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2019

Inferences from Interactions with Smart Devices: Security Leaks and Defenses, Diksha Shukla

Engagement-Equity Trade-Off: A Mixed-Methods Study of Participatory Budgeting and Property Tax Assessment Appeals in Large US Cities, Iuliia Shybalkina

AN EXPLORATION OF THE MENTAL HEALTH HELP-SEEKING AND SELF-CARE STRATEGIES OF BLACK WOMEN: THE IMPLICATIONS FOR COUNSELOR EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PRACTICE., Melany Jennell-Diane SIlas

The Nature of Being, Byron Simmons

Cruising, Crossings & Care: Sounds of Collective Black Girlhood, Blair Ebony Smith

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

EXPLORATORY STUDY ON TRUST, DISTRUST, AND CREDIBILITY IN MACHINE JOURNALISM, Stephen Wonchul Song

Modern Health Worries and Emotional Reactivity to Images of Air Pollution, Garry Spink

Gender and Legitimacy in United Nations Mediation, Catriona Standfield

"FLYING BY THE SEAT OF OUR PANTS": THE POLITICS OF PARTICIPATORY MUSICAL THEATER IN THE 21ST CENTURY BURNED-OVER DISTRICT, Gordana N/A Stanisic

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth: Wallace Stegner in California, 1945-1993, Matthew Dougall Stewart

PARENTING IN CHINESE IMMIGRANT MOTHERS: THE INFLUENCES OF CHINESE IDENTITY, CULTURAL AND PARENTING COGNITIONS, GRANDPARENT SUPPORT AND CHILD TEMPERAMENT, Kai Sun

Applying Trichloroacetimidates to the Synthesis of Benzylic Trichloroacetamides & Functionalized Indoles, Tamie Suzuki

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

Widening of Reinforced Concrete Bridges – Extension of Pier Cap Beams with CFRP Composites, Cheng Tan

A Web-Based Collaborative Multimedia Presentation Document System, Chunxu Tang

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

The State, Aerospace Multinational Corporations and Variegated Forms of Corporate Capture in Regional Training Systems: A Cross-National Comparative Study Between Charleston, SC, U.S.A. and São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil, Tiago Roberto Alves Teixeira

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

Structured Sparsity Promoting Functions: Theory and Applications, Erin Tripp

Performance Analysis for 5G cellular networks: Millimeter Wave and UAV Assisted Communications, Esma Turgut

Pathways to School Success: An Examination of Perspectives of African American and Latino/a Low-income Students, Uzoamaka Chinyelu Unobagha

Modeling the interactions of forest cutting and climate change on the hydrology, biomass and biogeochemistry of a northeastern forest, Mahnaz Valipour

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

"And then you can prove them wrong": The college experiences of students with intellectual and developmental disability labels, Katherine Vroman

Wireless Electrostimulation to Eradicate Bacterial Biofilms, Hao Wang

ESTRADIOL MODULATION OF METABOLIC SUBSTRATES IN TWO MEMORY SYSTEMS., WEI 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

Tailor Made in India: Jaipur's Masters of Cloth, Doctors of Clothing, Alisa Weinstein

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

Sperm Proteome Variation between Species and within the Female Reproductive Tract, Emma Whittington

Locating People of Interest in Social Networks, Pivithuru Wijegunawardana

Intrusion Detection for Cyber-Physical Attacks in Cyber-Manufacturing System, Mingtao Wu

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

Interplay between perceived friend environments and genetics on trajectories of alcohol use across adolescence, Michelle J. Zaso

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

Copula-based Multimodal Data Fusion for Inference with Dependent Observations, Shan Zhang

Homeostatic Elastic States and the Stability of Elastic Arteries, Xinyu Zhang

Modeling and Simulation of High-Density Spray Combustion, Chenwei Zheng

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

"I do";"No you don't": Same-Sex Marriage and the Moral Arguments of American Christianities, Terry (Theresa) Hawley Reeder

Use and Integration of iPads with Students with Low Incidence Disabilities in Elementary Schools, Katie Louise Heath

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

Seeing and Believing: Philosophical Issues in Theory of Mind Development, Joseph A. Hedger

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

SURVIVAL IN THE FOREST UNDERSTORY: RESILIENCE AND RESISTANCE TO DAMAGE IN NATIVE AND INVASIVE WOODY PLANTS, Elise Hinman

The Experience and Meaning of Same-Sex Marriage: A Life-Course Perspective, Aaron Hoy

Ecohydrology of Natural and Restored Wetlands in a Glacial Plain, Kyotaek Hwang

THE EFFECTS OF NEW YORK STATE PAID FAMILY LEAVE ON DUAL-INCOME FAMILIES’ SUBSEQUENT FERTILITY INTENTIONS AND HEALTH OUTCOMES, Woosang Hwang

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

The Oath Keepers: Patriotism, Dissent, and the Edge of Violence, Sam Jackson

THREE ESSAYS IN URBAN AND REGIONAL ECONOMICS, Boqian Jiang

Tribal Margins: Dalit Belonging and State Recognition in the Western Himalayas, Steven Christopher Johnson