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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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In Pursuit of Social Justice at the Postmodern Turn: Intersectional Activism through the Lens of the Ecosexual Movement, Jennifer Jean Reed

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Examination of Maskelynite through Static Recompression and Dynamic Compression, Justin James Reppart

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An Application of Conformal Mapping to the Boundary Element Method for Unconfined Steady Seepage with a Phreatic Surface, Jorge Eduardo Reyes

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The Timing of Dynamical Interactions between Planets in Exoplanetary Systems, David Robert Rice

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Laughter, Discomfort, and the Mechanics of Subversion: How Amy Schumer Uses Comedy and Performance to Change the Way We Think About Women a Thematic Analysis of Amy Schumer, Stephanie Rosauri

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Chatting Online: An Ethnographic Case Study of Educator Discourse on Social Media, Lindsay J. Russell

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Casting for Success: Building Teams for Regional Operatic Productions, Keri Rusthoi

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Application of Data-Driven and Process-Based Modeling Approaches for Water Quality Simulation in Lakes and Freshwater Reservoirs, Ali Saber Sichani

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An Evaluation of Factors Associated with the Perceptions of Diabetes in a Filipino American Sample Residing in Clark County, Nevada, Lawrence Nartatez Sagadraca

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Benchmarking Permutation Flow Shop Problem: Adaptive and Enumerative Approaches Implementations via Novel Threading Techniques, Hari Prasad Sapkota

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CFD Simulation Investigating the Effects of Groove Geometry on Heat Transfer for Internally Grooved Tubes, Richard Zaven Saroukhanoff

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A Group Development Program Based on Transformational Leadership to Improve Team Performance, Anne-Marie Schenk

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The Pleasures of Conversation: Samuel Johnson's Social Epistemology, Brandon Schneeberger

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A Community of Care: Patterns of Pathology and Trauma with a Focus on the Bioarchaeology of Care at Carrier Mills, IL (10,000 – 1000 BP), Alecia Schrenk

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Cesium Platinum Iodide Perovskite Synthesis, Development and Application in Photovoltaic Devices, Dakota Schwartz

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Development of a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Toolkit, Lauren Elaine Scott

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Factors Associated with Food Insecurity among Individuals, Aged Sixty and Older, in Clark County, NV, Lisa M. Segler

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Estimation of Stage-Area-Storage Relationships in Reservoirs and Stage-Discharge Relationships in Rivers Using Remotely Sensed Data, Sailuj Shakya

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Breaking Free from the Snake Strangling America, Kate Marjorie Shapiro

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Trends in the Rate of Inpatient Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis between 1996 and 2015, Samantha Sherwood

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Elucidating the Lasting Influence of Early Pubertal Timing on Disordered Eating Symptoms, Megan Marie Shope

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Neural Network in Hardware, Jiong Si

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Living on the Move: the Digital Nomad Mobile Phenomenon Identity and Practice, Virginia Rachele Smercina

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Ambient Temperature Dependence of Air-cooled Condenser Performance and Parameters, Alexander Darr Smith

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Assessing Factors of Physical Risk-Taking in a Novel Behavioral Measure, Edward A. Smith

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Creative Self-Efficacy: Students in General Education, with Learning Disabilities, and with Gifts and Talents, Jennifer Elaine Smith

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An Exploration of Nursing Communication Competence During the Handoff Report, Megan Elizabeth Smith

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George Gershwin's Concerto in F: A Wind Orchestra Transcription with Historical Context and Transcription Techniques, Andrew Smouse

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Pressure Driven Electronic Band Gap Engineering in Tin(IV)-O,N Compounds, Daniel Thomas Sneed

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Balys Dvarionas: A Brief History, Analysis of His Concerto For Horn and Orchestra, and the First Recording of the Concerto, Jonathan Lewis Snyder

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Emerging Adults’ Identities, Attitudes, and Orientations Concerning Consensual Non-Monogamy, Amber Kory Stephens

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Missed Opportunities: The Effect of CPS Involvement on Trafficking Victims in the Delinquency System, Kelly Rae Stout

