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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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The Human Lung Viral Microbiome In Health And Disease, Arwa Abbas

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Asserting Sovereignty: An Indigenous Archaeology Of The Pueblo Revolt Period At Tunyo, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, Joseph R. Aguilar

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The Development Of Unnatural Amino Acid-Based Probes And Methods For Biological Studies, Ismail Abd Al Azim Ahmed

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Contested Boundaries Of Digital Work, Opeyemi Akanbi

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The Effect Of Abstinence From Smoking On Stress Reactivity, Cheyenne Allenby

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Essays In Immigration Economics And Education, Gloria Allione

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Inhuman Power: Infrastructural Modernism And The Fiction Of Social Form, Natalie Amleshi

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The Biophysics Of Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, Nicholas Roy Anderson

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Post-Transcriptional Regulation Of The Eulkaryotic Transcriptome By The Covalent Rna Modicication N6-Methyladenosine, Stephen J. Anderson

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Collaborative Careers: Exploring The Consequences Of Colleague Mobility For Knowledge Workers, Tracy Anderson

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Credit Constrained? How The Cost Of Capital Affects District Resources And Student Achievement, James Cameron Anglum

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Attention Strategies For Nonprofit Advocacy On Social Media: Results From A National Study Of Homelessness Nonprofits In The United States, Seongho An

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Medical Device Interoperability With Provable Safety Properties, David Eric Arney

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Factors Influencing The Receipt Of Discharge Pain Treatment By Injured Black Patients, Shoshana Violette Aronowitz

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The Emerging Involvement Of Glia In Sleep: Insights From Drosophila Melanogaster, Gregory Artiushin

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Uncovering Biophysical Determinants Of Oxidoreductase Function Through De Novo Protein Design, Dirk Auman

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The Role Of Mentalizing In Information Propagation, Elisa C. Baek

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Assessing Credibility In Subjective Probability Judgment, Joshua Daniel Baker

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The Role Of P120catenin In The Initiation And Dissemination Of Pancreatic Cancer, Basil Bakir

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Internal Contingencies To The Value Of Firms’ External Relationships: Evidence From Corporate Venture Capital, Sarath Balachandran

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Freedom, Society, And The Individual In Early Modern Women's Thought, Patrick Leon Ward Ball

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The Method Of Dense Cycle Conditioning, Its Application, Computation And A Result On Concentration, Debapratim Banerjee

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Neighborhoods, Stress, And Cvd Risk Among Women With Hiv In Chicago Wihs, Jacqueline Anne Bannon

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Deformations Of G2-Structures, String Dualities And Flat Higgs Bundles, Rodrigo De Menezes Barbosa

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Development Of Kinetic Inductance Detectors For Far-Infrared Spectroscopy In Astrophysics, Alyssa Colleen Marie Barlis

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Further Defining Epidermal Function Through Deciphering Host-Microbe Interactions In The Skin, Casey Brennan Bartow-Mckenney

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Pathways To Pathologic Retinal Iron Accumulation: Blood, Guts, And The Immune System, Bailey Hannah Baumann

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Insight Into Acetyl-Coenzyme A Regulation Through The Molecular Mechanism Of Atp-Citrate Lyase, Gleb Bazilevsky

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The Narrative Of The Iliad: Time, Space, And Story, William Robert Beck

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Essays In Marketing, Law, And Ethics, Suneal Bedi

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Nonadiabatic Dynamics With Spin-Orbit Coupling, Nicole Bellonzi

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Embodied Visual Perception Models For Human Behavior Understanding, Gediminas Bertasius

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The Association Between Nursing And Burn Patient Outcomes, Amanda Page Bettencourt

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The Mitochondrial Protein Card19 Regulates Membrane Integrity And Terminal Lysis Downstream Of Caspase Activation And Gasdermin Cleavage, Elisabet Laura Bjanes

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Cortical And Subcortical Mechanisms For Sound Processing, Jennifer Blackwell

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Getting The Best Of Us: Multinational Corporate Networks And The Diffusion Of Skill-Selective Immigration Policies, Vivienne Born

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Miss Amerike: The Yiddish Press’s Encounter With The United States, 1885-1924, Ayelet Rose Brinn

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Measuring Cosmic Acceleration And Constraining Dark Energy Models With Transients Discovered In The Dark Energy Survey, Dillon Brout

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A Multilevel Factor Analytic Investigation Of The Learning-To-Learn Scales: A More Child-Centered Look At Dimensionality, Benjamin Pratt Brumley

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Expanding Peptide Stapling With S-Tetrazine, Matthew Henry Bunner

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Materializing Political Violence: Segregation, War, And Memory In Quintana Roo, Mexico, Tiffany Cherelle Cain

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Continuum Modeling Of Cell-Extracellular Environment Interaction, Xuan Cao

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Great Power, Arms, And Alliances, Keith Lambert Carter

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Half A Century Of Migration And Family Formation In Latin America And The Caribbean, Andrés Felipe Castro Torres

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Representations Of Samaritans In Late Antique Jewish And Christian Texts, Matthew J. Chalmers

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Vestures Of The Past: The Other Historicisms Of Victorian Aesthetics, Timothy Chandler

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Essays In Heterogeneity In Macroeconomics, Minsu Chang

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Birds With Words: How Talking Parrots Expand Our Knowledge Of Cognition, Shereen Chang

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Stress And Survival Of Enterobacteriaceae: Studies Of Dehydration Tolerance And Polymyxin Resistance, Annie Chen

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Improving Performance Of Infiltrated Sofc Cathodes Via Scaffold Engineering And Catalyst Surface Engineering, Yuan Cheng

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Affiliation With Aggressive Peer Groups, Autonomy, And Adjustment In Chinese Adolescents, Lingjun Chen

