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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Exploring Income Volatility And Financial Health Among Middle-Income Households, Mina Addo

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(implicit) Argument Introduction, Voice And Causatives, Faruk Akkus

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Nuclear Pore Component Mtor Regulates Levels Of Dosage Compensated Gene Expression In Drosophila, Jennifer R. Aleman

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Cryptographic Foundations For Control And Optimization: Making Cloud-Based And Networked Decisions On Encrypted Data, Andreea Beatrice Alexandru

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The Politics Of Misinformation In India: Prevalence, Mechanisms, Solutions, Sumitra Badrinathan

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Uncovering Constraints On Organoid Morphologies, Lauren Elise Beck

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Economics Of Buyouts, Alexander Belyakov

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Characterizing The Outer Solar System With The Dark Energy Survey, Pedro Henrique Bernardinelli

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Performance As Public Work: Youth As Civic Actors For Policy And Practice In Liberia, Jasmine L. Blanks Jones

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Politics And Prosthetics: 150 Years Of Disability In Japan, Mark Ross Bookman

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Insights Into Inherited Thrombocytopenia Resulting From Mutations In Etv6 Or Runx1 Using A Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Model, Sara Borst

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Essays On Firm-Level Distortions And Aggregate Productivity, Gorkem Bostanci

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Gnas Inactivation In Heterotopic Ossification, Niambi Brewer

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Caring For Actively Dying Children And Their Parents In The Pediatric Icu:a Mixed Methods Study, Elizabeth Glyde Broden

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Modeling Genetic, Neural And Behavioral Correlates Of Substance Use Disorders In Mice, Julia Katherine Brynildsen

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Targeting Endogenous Homeostatic Mechanisms For The Treatment Of Cocaine Use Disorder: Contribution Of Nr4a1 And Target Gene Expression, Marco Carpenter

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Unfolding Musicking Archives At The Northwest Amazon, Juan Carlos Castrillón

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Turkish Tv Series In Bulgaria And Russia: The Terribly Charming Turk In The Global Media Matrix, Yasemin Yusufoff Celikkol

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Imaging Glutamate In The Human Brain At Ultra-High Magnetic Field: Advances And Applications, Abigail Talya Jordan Cember

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Financing Adulthood: The Risks And Hopes Of Parent Borrowing Through The Parent Loans For Undergraduate Students (plus) Program, Kennan Cepa

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Contending With Coloniality Through Speculation, Storytelling, And Sound Performance, David Chavannes

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Establishing The Transient Mass Balance Of Thrombosis Under Venous Flow: From A Microfluidic Approach To A Reduced Model, Jason Chen

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Selective Hydrodeoxygenation Of Biomass-Derived Model Compounds Over Bifunctional Catalysts, Tianqi Chen

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Elucidation Of Cancer Therapy Resistance Mechanisms Due To Altered Endoplasmic Reticulum-Mitochondria Tethering, Jorida Coku

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Interactions Of Highly Pathogenic Human Coronaviruses With Dsrna-Induced Innate Immune Pathways, Courtney Elizabeth Comar

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New Latinx Feelings: Race, Affect, And Form In Queer Latinx Literature, Thomas Conners

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Investigating The Role Of Histone H2a Proteolysis During Stem Cell Differentiation, Mariel Coradin

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Death And Empire: The Genesis And Expression Of Imperial Identity Via Assyrian Mortuary Contexts, Petra Maria Creamer

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Urban "voids": Picturing Light, Air, And Open Space In New York, 1890–1935, Lee Ann W. Custer

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Entanglement Structure And The Emergence Of Spacetime, Matthew P. Decross

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The Molecular And Regulatory Mechanism Of Multi-Subunit N-Terminal Acetyltransferases, Sunbin Deng

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The Mexican Experimental In The Contemporary Novel And Film, Dustin Allen Dill

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The Development Of A Fingertip Implantable Mems Tactile Sensing System, Lin Du

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Search For Trilepton Resonances From R-Parity Violating Chargino Decays In The B−l Mssm, George Ian Dyckes

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The Anxiety Of Evolution: Biological And Cultural Adaptation From Marcel Proust To Peter Greenaway, Tomas Elliott

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Parents’ Perceptions Of Safety In Public Space And Adolescent Well-Being In Ethiopia, Peru, And Vietnam, Lauren Ferreira Cardoso

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Essays On Student Loans, Higher Education And Inequality, Marc Folch Cordoncillo

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Creation And Control Of Quantum States In Layered Materials, Nathan Frey

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Elucidating The Role Of The African-Centric P47s Variant Of Tp53 In Metabolism And Ferroptosis, Keerthana Gnanapradeepan

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Machine Learning Econometrics, Philippe Goulet Coulombe

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Empirical Analyses Of Regulation And Negotiated Prices, Joao Vitor Granja De Almeida

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Scale-Dependent Coupling Between Aeolian Form And Flow, Andrew Lewis Gunn

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Health, Environment, And Inequality In India, Aashish Gupta

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Learning To Compositionally Reason Over Natural Language, Nitish Gupta

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Marriage, Kinship, And Political Hierarchy In The Evolution Of The Hoysala Family, Samana Gururaja

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Suetonius’ Organizational Craft, Wesley Joseph Hanson

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Secure Multi-Party Computation In Practice, Marcella Hastings

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Desmin And Microtubules Maintain Nucear Shape And Chromatin Organization In The Adult Cardiomyocyte, Julie Heffler

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Essays On Economic Behavior Under Uncertainty, Youngsoo Heo

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Essays On Firm, Worker And Consumer Decision-Making In On-Demand And Health Care Markets, Michal Hodor

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Investigating The Downstream Effectors Of The Ccm Pathway: A Role For Adamts Proteases And Versican Cleavage, Courtney Hong

