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Campus Only Dissertations

2013

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

INCOME SHIFTING AMONG OPTION INTENSIVE FIRMS IN THE 1990'S, Christopher Becker

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

A COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF CAMPUS VIOLENCE PREVENTION PLANS AT THREE ILLINOIS HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS, Wade Robert Brown

Examining the Relationship between Career Interests, Styles, and Subjective Well-Being with the Strong Interest Inventory, Kristine Buelow

Callous Unemotional Traits and Patterns of Antisocial Behavior Among Female Juvenile Offenders, Allison Leigh Burke

Effect of the affordances of a virtual environment on second language oral proficiency, Heidy Patricia Carruthers

Extensions of the Tripartite Integration Model of Social Influence (TIMSI): Using Explicit and Implicit Measures to Examine Ethnic Minority and Majority Student Academic Achievement, Randie Christine Chance

AN EXPLORATORY STUDY INTO THE ADOPTON OF INTERNET BANKING IN MAINLAND CHINA, Lisa Chen

BIODIESEL PRODUCTION THROUGH MICROWAVE ASSISTED TRANSESTERIFICATION OF MICROBIAL CELLS, Yi Cui

ROLES OF HAND2 TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR IN UTERINE RECEPTIVITY AND DECIDUALIZATION, Huyen Van Doan

DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A HEALTHY BODIES CURRICULUM MODULE FOR COLLEGE PERSONAL HEALTH, Teresa Drake

Golden Handshakes at Commercial Banks, Jessica Dunn

ELUCIDATION OF REGULATORY MECHANISMS OF TRANSCRIPTION AND COUPLED mRNA EXPORT, Geetha Durairaj

PERFORMATIVE CORPORATE TRAINING IN TAIWAN, Sheng-Tao Fan

CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THE PHILOSOPHIES OF ARISTOTLE AND PEIRCE WITH REGARD TO NON-DEDUCTIVE INFERENCES AND TO THEORY OF COGNITION, Jorge Alejandro Florez Restrepo

Performative Riffing: Theory, Praxis, and Politics in Movie Riffing and Embodied Audiencing Rituals, Matthew M. Foy

EXPOSURE TO DOWNSIZING: A LONGITUDINAL EXAMINATION OF CHANGE IN COLLECTIVE TRUST, Jennifer Lynn Franczak

The Politics of Interventionist Performance at the Intersection of Gender, Sexuality, and Trauma, Jennifer L. Freitag

Writing the Apocalypse: Literary Representations of Eschatology at the End of the Middle Ages, Joshua Fullman

EFFECTS OF ANTHROPOGENIC SELECTION PRESSURE ON THE EVOLUTION OF A COMMON AGRICULTURAL WEED: DOES ADAPTATION COME WITH A DETECTABLE COST? A STUDY OF GLYPHOSATE-RESISTANT (GR) AND -SUSCEPTIBLE (GS) BIOTYPES OF Conyza canadensis, Karla Leigh Gage

TARGETING REDOX IN AGING AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE, Debolina Ghosh

Down to the Roots: A Qualitative Analysis of the Psychological Impacts of Messages Black Women Receive Regarding their Hair, Christian Hope Gillespie

Domestic Landscapes, Power, and Political Change: Comparing Classic Maya Communities in the Three Rivers Region of Northwestern Belize (A.D. 600 - 1000), Jason James Gonzalez

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY AND A MINDFULNESS-BASED THERAPY WITH PARENTS OF INDIVIDUALS DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, Adam DeLine Hahs

A QUALITATIVE INVESTIGATION OF BLACK FEMALE OFFENDERS' RECIDIVISM AND THEIR CONTEXTUAL NEEDS, Valerie Valco Henderson

NOVEL EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES AND THEORETICAL MODELS FOR IMPROVING SENSITIVITY AND INFORMATION CONTENT OF NMR AND MRI SPECTROSCOPY, Ping He

HELP AS COMMUNICATIVE PRACTICE: A CRITICAL ETHNOGRAPHY OF A TEACHER EDUCATION CLASSROOM, Aubrey Anne Huber

Great Conversations: Systems, Complexity, and Epic Encyclopedic Narratives in Contemporary American Fiction 1960-2007, Paul Alexander Huggins

BRAND DYNAMICS: The Effects of Brand Personality and Brand Experience on Emotional Brand Attachment, Keizo Ishikawa

