The first MSU graduate thesis was submitted in 1968. Since then over 3,600 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 up to summer 2018 are available in Meyer Library and in most cases through inter-library loan.

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Theses from 2008

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Zooplankton in Flowing Waters, Kelli Denise McCloud Dickerson


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


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


Spiritual Battle, Eric M. Eckert


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


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


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


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


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


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

Craving What You Still Have, Jessica Glover


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


Nonprofit Board Composition and Overall Organizational Effectiveness, Kathryn Ellen Hammock


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


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


Come, Comet, Chris Helms


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


Potential Gonadotropin Activity During Early Pregnancy in Elephants, Jackin Jayaram


Under the Canopy of Small Houses, Megan C. Johnson


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Blood Work, Daniel Newell


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


A Survey of White Paper Types, Edward D. Thompson


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


Novel Sensing and Remediation Applications of Conducting Polymers, Sagar Tolani


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

Lazarus: A Sacred Cantata, John W. Trew


Rings of Invariants of Finite Groups, Dianne Michelle Twigger


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


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


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

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


Interrater Reliability of a Nursing Dysphagia Screen, Brian George Wagoner


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


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


Bourbaki Ideals, Carrie A. Whittle


Concerto For Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, Ryan Woodhouse


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


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


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

Theses from 2007

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Companions on the Journey: Symbolic Interaction in Helping Relationships and the Development of Spirituality For Young Adult Catholics, Mathew B. Herrman

Comparison of Pain Interventions: Distraction Versus Acceptance, Mikaela J. Hildebrandt

A Study to Determine the Effect of the Arkansas Comprehensive School Reform Model on First-Grade Students' Self-Regulation Skills During Writing, Janelle Hintermeister-McBroom

17 November and the Strategy of Deception: Was Golitsyn Right?, Romana Hlouskova

The Relationship Between Body Checking Behaviors and Other Predictors of Eating Disorder Symptoms, Laura B. Hoffman

Sudan: Enduring Issues, Challenges and Policy, Brittany K. Hogan

The Ancestral Memory: George Orwell and the Defense of the Individual Conscience, Michael J. Horton

Comparison of Pre-Yearling, Yearling, and Post-Yearling Ultrasonic Measurements of Body Composition in Brahman Bulls, Tracy D. Jennings

Special Operations Forces: From Reaction to Preemption, Matthew P. Johnson

The Creation and Evolution of the International Terrorist Organization Al Qaeda, Tanner K. Johnson

The Effects of Glochidiosis on Fish Respiration, Brianna E. Kaiser

Generation of Transgene Constructs for Improving Grape Quality and Characterization of two Regulatory Genes in Vitis Species, Brijesh Karakkat

Saudi Arabia: Friend or Foe, Jacob R. Karn

Growth and Characterization of Inorganic/Organic Spintronic Devices, Temitope O. Kassim

Urban Insurgency and the Search for a Solution: United States Counterinsurgency Strategy for the Twenty-First Century, Andrew C. Katen

Efficacy of Career Counseling in a University Setting, Tracy A. Keaton

Effects of Ecological and Geographical Barriers on Homing in Three-Toed Turtles, Terrapene Carolina Triunguis, Roy L. King

The Future Force and Insurgents: A Need For Balance in Force Transformation, Stephen D. Klow

Points and Curves in Affine Space, Daniel R. Kopsas

Jordan Creek Baseline Water Quality Project: Development of Analytical Methods, Mary E. Krause

Defending American Credibility: The U.S. Commitment to the Republic of South Vietnam, Dinh M. Lai

The Defeat of the 1914 Missouri Woman Suffrage Initiative, Lynn Michele Lansdown

Foliar Herbivory on Understory Oaks as a Function of Forest Type and Prescribed Burning, Pamela L. Lucas


Geospatial Analysis of Gravel Bar Deposition and Channel Migration Within the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri (1955-2003), Derek J. Martin

Uncle Sam's Web-Feet: The Evolution of U.S. Naval Special Warfare, John G. Martin

A Vision for the Future: A Religious Application of Symbolic Convergence Theory, Sam A. Mathews

The Conflict in Kashmir, Izaias P. Matos

Construction and Characterization of Erbium(III) Porphyrin-Based Polymer Membrane Electrodes for the Determination of Benzoate Anions, Joseph K. Mbugua

Aging and Women's Relationship With Women in the Context of U.S. Beauty Culture, Sarrisa J. McClure

Deadly Science: Biological Weapons and the Threat to America, Donovan R. McKeown

Ecophysiology of Hibernating Eastern Red Bats (Lasiurus Borealis), Miranda B. Milam-Dunbar

