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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Autonomous and non-autonomous requirements for the c-Jun N-terminal kinase signaling pathway in early forebrain development, Jessica G. Cunningham

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Monitoring the Systemic Immune System to Understand and Improve the Efficacy of Immunotherapy for Metastatic Osteosarcoma, justin edward markel

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Exposure Therapy: Stimulus Intensity as a Factor in Treatment Preference, Matthew C. Arias

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Mitochondrial Aspects of Neuronal Pathology in Triple-Transgenic Alzheimer’s Disease Mice, John Zachary Cavendish

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Observational Measurement of Attachment in Toddlers with Disruptive Behavior Using the Strange Situation Procedure and Attachment Q-Set, Corey C. Lieneman

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A One-Session, Brief Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Workshop for Chronic Pain Patients: A One-Sample Pretest-Posttest Prospective Exploratory Study, Kelly Anne Thomas MS

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Financial Literacy, Experience, and Age Differences in Monetary Sequence Preferences, Jenna M. Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Process Based Analysis Of Fluvial Stratigraphic Record: Middle Pennsylvanian Allegheny Formation, North-Central WV, Oluwasegun O. Abatan

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Fully Compressible Hydrodynamic Simulation of Non-Equidiffusive Premixed Flames Propagation in Channels, Olatunde A. Abidakun

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Developing a Marginalized and Segregated Community: Case Study of a West Virginia Neighborhood, Christopher Belkon Agba

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Root Coverage Predictability in the Treatment of Gingival Recessions on Mandibular and Anterior Teeth, Michele Agusto

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Innovative Fe(III)-dosed Anaerobic Biological Treatment System: From Fe and S Biogeochemical Reactions to Engineering Process, Musfique Ahmed

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Shaping Urban spaces to fit into Religious Boundaries through Landscape, Niharika Alahari

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Assessment of Heat Stress for Outdoor Work Conditions in Saudi Arabia, JAMAL ALANAZI

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Mental Health Service Use in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulaziz S. Alangari

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Implications of Variability of Electromyographic Measurements for Assessing Localized Muscle Fatigue, Hamad Nasser Alasim

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Production Allocation of Reservoir Layers using Data-Driven Reservoir Modeling, Semaa Alessa

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Genetic Algorithms used for Search and Rescue of Vulnerable People in an Urban Setting, Shuhad Aljandeel

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Assess the Performance against ETS and PM1 and Evaluate the Users’ Experiences of Comfort of Nasal Filters, Ibrahim Almuhaidib

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Dynamic Study of Mo/ZSM-5 Catalyst for CH4 Dehydroadomation, Hadi Yahya Almusawa

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Three Essays on Energy Markets, Sultan Alturki

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Hard Work Beats Talent, Unless Talent Works Hard: Exploring the Relationship Between Self-Efficacy and Sales Performance, Mohammad Sakif Amin

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Evolution of extreme continental saline environments: a sedimentological investigation of Permo-Triassic redbeds and evaporites in Northern Ireland and Kansas, Anna Sofia S. Andeskie

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Route Planning for Long-Term Robotics Missions, Christopher Alexander Arend Tatsch

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'Making it' through migration: success (im)mobility and 'development' in The Gambia, Martin J. Aucoin

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Measured and Modeled Performance of a Spring Dominant Free Piston Engine Generator, Ramanjaneya Mehar Baba Bade

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Study on The Thermal Properties of Concrete Containing Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag, Fly Ash and Steel Reinforcement, Bekir Erdem Bas

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Environment Search Planning Subject to High Robot Localization Uncertainty, Jared Joseph Beard

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State Regulatory Heterogeneity and Clean Water Act Compliance, Quinn R. Beeson

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Relating recharge mechanisms to chemical changes in an updip Appalachian coal mine discharge: A case study from Lambert Run, West Virginia, Matthew Lewis Bell

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Time-Dependent Reliability Framework for Durability Design of FRP Composites, Rajneesh Kumar Bharil

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Evaluation of the Care and Communication Bundle to Improve Palliative Care in Intensive Care Units, Angela Susan Bohon

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Three Essays in Law and Economics, Daniel Bonneau

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Plasmon-Enhanced Optical Probes for Sensing of Drug Metabolite, Jennifer Boryczka

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Toward an Understanding of the Professional Work of NCAA Division I Soccer Coaches, Lynda Ellen Bowers

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Examining the Use of mHealth Technology for Weight Management: A Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trial in Family Medicine, Laurel A. Brabson M.S.

