Graduate Student Research

Graduate Student Research

 

A collection of Graduate Student Research by students in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Repetitive saliva and water swallowing frequency counts in healthy young adults, Joanna Baranska Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Jordan Boehm in recital, Jordan Boehm Open Access Thesis

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Visualizing belonging : Deliberation and identification in the Vestavia Hills mascot controversy, Scott Neil Bredman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in voice, Melissa Kay Brown Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Momentum: Stories, Cody Michael Chesmore Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in conducting, John Chiles Open Access Thesis

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The cultural and rhetorical elements of American picaresque, Cory James Dahlstrom Open Access Thesis

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Music as a means of connecting, understanding, and being understood, Michael Chase Dickerson Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in clarinet, Stacia Kay Fortune Open Access Thesis

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Romantic melancholy: European post-Enlightenment protest in the Age of Reason, Erin Renee Frink Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Master's recital in jazz pedagogy: A performance-demonstration of rhythm section instruments, compositions and arrangements by Josh Hakanson, Josh Hakanson Open Access Thesis

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Lingual pressure generation in relation to saliva and water swallowing in healthy young adults, Anna Joerger Open Access Thesis

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Graduate voice recital, Kayla Kjeldseth Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in piano, Melody Kosobucki Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Degausser and other stories, Jake Limburg Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in piano, Kathleen A. Meyer Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Some convergence properties of Minkowski functionals given by polytopes, Jesse Moeller Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in voice, Michelle J. Monroe Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Measuring swallow speed in healthy young adults during repetitive water and saliva swallowing conditions, Glendolyn Neely Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Density and diversity of bees in the Midwestern agricultural landscape: Influence of surrounding agricultural land use and local plant community characteristics, Andrew J. Ridgway Open Access Thesis

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Effects of predator satiation on seed predation in new roadside prairie plantings, Jessica Riebkes Open Access Thesis

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Dancing my adoptive identity : An autoethnographic analysis of adoption narratives and performance of identity, Montana Jean Smith Open Access Thesis

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Lights out game with cellular automation, Naoya Uematsu Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Homocysteine and CSRP-3 protein in migrating neural crest cells: A quantitative and qualitative confocal microscopy study, Allysan R. White Open Access Thesis

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Corn stover biochar in gypsum board: Empirical analysis of thermal conductivity and flexural strength, Albena Yordanova Open Access Dissertation

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Effects of soil type and plant diversity on soil respiration and litter decomposition in a tallgrass prairie biofuel production system, Jordan Lee Young Thesis (UNI Access Only)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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The utility of high-diversity prairie mixtures as bioenergy feedstocks, Jessica E. Abernathy Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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"Were you just Catfished?" : rationales and outcomes of deception in Catfish: The TV Show, Nicole Marie Allaire Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Identifying challenges for the software industry development in Jordan, Raed Alwaqfi Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital abstract: Graduate recital in voice, Katherine Elizabeth Beane Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Preliminary investigation into the cause of pinhole porosity in aluminum metal castings from serpentine impurities in olivine sand, Brodie J. Biersner Open Access Thesis

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All fortune is good fortune: the role of Fortuna in a monotheistic literary world, Kimberly Bridgewater Open Access Thesis

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A technical method for the high school string classroom: priorities and presentation of essential skills, Nicole Elizabeth Cody Open Access Thesis

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Reconciling the two cultures : A case study of the University of Northern Iowa, Elizabeth Ann Collins Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Sarah Draffen Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A graduate recital in voice, JoAnna V. Geffert Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Biodiversity and ecosystem function and the design of tallgrass restorations for biomass production, Dustin Robert Jon Graham Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Branden D.S. Haralson Open Access Thesis

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Metabolic response of barley to drought stress, Jordan Andrew Hein Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Butterfly and floral community dynamics at a native prairie agrofuel research site, Benjamin J. Hoksch Open Access Thesis

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Development of a gray iron alloy for improved thermo-mechanical fatigue life in a cylinder head for diesel engine applications, Jeremy M. Kessens Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The transition of an oral communication course from traditional face-to-face to the online format: A faculty perspective, Cydney A. Lovell Open Access Thesis

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The traumatic incursion of the Old South on gender and motherhood in William Faulkner's novels The sound and the fury, As I lay dying, and Light in August, Jordan Lea Ludwig Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master of music recital in flute, Mara Nicole Miller Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in flute, Natalie Mahree Neshyba Open Access Thesis

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A comparison of the effects of burning, haying and mowing on plants and small mammals in a tallgrass prairie reconstruction, Ryan Allan Neuhaus Open Access Thesis

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The manual disconnect: narratives in prose and verse, Brian Pals Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Between strangers, Sarah Pauls Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in viola, Nichelle Probst Open Access Thesis

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On body dumps : the rhetorics of corporeal narcoterrorism, Evan Mitchell Schares Open Access Thesis

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Development of a hydraulic component leakage detecting system using pressure decay signal, Xuanju Shang Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Marie Sorenson Open Access Thesis

