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CSULB Geography Graduate Theses
2015
  • The effects of neighborhood characteristics on school crime and academic achievement, Andrew P. Mardesic (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Dr. Ban and Mr. McDaniel)
  • Motorsport performance analysis: A spatio-temporal approach, Stephen Strand (Chair: Dr. Ban; Readers: Drs. Wechsler and Thien)
  • Coastal squeeze of vegetation zones in the Los Cerritos Wetlands: The effect of sea level rise, Jeff A. Cope (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Wechsler and Rodrigue)
2014
  • Assessing public use of spatial data in Long Beach, CA, Kevin N. Flaherty (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Thien and Ban)
  • An assessment of social vulnerability in Yuba County, California, Jeannine H. Hogg (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Dallman and Ban)
  • Spatial analysis and visualization in the NBA using GIS applications, Daniel Jensen (Chair: Dr. Ban; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Li)
  • A postcolonial study of a non-governmental service delivery organization in Uganda, Aregnaz Mooradian (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Thien and Del Casino)
  • Community organization involvement strategies: A case study of three wetland conservation organizations in Southern California, Linda Nguyen (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Dallman and Laris)
  • The association between land cover and West Nile Virus avian infections within three ecologically distinct urbanized regions of Orange County, California, Jose A. Robles (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Ban, Kolivras, and Zahn)
  • Putting Bodie in its place: A thematic gazetteer of a California ghost town, Scott E. Winslow (Chair: Dr. Ban; Readers: Drs. Wechsler and DeLyser)
2013
  • A geo-spatial database of the monumental statuary (moaj) of Easter Island, Chile, Zoe Schumacher (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Lee and Lipo)
  • Emotion, place, and record collecting in Los Angeles: A post-modernist interpretation, Tyler Sonnichsen (Chair: Dr. Thien; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Graves)
2012
  • Geovisualizing the Emotional Geographies of Marathon Runners: A Case Study of the Long Beach Marathon 2010, Andreea Greavu  (Chair: Dr. Thien; Readers: Drs. Ban and Mills)
  • Political Ecology of the Central Valley Project: Protecting Water Access in the Westlands, Michael D. Nichols (Chair: Dr. Dallman, Readers: Drs. Laris and Thien)
  • Parkways as Found Paradise:  A GIS Analysis of the Form and Accessibility of Green Spaces in Orange County, California, Ian R. Boles (Chair: Dr. Sidorov; Readers: Drs. Ban and Curtis)
  • Selling Mexico’s Vistas: A Visual Discourse Analysis of Promotional Materials of Loreto Bay, Mexico, John J. Anisko. (Chair:  Dr. Thien; Readers: Drs. Sidorov and Dallman)
  • Mapping the Historical Dynamics of Coastal Sage Scrub on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, Michael H. Ferris, Jr. (Chair:  Dr. Lee; Readers:  Drs. Laris and Hay (Earth Sciences, CSUDH))
  • Perceptions of Ethnic Identity among Los Angeles Professional-Team Soccer Fans at Home Depot Center, Carlos Carrillo (Chair:  Dr. Curtis; Readers:  Drs. Thien and Sidorov)
2011
  • Investigating the Potential for Using Structure from Motion Technology as a Tool for Improving Trail Degradation Assessment, Jessica Nicole Jaynes (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Lee and Lipo)
  • The 1878 Yellow Fever Epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee: An Historical Geographic Information Systems (HGIS) Approach, Sheridan Wright Kennedy (Chair: Dr. Mills; Readers: Drs. Ban and Wechsler)
  • Visual Persistance of Railroad Abandonment in Los Angeles, California, Eric M. Jones (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Sidorov and Laris)
  • Evolving California Fiction: Literary Representations of Landscapes and Emotional Geographic Constructs, Stacie A. Townsend (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Thien and Del Casino)
  • Street Performers and the Sense of Place: A Case Study of Third Street Promenade Shopping Center, Santa Monica California, Kalli R. Fullerton (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Sidorov and Thien)

  • Urban Indigenous Culture in Los Angeles County, California, Larry W. Smith, Jr. (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Dr. Johnson (American Inedian Studies) and Mr. Stone (American Indian Studies))
  • Categorizing Fun: Identifying Hierarchy in California Amusement Parks, Michael Robert Mercurio (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Dr. Lee and Michael McDaniel)
  • Food Scarcity in the Midst of Plenty: Theoretical and Methodological Implications of Food Accessibility in Costa Rica, Annette Quintero (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Dr. Del Casino, Dr. Hytrek and Dr. Laris).
