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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Finding meaning through video chat communication in longdistance romantic relationships, Rebecca Johnson

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The effect of #BlackLivesMatter : the relevance of communities and collective identity, Stephanie D. Jones

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Why do we need to learn this? : an investigation of the association between science teachers' use of utility value statements and students' immediate and global perceptions of science utility, Stephen Spaulding Kafkas

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Impacts of tourism on water quality in Quintana Roo, Mexico, Katelyn Kane

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Use of the green microalga Monoraphidium sp. Dek19 to remediate wastewater : salinity stress and scaling to mesocosm cultures, Anthony Robert Kephart

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Publish or perish : linguistic policies and the Picard language of France, Marcy Taylor Kersch

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Peroxygenase activity of cytochrome c peroxidase, Heather A. Kilheeney

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Properties of the green microalga Monoraphidium sp. Dek19 for phycoremediation of wastewater and biofuel production, Nicholas James Kirchner

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Evidence of genotypic variation, MHC class I copy number variation and recombination within the chicken major histocompatibility complex-y system, Renee T. Kopulos

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Phenomenological studies of minimal extensions of standard model, Nilanjana Kumar

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Analysis of an integrated readout layer for use in a highly granular analog hadron calorimeter, Heath J. LeFevre

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Teacher beliefs about factors that influence student dropout, implicit theories of intelligence and self efficacy, Robin Lenart

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A PTSD analogue study : investigating the roles of memory and metamemory in trauma-related outcomes, Ban Hong Phylice Lim

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Ortho-hydroxychalcone : a molecular switch and metal sensing fluorophore, Theodore Litberg

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Is legal action the right 'idea' : an examination of client-based legal action and its effects on organizational responses to the Individuals with Disablities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), Maureen A. Lowry-Fritz

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Social support compensation and internalizing symptoms during adolescence, Kelly Marie Lyell

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Bayesian variable selection in linear and non-linear models, Arnab Kumar Maity

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Enhancing the ethanol pathway in Escherichia coli RM10 for improved ethanol production from xylose, Ryan Allan Manow

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Teacher perceptions of performance evaluation and teacher self efficacy in Illinois public elementary and middle schools, Amy Marks

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Characterizing molecular mechanisms modulating pilE expression in Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Thao Le Masters

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Jumping in the snow : an exploration of early childhood educator career commitment, Tara Mathien

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Moving beyond personal responsibility : a critical discourse analysis of digital citizenship curricula, Kristen Mattison

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The slow control system for the Fermilab muon g-2 E989 experiment, Michael McEvoy

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Religiosity and male-to-female partner violence : exploring female submission in context, Melissa D. Mckenzie

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Stress-induced anxiety and FOS immunoreactivity in adulthood following chronic juvenile methylphenidate exposure, Mercedes McWaters

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Physiological response to loving kindness meditation in college women reporting high and low levels of fear of self-compassion, Lynsey Renee Miron

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From readerly to writerly (and back again) : a rhetorical analysis of greentext stories, Agustin Morado IV

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Geophysical characterization of karst features above an underground mine near Quincy, Il, Vitaliy Alekseyevich Morozov

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Machiavelli and manhood : a study of effeminacy in the "Discourses on Livy" and "Mandragola", Alyssa Morren

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Carbon assimilation of oak seedlings in response to canopy thinning treatments at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois, USA, Mary Rebecca Moses

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Research and development for the Mu2E extinction monitor, Casey B. Mott

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Emotion intolerance and obsessive-compulsive symptoms, Stephanie Renee Orbon

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Essays in financial economics, Mohammadjavad Pakdel

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Parent education and involvement program as a support for Hispanic immigrant preschool parents, Luilia E. Palermo

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Essays in minimum wage, school enrollment and employment, Zheng Pan

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Differences among subgroups in concurrent and predictive validity of timed oral reading fluency measures and informal reading inventories on performance on computer adaptive assessments of reading, Paul J. Perry

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Examining self-efficacy as a mediator on the relation between bullying role behaviors and academic success in early adolescence, Christina L. Piccirillo

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You can't sit with us...just kidding! : an investigation into the association between empathy and playful relational behavior, Michelle Platt

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The young American voter, Michael J. Pomante II

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Tail non-exchangeability, Paramahansa Pramanik

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Subglacial sediment transport, ice stream dynamics, and chemical weathering of the Whillans Ice Stream inferred from particle surface texture, form, and composition, Rebecca A. Puttkammer

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Tracing hydrocarbon contamination through hyperalkaline environments in the Calumet region of Southeastern Chicago, Kathryn Ann Quesnell

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Persisters and completers in a community college academic program, Mary Blumenberg Reaves

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Do folivores deplete patches? : foraging behavior and the dynamics of resource use in the Costa Rican mantled howler (Alouatta palliata), Jessica Ritsche

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Media's influence on attitudes towards gay men, Anna Rossi

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Do implicit personality theories impact parental reactions to child transgressions? : a randomized controlled trial, Ericka Rutledge

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Economics of network, gender, and CEO compensation, Herman Sahni

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Survivor memory, collective narrative : producing the "Remembering the Killing Fields" exhibit at the National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Memorial in Chicago, Illinois, Alexxandra E.A. Salazar

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Automatic machine learning-guided methods for 3D synapse quantification in confocal neuron images, Jonathan William Sanders

