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2013

Predictors of Postsecondary Education Attendance for Youth with Learning Disabilities, Jennifer Lorene Koehler

Crossing from Hearing to Deaf Worlds: Hearing Border Crossers as Participatory Designers in Healthcare Instruction, Yin Wah Brenda Kreher

The Struggle for Power and Pay: Implications of Board of Directors' Power on Monitoring Effectiveness and Pay for Performance Sensitivity, Mariana Judith Lebron

A Relationship between Course-level Implementation of First Principles of Instruction and Cognitive Engagement: A Multilevel Analysis, Sunghye Lee

Identification of a target using its natural poles using both frequency and time domain response, Woojin Lee

The Piratical Ethos: Textual Activity and Intellectual Property in Digital Environments, Justin A. Lewis

Essays on Agglomeration, Access To Medical Services, And the Real Estate Market, Jing Li

Whose Streets? Our Streets!: Identity, Institutions, and Privilege in Student Activism, Christina Limpert

Achieving Justice Through Public Participation: Measuring the Effectiveness of New York's Enhanced Public Participation Plan for Environmental Justice Communities, Alma L. Lowry

The British Occupation of Southern New York during the American Revolution and the Failure to Restore Civilian Government, Frank Paul Mann

Thermal and photochemical reactions of large metallaborane clusters and functionalizations of boron nitride nanosheets, Pei Ma

Towards a Revisionist Account of Moral Responsibility, Kelly Anne McCormick

Social Technologies and Informal Knowledge Sharing within and across Organizations, Jarrahi Mohammad Hosein

Feeling in Character: Towards an Ethics of Emotion, John Monteleone

Essays on Academic Achievement and Student Behavior in Public Schools, Wael Soheil Moussa

Analysis of Waveguides Filled with Uniaxial Media and Metamaterials for Filter Applications using the Mode Matching Method, Luke Murphy

Molecular Sensing with Protein and Solid-State Nanopores, David John Niedzwiecki

Estate by Estate: The Landscape of the 1733 St. Jan Slave Rebellion, Holly Kathryn Norton

Exploring the Use of Electronic Mobile Technologies among Distance Learners in Rural Communities for Safe and Disruptive Learning, Gomang Seratwa Ntloedibe-Kuswani

Centralizing Ambiguity: Simone de Beauvoir and a Twenty-First Century Ethics, Kristen Oganowski

A Blueprint for Kindergarteners' Educational Trajectories: The Power of Discursive Practices in Constructing Students' Stories Based on Behaviors, Fernanda Tebexreni Orsati

Feminisms at the Door: Gender and Sex at a Women's College, Susan Chappell Overton

Extension Properties of Pluricomplex Green Functions, Sidika Zeynep Ozal

Precision measurement of the Lambda_b baryon lifetime, Bilas Kanti Pal

Controlling Bacterial Persister Cells and Biofilms by Synthetic Brominated Furanones, Jiachuan Pan

The Solid State Simulation of the Structure and Vibrational Modes of Organic, Hybrid Organometallic and Inorganic Species Using the CRYSTAL09 Code., Steven Pellizzeri

Biogeochemical Modeling of the Response of Forest Watersheds in the Northeastern U.S. to Future Climate Change, Afshin Pourmokhtarian

Design Science in Human-Computer Interaction: A Model and Three Examples, Nathan Prestopnik

Associative Processes in Statistical Learning: Paradoxical Predictions of the Past, Jennifer Patricia Provyn

Local adaptation to climate change in a calcareous grassland system, Catherine Ravenscroft

Does Regulatory Scrutiny Change Investment Behavior? Evidence of Suboptimal Portfolio Rebalancing After the Financial Crisis, Willie Dion Reddic

Technological Adaptation on the Frontier: An Examination of Blacksmithing at Fort Michilimackinac, 1715-1781, Amy S. Roache-Fedchenko

A Study of Differential Effects of Two Brief Counseling Interventions Used in a Hospital Trauma Center with Persons Exhibiting High-Risk Drinking Patterns, Jennifer Lindsey Rogers

