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Dissertations from 2015

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THE EFFECT OF THE ANCILLA VERIFICATION ON THE QUANTUM ERROR CORRECTION, Ali Abu-Nada

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PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN A HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM, Anthony Agbeh

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AN EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL AND SMALL GROUP EQUIVALENCE-BASED INSTRUCTION IN A GENERAL EDUCATION CLASSROOM, Angelica A. Aguirre

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PERFORMANCE OF COUNTING RULES FOR PRIMARY USER DETECTION, Babak Ahsant

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INEQUALITY, GROWTH AND CONGESTED EXTERNALITIES: A THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS, BABATUNDE AIYEMO

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FROM "INDEXING" OFFICIALS TO "INDEXING" THE PUBLIC: KUWAITI NEWSPAPERS AGENDA BUILDING, NEWS INDEXING AND TWITTER USE IN KARAMAT WATAN PROTESTS, 2012, Fawaz M. Alajmi

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THE USE OF FACEBOOK IN THE EGYPTIAN JANUARY 25TH REVOLUTION: THE SPIRAL OF VOICE PROCESS, Mohammed Abdulrahman Al-Emad

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Social Media Use and Acceptance Among Health Educators in Saudi Arabia, Anwar M. Alhashem

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SAUDI FACULTY MEMBERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF CAEP STANDARDS, Riyadh Tuwayrish Almatrafi

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ENHANCEMENT AND RESTORATION OF DUST IMAGES, Madallah Mukammi Alruwaili

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THE ROLE OF THE PARTNER SWITCHING MECHANISM IN REGULATION OF THE CHLAMYDIAL DEVELOPMENTAL CYCLE, Aamal Ghazi Al-Saadi

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MODELING QUANTUM AND COULOMB EFFECTS IN NANOSCALE ENHANCEMENT-MODE TRI-GATE III-V MOSFETs, Sameer Ali Alsibiani

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REDUCIBILITY OF PARABOLICALLY INDUCED REPRESENTATIONS, Wahidah Ali G Alsibiani

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The Impact of Role Identity Transitions and Coping Functions on Customer Citizenship Behavior, Tyson Ang

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Do parents talk to their children about race? An exploration of Black parents and White parents, Rashida Shani Barner

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Making Muslim Identities: Contested Meaning, Identities, and Racialization of Islam in Saint Louis, Missouri, Bethany Beyyette

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THE MECHANISMS OF ISW1A, ISW1B AND ISW2 CHROMATIN REMODELERS, Saurabh Kant Bhardwaj

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The balancing act: Negotiating home and school for the father doctoral student, Tyler Don Billman

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Synthesis and Characterization of Siloles, Silole-Containing Polymers and Photoswitchable Polymer Brush, Milind Dhaniram Bisen

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VENI, VIDI, VIDS: TRANSFORMING CULTURAL NARRATIVES THROUGH THE ART OF AUDIOVISUAL STORYTELLING, Kristi Brownfield

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Demonstrating the Validity of the Video Game Functional Assessment-Revised (VGFA-R), Frank Daniel Buono

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PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR PRODUCT INNOVATING R&D IN A GAME-THEORETIC SETTING, Pavlo Buryi

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ENHANCING PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE OF FRACTIONS THROUGH THE MODEL METHOD, Miran Byun

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Predicting Multi-trophic Consequences of an Emerging Disease, Adam D. Chupp

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IMAGINING SPACE: DEVELOPING A CRITICAL GEO-LITERACY WITH MAPS AS PRIMARY SOURCES IN HISTORY EDUCATION, Serina A. Cinnamon

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"Establishing Online and Mobile Based Agriculture and Natural Resource Education Modules: A New Model for Design and Delivery to Impact Student and Faculty Success", Christopher Alan Clemons

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USING AUDIO SCREENCAST FOR FEEDBACK ON SHORT WRITTEN ESSAYS, Marcelene Allecia Cunningham

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IMAGE-BASED MODELING AND PREDICTION OF NON-STATIONARY GROUND MOTIONS, YILDIZ DAK HAZIRBABA

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OUR FATHERS, OUR BROTHERS, OURSELVES: ILLUSORY PATTERN PERCEPTION AND THE PROGRESSION OF TRAUMA THEORY, Christopher Field

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HISTORICAL INTIMACY: CONTEMPORARY RECLAMATIONS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY IN THE DRAMA, POETRY, AND FICTION OF SUZAN-LORI PARKS, NATASHA TRETHEWAY, AND COLSON WHITEHEAD, Benjamin Thomas Foster

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D-METHIONINE (D-MET) MECHANISMS UNDERLYING OTOPROTECTION FROM NOISE- AND AMINOGLYCOSIDE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS, Daniel Fox

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Investigation of the upper mantle as a source for contribution to magnetic anomalies, Sarah Alyson Friedman

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"Strands of Student Talk": Exploring Reflection in Writing-Intensive Courses Across the Curriculum, Anthony Tate Fulton

