exchanged Mordenite, Yue Nan

The Origins of American Counterterrorism, Michael E. Newell

Forging Titans: The Rise of Industrial Capitalism in the Northern Forest, 1850-1950, Jason Lee Newton

Examining Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching: An Exploratory Study of Prospective Teachers’ Transition of Knowledge to Practice in Clinical Simulations, John Mungai Njoroge

ESSAYS ON MISSPECIFICATION IN HIGH DIMENSIONAL ECONOMETRICS AND ASSET PRICING, JAEWOO OH

The Ageing of the Archives: Community, Conflict, and Queer Potential at the Lesbian Herstory Archives, Rebekah Orr

Design of Tribologically Enhanced Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Applications, Allen Osaheni

Computer Vision Algorithms for Mobile Camera Applications, KORAY OZCAN

Wireless Throughput and Energy Efficiency under QoS Constraints, Mustafa Ozmen

Early universe cosmology as a probe of fundamental physics, Ogan Ozsoy

Literacy and Labor: Archives, Networks, and Histories in Working-Class Communities, Jessica Michelle Pauszek

Mestizaje Ideology as Color-Blind Racism: Students' discourses of colorism and racism in Mexico, Yvonne Perez Lopez

Investigation of the multi-physics of laser-induced ignition of transportation fuels, Nathan Peters

Design, Material and Surgical Assembly Effects on Fretting Corrosion Behavior of Modular Tapers in Orthopedic Implants, David Pierre

TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING ENTREPRENEURSHIP’S ROLE IN OUR COMMON FUTURE: ESSAYS FROM THE SUSTAINABILITY-ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEXUS, Kiven Pierre

Examining the Dispositions of Music Educators: A Perceptual Psychology Theory, Kathleen JoAnn Popow

Embedded Indicators of Simulated Learning Disability in a Pychoeducational Battery, Kyle D. Potter

DEVELOPMENTAL PATHWAYS BETWEEN LOW BIRTH WEIGHT STATUS AND CHILDREN’S ACADEMIC AND SOCIOEMOTIONAL COMPETENCE: THE ROLE OF PARENTING PROCESSES AS A MODERATOR, Sangita Pudasainee-Kapri

ONLINE LEARNING WITH BANDITS FOR COVERAGE, Mahmuda Rahman

Contentious Politics in the Arab Middle East: Jordanian Salafism and the Social Appropriation of Tradition, Massimo Ramaioli

Curcumin Supplementation and Aging Skeletal Muscle, Candace Receno

AN EMERGING THEORY OF PERCEIVED DISABILITY COUNSELING COMPETENCE: A QUALITATIVE INVESTIGATION OF LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS, Michele Rivas

NEW CARBON-CARBON BOND-FORMING REACTIONS OF ENDOCYCLIC AND EXOCYCLIC ENOL ETHERS, Michael Richard Robinson

Lagrangian Visualization and Real-Time Identification of the Vortex Shedding Time in the Wake of a Circular Cylinder, Matthew Rockwood

Long-Term Landscape Evolution Modeling: The Role of Dynamic Topography, Flexural Isostasy, and Sea Level, Gregory Ruetenik

Privacy vs. Security: Fear appeals, terrorism and the willingness to allow increased government surveillance, Angela Marie Rulffes

A French Fort in the Salt City: Revisioning Sainte Marie among the Iroquois, Debora Ryan

"Don't Try and Play Me Out!": The Performances and Possibilities of Digital Black Womanhood, LaToya Lydia Sawyer

Heterogeneity in Institutional Context and Its Impact on Initial Public Offerings and Corporate Social Responsibility, Gokce Serdar

AN EXPLORATION of the FIRST YEAR of NURSING PRACTICE: CONTINUED FORMATION as REGISTERED NURSES in the 21st CENTURY, Carol A. Sheldon

FAMILIES DESIGNED THROUGH ART: EXPLORING EMBODIED EXPERIENCE AND CONCEPTION DISCLOSURE BASED ON SEXUAL IDENTITY, Natalee Mayonne Simpson

Noncognitive Variables to Predict Academic Success Among Junior Year Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Ellen Mary Tuve Smith

Opportunity, but at what cost? African-American parents' experiences in a predominantly white school, Peter Smith Smith

Sleep Duration and Cardiovascular Health in Young Men, Susan Delight Sperry

SCIENCE TEACHERS’ UNDERSTANDING AND PRACTICE OF INQUIRY-BASED INSTRUCTION IN UGANDA, Fredrick Ssempala

Representation Theory of Orders over Cohen-Macaulay Rings, Josh John Stangle

Essays in Corporate Finance, Lea H. Stern

The Impact of Environmental Policies and Innovation on the Investment in and Use of Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Generators in the US Electricity Sector, Kelly Ann Stevens

Over the hurdle: A quantitative study examining the obstacles of achieving professional certification and the perceived effective practices for overcoming them, John Patrick Stinnett

Impact: The Supreme Court in American Politics, Logan Ray Strother

Transgressive Tears: Performance and the Melodramatic Unruly Woman, Staci Stutsman

Collaboration and Conflict in Transnationally-Dispersed Zimbabwean Families, William John Suk

Linking descriptive assessment to functional analysis and treatment of transition-related problem behavior, William Edward Sullivan

Rectangular Waveguide Filled with Uniaxial Medium and Negative Resistance Enhanced Composite Right/Left-Handed Transmission Line, Kepei Sun

Information Theoretic Limits of State-dependent Networks, Yunhao Sun

A NOVEL APPROACH TO NEAR-REAL TIME MONITORING OF VENTILATION RATE AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN RESIDENTIAL HOUSES, Achalu Kuma Tirfe

The Effectiveness of a Constructed Vegetated Roof for Pollutant Removal and Stormwater Source Control, Dimitar L. Todorov

The Preemptive Paradox: The Rise of Great Powers & Management of the International System, Jeffrey Treistman

Continuum Models of Collective Migration in Living Tissues, Kazage J. Christophe Utuje

FATHER INVOLVEMENT AMONG ASIAN-INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE UNITED STATES: ACTOR-PARTNER INTERDEPENDENCE MODEL, Dimple P. Vadgama