Current dissertations and theses from UVM graduate programs are submitted electronically and will be available in this collection approximately twelve weeks after the final submission by the candidate. Older theses and dissertations that are available electronically (mostly since 2007) are in the process of being added to this collection. Print dissertations and theses, and pre-2014 electronic ones not yet added to this collection, are searchable at UVM Theses & Dissertations.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Promoting Time in Nature for Children: Investigating the Role of Provider Nature Relatedness, Lindsey Gauderer, MS, Nursing

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Cellular And Molecular Events Regulating Factor V Endocytosis By Megakaryocytes, Jacqueline Michelle Gertz, PhD, Biochemistry

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Statistical Analysis of High Sample Rate Time-series Data for Power System Stability Assessment, Goodarz Ghanavati, PhD, Electrical Engineering

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Human-Nature Relationship And Faery Faith In The American Pagan Subculture, Sarah Goodrich, MS, Natural Resources

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Thomas Johnson: Gentleman, Vermonter, Patriot, Angela Nicole Grove, MA, History

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Living with Aortic Stenosis: A Phenomenological Study of Patients' Experiences and Subsequent Health Choices, Gayle Ann Hagen-Peter, MS, Nursing

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New insights for the future of Lake Champlain: Practical approaches and useful tools for grappling with uncertainty and weighing trade-offs in watershed management., Philip Halteman, PhD, Natural Resources

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Conceptualizing Contemplative Practice as Pedagogy: Approaches to Mindful Inquiry in Higher Education, Melissa Hammerle, EdD, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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Lidar Remote Sensing Of Forest Canopy Structure: An Assessment Of The Accuracy Of Lidar And Its Relationship To Higher Trophic Levels, Christopher Felix Hansen, MS, Natural Resources

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Glycogen Synthase Kinase-3β: An Investigation Of The Novel Serine 389 Phosphorylation Site, Brendan Deegan Hare, PhD, Psychology

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The efficacy and non-target impacts of an organic disease management system containing biostimulants compared with two sulfur-based systems on four apple cultivars in Vermont, Ann L. Hazelrigg, PhD, Plant and Soil Science

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Sustainable Agriculture in Vermont: Economics of Climate Change Best Management Practices and the Complexity of Consumer Perceptions of Raw Milk, Alexander Paul Helling, MS, Community Development and Applied Economics

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Effects of hybridization and life history tradeoffs on pathogen resistance in the Harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex), Yainna M. Hernaiz-Hernandez, MS, Biology

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Multi-Satellite Formation Trajectory Design with Topological Constraints over a Region of Interest using Differential Evolution, David William Hinckley, MS, Mechanical Engineering

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Distress Intolerance and Cannabis Use: An Initial Empirical Investigation, Julianna Brett Hogan, PhD, Psychology

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Multi-Sensory Stimulation Environments For Use With Dementia Patients: Staff Perspectives On Reduction Of Agitation And Negative Behaviors, Megan Houston, MS, Nursing

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Transient Ischemic Attack (tia) Guideline Knowledge And Perceived Barriers To Implementation Amongst Emergency Department Health Care Providers In A Rural State, Christopher T. Ingvoldstad, MS, Nursing

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Mechanisms of Seizure during Pregnancy and Preeclampsia, Abbie Chapman Johnson, PhD, Neuroscience

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Out of the Closet and Into the Woods; Nature as a Model for Resilience During Gay Identity Development., Lance Johnson, MEd, Interdisciplinary

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Organic Chemical Characterization Of Primary And Secondary Biodiesel Exhaust Particulate Matter, John Kasumba, PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering

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monitoR: Automation Tools For Landscape-scale Acoustic Monitoring, Jonathan Edward Katz, PhD, Natural Resources

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FNIRS Measures of Prefrontal Cortex Lateralization During Stuttered and Fluency-Enhanced Speech in Adults Who Stutter, Danra M. Kazenski, PhD, Psychology

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Quantification of the Impact of Intermittent Renewable Penetration Levels on Power Grid Frequency Performance Using Dynamic Modeling, Elizabeth Ann Kirby, MS, Electrical Engineering

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Facilitative Glucose Transporter And Its Regulation By Insulin/igf-Like Signaling In Caenorhabditis Elegans, Shun Kitaoka, PhD, Animal Nutrition and Food Science

