Electronic graduate theses and dissertations from Utah State University.

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2019

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The Total Western Diet and Vancomycin Treatment Increase Inflammation-Mediated Colorectal Cancer, Niklas David Joakim Aardema

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Development and Testing of Additively Manufactured Aerospike Nozzles for Small Satellite Propulsion, Isaac W. Armstrong

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Revamping Timing Error Resilience to Tackle Choke Points at NTC, Aatreyi Bal

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Measuring Nitrogen Transformation in Wastewater Impacted Streams Using In-Situ Benthic Chambers, Makenzi Beltran

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Influence of Change in pH on Whey Expulsion from Cheddar Cheese Curds made from Recombined Concentrated Milk, Kanak Bulbul

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A Case Study of the Driven 2 Teach Program: Site-Based Experiential Professional Development for History Teachers, Hadyn Bowen Call

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Analysis of Small Faults in a Sandstone Reservoir Analog, San Rafael Desert: Implications for Fluid Flow at the Reservoir-Scale, Leslie Noël Clayton

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Empathy in the Middle-School History Classroom: The Effects of Reading Different Historical Texts on Theory of Mind, Empathetic Concern, and Historical Perspective-Taking, Jared P. Collette

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The Sue-and-Settle Phenomenon: Its Impact on the Law, Agency, and Society, Katie L. Colton

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Pressure Loss Coefficients for Large Mitered Elbows with Diameters Ranging from 36-inches to 144-inches, Hayden J. Coombs

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Security of Vehicular Platooning, Soodeh Dadras

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Impacts of Cattle Grazing as a Tool to Control Phragmites australis in Wetlands on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Carbon, Brittany L. Duncan

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Narrative Identities of Early-Return Missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Jillian Ferrell

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Latino Stepcouples’ Experiences Two Years After Stepfamily Education and a Narrative Study Regarding Changes in a Latino Stepfamily Two Years After Stepfamily Education, Sheryl Ann Goodey

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Exploring the Impact of Positive Peer Views of Girls on School Engagement in Middle School Girls, Christine E. Hansen

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In Vitro Simulation of Microgravity Induced Muscle Loss Successfully Increases Expression of Key In Vivo Atrophy Markers, Charles P. Harding

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Development of Mouse Models for Respiratory and Neurological Disease Caused by Enterovirus D68 and Evaluation of Antiviral Therapies, Brett L. Hurst

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Hydrodeoxygenation of Pinyon-Juniper Catalytic Pyrolysis Oil, Hossein Jahromi

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Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Relationship Between Parental Symptomatology, Child Behaviors, and Parenting Behaviors, Robyn Jeppson-Frandsen

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Exploring the Influence of Digital Writing on Primary Students' Revisions of Informational Text: A Formative Experiment, Alayne Leavitt Jorgensen

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The Spatial Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions: A Case Study of Yellowstone Elk, Wolves, and Cougars, Michel T. Kohl

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Landscape of Stress: Does Drought Prevail Over Anthropogenic Activity in Influencing Cortisol Levels and Fitness in the Pacific Fisher?, Jennifer R. Kordosky

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Investigation of Thermoplastic Polymers and Their Blends for Use in Hybrid Rocket Combustion, Spencer D. Mathias

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Estimating Suspended Solids and Phosphorus Loading in Urban Stormwater Systems Using High-Frequency, Continuous Data, Anthony A. Melcher

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Ruminal Protection and Intestinal Availability of Rumen-Protected Methionine and Lysine in Lactating Dairy Cows, Sara Menchu

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By Proxy: A Radiocarbon Perspective on Prehistoric Mobility Using Summed Probability Distributions and Paleoenvironmental Reconstructions in Wyoming and Montana, Anastasia M. Lugo Mendez

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Juxtaposition at 45 km of Temperatures from Rayleigh-Scatter Lidar and Reanalysis Models, David K. Moser

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The Value of Farmland: Mapping Assessor Data to Understand Land Use Change, Lyndi Perry

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Standards-Based Grading: A Correlational Study Between Grades and End-of-Level Test Scores, Tyler R. Poll

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Understanding Security Threats of Emerging Computing Architectures and Mitigating Performance Bottlenecks of On-Chip Interconnects in Manycore NTC System, Chidhambaranathan Rajamanikkam

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Untangling the Economic and Social Impediments to Producer Adoption of Organic Wheat, Donya L. Ralph-Quarnstrom

