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Dissertations from 2020

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Civilizational Memory: The Transformation of Palmyra as a Cultural Patrimony of The West, Bincy Abdul Samad

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Protein-Protein Interaction Assay in Phytophthora sojae Using Yeast Two-Hybrid System, Abasi Aikebaierjiang

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Linear Mixed Model Selection by Partial Correlation, Audry Alabiso

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"Africa! Africa! Africa!" Black Identity in Marlos Nobre's Rhythmetron, Henrique Medeiros Batista

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Is It Remembered or Imagined? The Phenomenological Characteristics of Memory and Imagination, Jared Branch

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The Revolution Will Be Spotified: A Rhetorical Analysis of Music as a Mode of Resistance in the 21st Century, Triauna Rachelle Carey

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Stories To Tell: Examining Experiences And Identities Of Individuals With Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Cody M. Clemens

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Narratives of Undergraduate Men about Masculinity and Men's Violence, Keenan Yul Colquitt Jr.

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The Shaping of Time in Kaija Saariaho's Émilie: a Performer's Perspective, Maria Mercedes Diaz Garcia

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A Top Fashion Program and the Traditional College Experience: A Narrative Study of Fashion Merchandising Students’ College Choice, Heather A. Golden

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A Structured Principlist Framework for Decision Making in Healthcare, Tatiana Athena Gracyk

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Functional Materials and Chemistry Education: Biomimetic Metallopolymers, Photoresponsive Gels and Infrared Cameras, Travis C. Green

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Spaces of Laughter: Stand-up Comedy in Mumbai as a Site of Struggle Over Globalization and National Identity, Aju James

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A Comparative Study of Multi-Tiered Interventions on Attendance and Graduation Rates of Urban High School Students: A Whole Child-Equity in Education Approach, Treva Elise Jeffries

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Making Their Voices Heard: How Women in Kosovo Used Amplification to Ensure Representation in a Newly Created Democracy, Darlene A. Johnston

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Photochemistry of Iron(III) with Carboxylate-containing Polysaccharides for Sustainable Materials, Mudugamuwe Hewawasam Jayan Savinda Karunarathna

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"So You Want To Be A Retronaut?": History and Temporal Tourism, Tiffany L. Knoell

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If She Were President: Fictional Representations of Female U.S. Presidents in Film, Television, and Literature in the Twentieth Century, Kathleen Taylor Kollman

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Morality and Aspiration: Some Conditions of Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms, Sylvio Lynch III

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Reptilian Activity, Movements and Spatial Ecology within the Oak Openings Region, Amanda K. Martin

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The Dictator Game as a Test of the Social Affiliative Function of Counterfactual Expression, Mark G. McCoy

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Confined: Motherhood in Twenty-First Century American Film, Tessa Pyles

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Predicting Student Veteran Persistence, Sue Ann Sandusky

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Follower Perception of Leadership Communication and Leadership Style Significantly Predicting Follower Job Satisfaction Among Ohio Community College Employees, David W. Seeger

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From la Carpa to the Classroom: The Chicano Theatre Movement and Actor Training in the United States, Dennis Sloan

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Reconsidering Exposure: The Effects of Dynamic Contaminant Plumes on Aquatic Organisms, Alexandra N. Steele

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New Developments in Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy Techniques: From Experimental Setups to Advanced Processing Software, Petr Stepanov

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Death, Transition, and Resilience: A Narrative Study of the Academic Persistence of Bereaved College Students, Cari Ann Urabe

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Ecological Effects of Predator Information Mediated by Prey Behavior, Tyler C. Wood

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Single-molecule Magnetic Tweezers Development and Application in Studies of Enzyme Dynamics and Cell Manipulation, Meiling Wu

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The Adoption and Execution of Successful Levy Campaign Strategies in Districts with Low Voter Support, Justin B. Zemanski

Dissertations from 2019

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"I Can Do Whatever the Hell I Want": Female Tattoo Artists, Their Experiences, and Identity Creation, Johni Amos

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A new perspective on polyamine biosynthesis and transport in arabidopsis thaliana, Menaka M. Ariyaratne

