The first MSU graduate thesis was submitted in 1968. Since then over 3,300 theses have been submitted as part of graduate work at MSU.

Since the fall of 2008 graduate students have been required to submit their thesis in electronic form. Online access to most theses from 2008 to the summer of 2015 is available only on campus. Print copies of all theses are available in Meyer Library and in most cases through inter-library loan.

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Theses from 2009

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Relationship Between Perceived Competence and Gross Motor Skills in Head Start Students, Philip M. Esposito

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Nurses' Perception of Their Ability to Provide End-of-Life Care, Allison Felton

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Ballistic Missile Defense: A History and Reevaluation of Missile Defense in the United States, Robert Flanagan

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Winter Roosting Behavior of Red Bats (Lasiurus Borealis): Habitat Use, Microclimate, and Effects of Ambient Temperature on Roost Choice, Joshua Robert Flinn

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Bridging Musical Eras: Carlo Gesualdo's Influence on Early Baroque Music, Philip Patrick Forrester

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The Use of Counterintelligence in the War on Terror: Deny, Deceive, Exploit, Reform, Michael Jason Friedman

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The Sun Is Rising: Transformation of the Japanese Military, Jocelyn Marie Fritz

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Dielectrophoretic Separation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Using Different Electrode Geometries, Charles Joseph Garson

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Study of Magneto-Transport Properties of Cobalt Doped Indium Oxide Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors, Abhijit Ghosh

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Strategic Denial & Deception Impact on the Proliferation of WMD, Andrew Jason Givens

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Information Sources Accessed by Parents of Speech and Language Disordered and Delayed Children, DeLaney Anne Green

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Somatosensory Processing and Speech Intelligibility in Persons Who Are Profoundly Deaf, Anna-Liza Marie Guthrie

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Spectroscopic Analysis of Interactions between Alkylated Silanes and Alumina Silanes and Alumina Nanoporous Membranes, Jonathan Lee Hardin

Aural Skills in High School Music Students, Molly E. Healey

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The Effects of Reading Recovery on Literacy and Evoked Potentials, Victoria Suzanne Henbest

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Regulation of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Gene Expression by a Methanol Extract of Vitis Vinifera and Vitis Aestivalis, Amanda C. Herbster

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Intraorganizational Congruence of Safety Practices for Construction Subcontractors, Benjamin Mathew Hill

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Stress and Burnout in Policing: Does Military Experience Matter?, Don M. Ivie

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Role of Slm Genes in Eisosome Organization and Endocytosis in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae, Sandhya Jain

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Improving U.S. Nuclear Capability, Brien Purcell Jason

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Interbasin Transfer of Invasive Crayfish via Bait-Bucket Dumping, Sam Bruce Jones

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Modeling Land Use Change and Urban Growth in Springfield, Missouri, Nagaraj Kapil Kanala

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Genetic and Ecological Aspects of Conserving the Federally Threatened Missouri BladderpodGenetic and Ecological Aspects of Conserving the Federally Threatened Missouri Bladderpod, Jeremy Lynn Keene

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The Case for Designing U.S. Ground Forces to Execute Expeditionary Warfare, Young Jun Kim

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Tramplings, and Other Stories, Justin Colt Kingery

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The Effects of Voluntary and Forced Exercise on Memory, Plaque Deposition, and Hippocampal Volume in the Tg2576 Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease, Matthew Jon Kling

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The Effect of the Sunni-Shi'a Conflict in Shaping Arab Countries' Response to the Shi'a Crescent and a Nuclearizing Iran, Jennifer Elizabeth Knepper

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Just War Theory in the Nuclear Age, Stephanie Joy Merrell Koeshall

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Teaching Women with High Body Concerns to Become the Teachers: A Two-Pronged Cognitive Dissonance Intervention, Rachael E. Kroening

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Semiconductor to Metalic Phase Transitions from Vanadium and Titanium Oxides Induced By Visible Light, David Michael Lamb

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Eastern Red Bat (Lasiurus Borealis) Response to Fire Stimulus During Torpor, Jason Thomas Layne

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Images of Old: Intergenerational Perceptions of Ageing, Kathryn D. Long

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Examination of Intellectual Capacity with an Ability to Derive Stimulus Relations, Christopher Scott Lorance

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A Causal Comparative Study to Investigate the Impact of the Guided Reading Plus Framework with Kindergarten Students, Abby Nicole Lowe

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Outsourcing Security: The Role of Private Military Companies and Arms Dealers in Modern Conflicts, Clinton Gallaher Lyons V

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Chinese Nuclear Policy, Douglas Robert MacGregor

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The Relationship Between Body Image, Acceptance, Values Concordance, and Distress Levels Among College Students, Heather Renee Manley

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Hamiltonian Subgroup Graphs, Immanuel David McLaughlin

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Relationships between Reading and Spelling: Effects of a Sensitive Scoring System, Virginia Lynn McLaughlin

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The Iranian Triad: Forcing a Strategic Decision in Tehran, Brian Andrew Miller

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Possum Ivory, Charles K. Miller

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True Stories, Adam Mills

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(Dis)Owning Our Written Discourse: Personal Reflections on/from Native American Storytelling, Kelly L. Money

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Behavioral Response of Sternotherus Odoratus to Conspecific and Predatory Chemosensory Cues, Holly Jeane Monroe

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The Final Frontier of Freedom: a Prospectus for Future Democratization of the Middle East, Evan David Moore

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Synthesis Of Carbon Nanotube/Tin Oxide Nanostructure And Their Performances As Photoelectrochemical Solar Cells, Baleeswaraiah Muchharla

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A Study of International Students' Perceptions of Online Courses, Caroline Mulia

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Aesthetics in Black Drama: August Wilson and Suzan-Lori Parks, Alexander Thomas Murphy

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An Examination of Puccinia Mariae-Wilsoni Infection of Claytonia Virginica, Nicholas Mark Murphy

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Lipstick Squadron: The Media's Portrayal of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II, Sarah Elizabeth Myers

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A Novel Approach to Synthesis and Characterization of Zinc Oxide (Zno) Nanoparticles For Biomedical Applications, Nandita Nag

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Growth of Lambs and Meat Goat Kids Grazing Warm Season Grasses with or without Protein Supplement, Samuel Ray Nusz

Reliability for Durational Measurement of Cluttered Speech Intervals, Tyler A. Palmer

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Xxxianity: A Safe, Non-Pornographic Place to Shop for All Your Christian Sex Toy and Romance Needs, Miles Adam Park

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Effects of Task Complexity on Manual Gesture, Amy Kathleen Peabody

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Chiaroscuro, Benjamin Paul Pfeiffer

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Acute Toxicity of Ammonia and Copper to Mussel (Bivalvia: Unionidae) Glochidia Inside and Outside of Conglutinates, Michael John Pillow

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The Effects of Structured Writing Intervention for Elementary Students with Special Needs: A Systematic Review, Angela Monica Powell

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The Role of Jewish Transformational Mysticism in Paul's Thought, Tyson Lee Putthoff

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Finding a Sense of Landscape with Web-Based Interactive Cave Mapping: A Case Study for Part of Fitton Cave, Arkansas, Lucas Ryan Rengstorf