  • Anthropogenic Disturbance Regimes and Coastal Sage Scrub Recovery: Comparing the Long-Term Impacts of Grazing and Cultivation in Southern California, Kyra Engelberg (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Dallman and Rundell (UCLA, Ecology))
  • Raptor Perching in Urban Salt Marshes, Adrienne Bosler. (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Dr. Laris and Eric Zahn)

2010
  • Implementing Modern Geographic Technology in the Trucking Industry: A Case Study, Alma R. Vargas (Chairs: Drs. Wechsler and Gossette: Reader. Dr. Lee).
  • A Viewshed Accuracy Assessment: Comparison of Field-Derived and Computer-Derived Viewsheds, Brian R. Sims (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Lee and Rodrigue)
  • Loss of Sacred Space: The Winnemem Wintu Struggle Against a Cultural Genocide by California Water Demands, Mary Ngo (Chair: Dr. Thien; Readers: Drs. Dallman and Laris)
2009
  • Contested Urban Space: Competing Discourses of Urban Development and Environmental Conservation in Playa Vista, CA, Jason Page (Chair: Dr. Jocoy; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Thien)
  • “It’s Like Fighting the Enemy”: Caring for Rural Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Elizabeth Weaver (Chair: Dr. Thien; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Mills)
  • The Political Ecology of Tourism in the Ecuardorean Amazon, Austin Beahm (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Del Casino)
  • Native Plant Restoration Following the Eradication of Invasive Tamarisk in the Tijuana Estuary, California, Samantha L. Antcliffe (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Jeff Crooks [Research Coördinator, Tijuana Estuary])
  • The European Capital of Culture: The Politics of Becoming Europe, Sarah Goggin (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Thien and Jocoy)
2008
  • Railroad Abandonment: A Catalyst for Urban Renewal in the San Fernando Valley, California, Douglas Fetters (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Sidorov and Laris)
  • Maps in Childrens Literature: Their Uses, Forms, and Functions, Deborah G. Hann (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Wechsler), Outstanding Graduate Thesis of the College of Liberal Arts for 2007-08
  • Using Remote Sensing, GIS, and Landscape Ecology in Wildland Management, Susan E. Timm (Chair: Dr. Lee; Readers: Drs. Laris and Wechsler), Outstanding Graduate Thesis of the College of Liberal Arts for 2008-09
  • Externalizing E-Motions of the Japanese-American Internment Experience,, Simon Wright (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Sidorov, Thien, Toji)
2007
  • The Geography of Surfing Space at Huntington Beach, California, Greg S. Bartleson (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Laris and Del Casino)
  • Evolution of the Goode’s World Atlas, Richer M. Boudreau (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Lee and Tyner)
  • The Politics of Pasting: A Spatial Inquiry into the Practice(s) of Wheatpasting, Power, and Representation, Ryan Goode (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Thien and Johnson [Communication Studies])
  • Performing the City: The Intersection of Music, Space, Authenticity, and Racialized Identity in Leimert Park Village, Nazanin Naraghi (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Jocoy and Schrank (History))
  • Methods for Measuring Mojave Desertscrub Phenology using MODIS Satellite Imagery and Meteorological Data, Janet Troeger (Chair: Dr. Lee; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Laris)
  • The Nature of Tree Preservation in Atascadero: 1913-2006, Lisa Wilkinson (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Sidorov)
2006
  • Assessing Moisture Content Change in Chaparral Using Spectral Mixture Analysis, Kenneth R. Baloun (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Wechsler and Lee)
