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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Decoding Meaning in Athenian Vase-Painting of the Archaic and Classical Periods: A Study of Expressions of Communication and Targeted Audiences
Danielle Smotherman Bennett
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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Toward A More Comprehensive Model of Economic Vulnerability, Family Stress, and Children’s Social-Emotional Competence
Margo Campbell
Social Work and Social Research

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Exploring Highly Excited, Long-Range States of H2 Near the Third Dissociation Limit
Alexander Michael Chartrand
Physics

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Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) as an Adjunctive Treatment for Eating Disorders: Exploration of AAT through the lens of Attachment and Affect Regulation
Patricia Flaherty Fischette
Social Work and Social Research

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Making It Work: Small-Town System Building in Homelessness Service
Jennifer M. Frank
Social Work and Social Research

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Shortage of Foster Parents: An Exploratory Study of the Attrition of Prospective Foster Parents During the Licensing Process
Laurie Friedman
Social Work and Social Research

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The Therapeutic Alliance and Psychotherapy Outcomes for Young Adults Aged 18 to 34: A Systematic Review
Stacy Green
Social Work and Social Research

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The Latin Controversial Dialogues of Late Antiquity
Charlie N. Kuper
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

A Product Structure on Generating Family Cohomology for Legendrian Submanifolds
Ziva Myer
Mathematics

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Representations of Human and Satyr Children Through Stages of Childhood Development in Athenian Art of the Sixth to the Fourth Century B.C.E. An Iconographical and Contextual Approach.
Hollister Nolan Pritchett
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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Explicit Formula for the Mean Square of Dirichlet L-Functions to Prime Power Moduli
Frank Romascavage III
Mathematics

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Understanding Language Gain in the Overseas Immersion Context: Multi-Modal Assessment of Young Adult Learners of Arabic, Chinese, and Russian
Jane R. Shaw
Russian

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Recontextualizing Military Structures along the Stanegate and Hadrian’s Wall Utilizing Aerial Photography and GIS Mapping
Sara Sieteski
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

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Bride of Hades to Bride of Christ: The Virgin and the Otherworldly Bridegroom in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome
Abbe Lind Walker
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Slice implies mutant ribbon for odd 5-stranded pretzel knots
Kathryn Bryant
Mathematics

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The Effect of Exposure to Aversive Stimuli on Activity Based Anorexia
Anne Castley Burdzy
Psychology

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Emotion Recognition and Aging
Devon S. Dautrich
Psychology

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Age Comparison of Valence Effects Across Cognitive Domains: Support for Stability?
Lindsey A. Dever
Psychology

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Saving the Poor: A Discourse Analysis of Asset-Building as an Anti-Poverty Strategy
Guy Feldman
Social Work and Social Research

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Saving the Poor: A Discourse Analysis of Asset-Building as an Anti-Poverty Strategy
Guy Feldman
Social Work and Social Research

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The Experiences of Emerging Adult Siblings of People with Schizophrenia: An Exploratory Qualitative Study
Jillian Graves
Social Work and Social Research

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Patterns and Predictors of Behavioral Change Among Children Enrolled in an Intensive School-Based Mental Health Program
Karen M. Grundy
Psychology

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Neighborhood Violence Perceptions and TANF Receipt
Rachel S. Kirzner
Social Work and Social Research

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Health Care Utilization among Bhutanese Refugees in Philadelphia: Exploring Vulnerabilities, Access, and Needs
Jessica Euna Lee
Social Work and Social Research

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The Relationship between Attachment and Grit
Toni Mandelbaum
Social Work and Social Research

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The Relationship between Attachment and Grit
Toni Mandelbaum
Social Work and Social Research

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Changing Perspectives: Can a Short-Term Intervention Promote Relationship Satisfaction?
Mary McManaman
Psychology

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Parent-Adolescent Cross-Informant Agreement: Findings from Two Clinical Samples
Jillian L. Neill
Psychology

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Whose gender? Whose identity? Trans medicine, psychiatry, and the symbolic order
Michael Pfeiffer
Social Work and Social Research

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Religion of the Roadways: Roadside Sacred Spaces in Attica
Johanna Best
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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The Ara Pacis Augustae and the Ancient Understanding of Grafting
Clay M. Cofer
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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The Portrait Potential Gender, Identity, and Devotion in Manuscript Owner Portraits, 1230–1320
Maeve Doyle
History of Art

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Egon Schiele’s Double Self Portraiture
Lori Anne Felton
History of Art