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Health Care Provision to Transgender Individuals; Understanding Clinician Attitudes and Knowledge Acquisition, Leo Isaac Kline, MS, Nursing

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Factors in the Regulation of Cycles of Binge Eating Behavior, Andrew Knapp, PhD, Psychology

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Earthworm Presence in Northern Forests: Impact on Distribution of Soil Carbon within Aggregate Fractions, Meghan Elizabeth Knowles, MS, Plant and Soil Science

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Examining Two Green Payment Options To Support Dairy Farm Viability In Northern New England: Anaerobic Digestion And Organic Production, Deborah Ann Krug, MS, Community Development and Applied Economics

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Susceptibility to Peer Influence for Engagement in Relational Aggression and Prosocial Behavior: The Roles of Popular Peers, Stress Physiology, and Gender, Nicole Lin Lafko, MA, Psychology

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Thermokarst And Wildfire: Effects Of Disturbances Related To Climate Change On The Ecological Characteristics And Functions Of Arctic Headwater Streams, Julia Rose Larouche, PhD, Natural Resources

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Modifiable Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Disease As Perceived By Women In Kenya, Catherine Wanjiru Lawrence, MS, Nursing

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A Sustainability Themed K-5 Magnet School: An In-Depth Case Study And Evaluation, Aleidria R. Lichau, MS, Community Development and Applied Economics

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Management By Crisis: Land Trust Conservation Engagement And Methods In Vermont, Louise Sopher Lintilhac, MS, Natural Resources

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Effect of radiation on polymerization, microstructure, and microbiological properties of whey protein in model system and whey protein based tissue adhesive development, Ning Liu, MS, Nutrition and Food Sciences

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Effects of landscape change on corsac foxes in Mongolia, Myagmarjav Lkhagvasuren, MS, Natural Resources

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The Supply Chain Of Fair Trade Coffee: Challenges, Opportunities & The Future Inside A Troubled Industry, Katharine D. Lukas, MS, Community Development and Applied Economics

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Experimental Investigation And Analysis Of High-Enthalpy Nitrogen Flow Over Graphite, Andrew Lutz, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

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I. A New Route To Azomethine Ylides: Shifting The Reliance On Amino Ester Precursors II. Applications In Total Synthesis, Natalie Kay Machamer, PhD, Chemistry

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Ordering and Reordering: Using Heffter Arrays to Biembed Complete Graphs, Amelia Mattern, MS, Mathematics

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Physicochemical Properties, Microstructure and Probiotic Survivability of Non-Fat Goat's Milk Yogurt Using Heat Treated Whey Protein Concentrate as a Fat Replacer, James Thomas McCarthy, MS, Nutrition and Food Sciences

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Longitudinal extension of primary afferents is regulated by spingosine 1-phosphate receptors and tyrosine kinase receptor B in the embryonic spinal cord via a brain derived neurotrophic factor related mechanism, Michelle McNamara, PhD, Neuroscience

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Effects of PCB Contamination on the Environment and the Cultural Integrity of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe in the Mohawk Nation of Akwesasne, Kim Ellen McRae, PhD, Natural Resources

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Carnitine and O-acylcarnitines in Pseudomonas aerguinosa: metabolism, transport, and regulation, Jamie Meadows, PhD, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

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Characterization Of A Non-Canonical Function For Threonyl-Trna Synthetase In Angiogenesis, Adam Christopher Mirando, PhD, Biochemistry

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Amygdala PACAP as a mediator of the emotional components of pain, Galen Missig, PhD, Neuroscience

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Catalytic Main Group Element Bond Formation Reactions Toward the Preparation of Conjugated Materials, Neil Mucha, PhD, Chemistry

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Spatiotemporally Periodic Driven System with Long-Range Interactions, Owen Dale Myers, PhD, Materials Science

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Early Adoption Dynamics Of Private Sustainability Governance Initiatives: A Case Study Of The Marine Cultured-Pearl Industry, Julie Nash, PhD, Natural Resources

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Redox Control Of Allergic Airway Disease: Impact Of Glutaredoxin-1 On Epithelial Driven Inflammation And Allergen-Induced Airway Remodeling, James D. Nolin, PhD, Pathology

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Pedagogical Praxis Models in Sustainability Education: A Focus on Food Systems and Environment, Karen Lynn Nordstrom, PhD, Natural Resources