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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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"When Goths were Goths and Tamora was Queen": Gothic Worlds and Shakespeare's Spectre in Walpole and Radcliffe, Alexia Mandla Ainsworth

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Between Chastity and Heresy: A Study of Female Mystics, Hannah Aronson-Paxton

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The Nearsightedness of Media Spectacles: Measuring Appraisals of Aggression through Psychological Distance, Henry Biedron

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Machiavelli and Hobbes: The Fox and Lion on Ambition, Philip Brain

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“All of the Work and None of the Enjoyment”: College Instructors’ Diminished Occupational Well-Being in the COVID-19 Crisis, Paige Bullock

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Siegfriedism: Myths Behind Mirrors, Hanna P. Feuer

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Sarah Kane's Poetics of Subjectivity, Katherine Franco

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Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Activation Disrupts Endocrine Control of klf9, a Gene Central to Metamorphosis, David Han

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Affiliation During a Pandemic: How Gender, Gender Role Adherence, and Social Support Affect Adjustment, Hannah Haynes

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Intimacy and the Fellowship It Can Bring, Oliver Martin

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Tinder Use, Attachment, and Loneliness in College Students, Annie Mogilnicki

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“it is the sound of a dream”: Visions of The Real in Frank Stanford’s The Battlefield Where The Moon Says I Love You, Nicolás Pulido Amador

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The Choreography of Modernism: Lawrence, Woolf, and Representations of Dance in the Novel, Meredith E. Sauer

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Fitness Tradeoffs of Multidrug Efflux Pumps in Escherichia coli K-12 Assessed Through Flow Cytometry Competition Assays, Samantha Schaffner

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THIS BODY A MIRROR OF ME, A. Shaikh

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Factors Contributing to the Peer Acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among College Students, Samuel Turecki

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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“The King of Jews”: Escalating Tensions Among the Crown, Nobility, Jews and Muslims in Fourteenth Century Castile, Kayla Alcaide

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The Medieval Dead: Living with the Restless Dead in the Middle Ages, Michael Audet

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Identification and Characterization of Three Putative Beta-Alanine Aminotransferases in Arabidopsis thaliana, Margo Goldfarb

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Omnifarious Believing - A Vision as a Spelling of Modern Subjectivity, Adam Hagewiesche

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Proliferating Subjectivities: The Work of Chris Ware and Lynda Barry as “L’Écriture Féminine”, Baxter King-Epping

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Varieties of Manufacturing: Remedying Rust in the Industrial Heartland, Lucas Kreuzer

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Violence and the Neo Fairy Tale, Erin LeVar

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“And Are We Not of Interest to Each Other?”: Global Intimacy as a Lens for Literary Analysis, Paola Melissa Liendo

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Pleasure in the Present Tense: Mapping Trauma on the Lesbian Horizon, Kylie Lohrenz

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El tejido de vida y poesía: La relación entre la vida y la poesía de Concha Méndez en sus primeros años de exilio, Kylie Milliken

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Empire of Prejudice, Prejudice of Empire: American Perception of Japanese Power During the Siberian Intervention, Aidan Murphy

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Constructing Cold War Masculinity: The US Military and Sex Work in Korea from 1953 to 1992, Lydia Claire O'Donnell

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The EcoGothic: An Examination of Fear and the Environment in Nineteenth Century Literature, Lily Stachowiak

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Calibration Uncertainty of Advanced LIGO and its Effect on Astrophysical Results, Madeline Stover

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Pope Boniface VIII: The Last Defender of the Medieval Papacy, Shenghao Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Rebranding Occupation: Gender and Sexuality in the Israeli Settler Colonial Project, Layali Awwad

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Control of ultracold molecular plasma dynamics by millimeter-wave and radio frequency fields, Fernanda Banic Viana Martins

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The “Grave Task” of Writing Turko-Mongol History: Mirza Haydar Dughlat as a Historian, Henry D. Brill

"Carrément Gang": Le langage non-standard et l'identité dans le rap français contemporain, Hannah Bryan

