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Dissertations from 2015

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THE EFFECT OF THE ANCILLA VERIFICATION ON THE QUANTUM ERROR CORRECTION, Ali Abu-Nada

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INEQUALITY, GROWTH AND CONGESTED EXTERNALITIES: A THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS, BABATUNDE AIYEMO

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FROM "INDEXING" OFFICIALS TO "INDEXING" THE PUBLIC: KUWAITI NEWSPAPERS AGENDA BUILDING, NEWS INDEXING AND TWITTER USE IN KARAMAT WATAN PROTESTS, 2012, Fawaz M. Alajmi

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Social Media Use and Acceptance Among Health Educators in Saudi Arabia, Anwar M. Alhashem

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ENHANCEMENT AND RESTORATION OF DUST IMAGES, Madallah Mukammi Alruwaili

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THE ROLE OF THE PARTNER SWITCHING MECHANISM IN REGULATION OF THE CHLAMYDIAL DEVELOPMENTAL CYCLE, Aamal Ghazi Al-Saadi

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MODELING QUANTUM AND COULOMB EFFECTS IN NANOSCALE ENHANCEMENT-MODE TRI-GATE III-V MOSFETs, Sameer Ali Alsibiani

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Making Muslim Identities: Contested Meaning, Identities, and Racialization of Islam in Saint Louis, Missouri, Bethany Beyyette

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THE MECHANISMS OF ISW1A, ISW1B AND ISW2 CHROMATIN REMODELERS, Saurabh Kant Bhardwaj

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The balancing act: Negotiating home and school for the father doctoral student, Tyler Don Billman

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Synthesis and Characterization of Siloles, Silole-Containing Polymers and Photoswitchable Polymer Brush, Milind Dhaniram Bisen

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Demonstrating the Validity of the Video Game Functional Assessment-Revised (VGFA-R), Frank Daniel Buono

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PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR PRODUCT INNOVATING R&D IN A GAME-THEORETIC SETTING, Pavlo Buryi

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ENHANCING PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE OF FRACTIONS THROUGH THE MODEL METHOD, Miran Byun

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Predicting Multi-trophic Consequences of an Emerging Disease, Adam D. Chupp

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IMAGINING SPACE: DEVELOPING A CRITICAL GEO-LITERACY WITH MAPS AS PRIMARY SOURCES IN HISTORY EDUCATION, Serina A. Cinnamon

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"Establishing Online and Mobile Based Agriculture and Natural Resource Education Modules: A New Model for Design and Delivery to Impact Student and Faculty Success", Christopher Alan Clemons

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IMAGE-BASED MODELING AND PREDICTION OF NON-STATIONARY GROUND MOTIONS, YILDIZ DAK HAZIRBABA

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D-METHIONINE (D-MET) MECHANISMS UNDERLYING OTOPROTECTION FROM NOISE- AND AMINOGLYCOSIDE-INDUCED HEARING LOSS, Daniel Fox

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"Strands of Student Talk": Exploring Reflection in Writing-Intensive Courses Across the Curriculum, Anthony Tate Fulton

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Nonlinear Analysis of Plane Frames Subjected to Temperature Changes, Juan Jose Garcilazo

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ANALYSIS OF HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS ICP0 FUNCTION AND THE ANTIBODY RESPONSE TO A LIVE HSV-2 ICP0- MUTANT VACCINE, Joshua Joseph Geltz

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INVESTIGATIONS OF HYPERVALENT IODINE COMPOUNDS IN ORGANIC TRANSFORMATIONS, Ras Kumari Gurung

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COLONIAL AND POST-COLONIAL POLICIES AND NOMADIC PASTORALISM: A CASE STUDY OF THE BORANA OF NORTHERN KENYA, 1890-1990, Fatuma Boru Guyo

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MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS' EARTHQUAKE CONTENT AND PREPAREDNESS KNOWLEDGE - A MIXED METHOD STUDY, Harvey Henson

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Neuropsychological Sequelae of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Later Adulthood, EiEi Hlaing

