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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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

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Song, Richard. THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN RACIAL MICROAGGRESSIONS EXPERIENCES, COPING WITH DISCRIMINATION STRATEGIES, AND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AMONG ASIAN AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Abbasi, Akram. NANOMATERIALS FOR SENSING, HEATING AND APPLICATIONS IN COMPOSITES AND EMULSION BIOFOULING

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Al-Bkerat, Maissa. NUTRITIONAL BELIEFS AND PRACTICES OF ARABIC SPEAKING MIDDLE EASTERN MOTHERS

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An, Jiyoon. ALEXA OR ALEX? GENDERED TECHNOLOGY’S INFLUENCE ON CONSUMER JUDGMENTS

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Arizi, Evans Kwasi. TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF THE SARDINELLA FISHERY IN GHANA

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Armendarez, Joseph J.. THE EFFECTS OF COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION ON EARLY LITERACY SKILLS OF YOUNG CHILDREN WHO ARE HISPANIC/LATINO

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Asadi, Pouria. COMPUTER VISION BASED METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC REBAR DETECTION IN GROUND PENETRATING RADAR DATA

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Babcock, Zachary R.. POLYPHARMACY IN CANCER PATIENTS: HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE, EXPENDITURES, AND ADVERSE EVENTS

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Barlock, Benjamin Joseph. USE OF HYPHENATED MASS SPECTROMETRY TO UNCOVER TRUE NAFLD EFFECT ON HUMAN DRUG DISPOSITION PROTEINS

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Berwise, Clifton A.. Assessing Interaction of Black Racial Identity and Perceived Neighborhood Factors on Educational Utility

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Bian, Ke. DNA damage, repair and mutational spectrum

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Bligh, Amanda. REAL-TIME GEOMETRY-BASED FEEDBACK FOR DESIGN ENGINEERS ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF MANUFACTURING

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Bonoff, Jennifer. CHANGING CONSUMER EXPERIENCES AND BEHAVIORS & THE ROLE OF THE MARKETER WITHIN MOBILE ENVIRONMENTS

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Browner, Michael Jr.. A Phenomenological Study of Perspectives on Teacher Diversity and the Lived Experiences of Black Public School Teachers

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Brozyna, Christopher. THREE EXPERIMENTAL EXAMINATIONS OF ASPECTS OF INSTITUTIONS GOVERNING NATURAL RESOURCE USE

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Cancilliere, Mary Kathryn M.. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SELF-EFFICACY DURING EXPOSURE – CHILD (SEE-C) MEASURE: A PILOT STUDY

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Canfield, Katherine. Tourism and Justice on Catalina Island: Burdens, Power, and Decision-making

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Card, Adam D.. ULTRAFAST COHERENT SPECTROSCOPIES AND LASER SOURCES BASED ON THIRD-ORDER NONLINEAR OPTICAL PHENOMENA

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Carr-Harris, Andrew. NONMARKET VALUATION OF MARINE RESOURCES IN THE NORTHEAST: IMPLICATIONS FOR RECREATIONAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

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Carter, Wales Aran. WHAT TO EAT AND WHEN: THE CONSEQUENCES OF POLYUNSATURATED FAT CONSUMPTION AND PACE OF CHANGES TO BODY LIPID COMPOSITION IN SONGBIRDS

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Çavus, Mustafa. SOFTWARE SUPPORT FOR HARDWARE PREDICTORS

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Cooper-Mullin, Clara. HOW BIRDS RESPOND TO ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY, OXIDATIVE DAMAGE, AND FUEL STORES DURING MIGRATION

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Daly, Adrienne Jones. PRACTICING TRANSLINGUALISM: FACULTY CONCEPTIONS AND PRACTICES

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DaSilva, Nicholas A.. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS OF POLYPHENOL-ENRICHED EXTRACTS AND THEIR GUT MICROBIAL METABOLITES