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By Any Other Name: (Mis)Understanding Transfer-Focused Feminist Pedagogy, Sara A. Austin

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Exploratory Study of Generational Differences in Facets and Overall Job Satisfaction of a Division in a Multi-state Healthcare Provider, Pierre W. Banks

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Stem-like cells and glial progenitors in the adult mouse suprachiasmatic nucleus, Dilshan Harshajith Beligala

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How Do Credibility of For-profit and Non-profit Source and Sharer, Emotion Valence, Message Elaboration, and Issue Controversiality Influence Message Sharing to Imagined Audience on Facebook?, Chang Bi

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On the quasi-isometric rigidity of a class of right-angled Coxeter groups, Jordan Bounds

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Ultrafast photophysical and photochemical dynamics of polyhalogenated alkanes, cycloalkanes, and transition metal complexes, Darya S. Budkina

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Factors influencing bee communities and pollination services across an urban environment, Justin D. Burdine

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Properties of Higher Order Hochschild Cohomology, Samuel R. Carolus

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Dungeons & Discourse: Intersectional Identities in Dungeons & Dragons, Philip Jameson Clements

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Neurocognitive aging in homing pigeons (Columba livia): Further investigation into hippocampal-dependent memory impairment and testing of the cholinergic hypothesis of cognitive decline, Vincent Jesse Coppola

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Detroit Brand Blackness: Race, Gender, Class, and Performances of Black Identities in Post Recession Detroit, Michelle Renee Cowin Gibbs

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Circadian clock regulation of epithelial-mesenchymal and mesenchymal-epithelial transitions in glioma and breast cancer cells, Arpan De

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The "Common Pot": Income Pooling in American Couples and Families, Kasey J. Eickmeyer

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Obesity and First Birth: Timing, Union Status, And Subsequent Union Formation And Dissolution, Holly Fee

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Women on YouTube: Exploring identity performances of female creators using intersectionality and media ecology, Alyssa N. Fisher

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Identifying Teacher Emotional-Social Competencies That Predict Positive & Negative Relationships With Students, Justin R. Fults

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Heuristics in the Context of Long-Form Short-Story Reading, Christopher William Gamsby

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Becomings of Space and Collaboration: Applying Design Thinking to a Study of Space and Collaboration in the Collab Lab, Lauren Garskie

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Bootstrap-adjusted Quasi-likelihood Information Criteria for Mixed Model Selection, Wentao Ge

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Molecular Detection and Quantification of the Fish Pathogen Saprolegnia spp. Using qPCR and Loop Mediated Isothermal Amplification, Satyaki Ghosh

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Applying An Intersectional Framework to the Experiences of Low-Income, First-Generation, Sexual Minority College Students, Sabrina Marie Gonzales

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An Examination of Outcomes of Undergraduate Dietetics Students in an Enhanced Academic Program, Carrie M. Hamady

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Bookish Women: Examining the Textual and Embodied Construction of Scholarly and Literary Women in American Musicals, Rebecca K. Hammonds

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A King of Time and Motion: Richard Pryor and the Evolution of Modern Stand-Up Comedy, Cori Healy

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The Impact of Training and a Mindfulness Phone App Among Academic Advisors, Deborah Hendricks

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Subjective Moral Biases & Fallacies: Developing Scientifically & Practically Adequate Moral Analogues of Cognitive Heuristics & Biases, Mark Howard Herman

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Performing Gender and Authority: Juvenile Corrections Officers' Self-Perceptions and Strategies at Work, Starlit Hill

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Weak*-Closed Unitarily and Moebius Invariant Spaces of Bounded Measurable Functions on a Sphere, Samuel A. Hokamp

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Handgun Owning During Emerging Adulthood: Predictors and Consequences, April Dawn Holbrook

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Examining Alexithymia in Affective Events Theory, Nicholas Howald

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Equity Preferences and Service Delivery in Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Shannon Marie Hughes

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The Composer's Guide to the Tuba: Creating a New Resource on the Capabilities of the Tuba Family, Aaron M. Hynds

