A culminating publication such as a thesis, dissertation, professional paper or capstone project often marks the end and apex of graduate work in the many graduate programs offered at UNLV. These publications are public testimony of student scholarship and the vehicle used to make a contribution to a specific body of knowledge.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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The Effects of Psychopathic Traits on Social Support Networks, Stephanie Marie Molina

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The Effect of Attachment Placement and Location on Rotational Control of Conical Teeth Using Clear Aligner Therapy, Pouya Momtaz

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Connection or Competence: Emotional Labor Versus Service Quality as Antecedents to Customer Loyalty, Andrew Moreo

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Neutron-Gamma Discrimination in Elpasolite Scintillator Detector, Brittany Morgan

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Globalization and the Rise of Militant Islamic Social Movement Organizations: The Case of UAMSHO (Awakening) Group in Zanzibar., Deogratius Mshigeni

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Structural Evolution of the Maynard Lake Fault Within the Left-Lateral Pahranagat Shear Zone, Nevada, USA, Mahmud Mustafa Muhammad

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Alkali-Activated Natural Pozzolan/Slag Binder for Sustainable Concrete, Meysam Najimi

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Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators Based on Nafion Blends with Functional Polymers, Jungsoo Nam

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Perceiving Hierarchical Musical Structure in Auditory and Visual Modalities, Jessica Erin Nave-Blodgett

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From Access to Excess: Agribusiness, Federal Water Programs, and the Historical Roots of the California Water Crisis, Tracy Marie Neblina

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Development of Solar Experiments with Remote Laboratory Capability for Engineering Education of the Future, Otto Kyle Neidert

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Assessing a Potential Paleothermal Anomaly near a Salt Wall Using (U-TH)/HE Thermochronology and Silica Cementation Analysis, Onion Creek, Utah, Richard Gregory Ness

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Causes and Impacts of Geotechnical Problems on Bridge and Road Construction Projects, Krishna Prasad Neupane

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Occurrence and Proliferation of Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in Wastewater Treatment Plants, Majid Neyestani

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Secondary Preservice Teacher Expectations of the Principal's Role in New Teacher Induction, Matthew C. Nishimoto

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Novel Non-Blocking Approach for a Concurrent Heap, Rashmi Niyolia

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Radiation Therapy and Dosing Material Transport Methodology, Robert O'brien

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A Comparison of the Effects of Peer Networks and Peer Video Modeling on Positive Social Interactions Performed By Young Children With Developmental Disabilities, Conrad Oh-Young

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Developing Registered Nurse Competency in Diabetes Care, Elizabeth Ortiz

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Effectiveness of Commercially-Available Cosmetic Cleaners on Cosmetics and Cosmetic Brushes, Vanessa Ortiz

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An Examination of Sagebrush Rebellion Communications Using Narrative Policy Framework, Amber Overholser

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Clark County Department of Family Services, Parenting Project, Julie Owens, Natalie Grajeda, Stephanie Thelen, David L. Olivieri, and Fredric Jackson

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Delirium Education Program for Critical Care Nurses: A Mixed Methods Study, Meredith Padilla Padilla

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Canovas Canyon Rhyolites, Jemez Volcanic Field, New Mexico: Discrete Source Magmas, or a Potential Caldera Forming Magma System?, Penelope Marie Padmore

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Rhinestones in the Desert: The Rise and Fall of the Las Vegas Showgirl and the Productions That Shaped Her, Diane Marie Palm

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Using Generalizability Theory to Investigate Sources of Variance of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 with Trainees, Dorothy Rita Parriott

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Analysis of Power-Down Systems with Five States, Govind Pathak

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An Investigation of the Testing Effect on Motor Learning, Aaron Leonard Pauls

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The Relationship Between Clinical Teaching Models and Perceived Clinical Self-Efficacy and Attitude Toward Team Process, Christina H. Plemmons

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The Role of Mfd in Stationary-Phase Oxidative Damage Repair in Bacillus subtilis, Katelyn E. Porter

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Simulation of Online Bin Packing in Practice, Kalpana Rajagopal