  • Assessment of Wildfire Frequency and Coastal Sage Scrub Vegetation Dynamics in the Santa Monica Mountains of Southern California, Scott W. Eckardt (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Lee and Rodrigue), Outstanding Graduate Thesis of the College of Liberal Arts for 2006-07
  • Creating Health in a Native American Sweat Lodge: The Production of an Alternative Healing Space, Julienne Gard (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Jocoy and Sumner), winner of the Jacques May Prize for most outstanding thesis in medical geography, Medical Geography Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers
  • Baseline Native Habitat Restoration Assessment at Pelican Point Crystal Cove State Park, California, Kathleen A. Moriarty (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Laris and Behl [Geological Sciences])
  • Water Perceptions and Practices among Whites and Latinos in Whittier, California, Wanjiru M. Njuguna (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Laris)
2005
  • Development of a Groundwater Monitoring Reporting and Analysis System, Gregory Bishop (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Dr. Lee and Mr. Ludwig)
  • The Impact of Policy Upon Refugee Spatialities: Resettlement Policies and the Hmong of Southeast Asia, Bridget Cooney (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Jocoy and Gossette)
  • Health Care Accessibility for Homeless Women in Long Beach, California, Maribelle Enriquez (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Fisher [Psychology] and Jocoy)
  • Analysis of Industrial Ecology, Cradle-to-Cradle Principles, and an Alternative Packaging Delivery System, Seri Michelle McClendon (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Jocoy and Laris)
  • The Persistence of the Mexican Land Tenure System in Los Angeles and Orange County, Michael McDaniel (Chair: Dr. Gossette; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Wechsler), Outstanding Graduate Thesis of the College of Liberal Arts for 2005-06
  • The Growth and Development of Tourism in Bocas Del Toro, Panama: A Geographical Perspective, Michael Moody (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Sidorov)
  • GIS in High Schools: A Case for Teaching Geography Through Technology, Lisa Pitts (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Garver [Geography and Anthropology at CSU Pomona])
  • Cambodian Settlement Patterns in Long Beach, California, Jorge Quintero (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Sidorov)
  • Exotic Plant Species Pattern in Selected Areas of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Colette Simonds (Chair: Dr. Laris; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Lee)
  • Human Factors in the Adoption of GIS in Sports Marketing, Maureen K. Smith (Chair: Dr. Jocoy; Readers: Dr. Gossette and Mr. Woods)
2004
  • Martial Arts and the Geography of Sport in Southern California, Christopher Michael Quinn (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Sidorov)
  • GIS Applications for Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Planning: A Case Study in Orange County’s Silverado Canyon, Daniel Hofer (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Wechsler and Orange County Fire Authority Battalion Chief Michael S. Rohde)
  • Assessment of Vegetation Dynamics in Cienega de Santa Clara, Mexico, Using Landsat Satellite Imagery and Ancillary Data (1973-2003), Rebekah R. Boulton (Chair: Dr. Lee; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Wechsler)
2003: No Theses Completed
2002
  • Geographic Information Systems/Science (GIS) Education at California Community Colleges, Susanne T. Byrne-Dronkers (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Tyner)
  • Development and Change in Oil Company Road Maps Produced by General Drafting Company, 1925-1980, Angela Ng Cangelosi (Chair: Dr. Tyner; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Curtis)
  • Music Geography across the Borderline: Musical Iconography, Mythic Themes, and North American Perceptions of a Borderland Landscape, Edward F. Huefe (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Gossette)
