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2018

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

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

Fierce: Black Queer Literacies of Survival, Seth Davis

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

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

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

MODEL-BASED TESTING AND EVALUATION OF SORPTION MEDIA FOR REMOVING VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN INDOOR AIR, Chuan He

Lelong Numbers and Geometric Properties of Upper Level Sets of Currents on Projective Space, James Heffers

A PROJECT-LEVEL INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR SUSTAINABLE ROADWAYS, Song He

Is Self-Other Overlap a Malleable Predictor of Willingness to Work with People with Disability?, Michael Ioerger

Rhetorical (Re)Constructions: Ground Zero, Park51, and Muslim Identity, Tamara Issak

STRUGGLES OF KOREAN AMERICANS LABELED WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES TO CLAIM ADULT STATUS, Eun Young Jung

Production, efficiency and managerial selection of workers into peer networks, Hyunseok Jung

Measurements of Beauty Production Cross-Sections and Fragmentation Ratios using the LHCb Detector, Matthew Kelsey

Indoor Photochemical Radical Production: Wavelength-Resolved Photon Fluxes and Rate Calculations, Shawn Kowal

Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Cognitive and Cerebrovascular Function in Hypertensive Adults, Wesley Lefferts

Effects of Trade and FDI Policies: Evidence from the U.S. and China, Yang Liang

Three Essays on Occupational Safety and Labor Market Outcomes, Ling Li

Efficient Online Scheduling in Distributed Stream Data Processing Systems, Teng Li

Opening the Doors: A Collaborative and Digital Exploration of Inclusive Secondary Classrooms, Kate MacLeod

Body Force Modeling for Engine Inlet Fan System, Yinbo Mao

Religion in Contemplative Studies, Daniel J. Moseson

The effect of plant dispersal on ecosystem function, Luka Negoita

The role of approximate negators in modeling the automatic detection of negation in tweets, Norma E. Palomino

THE EFFECT OF URBAN TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS ON EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES AND TRAFFIC CONGESTION, Jindong Pang

Self-propelled particle modeling, characterization, and imaging of superdiffusive mouse fibroblast cells on 2D shape memory polymer substrates, Giuseppe Passucci

MINDFULNESS, SELF-COMPASSION AND THREAT RELATED ATTENTIONAL BIAS: IMPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL ANXIETY AND LONELINESS IN LATE ADOLESCENT COLLEGE STUDENTS., Kimberly Raymond

Experiential Journalism: Presence, Emotion, and Sharing Behaviors in News Delivered by Virtual Reality, Television, and Internet in Korea and the United States, Sung Yoon Ri

A PHENOMENOLOGICAL LOOK AT THE LIFE HACKING-ENABLED PRACTICES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH MOBILITY AND DEXTERITY IMPAIRMENTS, JERRY ROBINSON

Auslander-Reiten Sequences over Gorenstein Rings of Dimension One, Robert Roy

Three Essays on Public Policy and Health, Jessica E. Sauve-Syed

STUDIES ON HOUSING MARKET DYNAMICS AND COINTEGRATION ANALYSIS WITH LATENT FACTORS, Shulin Shen

Consensus Messaging Using Scholarly Literature: Impacts on Students' Conceptions of Global Climate Change, Jeremy David Sloane

Rhetorics of Defiance: Gender, Colonialism and Lolita Lebrón's Struggle for Puerto Rican Sovereignty, Karrieann Soto Vega

To Plow a Lonely Furrow: Indigenismo and Mapuche Politics in Chile, 1920-1960, Henry John Stegeman

Microcelebrity Practices: A Cross-Platform Study Through a Richness Framework, Sikana Tanupabrungsun

Inclusive Education in Practice: District-Level Special Education Administrators' Leadership, Chelsea P. Tracy-Bronson

MODELING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN MOBILE WIRELESS NETWORKS, Jing Wang

History's Perilous Pleasures: Experiencing Antiquity in the Postwar Hollywood Epic, Thomas Jefferson West III

BEHAVIORAL INTERDEPENDENCE IN PROJECT TEAM COLLABORATION: STUDY OF ENGINEERING STUDENTS’ COLLABORATIVE BEHAVIORS IN HIGH LEVELS OF INTERDEPENDENT TASK SETTINGS, Yiyan Wu

Characterization of interplay among DNA repair, histone H3 lysine 9 dimethylation and small interfering RNA pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans, BING YANG

INNOVATION IN DECLINING AND DISTRESSED FIRMS, Yang Ye

ADHD SYMPTOMS, IMPULSIVITY AND ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTION THREE ESSAYS, Wei Yu

Multi-type Fair Resource Allocation for Distributed Multi-Robot Systems, Qinyun Zhu

2017

HEALTHY IMMIGRANTS? EXPLORING COUNTRY OF ORIGIN, PRE-IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCES, AND ACCULTURATION IN RELATIONSHIP TO U.S. IMMIGRANTS’ HEALTH, Ynesse Abdul-Malak

Facilitating High Performance Code Parallelization, Maria Abi Saad

Trichloroacetimidates as Alkylating Reagents and Their Application in the Synthesis of Pyrroloindoline Natural Products and Synthesis of Small Molecule Inhibitors of Src Homology 2 Domain- Containing Inositol Phosphatase (SHIP), Arijit Anand Adhikari

Stretching the Circle: First-Generation College Students Navigate Their Educational Journey, Nicole Zervas Adsitt

Efficient Implementation of Stochastic Inference on Heterogeneous Clusters and Spiking Neural Networks, Khadeer Ahmed

