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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Spatial Models with Specific Error Structures, Nathaniel Adu

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The Effects of Presence and Cognitive Load on Episodic Memory in Virtual Environments, Paul Barclay

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Pine, Aphids, and Parasitoid Wasps: Patterns of Cospeciation and Host Switches in a Tri-trophic System, Amber Bass

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Development of Filial Obligation in Young Adults: An Examination of Crisis and Lifespan Theory, Rachel Bassett

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Reexamining the Relationship Between Divided Government and Voter Turnout, Heidi Beck

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More Guns, Less Butter, and Officers at the Table: Understanding the Nexus between the Military's Integration into Politics and Resource Allocation in Democracies and Non-Democracies, Salah Ben Hammou

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Utilizing Geographic Information Systems to Record and Analyze Osteoarthritis Data in Joints of the Arm: A Methodology for Dry Bones, Adam Biernaski

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Spectral Properties of the Finite Hilbert Transform on Two Adjacent Intervals Via the Method of Riemann-Hilbert Problem, Elliot Blackstone

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Hadwiger Numbers and Gallai-Ramsey Numbers of Special Graphs, Christian Bosse

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Modeling Disease Impact of Vibrio-Phage Interactions, Christopher Botelho

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Structure of Reflectin Protein Probed by Solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Tommy Boykin

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The Elite Meroitic Experience on Sai Island, Sudan: Using Stable Isotope Analysis to Identify Patterns related to Sex and Age for the Interpretation of Social Identity, Alexandria Brock

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Success Rate of Student Accessibility Services Determined by Students Cumulative Grade Point Average, Christine Brown

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Hurricane Maria: A Qualitative Study of Recently Displaced Students to the State of Florida, Esmeralda Cabrera

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Light Matter Interaction in Single Molecule Magnets, Rebecca Cebulka

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The Invisible Men: Analyzing the Virtual Subculture of England's Punters, Ashley Christensen

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Conceptualizing the Role of Severity in Counterproductive Work Behavior: Predicting Employee Engagement in Minor and Severe CWBs, Katherine Ciarlante

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Stepping Outside of Yourself: Social Anxiety, Dissociation, Alcohol Consequences, and Relationship Satisfaction, Matthew Cook

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Environmental Correlates of Sensory Sampling Rate in the Electrosensory System of Neotropical Electric Fishes, Ericka Vanessa Correa Roldan

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Fashioning Society: The Use of Facial Adornments for Social Identification in Late Postclassic Tlaxcallan, Mexico, Angelica Costa

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How Is She Managing? Examination of a Woman's Emotion Regulation Strategy in the Relationship Between Anxiety, Depression, and Prenatal Attachment, Annelise Cunningham

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Group Composition Characteristics as Predictors of Shared Leadership: An Exploration of Competing Models of Shared Leadership Emergence, Richard Currie

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Factors Contributing to Low Adequate Prenatal Care Rates in Orange County, Florida, Lauren Daniel

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Victimization and Health Experiences for TGNC Individuals in Women's Prisons, Kristina Davis

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Appropriate Adjective: Executive Authority and the Classification of Enemy Combatants, Taraleigh Davis

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Semi-Analytical Solutions of Non-linear Differential Equations Arising in Science and Engineering, Mangalagama Dewasurendra

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Analyzing Pre-Inhumation Breakage Ceramics at Lamanai, Belize: A Conjunctive Approach, Ryan Enger

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Chemistry and Structure of Ru/SiO2 and Ru/Al2O3 Interfaces, Sameer Ezzat

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The Causes, Dynamics, and Implications of Child Soldiering, Christopher Faulkner

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How Political Violence Helps Explain Organized Crime: A Case Study of Mexico's "War on Drugs", Alanna Fulk

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National Security and Political Polarization, Joseph Funderburke

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Government Respect for Human Rights and their Relation to Shadow Economic Activity, Christopher Gahagan

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Mathematical Investigation of the Spatial Spread of an Infectious Disease in a Heterogeneous Environment, Arielle Gaudiello