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Emi, Tania T.. REMOTELY ACTIVATED BIOMATERIALS FOR OPTIMIZING THE TEMPORAL PROFILES OF THERAPEUTIC MOLECULES

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Engley, Ryan. TO BE CONTINUED: SERIALITY IN NEW MEDIA

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Fernando, Payagala Udawattage Ashvin Iresh. DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF MOLECULAR PROBES FOR MEDICAL AND ENVIRONMETAL APPLICATIONS

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Ganji, Nasim. NANOPARTICLE-CELL MEMBRANE INTERACTIONS: ADSORPTION KINETICS AND THE MONOLAYER RESPONSE

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Gaudet, Charles Edward III. DETECTION OF COGNITIVE CHANGE: EXAMINATION OF APPROACHES FOR IMPROVING THE ACCURACY OF IMPACT

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Ghatee, Rosa. FABRICATION OF CONDUCTIVE HYDROGELS AND THEIR APPLICATION IN NEUROPROSTHETIC INTERVENTION AND DRUG DELIVERY

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Greenfield, Joseph. SPARTA: SYSTEM FOR PORTABLE ACQUISTION WITH REAL-TIME ANALYSIS

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Guillame, Jean A.. CLOSURE UNDER THE MAJORIZATION RELATION AND THE DISTINGUISHING CHROMATIC NUMBER OF CIRCULANT GRAPHS

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Hattat, Ahmet. PRODUCT EVALUATIONS AS A FACTOR OF UNKNOWN ATTRIBUTE POSITIONING, BRAND TRUST, NEED FOR COGNITION AND MESSAGE DIAGNOSTICITY

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Hellwig, Martin D.. Computational Gene Association Based on Relative Species Displacement in Gene and Morphology Trees

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Hill, Danielle. EXAMINING MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING ADDRESSING ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE USE DURING PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALIZATION

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Jansen, Abigale E.. Navigating Internal and External Borderlands: The Experience of Emergent Bilingual Cape Verdean Middle School Students

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Javier Mella, Carlos Rafael. DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURES SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE MARINE ENVIRONMENTS: AN EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATION

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Jones, Daniel R.. SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL MATERIALS FOR THE DETECTION AND REMOVAL OF TOXICANTS

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Kakar, Prateek. LASER-ASSISTED TRANSDERMAL DRUG DELIVERY AND VACCINATION

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Kane, Mary Kathryn. Krill Motion in the Southern Ocean: Quantifying in Situ Krill Movement Behaviors and Energetics

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Kell, Charles. CONSTRUCTING TRANSGRESSION: CRIMINALITY IN EXPERIMENTAL LITERATURE

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Killion, Bryana E.. RESILIENCE, COPING STRATEGIES, AND INTERNALIZING DISORDERS AMONG CHILDHOOD MALTREATMENT VICTIMS

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Koggala Wellalage, Dilni Kaveendi Chandrasiri. THE EFFECT OF ADDITIVES AND SURFACE MODIFYING AGENTS ON THE SOLID ELECTROLYTE INTERFACE IN LITHIUM ION BATTERIES

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Kovach, Shannon. DECREASING THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF EFFORT MEASURES TO COACHING: THE TOMM AS AN EXEMPLAR

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LaBreck, Christopher James. MECHANISMS OF DIVISION SITE SELECTION AND ROLE OF THE ATP-DEPENDENT PROTEASE CLPXP IN MIND REGULATION AND PROTEOSTASIS IN E. COLI

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Li, Dongyang. In storage process, the next generation of storage system

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Li, Jiahang. THREE-DIMENSIONAL PASSIVE‐SOURCE REVERSE TIME MIGRATION OF CONVERT WAVES: A NEW METHOD TO IMAGE THE EARTH’S DISCONTINUITIES

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Lyons, Nicole Rose. SCHOOL LEADER DEVELOPMENT: PERCEPTIONS OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT ON THE JOB

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Mako, Teresa Louise. DETECTION OF IONS AND SMALL MOLECULE TOXICANTS IN AQUEOUS MEDIA USING NEW COLORIMETRIC AND FLUORIMETRIC METHODS

