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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Preparing For Use Of A Computerized Battery To Identify Neurocognitive Impairments Among Children And Adolescents Affected By The Human Immunodeficiency Virus In Botswana, Amelia Elizabeth Van Pelt

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Enrollment, Labor, And Effort: An Analysis Of The Educational Choices Of Students In Mexico, Gabrielle Vasey

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Diverse Roles Of Nuclear Intermediate Filaments In Proliferating Cells, Manasvita Vashisth

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Reactive Planning With Legged Robots In Unknown Environments, Vasileios Vasilopoulos

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Development And Evaluation Of Next Generation Tomosynthesis, Trevor Lewis Vent

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Essays On Financial Crises, Sergio Villalvazo Martin

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Mechanisms Of Early Arterial Stiffening And Reduced Smooth Muscle Contractility In The Premature Aging Disease Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, Ryan Von Kleeck

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Neurobehavioral Mechanisms Contributing To Alterations In Food Intake Driven By Caudal Hindbrain Acting Signals, Hallie Sage Wald

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Like When You Look: For Orchestra, Jacob Tyler Walls

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A Cornucopia Of Labeled Diagrams And Their Generating Polynomials, George Wang

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Intermetallic Interactions In A Series Of Multinuclear Late First-Row And Coinage Metal Complexes Supported By Pyridyldiimine-Derived Macrocyclic Ligands, Qiuran Wang

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Discovery And Application Of Cytosine Carboxymethylation, Tong Wang

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Essays In Urban And Real Estate Economics, Xiao Betty Wang

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Investigation Of Rna-Protein Interactions In Prc2 Function, Robert Warneford-Thomson

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Investigating The Impacts Of Internal Electrostatic Fields On Homogeneous Transition Metal Complexes, Alexander Bent Weberg

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Advancing Immunotherapy Through Proteogenomics: Identification And Validation Of Dlk1 As A Target In Neuroblastoma, Amber Kathryn Weiner

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Where Life Is Precious: The Terrains Of Criminalization, Violence, And Freedom In Trinidad, Leniqueca Annah Welcome

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The Integrator Complex: A Multi-Tool For Metazoan Transcription, Sarah A. Welsh

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The Processing And Mental Representation Of Ing Variation, Yosiane Zenobia White

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Entitled Imaginings: Tristan Tzara, Dada, And The Idea Of Africa, Hilary Whitham

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Neuronal Codes And Circuits Underlying Audiovisual Integration, Aaron Williams

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Human Olfaction And Mate Choice, Megan Nicole Williams

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Elucidating The Pathological Mechanism Of Histone H3.3 Mutations In Neurodevelopment, Khadija Deniece Wilson

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Some Results On Two-Dimensional Lattice Random Field Models, Mateo Wirth

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Relationship Between Structure And Properties In Liquid-Quenched And Vapor-Deposited Organic Glasses, Sarah Wolf

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Material Point Methods For Simulating Material Fracture, Joshuah A. Wolper

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Enrollment And Finance: An Exploration Of The Community College Baccalaureate, Jeremy Wright-Kim

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Towards The Efficient Use Of Fine-Grained Provenance In Datascience Applications, Yinjun Wu

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Essays In Urban And Regional Economics, Hongyu Xiao

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Enhancing Electronic Health Record Data For Population Health Studies, Sherrie Xie

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Evaluating The Efficacy Of Prone Position And Therapeutic Treatments In Ards Lungs Using Computed Tomography, Yi Xin

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The Effects Of Racial Segregation And Isolation On Teacher Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence From Pennsylvania, Haisheng Yang

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Language And Brain Development In Autism, Lisa Diane Yankowitz

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Ion Management And Mass Transport For (photo-) Electrochemical Conversions, Zhifei Yan

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Embedded Energy Landscapes In Soft Matter For Micro-Robotics And Reconfigurable Structures, Tianyi Yao

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Mixed Carlitz Motives And Colored Multizeta Values In Characteristic P, Yao-Rui Yeo

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The Role Of Interleukin-4 Receptor Signaling In Neonatal Adipocyte Precursors, Tammy Ying

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Longitudinal Relations Among Academic Achievement, Victimization, And Depression In Chinese Children: A Random Intercept Cross-Lagged Panel Model Approach, Wai Ying Yiu

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Consumer Behavior And Firm Marketing Strategy Under Assortment Expansion, Qi Yu

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Contributions To Multivariate Matching In Observational Studies, Ruoqi Yu

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Investigating The Role Of Chaperone-Mediated Autophagy In Glioma Stem Cells, Sixiang Yu

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Birational Geometry Of Genus One Fibrations And Stability Of Pencils Of Plane Curves, Aline Zanardini

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Synthesis, Structure, And Reactivity Of Complexes Of Early D-Block Metals Featuring Multiple-Bonds To P-Block Elements And Study Of Phosphonium Ylides As A Carbene Source For Alkylenation Of Iridium-Carbon Bonds, Pavel Zatsepin

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Mechanistic Insight Into The Partial Oxidation Of Methane To Methanol Using Platinum And Palladium Complexes, Hannah Elizabeth Zeitler

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Derived Lie Infinity-Groupoids And Algebroids In Higher Differential Geometry, Qingyun Zeng

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Manipulating Glass Structure And Properties Through Surface Mediated Equilibrium, Aixi Zhang

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Machine Learning For Robot Motion Planning, Clark June Zhang

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Automating Program Analysis For Differential Privacy, Hengchu Zhang

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Essays On Individual Health Insurance Market: Adverse Selection, Subsidy Design And Provision, Hongyu Zhang

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Essays In Online Platform Operations, Jiding Zhang

