Theses and Dissertations produced by graduate students at Florida International University.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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A descriptive correlation of medication and dietary compliance beliefs with functional limitations in heart failure patients, Dorothy B. Diener

An approach for model checking petri nets based software architecture, Junhua Ding

The effect of a history of colic on carbohydrate absorption in infants consuming different fruit juices, Debora Duro

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A computer simulation model for single-lane roundabouts, Hesham Roshdy Elbadrawi

Role engagement in individuals with schizophrenia residing at assisted living facilities, Jody Marie Elliot

Optimization of capillary electrophoresis for the analysis of organic acids and explosives, Xiofang Fan

A survey of nutrition and aging research in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, Ana Cecilia Fernandez Gaxiola

Political transition and institutionalization of party politics in Venezuela, Ricardo Diego Ferreyra

Karl Kraus and the jewish question: assimilation, language, and persecution in Vienna, 1874-1936, Chad Russell Fulwider

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

The influence of simulated disability slides and audiotape messages on college students' attribution of personality characteristics, Caryn Addabbo

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The genetic and environmental effects of parental age on the expression of psychopathology in adoptees, Lyndon Joseph Aguiar

Campus Design: Locating a new center of international studies, David Aguilera-Mayorga

Can minority language proficiency pay: a study on the return on English-Spanish fluent bilingualism in South Florida, Hua Ai

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Matrifocality and child shifting among the low income earners in Jamaica, Velmarie L. Albertini

A high efficiency method for exploiting an ultra fast opto-electric signal generator, Kevin Alonso

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A simulation-based decision support system for evaluating operating policies in an emergency room facility, Adriana M. Alvarez

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Regional aspects of Miami crime fiction, Heidi Lee Alvarez

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Essays on the political economy of the dominican reform process, Julio Gabriel Andujar

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An interview study of community college student perspectives on service-learning, Richard Appelbaum

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AFM and SPR studies of protein adsorption at solid/liquid interface, Rafael Arechabaleta

Determining polarization dependent diffraction coefficients from building edges using FDTD method, Vijay L. Asrani

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Tool cutting force modeling and wear estimation of micro-end-milling operations, Wei-yu Bao

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Job satisfaction of dietitians in South Florida, Sonia M. Batista

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Youth and power in the village hybrid chiefdoms in Fiji, Tali Ben David

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Domain specific architecture development for enterprise systems based on common object request broker architecture (CORBA), Vidya G. Bhat

Attitudes and behaviors of pre-adolescents with diabetes toward fat -modified foods, Samantha Evelyn Elaine Biery

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The effect of multimedia instruction on achievement of college history students, Rosalie (Roe) Billera

Analysis and comparison of network performance with different network parameters, Sanjeet Kumar Biswas

A novel lossless compression technique for text data, Julio Cesar Blandon

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The effects of therapeutic ultrasound on open wounds, Martha Henao Bloyer

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Design and implementation of a web based shop floor control system to maintain schedule feasibility in a dynamic job shop environment, Anil Bommakanti

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Factors affecting growth and survival of snowy egret nestlings, Lisa Borgia

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The sexual division of labor : the impact of organizational change upon group cohesion and the creation of occupational identity, Robert M. Bossarte

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Children in science fiction utopias: feminism's blueprint for change, Jessica J. Brodie

Yard-hip hopping -- Reggae and hip hop music : commercialized constructions of blackness and gender identity in Jamaica and the United States, 1980-2004, La Tasha Amelia Brown

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Occupational therapists' interests and attitudes toward animal assisted therapy as a treatment modality, Lori Susan Buckley

The adoption of retail electronic commerce: an empirical investigation, Richard E. Burroughs

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A study of the differences among African American, Hispanic and Anglo women on the perceived barriers and strategies to career advancement in public school administration, Marie Byrd

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Groundwater nutrient loading in Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park, Florida, Michael James Byrne

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Jazz band arranging : original big band arrangements, Jay M. Byron

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Numerical calculation of diffraction coefficients from building edges using FDTD method, Weiting Cai

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The rodent fauna of Long Pine Key, Everglades National Park: a comparison of habitat types, Carlos J. Calandriello

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Phenylheptatriyne variation in bidens alba var. radiata leaves, Emily Gayle Cantonwine

Induction of phototoxic acetylenes in carthamus tinctorius by mechanical wounding, Lauralyn B. Carter

A study of adults' orientations to learning at the national open university of Taiwan, Kun-Fu Chen

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A study of cartenoids uptake in human subjects and their metabolites, Yin Chen

The relationship between infant temperament and young adult behavior : a secondary analysis of adoptees' early temperament and their later behavior outcome, Yuan-Yu Chiang

Functional status, social support, and self-perceived health among elderly women by living arrangement, Michele Cecilia Chin

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Microscopic characterization of hydrocarbon-polyelectrolyte interactions during coagulation, Vesna Dimitric Clark

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Age-related differences in self-reported health and functional abilities in the elderly, Cynthia Garner Condon

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Middle school teachers perspectives on inclusion: a qualitative study, James M. Cooney

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Negative affectivity and its impact on role conflict, role ambiguity, and job satisfaction, Amy Rachelle Cooper

