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2016

The Influence Of Peer-Led Team Learning on Underrepresented Minority Student Achievement in Introductory Biology and Recruitment and Retention In Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Majors, Jeremy David Sloane

Three Essays on the Origins and Consequences of Public Services Motives, Jason Smith

Effects of substrate stiffness on bacterial biofilm formation, Fangchao Song

Military vs. Civilian: Does experience with violence make people more aggressive after playing violent video games?, Stephen Wonchul Song

Effect of Severe Corrosion on Lateral Strength of Square RC Bridge Columns, Sara Sotoud

Output Interference and Testing Effects in Recognition Memory, Sean Allison Spangler

Ego Identity Development as a Mediator Between Negative Affectivity and Wellness of College Students, Sarah F. Spiegelhoff

The relationship of cognitive and affective factors with daily somatic complaints: An investigation into response expectancy theory and the symptom perception hypothesis, Garry L. Spink

Crafting Rhetorics of Trust: Hillary Rodham Clinton and her Appeals to the American People, Chelsea Anne Spring

Statistical Mechanical Treatments of the Optical Properties of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dots, Amogh Srihari

Three Essays on the Impacts of Air Pollution and Environmental Policy, Jordan Stanley

Intuition: A Silver Lining for Clinicians with Complex Trauma, Sarah Dyanne Stanton

Whose Honey, Whose Hive?: Genre and Rhetorical Agency in the U.S. Colony Collapse Disorder, W. Kurt Stavenhagen

On What Consists in What, Stephen Steward

CHINESE MOTHER-CHILD INTERACTIONS DURING MATHEMATICAL TASKS, Kai Sun

Understanding Mediators of the Relationship Between HIV-Related Stigma and Medication Adherence Among People Living with HIV (HIV), Shannon Marie Sweeney

Effects of vlogger race on perceived credibility, self-efficacy and behavioral intentions towards weight loss, Mengmeng Tang

Explaining Technological Change of Wind Power in China and the United States: Roles of Energy Policies, Technological Learning, and Collaboration, Tian Tang

Reacting to negative self-relevant information in an interpersonal context, Mingxuan Tan

ENHANCING ENGAGEMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH PHYSICAL OR COGNITIVE DECLINE THROUGH THE USE OF MULTISENSORY ACTIVITIES, Jodi Taylor

RACIAL AND ETHNIC IDENTITY WITHIN THE ETHIOPIAN DIASPORA IN THE UNITED STATES AND THEIR POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT IN ETHIOPIA: THE CASE OF THE WASHINGTON, DC METROPOLITAN AREA, Goshu Wolde Tefera

In Defense of Deprivationism, Travis Timmerman

Assessing Formative Assessment: An Examination of Secondary English/Language Arts Teachers' Practices, Leigh M. Tolley

Online News: Gateway to the Credibility Unicorn, Valerie N. Touchstone

Lorenzo Giustiniani and the Politics of Obedience: Church and State in Fifteenth-Century Venice, Laura Giovanna Urist

THE PACE AND TIMING OF CHANGING LANDSCAPES AS VIEWED THROUGH COSMOGENIC RADIONUCLIDES: SYNTHETIC AND REAL EXAMPLES FROM THE CENTRAL ANDES AND AMAZONIA, Pedro Val

Role of Information Technology in Policy Implementation of Maternal Health Benefits in India, Nidhi Vij

Predicting Social Functioning in Young Adults with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: A Longitudinal Study, Kayla Eileen Wagner

Trichloroacetimidates as Alkylating Reagents in C-N Bond Formation and Synthesis of Aminosteroid and Quinoline Inhibitors of Src Homology 2 Domain-Containing Inositol Phosphatase (SHIP), Daniel Ryan Wallach

Shells, Sheets, and Shapes, Duanduan Wan

An All-in-One Debugging Approach: Java Debugging, Execution Visualization and Verification, Beinan Wang

Essays on structural changes in high dimensional econometric models, Fa Wang

STUDIES OF CELL MOTILITY AND DIFFERENTIATION IN COMPLEX 3D IN VITRO MICROENVIRONMENT, Jing Wang

Self-assembly of claudin family of membrane proteins, Nan Wang

Data Driven Nonparametric Detection, Weiguang Wang

UNDERSTANDING SOFT MOLECULAR INTERFACES USING MULTISCALE MOLECULAR DYNAMICS, Xiaoyi Wang

Binge-Watching Rate as a Predictor of Viewer Transportation Mechanisms, Stephen Marshall Warren

