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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Alshammari, Saad. ESSAYS ON EMPIRICAL ASSET PRICING IN SAUDI ARABIA

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Amelotte, Wendy K.. EXAMINING THE LEADERSHIP AND LITERACY PRACTICES IN EFFECTIVE TITLE 1 SCHOOLS: A MULTIPLE CASE STUDY OF SCHOOLS THAT FOSTER EFFICACY SO ALL CAN LEARN

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Anderson, Stephanie I.. PHYTOPLANKTON THERMAL RESPONSES AS DRIVERS OF COMMUNITY COMPOSITION AND BIOGEOGRAPHY IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

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Borrione, Francesca. TRUE CRIME, WOMEN, AND SENSATIONALIZED REPRESENTATIONS IN THE ITALIAN AMERICAN IMAGINARY

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Chang, Xinqiang. FANTASIZING REPRODUCTION: THE BIOLOGIZATION OF THE DESIRE FOR PROGRESS IN VICTORIAN LITERATURE

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Chieffalo, Anthony Conrad. GENDERED & GENREFIED BODIES: HEROISM AS PRODUCTION AND PERFORMANCE IN SWORD & SORCERY FANTASY

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Churchill, Erin D.. TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS SERVING U.S. INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES: A QUALITATIVE DESCRIPTIVE STUDY

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Correia, Amy. WORKING TOWARDS PROFICIENCY: INVESTIGATION OF RECLASSIFICATION AND GROWTH RATES FOR HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH LEARNERS IN AN ASSET AND RESEARCH-BASED ENGLISH LEARNER DEVELOPMENT COURSE

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Dunbar, Eva-Molly Petitto. PREDICTORS OF PAIRED, SINGULAR, AND NO ACTION AMONG MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH BEHAVIOR RISKS

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Foulke, Elizabeth. INTIMATE DISTANCES: AN ARCHIPELAGO

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Gilbert, Jonathan Ross. THE LOUD IMPACT OF A QUIET EGO: HOW POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY INCREASES SALESPERSON PERFORMANCE AND WELL-BEING

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Gonçalves Neto, Afonso. NORTH ATLANTIC ON THE EDGE: OCEAN CIRCULATION THROUGH GATEWAYS AT THE SUBPOLAR-SUBTROPICAL BOUNDARY

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Guan, Xintong. CARROT OR STICK: NUDGING CONSUMERS TOWARDS HEALTHIER CHOICES THROUGH CUSTOMIZED PRICE INCENTIVES

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Hawthorne-Kocak, Catherine. INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEACHER AGENCY, STUDENT ENGAGEMENT, AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

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Hirsch, Aaron C.. SEISMOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE ONTONG JAVA PLATEAU AND SURROUNDING PACIFIC UPPER MANTLE

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Inush Kalana, Urala Liyanage Don. SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL POLYMER MATERIALS VIA ORGANOCATALYTIC RING-OPENING POLYMERIZATION (ROP) OF CYCLIC LACTONES

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Iula, Shawna C.. TURNING POINTS: A CASE STUDY OF MOTIVATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE

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Jacobson, Rose. CHARACTERIZATION OF OVARIAN TISSUE CULTURE AND INVESTIGATION OF EMBRYONIC RESPONSE TO TEMPERATURE STRESS USING A SHP2 PHOSPHATASE INHIBITOR IN CIONA INTESTINALIS

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Jiang, He. GRAPH NEURAL NETWORK BASED LEARNING FOR DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ACCESS

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Li, Lusi. MULTI-VIEW ROBUST REPRESENTATION LEARNING

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Liu, Chang. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS OF POLYPHENOL-ENRICHED EXTRACTS

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Mclimans, Sharon A.. NURSE PRACTITIONERS’ EXPERIENCES WORKING WITH PATIENTS LIVING WITH MORBID OBESITY

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Micu, Petru Dorin. CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT WITH BRANDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: THE MODERATING ROLES OF SELF-QUANTIFICATION AND AWE

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Mushkat, Zoe. LONGITUDINAL DECISION-MAKING IN A TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL FOR PURSUING LIVING DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT

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Neba Mforsoh, Irine. PERFORMANCE OF ELASTOMERIC COATINGS AND COATED STRUCTURES SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE MARINE ENVIRONMENTS