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Multifaceted Development of Social Identity in Adolescence: The Role of Diverse Backgrounds and Discrimination, Cjersti Jayne Jensen

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Preserving the Public Sector: A Qualitative Examination of Millennial Leaders' Workplace Expectations and Workplace Longevity in the Public Sector, Naketa Raquel Jones

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Light as a Reagent for Chemical Reactions-Excited State Manipulation to Discover New Reactivity, Sunil Kumar Kandappa

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Rhetorical Complexity of Advocating Intercultural Peace: Post-World War II Peace Discourse, Emi Kanemoto

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What is Killing Firefighters? A Study of Volunteer Firefighter Fatalities, Robert C. Krause

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Examination of the Change in Science Content Knowledge, Personal Science Teacher Efficacy, and Science Teaching Outcome Expectancy Due to Participation in Modeling Instruction Professional Development, Gloria M. Kreischer-Gajewicz

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Analyzing Gender Inequality in Contemporary Opera, Hillary LaBonte

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The Queer Art of Writing: (Re)Imagining Scholarship and Pedagogy Through Transgenre Composing, Kristin LaFollette-Samson

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Intention to employ behavioral tactics to moderate gambling: Effects of gambling history and imagined mood, Brent Alan Lang

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A Contemporary Portrait of Couples' Relative Earning Patterns and their Implications for Work-Family Conflict in the United States, Vanessa Wanner Lang

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An Approach to Estimation and Selection in Linear Mixed Models with Missing Data, Yi-Ching Lee

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A Grounded Theory of Chinese College Students' Self-Authorship Development, Yifei Li

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A Structural Equation Modeling Approach to Predicting Applicant Faking, Brendan Lortie

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Student Perception of Safety and Positive School Climate After Trauma Informed Care Professional Development, Darlene J. Mack

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Interactive effects of wastewater effluent on stream food webs, Melanie M. Marshall

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Improving Construct Validity and Measurement of Post-Traumatic Growth, Gina Marie Mattei

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Simultaneous Inference on Survival Data, Yehan Ma

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Improving Students' Perceptions of Teacher Care Through Teacher Professional Development, Amanda Ilene Miller Ricketts

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Comprehension and Interpretation of Common Language Effect Size Displays, Kelle Moracz

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Rhetorical Embodied Performance in/as Writing Instruction: Practicing Identity and Lived Experience in TA Education, Kelly A. Moreland

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Neoliberalism and the Rhetoric of School Closure in Latina/o Detroit, Chad M. Nelson

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Practitioner Resistance to Structured Interviews: A Comparison of Two Models, Samantha A. Nesnidol

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Heartening Folk: Frederic Rzewski's North American Ballads as an Extension of Folk Culture, Zachary D. R. Nyce

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Trusty Teens: Reading American Adolescence through the Superhero Sidekick, Lauren O'Connor

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Harnessing Multimodality in First-Year Composition Classroom in Second Language (L2) Settings to Enhance Effective Writing, Stephen Ohene-Larbi

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Sequential Inference and Nonparametric Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Certain Types of Skewed Distributions, Logan J. Opperman

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The Influence of Attentional Entrainment on Temporal and Spatial Predictions of Inferred Motion, Timothy Patrick

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A Pilot Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Intervention to Reduce the Negative Effects of Sexual Objectification Among College Women, Cassandra Pentzien

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Simultaneous Inference for High Dimensional and Correlated Data, Afroza Polin

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Synthesis and Optical Properties of Colloidal PbS Nanosheets, Shashini M. Premathilaka

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Sensing of Anions, Amines, Diols, and Saccharides by Supramolecular Fluorescent Sensors, Mariia Pushina

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Comparing Atheist, Non-Religious, And Religious Peoples' Cardiovascular Reactivity: A Laboratory Stressor, Rolf Armand Ritchie

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Inferring RNA 3D Motifs from Sequence, James Elwood Roll

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Bringing Situational Judgement Tests to the 21st Century: Scoring of Situational Judgement Tests Using Item Response Theory, Tom Haim Ron

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Optoelectronic Properties of Wide Band Gap Semiconductors, Pooneh Saadatkia