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Theses from 2021

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Effects of Interracial Contact on University Students' Perceptions of Inclusion, Cierra Abellera, Psychology

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Antioxidant Combination of High Phosphatidylserine (PS) Lecithin with Mixed Tocopherol in Soybean Oil-in-Water Emulsion: Effect of pH and Salt, Princy Agnihotri, Food Science

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Imagining the Trans Symphony: Integrating Transgender Composer Identity in Music Analysis, Penrose M. Allphin, Music

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The Acquisition of Advanced Level Chinese Heritage Language (CHL) Learners:A Comparative Analysis Concerning The Aspect Marker “LE了”, Jingjing Ao, Chinese

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Structure-Function Studies of the Trypanosome Mitochondrial Replication Protein POLIB, Raveen Armstrong, Microbiology

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Antioxidant Synergism Between α-Tocopherol And a High Phosphatidylserine Modified Lecithin, Harshika Arora, Food Science

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Hydrologic Controls on Phosphorus Speciation and Mobilization in a Subalpine Watershed (East River, Colorado), Lucia Isobel Arthen-Long, Plant & Soil Sciences

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Creating New Cultural Hubs in American Cities: The Syrian Diaspora of Worcester, Massachusetts, Aleesa Asfoura, Architecture

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Benjamin Smith Lyman: Geologist at the Intersection of Hokkaido, Japan, and the United States, Benjamin Ashby, Japanese

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Effects of a circadian mutation on adult neurogenesis, Michael Bahiru, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Firesafe: Designing for Fire-Resilient Communities in the American West, Brenden Baitch, Architecture

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The Impact of Social Distancing and Loneliness on Adolescents' Mental Health During Covid-19, Marielena Barbieri, Psychology

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Defining the Role of RBBP4 in Oocyte Maturation and Preimplantation Development Using Trim-Away, Holly L. Barletta, Animal Science

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Virtual Mediums of Storytelling in Lighting Design: An Exploration of Plamondon and Cocciante’s Notre-Dame de Paris, Sydney L. Becker, Theater

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Responsiveness, Representation, and Democracy: A Critical Conceptual Analysis and its Implications for Political Science, Joshua Beck, Political Science

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DISSONANT FORMS: LANDSCAPE, NATURE-LOVE, and ART, Taylor F. Benoit, Art

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Applying Ecological Theory to Amphibian Populations to Determine if Wood Frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) are Ideal and Free when Selecting Breeding Habitat, Taylor M. Braunagel, Environmental Conservation

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UNDERSTANDING COMPLEX COACERVATION OF LOW CHARGE DENSITY COPOLYMERS AND LATEXES, Nicholas Bryant, Chemical Engineering

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Studies on High-Throughput Single-Neuron RNA Sequencing and Circadian Rhythms in the Nudibranch, Berghia stephanieae, Thi Bui, Neuroscience & Behavior

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The Effects of Predictability and Stimulus Quality on Lexical Processing: Evidence from the Coregistration of Eye Movements and EEG, Jon Burnsky, Psychology

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Narrative Communication: How Sending and Receiving Impact Statements on Past Ingroup Suffering Influences Conflict Attitudes, Brooke Burrows, Psychology

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Assessing the Impacts to Society Associated with the Use of Alternative Ammunition for Hunting on National Wildlife Refuges, Christopher Cahill, Environmental Conservation

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Self-representation in Selected Poems of Gu Taiqing (1799-1877), Li-Ting Chang, Chinese

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On Shattered Ruins: The Cultural Practices and Production of the Great Tanghsna Earthquake in Post-Mao Literature and Film, jinhui chen, Chinese

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Graph-Algorithm Based Verification on Network Configuration Robustness, Zibin Chen, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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The Influence of Victim Gender and Emotional Expression in Victim Impact Statements on Legal Judgments and Punishment Decisions, Hannah Chimowitz, Psychology

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ancestral hauntings and utopian conjurings: a fool’s journey into COVEN-19, or Magicks for Unprecedented Times, Maegan Clearwood, Theater

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The Voice of the Other: The Influence of Capitalism on The Representation of Gender and Race in Western Classical Music, Marie Comuzzo, Music

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Accumulations of (Not) Doing, Richenda Cope, Art

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Factors Affecting Sensory Acceptance of Thickened Liquids Used in Dysphagia Management, Allison N. Cox, Food Science

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The Beige Conundrum, Alma Crawford-Mendoza, Architecture