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A Contempt for the German Nation: The Plight of the Germanic Peoples before the Spanish Inquisition, 1525-1700, Samantha Louise Rohaus

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Inbreeding Depression in the Partially Selfing Perennial, Ruellia Humilis, Rick Vincent Sander

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Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Carbon Nanostructures Supported Catalysts and Their Effects on Methanol and Ethanol Electro-Oxidation, Raghavendar Reddy Sanganna Gari

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The Effect of C-Terminal Alterations of the P2Y2 Receptor on Calcium Signaling and Desensitization, Amy Katherine Schiller

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Statistical Evaluation of an Experimental Design Examining Cognitive Dissonance, Kathleen Lynn Schmidt

Statistical Evaluation of an Experimental Design Examining Cognitive Dissonance, Kathleen Lynn Schmidt

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Instructor Response to Student Writing: A Study of Length, Specificity, Personality Type, Writing Proficiency, and Appropriation, James Eric Sentell

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Characterization and Functional Analysis of EDL6 Promoters of Cabernet Sauvignon and Norton Grapevines, Xiaomei Shu

If You Read It: The Poetry of Marie Melisou in Translation, Jennifer Leigh Smith

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Between Protection and Provocation: Adapting Alliance Management to Unbalanced Multipolarity, Timothy M. Snyder

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Burden, Caleb Stokes

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Call And Response: Aesthetic Reception of Lamentations 2.20-22, Jane Ellen Terry

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Convergence and the Lebesgue Integral, Ryan Vail Thomas

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Expression of an N-Terminus GFP Tagged P2Y2 Receptor in 1321N1 Human Astrocytoma Cells, Raja Virendhra Bharath Thotakura

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Effects of Burning and Cutting on Plant Diversity on Ozark Cedar Glades in Stone and Taney County, Missouri, Alex Ross Threlkeld

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Combining the Multilinguistic Literacy Model and Visual Phonics for Intervention for Children Who Are Deaf, Emilee Caroline Turner

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Growth and Characterization of Chromium Doped Indium Oxide Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors, Ndubuisi Benjamin Ukah

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Host Specific Microbial Source Tracking and Quantification Using a Partial 16SrRNA Sequence of Bacteroides on the Finley River, a Tributary of the James River in Southwest Missouri, Neil John Van Asch

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Pretraining Effects on Visual Learning, Scanning and Heart Rate, Caitlin R. Vaught

Intimations, Sarah Frances Viehmann

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Childhood Overweight and Obesity: How Are Practitioners Addressing the Epidemic?, Tiffany LeAnn Villarreal

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MBE Growth of MgO Buffer Layer for Complex Oxide Heterostructures, Swathi Vunnam

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Synthesis of the gfp-tat Fusion Protein For Analysis of the Tat Cell Penetrating Peptide, Chad Michael Walesky

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Sequencing and Annotation of Potential Cis-Acting Transcription Elements in the Emb-9 Gene Promoter of Caenorhabditis Elegans, Joseph P. Williams

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Rate of Syllable Production in Selected Languages, Aubrey Wilson

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Journey To The West: Xīyóujì, Bryan Leland Wise

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Historical Mining Contamination and Floodplain Evolution Along Lower Pearson Creek, SW Missouri, Patrick James Womble

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A Study of the Effectiveness of Incorporating Expressive Arts Group Therapy into TRiO: Upward Bound Services, Sarah J. Wright

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Fatty Acids as Biomarkers of Plankton Trophic Structure in Table Rock Lake, Missouri, Tammy Anne Yelden

Theses from 2008

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Arming the Southern Hemisphere: Chinese Arms Sales to Latin America, Jacobus Johannes AlderseBaes V

Synthetic Methods Development for the Construction of Perylene and Fluorenone Derivatives, Joshua S. Alford

An Evaluation of Knowledge Gains and Retention Rates of 5Th Grade Students After Attendance at a Watershed Festival, Dylan J. Allen

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Influence of Ultraviolet Light, Righting Response, and Community Structure in Aquatic Turtles, Ben Anders

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Effects of Age and Exercise on Collagen Type I Gene Promoter Activity, Ashely Ann Anderson

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The Use of Movement to Enhance Vocal Technique and Musicality in the Secondary Choral Rehearsal, Rebecca L. Atkins

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A Comprehensive Psychological Outcome Study Involving Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding, Nathaniel Dennis Barnicle

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An Evidence-Based Approach for Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Sound System Disorder, Sarah Basye

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Literacy Supports to Improve the Language Skills of Children with Autism, Julianne D. Bazyk

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A Comparison of Visual Scene and Traditional Grid Layouts of Augmentative and Alternative Communication Devices During Storybook Reading with Typically Developing Three-Year-Old Children, Leslie D. Beard

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Habituation, Scent-Trailing, and Effects of Temperature Upon the Strike-Induced Chemosensory Searching (SICS) in the Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon Piscivorus), Gene T. Benbow

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Exploring Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Hand Hygiene and General Practice Guidelines, Elaine Blevins

Extended Nuclear Deterrence: Maintaining Credibility in the 21St Century, Darci Jean Bloyer

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Max Noether's Fundamental Theorem, Jacob Aaron Boswell

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Emergency Management: A Case Study of the Springfield-Greene County, Missouri Ice Storm, Carmen Parker Bradshaw

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The Rate of Inner Speech, Mary Angela Brock

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The Impact of Vocabulary Concept Strategies on Third Grade Students' Science Achievement, David S. Brown

Tara, Matthew Brunson

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Western Power, Eastern Peace: U.S. Commitment and Stability in Northeast Asia, Michael Buck

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Effects of Egg Yolk Source on the Cryopreservation of Stallion Semen, Codi L. Burris

Small Time People, Thomas Lee Busby

Regulation of Inflammatory Genes in Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons and Glia in Response to Cocoa Enriched Diets, Ryan John Cady

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Israeli Options for Confronting a Nuclear-Armed Iran, Douglas Allen Chaney

Synthesis and Studies of N1,N2-Piperazine Bis-(2-Oximino- 2-Cyano) Acetamide and Its Several Metal Complexes, Carl Edward Cheadle

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Spatial Interpolation of Turbidity in the James River Arm of Table Rock Lake, Aidong Cheng

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Evaluating Women's Knowledge of Coronary Heart Disease: A Campus Study, Kimberly M. Childers

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A Qualitative Case Study Investigating Multiple Processes of Adaptation with One Hispanic College Student in Southwest Missouri, Daisy Barron Collins

The War of Ideology: International Terrorism and America's Response, T.J. Collins

The Effectiveness of the D.A.R.E. Prevention Program in Rural Missouri, Krystal S. Colvin

Mixing Friends With Politics: A Functional Analysis of Presidential Candidate's Social Networking Profiles, Jordan Lee Compton

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Short-Term Intensive Management of High Densities of the Invasive Plant Sericea Lespedezea, Jack E. Cornell II

Democracy, Freedom and Occupation: a Recipe For Civil Conflict, Charles Covvey

Geology of the Vista 7.5' quadrangle, St. Clair County, Missouri, Melissa Rochelle Cox

