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Theses/Projects from 2023

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Effects of exergaming on health and fitness outcomes for students with disabilities: a meta-analysis, Jason Abaya

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The effects of physical education on social outcomes in children with disabilities: A meta-analysis, Alyette J. Afont

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Socio-economic comparative analysis of front-of-the-meter and behind-the-meter microgrids for Panamnik, Olivia C. Amann McShea

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Sympatric carnivores and vegetation structure influence the distribution and abundance of Humboldt martens in Northern California, Erika L. Anderson

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Positive and negative contact as predictors of attitudes toward law enforcement, Benjamin Jackson Anjewierden

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Perceptions of trail safety in Humboldt County, California: an analysis of safety concerns, factors that impact trail use, and the value people place on trails, Natalie C. Arroyo

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College students' autonomy, self-regulation, and academic self-efficacy during COVID-19, Madelynne J. Avila

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Physical characteristics and fine roots within duff mounds of old-growth sugar and Jeffrey pine in a fire-excluded Sierran mixed-conifer forest, Jules Bartley

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Dining layout effects on attendance, communication, and happiness in older adults, Juliana Lia Bertolucci

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Comparative analysis of gas versus electric demand in tiny house communities for the homeless, Christopher D. Beveridge

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"Concealing the excess of her pleasure": A queer reading of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, Josie Anne Blubaugh

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Western gulls’ (Larus occidentalis) reproductive and behavioral responses to human disturbance, Lilamarie 'Asta Bowen

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Are biodiverse communities more resistant to invasion? A case study with marine fouling communities, Taylor Robert Bruntil

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Food waste storage gaseous emissions detection and quantification using infrared spectroscopy, Ryley A. Burton-Tauzer

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Impact of career and technical education on student lives, Jennifer L. Burtram

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Survival and growth of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in restored wetlands of Humboldt Bay, California, Josh D. Cahill

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Self-determination theory and exercise performance for individuals with autism., Martin Calderon

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Effects of landscape configuration metrics on American barn owl nest box occupancy and hunting, Samantha D. Chavez

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Absolute and relative reference values of college-aged men and women for the YMCA bench press test for muscular endurance, Skye H. Choi

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Diversity and distribution of bryozoans of the northern to central rocky outer coast of California, Ismael Chowdhury

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A cladoxylopsid with complex vascular architecture from the early Devonian Battery Point Formation (Québec, Canada), Jessica Chu

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Community ecology and disease dynamics in Pacific oysters: unraveling microbiome-pathogen interactions in the wild, Victoria E. Cifelli

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Investigating the effectiveness of microplastic removal and the relationship between microplastics, bacterial communities, and nitrogen cycling in the natural treatment systems at the Arcata Wastewater Treatment Facility, Fiona Connor

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Macrolichen inventory of the Horse Mountain botanical area, Six Rivers National Forest, California, USA, Sarah Norvell Conway

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Effects of atomoxetine on circadian rhythms and locomotor activity, Rhiannon Ryder Crimmins

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The relationship between prejudice toward women and gay men and the role of self and identity threats, Jacob Steven Crocker

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Is the area postrema resistant to the anesthetic effects of MS-222?, Austin T. Csiszar

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Impact of self determination theory amongst individuals with autism spectrum disorder and physical activity: modifying a survey, Ruben Guillermo Diaz

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Polymorphism of melanin-based pigments in barn owls in winegrape vineyards in Napa Valley, California, Laura Mariana Echávez Montenegro

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Investigating tribal co-management of Caifornia’s public lands, Zachary Joseph Erickson

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Examining educator burnout and classroom outcomes as correlates to teaching pyramid implementation, April N. Frazer

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The socio-political history of cannabis in Costa Rica, Winston C. Grady

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Genetic evaluation of the current distribution and possible diffrentations between Lasiurus borealis and Lasiurus frantzii in southwestern North America, Zeinab M. Haidar