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An examination of privacy in the socio-technological context of Big Data and the socio-cultural context of China, Tao Fu

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Nonlinear Analysis of Plane Frames Subjected to Temperature Changes, Juan Jose Garcilazo

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ANALYSIS OF HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS ICP0 FUNCTION AND THE ANTIBODY RESPONSE TO A LIVE HSV-2 ICP0- MUTANT VACCINE, Joshua Joseph Geltz

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Defining Fatherhood for Non-Residential African American Men: A Phenomenological Approach, Jessica Denise Goodman

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THE PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES OF THE PERSEVERATIVE THINKING QUESTIONNAIRE, Laura M. Graves O'Haver

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INVESTIGATIONS OF HYPERVALENT IODINE COMPOUNDS IN ORGANIC TRANSFORMATIONS, Ras Kumari Gurung

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COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL POLICIES AND NOMADIC PASTORALISM: A CASE STUDY OF THE BORANA OF NORTHERN KENYA, 1890-1990, Fatuma Boru Guyo

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AN AUTOMATIC BIO-INSPIRED KEY POINT DETECTION AND EXTRACTION STRATEGY FOR CLASSIFICATION OF 2-D AND 3-D IMAGES, Neda Hantehzadeh

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MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS' EARTHQUAKE CONTENT AND PREPAREDNESS KNOWLEDGE - A MIXED METHOD STUDY, Harvey Henson

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Neuropsychological Sequelae of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Later Adulthood, EiEi Hlaing

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Multi Scale Contact Mechanics of Bio-Mechanical Systems with inclusion of roughness effect- Fractal Analysis, Mohammad Hodaei

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AKR1B10 PROMOTES BREAST CANCER METASTASIS THROUGH INTEGRIN α5/δ-CATENIN-RAC1 SIGNALING PATHWAY, Chenfei Huang

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Chronic Circadian Misalignment Disrupts the Circadian Clock and Promotes Metabolic Syndrome, Cassie Danielle Jaeger

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LEISURE, STRESS COPING, AND HEALTH IN UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES, Jong-Ho Kim

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CONVERGENCE IN SECTORAL LABOR PRODUCTIVITY AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE, Bisrat Temesgen Kinfemichael

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Restoration and Water Management in the Atchafalaya River Basin, Louisiana, Justin Peter Kozak

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Improving Health Care by Listening to the Voices of Women who Partner with Women, Donna C. LaBarge

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Psychosocial Predictors of High School Adolescents' Sun-tanning and Sun-protective Behaviors, Diane M. Land

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HARLEM IN SHAKESPEARE AND SHAKESPEARE IN HARLEM: THE SONNETS OF CLAUDE MCKAY, COUNTEE CULLEN, LANGSTON HUGHES, AND GWENDOLYN BROOKS, David J. Leitner

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A Brief Mindfulness Intervention on Acute Pain Experience: An Examination of Individual Difference, Clare Marie Lewandowski

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NEW COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR OPTIMAL CONTROL OF PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, Jun Liu

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EXPLORING UNIVERSITY PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRESENCE AS RELATED TO ORGANIZATIONAL MODELS, Arden Lockwood

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REAL-TIME CLASSIFICATION OF CONTINUOUS GESTURES, Rapeepan Maitree

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A WOMAN'S VOICE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON HOW FIRST-YEAR COLLEGE WOMEN UNDERSTAND THEIR SEXUAL EXPERIENCES, Amber Lynn Manning-Ouellette

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A Modernist Among the Victorians: The Case of Emily Brontë, Sohana Manzoor

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Modeling and Scheduling for Sensor Network Quality-of-Experience Enhancement, Mini Mathew

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THE LEVEL OF VALUE AND EXPECTANCY HELD FOR ADULT AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION BY AGRICULTURAL EDUCATORS IN MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS, William David Mauk

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An Examination of Associations Among Psychopathology, Personality, and Coping, Daniel McBride

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Monitor Men: An Intertextual Analysis of Motion Pictures Directed by George Clooney, Mark Jefferey McCleerey

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Evolution of stomata in mosses (Bryophyta): From molecules to form and function, Amelia Merced-Alejandro

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Determination of Quadratic Lattices by Local Structure and Sublattices of Codimension One, Nicolas David Meyer

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Tick-borne Diseases: Assessing the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of College Students, Wendi Krista Middleton

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FROM ‘WE REASONERS’ TO ‘WE SUFFERERS’: COMMUNITY AND LOYALTY FROM ROYCE, THROUGH SELLARS, TO RORTY, Steven Andrew Miller

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Oil Price Movements and Equity Returns: Evidence from the GCC Countries, Fathi M. Mohalhal

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Transcendental sensus communis: Reflective Foundations of Cognition in Kantian Epistemology, Laura Joy Mueller

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BURIAL AND SOCIAL ORGANIZATION IN ITALIAN IRON AGE NECROPOLES: TESTING A BIODISTANCE APPROACH, Evan Muzzall

