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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Realizing Morphemes In The Icelandic Noun Phrase, Anton Karl Ingason

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Molecular Mechanisms Of Oncogenesis & Precision Medicine Approaches For Pediatric Low-Grade Gliomas, Payal Jain

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Global Classical Solutions To The Relativistic Boltzmann Equation Without Angular Cut-Off, Jin Woo Jang

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Sharing In The Context Of Tobacco And E-Cigarette Communication: Determinants, Consequences, And Contingent Effects, Michelle Jeong

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From Verified Models To Verified Code For Safe Medical Devices, Zhihao Jiang

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Essays On Social Media, Hiring Networks And Firm Performance, Fujie Jin

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Contextual Insights Into The Rett Syndrome Transcriptome, Brian Scott Roosevelt Johnson

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Discrete Methods In Statistics: Feature Selection And Fairness-Aware Data Mining, Kory Johnson

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Endocytic Regulation Of Notch Signaling In Drosophila Melanogaster Neural Progenitor Cells, Seth Andrew Johnson

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Responses To Poverty: Essays In Public Economics And Labor, Andrew Johnston

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Energy Reduction Through Voltage Scaling And Lightweight Checking, Edin Kadric

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Modeling And Simulation Of Compositional Engineering In Sige Films Using Patterned Stress Fields, Daniel Kaiser

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Essays On Matching With Endogenous Effort, Behrang Kamali Shahdadi

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Epigenetic Regulation Of The Dlk1-Meg3 Imprinted Locus In Human Islets, Vasumathi Kameswaran

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Bidirectional Interactions Between Mitochondrial Function And Cell Mechanics, Judith Kandel

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Association Of Nurse-Physician Teamwork And Hospital Surgical Patient Mortality, Xiao Linda Kang

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Car Drivers And Fuel Sources: How Distinct Signaling Domains In Chimeric Antigen Receptors Reprogram T Cells, Omkar Uday Kawalekar

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Three Essays On The Behavioral, Socioeconomic, And Geographic Determinants Of Mortality: Evidence From The United Kingdom And International Comparisons, Laura Kelly

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Doubly Robust Causal Inference With Complex Parameters, Edward Henry Kennedy

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Techniques For End-To-End Tcp Performance Enhancement Over Wireless Networks, Bong Ho Kim

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Part I: Chemoselective Palladium Catalyzed Reactions Of Bifunctional 2-B(pin)-Substituted Allylic Acetate Derivatives Part Ii: Palladium Catalyzed Deprotonative Arylation Of Azaarylmethyl Amines And Ethers, Byeong-Seon Kim

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When Similarity Strikes Back: The Positive And Negative Role Of Character-Audience Similarity In Anti-Smoking Campaigns, Minji Kim

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Epigenetic Regulation Of Embryonic And Intestinal Stem Cells By Dna Hydroxymethylation, Rinho Kim

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Foundations For Safety-Critical On-Demand Medical Systems, Andrew Lewis King

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Regulation Of Dyenin-Dependent Neuronal Transport And Trafficking By Cdk5, Eva Sari Klinman

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Sparse Simultaneous Signal Detection With Applications In Genomics, Julie Kobie

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Empirical Analysis Of Procurement Auctions, Cinthia Konichi Paulo

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The Impact Of Nursing Factors On The Outcomes Of Adult Medicare Surgical Patients With And Without Depression, Aparna Kumar

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The Choreography Of Everday Life: Rudolf Laban And The Making Of Modern Movement, Whitney Elaine Laemmli

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Traveling Abroad, Writing Nationalism, And Performing In Disguise: People On The Japanese Colonial Boundaries, 1909-1943, Huang-Wen Lai

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Literacy, Strategy, And Identity In Interaction: Vietnamese And Mexican Immigrant Students In Urban Catholic Schooling, Robert Leblanc

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Novel Targets For Reducing Nicotine Withdrawal-Induced Phenotypes: Contribution Of The Ampk Pathway And Bdnf Val66met Polymorphism, Bridgin Lee

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Spectral Liberalism: On The Subjects Of Political Economy In Moscow, Adam Leeds

