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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Beyond Landscape: Imagining Place In Later Edo Print Culture, Quintana Roo Irigon Heathman

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In Tune With The Cosmos: Tuning Theory, Cosmology, And Concepts Of Sound In Early China, Noa Hegesh

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Transpacific Foundations For Growth: Migrant Brokers And Japan’s Rise As A World Power, 1868-1964, Robert Alan Hegwood

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A Microfluidic Approach For Investigating The Role Of Blood Flow In Thrombosis, Bradley Andrew Herbig

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Personified Preaching: Black Feminist Sermonic Practice In Literature And Music, Melanie R. Hill

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Building The Hive: Corporate Personality Testing, Self-Development, And Humanistic Management In Postwar America, 1945-2000, Matthew J. Hoffarth

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On The Total Curvature And Betti Numbers Of Complex Projective Manifolds, Joseph Ansel Hoisington

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Capillary Rise Infiltration (cari) Of Polymer In Nanoparticle Packings, Jyo Lyn Hor

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Essays On Public Corruption And Social Norms, Sterling Horne

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Networked Data Analytics: Network Comparison And Applied Graph Signal Processing, Weiyu Huang

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Matching: The Search For Control, Colman Hubert Humphrey

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Statistical Methods For Alternative Splicing Using Rna Sequencing, Yu Hu

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Essays In Public Economics And International Trade, Benjamin Hyman

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Autonomous Behaviors With A Legged Robot, Berkay Deniz Ilhan

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Recasting The Coolie: Racialization, Caste, And Narratives Of Asian Indentureship, Najnin Islam

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Learning, Moving, And Predicting With Global Motion Representations, Andrew Coulter Jaegle

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Young Children’s Understanding Of Learning And Its Relation To Their Own Learning, Jeein Jeong

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Molecular Recognition At Dna Damage Sites, Qinqin Jiang

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Spectral Data For L^2 Cohomology, Xiaofei Jin

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Platelet Factor 4 And Von Willebrand Factor Form An Immunogenic, Prothrombotic Complex In Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, Ian Johnston

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Part I: Vanadium–catalyzed Asymmetric Oxidative Coupling Of Phenols And Hydroxycarbazoles And Its Mechanistic Study Part Ii: Total Synthesis Of Chaetoglobin A Part Iii: Ligand Evolution To Drive Reaction Discovery Part Iv: Oxidative Coupling Of 3-Oxindoles To Construct Quaternary Centers, Houng Kang

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Essays On Wage Inequality Using The Search Framework, Kory Dimitri Kantenga

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Elucidation Of Histone Modifications And Nucleosomal Structure Using Novel Mass Spectrometry Approaches, Kelly Karch

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Becoming A King Of Islam: The Imperial Project Of Qadi Burhan Al-Din Of Sivas (1345-1398 Ce), Ali Karjoo-Ravary

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Examining Factors Associated With Early, Post-Discharge, Acute Healthcare Utilization In Older Adults, Susan K. Keim

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Anchoring The Cognitive Map To The External World, Alexandra Thomas Keinath

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Characterizing Knh: A Multifunctional Kingella Kingae Adhesin, Brad Kern

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Musical Imaginaries And Nationalism In The Arab World, Hanna Khuri

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The Labor Market Effects Of Foreign Direct Investment And Institutional Changes In The United States, Eunbi Kim

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Essays On Accounting Issues Related To Technology Transactions, Jessica Kim-Gina

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On Frustration: Toward A Theory Of A Democratic Politics Of Perseverance, Juman Kim

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Transcriptional Control Of Circadian Rhythms, Yong Hoon Kim

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Neural Circuits Controlling Circadian Rhythms, Anna King

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Impact Of The Future Project On Student Motivation: Meeting Basic Psychological Needs To Improve Academic Dispositions, Jessica Koehler

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Outer Space And Fourier Space: Understanding Foregrounds For Neutral Hydrogen Epoch Of Reionization Measurements, Saul Aryeh Kohn

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Diagnosing Disease Using High Throughput Parallelized Nanofluidics And Machine Learning, Jin A Ko

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Health Services Utilization Among Older Asian Americans, Dexia Kong

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From Exposure To Effects: Examining The Cognitive Processes Underlying Effects Of "the Real Cost" Youth-Targeted Anti-Smoking Media Campaign, Elissa Claire Kranzler

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A Synthetic Circuit For Control Of The Bacterial Dna Damage Response Without Dna Damage, Jeffrey Kubiak

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The Development Of Glide Deletion In Seoul Korean: A Corpus And Articulatory Study, Soohyun Kwon

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Durham’s Self-Help And The Financialization Of The Bull City: Development Without Displacement? Or Displacement Without Development?, Emily Ladue

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Random Testing For Language Design, Leonidas Lampropoulos

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Handel As Arranger And Producer: Listening To Pasticci In Eighteenth-Century London, Carlo Giorgio Lanfossi

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“what God Gave To Us”: Digital Habitus And The Shifting Social Imaginary Of American Evangelicalism, Corrina Laughlin

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Prophylactic Fictions: Immunity And Biosecurity, Travis Chi Wing Lau

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Mechanistic Contributions To Geomorphic Changes Of State, Dylan Bentley Lee

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Hidden Cities: Reinventing The Non-Space Between Street And Subway, Jae Min Lee

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Atomic Force Microscopy-Based Investigation Of Plastic Deformation Mechanisms In Disordered Nanoparticle Packings, Joel Allen Lefever

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Three Essays On The Estimation Of Average Treatment Effects In Quasi-Experimental Panel Data, Kathleen Tina Li