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Generating Kernel Aware Polygons, Bibek Subedi

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Preparation and Evaluation of Uranium Alloys Based on Burnup, Andrew Jonathan Swift

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Rethinking Timestamping: Time Stamp Counter Design for Virtualized Environment, Alexander Tabatadze

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Multi-Resolution Spatio-Temporal Change Analyses of Hydro-Climatological Variables in Association with Large-Scale Oceanic-Atmospheric Climate Signals, Kazi Ali Tamaddun

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Investigation of Efficiency Loss of Distributed Solar Power Due to Soiling and Efficiency Recovery by Rainfall, Amanda Mayumi Tanaka

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The Effect of the Minimum Server Wage on Restaurant Guest Tipping Behavior and Perceptions, Jason Tang

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Assessing Simulated Transmissivity in Numerical Flow Models of Complex Hydrogeology, Afan Tarar

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Beyond Genetics: Addressing Activity in Microbial Ecology, Scott Christopher Thomas

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Motivation and Gesture in Foreign and Second Language Development: A Sociocultural Study of Chinese Learners of English, Lixian Tian

Amasamiento, Lorinda G. Toledo

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Evaluation of Titanosilicate Materials for the Sorption of Cesium and Strontium from High Level Wastes, Matheus Tolentino Lauar

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Effects of Disturbance and Restoration Treatment on Fertile Islands in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Camille Traylor

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The Affective Perceptual Model: Enhancing Communication Quality for Persons with PIMD, Jadin Tredup

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Turbulent Waters: Navigating The Maelstrom of Water Insecurity and Ethno-Environmental Conflict, Michael Wayne Trevathan

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On The Human Factors Impact of Polyglot Programming on Programmer Productivity, Phillip Merlin Uesbeck

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Optimizing Cycle Exercise Performance During Normobaric Hypoxia Exposure, Cierra Brittany Ugale

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The Parallel Security Apparatus: Examining the Cases of Baathist Iraq, Syria, and Iran, Donald Utchel

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Animal Assisted Therapy and Support Animals, What Mental Health Professionals Know and Understand, Alexandro H. Velez

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An Analysis of Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction Due to Breast Cancer in Nevada and the United States from 2008-2013, Jenna Webb

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Exploring the Utility of Mindfulness in the Elementary School Classroom, Sarah M. Wells

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Forgetting Distractors: Inhibition or Decay?, Laura Werner

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Bridging the Gap: An Introduction to Jazz Improvisation and the Application of Manipulating Composed Content for Classical Percussionists, James Douglas Whiting

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Correlation Between Pluripotent Stem Cell Markers and microRNA Expression in Dental Pulp Stem Cells, Mark Whiting

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The Effects of Injury on Running Status and Gait Biomechanics, Kristyne Wiegand

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Forget Me Not & Other Stories, Zach Wilson

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Changes in Hippocampal-Anterior Cingulate Cortex Interactions During Remote Memory Recall, Ryan A. Wirt

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The Effects of Emotional Versus Rational Message Framing on Brand Attachment and Brand Loyalty, Elisa Woinowsky

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Chromium(VI) and Oxyanion Remediation Of Vadose Zone Soils With Zero Valent Iron (ZVI) and Biological Reduction, Nicolas Kim Wong

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Impact of Clinician Experience and Positive Language on Subject Expectation of Cervical Spine Manipulation Effects, Joshua Wood, Jonah Mawae, and Stephen Elmer

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Leadership Development in Nursing: Planning from the Bedside to the Executive Suite, Janet C. Wright

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High-Speed Radhard Mega-Pixel CIS Camera for High-Energy Physics, Wenlan Wu

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Tree to Grass Water Use Ratios; Assessing Turfgrass’ High Water Use in the Urban Landscape, Tamara Wynne

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Beyond Suffrage: Intermarriage, Land, and Meanings of Citizenship and Marital Naturalization/Expatriation in the United States, Shiori Yamamoto

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Transition Perceptions of High School Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Their Teachers, Kristopher Hawk Yeager

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The Perplexing Paradox of Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile Infection (CDI) - Analysis of Anti-Germinants As Part of CDI Prophylaxis, Christopher Yip

