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Open Access Dissertations

2009

Mechanics of Stimulus & Response Generalization in Signal Detection & Psychophysics: Adaptation of Static Theory to Dynamic Performance., Blake Allen Hutsell

Sexual and Reproductive Decisions and Experiences of Women Living With HIV/AIDS in Abuja, Nigeria, Stella C. Iwuagwu

Accurate Cylindrical-Coordinate Numerical Models For The Analysis Of Hydrologic Tests, John Edward Keller

A Case Study of How a Large Multilevel EFL Writing Class Experiences and Perceives Multiple Interaction Activities, Hsien-Chuan Lin

Reading Skill Integration In High School Business Courses: Perceptions Of Business Teacher Educators In The United States, Frederick William Polkinghorne

An Exploratory Study of the Relationship among Perceived Personal and Social Competence, Health Risk Behaviors, and Academic Achievement of Selected Undergraduate Students, Darson Lee Rhodes

OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE PROJECTS' ATTRACTIVENESS, ACTIVENESS, AND EFFICIENCY AS A PATH TO SOFTWARE QUALITY: AN EMPIRICAL EVALUATION OF THEIR RELATIONSHIPS AND CAUSES, Carlos D. Santos Jr.

A Critical Analysis of Rural Teachers' Usage of Online Communities, Sherri A. Snider

Relationships Among Leader-Member Exchange, Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Organizational Commitment, Gender, And Dyadic Duration In A Rehabilitation Organization, James Louis Soldner

THE IMPACT OF TRAINING AND ITS INTEGRATION IN THE FIRM'S BUSINESS STRATEGIES ON THE FIRM'S COMPETITIVENESS, Vichet Sum

Homeplace of Hands: Fractal Performativity of Vulnerable Resistance, Diana L. Tigerlily

The Relationship Between Web Accessibility Policy and Practice in Postsecondary Institutions, Michael Whitney

POPULATION LEVEL CONDITIONS AS SIGNALS OF ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES: A COGNITVE SYNTHESIS OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAITS AND POPULATION RATES PERSPECTIVES, Matthew S. Wood

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

An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Aid Heterogeneity According to Donors for Pakistan, Suleman Abdiah

Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Pain, Mruvil Vikas Abooj

On the Computation of LFSR Characteristic Polynomials for One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Test Pattern Generation, Oscar Acevedo

H - Removable Sequences of Graphs, Dayana Adatorwovor

UNDERSTADING THE ROLE OF PSEUDOKINASE TRB3 IN CANCER PROGRESSION AND CHEMORESISTANCE DURING METABOLIC STRESS, Djamilatou Adom

A Cross-Cultural Study of Socioeconomic Status, Parental involvement, and Students' Mathematics Achievement, Yazan Alghazo

Dynamic Neural Network-based Adaptive Inverse Optimal Control Design, Ayman Khalid Alhejji

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

MITOCHONDRIAL DNA COPY NUMBER AND AUTOPHAGY IN THE AGING BRAIN AND IN AN ALZHEIMER MOUSE MODEL, Aaron Barnett

Reading The Self: Print Technologies, Authorship, and Identity Formation in the Eighteenth Century, Roy Bearden-White

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 Role of SOX2 in Colon Cancer Progression, Debasish Boral

FISH MEAL AS A POTENTIAL END USE OF INVASIVE ASIAN CARP FROM THE ILLINOIS RIVER, John Cory Bowzer

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

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

Addicted to the Addict: Hollywood's Sinuous Relationship With the Drug-Addict in the 1970s, Bryan Brown

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

Characterizing the role of dietary fat in the development and progression of liver dysfunction, James Cain

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

Mothering and Anxiety: An Evaluation of the Anxiety Levels of First-time Mothers in Rural Kentucky and Rural Michigan, Llena H. Chavis

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

SEED DISPERSAL ROLE AND NUTRITIONAL STUDIES OF TWO SERRASALMID FRUGIVORE AMAZON FISH, BLACK PACU AND RED PACU, Fred William Chu Koo

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

optical engineer, Nima davoudzadeh mahboub sedigh

"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

Growth, Poverty, and Capital Structure Effects of Financial Development, Ficawoyi Donou-Adonsou

THE INFLUENCE OF ANGEL INVESTOR CHARACTERISTICS ON VENTURE CAPITALIST DECISION MAKING, Andrew William Drover

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

EFFECTS OF STRUCTURAL MODIFICATION ON RELIABILITY OF NANOSCALE NITRIDE HEMTs, Vamsi Mohan Gaddipati

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

Transcendentalist Aesthetics in Emerson, Peirce, and Nineteenth-Century American Landscape Painting, Nicholas Guardiano

I am a Merry Midwest Mestizo: Race, Space, and the Landscaping of Identity, David Alva Hanley-Tejeda

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

AN EXAMINATION OF FACTORS THAT PREDICT STUDENT RETENTION AMONG AGRICULTURAL MAJORS: A LONGITUDINAL STUDY, Patricia Margaret Hauser

First-generation Graduates and Issues of Employability, Malarvizhi Hirudayaraj

IN THE WEB WE CONNECT: USES OF SOCIAL MEDIA AMONG THE SOUTH ASIAN DIASPORA IN THE U.S., Mohammad Delwar Hossain

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

ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF THE FORD MOTOR COMPANY, JiangBo HuangFu

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 ROLE OF POU5F1B IN PROSTATE CANCER, Hongmei Jiang

Genetic and Parental Influences on the Development of Emotion Recognition Skills in Children, Sufna Gheyara John

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

CLASSIFICATION OF ONE-DIMENSIONAL AND TWO-DIMENSIONAL SIGNALS, Raghuveer Kanneganti

"Eolas to Ma:" Construction of Postnational Space in the Interstitial Visions of Heaney, Carson and Morrissey, David Gibbons Kelly

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

AN EXAMINATION OF THE TEIQUE AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH THE BIG FIVE FACTORS, RELATIONSHIP QUALITY, AND GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH IN AN AMERICAN COLLEGE SAMPLE, Laura Ann Kise

PSEUDO DIAMETER - A NOVEL CONCEPT IN DESIGNING HIGHLY BANDWIDTH EFFICIENT MULTICAST ROUTING PROTOCOLS, Sindoora Koneru

The number of zeros of linear recurring sequences over finite fields, Suwanda Hennedige Yasanthi Kottegoda

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

Teachers' Attitudinal Indicators As Predictors Of Job Satisfaction And Retention By Educational Sector: An Analysis Of The Schools And Staffing Survey, 2007-08, Justin A. Martin

Adult attachment and psychopathology: The mediating role of emotion regulation and cognitive factors, Anna Matyja

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

COMMUNITY-BASED NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: GROUP CAPACITY, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND ASSESSING SUCCESS, Natalie Jones Mountjoy

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

Applying the SCM and BIAS Map Models to Theories of Sexual Harassment, Dawn Ohse

Constrained Statistical Inference in Regression, Thelge Buddika Peiris

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

GEOCHEMISTRY OF THERMALLY ALTERED COALS AND ORGANIC-RICH SHALES: THE IMPACT OF RAPID HEATING ON PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF ORGANIC MATTER, Mohammad W. Rahman

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

An Empirical Approach to Social Networks, Markum L. Reed

EFFECTS OF USING VIDEO, AUDIO, OR MIXED CHANNELS FOR VICARIOUS LEARNER INTERACTIONS IN A SYNCHRONOUS E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT, Roman Eduardo Sarmiento

Middle School Students' Attitudes toward Math and STEM Career Interests: A 4-Year Follow-Up, Madalyn R. Schneider