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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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 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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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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Bidirectional Relationship Between Opioids And Disrupted Sleep, Darrell Millikan Eacret

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

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Essays In Climate Finance, Mariia Gelrud

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Geometry Of Gradient Flows For Analytic Combinatorics, Stephen Gillen

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Dynamic Control Of Behavior By Hypothalamic Hunger Neurons, Nitsan Goldstein

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Investigating The Thermal And Kinetic Stability Of Thin Films Of Molecular Glasses, Shivajee Govind

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The Historic Rise Of The Rules Committee And The Restrictive Special Rule Revolution In The Contemporary U.s. House Of Representatives, Breanna Crystene Gray

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Grappling With Hercules: Masculinity And The Male Body In Rubens's Time, Kendra Jo Grimmett

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Earnings Extrapolation And Predictable Stock Market Returns, Hongye Guo

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Taken By Storm: The Rise And Fall Of Tau From Microtubule-Associated To Aggregated To Degraded, Melina Theoni Gyparaki

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Gray Dating: How Age And Gender Impact The Experiences Of Singlehood, Dating, And Partnering For Older Adults, Lauren Harris

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E7, Ptpn14, And Yap1: How Papillomaviruses Retain Cells In The Basal Epithelial Layer With Implications For Persistence And Carcinogenesis, Joshua Hatterschide

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Integrated Diamond-Based Devices For Quantum Sensing And Communication, Tzu-Yung Huang

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Experimental Study Of The Electronic-Phonon Coupling In Low-Dimensional Materials, Sebastian Hurtado Parra

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Time Is Many: The Anthropocene, Literary Form, And The New Contemporary, Sherif H. Ismail

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The Digital Bahdala: Recoding National Humiliation Across Postrevolutionary Lebanon And Egypt, Heather Jaber

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Application Of Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy To Examine The Neurophysiology Of The Injured Adolescent Brain, Divya Jain

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Glass-Boxing Computing With Electronic Textiles: Teaching And Learning With Notional Machines In An Introductory Computing High School Classroom, Gayithri Jayathirtha

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Experimental And Computational Analyses Of Locomotor Rhythm Generation And Modulation In Caenorhabditis Elegans, Hongfei Ji

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Towards The Development Of Intrinsically Fluorescent Unnatural Amino Acids For In Vivo Incorporation Into Proteins, Chloe Mary Jones

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The Network Science Of Distributed Representational Systems, Harang Ju

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Design And Fabrication Of Passive Cooling Materials For Sustainable Solar Energy And Building Applications, Heesuk Jung

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Blimp1 And Nr4a3 Transcription Factors Reciprocally Regulate Antitumor Car T-Cell Stemness And Exhaustion, Inyoung Jung

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Unlocking Compacted Heterochromatin Through Modulation Of Associated Proteins, Kelsey Elizabeth Mercado Kaeding

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Martial's Materials: Materiality In The Literary Epigram, Johanna Kaiser

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How Do Your Genes Smell? Applying Genetic Tools To Understand Olfactory Perception, Marissa Lyn Kamarck

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Making Information Modeling And Systems Ecology: A Non-Hylomorphic Toolkit For Building In The Anthropocene, Ayodh Vasant Kamath

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A Systematic Analysis Of The Concordance Between Chromatin Accessibility And Gene Expression Changes, Karun Kiani

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Trans / Nation: Gender And Democracy In An Age Of Transition, Ava L.j. Kim

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The Effects Of Migration On Evolutionary Dynamics In Natural Populations Of Drosophila Melanogaster, Ozan Kiratli

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The Decomposing Body: Posthumanist Modernism And The Ecology Of Decay, Cory Austin Knudson

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Resource-Constrained Synchrony: Kuramoto Oscillators Competing For Shared Resources, Keith Alexander Kroma-Wiley

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From Policy To Practice: The Socioeconomic Context Of Clinicians And Patients In Philadelphia's Public Mental Health System, Briana Shiri Last

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Electrolytic Demagnesiation Of Magnesium Alloys Towards Nanoporous Aluminum And Intermediate Ternary Compounds For Hydrogen Generation And Beyond, Timothy Eng Lee

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Investigation Of Metabolism And Autism-Relevant Behaviors In Drosophila Lacking Neurexin-1, Kyra Alexandra Levy

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Anderson-Bernoulli Localization On 2d And 3d Lattice, Linjun Li

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Closing The Institutional Gap: Protecting Technology In Foreign Direct Investment, Siyao Li

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Essays On Private Equity And Healthcare, Tong Liu

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Mechanized Reasoning About "how" Using Functional Programs And Embeddings, Yao Li

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Testing By Dualization, Yishuai Li

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Epic Translation: Ranna's Sāhasabhīmavijaya And The Afterlife Of The Mahābhārata In Medieval Karṇāṭa, Timothy Buck Lorndale

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Statistical Methods For The Analysis And Development Of Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers, Carolyn Lou

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Extracting The Frequency Fluctuation Correlation Function From Two-Dimensional Electronic Spectra Via The Dynamic Stokes Shift, Jiawei Lu

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Tissue Responses To Environmental Challenges, Patrick Lundgren

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Investigating The Role Of Cohesin In Dynamic Genome Folding And Gene Regulation, Jennifer Mary Luppino

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Chasing The Intact Mind: Autism Discourse, Policy And Practice, 1943-Present, Amy S.f. Lutz

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Human Dimensions Of Building Performance: Sensing, Modeling, And Predicting Indoor Environmental Quality, Nan Ma

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Organizational Change, Payment Reform, And The Value Of Hospital Care, Joseph Martinez

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Developing Pedagogical Content Knowledge For Stem Integration Through Data Literacy: A Case Study Of High School Science Teachers, Katherine M. Miller

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Rust And Ferns: Work, Value, And The Politics Of Everyday Security In Kudremukh, South India, Pooja Nayak

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Design, Synthesis And Reactivity Of 2,5-Bis(-Pyridyl)pyrrolate-Ligated Platinum And Palladium Complexes, Drew C. Newman

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Synthetic Studies Toward The Total Synthesis Of Nahuoic Acids Cii And Dii, Minh Dai Nguyen

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Unmasking The Language Of Science Through Textual Analyses On Biomedical Preprints And Published Papers, David Nicholson

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Racialized Patterns Of Inequality In United States Birth Outcomes, 1990-2018, Hannah Olson

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Disentangling The Reciprocal Causal Relationship Between Political Efficacy And Sharing Traditional And Humorous Political Information, Prateekshit Pandey

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Optical And Spin Dynamics Of Quantum Emitters In Hexagonal Boron Nitride At Room Temperature, Raj Nanalal Patel

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A House’s Speech Divided: Novel Applications Of Text-As-Data For The Study Of Elite Polarization In The U.s. House Of Representatives (1983-2016), Jacob Pearl

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The Novel Innate Immune-Antagonistic Effects Of The Ectromelia Virus C15 Protein, Elise Marie Peauroi

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Archipelagic "potentials": Infrastructures, Education, And Labor In Indonesia, Jessica H. Peng

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Cellular And Mechano-Active Material Approaches To Improve Disc Repair After Herniation, Ana Paula Peredo Nery

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Regulation Of The Tubulin Code In Cardiac Hypertrophy And Failure, Sai Aung Phyo