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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Art and The Ordinary: Literary and Visual Constructs of the Mundane, Jenessa Kenway

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[Community Oriented Policing (COP) Evaluation], Kaci Kerfeld, Taylor Glaser, and James Koloskie

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Eye Repair in Xenopus Laevis, Cindy Xuan-Mai Kha

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Generalized Clusterwise Regression for Simultaneous Estimation of Optimal Pavement Clusters and Performance Models, Mukesh Khadka

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Reconsolidating: The Effect of Spatial Context and Expectations, Chris R. Kiley

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Impact of Ingredient Branding on the Hotel Brand: Spillover Effect of Branded Amenities, Eun Joo Kim

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The Nature and Extent of Instructors’ Use of Learning Analytics in Higher Education to Inform Teaching and Learning, Janet L. King

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The Effect of Oil Prices on Workforce in Selected Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Countries, Amjad Kisswani

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Analysis of the Temporal Response of Coupled Asymmetrical Zero-Power Subcritical Bare Metal Reactor Systems, Kimberly Lynn Klain

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Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Unfinished Business in Bereavement Scale, Kara Klingspon

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Surface and Interface Characterization of Solution-Processed Metal Oxides and PEDOT:PSS Using Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Lynette M. Kogler

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Comparison of Simulation Methods of Single and Multi-Bit Continuous Time Sigma Delta Modulators, Benju Koirala

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Evaluation of a Fluorescence Method for Quantifying Bioaerosol Concentrations on Air Quality Filter Samples, Rachel Kolberg

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They Knew Full Well, Matthew Johannes Kollmer

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Exercise, Learning and Emotional Health: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Translational Action, Tessa L. Koschel

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A Comparison of the Effects of Video Modeling Other and Peer-Implemented Pivotal Response Training to Video Modeling Other on Positive Social Interactions of Young Children with Developmental Disabilities, Maryssa Kucskar

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An Analysis of the Spatial, Temporal, and Functional Role of Key Proteins in the Drosophila Melanogaster Salivary Gland During Exocrine Secretion, Kathryn Lantz

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The Relationship Between Mood and Implicit Learning, Kathleen Larson

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Measurement of Anterior Translation of the Mandibular Condyle Using Ultrasonography, Brooke Laskowski, Danielle Hahn, and Christensen J. Hardy

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The “Singapore Model” in Gaming: Applications in South Korea, Young Gi Lee

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Improving Hyperspectral Subpixel Target Detection Using Hybrid Detection Space, Ruixing Li

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Understanding Progenitors of Gamma Ray Bursts with Multi-Wavelength Properties, Ye Li

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Hip Adduction: Abduction Ratio Differences Between Collegiate Male and Female Soccer Players, Addie Lucci

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Esports Enthusiasts and Gamers: Motivations, Behaviors, and Attitudes Towards Gambling, John Lukasik

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An Analysis and Band Transcription of Eric Whitacre's The River Cam, Charles Amon Maguire

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Environmental Changes across the Early Mississippian Carbon Isotope Excursion, Dev Krishna Maharjan

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Effects of Contract Procurement Factors on Performance of Transportation Projects, Ruiko Maharjan

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Using Two Simulation Tools to Teach Concepts in Introductory Astronomy: A Design-Based Research Approach, Pamela A. Maher

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Does Educational Level Influence Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Mortality Among Asians in U.S.?, Sfurti Maheshwari

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Grand Solo Op.14 & Rondo Op2. N3: The Sonority of the Classical Era, Hugo Maia Nogueira

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High Early-Age Strength Concrete for Rapid Repair, Matthew O. Maler

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Distracted Driving in Clark County, Nevada: Analysis of an Intervention on College Students, Heidi Ann Manlove

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Use of Active Video Gaming in Children with Neromotor Dysfunction: A Systematic Review, Robert Manzanares and Lisa Popescu

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The Electrochemical Deposition of Samarium and Europium Dissolved in Ionic Liquid Solvent, Bea Martinez