  • The Contested Meanings of Cesar Chavez Park, Long Beach, California, Keith R. Miller (Chair: Dr. Del Casino; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Young)
    New Urbanism …Comparing Its Achievements, Ronjack Menguita (Chair: Dr. Rodrigue; Readers: Drs. Splansky and Karabenick)
  • Satellites, Census, and the Quality of Life, Valerie Müller (Chair: Dr. Gossette; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Lee)
  • The Effect of Spatial, Spectral, and Radiometric Resolutions on the Accuracy of Landcover Classifications, Erin R. Stockenberg (Chair: Dr. Lee; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Wechsler)
2001
  • Relationships between Deforestation, Precipitation and Runoff in Northern Thailand, Naovaratana Subthanavin (Chair: Dr. Wechsler; Readers: Drs. Del Casino and Azary)
2000
  • Tourism Development on a Greek Island: A Geographic Study of Thera (Santorini) and the Resort Cycle Concept, Michelle R. Walsh (Chair: Dr. Splansky; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Karabenick)
  • Land Use Changes and Nitrogen Wash-Off from Pervious Land in the San Diego Creek Sub-Watershed of Newport Bay, California, Larry M. Harlan (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Cowan [Civil Engineering])
  • Mapping Disrupted Surfaces in the Mojave Desert Using Remote Sensing and GIS, Fort Irwin National Training Center, California, Patrick Johnson (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Lee [Earth Sciences at CSU Dominguez Hills])
  • The Structure and Spatial Morphology of the Ethnic Commercial Enclaves of Little Saigon and Koreatown in Orange County, California: A Comparative Study, Robert D. Michaels (Chair: Dr. Splansky; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Outwater)
  • The Response of Teachers on the Emphasis of Geography Skills and Concepts in their Teaching: A Selected Study of Sixth Grade Teachers in Southern California, Deborah S. Morris-Williamson (Chair: Dr. Wheeler; Readers: Drs. Rodrigue and Golez [Teacher Education])
  • Temporal Tactile Mapping and the Visually Handicapped: A Study Revisited, K.C. Offenberg (Chair: Dr. Tyner; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Peterson (Disabled Student Services))
  • The Ornamentally Landscaped Median Strip: A Significant Feature of the Urban Streetscape, Gabriel Sanfelice  (Chair: Dr. Splansky; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Karabenick)
  • Potential For Greenbelt Improvements Along Flood Control Channels in Long Beach, California, Scott Timboe (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Dr. Outwater and Mr. Dan Walsh (Geography/GIS at Saddleback College))
1999
  • Web Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Digital Mapping Toy or “Real” GIS?, Scott Ferris (Chair: Dr. Tyner; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Debysingh)
  • Tracking the Traces of Division: A Survey of the Remnants of the Berlin Wall as a Relict Boundary on the Urban Landscape, Tom Frazier (Chair: Dr. Peters; Readers: Drs. Biro and Karabenick)
  • The Effects of the Tidal Cycle on Coliform Bacteria Concentration in the San Gabriel River Estuary, California, Emiko Kobayashi (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Drs. Splansky and Carlberg [Biology])
  • Emerging Geographic Themes in the Landscapes of Tony Hillerman, Willa Mann (Chair: Dr. Tyner; Readers: Drs. Peters and Wheeler)
  • Using GIS Modeling to Determine Nitrate Loading Runoff in the Temescal Wash Watershed, Southern California, Tomas Stokosa (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Outwater)
1998
  • An Historical Geographical Study of San Clemente Island, Virginia Andrew (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Outwater)
  • An Examination of Day Labor Hiring Sites in Los Angeles, California, Jeremy Braxton-Brown (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Splansky and Peters)
  • The Role of Multi-Unit Housing in Ethnic Change in Long Beach, California, David Holder (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Outwater and Gossette)
