There are two categories of dissertations in OpenSIUC: Campus Only Dissertations, and Open Access Dissertations. Open Access Dissertations may be downloaded by anyone. Campus Only Dissertations are only available for download to the SIUC community. Others should contact the interlibrary loan department of their local library or contact ProQuest's Dissertation Express service.

Open Access Dissertations

2009

Climate Change in the Changing Climate of News Media: A Comparative Analysis of Mainstream Media and Blog Coverage of Climate Change in the United States and the People's Republic of China, 2005-2008, Lei Xie

Campus Only Dissertations

2014

Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Pain, Mruvil Vikas Abooj

H - Removable Sequences of Graphs, Dayana Adatorwovor

STATISTICAL MODELS UTILIZING DEPENDENCE BETWEEN VARIABLES, Mohammad M. Al-Talib

UTILIZING THE THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOR TO UNDERSTAND CONSUMERISM: THE USE OF TWITTER FOR CONSUMERISM BETWEEN SAUDI AND AMERICAN CONSUMERS, Othman M. Althawadi

THEORETICAL INVESTIGATION AND PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF REVERSED HYSTERESIS DELTA SIGMA MODULATOR DESIGN, Raed Althomali

QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE PROCEDURE FOR UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS IN LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF WASTEWATER SOLIDS TREATMENT PROCESSES, Isam Alyaseri

ZAMBIAN PRE-SERVICE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS' CHEMICAL REASONING AND ABILITY, Asiana Banda

EDUCATING HUMANIZATION: AN EXAMINATION INTO THE HUMANIZING PEDAGOGIES OF PAULO FREIRE, Jared M. Bishop

Thermal transport in low dimensional semiconductor nanostructures, Jaime Bohorquez Ballen

The Aesthetic Experience of Video Games: A Pluralistic Approach, Tad Bratkowski

MISSISSIPPIAN COMMUNITY-MAKING THROUGH EVERYDAY ITEMS AT KINCAID MOUNDS, Tamira Kathleen Brennan

PHOSPHORYLATION OF NF-ΚB RELA/P65 ON SER536 SIGNALS CANCER CELLS TO DEATH AND ENHANCES CHEMOSENSITIVITY, Yiwen Bu

Efficient Scientific Workflow Scheduling in Cloud Environment, Fei Cao

RISKY BUSINESS: HOW REVENUE MEASUREMENT AND RISK DISCLOSURE IMPACT EQUITY INVESTORS' VALUE JUDGMENT OF PRIVATE COMPANIES, Bryan Daniel Cataldi

Conflict of Interest and Corruption in the States, Brian Curtis Chapman

CRYSTAL STRUCTURE ENGINEERING FOR IMPROVED PERFORMANCE OF EMERGING NANOSCALE DEVICES, Vinay Uday Chimalgi

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN UNIVERSITY STUDENT FACEBOOK USAGE AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION., Brent Michael Crow

COMMUNICATING CARE: A CRITICAL COMMUNICATION PEDAGOGY OF CARE IN THE UNIVERSITY CLASSROOM, Molly Cummins

"I AM THE CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP": MOTHER'S EXPERIENCES BALANCING GRADUATE EDUCATION AND FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, Denise Marie Demers

Holistic Boolean Twig Pattern Matching for Efficient XML Query Processing, Dabin Ding

INVESTIGATING PROTEIN - BILAYER COMPLEXES: A STUDY OF LIGAND - RECEPTOR INTERACTIONS AT MODEL MEMBRANE SURFACE BY USING ELECTRONIC ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY AND FLUORESCENCE RESONANCE ENERGY TRANSFER., Navneet Dogra

PROSTAGLANDIN E2 PATHWAY AS A TARGET TO PREVENT AND TREAT OVARIAN CANCER IN LAYING HENS, Erfan Eilati

An Empirical Analysis Of The Relationship Between Corruption And Inflation, Hussein Elkamel

FORMULATION OF DETECTION STRATEGIES IN IMAGES, Ahmed Freidoon Fadhil

MODULATION OF SYNAPTIC TRANSMISSION AT THE NUCLEUS TRACTUS SOLITARIUS, LIN FENG

Thinking Holistically versus Analytically: Exploring the Impact of Culture on Consumers' Cognitive Responses to Ads, Yang Feng

States on the Federal Stage: The Amicus Curiae Role of State Attorneys General, Shane A. Gleason

The Collaborative Performance of Open Mic Poetry and the Art of Making Do, Joseph Hassert

First-generation Graduates and Issues of Employability, Malarvizhi Hirudayaraj

EVALUATION OF SEED TREATMENTS ON THE NODULE COMPETENCY OF SOYBEAN INOCULANTS, Chiun-Kang Hsu

Aggressive Behavioral Phenotype in Intrauterine Growth Restricted (IUGR) Baboons Exposed to Moderate Nutrient Restriction Early in Development, Hillary Huber

DEPRESSION AND FACTORS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG MALAY, CHINESE AND INDIAN ELDERLY WOMEN AT RUMAH SERI KENANGAN (RSK), PUBLIC WELFARE INSTITUTIONS IN MALAYSIA, Nabisah Ibrahim

