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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Essays On Econometrics With Latent Heterogeneity And Production Function Estimation, Peng Shao

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Online Synthesis Of Speculative Building Information Models For Robot Motion Planning, Armon Shariati

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On Behalf Of The Sultan: The Late Ottoman State And The Cultivation Of British And American Converts To Islam, Matthew Sharp

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Behavioral Problems, Depression, And Their Mutual Relationships With Educational Outcomes: Evidence From China, Wensong Shen

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The Shape And Dynamics Of Galaxy Clusters And Evolution Of Their Satellite Galaxies, Tae-Hyeon Shin

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Offenders With Severe Mental Illness: The Role Of Reactive And Proactive Violence In Recidivism, Jan Peter Simonsson

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Applications Of A Double-Stranded Elastic Rod Model To Dna, Jaspreet Singh

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Super-Organismal Effects Of A Widespread Insect Endosymbiotic Bacteria, Rohini Singh

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Learning-Aided Program Synthesis And Verification, Xujie Si

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Excitatory-Inhibitory Circuit Dysregulation During The Auditory Cortex Critical Period In The Fragile X Syndrome Mouse Model, Yeri Song

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Three Essays On Labor Market Incorporation And Remitting Behavior In Sub-Saharan Africa, Emmanuel Francis Souza

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Socioeconomic Neighborhood Change In Local Historic Districts Of Large American Cities, 1970-2010: A Mixed Methods Approach, David J. Stanek

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Remembering The Queen Of Sheba In The First Millennium, Jillian Theresa Stinchcomb

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Understanding Coalition Dynamics In Multiparty Conflicts: An Agent-Based Approach With Multi-Objective Spatial Model, Qiwei Sun

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Heritage-Thinking And Cultural Destruction In Ancient Rome From The First Century Bce To The First Century Ce, Cynthia Susalla

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Essays On Decentralized Financial Markets, Ruslan Sverchkov

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Elucidating The Heterodimer Signaling Mechanism, Benjamin Jes Tajer

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Lifecycle Progression And The Sexual Development Of The Apicomplexan Parasite Cryptosporidium Parvum, Jayesh V. Tandel

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Revisiting The Locus Of Experience: Essays On Organizational Learning, Corporate Development Executives, And M&a Performance, Lisa Xiaolu Tang

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Beyond Prognosis Communication: Exploring The Existential Dimensions Of Palliative Care Conversations With Adults With Advanced Cancer, Elise Tarbi

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Virus Hunting Using Metagenomic Sequencing: Discovery And Initial Characterization Of The Redondoviridae Family, Louis James Taylor

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Wege Der Verheißung: Jewish Thought And The Portrayal Of History In Franz Werfel’s Work, Thomas Abraham Tearney

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Temporal And Molecular Insights Into The Pathophysiology Of Cdkl5 Deficiency Disorder, Barbara Terzic

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The Magreb Generation: Revolutionary Pan-Africanism In Postcolonial Morocco, Algeria, And Tunisia, 1956-1980, Paraska Tolan-Szkilnik

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The Regulation And Function Of Major Histocompatibility Complex Ii On Lung Type Ii Alveolar Cells, Sushila Toulmin

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Statistical Methods For Multi-Modal Image Analysis With Applications In Multiple Sclerosis And Neurodevelopment, Alessandra Michelle Valcarcel

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Electronic Spectroscopy, Photochemistry, And Reactivity Of Isoprene-Derived Criegee Intermediates, Michael Francis Vansco

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Constraints On Self-Interacting Dark Matter Models From The Structure Of Milky-Way-Mass Galaxies And The Dynamics Of The Solar Neighborhood, Davis Varghese

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Practical Reasoning In Stoic Ethics, Michael Andrew Vazquez

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Role Of Soluble Fibrin And Fibrin Degradation Products On Platelet Signaling During Trauma, Christopher Verni

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Performance-Based Incentives In Public Sector Services, Vanitha Virudachalam

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Studying The Clinical And Research Applications Of The Pennpet Explorer, A Long Axial Field-Of-View Pet Scanner, Varsha Viswanath