REFINING THE CLINICAL MEASUREMENT OF WIDEBAND ACOUSTIC IMMITTANCE IN NEWBORNS, Hammam AlMakadma

The dynamic effects of surface topography and chemistry on cell attachment, alignment, and motility on smart, polyelectrolyte materials, Ariel Ash-Shakoor

Sporting Bodies: The Rhetorics of Professional Female Athletes, Lindsey Banister

A Civil Contract of Documentary: Israel, Palestine, and the Political Aesthetics of Documentary Intersubjective Witnessing, 2000-2017, Sarah Barkin

Synthesis of heteroaromatic ruthenium dyes for use as electron reservoirs in dye-sensitized solar cells, Andrew David Basner

All the King's Men: Slavery and Soldiering at the Cabrits Garrison (1763-1854), Zachary James McCray Beier

Whiteness Interrupted: Examining the Impact of Racialized Space on White Racial Identity, Marcus Bell

Investigating the Interaction of a Supersonic Single Expansion Ramp Nozzle and Sonic Wall Jet, Matthew Berry

The interacting hydrologic responses to changing climate, watershed physical characteristics, river regulation, and land development in the northeastern United States, Rouzbeh Berton

Endogenous RNAi pathways are required in neurons for dauer formation in Caenorhabditis elegans, Pallavi Bharadwaj

Political Tempest: 'Natural' Disasters and Politics in India and Bangladesh, 1876 & 1970, Sravani Biswas

The detection and parameter estimation of binary black hole mergers, Christopher Michael Biwer

Enabling Justice: State Cooperation with the International Criminal Court, Franziska Boehme

A Structural and Intersectional Analysis of High School Students’ STEM Career Development Using a Social Cognitive Career Theory Framework, Tashera Bolds

Isotopic characterization of bedrock, sediments, and minerals as provenance tools: Examples from an inselberg in the Mojave Desert of SE California, Mariana Belen Bonich-Wissink

Evolution, epistasis, and the genotype-to-phenotype problem in Myxococcus xanthus., Michael Bradley

Combining Smart Material Platforms and New Computational Tools to Investigate Cell Motility Behavior and Control, Megan Brasch

Working for Dignity: The Authorized Sightseeing Rickshaw Drivers of Keoladeo National Park, Emera Bridger Wilson

Manifesting the Cyborg via Techno-Body Modification: From Human Computer Interaction to Integration, Lauren M. Britton

“IN OUR OWN WORDS”: THE PHENOMENOLOGICAL EXPLORATION INTO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE OF RELATIONAL THERAPY WITH WHITE THERAPISTS, Melody Michele Brown

SCHOOLED: Hiphop Composition at the Predominantly White University, Tessa Rose Brown

Elementary Reading Specialists' Perspectives Towards Their Work, Wendy Woods Bunker

TOWARDS A METHOD OF BELONGING: CONTEXTUALIZING GENDER VIOLENCE IN MĀORI WORLDS, Hayley Marama Cavino

Gas Phase Oxidation of Levulinic Acid for the Production of Maleic Anhydride over Supported Vanadium Oxide Catalysts, Anargyros Chatzidimitriou

A LIFE-CYCLE BENEFIT/COST ANALYSIS FRAMEWORK FOR ITS DEPLOYMENTS, Xifan Chen

What Counts as Desiring the Actual Good?, Sean Clancy

Who participates and why? What do they expect and what do they accomplish? An Evaluation of the Superfund Technical Assistance Grant (TAG) Program, Lance R. Cooper

Mappings Between Annuli of Smallest p-Harmonic Energy, Daniel Cuneo

The Institutional Influences on EHR Implementation: The Case of Mission Hospital, Dane A. Dell

The Prism of Violence: Private Gun Ownership in Modern China, 1860-1949, Lei Duan

Knowing Better, Reasoning Together, Nicole Dular

DIRECTED EVOLUTION FOR THE DESIGN OF NEW CATALYSTS, Tiffany Dunston

Using Affirmation Theory to Further Understand the Distinction between the Individual Self and the Collective Self, Gaven Allen Ehrlich

Software Performance Estimation Using Feedback-Directed Analysis, Elie ElAaraj

African American Parent-Teen Communication regarding dating, sex, and risk of STIs, Deborah T. Ellerbe

Design and Behavior of Steel Delta Girders, Omar El Masri

Improving distribution and absorption of light in microalgal photobioreactors through plasmon enhancement, entrapped cultivation and controlled motion, Bendy Estime

Oxygen Transport Membrane Reactors for Oxy-Fuel Combustion and Carbon Capture Purposes, Ryan Falkenstein-Smith

Essays on marketing information disclosure, Cong Feng

THE SCALABLE AND ACCOUNTABLE BINARY CODE SEARCH AND ITS APPLICATIONS, Qian Feng

Achilles and The Batman on the Plane of Immanence: Deconstructing Heroic Models, Herman Frederick Filice

Thomas Aquinas on the Metaphysical Nature of the Soul and its Union with the Body, Kendall Ann Fisher

Transitioning to Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems: Green Stormwater Management and Engineering Design Thinking, Carli Denyse Flynn

ON THE CUSP OF INVISIBILITY: THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, MARGINALIZED STUDENTS, AND INSTITUTIONAL SPACES, Romeo Garcia

Understanding integrated STEM science instruction through the experiences of teachers and students, Margery Gardner

Accelerated Construction of Roadways: Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Impacts, Sudipta Ghorai