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Campus Theses

2014

ON PERFORMANCE OF DYNAMIC NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS, Farhan Shahnewaz

DEVELOPMENT OF NEW HYPERVALENT IODINE MEDIATED REACTION METHODOLOGIES FOR CLEAVAGE OF ALKENES AND SYNTHESIS OF 1,2,4-OXADIAZOLES., Jhanvi Sharma

Evaluating the Efficacy of ACT-Based Exercises and Realistic Training to Improving Staff Performance During Crisis Intervention Encounters, Ashley Shayter

Home Video and Nostalgia in Transitional China, Jiaxi Shen

NATIVE SPEAKERS' REALIZATIONS OF WORD-INITIAL FRICATIVE + CONSONANT CLUSTERS IN ENGLISH NON-WORDS, Samantha Sheppard

WAKE CHARACTERISTICS DOWNSTREAM OF A RIGID UNSUBMERGED CYLINDER IN A RECTANGULAR CHANNEL, Sanjeet -. Shrestha

Assessment of sudden permeability uptick with depletion in coalbed reservoir, Vivek Kumar Singh

Electronic Band Engineering in Epitaxial Graphene: First Principles Calculations, Henaka Rallage Hansika Iroshini Sirikumara

Evaluation of the Maintenance of Dense and Lean Schedules of Reinforcement on a Behavioral Skills Training Package to Teach Social Skills to Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Anna Rose Sjostrom

THE EFFECTS OF AUDITORY STIMULI ON THE RATING OF OUTCOMES OF A SLOT MACHINE, Jamie Melissa Smith

Impacts of Cover Crops on Carbon Dioxide and Nitrous Oxide Flux from a Row Crop Agricultural Field in Central Illinois, Joshua Dwayne Smith

Fischer - Tropsch Synthesis in Supercritical phase Carbon Dioxide: Recycle Rates, Madhav Soti

The Philosophical Significance of Slave Narratives, Darian Spearman

Wideband and Narrowband Spectrum Sensing Methods Using Software Defined Radios, Jason Karl Stegman

EMPIRE IN THE AMERICAN WEST: A NEW HISTORICIST INTERROGATION OF NARRATIVE IN OWEN WISTER'S THE VIRGINIAN, WILLA CATHER'S DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP, AND CORMAC MCCARTHY'S ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, Brian Patrick Steinbach

A Comparison of the Dr. Robert Zingg Archaeological Collection to Early 20th Century Tarahumara Material Culture, Kayla Sutherland

CONTINUOUS LOCATION FINDING AND COLLISION AVOIDANCE WITH OBJECT DETECTION USING IMAGE PROCESSING AN ASPECT OF ROBOTIC VISION, Md Shapon Shapon Talukder

Analytical Model Study of Flow Through Trapezoidal, Half-Trapezoidal and Rectangular Channels with Submerged and Un-submerged Rigid Cylinders, Swaraj Tamrakar

Implementation of a Task Analysis to Increase Reliability of the Visual Inspection of Functional Analysis Results, Ashley E. Tanner

Three Dimensional Modeling of mantle melt underneath Lau's Back-Arc spreading center and Tofua Volcanic Arc, Scott Tarlow

TELICITY AND THE DEVELOPMENTAL ACQUISITION OF THE ENGLISH PRESENT PERFECT BY L1 SPANISH SPEAKERS, VIRGINIA TERAN

Changes in and factors influencing experience use history over the past twenty-four years at the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri, Erin M. Thomas

The Personification and Masculation of Samuel Henry Dalton, Michael Tow

Analytic Approach to J.S. Bach's Eighteen Little Preludes, Yi-Chuan Tsai

SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND FIELD EMISSION PROPERTIES OF ULTRA LONG ALIGNED MULTIWALL CARBON NANOTUBES GROWN USING CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION, Herbert Vinson

Theta Methods For Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations and Error Analysis, Matthew Thomas Walker

Sulfate Reducing Bioreactor Dependence on Organic Substrates for Long-Term Remediation of Acid Mine Drainage, Evan Robert Walters

ELECTROCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF EXFOLIATED GRAPHENE, KWM Milinda Prabath Wasala

Die Fledermaus: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Trim, Lillian Casey Watkins

An Ecient and Secure Transmission Method Using Data Partitioning for AMI in Smart Grids, Yijing Zhang Watkins

A NETWORK THEORY OF REVOLUTION AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT, Ari Benjamin Weiss

Rhox Mediated Actions in the Murine Testis, Joshua Paul Welborn

Felicity: Commentary and Expectations of Professors' Gender, Elizabeth Jane Whited

Testing the Validity of the PEAK Relational Training System in Assessing Language & Cognition After Brain Injury, Kristen Maryann Whiteford

African American Identity Construction on Facebook, Tommie Lee Williams

PLANT COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO REGIONAL SOURCES OF DOMINANT GRASSES IN GRASSLANDS RESTORED ACROSS A LONGITUDINAL GRADIENT, Laurel Wilson