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Expressive Language Use in Children With Down Syndrome During Storybook Intervention Using Multiple Modalities, Laura E. Crowell

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The Effect of Trainer Support For Autonomy on Transfer of Training, Samantha Ann Curry

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Ecological Limitations for Southern Wild Rice Associated with Backwater Lakes of the Illinois and Upper Mississippi River Valleys, Bethany R. Dalrymple

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TNF-a Regulation Of Cell Signaling In Trigeminal Ganglion In An In Vivo Model Of TMJ Inflammation, Srikanth Damodaram

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Seeking Neo-Bohemias in Mid-Sized Cities: The Case of Springfield, MO., Evangelia Petridou Daughtrey

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Effects of Temperature on Winter Energetics of Female Indiana Bats (Myotis Sodalis), Katie Day

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Effect of Centrifugation Techniques on Post Storage Characteristics of Stallion Spermatozoa, Mary M. Dean

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Factors Influencing Missouri Livestock Producers' Perception of the National Animal Identification System, Bryan L. Deimeke

Regulation of Neuropeptide Y, Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide, and Their Receptors in Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons and Glia in Response to Adjuvant-Induced Inflammation, Debra D. DeLoach

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Zooplankton in Flowing Waters, Kelli Denise McCloud Dickerson

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Investigation into the Reasons for Music Teacher Attrition, Suzannah Dolanc-Pugh

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Characterization of Actin Filament Organization in Muscle Cells of C. Elegans Collagen Iv Mutants, Hinda Doucoure

This-Worldly Explanations for Otherworldly Growth: Vitality in an Ozarks Megachurch, Joseph Lee Dutko

Factors Affecting Feeding and Growth of Juvenile Freshwater Mussels (Unionidae), Jennifer Jo Duzan

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Spiritual Battle, Eric M. Eckert

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Middle School Band Directors' Strategies for Implementing Comprehensive Jazz Education for Students in Southwestern Missouri, Darren T. Eddington

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Night Dance And Other Stories: A Collection Of Short Fiction, Jennifer Edwards

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Predator-Prey Interactions between Hellbenders (Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis Alleganiensis and C.A. Bishopi) and Native and Nonnative Fishes, Brian G. Gall

Electrical Transport Properties of Gold-Strontium Titanate Nanocomposite Thin Films, Satya Rama Naga Lakshmi Ganti

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Identification of Connexins in Facilitating Neuron-Satellite Glial Cell Signaling in Trigeminal Ganglia, Filip G. Garrett

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Healthcare Perceptions, Beliefs, and Practices of the Amish of Webster County, Missouri, Jaimee Allisen Givens

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Law and Counterterror Policy During the Bush Administration: a Strategic Assessment, Scott L. Glabe

Craving What You Still Have, Jessica Glover

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Project Impression: An Ensemble Rehearsal and Performance Project for the Healing and Growth of Adolescent Survivors of Abuse, Rebecca E. Grant

Following in Giant Steps, T. Joel Griffin

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Nonprofit Board Composition and Overall Organizational Effectiveness, Kathryn Ellen Hammock

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Use of Chicken vs. Chukar (Alectoris Chukar) Egg Yolk as Components of Freezing Media For Stallion Semen, Sarah E. Harmon

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Understanding the Social Identity of Homeless Youth: A Visual Analysis of Experience, Lindsey Harness

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Come, Comet, Chris Helms

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Third Symphony: A Piece for Wind Band, Robert Grant Hendrickson

Clinical Feasibility of the MMN as a Correlate of Behavioral Discrimination in Normal Hearing Adults, Angela Marie Higdon

Nuclear Smuggling in a Terrorist Midget Submarine: Impeding the Operation, Melanie Sarah Inglis

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Potential Gonadotropin Activity During Early Pregnancy in Elephants, Jackin Jayaram

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Under the Canopy of Small Houses, Megan C. Johnson

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A Descriptive Survey of the Health, Health Behaviors, and Healthcare of College Sophomore Women, Sarah L. Jones

In Situ Polymerization of Aniline in the Presence of Carbon Nanotubes to Form Nanocomposite with Enhanced Electrical Conductivity, Vinkandagor Chemon Kandagor

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Effect of Intranasal Delivery of Carbon Dioxide on Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons: Inhibition of Neuron-Glia Gap Junction Communication and Neuropeptide Secretion, Stanka Madhu Kumar Kankipati

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Heart Rate and Reaction Time Differences in High and Low Ability Adults' Letter and Word Identification, Amanda Marie Keeter

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The Effects of an Expressive Arts Therapy Group on Female Counselors-In-Training: A Qualitative Study, Elizabeth A. Keller

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Modern Themes in Advertising: Comparisons of Vibrant Versus Sexual Stimuli in Advertising, Jam J. Khojasteh

Investigating the Relationship Between Verifying Feedback and Loneliness: A Social Exchange Perspective, Shawn King

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Reach-Scale Variability of Nonpoint Contaminants in Urban Stream Sediments, Fassnight Creek, Springfield, Missouri, John Frederick Kothenbeutel

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The Effects of Social Skills Instruction and Video-Modeling on a Student with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Katie Marie Kreimer

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A Cryptic Invasion of the Non-Native Siberian Elm (Ulmus Pumila) to Southwest Missouri, Megan E. Ladd

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Trade-Off Effects Between Spelling Performance and Syntactic Complexity, Su Jin Lee

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Traumatic Personal Narratives: Personal and Social Benefits of Scripting and Performing, Noah D. Lelek

Possible Roles of Salicylic Acid and Associated Genes in Grapevine Disease Resistance, Nan Li

Do Nurses Still Eat Their Young?: Horizontal Violence and the Novice Nurse, Amy L. Logan

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Comparative Advantage: Creating Cooperation Between NATO and the European Union, Meghan Ann Maloney

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Civilizational Jihad: The Implications of Terrorist Strategy, Pearse R. Marschner

The Use of Language Patterns as an Indicator of Sex-Specific Cognitive Traits and International Relations, Laura Walters Marsh

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The Effect of Extracellular ATP, 2MeSTAP, And ATP[Gamma]S On MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cells In The Presence Of Extracellular Calcium, Caleb Masterson

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Of Mushrooms and Shangri-L.A.: Food in Fantastic Literature for the Young, Jennifer A. Matters

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The Effects of Sleep Deprivation and Recovery Periods on the N1, P2, N2, and P3 Evoked Potentials Utilizing 25 vs. 75 ms Duration Contrasts, Beth Ann Mayes

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Cyberwarfare as an Element of PRC National Power and Its Implications for U. S. National Security, Brian M. Mazanec

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Chemical Terrorism: The Threat of Al-Qaeda and Al-Qaeda Inspired Individuals, Erin Anne McClelland

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An Examination of Authoritarianism as a Moderator Among Intensity of Unethical Situations, Power Differentials, and Perceptions of Unethical Behavior in Organizations, Victoria Patricia McKee

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The Effect of the Middle School Band Experience on Participation in High School Band, Jeremy McMahon

