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2019

Processing and Properties of New Anisotropic and Mechanically Active Polymeric Composites, Matthew M. Ali

Predictors of Elementary-aged Students’ Writing Fluency Growth in Response to a Performance Feedback Writing Intervention, Alisa Viola Alvis

WITHIN THE HEART OF EVERY HUMAN BEING: SARAH FARMER, HER LIFE, HER WORK, AND HER SEARCH FOR UNIVERSAL TRUTH, Seren Gates Amador

SURFACE WATER – GROUNDWATER INTERACTIONS IN A PROGLACIAL ALPINE CATCHMENT: Applications of Heat Tracing, Modeling, and Remote Sensing Methods, Emily Alyssa Baker

TOWARDS PROBING THE STRONG FIELD GRAVITY USING BINARY BLACK-HOLE RINGDOWNS, Swetha Bhagwat

Battlefront Assemblages: Civic Participation in the Age of Mediatized Warfare, Olga Boichak

Sigmund Freud's Dreams of Jewishness, Emma Brodeur

UNEARTHING ENTANGLEMENTS: HUMAN/MACHINE COLLABORATION IN THE WRITING CLASSROOM, Jordan Canzonetta

SYNTHESIS OF POLYMER STRUCTURES FOR INCREASING ENERGY CONVERSION IN SOLAR CELLS, Fu-Hao Chen

Use of Computational Electromagnetics to Enhance the Accuracy and Efficiency of Antenna Pattern Measurements, Heng Chen

The Minzu Debate: Policy Subsystem, Knowledge Community, and Academic Discourse in Post-Mao China’s Ethnic Policy-Making, Sinan Chu

EMOTIONAL BONDS AND FAIRNESS EXPERIENCES BETWEEN TRANSGENDER WOMEN AND THEIR CISGENDER PARTNERS: AN INTERPRETATIVE PHENOMENOLOGICAL EXPLORATION, Jennifer Coppola

Values in Knowledge Organization Standards: A Value Analysis of Resource Description and Access (RDA), Brian Dobreski

Design and Application of Transition Metal Complexes for Catalysis, Martin Dolan

Dynamics of water, carbon, and nitrogen in forest and alpine tundra ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest and the Rocky Mountains of the U.S. under future climate change, Zheng Dong

Identity Work of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on Reddit: Traversals of Deliberation, Moderation, and Decolonization, Bryan Dosono

Composite Right-Left Handed Stripline Structures for Antenna Array Feed Networks, Michael Douglas Enders

Relevant Operators of Particle Physics and Cosmology, Cem Eroncel

Viscoelastic Strain, Viscous Rheology, and Behavior of Experimental Lava Flows, James Farrell

Producing the Global Classroom: Exploring the Impact of US Study Abroad on Host Communities in San Jose, Costa Rica and Florence, Italy, Julie Ficarra

Interpreting Ancient Climate Signals from Sedimentary Archives of Lake Bosumtwi, Ghana, Stoney Qigao Gan

HOW HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHERS MAKE SENSE OF AND INSTRUCT WITH NARRATIVE FILM IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM, Joseph Goldberg

Characterizing Novelty as a Motivator in Online Citizen Science, Corey Jackson

Holography, large N, and supersymmetry on the lattice, Raghav Govind Jha

What can łį́į́’ teach us about decolonizing education?, Kelsey Dayle John

Three Essays on Participatory Governance in Public Administration, Suyeon Jo

THE PERSUASION PROCESSES IN VIRTUAL REALITY IN THE CONTEXT OF TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE, Gyoung Kim

Romantic Legalism, Adam Kozaczka

ASSESSMENT OF STRESS-STRAIN BEHAVIOR OF EPS GEOFOAM BY USING NEW SENSORS, CHEN LIU

Three Essays on Public Policy: Physician Labor Supply, Food Insecurity, and Income Inequality, Judith Liu

Synthesis and comparative structural analysis of metal diphosphonates, Valerie Lopez

ADPATIVE MODE MATCHING UPGRADE FOR ADVANCED LIGO, Fabian Magana-Sandoval

COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF BACTERIAL OUTER MEMBRANES AND DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING PLATFORM FOR ANTIBIOTICS, Huilin Ma

Efficient Detection of Mutated Clones Using Augmented Scope Trees, Mubarek Mohammed