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A Case Study on Enterprise Content Management using Agile Methodology, Rohit Raj

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Identifying Learning Acquired During Debriefing, Shelly J. Reed

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Hypoxic Stress in Athletes With Sickle Cell Trait, Samantha Elizabeth Reynolds

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Image, Narrative, & Concept of Time in Valerie Capers's Song Cycle Song of the Seasons, Lillian Channelle Roberts

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Heaven on Their Minds, Rebecca Kate Robison

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Persuasion of Online Crowdfunding Videos, Matthew Roe

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The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Divorce on Young Adult Relationships, Skyler William Roper

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Identifying Maltreated Youth at High Risk for Posttraumatic Symptom Clusters Using Nonparametric Modeling, Emma H. Ross

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Design, Fabrication and Testing of Monolithic Low-Power Passive Sigma-Delta Analog-to-Digital Converters, Angsuman Roy

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Process Development for the Fabrication of Semiconductor Devices and Circuits Using Spin-On Dopant, Richard R. Ryan

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Evaluating the Impact of a Smoking Ban in Las Vegas Casino Resorts, Emi K. Sakevich

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An Analysis of Reflective Thinking in Teacher Candidates' ePortfolios, Cristina Salinas-Grandy

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Tearing up the Tallgrass, Brett Salsbury

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Bursting the Backpacker Bubble: Exploring Backpacking Ideology, Practices, and Contradictions, Mark J. Salvaggio

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The Role of School Boards in Addressing Opportunity and Equity for English Learners in the U.S. Mountain West, Carrie Sampson

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"Nobody Can #DragMeDown": An Analysis of the One Direction Fandom's Ability to Influence and Dominate Worldwide Twitter Trends, Nicole Kelsey Santero

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Changes in Teachers' Constructivist Beliefs and Practices from Preservice to Inservice Teaching: A Mixed Methods Approach, Christina Joan Santoyo

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Evaluation of Electron Donors for Perchlorate and Nitrate Biodegradation in Contaminated Groundwater Applications, Mayra Alejandra Sarria Cortes

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Growing Together? Community, Culture, and Gardening in Downtown Las Vegas, Tyler S. Schafer

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Yiddish Diction in Singing, Carrie Suzanne Schuster-Wachsberger

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"Mother, I will": Female Subjectivity and Religious Vision in the Brontës Novels, Amanda Scott

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Leadership Competencies at Concordia University System Institutions, Samuel Joseph Seefeld

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Keep Moving: Stories, Syed Haider Shahbaz

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Laboratory Evaluation of Geogrid-Reinforced Flexible Pavements, Mohammadreza Sharbaf

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A Web-Based Solution for Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Traffic Management, Monetta Angelique Shaw

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Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and the Populist Tradition in Presidential Rhetoric, Sarah Beth Shaw

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Interrelationships among Teacher Self-Efficacy, Collective Teacher Efficacy, and Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Qingmin Shi

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Parallel Static Object Detection, Tirambad Shiwakoti

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Vision-Based Intersection Monitoring: Behavior Analysis & Safety Issues, Mohammad Shokrolah Shirazi

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The JVMCSP Runtime and Code Generator for ProcessJ in Java, Cabel Dhoj Shrestha

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A Web Based User Interface for Machine Learning Analysis of Health and Education Data, Chandani Shrestha

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Causes of Change Orders and Its Impact on Road Maintenance Contracts, Kabindra Kumar Shrestha

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Framework of Performance-Based Contracting for Chip Seal and Striping Maintenance Activities, Kishor Shrestha

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Perchlorate Bioremediation: Controlling Media Loss in Ex-Situ Fluidized Bed Reactors and In-Situ Biological Reduction by Slow-Release Electron Donor, Sichu Shrestha

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Shakespeare's Dowry: Subjectivity and Resistance in The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, and The Merchant of Venice, Homer Lee Simms

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Development and Testing of an Assessment to Measure Spatial Thinking about Enhanced Greenhouse Effect, Heather Jean Skaza

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Cultural Competence of Nurse Practitioners: Providing Care for Gay and Lesbian Clients, Paul Steven Smith