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Habitat Use and Spatial Patterns of a Cottonmouth Snake (Agkistrodon Piscivorus Leucostoma) Population and Thermoregulation of Male Cottonmouth Snakes in Southwestern Missouri, Evan J. Menzel

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Composition And "I": Practicing the Scholarship of the Personal, Craig A. Meyer

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Assessment of Aquatic Invertebrate Communities of Tributaries of the Buffalo River, Arkansas, and Evaluation of Indices of Community Integrity, Janice Arlene Mixon-Hinsey

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Studies on the Effect of C-Alkyl Substitution on the Crystal Packing of Calix[4]Resorcinarenes in Self-Assembled Hydrogen Bonded Capsules, Aaron Alexander Momose

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Theocratic Governance and Military Force Structure: Correlation Vs. Causation, Camelia D. Nader

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Characterization of the Role of VPS1P in Endocytosis in Saccaromyces Cerevisiae, Srikant Nannapaneni

Blood Work, Daniel Newell

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Mare Varuna: India's Maritime Strategy for The 21St Century, William J. Nichols

The Anxieties of Common Life: Ideological Contradictions and Symbolic Resolutions in Northanger Abbey, Jacob Nunnally

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Effects of a Gluten-Free Diet on the Speech and Language of Autistic Children, Melanie C. Ogden

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From the Margins to the Mainstream: The Emergence of an American Pentecostal Intellectual Life, Jonathan William Olson

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A Comparison of Scores from the Test of Written Spelling-4 and Spelling Sensitivity Scores, Lacy N. Ozimek

The Evolving Geopolitics of Turkey: Redefining a Strategic Partnership, Seeba Elizabeth Pepper

Body Mass Index and Severity of Sleep Apnea, Matt Petit

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Anthropodicy: How Non-Theists Explain Evil, Katharina Sandmark Phoenix

Nurse Practitioner Self-Perceived Competency of Performing Eye Exams on Adults in the Rural Clinic, Bonnie A. Plocher

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Response of the Ozark Zigzag Salamander (Plethodon Angusticlavius) to High and Low Level Threats, Morgan L. Presley

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The Chinese Must Go: The Attitudes of Californians toward the Chinese, 1850-1885, Sarah C. Randow

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A Study of the Impact of the Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy Model on Third and Fourth Grade Reading Scores, Elizabeth Nicole Range

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Use of Hard Duration Contrast to Assess the Effects of Sleep Deprivation and Recovery Time on the P3, Autumn L. Riley

The Effects of 2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol and Surfactants on Electrochemiluminescence, Wesley Davis Robinson

Host Specific Microbial Source Tracking and Quantification Using the Partial 16SrRNA Gene Sequence of Bacteroides on the Wilson's Creek Tributary in Southwest Missouri, Anthony R. Saitta

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Effect of a Pant Size Manipulation on Women's Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Mood, Kerri J. Schafer

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Use and Effects of an Instructional Strategy for High School Mathematics Students with Mental Retardation, Jacob H. Schnur

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Wilderness of Mirrors: Optimizing Psychological Operations to Counter the Global Jihad, Matthew Seitz

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A Mixed Design Examination of the Attitudes of Seventh Grade Males Toward Technology-Enhanced Reading Instruction, Victor Sheets

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Attitudes of Emergency Nurses Toward Their Clients Who Are Impoverished, Brenda Simpson

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Quality of Life and Nutritional Status in Older Adults With Dysphagia, Ashley A. Soyez

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The Human Element: Demography's Influence on Identity, Interests, and the Future Security Environment, Nicholas A. Stephanadis

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Don't Be a Nerd in Front of a Gangsta: Exploring Coping Strategies, Identity Management, and Marginalization in Gifted Adolescents, Katie Margavio Striley

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Motivation and Body Image: Can Self-Determination Act as a Buffer against Sociocultural Influences on Body Image?, Rachel A. Sutcliffe

Local Tax Initiatives as a Funding Source for Children's Mental Health, Marie E. Swope

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Can You Hear Me Now?: Doctor-Patient Communication and Applications of Neurosurgery in Telemedicine, Kelly Tenzek

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Evidence for Neuron-Glia Signaling in Trigeminal Ganglia: Implication in Temporomandibular Joint Pathology, Srikanth Thalakoti

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Frequency of Academic Dishonesty Among Students From Elementary to Post-Graduate Levels, Jana M. Thomas

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A Survey of White Paper Types, Edward D. Thompson

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The Feasibility and Benefits of Online Learning for Technical Writers, Leah D. Thurman

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Novel Sensing and Remediation Applications of Conducting Polymers, Sagar Tolani

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Designing Theatre Lesson Plans and a Standards-Based Theatre Curriculum Targeting Middle Level Adolescents, Carol A. Toney

Lazarus: A Sacred Cantata, John W. Trew

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Rings of Invariants of Finite Groups, Dianne Michelle Twigger

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Temporal Stimulus Effects on the P300, Michelle K. Van Gorden

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Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Strategies in Undergraduate College Students, Maranda Lee Vincent

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Luminophore Discovery and Solvent Effects in Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence, David J. Vinyard

David Rice Atchison, Southern Spokesman: 1844-1855, Matthew T. Vogeler

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Interrater Reliability of a Nursing Dysphagia Screen, Brian George Wagoner

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The Communist and the Altruist: Alcander Longley's Newspapers and Communities, Robert Jeffrey David Wells

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Personal Writing in the Composition Classroom: Passport to Success in an Academic Landscape, Lane Phoenix West

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Bourbaki Ideals, Carrie A. Whittle

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Concerto For Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, Ryan Woodhouse

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Sub-Lethal Effects of Copper on Foraging and Alarm Behavior of Rainbow Darter (Etheostoma Caeruleum), David A. Woods Jr.

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Relationship between Ultrasound and Carcass Measures of Charolais-Cross Harvest Cattle Using Automated Computer Tracing Software, Joshua John Worthington

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The Effects of Alternative Energy on Saudi Arabia and the Implications for U.S. National Security, Danielle Yaggi

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The Economics of Proliferation: An Examination of the Changing Nature of the Nuclear Marketplace, Michael J. Arendt Jr.

Church 2.0: A Study of Church Web Development in Light of Web 2.0, Sarah J. Austin

Top-down Control of Algal Biomass: The Role of Snails (Elimia Potosiensis) in the James River Watershed, Missouri, Angela Lee Bandy

The Effects of Suspended Sediment on the Attachment and Metamorphosis Success of Freshwater Mussel Parasitic Life Stages, Zachary S. Beussink

A Comparative Analysis of Durang's Hornpipe, Mark Earl Bilyeu

Bowers v. Lawrence: the Narratives of the Supreme Court, Daniel Christopher Bohlmann

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Nutrient Concentrations at Baseflow Conditions in the Upper White River Basin, Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas, Gopala G. Borchelt

British Muslim Extremism: The Terror Within, Jennifer Bradley

Fantasy Variations, Patrick Brown

Influences of Forms of Theatre on Development of American Musical Theatre, Shani Bufford