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Microstructures And Mechanical Metamaterials For Energy Conversion And Other Applications, Chen Lin

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: Beyond Wealth And Status At Archanes-Phourni, Sarah R. Linn

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Dynamic Behavior Of Elastic Metamaterials: Multiscale Modeling, Simulation, And Design, Chenchen Liu

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A Pictorial Vision Of Space: Looking At Modern Architecture In China Through Landscape Painting, Linfan Liu

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Towards Real-Time Simulation Of Hyperelastic Materials, Tiantian Liu

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Microlamination Based Lumped And Distributed Magnetic Mems Systems Enabled By Through-Mold Sequential Multilayer Electrodeposition Technology, Yuan Li

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Exotic Allies: Mongol Alterity And Racial Formation In The Global Middle Ages, 1220-1400, Sierra Lomuto

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Toward A More Perfect Rebellion: The Multiracial Roots And Fruit Of Ucla's Ethno-Communications Program, Josslyn Jeanine Luckett

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Essays On Dynamic Updating Of Consumer Preferences, Tong Lu

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The Effect Of Dynamic Pricing And Revenue Management On Agent Behavior And Customer Perception, Xingwei Lu

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Essays On Universal Health Coverage In Indonesia, Caroline Ly

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Home Recovery In New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina, Chenyi Ma

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Anyone Anywhere: Narrating African Innovation In A Global Community Of Practice, Eleanor Rosalind Marchant

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Patrons And Personnel: The Determinants Of Military Recruitment Policies, Max Margulies

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Desperately Seeking The Producer: Audiences, Identity, And The Margins Of The Internet, Elena Rosa Maris

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Reverse Micelle Encapsulation And Its Use In Examining The Interplay Between Hydration And Protein Dynamics, Bryan Stephen Marques

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Body, Camera, Action: Understanding The Metamorphosis Of Performance Art In Japan, Daria Melnikova

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Measuring Preferences For Uncertainty, Robert Mislavsky

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Essays In Health Economics, Zahra Mohammadi

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A Moveable Feast: Production, Consumption, And State Formation At Early Phrygian Gordion, Kathryn Rebecca Morgan

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Response Inhibition In Obsessive Compulsive Disorder And Co-Occuring Psychopathology, Sarah Morris

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The Organization Of Halakhic Knowledge In Early Modern Europe: The Transformation Of A Scholarly Culture, Tamara Morsel-Eisenberg

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American Imprints: Disability And The Material Text, 1861-1927, Clare Mullaney

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Bodies, Technologies, Viruses: Music And Social Immunity In Bio-Pop, New York City, 1980s, Maria Elaine Murphy

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Synthesis, Surface Treatment, And 3d Visualization Of Anisotropic And Multifunctional Rare-Earth Nanocrystals, Stan Najmr

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Mothers, Daughters, Wives, And Widows: The Politics Of India's Social Programs For Women, 1985-2015, Prakirti Nangia

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Nonclassical Sex Hormone Signaling In Melanocytes And Melanoma, Christopher Anthony Natale

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Null Models For Cultural And Social Evolution, Mitchell Newberry

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Health And Nutrition In The Context Of Developing Countries, Carmen Ng

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Design, Synthesis, And Characterization Of Dimeric Lysosomal Inhibitors And Their Effect On Cancer Biology, Michael Nicastri

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Making Innovation: Literacy And Technoscience In Urban Public School Reform, T. Philip Nichols

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Beyond Silk: A Re-Evaluation Of Jin Painting (1115 - 1234), Gabrielle J. Niu

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Beyond The Emperor’s Disgrace: Reconstructing The Architectural, Topographical, And Landscape Design Of Domitian’s Rome, Daira Nocera

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Properties And Mechanisms: Physical And Chemical Investigations Of Bis(imino)pyridine Ruthenium Complexes, Michael Noss

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Essays On Random Forest Ensembles, Matthew Olson

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Somatotopic Organization Of The Mammalian Pain System And Developmental Mechanisms, William Paul Olson

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Preparation Of Active And Stable High-Surface Area Catalysts By Atomic Layer Deposition, Tzia Ming Onn

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Spreading News: The Coverage Of Epidemics By American Newspapers And Its Effects On Audiences - A Crisis Communication Approach, Yotam Ophir

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The Effect Of Trade In Demand For Skill In Emerging Economies, María José Orraca Corona

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Essays On Innovation, Gokhan Oz

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Internet Markets: Exchange Relations On Craigslist, Ebay, And Silk Road, Jonathan Pace

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Adenovirus Strategies To Regulate The Association Of Cellular Proteins With Viral Genomes, Neha J. Pancholi

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Optical Spectroscopy Of Defects In Two-Dimensional Materials And Applications For Dna Sequencing, William Parkin

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Automatic Verification Of Linear Controller Software, Junkil Park

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Linear/non-Linear Types For Embedded Domain-Specific Languages, Jennifer Paykin

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Three Essays On Family, Gender, And Educational Change Across Low- And Middle-Income Countries, Luca Maria Pesando

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Strategies For Improving Epistasis Detection And Replication, Elizabeth Piette

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Essays In Empirical Asset Pricing, Irina Pimenova

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The Cent Ballades D’amant Et De Dame Of Christine De Pizan: A Critical Introduction And Literary Translation, Samantha Spotswood Weil Pious

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Should Corporate Bond Trading Be Centralized? Theory And Evidence, Sebastien Plante

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Unnormal Sisterhood: Girls Of Color Writing, Reading, Resisting, And Being Together, Grace D. Player