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A Cloud Infrastructure for Large Scale Health Monitoring in Older Adult Care Facilities, Uchechukwu Gabriel David, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Design and Testing of a Foundation Raised Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter, Jacob R. Davis, Mechanical Engineering

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Cultivating Food Justice: Exploring Public Interest Design Process through a Food Security & Sustainability Hub, Madison J. DeHaven, Architecture

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River Tapi Rejuvenation: Elevating the Ecological Corridor of Surat City, KINJAL DESAI, Landscape Architecture

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Evaluation of Environmental Factors Influencing American Marten Distribution and Density in New Hampshire, Donovan Drummey, Environmental Conservation

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Statistical Improvements for Ecological Learning about Spatial Processes, Gaetan L. Dupont, Organismic & Evolutionary Biology

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Accelerometer-Determined Physical Behavior Metrics and their Associations with Sarcopenia among Oldest-Old Adults, Eric M. Eberl, Kinesiology

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The Passing Show, Kathryn Fanelli, Art

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Wind Turbine Power Production Estimation for Better Financial Agreements, Shanon Fan, Mechanical Engineering

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Can Volunteers Learn to Prune Trees?, Ryan W. Fawcett, Environmental Conservation

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Physical to Virtual: A Model for Future Virtual Classroom Environments, Stephen J. Fink, Architecture

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Development of a New Behavioral Assay for Juvenile Berghia stephanieae, Kelly E. Fischer, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Detroit: Revitalizing Urban Communities, DAVID N. FITE, Architecture

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Your New Best Friends: An Exploration of Furby, Siri, and Other Sociable Electronics, Avery Forbes, Art

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FREE RADICAL POLYMERIZATION OF NOVEL COPOLYMER; ETHYLENE-CO-DIETHYL METHYLENE MALONATE COPOLYMERS, Sydney Foster, Chemical Engineering

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Comparing and Improving the Design of Physical Activity Data Visualizations, Peter M. Frackleton, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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Post-Conflict Recovery or Conflict Recurrence: A Comparative Analysis of Economics, Colonial Histories, and Natural Resource Mining in Burkina Faso and Togo, Izabela Frechette, Political Science

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Robustness of Supply Chain Synchronization Strategies, Andrew Frere, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

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Unsettled Minds, Unsettled Landscapes: Migration and Mental Health, Juliet Galecki, Geography

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Bioactive Extracts of the Brown Seaweed Laminaria Japonica to Improve Gut Health, Yifan Gao, Food Science

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Dog Walking Effects on Mental Health and Seasonal Changes in Physical Activity, Caroline Garvey, Kinesiology

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Getting the Message Across: Flexitarians as Messengers for Meat's Climate Change Impacts, Joel Ginn, Psychology

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Visionary Futures: Science Fiction Theatre for Social Justice Movements, Joshua Glenn-Kayden, Theater

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Adapting the Hellmouth in the Office of the Dead from the Hours of Catherine of Cleves: An Experiment in Using a Dramaturgical Approach to Medieval Studies, Tatiana A. Godfrey, Theater

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Exploring Knockdown Phenotypes and Interactions between ATAD3 Proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana, Eli S. Gordon, Molecular & Cellular Biology

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Sensory Representation of Social Stimuli in Aromatase Expressing Neurons in the Medial Amygdala, Charles J. Gualtieri, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Internet Infrastructures for Large Scale Emulation with Efficient HW/SW Co-design, Aiden K. Gula, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Mtemp: An Ambient Temperature Estimation Method Using Acoustic Signal on Mobile Devices, Hao Guo, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Trait Variation and Long-term Population Dynamics of the Invasive Alliaria Petiolata (Garlic Mustard) Across Three Microhabitats in its Invaded Range, Laura Hancock, Organismic & Evolutionary Biology

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Mobile Technology Use and School Readiness in Low-Income Preschoolers, Trina M. Harmon, Psychology

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The Efficacy of Habitat Conservation Assistance Programs for Family Forest Owners in Vermont, Margaret E. Harrington, Environmental Conservation

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Link Between Muscle and Whole-body Energetic Responses to Exercise, Christopher M.T. Hayden, Kinesiology

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TBLT in Virtual L2 Classroom: Challenges, Actions and Insights, Jianan He, Chinese

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A Pilot Study of Neural Markers of Emotion Reactivity: Developmental Differences and Associated Risk for Psychopathology, Christina M. Hogan, Psychology

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Homophily, Gender-Typed Behavior, and Cultural Contexts in Adolescent Friendship Segregation, Chen-Shuo Hong, Sociology