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Systems Biology Of Platelet Activation, Mei Yan Lee

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Uncertain Booms And Fragility, Michael Junho Lee

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Colonial Korea And The Olympic Games, 1910–1945, Seok Lee

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Three Essays On Social Stratification, Gender And Health, Yeonjin Lee

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Selective Oxidative Homo- And Cross-Coupling Of Phenols, Young Eun Lee

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Factors Influencing Regulatory T Cell Maintenance For The Control Of Autoimmunity, Theresa Marie Leichner

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Essays In The Economics Of Health, Risk, And Behavior, Adam Leive

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Navigating The Tension Between Benevolence And Honesty: Essays On The Consequences Of Prosocial Lies, Emma Edelman Levine

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A Novel Iterative Algorithm For Solving Nonlinear Inverse Scattering Problems, Howard Levinson

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Photo-Induced Dissociation Dynamics Of Atmospherically Significant Criegee Intermediates, Hongwei Li

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Modeling Approaches For Cost And Cost-Effectiveness Estimation Using Observational Data, Jiaqi Li

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Making Change With Mathematics: Youth Conceptions Of The Role Of Mathematics In Citizenship, Vivian Yuheun Lim

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The Effect Of Sequential Exposure To Antigenically Drifted Strains Of Influenza On Antibody Specificity And Antibody Mediated Protection, Susanne Liane Linderman

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Doing Well In School: Repertoires Of Success At The End Of Elementary School, Holly Link

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Microfluidic Approaches To Thrombosis And Hemostasis: Towards A Patient-Specific Test Of Antiplatelet Therapeutics And The Assessment Of Coagulopathy In Hemophilic And Trauma Patients, Ruizhi Li

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The Effects Of Tuition And Student Loan Policies On College Outcomes And Lifetime Earnings, Junwen Liu

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Incremental Processing And Optimization Of Update Streams, Mengmeng Liu

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Intimate Differences: Cultivating Recognition And Multiracial Solidarity In A Philadelphia School, Roseann Liu

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Finding Common Ground To Treat Primary And Metastatic Cancer: The Potential Of Targeting Tumor Stroma, Albert Lo

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​how Church Bells Fell Silent: The Decline Of Tower Bell Practices In Post-Revolutionary America, Deborah Lubken

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Synthesis Of Hybrid Nanomaterials Through Amphiphilic Self-Assembly, Qingjie Luo

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Space, Time And Change: Investigations Of Soil Bacterial Diversity And Its Drivers In The Mongolian Steppe, Aurora Alexandra Macrae-Crerar

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Elucidating The Mechanical Response Of Metallic Glasses Prepared In Different Structural States At Sub-Micron Length Scales, Daniel J. Magagnosc

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Sequential Learning And Variable Length Markov Chains, Joshua Magarick

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Wave Interaction With Epsilon-And-Mu-Near-Zero (emnz) Platforms And Nonreciprocal Metastructures, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelwahab Mahmoud

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"careful And Complete Observation Of The Patient:" Nurses And The Sociotechnical System Of Medical Research, 1930-1962, Amanda L. Mahoney

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The Royal Lykaian Altar Shall Bear Witness: History And Religion In Southwestern Arcadia, Kyle William Mahoney

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Constructing The Exercising Self: Social Media Identity Work And Exercise Behavior, Shane Mannis

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Continuum And Computational Modeling Of Flexoelectricity, Sheng Mao

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Using Molecular Constraints And Unnatural Amino Acids To Manipulate And Interrogate Protein Structure, Dynamics, And Self-Assembly, Beatrice Markiewicz

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El Baile De Los Que Sobran. Literatura Y Negatividad En El Caribe Hispano, Lina Martinez Hernandez

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The Dilation Of The Poem (philippe Jaccottet), Samuel Edward Martin

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Constraining The Hep Solar Neutrino And Diffuse Supernova Neutrino Background Fluxes With The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, Andrew Thomas Mastbaum

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Aspiring India: The Politics Of Mothering, Education Reforms, And English, Leya Mathew