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The Linguistic And The Social Intertwined: Linguistic Convergence Toward Southern Speech, Lacey Rae Wade

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Organizational Belonging In The New Economy, Chelsea Wahl

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The Genetic Architecture Of Group-Level Phenotypes In An Ant, Justin Troy Walsh

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Elucidating The Tumor Suppressive Functions Of Rb And Setd2 In Lung Adenocarcinoma, David Michael Walter

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Tuning The Properties Of Soft Materials Through Extreme Nanoconfinement, Haonan Wang

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After Men: Modernist Adventure And Post-Patriarchal Work, Sam Waterman

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Empirical Analyses Of Complex Posttraumatic Stress In Childhood And Exploration Of Factors Impacting The Implementation Of Trauma-Informed Care For Families Experiencing Homelessness, Bethany Elise Watson

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Forecasting The Burden Of Dementia In The United States, Jordan Weiss

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Novel Liquid Crystal Self-Assembly, Driven Assembly, And Self-Shaping In Confined Environments, Wei-Shao Wei

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Feeding Others To Feed Ourselves: Animal Nutrition And The Politics Of Health, 1900-2019, Nicole Welk-Joerger

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Representing Guizhou: Imagery From Ming (1368-1644) To The Modern Era, Chuanxin Weng

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Structure-Function Analysis Of Bet Proteins In Transcription, Michael Thomas Werner

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Moralizing Substance Use In Maternal-Child Symbiosis: An Emergent Fit Dimensional Analysis, Clare Elizabeth Whitney

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Coordinating Multi-Robot Teams In The Presence Of Motion Constraints And Heterogeneity, Michael James Whitzer

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Accessing Challenging Fluorinated Motifs Using Photoredox Catalysis And Enabling Technologies, Rebecca Jean Wiles

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A Concatenative Analysis Of Diachronic Afro-Asiatic Morphology, David Wilson

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Prospective Isolation And Characterization Of Mononucleated And Binucleated Cardiomyocytes, Rebecca Windmueller

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New Types Of Financing For A New Financier: A Theory Of Chinese Development Finance, Scott Wingo

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The Impact Of Opt-Out Legislation On Access And Delivery Of Anesthesia Services In California, Lori Ann Winner

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Art In Revolt: Material And Meaning In The 80 Years' War, Rachel Wise

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Chemi-Optogenetics: Photoactivatable Probes To Control Protein Proximity And Cellular Processes, Daniel Wu

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Vβ Recombination Signal Sequences Mediate Monoallelic And Monogenic Tcrβ Gene Assembly: Implications For The Tcrβ Repertoire And Allelic Exclusion In Health And Disease, Glendon Shou-Shi Wu

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The Promises And Challenges Of Community Philanthropy: Place Dilemma, Community Leadership, And Public Engagement On Social Media, Viviana Chiu Sik Wu

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Empirical Studies Of The Effects Of Legal Reforms On The Criminal Justice System In China, Yuhao Wu

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Synthesis, Characterization And Reactivity Studies Of Nickel Complexes Supported By A Phosphinimine-Based Pincer Ligand, Xiujing Xing

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Essays On Business Cycles, Le Xu

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Designing Synthetic Dna Encoded Immunotherapeutics And Nanoparticle Vaccines For Enhanced Immunity-Mediated Protection, Ziyang Xu

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The Measurement And Experimental Manipulation Of Self-Transcendent Experience, David Bryce Yaden

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Development Of Conditionally Activated (“caged”) Oligonucleotides For Gene Expression Regulation And Transcriptome In Vivo Analysis (tiva), Linlin Yang

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A Molecular View Of The Dynamics And Mechanics Of Model Polymer Networks, Ziyu Ye

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Delivering Expressive And Personalized Fingertip Tactile Cues, Eric Young

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Epigenetic Reprogramming In Tumor Plasticity, Salina Yuan

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Xenon-Cryptophane And Xenon-Protein Interactions Enabling Ultrasensitive Xenon-129 Nmr, Serge Zemerov