Spelling Skills in Children with Phonological Disorders, Michelle Burrus

Sniffles, Immigration, and Lunch: New Security Threats, Anthony L. Buttacy

China's Computer Network Operations Capabilities, Chun-Hao Chang

Implicit Body Concerns in Young Women, Savannah Charleston

Functional Analysis of Grapevine Transcription Factors VaERF4 and VaERF5, Qiang Chen

Weight Watchers At Work: An Emphasis on Perceived Social Support and Self-Efficacy in Weight Loss, Rebecca Jo Cliffton

Comparative Phylogenetic Analysis in Populations of the Western Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon Piscivorus Leucostoma) Distributed in Three North American Drainage Basins, Ryan D. Combs

How Predisposing and Enabling Factors Contribute to Oral Health Needs among Low-Income Rural Adults, Mary Ann Coverdell

Behavioral Congruence With Personal Values as a Predictor of Undergraduate Distress, Christopher C. Cushing

The City Is a Morgue, Matthew Charles Dampier

Cardiovascular Effects of Methamphetamine Addiction, Melissa D. Dixon

Coliseum, Stephen Gray Dixon

Investigation of Groundwater Flow Paths Using Quantitative Dye-Tracing and Fluorometry in the Clear Creak Area, Greene County, Missouri, Rebecca Dodd

Thermoenergetics of Indiana Bats, Christin M. Dzurick

Engineering of a Collagen IV::Gfp Fusion Protein Using Polymerase Chain Reaction, Courtney Elizabeth Eaves

Speaking Holler Creek, Emily A. England

Development of Grammatically Different Word Pairs and Series to Elicit the N400 Auditory Evoked Potential, Heidi Jean Josenia Erickson

Christian Science and Anxiety in the Life of Principia College Students, Heather J. Fabian

Fabrication of Spin Valve Organic Light Emitting Devices, Lamine Fadiga

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Reproductive Biology of the Rabbitsfoot Mussel (Quadrula Cylindrica) (Say, 1817) in the Upper Arkansas River System, White River System and the Red River System, Todd B. Fobian

Characterization of an in Vivo Model of Temporomandibular Joint Inflammation, Stacy E. Freeman

The Application of Prospect Theory to Deterrence Analysis: Investigating the Causal Mechanisms That Influence Japan's Decision to Attack Pearl Harbor, John Michael Friend

The Effects of Typically Developing Peers on the Participation and Language of Children With Complex Communication Needs During Shared Storybook Reading, Megan E. Galey

The Effectiveness of Three Music Instructional Strategies When Teaching Rhythmic Concepts to Fourth Graders, Salley R. Gibson

The Lovely Never-Never Land of Magic, of Fairy Queens and Virginal Maidens: Fairy Tale Imagery in the Early Poetry of Sylvia Plath, Kimberly Gottlieb

Less-Than-Truckload Motor Carrier Fuel Surcharge Utilization, Keith Brandon Grant

Guilt and Relational Aggression Between Mothers and Their Adult Daughters, Alison J. Griswold

Gay Camp: Analysis of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Culture and the Economic Impacts in the Missouri Ozarks, Brandon Harley Haddock

The Novel and Society: A Postmodern Perspective on Pedagogy, Elizabeth Paige Hall

Adapting the Spelling Performance Evaluation For Language and Literacy (SPELL) For Children Who Have Cochlear Implants, Lauren Elise Hammett

The Influence of Some Late Medieval Devotional Literature on Margery Kempe, Carla Jeanette Jeanette McKinney Heifner

Schumann's Dichterliebe: A Study in Continuity, Kelly Hermann

Dynamic Geometry and Its Effects on Geometric Reasoning in Terms of Van Hiele Levels, Jesse E. Hiett

Effects of Student-Teacher Relationships on Student Achievement and Self-Efficacy, Andrea Horn

The Pitfalls of Powerpoint, Christopher A. Jones

Dissolved Oxygen Tolerances of Selected Small Stream Fishes of Southwest Missouri: Field vs. Laboratory Measurements, Curtis B. Klotz

Utilizing Nanoporous Alumina Membranes for Molecular Transport and Silica Nanotube Synthesis, Ravikanth Kona

Mobile Location Based Services Through the Internet Using AJAX, GeoRSS, and the Global Positioning System, Daniel William Kushins

Arranging For Women's Voices in Contemporary a Cappella Music, Susan Anne LaBarr

Regulation of S100B Expression in Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons and Glia, Lauren E. Langford

Literacy Intervention: A Case Study of a Child Who Uses Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Selena M. Lawson

A Descriptive Study of Spousal Caregiver Fatigue, Stephanie Ledl

The Development and Preliminary Psychometric Investigation of an Implicit Association Test to Measure Integrity in the Workplace, Jo Ann Lewis

Economic Development in Rural America: A Case Study of Four Towns in South Central Missouri, Janice Lorrain

The Effect of Merit- and Equity-Based Salary Adjustments on Male and Female Faculty Salaries, Meghan R. Lowery

Early Identification of Developmental Delays in Infants and Young Children with Unilateral Hearing Loss, Vanessa M. Luxen

Growth and Characterization of Cobalt Doped Indium Oxide Thin Films, Naveen Kumar Mamidi

Effect of Strain Due to Substrates on Mn-Doped ZnO Dilute Magnetic Semiconductor Thin Films, Srikanth Manchiraju

Pyridylcyanoximes and Their Metal Complexes, Daniela Marcano

The Effects of Equine Seminal Plasma on Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus) Spermatozoa, Kristine Marie Marson

Strategic Culture: What Chinese Actions Say about the Current U.S.-Sino Relationships, Justin B. Meyer

Soldiers Without Uniforms: CIA Paramilitary Operations in Afghanistan, Jason P. Moeller

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The Boy Battery: A Socio-Military Study of the 2Nd Missouri Light Artillery, Claire Marie Momot

Current Use and Perception of Handheld Technologies in Radiation Therapy Education, Benjamin J. Morris

Variation in Defensive Behaviors of the Western Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon Piscivorus) as a Result of Temperature, Size, and Reproductive Condition, Diana E. Mullich

US Grand Strategy and Its Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region, Kyoko Nakamura

Genetic, Morphological, and Behavioral Analysis of the Oklahoma Salamander (Eurycea Tynerensis) in Southwestern Missouri, Nathaniel Aaron Nelson

The Gender and Music Paradox: The Influences of Music Educators on Potential Music Educators and Potential Professional Musicians, Erika P. O'Bryant

Strategy in Space: Promoting America's Security in the Twenty-First Century, Michael S. Onesko

Revelation Springs, Ross Payton

Changes in Bolus Transit as an Effect of Vitalstim Intervention: A Case Study, Jane Eloise Peterson

Effects of Social Motivators for Two Individuals with Aphasia, Kristel Cherisse Powell

Nanoscale Analysis of Carbon Nanotubes Deposited on Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite, Chentanreddy Ramireddygari

Further Investigations of Cytotoxic Metallo Cyanoximates, Jessica L. Ratcliff

The Relationship Between Visual Scanning, Heart Rate, and Cognitive Functioning, Sissy Ratliff-Seamans

The Rite of Passage: Unification of the Vocal Registers, Lacey Renee Rector

How to Humanize a Zoning Ordinance: Practicing the Art of the Possible While Writing Laws for Bureaucrats and Citizens, Robert Stephen Reed