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The role of spatial visualization in the teaching and learning of parallel lines, Eric Rocco Schumacher

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The ability to build : absorptive capacity in the nonprofit sector, Eileen A. Setti

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An investigation of the peritraumatic encoding disruption hypothesis : introducing event segmentation as a marker of moment-to-moment processing, Andrew Michael Sherrill

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Encapsidation of the host RNAs by broad bean mottle virus (BBMV) and cowpea chlorotic mottle virus (CCMV), Nipin Shrestha

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La causalite de la precarite et la devalorisation de la femme zolienne dans "au bonheur des dames", "l'assommoir" et "germinal", Theodore Sikubwabo

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Millennial high school teachers' perceptions of the Danielson framework for teaching as an evaluation tool : a mixed-methods approach, Amy Sipovic

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Analysis and extension of a flexible stochastic differential equation model to estimate the amount of nanoconjugates required to initiate remission of cancer, Nicholas Joseph Skradski

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Restoration age and quality effects on dynamic soil properties at Nachusa Grasslands in Franklin Grove, IL, Sarah Smith

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Jane Austen uncensored : a critical and pedagogical study of Austen's letters for the college classroom, Amanda Smothers

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Resistant acts : challenges of older and chronically ill Mexican women living in 21st-century United States, Lucy Sosa

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Detecting coherence breaks while reading scientific explanations, Brent Steffens

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Changes in the U.S. tornado disaster landscape, Stephen M. Strader

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An analysis of the great melting pot in American World War II propaganda : Germans, Japanese, and Italians need not apply, Crystal Sturgeon

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Individual variation in maternal behavior in spider monkeys at El Zota Research Station, Costa Rica, Agnieszka Magdalena Sukiennik

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Supersymmetric particle production at post-LHC proton-proton colliders, Shane Sullivan

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New computational approaches to the N-body problem with applications to the electron cooling of heavy ion beams, Pulukkuttige D. Sumana Abeyratne

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The food pyramid : Mexicans, agribusiness, governments and communities in the Midwest migrant stream, Katie Sutrina-Haney

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Magnetism in the iron-based superconductors : the determination of spin-nematic fluctuations as the primary order parameter and its implications for unconventional superconductivity, Keith M. Taddei

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Niche differentiation among malagasy carnivorans : an analysis of evolution in a spatiotemporally isolated carnivoran clade (Eupleridae : carnivora), Michael C. Taylor

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The role of authentic leadership and interpersonal trust in the language development success of middle school English language learners, Tracy Renea Taylor

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Three essays on health economics, Mojisola O.A. Tayo

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Emotion regulation as a potential moderator for the association between peer victimization and student engagement, Jaclyn Tennant

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Social support and academic engagement : perceptions of students with a disability, Melissa Nordstrom Terry

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Mass mobilization and the breakdown of democratic regimes : Egypt and Indonesia in a comparative perspective, Testriono

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Why does mindfulness reduce aggression? : exploring the role of response inhibition, Kristen Thompson

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Magnetoresistance anisotropy and transport properties of tungsten ditelluride, Laxman Raju Thoutam

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Design and synthesis of IspE inhibitors as potential antibacterial agents, Jeremy Ryan Troxell

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Beyond adat : transwomen boldly and innovatively navigating their communities in central Java, Indonesia, Laurence Anthonie Tumpag

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Simulations in multiphasic nanosolids and superconducting nanostructures, Ivan Viti

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The gendered superhero : an examination of masculinities and femininities in Modern Age DC and Marvel comic books, Jennifer Volintine

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Do anxious applicants become lower performing employees?, Elora C. Voyles

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Molecular analysis of the pil loci of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Jenny Wachter

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The almost-invariant halfspace problem, Ben Wallis

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Experiencing recovery at work : energetic benefits of social media micro-breaks, Pamela R. Waltz

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Constrained and coxeter table algebras, Andrew P. Wang

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Enhancement of vicarious stress through prior established bond : determining the role of the arginine vasopressin 1a receptor, Joshua Jonathan Wardwell

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The presuppositions of freedom : Kant and the social contract, Christopher Weaver

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Dreamkeepers at the gate : culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy in the community college classroom, Stephanie A. Whalen

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The pressure of society on water quality : a land use impact study of Lake Ripley in Oakland, Wisconsin, Kyle Whalley

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Benefits and emotions present in offline and online communities : a taxonomic analysis, Maureen J. Wieland

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Parental stress and boundary turbulence : an investigation of parents' disclosure of children with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, L. Bryan Wilcher

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Behavioral and chemical ecology of a male-produced substrate-borne pheromone in Urolepis rufipes, Tyler Wittman

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A bioinformatic study on the evolution of bamboos and other graminoid poales, William P. Wysocki

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"Anonymous" and frame construction in social media, Justin Yates

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John Dos Passos and the individual, Michael K. Yetter

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Dancing with mnemic neglect : new insights into the paradigm, Bettina Zengel

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Essays in business cycles, Ningru Zhao

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The phylogeny of Homo erectus, Xiaoying Zhong

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Paleofluid system structure in the Monterrey Salient of the Sierra Madre oriental, northeastern Mexico, Joshua William Zodarecky

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Air separation and oxygen storage properties of hexagonal rare-earth manganites, Castro Abughayada

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Writing against the ethos of individualism : a study in contemporary multiethnic American fiction, Manahari Adhikari