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Learning Racial Justice: Teachers' Collaborative Learning As Theory And Praxis, Rhiannon Mary Stanway Maton

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Scaled Autonomy For Networked Humanoids, Stephen Gerald Mcgill

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"an Army Of Working Men:" Military Labor And The Construction Of American Empire, 1865 To 1915, Autumn Hope Mcgrath

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Three Essays On Firm Learning And Performance In The Context Of Corporate Divestiture, Patia Jean Mcgrath

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The Influence of Culture on Senior Leaders as They Seek to Resolve Ethical Dilemmas at Work, Thomas Christopher McLaverty

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Linking Acetyl-Coa Metabolism And Histone Acetylation To Dynamic Gene Regulation In Yeast And Mouse Hippocampus, Philipp Mews

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Data-Driven Dynamic Robust Resource Allocation: Application To Efficient Transportation, Fei Miao

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Effects Of Nanoscale Aggregation On Mechanical Properties And Local Dynamics Of Precise Acid- And Ion-Containing Polymers, Luri Robert Middleton

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Test Cases: Reconfiguring American Law, Technoscience, And Democracy In The Nuclear Pacific, Mary Mitchell

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Entrepreneurship And Social Change, Leslie Mitts

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Supply-Side Education: Race, Inequality, And The Rise Of The Punitive Education State, Daniel Stephen Moak

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Compositional Reactive Synthesis For Multi-Agent Systems, Salar Moarref

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Brown: The Asianization Of The U.s. Racial Divide, Radha Modi

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Revealing The Role Of Higher Education In A Diverse Democracy: A Theory Of College Student Political Identity Development, Demetri Lloyd Morgan

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The Boundaries Of The Public: Mediating Sex In Postwar Lebanon, Sara Mourad

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Essays In Political Economy, Ekim Cem Muyan

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Interplay Of Il-4, Il-21, And Ifnγ On Memory B Cell Fate Decisions, Martin Souren Naradikian

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The Evaluation Of A Mass Media Campaign To Promote Exclusive Breastfeeding In Vietnam, Danielle Amani Naugle

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On The Diagonals Of Projections In Matrix Algebras Over Von Neumann Algebras, Soumyashant Nayak

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Essays On The Macroeconomics Of Financial Markets, Daniel Neuhann Neuhann

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3d Biomimetic Model For Cellular Invasion In Angiogenesis And Cancer, Duc-Huy Nguyen

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Part 1 Design, Synthesis, And Validation Of Polymer-Supported Siloxane Transfer Agents For Transition-Metal-Mediated Cross-Coupling Reactions Of Organolithiums Part 2 Total Synthesis Of (-)-Mandelalide A Exploiting Anion Relay Chemistry, Minh Huu Nguyen

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Alessandro Moretto And The Decomposition Of The Painter's Art In Renaissance Brescia, Kirk Nickel

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Making English Memorial Literatures, 1500–1700, Alan Niles

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St. Luke’s College Of Nursing, Tokyo, Japan: The Intersections Of An Episcopal Church Mission Project, Rockefeller Foundation Philanthropy, And The Development Of Nursing In Japan, 1918-1941., Kathleen Mary Nishida

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The Roman Cultural Memory Of The Conquest Of Latium, Elizabeth Grace Palazzolo

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Functional Alterations In The Amygdala Following Traumatic Brain Injury, Christopher Palmer

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Inhibition Of Various Receptor Tyrosine Kinase (rtk) Families, Jin Hyung Park

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Can Vigorous Shaking Cause Extra-Axial Hemorrhage In Newborns? A Detailed Human And Porcine Study., Stephanie Ann Pasquesi

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Monocyte And Macrophage Apoptosis And Activation During Hiv-1 Infection And Antiretroviral Therapy, Sean Christopher Patro

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Tensile Mechanics Of The Knee Meniscus In The Context Of Cracks: Failure And Fracture Mechanisms, Strain Concentrations, And The Effect Of Specimen Shape, John Mark Peloquin

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Essays On Social Media And Digital Marketing, Jing Peng

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Essays In Problems In Sequential Decisions And Large-Scale Randomized Algorithms, Peichao Peng