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Domestic Violence in Rural & Non-Rural Areas: A Study on the Influence of Population Density on Arrest Rates in the State of Florida, Kiara Gonzalez Cruz

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Neurological Reactivity to Personalized Odors and Sounds in Combat-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Michael Gramlich

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Estimation of Weaning Patterns in the Elite Meroitic Population (8-B-5.A) from Sai Island, Sudan Using Stable Nitrogen and Carbon Isotopes, Rachel Gregoire

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The Wonder Women: Understanding Feminism in Cosplay Performance, Amber Grissom

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Solution of Linear Ill-posed Problems Using Overcomplete Dictionaries, Pawan Gupta

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Seascape Genetics and Rehabilitation Efficiency in the Florida Manatee, Madison Hall

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Trouble in Paradise: Impacts of Theme Park Tourism on the Mental Health of Employees in Orlando, Florida, Lea Harvey

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The Role of Resilience on Second-Victim Outcomes: Examining Individual and External Factors of Medical Professionals, Claudia Hernandez

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The Efficacy and Feasibility of Neuropsychological Services in a Primary Care Setting, Danielle Herring

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Analytical and Numerical Investigations of the Kudryashov Generalized KdV Equation, William Hilton

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Tails in the Wind: An Exploratory Examination of Media Reports on Nonhuman Animals Throughout Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Nathan Jagoda

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Asteroid Surfaces: The Importance of Cohesive Forces, Keanna Jardine

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Catalytic Properties of Defect-Laden 2D Material from First-Principles, Tao Jiang

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Frames and Phase Retrieval, Ted Juste

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Chemical Composition of Preclassic-Period Maya Slips: Analysis and Interpretation of Flores Waxy Ware and Paso Caballo Waxy Ware Sherds from Holtun, Guatemala Using pXRF Spectrometry, Anna Kebler

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I Decide when You Die: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Prior Reporting of Physical Violence for Intimate Partner Homicides by Heterosexual Spouses in Florida, Donna King

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Transparency and Communication Patterns in Human-Robot Teaming, Shan Lakhmani

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Comparative Analysis of the Relationship between State Security and Ethnic Minority Oppression, Grayson Lanza

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Remediation of Chlorinated Alkanes by Zero Valent Iron with Vitamin B12 and Utilization of a Modified Gradual Release of Responsibility Model in a Large Enrollment Chemistry Course, Nicole Lapeyrouse

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Do Per-capita Impact or Abundance Dominate the Impact of an Invader? Interactions Among Neighboring Species in Context-dependent Competition, Haoyu Li

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Understanding Sediment Biogeochemistry and the Role of Juvenile Oysters on Recently Restored Eastern Oyster Reefs, Bryan Locher

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Repro, But Make It Fashion: Discourses on Sex, Sexuality, and Reproduction in Teen Vogue Magazine, Estefany Londono

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Gamification: Badges and Feedback, Brian Macon

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A Theoretical Investigation of Small Organic Molecules on Transition Metal Surfaces, Walter Malone

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Habituation Trajectory During Exposure Therapy: Comparing Trauma Frequency and Trauma Type, Madeline Marks

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Raising Roma Voices: An Insider Examination of American Roma Realities, Resistance, and Revaluation, Sabrina Marks

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Overkill: A First Run Definition, Traccy Martins

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A Randomized Control Trial of Video Modeling for Enacting Skill Change in a Group of Trainee Therapists, Brandon Matsumiya

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Coated Quantum Dots: Engineering of Surface Chemistry for Biomedical and Agricultural Applications, Tyler Maxwell

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If a Virtual Tree Falls in a Simulated Forest, is the Sound Restorative? An Examination of the Role of Level of Immersion in the Restorative Capacity of Virtual Nature Environments, Jessica Michaelis

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Designing Calorie Counter Smartphone Applications for Effective Weight Loss, Sharlin Milliard

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Magnesium-based Treatment for the Degradation of Octachlorodibenzofuran and Trinitrotoluene, Amal Mogharbel

