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

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

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

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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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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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Embodied Visual Perception Models For Human Behavior Understanding, Gediminas Bertasius

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

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

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

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

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

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Essays In Housing Markets And Public Finance, Matthew Davis

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

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Mapping Media Bias In China, Kecheng Fang

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

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

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Event Structure In Vision And Language, Alon Hafri

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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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Understanding Donor-Advised Funds: The Behavioral Economics, Macroeconomics, And Public Policies Relating To An Emerging Trend In Philanthropy, H. Daniel Heist

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Bilingual Ionic Column Capitals: Perceptions Of The Past In Greek Architecture, 6th–3rd Century Bce, Samuel Holzman

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Aspects Of Nucleation: Fluctuations, Nonuniform Order, And Curved Surfaces, Eric Michael Horsley

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Essays In Experimental Economics, Zheng Jai Jennie Huang

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Trpv5: Structure, Function And Drug Discovery, Taylor Hughes

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Essays On Search, Timothy Hursey

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Studies On Fractionalization And Topology In Strongly Correlated Systems From Zero To Two Dimensions, Yichen Hu

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Reclaiming Appalachia: Mountain Reform And The Preservation Of White Citizenship, 1890-1929, Tina A. Irvine

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Depression In Mothers Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Mixed-Methods Study Of Prevalence, Correlates, And The Lived Experience, Stefanie Zavodny Jackson

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Evidence Factors For Observational Studies: Design, Analysis And Computation, Bikram Karmakar

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Modeling And Control For Robotic Assistants: Single And Multi-Robot Manipulation, Monroe David Kennedy

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Private Communication Among Competitors And Public Disclosure, John David Kepler

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Soweto, The “storybook Place”: Tourism And Feeling In A South African Township, Sarah Marie Kgagudi

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The Regulation Of Egfr Signaling And Kras Tumorigenesis By Receptor Palmitoylation, Akriti Kharbanda

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Reasoning-Driven Question-Answering For Natural Language Understanding, Daniel Khashabi

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Testing Infection Graphs, Justin Turner Khim

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Seeking Ourselves Onscreen: Brand Personality, Self-Congruence, And Media Preferences, Da Eun Kim

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Essays In Corporate Finance, Daniel Kim

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A Novel Perspective On The Role Of Β-Catenin In Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Eunsun Kim

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Engendering Power: Dynastic Women And Visual Culture In The Hellenistic World (fourth-First Centuries Bce), Patricia Eunji Kim

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"the Laboratory Of The Mind's Eye": Nineteenth-Century Science And The Emergence Of Science Fiction, Anastasia Klimchynskaya

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Essays On Macroeconomics And Finance, Alexandr Kopytov

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Developmental And Signaling Mechanisms Of Touch Neurons, Kim Kridsada Chu

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Ricci Flow On Cohomogeneity One Manifolds, Anusha Mangala Krishnan

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Youth Bilingualism, Identity And Quechua Language Planning And Policy In The Urban Peruvian Andes, Frances Julia Kvietok Dueñas

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The Affiliative Social Relations Of Free-Ranging Rhesus Macaques In The Context Of Instability, Sam Larson

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Hepatocyte-Driven Regulation Of Liver Metastasis, Jae Won Lee

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Longitudinal And Cross-Country Measurement Invariance Of The Pisa Home Possessions Scale, Selene S. Lee

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Collaborative Perception From Data Association To Localization, Spyridon Leonardos

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Signs Of Success In Italian Schooling, Andrea Renee Leone-Pizzighella

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Making Sense Of Language: How Representations Of Language Inform Teachers' Work, Mark Lewis

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On Closed Six-Manifolds Admitting Metrics With Positive Sectional Curvature And Non-Abelian Symmetry, Yuhang Liu

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Empirical Investigations Into The Causal Impact Of Healthcare Provider Behavior On Patient Care, Lesley Meng

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Percolation On Galton-Watson Trees, Marcus Michelen

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Damned If You Do: Judas Iscariot And The Invention Of Medieval Literary Character, Mariah Min

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Genetic Insights Into Latent Autoimmune Diabetes In Adults, Rajashree Mishra

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Seeing The Light (higgs): Searches And Measurements Of Higgs Boson Decays To Photons, Khilesh Pradip Mistry

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Bayesian Approaches For Modeling Variation, Gemma Elyse Moran

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Surface Polysaccharides Promote Innate Immune Evasion By The Pediatric Pathogen Kingella Kingae, Vanessa Lynne Munoz

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Novel Optical Techniques For Probing Orbital And Spin Angular Momentum In Solids, Mehmet Ali Noyan

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Vodou En Vogue: Fashion, Ritual And Spiritual Innovation In Haitian Vodou, Eziaku Atuama Nwokocha

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Generating The Other: An Exploration Of The Relationship Between Item Response And Immigrant Generational Status In A Sample Of Black And Latinx Children, Ama Nyame-Mensah