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Theses from 2020

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Seeing Like a State Cultural Agency: Creative Place-Making Transcripts of Local and State Actors, Jennifer Abrams, Sociology

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Analysis of Protein Phosphatase 1 Regulatory Subunit 35 (Ppp1r35) Knockout Mouse Embryos, Danielle Archambault, Animal Science

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Food-Based Businesses and the Creative Class in New England's Post-Industrial Cities, Francesca Cigliano, Regional Planning

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Predictors of Cognitive Decline in a Multi-Ethnic Sample of Midlife Women: A Longitudinal Study, Jasmine Dixon, Psychology

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Early Neural and Environmental Predictors of Later Emotion Dysregulation in Children with and without ADHD Symptoms, Shannon Gair, Psychology

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Shopping for Vibrators with my Abuela… #Space #Representation and #Latinidad in @JanetheVirgin, Maria Guarino, Hispanic Literatures & Linguistics

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COMPRESSIVE PARAMETER ESTIMATION VIA APPROXIMATE MESSAGE PASSING, Shermin Hamzehei, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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UTILIZATION OF EMULSION CHEMISTRIES FOR DELIVERY AND ANTIVIRAL APPLICATION OF CARVACROL, Hao-yuan Hsu, Food Science

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Threshold Processes and Stream Temperature Distribution in a Small New England Headwater Stream Catchment., mitchell isaacson, Geosciences

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QUANTIFICATION OF THERMAL BRIDGING EFFECTS IN COLD-FORMED STEEL WALL ASSEMBLIES, Divyansh Kapoor, Civil Engineering

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A Translation of Dominik Nagl’s Grenzfälle with an Introductory Analysis of the Translation Process, Joseph Keady, Comparative Literature

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DEVELOPMENT OF MOLECULAR DETECTION SYSTEM FOR SDHI FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE AND FIELD ASSESSMENT OF SDHI FUNGICIDES ON SCLEROTINIA HOMOEOCARPA POPULATION INOCULATED WITH SDHI-RESISTANT ISOLATES, Jaemin Lee, Plant & Soil Sciences

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From the Antiworld to the "Other World:" A Translation and Critical Analysis of Kurahashi Yumiko's "The Passage of Dreams", Emily F. Levine, Japanese

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Improving Growth and Survival of Cultured Yellow Lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) for Restoring Populations, Virginia Martell, Environmental Conservation

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Seeing through the Ottawan Overprint, Adirondack Mtns., NY: Integrating Microstructural Analysis, Geothermobarometry, and in-situ Monazite Petrochronology, Justin Mistikawy, Geosciences

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The Effect of Gap Spacing Between Solar Panel Clusters on Crop Biomass Yields, Nutrients, and the Microenvironment in a Dual-Use Agrivoltaic System, Kristen Oleskewicz, Plant & Soil Sciences

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CROSSTALK BASED SIDE CHANNEL ATTACKS IN FPGAs, Chethan Ramesh, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Accelerating RSA Public Key Cryptography via Hardware Acceleration, Pavithra Ramesh, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Reproductive Journeys: Indo-Caribbean Women Challenging Gendered Norms, Tannuja Rozario, Sociology

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Perfective Marker Dao in the Nanjiang Dialect, Kun Yue, Chinese

Theses from 2019

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ADVANCED VIRTUAL REALITY HEADSET BASED TRAINING TO IMPROVE YOUNG DRIVERS’ LATENT HAZARD ANTICIPATION ABILITY, Ravi Agrawal, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY: FOR REFUGEES, Raghad Alrashidi, Architecture

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An Empirical Analysis of Network Traffic: Device Profiling and Classification, Mythili Vishalini Anbazhagan, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Playing by the Rules: A Look into the Relationship between Regime Type and War Crimes, Kelsey Anderson, Political Science

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Hydrologic Structure and Function of Vernal Pools in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, Charlotte Axthelm, Environmental Conservation

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Job Mobility, Gender Composition, and Wage Growth, Youngjoon Bae, Sociology

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Live to Play: Musical Labor, Branding, and the Percussive Marketplace, Alexander S. Beltran, Music

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Influence Of Shipping Container Upon Temperature, Relative Humidity, And Bacterial Growth On Broccoli, Nicholas Berus, Food Science

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Stigma in Class: Mental Illness, Social Status, and Tokenism in Elite College Culture, Katie R. Billings, Sociology

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Ecological and Economic Implications of Establishing Quercus spp. in the Urban Environment, Tierney Bocsi, Environmental Conservation

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From Archaic To contemporary : Energy Efficient Adaptive Reuse of Historic Building, Nisha Borgohain, Architecture

