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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Adhibhatta, Syama S.. Biological Process: Characterization, Establishment of Shelf Life and Optimizing Method Transfers

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Al Harfi Albluwi, Qutaiba. Framework for Performance Evaluation of Computer Security Incident Response Capabilities

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Alhasani, Ahmed Salem. Assessing Hand Hygiene Compliance in Healthcare Workers to Reduce Infectious Disease

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Alhasani, Mona Abdulmuti. The Influence of Interfacial Effects by PVDF on the Fluorescent Properties of Rhodamine 6G

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Anish, Beth O'Leary. Writing Irish America: Communal Memory and the Narrative of Nation in Diaspora

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Barone, Carly. Anthelmintic Efficacy of Bioactive Compounds Within Cranberry Vine and Birdsfoot Trefoil

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Bauerband, Loren Andrew. Investigation of Health Risk Patterns Across Sexual and Gender Minority Identities

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Beiram, Rami. Health Outcomes Research of Novel Disease Modifying Medications in Alzheimer’s Disease and Cost Burden of Early Onset Dementia

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Belanger, Jillian. Speaking Truth to Power: Stand-Up Comedians as Sophists, Jesters, Public Intellectuals and Activists

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Benharris, Lyndsey A.. Exploring Critical Literacy with Early Childhood Educators

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Bernstein, Michael. A Personalized Normative Feedback Text-Message Intervention to Reduce 21st Birthday Alcohol Use and Problems

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Boccio, Rachel. Architectures of Captivity: Imagining Freedom in Antebellum America

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Brannon, Elizabeth Quinn. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Biological Nutrient Removal During Wastewater Treatment

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Brown, Austin Collins. Improvised Explosives: X-Ray Detection & Euthectics of Erythritol Tetranitrate

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Chae, Younghun. Representing Statistical Network-Based Anomaly Detection by Using Trust

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Chapman, Mingyu. Development of Rhodamine 6G Thin Filmn as a Fluorescent Sensor for Explosive Vapor Detection

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Chen, Zhen. Sub-Terahertz Range Fiber Optic Devices for Sensing Applications

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Clark, Jodi L.. Teachers' Experiences of Induction Coaching: A Narrative Retrospective Inquiry

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Coia, Bethany J.. A Description of Approachable Nurses: The Voice of the Hospitalized Child

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Cui, Yixin. High Throughput and Mechanistic Analysis of the HRD Motif of Src Protein Tyrosine Kinase

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Deering, Robert W.. Using Natural Products to Treat Resistant and Persistent Bacterial Infections

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Ducharme, Daniel N.. Machine Learning for the Automated Identification of Cyberbullying and Cyberharassment

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Foley, Amy A.. Doorways to Being: Modernism and 'Lived' Architectures

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Foppert, Annie. Southern Ocean Eddy Heat Flux and Eddy-Mean Flow Interactions in Drake Passage

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Fullerton, Bridget. Undergraduate Student Perspectives on Electronic Portfolio Assessment in College Composition Courses

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Fuvich, Jennifer Irene. Exploring the Perceptions of Nursing Students’ Self-Confidence in the Acute Care Setting

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Gedikli, Ersegun Deniz. Dynamic Response and Active Control of Flexible Cylindrical Structures Undergoing Vortex-Induced Vibrations

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Gedikli, Ersegun Deniz. Dynamic Response and Active Control of Flexible Cylindrical Structures Undergoing Vortex-Induced Vibrations

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Giampa, Joseph Robert. Experimental Study of Plate Anchor-Soil Interaction in Sand for the Development of a Novel Anchor

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Gill, Carrie A.. Encouraging Energy Efficiancy: Pricing, Education, and Framing

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Grattan, Amy S.. Early Childhood Educators' Perspectives on Autism and Evidence-Based Practices

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Hayes, David Brian. Identity, Awareness, Action: A Study of White Anti-Racist Faculty Praxis at Two Predominantly White Institutions

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Henley, Heath. Modeling Phase Behavior in Complex Systems Using the Gibbs-Helmholtz Constrained Equation of State

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Hernandez, Wilfred. Development of a Sustainable Quality Assurance Program for Transportation Infrastructure

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Hickey, Joyce Ellen. Stress, Coping, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Health and Cortisol in Premature Infants, at Age 23

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Ilbeigi, Shahab. A New Framework for Model Reduction of Complex Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

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Joseph, Emilie B.. Impact of Multicultural Ethnic Identity on Emerging Adult Alcohol and Marijuana Use

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Khyat, Toufik. Bifurcations of Some Planar Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications

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Korn, Maggie Arin. Being a Man with an Invisible Disability: College Men's Experiences

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Kunicki, Zachary J.. The Factor Structure of Resilience and the Relationship Between Resiliance and Physical Activity

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Makki, Emad Ahmad. Experimental Studies on Mitigating the Risk of Air Blast Loading

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Marcotte, Melissa. Differential Effects of State Shame and Self-Affirmation on Reactive Aggression

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Mathews, Deborah K.. Predictors of Success in Learning Computer Programming

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Matos, Geraldo. Producers' Perspectives on What Makes (and Keeps) Brands Cool

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Mauzole, Yackar L.. Dynamical Typology of Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Fronts Based on Satellite Observations

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McArdle, David T.. Global Dynamics and Boundedness of Discrete Population Models

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McCue, Pamela L.. The Pre-Collegiate Pipeline to Diversify the Nursing Workforce

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McDonough, Carrie A.. Spatial Distribution, Air-Water Exchange, and Toxicity of Organic Pollutants Using Passive Samplers

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Montanio, Kyle. Evaluating Poverty Reduction Strategies in Tanzania and Ethiopia

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Morton-Aiken, Jenna. Metadata and Relational Architecture: Advancing Arrangement, Agency, and Access with New Methodology