The Conceptions and Practices of Motherhood among Indo-Caribbean immigrant mothers in the United States: A Qualitative Study, Darshini T. Roopnarine

Development of Pd Catalyzed Amidations & Applications to the Synthesis of Heterocycles, Adam Jason Rosenberg

Sr-Nd-Hf Isotope Geochemistry of 3.5 Ga Gneisses of the Minnesota River Valley and U-Pb Geochronology of Detrital Zircon from Cambrian Sedimentary Rocks of the Laurentian Rifted Margin, Aaron Mathew Satkoski

An Intersectional Analysis of the Female Postsecondary Advantage: Gender, race, and College Selectivity, Gokhan Savas

I Ain't Do Nothing: The Social and Academic Experiences of Black Males in a Dismantled School, Don Sawyer

Option Market Activity around Corporate Events, Michael Shafer

Character Education In and Out of the Classroom: Black Women Middle School Educators Share their Views on Media Images of Black, Linita Shannon

UTILIZATION AND VALUE OF PUBLIC SECTOR INFORMATION FOR KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF SOUTH AFRICA, Raed M. Sharif

Parent Aggression and Youth Externalizing and Internalizing Behaviors: Stability and Mutual Influence, Ann L. Sheedy

The Role of Ethical Evaluation of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Perception of Corporate Hypocrisy, the Intention of Opinioned Communication and Behavior toward a Firm, KyuJin Shim

Nursing the Nation: Globalization, Gender, Race, State and African Immigrant Women in Health Care Work in the United States of America, Fumilayo Showers

Déjà Viewed: Nation, Gender, and Genre in Bollywood Remakes of Hollywood Cinema, Gohar Siddiqui

Coping with College Stress: Does Sense of Coherence Influence the Use of Alcohol and OTC Medication?, Rebecca Silver

Damage Characterization and Analytical Modeling of Quasi-statically Indented Graphite/Epoxy-Honeycomb Core Composite Sandwich Stru, Abhendra K. Singh

Putting the Ghost Back in the Machine: A Defense of Common Sense Dualism, Matthew Andrew Skene

Design and Synthesis of Solid State Materials Constructed from Transition Metals and Diphosphonate or Organoarsonate Ligands, Tiffany Marie Smith

Applications of Search Theory in Finance, Hongyu Song

Towards a Service-Oriented Enterprise: The Design of a Cloud Business Integration Platform in a Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprise, Paul John Stamas

Jailbreakers, Villains, and Vampires: Representations of Criminality in Early-Victorian Popular Texts, Elizabeth Fay Stearns

Weighing In on Heavy Issues: Exploring Race, Nativity, and Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index in Relationship to Preterm Birth and Low Birth Weight, Karyn Alayna Stewart

The design, enactment, and impact of an inquiry-based undergraduate astronomy laboratory learning environment, Steven A. Stewart

Factors Affecting Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Learning Teams (VLTs) in Distance Education, Ruzanna Topchyan

Three Essays on Law Enforcement and Emergency Response Information Sharing and Collaboration: An Insider Perspective, Joseph Treglia

The Territorialization of the 'Republican Law': Judicial Presence in Seine-Saint-Denis, France, Joaquin Villanueva

Experimental Investigation of the Active Flow Control on a Two-Dimensional Wind Turbine Airfoil, Guannan Wang

Socio-Cultural Influences on Adolescent Smoking in Mainland China: The Mediating Role of Smoking-Related Cognitions, Yan Wang

Faux Bro: Gay Hookup Websites and Modern Gay America's Masculinity Crisis, Cory John Weaver

A Decent Place to Stay: Housing Crises, Failed Laws, and Property Conflicts in Washington, D.C, Katie Jeanne Wells

The Deconstruction of Hell: A History of the Resignatio ad Infernum Tradition, Clark R. West

Experiencing Citizenship in a Globalizing World: The Impact of Off-Campus Programs, Ryan Owen Williams

Making a Living at Making a Difference: A Study of Employees in Nonprofit Social Service Organizations in Memphis, Tennessee, Rachel Wright