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Social-Emotional Competence in Preschool: The Relationship Between Behavioral Regulation, Social Skills, and Academic Performance, Samantha Culbert

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Saint Dominic's Modes of Prayer in the Dormitory Frescoes at the Convent of San Marco in Florence, Lynne A. Cullen

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"See Plato Soaring Upward": How Montaigne's Criticism of Platonic Rhetoric, When Compared to Plato's Use of Rhetoric in the Gorgias, Illuminates Their Political Philosophical Views, Emily Anne Davis

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Shady Characters: A Deep Problem for Indexical Reference, Jack Fantini

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How Performance Affects Identification with Avatars in Sports Games, Grace Fuisz

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"Fantastic Anger" ― Tiptree, Russ, and the Making of the Queer Posthuman, William Gardner

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Evolution of Escherichia coli K-12 in the presence of PMF uncoupler CCCP selects for mutations in genes affecting drug efflux including mprA, emrAB, and cecR., Jessie Griffith

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On Staying Sexy and Not Getting Murdered: Gender and True Crime Fandom Online, George Halliday

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Meronomic reference frames; or, How do you know your tictac is mine?, Austin Hulse

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Girlhood Beyond the Bedroom: The Creation of Alternate Private Spaces in Graphic Novels, Alexandra Kanovsky

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Life history evolution and locomotive investment: testing Dial's hypothesis regarding avian flight evolution, Jess Kotnour

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Experimental Evolution of Halobacterium sp. NRC-1 Under Iron and Acid Stress, Karina Kunka

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Law-and-Order Rhetoric in the Victims’ Rights Movement: The Spread of Victims’ Rights Constitutional Amendments Across the States, Joshua McClain

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Sexually Dimorphic Patterns of Flight Behavior in Eastern Bluebirds Correspond to Changing Parental Roles Across the Breeding Season, Sarah McPeek

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Demonstration of Photodynamic Molecules as Larvicides towards the Aedes aegypti Mosquito, Cole Meier

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Permeant Aromatic Acid Stress Selects Against Acid-Tolerance Genes and Antibiotic Resistance in Escherichia coli K-12, Jeremy Moore

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Exploring stl93: a novel Danio rerio neural development mutant with distinct axon and glial phenotypes in the CNS and PNS, Anoohya Muppirala

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Multifield Preheating and Nonlinear Simulations at the End of Inflation, Rachel Nguyen

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What They Were Really Building, Daniel Olivieri

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A Place in the African Sun: Carl Peters, German Imperialist Ideology, and the Development of Nazi Lebensraum, Grace Richards

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The Visigothic Law Code: A Study in Late Antique Christian Identity Formation, Emily Ward

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Community, Culture, and Care: Examining Rurality as a Fundamental Cause of Disease, Evangeline Warren

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Der Mythos und die Heldenfahrt in Der unendlichen Geschichte, Ella Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Sous Les Astres Immobiles: Stéphane Mallarmé and the Magic of Photography, Jessie Alperin

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"As a Woman is Above a Worm": Dystopian Femininity in British Interwar Novels, Zoe Case

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“The Dream and Dread of Home”: Memory and Identity Across Generations in Post-Soviet Émigré Life Writing, Linnea Feldman Emison

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“One need not be a Chamber – to be Haunted –”: The Novelistic Afterlives of Emily Dickinson, Sarah Modlin

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Vines on Both Sides of the Wall: The Medieval Cistercians and their relationship with the laity through spiritual writings, wine, and corruption., Colton Orr

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“No Frigate Like a Book”: An Argument for Moral Understanding through Literature, Kathryn Petroff

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Born with a Plastic Spoon in Mouth: Food in the Experience of Low Income Kenyon Students, Jenna Rochelle

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Acute Coronary Syndrome in Rural Russia and the United States: Mitigating Inaccessibility of Prophylactic and Definitive Care, Morbidity, and Mortality, Andrea Yarkony

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Gender and the Civilizing Discourse in Anti-Imperialist Poetry, 1898, Juliet Bellin Warren

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Salicylate's Impact on Mouse Fecal Microbiome, Adama Berndt, Joan Slonczewski Dr., Frederick Ditmars Mr, et al.

