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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Association of Genetic Factors with Chronic Kidney Disease in US Young Adults, Sabra Stanford

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Cooling Down Crime Hot Spots: Impact of Saturation Patrol on Crime Hot Spots in Las Vegas, Nevada, Rachel Ware Stephensen

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Proposing a Manager Profile that is Predictive of Employee Job-Embeddedness, Satisfaction, and Engagement, Lauren Stephens

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Attitudes, Attachment Styles, and Gender: Implications on Perceptions of Infidelity, Christian M. Stewart

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Maintaining Nurses' Currency in Informatics, Jennifer Alaine Strawn

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Average Cayley Genus for Groups with Two Generators of Order Greater Than Two, Dawn Sturgeon

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Lock-free Self-adjusting Binary Search Tree, Sachiko Sueki

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Characterization of Dust on Solar Devices in Southern Nevada, Jason Sylva

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Dynamic Risk Analysis of Construction Delays Using Fuzzy-Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Mohammadsoroush Tafazzoli

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Crossover Trumpet Performance: Jazz Style and Technique for Classical Trumpeters, Kevin Christopher Tague

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High Utility Itemsets Identification in Big Data, Ashish Tamrakar

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Prediction of Cardiorespiratory Fitness from Maximal Anaerobic Capacity, Elizabeth Ann Tanner

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Violence in the Canyons: The Human Cost of Raiding and Warfare in Northeastern Arizona (AD 300-~1300), Caryn Elizabeth Tegtmeyer

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"The Destruction of a Legacy": Agenda Setting and the Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Allegations, Larissa Teran

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Using Mobile Technology to Increase the Math Achievement and Engagement of Students with Disabilities, Dominique Marie Tetzlaff

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Implementation and Analysis of Communication Protocols in Internet of Things, Priyanka Thota

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Psychometric Testing of the Malaria Critical Thinking Test, Tally Rae Tinjum

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Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Capacitive Sensor Using Delta-Sigma Modulation, Charikleia Tsagkari

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President Barack Obama Responds to Gun Violence: A Rhetoric of Transformation., Gabriela Tscholl

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Succession Planning for Nursing Leaders in a College of Nursing, Cheryl Ann Tucker

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Case Studies of Teach for America Teachers’ Teacher Identity Development in Relation to English Language Learners, Refika Turgut

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Strange Wedding, Ariana Nicole Turiansky

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Of Sharks and Spaceships: The Role of the Tuba in John Williams's Film Scores for Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Stephen Davis Turner

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International Responses to Human Trafficking: A Comparative Secondary Data Analysis of National Characteristics, Olivia Germaine Tuttle

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The Development and Testing of Potential Music Piracy Warnings, Joanne Ullman

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Associations among Benevolent Sexism, Relationship-Contingent Self-Esteem, and Relationship Maintenance Strategies in Heterosexual Women, Carrie Underwood

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An Elemental Highway: Investigation of a High Nickel Anomaly in Olivine from the Island of Niihau, Hawaii, Alexander James Valentine

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The Relationship between Roles and Responsibilities of Co-teachers and Co-teacher Self-efficacy, Janet Van Heck

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Understanding Stress Reactivity in Schizophrenia, Mary Vertinski

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Focus On Success: An Explanatory Embedded Multiple-Case Study On How Youth Successfully Navigate Workforce Development Programs In Southern Nevada, Ricardo Villalobos

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Setting the Childless Free: An Ethnographic Study of the Practice of the Childfree Identity, Shelly Volsche

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Emerging Infectious Disease and the Imperiled Relict Leopard Frog, Anthony Wayne Waddle

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The Relationship between African- American Male Education and Employment Opportunities Through the Lenses of Critical Race Theory and Stereotype Threat in the Historical Context of the 1965 Moynihan Report, Robert Paul Walker

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Race, Resilience, and Resistance: A Culturally Relevant Examination of How Black Women School Leaders Advance Racial Equity and Social Justice in U.S. Schools, Tonya Evette Walls

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Analog and Mixed Signal Verification using Satisfiability Solver on Discretized Models, Nikita Ramesh Wanjale

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The Formation and Dynamics of Clouds in the Environment of Active Galactic Nuclei, Timothy Waters