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Impedance Spectroscopy Studies of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Under Extreme Conditions, Quinlan Blaine Smith

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Forcing Cesium into Higher Oxidation States via Useful Hard X-ray Induced Chemistry at Extreme Conditions, Daniel Thomas Sneed

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Examining the Effects of Body Weight Support and Speed on Physiological Measures and Lower Leg Muscular Activity, Michael Thomas Soucy

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Ionic Electroactive Polymer Devices: Physics-Based Modeling with Experimental Investigation and Verification, Tyler Paul Stalbaum

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Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene, Ashok Em Sudhakar

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Mining Unstructured Log Messages for Security Threat Detection, Candace Suh-Lee

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The Effect of Blackboard Tools on the Community of Inquiry and Learner Satisfaction with Learning Management System-Enabled Courses, Alice Swift

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Hunger Games: The Effects of Alternate Day Fasting on Food Intake, Body Weight, and Leptin and Ghrelin in Rats, Debra Kirsty Mortel Tacad

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Analyses of Streamflow Change Patterns and Correlation of These Changes with Sea-Surface Temperature Fluctuations, Kazi Ali Tamaddun

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Evaluating the Risk to Ostomy Patients Working With Uranium Using the ICRP Biokinetic Model for the Gastrointestinal Tract, Sara Taylor

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Measurement of Neutron Activation from a High Energy Varian Linear Accelerator, Timothy Thatcher

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Pendulum Based Impact Testing of Athletic Helmets Using the NOCSAE Headform, Bradley Thorne

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The Effects of Cryopreservation on Human Dental Pulp-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Allison Elaine Tomlin

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The Effect of Moderate Consumption of Non-Nutritive Sweeteners on Glucose Tolerance and Body Composition in Rats, Ashley Power Tovar

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George Crumb’s Personal Response to the Golden Age of Social Activism: Night of the Four Moons, Black Angels, and Vox Balaenae, Yi Ling Tsai

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Impacts to Phytoplankton After The Establishment of Quagga Mussels in Lake Mead, Nevada, Warren Bruce Turkett

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An Empirical Study on The Impact of C++ Lambdas And Programmer Experience, Phillip Merlin Uesbeck

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A Natural History of Teasing: British Women Writers and the Shakespearean Courtship Narrative, 1677-~1818, Mary Vance

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Building Categories to Guide Behavior: How Humans Build and Use Auditory Category Knowledge Throughout the Lifespan, Christina M. Vanden Bosch Der Nederlanden

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Kimmo Hakola's Diamond Street and Loco: A Performance Guide, Erin Elizabeth Vander Wyst

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Enhancing the Draft Assembly with Minhash, Saju Varghese

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A Business Intelligence Framework for Network-level Traffic Safety Analyses, Naveen Kumar Veeramisti

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Student Motivation, Stressors, and Intent to Leave a Nursing PhD or DNP Program: A National Study Using Path Analysis, Delene Renee Volkert

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Thinking about those who value you based on how smart you are: Effects on effort and test anxiety, Lucie Vosicka

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The Effects of an Inclined and Declined Slope on Backward Locomotion: A Kinematic and Electromyographic Analysis of Retrowalking, Song Dan Vo

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Water Source Partitioning for Shrubland Transpiration in a Mixed Phreatophytic Plant Community, Amanda Jean Wagner

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Eight Steps to Weight Loss: Development of an Evidence-Based Collaborative Provider-Patient Workbook for Overweight or Obese Adults, Katherine Ann Wagner

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The Hopf Fibration and Encoding Torus Knots in Light Fields, John Vincent Waite

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Agentic Engagement, Teacher Support, and Classmate Relatedness— A Reciprocal Path to Student Achievement, Curt Ryan Wakefield

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Behavioral Reactions to Emotional and Physical Infidelity: An Evolutionary Perspective, Mandy Walsh Walsh

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Stay Brave My Hercules, Ernie Wang

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Consanguinity Protocols, Kinship and Incest in Literature of the Anglo-Saxon through Early Renaissance Periods, Richard J. Warren