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Campus Only Dissertations

2012

MARKETING, MARKET OPPORTUNITY AND EPHEMERAL MARKET KNOWLEDGE (EMK): TOWARD A THEORY OF EMK'S ROLE IN THE CREATION OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE, Teresa Preston

APPLICATIONS OF DYNAMIC ISOELECTRIC/ANISOTROPY BINDING LIGAND ASSAY FOR PROTEOMIC RESEARCH, Hanna Elizabeth Pueblo

Minding the Interpersonal Gap at Work: Role of Mindfulness on Workplace Ostracism in Employees, Alex Taylor Ramsey

Student Retention: Finding the Missing Perspective, Carrie A. Rice

Unique Response Properties and GABAA Receptor Function in Medial Geniculate Body Neurons of Young and Aged Fischer Brown Norway Rats, Ben David Richardson

No School Left Behind: A Multiple Case Study of High-Performing Third-Grade Reading Programs in Low-Income Rural Schools in Southern Illinois, Patricia Jo Rosenberger

Case Study and Evaluation of a Pre-Diabetes Self-Management Education Program, Stacey L. Ruholl

FORMALIZATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF GENERALIZED CONSTRAINT LANGUAGE FOR REALIZATION OF COMPUTING WITH WORDS, Elham Sahebkar Sahebkar Khorasani

DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PRACTICE IN EARLY ELEMENTARY GRADE SCHOOLS IN BANGKOK, THAILAND, Yotsawee Saifah

ARISTOTELIAN-INSPIRED MODEL FOR CURTAILING ACADEMIC DISHONESTY IN THE UNITED STATES, Maria Ann Sanders

SYNTHESIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF SILICON ANALOG OF FLUORESCEIN FLUOROPHORES AND ESTERIFICATION CATALYSTS, Narsimha Sattenapally

ULTRASTRUCTURE, IMMUNOCYTOCHEMISTRY, AND BIOINFORMATICS OF SPORE DEVELOPMENT IN THE MOSS PHYSCOMITRELLA AND THE HORNWORT DENDROCEROS, Scott Schuette

ELASTIC SCATTERING AT RELATIVISTIC ENERGIES OF ALPHA PARTICLES AND PIONS BY NUCLEI USING AN OPTICAL POTENTIAL, Jeremy Stephen Scott

FRANTIC VOTERS:HOW CONTEXT AFFECTS VOTER INFORMATION SEARCHES, Jerod Drew Seib

A STUDY OF THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE TRANSCRIPTION AND DNA REPAIR., Priyasri Shotton

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BURNOUT AND ROLE STRESSORS AMONG DIRECT SERVICE PROVIDERS AT CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING IN REGION V, Sukkyung Sin

TAXATION OF UNITED STATES GENERAL AVIATION, Joseph Bernard Sobieralski

The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Escalation of Commitment Decisions: An Empirical Investigation, Brandon William Soltwisch

Reconstructing Science and Re-Imagining Our Conscious Mind: Putting Neuropragmatism to Work, Tibor Solymosi

Improving Soybean Resistance to Cyst Nematodes and Fusaria: Near Isoline and Transgenic Analyses of the Rhg1/Rfs2 Locus and Identification of Proteins That Bind to Receptor Kinases, Ali Srour

An Investigation of Electrostatic Interactions Between Organically Functionalized Silica Particles, Surfaces, and Metal Ions, Sarah M. Stahl

The Moderating Effects of the "Big Five" Personality Traits on the Relationship Between Budgetary Participation and Motivation, Justin Paul Stearns

THE RELATIONSHIP AMONG OVEREXCITABILITY, SOCIAL COPING, AND BODY IMAGE DISSATISFACTION: IMPLICATIONS FOR GIFTED ADOLESCENTS, Heath Reed Stevens

Shopping for Substance: Style and the Material Rhetoric of Conscious Consumerism, Jessie Ann Stewart

Destabilization as Foreign Policy: The USA in Latin America, 1947-1989, William Peter Stodden

TWIN TALK, Jennifer J. Summary

GLOBALIZATION AND "HAIER": AN ORGANIZATIONAL DISCOURSE STUDY OF A LEADING CHINA-BASED TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATION, Chengxiu Suo

INTEGRATING A FREELY AVAILABLE ENVIRONMENTAL CUE AND COSTLY EXPERT ADVICE TO MAKE MORE NORMATIVE DECISIONS, Steven Cecil Sutherland

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE IN LABOR SEARCH MODEL AND MONEY DEMAND, Gerard Ghislain Tano

IDEOLOGICAL RESOURCE SHARING ON THE INTERNET AND THE PATTERNING OF NETWORKS IN THE WHITE SUPREMACIST/SEPARATIST MOVEMENT, Aleta Top Gustavson

ECOLOGICAL AND SOCIETAL IMPACTS OF SUBURBAN WHITE-TAILED DEER: A CASE STUDY IN THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA, Rachael Elizabeth Urbanek

