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  • Campbell, Sarah Burns (2015-09-17)
    Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with changes in relationship functioning, which are in turn hypothesized to influence the trajectory of PTSD symptoms. One focus of recent research is romantic partners' ...
  • Farmer, Antonina Savostyanova (2014-08)
    Dominant theoretical models of social anxiety disorder (SAD) suggest that people who suffer from function-impairing social fears are likely to react more strongly to interpersonal stressors. Researchers have examined the ...
  • Barnes, Zachary
    In Sjomere, the last crumbling city of a far-future earth, the seer Aoife dreams of escaping her life as a slave. As the foretold day approaches, Aoife and her five-year-old son, Mika, a child born of rape, along with ...
  • Tague, Melanie
    A Darkroom is a poetic exploration of memory and loss within in a family unit. The backbone of this thesis is centered on a crown of sonnets that relies on film and innovation of the sonnet form to tell the story of the ...
  • Lee, Gyu Tag (2013)
    K-Pop - contemporary Korean dance music - is currently becoming one of the noticeable popular music genres in the world. It was firstly globalized in East Asian region, and recently it is being globalized in the rest of ...
  • Kaufman, Rigel
    This thesis is a collection of fictional short stories about people mostly on the brink of physical death and occasionally on the brink of spiritual death, as well as their observers. Topics addressed in the book include: ...
  • Lucas, Benjamin (2012-07-17)
    In its first year, the Obama administration established the Open Government Initiative, a program requiring all executive agencies to use digital media to advance transparency, collaboration, and participation. In this ...
  • Cassetta, Brianne C (2011-05-25)
    Taking public space from an inert container of culture and examining it as a major cultural factor, “Defining Pershing Square Plaza” analyzes the New York Plaza Program site as it relates to three investing groups. Open ...
  • Buckley, Stephanie
    This thesis is a collection of personal essays that explore the author’s experiences with a variety of subjects, including her upbringing in rural Delaware, class struggles, social performance, and the intersection of ...
  • Esser, Elizabeth G
    Previous work has demonstrated that individuals show a biased tendency to allocate their visual attention toward threat-relevant stimuli, including depictions of Black and Middle Eastern men. Such biases can be attributed ...
  • Calamas, Blake
    This thesis is a collection of short stories and flash fiction that investigates the themes and realities of grief, belief in God, generational belief systems, and subjective morality on the communal scale.
  • LeeVanSchaick, Pallas (2008-06-05)
    Van Boening and Wilcox ran experiments finding that the ordinarily robust Double Auction produced inefficient results in an environment characterized by a small number of sellers with non-convex cost structures (i.e. ...
  • Harrison, Richard
    A key interest of the United States and objective of its military is deterrence of actions counter to U.S. national interests by other nations or non-state actors. Given its importance to military activities, having military ...
  • Sealey, Nicole J. (2009-12-08)
    This research project endeavors to modify the strategic enrollment management process employed by universities at the institution level, for use by graduate schools at the unit-level to influence graduate enrollments. ...
  • Duong, Dominique (2011-08-22)
    US preparedness for a potential bioterrorist attack must include a comprehensive stockpile of countermeasures against biological agents. The Project BioShield Act was enacted in 2004 to promote the development of biodefense ...
  • Langkamer, Krista L. (2008-05-08)
    The purpose of this study was to examine both antecedents and consequences of high quality leader self-development activities. Specifically, Study 1 sought to delineate factors that impact the quality attributes of leader ...
  • Holt, Shealyn G. (2012-02-01)
    Age has been shown as one variable that influences anxiety-like behavior in both human and animal models. Adolescence is a time of major brain growth and development, which underscores the importance of investigating ...
  • Woodhouse, Logan Joshua
    Object permanence, the understanding that an object continues to exist when it is out of sight, is one aspect of cognition that can help to ensure an animal’s survival by allowing it to keep track of both food and predators. ...
  • White, Nicole
    During adolescence, transformations in social relationships and needs have implications for loneliness. Developmental view on the adolescent social relationships and Qualter et al’s (2015) life-span model of loneliness ...
  • Narod, Patrick (2013-08-16)
    This study will explore the role of dialectic in the dramatic portrayal of philosophy presented in Plato’s dialogue the Parmenides. Dialectic, an important concept in many of Plato’s dialogues, is not clearly defined and ...

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