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How May I Impress You? A Content Analysis of Online Impression Management Tactics of YouTube Beauty Vloggers, Xiaoxiao Ma

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Neurocognitive Correlates of the Comprehensive Trail Making Test (CTMT) in Brain Injured Children, Abigail Rose Mayfield

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Sexual Desire Trajectories: Heterosexual Individuals' Perceptions of the State and Trait Characteristics of Desire, Caroline Maykut

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Acute Effects of Walking on The Deformation of Femoral Articular Cartilage, Jayson McClaren and Skyler Sudweeks

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Conflicted Provision: Exploring the Intersection of Social Support and Deception, Courtney Lane Mcdaniel

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Acute Salivary Steroid Hormone Responses During Coalitional and Dyadic Competitions in Hong Kong Juvenile Children, Timothy McHale

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Simulating Distributed Battery and Solar Array Placement for Voltage Regulation, Michael Misch

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Deployment Strategies for a Fleet of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Providing Cellular and Data Services, Nima Mohseni

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Policy Analysys and Program Evaluation: Real Talk Youth Impact Program, Carlton Monroe, Liam MacCaul, Natalie Lorenzano, and Vincentiu Anghel

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Obligations of The State: State Behavior and The Occurrence of State Success, Brendan Mark Morris

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Songs of the Cajuns: A History and Analysis of Joie de vivre: Five Impressions of Acadian-America, Wendy Kay Moss

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Iran through Time: A Visual and Content Analysis of Iranians on the Cover of Time Magazine, Kianoosh Mousavi Niaraki

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Can Questionnaires Capture Inner Experience? A Validation Study of the Nevada Inner Experience Questionnaire, Stefanie Alison Moynihan

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Latino LGBQ Young Adults' Coming-Out Experiences, Monica Munoz

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Effects of Explicit-Reflective Instruction on Preservice and Novice Teachers’ Epistemic and Conceptual Change Mediated by Reasoning, Danny Murphy

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Meshless Method for Simulation of Compressible Flow, Ebrahim Nabizadeh Shahrebabak

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The Effects of Distributed Trials on Behaviors of Students with Significant Disability, Mona Nasir-Tucktuck

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Subjective Beat Perception in Musical Rhythms in Adult Listeners, Karli M. Nave

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The Effects of Availability Heuristic Cues on Restaurant Purchase Decisions, Nadia Hanin Nazlan

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Software for Sequence Analysis of Variants in Functional Screening Libraries and Personalized Genome Files, Jacklyn Michelle Newsome

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An Examination of Differences in Division I FBS Student-Athlete Academic and Athletic Performance, Marissa Katherine Nichols

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A Rural and Urban Study of the Food Environment in Select Nevada Geographies, Joseph Nickelson

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Investigating the Use of a Structured Self-determination Curriculum with Students with Gifts and Talents, Rebecca Carolyn Norton

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Success in online credit recovery: Factors influencing student academic performance, David Nourse

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It’s Not about Brooklyn, Elee Maybelle Oak

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Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of PANI/Ni and PANI/Au/Ni Composites, Morgan Emily Pacini

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An Examination of Accuracy and Elaborations for Character Traits in a Narrative, Michael Palena

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Social Cognition in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Elyse Parke

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Advanced Applications Of Big Data Analytics, Sai Phani Krishna Parsa

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A Comparison of Outdoor Bioaerosol and Particulate Measurements in Las Vegas, Tanviben Yogeshkumar Patel

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A Potential Solution to a Poopy Problem: Bile Salt Analogs as Prophylactics Against Clostridium Difficile Infection, Jacqueline Renee Phan

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An Evaluation of the Effects of the Coach-Athlete Relationship on Athlete Mental Health, Corey Rae Phillips

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The Psychophysiological Correlates of Personality, Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Social Support, Meghan E. Pierce

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Cultural Influences upon Soviet-Era Programmatic Piano Music for Children, Maria Pisarenko