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Nonexistence of Solutions to Certain Families of Diophantine Equations
Eva G. Goedhart
Mathematics

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Growth in Math Skills and Response to Math Intervention in Kindergarten
Hannah R. Hebin
Psychology

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The Santo Sepulcro in Torres del Río (Navarra): Historiography, National Identity and a Reconsideration of “Mozárabic” and “Mudéjar” Architecture
Robin Haedong Kim
History of Art

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Copper Metallurgy in Cilicia and the Amuq in the Second Millennium BC: Insights into Aspects of Bronze Age Technology and Trade
Emre Kuruçayırlı
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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Cangianti and Shot Silk: Material Influence on Artistic Practice in Central Italian Painting from 1300 to 1550
Melissa Jane Meier
History of Art

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The Influence of Comorbid Trauma Symptomatology on the Treatment of Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder with Exposure and Response Prevention
Beth L. Mugno
Psychology

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Culture-in-Action: A Membership Categorization Analysis of Doctor-Patient Interactions in New Zealand General Practice
Justine Polster
Social Work and Social Research

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Culture-in-Action: A Membership Categorization Analysis of Doctor-Patient Interactions in New Zealand General Practice.
Justine Polster
Social Work and Social Research

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Exploring Pteridine Chemistry in Two Bioinorganic Systems
Benjamin R. Williams
Chemistry

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Theory of Mind and Metamemory in Old Age
Alyssa Caroline Bressler
Psychology

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Mindfulness and Cognition in Older Adults
Rebecca Bubb
Psychology

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Enantioselective Conjugate Additions to a Hindered Cyclohexenone System
Sarah Burke
Chemistry

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Resonant Dipole-Dipole Energy Transfer Dynamics in a Frozen Rydberg Gas
Donald P. Fahey
Physics

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An investigation of the redox properties and application of Ru (II) and Ir (III) complexes containing multiple metal c enters
Ryan J. Fealy
Chemistry

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Cinema at the Crossroads: Bruce Conner’s Atomic Sublime, 1958 - 2008
Johanna Gosse
History of Art

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The Archaeology of Hittite Imperialism and Ceramic Production in Late Bronze Age IIA Tarsus-Gözlükule, Turkey
Steven Karacic
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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Individual differences in frequency and type of gesture production: Relationship to personal characteristics
Kristin Kopple
Psychology

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Reading Achievement in High - Stak es Testing: Patterns and Predictability Across Time
Karen E. Landman
Psychology

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Predicting and Tracking Mathematics Growth Using High - Stakes Test Scores: An Examination of Latent Growth and Latent Class Models
Thomas C. Mack
Psychology

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Evidence-based Practice: An Exploration of Meaning Making Among Leaders of Community Coalitions
Gail Manza
Social Work and Social Research

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Roman Nostalgia Exemplarity and Romanitas in Late Republican and Imperial Literature
Eleanor V. Mulhern
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

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Intention Discrimination and Attribution
Suzanne Mischell Nangle
Psychology

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Work experience, coherence, and well - being: an examination of coherence and later work measures
Amy M. Paris
Psychology

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Analyzing Well-being in Late Life: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
Sarah E. Scheckter
Psychology

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Kaluza-Klein Reduction of Pure Gravity and its Implications for K3 Surface Compactifications
Elliott Tammaro
Physics

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"Prospering in the Trees": The Meaning of Privacy for Incarcerated Women
Barb Toews
Social Work and Social Research

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Mapping the Internalization of Parts of Speech in the Spoken Interlanguage of Adult American Learners of Russian from Level 1 to Level 3
Irina K. Walsh
Russian

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A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis of Psychosocial Interventions for Adults who were Sexually Abused as Children
Jessica Schaffner Wilen
Social Work and Social Research

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Valued Copies: Devotional Practice and Painting Workshop Production in the Burgundian Netherlands
Angélique R. Wille
History of Art

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Design and Synthesis of Hydroxylamine Derivatives as Indoleamine - 2,3 - Dioxygenase Inhibitors
Maria Winters
Chemistry

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Synthesis of a Family of Polyether-Substituted Phenacenes
Alyssa Bohen
Chemistry

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Lapithos: the Upper Geometric Cemetery
Stella Diakou
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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How to Ask for a Favor: An Exploration of Speech Act Pragmatics in Heritage Russian
Irina Yevgenievna Dubinina
Russian

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Resonant Space, Sonorous Time: The Varieties of Acoustic Phenomena in the Art of Christian Marclay
Matthew C. Féliz
History of Art