“My Training Wheels are Off:” How First Generation College Students Made Meaning of the Influence of their College Access and Support Programs, Staci Weber

Trans Gender Embodied States of Recognition: Fragmented Citizenship and Agency, Tre Wentling

Seeing Right from Wrong: A Defense of A Posteriori Ethical Intuitionism, Preston John Werner

Deprotection and Reductive Amination Methodology of N-Boc-3-amino-4-halopyridines, Christopher Alexander Wilhelmsen

Exploring the Differences in Girls’ and Boys’ Learning from Their Teachers’ Perspectives in a Coed High School in Kingston, Jamaica, Renée Danielle St. Cecelia Wilks

Patient Sociotechnical Assemblages: The Distributed Cognition of Health Information Management, Matthew Andrew Willis

INNOVATIVE AND CONVENTIONAL APPROACHES TO DETRITAL ZIRCON PROVENANCE ANALYSIS: LOOKING TO THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE, Gregory Karl Wissink

Short-Term Incentive Effects of Temporary Full Capital Asset Expensing, John David Patrick Witesman

Blazing trails, being us: A narrative inquiry with five high school students with autism who type to communicate, Casey Lee Woodfield

Essays on Characterizing Inefficiency for Stochastic Frontier Models, Ian Anthony Wright

Inductive Discipline and Children's Prosocial Behavior: the Role of Parental Emotion Regulation Strategies, Xinyue Xiao

AN INVESTIGATION OF US AND CHINESE PROSPECTIVE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS’ PROBLEM POSING WHEN INTERACTING WITH PROBLEM-SOLVING ACTIVITIES, Jinxia Xie

LIKE A DUCK ON WATER: CHINESE ACADEMIC MIGRANTS IN THE U.S. AND THEIR SUBURBAN WEEKEND CHINESE SCHOOL, Jianping Xu

Intentio Ex Machina: Android Intent Access Control via an Extensible Application Hook, Carter Yagemann

Design and development of an in vitro vascular model using 3D printing-enabled hydrogel casting technique, Liang Yang

ROBUST KULLBACK-LEIBLER DIVERGENCE AND ITS APPLICATIONS IN UNIVERSAL HYPOTHESIS TESTING AND DEVIATION DETECTION, Pengfei Yang

A New Method for Helping Chinese People Who Are Facing Retirement to Exert Greater Control over Their Financial Resources, Xuanmu Yan

Three essays on the effects of health insurance and taxation policies, Jinqi Ye

Molecular Dynamics Study of Solid-Liquid Heat Transfer and Passive Liquid Flow, Sumith Yesudasan Daisy

The Economy of Preventive Maintenance of Concrete Bridges Due to Corrosion, Haotian Zhang

Development and implementation of efficient noise suppression methods for emission computed tomography, Jiahan Zhang

THREE ESSAYS ON THE LINKS BETWEEN LOCAL GOVERNMENT STRUCTURAL CHANGES AND PUBLIC FINANCE, Pengju Zhang

UNCOVERING AND MITIGATING UNSAFE PROGRAM INTEGRATIONS IN ANDROID, Xiao Zhang

Improving the Efficiency of Energy Harvesting Embedded System, Yukan Zhang

Embodiment in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Discourse: Healing, Silence and the Miracle Cure, Kaicheng Zhan

Parasocial relationships with transgender characters and attitudes toward transgender individuals, Lizhen Zhao

Contributions On Theory And Practice For Multi-Mission Wireless Systems, Yu Zhao

The Relationships between Confucian Family Values and Attitudes toward Divorce in Mainland China: An Exploratory Study, Ruiwen Zheng

Developing iodine proxies for oceanic oxygenation conditions during greenhouse episodes, Xiaoli Zhou

AN INFORMATION MODEL IN THE DOMAIN OF DISASSEMBLY PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING, Bicheng Zhu

DEVELOPMENT OF A “2-D” TEST SYSTEM FOR VISUALIZING FRETTING CORROSION: A STUDY OF THE FRETTING CORROSION BEHAVIOR OF Co-Cr-Mo ALLOY, DongKai Zhu