How Do Teachers Experience Lesson Study?, Francis Kevin Moquin

Mentor Teaching in Four Communities of Catholic Sisters in the Mid-Twentieth Century (1940-1965), Melanie Nappa-Carroll

AMERICAN AND MOROCCAN YOUTHS’ MULTILITERACIES IN A CROSS-CULTURAL PHOTOVOICE PROJECT: A FORMATIVE EXPERIMENT, Janine Lynn Nieroda

Desiring Devastated Landscapes: Love After Ecological Collapse, Courtney Eleanor O'Dell-Chaib

Rural Rhetorics and Ritual Practices: Gender, Labor and Cultural Literacy as Mutual Rhetorical Education in the Early Grange, Carolyn Ostrander

Therapists' Experiences of Trauma, Compassion Fatigue, and Compassion Satisfaction: The Role of Post Traumatic Growth, Tracey Reichert Schimpff

Strategic Understanding and Management of Paracrisis for Crisis Prevention, Soojin Roh

Geometric and Topological Aspects of Soft & Active Matter, Suraj Shankar

The Power of Protest Messages: An Information Model on Protest Participation in China}, Li Shao

Towards an explication of the presence effects on information processing and persuasion: A construal level framework, Mincheol Shin

Beyond the Banlieue: French Postcolonial Migration & the Politics of Sub-Saharan Identity, Kishauna Elaine Soljour

MALLEABLE TERRITORIES: THE POLITICS AND EFFECTS OF MINING GOVERNANCE IN POST-SOVIET GEORGIA, Jesse Swann-Quinn

Masculinized Labor Activism and Geographies of Household Reproduction in Thailand’s ‘Detroit’, Kriangsak Teerakowitkajorn

Modern Methods in Machine Learning as Applied to the Study of a Complex Supersonic Jet Flow, Andrew Steven Tenney

Developing membrane protein based nanopore for real-time sensing of transient protein-protein interaction (PPI) at the single molecule level, Avinash Kumar Thakur

Three Essays on Labor Economics and Public Policy, Krieg Isaac Tidemann

EXPERIENCES OF ENTREPRENEURS WITH DISABILITIES: A CRITICAL DISABILITY THEORY PERSPECTIVE, Mirza Tihic

ADDRESSING THE ULTIMATE FORM OF CYBERSECURITY CONTROL, A MULTIPLE CASE STUDY FOR THE ‘INTERNET KILL SWITCH’, Patricia Adriana Vargas Leon

Adaptive Mode Matching in Advanced LIGO and Beyond, Thomas V. Vo

Wireless Electrostimulation to Eradicate Bacterial Biofilms, Hao Wang

Off the Rural Back Road: Describing the Experiences of Rural Students who Enrolled at an Urban 4-Year University, Michaele Elizabeth Webb

Lalkar: Migrant Internationalism Among Punjabis in Twentieth Century Britain, Silas Liddell Webb

A Drop in the Bucket: Transnational Philanthropy for Development Work in India by the Indian American Community, Bernadette Marie White

Residual flexural strength of corroded AASHTO TYPE II pretensioned concrete girder-deck system, Bo Yan

ESSAYS ON URBAN ECONOMICS, SOCIAL NETWORKS AND INNOVATION, Yanmin Yang

Integrating TrustZone Protection with Communication Paths for Mobile Operating System, Kailiang Ying

A Validation Of Critical Constructs Of Essential Evaluator Competency And Evaluation Practice: An Application Of Structural Equation Modeling, Jie Zhang

2018

Right to Sell: Politics of Informal Retail in the Neoliberal Era., Anirban Acharya

Targeted Re-Instruction for Hearing Aid Use and Care Skills, Carly Catherine Alicea

INSIST, PERSIST, AND RESIST: FEMINIST ACTIVISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN ANTIOQUIA, COLOMBIA, Carolina Arango-Vargas

Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Adaptations to Chronic Endurance Exercise, Jacqueline A. Augustine

Synthesis and Characterization of Group VII Transition Metal Tricarbonyl Complexes for Photphysical and Biological Applications, Nicholas Azzarelli

Developing a New Mechanical Model for Swarm Development in Myxococcus xanthus & Establishing a Genotype-to-Phenotype Correlation Between Swarm Pattern Formation and Gene Homology, Fatmagul Bahar

Machine Learning Methods for functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Danushka Sandaruwan Bandara