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Understanding Patterns In Nature, Mingjun Zhang

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Do Managers Learn From Institutional Investors Through Direct Interactions?, Rachel Zhang

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Rv-Enabled Framework For Self-Adaptive Software, Teng Zhang

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Understanding The Dynamic And Mechanical Properties Of Polymers Under Nanoconfinement, Tianren Zhang

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Characterization Of Charge Carrier Behaviors In Ii-Vi And Iv-Vi Nanocrystal Assemblies, Qinghua Zhao

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Fine-Grained Provenance And Applications To Data Analytics Computation, Nan Zheng

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Subtyping Chronic Kidney Disease Patients And Adiposity-Obesity Related Metabolomics Analyses: Findings From The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort Study, Zihe Zheng

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3d-Stiffness Microenvironment Leads To Nuclear Envelope Rupture, Dna Damage, And Genome Variation, Kuangzheng Zhu

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Understanding Gene Regulation In Development And Differentiation Using Single Cell Multi-Omics, Qin Zhu

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Essays On Networks In Macroeconomics And Finance, Wu Zhu

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Chasing Recovery: Labor, Governance, And Mobility In Philadelphia’s Drug Treatment Network, Tali Rosenman Ziv

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Spatially Dispersive Electrodynamics And Quantum Geometry In Semimetals, Zachariah Addison

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Single Cell Mechanical Trauma And Recovery Across Scales, Modupe Alexandra Adegoke

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Dating In The Digital Age: Race, Gender, And Inequality, Sarah Adeyinka-Skold

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Striatal Computations In Health And Psychiatric Dysfunction, Opeyemi Alabi

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Type 1 Interferon: A Negative Regulator Of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Function In Cancer, Kevin M. Alicea-Torres

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Saba George Shiber's Kuwaitopolis And The Emergence Of The Arab Urban-Architect, Aminah H. Alkanderi

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Leveraging Symmetric Structure For Improved Learning In Convolutional Neural Networks, Christine Allen-Blanchette

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Madam, Witch, And Narca: Celestinesque Go-Betweens In Mexican Cinema, 1932-1992, Ana Samary Almeyda-Cohen

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Essays On Firm Dynamics, Innovation And Growth, Harun Alp

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Essays In Mortgage Markets And Public Investment Cycles, Sumedh Ambokar

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All-Passive Hardware Architectures For Neuromorphic Computation, Akshay Ananthakrishnan

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Urbanity And The Architectural Project: The Case Of Sverre Fehn, Stephen Michael Anderson

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Transcriptional Control And Development Of Energy Burning Adipocytes, Anthony Angueira

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The Promise Of Language Planning In Indigenous Early Childhood Education In Mexico, Aldo Anzures Tapia

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Integrated Electronic-Photonic Systems: From High-Resolution Synthesis To Compact Phased Arrays, Farshid Ashtiani

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Prescription Opioids And Adolescents: Factors Associated With Nonmedical Use And Prescribing Practices, Sydney Alexandra Axson

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Nollywood And Popular Religion: Productions Of Prosperity, Gender, And The Supernatural In Nigerian Cinema, Chijioke A. Azuawusiefe

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A Multi-Methods Study Of Social Determinants And Self-Care In Adults With Heart Failure, Foster Osei Baah

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Cyberdreams Of The Information Age: Learning With Machines In The Cold War United States And The Soviet Union, Ekaterina Babintseva

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An Experimental Evaluation Of A Brief Self-Compassion Training With First-Year Teachers, Rebecca Nyquist Baelen

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Multiscale Polymer And Nanoparticle Dynamics In Polymer Nanocomposites, Eric Joseph Bailey

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Pushing The Limits Of Ground-Based Exoplanet Characterization Surveys, Ashley Baker

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Cognition In Nature: Information, Explanation, And Embodiment, Todd Ben Baker

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Matrix Factorization Under Contamination, Peter Lewis Ballen

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Bayesian Nonparametric Analysis Of Spatial Variation With Discontinuities, Cecilia Balocchi

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Functional And Structural Remodeling Of The Meniscus With Growth And Injury, Sonia Bansal

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Strategic Human Capital And Entrepreneurship, Jiayi Bao

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The Effects Of Content Ephemerality On Information Processing, Uri Barnea

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Engaging Nurses In Impelementation Strategies And Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines For Infection Prevention And Control To Support Ebola Preparedness In Sierra Leone, Amy Elizabeth Barrera-Cancedda

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Thioamides And Proteolysis: Examining The Effects And Applications Of A Single-Atom Substitution, Taylor Mallory Barrett

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The Model Kitchen: Domesticating Modernism In The American Home, 1942-1966, Juliana Rowen Barton

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Elucidating Human Inflammasome Responses To Legionella Pneumophila And Lipopolysaccharide Variants, Antonia Ronalda Bass

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Development And Validation Of Novel Transmitted/founder Shivs For Hiv-1 Persistence And Cure Research, Anya Margaret Bauer

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Elucidating The Regulatory Role Of 3d Genome Folding During Neural Differentiation And Synaptic Activation, Jonathan Adams Beagan

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The Right To Refuge, And What Happens Next, Eilidh Mackie Beaton

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Foundations Of Inequality: Construction, Political Economy, Race, And The Body In Palestine/israel, 1918-1973, Nimrod Ben Zeev

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Light-Inducible Control Of Microtubule Organization In Cell-Like Compartments, Jessica G. Bermudez

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Adolf Behne's Writings On Architecture, 1912-1933: 'neues Bauen,' Socialism, And The Question Of Agency, Kevin M. Berry

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Recruitment & Career Experiences Of Diverse Faculty Couples At Aau Universities, Daniel Jerome Blake