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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Neural Synchrony In Successful Communication, Kristin Shumaker

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Self-Censorship And Strategic Omission In Moral Communication, Ike Silver

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Lying, Cheating, And The Social Dynamics Of Ethical Decision Making, Samuel Elliot Skowronek

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Social Robot Augmented Telepresence For Remote Assessment And Rehabilitation Of Patients With Upper Extremity Impairment, Michael Joseph Sobrepera

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The Hard-To-Measure Aspects Of Firms, Jason Adam Sockin

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On The Orbital Rigidity Conjecture And Sustained P-Divisible Groups, Tao Song

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Three Essays In The Sociology Of Violence: Repertoire Paralysis, Localized Diffusion, And Emotional Interventions In De-Escalation, David C. Sorge

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Elucidating The Role Of Hepatic Foxo1 Signaling In The Regulation Of Adipose Tissue Biology, Jaimarie Sostre

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The Design Of A Community-Informed Socially Interactive Humanoid Robot And End-Effectors For Novel Edge-Rolling, Andrew Specian

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Synthesis And Reactivity Of Dicobalt And Diiron Complexes Supported By Binucleating Ligand Scaffolds, Ariana Z. Spentzos

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Mechanical Properties Of Fibrous Network Materials, Russell Spiewak

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Safe Programming Over Distributed Streams, Caleb Stanford

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Gravitational Imagination: Picturing Suspension From Eadweard Muybridge To The Space Age, Miriam Ashkin Stanton

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From Meditation To Information: Reading After Unigenitus, Andrew Elliot Starling

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The Shadows Of The Sensorium: Synesthesia And Intermediality In German Romantic Literature, Margaret Strair

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Some Investigations Of Phase Transitions In Rod-Like Macro-Molecules And Fibrous Gels, Chuanpeng Sun

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Essays In Macro-Finance, Dominik Supera

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Time's Deep Rhythms: Models, Mechanisms, And Narratives In Historical Explanation, Daniel Glyn Swaim

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City Mutable: The United States Census Bureau's Quest To Define The City, 1850-1930, Kristian Erickson Taketomo

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Un/making The City: Politics Of Urban Infrastructural Construction In Pakistan, Fatima Tassadiq

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Electronic Structure Theory, Electronic Friction, And Berry Curvature: An Important Frontier Between Chemistry And Physics, Hung-Hsuan Teh

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Functional Brain Network Development: Shifting Boundaries & Environmental Influences, Ursula A. Tooley

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Música Y Crisis En Una Isla En Cambio: Cultura Punk En Cuba, Carmen Torre Perez

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Understanding The Relationship Between Clot Contraction And Platelet Biology Under Hemodynamic Conditions, Kevin Timothy Trigani

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Statistical Learning For System Identification, Estimation, And Control, Anastasios Tsiamis

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Rethinking Modern Agriculture: Essays On Farmers, Productivity And The Environment, Canberk Ucel

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Injectable Hydrogels To Deliver Extracellular Vesicles For Treatment After Myocardial Infarction, Selen Uman

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L2 Decay Of Certain Bilinear Oscillatory Integral Operators, Ellen Urheim

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A Book For All Seasons: Reading Habits And Material Reception Of Dante’s “divina Commedia” In Early Modern Italy ., Natale Vacalebre

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Enhancing Strength And Toughness Via Reinforcement With Nanocellulose Fibers, Gnana Saurya Vankayalapati

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Polymer Dynamics In Disordered Nanoparticle Packings: Effect Of Confinement, Interfaces, And Humidity, R Bharath Venkatesh

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Through The Doors - An Opera In One Act For Mixed Ensemble With Electronics, Anh Dang Minh Vu

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Responding To Media Coverage Of Gender-Based Violence In Argentina And The United States: A Mixed Methods Study Of The Intersecting Roles Of Gender, Class, And Racialized Ethnicity Among General And Activist Publics, Maria Celeste Wagner

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Inference Of Shared Genetic Architecture With Genome-Wide Association Data, Jianqiao Wang

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Metal-Air Power Sources With Hydrogel Electrolytes For Long Endurance Robots, Min Wang

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Essays On Inequality And Frictions In The Labor Market, Ni Wang

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Topics In Differentially Private Statistical Inference, Yichen Wang

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Barba: A History Of Facial Hair As Cultural Symbol In The Roman World, Timothy Michael Warnock

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Beyond Classical Statistics: Optimality In Transfer Learning And Distributed Learning, Hongji Wei

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X-Ray Scattering Investigations Into Nanoporous Gold's Kinetic Behavior During Dealloying And Coarsening For Applications In 3d Energy Storage, Samuel Scott Welborn

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Characterizing Ultrafast Equilibrium Dynamics Using Third-Order Nonlinear Mid-Infrared Spectroscopies, Wei Weng

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Characterizing Ultrafast Equilibrium Dynamics Using Third-Order Nonlinear Mid-Infrared Spectroscopies, Wei Weng

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Aristotle On Rhetoric, Stephanie Wesson

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Opportunities For Engaging Planning's Core Values And Skills To Improve Maternal And Child Health In Rural U.s. Communities, Jennifer Rae Whittaker

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Single Molecule Approaches To Studying Tau Function And Dysfunction, Sanjula Wickramasinghe

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Nebulous Figures: A Cultural History Of An American Riotocracy, 1848-1929, Clinton Bryce Williamson

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Essays On College Investment And Income Inequality, Yaacov Wittman

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The Effect Of Source Credibility On Promising Belief Messages: A Message Pretesting Study To Address Covid-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Black Americans, Chioma Laura Woko