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Evidence of Absence: Wounded Masculinity and the Problem of Representation in the Literature and Film of the Iraq War, Jacob Biel

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Making Our Science Meaningful: Sartre’s Theory of Emotions, Adam H. Brill

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Reimaginar a Marilyn: Estudio y traducción feministas de 'la llave marilyn' de Laura Yasan, Phoebe Carter

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Modeling Advanced LIGO Calibration Error and its Effects on Parameter Estimation, Theresa Chmiel

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Emile in America: Understanding the Roots of Anger in Politics, Sarah-Marie Choong

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“Muharrar al-Mar’a” (The Freer of Woman): State Feminism and the Contestation of the “Woman Question” in Postcolonial Tunisia, Emma Wilder Conover-Crockett

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Violence Towards Gay Men: An Examination Among Straight Men, Juntao Dai

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The Space Between You and Me, Emily Daluga

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Moshiach is Here: Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Chabad-Lubavitch, and the 20th Century Campaign for Messiah, Olivia A. Desilva

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An Amateur in Decline: Richard Christopher Carrington and the Rise of the Specialist Society in Victorian Britain, Vincent Femia

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Turning Up the Mic: Representative Voice, Democratic Poetics, and Community Building in Hip-Hop Lyrics, Matthew Fillmore

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"Entre los dos cielos": Estudio y traducción de la obra poética de Gabriel Chávez Casazola, Morgan Harden

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Who Killed the World?: Imagining the End of Hegemony in Twenty-First-Century Apocalyptic Fiction, Liam Horsman

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Does SNAP Have an Ameliorative Effect on Food Insecurity?, Katherine Leisek

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The Old Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry: A Battle for the State and the Soul, Deborah Malamud

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"The Jie and the Acholi Are No Longer Relatives": State Policy and the Evolution of Herder-Farmer Relations in Northeastern Uganda, Samuel Meyerson

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Testing a Predictive Model of Denitrification: Spatial and Temporal Variability in Natural and Restored Ohio Wetlands, Lauren Michael

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The Effect of Isolated Face Parts on the Identity Sensitive N250r ERP, Sarah Mohr

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GABAA2 Subunit Agonism Improves Social Interaction and Object Recognition Memory in BTBRT+tf/J Mice, Sarah Naguib

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Probability Currents in Quantum Thermal Machines, Graham Reid

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From the "Aura" to James Baldwin's Devil: Reading the Photograph in William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! and Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, Julia Beth Richards

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Spirits, Science, and Spirituality: The Interplay Between Faith and Science in Victorian Spiritualism, Erin Shaw

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Politicizing the Demesne: Womanhood and Domestic Space in Irish "Big House" Literature, Deirdre Sheridan

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Non-Linear Gravity at the End of Inflation, Avery Tishue

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Development of Polyclonal Antibodies of the Sodium Dependent Cation-Chloride Cotransporter Protein in the Yellow Fever Mosquito (Aedes aegypti), Kenyatta Viel

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

Where the Wild Things Are: Sex Differentiated Foraging Behavior in Leach's storm-petrels (Oceanodroma leucorhoa), Sarah E. Adrianowycz

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Analysis of the Demand for Conventional and Organic Milk in the United States, Kayla Arnold

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The Impact of a Conspecific and Age on the Reinforcing Properties of Cocaine in Adolescent and Adult Male Rats, Lauren S. Bailey Ms

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WAVES OF COMMERCE: FORT ROSS, THE PACIFIC WORLD, AND THE CREATION OF A CALIFORNIAN BORDERLAND, Michael G. Buse

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Laboratory Evolution of Escherichia coli K-12 under Aromatic Acid Stress: Adaptation in a Stressful World, Kaitlin E. Creamer

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Examining the Contract-Year Phenomenon Through Sabermetric Statistics, Desmond G. Dahlberg

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Xenopus laevis AHRs have distinct transcriptional functions and are differentially responsive to specific agonists, Scott H. Freeburg