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Dissertations from 2009

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Student Perceptions of an Effective Learning Environment Across the Dimensions of Synchronous, Asynchronous, and Face-to-Face Instruction, Jarrett Landor-Ngemi

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The Relationship Between Calcium Intake, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: The Jackson Heart Study, Marjuyua Lartey-Rowser

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Inferring Gene Regulatory Networks from Time Series Microarray Data, Peng Li

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Bridging Functional Genomics and Toxicogenomics Through DNA Microarrays in a Fish Model, Shuzhao Li

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Principal Efficacy: An Investigation of School Principals' Sense of Efficacy and Indicators of School Effectiveness, Charles Wayne Lovell

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Application of Molecular Modeling in the Noncovalent Dispersion of Carbon Nanomaterials, Praveen Kumar Madasu

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Experimental Population Dynamics of Amyloodiniumocellatum in the Spotted Seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, and the Red Snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, Ignacio Masson

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Developmental Studies Courses and the Success of Non-Traditional Students at a Major Public University in the Southeast, Charlotte Tagert Matthews

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Relationships Among Elementary Teachers' Self-Perceptions of Musical Intelligence, Perceived Value of Instruction Through Music, and Classroom Instructional Practices, Peggy Jo Hubbard McCullough

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The Relationship Between Leadership Behaviors, Teacher Collaboration, and Student Achievement, Angela Nix McHenry

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Scarred Images: Using Appearance as a Motivator to Reduce Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Mary-Theresa McNabb

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Molecular Interactions Involved in the Biogenesis of Bacterial Microcompartments, Balaraj Balaram Menon

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The Effects of Dolphin Education Programs on Visitors' Conservation-related Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior, Lance Joseph Miller

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Design, Synthesis, and Film Formation of Fluorine Containing Colloidal Dispersions, Anuradha Misra

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Issaquah in January, Daniel Walter Morris

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Perceived Effectiveness of Hall Director Leadership Style on the Satisfaction of Resident Assistants in Mississippi, Rheo Joelyn Avorice Morris

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Petticoat Government: Poems and Essays, Tiffany Ann Noonan

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Random and Block Copolymers of Poly(dodecamethyleneterephthalamide), Theodore Frank Novitsky Jr.

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Matching Time of Day and Preference for Adolescent Achievement, Leisha Moree Parker

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Magnetic and Dielectric Properties of Sulfonated (S) Poly[(styrene)-(ethylene-co-butylene)-(styrene)] (SEBS) Block Copolymer/Magnetic Metal Oxide Nanocomposites Synthesized Via an In-situ Precipitation Method, Sateesh Kumar Peddini

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The Effects of Differential Negative Reinforcement of Task Engagement on Escape from Academic Tasks, Brett Vivian Mehrtens Prince

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The Effect of Holland's Person-Environment Fit on Trait Anger, Interpersonal Conflict at Work, and Workplace Aggression, Aimee Chantelle Pseekos

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The Effect of the Alabama Mathematics, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) on Middle School Students' Scores in Mathematics and Science, Toni Boyd Ramey

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A Performance Project with an Historical and Analytical Perspective on the Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, Op. 31 by Peter Jona Korn, Brian Sanford Ransom

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An Investigation Into the Use of Geospatial Technologies as Part of Disaster Management Efforts Related to the Asian Tsunami of 2004, Robert William Redding Jr.

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Selecting Effective Mathematics Interventions in the RTI Process Via Brief Experimental Analyses, Carmen Daniela Reisener

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Influence of Functional Components on the Film Formation of Colloidal Dispersions, Kevin Lee Rhudy

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Drop Out or Persist? The Influence of Differentiated Instruction and Teacher Behavior on College Freshmen and GED Students, Vera Strickland Robertson

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Tuning Pig Liver Esterase Enantioselectivity for the Synthesis of Unnatural Serine and Tyrosine Analogues, Dale Anthony Rosado Jr.