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Manke, Krysten. WELCOME TO THE CLUB: AN ARCHIVAL INQUIRY INTO THE DEWEY LABORATORY SCHOOL AS RHETORICAL EDUCATION

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Marcotte, James. GLOBAL DYNAMICS OF DISCRETE MONOTONE MAPS IN THE PLANE AND IN RN

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Masrahi, Alaa. IDENTIFYING FACTORS OF SUCCESS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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McBride Pinheiro, Beth A.. EXPLORING THE INCREDIBLE 5-POINT SCALE: IMPACT ON TARGET BEHAVIORS IN PRESCHOOL

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Mena, Noereem Zenaida. THE HOME AND CHILD-CARE: ARE PRESCHOOLAGED CHILDREN GETTING MIXED FOOD-RELATED MESSAGES?

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Meyer, Aaron C.. MOLECULAR CHAINS UNDER TENSION AND TORQUE: ACTIVATION OF STATISTICALLY INTERACTING EXTENSION, TWIST, AND CONTACT PARTICLES

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Moreira da Costa, Leandro. VOTING NEAREST NEIGHBORS: SVM CONSTRAINTS SELECTION ALGORITHM BASED ON K-NEAREST NEIGHBORS

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Murray, Alexandra N.. Measure Development and Validation of a Self-Efficacy Scale for Advance Care Planning

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Murtagh, Patricia J.. A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF RHODE ISLAND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS WORKING UNDER FEDERAL AND STATE EDUCATION POLICY

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Northup, Jane. Law Enforcement Officers' Perceptions of their Skill Development and Transfer of Learning Post-Training

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Oppong, Anita Adjoa. INVESTIGATION OF IRON MEDIATED MOLECULAR TRANSFORMATIONS AND SYNTHESIS OF 2-AMINO-α-CARBOLINE AND ITS ANALOGUES RELEVANT FOR DNA ADDUCT FORMATION

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Orphanides, Christopher D.. RELATING MARINE MAMMAL DISTRIBUTION TO PREY ABUNDANCE

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Ortega, Elsa. THE CHARACTERIZATION OF XANTHENE DYES ON A GLASS SUBSTRATE FROM DIFFERENT COATING TECHNIQUES

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Ott, Benjamin H.. APPLICATIONS OF CENTERED KERNEL TARGET ALIGNMENT IN INDUCTIVE LOGIC PROGRAMMING

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Padgett, Jason Scott. CASCADIA SUBDUCTION ZONE COSEISMIC SUBSIDENCE ESTIMATES FROM NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND WASHINGTON

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Palazini, Angela. AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: A CASE STUDY OF FOUR STUDENTS AND THEIR COMMUNICATION TEAM

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Pallack, Robert J. Jr.. TOWARDS A UNIFIED MODELING LANGUAGE (UML) PROFILE TO ADDRESS DIGITAL FORENSIC EVIDENCE COMPLEXITIES

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Perkins, Matthew. ADVANCEMENTS IN BIOMIMETIC UNDERWATER PROPULSION: BOUNDARY INTERACTIONS AND CROSSFLOW COMPENSATION

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Perrelli, Kristina M.. EXPLORING THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF BEING PREGNANT WHILE A COLLEGE STUDENT

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Pfohl, Marisa. AN ‘OMICS APPROACH TO DIET & STRUCTURE IMPACT ON PERFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCE INDUCED LIVER DISEASE

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Pothupitiya, Jinal U.. ORGANOCATALYTIC RING-OPENING POLYMERIZATION OF CYCLIC LACTONES: DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CATALYSTS GUIDED BY MECHANISM

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Rathkey, Emma S.. CAN ASL-GLOSS BE USED AS AN INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL TO TEACH WRITTEN ENGLISH TO THE DEAF?

