The University of Maine Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) project is a joint effort of Fogler Library and the Graduate School. Our goals are "to improve graduate education, increase sharing of knowledge, help universities build their information infrastructure, and extend the value of digital libraries," in keeping with those of the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, a national initiative of which the University of Maine is a member.

This online collection features the final theses and dissertations approved by the Graduate School of the University of Maine.

For more information about finding additional theses and dissertations or obtaining copies of those not available electronically, see Fogler Library's Subject Guide on Theses & Dissertations.

Questions can also be directed to Fogler Library's Special Collections Department by phone at (207) 581-1686 or email at um.library.spc @ maine.edu.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Forestry Cooperatives for Diverse Management Goals: An Assessment of Interest Levels among Maine's Nonindustrial Private Forest Owners Enrolled in the Tree Growth Tax Program, Brian Jonathan Schneider

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Cover Cropping and Soil Disturbance Impacts on the Invertebrate Weed Seed Predator Harpalus rufipes DeGeer (Coleoptera: Carabidae), Amanda F. Shearin

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Soil Iron, Aluminum, and Phosphorus Dynamics in Response to Long-Term Nitrogen and Sulfur Additions at the Bear Brook Watershed in Maine, Jessica F. Sherman

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Copyright Law Inadequacies in the Case of Digital Sampling: Adding Color to a Grey Area, Andre Sirois

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Fracture Mechanics Characterization of WPC-FRP Composite Materials Fabricated by the Composites Pressure Resin Infusion System (Compris) Process Volume I (Chapters 1-7, Appendix A), Benjamin J. Souza

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Endocrine Disruption in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Exposed to Pesticides, Benjamin W. Spaulding

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Field and Laboratory Evaluation of the Portable Falling Weight Deflectometer, Bryan Christopher Steinert

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An Investigation of False Discovery Rates in Multiple Testing under Dependence, Hui Tao

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Oxygen Delignification for Southern Softwood Kraft Pulps with High Lignin, Li Tao

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High Temperature LGX Acoustic Wave Devices and Application for Gas Sensors, Jeremy Allan Thiele

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Conflict Management Skills in Women who Work Outside Home and Homemakers, Sandra Caceres Tijerina

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Assessing Selected Lifestyle Behaviors Indicative of General Health Status for University of Maine Cooperative Extension Employees, Andrea Urbanek

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Climatic and Lithogenic Controls on Soil Organic Matter-Mineral Associations, Rota Wagai

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Differences Among Athletes and Non-Athletes in Sex Role Orientation and Attitudes Towards Women: Comparing Results from 1982 and 2005, Marcus D. Walton

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Age-related Trends in Red Spruce Needle Anatomy and their Relationship to Declining Productivity, Margaret H. Ward

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Work Spillover and its Affects on Home Life, Kristina M. Wegner

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Correlations between Arsenic in Maine Groundwater and Microbial Populations as Determined by Fluorescent In-Situ Hybridization, Jennifer M. Weldon

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Fantasy and Imagination: Discovering the Threshold of Meaning, David Michael Westlake

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Girls in the Woods: An Exploration of the Impact of a Wilderness Program on Adolescent Girls' Constructions of Femininity, Anja Whittington

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Childhood Gender Nonconformity, Parent-Child Relationships, and the Development of Internalized Homophobia in Gay Men, Jeffrey A. Wickersham

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Digital Vertical Aerial Camera System for High-resolution Site Inspections in Conservation Easment Monitoring, Kenton Williams

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Evaluation of Local Pathogenic Fungi, Boric Acid, and Their Potential Synergism for Control of the European Fire Ant, Myrmica Rubra (L.), Shicai Yan

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The Effects of Social Anxiety on the Development of Romantic Relationships in Adolescence, Karen R. Zeff

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Hierarchies for Event-Based Modeling of Geographic Phenomena, Rui Zhang

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Ecological Modeling of American Lobster (Homarus americanus) Population in the Gulf of Maine, Yuying Zhang

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Enhanced Growth of the Scleractinian Coral Porites rus through Elevated Alkalinity, Craig John Zievis

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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MFK Fisher: Food and Feminist Identity, Diane F. Allen

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Biology and Ecology of Larval Lobsters (Homarus americanus): Implications for Population Connectivity and Larval Transport, Eric R. Annis

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Civil War Photographs Considered, Daniel Ashley

