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2018

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 Labor and Public Economics, Fabio Augusto Rueda De Vivero

Perceptions of Public and Private Partnerships in Costa Rica, Alvaro Andres Salas Castro

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

STRUCTURALLY SUPPORTED CELL-LADEN SCAFFOLDS FOR BONE TISSUE REGENERATION, Stephen William Sawyer

Regulation of in vivo excitatory/inhibitory balance by the cystine/glutamate exchanger system xc-, Sheila Marie Shahidzadeh Sears

Cosmological Perturbations in the Early Universe, Gizem Sengor

How Military Service Influences the Transition to Adulthood Among Post-911 Young Adult Female Veterans with Service Related Disabilities, Gary Shaheen

Motivational Orientation and Academic Achievement in Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Electrophysiological Investigation, Nicole Shea

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

Post-Orogenic Thermal History and Exhumation of the Northern Appalachian Basin: Low-Temperature Thermochronologic Constraints, Chilisa Marie Shorten

Gaseous State: A Historical Geography of Natural Gas and the Capitalist State in an Age of Climate Change, Carlo Sica

Narrating Political Disability Identity, Steven J. Singer

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

SCHOOLING AT THE INTERSECTION OF REFUGEE IDENTITY AND (DIS)ABILITY: IMPLICATIONS FROM NORTH KOREAN STUDENTS WITH REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS, Yosung Song

Sustainability Benefits Analysis of CyberManufacturing Systems, Zhengyi Song

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

Losing home: Housing, displacement, and the American Dream, Jessie Speer

The Effects of Acute Alcohol Consumption on Components of Alcohol Myopia Theory, Suzanne Spinola

Photolysis Kinetics of Aromatic Pollutants in Liquid and Solid Environmental Condensed Phases, Alexa Stathis

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

Adapting Proteins for Clinical and Industrial Use, Michelle Takacs

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

Exploration of the Binding Behavior and Function of Saposin B, Jay Tinklepaugh

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

Characterizing ancient chemoclines through the use of pigment biomarkers and sedimentary stable isotope signatures, Benjamin T. Uveges

DOLLAR STORE ECONOMY: REPRODUCING INEQUALITY WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION OF RETAIL SERVICE WORK, Tracy Lynn Vargas

An Investigation of Practices, Resources, and Challenges in Mathematical Word Problem Solving among Swahili-speaking African High School Bi-/Multilingual Students in the United States, Victoria Mwia Wambua

Fabrication and Characterization of Superconducting Metamaterial Resonators, Haozhi Wang

MODELING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN MOBILE WIRELESS NETWORKS, Jing Wang

Putting Forts in their Place: The Politics of Defense in Antigua, 1670-1785, Christopher Kurt Waters

Hybrid Electric Distributed Propulsion for Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft, Andrew Voss Welles

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

Lemons Into Lemonade: Black Undergraduate Women's Embodiment of Strength and Resilience at a PWI, Jordan Shelby West

Peer-Led Team Learning: The Effect of Peer Leader and Student Interactions on Student Learning Gains and Course Achievement in Introductory Biology, Christina Winterton

Deconvolution of Membrane Protein-Detergent Complex Interactions, Aaron Wolfe

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

Reducing cell wall recalcitrance in poplar through overexpression of cell wall degrading enzymes, Yao Xiao

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

Understanding Nonequilibrium Behaviors of Spin Glasses Through Heuristics, JIE YANG

multimedia transmission over wireless networks: performance analysis and optimal resource allocation, Chuang Ye

INNOVATION IN DECLINING AND DISTRESSED FIRMS, Yang Ye

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

Evaluation of Thermal Effects and Lattice Vibrations in Molecular Crystals, Adam Joseph Zaczek

A Knowledge Enriched Computational Model to Support Lifecycle Activities of Computational Models in Smart Manufacturing, Heng Zhang

The Associations Between Parental Involvement and Science Achievement via Children's Perceived Academic Competence and Academic Effort, Yue Zhang

Chimera Ligand for Pili and Lectin A Protein Controls Antibiotic-Promoted Biofilm Formation, Swarming Motility, Tolerance and Persister Formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Hewen Zheng

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