Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs) (2011-)



This collection houses the Master's theses and Doctoral dissertations authored by CSUN's graduate students since 2011, when the first theses were submitted electronically as part of the CSUN ETDs mandate. The mandate, which took effect officially in the Spring 2012 semester, requires that all CSUN theses and dissertations be submitted to ScholarWorks. For digitized versions of print theses, please see the Legacy Open Access ETDs collection and the Legacy Partial Access ETDs collection (1957-2010).

Theses and Dissertations are also housed in each discipline's departmental communities.


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    Evolution is driven by natural selection operating on the genes present in a given species. However, it is unclear if the different parts of a gene (coding and non-coding) are under the same types of selection as each ...
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    As an Iranian woman, I have wondered about the reasons that many Iranian women live according to tradition and may avoid expressing themselves openly as I do. As a consequence, I believe many Iranian women may be misunderstood, ...
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    Background: Obesity is prevalent in approximately 40% of individuals in the United States. Understanding the determinants of obesity in younger populations helps curb the risk of obesity-associated diseases, such as Type ...
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    Obesity is a pressing public health issue that disproportionally affects ethnicities such as s in the United States. According to current literature, a plant-based diet has many health benefits including reduced risk for ...