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Resurrecting the hip-hop and Christian cultures: Lecrae's unashamed use of the rap narrative, persona, and language, Marci Swank Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Development of a multi-mode self-adaptive algorithm to create an efficient wireless network on a university campus, Melanie L. Abbas Open Access Dissertation

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Instructors' perceptions of their own effectiveness, Abdullah S. Al-Asmari Open Access Thesis

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A clustering based matrix for selecting optimal tools and techniques in quality management, Hassan A. Alsultan Open Access Dissertation

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Population structure, size, and the thermal ecology of Iowa wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta): A comparison between suburban and rural populations, Samuel Wesley Berg Open Access Thesis

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Geometric morphometric analysis of skeletal shape variation across the pleuronectiformes, Corinthia R. Black Open Access Thesis

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Beethoven: The man, the music, the myth, Marcus Edward Burchers Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Graduate recital in composition, Joseph Carey Open Access Thesis

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Transcending the "freaked-out nut" persona: Apologia, anger, and affect in Hillary Clinton's Benghazi testimony, Alexandria Rae Chase Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An enhanced pulse position modulation (PPM) in ultra-wideband (UWB) systems, Lingxiu Chen Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in viola, John Chiles Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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An analysis of use of automated tools for improving the process of software verification and validation in a Midwestern company, Darshak Dodiya Open Access Thesis

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Contemporary gothic literature: The need for fear, Erica Schael Kaitlin Engel Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master of music recital in conducting, Claudia Restrepo Guzman Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Development of leaf shape and vein homologies in five species of the genus Ipomoea (Convolvulaceae), Austin William Jones Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Samantha Kantak Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in piano, Min Jeong Kim Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Valeria Kishkunas Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The gay rites of passage, Zachary Paul Lowe Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in flute, Tara Lynn Meade Open Access Thesis

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The phylogenetics and systematics of Physaria kingii (Brassicaceae), Jamie Minnaert-Grote Open Access Thesis

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Homocysteine intensifies embryonic LIM3 expression in migratory neural crest cells: A quantitative confocal microscope study, Jordan Naumann Open Access Thesis

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Tracking above- and below- ground seed persistence and mortality in a native tallgrass prairie restoration, Carmen Pellish Open Access Thesis

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Graduate recital in choral conducting, Alice Reid Pruisner Open Access Thesis

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Amalgamation: A collection of poetry, prose, and process, Grant Andrew Riedel Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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The shadow wars: An analysis of Associated Press coverage of drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen, Anthony Roth Open Access Thesis

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Vodka lullabies and purple skies: A collection of creative works, Rachel Routier Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Identify and manage productivity risks in construction processes, Souhail M. Saad Dissertation (UNI Access Only)

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Solitary, Anita Ellen Schuck Open Access Thesis

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A graduate recital in voice, Brent M. Smith Open Access Thesis

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Graphic communications industry trends and their impact on the required competencies of personnel, Sara B. Smith Open Access Dissertation

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Changes in the proteome of the barley spike under drought and well-watered conditions, Aaron Walck Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A study of college student attitudes and behaviors related to recycling, Mark Allen Wilcox Open Access Dissertation

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The environmental performance of biobased resin within phenolic-urethane nobake binders: A feasibility study, Ian David Morgan Williams Open Access Thesis

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D-spaces in infinite products of ordinals, Duncan Wright Open Access Thesis

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Postmodern humanism and the "exhaustion of easy life", Mason Beets Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in piano, Katrina Ann Benjegerdes Open Access Thesis

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Analysis of wind power generation with application of wind tunnel attachment, Ulan Dakeev Open Access Dissertation

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Recalcitrant arguments, Kiranjeet Kaur Dhillon Open Access Thesis

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Writing supports for older students with significant disabilities: examining two students' journeys towards becoming writers, Emily Helen Freeman Open Access Thesis

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Population genetics of Thomomydoecus minor: Ectoparasitic chewing lice on Thomomys bottae pocket gophers of the Rio Grande Valley in New Mexico, Sheree Elizabeth Harper Open Access Thesis

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Christians, lesbians, gays, and bisexuals: examining the roles of uncertainty and religiosity in Christian attitudes toward LGB individuals, Megan Deanne Wharff Kavanaugh Open Access Thesis

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Batman and the superhero fairytale: deconstructing a revisionist crisis, Travis John Landhuis Open Access Thesis

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A master's recital in piano, Brittany K. Lensing Open Access Thesis

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Measurement and analysis of intra-vehicle UWB channels, Qingshan Liang Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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A master's recital in piano, Elena Lyalina Thesis (UNI Access Only)

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Liquid sorption properties and structural changes of metal-organic frameworks of cobalt nitrate and 4,4'-bipyridine, Kathryn Mauger-Sonnek Open Access Thesis

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Graduate composition recital: a brief analysis, Xingzimin Pan Thesis (UNI Access Only)