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Computational Fluid Dynamics Models of Electromagnetic Levitation Experiments in Reduced Gravity, Gwendolyn Bracker, Mechanical Engineering

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Studies on the Interaction and Organization of Bacterial Proteins on Membranes, Mariana Brena, Molecular & Cellular Biology

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Visual Attention in Jumping Spiders, Margaret Bruce, Biology

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Heritage Sites, Leah Burke, Art

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Pre-Travel Training And Real-Time Guidance System For People With Disabilities In Indoor Environments, Binru Cao, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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IMAGINING A HOME FOR US: REPRESENTATIONS OF QUEER FAMILIES IN CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE LITERATURE, Patrick Carland, Japanese

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Sex, Motivation, and Reversal Learning in the Common Marmoset (Callithrix jacchus), Alyssa Carlotto, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Energy Efficiency of Computation in All-spin Logic: Projections and Fundamental Limits, Zongya Chen, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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We Bring Our Lares with Us, Kristy Childress, Art

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Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Management Effectiveness and Plant Community Response, Erin Coates-Connor, Environmental Conservation

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Optical Meets Mechanical: Use of Luminescence Spectroscopy To Assess Ageing in Biodegradable Films, Louis Colaruotolo, Food Science

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Spatial and Temporal Mapping of Distributed Precipitation, Surface and Groundwater Stable Isotopes Enables Insights into Hydrologic Processes Operating at a Catchment Scale, Alison Cole, Geosciences

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SEX SPECIFIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY OF AROMATASE NEURONS IN THE MEDIAL AMYGDALA, Marcelo Henrique Correia, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Forecasting the Cost of Electricity Generated by Offshore Wind Turbines, Timothy Costa, Mechanical Engineering

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MeatSpace, Nicholas M. Criscuolo, Art

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THE EVACUATION PROBLEM IN MULTI-STORY BUILDINGS, Quang Hong Cung, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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Everything feels like the future but us: The Posthuman Master-Slave Dynamic in Japanese Science Fiction Anime, Ryan Daly, Japanese

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Planning for Industrial Land and Industrial Jobs: An Evaluation of New York City's Industrial Business Zone Program, Jennifer Davis, Regional Planning

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Improving Resilience of Communication in Information Dissemination for Time-Critical Applications, Rajvardhan Somraj Deshmukh, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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MARKOV DECISION PROCESS APPROACH TO STRATEGIZE NATIONAL BREAST CANCER SCREENING POLICY IN DATA-LIMITED SETTINGS, Vijeta Deshpande, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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(RE)Developing Place: The Power of Narrative, Kinsey Diomedi, Architecture

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Legacy Sediment Controls on Post-Glacial Beaches of Massachusetts, Alycia DiTroia, Geosciences

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Archery's Lasting Mark: A Biomechanical Analysis of Archery, Tabitha Dorshorst, Anthropology

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READING AND TRANSLATING “NOW-NESS” AND “CONTINUITY” IN THE IMAGISTIC LANGUAGE OF TANG POEMS, Mei Du, Chinese

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Sequential Encoding in Visual Working Memory: In the Absence of Structure, Recency Determines Performance, Jeffery Durbin, Psychology

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Rethinking Ambulatory Care Delivery, Senada Dushaj, Architecture

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Dysphagia Management in Schools: A Survey of Speech-Language Pathologists, Catherine Felicetti, Communication Disorders

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Optical-Fiber-Based Laser-Induced Cavitation for Dynamic Mechanical Characterization of Soft Materials, qian feng, Mechanical Engineering

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Mechanisms and Mitigation of Skeletal Muscle Fatigue in Single Fibers from Older Adults, Aurora Foster, Kinesiology

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Frequency Selectivity is Conferred by Membrane Resonance in a Sensory System of Non-mammalian Vertebrate, Rana Castebiana, Daniil Frolov, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Defining and Addressing Interconnected Goals in Groundwater Management Planning Across the USA, Allison Gage, Environmental Conservation

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Root-Driven Weathering Impacts on Mineral-Organic Associations Over Pedogenic Time Scales, Mariela Garcia Arredondo, Environmental Conservation

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Apple Disease Forecasting Models: When Climate Changes the Rules, Elizabeth W. Garofalo, Plant & Soil Sciences

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Antipsychotic Drug Use and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Risk in the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI): A Prospective Cohort Study, Anna George, Public Health

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Sustainable Travel Incentives Optimization in Multimodal Networks, Hossein Ghafourian, Civil Engineering

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Patient Sex and Physician Adherence to Treatment Guidelines for Non-Purulent Cellulitis, Rebecca Goldberg, Public Health

