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Campus Only Dissertations

2013

Interplay of Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal Fields in III-N Nanostructures for LED Applications, Krishna Kumari Yalavarthi

Constructing Accurate Synopses for Database Query Optimization and Re-optimization, Feng Yu

THE EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS RESOURCES ON MUSLIM-AMERICANS' POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND VOTING BEHAVIOR, Mohammad A. Zannoun

MAKING MYTH MATTER: INTERROGATING NARRATIVE AND RECONSTRUCTING METANARRATIVE IN CLASSICAL MYTH ADAPTATION, Erin Zimmerman

2012

INVESTMENTS IN PRODUCT QUALITY WITH HETEROGENEOUS FIRMS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM BANGLADESH, Kazi Sabbir Ahmed

TEMPERATURE AND LEAKAGE AWARE TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE CACHE RELIABILITY, Adil Akaaboune

DEVOTION AND FRIENDSHIP THROUGH FACEBOOK: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC APPROACH TO LANGUAGE, COMMUNITY, AND IDENTITY PERFORMANCES OF YOUNG TURKISH-AMERICAN WOMEN, Aslihan Akkaya

KNOWLEDGE, PERCEPTIONS, AND BEHAVIORS OF RUSSIAN COLLEGE STUDENTS REGARDING HPV, HPV-RELATED DISEASES, AND HPV VACCINATION, Maria Vladimirovna Alexandrova

Religious Factors and Status Attainment among US Immigrants, Nadia Amin

Computer-based decision-support methods for hydrological ecosystem services management, Kimberly Artita

Criterion-Related Validity of Narrow-Trait Personality for Predicting Job Performance, and the Test of Mediating Mechanisms, Alen Avdic

ENHANCEMENT OF CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER IN INTERNAL FLOWS USING AN ELECTRICALLY-INDUCED CORONA JET, Reza Baghaei Lakeh

Landscape genetics of northern bobwhite and swamp rabbits in Illinois, Leah Berkman

AVERSIVE RACISM AND POLITICAL IDEOLOGY: CONTEXT-DEPENDENT DECISIONS AND PERSONALITY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CONSERVATIVES AND LIBERALS, Seth Allen Berry

RESISTANCE TO CULTURAL SEXUAL OBJECTIFICATION: MEASUREMENT DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION., Sonya Kyrsten Bettendorf

The Role of Competitive Capabilities and Stakeholder Pressure in the Adoption of Environmental Practices and Business Performance, Teresa K. Betts

SAVE `US' AND LET `THEM' DIE: CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF HOW NEW YORK TIMES SOLD U.S. POLICIES TOWARD RWANDAN GENOCIDE AND KOSOVO CRISIS, Kiran K. Bharthapudi

UNIVERSAL CONTROL OF NOISELESS SUBSYSTEMS FROM SYSTEMS WITH ARBITRARY DIMENSION, Clifford Allen Bishop

Health Educators as a Think Tank: Recommendations to Improve Health Care Reform Proposals and Potential Roles for the Profession, Kadi R. Bliss

ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND RELATIONAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION OF CHRISTIAN AFRICAN AMERICAN MOTHER-DAUGHTER DYADS: A SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY ANALYSIS., Jevonne Delores Bradley

Identification and characterization of novel small RNAs in Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough, Andrew Burns

EFFECTS OF CHARACTER VOICE-OVER ON PLAYERS' ENGAGEMENT IN A DIGITAL ROLE-PLAYING GAME ENVIRONMENT, JaeHwan Byun

Fly Ash Zeolite Catalyst Support for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Adam Campen

Testing inattention as a predictor of graphomotor and cognitive processing speed in unmedicated, young adults, when depression and working memory are controlled, Prama Chakravarti

PREDICTORS OF MULTITASKING BEHAVIOR AND THE IMPACT OF MULTITASKING ON LEARNING, Tree Chang

Strengths in Intersecting Identities: The Experience of Being Black and a Sexual and Gender Minority, Ryan Anne Cheperka

THE CHOICE OF WATER SUPPLY SOURCES FOR U.S. CITIES, Farhat Jahan Chowdhury

The Social Construction of Rural Lesbian Identities, Margaret Cooper

YOU'RE THERE IN THE TIME SLIP: A HERMENEUTIC EXPLORATION OF AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE IN MUSICKING THROUGH THE LENS OF MIHALYI CSIKZENTMIHALYI'S FLOW STATE THEORY, Derrick Alan Crow

ATTITUDES OF TEACHING FACULTY TOWARD INCLUSIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES AT A MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Bryan Dallas

PREDICTORS OF SLEEP QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS, Eric Sean Davidson

A study of corruption in transition countries, Aboubacar DIABY

Predicting the bioavailability and toxicity of hydrophobic pesticides using bioassays and a solid phase microextraction approach, Yuping Ding