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Silver Sulfide Nanoparticles For Breast Cancer Imaging With Dual Energy Mammography And Other Modalities, Jessica Hsu

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Mri Assessment Of Maternal Uteroplacental Circulation In Pregnancy, Eileen Hwuang

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Biomechanical & Biochemical Contributions Of Matrix Metalloproteinases In Joint Pain: Models, Mechanisms, & Patients, Meagan E. Ita

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Global Gatekeepers: How Institutions Regulate And Constrain Migration Flows, Elizabeth Jacobs

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Stochastic Olg Models And Transition Path, With Numerical Computation Using Gpu Computing And Machine Learning, Yebiao Jin

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Nonlocal Optoelectronics In Topological Semimetals, Zhurun Ji

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Molecular Determinants Of Immunogenicity Of The Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Hmw1 And Hmw2 Adhesins, Nadia Abdelrazak Kadry

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Is It Worth My Time And Effort To Help Others? Prosocial Behaviors As Consequential And Risky Decisions., Polly Kang

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Comm-Bots - Distributed Coordination Of Mobile Robot Swarms To Support Message Communication, Cem Karan

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Integrin Crosstalk In The Upstream Migration Of Cd4+ T Lymphocytes, Hyun Ji Kim

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Development Of Nanoparticle-Based Contrast Agents For Applications With Conventional And Photon-Counting Ct Imaging, Johoon Kim

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Trailblazing Motivation And Marginalized Group Members: Defying Expectations To Pave The Way For Others, Karren Knowlton

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Essays In Urban And Public Economics, Jacob Allen Krimmel

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The Online Adjustment Of Speaker-Specific Phonetic Beliefs In Multi-Speaker Speech Perception, Wei Lai

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The Ecophysiological Significance Of Vegetative Phase Change, Erica H. Lawrence

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Mapping Spaces, Signatures, And Data, Darrick Lee

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Insights Into Functional Noncoding Rna Elements Through The Analysis Of Human Genetic Variation, David Sheng Ming Lee

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Essays On Local Governance In India, Hae Nim (sunny) Nim Lee

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Essays On Heterogeneity In Macroeconomics, Hanbaek Lee

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Topics In Higgs Bundles And Modules Over Even Clifford Algebra, Jia-Choon Lee

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Topics In Mirror Symmetry For Fano Varieties And Meromorphic Ddp Correspondence, Sukjoo Lee

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Confronting The System: How Local Cross-Sector Education Collaborations Address Barriers To Postsecondary Access & Attainment, Elaine W. Leigh

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Empirical Investigations Into The Impact Of Step-Down Unit Admission And Health Information Technology On Patient Outcomes, Suparerk Lekwijit

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On The Interaction And Motion Of Inclusions In Lipid Membranes, Xinyu Liao

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Investigation Of High-Surface-Area Titanate (atio3) Thin Films Prepared By Atomic Layer Deposition, Chao Lin

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Essays On Housing Markets And Mortgage Finance, Desen Lin

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Study Of Metal Catalysts Supported On Thin Films Of Perovskites Prepared By Atomic Layer Deposition (ald), Xinyu Mao

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Essays On Methods Of Demand And Production Function Estimation, Ruizhi Ma

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Investigating The Effect Of Individual-Level And Neighborhood-Level Exposures On Delivery Outcomes, Jessica Rose Meeker

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Reading And Writing A Garden, Materials Of A Garden Made In Germantown, Pennsylvania (1683–1719), Miranda Elizabeth Mote

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Limit Theorems For Dependent Combinatorial Data, With Applications In Statistical Inference, Somabha Mukherjee

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Loss Of Tbx3 Enhances Pancreatic Progenitor Generation From Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, Somdutta Mukherjee

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Enhanced Nonlinearity Enabled Via Doped Enz Metastructures: Theory & Potential Applications, Ehsan Nahvi

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Classical Reception And The Problem Of The Color Line In Early Modern English Literature, 1519-1804, Divya Nair

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Breath-Controlled Instrument Design for Ecological Crises, Andrew Niess

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Recruitment And Functions Of Myeloid Cells At The Intersection Of Inflammation & Remodeling, Mailyn Nishiguchi

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Cellular Plasticity And Heterogeneity: Implications In Tumor Cell Invasion And Metastasis, Robert Joseph Norgard

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Bayesian Nonparametric Models For Causal Inference And Clustering Under Dirichlet Process Priors, Arman Oganisian

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Accelerated Risk Assessment And Domain Adaptation For Autonomous Vehicles, Matthew O'kelly

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Urban Geochemistry In A Pb-Contaminated Environment: Analysis Of Roadside Hazards In Philadelphia, Pa, Michael Joseph O'shea

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Socio-Culutural Factors Influencing Self-Care Among African Immigrants Living With Chronic Illness In The United States, Onome Henry Osokpo

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A Contingent Theory Of Governance For The Global Project Organization: The Effect Of Uncertainty And Diversity On Order And Conflict, Rachel Pacheco

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Identifying And Targeting Mechanisms Of Immune Cell Activation In Imcd-Tafro, Ruth-Anne Langan Pai

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Life On The Border: Constructing The México/u.s. Borderlands, 1961-1971., German Pallares

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Exploring Relationships Between Structure, Dynamics And The Effects Of Local Perturbations In Networks, Lia Papadopoulos

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Experimentos De Politización. La Vanguardia Y El Devenir Del Populismo En Argentina, Uruguay Y Brasil, María Pape

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Essays In Quantitative Marketing, Vladimir Pavlov

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Progressive Reliance On Epithelial Plasticity Governs Lung Development, Homeostasis, And Regeneration, Ian Penkala

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Learning Representations For Matching, Stephen Phillips