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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Mechanisms And Modifiers Of Protein Misfolding And Toxicity Associated With Multisystem Proteinopathy, Alice Flynn Ford

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Witnessing Domestic Violence: Measuring The Effects In Adolescence, Adulthood, And In The Next Generation Of Children, Christine Forke Young

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Species Sadness: Race, Gender, And Animality In Twentieth-Century Mexico And Central America, Carolyn Fornoff

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Multiscale Mechanical, Structural, And Compositional Response Of Tendon To Static And Dynamic Loading During Healing, Benjamin Freedman

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Regulation Of Natural Killer Cell Development And Function By Activating Receptor Signaling Pathways, Jacquelyn Elizabeth Freund

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Locomotion At Low Reynolds Number: Dynamics In Newtonian And Non-Newtonian Systems With Biomedical Applications, David A. Gagnon

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Genetic Regulation Of Tmem106b In The Pathogenesis Of Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration, Michael Gallagher

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Three Essays In Population Process, Romeo Jacky Gansey

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Omnichannel Operations Management, Fei Gao

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What Affects Prospection? – An Examination Of The Factors That Affect Future Time Perception, Sequence Preference For Future Experience, Or Future Temporal Orientation, Xuan Gao

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The Hospitable South: Religion, Politics, And Belonging In A Southern Community, Betsie Garner

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Towards Precision Psychiatry: 
gray Matter Development And Cognition In Adolescence, Efstathios Dimitrios Gennatas

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Regulating Immune Mediated Pathology In Cutaneous Leishmaniasis: Roles For Il-22 And Skin Microbiota, Ciara Gimblet-Ochieng

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Essays On Applied Microeconomics: Airline Networks And Job Search, Kristijan Gjorgjevik

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Bioinformatics Discovery And Functional Characterization Of Lipid-Binding Lov Photoreceptors, Spencer Glantz

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Rewriting Professional Development: Professional Learning Communities In An Urban Charter School, Gregory John Glasheen

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The Role Of Skin Resident Cd4 T Cells In Cutaneous Leishmaniasis, Nelson D. Glennie

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Integration Of Fermentation And Organic Synthesis: Studies Of Roquefortine C And Biosynthetic Derivatives, Claire Marie Gober

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The Design And Synthesis Of Allosteric Effectors Of Carbon Monoxide Binding To Hemoglobin, Sara Rebecca Goldstein

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Harmonious Instability: (mixed) Dancing And Partner Choice In German-Jewish And Yiddish Literature, Sonia Gollance

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Obstetric History And Sexual Health Screening Among Sexual Minority Women, Madelyne Zuehlke Greene

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Engineering Plasmonic Nanocrystal Coupling Through Template-Assisted Self-Assembly, Nicholas J. Greybush

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Neuromuscular Synaptic Proteins In Development And Regeneration, Katherine Diane Gribble

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Statistical Inference For High-Dimensional Linear Models, Zijian Guo

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From Frugality To Exuberance: Architecture And The City In Israel 1923-1977, Daphna Edie Half

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The Democratic Standard Of Care In Tort Law, Gregory Jay Hall

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Essays On The U.S. Electricity Sector, Jin Soo Han

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Interfacial Assembly In Aqueous Two Phase Systems, Sarah Danielle Hann

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Learning From Strategically Controlled Information, Daniel N. Hauser

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Essays In Algorithmic Market Design Under Social Constraints, Hoda Heidari

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Developmental Functions Of Mir156 And Mir157 In Arabidopsis, Jia He

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Matroids And Canonical Forms: Theory And Applications, Gregory Henselman

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Essays In Macroeconomics With Financial Frictions, Juan Manuel Hernandez

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Characterization Of The Nanci-Nkx2.1 Locus: A Novel Role For Lncrnas In Buffering Transcription Factor Expression, Michael Herriges

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Death Rites And Imperial Formations In Sudan, 1865-1935, Katie J. Hickerson

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On The Development, Characterization, And Use Of Protein Fluorescence And Infrared Spectroscopic Probes, Mary Rose Mintzer Hilaire

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Improving Vaccine Design For Viral Diseases Using Modified Antigens And Vectors, Michael John Hogan

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"Who Are The True Conservatives?": A Critical History Of American Conservatism in The Nineteenth Century, Danielle Meryn Holtz

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Coloureds Performing Queer, Or Queer Coloureds Performing?: Asserting Belonging Through Queer Behavior In Cape Town, South Africa, Glenn Holtzman

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“UNE RÉALITÉ PLUS RÉELLE QUE LE RÉEL”: THE PERSISTENCE OF MYTH IN POSTWAR FRENCH AND ITALIAN FICTION, Alison Marie Howard

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Becoming Owners: African American Property Ownership, Berean Building And Loan, And The City Of Philadelphia, 1890 To 1920, Ricardo Orlando Howell

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Clothing As Culture: Delineating National Character In Costume Prints, C. 1600-1650, Heather Hughes

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Developing Models To Investigate Mechanisms Of Genomic Imprinting, Stellar Kim Hur

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Experimental Investigation Of Polymer Adhesion Mechanics Using A Blister Contact Test, Nathan Ip

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Exploring Home Health Nurse Decision Making: Development And Implementation Of The Visit Plan, Elliane Irani

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The Animate Object Of Kinetic Art, 1955-1968, Marina C. Isgro

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Context-Aware Sensor Fusion For Securing Cyber-Physical Systems, Radoslav Svetlozarov Ivanov

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Determinants Of Hiv-1 Transmission Fitness, Shilpa Iyer

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The Development Of Black Girl Critical Literacies Of Race, Gender, And Class In Independent Schools: Awareness, Agency, & Emotion, Charlotte E. Jacobs