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Probing Broad Line Regions of Active Galactic Nuclei, Champika Sandamali Weerasooriya

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Pure Strategies and Equity Optimization for Multi-Draw Video Poker, D. Williams

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Preview-View-Review: Increasing Academic Access for Students with Intellectual Disabilities who are English Learners, Dolores Marie Williamson

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Are you grieving girl, Leia Penina Wilson

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Is There a Link Between Fantasy Sports Players and Sports Bettors?, Wayman Wittman

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Dietary Intake and Energy Expenditure of Pararescuemen During Routine Training, Andrea Woita

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Improved Partial Charge Models in Siliceous Zeolites for the Simulation of Adsorption and Identification of Catalytic Sites, Jarod J. Wolffis

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Broadcast News Directors' Perceptions of Race: A Survey of Psychological and Sociological Measures, Amaya Nichele Worthem

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Spectroscopic Signatures of Uranium Speciation for Forensics, Nicholas Wozniak

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Examining the High-End Gaming Segment: Toward a Shift in Market Focus, Jiaqi Wu

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Vertical Transfer and Baccalaureate Completion for Adult Community College Students: Milestones and Momentum Points That Matter, Laura Yavitz

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Neural Processes Underlying Auditory Context Effects, Breanne Yerkes

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Understanding Transitions of Trust across Different Business Contexts: An Exploratory Sequential Mixed Methods Study, Sungsik Yoon

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"Less than a Relationship:" Transitions into an Impactful Romantic Relationship, Yuliya Yurashevich

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Improving Pattern Recognition and Neural Network Algorithms With Applications to Solar Panel Energy Optimization, Ernesto Zamora Ramos

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Development and Validation of a Brief Assessment of Social Cognitive Abilities, Ryanna Zenisek

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Hands, and Numbers, and Dots Oh My! Examining the Effect of Nearby-hands on Counting and Subitizing, Gabriel Allred

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A Multiple Case Study Analysis of Mentor-Mentee Perception of the Effectiveness of Self-Disclosure in the Field Experience, Khaled Ismail Alnajjar

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From Belief to Action: Omani EFL Teachers’ Self-Efficacy in Relation to their Teaching of English as a Foreign Language, Abdullah Khamis Al-Shukri

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High-Pressure Properties of Several Narrow Bandgap Semiconductors from First-Principles Calculations, Andrew Michael Alvarado

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A Performance Analysis of Dorothy Rudd Moore's Sonnets on Love, Rosebuds, and Death, Cordelia Elizabeth Anderson

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Implementation of the Obesity Prevention and Management (OPM) Guideline to Increase Recognition and Treatment of Childhood Overweight and Obesity in an Urgent Care Setting, Krystle Denise Apodaca

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Vulnerability Analysis and Security Framework for Zigbee Communication in IOT, Charbel Azzi

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Interpreting Schubert Lieder through Transcription: Four Composers’ Techniques in Solo Piano Transcriptions of Lieder from Die schöne Müllerin, Spencer Baker

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Family, Housing, and the Political Geography of Gay Liberation in Los Angeles County, 1960-1986, Ian M. Baldwin

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Impact of Universal Social-Emotional and Behavioral Screening Among Middle School Students: A Multistage Approach to Identification, Kristen M. Ballinger

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Sulfate Resistance of Nanosilica Contained Portland Cement Mortars, Iani Batilov Batilov

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Understanding Contingent Faculty: A Quantitative Study of Engagement, Satisfaction, Commitment, and Mentoring Needs, Heidi Batiste

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The National Diabetes Prevention Program an intervention for Diabetes Risk Reduction, Kavita Batra

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Judicial Differences in Protective Orders Issuance Rates: An Examination of Courtroom Actors, Case Aspects, and Individual Characteristics, Elena Alexandra Bejinariu

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The Radionuclide Concentration In Dust Collected At The Nellis Dunes Recreational Area, Mathew John Bensen

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Seers In Greensand, Michael Lawrence Berger

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Characterizing the Earliest Stages of Partial Melting: A Study of the Pyrometamorphic Aureole of Miocene Mt. Perkins Pluton, Northwest Arizona, Mathew Beshears

