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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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"those Philly Muslims": Race, Islam, And The Search For Muslim Philadelphia, Jane Lief Abell

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Dissenting Flesh: Racial Feeling In An Age Of Colorblindness, Melanie Abeygunawardana

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Constructing Authenticity: Images Of Japan In Photograph Albums, 1862-1901, Naoko Adachi

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The Mhcii-Restricted Presentation Of Hiv-1 Antigens By Cd4+ T Cells, Mary Margaret Addison

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Dismantling The System: Unpacking Racism's Impact On Inequities In Behavioral Health, Healthcare Utilization, And Access To Care, Nana Akosua Adjeiwaa-Manu

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Role Of Pre-Mrna Alternative Splicing In Protein Diversity And Epigenetics, Laura M. Agosto Rosa

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Optimizing The Design And Implementation Of Peer Support Interventions For Adolescents Living With Hiv In Sub-Saharan Africa, Charisse Victoria Ahmed

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Improving Molecular Diagnosis Of Suspected Mendelian Disorders With Rna Splicing Analysis, Joseph Krittameth Aicher

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Patterns Of Accumulation: Capital, Form, And The Spatial Composition Of The Mexican Novel (1962-2017), Pavel Andrade

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Leveraging Macrophage Immune Checkpoint Blockade To Link Innate And Adaptive Immunity Against Solid Tumors, Jason Christopher Andrechak

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The Ebb And Flow Of Revolution: A History Of Emotions In Early Nineteenth-Century Colombia, Juan Pablo Ardila Falla

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Of Mice, Ferrets, And Men: From Original Antigenic Sin To A New Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine Candidate, Claudia Arevalo

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Machine Learning And Quantitative Neuroimaging In Epilepsy And Low Field Mri, Thomas Campbell Arnold

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Greek Epic Parody And The Classical Life Of Heroic Epic Poetry, Adrienne Atkins

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Food Literacy Beyond The Plate: Exploring Creativity, Criticality, And Citizenship With Youth Of Color Working In Urban Agriculture, Oreoluwa Badaki

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User-Friendly, Low-Cost, Microfluidic Devices With Capillary Circuits For Multiplexed, Isothermal, Point-Of-Care, Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests, Huiwen Bai

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Machine Learning Under Endogeneity, Edvard Bakhitov

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Job Flexibility And Household Labor Supply: Understanding Gender Gaps And The Child Wage Penalty, Minji Bang

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Concomitant Suppression Of Both Cox-1 And Cox-2 Is Not Sufficient To Cause Gastroenteropathy Associated With Chronic Nsaid Use, Kayla J. Barekat

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Investigations Of Pincer Iridium Complexes For Glycerol Deoxygenation And For Alkane Dehydrogenation, Byongjoo Bark

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Washington, D.c., A Black Aesthetic, & The Politics Of Renewal, Leah Barlow

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The Quantification Of Neural And Behavioral Chromatic Sensitivities, Michael Barnett

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The Role Of Long Noncoding Rnas In Innate Antiviral Immunity, Megha Basavappa

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Evaluating Brain Derived Extracellular Vesicles As Diagnostic Biomarkers Of Traumatic Brain Injury, Kryshawna A. Beard

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What Does Not Kill You Makes You Stronger: The Effects Of An Overcoming Adversity Identity On Performance And Burnout, Arianna Maria Beetz

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Essay On Sustainable Finance, Aymeric Bellon

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Study Of Nash Equilibria In Blockchain Voting Systems, Alon Benhaim

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Machine Learning As Tool And Theory For Computational Neuroscience, Ari S. Benjamin

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Single-Component Optogenetic Tools Fo Cytoskeletal Rearrangements, Erin Berlew

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Engineering Controllable And Efficient Base Editors By Targeted Manipulation Of Dna Deaminases, Kiara Nicole Berrios Adorno

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Caucasus In Motion: Dynamic Wordhood And Morpheme Positioning In Armenian And Beyond, Nikita Bezrukov

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Infrared Spectroscopic Signature And Unimolecular Dissociation Dynamics Of A Hydroperoxyalkyl Radical (•qooh), Trisha Bhagde