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Essays On Social Norms, Nicholas Janetos

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Essays On Labor And Corporate Finance, Jessica S. Jeffers

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Efficient Baseline Utilization In Crossover Clinical Trials Through Linear Combinations Of Baselines: Parametric, Nonparametric, And Model Selection Approaches, Thomas Jemielita

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Statistical Methods For Whole Transcriptome Sequencing: From Bulk Tissue To Single Cells, Cheng Jia

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Topics In Statistical Inference For Treatment Effects, Yang Jiang

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Adhesion And Wear Of Nanoscale Polymer Contacts, Yijie Jiang

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Statistical Methods For Genomic And Transcriptomic Sequencing, Yuchao Jiang

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The Exploding Globe: Scale And Catastrophe In Contemporary Anglophone Literature, Chris D. Jimenez

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Essential Genes And Their Role In Autism Spectrum Disorder, Xiao Ji

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Serum Micronutrient Status, Sleep And Neurobehavioral Function In Early Adolescents: A Cohort Study, Xiaopeng Ji

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Causal Inference Using Variation In Treatment Over Time, Xinyao Ji

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Dedifferentiation Of Cytotoxic Lymphocytes Into Central Memory Cd8+ T Cells: Lessons From Antiviral T Stem Cells On The Architecture Of Aging & Immunotherapy, Jonathan Johnnidis

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Implementing Botwana's National Cervical Cancer Prevention Programme: Providers' Fidelity To The See-And-Treat Algorithms, Lauren Gabrielle Johnson

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Anchoring The Cognitive Map To The Visual World, Joshua Benjamin Julian

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Translating, Adapting, And Performing Opera In Eighteenth-Century Cosmopolitan Europe: Lorenzo Da Ponte At The King's Theatre, Lily Tamara Kass

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"Faire Un Cinéma": Marcel Duchamp And The Moving Image, Alexander Benjamin Kauffman

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Factors Influencing Intention To Meet The Recommended Daily Intake Of Fruits And Vegetables In Black Emerging Adult Women, Terri-Ann Kelly

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Modulation Of Transcription In The Murine Gut Epithelium In Development, Differentiation, And Disease, Julia Elise Kieckhaefer

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Essays In Asset Pricing And Labor Markets, Mete Kilic

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Perception And Utilization Of Telehealth Services Among Home Health Care Agencies: A National Survey, Eun Hae Kim

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Exploring Surrogates' Experiences Of Polst Discussions For Individuals With Advanced Dementia, Hyejin Kim

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Assessing Civic Competence Against The Normative Benchmark Of Considered Opinions, Jin Woo Kim

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The Determinants And Implications Of Firms' Workforce Configuration: The Case Of Home Health, Kunhee Kim

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Multi-Cellular And Multi-Scale Approaches For Cartilage Repair, Minwook Kim

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The Role Of Chronic Stress In Age Gradients Of Preterm Birth Among Racial/ethnic Groups, Sangmi Kim

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Under The Hood: Revealing Patterns Of Motor Vehicle Fatalities In The United States, Monica King

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Lords Of The Seven Parishes: Neighbourhood, Guild, And Revolt In Early Modern Seville, 1520-1652, Igor Knezevic

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R-Spondin-2 Modulates Osteoblastogenesis And Bone Accrual, Meghan Noelle Knight

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Essays On Health Care Markets, Ami Ko

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The Illusion Of Inclusion: Curricular Possibilities Amidst A Homonational Project, Michael J. Kokozos

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Stochastic Optimization For Multi-Agent Statistical Learning And Control, Alec Koppel

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Privacy In Multi-Agent And Dynamical Systems, Fragkiskos Koufogiannis

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Understanding Innovation And Imitation In Evolution, Karen Kovaka

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Understanding Chronic Kidney Disease: Genetic And Epigenetic Approaches, Yi-An Ko Ko

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Factors Associated With Family Violence By Persons With Serious Mental Illness: A National Online Survey, Travis Labrum

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Biography of a City: Art, Urbanization, and Shifting Structures of Power in Carrion de los Condes, 1050-1200, Elizabeth Anne Lastra

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Ndfip1 Regulates The Identity And Pathogenicity Of Th17 And Treg Cells To Promote Normal Immune Homeostasis, Awo Akosua Kesewa Layman

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Defining The Difficult-To-Sedate Clinical Phenotype In Critically Ill Children, Ruth Lebet

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Resource-Efficient Scheduling Of Multiprocessor Mixed-Criticality Real-Time Systems, Jaewoo Lee

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3 Essays On Markets, Hierarchies, And Morality, Jooho Lee

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Causal Inference Beyond Estimating Average Treatment Effects, Kwonsang Lee

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The Message As A Seed: Predicting The Diffusion Of Anti-Smoking Arguments From Message Construal, Stella Lee

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Engineering Chimeric Antigen Receptors For Durable Control Over Hiv-1 Replication, Rachel Leibman

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Inference And Learning: Computational Difficulty And Efficiency, Tengyuan Liang

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Mechanics Of Fluctuating Elastic Plates And Fiber Networks, Xiaojun Liang

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Optical Modeling And Analysis Of Disordered Plasmonic Nanoparticle Ensembles, Chen Li

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From Discourse Structure To Text Specificity: Studies Of Coherence Preferences, Junyi Li

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Land, Water, Infrastructure And People: Considerations Of Planning For Distributed Stormwater Management Systems, Theodore Chao Lim

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Differential Requirements For Mitochondria During Neuronal Migration, Erika G. Lin-Hendel

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Colloids On Lipid Bilayers: Deformations, Interactions And Migration, Ningwei Li

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Slc39a8/zip8 Influences Complex Traits By Regulating Metal Ion Metabolism, Wen Lin