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Thermo- and Zero-Valent Iron-Activated Persulfate Oxidation of 3,5,6-Trichloro-2-pyridinol in an Aquatic System, Roaa Mogharbel

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The Characterization of Condom Lubricants and Personal Hygiene Products using DART-TOFMS and GC- MS and The Investigation of Gold Nanoparticle Behavior in Water and the Interaction with Blood Serum Proteins, Yasmine Moustafa

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Business in the Estuary, Party in the Sea: Migration Patterns of Striped Mullet (Mugil cephalus) Within the Indian River Lagoon Complex, Olivia Myers

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The Creation and Validation of a Compromising Scale for Nurses, Matthew Ng

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Variational Inclusions with General Over-relaxed Proximal Point and Variational-like Inequalities with Densely Pseudomonotonicity, George Nguyen

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Telephone-Delivered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Patients with Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Andel Nicasio

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Socioeconomic Status and Prescription Opioid Use Behaviors among U.S. Adults: A Test of the Fundamental Cause Theory Framework, Harvey Nicholson

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Exogenous Shocks and Political Unrest, Didara Nurmanova

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The Ecology of Central Florida's Thief Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis), Leo Ohyama

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Teachers' Perceptions of Safety Regarding School Shootings, Megan Olive

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Nanoscale Functional Imaging by Tailoring Light-matter Interaction to Explore Organic and Biological Systems, Negar Otrooshi

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Weathering the Storm: Effects of Storm Periods on Ancient Populations of Coastal Florida, Brett Parbus

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Metastable-State Photoacids: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications, Parth Patel

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Community Responses to Mass Casualty Events: A Mixed Method Approach, Jeffrey Payne

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Grandma Got Passed Over by a Manager: The Intersection of Age and Gender in Hiring, Alyssa Perez

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Protective Behavioral Strategies and Alcohol-Related Sex Among College Students, Roselyn Peterson

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Hydrodynamic Limitations and the Effects of Living Shoreline Stabilization on Mangrove Recruitment along Florida Coastlines, Christian Pilato

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Synthetic Design and Characterization of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds in Molecular and Extended System, Gavin Pour

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A Complete Approach to Predict Biodistribution of Nanomaterials Within Animal Species from In-vitro Data, Edward Price

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Estimation and Clustering in Statistical Ill-posed Linear Inverse Problems, Rasika Rajapakshage

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Superforecasting or SNAFU: The Forecasting Ability of the US Military Officer, David Raugh

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Lattice-Valued T-Filters and Induced Structures, Frederick Reid

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The Relativistic Harmonic Oscillator and the Generalization of Lewis' Invariant, Daniel Reinhart

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Wealth Over Health? An Analysis of Macro-Level Factors That Influence Public Opinion on Health Care Policy, Jacquelyn Reiss

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Investigating The Late Woodland Climate Of Old Tampa Bay, Florida, Jaime Rogers

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Mirrors as Portals: Images of Mirrors on Ancient Maya Ceramics, Julie Rogers

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Nanoplasmonics In Two-dimensional Dirac and Three-dimensional Metallic Nanostructure Systems, Alireza Safaei

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Fear and Loathing in the Super Organism: Foraging Strategy Doesn't Change Forager Response in a Landscape of Fear., Philip Schadegg

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Cognitive and Vascular Risk Factors for Depression: Testing an Integrated Theoretical Framework, Rosanna Scott

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Improved System for Fabrication and Characterization of Nanophotonic Devices by Multi-photon Lithography, Rashi Sharma

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Political Knowledge and Political Engagement in the United States, Brittany Shaul

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Variation in Prospecting Behavior and Drivers of Post-Fire Habitat Preference Among Juvenile Florida Scrub-Jays, David Sherer

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Biogeochemical Effects of Sea Level Rise-induced Transitions Within Coastal Wetlands, Havalend Steinmuller

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The Path of a Stressed Temporary Worker to CWB, Jamie Striler

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Commitment and Credibility in FDI, Kathleen Sullivan