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Patient Motivational Language as a Predictor of Symptom Change, Hazard of Clinically Significant Response, and Time to Response in Psychotherapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Brien J. Goodwin, Psychology

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Estimating Age-Specific Contraceptive Use for Spacing of Childbirth for All Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa from 1985 to 2030 Using a Bayesian Hierarchical Time Series Model, Gregory Guranich, Public Health

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The Limits of Transnationalism in Olga Grjasnowa's "Gott ist nicht schüchtern", Rosalin Happe, Germanic Languages & Literatures

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One Year Change in Cognitive Function in Male and Female Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus), Brianna Healey, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Translation Issues in Modern Chinese Literature: Viewpoint, Fate and Metaphor in Xia Shang's "The Finger-Guessing Game", Jonathan Heinrichs, Chinese

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Photosynthesizing the Workplace: A Study in Healthy and Holistic Production Spaces, Kaeli Howard, Architecture

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On the Fuel Spray Applications of Multi-Phase Eulerian CFD Techniques, Gabriel Lev Jacobsohn, Mechanical Engineering

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Museum Design As A Tool For A City, Cunbei Jiang, Architecture

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Patterns of Morphological Plasticity in Metriaclima zebra and Danio rerio Suggest Differently Canalized Phenotypes Due to Form-Function Relationships, Dylan Jockel, Organismic & Evolutionary Biology

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Analyzing the Biochemical and Functional Interactions of the RALF1-FERONIA-LLG1 (a peptide ligand-receptor kinase-GPI-anchored protein complex) Signaling Pathways in Arabidopsis thaliana, Samuel Jordan, Biochemistry

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The Efficacy of Nanoemulsion-Based Delivery Systems to Improve Vitamin D3 Bioaccessibility and Bioavailability, Alagu Selvi Kadappan, Nutrition

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High Fidelity Modeling of Cold-Formed Steel Single Lap Shear Screw Fastened Connections, Rita Kalo, Civil Engineering

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Racial Differences in Perceptions of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Behavior, Sungha Kang, Psychology

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Existence Stories, Althea Keaton, Art

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The Morality Of Chinese Legalism: Han Fei’s Advanced Philosophy, Yuan Ke, Chinese

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Using Visual Media to Empower Citizen Scientists: A Case Study of the Outsmart App, Megan E. Kierstead, Environmental Conservation

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Urban Biodiversity Experience and Exposure: Intervention and Inequality at the Local and Global Scale, Evan Kuras, Environmental Conservation

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Applications for Assessing Sediment Sources in Back-Barrier Systems, Caroline Ladlow, Geosciences

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The Efficacy of ATP Monitoring Devices at Measuring Organic Matter on Postharvest Surfaces, Kristin Lane, Food Science

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Architecture and Wilderness: An Exchange of Order, ashley lepre, Architecture

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A Study on English-speaking Learners' Acquisition of Three Chinese Modal Auxiliary Verbs: NENG, HUI ,And KEYI, Anqi Li, Chinese

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Arboriculture Safety Around The World, Jamie Lim, Environmental Conservation

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The Association between Diet Quality and Inflammatory Biomarkers among College-aged Women, Luotao Lin, Nutrition

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Application of Flow Cytometry as Novel Technology in Studying Lipid Oxidation in Oil-in-Water Emulsions, Peilong Li, Food Science

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Modeling the Effect of New Commuter Bus Service on Demand and the Impact on GHG Emissions: Application to Greater Boston, Christopher Lyman, Civil Engineering

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Testing Recognition Memory Models with Forced-choice Testing, Qiuli Ma, Psychology

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Relationships Between Personality Type and Cognitive Ability in Marmoset Monkeys (Callithrix jacchus), Zachary Marciano, Neuroscience & Behavior

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The Man Who Had It All but Her: The Construction and Destruction of the Macho Image in Four Mexican Novels, Adriana Marmolejo Soto, Comparative Literature

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Localization: Fans, the New Frontier, Caitlin Maroney, Japanese

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InSAR Simulations for SWOT and Dual Frequency Processing for Topographic Measurements, Gerard Masalias Huguet, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Ecological Considerations and Application of Urban Tree Selection in Massachusetts, Ashley McElhinney, Environmental Conservation

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Does Lactobacillus reuteri Probiotic Treatment Improve Sleep Quality in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) Displaying the Self-injurious Phenotype?, Peter McGinn, Neuroscience & Behavior

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The Climatic and Hydrostratigraphic Controls on Brine-to-Freshwater Interface Dynamics in Hyperarid Climates: A 2-D Parametric Groundwater Modeling Study, Sarah McKnight, Geosciences