In Spring 2015, ODU began an electronic thesis and dissertation program. All electronic theses and dissertations from this point will be available here.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Dissertation: Alternative Assessment and Accountability: A Case Study of Policy Reform and Teacher Practice at the District Level, Amy Lynn Abbott

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Dissertation: CEBAF Upgrade Bunch Length Measurements, Mahmoud Mohamad Ali Ahmad

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Dissertation: Dynamic Elasto-Plastic Behavior of Steel Building Sub-Assemblage Including CFRP Retrofitting Under Impact Load, Al Mohammed Salih Al-Aloosi

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Thesis: Dental Hygiene Alternative Practice Models: Preparedness and Confidence of 2015 Graduates, Futun Nasser Alkhalifah

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Thesis: Microbubble Generation By Piezoelectric Transducers For Biomedical Studies, Mohammed Alkhazal

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Dissertation: Effects of Learner-to-Learner Interactions on Social Presence, Achievement and Satisfaction, Susan Elizabeth Allred Oyarzun

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Dissertation: Thin Film Studies Toward Improving the Performance of Accelerator Electron Sources, Md Abdullah Al Mamun

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Dissertation: Using Web Archives to Enrich the Live Web Experience Through Storytelling, Yasmin AlNoamany

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Dissertation: Methodologies for Estimating Traffic Flow on Freeways Using Probe Vehicle Trajectory Data, Khairul Azfi Anuar

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Thesis: Magnopark, Smart Parking Detection Based on Cellphone Magnetic Sensor, Maryam Arab

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Thesis: The Effects of Using Natural Gas in Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet of the United States on Its Energy Dependency and Greehouse Gas Emissions, Nurullah Ayyilmaz

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Dissertation: Coarse Root Biomass and Architecture: Applications of Ground Penetrating Radar, John Claude Bain

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Dissertation: Self-Regulation and Cognitive Load as Mediating Factors for Tailored Interactive Multimedia Instruction, Tammy Ann Bankus

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Thesis: Parametric Investigation of a Laboratory Drop Test to Simulate Base Acceleration Induced By Wave Impacts of High Speed Planing Craft, John D. Barber

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Dissertation: Using Visually Disfluent Fonts for Cueing and Increased Reading, Nena Barley

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Dissertation: The Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills Model: An Examination of Obesity Prevention Behavioral Change in Children Who Participated In The Afterschool Program Virginia Beach Let’s Move, Marilyn Miroshlava Bartholmae

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Dissertation: Secondary Electron Emission from Plasma Processed Accelerating Cavity Grade Niobium, Miloš Bašović

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Thesis: Displaying Race at the Jamestown Ter-Centennial Exposition, Bryan Patrick Bennett

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Thesis: Carbon Deposition During Oxygen Production Using High Temperature Electrolysis and Mitigation Methods, Timothy Adam Bernadowski

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Thesis: Forces at Work: Workforce Perspectives in Print Journalism Amid Paradigm Shift, Stephanie Bernat

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Dissertation: Examining Changes in College Counseling Clients’ Symptomology and Severity over an Eight Year Span, Caroline Lee Bertolet

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Thesis: Relationship Satisfaction and Coparenting over the Transition to Parenthood: Depression, Division of Labor, and Child Temperament as Moderators, Jessica Block

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Dissertation: Initial Development and Validation of the Transgender Ally Identity Scale for Counselors, Jamie D. Bower

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Dissertation: Aristotle's Ink: Tattooing a New Understanding of Invention in Collaborative Writing, Rachel L. Bragg

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Dissertation: Buffering the Associations Between Negative Mood States and the Incentive Salience of Alcohol: A Brief Mindfulness Induction, Adrian J. Bravo

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Dissertation: Elaboration and Question Strategy Effect on Learning Outcomes and Cognitive Load, Julie Ann Bridges

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Thesis: It Could Have Been Great: An Examination of Kandinsky's Bauhaus Paintings and the Great Synthesis of the Arts, Deanna Brooks

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Dissertation: Neuropathy Detection, Quality of Life Tools & Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes, Jennifer J. Brown

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Dissertation: Scripts in a Frame: A Framework for Archiving Deferred Representations, Justin F. Brunelle

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Thesis: Regional Extinction Risk and Conservation Priorities for Persian Gulf Marine Bony Fishes, Jack Ryan Buchanan

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Thesis: Synthesis and Mechanistic Investigations of Transition Metal Complexes and Ligands for Chemotherapeutic Applications, Jimmie Lee Bullock Jr.