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The Economic Impact and Importance of Microbusinesses to the New England Economy, Sibel Atasoy

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Violence as (Masculinist) Epistemic Rhetoric: A Case for Memento, Robert Avery

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Mercy and the Misericord in Late Medieval England, Paulette Elaine Barton

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The Effects of Microprocessor Architecture on Speedup in Distrbuted Memory Supercomputers, Glen L. Beane

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Assessing College Students' Mathematical Disposition, Richard W. Beveridge

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Beauty in Bronzeville, Lori Bird

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Is MWP 1A Real and Could It have Originated in the Northern Hemisphere in Response to Bolling Warming, Sean D. Birkel

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Permeability of Base Material for Maine Roads, Michel Bouchedid

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Quantitative and Qualitative Measures of Activity in Seasonal Affective Disorder, Nina E. Boulard

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Radionuclide Fluxes in Glaciers and Seasonal Snowpack, Daniel James Breton

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Associations Among Stress, Work Overload, Role Conflict, and Self-Efficacy in Maine Principals, Donald A. Buckingham

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Exploring the Role of Public Awareness in Household Response to Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: An Averting Behavior Model, Brenna Shawn Byrne

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A Data Model for Exploration of Temporal Virtual Reality Geographic Information Systems, Jorge Alberto Prado de Campos

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Characterization of the Human Adenine Nucleotide Translocase (ANT) Isoform-1 (ANT-1) and Isoform-3 (ANT-3) Effects on Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Transmission of Apoptotic Signaling in Vitro, Amy K. Carroll

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Wetland and Nest Scale Habitat Use by the Four-toed Salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum) in Maine, and a Comparison of Survey Methods, Rebecca J. Chalmers

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Late-Glacial Climate as Inferred fom Chironomid Assemblages in Lake Sediments from Aroostook County, Northeastern Maine, Geneva Erin Chase

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Application of Numerical Model CGWAVE for Wave Prediction at Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida, USA, Nishchey Chhabra

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Application Development Using Client-Server Technology, Evan Chowdhury

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Gloss Development of Spray-coated Systems, Aaron W. Clark

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Was MtBE a Costly Mistake? The Evidence from Maine, Cecilia Merete Clavet

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Environmental Conservation on Agricultural Working Land: Assessing Policy Alternatives Using a Spatially Heterogeneous Land Allocation Model, Kelly M. Cobourn

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Energy Transfer and Optical Memory Studies of d10 Closed Shell Homo and Heterometallic Dicyanide Systems, Julie Clarissa F. Colis

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Phosphorus Cycling in Maine Lakes: A Sedimentary Analysis, Kyle Marvin Coolidge

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Landsat Spectral Analysis, Waveband Selection and Classification Accuracy Assessment of Coffee Plantation in Central America, Silvia Cordero-Sancho

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Effect of Shear Rate and Mixing Time on Starch/Polyacrylamide Gels as Retention Aids, Benedict Cracolici

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Consumers' Accessibility, Opinions, and Behaviors Toward Farmers' Market in Piscataquis and Penobscot Counties, Maine, Lili Dang

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The Role of Right Intentions in Humanitarian Military Interventions, Jovana Davidovic

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Behavior of Pile-Supported Integral Abutments at Bridge Sites with Shallow Bedrock, John Gordon DeLano

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Continuous Digital Calibration of Pipelined A/D Converters, Alma Delić-Ibukić

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Leaf Area Index - Relative Density Relationships in Even-Aged Abies Balsamea - Picea Rubens Stands in Maine, Robert Justin DeRose

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Immigration Advertising and the Canadian Government's Policy for Prairie Development, 1896 to 1918, Laura A. Detre

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Pressure Distribution and Transfer in Rolling Nips, Suresh K. Devisetti

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Ion Channel Dynamics in Interneuron Models of the Cricket Cercal Sensory System, Carrie Elizabeth Diaz Eaton

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A 200-year Sulfate Record from 16 Antarctic Ice Cores and Associations with Southern Ocean Sea Ice Extent, Daniel A. Dixon

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Title: La Voix Defie: Une Etude de L'oeuvre Autobiographique de Claire Martin - The Voice that Defied: A Study of the Autobiographical Works of Claire Martin, Mary Domareki

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Preparation and Support of Professional Counselors Who Work in Rural Settings, Deborah L. Drew

