All master’s theses completed through the Graduate College of Western Michigan University since 2012 have been entered into ScholarWorks. Some may be embargoed or restricted by the authors and may be only available from on-campus computers. Print copies from earlier years are available through interlibrary loan. We have a few digital copies of earlier years. If you have any questions, please contact maira.bundza@wmich.edu.

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Theses from 2015

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A Comparison Study of Diagnostic Outcomes between the Music Therapy Assessment Tool for Awareness in Disorders of Consciousness (MATADOC) and the Coma Recovery Scale-Revised (CRS-R), Caitlyn E. Bodine

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Breastfeeding with the Bronson Mothers’ Milk Bank, MaryKate Bodnar

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Geochemical and Petrological Characterization of the Back Forty Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposit, Anthony Robert Boxleiter

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Emotional Responses to Musical Dissonance in Musicians and Nonmusicians, Rebecca Joan Bumgarner

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Music Therapists Behind Locked Doors: The Role of Trauma Exposure and Current Music Therapy Practices in Correctional and Forensic Psychiatry, Deanna K. Bush

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Analysis of Mobility Impact for Implementing Complete Streets, Marino Esteban Calderón Díaz

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Effect of a 7-Week Rock Climbing Class on Physical Fitness and Performance, Justin Scott Cargo

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A Microscopic Simulation Approach to Performance Evaluation of Intelligent Transportation System Corridors: A Case in Michigan, Matthew Levi Clark

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Anomalous Thermal Indicators from Authigenic Minerals in Upper Paleozoic Strata of the Michigan Basin, Kyle Cox

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Putting the Motive Back in Motivation: Exploring the Promise of Intention and Practical Knowledge in Reengaging the Apathetic Learner, Lisa M. Cronkhite-Marks

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Careers in Aging: Increasing Interest and Investigating Career Paths, Paul Cunnington

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Fighting for Inclusion: The Origin of Gay Liberation at the University of Michigan, Eric Denby

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Phase Change Lines, Scale Breaks and Trend Lines Using Excel 2013TM, Neil Deochand

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Control of Cation Ordering in Zinc Tin Nitride and In-Situ Monitoring of Growth, Brian Christopher Durant

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Using an Interactive Mobile Application to Crowdsource Data Collection for Management Issues in Asylum Lake Preserve, Kalamazoo, MI, Alexander Ebenstein

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Northsong, Neal Endicott

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Environmental Impact of Conference Realignment, Bradley Farley

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Design and Analysis of Speed Control Using Hybrid PID-Fuzzy Controller for Induction Motors, Ahmed Fattah

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State of Memory: National History and Exclusive Identity in Contemporary Denmark, John Terrell Foor

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Creative Concentrations: A Secondary Design Curriculum, Linnea Roberta Gustafson

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Differential Effects of Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) and Mephedrone in Rats Trained to Discriminate MDMA or a D-Amphetamine+MDMA Mixture, Eric Louis Harvey

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Petrological and Geochemical Evaluation of the Sturgeon Falls Intrusive Body, Jonathan Michael Haynes

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Patterns in Faunal Remains at Fort St. Joseph, a French Fur Trade Post in the Western Great Lakes, Joseph Hearns

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“Men of Good Timber”: An Archaeological Investigation of Labor in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Aaron Howe

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Hybrid Fuzzy-PID Controller for Buck-Boost Converter in Solar Energy-Battery Systems, Karime Farhood Hussein

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Morphology Based Framework for Improved Driver's Visibility in Inclement Weather Conditions, Saleem Farhood Hussein

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“What Country Music Needs Is a Good War”: Country Music, Memory, and Conservative Politics, Emilee G. Johnson

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Estimating Sediment and Nutrient Loading in the Davis Creek Watershed Using Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), Fatma Ulku Karatas

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Assessing High School Science Students’ Abilities to Use Cross Cutting Literacy Skills and Scientific Argumentative Writing Skills in a Mid-Western School District, Ellen M. Karel

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Why Abstain? Trends in and Origins of Indifference and Estrangement in the United States, 1968-2012, Christopher R. Keeler

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The Neurochemistry of Group Singing: Bonding and Oxytocin, Jason Keeler

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Perceptions of Guitar Use and Training in Music Therapy: A Survey of Clinicians, Joshua Robert Keller

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The Design of Nanostructures from the Blending of Flowing Agents Influencing Critical Properties of a Pharmaceutical Formulation, Casey F. Kick

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Taking Art to the Next Level: Integration of Advanced Placement Studio Art, 2-D Design, Krystal Kingsley

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Low Melting Glass Frit as an Adhesion and Resistivity Promotor to Silver Nanoparticle Ink Photonically Sintered on Indium Tin Oxide Coated Glass, Jason J. Kleiner

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Implementing a Linear Quadratic Spacecraft Attitude Control System, Daniel Kolosa

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Determining Discharge from the Fallasburg Dam and the Hydrology of the Flat River Bypass Channel, Lowell, Michigan, Seth Kuiper

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Exploring the Oncolytic Potentail of a Double Knock-Out Tanapoxvirus Containing FLiC Transgene, Esaw W. Kurban

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Analyzing Repetitive Sequences with Structured Dynamic Bayesian Networks, Thomas L. Lake

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A Multimedia Resource of Orchestral Excerpts for Tuba, Regen Le Roy

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The Taphonomic Factors on Human Remains inside Chullpas: Marcajirca, Peru, Samantha Lauren Lininger