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Multi-Omics Integration Through Single-Cell Copy Number Analysis In Cancer, Chi-Yun Wu

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Topic Modeling: Optimal Estimation, Statistical Inference, And Beyond, Ruijia Wu

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Deciphering The Heterogeneity Of Hiv Reservoir Immunology: A Single-Cell Perspective, Vincent Huang Wu

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Asymptotic Properties Of Disordered Systems, Jiaming Xia

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Executable Denotational Semantics With Interaction Trees, Li-Yao Xia

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Essays On Machine Learning And Labor Economics, Jianhong Xin

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Applications Of Advanced Statistical Modeling Techniques For Understanding Depression, Colin Xu

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Kat6a Initiates An Epigenetic Transcriptional Control Module To Drive Oncogene Expression In Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Fangxue Yan

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Role Of Structure In Mechanics: Glassy Polymer Nanocomposites Under Active Deformation, Entao Yang

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How Do Digital Intermediaries Shape News Consumption? An Observational Study Based On A Large Web Panel In The Us (2016 To 2019), Tian Yang

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Deep Learning And Uncertainty Quantification: Methodologies And Applications, Yibo Yang

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High Throughput Immunospecific Detection And Analysis On Subcellular Nanomaterials At Single Particle Level, Zijian Yang

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Network-Wide Monitoring And Debugging, Nofel Yaseen

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Essays On Corporate Governance And Shareholder Activism, Begum Ipek Yavuz

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Of Rice And Men: Nationalist Military Grain Procurement And Transport Policies In Wartime China (1937-1945), Jennifer Yuk Lum Yip

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Essays In Urban Economics And Public Finance, Rui Yu

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Hygiene And Daily Life In Republican China, 1911—1945, Sarah Xia Yu

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Rapid, Site-Specific Labeling Of 'off-The-Shelf' And Native Serum Autoantibodies With T Cell-Redirecting Domains, Fabiana Zappala

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Tracking The Summary Statistics In Long-Term Memory, Haiyun Zeng

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Observational Data With A Continuous Exposure: Study Design And Outcome Analysis, Bo Zhang

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Development And Application Of Patient-Derived Glioblastoma Organoids For Studying Tumor Heterogeneity And The Immune-Related Microenvironment, Daniel Zhang

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Exploring The Genetic Architecture Of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Jing Zhang

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Hyperscale Data Processing With Network-Centric Designs, Qizhen Zhang

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Music After The Cultural Revolution: Transnational Precarity For China's One-Child Generation, Shelley Zhang

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Iron-Based Microstructures For Biodegradable And Non-Biodegradable Applications, Tao Zhang

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The Effects Of Platelet Signaling Inhibitors On Clot Development Under Flow, Yiyuan Zhang

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Virtualizing Reconfigurable Architectures: From Fpgas To Beyond, Yue Zha

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Geometry And Topology: Building Machine Learning Surrogate Models With Graphic Statics Method, Hao Zheng

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Characteristics Of The U.s. Digital News Landscape: Trends And Patterns In Audience Behavior, Alvin Zhou

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Regulation Of Genome Topology In Notch-Mutated Cancers, Yeqiao Zhou

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Causal Inference Methods For Addressing Positivity Violations And Bias In Observational And Cluster-Randomized Studies, Angela Yaqian Zhu

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Simons Observatory Large Aperture Telescope Receiver, Ningfeng Zhu

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Role Of Type Ii Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinases In Endosomal Tubule Dynamics During Melanosome Biogenesis, Yueyao Zhu

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Remote Force Guided Assembly Of Complex Orthopaedic Tissues, Hannah Marie Zlotnick

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Etf Primary Market Structure And Its Efficiency, Ewelina Anna Zurowska

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Using Machine Learning And Natural Language Processing To Improve Scientific Processes, Titipat Achakulvisut

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Development And Use Of Spectroscopic Methods And Probes To Elucidate Structure, Dynamics, And Functions Of Biomolecules, Arusha Acharyya

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

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Microtissue Engineered Neural Networks As Optically-Controlled Living Electrodes For Circuit Modeling And Neuroprosthetics, Dayo Adewole

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On Connections Between Machine Learning And Information Elicitation, Choice Modeling, And Theoretical Computer Science, Arpit Agarwal

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The Characterization Of Visual Evoked Feedforward-Feedback Travelling Waves In Mice During Waking And Anesthetized States, Adeeti Aggarwal

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Imagining Italy, Surviving America: Opera, Italian Immigrants, And Identity In Philadelphia, 1870-1924, Siel Agugliaro

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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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Horticulture Into Landscape: The Career Of Warren Manning, Konstantinos Alexakis

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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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Educational Trajectories Of Indigenous Students: Vertical And Horizontal Stratification In The Chilean Educational System, Andrea Paz Alvarado Urbina

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An In Situ Study Of Resistance Degradation And Switching Of Bulk Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia And Strontium Titanate Single Crystals, Ana Isabel Alvarez

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Divine Matter-Energy In Mesopotamia: Visualizing The Numinous In Political Context Ca. Ninth–sixth Centuries Bce, Anastasia Amrhein

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A New Era In The Fight For Nursing Civil Rights: Mercy-Douglass Hospital School Of Nursing, Hafeeza Anchrum

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Lived Botany: Settler Households, Ecological Adaptation, And Knowledge Formation In Early British North America, Hannah Elizabeth Anderson

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Replication In Massive Open Online Course Research Using The Mooc Replication Framework, Juan Miguel Limjap Andres-Bray