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Athlete Alcohol Use and Alcohol-Related Consequences: The Role of Drinking Motives, Michelle Pitts

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Surface Hydrologic Modeling and Analyzing Watershed Hydrologic Response to Landcover Change, Roshan Poudel

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Sparse MRI and CT Reconstruction, Ali Pouryazdanpanah Kermani

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Cli-Fi Cinema: An Epideictic Rhetoric of Blame, Chloe Louise Powell

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Miocene-Pliocene(?) Folds, Normal Faults and the Left-Lateral Buckhorn Fault with Regional Implications, Pahranagat Shear Zone, Nevada, Thomas Godfrey Price

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The Role of Social Location in Coping with Caregiving, Jacqueline Ragin

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Audits and Accountability in Non-Governmental Organizations, Kenneth J. Retzl

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Acculturation and Causes of Death Among Filipinos in the US: Focus on Cancer, Abegail Terso Reyes

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Self-Monitoring: A Behavioral Intervention for Children Attending Head Start, Samantha Riggleman

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An Analysis of Stress and Self-Efficacy Experienced by General and Special Educators, Joanne Lyn Ringer

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Phase equilibria, compressibility, and thermal analysis of bastnaesite-(La), Richard Lee Rowland

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Cost Comparison of Cement Concrete and Polymer Concrete Manholes in Sewer Systems, Sayan Sakhakarmi

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The Balance Between Privacy and Safety in Police UAV Use: The Power of Threat and Its Effect on People’s Receptivity, Mari Sakiyama

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Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies of Technetium-99m and Rhenium-188 Peptides, Vanessa Anne Sanders

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The Effects of Exhaust Vent Location on Thermal Comfort Inside the Residential Buildings Equipped With an Evaporative Cooling System, Armin Saraei

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Reaching across Land and Ocean: Daughters of Bilitis, Minorities Research Group, and Resistance Formation in the International Lesbian Network, Linsey Scriven

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Theoretical and Experimental Investigation on the Multiple Shape Memory Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuator, Qi Shen

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Novel Methods for the Time-Dependent Maxwell’s Equations and their Applications, Sidney Shields

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An Investigation of Employment and Wage Distribution in the Construction Industry by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, Binit Kumar Shrestha

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Calibration of Microscopic Traffic Flow Models Enabling Simultaneous Selection of Specific Links and Parameters, Kul Prasad Shrestha

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Deep Learning Implementation for Comparison of User Reviews and Ratings, Nishit Shrestha

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Value Co-Creation Propositions: A Self-Determination Theory of Customer Acceptance, Trust and Wellbeing, Lenna V. Shulga

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De-colonizing Language Needs: A Critical Ethnographic Study of Former and Current Teachers’ Language Dispositions and How Taking a Multicultural Education Course Mediates Those Dispositions, Ravijot Singh

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Mapping the Landscape for Archaeological Detection, Preservation, and Interpretation: A Case Study in High Resolution Location Modeling from the Blue Mountains of Northeastern Oregon, Trent Skinner

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Comparing the Differences in Access to Professional Development for General Education and Special Education Teachers and the Subsequent Impact on Instructional Practice, Lori L. Slater

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Secular Resonances during Main-Sequence and Post-Main-Sequence Planetary System Dynamics, Jeremy L. Smallwood

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Launching Conservative Resistance: A Rhetorical Criticism of the Young Americans for Freedom, Tyler John Snelling

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So It’s Not Like the Movies? An Analysis of the Links Between Popular Culture, Motivation and Expectations in First-Year College Students, Kelle Snow

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A Systematic Literature Review: Existing Hospitality & Tourism Research on Big Data, Jiaojiao Song

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The Use of Social Media Interactivity Between Nevada E-Government Agencies and The Public: An Analysis of The Role and Impact of Twitter Accounts, Jung Eun Song

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The Transformation of American Federalism, 1848-1912, Lance Sorenson

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The Effects of an Acute Bout of Exercise on Hunger Hormones in Individuals at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes, Sydney Spoon