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Dissertations from 2022

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Consistent Bedtime Routines are Linked to Better Sleep Outcomes: Why?, Kristy Larsen

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Examining the effects of state anger on self-reported psychopathic trait inventories, Olivia C. Preston

Dissertations from 2021

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WATER ELITES’ PERCEPTIONS OF WATER SECURITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA REGION, Ghaleb Akari

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Using Native Ads in Public Relations Campaigns: A Study of Instagram Influencers in Kuwait, Ahmad Alhaidar

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ON THE TREATMENT OF BILINEAR FORMS INVOLVING MATRIX FUNCTIONS AS PERTURBATIONS OF QUADRATIC FORMS, Keelia Altheimer

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ATTACHMENT QUALITY ACROSS CONTEXTS: THE MEDIATING ROLE OF COGNITIVE-AFFECTIVE TRAITS, Christian Ammons

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The Role of Elevation as a Control on Salt Marsh-Upland Ecotones Along the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Carlton P. Anderson

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Decision-Making by Community College Administrators on Satellite Campuses of Mississippi Community Colleges, Raymunda Barnes

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BARRIERS AND ENABLERS TO BUILDING ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEMS AS PERCEIVED BY CHANGE AGENTS IN THE WORKPLACE, Shanda Barrett

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Microplankton Dynamics in the River-Dominated Mississippi Bight, Adam D. Boyette

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Synthesis and Self-assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers for the Fabrication of Non-spherical Polymersomes, Tamuka Chidanguro

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Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth: Does Gender Matter?, Sarah Crane

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THE POWER OF SULFUR: A STUDY OF AN ISOTHIOCYANATE CHIRAL DERIVATIZING AGENT, THIOAMIDE BASED CHIRAL SOLVATING AGENTS, AND THE GEOMETRY OF SULFONAMIDES, Emily B. Crull

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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A QUALITATIVE CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF STRATEGIES UTILIZED BY THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Mandy Dagold

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An Exploration of the Two-Generation Approach for Single Mother Degree or Certificate Attainment, Chiquila N. Dolison

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The Constant Unfamiliar: A Collection of Stories, Rachael Fowler

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ATOMIC OXYGEN RESISTANT LOW EARTH ORBIT STABLE POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITES EMPLOYING PHENYLPHOSPHINE OXIDE EPOXY-AMINES, Witold Fuchs

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Professional Development and Special Education: A COMPARISON OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND GENERAL EDUCATION TEACHERS' EXPERIENCES, Angela Gill

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Efficient Denoising Of High Resolution Color Digital Images Utilizing Krylov Subspace Spectral Methods, Eva Lynn Greenman

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Modeling hydrochemical and vegetation responses of high-elevation forested watersheds to future climate and atmospheric deposition changes in the southeastern U.S., Hailong Huang

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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCHOOL PRINCIPALS’ SERVANT LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES AND TEACHER MORALE, George Larry Johnson

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Analysis of a Rough-Toothed Dolphin (Steno bredanensis) Introduction in a Human Care Setting, Lindsey Johnson

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Charm City, Karla Keffer

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Offenbach’s Operetta as Performance Practice: A Pedagogical, Dramatic, and Stylistic Role Guide for Pâris in La belle Hélène, Peter Lake

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Data-Driven Approaches to Complex Materials: Applications to Amorphous Solids, Dil Kumar Limbu

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Yellow River Piano Concerto: A Synthesis of Western and Chinese Characteristics, Jiahe Liu

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Assessing the Real-Time Lagrangian Predictability of the Operational Navy Coastal Ocean Model in the Gulf of Mexico, Lea Kristen Locke

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HIGHER EDUCATION BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY LEADERS’ BEHAVIORS THAT DRIVE OUTCOME ALIGNMENT, Katherine Lynch-Holmes

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RECONCILING RELIGIOUS AND SCIENTIFIC EPISTOMOLOGIES: LEVERAGING MUTUALITY TO ENHANCE ACCEPTANCE OF SCIENCE AND RESPECT FOR RELIGION, Mary Medlin

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A Component-Wise Approach to Smooth Extension Embedding Methods, Vivian Montiforte

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“We Seek A Stable Structure”: Détente, Human Rights, and National Security Policy, 1974–1981, John J. Mortimer Jr.

