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The Performance of Helmet-Based Kinematic Measurement Systems: Importance for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention, Mari Angelica Allison

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The Consequences of Abortion and Contraception Policies on Young Women's Reproductive Choices, Schooling and Labor Supply, Diego Amador

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New Models And Algorithms For Bandits And Markets, Kareem Amin

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Carbon Nanopipettes For Advanced Cellular Probing And Microinjection, Sean Eric Anderson

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Essays in Corporate Governance, Ian Appel

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Near Infrared Fluorescent Choline Kinase Inhibitors for Cancer Imaging and Therapy, Sean Philip Arlauckas

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Essays on Finance of Innovation, Firm Dynamics and Economic Growth, Sina Teoman Ates

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Essays on the Role of Knowledge in Recent Chinese Development, Jie Bai

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Too Fast: Coloniality And Time In Wylers Of St. Kitts And Nevis, Jessica Swanston Baker

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Optical Cerebral Blood Flow Monitoring of Mice to Men, Wesley Boehs Baker

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Disparate View Matching, Mayank Bansal

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Surplus And Access: Provisioning And Market Participation By Enslaved Laborers On Jamaican Sugar Estates, Lynsey Ann Bates

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Adeno-Associated Virus 8-Mediated Gene Therapy For Choroideremia: Preclinical Studies In In Vitro And In Vivo Models, Aaron Daniel Black

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Essays on Residential Segregation, the Economics of Prestige at the Elite Colleges, and Property Rights, Peter Blair

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Extensions and Applications of Ensemble-of-trees Methods in Machine Learning, Justin Bleich

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Essays In Dynamic Duration And Count Modelling, Lorenzo Braccini

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Innate Immune Cell Regulation of Metabolic Homeostasis, Jonathan Brestoff

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The Regulation Of Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity By Upstream And Downstream Effectors Of Histone Acetylation, Morgan Bridi

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Silent or Salient? Perks and Perils of Performance Posting, Cexun(Jeff) Cai

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Superior To One Of Glass: Natural Gradient Index Lenses Via Patchy Particle Self-Assembly, Jing Cai

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Assessing The Impacts Of Smoking And Obesity On Mortality And Morbidity In The United States, Bochen Cao

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Encoding of Ultrasonic Communication Signals in Rat Auditory Cortex, Isaac Michael Carruthers

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Fighting HIV infection by defining mechanisms to remodel semen-derived amyloid fibrils, Laura Castellano

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Between Slit And Repulsion: Cell And Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Robo-Mediated Midline Guidance, Rebecca K. Chance

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Opening the Book of Marwood: English Catholics and their Bibles in Early Modern Europe, Daniel Joseph Manuel Cheely

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Cancer Absolute Risk Projection with Incomplete Predictor Variables, Lu Chen

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Accounting Quality and Credit Ratings' Ability to Predict Default, Michael Chin

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If You Build It, Will They Come, and What Will They Eat? Investigating Supermarket Development in Food Deserts, Benjamin William Chrisinger

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Atomistic Simulations of Ge on Amorphous Silica Substrates, Claire Y. Chuang

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The Tie that Binds: Trusteeship, Values, and the Presidential Selection Process at AME Affiliated HBCUs, Felecia Elana Commodore

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Complementary immune roles for infected and uninfected cells during Legionella pneumophila infection, Alan M. Copenhaver

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Adeno-associated viral vector-driven expression of coagulation proteins for treatment of hemophilias and cancer, Julie Marie Crudele

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Blessings and Burdens: How Immigrants to the United States who are Latter-day Saints Perceive the Benefits and Costs of Being Religious, Daniel Warren Curtis

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Putting Your Past Behind You: Why And How Fresh Starts Motivate Goal Pursuit--And When They Backfire, Hengchen Dai

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Using the Local News: Campaigns, Newspapers, and Accountability, Joshua P. Darr

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Aesthetic citizenship: Popular culture, migrant youth, and the making of 'world class' Delhi, Ethiraj Gabriel Dattatreyan

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The Limits of Literary Language: Linguistic Skepticism and Literary Experiment in Postwar Germany and Austria, Nathaniel Davis

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Essays on Mortgage Choice and Housing Economics, Anthony DeFusco

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Health Information Exchange, Interoperability, and Network Effects, Sunita Desai

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Novel Regulatory Mechanisms by Which Large T Antigen Coordinates the Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Life Cycle, Jason Diaz

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Therapeutic Applications And Specificity Of Action Of Designer Nucleases For Precision Genome Engineering, Chukwuka Anthony Didigu

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Optical And Structural Studies Of Shape-Controlled Semiconductor Nanocrystals And Their Self-Assembled Solids, Benjamin Tavenner Diroll

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Form And Function: X-Ray Scattering And Spectroscopy Of Transition Metal-Based Nanoparticles, Vicky V. T. Doan-Nguyen

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Essays in Corporate and Household Finance, Christine Louise Dobridge

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MRI Evaluation of Injectable Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogel Therapy to Attenuate Myocardial Infarct Remodeling, Shauna Marie Dorsey

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Nuclear Connectivity In Mesenchymal Stem Cell Differentiation And Its Role In Mechanotransduction, Tristan Patrick Driscoll

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Collective action and digital information communication technologies: The search for explanatory models of social movement organizations' propensity to use DICTs in developed democracies, Felicity Duncan

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A multi-step analysis of the evolution of English do-support, Aaron William Ecay

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Anchoring Communities: The Impact of University Interventions on Neighborhood Revitalization, Meagan M. Ehlenz