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Sculpting 3d Chromatin Folding Via Genome Editing, Di Zhang

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A New Approach To Multiple Hypothesis Testing: Finite-Sample Strong Control With Arbitrary Dependency, Gengyuan Zhang

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The Distribution Of Disfluencies In Spontaneous Speech: Empirical Observations And Theoretical Implications, Hong Zhang

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Discovering Pleiotropy Across Circulatory System Diseases And Nervous System Disorders, Xinyuan Zhang

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Orbital Angular Momentum Microlasers: From The First Demonstration To Ultrafast Tunability, Zhifeng Zhang

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Drift Diffusion Analyses Of Preferential Choice, Wenjia Zhao

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Photoredox/nickel Dual Catalysis On Functionalization Of Unsaturated Systems, Shuai Zheng

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Catalytic Synthesis Of Trans-Aziridines, Trans-Stilbenes And Bulky Pyridine-Based Ligands, Zhipeng Zheng

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The Impact Of Economic Policies On Household Financial And Labor Supply Behavior, Mingli Zhong

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The 3d Genome As A New Dimension In Understanding Pathologic Short Tandem Repeat Instability, Linda Zhou

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Structures And Properties Of Junctions In Two-Dimensional Materials, Songsong Zhou

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An Oxidative Stress Response Mechanism By The Vibrio Cholerae Arcab Two-Component System, Yitian Zhou

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Statistical Methods For Multi-Omics Inference From Single Cell Transcriptome, Zilu Zhou

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Essays In Asset Pricing, Yicheng Zhu

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Mechanisms Of Activation And Inhibition Of Arp2/3 Complex, Austin Zimmet

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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The Human Lung Viral Microbiome In Health And Disease, Arwa Abbas

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Derivational Trapping And The Morphosyntax Of Inflectionlessness, Luke James Adamson

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Multivariate Statistical Analysis In Single Cell Transcriptomics, Divyansh Agarwal

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Asserting Sovereignty: An Indigenous Archaeology Of The Pueblo Revolt Period At Tunyo, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, Joseph R. Aguilar

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The Development Of Unnatural Amino Acid-Based Probes And Methods For Biological Studies, Ismail Abd Al Azim Ahmed

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Contested Boundaries Of Digital Work, Opeyemi Akanbi

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The Effect Of Abstinence From Smoking On Stress Reactivity, Cheyenne Allenby

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Fop-Acvr1 Signals By Multiple Modalities In The Developing Zebrafish, Robyn S. Allen

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Essays In Immigration Economics And Education, Gloria Allione

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Architecture, Environment, Development: The United States And The Making Of Modern Arabia, 1949-61, Dalal Musaed Alsayer

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Image Analysis And Shape Modeling For Mitral Valve Surgery, Ahmed Aly

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Experimental And Computational Analysis Of Palladium-Mediated Cross Coupling Part 1: Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative Cross-Coupling Of Alkylarenes With Carbon-Centered Nucleophiles Part Ii: Blue Light Catalyzed Heck Reaction Of Styrene Derivatives With Various C–i Bonds, Peter Anthony Amadeo

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Inhuman Power: Infrastructural Modernism And The Fiction Of Social Form, Natalie Amleshi

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The Biophysics Of Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency, Nicholas Roy Anderson

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Post-Transcriptional Regulation Of The Eulkaryotic Transcriptome By The Covalent Rna Modicication N6-Methyladenosine, Stephen J. Anderson

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Collaborative Careers: Exploring The Consequences Of Colleague Mobility For Knowledge Workers, Tracy Anderson

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Credit Constrained? How The Cost Of Capital Affects District Resources And Student Achievement, James Cameron Anglum

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Attention Strategies For Nonprofit Advocacy On Social Media: Results From A National Study Of Homelessness Nonprofits In The United States, Seongho An

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Medical Device Interoperability With Provable Safety Properties, David Eric Arney

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Factors Influencing The Receipt Of Discharge Pain Treatment By Injured Black Patients, Shoshana Violette Aronowitz