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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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The Impact Of Host Phenology On Parasite Transmission And Evolution, Hannelore Macdonald

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Synthesis And Characterization Of Functional Materials Using Silica Colloidial Crystals, Their Inverse Replicas, And Layered Double Hydroxides, Pratibha Mahale

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Human Dimensions Of Building Performance: Sensing, Modeling, And Predicting Indoor Environmental Quality, Nan Ma

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Special Obligations And Emergency Conditions, Dylan Nicol Manson

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Development Of Novel Vaccination Strategies Against Emerging Bunyaviruses, Tomaz Manzoni

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Organizational Change, Payment Reform, And The Value Of Hospital Care, Joseph Martinez

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Improvements In Interferometric Data Modeling For The New Era Of Radio Cosmology, Zachary Egan Martinot

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Four Essays On Virgin Islands Literature, Amrey Mathurin

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El Modo Melodramático Y Los Problemas Socioeconómicos De La Región Sur-Andina (1848-1906), Mercedes Victoria Mayna Medrano

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Essays On Economic Growth And Inequality, Yueyuan Ma

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Will And Capability: Western Governments' Response To Russian Disinformation Since 2013, Brian Mcdowell

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Lifelong Machine Learning Of Functionally Compositional Structures, Jorge Mendez

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Understanding The Role Of Nuclear Acetyl-Coa Synthetase 2 In Maintaining Histone Acetylation, Mariel Grace Reyes Mendoza

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Pedagogies Of Power: Gender, Race, And Bridewell Hospital On The Early Modern Stage, Alicia Jordan Meyer

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Essays On The Use Of A/b Testing Among E-Commerce Practitioners, Alex Miller

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Romance Auctoritas In Le Livre Du Cuer D’amours Espris And Jehan De Saintré, Jared Scott Miller

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Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge For Stem Integration Through Data Literacy: A Case Study Of High School Science Teachers, Katherine M. Miller

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Novel Mechanisms Of Braf-V600e Regulation Of Inflammation In Dendritic Cells Of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Danielle E. Minichino

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Reinventing Poetry: Popular Audiences And Polyphonic Space During The Song-Jin-Yuan Transition (1050–1300), Xiuyuan Mi

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Accelerated Design Of Architected Materials With Geometric Heterogeneity For Enhanced Failure Characteristics, Chengyang Mo

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Low Energy Order-To-Disorder Transition Pathways In Phase-Change Nanowires, Gaurav Modi

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Effects Of Inter-Molecular And Intra-Molecular Factors On The Properties Of Simulated Glasses, Alex Moore

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Thinking, Seeing, Practicing Architecture: From The Smithsons To Scott Brown And Venturi, Taryn Mudge

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Essays On The Economics Of Disaster Risk, Philip Cook Mulder

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Enhancing Academic Persistence And Progress Through A Cognitive Remediation Intervention (fast) For College Students With Psychiatric Conditions, Michelle G. Mullen

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Early Childhood Development Implementation Research In Humanitarian Settings, Kathleen Maeve Murphy

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Rust And Ferns: Work, Value, And The Politics Of Everyday Security In Kudremukh, South India, Pooja Nayak

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Design, Synthesis And Reactivity Of 2,5-Bis(-Pyridyl)pyrrolate-Ligated Platinum And Palladium Complexes, Drew C. Newman

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Synthetic Studies Toward The Total Synthesis Of Nahuoic Acids Cii And Dii, Minh Dai Nguyen

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Understanding The Trade-Offs In Scaling Back Sentencing Practices, Viet H. Nguyen

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Unmasking The Language Of Science Through Textual Analyses On Biomedical Preprints And Published Papers, David Nicholson

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Reorienting Sonic Creativity Amid Ecological Disorientation, Andrew Niess

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Exploring Novel Materials To Be Used As Dual-Energy Mammography Contrast Agents For Breast Cancer Detection, Lenitza Nieves Lopez

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Probing The Dark Universe From Galactic To Cosmological Scales, Farnik Nikakhtar

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Fragments Of The Concrete: Ecology And Technical Media In German Romanticism, Bryan Norton

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Three Essays In Economics, Education Policy, And Inequality, Taylor Kincaid Odle

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Racialized Patterns Of Inequality In United States Birth Outcomes, 1990-2018, Hannah Olson

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Cosmology Via The Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect, John Orlowski-Scherer

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Surface Modification Of Solid Oxide Cell Electrodes To Improve The Electrochemical Performance, Julian Paige

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Disentangling The Reciprocal Causal Relationship Between Political Efficacy And Sharing Traditional And Humorous Political Information, Prateekshit Pandey

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Cosmology And Astrophysics From Small Scales, Shivam Pandey

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Morphologies, Phase Behavior, And Applications Of Precise Ion-Containing Multiblock Copoylmers, Jinseok Park

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Optical And Spin Dynamics Of Quantum Emitters In Hexagonal Boron Nitride At Room Temperature, Raj Nanalal Patel

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A House’s Speech Divided: Novel Applications Of Text-As-Data For The Study Of Elite Polarization In The U.s. House Of Representatives (1983-2016), Jacob Pearl

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The Novel Innate Immune-Antagonistic Effects Of The Ectromelia Virus C15 Protein, Elise Marie Peauroi

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On The Ethics Of Neuroenhancements And The Use Of Race Theory In Biomedical Ethics, Ian Shane Peebles

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Three Essays On Mental Health And Pain In The United States, Morgan Peele

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Archipelagic "potentials": Infrastructures, Education, And Labor In Indonesia, Jessica H. Peng

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Cellular And Mechano-Active Material Approaches To Improve Disc Repair After Herniation, Ana Paula Peredo Nery

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Regulation Of The Tubulin Code In Cardiac Hypertrophy And Failure, Sai Aung Phyo