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MIGRATORY MOVEMENT, FISHERY EXPLOITATION, AND SPERM LIMITATION OF THE LOUISIANA BLUE CRAB SPAWNING STOCK, Helen Olmi-Graham

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ELUCIDATING THE ROLE OF THE MSAABCR OPERON IN PERSISTER CELLS FORMATION AND STRESS RESPONSE IN STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS, Shanti Pandey

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A PERFORMER’S GUIDE TO BARBARA YORK’S FOUR PAINTINGS BY GRANT WOOD, Allen Parrish

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Panel Data Analysis of Determinants of Gini Coefficient, Brandon Parsons

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The Power of Presentation: How Attire, Cosmetics, and Posture Impact the Source Credibility of the Female Expert Witness, Alexandra Repke

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Workplace Microaggressions Experienced by Sexual Minorities: Relationships to Workplace Attitudes, Mental Health, and the Role of Emotional Distress Tolerance, Dylan Richard

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Semantic Classification of Multidialectal Arabic Social Media, Tom Rishel

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Comparison of Manipulatives Effect on Academic Achievement in Preschool Math, Ashley Stewart

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Design and Modeling of Bioinspired Polyelectrolytes with Controlled Architectures for Gene Delivery Applications, Kelli Stockmal

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A Man Who Does Not Exist, Kevin Thomason

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THE RELIGION BEAT GETS BEAT: THE RISE AND FALL OF STAND-ALONE RELIGION SECTIONS IN SOUTHERN NEWSPAPERS, 1983-2015, Tara Yvette Wren

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Professional Counter-Strike: An Analysis of Media Objects, Esports Culture, and Gamer Representation, Steven Young

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Structural Origin Of Thermal, Mechanical Properties And Morphological Behaviors Of Semiconducting Polymers, Song Zhang

Dissertations from 2020

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Predicting Political Development after United States Military Assistance: Evidence from Case Study Analysis, Susan Rae Alaniz

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Organizational Stressors as Predictors of Burnout, Kristen Albritton

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Microcelebrity Endorsement of Public Relations Campaigns for Nonprofit Organizations: A Study of Snapchat in Saudi Arabia, Sami Altuwayjiri

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Before the Snakes Came, Garrett Ashley

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Mississippi Teachers' Perception of Performance Evaluation Feedback and Its Influence on Teaching Practices and Student Outcomes, Joanna Barnes

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An Analysis and Stylistic Comparison of Five Works for Unaccompanied Tuba by John Stevens, Tracy Bedgood

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Impulsivity as a Trait Predictor in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Jennifer Bertucci

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International Trade in Health Services: Assessing the Patterns of Trade in Global Healthcare Delivery, Tawnya Bosko

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Core Subject Integration in the K-6 Music Classroom, Rose Bowe

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The Principal and Teacher Evaluation: A Study of Influencing Pressures, Andy Brock

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Public Relations Education in Mississippi Today: Perceptions and Realities, Gail Brown

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The Ecology and Evolutionary History of Two Musk Turtles in the Southeastern United States, Grover Brown

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The Effects of Culturally Competent Messaging on Willingness to Engage in Firearm Means Safety, Sarah E. Butterworth

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Boystown: Stories, Justin Carmickle

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Instructor Perspectives and Jazz-Related Courses for Undergraduate Music Majors at NASM Accredited Colleges and Universities, David Carter

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Bulk Properties Correlated to the Hydrogen Bond Organization in Dendrimers, Hyperbranched Polymers, and Linear Polymers, Beibei Chen

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Agonistic Grooming in Multiple Lemur Species, Jennie L. Christopher

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Self-Regulated Learning Instruction’s Relationships with Teacher Subject Area, Teacher Beliefs, and Teacher Efficacy, Jeffrey Coggin

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AL-BAGHDADI AND THE ART OF TERRORIST PERSUASION, Bandar Dawshi

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A Survey of Modern Companion Pieces Outlining Specific Compositional Similarities Between Ralph Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem and Mack Wilberg's Requiem Aeternam and Let Peace Then Still the Strife, Joel Dunlap

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Using Two Reinforcement Contingencies to Alter Teachers' Rates of Praise, Ashleigh Eaves

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Nadia Boulanger’s Fantaisie Variée Pour Piano Et Orchestre a Study of a Significant Unpublished Piece, sarah elias