Disaster's Culture of Utopia after 9/11 and Katrina: Fiction, Documentary, Memorial, Joseph Lloyd Donica

EMPIRICAL ESSAYS ON ECONOMIC POLICIES, Zheng Du

Study of Ochratoxin A biosynthesis by Aspergillus ochraceus and incidence of ochratoxigenic fungi on Wine Grapes from Southern Illinois, Kaoutar el mounadi

UNDERNEATH THE STREETS, THE BEACH: DRIFTING TOWARD/FROM A PROTO-POSTSTRUCTURALIST PERFORMANCE OF EVERYDAY SPATIAL SUBJECTIVITY, Hunter Hawkins Fine

RECONSTRUCTION OF MOLECULAR REGULATORY NETWORKS IN Arabidopsis thaliana, Elisabeth Fitzek

The Role of Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Organizational Justice on Intention to Cyberloaf through a General Deterrence Theory Lens, Michael Freimark

ANALYTICAL METHODS TO PROPAGATE AND DIAGNOSE SINGLE EVENT TRANSIENTS, Sreenivas Gangadhar

A study of assessing knowledge and health beliefs about cardiovascular disease among selected undergraduate university students using Health Belief Model., Yuba Raj Gautam

DIRECT VIS-À-VIS INDIRECT MODE OF EXPORT IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA: THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION, Seifu Gebrehanna

AUDITORY CUES AND RESPONSE MODES MEDIATE PERIPHERAL VISUAL MISLOCALIZATION, Joseph W. Geeseman

Globalization, Critical Post-colonialism and Career and Technical Education in Africa: Challenges and Possibilities., Tairou Goura

Trauma Inscribed on the Body in Pat Barker's Regeneration Trilogy, Ashley Green

The Speech of the World: Art and Normativity in Modernity, Daniel Guentchev

How Stereotypes influence the hiring of Muslim women in the United States, Karima Hana-Meksem

A Ritual in Perspective: An Ethnographic Analysis of a Lakota Sundance At Hoosier National Forest, Gabor Hardy

Constructing Exemplary Practice in the Teaching of Writing and Professional English Language Arts Standards: Implications for Novice Special Education Teachers, Sandra L. Hardy

What is the best chemical approach to estimate the bioavailability of pyrethroid insecticides to benthic invertebrates?, Amanda D. Harwood

Smale Flows on Three Dimensional Manifolds, Elizabeth Lydia Haynes

THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM: ANTHROPOLOGY AND MUSEUM PRACTICES AT WORK, Michael David Hernandez

The Pathways to Inflated Responsibility Beliefs Scale: A Psychometric Analysis, Elizabeth Anne Howarth

INVESTIGATIVE STUDY OF CONTROL DESIGN FOR A CLASS OF NONLINEAR SYSTEMS USING MODIFIED STATE-DEPENDENT DIFFERENTIAL RICCATI EQUATION, Weifeng Huang

Development of New Computational Approaches to Predict the UV-Vis Behavior of Charge Transfer Organic Dyes and Application to Novel Silole Containing Dyes, George Hudson

A COMPARISON OF THE CULTURAL/ETHNIC PERCEPTIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BELIEFS OF KOREAN IMMIGRANT AND NON-IMMIGRANT FAMILIES, Eun Jin Hwang

Tax Revenue and Financial Development: Theory and Evidence, Bojan Ilievski

Optimization Techniques for Performance and Power Dissipation in Test and Validation, Dheepakkumaran Jayaraman

MEN'S MAGAZINES AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF MASCULINITY IN TAIWAN, CHINGSHAN JIANG

GUIDE RNA-DEPENDENT AND INDEPENDENT tRNA MODIFICATIONS IN ARCHAEA, Archi Joardar

THE MECHANISMS AND PHARMACOLOGY OF NEURONAL NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, Bopanna Iythichanda Kalappa

ENERGY EFFICIENT CIRCUIT TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATION REGISTER ADC, Veera Raghavendra Sai Mallik Kandala

A THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL STUDY OF PRODUCT QUALITY IN TURKEY: THE ROLES OF COMPETITION, CREDITS AND TRADE POLICIES, Fatma Nur Karaman

MECHANISMS OF NEUROPROTECTION IN SCN2.2 CELLS, Sumedha Karmarkar

TARGETING COCHLEAR INFLAMMATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF CISPLATIN OTOTOXICITY, Tejbeer Kaur

Narrative, Marketing, and Persuasion: How Storytelling Contributes to Marketing's Influence Within the Firm, Thomas Martin Key

VECTOR QUANTIZATION USING ODE BASED NEURAL NETWORK WITH VARYING VIGILANCE PARAMETER, Ali Dheyaa Khudhair

POSSIBLE LINKAGES BETWEEN TRADE RESTRICTIONS AND WORKPLACE SAFETY, Areerat Kichkha

Towards the Development of a Cultural Competence Framework for Human Resource Development Professionals in International Business: A Study of Best Practice Learning and Diversity Companies, Catherine Kyeyune