  • Suburbanization and Wilderness Parks: An Orange County, California Case Study, R. Kurt Rhodenbaugh (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Debysingh)
  • Evaluation of Vegetation and Stream Restoration by the Kumeyaay Indians of the Campo Indian Reservation San Diego County, California, Stephanie Uribe (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Drs. Curtis and Sanchez [American Indian Studies])
  • Opening China’s Door: A Case Study of Foreign Direct Investment on Qingdao’s Economy 1985-1995, Guang-Yu Wang (Chair: Dr. Azary; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Karabenick)
1997
  • California State University Students’ Perceptions of Tijuana, Mexico, Andrew C. Mack (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Outwater)
  • The Perception of Hazards among Surfers in Southern California, Aimée Rebecca Mindes (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Karabenick)
  • Neighborhood Differentiation in a Suburban Environment and Its Effect on Violent Crime: A Case Study, John Thomas Newton, Jr. (Chair: Dr. Peters; Readers: Drs. Outwater and Gossette)
  • Commercial Strips as Tourism Destinations, Jessica Ann Paul (Chair: Dr. Splansky; Readers: Drs. Outwater and Karabenick)
  • Land Use Runoff Flooding in Murrieta and Temecula, Susan Smith (Chair: Dr. Wheeler; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Karabenick)
  • A Study of the Land Use Activities of Commercial Spines in Selected United States Mexico Border Cities, Gregory D. Stephenson (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Outwater and Debysingh)
1996
  • Vietnamese Settlement Patterns in Orange County’s Little Saigon, Stephen R. DeWilde (Chair: Dr. Curtis; Readers: Drs. Splansky and Tyner)
1995
  • Commuting Patterns in a Mountain Community: Idyllwild, California, Suzanne Dallman (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Splansky)
  • Cartographic Design for Multimedia Maps, Kim Scott Hatch (Chair: Dr. Gossette; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Wheeler)
  • A Study to Analyze, Identify, and Evaluate an Industrial Location Site for a Materials Recovery Facility for the City of Lomita, California, Allison Lynn Sherman (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Splansky and Wheeler)
1994
  • The Los Angeles River: Proposed Water Supply Enhancement, Kevin Jon Bissel (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Steiner and Tyner)
  • The Locational Characteristics of Card Club Casinos in Los Angeles County: Their Use as an Economic Development Tool and the Importance of Asia Games, Bruce Alan Grouse (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Tyner)
  • The Santa Fe Oil Field Area: A Thermal Study of Land Use, Theron Guy Hutton (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Karabenick)
  • Water Use and Land Use in a Community Setting: Leisure World Laguna Hills, California, Daniel J. Knapp (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Peters and Wheeler)
    Communication Methods between Cartographers and Map Printers, Edward E. McLaughlin (Chair: Dr. Tyner; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Kunst [Art])
1993
  • The Effects of Jobs/Housing Balancing on Commuting Patters in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, Scott Thomas Munroe (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Splansky and Karabenick)
  • The 1992 Los Angeles Riot: A Geographic Perspective on South Los Angeles, Michael Thomas Ridland (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Karabenick)
1992
  • A Geographic Information System for Brush Fire Hazard Mapping and Analysis, James A. Woods (Chair: Dr. Gossette; Readers: Drs. Tyner and Wheeler)
    The 1992 Los Angeles Riot: A Geographic Perspective on South Los Angeles, Michael Thomas Ridland (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Karabenick)
1991
  • An Historical Geographical Study of North Island, Jeffery Charles Brown (Chair: Dr. ???; Readers: Drs. ??? and ???