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Dark Matter Detection with the Dark Matter Time Projection Chamber Collaboration
Vincent C. Gregoric
Physics

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A Colony Within: Art and Identity in London’s East End since World War II
Amy E. Haavik-MacKinnon
History of Art

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Credulous Spectatorship from Zeuxis to Barthes
Carrie Robbins
History of Art

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Why Be Mindful?: A Profile Approach to Understanding the Role of Motivation in Emotion Regulation
Joanna Scott
Psychology

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Female Friendship in Greco-Roman Antiquity
Jessica M. Sisk
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies

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Young Children’s Perceptions of Morally Relevant Behavior in Adults and Children
Sarah Ashley Teague Duda
Psychology

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Temperament in Infants at Heightened Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Breanna M. Winder
Psychology

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To Educate a Nation: A Case Study on Adult Literacy & Women in Ghana
Kyra Turner Zogbekor
Social Work and Social Research

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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World Image after World Empire: The Ptolemaic Cosmos in the Early Middle Ages, ca. 700-900
Benjamin W. Anderson
History of Art

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Explicit Grammar Instruction and the Acquisition of Second Language Verbal Morphology: A Framework for Generalized Learning in Second Language Acquisition
Mark W. Baugher
Russian

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Staging the Post-conflict City: Tourism, Urban Change, and Symbolic Contestation in Belfast, Northern Ireland
Emily Bereskin
History of Art

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Investigating Syntactic and Lexical Complexity, Accuracy, and Fluency in the Writing of Heritage Speakers of Russian
Evgeny Dengub
Russian

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The Development of Pragmatic Competence and Perception of Requests by American Learners of the Russian Language
Valentina N. Amelkina Dunn
Russian

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Malevich’s Post-Suprematist Paintings and the Construction of History
Marie E. Gasper-Hulvat
History of Art

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Futurist Aeropainting: Extended Women and the Kingdom of the Machine
Jennifer Griffiths
History of Art

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A Walk through the Past: Toward the Study of Archaeological Museums in Italy, Greece, and Israel
Andrea Guzzetti
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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The Mechanics of Regaining Balance in Pirouettes
Melanie B. Lott
Physics

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The Effect of Mindfulness on Racial Stereotype Activation and Application
Carmelinda Mann
Psychology

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Circle-Valued Generating Family Invariants
Christopher Micklewright
Mathematics

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Notions of Universality and Difference: Nineteenth-Century Mexican Costumbrismo
Mey-Yen Moriuchi
History of Art

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The Speech Act of Complaint in English and in Russian and its Emergence in the Pragmatic Competence of Adult American Learners of Russian
Beata Moskala-Gallaher
Russian

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Household Shrines and Cults in Roman Achaia: A New Approach to Examining Cultural Change under the Roman Empire
Catherine W. Person
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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Paul Gauguin’s Self-Portraiture and the Concept of Androgyny
Irina Stotland
History of Art

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On the Surface of a Thessalian City: The Urban Survey of Kastro Kallithea, Greece
Laura E. Surtees
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Middle and Late Bronze Age Metal Tools from the Aegean, Eastern Mediterranean, and Anatolia: Implications for Cultural/Regional Interaction and Craftmanship
Nicholas G. Blackwell
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology

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Frank Stella, Anne Truitt, Robert Ryman, and Abstraction in the Sixties
Rebecca L. Dubay
History of Art

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The DSM and Social Work: Twenty Years after Kutchins and Kirk
Kristine Hitchens
Social Work and Social Research

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The Relationships Among Styles of Mindfulness Engagement, Components of Emotion Regulation, and Heart Rate Variability
Heejin Kim
Psychology

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Dyadic Emotion Processes in the Prediction of Intimate Partner Violence
Sarah E. Marvin
Psychology

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Specific Objects: Lee Bontecou’s Steel and Canvas Reliefs, 1959-1964
Lesley E. Shipley
History of Art

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Acculturation and Relational Family Values in Korean Immigrants
Soo Hyun Sung
Psychology

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Understanding the Factors That Have Contributed to the Maintenance of a Jamaican Identity despite Assimilation Pressures Faced by Jamaican Immigrants Living in the United States of America
Juliet Campbell-Farrell
Social Work and Social Research

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The Low Down on the Down Low: An Investigation into the Discordance between Sexual Identity and Sexual Behavior
Thomas P. Duffin
Social Work and Social Research