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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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A New method for Testing Normality based upon a Characterization of the Normal Distribution, Davayne A. Melbourne

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Two-Bit Pattern Analysis For Quantitative Information Flow, Ziyuan Meng

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Life in the Penit: Framing and Performing Miami's Graffiti Subculture, Victor M. Merida

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Auto-antigenic Properties of the Spliceosome as a Molecular Tool for Diagnosing Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Patients, Annia Mesa

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Racialized Sexualities within the Romance Tour Industry: the Influence of Affect and Emotion Upon Transnational Hierarchies of Desire, Julia H. Meszaros

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The Efficacy of an Interactive Computer System for Teaching Developmental Mathematics to College Students, Jeffrey Miranda

Sizing Up Miami: A Multilevel Analysis of The Discourses and Politics of Obesity, Nicole Mixson-Perez

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Investigation of Escape and Negative Student Behaviors Related to Florida State High Stakes Test Preparation in Miami-Dade County Public High Schools, having been approved in respect to style and intellectual content, is referred to you for judgment, Ilia Molina

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A Middleware to Support Services Delivery in a Domain-Specific Virtual Machine, Karl A. Morris

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Mother and their Children: Harry Potter and Melanie Klein, Kristina Mur

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High Pressure and Low Temperature Study of Ammonia Borane and Lithium Amidoborane, Shah Najiba

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Environmental Performance of Multinationals: A Comparative Study Based On Climate Change Strategy, Santhosh Narayanan

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Synthesis and Electron Emission Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays, Suman Neupane

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Crossing Boundaries to Education: Haitian Transnational Families and the Quest to Raise the Family Up, Tekla Nicholas

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The Influence of the Guatemalan Municipal Orchestra's Curriculum on the Social Relations of its Members, Jacobo Nitsch

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A Novel Method for Rapid and Selective Extraction of Male DNA from Rape Kits using Alkaline Lysis and Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT), Deepthi V. Nori

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Connectivity of fragmented amphibian populations in a Neotropical landscape, Aaron J. Nowakowski

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The Impact of Aphasia on Working Memory in Bilingual Adults, Giselle Ogrodnik

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Distribution Fits for Various Parameters in the Hurricane Model, Victoria Oxenyuk

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Microstructure Characteristics of U.S. Futures Markets, Ahmet Senol Oztekin

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Post-College Transition: A Study of Evangelical Spirituality in Emerging Adulthood, Katharine R. Pals

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The Relation of Steroid Hormones and Personality Factors to Financial Performance and Risk-Taking Behavior, Fernando M. Patterson

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Statistical Analysis of Meteorological Data, Sergio Perez Melo

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Analysis of Land Use Change as a Method of Predicting Water Demands in an Urbanizing Environment: Redland, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Shiva Pokharel

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Design and Synthesis of 4-N-Alkanoyl and 4-N-Alkyl Gemcitabine Analogues Suitable for Positron Emission Tomography, Jesse E. Pulido

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Mechanism of Superoxide Mediated Regulation of Particle Uptake and Exocytosis by a GPI-anchored Superoxide Dismutase C in Dictyostelium, Maria Pulido

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Biocompatibility Assessment of Biosorbable Polymer Coated Nitinol Alloys, chandan pulletikurthi

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Parental and Cultural Influences on Hispanic College Women's Verbal Intimate Partner Violence Victimization: An Examination of Within-Group Differences, Shannon M. Quintana

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Does U.S. Counter-drug Policy Affect Nationalism in the Anglophone Caribbean? A Comparative Study on the Impact of Counter-drug Policy on Nationalism in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, Krystel Ramdathsingh

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The Ashram of Swami Jyotirmayananda: Examining Authority, Transmission and Identity within the Guru and Disciple Relationship, Priyanka Ramlakhan

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Structural Flexibility and Oxygen Diffusion Pathways in Monomeric Fluorescent Proteins, Chola K. Regmi

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Advanced Placement and American Education: A Foucauldian Analysis of the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board, Jon C. Rehm

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An Empirical Analysis of the Global Audit Market: International Financial Reporting Standards-Related Changes and Differences within the Big 4 Global Networks, William Riccardi III