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Olerio, John. A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE COMPLETION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

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Pei, Shuyi. REMOVING PERFORMANCE BOTTLENECKS ON SSDS AND SSD-BASED STORAGE SYSTEMS

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Quinn, Meghan C. L.. GEOTECHNICAL EFFECTS ON FIBER OPTIC DISTRIBUTED ACOUSTIC SENSING PERFORMANCE

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Scott, Shawn P.. A MARKETER’S SYMPHONY: ESSAYS ON THE POWER OF MUSICAL STRUCTURE AND ITS INFLUENCE ON CONSUMERS WITH FOUNDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH IN AUDIO SENSORY MARKETING

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Stabile, Caroline W.. A CASE STUDY OF SCIENTIFIC MODELING IN FIFTH GRADE CLASSROOMS: TEACHER CONCEPTIONS, EPISTEMIC FRAMING AND STUDENTS’ EXPLANATORY MODELS

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Sun, Tianyu. EVALUATION OF MEDICATIONS FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER ON OVERDOSE AND HEALTHCARE UTILIZATION IN THE US

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Swanson, Holly Joan. SELF-REGULATED LEARNING IN FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS IN AN INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY COURSE AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCES AND ACADEMIC IMPACTS OF A CAMPUS-WIDE METACOGNITIVE INTERVENTION

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Tanzer, Joshua Ray. FEELING GOOD: HAPPINESS AND HEALTH IN DUTCH OLDER ADULTS

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Tate, Marie C.. CO-OCCURRENCE OF DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND ALCOHOL USE: IMPACT OF SOCIODEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS

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Upegui, David I.. SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY: A NATURAL FIT

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Vanterpool, Derece. COUNTER-NARRATIVES MATTER: A CRITICAL RACE ANALYSIS OF BLACK SERVICEMEN’S SCHOOL-TO-MILITARY TRAJECTORY

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Zhang, Jiayuan. BLATANT BENEVOLENCE AND SOCIAL CAPITAL ATTAINMENT ON SOCIAL NETWORK SITES – A MULTI-METHOD APPROACH

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Zisk, Alyssa Hillary. QUANTIFYING AND COMPENSATING FOR P300 VARIATIONS IN AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Adams, Jessica A.. THE IMPACT OF A CURRICULAR CHANGE ON UNDERGRADUATE HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC BEHAVIOR AND PERFORMANCE

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Aguiar, Rebecca J.. MULTICULTURAL RESEARCH IN FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY: WHERE ARE WE NOW?

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Aktosun, Erdem. INVESTIGATION OF VORTEX-INDUCED VIBRATION OF A CYLINDER BY EMPLOYING CROSS-FLOW AND IN-LINE MOTION

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Alkhader, Arar. DESIGN AND VALIDATION OF SMART FABRIC SENSORS BASED ON SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES

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Baker, Aaron M.. IMPACT OF BRAND RECOGNITION IN PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST SELECTION: IDENTIFICATION AND CORRECTIVE PROCEDURE

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Baker, Nicole. INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AMONG SNAPCHAT USERS: USES AND MOTIVATIONS

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Balestrieri, Sara. EXPLORING CAUSAL MECHANISMS BETWEEN BEHAVIOR AND COGNITION IN A THEORY-BASED ALCOHOL INTERVENTION

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Basnyat, Bonita S.. COLLEGE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN COURSEWORK: INVESTIGATING ASSESSMENT SCALING AND FEEDBACK UTILITY

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Behanan, Priya Sara. NEW INSIGHTS INTO MODELING CHOICE BEHAVIOR UNDER UNCERTAINTY

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Belviso, Nicholas. THE COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS, SAFETY, AND COST OF ORAL P2Y12 ANTIPLATELET AGENTS FOLLOWING ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

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Bianchi, Nicholas J.. OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF ONE DIMENSIONAL QUATERNARY PHOTONIC CRYSTALS AND ASSOCIATED HETEROSTRUCTURES

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Borrelli, Eric P.. PRESCRIPTION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE UTILIZATION: EVALUATING BENZODIAZEPINE DOSE INTENSITY, DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF A MEASUREMENT FRAMEWORK, AND USE OF TRAMADOL AMONG PATIENTS WITH HIGHER RISK