LIQUID PHASE EXFOLIATION OF 2D LAYERED MATERIALS AND THEIR APPLICATION, Andrew Winchester

EVALUATING NORMALIZED SAMPLES OF PEAK TRAINING, Aleta Marcel Woods

Capsule Thermoregulation and Non-Coding RNA in Streptococcus pyogenes, Jordan Wright

Characterization of Impulse Noise and Hazard Analysis of Impulse Noise Induced Hearing Loss using AHAAH Modeling, Qing Wu

NOVEL SILICA-POLYMER COMPOSITES AS POROUS SCAFFOLDS IN TISSUE ENGINEERING, Yawei Yuan

EVALUATION OF MOVEMENT RATES OF VHS-SUSCEPTIBLE FISH SPECIES BETWEEEN LAKE MICHIGAN AND THE CHICAGO AREA WATERWAY SYSTEM AND IMPLICATIONS FOR VHS MANAGEMENT IN ILLINOIS, Andrew J. Yung

Distribution and genetic structure of Deladenus proximus, a nematode parasite of the woodwasp Sirex nigricornis in the eastern United States, Elliott Andrew Zieman

2013

A Resolver-to-Digital Converter Design & Implementation Using A DSP, Nezar Yehya Abou Qamar

Comparative study of complete- mix and plug flow first-order kinetic models of constructed wetlands., Louis Akainya Ackah

TEACHING PERSPECTIVE TAKING USING IMAGINATIVE PLAY IN TYPICALLY DEVELOPING CHILDREN, Jenn Aguero

MAINTENANCE OF INTRUSIVE MEMORIES IN AN UNSELECTED UNDERGRADUATE SAMPLE: THE ROLES OF COPING STRATEGIES, NEGATIVE APPRAISALS, AND PERCEPTIONS OF CONTROL, Megan Aiello

CHARACTERIZATION OF RECYCLED CONCRETE AGGREGATES (RCA) FROM AN OLD FOUNDATION STRUCTURE FOR ROAD PAVEMENT WORKS, Moses Akentuna

EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A PCM SOLAR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM, Oluwaseun Sunday Alajo

DIFFICULTIES IN PRONOUNCING AND PERCEIVING ENGLISH WORD-FINAL CONSONANT CLUSTERS AMONG SAUDI ESL LEARNERS, Obied Al-Aqlobi

TEACHERS' PERCEPTIONS OF YOUTUBE AS A POTENTIAL LEARNING RESOURCE FOR ENGLISH EDUCATION IN LIBYA, Muhamed Ahmed Albaddi

ACQUISITION OF ENGLISH FLAP AMONG SAUDI SPEAKERS, SARAH ABDULLAH ALDOSSARI

Financing Identity: The Ramapough's Ethnogenesis, Indian Gaming, and the Federal Acknowledgment Process, Paul Craig Alexander

CODE SWITCHING AMONG BILINGUAL SAUDIS ON FACEBOOK, SAEEDA HASSAN ALFAIFI

SAUDI ESL LEARNERS' AWARENESS OF VOICING EFFECT ON THE PRECEDING VOWEL DURATION IN CVC WORDS, Nief Aied Al-Gamdi

SAUDI LEARNERS’ PRONUNCIATION DIFFICULTIES WITH THE ENGLISH VOICELESS BILABIAL STOP /p/, Khalaf Naif Alharbi

HIGH LEVEL SYNTHSIS FOR A NETWORK ON CHIP TOPOLOGY, Baraa Saeed Ali

Experimental Verification and Comparison of Different Stabilizing Controllers for a Rotary Inverted Pendulum, Ammar Abdulhussein AL-Jodah

A Tale of Two Generations: Re-Establishing Young Adult Literature in the Contemporary Classroom, Erin Michelle Allen

A DEEP LOOK INTO A ROMANTIC-ERA BURLESQUE: JOHN POOLE`S HAMLET TRAVESTIE (1810); A DISTORTING MIRROR REFLECTS A DEFORMED IMAGE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE`S HAMLET., AHMED AL-MUDHAFFER

TOWARD ENERGY-EFFICIENT SCHEDULING USING WEIGHTED ROUND-ROBIN AND VM REUSE, Abdulaziz Mohammed Alnowiser

PRONUNCIATION PROBLEMS IN THE PRODUCTION OF THE VOICED LABIODENTAL FRICATIVE /v/ BY SAUDI SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH, Abdullah Nijr Alotaibi

Object Detection and Tracking, Moatasem Yaseen Al-Ridha

A PRAGMATIC STUDY OF THE COOPERATIVE PRINCIPLE AND GRICE'S MAXIMS IN LOIS LOWRY'S THE GIVER, Hayder Tuama Jasim Al-Saedi

Brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Are the Metaphors Necessary?, Kayla M. Alvis

The Use of Melodic Intonation Therapy in the Clinical Setting, Linnea Mae Anderson

THE CONCEPTION OF THE PRODUCTIVE IMAGINATION IN THE CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON: KANT AND HEIDEGGER, David Robert Antonini