ALTERING THE FORMATION OF TRANS FATTY ACIDS IN CONTINUOUS CULTURES THROUGH OILS AND NATURAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATIONS, Adel Ishlak

Experiences of gender policing within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community, Lauren Louise Jensen

EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION RESTRICTIONS AND SHAREHOLDER WEALTH MAXIMIZATION DURING THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM U.S. BAILED-OUT COMPANIES, Eddy Junarsin

Communicative Construction and Maintenance of Palestinian Identity in Diaspora, Ragda Farid Kahil

Influence of perforant path synaptic excitation on the initiation of hippocampal sharp-wave ripple activity in vitro, Daniel James Kanak

SCALABLE BUS ENCODING FOR ERROR-RESILIENT HIGH-SPEED ON-CHIP COMMUNICATION, Kedar Madhav Karmarkar

MEASURING THE IMPACT OF THE MICRONEGOTIATION TECHNIQUE ON TEAM MEMBER SATISFACTION AND TEAM PERFORMANCE, Jeffery David Kaufman

ANALYZING CLINICAL PRESENTATION, SERVICE UTILIZATION, AND CLINICAL OUTCOME OF FEMALE SEXUAL MINORITY COLLEGE STUDENTS, Heather Kay

Understanding Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of International Teaching Assistants, Asma Anis Khan

THE ECONOMICS OF CHILD ADOPTION: THEORY AND EVIDENCE, Channary Khun

"TO GIVE OR NOT TO GIVE:" INTERACTIONS BETWEEN RURAL RELIEF CLIENTS AND SOCIAL WORKERS DURING THE EMERGENCY RELIEF PERIOD OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION, 1933 TO 1935, Courtney Lane Kisat

Community and ecosystem changes in tallgrass prairie restorations: the effects of population source and diversity, Ryan Klopf

DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF LOW-Cu AND Cu-FREE AUTOMOTIVE BRAKE FRICTION MATERIALS, Poh Wah Lee

ESSAYS ON MONETARY ECONOMICS, HUIQING LI

ESSAYS ON A SMALL OPEN ECONOMY WITH CROSS-BORDER LABOR MOBILITY, Sokchea Lim

A STATISTICAL EXPLANATION OF THE EFFECT OF SOCIO-POLITICAL IDEOLOGY ON BLACK AMERICAN HEALTH, Kristie J. Lipford

Intelligent Non-destructive Measurement and Evaluation Techniques for Aircraft Composites, Shanglei Li

The Relationship Between Health Belief Model Constructs and Factors Influencing Cancer Self-Examinations in College Students, Marc Lodyga

Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of the class II transactivator, CIITA in skeletal muscle, Priya V. Londhe

STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF ARCHAEAL BOX H/ACA RIBONUCLEOPROTEIN INVOLVED IN RIBOSOMAL RNA PSEUDOURIDYLATION, MRINMOYEE MAJUMDER

Promising Practices: A case study on public health emergency preparedness at a university, Amy L. Mathes

CYBERVICTIMIZATION AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN LATE ADOLESCENT SEXUAL MINORITY INDIVIDUALS, Jaimi Lynne Mathias

THE NUTRITION ENVIRONMENT IN RURAL SOUTHERN ILLINOIS: AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE, Shanell Larice McGoy

An Investigation of the Reliability and Validity of PEAK Relational Training System: An Effective Behavioral Intervention for Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Autumn Nicole McKeel

The Role of Visual and Olfactory Cues in Host Recognition for the Specialist Bee Genus Diadasia, and Implications for the Evolution of Host Choice, Olivia J. Messinger

A FEATURES EXTRACTION WRAPPER METHOD FOR NEURAL NETWORKS WITH APPLICATION TO DATA MINING AND MACHINE LEARNING, HAZEM MOH'D MIGDADY

Re-working Novelistic Sentiment: Barbauld, Smith, Edgeworth, and the Politics of Children's Fiction, Duygu Minton

The influence of social class on academic outcomes: A structural equation model examining the relationships between student dependency style, student-academic environment fit, and satisfaction on academic outcomes, Dustin Ryan Nadler

The Effects of Partner Implementation Intentions on Fruit and Vegetable Eating, Melissa Ann Newberry

INDECISION 2008: REAPPROPRIATION AS POLITICAL ARGUMENT IN THE DAILY SHOW'S COVERAGE OF THE 2008 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, Brian Nelson Norcross