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A Flight Sensory-Motor to Olfactory Histamine Circuit Mediates Olfactory Processing of Ecologically and Behaviorally Natural Stimuli, Samual P. Bradley

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Control of charged particle dynamics and electron power absorption dynamics utilizing voltage waveform tailoring in capacitively driven radio-frequency plasmas, Steven W. Brandt

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A Delphi Study Exploring the Impact and Feasibility of Entrepreneurial Initiatives in College/University Kinesiology Programs, Cory Breithoff

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Modulation of Semiconductor Photoconversion with Surface Modification and Plasmon, Joeseph Martin Bright

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Statistical Assessment of the Significance of Fracture Fits in Trace Evidence, Evie K. Brooks

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The Shifting Scheme of Athletic Fundraising: Investigating Private Giving Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Kirsten Nicole Brown

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Evidence of Y Chromosome Long Non-Coding RNAs involved in the Radiation Response of Male Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells, Tayvia Brownmiller

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It’s Just Muzak: Music, Activism, and Advertising., Avery Brzobohaty

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The Costume Design Process for The Phantom Tollbooth, Chloe Elizabeth Cappuccilli

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Black Walnuts and Other Stories, Jordan MacKenzie Carter

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Leaf angle and leaf stomata responses to experimental drought in Quercus velutina and Acer saccharum, Brittany Nichole Casey

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A Survey of Selected Classical Chinese Art Songs for Solo Voice and Piano from 1920 to 1950, Tingting Chang

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Analysis of factors influencing the stationarity of surface electromyography signals measured in non-fatigued shoulder muscles, Hui Ci

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The wiring logic of identified serotonergic neurons across olfactory networks in Drosophila, Kaylynn E. Coates

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American Population Study of Pigmentation Based Genotype Interpretation for Phenotypic Determination of Hair and Eye Color using HIrisPlex, Emma Leigh Combs

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The Civil War in Indian Territory, 1861-1865, Zachery Cowsert

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Elucidating the Properties and Mechanism for Cellulose Dissolution in Tetrabutylphosphonium-Based Ionic Liquids using High Concentrations of Water, Brad Crawford

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Nutrient Cycling-Tree Species Relationships in Appalachian Forests, Philip Michael Crim

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Relation Between Depression Symptoms and Suicide Risk in Adults and Older Adults, Ruifeng Cui

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Dreams of Industrial Utopias: Leading Manufacturers of the Deep South and their Mill Towns during the Civil War Era, Francis Michael Curran

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Changing Dynamics of Opioid Overdoses in West Virginia and Impact of Medication for Opioid Use Disorder and Recurrence of Overdose on Reducing Mortality among West Virginia Medicaid Beneficiaries, Zheng Dai

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Associations between the Adult ADHD Self-Report Rating Scale and the Test of Differential Inhibition and Attention, Andrew Benton Darling

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Developing a Biophilic City through Natural Land Transformation Analysis and Geodesign: The case of Purbachal New Town, Bangladesh, Udday Shankur Datta

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Structural Characterization of Emerging Synthetic Drugs, Jay Tyler Davidson

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It Feels Like This: A Memoir, Anna K. Davis-Abel

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Estimating Refactoring Efforts for Architecture Technical Debt, Samir Deeb

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Predictors of Self-Control During Emerging Adulthood: The Roles of Implicit Beliefs and Early Risk, Katy L. DeLong

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"We have ground to cover for each other": A case study of mentoring across Black sorority alumni in north central West Virginia, Elizabeth C. Dever

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Searching for Needles in the Cosmic Haystack, Thomas Ryan Devine

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The Effects of Gentrification on Residents’ Sense of Place and Group Cohesion: A Study of Pittsburgh Neighborhoods, Bernard DiGregorio

