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Theses/Dissertations from 2023

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Abdulshakoor, Ebtesam Mohd. SICKLE CELL DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT AMONG LATE ADOLESCENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN SAUDI ARABIA: A MIXED-METHOD STUDY

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Abreu, Alyssa. ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN OYSTER CONSUMPTION AND IRON, ZINC, AND CADMIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN GHANAIAN WOMEN

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Ada, Eren. Utilization of Large-Scale Genomic Data and Phylogenetic Methods in Studying Evolutionary Radiations

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Ali, Winifer M.. UNDERLYING MECHANISMS OF UBIQUITIN SPECIFIC PEPTIDASE 2 ISOFORMS REGULATION IN HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA BY THE FARNESOID X RECEPTOR SIGNALING PATHWAY

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Andrys, Janine Louise. WATER AND OXYGEN FUGACITY IN SUBDUCTION ZONE MAGMATISM

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Antolini, Cali. PHOTOCHEMICAL AND PHOTOPHYSICAL DYNAMICS OF THE AQUEOUS FERRATE(VI) ION

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Argus, Stefanie. EXPERIENCES OF WHITE WOMEN GRADUATE STUDENTS IN A DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION BADGE PROGRAM AT A PREDOMINANTLY WHITE INSTITUTION IN A TIME OF WHITESTREAM RACIAL RECKONING

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Ashraf, Muhammad Hasan. RECONCEPTUALIZING SUPPLY CHAIN FLOWS

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Avant, Albert Hosia Jerriod. Muscadine: Poems

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Baughman, Emma C.. MIDDLE CHILDREN OF HISTORY: MALE-AUTHORED POST-1960s FICTION & THE NIHILISM OF WHITE MALE PROTAGONISTS

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Bishop, Ian W.. INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE ADAPTIVE POTENTIAL OF SOUTHERN OCEAN PHYTOPLANKTON

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Bosland, Julie. BEST MANAGEMENT AND EGG WASHING PRACTICES FOR SMALL-SCALE POULTRY PRODUCERS TO IMPROVE FOOD SAFETY

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Bush, Xin. 13C LABELING FOR CHO CELL METABOLISM TRACING AND MS BASED ANALYSIS FOR ADVANCED UPSTREAM CULTURE MONITORING TO SUPPORT CQA UNDERSTANDING

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Campo, Steven Anthony. HOW DOES THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT IMPACT SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH? A CASE STUDY IN EAST GREENWICH, RHODE ISLAND

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Carvalho, Kristin. COMMUNITY BANK STRESS TESTING: WHY BANKS STRESS TEST AND THE IMPACT OF STRESS TESTING ON BANK CAPITAL AND PROFITABILITY

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Chen, Xiaotian. DESIGN, DYNAMIC MODELING AND CONTROL OF SOFT ROBOTS

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Cho, Youngji. THE (MIS)FORMATION OF IDENTITY IN JOSEPH CONRAD’S NOVELS: IDEOLOGY, COMMUNITY, AND THE SELF

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Colavita, Matthew A.. HYDRODYNAMIC DRAG AND ADDED MASS FORCES ON BODIES UNDERGOING SHAPE CHANGE FOR USE IN PROPULSIVE AND MANEUVERING MODELS

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Consilvio, Damiano. COMPUTATIONAL CLOSE READING: A CRITIQUE OF DIGITAL LITERARY METHODOLOGY

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Crisalli, Alicia M.. A STUDY OF THE STRUCTURE-ACTIVITY RELATIONSHIPS OF CARCINOGENIC PROTEIN- AND DNA-BINDING CHEMICALS

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Danilczyk, William C.. DIGITAL TWIN FOR INTELLIGENT CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS

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Dong, Luran. VALUING THE IMPACT OF WIND TURBINES ON HOUSING PRICES

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Dorfman, Leah. THE EFFECT OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY ON VALUE CONSISTENCY DURING A WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

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Dugas, Joan R.. HOME HEALTH CARE NURSES’ EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS OF PROVIDING CARE TO OLDER ADULTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A QUALITATIVE DESCRIPTIVE STUDY