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Dissertation: Characterization of Soundscapes in Shallow Water Habitats of the Florida Keys (USA) and Their Influence on the Settlement of Larval Fish and Invertebrates, John R. Butler

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Thesis: A Taxonomy of Effective Leader Behaviors in the Construction Industry, Enrique Leonardo Cabrera-Caban

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Thesis: Long-Term Quantitative Study of Wind-Tunnel Balance Calibrations Across Multiple Calibration Systems, Ryan James Callahan

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Thesis: EPortfolios, Google Drive, and Cognitive Process Theory, Sarah Elizabeth Carl

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Dissertation: Caffeinated Alcohol Use in a Daily Context, Ashley N. Carmichael

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Dissertation: A Counselor’s First Encounter with Non-Death Loss: A Phenomenological Case Study on New Counselor Preparation and Experience in Working with Non-Death Loss, Charles P. Carrington

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Dissertation: Systems Theory Based Architecture Framework for Complex System Governance, Bry Carter

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Dissertation: Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Photochemistry of Zostera Marina L., Billur Celebi

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Dissertation: The Effects of Alarm System Errors on Dependence: Moderated Mediation of Trust With and Without Risk, Eric T. Chancey

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Dissertation: Cognitive Performance as A Function of Right-Sided, Low-Frequency rTMS Administration Using CNS Vital Signs, Alexis J. Chappell

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Dissertation: Design of Drug Nano-Carriers for Study of Multidrug Resistance in Single Live Cells, Pavan Kumar Cherukuri

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Dissertation: The Effect of XBRL and Social Media on Information Asymmetry: Evidence from Bank Loan Contracts, Dazhi Chong

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Dissertation: Application of a Theory-Based Educational Intervention to Increase the Frequency of Performing Oral Health Assessments on Children Among Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Nurses, Denise Michelle Claiborne

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between Counselors' Multicultural Counseling Competence and Poverty Beliefs, Madeline Elizabeth Clark

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Thesis: Discipline-Based Planetary Education Research and Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of Mars, Filis Coba

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Dissertation: Exploring the Social Experiences of College Students Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders: Examining Neurodiversity on Campus, Monique N. Colclough

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Thesis: Game-Framing Cognitive Assessments to Improve Applicant Perceptions, Andrew Burnett Collmus

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Thesis: Sex, Love, and Black Lives, Mack Curry IV

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Dissertation: Community College Academic Advisor Experiences with the Appreciative Advising Model, Christine Damrose-Mahlmann

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Thesis: Distributions of Euphausia Superba, Euphausia Crystallorophias, and Pleuragramma Antarcticum with Correlations to Environmental Variables in the Western Ross Sea, Antarctica, Linnea Brynn Davis

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Thesis: Factors Influence High School Students' Enrollment in Elective Physical Education: A Mixed Method Study, Summer Davis

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Dissertation: Assessing the Role of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ Extraterritorial Activities in Attaining Iran’s Foreign Policy Goals, Hamza Demirel

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Thesis: Carbon and Boron Nitride Nanotube Fabricated Supercapacitors, Derek Christian Demuth

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Thesis: A Comparison of Microstructure and Uniaxial Compressive Response of Ice-Templated Porous Alumina Scaffolds Fabricated from Two Different Particle Sizes, Nikhil D. Dhavale

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Dissertation: Exploring the Role of Organizational Motivations in Cross-Sector Watershed Collaboration, Luisa M. Diaz-Kope

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Dissertation: A Model to Predict Pre-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation Success, Leigh Ann Diggs

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Dissertation: Impact of Generation Membership on Job Satisfaction of Financial Aid Administrators, Joseph Martin Dobrota

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Thesis: The Role of Harm, Detectability, and Knowledge of HIV Non-Disclosure Laws in Affecting Punishment Recommendations for HIV Law Violators, Christine Marie Dodson

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Dissertation: Profit Based Simulation Model for The Rail Transportation Industry, Mark Patrick Doran

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Thesis: Development and Implementation of a Propeller Test Capability for Gl-10 "Greased Lightning" Propeller Design, Brian Edward Duvall

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Dissertation: Encouraging Entrepreneurship: Resources Supporting Small Business Startup and Growth, Karen A. Eagle

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Thesis: Detecting and Resolving Air Traffic Conflicts Using a Point of Closest Approach Method, Marc S. Easton

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Thesis: Design and Implementation of a Virtual Team Collaboration System, Syed Ehsan

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Thesis: Impacts of Operating Parameters on Extracellular Polymeric Substances Production in a High Rate Activated Sludge System with Low Solids Retention Times, Matthew S. Elliot

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Thesis: Experimental Investigation of Turbulent Structures and Non-Equilibrium Effects in Axial Wake Vortices Via Particle Image Velocimetry, Jeffry William Ely