The Individual as Ecological: Reconstructing Identity in a Deweyan Vein, Tanya Francis Jeffcoat

THE EFFECTS OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING ON THE ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT OF MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS, Kimberly M. Johnson-Harris

TEACHER EDUCATORS' TECHNOLOGY DECISIONS AND THE EXTENT TO WHICH THEY MODEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS IN TEACHING METHOD COURSES, Gilbert Kalonde

RELIGIOUS IDENTITY, SELF-CONCEPT, AND RESILIENCE AMONG FEMALE ORPHAN ADOLESCENTS IN MALAYSIA: AN EVIDENCE-BASED GROUP INTERVENTION, Siti Rozaina Kamsani

CHARACTERIZATION OF A DUAL FUNCTIONING SAM-I RIBOSWITCH AND TRANS ACTING SMALL RNA IN DESULFOVIBRIO VULGARIS HILDENBOROUGH, Megan Leigh Kempher

A Family Affair: The Political Economy of Media Ownership in the Republic of Korea (1998-2012), Chunhyo Kim

WHAT DO CLINICIANS DO? ADDRESSING WHITE CLIENTS' RACIST COMMENTS IN THE THERAPY ROOM, Melissa J. King

In Search of Home: How Kenyans Domiciled in the USA Negotiate Transnational Identities Online., Henry Edward Kyeyune

REGULATION OF EUKARYOTIC GENE EXPRESSION BY mRNA CAP BINDING COMPLEX AND CAPPING MACHINERY, Shweta L. Lahudkar

Utilization of cobalt catalyst for high temperature Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in a fluidized bed reactor, James Mabry

MOBOCRACY: THE MOB AND AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1782-1851, Michael David MacBride

Risk Propensity, Self-Efficacy and Driving Behaviors Among Rural, Off-Duty Emergency Services Personnel, Michelle Yvonne McLernon

DEVELOPMENT OF IONIC POLYMER NANOBRUSHES WITH APPLICATION IN MALDI-MS, Bojan Mitrovic

Use of an Interactive Web-based Platform, Founded on Constructs from the Social Cognitive Theory, to Benefit Eating Competence, Matthew T. Moyer

THE UTILITY OF MOBILE-ASSISTED LANGUAGE LEARNING (MALL): ESL STUDENTS' BELIEFS ABOUT NEW LITERACY IN SWAZILAND, Mandlakayise Patrick Mthethwa

FATE, TRANSPORT, AND MIXTURE TOXICITY OF TRANSGENIC BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS CORN (ZEA MAYS) AND ASSOCIATED INSECTICIDES, Sara Ann Mueting

INTERMEDIA AGENDA-SETTING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN POLITICAL BLOGS AND LEGACY NEWS MEDIA: A STUDY OF THE `OBAMA-IS-A-MUSLIM' RUMOR, Md. Abu Naser

The Ape Ecological Niche: Posture and Hand Use in Gibbons and Macaques and the Influence of Manual Skill on Cognitive Development in Apes and Humans, Jacqueline Marie Prime

TLR4 is a novel determinant of the response to paclitaxel in breast cancer, Sandeep Rajput

EFFECT OF STRUCTURE IN PROBLEM BASED LEARNING ON SCIENCE TEACHING EFFICACY BELIEFS AND SCIENCE CONTENT KNOWLEDGE OF ELEMENTARY PRESERVICE TEACHERS, Selena K. Sasser

AKR1B8 IS A NOVEL MODULATOR OF CRYPTIC SELF-RENEWAL AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO COLITIS AND ASSOCIATED CANCER, Yi Shen

TOWARDS A UNIVERSAL DEFINITION AND MEASURE OF SPIRITUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE, Uday Shinde

AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT EXCHANGE TRADED NOTES, Sara Shirley

THE INFLUENCE OF RACE, CAUSAL ATTRIBUTION, & IN-GROUP FAVORITISM ON RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REHABILITATION SERVICES, Matthew Evan Sprong

A Look at the Decision Making of Mutual Fund Families, Jeffrey R. Stark

PHYSICAL THERAPISTS' CLINICAL PRACTICES REGARDING INTRINSIC AND EXTRINSIC FALL RISK FACTORS AND THEIR ATTITUDES TOWARD THE USE OF EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE, Michael Alan Stroud

ATOMISTIC MODELING OF PHONON BANDSTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT FOR OPTIMAL THERMAL MANAGEMENT IN NANOSCALE DEVICES, Sasi Sekaran Sundaresan

Host-Pathogen Ecology: Effects of Species Ecology and Environmental Factors on the Intensity and Distribution of Disease Among Illinois Amphibians, Brooke Lee Talley

Composition, Pedagogy, and the Development of Effective Student-Teachers: A Comparative Analysis of Training Programs for Teaching Assistants in English Departments, Ryan James Thornsberry

Ghost, Animal, Android: Trauma, Posthuman Ethics, and Radical Vulnerability in American Literature, 1940-2010, Tony M. Vinci

Living The Crisis: Identities And Materialities In A Transnational Greek Setting, Leonidas Vournelis

