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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Essays On Automation, Inequality, And Macroeconomic Performance, Omer Faruk Koru

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Establishing The Foundations For Biophysical Studies Of Allostery In Parkin E3 Ubiquitin Ligase, Sravya Kotaru

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Rheology Of Marine Sponges And Magnetoviscoelastic Solids, Emile Angelo Kraus

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Essays In Urban And Public Economics, Jacob Allen Krimmel

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Towards A Practically Useful Text Simplification System, Reno Joseph Kriz

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Interactions Between Host Cells And Merkel Cell Polyomavirus In The Context Of Infection And In Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Nathan A. Krump

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Compartment-Specific Regulation Of Autophagy In Neurons, Vineet Vinay Kulkarni

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The Experience Of Early Designed Landscape In South Asia: Sigiriya, Sri Lanka & Mamallapuram, India Ca. Seventh-Eighth Centuries Ce, Divya Kumar-Dumas

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Colonizing Time: Caste, Colonial Rule, And The Exact Sciences In India, 1783–1874, Siva Prashant Kumar

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Centromere Drive And Suppression By Parallel Pathways For Recruiting Microtubule Destabilizers, Tomohiro Kumon

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The Benefits And Burdens Of Work Moralization, Timothy G. Kundro

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Biophysical Dynamics Of Rgs-Lov Proteins As Systems For Light-Induced Membrane Recruitment, Ivan Kuznetsov

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The Online Adjustment Of Speaker-Specific Phonetic Beliefs In Multi-Speaker Speech Perception, Wei Lai

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Scalable Machine Learning Methods For The Analysis Of Single-Cell Transcriptomics And Multiomics Data, Justin Lakkis

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Essays On Empirical Market Design In Higher Education, Tomas Larroucau

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Image Processing Methods For Dual-Energy Contrast-Enhanced X-Ray Breast Imaging, Kristen Lau

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The Ecophysiological Significance Of Vegetative Phase Change, Erica H. Lawrence

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Mapping Spaces, Signatures, And Data, Darrick Lee

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Insights Into Functional Noncoding Rna Elements Through The Analysis Of Human Genetic Variation, David Sheng Ming Lee

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Where The Two Trusts Meet: How Social Trust Influences Political Trust In The New Media Environment, Do Eon Lee

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Essays On Local Governance In India, Hae Nim (sunny) Nim Lee

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Essays On Heterogeneity In Macroeconomics, Hanbaek Lee

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Topics In Higgs Bundles And Modules Over Even Clifford Algebra, Jia-Choon Lee

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Continuation Amidst Constraint: Factors Influencing Retention And Well-Being For Players Of Augmented Reality Games, Matthew David Lee

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Understanding The Heart Failure Symptom Perception Process, Solim Lee

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Topics In Mirror Symmetry For Fano Varieties And Meromorphic Ddp Correspondence, Sukjoo Lee

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Confronting The System: How Local Cross-Sector Education Collaborations Address Barriers To Postsecondary Access & Attainment, Elaine W. Leigh

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Empirical Investigations Into The Impact Of Step-Down Unit Admission And Health Information Technology On Patient Outcomes, Suparerk Lekwijit

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Serotonergic Modulation Of The Central Glp-1 System, Rosa Leon

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Centering The Multiply Marginalized: Using Intersectionality To Characterize Health Inequities Faced By Ethnoracial Minoritized Subpopulations Within The Transgender Community, Elle Lett

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Immune Modulation At The Maternal-Fetal Interface Regulates Perinatal Outcomes, Emma L. Lewis

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On The Interaction And Motion Of Inclusions In Lipid Membranes, Xinyu Liao

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Brd4 As A Regulator Of Tissue-Specific Gene Program And As An Orchestrator Of Genome Folding, Ricardo Linares Saldana

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Investigation Of High-Surface-Area Titanate (atio3) Thin Films Prepared By Atomic Layer Deposition, Chao Lin

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Essays On Housing Markets And Mortgage Finance, Desen Lin