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Dunn, Matthew. CALIBRATION AND APPLICATION OF A TUBE PASSIVE SAMPLER FOR EVALUATING FATE AND TRANSPORT OF PER- AND POLYFLUORINATED ALKYL SUBSTANCES (PFAS)

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Duroha, Jesse. SUSTAINABLE ERGONOMICS FOR SOLAR INSTALLATIONS

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Ferchichi, Mohamed Anis. DIAGNOSTIC BRAINS, EXPERIENTIAL MINDS AND METAMODERNISM: MCEWAN, SELF, AND MCCARTHY AS CASE STUDIES

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Ferry, James A.. RESISTING ARREST: AN (AUTO-THEORETICAL) ESSAY ON PRISON LITERATURE

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Forkus, Shannon. EXAMINING BIDIRECTIONAL RELATIONS BETWEEN INTERPERSONAL TRAUMA AND SUBSTANCE USE AMONG ARMY SOLDIERS

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Forte, Michael B. Jr.. DID GASB 67 AND 68 IMPACT PUBLIC PENSION RISK TAKING?

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Freeman, Matthew. DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NANO- AND MICROPARTICLES FOR PULMONARY DRUG DELIVERY

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Gallucci, Gina. MECHANISMS OF PPAR-ALPHA TARGETED THERAPY IN CHOLESTASIS: TRANSLATIONAL STUDIES

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Garzon, Joise. “IF YOU ARE TRYING TO HELP STUDENTS, YOU SHOULD PROBABLY ASK THEM HOW YOU CAN HELP”: TESTIMONIOS OF LATINA/O/ HISPANIC COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO PERSISTED TO GRADUATION

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Goldstein, Silvi C.. RACE AND SEX ASSIGNED AT BIRTH AS MODERATORS OF HARM REDUCTION PHARMACOBEHAVIORAL TREATMENT OUTCOMES FOR ALCOHOL USE DISORDER AMONG PEOPLE EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS

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Gondola, Bobby G. Jr.. NAVIGATING THE HIGHER EDUCATION LANDSCAPE: ARTS-BASED PERSPECTIVES BY COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Gonsalves, Andrea Jennifer. ENHANCING THE EFFICACY OF INHALABLE NANOPARTICLE FORMULATIONS USING BIOMIMETIC LUNG SURFACTANT

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Grzybowski, Amy. A CASE STUDY OF NONCREDIT TO CREDIT PATHWAYS AT COMMUNITY COLLEGES

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Gutierrez, Esperanza. THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE OF LATINA MOTHERS FROM A STRENGTHS PERSPECTIVE: A FOCUSED ETHNOGRAPHY

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Hagan, James Thomas. ADVANCING NANOPORE CHARACTERIZATION OF CARBOHYDRATES WITH CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS AND MACHINE-LEARNING

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Harder de Palma, Thaís. DEFINING THE ESSENTIAL GENOME OF HAEMOPHILUS PARAINFLUENZAE AND CONDITIONALLY ESSENTIAL GENES REQUIRED FOR ITS SURVIVAL IN BIOFILMS AND SERUM COMPLEMENT

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Hasan, Md Tahsin. TESTING THE EFFICACY OF BEHAVIORAL NUDGES FOR REDUCING PLASTIC BAG USE AND PERCEPTION OF LEVY-BASED POLICY AMONG RETAIL CUSTOMERS IN BANGLADESH

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Heidaribafroui, Hojat. MICROFLUIDIC PAPER-BASED DEVICES FOR THE DETECTION OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS

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Holmes, Howard J.. THE EFFECTS OF NUDGES IN ACQUIRING NEW CLIENTS IN A WEALTH MANAGEMENT FIRM

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Ivone, Ryan. DEVELOPMENT OF POLYMERIC NANO- AND MICROPARTICLE-BASED CONTROLLED RELEASE PLATFORMS

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Jayasekara, Gethmini Kasunka. INVESTIGATING THE MECHANISM AND EXPANDING THE REACTIVITY OF CU(I)-CATALYZED [2+2] PHOTOCYCLOADDITION REACTIONS OF OLEFINS