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Proton Form Factor Puzzle and the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer(CLAS) Two-Photon Exchange Experiment, Dipak Rimal

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Confirmation bias in witness interviewing: Can interviewers ignore their preconceptions?, Jillian R. Rivard

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Create, Establish, Maintain: Comparing Zones of Peace in the Nordic area and the Southern Cone, Dylan W. Roberts

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Death of a Brother or Sister: Siblings' Perception of their Health, Treatments and the Associated Health Care Costs, Rosa M. Roche

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Two Adaptation Mechanisms Regulate Cellular Migration in Dictyostelium discouideum, Marbelys Rodriguez

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Genetic Diversity and Conservation of Pseudophoenix (Arecaceae) in Hispaniola, Rosa Rodriguez

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The Progressive Catholic Church in Brazil, 1964-1972: The Official American View, Sigifredo Romero

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Obesity, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Weight Loss in a Population of Adult Mexican Americans, Janisse Rosario

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The Role of the Transcription Factor Ets1 in Melanocyte Development, Amy Saldana Tavares

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OPEC and the International System: A Political History of Decisions and Behavior, Reza Sanati

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Paleoenvironments and Geochemical Signals from the Late Barremian to the Middle Aptian in a Tethyan Marginal Basin, Northeast Spain: Implications for Carbon Sequestration in Restricted Basins, Yosmel Sanchez Hernandez Mr.

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Characterization of Rhizobial Diversity and Relationship of Rhizobial Partner and Legume Performance in Four South Florida Pine Rockland Soils, Vanessa Sánchez

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The Relationships between Elementary School Principals' Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Style and School Culture, Mirta R. Segredo

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Investigating the Role of a Less Uranium Tolerant Strain, Isolated from the Hanford Site Soil, on Uranium Interaction in Polyphosphate Remediation Technology, Paola Sepulveda Medina

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Advanced Methodologies in Dynamic Traffic Assignment Modeling of Managed Lanes, Shaghayegh Shabanian

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The Effects of Paternal and Maternal Nurturance and Involvement on Young Adult Academic Outcomes, Tara Sheehan

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The Impacts of Fisheries Management on the Performance and Resiliency of the Commercial Fishing Industry and Fishing Communities in the Florida Keys (Monroe County, Florida) from 1950-2010, Manoj Shivlani

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U.S. Construction Worker Fall Accidents: Their Causes And Influential Factors, Sohaib Siddiqui

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Dear Little Me: A Response to My Former Self, Carly Steele

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Speciation, Metabolism, Toxicity, and Protein-binding of Different Arsenic Species in Human Cells, Szabina A. Stice

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Human-driven Benthic Jellyfish Blooms: Causes and Consequences for Coastal Marine Ecosystems, Elizabeth W. Stoner

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Islam and Christianity: Comparing the Theory of Supersession Concerning Abraham, Mark Sweeney

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Grey Slate, Brittany R. Szabo

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Endogenous Risk Perception, Geospatial Characteristics and Temporal Variation in Hurricane Evacuation Behavior, Subrina Tahsin

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Event Mining for System and Service Management, Liang Tang

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Jesus as the Son of Man in Mark, Andres A. Tejada-Lalinde

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Spatio-temporal Analysis of Chilling Events in Mangrove Forests of South Florida, Bina Thapa

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Covalent Protein Adduction of Nitrogen Mustards and Related Compounds, Vanessa R. Thompson

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Without an empire: Muslim mobilization after the caliphate, erik tisthammer

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Con la Mocha al Cuello: The Emergence and Negotiation of Afro-Chinese Religion in Cuba, Martin Tsang

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The Relationship between Selected Standardized Test Scores and Performance in Advanced Placement Math and Science Exams: Analyzing the Differential Effectiveness of Scores for Course Identification and Placement, Josue N. Urbina

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Investigating Miami English-Spanish Bilinguals' Treatment of English Deictic Verbs of Motion, Erica Verde

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The Caribbean Court of Justice: An Investigation of the Impact of Elites on its Creation and Present Structure as it relates to Original Jurisdiction, Nicole A. Warmington-Granston

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Recent Changes in Central and Eastern Pacific El Niño, Peter M. Washam