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Lincoln's Conservatives: Conservative Unionism and Political Tradition in the Civil War Era, Mark Alan Neels

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CARBON AND NITROGEN CYCLING IN GIANT CANE (ARUNDINARIA GIGANTEA (WALT.) MUHL.) RIPARIAN ECOSYSTEMS, Amanda Nelson

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Analysis of Ergonomics and Highly Non-linear Dynamics of Surgical Motions and Muscle Activations in Minimally Invasive Surgery, IKECHUKWU POLYCARP NNAMDI OHU

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COMPUTERIZED BEHAVIORAL SKILLS TRAINING, SELECTION-BASED INSTRUCTION, LAG REINFORCEMENT SCHEDULES, AND THE EMERGENCE OF TOPOGRAPHY-BASED RESPONSES TO INTERVIEW QUESTIONS, John O'Neill

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Parent-child mutuality: An examination of its influences and stability in a twin sample, Amanda Palo

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MODELING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF Z-NUMBER, Purvag Patel

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The Struggle for Terroir in French Algeria: Land, Wine, and Contested Identity in the French Empire, Nathan Welsz Pedigo

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Performing Black Feminisms in Diasporic Contexts: Sub-Saharan Women Negotiating Identity across Cultures, Gloria Pindi Nziba

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BOND STRENGTH EVALUATION IN ADHESIVE JOINTS USING NDE AND DIC METHODS, Anish Poudel

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THE INTERPLAY OF HISTONE CHAPERONE NAP1 WITH SWI/SNF FAMILY OF CHROMATIN REMODELLERS IN S.cerevisiae, RASHMI PRASAD

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DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL MATRIX ASSISTED LASER DESORPTION / IONIZATION (MALDI) BASED PEPTIDE QUANTITATION APPROACH, Kandalama KD Priyasantha

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Memory: A Semiotic Ontology Of The Self, Aisha Raees

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HUMAN CLCA2 IS A P53-DEPENDENT ZINC METALLOPROTEASE AND ITS INTERACTION WITH EVA1 MAINTAINS DIFFERENTIATION OF HUMAN MAMMARY EPITHELIAL CELLS, Grace Theresa Nicholas Ramena

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The Effect of Racial Status and Other Core Characteristics on Collective Self-Esteem A Quantitative Test of Divergent Theories of Identity Valuation, Wilfred Reilly

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NOVEL DOPAMINERGIC SIGNALING MODULATING HIPPOCAMPAL SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION, Nisha Rizvi

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RACE, SOCIALIZATION, AND CIVILITY: INTERROGATING THE COMMUNICATIVE CONSTRUCTION OF THE WHITE HABITUS, Charles Kyle Rudick

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Toward Better Knowledge: A Social Epistemology of Pragmatic Nonviolence, Matthew A. Ryg

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ROMANTIC RECULTIVATING OF SELF AND ENVIRONMENT, David R. Schrappe

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A comparative study of the population dynamics of four Amaranthaceae species, Lauren Michele Schwartz

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Sexuality Workplace Issues Among Direct Service Personnel Working With Populations Who Are Intellectually Disabled In Community Integrated Living Arrangements: A Case Study, Anita Sego

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STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL STUDIES OF F-BOX-ONLY PROTEIN FBXO7 AND ITS INTERACTIONS WITH PROTEASOME INHIBITOR PI31, Jinsai Shang

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FUEL SWITCH TO BIOMASS FOR THE CONTINUED USE OF AN OTHERWISE STRANDED COAL FIRED STEAM ELECTRIC ASSET, Thomas L. Shaw

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Convergent validity of two measures of childhood sexual abuse: Russell Sexual Abuse Interview Schedule and the Finkelhor Survey of Childhood Experiences, Tatyana Shchupak

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NMR/MRI SIGNAL ENHANCEMENT BY REVERSIBLE EXCHANGE (SABRE) AND HETEROGENEOUS SABRE (HET-SABRE), Fan Shi

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I, TOO, SING AMERICA: IMMIGRANT PERCEIVED ETHNIC DISCRIMINATION AND (DIS)IDENTIFICATION WITH NATIONAL BRANDS, Ra'id Qustandi Shomali

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QUALITY-OF-LIFE INDICATORS IMPACTING OLDER ADULTS, Julie E. Smirl

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High School Response to Intervention: A Case Study of Incoming Ninth Graders, Ellen Suzanne Smothers

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BURNED OUT FROM HEALING THE BROKEN HEARTED: THE EXPERIENCES OF CARDIAC NURSES, Gregory J. Steinsdoerfer

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Capturing Critical Whiteness: Portraits of White Antiracist Professors, Melanie Jane Stivers

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INSTRUCTORS' PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE INSTRUCTION WITHIN REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS, Gayla M. Stoner

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Nuestro Mundo A Martiano Exploration of the Existential Impact of Climate Change, Alejandro Chester Strong