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An Examination of Parental Locus of Control, Stress, Social Support, and Depression Among Parents of Children and Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities, Brandi Ellis

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Well-being Indicators, Social Globalization, and Unaccompanied Child Migration from Central America, Lucia Farriss

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Storm Chasers, Bryana Fern

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Examining Preservice Teachers’ Attitudes, Self-Efficacy, and Differentiating Instruction for Educating Gifted Learners, Marla Freitag

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A Post Implementation Review of Transformational Change Initiatives in Higher Education, Allison Gillespie

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A Narrative Case Study of Transfer Students in Instrumental Music Education, Ashley Glenn

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PRACTICAL ADHESION MEASUREMENTS IN ORGANIC COATINGS; ADVANCING UNDERSTANDING AND MECHANICAL METHODS DEVELOPMENT, Diana Gottschalk

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Discipline-Culture and Instructional Practices: An Integrated Leader's Role, Joe L. Griffin

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A View From Above: Alternative Perspectives on Smallholder Livelihoods and Agrobiodiversity Conservation in Northern Ecuador, Chris Hair

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The Roles of Violence Exposure and Gender on the Relationship Between Adolescent Psychopathic and Conduct Disorder Traits and the Capability for Suicide, Tiffany Harrop

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A Study of Information Bots and Knowledge Bots, Amartya Hatua

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The Face of Intervention: Military Humanitarianism During the 1965 Dominican Crisis, Wesley Hazzard

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Memories of Emotions of First Consensual Sexual Encounters, Mario Herrera

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Romantic Relational Aggression Among College Students: A Moderated Mediation Study of Attachment Style, Romantic Jealousy, Mate Value, and Relationship Investment, Skylar Hicks

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CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD AND THEIR PARTICIPATION IN TECHNOLOGY-BASED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING IN MISSISSIPPI’S HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICTS, Natalie N. Hill

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Food for Thought: Stories, Allyson Hoffman

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Non-Traditional Church Involvement as a Life-Course Turning Point: Qualitative Interviews with Religious Offenders, William Hunter Holt

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The Role of Masculinity in the Development of Capability for Suicide, Claire Houtsma

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Student-Athlete Success: An Examination of Parenting, Grit, Academic Success, and Mental Health Outcomes, Jackson Howard

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Open-Shell Donor–Acceptor Conjugated Polymers with Intrinsic Electrical Conductivity, Lifeng Huang

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AN EXAMINATION OF THE INFLUENCE OF MULTI-SCALE PROCESSES AND CONNECTIVITY ON THE POPULATION AND ASSEMBLAGE DYNAMICS OF HEADWATER FISHES, Josh P. Hubbell

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Machine Learning Approaches for Improving Prediction Performance of Structure-Activity Relationship Models, Gabriel Idakwo

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An Investigation of the Impacts of Traditional, Virtual, and Hybrid Biological Laboratories on College Students’ Achievement and Motivation to Learn Biology, Shavonda Jackson

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The Role of Acculturation and Acculturative Stress in the Association Between Generational Status and Factors Related to Suicide Among South Koreans in the United States, Hyejin Jin

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A Library of Low Molecular Weight Fluorescent Probes for the Detection of Cu(II) and Fe(III) Ions, ASHLEY JOHNSON

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Praying in Bedlam, David Johnson

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Transformers: The Relationship between Instructor and Course Persistence among Community College Students, Jairus L. Johnson

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A Performance Guide to Wallace Stevens' Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird as Set by Louise Talma, Meredith Melvin Johnson

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Hemodynamic Response During Sedentary Behavior in Black/African American and White Males, Raymond Jones

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Diversity and Inclusion: Examining the Lived Experiences of LGBTQ Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the Bible Belt, Steven Jones

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The Influence of Emotional Intelligence Training on College Student Employee Workforce Readiness, Wynde Jones

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Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Alcohol Outcomes: The Mediating Role of Drinking Motives and Protective Behavioral Strategies, Hallie R. Jordan

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Work-Life Balance: Perceived Differences of Teleworkers and Non-Teleworkers, Christian Paul Lagarde

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Reaction on the Right: Conservative Forces in American Higher Education in the Era of the New Left, 1967-1970, Lauren Lassabe