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Do Booster Emails Improve Learning Transfer Among Parenting Professionals?, Benjamin C. Stout

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Of One Divided Mind: Fundamental Causes of the Nineteenth-Century Brethren Schism, 1850-1880, Daniel S. Weller

2018

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Three Essays on the Economics of Controlling Mobile-Source Episodic Air Pollution, Ramjee Acharya

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Integrated Systems Modeling to Improve Watershed Habitat Management and Decision Making, Ayman H. Alafifi

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Comparison of Methods for Extracting Lactobacillus wasatchensis DNA from Broth Media, Milk, and Cheese for Subsequent PCR-Based Analyses, Tyler Allen

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Standard Machine Learning Techniques in Audio Beehive Monitoring: Classification of Audio Samples with Logistic Regression, K-Nearest Neighbor, Random Forest and Support Vector Machine, Prakhar Amlathe

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The Role of Recoverable and Non-Recoverable Defects in DC Electrical Aging of Highly Disordered Insulating Materials, Allen Andersen

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Thallium Removal from Drinking Water Using Pyrolusite Filter Media, Erin R. Andersen

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Interest Groups and Supreme Court Commerce Clause Regulation, 1920-1937, Barrett L. Anderson

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Use of Verified Twitter Accounts During Crisis Events, Kai Anderson

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Carbon Monoxide on Demand: Light-Induced CO Release of Flavonols, Stacey N. Anderson

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Comparative Pollination Efficacies of Bees on Raspberry and the Management of Osmia lignaria for Late Blooming Crops, Corey J. Andrikopoulos

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Phenotypic Association Between Lactose and Other Milk Components in Western US Dairy Herds and Japan, Takuji Asami

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The Industry and Occupation Incidence of State Mandated Maternity Benefits, Adam Bahr

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Land Cover and Use Change in Utah: A Comparison of Field- vs. Aerial Image-Based Observations, Jennifer Lynn Bakken

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Blue and Red Light Effects on Stomatal Oscillations, Trevor R. Ballard

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Marginal Mediation Analysis: A New Framework for Interpretable Mediated Effects, Tyson S. Barrett

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Evaluation of a Side-By-Side Full-Scale Biofiltration Conversion in a Nutrient-Limited Environment, Stetson S. Bassett

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Assessing the Effects of Local Turbulence and Velocity Profiles on Electromagnetic Flow Meter Accuracy, Kade J. Beck

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Culture Matters: Career and Life Expectations and Outcomes among Business School Alumni, Ace Beorchia

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Investigation of the Molecular Mechanisms of the Shigella Type III Secretion System Tip Complex, Abram R. Bernard

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Uncertainty Quantification and Sensitivity Analysis of Multiphysics Environments for Application in Pressurized Water Reactor Design, Cole David Blakely

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Interactions Between Fire Severity and Forest Biota in the Central Sierra Nevada: Formation and Impact of Small-Scale Fire Refugia and the Effect of Fire on Forest Structure Predictive of Fisher (Pekania pennanti) Den Habitat, Erika M. Blomdahl

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Assessing the Ecological Implications of the Altered Flow and Sediment Regimes of the Rio Grande Along the West Texas-Mexico Border, Demitra E. Blythe

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Running the Cañons of the Rio Grande: Part 2 Boquillas Canyon, Texas and Coahuila, Todd L. Blythe

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Growth Characteristics of Lactobacillus wasatchensis and Its Detection and Enumeration Using Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction, Isaac Brockbank Bowen

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American Proto-Zionism and the "Book of Lehi": Recontextualizing the Rise of Mormonism, Don Bradley

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Plume Contamination Measurements of an Additively-Printed GOX/ABS Hybrid Thruster, David A. Brewer

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Utilizing Legumes to Improve Production and Nutritive Value of Intermountain West Pastures, Jacob T. Briscoe

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Content Analysis of Affordances for Social and Emotional Competency Development in Third-Grade Core Reading Programs, Lisa Trottier Brown

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The Effects of Explicit Main Idea and Summarization Instruction on Reading Comprehension of Expository Text for Alternative High School Students, Sally A. Brown

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Experimental Investigation of a Green Hybrid Thruster Using a Moderately Enriched Compressed Air as the Oxidizer, Marc Anthony Bulcher

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New CA-ID-TIMS Detrital Zircon Constraints on Middle Neoproterozoic Sedimentary Successions, Southwestern United States, Abigail R. Bullard