Secondary Mathematics Teacher Collaboration in a Professional Learning Community: Impact on Student Achievement on the Missouri Assessment Program, Jay Brian Roth

Oil and Conflict: Future Avenues to Inter-State Wars, Russell W. Roth

The Lay of Beowulf, Arden Reed Roye

Group Effectiveness as a Function of Leader Intelligent Use of Emotional Displays, Jared J. Russo

Discerning a Pattern in Chinese Espionage: An Analysis of Chinese Espionage Methodology Contrasted Against Cases of Chinese Espionage, Michael J. Schwartz

The Elements and Theory of High Energy Warfare: A Twenty-First Century Revolution, Daniel Andrew Shellenbarger

Age Attenuated Cutaneous Vasoconstrictor Response to Norepinephrine Is Apparent with Bretylium Tosylate, Daniel Skirrow Short

Influence of Physical Stress, Sex, and Body Size on Metabolic Rates of Ozark Zigzag Salamanders, Plethodon Angusticlavius, Kyle M. Shull

Competing for the Minds of America: Does the Teaching of Evolution in High Schools Promote a Naturalistic Worldview?, James Shuls

The Office of Net Assessment and U. S. Defense Policy: 1973-Present, Thomas M. Skypek Jr.

Effects of Ethnicity on Taster Status, Jessica Smith

Electrospinning: Constructing the Apparatus and Synthesizing Polymer Fibers, Nathaniel Douglas Smith

Adolescent Perception of Moral Communication Sources, Kate Yurka Spangler

The Edged Coins Can Smart: Mervyn Peake's Titus Groan and the Semiotics of Late Modernism, Carl A. Stewart

Synthesis and Investigations of Several Dibutyltin (IV) Cyanoximates, Jennifer Synder

Perceived Educational Experiences and Employment Preparation of Agriculture Alumni, Rebecca Lea Thomas

The Effect of Appearance of Apple Juice Thickened with Starch and Gum-Based Agents, Molly Trautschold

Bent and Orphaned: Shakespeare's Disappearing Mothers, Alisha Joy Tuttle

Global Islamism: The Threat to Western Civilization, Nicholas Longley Van Zandt

North of Sixty-Six, Adam Veile

A Novel Method For Fabrication of Carbon-Based Semiconductors, Craig Joseph Vera

Workplace Integrity: An Examination of the Relationship Among Personality, Moral Reasoning, Academic Integrity and Counterproductive Work Behavior, Renee Christine Vincent

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A Matter of Marching, a Matter of Supply: Politics and Logistics in Arkansas, 1863-1864, Alfred Hoyt Wallace

Effects of Goal-Structure-Based Planning on Leadership and Group Process, Philip T. Walmsley

The Relationship between Reaction Time and Intelligence Revisited: The Effect of an Alternative Calculation for Choice Reaction Time, Ryan W. Walters

The Economic Impact of Commercial Equestrian Trail Rides in the South Central Missouri Area, Katie E. Welker

A Systematic Investigation of the Linearity of Liquid Flow Under Line-Spread Testing, Miranda J. White

Changing Sexist Language: Intercollegiate Debate as a Laboratory for Change, Kelly L. Winfrey

Gender Differences in Spatial Ability: A Mixed-Methods Investigation of the Solution Strategies Used by Boys and Girls to Solve Problems Involving Spatial Tasks, Melissa Marie Wittmer

Dynamics for Democracy: Scenarios for Democratic Revolution in the People's Republic of China, Jason Douglas Wood

Theses from 2006

Regulation of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide by a Methanol Extract of Theobroma Cacao, Marcie J. Abbey

Gritty Girls Undone: The Unraveling of Gender Fluidity in Pat Cadigan's Synners, Arminda Apgar

Fragmentation and Re-Construction: Folklore and Metanarration in Jane Yolen's Briar Rose, Genevieve S. Baumann

Viscosity Of Red Wine Over Time When Mixed With Starch- and Gum-Based Thickeners: Implication for Elderly Adults, Christine Best

Facilitation of the Innate Need of Relatedness Through Self-Regulated Expressive Writing, Bradley M. Bodenhamer

A Discussion of the Mercurius Type Within William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Othello, the Moor of Venice King Lear and Macbeth, Scott S. Boston

Some Probabilistic Topics in Finite Group Theory, Christie Dawn T. Bowerman

Innate Cross Immunity of Host Fish to the Parasitic Larvae of Unionoid Mussels, Jolene R. Bowers

The Development of Yiddish Theatre in Czarist Russia : A Study of the Interaction between Majority and Minority Cultures, Catherine I. Bradley

The Rites of Passage of Gifted Adolescents: An Examination of Folk Narrative, Zachary J. Carnagey

Biological Control of Grapevine Crown Gall and Differential Screening of Suppression Subtractive Libraries to Identify Powdery Mildew-Induced Grape Genes, Le Chang

Planar Zero-Divisor Graphs, Jeremy M. Chapman

The Effects of Tailored Word Study on Spelling Performance in Children in Grade 2 in a Title 1 School, Jennifer Coffman

A Systematic Investigation Into the Effects of Carbonation on the Viscosity of Liquids, Jennifer Corbello

Hizb Ut-Tahrir: Preemptively Eradicating the Recruitment Pool For Radical Islamic Terrorist Organizations, Adrienne M. Corson

An Examination of Body Image in Patients Seeking Gastric Bypass Surgery, Megan E. Costello

The Brass Bands Played Too Late: Vietnam Veterans Discuss War, Homecoming, and Life After Vietnam, Tonja R. Cox

In-Stream Habitat and Riparian Conditions of Stream Reaches Favored by Topeka Shiner (Notropis Topeka) on the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, John Tyler Cribbs

Gender Bias in Teacher Evaluations, Stephanie M. Davenport

Development of Novel Collection and Biosensor Detection System for Microbial Organisms, Keela Eve Davis

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Soil Phosphorus Levels in Residential Lawns and Comparisons among Four Land Uses in Springfield, Missouri, Timothy R. Davis

The King's Brown Daughter, Camille Delaurier

Nurse Practitioners: A Measurement of Job Satisfaction, Esther den Hartog

Potentiometric Surface Decline of the Ozark Aquifer Near Springfield, Missouri, Dayla Dintelmann

The Comparison of Upper Arm and Forearm Blood Pressure, Kathy-Lynn Domiano

Attitudes of Emergency Care Providers Towards Family Presence During Resuscitation, Jerry W. Dorris

Defending the Methods That Defend Us From Terror: U.S. Interrogation Policy and Overcoming Its Negative Implications, Randall C. Downs

American Foreign Policy and Islamic Aggression, Nicholas W. Drummond

Direct Instruction Spelling: A Literacy Intervention For a Child Who Uses Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Britanny J. Drury

Nonlinear Regression Modeling of Data Employing the Gauss-Newton Method, Michael William Edwards

Correlation of Serum and Fecal Estradiol, Progesterone, and Testosterone in Three Species of Captive West Indian Rock Iguanas, Scotti A. Erickson