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The Ruins of Doves, Mariah Tahera Yusofzei

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Empire and Other Stories from the Black Rock, Alex Zenz

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Informal Interactions: A Mini-Ethnographic Case Study of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Katelyn Jessie Zirkus

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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A Case Study: Number Apps In Preschool, Amy Beth Adkins

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Effect of Exercise and Hypoxia on Plasma Telomerase, Charli D. Aguilar

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Shakespeare's Hamlet as a Pilgrimage of the Soul, Joyce Ahn

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Utilizing Teacher Response to Help Students Meet and Transfer First-Year Composition Course Objectives, Clyde Aidoo

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Neuromuscular Adaptations Following Slope Walking in Individuals Post-Stroke, Eric Akoopie, Brooke Conway Kleven, and Trisha Koch

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Immediate Effects of Cervical Spine Thrust Joint Manipulation on Gait Parameters in Individuals with Neck Pain, Marc Anthony D. Albano, Emily Blok, Beau Gronert, and Ryan Masuda

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Discovering the Self That Teaches: Multimedia Reflective Journaling and the Education Stories of Beginning Preservice Teachers, Meredith Paula Allard

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Examining the Influence of Executive Resources and Mathematical Abilities on Framing Biases, Gabriel Allred

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Static and Dynamic Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment of Potable Reuse Paradigms, Erfaneh Amoueyan

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& One Night the World Will Have Changed, Hanna Andrews

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The Effect of Instructors Training on Technology Adoption, Course Design, and Student Experiences: A Multiple Case Study of Training Based on TPACK or Quality Matters, Yvette Aqui

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Before and After Her Body, Shannon Austin

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Personality Patterns of Students Who Make a Threat of Targeted School Violence, Tawnya Michelle Ayim

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N-Nitrosodimethylamine Formation and Mitigation in Potable Reuse Treatment Trains Employing Ozone nd Biofiltration, Fernanda Bacaro

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The Influence of Opponent Strategy and Psychopathic Traits on Point Gains and Cooperation in the Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma, Mary Baggio

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Efficient and Practical Composition of Lock-Free Data Structures, Neha Bajracharya

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Holocene Climate Evolution of Continental Western Eurasia Constrained By Stable-Isotope and Cation Geochemistry of U-Th-Dated Speleothems and Meteogenic Travertine, Jonathan Lloyd Baker

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The Effect of Standardized Photodocumentation on Coding of Pressure Injuries, Brandon Bales, Alex Preciado, and Angela Sandoval

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An Examination of Perceived Leadership Behaviors and Employee Engagement in the US Federal Government: An Exploratory Study, Jason Barker

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Biomechanical Analysis of Jumping: The Influence of External Load and Countermovement Depth on Deceleration Strategies and Performance, Leland Adam Barker

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Implementing Dietary and Physical Activity Guidelines in a College Health Center, Terry Lynn Bartmus

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Contesting and Constructing Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Women's Roller Derby, Suzanne Becker

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A Phenomenological Study on the Professional Development of African American Male Administrators at Predominately White Post-~Secondary Institutions, Arnold Shmorn Bell

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Separation of Neighboring Trivalent Lanthanides for Neutron Capture Cross Section Measurements, Balazs Jozsef Bene

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Reliability and Validity of using a Mobile Application to Asses Knee Valgus in Healthy and Post-Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Participants, Brenda Benson Deaver and Tyrel Nelson

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Examining Environmental Hazards in Rental Homes and Habitability Laws in Clark County, Nevada, Jorge Luis Bertran

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Bi-Directional Testing for Change Point Detection in Poisson Processes, Moinak Bhaduri

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The Combined Effect of Photovoltaic and Electric Vehicle Penetration on Conservation Voltage Reduction in Distribution System, Narayan Bhusal

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Factors that Impact Direct Democracy and Voter Turnout: Evidence from a National Study on American Counties, Michael Joseph Biesiada

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The Impact of Waters of Low Quality on Soiling Removal from Photovoltaic Panels, Alisson Luiz Boeing