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Analysis And Control Of Networked Systems Using Structural And Measure-Theoretic Approaches, Ximing Chen

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Essays On The Economics Of Networks, Yiran Chen

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Cardiac Effects Of Huntington’s Disease In Murine Models, Daniel David Child

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Three Essays On Diabetes And Mortality In The United States, Daesung Choi

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Paraphrase-Based Models Of Lexical Semantics, Anne O'donnell Cocos

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Establishing A Molecular Basis For Rare Earth Separations: Progress Towards Rare Earth Recycling Through Coordination And Redox Chemistry, Bren Ezekiel Cole

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School District Consolidation And Its Academic And Financial Effects, Gregory Collins

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Experimentation In Early-Stage Ventures, Andrea Contigiani

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Sinister Intersectionality: A Left-Handed History Of Neuro-Centrisms, 1865–2017, Tabea Cornel

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Privilege And Promise: Organizations As Brokers Of Power And Social Mobility, Amanda Barrett Cox

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Daedala Tecta: Architectural Terracottas And Cultural Memory In Republican Italy, Sophie Crawford-Brown

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Attributions Of Mental State Control: Causes And Consequences, Corey Cusimano

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Essays In Housing Markets And Public Finance, Matthew Davis

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The Mechanism Of Caspase-8-Mediated Gene Expression And Its Integral Role In Host Defense, Alexandra Delaney

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Nucleobase, Nucleoside, And Neighboring Nucleotides: Intrinsic Preferences For Tet Enzyme-Mediated Oxidation Of 5-Methylcytosine, Jamie Elizabeth Denizio

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Uncovering The Sources: Historical Characters In Dante's Divine Comedy, Vanessa Dimaggio

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Reliable Witnesses, Crackpot Science: Ufo Investigations In Cold War America, 1947-1977, Kate Dorsch

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A Sticky Pursuit Of The Threshold Channel: The Effect Of Cohesion On Alluvial River Channel Geometry, Kieran Bernard Jiamin Dunne

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Comunidades De Cuidados: Dar La Vida, Curar El Cuerpo Y Preparar La Muerte En La América E Iberia Premodernas (1400-1650), Diana Eguia Armenteros

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Learning Optimal Resource Allocations In Wireless Systems, Mark Randall Eisen

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Non-Native Grounds: Jewish Writers In American Empire, Alexander Eisenthal

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Great Idea, Now What? Three Essays Examining The Relationship Between Organization Design And Commercialization Of Knowledge, John Charles Eklund

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Excavating Radical Futures: Puppets, Robots, And The Fight For Technology, Jasmine Erdener

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Mapping Media Bias In China, Kecheng Fang

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Essays On Foreign Exchange Rates, Xiang Fang

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The Technological Imaginaries Of Social Movements: The Discursive Dimension Of Communication Technology And The Fight For Social Justice, Elisabetta Ferrari

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Plasticity Against Plastic: Synthetics In The Practice, Theory, And Conservation Of Art Since The 1960s, Roksana Filipowska

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Synaptic Dysregulation Of Inhibition In The Dentate Gyrus After Traumatic Brain Injury, Kaitlin Folweiler

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Exploring Novel Biophysical Mechanisms In Evolved Optical Systems, Dillion Fox

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Rhotic Emphasis And Uvularization In Moroccan Arabic, Aaron Freeman

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The Prevention Of Depression: A Machine Learning Approach, Ashley Ann Fuss

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(when) Do Consumers Prefer Uncertainty? Consumers' Reactions To Uncertain Advice And Uncertain Promotions, Celia Gaertig

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Identity In The Wake Of The State: Local, National, And Supranational Dynamics Of The Syrian Conflict, Victoria Gilbert

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Using Data To Optimize The Fulfillment And Location Decisions Of An Online Grocery Retailer, Chloe Kim Glaeser

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Faith And Doubt At The Doctor’s: Class, Race, And The Role Of Community In Medical Decision Making, Lindsay Wood Glassman

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Innate Immune Antagonism By Diverse Coronavirus Phosphodiesterases, Stephen Goldstein

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Unraveling The Beta Cell Translatome: Elucidation Of An Erk/hnrnpk/jund Axis, Austin Lewis Good

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Factors That Mediate Expression Of Unique Ggggcc Repeat Expansions In C9orf72-Associated Als/ftd., Lindsey D. Goodman

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Molecular Roles Of Regulatory Proteins In N-Terminal Protein Acetylation, Leah Gottlieb

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Exploring The Use Of Transition Metals In The Synthesis Of Novel Metal-Ligand Multiple Bonds, Azide Complexes, And Unprecedented Reactivity With The Phosphaethynolato Reagent, Lauren Nicole Grant

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Design, Synthesis And Biological Evaluation Of Small Molecules That Inhibit Hiv-1 Entry And Sensitize Hiv-1 Infected Cells To Immune Responses, Melissa Carey Grenier

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Roles Of Euchromatin And Heterochromatin In Hepatocyte Maturation And Liver Fibrosis, Jessica Mae Grindheim

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Resiliency In Robot Formations With Non-Cooperative Robots, Luis Guerrero Bonilla

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Event Structure In Vision And Language, Alon Hafri

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Family Matters: Concubines And Illegitimate Children In The Japanese Empire, 1868–1945, Jooyeon Hahm

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Assembling States: Community Formation And The Emergence Of The Inca Empire, Thomas John Hardy

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Essays In Causal Inference: Addressing Bias In Observational And Randomized Studies Through Analysis And Design, Raiden Berte Hasegawa

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Robert Adam's Revolution In Architecture, Miranda Jane Routh Hausberg

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States And Group Rights: Legal Pluralism And The Decentralization Of Judicial Power, Emma Hayward