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CONVERGENCE IN SECTORAL LABOR PRODUCTIVITY AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE, Bisrat Temesgen Kinfemichael

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Improving Health Care by Listening to the Voices of Women who Partner with Women, Donna C. LaBarge

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Psychosocial Predictors of High School Adolescents' Sun-tanning and Sun-protective Behaviors, Diane M. Land

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HARLEM IN SHAKESPEARE AND SHAKESPEARE IN HARLEM: THE SONNETS OF CLAUDE MCKAY, COUNTEE CULLEN, LANGSTON HUGHES, AND GWENDOLYN BROOKS, David J. Leitner

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EXPLORING UNIVERSITY PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRESENCE AS RELATED TO ORGANIZATIONAL MODELS, Arden Lockwood

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REAL-TIME CLASSIFICATION OF CONTINUOUS GESTURES, Rapeepan Maitree

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A WOMAN'S VOICE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY ON HOW FIRST-YEAR COLLEGE WOMEN UNDERSTAND THEIR SEXUAL EXPERIENCES, Amber Lynn Manning-Ouellette

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THE LEVEL OF VALUE AND EXPECTANCY HELD FOR ADULT AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION BY AGRICULTURAL EDUCATORS IN MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS, William David Mauk

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Monitor Men: An Intertextual Analysis of Motion Pictures Directed by George Clooney, Mark Jefferey McCleerey

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Evolution of stomata in mosses (Bryophyta): From molecules to form and function, Amelia Merced-Alejandro

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Determination of Quadratic Lattices by Local Structure and Sublattices of Codimension One, Nicolas David Meyer

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Tick-borne Diseases: Assessing the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors of College Students, Wendi Krista Middleton

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Oil Price Movements and Equity Returns: Evidence from the GCC Countries, Fathi M. Mohalhal

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Transcendental sensus communis: Reflective Foundations of Cognition in Kantian Epistemology, Laura Joy Mueller

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Lincoln's Conservatives: Conservative Unionism and Political Tradition in the Civil War Era, Mark Alan Neels

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CARBON AND NITROGEN CYCLING IN GIANT CANE (ARUNDINARIA GIGANTEA (WALT.) MUHL.) RIPARIAN ECOSYSTEMS, Amanda Nelson

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MODELING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF Z-NUMBER, Purvag Patel

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The Struggle for Terroir in French Algeria: Land, Wine, and Contested Identity in the French Empire, Nathan Welsz Pedigo

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BOND STRENGTH EVALUATION IN ADHESIVE JOINTS USING NDE AND DIC METHODS, Anish Poudel

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THE INTERPLAY OF HISTONE CHAPERONE NAP1 WITH SWI/SNF FAMILY OF CHROMATIN REMODELLERS IN S.cerevisiae, RASHMI PRASAD

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DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL MATRIX ASSISTED LASER DESORPTION / IONIZATION (MALDI) BASED PEPTIDE QUANTITATION APPROACH, Kandalama KD Priyasantha

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HUMAN CLCA2 IS A P53-DEPENDENT ZINC METALLOPROTEASE AND ITS INTERACTION WITH EVA1 MAINTAINS DIFFERENTIATION OF HUMAN MAMMARY EPITHELIAL CELLS, Grace Theresa Nicholas Ramena

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The Effect of Racial Status and Other Core Characteristics on Collective Self-Esteem A Quantitative Test of Divergent Theories of Identity Valuation, Wilfred Reilly

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RACE, SOCIALIZATION, AND CIVILITY: INTERROGATING THE COMMUNICATIVE CONSTRUCTION OF THE WHITE HABITUS, Charles Kyle Rudick

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Toward Better Knowledge: A Social Epistemology of Pragmatic Nonviolence, Matthew A. Ryg

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ROMANTIC RECULTIVATING OF SELF AND ENVIRONMENT, David R. Schrappe

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FUEL SWITCH TO BIOMASS FOR THE CONTINUED USE OF AN OTHERWISE STRANDED COAL FIRED STEAM ELECTRIC ASSET, Thomas L. Shaw