The Nonconscious Antecedents of Group Processes: An Experimental Analysis of the Priming of Group Beliefs, Sean Christopher Walker

The Effects of Altered Growth Hormone Signaling on Murine Metabolism, Reyhan Marcus Westbrook

NEW APPROACHES FOR MITIGATING ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS ASSOCIATED WITH COAL AND COAL COMBUSTION PRODUCTS, Richard D. West

The Impact of Environment on Building IT Technical Competency, Benjamin Joseph Wierwille

STOCHASTIC FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS DRIVEN BY FRACTIONAL BROWNIAN MOTION AND THEIR GENERALIZATIONS, Don Gayan Wilathgamuwa

Behavioral and neurological investigations into pathological gambling as a behavioral addiction, Alyssa N. Wilson

ROLE OF NOTCH SIGNALING IN BREAST CANCER METASTASIS, Fei Xing

EVALUATION OF CELLULOLYTIC ENZYMES FROM A NEWLY ISOLATED BREVIBACILLUS SP. JXL; AND OPTIMIZATION OF COSLIF PRETREATMENT VARIABLES OF SWEET SORGHUM BAGASSE USING A RESPONSE SURFACE METHOD, Jemil N. Yesuf

Trade Networks under Asymmetric Information, Sabri Yilmaz

CREATING DIGITAL GAMES AS INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS: FACTORS THAT AFFECT PALESTINIAN TEACHERS' SUCCESS IN MODIFYING VIDEO GAMES FOR INSTRUCTION, Bilal Khaleel Younis

Drivers of Supply Chain Integration and the Role of Organizational Culture: Empirical Evidence from Indonesia, Erlinda Nusron Yunus

CHARACTERIZATION OF TWO METAL TRANSPORTERS HMA3 AND NRAMP1 IN TWO ECOTYPES OF THE ZN/CD HYPERACCUMULATOR THLASPI CAERULESCENS COMPARED WITH ARABIDOPSIS THALIANA, Maria Clemencia Zambrano Mendoza

U.S. Housing Market Volatility, Xibin Zhang

Targeting Thromboxane A2 Receptor Signaling in Breast Cancer Metastasis, Xuejing Zhang

Women Trafficking Women and Children: An Exploratory Study of Women Sex Traffickers, Dawn Marie Zywiec

2011

Cross-National Fear of Crime Among Women: An Examination of Structural and Individual-Level Causes, Jessica Abbott

Damnation or Illumination: Harold Frederic's Social Drama and the Crisis of 1890s Evangelical Protestant Culture, Richmond Brookshire Adams

A Centralized Wide Area Control of FACTS for Damping Power System Inter-Area Oscillations, Hany Ahmed Abdelsalam Ahmed

Conceptualizations of Sexual Health from the Perspectives of Asian Indian American Women, Anjuli Ramesh Amin

Contesting the State in Ghana's Cocoa Trade: The Case of the Kuapa Kokoo Farmers' Union, 1957-2004, Cyrelene Merrrilyne Amoah-Boampong

Essays on Product Placement: An Analysis of Key Executional and Individual Level Factors that Influence the Effectiveness of Product Placements., Deepa Anil Pillai

Ethnic Identity and Coping as Factors in Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in a Sample of White, African American, and Latino Men, Jason Matthew Arnold

DOES DEMOCRATIZATION AFFECT GROWTH ACROSS TIME OR SPACE?, Andreas Andonis Assiotis

STUDY OF MULTI- AND BROAD-BAND INTERNAL ANTENNAS FOR MOBILE APPLICATIONS, Seung Hoon Baek

ON GLOBAL LINKAGES OF ECONOMIES AND ECONOMIC INTEGRATION IN LATIN AMERICA, Hem Chandra Basnet

Women, Fertility and Labor Market, Ghazal Bayanpourtehrani

MORAL IMAGINATION, FREEDOM, AND CONSTRAINT: THE GENESIS OF VALUE IN A DEWEYAN VEIN, Justin Bell

A DIATHESIS-STRESS MODEL OF VICTIMIZATION: RELATIONS AMONG TEMPERAMENT, PEER VICTIMIZATION, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, AND HEALTH PROBLEMS, Sara Jane Wonderlich Biebl

PUBLIC VERSUS PRIVATE: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF WORK SATISFACTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT, Renata Borges

Religion and Political Behavior: Studies of Political Tolerance, Voting, and Public Opinion, Ryan Burge

STRESS RESPONSE OF STATIC PARTICULATE MEDIA, Abdullah Cakir

History, Nonviolence, and the Experience of Values, Anthony Lanier Cashio

Identification and Characterization of the Hfq protein and small RNAs in Francisella novicida, Jacob Richard Chambers

Whose Voices? Perceptions Concerning Native English Speaking and Non-Native English Speaking Tutors in the Writing Center, Tzu-Shan Chang

SWI/SNF COMPLEXES COORDINATE WITH HISTONE MODIFICATIONS TO REGULATE CHROMATIN REMODELING, Nilanjana Chatterjee

From At-Risk Literacy Labels to Resilient Identity Portrayals: Adolescents Fostering Hope Within Their Dreams, Fights, and Adaptations, Shannon Marie Clapsaddle