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Rettinger, Ryan Charles. EXAMINATION OF NON-IDEAL EXPLOSIVES

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Rose, Kenneth N.. DIETARY POLYPHENOLS AND THEIR GUT MICROBIOTA METABOLITES AS POTENTIAL TREATMENTS FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

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Saikia, Manob Jyoti. A WEARABLE, CONFIGURABLE FUNCTIONAL NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY SYSTEM FOR WIRELESS NEUROIMAGING

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Saravanakumar, Anitha. AN OMICS BASED APPROACH FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF BIOMARKERS IN NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE USING IN VITRO MODELS OF HEPATIC STEATOSIS

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Saul, Southey F.. EFFECT OF EXERCISE ON COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

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Shah, Nishan K.. OVERCOMING CONTEMPORARY OBSTACLES IN DRUG DELIVERY VIA ACETALATED DEXTRAN PARTICLE FORMULATIONS

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Small, Rachel. ATTITUDES TOWARDS COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION: AN ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS APPROACH

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Steffes, Juliana. AN EXPLORATORY INVESTIGATION INTO THE STRUCTURE OF EATING DISORDER DIAGNOSIS

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Stevick, Rebecca Jean. OYSTER-ASSOCIATED MICROBIAL COMMUNITY DYNAMICS

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Sutyawan, Fery. FEDERALISM IN MARINE FISHERIES GOVERNANCE IN INDONESIA: AN ANALYSIS OF THE STAKEHOLDERS’ PERCEPTIONS

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Tang, Qi. CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF METHYLATION AND GLYCATION DNA ADDUCTS

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Tapscott, Brian E.. Team Medical Decision Making: Available Research and Future Directions

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Tendhar, Thupten. COMPASSION AND WELL-BEING: THE EFFECTS OF AN ONLINE FILMMEDIATED COMPASSION EDUCATION ON UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

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Torrico Guzman, Elisa A.. DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOMATERIALS FOR PULMONARY DRUG DELIVERY APPLICATIONS

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Treadaway, Victoria Ann. Behavior and Transport of Organic Acids in the Troposphere using Observational Data and Models

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Turchetta, Louis William. SELF-MONITORING HEART RATE BIOFEEDBACK: A SECONDARY PREVENTION STRATEGY FOR MANAGING ANXIETY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Unger, Susan P.. ANALYSIS OF A TWITTERFEED COMMUNITY OF PRACTICING K-8 REFORM-MINDED SCIENCE TEACHERS

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Van Beaver, Sarah. Global Dynamics of Some Discrete Dynamical Systems in Mathematical Biology

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Walker, Clarissa J.. “THERE IS NO RACISM IN CUBA”: A FIELD STUDY OF THE “POST-RACE” RHETORIC OF MODERN CUBA

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Wang, Zhao. Essays on Corporate Disclosure, Governance, and Capital Markets

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Watts, Kara. CHARMED MODERNISMS: FANTASIES OF SOCIALITY AND DIFFERENCE IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRITISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE

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Weir, Michael Joseph. Health Information Campaigns and Genetically Modified Food Labels in the Seafood Market

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Yang, Jing. ACCELERATING DATA ACCESSING BY EXPLOITING FLASH MEMORY TECHNOLOGIES

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Zambrotta, Nicholas. COULD STATED POLITICAL AFFILIATION INFLUENCE A CANDIDATE'S PERCEIVED APPROPRIATENESS TO ATTEND GRADUATE SCHOOL? AN AUDIT STUDY

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Zhou, Xin. ROBUST ESTIMATION FOR NOISY DATA

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Abtahi, Mohammadreza. BRAIN-BODY SENSORY FUSION: MERGING FNIRS/EEG NEUROIMAGING AND FULL-BODY MOTION CAPTURE

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Almohammadi, Iman Aly. DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF THE ARABIC VERSIONS OF THE TRANSTHEORETICAL MODEL SCALES FOR EXERCISE

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Aroke, Hilary A.. Economic Burden and Mortality Associated With Prescription Opioid Use