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Honey Over Vinegar: Alignment Decisions Of Smaller States And U.s.-China Competition For Influence In Southeast Asia, William Piekos

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Layers Of Maturation In Cortical Hierarchies, Adam Pines

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Characterizing And Quantifying The Redox Behavior Of Cytokine Hmgb1 In Drug-Induced Liver Injury Via High Resolution Mass Spectrometry, Ross Pirnie

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Preparing One’s Act: Performance Supports And The Question Of Human Nature In Early China, Maddalena Poli

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Unlocking New Odd-Electron Pathways Via Photoactive Catalysis, Viktor Christian Polites

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Multiscale Models Of Interfacial Mechanics In Low Dimensional Systems, Christopher Price

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Negotiating Between Shell And Paper: Wampum Belts As Agents Of Religious Diplomacy, Lise Puyo

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Additively Fabricated Laminated Inductors For Miniaturized Switching Power Converters, Jun Beom Pyo

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Understanding The Fracture Behavior Of Polymer-Infiltrated Nanoparticle Films, Yiwei Qiang

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Deep Basis Fitting For Depth Completion, Chao Qu

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Preclinical Investigations Of Genetic Correlates Of Alcohol Use Disorder, Natalia Amaris Quijano Cardé

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Unions And Social Capital In The United States, Isaac Jonathan Rabbani

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Preaching Prosperity: Pentecostals And The Transformation Of American Evangelicalism, 1946 – 1988, Gabriel Raeburn

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Covenantal Connections: Visualizing Mosaic Law In The Middle Ages, Abigail S. Rapoport

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Chronic Pain Outcomes In Veterans With Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Bruno Ratier Saconi De Almeida

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Characterizing Medial Temporal Lobe Neurodegeneration Due To Tau Pathology In Alzheimer's Disease Using Postmortem Imaging, Sadhana Ravikumar

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Monsters In The Cabinet: Anatomical Collecting, Embryology, And Bodily Difference In Holland, 1664-1850, Sara Ray

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Marriage And Family In India, Megan Nicole Reed

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Localizing Seizure Onset With Diffusion Models, Andrew Y. Revell

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Women Prepare More Than Men In Competitive And Non-Competitive Environments, Which Aligns With Gender Stereotypes, Keana Richards

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Control Of Thermogenesis By Nuclear Receptor Corepressors And Rev-Erbs In Brown Adipose Tissue, Hannah Joy Richter

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A Melting Fossil: Constituting Planetary Time In The Cryosphere, 1815-1980, Alexis Rider

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Writing And Wronging: Prerogatives Of The Self-Translator, Trask Roberts

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Development Of A Ph-Sensitive Probe For In Vivo Cerenkov Imaging Of The Tumor Microenvironment, Andrea Estefania Rodríguez-Ríos

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Feeling And Judgment In Kant, John Roman

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Effect Of Probe Characteristics And Hydrogel Structure On Single Nanoparticle Dynamics, Katie Anne Rose

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Property And Distributive Justice: A Theory Of Moral Property Rights, Meir Itamar Rosensweig

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Private Federated Analytics At Scale, Edo Roth

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Machine Learning On Large-Scale Graphs, Luana Ruiz

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Immigrant Volunteering And Integration, Anne Stefanie Ruiz Sportmann

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Regulation Of Anterior Gene Expression In The Caenorhabditis Elegans Embryo, Jonathan Douglas Rumley

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"it's Only Fellow Refugees Who Assist:" Social Capital, Social Institutions, And Self-Reliance In Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, Blair Sackett

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Clays, Ceramic Production, And Landscape At Archaic And Classical Eleon, Janelle Marie Sadarananda

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Extracting Generalizable Hierarchical Patterns Of Functional Connectivity In The Brain, Dushyant Sahoo

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Learning Environmental Models With Multi-Robot Teams Using A Dynamical Systems Approach, Tahiya Salam

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Politics In The Time Of Race, Isaac Gabriel Salgado

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The Islamic State: Discursive Articulations Of Identity, Subjectivity, Community, And Statehood, Mohammed Amin Abdulqadir Salih

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Prevotella Phylogeny: Genomic And Molecular Insights Into The Role Of The Human Commensal Prevotella In Cystic Fibrosis, Prioty Ferheen Sarwar

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Ancient Solutions Of The Ricci Flow On Compact Homogeneous Spaces, Sammy Sbiti

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Algebraic And Geometric Properties Of Big Mapping Class Groups, Anschel Montana Schaffer-Cohen

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A Critical Role For Mrgprb4 Touch Neurons In A Skin-Brain Pathway For Stress Resilience, Melanie Schaffler

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The Role Of Working Memory In Implementing Computational Elements Of Visuo-Spatial Decision-Making, Kyra Schapiro

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Selection Bias In Lung Allocation: Influence On Lung Allocation Score And Physician Decision-Making, Erin Schnellinger

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Like A Snake In Difficult Mountains: A Historical And Archaeological Analysis Of The Character And Origin Of The Iron Age Kingdom Of Musasir, Marshall Wheeler Schurtz

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Inequalities In The Structure And Delivery Of U.s. Health Care, Rebecca Anna Schut

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Dovish Reputation Theory: When Fighting To Demonstrate Resolve Backfires, Joshua Adam Schwartz

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The Nation And Its Deviants: Global Sexology And The Racial Grammar Of Sex In Colonial India, 1870-1940, Rovel Sequeira

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Ethical Machine Learning: Fairness, Privacy, And The Right To Be Forgotten, Saeed Sharifimalvajerdi

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Trust Fund Families: The Organization Of Elite Families And Persistence Of Wealth Inequality, Doron Raoul Shiffer-Sebba

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Practical Network Programming Automation, Lei Shi