Conflict and Conformity: The Holy Office of the Inquisition in Colonial Cuba, 1511-1821, Brendan V. Fletcher

Effects of a Priori Knowledge on the Forensic Interviews of Children, Rachel N. Fondren

A Study of Project-Based Education and Real World Application in Mathematics, Sarah Garrison

The Expansionistic Aspirations Of The People's Republic Of China, Nicholas R. Gicinto

The Iranian Threat: Iran's Confrontation With The United States And Pursuit Of Middle Eastern Hegemony, Cameron S. Graham

Nest Emergence and Chemosensory Mediated Predator Avoidance: Two Studies of Behavior in the Red-Eared Slider (Trachemys Scripta Elegans), Matthew D. Green

Geostatistical Analysis of Plant Communities at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, Kansas, Jennifer L. Haack

Evaluation Of Gamma-Ray Emissions from Fly Ash, Mary Elizabeth Hall

Molecular Analysis of the Managed Population of African and Asian Elephants, Don W. Harms

House of the Rising Sun: a Glimpse Into the Future of Japanese Nuclear Deterrence, James M. Haynes

Statistical Analysis and Biological Implication of Powdery-Mildew-Responsive Transcriptional Profiling in the Two Vitis Species, Yan He

Al-Qa'Ida and the United States 1979-2001: Lessons Learned, Alex A. Hight

Regulation of CGRP Gene Expression in a Human Neuronal-like Cell Line, DMS 153, William George Hill III

The Utility of Cyberattack as a Tool For Military Operations: The Case of China Vs. the United States, Kip R. Holdridge

The Two Capitals of Islam, Brian L. Hosford

The Effects of Auditory and Sematosensory Feedback on Speech Movements, Marsha R. Howard

Effect of Hindsight Bias and Prevention Material on Post-Traumatic Guilt, Meagan L. Howell

Controlling Creativity: The Power Of Drawing In Children's Literature, Tracy M. Hudgens

Remote Sensing Classification Methods for Monitoring Eastern Red Cedar, Nathaniel J. Huggins

Twilight of the Republic: Security Competition and the American Experience, Michael W. Hull

Comparison of Ethylene Glycol vs. Glycerol and Chukar vs. Chicken Egg Yolk in the Preservation of Stallion Spermatozoa, Rachael M. Humes

Spatiotemporal Patterns of Transitional Landscapes in the Southwest Missouri Ozarks, Teri E. Hunsinger

Why Do Supervisors Avoid Giving Subordinates Feedback?, Megan R. Huss

Survey of Hearing Screeners: Training and Protocols Used in Two School Systems in Missouri, Laurel Imhoff

The Moderating Effects of the Employment Relationship on Reactions to Psychological Contract Breach and Violation, Kyle E. Ingram

The United States-Israel Strategic Relationship, Steve Isaacs

One the West Can Win: A Pragmatist's Approach to Winning the War on Terror, Joshua Jaffe

A Morphological Study of Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite at Atomic Level Using Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Rakesh N.T.V. Janardhan

Fabrication of MEMS Bridges Using Electron-Beam Evaporated SiO2, Aleksandar Jankovic

An Investigation of the Concurrent Validity of Line-Spread Testing in Measuring the Viscosity of Thickened Liquids, Alisa Johnson

The Effects of Laubach Way to Reading on Students Diagnosed with Cognitive and Behavioral Disorders, Charlie Johnson

Bisphenol A and Obesity, Lara Johnson

The U.S. Government and the Privatized Military Industry: Obscuring the Line Between Public and Private Sector Roles, Michelle K. Johnson

Determination of Mercury (II) and Nitrate Concentrations in Natural Waters Using Ion-Selective Electrodes and Atomic Emission Spectroscopy, Christopher Kabonic

Anne Frank: an Educational Performance Piece for Middle School Students, Darby Kennerly

Investigating Local Motions in Damaged DNA Base Pairs Using Solid State NMR, Monica N. Kinde-Carson

Yitzhak Rabin: the Struggle For War and Peace, 1967-1995, Stephanie Kirk

Reassessing the Russian-American Relationship: How Russia Continues to Undermine American Strategy, Mark A. Klassen

A Biological Assessment of the Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrates From Two Urban Streams in Springfield, Missouri, Michael R. Kromrey

Classification, Clustering, and Their Statistical Properties, Benjamin J. Lakin

Can I Get a Witness?: Narratives of Disaffiliation as Narratives of Healing Written by Women Who Grew up as Jehovah's Witnesses, Mary Marguerite Langille-Hoppe

The Ideal Subject: Power, Discipline, and Technologies of the Self in American Psycho, Brian Lipscomb

The Effects Trained Peers Have During Storybook Readings With a Child Who Uses Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), Sara L. Lucas

The Relationship Between Energy Loss and Velocity Change in Analyzing Vehicle Collisions, Carla Magee

Academic Achievement and Graduation Rates of Native and Transfer Students in the Department of Agriculture At Missouri State University, Randi L. Manier

Sea Basing: From Concept to Implementation, Venkata Ramana Marata

Colonization of Biofilms in a Freshwater Stream by Fecal Coliforms and Escherichia Coli, Brian R. McMinn

A Comparison of Speech Output Types For a Child With a Developmental Disability, Lisa McNamara

Fault Lines: Ideology, Pragmatism, and Geopolitics in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Travis M. Middleton

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Nutrient Loads in an Urban Ozark Watershed: Jordan, Fassnight and Upper Wilson's Creeks, Springfield, Missouri, Ronald B. Miller

Evaluating the Dietary Guidelines: the Development of an Evaluation Tool, Jonathan Mooney

Criterion Validity of the Spelling Performance Evaluation For Language and Literacy (SPELL), Rebecca J. Mooney

The Effect of Nonmagnetic Doping and Growth Temperature on the Magneto-Transport Properties of Manganese and Cobalt Doped Zinc Oxide Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors, Govind Mundada

Effect of Consonant and Dissonant Intervals on Categorization of Emotionally Valenced Words, Billy Jack Myers

Identification and Analysis of a Putative Cell Surface Receptor For C. Elegans Collagen Type IV Using Bioinformatics Tools and RNA Interference Mechanism, Srilatha Nalluri

Theatre Attendance: Media and Interpersonal Communication in Persuasion, Diana Ka Nelson

Use of Fecal Progestins and Androgen to Determine Gender in the North American River Otter (Lutra Canadensis), Tracy Northcutt

The Geography of Daffodils, Rosalie O'Leary

Asoka in the Postcolonial Imagination: Contemporary Ideological Readings of India's Past, Johnathon Parsons

Regulation of CGRP Expression in an in Vivo Model of Temporomandibular Joint Inflammation, Vinit Patil

The Effects on Parenting Readiness and Attitudes of Teens in Response to Caring for an Infant Simulator, Debra A. Price

Goal Framing Effects on Subordinate Goal Processes, Jenene N. Pulley

Over-the-Counter Medication Use among Preschool Age Children, Kathleen Purvis

A Study of Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite and Gold by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy, Praneeth Kumar Ramasagaram

Effectiveness of a One-Day Educational Program for Young Traffic Offenders, Joy Raybourn