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Mullen, Matthew J.. An Investigation into the Influence of Interfacial Effects in a Three Layer Solid Phase Sensing Platform

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Newman, Thomas R.. Computer Science Lesson Study: Building Computing Skills Among Elementary School Teachers

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Oster, Danielle R.. Pathways to Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behavior Among College Students with ADHD Symptomatology

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Paquin, Karissa Lynn. Characterization of a H4K20ME2 Methyl-Binding Domain in the Fanconi Anemia Protein FANCD2

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Platz, Jenny. Agency in Eating Disorders: American Literary and Visual Memoirs of Anorexia and Bulimia

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Porter, Matthew Michael. Tools to Fight the Terrorist Threat

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Ramirez, Amanda Elizabeth. Investigating LGBTQ Advocacy Efforts Among Heterosexual Parent Allies

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Remillard, Jamie. Teaching Writing with Play: A Study of Community-Based Science Education in a National Park

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Romaguera, Gabriel E.. To Start, Continue, and Conclude: Foregrounding Narrative Production in Serial Fiction Publishing

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Salomaki, Eric. Organellar Genome Evolution in Red Algal Parasites: Differences in Adelpho- and Alloparasites

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Schrader, Joseph Michael. Novel Pharmacological Action of Clozapine at D2 Dopamine Receptors

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Sega Matos, Helio David. Implosion and Blast Response of Metallic and Composite Structures in Underwater Environments

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Shaw, Shelby A.. Gender's Role in Abolitionist Pedagogy: A Fictionalized Autoethnography

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Shekari Namin, Elmira. Three Essays on Corporate Bonds Yield Spreads, Credit Ratings and Liquidity

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Shrontz, Jason. "You Will Hold This Book in Your Hands": The Novel and Corporeality in the New Media Ecology

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Skierkowski, Dorothy D.. Assessing Reading Grade Level of Online Mental Health Materials: Practical and Methodological Considerations

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Slattery, Mary F.. A Phenomenological Exploration of How Public School Administrators Balance Teacher Evaluation and Support of Teacher Growth

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Snowe, Alyson. Exploring the Use of NoRedInk as a Tool for Composition Instruction

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Spinard, Edward. The Effects of TCA Cycle Mutations on the Virulence of Vibrio Aguillarum Strains M93SM and NB10SM

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Trotman, April D.. Relationship and Power Dynamics in Women's Same Sex Abusive Couples

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Tucker, Chelsea A.. Investigating the Influence of Word Properties on Vocabulary Outcomes of At-Risk Kindergarteners

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Verma, Ruchi. Novel Methods for Delivering and Promoting the Endosomal Escape of Nucleic Acid Based Drugs: Chiral Polyamines and Hydrophobic Nanoparticle-Containing Liposomes

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Visser, William. High Strain Rate Deformation Mechanisms of Body Centered Cubic Material Subjected to Impact Loading

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Watters, Pamela. Measuring the Creativity of Architecture Students

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Whelan, Julie Christine. Molecular-Level Design of Nanoscale Environments for Enhanced Single-Molecule Sensing

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Wright, Jefferson Townsend. Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Sandwich Structures Subject to Blast Loading

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Wyatt, Linden C.. Using the Energy of Membrane-Associated Folding for Tumor Targeting and Intracellular Cargo Delivery

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Yalcin, Mehmet G.. Supply Chain Ambidexterity (SCX)

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Yan, Jun. Smart Grid Security Against Massive Blackouts

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Ye, Yizhou. Cardiovascular Adverse Events in Patients Receiveing QT Interval Prolonging Medications

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Yu, Degan. Three Essays on Mobile Application Developers’ Product Offering Strategies

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Zhang, Yuzi. Performance Analysis and Morphology of Lithium Ion Battery Anodes Prepared by Colloidal Processing

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Zhong, Xiangnan. On-Line Adaptive Dynamic Programming for Feedback Control

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Zhu, Zhenghan. Some Contributions to Radar Detection Theory

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Ampadu, Gifty. Mental Health Help-Seeking Behavior of Ghanaian American Immigrants

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Anaya-Archila, Nelson M.. Nanoparticles Toxicity on Escherichia coli: Batch and Kinetic Approach

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Armstrong, Addie. Degree-Limited Defective Three Colorings of Planar Graphs Containing No 4-Cycles or 5-Cycles

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Baird, Grayson Luderman. Seizure Clusters in Patients with Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures

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Bilgin, Arzu. Global Dynamics of Some Discrete Dynamical Systems With Applications

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Bockus, Abigail Brittany. A Study of the Regulatory and Environmental Factors Affecting Trimethylamine Oxide Accumulation in Marine Organisms

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Boslett, Andrew J.. Valuation of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development

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Burton, Katelyn Leigh. You Are What You Eat: Investigating Food Discourse and Digitally-Mediated Identities

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Campbell, Alolade Oyinlola. Hurricane Emergency Evacuation Study for Coastal Regions of Rhode Island

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Capraro, Karen L.. An Explanatory Case Study of the Implementation of Co-Teaching as a Student Teaching Method

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Cogun, Fuat. Multimodal Moving Target Detection and Data Processing Via Distributed Sensors

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Cooper, Jennifer Anne. Onsite Wastewarer Treatment Systems

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Costa, Russell. Information Geometric Probability Models in Statistical Signal Processing

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Cotton, Brandi Parker. Residential Mobility and Delinquent Behaviors in Adolescence

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D'Aloisio, Brooke Elise. Investigating Predictors of Academic Success in a Foundational Business Mathematics Course

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Daniels, Jennifer L.. Synthesis, Characterization, and Tumor Targeting of Novel pH Sensitive Nanoparticles