Nonparametric Anomaly Detection and Secure Communication, Shaofeng Zou

2015

Romantic Relationship Satisfaction as Predicted by Perceived Family of Origin Experiences and Education, Ahmet Abakay

Spatial Features of Labor Markets and Links to the Housing Market, Nuno Abreu Faro e Mota

Implementation of School-wide Positive Behavior Supports in the Neoliberal Context in an Urban Elementary School, Deanna Adams

Development of Improved Methodologies Toward the Formation of C-C and C-N Bonds, Ijaz Ahmed

Essays on Local Political Economy in Brazil and the United States, Evan Andrews

Specification of V2b and KA neurons in the zebrafish spinal cord., Liwia Anna Andrzejczuk

Trying Times: Disability, Activism, and Education in Samoa, 1970-1980, Juliann Anesi

Three Essays on the Supply of Long-Term Care Services to the Elderly in the U.S., Kanika Arora

Extracting Expectations in Affine Term Structure Models, Halil Ibrahim Aydin

CONTROLLING BIOFILM AND PERSISTER CELLS BY TARGETING CELL MEMBRANES, Ali Adem Bahar

Shape Memory Polymers as 2D Substrates and 3D Scaffolds for the Study of Cell Mechanobiology and Tissue Engineering, Richard McClary Baker

AUDIT FEES AND BUSINESS RISK: EVIDENCE FROM COUNTRIES PERCEIVED AS MORE CORRUPT AND TAX HAVEN COUNTRIES, RAVINDRA R. BANGAR

Recommendations, Rhetoric, and Reporting: State and NGO Behavior in the Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights, Michael Joseph Beckstrand

Study of homogeneous mineral acid dehydration of monosaccharides in a CSTR, Siddharth Sharad Bhat

Thermally/Mechanically Responsive Polymeric Composites with Shape Memory/Self-Healing Properties, Hossein Birjandi Nejad

Parent-Child Communication among African American Families: Does "Being on the Same Page" Protect Against Adolescent Sexual Risk Behavior?, Katherine Bonafide

Perfection, History, and Harmonious Individuality: Herder's Ethical Thought, 1765-1791, Charles Richard Booher

On robust and secure wireless communication system design using software-defined radios, Kapil Meghashyam Borle

The Impact of Self-Efficacy on Willingness to Try Emerging Formats of Digital Content, Dawn Bovasso

THE RELATIONSHIP OF SPIRITUALITY AND DEPRESSION ON THE SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING OF JAMAICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY OF TEACHER TRAINING INSTITUTIONS IN JAMAICA, Claudette A. Brown-Smythe

STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS THAT PREDICT PERSISTENCE AND PERFORMANCE IN ONLINE COURSES AND THE FACE-TO-FACE EQUIVALENTS AT A FOUR-YEAR PRIVATE NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Karen Zannini Bull

A Qualitative Approach to Studying the Lived Experiences of High School Aged Sexual Minority and Gender Nonconforming Youth Across Relationships and Contexts., Michael Calloway

Detecting At-Risk Drinking in University Primary Care: Validity of the AUDIT-C, Clare Elizabeth Campbell

All Joking Aside: The Role of Religion in American Jewish Satire, Jennifer Ann Caplan

The Sundial Tribe and the Labyrinth of Purpose, Mihnea D I Capraru

High-stakes Accountability and Inclusion: The Impact of Policy Sense-making and Identity Construction on Co-teaching, Deborah Lynne Capri

"WE'D ALWAYS RETURN TO THIS CENTER:" UNDERSTANDING URBAN SPACE AS A DAKOTA PLACE IN MNI SOTA MAKOCE, Kelsey Marie Carlson

Students' Attitudes towards Socially--but Not Scientifically--Controversial Subjects: Evaluating Ways in which These Attitudes May Be Shifted, Benjamin Elijah Carter

Surface Plasmon Polaritons: Guided-wave Devices and Applications, Ashish Chanana

The All World Gayatri Pariwar: Religion, Science, and the Body in Modern India, Daniel Philip Cheifer

Composite Minimization: Proximity Algorithms and Their Applications, Feishe Chen