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Jones, Aubree E.. FORM AND FUNCTION OF THE LATERAL LINE SYSTEM IN THREE NORTH AMERICAN FISHES: DEVELOPMENT, EVOLUTIONARY INSIGHTS, AND IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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Jones, Megan C.. QUEER AND TRANS INCLUSION IN FINNISH TEACHER EDUCATION AND EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

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Kamat, Shweta. CHOOSING WISELY IN PROPHYLACTIC NEUROKININ-1 RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST USE AMONG WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER: A RETROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY

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Khaleghikarahrodi, Mehrsa. EXECUTING ADVANCED ALGORITHMS TO EXTRAPOLATE UNIQUE ELECTRIC VEHICLE USERS’ CHARGING BEHAVIORS

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Khan, Tracy Amanda. FUN IN MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSUMER BEHAVIOR CHANGE

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Kominia, Athina. SIGNATURE OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS UNDER PYROLYSIS AND AMBIENT CONDITIONS

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Küster, Timo. MEASURING THE NEEDLE IN THE HAYSTACK: SURFACE ENHANCED RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY (SERS) DETECTION OF ANIONIC ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS

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Landreth, Michael. WAITING TOO LONG TO MOVE AT GREEN LIGHTS

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Larson, Albert Eric. FLUX TO FLOW: A CLEARER VIEW OF EARTH’S WATER CYCLE VIA NEURAL NETWORKS AND SATELLITE DATA

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Lewis, Brittany. DESIGNING ACCESSIBLE COMPUTING DEVICE AUTHENTICATION FOR PEOPLE WITH UPPER EXTREMITY IMPAIRMENT

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Li, Hepfeng. TRUST-REGION BASED POLICY OPTIMIZATION FOR EFFICIENT REINFORCEMENT LEARNING

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Madawala, Hiranya Malshani. DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS OF AN ELECTROCHEMICAL METHOD, NANOEMULSION-INTEGRATED SINGLE-ENTITY ELECTROCHEMISTRY

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McGrane, Christine. A GROUP RESPITE INTERVENTION FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF CHILDREN LIVING WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

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Morrison, Josiah. BIOCHEMICAL AND GENETIC MECHANISMS UNDERPINNING ESCHERICHIA COLI CELL CYCLE AND GROWTH TRANSITIONS

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Nickford, Sarah. Observations at the air-sea interface: quantifying carbon and heat exchange in the Gulf Stream region using uncrewed surface vehicles

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Nowakowski, Catherine. PELAGIC-BENTHIC COUPLING IN THE GULF OF MAINE: MULTIDECADAL MOLECULAR ISOTOPE RECORDS OF ZOOPLANKTON AND DEEP SEA CORALS BIOARCHIVES

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Nusrat, Farah. UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF HYDROCLIMATIC VARIABLES IN FORECASTING GEOSPATIAL DIARRHEAL DISEASE RISK

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O'Loughlin, Connor. The Global Dynamics of Some Rational Difference Equations Exhibiting Neimark-Sacker Bifurcation

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Owens, Bridget A.. ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN STRESS, INTUITIVE EATING, AND ADIPOSITY IN A COHORT OF MIDLIFE WOMEN

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Page, Felicia M.. Stunned and stranded: Characterizing hypothermic threats to sea turtles in the northwest Atlantic and enhancing conservation by fostering community engagement

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Palmer, Gillian N.. HOW DOES PRACTICING MINDFULNESS RELATE TO CONSUMER WILLINGNESS TO ATTEND EVENTS POST-PANDEMIC?

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Palmer, Michelle G.. HYPOGLYCEMIA SCREENING IN TERM NORMAL BIRTH WEIGHT NEWBORNS: A RETROSPECTIVE ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD REVIEW

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Pantano, Justin. STRATEGIES TOWARDS THE SYNTHESIS AND ANALYSIS OF MATERIALS WITH POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS

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Panthi, Jeeban. GROUNDWATER DYNAMICS IN AN UNCONFINED COASTAL AQUIFER: GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATIONS AND MODELING

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Perera, Rupasinghe. AUTOMATED SOLUTIONS FOR DYNAMIC SUBSET TARGET IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING

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Picard, Kassie. PESTICIDES, POLYMERS, AND POLLUTION: USE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY TO COMBAT THREATS TO POLLINATOR HEALTH