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Modeling Light-Matter Interactions: From Fundamental Processes To Polariton Chemistry, Tao Li

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Modular Robots Morphology Transformation And Task Execution, Chao Liu

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Liquid Crystallinity In Responsive Soft Materials: Embedding Intelligence Via Anisotropy, Jiaqi Liu

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F-Theory Realizations Of Exact Mssm Matter Spectra, Muyang Liu

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Cantonese Language Maintenance In Guangzhou Through The Lens Of Migrant Families’ Language Learning Investment, Yeting Liu

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Adaptation Of Maternal Skeletal Mechano-Responsiveness, Osteocyte Microenvironment, And Bone Marrow Adipocytes In Response To Reproduction And Lactation, Yihan Li

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Blast-Tng And A Study Of Molecular Clouds, Ian Nicholas Lowe

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Roles Of Ctcf In Nascent Transcription And Chromatin Architecture, Jing Luan

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Novel Design Strategies For Engineering Biliverdin-Binding Fluorescent Proteins, Michael Salvatore Magaraci

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The Rational Design Of Polymer Grafted Nanoparticle Composites: Leveraging Fundamental Thermodynamic And Kinetic Insights, Shawn Michael Maguire

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Euler Calculus, Euler Integral Transforms, And Combinatorial Species, Huy Quang Mai

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Study Of Metal Catalysts Supported On Thin Films Of Perovskites Prepared By Atomic Layer Deposition (ald), Xinyu Mao

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Methods For Bias Reduction In Evidence-Based Medicine, Arielle Kimberly Marks-Anglin

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Exploring The Molecular Origins Of Icephilicity Using Specialized Molecular Simulations, Sean Michael Marks

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Problems In High-Dimensional Statistics And Applications In Genomics, Metabolomics And Microbiomics, Rong Ma

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Essays On Methods Of Demand And Production Function Estimation, Ruizhi Ma

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Kinesin-4 Motor Teams Effectively Navigate Dendritic Microtubule Arrays Via Track Switching And Regulation Of Microtubule Dynamics, Erin Masucci

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Process Development And Modeling For The Advancement Of Direct Air Capture Technologies, Noah Mcqueen

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Investigating The Effect Of Individual-Level And Neighborhood-Level Exposures On Delivery Outcomes, Jessica Rose Meeker

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Investigating The Structural And Physiochemical Properties Of Collagen Mimetic Peptides With Modified Backbones, Samuel Douglas Melton

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Development And Validation Of A Novel E2f1 Mouse Model To Evaluate The Cell-Type Specific Contribution Of E2f1 To Age-Associated Neurodegeneration, Claire Meurice

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T Cell Responses In Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis: A Unique Window Into Early Disease, Ina Mexhitaj

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Characterizing The Gene Networks Associated With Non-Coding Elements In Pediatric Cancer Using Integrative Genomics, Apexa Modi

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Uncertain Presents, Unstable Pasts: Rethinking History During The British Civil Wars, 1638 – 1660, Philip Hart Mogen

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Apocalyptic Authoritarianism In The United States: Power, Media, And Climate Crisis, Hanna Elizabeth Morris

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Reading And Writing A Garden, Materials Of A Garden Made In Germantown, Pennsylvania (1683–1719), Miranda Elizabeth Mote

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The Genome And The Biome: Cystic Fibrosis @ Six Feet Apart, Rebecca Mueller

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Limit Theorems For Dependent Combinatorial Data, With Applications In Statistical Inference, Somabha Mukherjee

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Loss Of Tbx3 Enhances Pancreatic Progenitor Generation From Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, Somdutta Mukherjee

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Mathematical Modeling Of Cell Migration, Maria Jesus Munoz Lopez

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Comprehensive Fuel Metabolism Of The Human Heart And The Role For Enhancing Branched Chain Amino Acid Catabolism In Protection Against Heart Failure, Danielle Murashige

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Engineering Novel High-Resolution Bioelectronic Interfaces From Mxene Nanomaterials, Brendan Boyce Murphy