EVALUATING DIFFERENCES IN TEST ACHIEVEMENT OF MEDICAL DOSIMETRY STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN INSTRUCTION WITH SYNCHRONOUS VERSUS ASYNCHRONOUS VIDEO CONSIDERING PERSONAL LEARNING STYLE AND BLOOM'S TAXONOMY LEVEL, Kevin Scott Collins

COMPROMISING EFFECTS OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE ON COLLEGE WOMEN'S HEALTH PROMOTING BEHAVIORS, Julia Annika Conrath

THE INTEGRAL ROLE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND THEIR IMPACT ON LEAN IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS, John J. Cooper

Optimization of a Single Reactor Process for the Selective Conversion of Coal to Liquid Fuels, Agnieszka Corsaro

EX-GAY MOVEMENT NARRATIVES AND THE IDENTITY WORK OF ACTIVE, FORMER AND MARGINALIZED PARTICIPANTS, SJ Creek

Evolution of Male Gametes in Liverworts, Tamrya Dawn D'Artenay

A THEORETICAL MODEL OF LEARNING EMPLOYING CONSTRUCTIVISM, NEUROSCIENCE, AND PHENOMENOLOGY: CONSTRUCTIVIST NEUROPHENOMENOLOGY, Jon Daniel Davey

DEVELOPMENT OF KNOWLEDGE DOMAINS AND AN INSTRUMENT TO ASSESS PROBATION OFFICERS' KNOWLEDGE OF OFFENDERS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, Valerie Elaine Dixon

The Zhuangzi and Nourishing Xin: Causes of Strife, Positive Ideals of Caring for Living, and Therapeutic Linguistic Practice, Carl Joseph Dull

Melancholy and Satire: Representation of Islam and Nationhood in the Works of Salman Rushdie and Orhan Pamuk, Mustafa Onur Duman

TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING AND TEACHING: USING THE NATIONAL WRITING PROJECT`S TOOLS AND PRINCIPLES TO PREPARE GRADUATE STUDENT INSTRUCTORS TO FACILITATE FIRST-YEAR COMPOSITION, Valerie Michelle Dunn

Performing Race, Performing History: Oral Histories of Sundown Towns in Southern Illinois, Elena Esquibel

Mergers and Acquisitions with a Flexible Policy Regime: Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, Mahelet Getachew Fikru

Mourning, Melancholia, and Masculinity in Medieval Literature, Rebekah Mary Fowler

ASSASSINATION AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE, Wei Gao

Effect of training structures on the establishment of equivalence classes in college students and individuals with intellectual disabilities, Yors Alexander Garcia

"The Most Previous Refuge of Hope": Herbert Marcuse, Alienation and the Space of Possibility in European and American Contexts, Anthony Frank Giambusso

On the Interpenetration of Nature and Spirit: A Loving Relationship with the Earth and Our Natural Environment, Christina Marie Gould

Perceptions of Supervisors Regarding Essential Knowledge Domains for Clinical Supervision in Rehabilitation, Keisha Grayson

MEASURING PUBLIC PREFERENCES FOR AND THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF THE MULTIFUNCTIONALITY OF AGRICULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES, Jacob Wayne Griffith

Temporal Context, Inequality and Democratic Survival, Selin Ece Guner

THE IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE WITHIN A FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION, Molly Elizabeth Hamilton

PERSONALITY AND ETHICAL DECISION: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF PERSONALITY TRAITS AND MORAL PHILOSOPHY, Michael Hartmann

VILE HUMOR: GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS THROUGH DARK COMEDY IN SOUTHERN GOTHIC LITERATURE, Rachel S. Hawley

Enabling Curricula: The Development of a Teaching Observation Protocol to Address Students' Diverse Learning Needs, Sharon Angella Hayden

AN EXPLORATION OF THE EFFECTS OF COGNITIVE MISFIT ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY AND ACCOUNTING TASK PERFORMANCE, Darla Dawn Honn

STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE ISW2 CHROMATIN REMODELING COMPLEX, Swetansu Kumar Hota

CONSTRUCTING THE WEST IN CHINESE MAGAZINE ADVERTISING: A CONTENT AND SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS, Ying Huang

UNEQUAL RIGHTS AND CONSTRAINED CHOICE: NARRATING WOMEN'S EXPERIENCES WITH IDENTITY, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, AND ABORTION, Jamie Lee Huber

Factors Affecting Sexting Behaviors Among Selected Undergraduate Students, Heather Kristine Hudson

CORPORATE TRAINING PROFESSIONALS' PERCEPTIONS REGARDING THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGN IN CHINA: A MIXED METHODS STUDY, Li Hu

IMPACT OF HEAT TREATMENT AND OXIDATION OF C/C COMPOSITES ON MICROSTRUCTURE AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, Sardar S. Iqbal

Capturing the Significance of African American English (AAE): An Insider Perspective, Lilly Johnson