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Viktor Kosenko's Piano Cycle Eleven Etudes in the Form of Old Dances, Ekaterina Bessmeltseva

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A Case Study Analysis of Career and Technical Instructors' Development of Multicultural Self-Awareness through a Transformative Learning Experience, Cynthia Bezard

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Effects of Simple Postural Instructions on Running Form Modification in Recreational Runners – Preliminary Findings, Elizabeth Billington, Scott Devries, and Kenshin Scoggin

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Homeland, Homestead, and Haven: The Changing Perspectives of Zion National Park, 1700-1930, Sara Black

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Removal of High and Low Levels of Ammonium from Industrial Wastewaters, Gregory Bock

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The Effects of Source and Content on Types of Social Influence in Online Traveler Reviews, Laura A. Book

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On the Scattering of an Acoustic Plane Wave by a Soft Prolate Spheroid, Joseph Michael Borromeo

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A Case for Chiral Contributions to Nondipole Effects in Photoionization Using Linearly Polarized Soft X-rays, Kyle Patrick Bowen

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The Edge of Mercury, Aurora Brackett

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Water Harvesting Methods and the Built Environment: The Role of Architecture in Providing Water Security, Adam Joseph Bradshaw

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The People's College? An Examination of Who Governs Community Colleges at the Local Level, Katheryn Christine Brekken

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Standardization of Military Rapid Response Teams, Kristine Patricia Broger

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The Iterative Nature of Descriptive Experience Sampling: Do Interviewees Build Skills across Sampling Days?, Vincent Peter Brouwers

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Corporatized Higher Education: A Quantitative Study Examining Faculty Motivation Using Self-Determination Theory, Aaron Dale Brown

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Nursing Students’ Nonacademic Barriers to Success on High Stakes Exams, Jennifer Bussen Bussen

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Intra-Ethnic Diversity in Ischemic Heart Disease and Stroke Mortality among Hispanics in the United States, Karen Elizabeth Callahan

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Commingled Tombs and ArcGIS: Analyzing the Mortuary Context and Taphonomy at Bronze Age Tell Abraq, Maryann Calleja

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Food Rescue Program Evaluation Three Square Food Bank, Anna Caputo, Rich Easter, Rosa Rosas, and Mark Sakurada

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Working as Civic and Patriotic Duty for Consumption: A Critical Discourse Analysis of American Presidential Inaugural Speeches Since World War II, Michelle Leigh Casey

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The "World's Greatest Deliberative Body" and the Decision to Invade: The Rhetoric of Senatorial Debate on S.J.Res. 46, Henry Russell Castillo

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An Annotated Bibliography of Beginning and Intermediate Solo Bassoon Literature, Kim Kehau Chai

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Analyzing the Relationship Between Job Demands, Job Resources, and Personal Resources on Employee Engagement and Exhaustion of Juvenile Probation/Parole Officers, Danilo Estuardo Chavarria

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Influences of Body Composition, Multimorbidity and Polypharmacy on Physical Mobility of Older Adults, Chieh Chen, Linna Sestini, and Rachel Wilde

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Nanomaterials for Solar Distillation Technology, Jack Warren Stoddard Cheney

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A Distributed Processing Platform With Reconfigurable Autonomous Nodes, Grzegorz Chmaj

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Implementation and Performance Evaluation of Acoustic Denoising Algorithms for UAV, Ahmed Sony Kamal Chowdhury

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“The Ground You Walk on Belongs to My People": Lakota Community Building, Activism, and Red Power in Western Nebraska, 1917-2000, David Christensen

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The Development of Sexual Attitudes in the Family of Origin and Sexual Satisfaction Later in Life, Bryant Christlieb

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The Experience of Teaching Online Secondary Science, Cynthia Ann Clark

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Use of a Mobile Application to Increase Patient Compliance to a Prescribed Home Exercise Program and Improve Outcomes, Ellie Cobb, Jed Hurst, and Ethan Konshuk

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Andre Jolivet's Fusion: Magical Music, Conventional Lyricism, and Japanese Influences Network to Create Concerto Pour Flute et Piano and Sonate Pour Flute et Piano, Kelly A. Collier