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A study of response surface in simulation of emergency room systems, Daisy Correa

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The identification of early factors related to academic achievement among deaf students, Lisa Namey Cunningham

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The effects of participation in an arthritis foundation sponsored aquacize program on health status, Rose Ann Ruggiero Curboy

Active female mate choice in the weakly electric fish brachyhypopomus pinnicaudatus, Caroline C. Curtis

Photography, sociology & anthropology, Rolando Dal Pezzo

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The exchange of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus in dwarf and fringe mangroves of the oligotrophic southern everglades, Stephen Edwards Davis III

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The relationship between acculturation and the effects of caregiving of the elderly among Cuban-Americans, Georgia de las Pozas

The relationship between acculturation and the effects of caregiving of the elderly among Cuban-Americans, Georgia De Las Pozas

The development and evaluation of a selective medium for clostridium bifermentans, Biagio A. De Pascale

The development and evaluation of a selective medium for clostridium bifermentans, Biagio A. de Pascale

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Development of a near-perfect lens surface generation advisor (NPLSGA), Victor De Rossi

The adaptive reuse of historic urban late industrial buildings, Joaquin Diaz

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Development of rear-end collision avoidance in automobiles, Uttamkumar Dravidam

Variables affecting the success of older applicants for employment in a public organization: an age-cued cognitive model of administrative decision making, Walter L. Dunajick

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The role of Mercosur in the post cold war security context of the southern cone of the Americas, Alex Easdale

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Analysis of dual-gripper manipulators and finite element analysis of the flexible laminated hose for underground storage tank cleanup, Badrinath Srikanth Eluri

Mathematical modeling of platelet deposition in arterial stenosis with major emphasis on fluid flow effects, Hoshang K. Engineer

Elementary classroom teachers' knowledge of tort liability for negligence, Aaron Lewis Enteen

Fixation of chromium and arsenic in a contaminated South Florida calcareous and organic soil mixture, with Portland cement, Jesus D. Escobar

Trip generation study of gasoline stations with convenience market, quick service restaurant, and car wash in Miami-Dade county, Elio Roberto Espino

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A case study of a liberal Jewish day school's middle school transition, Jill Beloff Farrell

Supercritical CO₂ extraction of policyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from a contaminated soil, Oscar G. Ferreira

Performance accountability in the federal-state transportation program: factors affecting successful implementation, Mary Anne Field

A Comparison of the Academic Performance of Students with General Educational Development Credentials and High School Diplomas at a Selected Community College, Mary Etta Fisher

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Risk Assessment By Using Geographic Information System and Microsoft Access Database for Hazardous Waste Generated from Communities in Bangkok and Vicinity Areas, Taweeporn Fongtong

Children"s perceptions of marital conflict, parent-child relations and anxiety in children: a proposed systemic model, Karin Galliano

An experimental petrologic study of basalts from selected formations of the deccan traps, India, Amitava Gangopadhyay

Differences in sources of assistance with activities of daily living between Black and white non-Hispanic elderly in South Florida, Antrelise Gantt

Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Circadian rhythm disruption and post-surgical recovery, Jeanne Anne Abdou

A gold sol particle immunoassay for measurement of von willebrand factor using the CA-6000 analyzer, Khaled Abu-Saif

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Equity policy, educational practice, and limited english proficient (LEP) students in two high schools in Miami, Dora Acherman-Chor

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The social development strategy of the shiites in Lebanon, Serge R. Akl

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On the accuracy of nonsurvey regional input-output multipliers : An empirical study, Pierre Kebreau Alexandre

The relationship between the teacher's experience, the teacher's college major, and the teacher's level of education in predicting classroom attitudes in high school science students, Jose M. Almeida

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A realtime internet based quality control application for hurricane surface wind observations, Luis R. Amat Jr.

Low-fat food consumption by people with diabetes decreases fat saturated fat, and cholesterol intake, Laura Marie Andreu

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An experimental study of micro-end-milling operations, Tug Tacku Arkan

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Beliefs of Icelandic elderly living in the greater Reykjavik area toward autonomy and paternalism in caregiving of the elderly, Ingibjorg Svava Asgeirsdottir

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Icelandic occupational therapists' attitudes toward educational and professional issues, Elín Ebba Ásmundsdóttir

The short reign of Sultan Osman and other stories, David Beaty

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The other side of the kitchen door: Domestic service in Lima, Peru, Elena Sabogal Bee

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Miami Interpretive Center, Raul E. Bejel

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Use of child safety seats among Mexican parents in a small south Dade community, Maria Beltran

Fostering the development of identity and intimacy during late adolescence, Alan M. Berman

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A comparison of childbirth class attendance and presence at delivery and father-infant acquaintance/attachment, Susan Diane Bernath

The potential of solid phase microextraction (spme) for the recovery of explosives followed by gas and liquid chromatographic analysis, Maohua Bi

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Factors associated with critical care nurses' communication with non-communicative patients in the ICU, Michelle Binns

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Imperial hybrids in the age of colonialism : Maintaining dominance over and negotiating desire for the native, Ronald Bolisay