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The Music of Jerry Sieg: A Descriptive Catalogue of His Piano Music and an Analysis of the Five Miniatures for Piano, Nuria Mariela Royas

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Factors Influencing Nurse Faculty's Job Satisfaction and Intent to Stay, Sally Pulver Ruel

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Oceanic-Atmospheric Modes of Variability and Their Effect on River Flow and Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Abundance in the Northcentral Gulf of Mexico, Guillermo Humberto Sanchez-Rubio

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Factors Influencing the Environmental Quality of the Bay of Saint Louis, Mississippi and Implications for Evolving Coastal Management Policies, Pradnya Ankush Sawant

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Preparation and Characterization of Thiol Based Polymeric Materials, Junghwan Shin

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The Naming of Strays, Erin Elizabeth Smith

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The Effects of Reading Apprenticeship on Junior College Students' Metacognitive Awareness and Comprehension of Academic Texts, Patti Rasberry Smith

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Block and Traditional School Schedules: Comparison of Student Achievement by MSAT Scores and High School Science Teachers' Views, Robert Decker Smith

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The Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs: The Graduates' Perspective, Shannon Saxby Smith

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China and the United States: A Balance of Power, William Jeffery Stephens

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Teacher Education Preparation Assessment System and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Accreditation, Deborah Lynn Vaughan Stoulig

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Investigation Into Select IsoquinolInes as a Putative Causal Agent of Ethanol Addiction in Mammals, Jacob Christopher Strawbridge

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Middle School Cultures and Student Achievement, Nichel Holland Swindler

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A Pilot Study of Organizational Performance, Performance Barriers and Faculty Engagement in the Nursing Education Unit, Yolanda Chapman Turner

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The Impact of Fast ForWord on MCT Scores and Student Achievement, Michael Harvey Van Winkle

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Effects of Spritual Well-Being, Religious Coping, and Hardiness on Parenting Behaviors in Low Socioeconomic Status Families, Jane Elizabeth Schenck Varner

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Study of Thermal Frontal Polymerization Utilizing Reactive and Non-Reactive Additives, Veronika Grace Viner

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The Alabama Advanced Placement Initiative: The Roles of the Principal, Teacher, and Student in Bridging the Racial and Socio-economic Gap in College Preparatory Curricula, Kimberly LaRaine Walker

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Room, Vallie Lynn Watson

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Does Change in Timbre Alter Stereotypy Movements Exhibited by Three Persons with Diagnoses of Mental Retardation and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Three Case Studies, Kathy Wade Webb

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The Impact of Multicultural Trade Books and an Intervention on Fourth Graders' Cultural Attitudes, Susan Herberger Whitcomb

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Driving Anger, Sensation Seeking, Narcissism, and Driver's Angry Thoughts in the Prediction of Unsafe Driving, Roy Preston White

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The Relationship of Principal Leadership Behaviors with School Climate, Teacher Job Satisfaction, and Student Achievement, Maurice Demond Williams

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A Case Study Analysis of Organizational Crisis Communication During Hurricane Katrina, Rebecca Nell Woodrick

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Retention, Social Promotion, and Dropout Rates in Mississippi, Jennifer Jo Woodruff

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Night Field Anecdote, William Garrett Wright

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High School Sophomores' Perceptions of the Role of Extra-Curricular Activities as Preparation for College Admission, John Earl Wyble

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RAFT Synthesis of Water-Soluble, Stimuli-Responsive (Co)polymers and Post-Polymerization End Group Modification Via the Thiol-ene Reaction, Bing Yu

Dissertations from 2008

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Generalization Effects of Social Story Interventions for Individuals with Asperger's Disorder, Jennifer Alphonso Abraham

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In Vitro and In Vivo Techniques for Screening New Natural Product-Based Fungicides for Control of Strawberry Anthracnose, Maritza Abril

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Barriers in Educating Homeless Children and Youth, Gloria Elaine White Adams

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Preparation of Carboxylic Acid Functionalized Glycopolymers through RAFT and Post-Polymerization Modification for Biomedical Application, Husnu Alp Alidedeoglu

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Economic Inequality in the New European Union: Are Monetary Policies in the European Union Unfair for Certain Countries?, Gregory Eric Banach

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Toward a Free Collegiate Press: An Analysis of Influences that Can Lead to Censorship at College Newspapers, Shaniece Bell Bickham

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Teachers' Participation in Formal Induction Programs and Their Subsequent Level of Professional Growth in Wisconsin Public Schools, Paul Edmund Blanford Sr.