Contemplating a Different Beauty: Perceptions of Attractiveness and Impression Management in Performance Evaluations, Matisha D. Montgomery

Gamla: A Question of Ultimate Sacrifice, Joe K. Moore

Winter Roosting Ecology of Red Bats (Lasiurus Borealis) in Southwest Missouri, Brad M. Mormann

Finding the Cure: the New Challenges to Biological Warfare, Jacquelyn B. Moseley

An Introduction to Singularity Bifurcations, Jeremy Nation


Step-Pool Morphology of a Wilderness Headwater Stream of the Buffalo River, Arkansas, Aaron M. Nickolotsky

Effects of Classroom Diversity Training on Appreciation of Similarity and Difference, Sarah D. Niere

Applied Multivariate Statistical Methods, Aaron Nieuwsma

The Effectiveness of Two Visible Elements of the Kodã¡ly Method in Second Grade General Music: Rhythm Syllables and Solfa/Hand Signs, Krista L. Noland

Physical and Biological Impacts of Gravel Mining on Three Southwest Missouri Streams, Todd B. Parnell

Molecular Beam Epitaxy-Installation, Vacuum Generation and Growth, Hemanth Kumar Parsa

The Description of Asthma Management Activities and Responsibilities of Children and Their Parents, Jennifer L. Passanise

Effect of Clothing Size on Women's Body Image, Self-Esteem and Mood, Sonal Patel

Altering Ion Transport Across Alumina Nanotube Membranes, Sai Sumana Penumetcha

The Imperium Americana Paradigm: Reshaping the International System, Steven D. Peterson

Relationship Between Cattle Cash and Futures Markets, Rachel Anne Postin

The Effectiveness of Using Web-Based Pre and Post Laboratory Activities to Implement Student Active Strategies For Introductory Chemistry Laboratories, Kimberly A. Redinger

Things That Send Women Running, Candice B. Richards

Girl Talk: A Multi-Genre Coming of Age, Leslie Richardson

Health-Related Quality of Life in Fibromyalgia: A Descriptive Study, Laura D. Richter


Mercury Contamination Of Channel And Floodplain Sediments In Wilson Creek Watershed, Southwest Missouri, Willard E. Rodgers II

A Descriptive Study of Parents' Perceptions of Services For Their Autistic Child, Michelle Rush

Acorn Contribution to Mammalian Energetics, Cecilia Corinne Schoppet

Media Influence on the Political Decision Making of College Students Aged 18-25, David W. Schultz

Containment of China: an Analysis of Future U.S. Relations With India and Taiwan, John R. Schweighardt

Mind the Gap: The Failure of the Central Intelligence Agency to Support U.S. National Interests, Glenn W. Scrima

Morley's Trisector Theorem, Carolyn H. Shand-Hawkins

Japanese Theater Missile Defense: Impact on North East Asia, Justin M. Sinclair

Creating the Exotic East: Romantic Literature, Orientalist Scholarship, and the Colonial Construction of the East, Martha Smith

Accepting the Unacceptable: Textual Accessibility in Baum's Oz Books, L'Engle's Time Quartet, and Rowling's Harry Potter Series, Melissa Smith

The Internet's Impact on Journalism, Paula J. Smith

The Dragon in the Backyard: Chinese Strategy in Latin America, Stephen B. Smith

Developmental Advisement and Goal Theory: Enhancing Student Motivation and Goal Achievement, Kelly R. Sowers

War Continued by Other Means: The Politics of Religion And Violence, Jean A. Stalhood

A Constructive Approach to the Inverse Galois Problem Over the Rationals, Branden R. Stone

Separation That Autumn Way, Joshua Stroup

Information and the Limits of Air Power, Benjamin R. Styring

Processing and Fabrication of Polyaniline Micro-Devices Using Photolithography, Shabana Sultana

The Impact of Personality and Social Support on Work-Family Conflict and Stress, Jessica M. Thomas

The Effect of Protein Kinase C Inhibitors on Desensitization of the Murine P2Y2 Receptor, Dana K. Tucker

The Relationship Between Demographic and Academic Variables, Mathematical Self-Efficacy, and Dosage Calculation Performance Among Associate Degree Nursing Students, Susan J. Verwey

Harnessing a Revolution: the Development and Strategic Implications of United States Military Transformation, Daniel B. Weinstein

Russia's Strategic Nuclear Weapons Programs and Their Role in Russian Grand Strategy, Daniel A. Wenk

The Value of Study Abroad: Intended Outcome Goals and Evaluation Instruments of the High School Study Abroad Industry, Jennifer L. Wiley