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Rwanda's Miracle: From Genocide and Poverty to Peace and Economic Prosperity, Laura H. Wicks

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Statistical Dialog Management for Health Interventions, ugan yasavur

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Rethinking the National Question: Anti-Statist Discourses within the Kurdish National Movement, Ozum Yesiltas

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Effects of Increased Levels of Prenatal Mesotocin on Postnatal Individual Recognition and Stress Responsiveness in Northern bobwhite quail (Colinus Virginianus), Brittany Yusko

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The Effects on Students' Self-Efficacy Beliefs Regarding Their Comprehension of American Literature When Aesthetic Reading and Reader Response Strategy are Implemented, Charlotte A. Zeitsiff

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Implications of FIN 46 for Accruals Quality and Investment Efficiency, FANG ZHAO

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Quantitative Analysis and Determination of Microcystin in water by Capillary Electrophoresis Mass Spectrometry, Bingxue Zheng

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Towards Next Generation Vertical Search Engines, Li Zheng

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Mechanisms Governing the Eyewall Replacement Cycle in Numerical Simulations of Tropical Cyclones, zhenduo zhu

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Cosmopolitan Imperialism: Mann, Sarmiento, and the Origins of Universal Education in Nineteenth-Century Boston and Buenos Aires, Carolina Zumaglini

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Alienated Selfhood and Heroism: A Poststructuralist Reading of John le Carré’s Spy Fiction Novels, Milton Zuniga

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Hegel's Critique of Contingency in Kant's Principle of Teleology, Kimberly Zwez

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Three Essays on Market Depth in Futures Markets, Alexandre Aidov

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Climate, Land Use and Hydrologic Sensitivities of Stormwater Quantity and Quality in Complex Coastal Urban Watersheds, Shams Al-Amin

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Testing and Expanding an Emotion-Centered Model of Workplace Aggression: The Moderating Effects of Perceived Intensity and Social Support in the Workplace, Josh Allen

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The Mediating Effect of Innovation on the Relationship between Corporate Reputation and Performance in U.S. Firms, Marcelo J. Alvarado-Vargas

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Trends in Water Quality within the Broward County Portion of the Biscayne Aquifer, Leigh Auwers Ammon

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Microspheres for Liver Radiomicrospheres Therapy and Planning, Alejandro Amor-Coarasa

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Gaining Insight into Teaching: A Phenomenological Exploration of the Lived Experience of the Teachers of the Year, Robin F. Amparo

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Give Us This Day, Barbara L. Anderson

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A Decision Support Framework for Infrastructure Maintenance Investment Decision-Making, Farrukh Arif

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Hazard Mitigation Element Quality in Coastal Comprehensive Plans in a State with Strong Requirements for Hazard Mitigation Plan Elements, Evelio E. Astray-Caneda III

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The Influence of Neurocognitive Impairment, Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) Use, and Psychosocial Factors on Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence, Service Utilization and Viral Load Among HIV-Seropositive Adults, Jennifer Attonito

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Pseudomonas Aeruginosa AmpR Transcriptional Regulatory Network, Deepak Balasubramanian

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Mixed Spatial and Nonspatial Problems in Location Based Services, Jaime Ballesteros

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The Effects of Age, Ethnicity, Sexual Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence, Masculinity, and Relationship with the Partner on the Quality of Life of Men with Prostate Cancer, Suha Ballout

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Photo Degradation of Cotnaminants of Emerging concern (CECs) under Simulated Solar Radiation: Implications for their Environmental Fate, Sudha Rani Batchu

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Selection and Passage of County Land Preservation Voter Referendum: The Role of Government, Susan P. Beaghen

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Fault Line, Kacee Lynn Belcher

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Acclimatization of the Tropical Reef Coral Acropora millepora to Hyperthermal Stress, Anthony John Bellantuono

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The Development of Calibrants through Characterization of Volatile Organic Compounds from Peroxide Based Explosives and a Non-target Chemical Calibration Compound, Katylynn Beltz

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The Role of Teleost Grazers in a Relatively Pristine Seagrass Ecosystem, Cindy Bessey

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Pressure Induced Structural Changes and Gas Diffusion Pathways in Monomeric Fluorescent Proteins, Yuba R. Bhandari