Fundamental studies and applications for the development of novel MRI contrast agents: Hyperpolarized xenon-129 and superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles, Laura L. Walkup

Cinematic Accounts of a Neoliberal Hong Kong: Post-1997 Urban Cinema and the Human Cost of Neoliberalization, Mark Walters

DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW SCREENING AND DETECTION METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING PROTEIN-SMALL MOLECULE INTERACTIONS, Lin Wang

Web Walkers, A Phenomenological Study of Adult Native American Distance Learning Experiences: Toward a Standard Model of Indigenous Learning, Sandra D. Weiterman Barton

An Adornoesque Ethics: The Problem of Damaged Life, Heather Wilburn

A STUDY OF SAFETY IMPACTS OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF DRIVEWAYS AND THEIR PROXIMITY, Michael R. Williamson

Applications and Advancements of Dynamic Isoelectric Focusing, Shannon Courtney Wilson

ESSAYS ON MIGRATION AND HUMAN CAPITAL ACCUMULATION, Xu Xu

(RE)CLAIMING THE INTELLIGENT HEART: A CRITICAL PEDAGOGUE'S JOURNEY TOWARD CONNECTED SCHOOLING, Melinda L. Yeomans

CONSTRAINED STATISTICAL INFERENCE WHEN TARGET AND SAMPLE POPULATIONS DIFFER, Huijun Yi

The role of hCLCA2 and hCLCA4 in suppression of breast cancer progression, Yang Yu

Hearing Existenzspeak: An Existential Response to Millennial Angst, Brian Zager

CONSUMER INVOLVEMENT IN REVIEWING PRODUCTS ONLINE: A SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY PERSPECTIVE, Nan Zhang

MECHANISMS OF RAPID RESOLUTION OF DIABETES FOLLOWING ILEAL INTERPOSITION SURGERY IN THE RAT, Ping Zhao

A Unified Robust Minimax Framework for Regularized Learning Problems, Hongbo Zhou

Open quantum system dynamics for describing state transfer, Nayeli Zuniga-Hansen

2013

A Qualitative Exploration of the Experiences of Adult Thermal Burn Survivors: The Navigation Toward Recovery and Health, Thereasa Eilene Abrams

GEOGRAPHIC DATA MINING AND GEOVISUALIZATION FOR UNDERSTANDING ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH DATA, Samuel Adu-Prah

Investigation of Proteretic Hopfield Networks, Aysar Al-khalidi

In Our Own Backyard: A Qualitative Investigation of Marginalized and Dominant Perspectives on White Privilege in Counseling Psychology Training Programs, Steven Matthew Andrews

ATTITUDES OF COLLEGE STUDENTS TOWARD PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN VARIOUS SOCIAL CONTEXTS, Azzahrah Anuar

RELIGION AND WOMEN'S STATUS ATTAINMENT: A COMPARATIVE AND HIERARCHICAL ANALYSIS, LUBNA AYUB ASIF

THE IMPACT OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL CAPACITIES AND POSITIVE EMOTIONS OF FRONTLINE EMPLOYEES ON CUSTOMER PERCEPTIONS OF SERVICE RECOVERY, Carolin Edward Gergis Azab

THE EFFECTS OF CONDITIONAL DISCRIMINATION INSTRUCTION AND VERBAL BEHAVIOR ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HIERARCHICAL RESPONDING, Clarissa Sue Barnes

KEY DEVELOPMENTAL EVENTS IN THE ORIBATID MITE, ARCHEGOZETES LONGISETOSUS, AND THE EVOLUTION OF CHELICERATE BODY PLANS., Austen Alan Barnett

The changing face of Andean peatlands: the effects of climate and human disturbance on ecosystem structure and function, Juan C. Benavides

ORGANIZATIONS, RELIGION, AND LEGAL MOBILIZATION: THE CASE OF CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVE LEGAL ADVOCACY, Daniel Bennett

XANTHENE AND SILICON ANALOGS OF XANTHENE FLUOROPHORES AS CHEMICAL SENSORS FOR pH AND HYPOCHLOROUS ACID, Quinn Adams Best

WHO SUPPORTS TERRORISM? A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TERRORIST RESOURCE NETWORKS, Srobana Bhattacharya

Negotiating Work-Family Conflict, Job Satisfaction, and Burnout in A Sample of Rural Home Healthcare Providers, Abigail Ryan Bilderback

Assessing the Leadership Potential of Applicants to CACREP Accredited Doctoral Programs, Peter Joseph Boccone

ADVANCED PHOSPHORUS BASED MIGRATION RESISTANT ANTI-OXIDANTS FOR CARBON-CARBON COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT BRAKES WITH INCREASED CATALYTIC OXIDATION RESISTANCE, Matthew Levi Bolin

Higher-Order Lucas Sequences and Dickson Polynomials, Joshua Daniel Boone

What I achieved versus what I will achieve: The effect of framing on moral behavior licensing, Albert Botchway

EVOLUTION AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY, Michael E. Brady

A Survey of Professional Development for Co-teaching, Phillip Brown