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Carvalho, Paul. POTENTIAL VALUE OF GEAR-BASED MANAGEMENT FOR CORAL REEF FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION

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Chapman, Navid. THE INFLUENCE OF POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE INTERFACES ON THE FLUORESCENCE OF RHODAMINE 6G THIN FILMS

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Chen, Xuanyu. IMPACTS OF SHOALING OCEAN SURFACE WAVES ON WIND STRESS AND STORM SURGE

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Clarkin, Christine Marie. LSVT®BIG EXERCISE-INDUCED NEUROPLASTICITY IN PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE: AN ASSESSMENT OF PHYSIOLOGICAL AND BEHAVIORAL OUTCOMES

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Cofer, Danielle. PREPARING FOR DEATH: CANNIBALISM, CONSUMPTION AND INCORPORATION IN WOMEN’S SHIPWRECK NARRATIVES

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Cox, Alissa H.. COASTAL NEW ENGLAND SEPTIC SYSTEM DRAINFIELDS: GROUNDWATER TABLE AND GREENHOUSE GAS CYCLING DYNAMICS

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Crawford, Troy M.. ICG- AND GNP-PHLIP: NOVEL AGENTS FOR IMAGING AND THERAPY

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Cruz, Jennifer. THE ROLE OF KINDERGARTEN VOCABULARY KNOWLEDGE AND LANGUAGE STATUS ON EARLY READING COMPREHENSION

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Cyril, Khadijah Nelly. THE KINGIAN NONVIOLENCE CONFLICT RECONCILIATION TRAINING PROGRAM: OUTCOMES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS’ CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING

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Darosh, Angela. BEYOND THE NEGATIVE LENS: A STRENGTH-BASED APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL MINORITY WOMEN’S HEALTH

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Davis, Teressa. BLACK PARENT-ADOLESCENT CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SEX: A MIXED-METHODS STUDY OF PARENT PERSPECTIVES

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DeMoranville, Kristen J.. THE FREQUENT FLYER’S GUIDE TO MIGRATION: HOW SONGBIRD METABOLISM AND OXIDATIVE STATUS RESPOND TO ENDURANCE FLIGHT AND DIET QUALITY

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Dharmaratne, Nayanthara. DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL (THIO)UREA ORGANOCATALYSTS FOR RING OPENING POLYMERIZATION OF CYCLIC LACTONES

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DiBiasio, Eric Charles. REGULATING QUIESCENCE AND DIVISION IN ESCHERICHIA COLI

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Dong, Xiaonan. COMPOSITE COOPERATIVE ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND CONTROL FOR MULTI-ROBOT COORDINATION

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Dufault-Thompson, Keith. FUNCTION AND VARIABILITY OF METABOLIC NETWORKS

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Elkhatib, Dounia. MICROPLASTIC IN WATER AND WASTEWATER

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Farnworth, Barbara A.. FEMALE COMIC GROTESQUE CHARACTERS IN VICTORIAN NOVELS: INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBILITIES OF LIMINALITY

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Foley-Schramm, Ashton. READING THE READER: ANALYZING DEPICTIONS OF MALE READERS IN SERIAL VICTORIAN FICTION

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Francis, Alyssa. OUTCOMES AND PREDICTORS OF PRESCRIPTION STIMULANT MISUSE IN COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH AND WITHOUT ADHD

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Giacalone, Michael D.. EXPLORING THE GREEK-LETTER ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE AT PRIMARILY COMMUTER PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY

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Gomes, Kristofer. DETERMINING IMPACTS OF IRON LIMITATION ON DIATOM CHLOROPLAST METABOLISM AND PHYSIOLOGY

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Gonsalves, Michelle D.. MAKING ENERGETIC MATERIALS SAFER

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Grant Ranson, Hilary Joan. CHEMICAL INVESTIGATION OF BACTERIAL INTERACTIONS INVOLVING PATHOGENS

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Griffin, Annette. NURSES’ INVOLVEMENT IN END OF LIFE COMMUNICATION AND CARE PRACTICES IN ICUs

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Guitar, Jenna. REORIENTING THE FEMALE GOTHIC: CURIOSITY AND THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE

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Hall, Molly Volanth. ECOLOGIES OF MATERIALITY AND AESTHETICS IN BRITISH MODERNIST WAR-TIME LITERATURE, 1890-1939