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Role of ciliary proteins ADP Ribosylation Factor Like GTPase 13B (ARL13B) and Bardet-Biedl Syndrome-8 (BBS8) in photoreceptor outer segment morphogenesis, maintenance, and viability, Tanya L. Dilan

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Becoming the Lion's Historian, Khadija-Awa Diop

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Physical and chemical properties of clastic sediments from two caves in the northern karst region of Puerto Rico, Autum R. Downey

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Upstream Tailings Dam - Liquefaction, Mladen Dragic

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An In-Depth Investigation of the Effects of Work-Related Factors on the Development of Knee Musculoskeletal Disorders among Construction Roofers, Amrita Dutta

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Evaluation of Test Specimen Geometry of Asphalt Mixes Tested with the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester, Abha Dwivedy

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Exploring the Challenges of Social Integration within an Upper-Level Public Relations Classroom, Tabitha Hayley Dyer

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Relating Sonic Velocities, Minimum Horizontal Stress, and Natural Fracture Distribution to Stimulation Efficiency during Completion of the Marcellus Shale MIP-3H Unconventional Well, West Virginia, USA, Kaitlin Gayle Evans

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Will Pitch Velocity Remain Consistent Throughout a Competitive Baseball Season Following Blood Flow Restriction: an Observational Study, Mackenzie Marie Evans

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The Visual and Spectrophotometric Effect of External Bleaching on OMNiCHROMA Resin Composite and Natural Teeth, Michael Brian Evans

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Creating positive, negative, and neutral primes and testing their impact on scrupulosity relevant tasks and symptoms, Kelsey Jean Evey

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Modeling of Rotary Packed Beds for Reactive and Non-Reactive Systems, Chinyere Evangeline Ezeobinwune

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A Phenomenological Photovoice Exploration of Female Exercisers’ Experiences of their Body in Fitness Center Environments, Katherine E. Fairhurst

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Collaborative Entrepreneurship and Building Small Business Communities in The Nigerian Fashion Design Industry, Damilola T. Fasinu

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Investigating Effects Of Carbonate Minerals On Shale- Hydraulic Fracturing Fluid Interactions In The Marcellus Shale, Brennan Matthew Ferguson

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Experiences of Arts and Humanities Students Engaging in Undergraduate Research, Carinna F. Ferguson

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Three Essays in Public Economics, Perry Ferrell

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Evaluation of the Impact of an Educational Intervention Focused on Adolescent Vaping Among Rural Middle School Students, Holly F. Fitzwater

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Galvanizing Germantown: The Politicization of Louisville's German Community, 1848-1855, Ann Kathryn Fleming

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Estimating the Age of a Bloodstain Using Mitochondrial rRNA, Jordan R. Flesher

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The Effects of Acute Photobiomodulation on Anaerobic Exercise Performance, Jillian Danielle Forsey

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We All Run in Circles: Essays on Belonging, David Joel Frame

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The Role of High-Fat Diets in Exacerbating Cognitive Deficits After Traumatic Brain Injury, Michelle A. Frankot

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Inside the Dollhouse, Amanda Marie Gaines

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Identifying Structure in Introductory Topology: Diagrams, Examples, and Gestures, Keith N. Gallagher

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A Video Decision Aid for the West Virginia POST: A Randomized, Controlled Trial, Jarred Vicente Gallegos

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The influence of spatial variance on rock strength and mechanism of failure, Danqing Gao

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Paper-Based Point-of-Care Tools for Blood Testing, Xuefei Gao

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Evaluating the Polishing of Skid Aggregates in Asphalt using the British Pendulum Tester, Allison Nicole Givens

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Searches for Fast Radio Bursts, Golnoosh Golpayegani

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Synthesis of Graphene Using Plasma Etching and Atmospheric Pressure Annealing: Process and Sensor Development, Andrew Robert Graves

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A Multifaceted Performance Model for the Multiple Percussion Performance Practice: Performance Analysis of Select Works toward Developing a Graduate Curriculum, Mitchell Joseph Greco

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Alternative Media and Mulches in Organic Vegetable Production, Heather R. Griffith

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The Roman Catholic Ordinary Mass from circa 1750 to circa 1820: A Selected Bibliography, Letícia Gabriele Grützmann Januario