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Making Meaning of Urban Greening in the Anthropocene, Theodore Stephen Eisenman

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Bayesian Network Games, Ceyhun Eksin

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Automated Analysis in Generic Groups, Edvard Olav Valter Fagerholm

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Spontaneous Pancreatitis Caused By Tissue-Specific Gene Ablation Of Hhex In Mice, Mark Ferreira

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Grand Plans in Glass Bottles: The Economic, Social, and Technological History of Beer in Egypt 1880-1970, Omar D. Foda

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When, How, And For Whom Does Creativity Predict Well-Being?, Marie Julie Cécile Forgeard

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Investigating Science Teachers' Understanding and Teaching of Complex Systems, Sao-Ee Goh

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Asymptotics of Bivariate Generating Functions with Algebraic Singularities, Torin Greenwood

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Controlling Thermogenesis: Understanding the Role of PRDM16 in the Development and Function of Brown Fat, Matthew James Harms

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A Re-Examination Of Psittacosaurus Lujiatunensis Using Modern Techniques, Brandon Pershing Hedrick

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Biophysics Of Human Neutrophil Haptokinesis, Steven Henry

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The Biochemical and Biophysical Mechanisms of Macrophage Migration, Laurel Erin Hind

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A New Reading of Kant's Theory of Punishment, Robert Hoffman

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Non-Canonical Roles for RAG1 in Lymphocyte Development, Julie Horowitz

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Essays in Asset Pricing, Darien Huang

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Chemo-, Diastero-, And Regioselective C−c And C−o Bond Formation Via Transition Metal Catalysis, Nusrah Hussain

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The identification of novel mechanisms in neuronal development and degeneration, Angela Marie Jablonski

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Taxing Conditions: The Fiscal Interest of the State and the Rise of the Modern Corporation in America, Alexander Jerneck

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Palladium-Catalyzed C-C Bond and C-S Bond Forming Reactions of Sulfoxides, Tiezheng Jia

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Never Been: An Exploration of the Influence of Dis/ability, Giftedness, and Incarceration on Adolescents in Adult Correctional Facilities, Kelsey Marie Jones

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Sensory History Matters for Visual Representation: Implications for Autism, David Alexander Kahn

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Instrumental Variables and Mendelian Randomization With Invalid Instruments, Hyunseung Kang

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Markets, Networks And Internal Mobility: The Allocation Of Human Resources Within Contemporary Organizations, JR Keller

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Making Detailed Predictions Makes (Some) Predictions Worse, Theresa Kelly

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Discrete and Continuous Optimization for Motion Estimation, Ryan Kennedy

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An Urban-Conscious Rapid Wind Downscaling Model For Early Design Stages, Jihun Kim

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p-21 activated kinase 2: Signal Transduction in mast cells, megakaryocytes and in vivo homeostasis, Rachel E. Kosoff

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The Role of Intra-Articular Nerve Growth Factor in Facet-Mediated Pain: Relationships to Spinal BDNF and Neuronal Hyperexcitability, Jeffrey Kras

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Nano-Bio Hybrid Electronic Sensors for Chemical Detection and Disease Diagnostics, Nicholas John Kybert

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Hospital Nursing Linked to Readmissions Following Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Karen Blanchette Lasater

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The role of the Integrated Stress Response kinase GCN2 in cell cycle regulation and tumorigenesis, Stacey Lynne Lehman

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The Role Of Cytosolic Access In Streptococcus Pneumoniae Nasopharyngeal Colonization, Jamie Lemon

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A Search for the Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks in multilepton final states at ATLAS, Christopher Lester

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Dynamic Demand And Pricing Strategy In The E-Book Market, Hui Li

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Scalable And Anonymous Group Communication, Dong Lin

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Twisted spectral data and singular monopoles, Tong Li

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Multiscale Simulations of Dynamics of Ferroelectric Domains, Shi Liu

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Mechanisms Controlling Friction And Adhesion At The Atomic Length-Scale, Xin Zhou Liu

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Iron-induced complement dysregulation in the retinal pigment epithelium: implications for age-related macular degeneration, Yafeng Li

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Comics as a Medium for Inquiry: Urban Students (Re-)Designing Critical Social Worlds, David Eric Low

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fast linear algorithms for machine learning, Yichao Lu

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Neighborhood Cancerization: New Approaches Linking Social And Biological Mechanisms Of Cancer, Shannon Lynch

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Virtuoso Beasts: Modernist Fables and the Vitality of Style, Cliff Mak

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Surface Reconstructions Of Perovskite-Type Oxides: Their Exotic Structures And Modified Chemistry, John Mark Pinat Martirez

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BULGES AND DISKS IN THE NEARBY UNIVERSE: Applications to Evolution and Formation of Galaxies, Alan Meert

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Empire Unbound - Imperial Citizenship, Race And Diaspora In The Making Of South Africa, Khwezi Mkhize

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Elucidating the energetics of bacterial signal transduction: Insights from PhoQ, Kathleen Susan Molnar

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Micrornas And The Sex Specific Development Of The Neonatal Brain: A Point Of Vulnerability To The Programming Effects Of Prenatal Stress, Christopher Morgan

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Mechanical crosstalk between cell-cell and cell-matrix adhesions and modulation of N-cadherin-mediated proliferation by cell spreading, Keeley Ling Mui

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The Depressed Decision Maker: The Application of Decision Science to Psychopathology, Dahlia Mukherjee

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Coordinating Gene Therapies of Cystic Fibrosis Airway Disease with Anti-Inflammatory and Antimicrobial Cationic Glucocorticoids, Melissa Myint