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' MOTIVATION TO TAKE FIRST AND SECOND YEAR FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASSES; HOW TEACHERS CAN INCREASE THAT MOTIVATION, Majdah Aseeri

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE ROLE OF PHASEOLINONE PRODUCED BY MACROPHOMINA PHASEOLINA IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHARCOAL ROT ON SOYBEAN, Negar Azarmanesh

Wettability Studies and its Role in Coal and Quartz Dust Control, Bhaskar Bariar

THE INFLUENCES OF COUNSELORS' RACE, MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING COMPETENCY, AND CLIENTS' RACIAL IDENTITY ON AFRICAN AMERICANS' COUNSELOR PREFERENCE, Brittany Nicole Beasley

Evaluation of Preference and Subsequent Stimulus Engagement Among Older Adults with Dementia, Stefanie Marie Beattie

The Use of Paste Backfill to Increase Long-Term Mine Stability and Coal Extraction: A theoretical study for Illinois Basin room and pillar coal mines, Donovan Benton

IMPLICATION OF HUMAN ACTIVITIES ON LAND USE LAND COVER DYNAMICS IN KAGERA CATCHMENT, EAST AFRICA, Robel Ogbaghebriel Berakhi

FABRICATION OF A DRY SEPARATOR SYSTEM FOR THE EXTRACTION OF CENOSPHERES AND IT'S CHARACTERIZATION, Sudha Bhusal

An Assessment of Efficacy of an Intervention for Environmental Symptoms of Self-Neglect Among Older Adults, Sarah Marie Bocock

Evaluating Stream and Wetland Restoration Success on Surface Mines in Southern Illinois, Blair Borries

Mature Cabernet Franc Vine and Groundcover Ecosystem Response to Vineyard Aisle Managed Cover Crops, Sarah Elizabeth Bowman

EXPLORING OPTIMAL GENDER ASSIGNMENT THEORY FOR ENGLISH LOANWORDS IN GERMAN, Tanja Jennifer Burkhard

Effect of Salt and NAPL on Electrical Resistivity of Local Soil and Kaolinite mixed with Sand, Sandeep Goud Burra

Effectiveness of a Computer-based Cognitive Defusion Intervention for Believability and Discomfort of Problematic Thoughts in Adolescents with Autism, Jacob Bush

IDENTIFYING MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR FROGEYE LEAF SPOT IN ILLINOIS, Margaret Theresa Butera

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Stimulus Pairing Observation Procedure and Multiple Exemplar Instruction: Establishing Listener and Tact relations with Children with Developmental Disabilities, Brittany Byrne

Marriage and Class in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction, Ellen Catherine Campbell

Long-term Temporary Employees: Perceptions of Rights and Representation, Gina L. Carey

Evaluating the Psychometric Properties of PEAK Training, Josie Carman

EFFECTS OF STEARIDONIC ACID-ENRICHED SOYBEAN OIL ON METABOLIC PROFILE AND FATTY ACID COMPOSITION IN LEAN AND OBESE ZUCKER RATS, John Casey

Language, Heritage, and Identity: Intergenerational Differences in Mexican Migrant Families Living in Southern Illinois, Amanda E. Chahalis

LIVING CULTURES: A SYNTHETIC ALTERNATIVE TO UNIVERSALISM AND PARTICULARISM IN SOCIAL CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY, JUAN ALEJANDRO CHINDOY

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSE OF TEMNOCHILA VIRESCENS, EFFECT OF COMPETITION WITH THANASIMUS DUBIUS ON ADULT IPS GRANDICOLLIS SURVIVAL, AND DETERMINATION OF PHEROMONE PREFERENCE TYPES, Scott B. Chism

Landscape Permeability and Home Range Composition of the Marsh Rice Rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Southern Illinois, Scott Andrew Cooney

Fudge: The Technical Direction of A Christmas Story, Nathan William Coon

MICROHABITAT USE BY GOLDEN MICE (OCHROTOMYS NUTTALLI) AND WHITE-FOOTED MICE (PEROMYSCUS LEUCOPUS) IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, Amy Suzanne Cross

A Methodological Evaluation of the Effects of Intraverbally Implemented Multiple Exemplar Instruction, Anna Crumpecker

CONDUCTING A TRIAL-BASED FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS WITH ADULTS IN A DAY PROGRAM SETTING, Sarai Cruz

The effects of child sexual abuse, perceived family social support, and risky behaviors on subsequent sexual victimization in adolescence and early college, Alana Curewitz

Restaurant Space and Other Work, Silvia Dadian

Dynamic Analysis of a Frame-Supported Elevated Water Tank, Purna Prasad Dahal

ESTIMATION OF DOWN-DIP LIMIT OF THE TONGA SEISMOGENIC ZONE FROM OCEAN BOTTOM SEISMOGRAPH DATA, Suresh Dande

Spanish speakers' reading production of English past tense inflectional morpheme -ed., Angel Maria Davila