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Piraino, Benjamin. Cell Stress, protein quality control, and activation of toxin antitoxin systems in Escherichia coli

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Pokharel, Hem Kumar. IMPROVING QUALITY: EXPLORING CERAMIC WATER FILTERS IN DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES

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Puri, Surendra R.. NANOSCALE ELECTROCHEMISTRY AT LIQUID/LIQUID INTERFACE FOR BIOMEDICAL AND ENERGY APPLICATIONS

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Quiroz Santos, Esther Maria. THE IMPACT OF PEER SPECIALISTS ON CLIENT OUTCOMES: AN EXAMINATION OF MEDIATIONAL FACTORS

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Rivera, Kevin. THIN FILM INTRINSIC AND EXTRINSIC SENSORS FOR CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES (CMCs)

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Ryu, Sangwoo. EVALUATION OF THE TOXICOKINETIC MECHANISMS OF PERFLUOROALKYL SUBSTANCES: ACCUMULATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND ELIMINATION

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Sagna, Safietou. THE OUTSIDER WITHIN: THE EXPERIENCES OF BLACK FRANCOPHONE AFRICAN STUDENTS IN HIGER EDUCATION

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Santos, Brenda. CULTURALLY SUSTAINING DISCIPLINARY HISTORY INSTRUCTION: TEACHERS EXPLORING A POSSIBILITY THROUGH PRACTICE

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Sartori, Daniel D.. OSE and Matrix Filtering for SISA

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Setta, Samantha Patricia. THE INFLUENCE OF NUTRIENT REGIME ON DIATOM DIVERSITY AND DIATOM DIAZOTROPH ASSOCIATIONS

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Shen, Elaine Wang. The Social and Ecological Dimensions of Coral Reef Biomonitoring

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Shepard, Zachary. NANO/BIO INTERACTIONS FOR SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL NANOMATERIALS

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Shomberg, Russell Joseph. ADVANCES IN DEEP-SEA IMAGING AND SOFT ROBOTICS

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Shrestha, Shiva. THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE STRESSES IN WATER QUALITY OF AGRICULTURAL, URBAN AND FORESTED WATERSHEDS IN RHODE ISLAND

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Smith, Delaney. CRANBERRY VINE AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE PERIPARTURIENT OVINE AND HER OFFSPRING

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Smith, Melissa Ann. X-ray absorption spectroscopy as a technique to study environmentally sustainable materials

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Sonnet, Virginie. Detection of coastal phytoplankton taxonomy, morphology and optical signals with machine learning and time series analysis

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Strand, Emma. ELUCIDATING THE MECHANISMS OF STRESS TOLERANCE IN REEF-BUILDING CORAL HOLOBIONTS

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Sylvester, Jeremy. FEMTOSECOND TIME-RESOLVED COHERENT RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY OF EQUILIBRIUM PHONONS IN CUBIC PEROVSKITES

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Thompson, Lauren. EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING INTERVENTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ADHD: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

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Tilton, Craig. Fluid-Structure Interaction of Collapsing Volumes in Confined Environments

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Toomey, Michael. PRODUCT MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND PRODUCT PERFORMANCE IN THE MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY

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Topper, P. Kevin. MISSING VOICES: A FORMATIVE EXPERIMENT TO IMPROVE DIALOGUE IN ONE ONLINE COLLEGE CLASSROOM DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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Townsend, Nikolas. High-Speed Cops and Robbers

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Trautmann, Hannah. Heterogeneous ribosomes and bS21: An investigation of impacts and mechanisms of altered translation in Francisella tularensis

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Trolle, Susan. DYNAMICS OF NON-AUTONOMOUS DISCRETE SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS TO EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS

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Vanceylon, Jarron. THREE CHAPTERS ON THE ECONOMICS OF LAND CONSERVATION

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Visca, Hannah. BIOPHYSICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PHLIP AND PHLIP-CARGO CONJUGATES DEVELOPED FOR IMAGING AND THERAPY

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Wanchoo, Piyush. CHARACTERIZATION & DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF NOVEL COMPOSITE STRUCTURES TO AIR BLAST AND UNDERWATER SHOCK