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Differential Harsh Parenting and Sibling Differences in Conduct Problems: The Role of Effortful Control, Yelim Hong, Psychology

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Viewing Heinrich Schenker through the Lens of Disability, Charles Hsueh, Music

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Visual, Lexical, and Syntactic Effects on Failure to Notice Word Transpositions: Evidence from Behavioral and Eye Movement Data, Kuan-Jung Huang, Psychology

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Surface Functionalized Electrospun Cellulose Nanofilters for High-Efficiency Particulate Matter Removal, Shaohsiang Hung, Chemical Engineering

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Children's Understanding of Compositionality of Complex Numerals, Jihyun Hwang, Psychology

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Testing the Impact of a Freshwater Wetland Restoration on Water Table Elevation and Soil Moisture using a Parametric Groundwater Modeling Approach, Erika T. Ito, Geosciences

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The Role of Vegetative Cover in Enhancing Resilience to Climate Change and Improving Public Health, Anastasia D. Ivanova, Environmental Conservation

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Synthesis of Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Microparticles, Shreyas Joshi, Chemical Engineering

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The Homestead Helper Handbook, Courtney A. Jurzynski, Architecture

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Metabolic Modeling of Bacterial Co-cultures for CO-to-Butyrate Conversion in Bubble Column Bioreactors, Naresh Kandlapalli, Chemical Engineering

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Loneliness and Cardiovascular Disease Risk in the United States and Japan: The Moderating Effects of Nationality and Collectivism, Eleni A. Kapoulea, Psychology

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“A Constant Surveillance”: The New York State Police and the Student Peace Movement, 1965-1973, Seth Kershner, History

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Factors Influencing Primate Hair Microbiome Diversity, Catherine Kitrinos, Anthropology

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BENCHMARKING SMALL-DATASET STRUCTURE-ACTIVITY-RELATIONSHIP MODELS FOR PREDICTION OF WNT SIGNALING INHIBITION, Mahtab Kokabi, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Ultrasound-Responsive Crosslinking with Temporal Control and Rheological Tunability, Yinghong Liu, Chemical Engineering

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Finite Element Analysis of Impact and Cohesion of Cold Sprayed Particles onto Non-Planar Surfaces, Zhongkui Liu, Mechanical Engineering

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Long Day's Journey into Realistic Scenic World: a Reflection on the Scenic Design for Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night, Xinyuan Li, Theater

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Slow Wave Sleep in Naps Supports Episodic Memories in Early Childhood, Sanna Lokhandwala, Psychology

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An Architecture of a New Story, Nathan Y. Lumen, Architecture

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Development of a Site-Specific Labeling Assay to Study the Pseudomonas aeruginosa Type III Secretion Translocon in Native Membranes, Kyle A. Mahan, Molecular & Cellular Biology

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Liposomal Nanoparticles Target TLR7/8-SHP2 to Repolarize Macrophages to Aid in Cancer Immunotherapy, Vaishali Malik, Molecular & Cellular Biology

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Real Fake Fighting: the Aesthetic of Qualified Realism in Japanese Professional Wrestling, Clara Marino, Japanese

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The Time Course and Neuroanatomy of Rhinophore Regeneration in the Nudibranch Berghia stephanieae, Ani Maroyan, Neuroscience & Behavior

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Reproducibility of Alkaline Inorganic Phosphate Quantification using 31P-Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy at 3T, Alexs A. Matias, Kinesiology

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Sedimentary Processes Influencing Divergent Wetland Evolution in the Hudson River Estuary, Kelly McKeon, Geosciences

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Post-Fire Assessment of Concrete Tunnel Structures, Nicholas C. Menz, Civil Engineering

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Designing New Costumes and Scenery For The Musical Notre-Dame De Paris In 2020, Calypso N. Michelet, Theater

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Birthweight and risk of Autoimmune and Thyroid Conditions Within the Women’s Health Initiative, Brian c. Monahan, Public Health

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Subnational Analysis of Birth Weight in Ghana using Bayesian Spatial Regression Models, Barbara E. Mottey, Public Health

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ACTION : Adaptive Cache Block Migration in Distributed Cache Architectures, chandra sekhar mummidi, Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Visuomotor Adaptation During Asymmetric Walking, Charles Napoli, Kinesiology

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This Is Not a Thesis, Nima Nikakhlagh, Art

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Investigating Structural Proteins by Light Scattering, Uma Nudurupati, Chemistry

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Investigating Gallium Inclusion in Aluminum and Iron Oxyhydroxides, Corey A. Palmer, Geosciences