Development of explicitly correlated and many-body diagrammatic techniques for the investigation of electron-hole correlation in nanomaterials, Michael Gray Bayne

Statistical Mechanics of thermalized ribbons and sheets, SOURAV SANJUKTA BHABESH

REDEFINING THE SCOPE OF PRENYLATION: DISCOVERY OF “FORBIDDEN” SUBSTRATE RECOGNITION AND DEVELOPMENT OF METHODS UTILIZING PRENYLATED PROTEINS, Melanie Jane Blanden

COGNITIVE PRESENCE IN PEER FACILITATED ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DISCUSSION: THE PATTERNS AND HOW TO FACILITATE, Ye Chen

GUAN AND SHAMING AMONG CHINESE FAMILIES IN THE UNITED STATES: THE MODERATING EFFECTS OF PERCEIVED CULTURAL NORMATIVENESS, Jason Chiang

TWO ESSAYS ON STRATEGIC CHANNEL MANAGEMENT IN A MULTI-CHANNEL RETAILING ENVIRONMENT, Yongbum Choi

Ghrelin Processing and Maturation: Developing a Molecular-Level Framework for Hormone Activation and Biological Function, Elizabeth Rose Cleverdon

Predicting Accounting Misstatements within Industries and Accounts, Emily Cokeley

STATIC ENFORCEMENT OF TERMINATION-SENSITIVE NONINTERFERENCE USING THE C++ TEMPLATE TYPE SYSTEM, Scott Douglas Constable

ON FUSION-BASED APPROACHES FOR DETECTING, CLASSIFYING AND TRACKING OBJECTS FROM IMAGE AND VIDEO DATA, Maria Cornacchia

Rheology and Collective Behavior in Living Tissue, Michael David Czajkowski

Breaking Symmetry: A Study of Novel Phenomena in Asymmetric Nanoplasmonic Systems, Matthew Scott Davis

Fierce: Black Queer Literacies of Survival, Seth Davis

All The Small Things: Contingent Mereological Nihilism, Naomi Dershowitz

Refugee Crossings: Everyday Geographies of Nepali-Bhutani Encampment and Resettlement, Retika Desai

EXPERIMENTAL AND COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF RELATIVE ENERGETIC STABILITIES OF CRYSTALLINE ANHYDROUS POLYMORPHS AND PSEUDOPOLYMORPHS, Teresa Dierks

Exploration of Transition Metal Catalyzed C−C and C−N Bond Formation to Access Synthetically Elusive Small Molecules, Alexandre Dixon

Operating Outside of Empire: Trading Citizenship in the Atlantic World, 1783-1815, Mark Dragoni

The Structure of 4-Clusters in Fullerenes, Jennifer Edmond

Muon/Pion separation using Convolutional Neural Networks for the MicroBooNE Charged Current Inclusive Cross Section Measurement., Jessica Nicole Esquivel

“Is that okay with you?”: Examining a simulated discussion about accommodations between university students identified as having a disability and a standardized faculty member, Justin E. Freedman

The US-Japan Alliance and China's Rise: Alliance Strategy and Reassurance, Deterrence, and Compellence, Erik David French

Essays on Retirement Behavior during the Housing Boom and Bust, Wancong Fu

The Intimate Collaborations of Female Faculty in Select Women's Colleges, 1890-1930: Women's Early Attempts to Create the Closet, Mindy Lu Gaffney

Early Universe Constraints from Primordial Black Holes and Cosmological Limits on Quantum Mechanics, Julian Sebastian Georg

Surface water and groundwater in a changing climate: applications of hydrogeophysics and trend analysis to understand hydrologic systems, Robin Glas

IDENTIFYING THE GENETIC MECHANISMS IN SEIZURE THRESHOLD REGULATION, Yifan Gong

Designing Proteins and Peptides for Catalysis, Biophysical Studies and Therapeutic Applications, Pallavi Gosavi

ENGINEERING IS ELEMENTARY: IDENTIFYING INSTANCES OF COLLABORATION DURING THE ENGINEERING DESIGN PROCESS, Lora Kulakowski Gruber-Hine

Evaluating the effects of hydrogeologic processes on the fate of salinity and halogens in headwater catchments, Kristina M. Gutchess

A Mixed Methods Comparison of the First Principles of Instruction in Flipped and Face-to-Face Technology Integration Courses, Jacob Hall

Sanctioning the Poor: A Structural and Individual Analysis, Jessica Ann Hausauer