Synthesis and Processing of Core/Alloy Nanoparticles: Optical Properties and Morphological Evolutions, Wenjie Wu

Measurement of the semileptonic CP violating asymmetry a sl s in B s decays and the D s + -- D s - production asymmetry in 7 TeV pp collisions, Zhou Xing

Common Information and Decentralized Inference with Dependent Observations, Ge Xu

Fair value measurements and earnings management: evidence from the banking industry, Xiaolu Xu

Studies in Income, Investment, and Stock Returns: The Permanent Income Hypothesis and the Overinvestment Puzzle, Insun Yang

I. Stereochemical Control of Chiral Assembly and Liquid Crystal Phase Formation of Nonamphiphilic Molecules in Water II. Control Bacterial Quorum Sensing and Quorum Sensing-mediated Activities Using Small Unnatural Molecules, Sijie Yang

Multicellular Phenotypic Studies of Single Gene Variants in Myxococcus xanthus, Jinyuan Yan

Transparent and Precise Malware Analysis Using Virtualization: From Theory to Practice, Lok Kwong Yan

Essays on Health and Medical Care, Yin-Fang Yen

Polysaccharide-Based Nanocarriers for Improved Drug Delivery, Nan Zhang

Filter-based multiscale entropy analysis of complex physiological time series, Liang Zhao

Retrieval of Free Space Radiation Patterns through Measured Data in a Non-Anechoic Environment, Weixin Zhao

Tuning Quantum Dot Interfaces for Biofunctionalization with expressed Haptocorrin and Fluorescent Proteins: Applications in Targeted Delivery, Cellular Imaging, Self-Assembly, and Energy Transfer, Joshua Zylstra

2012

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Thermal Environment in Air-cooled Data Centers, Waleed Abdelmaksoud

Hands in the Pockets of Mercurial Donors: How Three Theories Explain Ngo Responses to Shifting Funding Priorities, Khaldoun Abouassi

Alignment, Clustering and Extraction of Structured Motifs in DNA Promoter Sequences, Faisal Abdulmalek Alobaid

Price of Islam, Hessah Hamad ALOjayan

Learning through Games: Essential Features of an Educational Game, Kannan Amr

Social Comparison Theory in the Context of Chronic Illness: Predictors and Consequences of Target Selection among Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes, Danielle Arigo

A Tale of Three Cities: An Evaluation of Urban World Heritage Management in Mexico, Claudia Ruth Asch

The Impact of Standards-Based Reform on Special Education: An Exploration of Westvale Elementary School, Jessica Kim Bacon

Synthesis and Structural Studies of Calcium and Magnesium Phosphinate and Phosphonate Compounds, Victoria Naa Kwale Bampoh

Nucleophilic Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions of 2-Methylenetetrahydropyrans, Laura Jean Bateman

Functional and Behavioral Product Information Representation and Consistency Validation for Collaboration in Product Lifecycle Activities, Mehmet Murat Baysal

Moral Luck, Patrick A. Beach

Exploring the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN's) National Program Development in Biodiversity Conservation: A Comparative Study of India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh, Medani Prasad Bhandari

Impact of Physical Activity on Postprandial Lipidemia and Glycemic Control after Chronic Fructose Ingestion, Amy J. Bidwell

Competing Sovereignties: Corporate Social Responsibility, Oil Extraction, and Indigenous Subjectivity in Ecuador, Emily Billo

Three Essays on the Property Value Impact of Neighborhood Disamenities, Alexander Nicholas Bogin

Using Emerging Methods to Investigate Stream and Groundwater Interaction at Multiple Spatial Scales, Martin Ashley Briggs

Kant, Derivative Influence, and the Metaphysics of Causality, Joel Nathan Brown

Racing Discourses: Constructions and Negotiations Students Make About Race, Paul M. Buckley

Models of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior, Jodi Canfield

Classical and Quantum Correlated Percolation, Liang Cao

Identification and Characterization of Pathogen Defense Genes of Arabidopsis thaliana, Julie Caruana

Becoming Artifacts: Medieval Seals, Passports and the Future of Digital Identity, Mawaki Chango