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The Geometry Of Capillary And Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces, Artur Bicalho Saturnino

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Towards Precision Measurements Of The Optical Depth To Reionization Using 21 Cm Data And Machine Learning, Tashalee S. Billings

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Narratives Of Islamic Self-Making: Black Muslim Youth In A Philadelphia Public School, Irteza Binte-Farid

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Statistical Approaches To Reducing Bias And Improving Variance Estimation In The Presence Of Covariate And Outcome Measurement Error, Lillian Boe

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Characterizing Viral Antigenic Drift And Using Immunoglobulin G3 To Increase Antibody Breadth, Marcus Bolton

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Copper A Novel Regulator Of Perk, Sarah Elizabeth Bond

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Eastern Resentment: Explaining Political Dissatisfaction In Eastern Germany, Evelyne Brie

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Culturing Evolution: A History And Anthropology Of A Cognitive Science Of Culture In Illiberal Hungary, Cameron Marcus Brinitzer

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Synthesis And Reactivity Of Flexible Dicopper Bis(pyridyldiimine) Macrocyclic Complexes, Sam Brooks

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Noise, Sound, And Urban Coexistence: Interrogating Practices Of Sonic Management In Mexico City, Elizabeth Leanora Bynum

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Network, Network Regression, And Equity Holding Network, Junhui Cai

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Explorations In Novel Photochemical Modes Of Radical-Alkene Reactivity: My Piece Of The Pi, Mark Wesley Campbell

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The New Girls’ Clubs: Candidate Training Programs And The Women Changing The Face Of U.s. Politics, Sarah Ann Carson

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Bringing Down The House: Gambling, Speculation And The Making Of The Small Investor In Colonial India, 1867-1943, Baishakh Chakrabarti

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"receiving, Sorting And Disposing Of Children": Institutions, Education, And Feeblemindedness In Progressive America, Chelsea Chamberlain

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The Black Worker And The Knowledge Economy In Philadelphia: University-Led Displacement Vs. Homeowner Democracy, Meghna Chandra

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Writing Atlantic–african Slavery: The Middle Passage In Continental Terms, Astride Véronique Charles

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Essays On The Role Of Information In Health Economics, Benjamin Chartock

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The Role Of Neuropilin2a/b And Sema3fa In The Protoglomerular Targeting Of Zebrafish Olfactory Sensory Neurons, Ryan Pei-Yen Cheng

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The Role Of Information Disclosure In Corporate Bankruptcy, Kevin D. Chen

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Estimation And Inference For Convex Functions And Computational Efficiency In High Dimensional Statistics, Ran Chen

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Creating Dynamical Robots Of Different Morphologies And Sizes Through Automatic Origami Design, Wei-Hsi Chen

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Sublinear Algorithm And Lower Bound For Combinatorial Problems, Yu Chen

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Computational Mechanisms Underlying Perception Of Visual Motion, Benjamin Ming Chin

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Optical Imaging Of Tissue Physiology With Exogenous Contrast Agents, Sang Hoon Chong

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Integration Of Single Cell Transcriptomics And Epigenomics To Identify New Regulators Of T Cell Development And Function, Laura Chopp

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Nanofabrication Engineering For Molecule Sensing Beyond Single Solid-State Nanopore Measurements, Yung-Chien Chou

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Intrinsically And Extrinsically Modulated Polymer Mechanical Behaviors For Engineered Advantages In Adhesion, Topological Mechanics And Energy Storage, Jason Christopher Jolly

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Advancements In Modeling And Simulating Nonadiabatic Dynamics In Electrochemical Systems, Alec Coffman

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Enhanced Co-Stimulatory Signaling Improves Car T Cell Effector Responses In Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Mckensie Alexis Collins

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Saharan Fallout: French Explosions In Algeria And The Politics Of Nuclear Risk During African Decolonization (1960–66), Austin Rory Cooper

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On Remembering, Ceasing To Be: For String Quartet & Chamber Ensemble, Nathan Daniel Courtright

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The Early Bird Conveys The Culture: The Effects Of Preboarding Practices On Newcomer Socialization And Performance, Constantinos George Vassiliou Coutifaris