A MULTI-METHOD STUDY FOR CONSTRUCT DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATED WITH ESSENTIAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FRAMED IN LAWS AND STANDARDS FOR DISABILITY PROGRAMS, Terri Ann Lewis

ESTIMATION OF DIFFERENT COAL COMPRESSIBILITIES OF COALBED METHANE RESERVOIRS UNDER REPLICATED IN SITU CONDITION, Shimin Liu

PRIVATIZATION POLICY UNDER FOREIGN COMPETITION AND UNEMPLOYMENT IN CHINA, Yi Liu

Parents' Experiences with Sociocultural Messages: Qualitative Theory Informing Prevention of Childhood Weight-Related Problems, Jennifer Lynn Lovell

An Evaluation of Multiple Exemplar Instruction to Teach Perspective-Taking Skills to Young Adults with Autism: Deictic Framing and Cognitive Defusion, Sadie Laree Lovett

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEX ESTIMATION METHODS IN FOUR PREHISTORIC NATIVE AMERICAN SKELETAL SAMPLES, Kyle Douglas Lubsen

"Blind to Certain Truths": Social Movement Narratives, The Supreme Court, and Cultural Change, Gregory Maddox

Prevailing Attitudes Toward Work and The Relationship Between Religious Orientation and Work Ethic Dimensions, Peter C. Makiriyado

REGULATORY MECHANISMS OF TRANSCRIPTION AND ASSOCIATED DNA REPAIR, Shivani Malik

COMPARATIVE ULTRASTRUCTURE OF APICAL CELLS AND DERIVATIVES IN BRYOPHYTES, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO PLASMODESMATA, Katayoun Mansouri

IDENTIFICATIN AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PATHOGENICITY GENES IN FUSARIUM VIRGULIFORME, THE CAUSAL AGENET OF SUDDEN DEATH SYNDROME (SDS) IN SOYBEAN, Saara Mansouri

Perceptions of Persistence: Why Community College Students are not Persisting, Lea Maue

QUANTITY IN LIGHT OF QUALITY: RETHINKING THE "POPULATION PROBLEM", Timothy J. McCune

Foundations for Policy Innovations: Exploring Local Policy Diffusion, Joshua L. Mitchell

Relations Between Factors of Intelligence and Multiple Components of Executive Functioning in an Undergraduate Sample, Andrew Elmer Molnar

Understanding How Novice Teachers Utilize Online Collaboration, Morgan Elizabeth Moser

PRIVATIZING AGRICULTURAL GENETICS: AN ANALYSIS OF THE PROCESS AND IMPLICATIONS OF CREATING PROPERTY FROM A ONCE RES NULLIUS PUBLIC GOOD, Michael Thomas Most

THE EFFECTS OF CONTRASTS IN ACCOUNT-LEVEL FRAUD RISK ASSESSMENTS ON AUDITORS' EVIDENCE EVALUATION, Grace Ngonidzashe Mubako

EXAMINING THE ROLE OF JOB FAMILIARITY, COGNITIVE ABILITY, AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN FAKING SUCCESS FOR PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT, Daniel Nguyen

Self-Efficacy, Outcome Expectancy, and Fear of Failure as Predictors of Physical Activity, Melanie Nichols

A STUDY OF LIVING AND WORKING ON THE TOWBOAT: WHAT ARE THE HEALTH & NUTRITION IMPLICATIONS?, Dawn Christina Null

Popular Media, Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Ghana, Joseph Oduro-Frimpong

Monster Mothers and the Confucian Ideal: Korean Horror Cinema in the Park Chung Hee Era, Eunha Oh

AN EXAMINATION OF THE DOMAIN ARCHITECTURE OF THE IOC2 AND IOC3 SUBUNITS OF THE ISW1 COMPLEXES IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE, Lola Olufemi

INTEGRATING AFRICAN-CENTERED WORLDVIEW AND ACCULTURATION AS PREDICTORS OF POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL OUTCOMES IN AFRICAN AMERICANS, Bedford Eugene Frank Palmer II

ROLES OF LIPOGENESIS IN BREAST CANCER PROGRESSION, Puspa Raj Pandey

Microcredit and Savings, Shaila Parveen

Iconic Images, Visual Appropriations, and Public Culture: Negotiating the Rhetorical Challenges of the USDA Food Pyramids, Elizabeth Ann Petre

Realignments of Doxa in U.S. American Politics: Tracing the Rhetorical Histories of Franklin Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, and Barack Obama, James Taft Petre

UNDERSTANDING STATE SAVINGS: THREE ESSAYS ON STATE RAINY DAY FUNDS, Jeremy Phillips

Exploring Self-Efficacy and Locus of Control as Risk Factors for Sexual Decision-Making for African American Women, Asher Monique Pimpleton