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Speculative Black Girl Ethics: Reading Practices, Visual Culture, And The Urgency Of The Present, Kiana Murphy

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Choosing The Right Path: Analysis Of Axon Guidance In Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, Patricia Leigh Murphy

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Apc And Gsk-3 Regulate Hippo Signaling Through Ajuba, Rebecca Lynne Myers

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Enhanced Nonlinearity Enabled Via Doped Enz Metastructures: Theory & Potential Applications, Ehsan Nahvi

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Classical Reception And The Problem Of The Color Line In Early Modern English Literature, 1519-1804, Divya Nair

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Identifying Epigenetic Regulators Of Tumor Dormancy And Recurrence, Takashi Nakamura

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Investigating Human Cell Type-Specific Inflammasome Responses To Salmonella Infection, Nawar Naseer

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Studies In The Political Economy Of Anti-Money Laundering Regulation, Karen Nershi

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Selective Oxidative Methods For Dehydrogenative Coupling And Hydrogen Peroxide Generation, William Clark Neuhaus

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Imagining Un Futuro Digno: Indigenous Youth Striving For Non-Migration In Guatemala, Briana Nichols

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Breath-Controlled Instrument Design for Ecological Crises, Andrew Niess

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Recruitment And Functions Of Myeloid Cells At The Intersection Of Inflammation & Remodeling, Mailyn Nishiguchi

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Cellular Plasticity And Heterogeneity: Implications In Tumor Cell Invasion And Metastasis, Robert Joseph Norgard

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Censored, Commodified, And Surveilled: How Facebook's Self-Regulatory Governance Harms Marginalized Communities, Chloé Lynn Nurik

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Becoming American: The Social And Political Incorporation Of Latinos, Angie Nathaly Ocampo

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Bayesian Nonparametric Models For Causal Inference And Clustering Under Dirichlet Process Priors, Arman Oganisian

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Accelerated Risk Assessment And Domain Adaptation For Autonomous Vehicles, Matthew O'kelly

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Urban Geochemistry In A Pb-Contaminated Environment: Analysis Of Roadside Hazards In Philadelphia, Pa, Michael Joseph O'shea

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Socio-Culutural Factors Influencing Self-Care Among African Immigrants Living With Chronic Illness In The United States, Onome Henry Osokpo

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A Contingent Theory Of Governance For The Global Project Organization: The Effect Of Uncertainty And Diversity On Order And Conflict, Rachel Pacheco

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Identifying And Targeting Mechanisms Of Immune Cell Activation In Imcd-Tafro, Ruth-Anne Langan Pai

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Life On The Border: Constructing The México/u.s. Borderlands, 1961-1971., German Pallares

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Examining Post-Translational Modifications In Alpha-Synuclein Through Semi-Synthesis And Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Buyan Pan

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The Interplay Between Anions And Radicals In Synthesis, Spectroscopy, And Catalysis, Grace Banks Panetti

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Exploring Relationships Between Structure, Dynamics And The Effects Of Local Perturbations In Networks, Lia Papadopoulos

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Experimentos De Politización. La Vanguardia Y El Devenir Del Populismo En Argentina, Uruguay Y Brasil, María Pape

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Interconnected Aggregates In Precise Single-Ion Conducting Polymers As Pathways For Ion And Proton Transport, Benjamin Paren

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Early Experience And The Development Of Dopaminergic Circuitry, Anne Theresa Park

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A Genome-First Approach To Investigating The Biological And Clinical Relevance Of Exome-Wide Rare Coding Variation Using Electronic Health Record Phenotypes, Joseph Park

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Uncertainty Estimation Toward Safe Ai, Sangdon Park

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Complex Disclosures And Investor Divergence At Earnings Announcements, Stella Park

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Contribution Of The Tumor Microenvironment To The Efficacy Of Cancer Therapy, Joshua Parris

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Development Of A Mouse Model To Study E-Cigarettes And The Role Of A Fruit Flavorant On Adolescent Nicotine Reward, Theresa Patten