An Evaluation of the Validity of Vocal Preference Assessments Used with Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Jodi Elizabeth Nuernberger

RIGHTS OR RICE? THE POLITICS OF POVERTY IN THE CONSOLIDATION OF AFRICA'S DEMOCRACY, Joel Olubusola Olufowote

A COMBINATION THERAPY OF NICOTINAMIDE AND PROGESTERONE FOR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, Todd Peterson

Analysis and Identification of Determinants of Economic Crises, Gabriel Pino Saldias

DESIGN OF AN EFFICIENT AND RAPID CHEMICAL VAPOR INFILTRATION (CVI) RE-CIRCULATION SYSTEM, Tod Policandriotes

CONSTITUTING THE POLITICAL: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE ON POLITICAL LIBERALISM, Fabricio Pontin

SECURITY VULNERABILITIES: DISCOVERY, PREDICTION, EFFECT, AND MITIGATION, Sanaz Rahimi

APPLICATION OF TRACK ETCHED GLASS MEMBRANES FOR SUBMICRON FABRICATION, LITHOGRAPHY AND ERROR RECTIFICATION, Pradeep Ramiah Rajasekaran

Epistolary Pedagogy: Communicating Care in the University Classroom, Lisa Jayne Raser

FARMING OUT THE NEWS: AN ANALYSIS OF AGRICULTURE COVERAGE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS NEWSPAPERS USING THE CENTER - PERIPHERY MODEL, Sandra D. Robinson

The Performance of Gender Archetypes in Political Campaigns, Lia N. Rohr

INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE EFFECTS OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF THE VAGUS NERVE ON NOREPINEPHRINE IN THE CORTEX AND HIPPOCAMPUS OF EXPERIMENTALLY BRAIN INJURED AND UNINJURED RATS, Rodney W. Roosevelt

INFLUENCES OF DISEASE-DRIVEN AMPHIBIAN DECLINES ON ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN PANAMANIAN HEADWATER STREAMS, Amanda T. Rugenski

The role of the periaqueductal gray in modulation of acute and chronic pain: Actions of drugs with analgesic properties on periaqueductal gray neuronal network, Vijaya K. Samineni

RESTORING CONNECTIVITY IN PARTITIONED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, Izzet Fatih Senturk

RESVERATROL INHIBITS PROSTATE CANCER GROWTH AND METASTASIS BY TARGETING AKT/MICRORNA-21 PATHWAY, Sandeep Sheth

CALCIUM SENSING RECEPTOR FUNCTION IN COLON: A ROBUST PROMOTER OF DIFFERENTIATION AND TUMOR SUPPRESSOR, Navneet Kumar Singh

Cultivating Sagehood in the Zhuangzi: Hanshan Deqing's Unified Reading of the Inner Chapters, Travis William Smith

The Transformation of Self: A Study of Classic American Pragmatism, Ning Sun

DEVELOPMENT OR DEPENDENCY? THE EMERGING CHINESE CULTURAL-LINGUISTIC TV MARKET AND IDOL TV DRAMA IN TAIWAN AND CHINA, Yuhui Tai

PROTOTYPES OF STUDENT VETERANS WITH POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AMONG FACULTY IN ILLINOIS PUBLIC FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITIES, Kathy J. Taylor

Exploring The Influence of Burkean Aesthetics on Late Eighteenth-Century British Representations of India and North America, Iva Marie Thompson

CONGRESS Y: How Party Leaders Manage The House Of Representatives, Brendan Toner

Explicit Factorization of Generalized Cyclotomic Polynomials of Order $2^m 3$ Over a Finite Field $F_q$, Cemile Tosun

QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF STOCHASTIC MODELS IN MATHEMATICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, Kursad Tosun

An Evaluation of Resistance to Change with Unconditioned and Conditioned Reinforcers, Kristina K. Vargo

An Assessment of Deficits in Simple Discrimination Following Frontal Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats: The Relative Contribution of Motor Deficits, Motivation Deficits and Neuroprotective Drug Administration, Cole M. Vonder Haar

Understanding the Use of Graphic Novels to Support the Writing Skills of a Struggling Writer, Christina Linda Voss

On the Analysis of Firm Value and Idiosyncratic Volatility, Yuqin Wang

Prioritizing Preparedness: Extreme Heat and Climate Change Preparation of Midwestern Health Departments, Alicia B. Wodika