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Effects of oyster aquaculture on elasmobranch abundance and habitat use in Humboldt Bay, CA, Rose Harman

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Identifying habitat suitability and connectivity for Roosevelt elk (Cervus canadensis roosevelti) on the North Coast of California, Ashley Ann Harper

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Risk of position-based concussions among collegiate men and women soccer players, Devin Hauenstein

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Impact of multidimensional perfectionism and self efficiency on adherence to behavior change among middle-aged women, Peter H R Heppe

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Use of foreign edna tracers to resolve site- and time-specific eDNA distributions in natural streams, Braden A. Herman

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The relationship between gluteus maximus activation and running economy in recreational distance runners, Carlos Hernandez

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Negative social media and its influence on athlete's performance, Bernd R. Huber

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The effects of aquatic programs on students with disabilities fitness and skill-based outcomes; a meta-analysis, Delaney Hughes

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Using multiscale ensemble habitat models to identify wildfire risk to habitat for an iconic forest species, Logan Baker Hysen

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Habitat selection and habitat use of gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) on trespass cannabis grows., Haley-Marie R. Jones

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Monitoring bull kelp (Nereocystis leutkeana) remotely at high resolutions, Hannah E. Joss

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Effects of depth, distance to shore, and water velocity on organismal and extra-organismal environmental dna concentrations in a large river, Dylan Keel

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Does cleft repair surgery restore normal visual and neural responses to infant faces?, Rachael Leanne Kee

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California State University (CSU) police department leadership evaluation, Berkeley Kijsriopas

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The interaction of treadmill type and incline slope on biomechanics and muscle activation during human locomotion, Rohit Kundu

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Extremism in America: explaining political extremism using uncertainty-identity theory, Natasha A. La Vogue

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Teaching dystopia in dystopian realities: trauma-informed pedagogy and the dystopian novel after COVID-19, Emily Rose Lavrador

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The impact of whole fruits high in Anthocyanins on blood lipids in middle-aged women, Denise N. Leininger

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Analyzing residential curbside collection for food waste in Humboldt County, Yvette Lindler

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Knobcone pine response to shading from competing chaparral shrubs following stand-replacing wildfire, Sean T. Lindley

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Nothing about us: three models of disability in three works of literary fiction, Mary Lipiec

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A descriptive and visual analysis of the North Coast Fall Prevention Survey data, Mishell Lopez

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Make a foreigner of yourself: an analysis of the dueling critical utopias of The Dispossessed and Trouble on Triton, Anthony Michael Lowe

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Host-microbe interactions in non-native estuarine anemones: biogeography and temperature, Parker K. Lund

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A picture worth a thousand words: factors influencing disability accommodations, Alicia E. Martin

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Will climate warming amplify the competitive and predatory effects of a range-expanding marine gastropod (Acanthinucella spirata)?, Bailey N. McCann

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Prototypicality threat and intergroup threat theory: support for BLM using militant or peaceful language, Jordan C. McDowell

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Who farms the future? Producing the next generation of agriculturalists, Jordyn L. McMaster Neely

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Modeling current and future saltmarsh distribution in Arcata Marsh, Madeline Kay McNerthney

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Techno-economic Analysis of a Utility-scale Solar Power Plant in Bhutan., Minjur

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The benefits of physical education programs for students in special education programs with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Deborah A. Mok

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Carnivore and ungulate occurrence in a fire-prone region, Sara J. Moriarty-Graves

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Indigenous women in active drug abuse recovery: an analysis of Native and non-Native programs, Raquel J. Muñoz

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Comparing Mexican spotted owl habitat suitability in two different habitat types using a multi-scale ensemble learning framework, Danial Nayeri

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Diversity among university students in the U.S.: an analysis of student ethnic group preferences and its impact on campus diversity perceptions, Joseph Pang

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Olfactory organ morphology and ultrastructure of the larval Koh Tao Island caecilian (Ichthyophis kohtaoensis), Jaclyn M. Patmore