How the Missouri Baptist Convention Shifted Their Identity to the Southern Baptist Convention's New Hegemony, David James Rice

Predictability of Staff Risk in a Mental Health Agency, Aaron B. Rimel

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Growth And Population Assessment Of Spotted Bass (Micropterus Punctulatus) In Beaver, Table Rock, And Bull Shoals Lakes, Northern Arkansas-Southern Missouri, Jeremy Troy Risley

Thallium(I) Coordination Polymers Based on Monosubstituted Arylcyanoximes, Daniel Robertson

An Investigation of the Effects of Feldenkrais-Based Sensory Movement Techniques on Breathing for Voice Production for the Stage, Jessica Rockwell

Canticles: 5 Songs For Chorus And Orchestra, Jason Salazar

Detection of Fire by Eastern Red Bats (Lasiurus Borealis): Arousal from Torpor, Anna A. Scesny

Ecclesiastes 3:1-15: Reconciling Abjection Within Confinium, Robert R. Schafer

A Creative Project in Costume Design: Escape from Happiness, Dustin Shaffer

Topological Properties and Their Relations, Suchitra Raman Sripada

Predicting Terrorism: Mission Possible, Alan Steinberg

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Occupational Nepotism Among Law Firms: A Study of Nepotism Beyond Anecdotal Evidence, Tracy L. Stout

The Relationship Between Teachers' Motivation and Student Achievement, Larry Stuart

Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Camp Barnabas: Therapy or Fun?, Amanda Sundberg

A Sensor for DNA Hybridization Using Fluorescence and Electrical Impedance Detection, Erin E. Sutton

Differential Regulation of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Secretion from Trigeminal Ganglion Neurons by Carbon Dioxide, Carrie Vause

Microwave Plasma-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition Reactor: Instrumentation and Implementation for Carbon Materials, Gregory P. Vierkant

Relationships Among the Big 5 Personality Dimensions, Role Stressors, and Work-Family Conflict, Leighann E. Volentine

The Geopolitical Rise of India and the Development of Sino-Indian Relations, David Walgreen

The Role of Fantasy Theme Chaining in Howard Dean's 2004 Democratic Presidential Primary Campaign, Benjamin Ryan Warner

Intracellular Trafficking Of Connexin 43 (Cx43) And Gap Junction Formation In Leiomyosarcoma Cells Following Interruption With Brefeldin A And Cycloheximide, Tammy S. Welchert

Functional Analysis of Off-Task Behavior of Elementary-Age Students with Emotional and Attentional Disorders during Reading Activities, Nicole A. Welch

A Study of Groundwater Movement in the Panther Sink Area, Greene County, Missouri, David M. White

Most Worthy of Interpretation: the Hermeneutics of Personal Perception and Communal Narration in Nathaniel Hawthorne's the Scarlet Letter, Patrick S. Williams

Classification and Prediction of Impervious Surfaces in the Brush Creek Watershed, Missouri, Robert Jonathan Woosley

Hezbollah: Chattel of Deception, Bradley Wyrick

Effect of Tannin Additions on the Formation of Polymeric Pigments in Norton Wine, Jing Zhang

Theses from 2005

Rigid Motions of the Plane, Tina M. Akers-Porter

Introduction to AOT Nanoreactors for the Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles, David J. Arrant

Factors That Influence the Choice of a Generic Baccalaureate Nursing (BSN) Program, Jan Atwell

Fourth Generation Warfare: America's Challenge in the Twenty-First Century, Leonard A. Backes

Fear Of Failure, Goal Orientation & Propensity To Challenge, Lizabeth S. Barber

Understanding Islamist Terrorism: What It Is and How It Threatens the United States of America, Caleb M. Bartley

The Global War on Terrorism in the Context of Great Power Politics, Jared A. Bickenbach

Nuclear Weapons and Proxy Conflict, Matthew Bowen

The Effects of Student Choice on Achievement and Motivation of Middle School Science Students, Mary L. Brockman

Religion and Politics: Adding a Definition of Religion to John Rawls and Richard Rorty, Mary Brune

Residents' Perceptions of Neighborhood Parks in Springfield, Missouri, Marcelyn Bunch

Characterization and Identification of Putative Collagen Iv Cell Surface Receptors in C. Elegans Through the Utilization of RNA Interference and Bioinformatics, Shannon M. Burcks

Man-Made Constellations, Sara Burge

The Spectroscopic and Electrochemiluminescence (Ecl) Properties of Dipicolinc Acid (Dpa), (Bpy)2Ru2+ (Bpy = 2,2'- Bipyridine) and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Quenching of Ru(Bpy)32+ in the Presence of Phenolic Estrogens, Jessica Byrd

United States Army Elite Forces and the Global War on Terrorism, Brian J. Casey

The Quest for Political Legitimacy Within Christian and Islamic Fundamentalist Movements, Kyle Coble

Park Bench in My Head, Joseph Cover

Accommodating the Learning Disabled Student: Building a Learning-Conducive Classroom in Postsecondary Writing Courses, Katherine G. Craft

The Effect of Reproductive Condition on the Thermal and Spatial Ecology of the Female Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon Piscivorus) in Southwest Missouri, Adam L. Crane

The Cicada Summer, Ryan Crider

A Somewhat Different Voice: the Usa Patriot Act, Kara Davis

Acquired and Cross Immunity of Largemouth Bass (Micropterus Salmoides) to the Glochidia Larvae of Unionid Mussels, Benjamin J. Dodd

The Dangers of Chinese Naval Strategy: Why China's Doctrine Makes Nuclear War More Likely, Paul R. Dodge

The Necessity of Active Measures in Counterproliferation, Damian L. Dulski

Centers of Gravity: An Understanding of Clausewitz in the Context of America's Past, Present, and Future Wars, Shane D. Faris

Growth Patterns in the United States: Impacts on the Local School System, Andrea N. Finkbiner

Factors Affecting Ability to Recall and Recognize Product Names: Implications For Legal Liability, Philip J. Finley

Transitory Season, Jami A. Frush

The Synthesis, Characterization, and Biological Activity Studies of Pt(Ii) and Pd(Ii) Disubstituted Arylcy Anoximates, Leon J. Goeden

A Comparison of Embryonic Developmental Rates After Staining With Pkh-26-Gl, Christina D. Gottschall

Battling Words: an Alternative Reading of C.S. Lewis' Til We Have Faces, Robert A. Griffith

A Quasi-Experimental Study to Determine the Effects of Daily Free-Reading on Sixth-Grade Students' Reading Lexiles, Linda M. Grigsby

A Description of Depression in Women Experiencing Infertility, Susan K. Groban

Cognitive Abilities of Low Birthweight Children at School Age, Catherine B. Haddow

Behold These English Dogs!: Englishmen in the Atlantic World Before the Holy Office of the Inquisition, 1560-1630, Michael S. Hale

Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence Quenching of Ru(Bpy)32+ in the Presence of Acetaminophen, Acetylsalicylic Acid and Their Metabolites, Catherine S. Haslag

The Mazmanian-Sabatier Implementation Framework Examined: an Application to Storm Water Policy, Marie Elizabeth Beckmann Hatlelid