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NMR/MRI SIGNAL ENHANCEMENT BY REVERSIBLE EXCHANGE (SABRE) AND HETEROGENEOUS SABRE (HET-SABRE), Fan Shi

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QUALITY-OF-LIFE INDICATORS IMPACTING OLDER ADULTS, Julie E. Smirl

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Capturing Critical Whiteness: Portraits of White Antiracist Professors, Melanie Jane Stivers

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INSTRUCTORS' PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE INSTRUCTION WITHIN REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS, Gayla M. Stoner

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BECOMING A STUDENT AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATOR: A STUDY OF ANTICIPATORY SOCIALIZATION AND THE DECISION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS TO ENTER THE STUDENT AFFAIRS PROFESSION, Romeshia C. Thomas

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Towards Combined Computational and Experimental Studies on Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles, Pamela Cabalu Ubaldo

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REGULATION OF Fas-MEDIATED APOPTOSIS BY THE Fas ANTI-SENSE NON-CODING RNA "Saf", Olga Villamizar

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STRUCTURAL STUDY OF HUMAN CATENIN ΒETA-LIKE PROTEIN 1 AND DOUBLE RNA PSEUDOKNOTS IN -1 RIBOSOMAL FRAMESHIFTING, Guan Wang

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Causes of the decline in the loss of vegetated palustrine wetlands in the U.S. 1955 - 2009, Roger Kent Wiebusch

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The Relationship Of Romantic Attachment To Intimate Partner Violence Victimization And Perpetration: An Examination Of Individual Mediation And Moderation Variables, Chauntel Marie Wiggins

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Conducting Experiments: On the Connections Between Experimental Art Praxes and Performance Studies, Nicole E. Wood

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TBX2 IS INVOLVED IN MYOGENESIS AND ITS DEREGULATION PROMOTES TUMORIGENESIS IN RHABDOMYOSARCOMA, BO ZHU

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Synthesis of Highly Ordered Polymer Nanostructures Based on Polyphenylene Vinylenes (PPVs), Xinju Zhu

Dissertations from 2014

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

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Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Pain, Mruvil Vikas Abooj

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

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H - Removable Sequences of Graphs, Dayana Adatorwovor

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

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ETHNIC IDENTITY AND FUNDS OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE SCHOLARSHIP OF LATINA FACULTY, Mariela Agrawal

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

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

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Renormalization and ∗-product of the Horseshoe maps, Barakah Jaber Almarri

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

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

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

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ISLAMIC TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF IMPROVING CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS IN SAUDI ARABIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, Mesfer Ahmad Alwadai

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

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

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

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ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION OF NONTRADITIONAL STUDENTS: THE ROLE OF ACTIVE LEARNING STRATEGIES AND SENSE OF BELONGING IN INTEGRATION AND PERSISTENCE, Deborah R. Barnett

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

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FORAGING BEHAVIOR OF DUCKS DURING SPRING MIGRATION IN THE WABASH RIVER REGION, ILLINOIS, Adam Christopher Behney

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FEMINIST ORIENTATION AND RIGHT WING AUTHORITARIANISM IN THE PERCEPTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACCUSATIONS, Gargi Bhattacharya

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

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Thermal transport in low dimensional semiconductor nanostructures, Jaime Bohorquez Ballen

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The Role of SOX2 in Colon Cancer Progression, Debasish Boral

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Impacts of climate and land use change on fish species distributions in the central United States, Kristen Leah Bouska

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

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

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

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ON WOMEN AND RUNNING: A FEMINIST RHETORICAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE POLITICAL AND ONTOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF CONSCIOUSNESS-RAISING VIA THE SHARING OF WOMEN'S RUNNING STORIES, Janelle Leann Briggs

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A Phenomenology of Incarnate Experience, John Thomas Brittingham

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

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

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

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Employment Credit Checks: Through the Lens of Organizational Justice and Workplace Discrimination, Sean Michael Cameron

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Predictors of Sexual Orientation Counselor Competency Among Counselors-in-Training in CACREP Accredited Master's-Level Training Programs, Joseph Campbell