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Class and Gender Roles in the Company Towns of Millinocket and East Millinocket, Maine, and Benham and Lynch, Kentucky, 1901-2004: A Comparative History, Betty Duff

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Discovering the Loire Castles: Where History, Art and Architecture Intermingle, Andrew Anthony Dumont

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Self-Reported Field Dependent/Independent Characteristics in Immigrant Adult Learners, Jean A. Dyer

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Aesthetic Values of Five Primary Wood Transporting Methods Common to Northern New England, Michael C. Eckley

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Grobner Bases and an Algorithm to Find the Monomials of an Ideal, Thomas Enkosky

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The Relationship between Cognitive Avoidance and Attentional Bias for Snake-Related Thoughts, Tamer I. Fawzy

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Statistical Mechanics of Farey Fraction Spin Chain Models, Jan Fiala

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Nesting Success as an Indicator of Habitat Quality for Forest Songbirds, Carol Rolfe Foss

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Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Natural Disturbance in Old-Growth Forests of Northern Maine, USA, Shawn Fraver

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Estimating the Economic Recreational Value of Paracas National Reserve in Ica Peru: A Fair Fee Implementation Approach, Jaqueline Garcia-Yi

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European Fire Ants on Mount Desert Island, Maine: Population Structure, Mechanisms of Competition and Community Impacts of Myrmica Rubra L. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Jeffrey Garnas

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The Effects of Physical Activity on Bone Density in Adolescent Females, Beth Gluck

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Experiences of the Stigmatized: Discrimination Likelihood, Stigma Consciousness, Attributions to Prejudice, Coping Strategies and Psychological Well-Being, Jeffrey A. Goodman

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Measuring and Modeling Exposure from Environmental Radiation on Tidal Flats, Travis J. Gould

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Relationships between Potential Rooting Depth, Tree Growth, and White Pine (Pinus Strobus L.) Decline in Southern Maine, Gregory Granger

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Examining the Reversibility of Hypothyroidism and Developmental Changes in HYT/HYT Mice versus BALB/CBYJ Euthyroid Controls, Sarah E. Guilmain

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Generating Linear Orders of Events for Geospatial Domains, Suzannah Hall

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The Use of Chitosan to Preserve and Extend Atlantic Salmon Quality, Melissa D. Hammond

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Investigation of Properties of Polyamido Amine (PAMAM) Dendrimers by Flourescence Spectroscopy, Hongling Han

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"The Paths to be United:" A Postcolonial Critical Retorical Reading of Korean Reunification Rhetoric, Min Wha Han

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Place Needs and Client Outcomes of Wilderness Experience Programs in Maine: A Descriptive-Interpretive Approach, James G. Hannon

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The Effects of Brassica Cover Crops on Weed Dynamics, Erin R. Haramoto

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Interrogating Discourses of Gun Culture in Bowling for Columbine, Michelle Hart

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Nest Success and Chick Survival of Black Terns in Maine: Effects of Predation on Breeding Productivity, Shane R. Heath

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Structuring a Wayfinder's Dynamic and Uncertain Environment, Michael D. Hendricks

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Development and Application of a Bioassay to Characterize the Innate Immune Respone of Zebrafish, Andrea Hermann

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Characterization of the Void Content of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Materials Fabricated by the Composites Pressure Resin Infusion System (COMPRIS), Benjamin J. Herzog

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A Small Discovery, Leonore S. Hildebrandt

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Exercise and the Elderly, Ardelle Hollrock

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Se Dechirer Du Bois de L'Exil: Les Themes D'Ouverture Acadienne Dans L'Oeuvre D'Hermenegilde Chiasson - Breaking out from the Woods of Exile: Themes of Acadian Openness in the Works of Hermenegilde Chiasson, Peter J. Houle

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Alternative Controls for Helicoverpazea on Sweet Corn: Phytotoxicity and Pollination Inhibition from Direct Silk Applications, Tori Lee Jackson

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Climate Variability in West Antarctica Derived from Accumulation and Marine Aerosol Records from ITASE Firn/Ice Cores, Susan Kaspari

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Conservation Genetics of Two Rare Freshwater Mussels: The Tidewater Mucket (Leptodea ochracea) and the Yellow Lampmussel (Lampsils cariosa), Morgan W. Kelly

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NRAGE Regulates Life and Death of Neural Progenitors, Stephen E. Kendall

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Estimation of Standardized Mortality Ratio in Geographic Epidemiology, Anna Kettermann