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Heiskanen, Satu Kristiina. INVESTIGATION OF ELECTROLYTE ADDITIVES AND LITHIUM METAL ANODES FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERIES

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Hewawasam, Rukshika Shalani. DEVELOPMENT OF ORGANOCATALYSTS FOR RING-OPENING POLYMERIZATION (ROP) OF LACTONES

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Hidir, Serap. FICTIONS OF CAPTIVITY: RACIALIZING RELIGION IN EARLY U.S. LITERATURE AND CULTURE

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Holland, Laura Z.. THE BIOGEOGRAPHY OF ANTARCTIC MARINE DIATOMS AND THEIR RESPONSE TO VARIED IRON CONCENTRATIONS

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Homola, Kira Louise. SUBSEAFLOOR POREWATER PALEOSALINITY AND NITROGEN ISOTOPES

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Husain, Nyla Tauqir. LARGE EDDY SIMULATION OF TURBULENT AIRFLOW OVER SURFACE WAVES AND AIR-SEA FLUXES

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Hussein, Abdelnasser. UNDERSTANDING PRINCIPALS’ PERCEPTIONS OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN SUBURBAN AND URBAN SCHOOLS: A CROSS-CASE STUDY

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Hu, Xiaoyan. LEARNING PRACTICES IN CHINESE CHARACTER RECOGNITION: AN ANALYSIS OF STUDENT OUTCOMES AND PERCEPTIONS

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Iannucci, Jaclyn M.. INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF VASCULAR ACTIVATION IN ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE-RELATED NEUROINFLAMMATION

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Johnson, Shelby L.. INVESTIGATING NAT PRODUCTS & PHARMACEUTICALS TARGETING INFLAMMATION IN NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

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Jones, Colin Anthony. RAISE YOUR GLASS: A CULTURE EVALUATION OF DIATOMS AS ARCHIVES OF PAST NUTRIENT CONSUMPTION

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Joodaki, Faramarz. MOLECULAR MODELING OF NORMAL MODES AND DYNAMICS IN AROMATIC RINGS, PEPTIDES, AND A COMPLEX LIPID BILAYER

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Khalaj Hedayati, Mehrnaz. SUPPLY CHAIN AND SERVICE OPERATIONS DIGITIZATION: AN INTEGRATION OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

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Kirk-Provencher, Katelyn T.. RATINGS OF CONSENT IN LESBIAN, GAY, AND HETEROSEXUAL SEXUAL ASSAULT SITUATIONS

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Kopsco, Heather Lynn. EVALUATION OF A PHOTOGRAPH-BASED CITIZEN SCIENCE PROGRAM AS A TICK SURVEILLANCE AND PREVENTION EDUCATION TOOL

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Kouhi, Soroush. MULTI-SCALE ASSESSMENT OF HURRICANE-GENERATED COASTAL AND INLAND FLOODING USING A NUMERICAL AND OBSERVATIONAL FRAMEWORK

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Kresning, Boma. THE INTERACTIONS OF OFFSHORE RENEWABLE ENERGY FARMS AND THE OCEAN ENVIRONMENT: A NUMERICAL STUDY OFF THE US NORTHEAST COAST

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Kwon, Hee Yoon. THE NEW AND THE OLD FOR ENGAGEMENT IN BUSINESS LEARNING: GAMIFIED COURSE DESIGN AND OP-ED WRITING PROJECT

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Lantz, Benjamin. ON THE HAVEL-HAKIMI RESIDUE OF DEGREE SEQUENCES AND ITS RELATION TO THE INDEPENDENCE NUMBER

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Leonardo Silva, Beth. BETWEEN SIBLINGS: HOW THE SIBLING METAPHOR REIMAGINES AFFECTIVE ENTANGLEMENTS IN THE VICTORIAN NOVEL

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LoBuono, Dara Lyn. TAILORING DIGITAL HEALTH TO IMPROVE THE NUTRITION AND HEALTH OF PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE

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Lynch, Kenneth A. Jr.. STRUCTURED, INDIVIDUALIZED, VIDEO-BASED COACHING TO IMPROVE TECHNICAL SKILL ACQUISITION

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Marciano, Laura Marie. OPENING CEREMONY: A WRITING PRACTICE TOWARDS QUEER FUTURITY