Behavioral and Metabolic Responses of the Southern Red-Backed Salamander (Plethodon Serratus) to Predatory Stimuli: Influence of Body Size, Nathan L. Windel

Self-Handicapping Strategies And Success Of College Students In a Developmental Mathematics Course, Marissa Wolfe

United States Alliances With Australia and Japan in the Twenty-First Century: a Look At United States Grand Strategy For the Greater Asia-Pacific Region, Samuel R. Wood

Environmental Assessment of Jordan Creek Watershed Using Bed Sediment Quality and Macroinvertebrate Indices, Springfield Missouri, Daniel J. Wurglitsh

Transcendental Numbers, Fan Zhou

Theses from 2004

Visual Processing: Heart Rate Differences Between Low and High Reading Ability Adults, Anna M. Abbacchi

Development and Validation of the Male Body Size and Shape Inventory (Mbssi), Brittany J. Allen

Composing While Learning - Achieving While Writing: A Proposal For Process Teaching And Portfolio Assessment For Basic Writers At SMSU, Kelly E. Anthony

Savanna Restoration Through Prescribed Fire: Demographic and Physiological Responses of Oak and Hickory Seedlings and Saplings to a Changing Light Environment, Douglas P. Aubrey

A Psychological Evaluation of the Performance Text of the Morality Play in Relation to the Black Death, Kevin Babbitt

Governing Interests: Structured Interest Maximization as a Construct For Choice Dynamics, Leslie J. Bass

In Jericho's Shadow: U.S. Border Security Strategy to Counter Nuclear Terrorism, Jason S. Bauer

Evaluation Of CGRP And VIP As Biological Markers In Activation Of Trigeminal And Parasympathetic Nerves In Response To Sinus Symptoms, Jaime L. Bellamy

Integral Basis of Pure Cubic Fields, Kristen Bieda

Survey of Knowledge About Antibiotics and Their Use, Ellen Bivens

The Bioethical Beliefs of College Students Age 18-21 and the Influences That Shaped Those Beliefs, Stephanie A. Blake

The Effects of Masking and Bite Block Placement on the Speech of an Adult With Verbal Apraxia: a Pilot Study, Dana E. Boatman

The Planarity of Hasse Lattices of Finite Groups, Joseph P. Bohanon


Consequences of Reservoir Drainage on Downstream Water Chemistry, Suspended Sediment, and Nutrients, Southwest Missouri, Mark W. Bowen

A Comparison of Summer and Winter Roosting Habitat and Behavior of Evening Bats (Nycticeius Humeralis) in Missouri, Justin G. Boyles

The Effect of Temperature and Digestion on Metabolism in Black Rat Snakes, Elaphe Obsoleta Obsoleta, April M. Brennan

Electrochemiluminescence of Ruthenium (Ii) Bis-Bipyridine Acetylacetonate Type Complexes, Sean C. Brooks

Measurement of Quality of Life in Adults With Dysphagia, Ashley Burnett

Inter-Rater Reliability of the Functional Communication Measures: a Pilot Study, Amy L. Butler

Designing, Building and Testing of a Polymer Evaporation System, Adnan K. Butt

What Makes It Pop?: an Analysis of Selected Pop Songs, Matthew A. Cobb

The Promise of Things to Come, Dan Cogell

Web Site Privacy Policy Statements: How They Impact Consumer Trust, John R. Criswell II

An Evaluation of a Self-Regulation Based Academic Recovery Program, Logan R. Dale

Reasons Students Choose Or Hesitate to Choose Nursing as a Career, Teresa F. Davis

Voicing Our Concerns and Being Heard: Social Service Employees' Communication Experiences of Crisis, Rachel M. Deibert

Effect of Processing Method and Extender on Motility and Fertility of Chilled Stored Stallion Spermatozoa, Carlina L. Dekat

Auditory Evoked Potentials in Speakers With Apraxia of Speech, Shelby A. Dellheim

Patriarch as Trickster: the Social and Literary Function of the Jacob Cycle in Genesis 25-33, Brian R. Doak

Ad Astra: Space and U.S. Geostrategy, Scott E. Doxtator

Quagmire: the Strategic Implications of a Failed State in Colombia, Andrew R. Draffin

Green Ash, Kevin Drzakowski

Reproductive Endocrinology and Musth-Behavior of a Captive Male Asian Elephant (Elephas Maximus), Connie Duer

The Male Nurse and License Discipline in Missouri, Anita L. Evangelista

Habitat Selection By Cavity-Nesting Songbirds Utilizing Artificial Nest Boxes Below High-Voltage Power Lines, Shannon L. Faller

Environmental Education's Effects on the Attitudes, Knowledge and Concern For the Environment Among Secondary Students, Kimberly A. Fields