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Shared Songs, Sonic Memory: Groundwater For Voice, Chamber Ensemble, And Electronics And Essays On 13th-Century Song, Flannery Cunningham

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Modeling Of Earth Abundant Oxide Nanoparticles To Guide Materials Design For Energy Applications, Anthony Curto

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First-Principles Investigations On Raman Spectroscopy And Bulk Photovoltaic Effect, Zhenbang Dai

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Rapid, Scalable, Amplified Rna Detection In Situ With Clampfish 2.0, Ian Dardani

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Emergence Of A Deterritorialized Nation: How Tibetan Political Practices Confront The Precarity Of Statelessness, Ishani Dasgupta

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No Such Thing As A Free Lunch? A Three Part Analysis Of Free School Meal Programs Under The Community Eligibility Provision, Rebecca A. Davis

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The Role Of Clot Structure And Mechanics On Hemodynamics And Pharmacology, Michael Decortin

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Methods For Text Summarization Evaluation, Daniel Deutsch

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The Role Of The T Cell Repertoire In Response To Cancer Immunotherapy, Erica Dhuey

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Graphene Biosensors For The Detection Of Disease Biomarkers, Olivia O. Dickens

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Hans Scharoun, Neues Bauen, And The Chinese Werkbund: The Search For Post-Perspectival Space, Liyang Ding

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Engineering Injectable, Radiopaque Hydrogels For X-Ray Imaging And Therapeutic Delivery For Cancer Treatments, Yuxi Dong

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"an Empire Of Liberty?" Irish Immigrants, Native Americans, And American Imperialism In The Trans-Mississippi West Between 1840 And 1940, Conor Joseph Donnan

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The Genetic Basis Of Natural Variation In The Timing Of Vegetative Phase Change In Arabidopsis Thaliana, Erin E. Doody

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The Strongly Coupled E8xe8 Heterotic String: Geometry & Phenomenology, Sebastian Florin Dumitru

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Brain Metabolic Responses To Alzheimer Pathologies With Molecular Imaging And Machine Learning, Michael Tran Duong

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Brain Metabolic Responses To Alzheimer Pathologies With Molecular Imaging And Machine Learning, Michael Tran Duong

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Bidirectional Relationship Between Opioids And Disrupted Sleep, Darrell Millikan Eacret

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Essays In Finance And Inequality, Mehran Ebrahimian

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Defining The Landscape Of Rare Inherited And De Novo Germline Structural Variation In Neuroblastoma, Laura E. Egolf

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The Mll4-Lsd1 Epigenetic Axis Regulates Epidermal Differentiation And Ferroptosis: Implications For Skin Cancer And Disease, Shaun Egolf

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Peripheral Neuronal Encoding Of Pleasurable Social Touch, Leah J. Elias

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Strategic Response In Regional Comprehensive Universities: The Influence Of The Environment In Higher Education, Irina Eremenko

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Bureaucracies Of Removal: The Labor And Logics Of Us Immigration Courts, Dylan Farrell-Bryan

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Abyssinia To Ethiopia: Slavery, Race, And The Transition From Empire To Nation, 1855-1957, Lacy Noel Feigh

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Gsk3 Inhibition Rescues Growth And Telomere Dysfunction In Dyskeratosis Congenita Ipsc-Derived Type Ii Alveolar Epithelial Cells, Rafael Jesus Fernandez

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Barriers To Entry For Black Pre-Service Teachers, Tina L. Fletcher

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Essays In Environmental Economics, Felipe Flores-Golfin

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Structural Studies Of Trpv5 Modulation, Edwin Carl Fluck

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Ex Situ And In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Analysis Of Bimetallic Nanocatalysts, Alexandre Foucher

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Walking On The World: Landscape And Geographic Microcosms In Roman Floor Mosaics, Emily R. French

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A Materials Study Of Topological Insulators And Two-Dimensional Ferromagnets, Sarah Friedensen

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Essays In Housing And Urban Economics, Ellen Fu

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Relationships Between Structure, Dynamics, And Flow In Sheared Amorphous Materials, Kevin L. Galloway

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Anisotropic Carbon Nanomaterials And Liquid Crystals: Interactions, Assembly, And Ordering, Yuchong Gao