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Examining coaching styles: understanding how leadership style impacts athlete's motivation, confidence level, and satisfaction at the collegiate level, Juan Perez

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Estimating black bear population parameters with spatial capture recapture in a high desert mountain ecosystem, Steffen D. Peterson

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The effects of post-harvest residue on plantation forest soils and early growth of redwood and Douglas-fir seedlings in Humboldt County California, Robert W. Raibley

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A black Prometheus among the gods: illuminating African American literary tradition in Sam Greenlee's The Spook Who Sat by the Door, Kenneth L. Rainey III

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Factors contributing to legacy hardwood mortality following prescribed fire, Heather D. Rickard

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Effects of pH, eelgrass, and settlement substrate on the growth of juvenile magallana (crassostrea) gigas, a commercially important oyster species, Johnny S. Roche

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Individual differences in the coordinated behavioral and physiological immune response to pathogenic threat, Edwin Joel Rosales-Vijil

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Uncertainty, parenting attitudes, risk perceptions, and covid-19 vaccination intentions, Zoë Royer

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The relationship between gluteus maximus activation and running kinematics in recreational distance runners, Ricardo Sanchez

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Prevalence of Batrachochytrium and Ranavirus in southern torrent salamanders (Rhyacotriton variegatus) in Northern California, Marilyn Violeta Sandoval

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Hydrologic outcomes for ecological meadow restoration in the northern Sierra Nevada, Emma Sevier

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Problematizing progress: building a postcapitalist present, Cole G. Shepard

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The effect of brain breaks on student academic performance and behaviors in the k-12 school setting; a meta-analysis, Jesse Singh

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Technical and economic feasibility of a microgrid for a fire station in Humboldt County, California., Nishaant Kumar Sinha

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The revolution will be memed: digital memes as sites for hegemonic and counter-hegemonic practices, Kimberly Sisu

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Assessing the recovery of forest understory vegetation after clearcut logging across a 445-year chronosequence, Molly Smith Metok

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A test of subjective versus objective language proficiency: an investigation of age of acquisition and exposure in multilinguals, Anastina B. Steiber

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Establishing a market capacity and economic baseline for forest biomass utilization in the southern Cascade and northern Sierra Nevada mountain range, California, Clarke Stevenson

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Insights into the conservation of the rare perennial herb, Astragalus applegatei, Sean Stewart

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Neural crest cell migration and developmental origin of bony scutes in White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus), Melody Tew

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Long-line culture of red seaweed in the Pacific Northwest, Erika R. Thalman

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A return to the staging grounds: reassessment of Aleutian cackling goose spring distribution in North Humboldt Bay, Shaun W. Thornton

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"Think of the children!": understanding parental and community opposition to critical race theory, Daniela S. Tierra

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Seasonal growth, movement, and survival of juvenile Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) utilizing restored rearing habitat, Monica S. Tonty

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Schumaker Acres equine assisted learning curriculum: building social emotional learning skills for autistic individuals, Sara M. Trent

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A Techno-Economic analysis to determine the levelized cost of hydrogen generation through electrolysis for Humboldt Transit Authority, Humboldt County, California, Deepak Tripathi

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Increasing the duration of treadmill walking to reach moderate intensity levels for 2 students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Nicholas Velazquez

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Changes and relationships of soil aluminum, organic matter, and hydrogen ion concentration with rye cover crop, Arron Wilder

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Identification with all of humanity, uncertainty, and beliefs toward animals, Andrea Michelle Wilson

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Effect of in situ experimental heating of artificial Mytilus californianus beds on associated invertebrate communities in Northern California, Claire C. Windecker

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Inferring exposure to harmful pseudo-nitzschia blooms from ocean-to-estuary gradients in domoic acid concentrations in Humboldt Bay bivalves, Natasha Hope Ficzycz Winnacott