MMBCL Dissertations


Dissertations in progress:

 Winship, K. What can dolphins learn from watching a video?


Completed Dissertations:

Caffery, K. (2013). Tactile behavior in a group of captive rough-toothed dolphins as a function of opportunities to play with objects.

Horback, K. (2012). Personality assessment of African elephants (Loxodonta africana).

Kristiansen, R. (2011) Equine personality structure.

Miller, L.J. (2009) The effects of dolphin education programs on conservation-related knowledge, attitude and behavior.

Highfill, L.E. (2008) The use of personality assessments in designing environmental enrichment for Garnett's bushbabies (Otolemur garnettii)

Makecha, R.N. (2008) An investigation of the use of touch in the social interactions of a group of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus)

Yeater, D. (2008) The influence of species and context on human dolphin interactions

Hernandez, E.N. (2007) Measuring mismatch negativity in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

Paulos, R.D. (2007) Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) codas and creaks in the northern Gulf of Mexico : classification, comparison, and co-occurrence.

Tranel, K.S. (2006) Possible maternal influences on the ontogeny of echolocation in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).

Trone, M. (2006) A comparison of acquisition rates for symbols used in relative numerosity judgments by bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) : the visual modality versus the combined echoic and visual modalities.

Walker, R. (2005) Investigation into the potential effects of anthropogenic noise on sperm whale sound production (Physeter macrocephalus) in the Gulf of Mexico.

Hendry, J.L. (2004). The Ontogeny of Echolocation in an Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). 

Hill, H.M. (2003) Mother-calf interactions during the first year of life for bottlenose dolphins (tursiops truncatus).