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Thesis: Boys of the Maple Leaf, Maggie Kontra Emmens

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Thesis: Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species, Leslie Samuels Entsminger

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Dissertation: Two Essays on CEO Inside Debt Holding in Relation to Firm Payout Policy and Financial Reporting, Asligul Erkan

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Dissertation: Simulation, Measurement, and Emulation of Photovoltaic Modules Using High Frequency and High Power Density Power Electronic Circuits, Yunas Erkaya

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Dissertation: A Qualitative Exploration of First-Generation Student Experiences at a Rural Community College, Rebecca Margrete Evans

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Dissertation: Machine Learning Methods for Brain Image Analysis, Ahmed Fakhry

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Thesis: Reevaluating the Geologic Formations of the Upper Coastal Plain in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Bradley Aaron Fitzwater

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Dissertation: An Evaluation of Pathways to Community College Student Success in Anatomy and Physiology I, Staci Brooke Forgey

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Dissertation: Culture and Military Effectiveness: How Societal Traits Influence Battle Outcomes, Eric Stephen Fowler

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Dissertation: The Essence of the Library at a Public Research University as Seen Through Key Constituents’ Lived Experiences, George Joseph Fowler

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Thesis: No Witnesses: Protest Policing and the Media at the 2008 Republican National Convention, Robert David Frenzel

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Thesis: Effects of Auditory Vection Speed and Directional Congruence on Perceptions of Visual Vection, Isabella Alexis Gagliano

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Thesis: Fake It Until You Make It? Female Leaders’ Emotional Expression Management and Subordinates’ Gender Stereotypes, Rebecca C. Garden

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Thesis: "We Can't Do It Without You!" Crowdfunding As Cultural and Economic Negotiations Within Neoliberal Culture, David Zachary Gehring

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Dissertation: Factors Influencing the Selection of Academic Help Sources, Joan Giblin

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Thesis: “Just Young Dudes Having Fun”?: Social Media Reactions to the ODU Banner Incident, Ashley Marie Giraldi

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Thesis: The Strength of Weak Social Ties: Social Activism and Facebook, Nichole Akai Giraldi

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Dissertation: Building Stronger Communities: The Reciprocity between University, Student, and Community through Service-Learning, Jennifer Ellen Goff

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Thesis: Naturalization of Salt Marsh Restoration Sites in the Elizabeth River, Virginia, Assessed by Feeding Activity and Trophic Level of Mummichogs (Fundulus Heteroclitus), Moriah Anne Good

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Thesis: Interweaving Visual Language of the Spiritual and the Secular: Goya, Spanish Spiritualism, and the Sublime, Stirling Cushman Goulart

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Dissertation: Two Essays on The Internationalization Speed of New Ventures, Orhun Guldiken

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Dissertation: Concurrent Spatial Mapping of the Viscoelastic Behavior of Heterogeneous Soft Materials Via a Polymer-Based Microfluidic Device, Wenting Gu

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Thesis: Juridical, Religious and Globalization Perspectives on the Constitutions of Egypt and Tunisia after the Arab Spring, Lora Hadzhidimova

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Dissertation: Synthesis, Morphological Control, Dispersion Stabilization and In Situ Self-Assembly of Noble Metal Nanostructures Using Multidentate Resorcinarene Surfactants, Sangbum Han

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Thesis: Analysis and Implementation of Communications Systems for Small Satellite Missions, Jason S. Harris

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Thesis: Development of the Compact Jet Engine Simulator from Concept to Useful Test Rig, Henry H. Haskin

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Dissertation: Medicaid Expansion in the United States: A State Comparative Study Examining Factors that Influence State Decision Making, Tiffany J. Henley

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Dissertation: Communities in (Digital) Space: Creating Networks for Daily Living Through Pervasive Media, Jamie Lynn Henthorn

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Dissertation: The Principal's Role; Distributed Leadership, Kathryn R. Hermann

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Dissertation: Factors Affecting College Choice and Transfer: A Study of the Decision-Making Process of Student Veterans, Reginia L. Hill

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Thesis: Relationship Investment and Unwanted Pursuit: An Experimental Study, Phoebe Tabb Hitson

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Dissertation: The Influence of Multimedia Production Knowledge on the Design Decisions of the Instructional Designer, Stephen Brent Hoard

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Dissertation: Counselors’ Perceived Preparedness for Technology-Mediated Distance Counseling: A Phenomenological Examination, Daniel C. Holland

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Dissertation: Governing the "Alien Threat": A Multilevel Analysis of Punitiveness Toward Non-Citizen Federal Drug Offenders Across Time and Place, Melanie Marie Holland