1990
  • The Geography of Controlled Airspace in the Los Angeles Basin: Effects of General Aviation, Michael Aaron Carson (Chair: Dr. Tyner; Readers: Drs. Gossette and Steiner)
1989
  • The Geographical Impact of Australian Immigration Policy on the Composition, Distribution, and Settlement of Chinese in Australia, Martha C. Adams [Miller] (Chair: Dr. Debysingh; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Peters)
  • A Landscape Typologoy for Natural Scenery, Susan F. Hanson (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Tyner)
  • Development Regulation and Its Effects on Coastal Access, Donald W. Schmitz, Jr. (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Tyner)
1988
  • Locational Decision-Making in Manufacturing: A Three City Study, Scott Patrick Moshier (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Wheeler)
1987: No Theses Completed
1986
  • The Diffusion of Micro Irrigation Systems in California’s Commercial Avocado Production Area, Robert Lee Franklin (Chair: Dr. Splansky; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Tyner)
1985
  • The Geography of Residential Solid Waste Generation in Long Beach, California, Roger Terry Reid (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Kimura and Tyner)
1980-1984: No theses completed
1979
  • Hawaii’s State Land Use Regulations and Urban Development Patterns on Oahu, John Carroll Mauk (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Peters and Steiner)
1978
  • The Literature of California Geography as Reflected in a Decade of Geography Journal Articles, Sandra J. Lamprecht (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Debysingh and Tyner)
1977
  • Subsistence Land Use in South-Western Alaska and the Impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, Anthony Wayne Burns (Chair: Dr. Wheeler; Readers: Drs. Scantling and Tyner)
  • An Analysis of Flood Plain Use in Orange County, California, Gary Robert Jones (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Anderson and Peters)
  • The Impact of Environmental Consideration on Industrial Location Theory, James Edward Martois (Chair: Dr. Peters; Readers: Drs. Erickson and Debysingh)
1976
  • The Determination of Cyclic Processes within the Population Shifts of the United States through the Use of Shift-and-Share Analysis, William N. Bichel (Chair: Dr. Peters; Readers: Drs. Debysingh and Outwater)
  • Style Elements in Architecture: Tools for Geographic Analysis, John J. Fulford (Chair: Dr. Scantling; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Karabenick)
1975
  • The Okinawa Sugar Industry: Some Effects of Government Activity on Industrial Location and Economic Development, Charles L. Clark (Chair: Dr. Anderson; Readers: Drs. Peters and Kimura)
1974
  • Environmental Hazards and Urban Development: A Historical, Spatial, and System View of the City of Long Beach, Kalervo Raymond Halme (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Peters)
  • A Correlation and Regression Analysis of Particulate Pollution and Minimum Temperatures in the Los Angeles Area, 1958-1972, James Albert Henry (Chair: Dr. Kimura; Readers: Drs. Steiner and Peters)
  • Some Impacts of Containerization on California Port Geography, Sonia Hubner Seeman (Chair: Dr. Anderson; Readers: Drs. Kimura and Peters)
1973
  • Water Supply, Use, and Management in the Santa Margarita Watershed, California, Kristen Louise Duncan (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Anderson and Scantling)
    The Economic Health of the North Central Region, Stanley Dean Fuhr (Chair: Dr. Anderson; Readers: Drs. Peters and Scantling)
  • Family Poverty in Long Beach, California, in 1970, Bruce Saint Gean (Chair: Dr. Outwater; Readers: Drs. Steiner and Anderson)
1972
  • A Comparison of Economic Healthy and Industrial Diversity: A Case Study of Thirty-three Places, Dennis Theophilus Davis (Chair: Dr. Anderson; Readers: Drs. Wheeler and Outwater)
  • Reuse of the Pacific Electric Right of Way: A Study in Abandonment, Conversion, and New Uses in Selected Areas, Richard Albert Reed (Chair: Dr. Karabenick; Readers: Drs. Anderson and Scantling)
1971: No Theses Completed
1970
  • The Changing Location of the California Almond Industry, Robert Henry Aron (Chair: Dr. Anderson; Readers: Drs. Steiner and Scantling)
1969
  • The Suburban Barriadas of Lima: Squatter Settlements as a Type of Peripheral Urban Growth in Peru, Lyndon Starr Williams (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Anderson and Dykema [Wheeler])
1963-1968: No Theses Completed
1962
  • Distribution of Bioclimatic Comfort Regions in the United States, Werner H. Terjung (Chair: Dr. Steiner; Readers: Drs. Anderson and Erickson)
1957-1961: No Theses Completed
1956
  • Occupance in the San Jacinto Mountains, California, W. Jane Westenberger (Chair: James Wilson; Reader: Tony Kannelly)