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Progressive Decline of Testicular Function in Leptinreceptor Deficient Obese Mice, Jennifer Long

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Computer Simulations of Propulsion of Self-Propelled Flexible Nanobody, Ye Luo

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Design of Digital Down Converter Chain for Software Defined Radio Systems on FPGA, Nagarjun Marappa

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Sleep Hygiene Practices: A Cross Cultural Survey of Sleeping and Dreaming in College Students, Ivan Noe Martinez Salazar

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Ancient Magic and Modern Accessories: Developments in the Omamori Phenomenon, Eric Teixeira Mendes

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Canning Jars and Patterns of Canning Behavior: A Study of Households on the Hector Backbone, New York. 1850-1940, Jayne Ann Michaels

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Choice--‐Based Art: Students Who Create, Not Replicate, Hillary K. Moczerad

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The Effects of Electronic Response Systems on Student Learning, James D. Morrison

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The Demand for Change: A Study of Recreational Amenities for Ramona Park, Nicholas K. Mucha

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Ways in Which Community Involvement May Influence Girls’ Education in Senegal, Babou Ndiaye

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Simulation of Lateral Migration and Sedimentation of a Flexible Fiber in a Vertical Weak Shear Flow, Ali Ibrahim Neamah Neamah

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The Experience of Social Flow in Vocal Jazz Improvisation, Brittany Neuser

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Evolutionary Convergence of the Caffeine Biosynthetic Pathway in Chocolate Followed Duplication of a Constrained Ancestral Enzyme, Andrew J. O'Donnell

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Zinc Oxide Based Inks for Semiconductor Applications, Shreyas Pathak

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Formulation and Evaluation of Soy Polymer Based, Gravure Printed Resistive Inks for Applications in Printed Electronics, Bhushan Hiralal Patil

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Tourism and Organic Food Production in Croatia: Case Study of the Cetina Region, Marina Pavletic

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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish: The Analysis of the Specter Cell Cycle Mutant in Zebrafish, Tetiana Petrachkova

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A High Performance Architecture for an Exact Match Short-Read Aligner Using Burrows-Wheeler Aligner on FPGAs, Dana Abdul Qader

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Wind Oscillator for Power Genration, RS Vewen Ramasamy

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Development and Verification of a Method to Determine the Long Term Load Carrying Performance of a Double Sided Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape, Rahal Rasheed

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The Foundation of Cistercian Monasteries in France 1098-1789: An Historical GIS Evaluation, Jon Eric Klingenberg Rasmussen

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Clinical Efficacy of Music Therapy in Addiction Counseling: A Systematic Review, Marissa Renee Rinehart

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Depositional Facies and Sequence Stratigraphy of Niagaran-Lower Salina Reef Complex Reservoirs of the Guelph Formation, Michigan Basin, Matthew J. Rine

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Expression of Insulin Responsive Genes in Insulin Resistant Conditions, and the Effect of Selenium on Gene Expression, David L. Ruff II

Examining the Definition of Literacy in an Awakened Mexican Pueblo Fantasma and Flourishing Pueblo Mágico: A Case Study, Maria Angela Sackett

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Fragility Assessment of High-Rise Reinforced Concrete Buildings, Hezha Sadraddin

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Ramon Llull’s Conversion Program in His Recovery of the Holy Land Treatises, Michael Sanders

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Spatial Patterns of Drought Persistence in Xinjiang (A.R), China, Guzhaliayi Sataer

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Lithologic Properties of the Upper Ordovician Utica Formation, Michigan Basin, USA: A Geological Characterization and Assessment of Carbon Dioxide Confinement Potential, Frank Richard Sattler

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Monte Carlo Simulations on Xeon Phi: Offload and Native Mode, Bryar Shareef

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Acceleration of Agent-Based PandemicModeling on Multiple GPUs, Barzan Shekh

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Naturally-Occurring Metals Concentrations in Michigan Soils: A 2015 Survey, Zachary Lowell Spotts

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Examining the Effects of Robot-Enacted Guilt Appeals in a Human-Robot Negotiation, Brett Stoll

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Preliteracy Skills Promoted in Children’s Spanish-Language Books, Katherine Marie Suter

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Recent Seismicity and Regional Extension aithin Southwestern Montana, USA, Jessica Szkody

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Simulation of Drainage Rates of a Flexible Fiber Network on Wire Screen, Yihsin Tang

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Oxidized Phospholipids Regulation of the Monocyte Recruitment Parthway in Human Aortic Endothelial Cells, Piao Jian Tan

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A Gravity Investigation of the Tobacco Root Batholith Southwest Montana, Stephen Charles Tatum

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Modeling and Analysis of PCA Workflow, Ewing Tiong

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An Integrated Framework for Cardiac Sounds Diagnosis, Zichun Tong

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The Adoption and Diffusion of LEED Certification in the Great Lakes Region: 2008-2015, Douglas Vander Hulst

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Thermal History of the Michigan Basin: Results from Thermal Maturation Data and Geodynamic Modelling, Kirk A. Wagenvelt

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String Quartet, brut, Bernie Walasavage

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Microbial Community Analysis from Petroleum-Contaminated Sediments with High Magnetic Susceptibility, Anja E. Williams

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Performance Analysis of Magnetic Indoor Local Positioning System, Kyle Wroble

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Modal Logic and Ontological Arguments, Alex Yousif

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Effects of Altering Motivation in Pigeons Performing a Titrating-Delayed-Matching-To-Sample Task, Zachary J. Zimmermann