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Future Psychologists' Perceptions of Managed Care, Michele Renae Boyer Blood

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Increasing Narrative Coherence in the Bereaved: The Effect of Narrative Review on Grief Reaction, Stefanie Suzon Boswell

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The Effects of Strategic Modeling on the Development of Dispositions in Preservice Teachers, Janet Susan Boyce

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Middle-Level Leaders Perceptions of Accountability, Deena Cousar Brown

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Religious Orientation and Religious Coping in Adolescents With and Without a Chronic Illness, Jacqueline Beine Brown

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The Role of Teachers in School Safety, Leslie Lee Brown

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The Efficacy of SmartMusic® Assessment as a Teaching and Learning Tool, Michael William Buck

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The Emotional Intelligence and Resilience of School Leaders: An Investigation into Leadership Behaviors, Aileen Thompson Bumphus

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An Analytical Conductor's Guide to the SATB A Capella Works of Arvo Part, Kimberly Anne Cargile

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A Study to Determine Factors that Inhibit Compliance with Engaging in Recommended Papanicoaou Smear Screenings in African American Women, Valecia Gail Carter-Vaughn

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The Principal's Role in Teacher Retention, Sametra Danyal Chisolm

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Photopolymerization and Characterization of Crosslinked Thiol-ene Networks and POSS/Thiol-ene Nanocomposites, Tolecia Sharonda Shaunee Clark

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An Analysis of the Career Maturity Levels of Intellectually Gifted Adolescents, Yolanda Yvette Baker Cobb

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Support Systems, Isolation, and Intended Persistence in Doctoral Education, Casey Nicole Cockrell

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"George Bush Doesn't Care about Black People": Hip Hop, Public Discourse and Black Politics in the Early 21st Century, Hazel Bell James Cole

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Keeping the Faith: The Public Library's Commitment to Adult Education, 1950-2006, Brenda Weeks Coleman

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Post-Disaster Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Significantly Affected College Students Compared to Moderately Affected College Students, Charles Thomas Coleman

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Principals' Knowledge of IDEA and Their Implementation of Special Education Services, Karen Smith Collins

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An Examination of Napping and Psychosocial Functioning in Preschool Children, Brian Kenneth Crosby

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The Effect of the Middle School Concept on Student Achievement in Coastal Mississippi Middle Level Schools, Mary Lee Davis

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Student Achievement and Teacher Perception in Small Schools and Large Schools, Frances Irene Dearman

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The Effect of Writing as Exposure Therapy on PTSD Symptoms, Daniel Scott DeBrule

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Defining Acquaintance Rape: College Students' Perceptions of Sexual Consent and Coercion, Sara Elizabeth Buck Doude

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Instrumental Tango Idioms in the Symphonic Works and Orchestral Arrangements of Astor Piazzolla. Performance and Notational Problems: A Conductor's Perspective, Alejandro Marcelo Drago

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Knowledge of Pain Management in Older Adults as a Content Area for Continuing Professional Education for Licensed Nurses, Wanda Cleveland Dubuisson

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First-First Year Academically Underprepared Students' Judgments of Their Perceived Academic Advising Needs and Preferences and Their Level of Satisfaction and Intention to Persist at The University of Southern Mississippi, Jennifer Lorean Ducksworth

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We Become Delicate Boats: Poems and Essays, Deja Anne Earley

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A Comparison of Two Distinctive Jazz Trombone Artists, David Steinmeyer and Curtis Fuller, Eddie Lee Elsey Jr.

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Perceived Attitude Towards Feedback in Athletic Training Clinical Education, Jessica Lynn Emlich

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Differences in Learning Motivations of Professionals and Nonprofessionals Participating in Two South Mississippi Institutes for Learning in Retirement, Constance Marie Farmer

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The Role of Racial Attitudes and Identity in Black Client-White Counselor Dyads, Tara Michelle Ferguson

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Review of the Genus Polycheria Haswell, A Symbiotic Group of Amphipods (Crustacea: Dexaminidae) with Descriptions of New Species from Florida, the Caribbean Sea, and the Indo-Pacific Region, John Milton Foster

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Effectiveness of Before and After-School Tutoring Programs as Measured by the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Patricia Marie Goyette

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Perceptions and Knowledge of Special Education Law among Building Administrators in a Selected Georgia School District, Patricia Claire Grasso

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Reverse Recruitment: Activation of Yeast Genes at the Nuclear Periphery, Terry Marvin Haley

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Effects of Nonfiction Guided Interactive Read-Alouds and Think-Alouds on Fourth Grader's Depth of Content Area Science Vocabulary Knowledge and Comprehension, Tania Tamara Henderson Hanna