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A Modern Plague: U.S. Racial and Ethnic Vaccination Disparities During the 2009 H1N1 Influenza Pandemic, Andrew E. Burger

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Elucidating Molecular Interactions of Shigella Type Three Secretion System Components Critical for Pathogenesis, R. Alan Burgess

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A Case Study on How Meeting the Academic Needs of Students Substantially Below Grade Level in Mathematics Affects Their Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Engagement, Lauren K. M. Burton

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Patterns of Use Before and After a Labeling Intervention Among Collegiate Division I Athletes at a Fueling Station, Julie A. Buzzard

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Spatial Ability Degradation in Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Students During the Winter Semester Break, Benjamin J. Call

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Biological Condition and Stressors of BLM Wadeable Streams in Northeastern California and Northwestern Nevada, Nicole Cappuccio

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Justice and the River: Community Connections to an Impaired Urban River in Salt Lake City, Taya L. Carothers

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Accuracy of Residential Water Meters in Response to Short, Intermittent Flows, John R. Chadwick

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In Situ Detection of Road Lanes Using Raspberry Pi, Ashwani Chahal

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Additively-Manufactured Hybrid Rocket Consumable Structure for CubeSat Propulsion, Britany L. Chamberlain

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The Power Law Distribution of Agricultural Land Size, Lauren Chamberlain

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The Development of Hydrodynamic and Kinetic Models for the Plasmasphere Refilling Problem Following a Geomagnetic Storm, Kausik Chatterjee

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Implementing the Use of Personal Activity Data in an Introductory Statistics Course, Lacy Christensen

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Understanding Plant Secondary Metabolites; Above and Below Ground, Andrea K. Clemensen

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Predicting U.S. Adolescents’ Purchasing of Denim Jeans Using Quality Attributes, Behavioral Characteristics, and Sociodemographics, Michelle Clouse

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Why Do You Go to University? Outcomes Associated With Student Beliefs About the Purposes of a University Education, Mitchell C. Colver

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The Use of Explicit Comprehension Strategies During Oral Instruction of Informational Text Structures and the Effect on First-graders' Listening Comprehension, Noelle E. Converse

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Promoting Client Nutrition in Urban Utah Food Pantries, Casey Coombs

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The Nesting Ecology of Woodpeckers in the Eastern Cascades and Their Interactions with Nest Competitors and Predators, Samuel D. Cowell

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Full Scale Experimental Testing of Partially Composite Precast Concrete Sandwich Panels, Brandon L. Cox

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U.S. Consumers’ Perception, Intention, and Purchase Behavior of Grass-Fed Beef, Elizabeth K. Crandall

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Examining Teacher Perceptions When Utilizing Volunteers in School-Based Agricultural Education Programs, Ashley B. Cromer

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Advancing the Implementation of Hydrologic Models as Web-Based Applications, Prasanna Dahal

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Managing for Multiple Objectives in Southwestern Forests: Evaluating the Trade-offs between Enhancing Mexican Spotted Owl Nest Habitat and Mitigating Potential Crown Fire, Daniel C. Deane McKenna

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A Sociological Evaluation of a Large Team Science Project: The iUtah Experience, K. Taylor Dean

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Production and Biocompatibility of Spider Silk Proteins in Goat Milk, Richard E. Decker Jr

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Targeted-Grazing as a Fuels Reduction Treatment: Evaluation of Vegetation Dynamics and Utilization Levels, Travis Decker

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Evaluating Water Filtration and Disinfection for Household, Using Slow Sand Filters plus Solar Disinfection, Mariana Demitry

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Climate Change Perceptions and Adaptation Among Small-Scale Farmers in Uganda: A Community-Based Participatory Approach, Thomas Derr

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Effects of Livestock Grazing Management Practices on Greater Sage-Grouse Nest and Female Survival, Seth J. Dettenmaier

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A Complicated Peace: Nationalism and Antisemitism in Interwar Poland, Joanna Dobrowolska

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Non-Contact Evaluation Methods for Infrastructure Condition Assessment, Sattar Dorafshan

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Riding to Learn: Informal Science in Adult Cycling Communities, Joel R. Drake

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Integrated Management of Billbugs (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) in Intermountain West Turfgrass, Madeleine M. Dupuy

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An Exploratory Case Study of How High-Performance Team Training Develops Sociomathematical Norms and Differing Levels of Math-Talk, Melanie V. Durfee

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Contextual Factors in the Identity Development of Native American and Latinx Undergraduates in STEM Fields, Angela Marie Enno